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Category: All Categories: Literature: General: Satire
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1.
Anderson, Jack  
Alice in Blunderland
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Alice in Blunderland by Jack Anderson with John Kidner, Acropolis, paperback, 1983, 183 pages, how to save billions of dollars without even trying, good condition

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2.
Aristophanes  
The Eleven Comedies Literally & Completely Translated from the Greek Tongue into English with Translator's Foreward, and Introduction to each Comedy & Elucidatory Notes
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Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corp., NY, 1941.
Good in Fair dust jacket. First Edition (?). Sixth Printing. Hardcover Publisher's full black, gilt design and lettering on spine, gilt design on cover, dark black endpapers, fore edge deckle, Black & Gold Edition. Hinge starting, cover sunned, head and heel of spine and corners bumped, page edges slightly soiled, endpapers are lightly spotted, in protective mylar cover. . Vol. 1/2/2014. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xxv) 882 pp

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3.
Beard, Henry & Christopher Cerf  
The Official Sexually Correct Dictionary and Dating Guide

Publisher: New York: Villard, 1995 1st ed..
233pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Fine.

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4.
Bierce, Ambrose  
The Devil's Dictionary

Publisher: NY: Dover (1958),.
ISBN: 0486204871 paper bound, later printing, 145pp. Very good. 170 grams.

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5.
Bryson, Dr. Kit, Selina Fitzherbert & Jean-Luc Legris w/illus. by Mark Reddy  
The Complete Naff Guide

Publisher: London: Arrow Books, 1983 reprint..
256pp. illus. paperback: Very Good+[text is age browned; else VG+] "Where not to go, how not to speak, who not to be--a definitive handbook for the socially aware" [in Margaret Thatcher's Britain].

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6.
Butler, Samuel  
WAY OF ALL FLESH

Publisher: De Luxe Editions Club Garden City, NY N.D..
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookplate. Previous owner's name. ; 429 pages

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7.
Butler, Samuel Illustrator: Illustrated by Andre Durenceau  
WAY OF ALL FLESH
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Publisher: Doubleday Garden City, NY 1944.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ flaps clipped. ; 429 pages

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8.
Butler, Samuel Illustrator: Illustrated by Andre Durenceau  
WAY OF ALL FLESH

Publisher: Doubleday Garden City, NY 1944.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; 429 pages

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9.
Butler, Samuel Illustrator: Illustrated by Andre Durenceau  
WAY OF ALL FLESH

Publisher: Doubleday Garden City, NY 1944.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Exlibrary with markings. ; Ex-Library; 429 pages

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10.
Butler, Samuel, Illustrated by: Johnson, Robert Ward  
The Way of All Flesh

Publisher: The Heritage Press New York, NY 1936.
588 pp, tan clothcovered boards w/brown illustration on front panel & spine w/brown lettering on the spine, white page edges w/brown speckled pattern, silver paper covered slipcase. A satirical novel attacking the insitiution of the family, especially relations between parents & children, & the religion of the Scribes & Pharisees in teh Anglican Church. slipcase several rubbed spots, slipcase No Jacket/Good+ Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good- Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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11.
Colbert, Stephen  
I Am America (And So Can You)

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing NY, 2007.
Very Good+, Paperback. ISBN: 9780446582186 Paperback. B&W & part-color illustrations. Humorous take on modern culture; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages

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12.
Cole, William (editor). , Illustrator: Bill Tidy, Hector Breeze, Ed Fisher, Bernard Handelsman, et al. (illustrators).  
PUNCH LINE: Presenting Today's Top Twenty-five Cartoon Artists from England's Famous Humour Magazine.
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Publisher: NY: Simon & Schuster (1969)..
Stated First Printing. Collection of over 200 cartoons from England's famous humorous weekly, selected for the American reader. 127p: black/white cartoons; 28cm. 601g. Book: Very Good Plus (clean, bright, and tight; top tips lightly bumped, inconspicuous marker line bottom edge, gift inscription free-front endpaper). Dustjacket: Very Good (slight edgewear with three short tears, edges and spine faded, price clipped). Yellow cloth hardcover. Book condition: Very Good Plus. Jacket condition: Very Good.

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13.
De Bartolo, Dick & Bob Clarke  
Madvertising or Up Madison Avenue

Publisher: New York: NAL/Signet Books, 1972 reprint..
192pp. illus. paperback: Good [ink name & old store stamp; else a complete & tight copy]

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14.
Dunne, F. P.  
MR. DOOLEY'S OPINIONS

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York NY 1906.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket

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15.
Dunne, F. P.  
MR. DOOLEY IN PEACE AND WAR
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Publisher: Small, Maynard & Company Boston, MA 1898.
Second Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Back cover has some water staining. Previous owner's name, ; 260 pages

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16.
Dunne, F. P. Illustrator: Illustrated by F. Opper  
MR. DOOLEY'S PHILOSOPHY

Publisher: R. H. Russell New York NY 1902.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Endpapers have slight soiling. ; 263 pages

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17.
Fleming, Berry  
COLONEL EFFINGHAM'S RAID
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Publisher: Duell, Sloan & Pearce New York 1943.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; ; 279 pages

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18.
Fleming, Berry  
COLONEL EFFINGHAM'S RAID

Publisher: Duell, Sloan & Pearce New York 1943.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; ; 279 pages

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19.
Fultz, Barbara Editor Illustrator: Illustrated by Political Cartoons  
NAKED EMPEROR An Anthology of International Political Satire

Publisher: Pegasus Books New York NY 1970.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

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20.
Garner, Philip.  
Utopia ...Or Bust! Products for the Perfect World.

Publisher: A Delilah Book / Putnam Pub. Group, NY [c1984]. "First printing 1984".
80 p., photos (some color), illus., 23 cm. "Is the modern world ready for Utopia? ...casting an exuberant vote in favor of 'dream living', is Philip Garner, whose 'Utopia' offers a zany array of products-- Public Think Tanks, a Glass Bottom Bus, the Statue of Puberty and more-- all guaranteed to improve the quality of life." Color pictorial paper covers spotted, front cover creased, remainder mark; good. Ships first class for $2. 36980.

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21.
Gorey, Edward & Neumeyer, Peter F., Illustrated by: Gorey, Edward  
Donald Has a Difficulty

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company New York, NY 1997.
unpaginated, black-and-white SC wraps w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back. Donald gets a splinter in the calf of his leg. When his mother removes the splinter with needle & tweezers, he has his mind on other things and so it does not cause him pain. But when she puts alcohol on the wound, he feels pain. Toledano #33b First Thus No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good+ Oblong 24mo - from 5" to 6"

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22.
Gorey, Edward, Illustrated by: Gorey, Edward  
The Broken Spoke

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company New York, NY 1976.
unpaginated, black-grey-wht wraparound color illustrated boards, dj black-grey-color illustrated wraparound, illustrated endpapers. Toledano A63c The book grew out of a commission from Sports Illustrated and sixteen of the cards first appeared there. First Trade Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine Oblong 32mo - over 4" - 5" Tall

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23.
Gorey, Edward, Illustrated by: Gorey, Edward  
The Secrets: Volume One The Other Statue

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY 1968.
unpaginated, black-wht wraparound illustrated boards w/wht spine w/black lettering, dj black-white illustrated wraparound w/wht spine w/black lettering. Toledano A29a first edition stated on the copyright page. The annual charity fete on the grounds of Backwater Hall in Mortshire and Lord Wherewithal is found crushed beneath a statue that had blown down from the parapet. slight soiling on rfep. First Trade Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Very Good+ 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall

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24.
Gorey, Edward, Illustrated by: Gorey, Edward  
The Glorious Nosebleed : Fifth Alphabet

Publisher: Dood, Mead & Company New York, NY 1974.
unpaginated, orange w/black lettering on spine & illustrated front & rear covers, dj orange w/illustrated front & back. Toledano A59c first trade edition. An exemplary alphabet for connoisseurs of syntax, semantics and subtleties. slight wear to corners of dj. First Trade Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall

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25.
Gorey, Edward, Illustrated by: Gorey, Edward  
The Epiplectic Bicycle

Publisher: Dood, Mead & Company New York, NY 1969.
unpaginated, green boards w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back, dj green w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back. Toledano A30a first edition w/correct price on front flap of the dj. An intrepid voyage of epic proportion with a hero unequaled in the annals of literature. slight soiling to dj First Trade Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine Oblong 24mo - from 5" to 6"

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26.
Graves, Charles  
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND IN FOUR VOLUMES 1857-1874 Volume II

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes New York N.D..
Thirteenth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Volume II only; B&W Illustrations; 349 pages

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27.
Guilpin, Everard, fl. 1598. Carroll, D. Allen (Daniel Allen), b. 1938, editor.  
Skialetheia or A Shadowe of Truth, in Certaine Epigrams and Satyres.

Publisher: Chapel Hill, UNC Press, [c1974].
246 p., index, 22 cm.; Edited by D. Allen Carroll. ''Skialethaeia', entered in the Stationers' Register on 15 September 1598 (STC 12504), and published anonymously, contains seventy epigrams and seven formal verse satires-- a 'Satyre Preludium' and six numbered satires, without descriptive titles. Modeled after Martial and Juvenal, the major classical influences on Elizabethan satire, its tone is that of vigorous and outraged pseeimism, its method that of direct rebuke, and its objects of attack now 'gulls and fooles' in general, now very real persons, former friends, poets, people in high places... It was among the first to sound that peculiarly negative, melancholic, and malicious note that we associate with the late nineties, with the verse satirists...' Stock# 33,255. Vg / dj clipped, minor soiling;

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28.
Hay, Ian Illustrator: Illustrated by Lewis Baumer  
SHALLOW END

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston, MA N.D..
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Merchantile Library Bookplate and stamps inside. ; Color Illustrations; 276 pages

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29.
Heller, Steven Editor Illustrator: Illustrated by Drawings and Cartoons  
MAN BITES MAN Two Decades of Satric Art

Publisher: A & W Publishers New York NY 1981.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is creased at top edge; Foreword by Tom Wolfe. Drawings and cartoons by 22 comic and satiric artists 1960 to 1980.

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30.
Hendra, Tony editor  
80'S A Look Back At the Tumultuous Decade 1980-1989
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Publisher: Workman Publishing New York 1979.
First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Illustrations; 264 pages

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31.
Hitchcock, Edward.  
A History of a Zoological Temperance Convention Held In Central Africa in 1847.

Publisher: Boston: Nathaniel Noyes, 1849..
1855 6th thou. Hardback. 12 mo, 160, Blue cloth with blind stamped covers, gilt title and decoration on spine. Edge and extremity wear; gift inscription ffep. Interior modestly soiled (probably not foxing), but binding solid. Eidght pages of ads at rear for books available at the N. E. Temperance Union. Interesting piece of Americana. Hardcover Hardcover Very good--, None Wood Engravings.

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32.
Hortense de Monplaisir (Sarah Long)  
Le Dossier of Hortense de Montplaisir or How to Survive the English

Publisher: London: John Murray, 2008 reprint..
265pp. paperback: near Fine [some turned page corners; else nrF] The humor in Anglo-French relations as revealed by an English novelist who lived in Paris and worked as a translator.

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33.
Johnson, Edgar  
A Treasury of Satire
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Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1945.
Near Fine with no dust jacket. First Edition (?). 1. Hard Cover Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxiv, 769, (1) pp

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34.
Lamport, Felicia, 1916-1999  
Cultural Slag. Drawings by Edward Gorey
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, 1966. 'First Printing'.
136 p., illus.; 21 cm. 'Lingua Fracas. Whatever the phrase that the native may hurl, it's/ Never the one that you picked up from Berlitz.' Illustrated by visual satirist Edward Gorey (1925-2000). Dj clipped, chipped, spine darkened; good+. stock#31291 (dr).

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35.
Leacock, Stephen  
Further Foolishness

Publisher: S.B. Gundy Toronto 1916.
Good+. 1st Edition Cloth Bds 8vo, 312 pp., Spine faded, slight soil to cloth boards, missing rfep, prev. owner's signature ffep. First Candian edition published simultaneously with American edition. Subtitled "Sketches and Satires on the Follies of the Day." Leacock was one of the most prominent humorists of the early 20th century.

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36.
Mangione, Jerre Gerlando, 1909-1998  
Life Sentences for Everybody Illustrated by Leo Glueckselig.

Publisher: London, New York, Abelard-Schuman [1966, c1965].
64 p. illus. 23 cm. "Author's note. Life Sentences for Everybody are fables compressed into single sentences. Although each one is written to look like poetry...[none] is to be construed as a poem..." dj. From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. With an inscription from Mangione to Vince Tomas. Stock# 102,467. Vg / dj vg.

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37.
Menen, Aubrey  
SheLa: A Satire

Publisher: New York: Random House, 1962 1st ed..
172pp. russet cloth 8vo: Fine in a Good+ dj in poly cover. A comic satiric novel in the tradition of "The Prevalence of Witches," this novel is Indian-Irish writer Aubrey Clarence Menen's (1912-89) 11th book.

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38.
Moore, Michael  
Dude, Where's My Country?
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Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore, Warner Books, 2003, 249 pages, very good condition, hard cover, no dust jacket

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39.
Roth, Philip, b.1938  
Our Gang (Starring Tricky and his Friends) / Philip Roth.
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Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape,.
[14], 3-200 p., 22.5 cm. First British edition Before Watergate, before the Saturday Night Massacre, Tricky Dick Nixon's corrupt use of truth and language inspired this satire of Philip Roth. From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 102,715. Vg / dj vg.

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40.
Spark, Muriel, Illustrated by: Gorey, Edward  
The Very Fine Clock

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf New York, NY 1968.
unpaginated, green cloth covered boards w/black-white-orange illustrations & lettering on the front board w/black illustrations on the rear board. The story of a clock named Ticky who was purchased by Professor Horace Morris in Switzerland. The Professor and his four professor friends would set around talking on Thursday nights. Then one Thursday they talked about how Ticky always knew the time. Toledano B40b "Gibraltar Library Binding" stamped in white on the rear cover. the boards have discolored to grey except by the spine. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Oblong 16mo Over 6" - 7" Tall

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41.
Steinbeck, John, Illustrated by: Pene Du Bois, William  
The Short Reign of Pippin IV a Fabrication

Publisher: The Viking Press New York, NY 1957.
188 pp, quarterbound w/dark orange cloth boards w/yel cloth spine, cream-red-gry dj. The story of what happens to a retiring middle-aged astronomer suddenly drafted to rule the unruly French, of his teenage daughter & her American boyfriend. dj w/small chips on edges, prev owner wrote the word "super" on the ffep, light foxing to the endpapers. First Edition Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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42.
Swift, Jonathan  
The Works of Jonathon Swift: Gulliver's Travels

Publisher: Black's Readers Service, Roslyn, NY, N.D..
Fine with no dust jacket. Reprint. 1. Hard Cover Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, red panel on spine, lettered in gilt, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, t.e.g., red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 304 pp

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43.
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745  
Traité des Dissentions entre les Nobles et le Peuple, dans les Republiques d'Athenes et Rome / Conte du Tonneau
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Publisher: A Lausanne et a Genève, Chez Marc Chapuis, MDCCLXIV [1764].
Tale of a Tub, vol. III. xx, 280 p.; 16.5 cm. Teerink/ Schouten 285. Half title: Conte du Tonneau. Tome Troisième. Bound in full contemporary leather to match volumes one and two. Sold as a set. Stock#NS0175a. Vg, title label missing.

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44.
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Van Effen, Justus, 1684-1735, translator  
Le Conte du Tonneau... [Tale of a Tub, French]
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Publisher: A Lausanne & Genève, Chez Marc-Mich. Bosquet & Comp., MDCCLVI [1756].
Three volumes: 9 p.l., 312 p. (pp. 287-88 repeated and the following sequence of numbers corrected in ms.); 7 p.l., 296 p., frontis. and 7 plates; 16.5 cm. Translated from the 1720 edition of A Tale of a Tub, by Justus van Effen, this first published 1721. The third volume has title Traité des Dissentions and 1764 imprint, but half-title as Volume III of Le Conte de Tonneau. Teerink 284 & 285. Bound in full contemporary calf. Stock#NS0175. Good+, label of vol. 2 fallen off.

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45.
Trudeau, G. B.  
Talkin' About My G-G-Generation: a Doonesbury Book

Talkin' About My G-G-Generation: a Doonesbury Book by G. B. Trudeau, Henry Holt, paperback, 1998, first edition, very good condition

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46.
Wagner, Jane.  
The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe.

Publisher: NY: Harper & Row, 1986..
Reprint. The Broadway Smash starring Lily Tomlin. "The Search for Signs . is a compendium of pop history, a living anthropological exhibit. That makes it funny, grab-your-sides funny. ." 223 pp. VG in like dj. Hard Cover. ISBN: Lily Tomlin

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47.
Worcester, David.  
The Art of Satire.

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard UP, 1940.
Contents include The Proteus of Literature; Invective (The Engine of Anger; Curses and Epithets; The Comic); Burlesque (Satire by Comparison; High and Low Burlesque; Rabelais; Grotesque Satire); Irony, the Ally of Comedy; Irony, the Ally of Tragedy; The Evolution of English Satire (The Great Age of Ridicule; Rebirth of Irony); Index. vii, 191 p., 21 cm.; red cloth boards stamped in gold; top 3 cm. of spine torn off; good. 34131.

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48.
Wyatt, Horace. , Illustrator: W. Tell. (illustrations)  
MALICE IN KULTURLAND.
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Publisher: London: The Car Illustrated 1914..
A British "Alice in Wonderland" political satire. Brown boards with illustrated paste-on, sewn binding. 80p: 12 full-page black/white illustrations; 22cm. Near Good (paper spine repair neatly applied, slight edgewear, gift inscription free-front endpaper). No dustjacket. For sale on behalf of the Bury Municipal Library. Hardcover. Book condition: Near Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

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