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1 Alley, R.W. The Silly Riddle Book
NY Golden Press 1981 0307118606 / 9780307118608 First Edition Paperback Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Brilliant uncreased copy in glossy illust paperback covers. No names, tears or soil. We gift wrap every book at no charge and place dust wrappers in new mylar whenever possible. Book images available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We love what we do and it shows! 
Price: 5.00 USD
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It's Happy Bunny Sign Book. Desk Easle Gag Book, Benton, Jim
2 Benton, Jim It's Happy Bunny Sign Book. Desk Easle Gag Book
MA Boston America Corp. 2001 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
Glossy top spiral bound soft cover shows negligible wear at tips. Text crisp and unmarked. A prop-up hard board easel style book for your desk featuring dozens of quirky (and rude) office sayings and statements with Happy Bunny providing the visuals. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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3 Bernhard, K. Adventures of The Big Boy Number 377
CT Big Boy Restraunt Operators 1988 Possible First Paperback Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Stallman, Manny, AEA 
Fine condition, no names, tears or soil. 16 pg comic book put out by Big Boy Restaraunts. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Bishop, Ann Annie O'Kay's Riddle Roundup. SIGNED BY AUTHOR
NY Elsevier/Nelson Books 1981 052566727X / 9780525667278 First Thus Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Warshaw, Jerry Signed by Author(s)
1st edition hardcover in dj. Signed by author on fep: Best wishes to Olin from Annie O'Kay ( & her secretary, Ann Bishop). Very light bumps to board tips, dj shows the lightest of surface wear. 40 pp. A fabulous, collectible, SIGNED copy. An assortment of riddles with a Western theme: What's a mountain range? A stove used at high altitudes. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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5 Boxer, Robert M.D. Boxer's Shorts Round 2. SIGNED BY AUTHOR
IL Punchline Press 1994 0962068713 / 9780962068713 First Thus Pictorial Paperback Fine No Jacket 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Towns, Darnell Signed by Author
Signed by Robert Boxer on half title page. 130 pgs of comics and humor. Rare book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Brecher, Harold; Manu Aloha Field Guide to Strange Birds
VA Manu Press 1984 First Edition Pictorial Boards Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Presentation copy, signed by author on title page with cartoon style fonts stating: To Betty, A Bird-of-Paradise. Harold Brecher 1/18/85. The Letter 'B's in this dedication have been made to look like little birds. A simply stunning copy showing negligible color loss at still pointed tips from storage. Text as new. Comical drawings identifying scores of strange birds (overlooked by ornithologists) such as: Wimp Poor-Will, Fuss Budgie, Timid Titmouse, Tight-assed Twit and more. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Whom to Marry and How to Get Married, Brothers Mayhew Edited By
7 Brothers Mayhew Edited By Whom to Marry and How to Get Married
London David Bogue Cloth Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Cruikshank, George 
Rare volume, professionally rebound in pebbled dark blue cloth with bright gilt title on backstrip. Red speckled edges of page block, top edge dusty. Small but of loss/abrasion on foot of rear board cloth with three tiny holes worn through (see images). Hinges fine, no signatures. Lower quarter-half of pages in last 20% of book watermarked, some lighter than others with two vintage but proper repairs to page edges which does not obscure any text. Few soil spots here and there. Undated circa 1848, 1st edition in book form, having previously appeared in 6 parts. 12 moHumor with a title of "Whom to Marry and How to Get Married ! or, The Adventures of a Lady In Search of a Good Husband." "Nothing can exceed the life-like smartness of this admirable picture of domestic miseries." by Illustrated London News. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Brown, Bob Capitol Comics A Humorous Look at The Virginia General Assembly
Privately Printed 1983 Possible First Pictorial Paperback Covers Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Tiny indentations on upper cover tip from removing price sticker (not a paper pull, just fingernail indentations). Few light soil spots mostly on rear cover, else as new. Actual photgraphs of the members of the VA General Assembly with funny captions taken by staff photographer of Richmond Newspapers Inc Bob Brown. Cover design by Jeff Macnelly. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 Bryant, Mark It's a Dog's Life A Canine Cartoon Collection
London Robson Books 1991 0860517527 / 9780860517528 First Edition Soft cover Very Good + No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
1st edition paperback. Cover has one lower corner crease, else VG+. Text tight and unmarked. Not exlib. 140 pp of silly dog comics for all to enjoy 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Burns, Diane L. Elephants Never Forget! A Book of Elephant Jokes
MN First Avenue Editions 1987 0822595184 / 9780822595182 Second Printing Pictorial Paperback Very Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall Hanson, Joan 
Creased cover shows color loss at extremities, internally tight and bright. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Nancy Eats Food, Bushmiller, Ernie; Edited By James Kitchen
11 Bushmiller, Ernie; Edited By James Kitchen Nancy Eats Food
WI Kitchen Sink Press 1989 0878160604 / 9780878160600 Second Printing Pictorial Paperback Covers Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Light rubs at tips from storage, small 1/2" hole punched through upper fore-edge of cover in black area which is not really noticable. Text is tight and bright. Remains a presentable copy of a very funny , LARGE, unpaginated comic book featuring Nancy, all pertaining to her weight. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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12 Carroll, Lewis The Harp of a Thousand Strings
NY Dick & Fitzgerald 1858 First Edition Gilt Lettering on Cloth Boards Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Avery, S. P. 
Very good in publisher's original brown pebble grained cloth decoratively stamped in blind, front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Extremities bumped and lightly rubbed, one packet of text detatched at foot but attached at head, sticks out just a tad more from the page block. Occasional light finger smudge on margin here and there, inner hinges fine. With frontispiece and illustrated with wood-engraved title vignette and numerous wood-engravings in the text after Leech, Phiz, Doyle, Cruikshank, and others by S. [amuel] P. [utnam] Avery. 368 pgs. This book, one of the most popular collections of humor of the 19th century, went into an unknown number of reprintings from the original plates (BAL). The first printing contains the first reprinting (unsigned and unauthorized) of any of Lewis Carroll's writings, Novelty and Romancement (pp. 188-194), which had first appeared in the monthly magazine The Train in March of 1856, with only one illustration. Here there are three illustrations. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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Bennett Cerf's Book of Animal Riddles, Cerf, Bennett
13 Cerf, Bennett Bennett Cerf's Book of Animal Riddles
NY Random House 1964 First Printing Pictorial Hardcover Boards Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Mc Kie, Roy 
Spine ends and corners rubbed. Text is tight and bright. 62 pp. Dogs, turtles, hummingbirds, snails, and rabbits are some of the subjects of these clever, simple riddles. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Checkhov, Anton On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco
Harlin Quist 1977 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Couratin, Patrick 
Negligible dust to black cloth boards, unclipped dj in new glassine shows light surface wear from storage, text as new. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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15 Compilation Authored 1000 Jokes Magazine Sept-Nov 1965 #115 Jerry Lewis Cover
NY Dell 1965 First Edition Magazine Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Tight bright magazine with wear on tips, light watermark and faint cup ring on pictorial cover featuring color photo of Jerry Lewis dressed as a military man, yelling at the top of his lungs. 48 pgs slightly age toned. Creases and small sideways tear along spine from being bent but sounds worse than it looks. VG for age. Pic available. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Is It Saturday Yet? Joke and Riddle Book, Corbitt, J.; Illustrator
16 Corbitt, J.; Illustrator Is It Saturday Yet? Joke and Riddle Book
OH Antioch Publishing Co 1983 0899542085 / 9780899542089 First Edition Paperback Good + No Jacket 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall Hayes, Robert Cushman Cover Photo, Line Illust Throughout. 
Illust paperback with moderate color loss at extremities, text crisp and unmarked. Stickers gone and line of glue residue on title page remains unaffecting any text. Uncommon joke and riddle book for kids. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Book images are available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Joke Is Wild Way-Out New Humor 1st ED HB, Davis, Stanley
17 Davis, Stanley The Joke Is Wild Way-Out New Humor 1st ED HB
MO Hallmark Editions 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Branham, Don 
Illust paper covered hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends, no dj. as issued. No soil or tears. text mint. 61pp with color art throughout. Collectible, gift quality early joke book. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Book images are available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Davis, William Pick of Punch
London Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1976 0091274109 / 9780091274108 First Edition Cloth with Gilt Lettering Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Dark brown hardcover with gilt lettering is in wonderful condition. Unclipped dust jacket shows beautifully. 192 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, soil, tears or blemishes. A collection of many of the wonderful, funny or irreverent observations on the changing social scene of 1976. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Additional images available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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19 Dodge, Marshall; Bryan, Robert Bert and I For Kids of All Ages
ME Down East Books 2002 089272580X / 9780892725809 First Edition Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Heyck, Edith 
Negligible wear at tips from storage, internally fine. 32pp. Follows friends Bert and the narrator from Maine as they collide with a whale in their boat, and tell the stories of the narrator's childhood attachment to a Christmas turkey, and a man who is known for his moose-calling abilities. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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American Adventures People Making History: Historical Cartoons, Eskin, Leah
20 Eskin, Leah American Adventures People Making History: Historical Cartoons
NY Scholastic 1991 0590357891 / 9780590357890 Second Printing Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall Illustrated 
Tight bright paperback w/light color loss at tips. Tidy name on fep. Picture shown is of the exact book you will receive. 112pp. Crisp and unmarked. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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