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A Seizure Of Limericks

By: Aiken, Conrad

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45703

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning 1st edition in black paper covered boards. No names, tears or soil, only a touch of ghosting on last blank paper from erased pencil. Book has color loss at foot of boards, else fine. DJ in new mylar has a tiny bits of loss at spine ends, no tears, shows well, colorful and presentable. Charming and whimsical book of funny limericks coupled with humorous line drawings for each. 54 pp. Gift quality offering. View more info

The Silly Riddle Book

By: Alley, R.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Golden Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37074

ISBN: 0307118606

Condition: Fine


First edition, first printing paperback in glossy illustrated covers. No names, tears or soil. Negligible wear at still sharp tips. 24 pp text crisp, unmarked and well illustrated in color. Gift quality volume filled with funny PG rated jokes for kiddos. View more info

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It's Happy Bunny Sign Book

By: Benton, Jim

Price: $17.00

Publisher: MA, Boston America Corp.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45354

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy top spiral bound soft cover shows negligible wear at tips. 28 pp 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. View more info

Adventures of The Big Boy Number 377 Jokes Games Puzzles Stories

By: Bernhard, K.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CT, Big Boy Restraunt Operators: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 26095

Condition: Very Good


Age-toned paperback, browned but not brittle, no names, tears or soil. 16 pg comic book put out by Big Boy Restaraunts. View more info

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Annie O'Kay's Riddle Roundup SIGNED

By: Bishop, Ann

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Elsevier/Nelson Books: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 12155

ISBN: 052566727X

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Boxer's Shorts Round 2 SIGNED

By: Boxer, Robert M.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IL, Punchline Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 26176

ISBN: 0962068713

Condition: Fine


First edition landscape format paperback signed by Robert Boxer on half title page. Not signed to anyone in particular, just "Best Wishes, Robert Boxer" 130 pp of comics and humor in glossy softcovers with super lightly brushed tips of covers, text fine. Gift quality volume. View more info

Field Guide to Strange Birds SIGNED

By: Brecher, Harold; Manu Aloha

Price: $27.00

Publisher: VA, Manu Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22965

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing 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 light color loss at still sharp tips, 56 pp text as new. Comical drawings identifying scores of strange birds (overlooked by ornithologists) such as: Wimp Poor-Will, Fuss Budgie, Timid Titmouse, Ti... View more info

Capitol Comics A Humorous Look at The Virginia General Assembly

By: Brown, Bob

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 31138

Condition: Very Good


Tiny indentations on upper cover tip from partially removing price sticker (not a paper pull, just fingernail indentations). Few light soil spots mostly on rear cover, pair of small red marker circles on foot of copyright page, else fine. 102 pp crisp and unmarked. Actual photographs 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. Quite uncommon, solid readin... View more info

Elephants Never Forget! A Book of Elephant Jokes

By: Burns, Diane L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MN, First Avenue Editions: 1987

Seller Id: 24091

ISBN: 0822595184

Condition: Good +


Second printing paperback in solid condition. Illustrated card cover & first 10 pages have a diagonal crease on lower tip. Book shows color loss at extremities, 32 pp text tight, bright and filled with b/w line art for each joke. Solid working copy of an uncommon title. View more info

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Nancy Eats Food

By: Bushmiller, Ernie; Edited By James Kitchen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: WI, Kitchen Sink Press: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 34549

ISBN: 0878160604

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Harp of a Thousand Strings

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Dick & Fitzgerald: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27807

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover in publisher's original brown pebble grained cloth decoratively stamped in blind, front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Backstrip darkened but title still legible. Extremities bumped and lightly rubbed, one packet of sewn text detached 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. Illustrated with wood-engraved t... View more info

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Bennett Cerf's Book of Animal Riddles

By: Cerf, Bennett

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1964

Seller Id: 39657

Condition: Good


Hardcover with spine ends and corners rubbed on white background boards that are lightly soiled. 62 pp text is tight with occasional fingerprint in margin, no page tears found. Dogs, turtles, hummingbirds, snails, and rabbits are some of the subjects of these clever, simple riddles. View more info

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On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Harlin Quist: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7355

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in black cloth boards with white spine title. Spine ends and tips sharp, funny illustrated endpps. 24 pp text crisp and unmarked. Negligible sunning to ends of boards. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows light surface wear. Anton Chekhov's amusing and moving monologue is stunningly interpreted in pictures by Patrick Couratin. View more info

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Is It Saturday Yet? Joke and Riddle Book

By: Corbitt, J.; Illustrator

Price: $10.00

Publisher: OH, Antioch Publishing Co: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43041

ISBN: 0899542085

Condition: Good +


First edition paperback with moderate color loss at extremities, text crisp and unmarked. Stickers gone and line of glue residue on title page remains not affecting any text. Uncommon joke and riddle book for kids. View more info

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The Joke Is Wild Way - Out New Humor

By: Davis, Stanley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MO, Hallmark Editions: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43075

Condition: Near Fine


Illust paper covered hardcover with a micro speck of color loss at still sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends, no dj. as issued. No soil or tears, in 61 pp text, only a small stray pen squiggle on fep. Vivid color art throughout. Collectible, gift quality early joke book. View more info

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Pick of Punch

By: Davis, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37666

ISBN: 0091274109

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with gilt lettering has sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dust jacket in new mylar 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. View more info

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Bert and I For Kids of All Ages Tales From Down East

By: Dodge, Marshall; Bryan, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ME, Down East Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41624

ISBN: 089272580X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing paperback in illustrated card covers show negligible wear at tips from storage, internally fine. 32 pp. 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. View more info

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Gerald Gardner's "Who's In Charge Here?" 1966

By: Gardner, Gerald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 36851

Condition: Good +


Tight bright first edition paperback in illustrated card covers showing light wear at tips, rubs at spine ends, 80 pp text crisp and unmarked. One lower corner chipped on first photo image doesn't affect the joke or photo. One tiny soil spot on last page and opposing rep does not detract. Spine and rear cover sunned near gutter. Illustrated with b/w photos each with a 'bubble' caption with funny comments. Sequel to the author's first work: Who's In Charge Here" p... View more info

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The Popples' Book of Jokes and Riddles

By: George, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30277

ISBN: 0394887573

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing paperback in illustrated card covers showing very light wear at still sharp tips, 32 pp text as new. No names, tears or soil. Not exlib. A darling book of cute cuddly pics and jokes for kids. View more info

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Guerrilla in the Kitchen SIGNED

By: Grimsley, Linda

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Liveright: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45562

ISBN: 0871405733

Condition: Fine


First Edition in red paper covered boards are mint with sharp tips and spine ends. 247 pp text crisp and unmarked save for author's tidy gift dedication on fep: To Kathy with best wishes. Linda Grimsley. Unclipped glossy dj has 3/4" closed tear at head of frt gutter, slight curl at panel ends. This comic novel is a liberation manual for those who aren't sure they want to be liberated. This book injects much needed humor into Women's Lib movement. Gift quality hardco... View more info