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Category: All Categories: Humor: Family Life Humor
17 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Ade, George., Illustrator: John T. McCutcheon and Others  
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
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Publisher: NY: R.H. Russell (1903).
Stated: First Impression, April, 1903. Humorous essays "made up of plain observations concerning people who live just around the corner." First edition with R.H. Russell Near spine foot, blue cloth with darker blue titles and floral design on front cover and spine. 224p: sketches; 17cm. 355g. Overall Very Good (spine darkened, light wear to spine ends and tips; interior clean, bright and tight, small lower edge tear page 15). No dustjacket. Decorated cloth hardcover. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

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2.
Baker, Stephen., Illustrator: Jackie Geyer (illustrations).  
HOW TO LIVE WITH A NEUROTIC CAT.
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Publisher: NY: Warner/Bernard Geis (1985)..
ISBN: 0446386405 Understand your cat and regain control of your life! 128p: black/white drawings; 20cm. 166g. Very Good Plus (clean, bright, tight and uncreased; minor edgewear, lightly darkened). Softcover. Book condition: Very Good Plus.

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3.
Dallavaux, John; John Dirks, Illustrator  
How to Raise a Brat
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Publisher: Tuttle Publishing Co., Rutland, VT, 1946.
VG cloth hardback, no DJ. Decorative cover with bent spine edges, bumped corners, some scuffs and smudges. Binding tight. Author signed of FFP, owner's name inked inside cover. Otherwise end papers and pp are VG+, clean and bright. 12mo, 63 pp with b/w illustrations.

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4.
Ertz, Susan.  
MADAME CLAIRE.
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Publisher: Toronto: Longmans, Green & Co. (1923), 24th printing..
Lady Gregory (Madame Claire to her grandchildren) retires to the Kensington Park Hotel but that doesn't stop her from managing the affairs of her family, always with love and good humour. 342p: 19cm. 425g. Book: Near Very Good (clean and sound, used but not abused, spine faintly faded, light edgewear, pages lightly tanned). No dustjacket. Green cloth hardcover. Book condition: Near Very Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 12.66 CAD 12.42 EUR 8.81 GBP 6.45 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: C1123.
    
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5.
Holley, Marietta .  
Josiah Allen's Wife as A P.A. & P.I.

Samantha At the Centennial designed as a Bright and Shining Light to pierce the fogs of error and injustice that surround society and Josiah and to bring more clearly to view the Path that leads strai ght on to Virtue and Happiness. Published by American Publ., 1878, 580 pages. Illustrated by Williams, bright green covers with gilt lettering, slight wear. Americana. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 53.16 CAD 52.17 EUR 37.00 GBP 27.10 JPY 4,200.00 MXN 525.00 ZAR 466.67 

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6.
Holley, Marietta .  
Around The World with Josiah Allen's Wife.

Publisher: Published by G. W. Dillingham, CR 1899,.
CR 1899 - 1900, 1905, issued Sept. 1905, 471 pages with 4 pages of ads. Light blue illustrated cover with Samantha and Josiah on top of globe, slight wear. Illustrated by H. M. Pettit. Americana. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 37.97 CAD 37.27 EUR 26.43 GBP 19.35 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 333.33 

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7.
Holley, Marietta.  
Sweet Cicely or Josiah Allen As A Politician.

Publisher: Published by Funk & Wagnells,.
CR 1885, this printed in 1895, 881 pages. Illustrated front cover, illustrated, slightly loose. Overall good. Americana, humor, fiction. HARD COVER

Appr.: | AUD 15.19 CAD 14.91 EUR 10.57 GBP 7.74 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 133.33 

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8.
Holley, Marietta.  
Samantha in Europe.

By Josiah Allen's wife. Published by Funk & Wagnells, 1896, CR 1896, 714 pages with 1 page ad. Green covers with gilt lettering, illustrated in silver, green and black with an ocean liner, Leaning Tow er of Pisa, Arch de Triumpe, and soldiers. Spine illustrated also. Slight soil and scuffing. Frontis and front endpapers are loose. Illustrated by C. DeGrimm. Americana. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 69.62 CAD 68.32 EUR 48.46 GBP 35.48 JPY 5,500.00 MXN 687.50 ZAR 611.11 

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9.
Holley, Marietta. (Josiah Allen's Wife).  
Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition.

Publisher: Pubished by G. W. Dillingham.
CR 1904, issued November 1904, 312 pages. Green covers with white lettering and illustration of Samantha on front cover. Slight wear to covers and inside hinges, back and front. Illustrated by C. Grunwald. Ame ricana. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 27.85 CAD 27.33 EUR 19.38 GBP 14.19 JPY 2,200.00 MXN 275.00 ZAR 244.44 

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10.
Holley, Marietta. (Josiah Allen's Wife).  
Samantha at Coney Island and a Thousand Other Islands.

Published by Plimpton Press, Christian Herald, Ny, CR 1911, 349 pages. Black and white illustrations. Tan covers illustrated with black lettering and blue colors, slight soil, bumped. Americana, humor . Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 37.97 CAD 37.27 EUR 26.43 GBP 19.35 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 333.33 

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11.
Keillor, Garrison  
Lake Wobegon Days

Publisher: N.Y., Viking, 1985.
N.Y., Viking, 1985. x, 337 p. 12th printing. Stories from the. Lake Wobegon portion of The Prairie Home Companion. Not book club. Stock #26634. Vg/vg. humor

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12.
Linkletter, Art, 1912-  
A Child's Garden of Misinformation, Loving Harvested by Art Linkletter Illustrated by Charles Saxon

Publisher: [New York] B. Geis Associates; distributed by Random House [1965].
xi, 179 p. illus. 22 cm. Art Linkletter was able to make children comfortable in TV interviews. From what they said to him and writings he hs gathered, he published a book a year for a period. "When you mix water and air you get humility" and such. PA. Stock# 37,025.Vg, book club/ dj vg. Children

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13.
Menchin, Robert S.  
The Last Caprice A Book of Wills, odd and curious of the famous and infamous With a Foreword by Morris L. Ernst

Publisher: N.Y. Simon and Schuster, 1963.
117 p. Illustrated with cartoons by Peter Arno, Robert Taylor, Richter, Hank Ketcham, and others. Stock #26362. Vg/ vg. Wills

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14.
O'Connell, Dorothy.  
COCK-EYED OPTIMISTS: More Stories of Chiclet Gomez and Her Friends.
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Publisher: Ottawa: Deneau & Greenberg (1980)..
ISBN: 0888790252 "Chiclet and her zany friends are back again with more stories about life 'on the other side of the tracks'." 191 pages; 21cm. 389g. Book: Very Good (light wear to spine ends and tips, short pull to spine foot, interior clean and sound). Dustjacket: Good (shelfwear, three previously taped tears). Dark red hardcover. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Good.

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Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 2071.
    
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15.
Skinner, Cornelia Otis, 1901-1979 & Emily Kimbrough, 1899-1989  
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay. Drawings by AlajŠlov
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Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead, 1942.
4 p., l., 247 p., illus.; 21 cm. A hilarious description of their European tour after college. Stock#47082. Vg / no dj.

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16.
Waugh, Auberon.  
PATH OF DALLIANCE.
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Publisher: London: Chapman and Hall (1963)..
First Edition. "A comedy with tragic overtones" involving Jamey Sligger, his family, and the "sinister Creepy Crawley." 287p; 21cm. Book: Very Good Plus (clean, and sound, and unmarked; cloth edges slightly faded, spine rolled forward 1/4"). Dustjacket: Good (all edges darkened, light edgewear, light tidal marks on spine). Dark pink hardcover with gilt spine titles. Book condition: Very Good Plus. Jacket condition: Good.

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17.
Wing, Frank, Illustrated by: Wing, Frank  
The Fambly Album

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co. Chicago, IL 1917.
unpaginated, brown boards w/dark brown lettering & oval tipped-on illustration onthe front cover, dj light brown w/dark brown lettering w/oval cutout in middle of the front cover to display front cover illustration. Subtitle "Bigger Album from Upstairs". A young girl telling the new preacher about the various members of the neighborhood in dialect. It is a collection of drawings of various community members w/humourous commentaries on the accompaning pages. dj chipped along top and bottom edges, missing front 2" x 5" chip on upper front cover of the dj, chipped on dj spine. Good- Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 037131.
    
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