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The Flowers of Anecdote, Wit, Humor, Gayety, and Genius. With Etchings

by Anonymous

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First US Edition
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1831
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Boston: Frederic S. Hill, 1831. First US Edition. Hardcover. 285pp. Original green cloth with paper label affixed to spine panel. Engraved title and three inserted plates with etchings. Wear to cloth, chips to label. Contemporary owner's name on front free endpaper, pencil markings on endpapers, scattered foxing throughout. A good+ copy.; 12mo.
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Thurber Country: A New Collection of Pieces About Males and Females, Mainly of Our Own Species

by Thurber, James

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First Edition
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1953
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Thurber, James. 276pp. Cloth backed boards. Light foxing to cloth on spine. A near fine copy in good+ dustjacket with several chips along the edges and mild foxing. ; Octavo.
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My Ten Years in a Quandary and How They Grew

by Benchley, Robert

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First Edition
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1945
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Paperback
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New York: Editions for the Armed Services, Inc, 1945. First Edition. Paperback. Armed Services Edition 865. Oblong format. Light fading to spine. A near fine copy. ; Small octavo.
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Selected Radio Plays of Norman Corwin

by Corwin, Norman

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First Edition
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1945
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Paperback
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New York: Editions for the Armed Services, Inc, 1945. First Edition. Paperback. Armed Services Edition R-7. Oblong format. Fading to spine panel. A very good+ copy.; Small octavo.
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After 1903 What

by Benchley, Robert

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First Edition
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1945
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New York: Editions for the Armed Services, Inc, 1945. First Edition. Paperback. Armed Services Edition R-5. Oblong format. Fading to front cover and spine panel. A very good+ copy.; Small octavo.
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The World Ends at Hoboken

by Heimer, Mel

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First Edition
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1945
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New York: Editions for the Armed Services, Inc, 1945. First Edition. Paperback. Armed Services Edition Q-6. Oblong format. Fading to spine panel, faint stain affecting upper edge of first few leaves. A very good copy.; Small octavo.
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Murphy's Law Pop-Up Book

by Bloch, Arthur

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First Edition
Published
1984
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Hardcover
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Los Angeles: Price/Stern/Sloan Publishers, Inc, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Pictorial boards. With twelve pop-up/pull-tab illustrations. A fine copy. ; Octavo.
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Cream of Thurber

by Thurber, James

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London: Services Central Book Depot / C. Tinling & Co. Hardcover. Guild Books Services Edition (Guild Books S97). 160pp. Cloth backed boards. For circulation to the Fighting Forces of the Allied Nations. This copy with the stamp of the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF) on the front cover and half-title page. Toning to pages, name on half-title, wear… Read more
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Intoxication Made Easy

by Paul, Elliot; Quintanilla, Luis

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1941
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Hardcover
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New York: Modern Age Books, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. 145pp. Cloth. A humorous guide to food, drink, and cookery. With illustrations. Toning to endpapers. A fine copy. ; Octavo.
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Murder in Pastiche, or, Nine Detective All at Sea

by Mainwaring, Marion

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First Edition
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1954
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. A Cock Robin Mystery. 215pp. Cloth. Murder aboard the transatlantic luxury liner Florabunda where the passenger list includes nine world-renowned detectives: Atlas Poireau, Sir John Nappleby, Jerry Pason, Broderick Tourneur, Trajan Beare, Miss Fan Sliver, Spike Bludgeon, Mallory King, and Lord Simon Quinsey. An amusing spoof. Light wear to extremities.… Read more
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Murder in Pastiche, or, Nine Detective All at Sea

by Mainwaring, Marion

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First Edition
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1954
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. A Cock Robin Mystery. 215pp. Cloth. Murder aboard the transatlantic luxury liner Florabunda where the passenger list includes nine world-renowned detectives: Atlas Poireau, Sir John Nappleby, Jerry Pason, Broderick Tourneur, Trajan Beare, Miss Fan Sliver, Spike Bludgeon, Mallory King, and Lord Simon Quinsey. An amusing spoof. Light wear to extremities.… Read more
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Attitude: An Adult Paperdoll Book. (Signed Presentation Copy)

by Tierney, Tom

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First Edition
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1979
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Softcover
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1979. First Edition. Softcover. Unpaginated. Signed and inscribed on the first page to radio host celebrity Ralph Gardner: "To Ralph Gardner / Remember, TINKER-BELL LIVES! / Tom Tierney." From the blurb: "Attitude is particularly useful at parties when one is meeting a motley assortment of people. And a motley crew it is, assembled here… Read more
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My Life and Hard Times and Other Observations

by Thurber, James

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1980
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London: The Folio Society, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 253pp. Cloth. Introduction by Tim Wilkinson. Illustrations by the author. Light fading to spine panel as usual. A near fine copy in fine slipcase. ; Octavo.
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Adventures of Bindle

by Jenkins, Herbert

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London: Herbert Jenkins Limited. Hardcover. 12th printing. 176pp. Green cloth lettered in black on the front and the spine. Upper corner tips slightly bruised else a fine copy in very good+ dustjacket with a few minute chips to edges, a short closed tear to lower edge of front panel, and light toning to spine panel.; Octavo.
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Glamor Girls

by Flowers, Don

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1953
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New York: Avon Publications, Inc, 1953. Paperback. Avon 557. Second printing. A very good+ copy. ; Small octavo.
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The Limeratomy: A Compendium of Universal Knowledge for the More Perfect Understanding of the Human Machine. Done in the Limerick Tongue and Copiously Visualized with Illustragraphs by the Perpetrator

by Euwer, Anthony

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First Edition
Published
1917
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Hardcover
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New York: James B. Pond, 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. 96pp. Brown pictorial cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine. Frontispiece and illustrations by the author. Light toning to free endpapers, minor wear to extremities. A bright, very good+ copy.; 12mo.
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, in English Verse. The Text of the Fourth Edition, Followed by That of the First; with Notes Showing the Extent of His Indebtedness to the Persian Original; and a Biographical Preface

by Khayyam, Omar; Fitzgerald, Edward

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1888
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Hardcover
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New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888. Hardcover. 124pp. Half vellum over paper covered boards. Frontispiece. Vellum is somewhat soiled. Short closed tear to spine on the back cover, foxing to endpapers, drawing and scribbles in pencil on the rear free endpaper, some wear to extremities. A good+ copy. ; 12mo.
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Cartoons for Fighters

by Brandt, Frank, ed

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1945
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Washington, DC: The Infantry Journal, 1945. First Edition. Paperback. Fighting Forces Series S231. Oblong format. A very good+ copy. ; Small octavo.
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A Short History of the Army and Navy

by Pratt, Fletcher

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First Edition
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1944
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Paperback
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Washington, DC / [New York]: The Infantry Journal / Penguin Books, 1944. First Edition. Paperback. A Fightin Forces -- Penguin Special S224. With 24 maps. A very good+ copy. ; Small octavo.
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Bachelor's Joke Book

by Guild, Leo

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1953
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New York: Avon Publishing Co., Inc, 1953. Paperback. Avon 513. Collects jokes and cartoons. Light spine slant and wear. A very good copy. ; Small octavo.
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