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Mother Goose Rhymes (Censored)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mother Goose: 1929

Seller ID: 2200048


Boards rubbed, front hinge loose, front endpaper beginning to loosen from binding, ink name on front endpaper verso. 1929 Small Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A collection of censored Mother Goose rhymes. View more info

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Caricature: The Wit & Humor of a Nation in Picture, Song & Story, Illustrated by America's Greatest Artists

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leslie-Judge Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2207248


No jacket, no publisher date (circa early 1900's). 1920 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Caricature: The Wit & Humor of a Nation in Picture, Song & Story, Illustrated by America's Greatest Artists.KEYWORDS: ART ARTISTS CARICATURE WIT HUMOR View more info

Image for Jest on Sex: Sexplosively Sexsational Sinerama of Life...For He and She Ages Over Sexteen to Sexty

Jest on Sex: Sexplosively Sexsational Sinerama of Life...For He and She Ages Over Sexteen to Sexty

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Encore Press: 1953

Seller ID: 2207347


No jacket, light stain to front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. 192 pp. A humorous collection of articles, songs, poems, cartoons, jokes, and more on sex.KEYWORDS: JEST ON SEX SEXUALITY HUMOR SOCIOLOGY AMERICANA LIFESTYLES View more info

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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

By: Adler, Bill

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Carol Publishing Group: 1993

Seller ID: 2202536


Small black smudge to page ridge. 1993 Trade Paperback. vi, 154 pp. The most eloquent of American presidents, Lincoln seemed to have a comment — sagacious or humorous — on just about anything that mattered. This concise compendium offers his astute observations on a variety of subjects—from women to warfare. Nearly 400 quotations include such thought-provoking and memorable remarks as:Bad promises are better broken than kept.Marriage is neither heaven nor hell; it ... View more info

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Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I've Learned

By: Alda, Alan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198938


First edition. Fine. Near fine. 2005 Hard Cover. viii, 224 pp. He’s one of America’s most recognizable and acclaimed actors–a star on Broadway, an Oscar nominee for The Aviator, and the only person to ever win Emmys for acting, writing, and directing, during his eleven years on M*A*S*H. Now Alan Alda has written a memoir as elegant, funny, and affecting as his greatest performances. “My mother didn’t try to stab my father until I was six,” begins Alda’s irr... View more info

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Big Appetites: Tiny People in a World of Big Food

By: Boffoli, Christopher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Workman Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 2199122


An exceptional copy. 2013 Small Softcover. v, 249 pp. Welcome to a world where little people have big personalities. A world that’s upside down and yet weirdly, wonderfully real. A world where Lilliputian thieves poach strawberry seeds. Where it takes a guy with a jackhammer to pop open pistachios. Where skaters fall into a crack in the crème brûlée, and teddy bear cookies congregate with evil intent. View more info

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A Matter of Life

By: Brown, Jeffrey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Top Shelf Productions: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200220


First edition. Fine. No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2013 Hard Cover. 93 pp. After the acclaimed indie film Save the Date and the bestselling all-ages humor book Darth Vader and Son, graphic novelist Jeffrey Brown (Clumsy, Unlikely) returns to the autobiographical work that first made his reputation. In A Matter of Life, Jeffrey Brown draws upon memories of three generations of Brown men: himself, his minister father, and his preschooler son Oscar. Weaving through time... View more info

Image for This is How: Help for the Self: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike.

This is How: Help for the Self: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike.

By: Burroughs, Augusten

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261977


First edition. Light highlighting throughout text. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 230 pp. If you're fat and fail every diet, if you're thin but can't get thin enough, if you lose your job, if your child dies, if you are diagnosed with cancer, if you always end up with exactly the wrong kind of person, if you always end up alone, if you can't get over the past, if your parents are insane and ruining your life, if you really and truly ... View more info

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The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories

By: Burton, Tim

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Rob Weisbach Books / William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1997

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2261015


9th printing. No jacket. Near fine. 1997 Hard Cover. 115 pp. From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance -- witty and macabre at once. Now he gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children -- misunderstood outcasts who struggle to find love and belonging in their cruel, cruel worlds. His lovingly lurid illustrations evoke both the sweetness and the tragedy of t... View more info

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The Abandoned Farmers: His Humorous Account of a Retreat from the City to the Farm

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2264225


No jacket, ink name on front endpaper, pencil name on second blank. 1920 Hard Cover. vii, 247 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (June 23, 1876 – March 11, 1944) was an American author, humorist, editor and columnist from Paducah, Kentucky, who relocated to New York in 1904, living there for the remainder of his life. He wrote for the New York World, Joseph Pulitzer's newspaper, as the highest paid staff reporter in the United States. Cobb also wrote more tha... View more info

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Seen: Black UK Style

By: Cunningham, Jake

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Booth-Clibborn: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195066


First edition. Very light rubbing to boards. 2001 Hard Cover. This volume explores the immeasurable impact of Black subculture on British streets, dance floors, wardrobes and beauty parlours over the past three decades. It gives unique visual expression to the energy and innovation of a range of fashion trends and musical subcultures, including ragga, drum 'n' bass, house, and UK garage, through a wealth of unpublished images from legendary and contemporary photographers... View more info

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Garfield Keeps His Chin Up (His 23rd Book)

By: Davis, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196224


First edition. Light stain to bottom page edges. 1992 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. What are calories to a cat? For Garfield, they're a delicious way of life. But what do you expect from a feline who is able to eat tall lasagnas in a single gulp? So whether he's chaperoning Jon on a date, sleeping 'til noon, or tormenting the odiously lovable Odie, Garfield will never miss his next meal--or the chance to make us laugh! View more info

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Garfield Says a Mouthful (His 21st Book)

By: Davis, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196225


First edition. Rear cover creased. 1991 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. He's a simple cat. He enjoys long naps, big dinners, and watching Jon fall flat on his face. But whether he's setting a trap for the mailman, stalking the chips bag, or helping Jon discover his artistic side, Garfield knows what to do and he knows how to do it with style. View more info

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Garfield World-Wide (His 15th Book)

By: Davis, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196227


First edition. Near fine. 1988 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. How does America's foremost feline do it? There's so much lasagna to be eaten, so many dogs to kick around, that he doesn't have time to worry about current events. He is the maestro of mirth and the purveyor of puns to his millions of fans. With Garfield in your life, is there room for anything more...? View more info

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Garfield Takes the Cake (His 5th Book)

By: Davis, Jim

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1982

Seller ID: 2260996


A very nice copy. 1982 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Garfield is a fast-talking, late-sleeping, cynical, lovable cat. He hassles Odie, Jon, and Nermal and enchants kids of all ages. Riding the crest of four big best-sellers, he's back--better, fatter, and funnier than ever before! View more info

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You're Only Old Once! A Book for Obsolete Children

By: Dr. Seuss

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265297


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. Boards very faintly toned, small stain on front endpaper. 1986 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. You're Only Old Once! A Book for Obsolete Children is a 1986 picture book for growing-up people by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel). Released on Geisel's eighty-second birthday,[1] the book follows an elderly man on a visit to the Golden Years Clinic, where he endures long waits and bizarre me... View more info

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Over Sexteen 3-Volume Set (Over Sexteen; More Over Sexteen; Still More Over Sexteen)

By: Elgart, J.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: S/P: 1954

Seller ID: 2207486


Includes three volumes. Vol. 1 & 2 lack jacket. Boards lightly rubbed. 1954 Hard Cover. Hilarious vintage cartoons about sex and attraction are a must-have for anyone with a dirty mind. View more info

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Once Upon a More Enlightened Time: More Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

By: Garner, James Finn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1995

Seller ID: 2208062


An exceptional copy. 1995 Hard Cover. xi, 84 pp. Offers humorous revisions of supposedly outmoded fairytales, such as The Duckling That Was Judged on Its Personal Merit and Not on Its Physical Appearance. View more info

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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: The Best Stories By and About America's Most Beloved President

By: Gross, Anthony

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1994

Seller ID: 2208451


A fine copy. 1994 Hard Cover. vii, 230 pp. From the thousands of anecdotes and stories by and about Abraham Lincoln, Anthony Gross has selected the best and most revealing. Arranged chronologically, the book follows Lincoln's career from his early years, through his law career and his time as President. It would be difficult to find a more congenial and intimate portrait of one of our country's best loved Presidents.The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln is a funny and... View more info

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The World's Best Quizzes (First Series)

By: Hart, Harold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hart Publishing Company: 1944

Seller ID: 2207062


Pages lightly toned, pencil markings throughout. 1944 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 24 pp. Hours of fun for home and travel. Collected from Reader's Digest, Your Life, This Week, Commentator, You, and other magazines.KEYWORDS: REFERENCE EPHEMERA FIRST SERIES WORLDS BEST QUIZZES ENTERTAINMENT HUMOR View more info

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Why Not Me?

By: Kaling, Mindy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Crown Archetype: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265352


First edition. A few very small faint spots on jacket. 2015 Hard Cover. ix, 228 pp. In Why Not Me?, Kaling shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life, whether it’s falling in love at work, seeking new friendships in lonely places, attempting to be the first person in history to lose weight without any behavior modification whatsoever, or most important, believing that you have a place in Hollywood when you’re constantly reminded... View more info

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The Three Stooges Book of Party Games

By: Kavet, Matt

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston America Corp: 1997

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2264343


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 1997 Soft Cover. A delightful guide to entertaining includes a list of ribald party games and photos of The Three Stooges. View more info

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Dennis the Menace vs. Everybody (Crest s501)

By: Ketcham, Hank

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Crest: 1962

Seller ID: 2207663


Faintly rubbed. 1962 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Cartoons about the beloved little boy who is always getting in trouble in spite of himself. View more info

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Dennis the Menace, A. M.* Ambassador of Mischief (Crest No. s450)

By: Ketcham, Hank

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Crest: 1961

Seller ID: 2207664


Faintly rubbed. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Cartoons featuring the beloved young troublemaker. View more info

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Dennis the Menace: Teacher's Threat (Crest No. 378)

By: Ketcham, Hank

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Crest: 1960

Seller ID: 2207665


Faintly rubbed, pages toned. 1960 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Dennis the Menace the rascal in chief of the schoolroom, the nemesis of his neighbors, the place (and pride) of his parents, one of America's favorite cartoon youngster strikes again in this but full of hilarious cartoons. View more info

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The Chickens are Restless (A Far Side Collection)

By: Larson, Gary

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Andrews and McMeel: 1993

Seller ID: 2263699


Minor general wear. 1993 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 95 pp. A collection of Far Side cartoons. View more info

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Wildlife Preserve (A Far Side Collection, #10)

By: Larson, Gary

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Andrews and McMeel: 1989

Seller ID: 2263736


Sticker on rear wrapper. 1989 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 104 pp. Yet again, the author puts his odd sense of humour in gear with all manner of humans and animals - and some strange mixtures - being subject to death and mayhem at his hands. The Far Side cartoons feature in many newspapers including the Evening Standard and the Sunday Express. View more info

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The Far Side (#1)

By: Larson, Gary

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Andrews and McMeel: 1987

Seller ID: 2263738


Light general wear. 1987 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. The Far Side is a single-panel comic created by Gary Larson and syndicated by Universal Press Syndicate, which ran from January 1, 1980, to January 1, 1995 (when Larson retired as a cartoonist). Its surrealistic humor is often based on uncomfortable social situations, improbable events, an anthropomorphic view of the world, logical fallacies, impending bizarre disasters, ... View more info

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Electric Tattooing by Women, 1900-2003 (Triangle Tattoo & Museum Series Volume One [1])

By: Madame Chinchilla

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Isadore Press: 2003

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198538


Signed by author's husband and one other tattoo artist ('TMFC 2014 from Mr. G. Chinchilla / Dig da Ink Mr. < T #52'). 2003 Trade Paperback. 159, [1] pp. A history of over a century of female tattoo artists, by the co-founder of Triangle Tattoo & Museum. Triangle Tattoo & Museum was founded in 1986 by tattooists Mr.G. and Madame Chinchilla   It is one of only a few public museums in the world dedicated to the display of tattoo artifacts. Located in downtown Ft. Bragg, a... View more info

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Mustache Try-On Book: The Complete Guide

By: Malt, Hal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ethos: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2052694


SIGNED by author. First edition. No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2003 Hard Cover. Mustache Try-On Book is a how-to handbook that provides useful information on mustache history, characteristics and grooming. Also, it is the first ever to provide mustache styles to be cutout and selected to achieve the desired image. The x casebound book with -color cover is lightly written with humorous illustrations. View more info