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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

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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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A Wallow of Pigs

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Viking Barnyard Medley: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269187


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 Ig Nobel Prizes: The Annals of Improbable Research

By: Abrahams, Marc

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2003

Seller ID: 2267894


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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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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Opus: 30 Postcards

By: Breathed, Berkeley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2006

Seller ID: 2269114


30 crisp and clean postcards in a fine sleeve. 30 crisp and clean postcards in a fine sleeve. In this collection of postcards, the clever and comical waddler, Opus, and his friends take you to places where you can't help but smile. 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

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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

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 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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The Penis Book

By: Cohen, Joseph

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Broadway: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2268389


First edition. Faintly rubbed. 2004 Hard Cover. Think you know everything about penises? Bet you don’t know what hospitals do with foreskins after they’ve been snipped away. How fortunes were made in the war against wet dreams. The one song you should never whistle at a urinal. Or the woes of working on a “hopping penis” assembly line. View more info

The Dog is Not a Toy: House Rule #4 (Get Fuzzy)

By: Conley, Darby

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Andrews McMeel: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2270627


A very nice copy. 2001 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. Get Fuzzy makes the fur fly. This freshly amusing strip is a darling among readers who enjoy pets with an attitude. This wry cartoon features Rob Wilco, a mild-mannered ad guy who's guardian to two rambunctious pets: Bucky, a temperamental cat who carries a boom box and goes on spending sprees, and Satchel, a gentle canine who tries to remain neutral even when he bears the brunt... 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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How Proust Can Change Your Life

By: de Botton, Alain

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage International: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268610


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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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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The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible

By: Jacobs, A.J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269453


First edition. Top edge of jacket rear lightly bumped. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 388 pp. Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to dive in headfirst and attempt to obey the Bible as literally as possible for one full year. He vows to follow the Ten Commandments. To be fruitful and multiply. To love his neighbor. But also to obey the hundreds of less pub... View more info

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The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment

By: Jacobs, A.J.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuester: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269468


First edition. Remainder mark on top page ridge. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 236 pp. An irresistible page-turner filled with surprising wisdom: For his first hit book, Jacobs read the Encyclopedia Britannica. For his second, he followed every single rule in the Bible. Now comes a collection of his most outrageous and thought-provoking experiments yet. In The Guinea Pig Diaries, Jacobs goes undercover as a beautiful woman. He outsou... 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