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Category: All Categories: Humor: Sports Humor
18 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Haan, Marina N. and Hammerstrom, Richard B., Illustrated by: Mymudes, Jerry  
Graffiti in the Southwest Conference

Publisher: Warner Books, Inc. New York, NY 1981.
146 pp, wht-blk SC wraps w/color pictorial front & back. Graffiti from the colleges in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas that was written on desks & walls of various campuses. First Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 11.43 CAD 11.55 EUR 7.93 GBP 6.35 JPY 1,063.00 MXN 132.88 ZAR 114.30 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 015608.
    
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2.
Heard, Robert, Illustrated by: Photos  
You Scored One More Point Than a Dead Man the Irresistible, Sardonic Humor of Abe Lemons

Publisher: Lemons-Heard Company Austin, TX 1978.
312 pp, burnt orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, SIGNED by the author on the ffep, dj cream with burnt orange-black lettering w/illustrated front, photo of author on the back panel. The book is about the sardonic humor of Abe Lemons, a basketball coach for Texas & Oklahoma City University. some of his comments : "You know what the key to sucess is? Rich Parents", "I'm gonna show 'em my GMA offense - General Milling Around. That's what we run", "I'll never get off the bench until we're ahead. But when we're ahead, I want to make sure the fans know who's running this team" and others. ffep endpaper corner clipped, round coffee cup stain on the front cover, prev owner wrote on recto of the frontispiece. Signed by Author Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 63.98 CAD 64.67 EUR 44.40 GBP 35.52 JPY 5,950.00 MXN 743.75 ZAR 639.78 

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3.
Heard, Robert, Illustrated by: Photos  
You Scored One More Point Than a Dead Man the Irresistible, Sardonic Humor of Abe Lemons

Publisher: Lemons-Heard Company Austin, TX 1978.
312 pp, burnt orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj cream with burnt orange-black lettering w/illustrated front, photo of author on the back panel. The book is about the sardonic humor of Abe Lemons, a basketball coach for Texas & Oklahoma City University. some of his comments : "You know what the key to sucess is? Rich Parents", "I'm gonna show 'em my GMA offense - General Milling Around. That's what we run", "I'll never get off the bench until we're ahead. But when we're ahead, I want to make sure the fans know who's running this team" and others. some soiling to the dj, prev owner wrote name & address on the ffep First Edition Good+ Hard Cover Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 54.39 CAD 54.98 EUR 37.75 GBP 30.20 JPY 5,058.00 MXN 632.25 ZAR 543.87 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 049338.
    
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4.
Heard, Robert, Illustrated by: Photos  
You Scored One More Point Than a Dead Man the Irresistible, Sardonic Humor of Abe Lemons

Publisher: Lemons-Heard Company Austin, TX 1978.
312 pp, burnt orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, SIGNED by the author on the ffep, dj cream with burnt orange-black lettering w/illustrated front, photo of author on the back panel. The book is about the sardonic humor of Abe Lemons, a basketball coach for Texas & Oklahoma City University. some of his comments : "You know what the key to sucess is? Rich Parents", "I'm gonna show 'em my GMA offense - General Milling Around. That's what we run", "I'll never get off the bench until we're ahead. But when we're ahead, I want to make sure the fans know who's running this team" and others. prev owner's name at top of the ffep, light soiling to the dj. Signed by Author Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 63.98 CAD 64.67 EUR 44.40 GBP 35.52 JPY 5,950.00 MXN 743.75 ZAR 639.78 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 040308.
    
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5.
Jenkins, Sally  
Men will be Boys: the modern woman explains football and other amusing male rituals

Publisher: New York: Doubleday, 1996 1st ed..
225pp. hardback 12mo: Fine in a Fine dj [gift inscription ffep; else F]

Appr.: | AUD 3.22 CAD 3.25 EUR 2.23 GBP 1.79 JPY 299.00 MXN 37.38 ZAR 32.15 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 7036.
    
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6.
Lariar, Lawrence editor  
TREASURY OF SPORTS CARTOONS
 Picture
Publisher: A. S. Barnes New York 1957.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; B&W Illustrations; Unpaginated pages

Appr.: | AUD 12.90 CAD 13.04 EUR 8.96 GBP 7.16 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 129.03 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 24801.
    
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7.
Macey, Kevin & Tony Benyon  
Howzat?

Publisher: Sevenoaks, UK: New English Library, 1985 1st ed..
120pp. illus. hardback 8vo in laminated pictorial boards: Very Good/no dj. A humorous examination of the game of cricket, illustrated with great Tony Benyon cartoons.

Appr.: | AUD 16.13 CAD 16.30 EUR 11.19 GBP 8.96 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 161.29 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 13356.
    
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8.
McManus, Patrick  
Never Sniff a Gift Fish
 Picture
Publisher: 1984.
Very Good- with no dust jacket; Spine is creased and a fair amount of color has worn off it. Rest of cover also contains some chipping and bottom corner is a bit dog-eared. There is a gift inscription on the first page. Image shows actual copy of book for sale, not a stock image. Holt, Rinehart and Winston Later Printing; Twenty-First Printing Paperback 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 217 pages; McManus's humorous treatment of outdoor sports life has supplied many families with read-aloud material, and kept many boys reading by flashlight in their beds at night. But their laughter gives them away, because they can't hide that. A perfect gift for those who love fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities.

Appr.: | AUD 2.14 CAD 2.16 EUR 1.49 GBP 1.19 JPY 199.00 MXN 24.88 ZAR 21.40 

Purchase direct from: Barb's People Builders Teaching Help. Item number: 5884.
    
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9.
McManus, Patrick  
Never Sniff a Gift Fish
 Picture
Publisher: 1984.
Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket; Front free end paper torn out. Otherwise very good with very good (but sunned spine) jacket. Image shows actual copy of book for sale, not a stock image. Holt, Rinehart and Winston First Edition; First Printing Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 217 pages; McManus's humorous treatment of outdoor sports life has supplied many families with read-aloud material, and kept many boys reading by flashlight in their beds at night. But their laughter gives them away, because they can't hide that. A perfect gift for those who love fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities.; ISBN: 0030638631

Appr.: | AUD 4.94 CAD 4.99 EUR 3.43 GBP 2.74 JPY 459.00 MXN 57.38 ZAR 49.35 

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10.
Morgan, Dan., Illustrator: Salo (illustrations).  
COMPLETE BASEBALL JOKE BOOK.

Publisher: NY: Stravon (1953)..
128p: drawings; 22cm. Good (shelfworn cover but still tight, light foxing, mostly prelims, text clean and sound). Green hardcover. Book condition: Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 19.78 CAD 20.00 EUR 13.73 GBP 10.99 JPY 1,840.00 MXN 230.00 ZAR 197.85 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 2096.
    
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11.
Sheehan, Larry, ed.  
Great Golf Humor From Golf Digest

Publisher: New York, Golf Digest , Simon and Schuster, [c. 1979].
192 p., illus., 23.5. 30 prose pieces and 70 cartoon. Authors include John Updike and P. G. Wodehouse. "The Invention of Arnold Palmer" by Dan Jenkins is good reporting and funny as well. Stock# 44,144. Vg/ dj vg.

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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12.
Smith, H. Allen Illustrator: Illustrated by Leo Hershfield  
RHUBARB

Publisher: Doubleday & Co. Garden City, NY 1946.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 301 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 14669.
    
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13.
Stanley, Dave editor  
TREASURY OF SPORTS HUMOR
 Picture
Publisher: Lantern Press New York NY 1946.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ price clipped. Light soiling at edges; Introduction by Ted Husing; 487 pages

Appr.: | AUD 12.90 CAD 13.04 EUR 8.96 GBP 7.16 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 129.03 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 66542.
    
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14.
Winkworth, Stephen., Illustrator: Tim Jaques.  
FAMOUS SPORTING FIASCOS.

Publisher: London/Sydney/Toronto: Bodley Head (1982)..
First Edition. ISBN: 0370304500 200p: drawings throughout; 22cm. Index. Book: Fine (clean, bright, and sound; minor bumping to spine ends). Dustjacket: Very Good (slight edgewear with one short tear and crease front top-edge). Green hardcover. Book condition: Fine. Jacket condition: Very Good.

Appr.: | AUD 9.89 CAD 10.00 EUR 6.87 GBP 5.49 JPY 920.00 MXN 115.00 ZAR 98.92 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 2055.
    
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15.
Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975.  
Golf Without Tears / by P.G. Wodehouse.

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran, 1924.
ix p., 2 ℓ., 15-330 p. 21 cm. A collection of ten stories of golf in English Society previously published in magazines. This is the first American issue. The title of the first story, "The Clicking of Cuthbert" was used for the entire book in Great Britain. Stock# 102,400. Good+spine darkened / no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 80.65 CAD 81.52 EUR 55.97 GBP 44.78 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 806.45 

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16.
Wodehouse, P. G. edited by D. R. Bensen  
Fore! The Best of Wodehouse on Golf

Publisher: New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1983 1st ed. thus..
259pp. paperback 8vo: Very Good+. A dozen humorous golf stories by the comic master and golfer Wodehouse (1881-1975).

Appr.: | AUD 3.22 CAD 3.25 EUR 2.23 GBP 1.79 JPY 299.00 MXN 37.38 ZAR 32.15 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 14887.
    
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17.
Ziegel, Vic & Lewis Grossberger  
The Non-Runner's Book

Publisher: New York: Collier Books, 1978 1st ed..
114pp. paperback 8vo: Very Good [couple of short slit tears @ spine ends; else VG] A then contemporary send-up of the running craze of the 1970s. Advice and reassurance for the millions of Americans who want to know “Is it all right if I don’t run?” Still, the joke’s on all those who grew to elephantine size in the ensuing three plus decades.

Appr.: | AUD 3.22 CAD 3.25 EUR 2.23 GBP 1.79 JPY 299.00 MXN 37.38 ZAR 32.15 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 4948.
    
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18.
Ziegel, Vic and Lewis Grossberger  
NON-RUNNER'S BOOK Advice and Reassurance for the Millions of Americans WhoWant to Know is it Al Right if I Don't Run?

Publisher: Collier Books New York 1978.
Third Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Creases in cover. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 114 pages

Appr.: | AUD 8.60 CAD 8.70 EUR 5.97 GBP 4.78 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.02 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 38974.
    
US$8.00
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