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World According to Evan Mecham : A Collection of Quotes, Observations and Editorial Cartoons

By Siegel, Dr. Mark

Self Published, 1987. 95 pages, black-and-white illustrations. Small faint spot on rear cover, very light corner wear, gift note written on reverse of front cover. Features editorial cartoons by Len Boro, Carlson Rand, Dave Fitz (Simmons), Gary Markstein & Garry Trudeau. . Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$10.50

Pop Flies and Butterflies
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Pop Flies and Butterflies

By Freeman, Chuck

PublishAmerica Inc, 2007. 210 pages. Clean, crisp copy. A humorous tale about the frustrating experiences of college baseball coach Ben Truman. He is coerced into managing a Little League team composed of eight-and-nine-year-olds. . Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$15.00

Mr. Robbins Rides Again

By Streeter, Edward

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Harper & Brothers, 1958. 156 pages, b/w illustrations, untrimmed edges, illustrated indpapers. Few faint smudges to boards, gift note written on first page. Story about a suburban New Yorker's adventure on a Dude Ranch. Streeter also authored "Father of the Bride", "Mr. Hobb's Vacation," and "Merry Christmas Mr. Baxter.". Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket. Used.

$6.50

Victorian Patchwork

By Pearl, Cyril

London: Heinemann, 1972. 223 pages, index, select bibliography. Book is clean but for library markings. Dustjacket in plastic, tiny tears, tiny pieces missing on edges. A shrewd and entertaining scruntiny of Victorian morals. Among the authors subjects are flagellomania, the carnival atmosphere at public hangings, the pornography trade, the robust buffoonery of pranksters and playboys, the ostentation of public funerals, and the democracy of drink. Contents include: The Gallows-watchers; Mr. Dickens and Mr. Reynolds; Salvation Below Stairs; Boys Will Be Girls; Girls of the Period; Husbands and Wives; The General and the Draymen; Pranksters and Playboys; Trading in Death; The Democracy of Drink.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Ex-Library.

$15.00

Our Man Stanley

By Hamburger, Philip

Indianapolis, IN, U.S.A.: Bobbs-Merrill, 1963. 158 pages, b/w illustrations. Book has few faint smudges/specks to boards, name on front endpaper. Dustjacket is bright, few small faint smudges, small tears. Stanley is an imaginary character who turns up from time to time in the pages of The Talk of the Town section of "The New Yorker." Our Man Stanley writes largely of that Eighth Wonder of the World, New York City, and in it we are entertained by visits to the Coney Island Aquarium; exhibits of sports, Russian wares, foreign automobiles at the Coliseum, a six-day bike race in Madison Square Garden; another - a harrowing - trip to Long Island with three children amid Sunday afternoon traffic; the World Series; the opening of the Metropolitan Opera; a too-cold Christmas sing near Gracie Mansion, the Mayor's home; the Stock Exchange and Wall Street; to lunches - one for Khrushchev, one for Elizabeth and Philip of England; an unforgettable sea voyage to the Monmouth race track; and a carriage ride through the city's great Central Park. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.

$7.50

Wit and Humor of America, Ten Volume Set, I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

By Wilder, Marshall P

New York, NY, USA: Funk & Wagnalls Co, 1911. 2042 pages in all ten volumes combined, Indexed page collection. Few small light spots to boards & edges, corner wear on all, vol. 8 has small nick area on front board. Short stories and poems from the likes of Bret Harte to Eugene Field. (From Adams to Ybarra).. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Used.

$15.00

3XCarlin : An Orgy of George : 3 X Carlin, Three Times Carlin, 3 Times Carlin
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3XCarlin : An Orgy of George : 3 X Carlin, Three Times Carlin, 3 Times Carlin

By Carlin, George

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Hyperion Books, 2006 890 pages. Bright clean covers, gift note written on reverse of front cover, light edge & corner wear, , light scuff. Book is packed full of Carlin's musings, questions, lists, beliefs, assertions, assumptions, and other verbal curiosities. Nothing escapes his devastating wit - God, death, sports, pets, driving, food, language, children...Contents include: Brain Droppings; Napalm & Silly Putty; When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?; Bonus Material. . Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$12.00

Uncle Sam's Uncle Josh OR Josh Billings on Practically Everything (Distelled from Joh's Rum-And-Tansy New England Wit)

By Day, Donald

Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Little Brown & Co, 1953 244 pages, author's inscription on first page. Boards are clean, tiny faint spot on sisde edge, 3 pages have margin marks or underlining. Dustjacket in Brodart, small tears, rear cover has small light spot, price clipped. Henry Wheeler Shaw, who practiced his wit as Josh Billings from 1858 to 1885, was the original "josher" - a major voice in the tradition of grass-roots American humor that runs from Benjamin Franklin through Abraham Lincoln to Abe Martin and Will Rogers. The best of Josh's humorous writings collect by Donald Day.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.

$15.00

This Side of Sanity : A Part-time Handbook for Full-time Mothers

By Henry, Janet

Cleveland, OH, U.S.A: COPE, INc. 105 pages, b/w illustrations, red cloth boards, gilt lettering. Book is clean inside & out but for owners name, two tiny discolored areas on front board. Contents include: First Grade Report; Household Hint; Video Victim; Last Word; My Shadow; Ad Infinitum; Child Psychology; Spring Song; Force of Habit; Gratitude; First Christmas; Changing Times; Mother's Prayer; Evening Out; Juvinile Divergency; Bed-Lam; Repentance; Lines to a Ten Year Old; Tricky Treat; Night Song; Labors Lost; Mama's Dream House; etc.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used. Humor, Satire. Catalogs: Humor & Satire.

$7.95