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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

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. 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

ISBN: 067085221X

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 Ig Nobel Prizes: The Annals of Improbable Research

By: Abrahams, Marc

Price: $5.00

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

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 pounds with 600 pages and featuring almost 4,000 strips--takes readers behind the scenes and into the early days of Scott Adams'... View more info

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After-Dinner Freud Cards

By: Aguayo, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1995

Seller ID: 2297557

ISBN: 0670863254

Condition: Near Fine


Includes box and all cards. Box corners lightly bumped. 1995 Unbound. Includes box and all cards. One hundred parlor cards with questions and answers to stimulate the mind and provoke lively conversation. Rediscover the wit and wisdom of Freud. Did Freud have an active sex life? What is the Super-Ego? What did Freud think of jokes? From the essential to the esoteric, the fundamental to the fascinating, After-Dinner Freud offers endless challenges and delights. View more info

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F this Test: Even More of the Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers

By: Benson, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2014

Seller ID: 2294251

ISBN: 145212776X

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2014 Trade Paperback. From the same hilarious wellspring of failure as the bestselling F in Exams and F for Effort comes this all-new collection of inventively wrong—yet totally real—test responses by students who don't know the answer, but come up with something better instead. Featuring crucial academic subjects including English (Q: Name a key theme in Madame Bovary; A: Cows), Geography (Q: Where can you find the Andes?; A: Google Earth), Science (Q: Describe the properties of a meteor; A: An animal that only eats meat) and more, F this Test rounds out the curriculu... View more info

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Breaking Codes: Unravel 100 Cryptograms

By: Berloquin, Pierre

Price: $5.00

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. Lovecraft. Each short chapter features a brief historical background of the character and code, as well as five cryptograms—using... View more info

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Old Probability: Perhaps Rain--Perhaps Not, with 250 Comic Illustrations

By: Bilings, Josh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: G. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294724

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges rubbed, water stain, ink name and note on second blank. 1879 Hard Cover. Truth iz sed to be stranger than fickshun__it iz to most pholks. A collection of articles and almanac information. View more info

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Herblock Special Report

By: Block, Herbert

Price: $7.00

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

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, passing through the quiet suburbs and colorful cities of the midwest, their stories slowly assemble into a kaleidoscopic an... View more info

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The Essential Lenny Bruce

By: Bruce, Lenny; Cohen, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1971

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2292445

Condition: Good


7th printing. Pages toned. 1971 Mass Market Paperback. A collection of funny and insightful writings from the legendary comedian. View more info

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When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

By: Carlin, George

Price: $6.00

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; Euphemisms: 13 sections) to his unsparing views on America and its values (War, God, Stuff Like That; Zero Tolerance; Tired of the... 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

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 than 60 books and 300 short stories. Some of his works were adapted for silent movies. Several of his Judge Priest short stories ... View more info

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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

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

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271056

ISBN: 0740757784

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2002 Large Hardcover. 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. Get Fuzzy features Rob Wilco, a single, mild-mannered advertising executive who's the so-called guardian of Bucky and Satchel, anthropomorphic scamps that still live by th... 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

ISBN: 0345320093

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1982 Soft Cover. 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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Garfield on the Town

By: Davis, Jim; Music, Lorenzo

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1983

Seller ID: 2297815

ISBN: 0345315421

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1983 Small Hard Cover. When Garfield spends a night on the town, he meets the toughest, meanest gang of cats anyone's ever seen -- the Claws! And when the Claws take Garfield to the Italian restaurant where he was born, it's a journey into his past -- and into adventures he never dreamed of. 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

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 that the essence and value of life was the sum of its everyday parts. As relevant today as they were at the turn of the centur... View more info

Image for Rochestrivia: The Updated 20th Anniversary Tribute Edition - 2,000 Amazing Questions and Answers All About the Flower City, Its People and Surrounding Towns

Rochestrivia: The Updated 20th Anniversary Tribute Edition - 2,000 Amazing Questions and Answers All About the Flower City, Its People and Surrounding Towns

By: Dobrovitz, Pete

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Big Kids Productions: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2297330

ISBN: 0930249011

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Minor sticker remains on rear wrapper. 2005 Soft Cover. 203 pp. Color-coded thumb index tabs. 2,000 questions and answers all about Rochester New York. Book is color-coded to play with Trivial Pursuit. This is the second edition of this best selling book--revised with several hundred new questions. Released in tribute to the original author, former broadcaster Pete Dobrovitz who died in 2004. View more info

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Rebellion and Reconciliation: Satirical Prints on the Revolution at Williamsburg

By: Dolmetsch, Joan D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: 1976

Seller ID: 2297323

ISBN: 0879350326

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch tear along top edge of front jacket panel. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1976 Large Hardcover. viii, 221 pp. Illustrated in this catalog are 100 political satires on the American Revolution from the Colonial Williamsburg collection. Each full-page illustration is accompanied by a brief interpretation and explanation, plus complete information on its original publication.--Jacket. View more info

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Test Your Wits, Vol. 2

By: Doubleday, Eric

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ace Books: 1971

Seller ID: 2294846

Condition: Good


Light stain along bottom edge of wrappers, top corner of front wrapper missing. 1971 Mass Market Paperback. 192 pp. Illustrated with ingenious visual aids, Vol. II plays fair and square--all clues are spelled out or illustrated, and there are no hidden traps. You'll find: numbers games, problems in logic, matchstick games, pencil pushers, and for the armchair detectives, a collection of MiniMysteries, bringing you again Insp. Carter, that debonair Scotland Yard stalwart and his intrepid assistant, Sgt. Graham. Together the three of you will face--and solve--some of the most baffling crime-puzz... 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

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 medical tests. You're Only Old Once! was written shortly after Geisel had suffered through a series of illnesses, during which ... View more info

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

By: Dunn, Katherine

Price: $35.00

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? When do you applaud at the ballet? What shape is an opossum's penis? and why? What buck stops here? Does saltpeter reduce t... 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

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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Hollywood Bedlam: Classic Screwball Comedies

By: Everson, William K.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Citadel Press: 1994

Seller ID: 2297709

ISBN: 0806515341

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1994 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 253 pp. CONTENTS: A Definition and a Survey; The Silent Years; The Thirties; Ancestors and Descendants of It Happened One Night; The Thirties--A Last Look; The Forties; The Bs; Individual Films of the Forties; Peak, Decline, and Fall. View more info

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Feiffer's Album

By: Feiffer, Jules

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297081

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Edges lightly rubbed. 1963 Large Hardcover. 132 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Excalibur and Rose; Harold Swerg; Superman; The Lonely Machine; Crawling Arnold; The Relationship. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929)[1][2] is an American cartoonist and author, who was considered the most widely read satirist in the country.[3] He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 as America's leading editorial cartoonist, and in 2004 he was inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame. He wrote the animated short Munro, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Short ... View more info

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The Art in Cartooning: Seventy-Five Years of American Magazine Cartoons

By: Fisher, Edwin; Gerberg, Mort; Wolin, Ron

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2295108

ISBN: 0684163985

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Top corner of rear wrapper lightly bumped. 1975 Large Softcover. 224 pp. The book is a comprehensive collection of over 330 classic drawings, covering almost a century of work. From the 1890s and the work of Art Young and Thomas Nast to such contemporary artists as Booth and Koren, the book offers a wonderful sampling of the drawings of Charles Addams, Peter Arno, John Held, Jr., James Thurber, Gluyas Williams, Richard Taylor, Barbara Shermund, Virgil Partch, Sam Cobean, Dorothy McKay, Boris Drucker, Eldon Dedini, Gahan Wilson, and many more. View more info

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Clowning Through Life

By: Foy, Eddie; Harlow, Alvin F.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton and Company: 1928

Seller ID: 2299587

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine lightly toned, minor loss to spine head and spine base. 1928 Hard Cover. 331 pp. Autobiography of the vaudevillian and star of numerous musical comedies. View more info

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The Truth (with Jokes)

By: Franken, Al

Price: $10.00

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 provocative message for all of us. In these pages, Al reveals the alarming story of how: Bush (barely) beat Kerry with his campaign of ... View more info

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On the Choice of a Mistress and Other Satires and Hoaxes

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1976

Seller ID: 2297515

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. No publisher date (circa 1976). Boards of slipcase and spine very lightly toned, pencil marks on slipcase. A very good copy in a very good slipcase. We have more books available by this author!. 93 pp. Illustrated by Herb Roth. CONTENTS: A Witch Trial at Mount Holly; The Speech of Miss Polly Baker; Letter from Alice Addertongue; Mrs. Silence Dogood on Funeral Elegies; Silence Dogood on the Relief of Virgins; Advice on the Choice of a Mistress; The Repeal of the Stamp Act; An Edict by the King of Prussia; Rules by Which a Great Empire May Be Reduced to a Small One; Exporting of Felon... View more info