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Category: All Categories: Humor: Humorous Essays
114 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Allen, Woody  
SIDE EFFECTS

Publisher: Random House New York NY 1980.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Woody Allen's third collection of comedic writings. ; 149 pages

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Allen, Woody  
SIDE EFFECTS

Publisher: Ballantine New York NY 1982.
Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges; Woody Allen's third collection of comedic writings. ; Mass Market PB; 216 pages

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Allen, Woody  
SIDE EFFECTS
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Publisher: Random House New York NY 1980.
Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; Woody Allen's third collection of comedic writings. ; 149 pages

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4.
Armour, Richard w/illus. by Campbell Grant  
It All Started with Eve: An Uncensored Account of Famous Women of History

Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill, 1956 2nd ptg..
136pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Very Good+. Early humor by the American academic Armour (1906-89).

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5.
Barry, Dave  
DAVE BARRY'S GUIDE TO GUYS A Fairly Short Book
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Publisher: Random House New York 1995.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; A bawdy guide to understanding the male animal notes the differences between men and dogs, warns about the threat of male extinction by feminism and cleanliness standards, and more.; 189 pages

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6.
Benchley, Robert Illustrator: Illustrated by Gluyas Williams  
CHIPS OFF THE OLD BENCHLEY

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York 1949.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; 360 pages

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Benchley, Robert Illustrator: Illustrated by Gluyas Williams  
CHIPS OFF THE OLD BENCHLEY

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York 1949.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; 360 pages

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8.
Benchley, Robert Illustrator: Illustrated by Gluyas Williams  
20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA OR DAVID COPPERFIELD

Publisher: Blue Ribbon Books Garden City, NY 1946.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 233 pages

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9.
Berton, Pierre  
JUST ADD WATER AND STIR

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ontario, Canada 1959.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Being a random collection of satirical essays, rude remarks, used anecdotes, thumbnail sketches, ancient wheezes, old nostalgias, wry comments, limp doggerel, intemperate recipes, vagrant opinions, and crude drawings by..; B&W Illustrations; 222 pages

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10.
Blount, Roy Jr.  
NOT EXACTLY WHAT I HAD IN MIND

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press Boston, MA 1985.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ has some wear at edges

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11.
Blount, Roy Jr.  
One Fell Soup or I'm Just a Bug on the Windshield of Life

Publisher: Boston: LB/Atlantic Monthly Press, 1982 3rd ptg..
278pp. hardback 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj [cover paper is nicked @ spine head; else nrF] A collection of over 50 humorous pieces by the quondam southerner Blount (b. 1941).

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12.
Blount, Roy Jr.  
Camels are Easy, Comedy's Hard

Publisher: New York: Villard Books, 1991 1st ed..
303pp. hardback sm 4to: Fine in a Fine dj in poly cover.

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13.
Bodett, Tom  
SMALL COMFORTS

Publisher: Addison Wesley Reading, MA 1987.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; SIGNED by author. ; Signed by Author

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14.
Bodett, Tom  
END OF THE ROAD The True Story of a Place Where the Land Ends and the SeaBegins

Publisher: William Morrow New York NY 1989.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; A nationally syndicated radio raconteur welcomes listeners to The End of the Road, a small Alaska town inhabited by 'real' characters--unpretentious, funny, and, at times, quite touching. ; 283 pages

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15.
Carroll, E. Jean  
A DOG IN HEAT IS A HOT DOG: AND OTHER RULES TO LIVE BY
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Publisher: Pocket New York NY 1996.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder Mark. ; A collection of humorous quips and offbeat suggestions is culled from the author's popular advice column, collecting her most outrageous truths for the inspiration and amusement of help-seeking fans. ; 211 pages

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16.
Cerf, Bennett Illustrator: Illustrated by Carl Rose  
LIFE OF THE PARTY A New Collection of Ancedotes, Fables, Tidbits, Puns,Yarns and Short Tall Tales

Publisher: Doubleday Garden City, NY 1956.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Covre has light soiling ; 352 pages

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17.
Cerf, Bennett Illustrator: Illustrated by Carl Rose  
TRY AND STOP ME A Collection of Anecdotes and Stories Mostly Humorous

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York 1944.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. Spine weak; 378 pages

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18.
Cobb, Irvin S.  
LAUGH A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY His Favorite Stories

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Garden City, NY 1923.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 246 pages

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19.
Cobb, Irvin S.  
STICKFULS Compositions of a Newspaper Minion

Publisher: George H. Doran New York 1923.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name; 355 pages

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20.
Cobb, Irvin S.  
LAUGH A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY His Favorite Stories

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Garden City, NY 1923.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. Previous owner's name. Fep has top corner torn. ; 246 pages

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21.
Cobb, Irvin S.  
MANY LAUGHS FOR MANY DAYS

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Garden City, NY 1925.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear and tear at edges, fraying at spine; Another Year's Supply (365) of His Favorite Stories

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Cobb, Irvin S.  
LAUGH A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY His Favorite Stories
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Publisher: Garden City Publishing Garden City, NY 1923.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ price clipped; 246 pages

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23.
Cooley, Billy Joe  
AWAY DOWN SOUTH Front Porch Stories by a Master Storyteller
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Publisher: Private Printing Huntsville, AL 2000.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; signed by author; 103 pages; Signed by Author

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24.
Cosby, Bill  
TIME FLIES
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Publisher: Doubleday New York NY 1987.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 176 pages

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25.
Cosby, Bill  
TIME FLIES

Publisher: Doubleday New York NY 1987.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

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Cosby, Bill  
TIME FLIES

Publisher: Doubleday New York NY 1987.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 176 pages

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27.
Cosby, Bill  
TIME FLIES

Publisher: Doubleday New York NY 1987.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 176 pages

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28.
Cummings, Parke Illustrator: Illustrated by Eric Gurney Cartoons  
FLY IN THE MARTINI

Publisher: Hill and Wang New York NY 1961.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ price clipped

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29.
Cuppy, Will.  
The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody.

Publisher: NY: Henry Holt, 1950..
Early reprint. Illustrations by William Steig. VG in dj(1/2" deep chip top spine corner, small chip foreedge corner, other minor chips, 2" closed tear top front panel). Hard Cover

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30.
Damon, Bertha (Clark)  
A Sense of Humus, Illustrated by Claire Leighton

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1943..
6 p.l., 250 p., 1 l. 22 cm. Six woodcuts byClaire Leighton. 22 humourous essays. Stiock# 39,573. Good/ no dj.

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31.
Edson, C. L.  
The Gentle Art of Columning. A Treatise on Comic Journalism. With Introductory Essays by Don Marquis, Christopher Morley, Franklin P. Adams and George Horace Lorimer

Publisher: NY, Brentano's, 1920..
177 p., illus.; white cardboard covers stamped in green; covers a bit soiled, spine darkened, ends chipped; good+. Contents include The Punning Paragraph, The Epigram, The Humorous Editorial, The Comic News Story, Comic Verse, The Sunday Feature, The Column, Contribs, How Hunches Come. Stock# 100275. American literary journalism; humor.

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32.
Frost, David and Antony Jay  
TO ENGLAND WITH LOVE

Publisher: Hodder & Soughton London 1967.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; 192 pages

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33.
Fulghum, Robert  
ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN Uncommon Thoughts onCommon Things
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Publisher: Villard Books New York 1988.
Seventh Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 196 pages

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34.
Garner, James Finn  
APOCALYPSE WOW A Memoir for the End of Time
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York 1997.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; The best-selling author of Politically Correct Bedtime Stories shares his trenchant observations on the New Age world, UFO conspiracies, the Internet, the apocalypse, commercialism, harmonic convergences, numerology, and other intriguing topics. ; B&W Illustrations; 174 pages

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35.
Garner, James Finn  
APOCALYPSE WOW A Memoir for the End of Time

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York 1997.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; The best-selling author of Politically Correct Bedtime Stories shares his trenchant observations on the New Age world, UFO conspiracies, the Internet, the apocalypse, commercialism, harmonic convergences, numerology, and other intriguing topics. ; B&W Illustrations; 174 pages

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36.
Gogarty, Oliver St. John w/jacket design & illustration by Edward Gorey  
Start from Somewhere Else: An Exposition of Wit and Humor Polite and Perilous

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1955 1st ed..
189pp. hardback 8vo: Very Good in a Good dj [some light shelf rubbing; else VG; dj = some small tears & loss @ spine ends & top edge of front cover; else G] A book of essays about exactly what is funny with a nice Edward Gorey jacket and back cover portrait of the author by Augustus John. Gogarty (1878-1957), a Dublin-born surgeon, was associated with Yeats, Joyce and Moore and was the model for Joyce's character Buck Mulligan in "Ulysses." Gogarty served from 1922-36 as a senator in the first parliament of the fledgling Irish Free State.

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Gogerty, Oliver St. John  
START FROM SOMEWHERE ELSE An Exposition of Wit and Humor Polite andPerilous

Publisher: Doubleday Garden City, NY 1955.
Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Exlibrary with markings. Spine has black tape with title written in white. ; Ex-Lib; 189 pages

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38.
Golden, Harry  
ENJOY, ENJOY!
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Publisher: The World Publishing Company, NY, 1960.
Fine in Very Good dust jacket. First Edition Thus. 1. Hard Cover Second Printing (stated). Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, embossed black decoration on spine and cover, fore-edge deckle. 8vo. 315 pp. This is a bright, clean copy; tight and square; with no ownership marks. The unclipped dust jacket has a small closed tear on the front panel, the head and heel of the spine are moderately chipped and the spine is sunned. FINE/GOOD. This is a collection of humorous essays on everyday topics by the author of "Only in America" and "For 2c Plain". 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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39.
Golden, Harry, b. 1902  
Only in America. Foreword by Carl Sandburg

Publisher: Permabooks, NY [August 1959].
309 p.; paper; worn; good. '…laughter, warmth, wit, wisdom, and the indescribable personality of Harry Golden on every wonderful page.' Contents include Death and the Call Girl; We Toast the Journey— for Two Cents Plain; Does It Sell Flour?; The Vertical Negro; Galli-Curci and Bubble Gum; Tammany, Tammany; Merry Christmas, Billy Graham; The Frozen Rabbi; Complaints and Free Advice, or Twenty-Six Notes in Closing. Stock# 100285. American journalism, literature.

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40.
Grizzard, Lewis  
IF I EVER GET TO GEORGIA, I'M GONNA NAIL MY FEET TO THE GROUND

Publisher: Villard Books New York NY 1990.
Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 308 pages

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Grizzard, Lewis  
MY DADDY WAS A PISTOL AND I'M A SON OF A GUN

Publisher: Villard Books New York NY 1986.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; The Southern humorist traces his past and analyzes his bittersweet, complex relationship with his father, a World War II hero who became a roaming alcoholic during the author's childhood ; 245 pages

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42.
Grizzard, Lewis  
GETTIN IT ON A Down-Home Treasury

Publisher: Galahad Books New York NY 1989.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Includes Kathy Sue Loudermilk I Love You, Won't You Come Home Billy Bob Bailey, and Don't Sit Under the Grits Tree with Anyone Else but Me ; 466 pages

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Grizzard, Lewis  
IT WASN'T ALWAYS EASY BUT I SURE HAD FUN The Best of Lewis Grizzard

Publisher: Villard Books New York NY 1994.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 311 pages

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Grizzard, Lewis  
MY DADDY WAS A PISTOL AND I'M A SON OF A GUN

Publisher: Dell New York NY 1988.
First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. Crease in spine. ; Mass Market PB; 285 pages

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45.
Grizzard, Lewis.  
Chili Dawgs Always Bark at Night.

Publisher: New York: Villard, 1989..
ISBN: 0394578074 1st edition, 1st printing. 250 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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Heimel, Cynthia  
GET YOUR TONGUE OUT OF MY MOUTH, I'M KISSING YOU GOOD-BYE
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Publisher: Fawcett Columbine New York 1994.
First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges, ; A collection of humorous, insightful essays by the author of Sex Tips for Girls tackles such timely topics as feminism, family values, sex, sexual harassment, the men's movement, the L.A. riots, and more.; Trade PB; 179 pages

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Heimel, Cynthia  
IF YOU CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT ME, WHY AREN'T YOU DEAD YET?
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Publisher: Harpercollins New York 1995.
Seventh Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges, ; Essays offer a satiric look at fashion, television, celebrities, friendship, baseball, names, men, self-help books, fantasies, infidelity, and the sixties.; Trade PB; 221 pages

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48.
Heimel, Cynthia  
BUT ENOUGH ABOUT YOU Avoiding Fabulousness
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York 1986.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; Discusses 'Getting Stylish'--what to expect from a man who turns up the sleeves of a sports jacket--and 'Lovers as Accessories'--matching her hair color with his slacks. ; 190 pages

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49.
Herbert, A. P.  
UNCOMMON LAW

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. Garden City, NY 1936.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 298 pages

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50.
Howse, Christopher, ed. w/foreword by Wallace Arnold  
The Wit of The Spectator

Publisher: London: Century, 1989 1st ed..
210pp. illus. hardback sm 4to: near Fine in a Fine dj [small rem. stamp on half-title p.; touch of age browning of edges and endpp; else nrF] An anthology of humorous prose lifted from the pages of “The Spectator.” Writers range from Peter Ackroyd to A. N. Wilson with Jeffrey Bernard and Taki in between.

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51.
Hudson, Virginia Cary w/illus. by Karla Kuskin  
O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

Publisher: New York: Macmillan Books, 1962 reprint..
50pp. illus. pictorial hardback sm 8vo: Good+ in a worn but not tattered dj. Virginia Cary Hudson (1894-1954) was a 10-year old girl when she wrote these perhaps not intentionally humorous essays at her Episcopal boarding school, Margaret Hall, in Versailles, Kentucky, in 1904.

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52.
Jennings, Paul Illustrator: Illustrated by Haro Hodson  
MODEL ODDLIES
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Publisher: Max Reinhardt London 1956.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 155 pages

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53.
Kington, Miles  
Welcome to Kington

Publisher: London: Penguin, 1990 1st ed. thus..
179pp. paperback: Very Good [text is lightly age browned; small tear @ spine head; else VG] ] "Includes all the pieces you cut out from the Independent and lost." English humorist Kington (1941-2008) wrote the Independent’s “Moreover” column for many years.

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54.
Kington, Miles  
Moreover, Too

Publisher: Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin, 1985 1st ed..
206pp. paperback: Very Good+ [text is age browned in the usual Penguin manner; else VG+] A collection from the British humorist Kington’s (1941-2008) “Moreover . . .” column that started in The Times of London in 1981 and carried on in the Independent until 2008.

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55.
Kircher, Ralf Illustrator: Illustrated by Gluyas Williams  
WRAP IT AS A GIFT

Publisher: Rinehart & Company New York 1947.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 214 pages

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56.
Kishon, Ephraim  
Blow Softly in Jericho. Translated from the Hebrew by Yohanan Goldman

Publisher: New York, Atheneum, 1970.
ix, 237 p. 21 cm. Forty-five essays selected from his regular newspaper column. The humorist was born and educated in Hungary and moved to Israel in 1949. Stock# 35,311. Vg/ dj vg.

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57.
Kornheiser, Tony.  
Pumping Irony: Working Out the Angst of a Lifetime.

Publisher: New York: Random House Inc, 1995..
ISBN: 9780812924749 1st edition, 1st printing. 299 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh, unread copy. Hardcover

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58.
Lardner, Ring (Ringgold Wilmer), 1885-1933  
What Of It? by Ring W. Lardner
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Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.
x, 276 p.; 19.5 cm. This, the third printing of the first edition, includes two affectional stories: The Young Immigrants (pp. 221-256) and Symptoms of Being 35. Good+ / no dust jacket. Stock#47490.

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59.
Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933  
The Love Nest and Other Stories. With an Introduction by Sarah E. Spooldripper
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Publisher: NY Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926.
4 leaves, v-xvi p., 2 leaves, 3-232 p., 1 leaf; 19.5 cm. The Introduction by Sarah E. Spooldripper was ghost-written by someone else, perhaps a prominent literary figure, not the Spooldripper of Yale as is sometimes claimed, but one with close familiarity with Lardner domestic arrangements. Good; no dust jacket. Stock#47491.

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60.
Leacock, Stephen  
TOO MUCH COLLEGE OR EDUCATION EATING UP LIFE With Kindred Essays inEducation and Humour
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Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co New York 1940.
Seventh Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 255 pages

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61.
Leacock, Stephen  
GARDEN OF FOLLY
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Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co New York 1924.
Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name; 282 pages

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62.
Lee, Michael, 1946-  
In an Elevator with Brigitte Bardot and Other Appreciations by Michael Lee
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Publisher: La Grande, OR: Wordcraft of Oregon, ©2007.
231 p.; 21.5 cm. "In this collection of 60 humorous personal essays, Michael Lee focuses on a seasonal round of life in Cape Cod. Many of these essays first appeared in 'The Cape Cod Voice'. "Mike Lee writes with honesty, penetration, wit and the ability to surprise the reader..." -- Norman Mailer. ISBN(10) 1877655503. Stock#46668. Vg / soft cover.

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63.
Levenson, Sam  
IN ONE ERA AND OUT THE OTHER
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Publisher: Pocket New York NY 1974.
Second Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; 191 pages

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64.
Levenson, Sam  
IN ONE ERA AND OUT THE OTHER
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York NY 1973.
Forty-Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; SIGNED by author; 190 pages; Signed by Author

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65.
Levenson, Sam  
IN ONE ERA AND OUT THE OTHER

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York NY 1973.
Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Exlibrary with markings. ; Ex-Lib; 190 pages

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66.
Levenson, Sam  
IN ONE ERA AND OUT THE OTHER

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York NY 1973.
Third Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; 190 pages

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67.
Madden, John  
ONE SIZE DOESN'T FIT ALL AND OTHER THOUGHTS FROM THE ROAD

Publisher: Villard Books New York 1988.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 227 pages

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68.
Martin, Steve  
Pure Drivel

Publisher: New York: Hyperion, 1998 1st ed..
104pp. hardback 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj [long ink inscription on ffep; few pages have a crease in top corner; else nrF] Humorous pieces by the comedian and actor Martin (b. 1945), most published in The New Yorker magazine.

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69.
McManus, Patrick  
HOW I GOT THIS WAY
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Publisher: Henry Holt New York 1994.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; 222 pages

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70.
McManus, Patrick  
REAL PONIES DON'T GO OINK
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Publisher: Henry Holt New York 1991.
Sixth Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; The popular humorist, columnist for Outdoor Life, and author of The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw, presents his own brand of humor in a collection of stories. ; 198 pages

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71.
Milne, A. A.  
The Pocket Milne

Publisher: New York: Dutton, 1941 1st ed..
215pp. red cloth sm 8vo: Good+/no dj. A Milne anthology chosen from four volumes of "Punch" articles.

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72.
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957  
Christopher Morley's Briefcase

Publisher: Philadelphia,Lippincott, 1936..
64 p.20 cm. This appears to be a bunch of snippets and fragments of things that Morley wrote, or started to write, and never got very far. Signed on the fly leaf. Stock #28,056. Vg, linen cloth soiled, spotted/ no dj. FiFi.

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73.
Muir, Frank & Simon Brett  
Frank Muir Goes Into

Publisher: London: W. H. Allen, 1979 1st ed. thus..
144pp. illus. paperback: Very Good [sepia ghost from old price sticker on title p.; also, curiously, someone has cut the neatest of tiny notches, most symmetrical, in the top edge of the book (in the manner of a record or CD “cutout”); text is untroubled] Englishman Frank Muir (1920-98) was a comedy writer, broadcaster and longtime member of the panel of the BBC’s wordplay program, “My Word.”

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74.
Nye, Bill  
BEST OF BILL NYES HUMOR Selections from the Nineteenth-Century AmericanHumorist
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Publisher: College and University Press New Haven 1972.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; Edited for the modern reader by Louis Hasley. ; Masterworks of Literature; 249 pages

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75.
Parker, James Reid, 1909-1984  
The Pleasure Was Mine

Publisher: NY, Current Books, A.A. Wyn, 1946.
x, 214 p.; 21 cm. Twenty-six pieces that, according to the blurb on the dj, first appeared in the New Yorker. Stock# 32,048. Vg/ dj vg.

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