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Here's to the Friars: The Heart of Show Business

By: Adams, Joey

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1976

Seller ID: 001747


186 pp.Several b&w photos scattered through text. Very light wear, no markings, binding firm. Joey Adams spins memories of Friars Club roasts over the decades including those that targeted Sinatra and other Rat Packers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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When Body Language Goes Bad

By: Adams, Scott

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Kansas City, Mo., Andrews McNeel Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002699


128 pp., Glossy cover. Spine uncreased, dampstain on a few corners. No markings. Collection No. 21 of Dilbert antics. Includes new characters, such as M.T. Suit and Psycho Hillbilly. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Dogbert's Top Secret Management Handbook

By: Adams, Scott

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, HarperBusiness (HarperCollins): 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002768


Nearly new, no markings. Unpaginated, about 100 pp. of text and cartoons. Evil Dogbert, the human resources devil, gives his management training manual, written in Dilbert style. View more info

The Washington Wits

By: Adler, Bill, Ed.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, MacMillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002420


270 pp. Very clean, no markings, slight foxing on upper part of foredge, text clean. The number 50049 appears on bottom right corner of rear cover. Adler gives a sampling of humor from Washington officialdom of the '60s, including chapters on Robert F. Kennedy, Hubert Humphrey, Johnson Administration officials, plus various congressmen. View more info

The Cat Who Came for Christmas

By: Amory, Cleveland

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin Books: 1995

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009773


240 pp. Light wear, corner crease and thumbing. Text clean. Amory tells how he was tamed by an alley cat he dubbed Polar Bear. Size: 12mo-7.75 in Tall View more info

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Tales of the City

By: Armistead Maupin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, HarperPerennial: 1900

Edition: 1989 Reissue.

Seller ID: 010022


371 pp. Nearly new, slightly thumbed. Spine uncreased, no markings in text. Gift quality. A reissue of a collection of short stories telling the romantic adventures of yuppies living in an apartment house in San Francisco. Became the basis of a television series and film. First of six volumes. This edition has a light pastel border of geometric shapes framing a detail shot of a staircase leading up Barbary Street. First published as columns in the San Francisco Chronicle... View more info

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

By: Austen, Jane and Grahame-Smith, Seth

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Quirk Books:

Seller ID: 009988


319 pp. Light wear, no spine creasing. Light thumbing. Text clean. A satirical novel that presents proper Victorian characters speaking Austenese in a comic battle with bands of roving zombies. Size: 8v0 -- -- 8 in Tall View more info

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Dave Barry's Greatest Hits

By: Barry, Dave

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, NY: Fawcett Columbine, 1988: 1988

Edition: 17th Printing

Seller ID: 002511


Trade Paperback. Very Good +. 17th Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 287 pp. Nearly new, slight toning. No markings. A collection of 81 Dave Barry humor columns. View more info

Sunday Nights at Seven: The Jack Benny Story

By: Benny, Jack and Benny, Joan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1990

Seller ID: 000111


302 pp. 30 pp. b&w photos., tape on dj. Foreword by George Burns. Benny and his daughter relate their family life. View more info

A Treasury of American Folklore

By: Botkin, B.A.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1944

Edition: 6th Printing.

Seller ID: 010087


932 pp. Index. Blue cloth, with sunned spine, faded titling, browned endpapers. Text clean, binding firm. Bumped corners. A Library of Congress folklorist has assembled a broad sampling of American folklore from all regions -- anecdotes, folksongs, tall tales, jokes, legends, etc. with notes on sources, which include books, old newspaper articles, field research,etc. . Edited for a popular readership, but includes material of interest to scholars. Foreword by Carl Sandbu... View more info

Peg Bracken's Appendix to the I Hate to Cook Book

By: Bracken, Peg

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace & World: 1966

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005610


179 pp. Still bright and close to new, no markings. Small ding on top edge of dj's front panel. Binding firm. A humorous follow-up to her classic "I Hate to Cook Book." This volume blends recipes with culinary philosophy, designed for the busy person who wants to minimize time and aggravation in the kitchen. Cover blurb promises "140 recipes and 323 afterthoughts." Published as feminism was gaining momentum; more relevant than ever in today's age of two-e... View more info

The Best of New England Humor.or Pretty Darn Close

By: Brunelle, Jim, Ed.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Camden Maine, Yankee Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 009119


234 pp. Light spine creasing. No markings. Light wear. An anthology of nearly 200 years of humorous observations of New England life and character, including profiles of the individual states. Authors include Mark Twain, Benjamin Franklin, Cleveland Amory, E.B. White, John Gould and many once-famous newspaper writers. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

Curses! Broiled Again! The Hottest Urban Legends Going

By: Brunvand, Jan Harold

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton & Co.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001871


335 pp. Some soil to cover, text clean, no markings, light edgewear on spine. A University of Utah English professor collects a broad sampling of modern urban legends and adds a dash of humor in the retelling. View more info

While Reagan Slept

By: Buchwald, Art

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1983

Seller ID: 001231


334 pp. Dj chipped at bottom. DJ lettering faintly bled thru to front yellow board. Small dent bottom of front cover. Light dampstain to corners of boards; stains on edges. Text bright andclean, no marks. A collection of Buchwald's satirical columns about the Reagan administration. DJ shows Buchwald in nightshirt, prayhing. Rear panel has humorous cartoon of Buchwald in old-lady drag, clutching infant Reagan in nightcap. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Krazy Kat

By: Cantor, Jay

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988:

Seller ID: 000128


Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Ex-Library. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 245 pp. Novel based on Krazy Kat comic strip by George Herrimon, a romance at the dawn of the nuclear age. Ex-libris sticker f.e.p. View more info

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Napalm & Silly Putty

By: Carlin, George

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005890


269 pp. Nearly new, no markings, small rip in dj corner. A collection of Carlin's earthy observations, quips and short essays. It's his second book, a follow-up to "Brain Droppings." Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall View more info

The Jug-Eared Kid

By: Carter, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Daytona Beach Florida, The News-Journal Corp.: 2001

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 006083


273 pp. Close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. Slight yellowing spot on rear cover near top edge. Color cover sketch by Steve McLachlin. A delightful collection of newspaper columns by the late John Carter, who amused Daytona Beach readers with tales of his boyhood in Jacksonville and the Old Florida characters and folkways that he cherished. Carter worked at the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly 15 years, and his catch phrases and anecdotes are still repeated b... View more info

The Penis Book

By: Cohen, Joseph

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Broadway Books (Random House): 2004

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009506


107 pp. on glossy stock. Close to new, small dent in bottom edge, dust jacket has some scuffing. No markings. A lighthearted collection of true facts and trivia mixed with urban legends about the penis. Presented from both a hetero and homosexual perspective. Many color photos, cartoons and graphics. Ideal joke gift or a facts-of-life resource for a teenager of any age. Photo of a banana adorns the front cover. You may laugh but you're likely to learn something new from ... View more info

Dere Mr. President: The Hilarious Letters Kids Write to the President

By: Coons, Hannibal, Ed.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Wheaton, Ill., Key Publications: 1972

Edition: 3rd Edition.

Seller ID: 004181


128 pp. Soil to covers, dampstain on rear cover, title page. Textblock clean. No markings. Foreword by Richard Nixon, introduction by Art Linkletter, who conceived the project. A collection of scores of letters children wrote to the White House during Nixon's administration. Linkletter says they were selected on a nonpartisan basis. A humorous assortment that gives no hint of the clouds of Watergate that were starting to gather. A few refer to the Vietnam war, however./ ... View more info

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The Salterton Trilogy

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $2.70

Publisher: NY, Penguin: 1986

Seller ID: 001986


808 pp. Binding firm, tiny chip on cover. No markings. Humorous tales about a quaint Canadian city. Contents: Malice, A Mixture of Frailties and Tempest-Tost. View more info