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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  $20.00

Publisher: Leslie-Judge Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2207248

Condition: Very Good


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  $4.00

Publisher: Encore Press: 1953

Seller ID: 2207347

Condition: Good


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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A Wallow of Pigs

By: N/A

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Viking Barnyard Medley: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269187

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1993 Small Hard Cover. 56 pp. An amazing and diverting collection of pigs to amuse and delight. View more info

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The Book of Amazing History: Sea Serpents on Medieval Maps Noted Dangerous or Unknown Areas

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd.: 2011

Seller ID: 2288061

ISBN: 1450807453

Condition: Near Fine


Minor adhesive on rear board. 2011 Hard Cover. 704 pp. The Amazing Book of History is a 708-page collection of hundreds of articles, lists, quotes, and anecdotes that explore a lively range of human history, from the ancient world to the recent past to pop culture. The hardcover volume looks at history from an anything-goes perspective, with nearly 300 dynamic tales of people, places, and events. Its innovative approach and witty style should appeal to a wide range of re... View more info

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Boners: Being a Collection of Schoolboy Wisdom, or Knowledge as It Is Sometimes Written, Compiled from Classrooms and Examination Papers

By: Abingdon, Alexander

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1931

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2288957

Condition: Near Fine


Seventh printing. No jacket. 1931 Small Hard Cover. viii, 102 pp. A collection of schoolboy wisdom, or, as stated in the foreword, a Symposium of Mistakes, a compendium of humorous malapropisms and misstatements on history, geology, literature, and other topics, not unlike those lists of funny test answers purportedly written by children that periodically float through the Internet; illustrated with 20 black-and-white drawings by Dr. Seuss. View more info

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The Ig Nobel Prizes: The Annals of Improbable Research

By: Abrahams, Marc

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2003

Seller ID: 2267894

ISBN: 0525947531

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2003 Hard Cover. A tribute to a range of tongue-in-cheek contributions to the scientific community honors a professor who theorized that toast always falls butter-side down, a southern Baptist church that identified the number of Alabama residents going to hell, and the Australian who successfully patented the wheel. View more info

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Dilbert 2.0: 20 Years of Dilbert

By: Adams, Scott

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274729

ISBN: 0740777351

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. CD included in sealed sleeve. Includes publisher's slipcase. Edges faintly bruised at a couple points. 2008 Large Hardcover. 576 pp. Scott Adams 'is a VERY tough act to follow.' -- Suzanne Tobin, Washington Post. In the tradition of The Complete Far Side and The Complete Calvin and Hobbes, Dilbert 2.0 celebrates the 20th anniversary of Scott Adams's Dilbert, the touchstone of office humor. This special slipcased collection--weighing in at more than ten pou... View more info

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The Underachiever's Manifesto: The Guide to Accomplishing Little and Feeling Great

By: Bennett, Ray

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280565

ISBN: 0811853683

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, faint stain on rear board. 2006 Small Hard Cover. 95 pp. Lower the bar. Turn it down a notch. Get off the Stairmaster. The Underachiever's Manifesto is the playfully persuasive pocket guide to living life to the least and loving it. With sharp humor and genuine wisdom, this welcome little book extols the fabulous benefits of underachievement in our overextended society. A witty introduction makes the case for the right amount of effort a lot les... View more info

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Breaking Codes: Unravel 100 Cryptograms

By: Berloquin, Pierre

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Sterling: 2014

Seller ID: 2284444

ISBN: 1454910658

Condition: Very Good


A few puzzles already filled in. 2014 Trade Paperback. 135 pp. For anyone interested in the science of secrecy and clandestine codes, renowned puzzle whiz Pierre Berloquin has created a collection of colorful exercises that gives amateurs an opportunity to test their deciphering skills. Berloquin formulates his clever cryptograms around the stories of 20 characters from fiction and history, including Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Hildegard of Bingen, and H. P. Lovecr... View more info

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Herblock Special Report

By: Block, Herbert

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Norton: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281592

ISBN: 0393087085

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed, ink note on endpaper. 1974 Hard Cover. Herblock was America's greatest political cartoonist, and his work was at its pinacle during the Nixon Administration. This book contains hundreds of his funniest, most powerful cartoons alongside a concise narrative that sets them in context. View more info

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A Matter of Life

By: Brown, Jeffrey

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Top Shelf Productions: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200220

ISBN: 1603092668

Condition: Near Fine


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

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The Essential Lenny Bruce

By: Bruce, Lenny; Cohen, John

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1968

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2283224

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. An exceptional copy. 1968 Mass Market Paperback. A collection of funny and insightful writings from the legendary comedian. View more info

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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  $5.60

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261977

ISBN: 0312563558

Condition: Very Good


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  $7.20

Publisher: itbooks / Harper Collins: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2275964

ISBN: 0688156819

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. 1997 Hard Cover. 115, [5] 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 these dark yet simple b... View more info

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When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

By: Carlin, George

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Hyperion: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281315

ISBN: 140130821X

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. George Carlin's legendary irreverence and iconoclasm are on full display in When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? as he vainly scours the American landscape for signs of intelligence in his third national bestseller. Ranging from his absurdist side (Message from a Cockroach; TV News: The Death of Humpty Dumpty; Tips for Serial Killers) to his unerring ear for American speech (Politician Talk; Societal Clichs; Euphe... 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  $12.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2264225

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for The CollegeHumor Guide to College: Selling Kidneys for Beer Money, Sleeping with Your Professors, Majoring in Communications, and Other Really Good Ideas [College Humor]

The CollegeHumor Guide to College: Selling Kidneys for Beer Money, Sleeping with Your Professors, Majoring in Communications, and Other Really Good Ideas [College Humor]

By: Collegehumor.com

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Dutton: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278262

ISBN: 0525949399

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2006 Hard Cover. An irreverent celebration of college life by two favorite columnists for CollegeHumor.com features off-kilter advice on a wide variety of topics, from drinking and dating to parents and roommates. View more info

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Groovitude: A Get Fuzzy Treasury

By: Conley, Darby

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271056

ISBN: 0740757784

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2002 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Debuting in 1999, Get Fuzzy has rocketed to the top of the charts. Now appearing in more than 200 newspapers, including the San Francisco Examiner, the Chicago Tribune, the L.A. Times, the Boston Globe, and the Detroit Free Press, Get Fuzzy has become a hit cartoon with its bitingly funny portrait of single life with pets.And why not? The laughs come fast and furious. ... View more info

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Seen: Black UK Style

By: Cunningham, Jake

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Booth-Clibborn: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195066

ISBN: 1861542178

Condition: Very Good


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 Takes the Cake (His 5th Book)

By: Davis, Jim

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1982

Seller ID: 2260996

ISBN: 0345320093

Condition: Near Fine


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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How Proust Can Change Your Life

By: de Botton, Alain

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Vintage International: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268610

ISBN: 0679779159

Condition: Near Fine


Clipping taped to rear wrapper recto. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 197 pp. Alain de Botton combines two unlikely genres--literary biography and self-help manual--in the hilarious and unexpectedly practical How Proust Can Change Your Life. Who would have thought that Marcel Proust, one of the most important writers of our century, could provide us with such a rich source of insight into how best to live life? Proust understood t... View more info

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Diary of a Provincial Lady

By: Delafield, E.M.; Cooper, Jilly

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1979

Seller ID: 2279005

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. 1979 Hard Cover. 170 pp. Includes publisher's slipcase. Edmée Elizabeth Monica Dashwood, was a prolific English author, who wrote dozens of novels. However, her best known work is this largely autobiographical and extremely funny and enjoyable Diary of a Provincial Lady, which took the form of a journal of the life of an upper-middle class English-woman living mostly in a Devon village of the 1930s. View more info

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

By: Dr. Seuss

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265297

ISBN: 0394551907

Condition: Near Fine


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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The Slice: Information with an Attitude! (As Featured in Willamette Week)

By: Dunn, Katherine

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: WW Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281683

ISBN: 0962451304

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 118 pp. Real life questions--low life answers. Haunted by trivial puzzles? Sleepless over life's great mysteries? If The Slicer can't find the answer, she'll invent a theory. Why do men have nipples? How do they type the little m's on each M&M? How does the space shuttle toilet really work? How do you rope a housefly... 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  $8.00

Publisher: S/P: 1954

Seller ID: 2207486

Condition: Very Good


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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The Truth (with Jokes)

By: Franken, Al

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2288337

ISBN: 0525949062

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, Rob, Happy 30th! Minor sticker adhesive on jacket spine. 2005 Hard Cover. x, 336 pp. Al Franken's landmark bestseller, Lies (And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them): A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right, was praised as a 'bitterly funny assault' (The New York Times) that rang 'with the moral clarity of an angel's trumpet' (The Associated Press). Now, this master of political humor strikes again with a powerful and provocativ... 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  $3.20

Publisher: Macmillan: 1995

Seller ID: 2208062

ISBN: 0028604199

Condition: Near Fine


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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Simpsons Comics Royale: A Super-Sized Simpson Soiree

By: Groening, Matt

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Perennial: 2001

Seller ID: 2283139

ISBN: 006093378X

Condition: Good


Edge wear. 2001 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. All new stories (featuring the whole Simpson family, as well as Itchy & Scratchy, Krusty the Clown, Bartman and Radioactive Man) combined with the old favourites never before collected make this colourful treasury a must for every Simpsons devotee. View more info

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Simpsons Comics Strike Back

By: Groening, Matt

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Harper: 1996

Seller ID: 2283141

ISBN: 0060952121

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1996 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. In Simpsons Comics Strike Back, Groening fans are treated to another laugh-fest as they catch up on the latest antics of this irrepressibly irreverent family. First, it's a yuck-filled yarn of yore when Grampa Simpson reminisces about the good old days of the Depression. Then Patty and Selma take to the air as flight attendants, and the friendly skies will never be the same. Next, the network... View more info

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Simpsons Comics on Parade

By: Groening, Matt

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Harper: 1998

Seller ID: 2283143

ISBN: 0060952806

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1998 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. In Simpsons Comic on Parade, campaign fever is heating things up in Springfield, and the Simpsons are embroiled in political mud-slinging, pandering, pundits, and opinion polls. Democracy was never this much fun. Then Marge Simpson is mad as heck, and she's not going to take it anymore! Fed up with tawdry talk shows, she sets out to clean up the airwaves by serving up her own show, baked fres... View more info