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Category: All Categories: Humor: Signed Humor
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1.
Barry, Lynda  
Girls and Boys (signed)

Publisher: Seattle: The Real Comet Press, 1984 3rd ptg..
SIGNED on title p. by author. 96pp. illus. paperback oblong 8vo: Fine. A nice bold signature by the decidedly non-mainstream American cartoonist Lynda Barry (b. 1956).

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 9378.
    
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2.
Blount, Roy Jr.  
Be Sweet (inscribed)

Publisher: New York: Knopf, 1998 1st ed..
INSCRIBED on title p. by author. 289pp. hardback sm 4to: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. The quondam Georgia humorist's 13th book, "a wild tell-all, a raucous, unflinching memoir as funny as anything he's ever written, " according to The New York Times. The Boston Globe reviewer said: "If Sophocles had married Dorothy Parker, I'm not certain what their child might have looked like, but he should have sounded something like Roy Blount, Jr."

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3.
Blount, Roy Jr.  
Be Sweet (inscribed)

Publisher: New York: Knopf, 1998 1st ed..
INSCRIBED on title p. by author. 289pp. hardback sm 4to: Very Good/no dj [residential institution reading library stamp ffep; top corners are lightly bumped; else VG] The quondam Georgia humorist's 13th book, "a wild tell-all, a raucous, unflinching memoir as funny as anything he's ever written, " according to The New York Times. The Boston Globe reviewer said: "If Sophocles had married Dorothy Parker, I'm not certain what their child might have looked like, but he should have sounded something like Roy Blount, Jr."

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4.
Buchwald, Art  
Lighten Up, George (inscribed)

Publisher: New York: Putnam's, 1991 1st ed..
INSCRIBED by author on half-title p. 345pp. hardback tall 8vo: Very Good in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [top & fore edges are age spotted & darkened; else VG] Satirical humor from the first Bush administration by the Pulitzer Prize winning Washington Post humorist Buchwald (1925-2007).

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5.
Buchwald, Art w/illus. by Laszlo Matulay  
Son of the Great Society (signed)

Publisher: New York: Putnam's, 1966 3rd ptg..
SIGNED boldly on ffep by author. 242pp. illus. orange pictorial cloth 8vo: near Fine in a Good+ dj. Satirical humor from the Johnson administration years by the Pulitzer Prize winning Washington Post humorist Buchwald (1925-2007).

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6.
Carlin, George.  
When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? [Signed].

Publisher: New York: Hyperion, 2004 ..
First Edition ISBN: 1401301347 Octavo, about 8.25 inches tall, in salmon cloth spine on dull yellow paper covered boards. 295 pages. SIGNED BY GEORGE CARLIN ON THE TITLE PAGE. Clean, bright, sound and unworn but for a tiny bump to the lower front edge. The jacket is crisp and unworn. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 82.28 CAD 79.27 EUR 58.30 GBP 41.80 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 764.71 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18351.
    
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7.
Cohen, Hennig & William B. Dillingham, eds.  
Humor of the Old Southwest (inscribed)

Publisher: Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press, 1975 2nd ed..
INSCRIBED on half-title p: "For ///, Best wishes, Bill" [by William B. Dillingham] 427pp. paperback 8vo: near Very Good [faint old dampstain outline on back cover; text is untroubled; else nrVG] The "old Southwest" was the southern frontier in the early 19th century, not Arizona, New Mexico, etc. Included are representative selections from more than 20 authors ranging from Parson Mason Weems to Davey Crockett to Augustus Baldwin Longstreet to Mark Twain.

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8.
DeBartolo, Dick  
Good Days and MAD: A Hysterical Tour Behind the Scenes at MAD Magazine (inscribed)

Publisher: New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2005 1st ed. thus..
INSCRIBED boldly inside front cover by author. 305pp. illus. paperback sq 8vo: Fine [a light back cover corner crease; else a crisp copy] A quirky history of the first 30 years of MAD Magazine and the long serving MAD writer DeBartolo's (b. 1945) memoir of his friendship with publisher William Gaines (1922-92).

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9.
Dedera, Don and edited by Sanford Jr., Thomas K. , Illustrated by: Egerton, Kearney  
A Mile in His Moccasins

Publisher: McGrew Printing & Lithographing Co., Publisher Phoenix, AZ 1960.
ix, 342 pp, light yel cloth covered boards w/black lettering, SIGNED by author on the ffep, dj black-gilt w/black-and-white illustrated front panel and black-and-white photo of the author on the rear panel. Collection of oddities and oddballs from the author's favorite columns. Some of the people are Boyce Gulley, who built a castle with his bare hands, George Curtis who sat on Doc Holliday's death bed, Bob Peach the worlds worst weather prophet, Minnie McFarland lady game ranger, Charlie Penn who owns a whole town, Si Davis who was struck by lightning twice, Lillian Riggs a blind widow who ramrods ten square miles of range and many more characters. Signed by Author First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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10.
Grizzard, Lewis  
Won't You Come Home, Billy Bob Bailey? (inscribed)

Publisher: Atlanta: Peachtree, 1980..
INSCRIBED on title p. by author. 231pp. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. “An assortment of home-cooked journalism for people who wonder why clean underwear doesn’t grow on trees.” The second book of collected columns by the longtime Atlanta newspaper columnist Grizzard (1946-94).

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 17319.
    
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11.
Hood, Ralph  
TRUTH AND OTHER LIES Life from a Different Angle
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Publisher: Private Printing Huntsville, AL 1997.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Signed by author. A collection of Ralph's best writings from his award-winning newspaper column in the Madison County Record.; 247 pages; Signed by Author

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Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 76870.
    
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12.
Lehman, John  
A Group of Animals Who Waited for a Fable to Happen (signed)

Publisher: Bainbridge, PA: The Katydid Press (printed by John Lehman), 1961 (limited edition: one of 75 copies).
SIGNED by John Lehman. hardback sq. 12mo: Fine in Fine dj [paper is "wrapper used for packaging newsprint."]

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 538.
    
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13.
Luckovich, Mike  
Four More Wars!!! (inscribed)

Publisher: Toronto: ECW Press, 2006..
INSCRIBED briefly on title p. by author with an original small drawing of a truculent looking George W. Bush. 240pp. illus. paperback oblong 8vo: Fine. Sizzling editorial cartoons by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Mike Luckovich (b. 1960). Cover praise from President Jimmy Carter.

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14.
Marlette, Doug  
It's a Dirty Job but somebody has to do it! (inscribed)

Publisher: Charlotte: Willnotdee Press, 1984 1st ed..
INSCRIBED on ffep by cartoonist. 172pp. illus. paperback oblong tall 8vo: near Fine [bump @ top back cover corner; slight age darkening to white portion of back cover; else nrF] Political cartoons by then Charlotte Observer editorial cartoonist Marlette (1949-2007), who would later win a Pulitzer Prize for his work at the Atlanta Constitution.

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15.
Mead, Shepherd w/illus. by Anton  
How to Live Like a Lord Without Really Trying (signed)

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964 1st ed..
SIGNED boldly by author on ffep. 253pp. illus. yellow pictorial cloth 8vo: Very Good in an age spotted & darkened dj in Brodart poly cover [some browning of endpp; else VG] Subtitled: "A Confidential Manual Prepared as Part of a Survival Kit for Americans Living in Britain, Showing How to Get Rich in England, How to Rise Quickly and Easily to the Top of British Society, Examining the Blessings, Foibles, and Weaknesses of British Life, Providing the Reader with His Just Share of Wealth, Warmth, Wisdom, and Lasting Happiness, and Containing the Thrilling Human Story of a Brave Family's Battle Against the Elements." Edward Shepherd Mead (1914-94) was most famous for his 1952 book "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," made into a 1967 movie.

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16.
Porch, Ludlow  
Weirdos, Winos & Defrocked Priests (inscribed)

Publisher: Atlanta: Peachtree, 1986 1st ed..
INSCRIBED boldly on ffep by author. 180pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Good+ dj in Brodart poly cover [dj = chipped @ extremities; else G+] Georgia humor by the writer and radio broadcaster Bobby Crawford Hanson (1934-2011).

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17.
Porch, Ludlow w/appendix by J. Tom Cooper, M.D.  
There's Nothing Neat About Seeing Your Feet: The life & times of a fat American (signed)

Publisher: Atlanta: Peachtree, 1984 1st ed..
SIGNED boldly on ffep by author. 157pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a near Very Good dj in Brodart poly cover. Georgia humor by the writer and radio broadcaster Bobby Crawford Hanson (1934-2011).

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18.
Queenan, Joe  
My Goodness: A Cynic's Short-lived Search for Sainthood
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Publisher: Hyperion, 2000 New York.
ISBN: 0786884665 Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback Signed by Author(s) 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall SIGNED by author on title page! "In the luminous, uplifting My Goodness, Joe Queenan recounts his courageous attempt to escape from a lifetime of pathological meanness to metamorphose into a radiantly swell human being. With chapters such as 'A Short History of Goodness from Jesus Christ to Sting, ' Queenan explains how his vile personality gradually underwent a seismic shift. He purged his house of all animal-unfriendly products and stocked up on Body Shop unguents. He switched to a socially conscious long-distance telephone company. He donated vast amounts of money to charities he had previously ridiculed, always paying with checks made of recycled soy. He even began to dress like Ben and Jerry. As Queenan describes his gallant effort to save the whales, the rain forest, and the Dalai Lama, readers will find themselves swept along by the epic scope of his undertaking. Queenan's spiritual odyssey on the high sees of virtue is a hilarious, heartwarming tale of a very bad man's attempt to become very good. As he freely confesses, if there was more money in it, everybody would be nice. Probably." 208 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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19.
Shulman, Neil  
Finally I'm a Doctor (signed)

Publisher: Decatur, GA: Rx Humor, 1993 1st ed. thus..
SIGNED half-title p. by author. 258pp. paperback: near Fine. Dr. Neil Shulman was the “real ‘Doc Hollywood.’”

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20.
Steed, Robert L. w/ illus. by Jack Davis  
Money, Power and Sex (A Self-Help Guide for All Ages) (signed)

Publisher: Macon, GA: Mercer Univ. Press, 1985 1st ed..
SIGNED on title p. by author. 139pp. illus. mustard cloth tall 8vo: Fine in a Very Good+ dj [bit of light age foxing to top edge; else a nice clean & crisp copy; dj = scuffed patch near spine tail; else VG+ ] Humorous essays by an Atlanta lawyer with great Jack Davis illustrations.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 18327.
    
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21.
Steed, Robert L. w/illus. by Jack Davis  
Lucid Intervals (inscribed)

Publisher: Macon, GA: Mercer Univ. Press, 1983 1st ed..
INSCRIBED ffep by author. 141pp. beige cloth tall 8vo: Very Good in a Very Good dj [some age darkening; else VG; dj = p-c; some small nicks & rubs @ spine ends & corners; else VG] Humorous essays by an Atlanta lawyer with great Jack Davis illustrations and dust jacket art.

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22.
Steed, Robert L. w/illus. by Jack Davis  
The Sass Menagerie (inscribed)

Publisher: Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 1988 1st ed..
INSCRIBED ffep by author. 164pp. illus. red cloth tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj. Humorous essays by an Atlanta lawyer with great Jack Davis illustrations and dust jacket art.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 17095.
    
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23.
Steed, Robert L. w/illus. by Jack Davis  
Mail Fraud: The Laughable Letters of Robert L. Steed (inscribed)

Publisher: Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 1991 1st ed..
INSCRIBED ffep by author. 222pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj. Humorous essays by an Atlanta lawyer with great Jack Davis illustrations and dust jacket art.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 17096.
    
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24.
White, Bailey  
Mama Makes Up Her Mind and Other Dangers of Southern Living (signed)

Publisher: Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1993 reprint..
SIGNED on ffep by author. 230pp. hardback 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj [ink name on pastedown; bit of age foxing top edge; else F] Jacket praise from Anne Rivers Siddons, Jill McCorkle, Daniel Pinkwater, Anton Myrer, et al.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 19099.
    
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