Keyword: Satire


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Sluggy Freelance and Fire Rain Book 8

By: Abrams, Pete

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Plan Nine: 2003

Seller Id: 43833

ISBN: 1929462735

Condition: Good

127 pp soft cover with vertical crease on cover, tips show light wear, text appears unread. Well illustrated throughout in color and b/w. A book of satyrical comic strips on various subjects. Adult rated. View more info

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Operation Emu

By: Barker, Brandon B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, Shrouded Rock Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43590

ISBN: 0977376338

Condition: Fine

1st edition 262 pp paperback in fine shape. Illustrated cover and chapter headings only, no other illustrations. "Sharp, fierce, and funny, Operation EMU is a wicked satire about the space program, low-budget film making, and why Americans love to be told what to believe. Brandon Barker's first novel doesn't stop surprising or delighting. Imagine NASA run by pro wrestling's Vince McMahon - or better yet, start reading this book." -- Douglas E. Winter, author of Run (Knopf) View more info

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Riding Master

By: Hance, Lt.-Col. Jack; Foreword By Lord Willoughby De Broke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17685

Condition: Near Fine

Green boards still sharp at tips, lightly sunned at edges. Partial dj very tatty with loss at bottom 1/3 of frt panel and large chip on foot of rear dj. 192 pg text tight bright and unmarked. Well illustrated with b/w photographs. The story of the youngest sergeant instructor at the R.H.A. Riding Establishment. A man with an entertaining edge of egotism, and a sophisticated sense of satire, he tells as many stories against himself, as to his credit. His is the chronicle of a crowded career, and above all, a record of the once proud rank of Riding Master. View more info

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The Princess and the Admiral

By: Pomerantz, Charlotte

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The Feminist Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45561

ISBN: 1558610618

Condition: Near Fine

Near fine soft cover with negligible wear at tips from storage. Not ex-lib. Glossy uncreased paperback, first published in 1974 by Addison-Wesley, this is the first paperback printing 1992. 48 pp. This fable of an ancient time was suggested by an incident involving Vietnam and the Imperial Navy of Kublai Khan, in the thirteenth century. A young princess meets with her advisers to plan a great peace celebration as her Tiny Kingdom has had no war for 100 years. But there is bad news: a large fleet of warships is sailing towards them. The princess has only a supply of firecrackers and one unexp... View more info

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By: Reeves, Rosser

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Vanguard Press, Inc: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41053

ISBN: 0814908381

Condition: Near Fine

Tight, bright, first edition hardcover in mustard paper covered boards and black cloth spine showing color loss at foot from storage. Tips sharp, 224 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a half in closed tear at foot of frt panel, slight yellowing on white background but displays very well. "Popo is a work of uncanny wit, erudition and originality that gets into the guts of an artist better than any book since Joyce Cary's The Horse's Mouth". View more info

The Most Delectable History of Reynard the Fox

By: Treble, H. A., M.A. Edited for Schools by

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.,: 1921

Seller Id: 46919

Condition: Near Fine

Gift quality hardcover in burgundy cloth covered boards with bright gilt spine title. Gorgeous slim book with sharp tips and spine ends, and five grape leaves embossed on front cover. No names, tears or soil inside the 117 pp text . Includes study notes, a glossary, passages for repetition and helps to further study in rear followed by two pages of other offerings in this English Literature Series for Schools (General Editor J. H. Fowler, M.A). Four very faint oval stamps within, two on frt pastedowns and two on endpapers are all that keep it from being as new. Illustrated with 6 full pa... View more info

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Snaffles on Hunting

By: Welcome, John; Collens, Rupert; Foreword By Michael Clayton

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, The Lambourne Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Unsigned limited run of 175 volumes

Seller Id: 46512

ISBN: 0951369741

Condition: Near Fine

Unsigned, first edition hardcover in navy blue paper covered boards with bright gold titles on frt board and back strip. No names, tears or soil in the 160 page text which is profusely illustrated in color and b/w. Original, price-clipped dust wrapper had some paper peel at edges, now paper peels are glued closed and missing color at periphery touched up with matching dark green marker. This is a 'landscape' format volume meaning it is longer than it is tall. It measures 9.75" tall x 11.50" wide x .75" thick. I see one small 'ding' at foot of frt board, else fine. This is ... View more info