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Out Of The Hurly Burly

By: Adeler, Max (Pseudonym Of Charles Heber Clark)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35943

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The cover and spine is illustrated with gilt, black, white and brown. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing and fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. "Nearly all of Clark's writing was published under the pseudonym of "Max Adeler". His best known work was Out of the Hurly Burly, extremely popular in its time a... View more info

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Hell Of A Way To Run A Railroad

By: Arno, Peter (Curtis Arnoux Peters, Jr. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32216

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The spine has a slant to it. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has wrinkling, edge wear, nicks, small chips and rubbing to the spine and flap joints. The rear cover has some ground-in dirt and rubbing. "Peter Arno (January 8, 1904 – February 22, 1968) was a U. S. Cartoonist. He contributed cartoons and 99 covers to The New York... View more info

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The Devil's Dictionary

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A34838

Condition: Very Good


This is a trade sized paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have rubbing and light wear. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the title page. "The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, wit, and writer Ambrose Bierce consisting of common words followed by "howlingly funny" definitions. The lexicon was writte... View more info

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Chocolate The Consuming Passion

By: Boynton, Sandra

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Methuen & Company: 1982

Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35420

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The bottom rear corner of the book has a small bit of laminate missing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Sandra Keith Boynton (born April 3, 1953) is an American humorist, songwriter, director, music producer, children's author and illustrator. Boynton has written and illustrated more than fifty books for both children and adults, as well as over four... View more info

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Pigs Is Pigs

By: Butler, Ellis Parker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New york, Mcclure, Phillips & Company: 1907

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A33085

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some edge wear, rubbing and nicking. There is some ground-in dirt to the covers in general, and a couple of small spots of rubbing to the front cover illustration. The text pages are clean and bright, with the exception of a couple of small spots of foxing beginning. The illustration page has two tiny pokes where someone used a stapler. There are five full page black and white illustrated plates (including the frontispiece). Overall, a very nice clean, bright early copy. "Mi... View more info

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The Pythons Autobiography

By: Chapman, Graham, John Cleese, Et Al (with Bob McCabe)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martins Press: 2003

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36015

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly crisp and clean, with some beginning nicking to the top spine end. There is a black marker dot to the top edge of the text block. "Monty Python (also collectively known as The Pythons) were a British surreal comedy group who created their sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, which first aired on the BBC in 1969. Forty-five episodes were made over four series. The Python... View more info

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Whattizzit? Nature Pun Quizzes

By: Eckert, Allan W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dayton, OH, Landfall Press, Inc.: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30318

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a small paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and a light wrinkle to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "There are those who contend that the pun is the lowest form of humor, while others consider it to be one of the highest. the opinion is often based upon whether the one making the assessment has just made the pun - or been the victim of it." Thi... View more info

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A Modern Demonology A Satire

By: Getlein, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter Inc.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34739

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have some light rubbing to the spine and flap joints, some light bumping to the spine ends, and a couple of tiny tears to the to spine end. "Robert Chesley Osborn (1904–1994) was an American satiric cartoonist, illustrator and author...Osborn characterized himself as "a drawe... View more info

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Asterix Et Cleopatra Novum Periculum Asterigis

By: Goscinny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Deltae: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A37333

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized hardback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. This copy is written entirely in LATIN. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the top edge of the title page. "Asterix or The Adventures of Asterix (French: Astérix or Astérix le Gaulois [aste? Iks l? Golwa]) is a series of French comics. The series first appeared in the Fr... View more info

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La Zizanie Une Aventure D'Asterix Le Gaulois

By: Goscinny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Dargaud Editeur: 1970

Seller ID: A37345

Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is in generally clean bright condition. There is a tear to both of the top spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. "The series follows the adventures of a village of Gauls as they resist Roman occupation in 50 BC. They do so by means of a magic potion, brewed by their druid Panoramix (named Getafix in the English translations) , which temporarily gives the recipient superhuman strength. The protagonists, the title character Asterix and his friend Obelix, have various adventur... View more info

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Asterix Aux Jeux Olympiques Une Aventure D'Asterix Le Gaulois

By: Goscinny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Dargaud Editeur: 1968

Seller ID: A37346

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is in generally clean bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The book covers have some spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Asterix series is one of the most popular Franco-Belgian comics in the world, with the series being translated into 111 languages and dialects. The success of the series has led to the adaptation of its books into 13 films: nine animated, and four live action (one of which, A... View more info

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Nize Baby Gross Exaggerations (A screaming Comedy in Four Floors)

By: Gross, Milt

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37358

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Milt Gross (March 4, 1895 – November 29, 1953) was an American cartoonist and animator. His work is noted for its exaggerated cartoon style and Yiddish-inflected English dialogue. He originated the non-sequitur "Banana Oil!" as a phrase deflating pomposity and posing. His character Count Screwloose's admonitio... View more info

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The Calculating Cat Returns

By: Gurney, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall / Stuart L. Daniels: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33823

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small semi-closed tears and associated wrinkling. The spine of the dust jacket has fading and there is some generalized ground-in dirt as well. "Eric Gurney (1910–1992) was a Canadian-American cartoonist and illustrator. He emigrated to the USA in 1938 to work with The Walt Disney ... View more info

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The Works of John Held Jr.

By: Held Jr., John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Ives Washburn: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31161

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The covers of the book are red velour. The covers of the book have some rubbing, a couple of scratches and some wear to the velour, especially to the spine. There is some nicking and a couple of tiny edge tears to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. "I have been known John Held Jr. ever since he was born. His first official job, which was witnessed by the city editor of the Salt Lake Tribune on which he was working at the time,... View more info

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The Teddysee

By: Irwin, Wallace

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, B. W. Huebsch: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33576

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and light edge wear. The top rear spine joint has an inch long repaired tear. There is a small spot of ground-in dirt to the front cover by the foredge. The text pages are clean and bright. "A native of Oneida, New York, Irwin grew up in Colorado and went to California to attend Stanford University. As editor of two campus publications, he lampooned faculty i... View more info

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Pogo Peek-a-book

By: Kelly, Walt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1951

Edition: Reprint; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A37800

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book with illustrated cardstock covers. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. There are several light creases to the book corners. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there are occasional spots of discoloration. The front endpaper includes a previous owner's inked name. "Walter Crawford Kelly, Jr. (August 25, 1913 – October 18, 1973) , ... View more info

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Pogo Extra Election Special (Vol. Xviii...no. 1)

By: Kelly, Walt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37802

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated cardstock covers. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The covers have areas of toning darkening, especially the spine and top edges. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though they have toned somewhat. "Walter Crawford Kelly, Jr. (August 25, 1913 – October 18, 1973) , commonly known as Walt Kelly, was an American an... View more info

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Dennis The Menace

By: Ketcham, Hank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1952

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32213

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. There is some loss of paper to the bottom corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "One evening a couple of years ago Hank Ketcham's wife, Alice, said with the resignation only a parent can have, Hank, our son Dennis is a menace. That was the beginning. Hank and Alice laughed together, realizing they... View more info

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I Wanna Go Home! An Offbeat Travelogue by Dennis the Menace's Poor Ol' Dad

By: Ketcham, Hank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32215

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper, along with a small, thin, line of paper adhered to the bottom edge of the page. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing and nicking to the spine ends and corners. The covers have noticeable ground-in dirt as well. "Henry King Ketcham (March 14, 1920... View more info

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Skeezix And Uncle Walt

By: King, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Reilly & Lee Co.: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34983

Condition: Good


Color Illustrations; This book is in Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, bumping and rubbing, along with spots of fraying. The front cover has a full page pastedown illustration with edge wear, rubbing and creasing. The spine and spine joints have weawr and rubbing as well. The text pages are generally clean and bright, , though starting to tone a bit. Both inner hinges have been reglued and show it. "Frank Oscar King (April 9, 1883 – June 24, 1969) was an American cartoonist best known for his comic strip Gas... View more info