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Category: All Categories: Humor: Humor Anthologies
16 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Cohen, Hennig & Dillingham, William B.  
Humor of the Old Southwest

Publisher: University of Georgia Press Athens, GA 1975.
xxviii, 427 pp, glossy white SC wraps w/green-brown illustrated front panel and text rear panel. The authors produced an anthology of humor from the Old Southwest that was produced between 1820 and 1860. The works of more than twenty authors are included along with brief biographical essays by the editors. prev owner wrote name on the ffep. 2nd Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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2.
Cohen, Hennig & William B. Dillingham, editors.  
Humor of the Old Southwest.

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston [1964]. Riverside Editions A81, ed. Gordon N. Ray.
xxiv, 420 p.; 21 cm. 76 stories including Mason Locke Weems, Awful History of Young Dred Drake; David Crockett, Bear Hunting in Tennessee; Thomas Kirkman, Jones' Fight; Alexander G. McNutt, Chunkey's Fight with the Panthers; Joseph M. Field, Kicking a Yankee; Wm Tappan Thompson, Cousin Pete Goes Courting; George Washington Harris, Mrs. Yardley's Quilting; Joseph Glover Baldwin, Sharp Financiering; Harden E. Taliaferro, Ham Rachel, of Alabama; Francis James Robinson, Lije Benadix; William Penn Brannan, Where the Lion Roareth and the Wang-doodle Mourneth; Where Joe Meriweather Went To; Clemens, Jim Blaine and his Grandfather's Old Ram; Bibliography. Paper; VG. Stock#21847.

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3.
Contemporary Books editors  
Men and Other Reptiles

Publisher: Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1993..
101pp. hardback 12mo: Fine in a Fine dj [bottom corners are bumped; else F] Witty putdowns of men by notable women.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 10982.
    
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4.
Davis, William, ed.  
The Punch Book of Travel

Publisher: Punch Publications, 1974..
192pp. illus. hardback sm 4to: Fine in a near Fine dj.

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5.
Marquis, Don edited w/preface by Jeff Adams & w/drawings by Ed Frascino  
Archyology: the long lost tales of archy and mehitabel

Publisher: Hanover, NH: Univ. Press of New England, 1996 reprint..
103pp. illus. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj. in Brodart poly cover. Jacket praise from Joyce Carol Oates, George Booth, Roz Chast, et al.

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Marquis, Don edited w/preface by Jeff Adams & w/drawings by Ed Frascino  
Archyology II (the final dig): the long lost tales of archy and mehitabel

Publisher: Hanover, NH: Univ. Press of New England, 1998 1st ed..
121pp. illus. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. Jacket praise from Joyce Carol Oates, George Booth, Roz Chast, et al.

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7.
McCoy, James L.  
A Boy From Atchee Tales of Shanty Irish
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Publisher: Shantee Irish Press Goodyear, AZ 2005.
Near Fine 1st Edition Softcover Author's label on inside rear cover, introduction card pasted to inside front cover with notes by the author. Inscribed with a note to read aloud for fun. Also laid in at page 76 is what appears to be a holiday card from the author, not used. ; 0915941015 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages; From the rear cover: A Boy from Atchee is the ruminations of an Irish youngster who grew up on the high plains of the American West in the first part of the 20th Century. His father a railroad man and he a teacher, Jim McCoy paints Norman Rockwellesque images with his words, relating the experiences youngsters of his generation, sans television, cars or computers, lived through each day in those Colorado railroad and mining towns. While that way of life and even many of the towns are now extinct, Jim McCoy's stories bring them alive again. 30106; Signed by Author

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8.
Muir, Frank.  
An Irreverent and Thoroughly Incomplete Social History of Almost Everything.

Publisher: Stein & Day, NY [c1976].
xx, 372 p., 24 cm. "As in most histories, my book is concerned with great personages and great deeds but the concern is with their imperfections, not their glories; with the aspects of them which caused contemporaries to treat them with scorn, fury, or ridicule." Music, Education, Literature, Theatre, Art, Food & Drink; Index of authors; general index. Dj clipped, has small closed tear; VG. 37536.

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9.
Playboy Magazine Editors w/cover illus. by Arnold Roth  
The Playboy Book of Humor and Satire

Publisher: Chicago: Playboy Press, 1968 1st ed. thus..
407pp. paperback: Good+. Some 34 humorous pieces taken from early Playboy Magazine. Featured writers range from Woody Allen to P. G. Wodehouse with Art Buchwald, Jean Shepherd, Harvey Kurtzman, Allan Sherman, et al. in between.

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10.
Remnick, David & Henry Finder, eds.  
Fierce Pajamas: An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker

Publisher: New York: Modern Library, 2002 1st ed. thus..
497pp. paperback tall 8vo: Fine. A pantheon of great humorists, ranging from Dorothy Parker to Christopher Buckley, contributed to this anthology.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 13938.
    
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11.
Rowinski, Kate, 1955- ed.  
The Quotable Cook / edited by Kate Rowinski.

Publisher: New York, NY : Lyons Press, c2000..
viii, 232 p., index, 18 cm. "This is one of the disadvantages of wine: it makes a man mistake words for thought." A nice gift book. S-B. Stock# 41,930. Vg/ dj vg. .

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12.
Shear Nonsense.  
Shear Nonsense: A Collection of Mirth-Provoking Stories for All Occasions.

Publisher: Philadelphia: G. W. Jacobs & Co. [1914].
240 p., 16.5 cm. A joke or anecdote on each page. Spine gives publisher as Macrae Smith. Stock#40554. Good+, ink stain on spine.

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13.
Smith, Ronald.  
The Comedy Quote Dictionary.

Publisher: New York: Doubleday, 1992..
ISBN: 0385416911 1st edition, 1st printing. 273 pp. Index. Fine book (no markings) / Near Fine dust jacket (price-clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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14.
The New Yorker Magazine. [Peppe, Carmin]  
The New Yorker Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Album. 1925-1950.

Publisher: Harper & Bros., NY [c1951].
About 250 p. of cartoons, often more than one per page, arranged chronologically in five sections: Late Twenties, Early Thirties, Late Thirties, Early Forties, Late Forties. 31 cm.; yellow boards, black cloth spine; no dj; minor wear & soiling, top of spine torn; good. 33537 oversize.

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15.
Van Doren, Carl, intro.  
The London Omnibus

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1932 1st ed..
unsequentially paginated hardback 8vo: a complete reading copy only/no dj [front hinge is cracked but firm; a well-read copy still fit for more readers]

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16.
White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985, and White, Katharine Sergeant Angell, 1892-1977,eds.  
A Subtreasury of American Humor: E.B. White and Katharine S. White, editors

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, inc. [c1941].
xxxii, 814 p. illus., 22.5 cm. The editors, both of whom served a similar capacity at the New Yorker magazine, selected "things we like ourselve, and have made no attempt to please anybody else." Stock# 35,636. Good, covers moderately soiled/ no dj. White, Katharine Sergeant Angell , 1892-1977

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