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Oh! Dr. Kinsey! A Photographic Reaction to the Kinsey Report
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Oh! Dr. Kinsey! A Photographic Reaction to the Kinsey Report

By Lariar, Lawrence

New York: Cartwrite Publishing Company, 1953. Softcover. Good with No dust jacket as issued. Sound binding. Wrappers and pages tanned. Wrappers have handling wear. Pages have some creasing at corner tips. ; Humorous black and white photographs of women supposedly giving their reactions to questions about sex. 9.0" tall; 92 pages.

$24.00

The Wallace Stevens Journal, Volume 27, Number 2 (Summer 2003)
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The Wallace Stevens Journal, Volume 27, Number 2 (Summer 2003)

By Serio, John N. (editor); Altieri, Charles; Eeckhout, Bart; Harrison, Ruth M.; Clippinger, David; Bohm, Arnd; Olson, Liesl M.

Potsdam, NY: Wallace Stevens Society, Inc, 2003. Softcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Illustrated by Iain Jacobs. Square, tight binding. Clean, bright pages. Wrappers have light shelf wear. ; Contents: Altieri, Intentionality as sensuality in Harmonium. Eeckhout, A translator's experience with the transformations of Wallace Stevens' poetry. Harrison, Wallace Stevens and the Noh tradition. Clippinger, Breaking against the waves of silence: the voice of being in Wallace Stevens and William Bronk. Bohm, The identity of the "green queen" in "Description without Place." Olson, Stevens and Auden: antimythological meetings. Poems, reviews, news and comments. Cover Art; 9.0" tall; 106 pages.

$20.00

Satire News Letter, Volume 5, Number 2 (Spring 1968)
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Satire News Letter, Volume 5, Number 2 (Spring 1968)

By Test, George A. (ed.); Fineberg, Leonard; Fox, Hugh; Boen, Nancy; Toole, William B. III; others

Oneonta, NY: State University of New York, 1968. Softcover. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. Stapled binding is sound. Pages clean, slightly tanned. Wrappers have light shelf wear. ; Contents: Political satire on Communist Europe and Latin America. Feinberg, Political satire in Communist Europe. Fox, Topaze: barometer of Chilean politics. Bogen, Blake's "Island in the Moon" revisited. Toole, "The Rape of the Lock," II, 105-107. Nichols, West, Lewis, Pope and satiric contrasts. Satire by William T. Pilkington, James A. Heffernan, Robert L. White, James C. Cowan, "Edoardo Hofmeister," E. S. Rock, Leonard Conversi. Poetry, Satura Lanx, reivews. ; 8.5" tall ; 188 pages.

$16.00

Bed Manners: How to Bring Sunshine into Your Nights
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Bed Manners: How to Bring Sunshine into Your Nights

By Hopton, Ralph Y.; Balliol, Anne

New York: Arden Book Company, 1943. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Good in Fair dust jacket. Seventh Printing. Sound binding and hinges. Pages tanned with light reading wear throughout. Previous owner's name on ffep. Pictorial paper over boards has edge rubbing, bumped corners. DJ tattered at top of spine, generally heavily worn. ; Humorous look at etiquette in the bedroom. ; 7.75" tall ; 125 pages.

$18.00

A Political Bestiary: Viable Alternatives, Impressive Mandates, and Other Fables
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A Political Bestiary: Viable Alternatives, Impressive Mandates, and Other Fables

By McCarthy, Eugene J.; Kilpatrick, James T. Kilpatrick

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Illustrated by Jeff MacNelly. Sound binding and hinges. Clean, bright pages. Gift message on ffep. Paper over boards is lightly edge rubbed. DJ slightly tanned with minor edge wear and light overall handling wear. ; Satire on the language of government and bureaucracy. 9.5" tall; 96 pages.

$18.00

Alarms & Diversions
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Alarms & Diversions

By Thurber, James

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1957. Hardcover. Good in Fair dust jacket. Illustrated by James Thurber. Sound binding and hinges. Clean, tanned pages. Paper over boards is edge rubbed with bumped corners. DJ has fading at spine, heavy wear and some soiling. ; Selections from the work of American humorist James Thurber, a third of the text never before in book form. ; Drawings; 8.75" tall; 367 pages.

$18.00

National Lampoon: The 199th Birthday Book. A Tribute to the United States of America, 1776-1975
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National Lampoon: The 199th Birthday Book. A Tribute to the United States of America, 1776-1975

By Hendra, Tony (ed.)

New York: National Lampoon, 1975. Softcover. Good. Sound binding. Tanned pages, clean except for a small darkened and warped area at top of each page 1-10 (does not extend into text). Wrappers have heavy handling wear, stain at top front. ; Satirical look at U.S. history. 11.0" tall; 192 pages.

$16.00

Let Laughter Ring
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Let Laughter Ring

By Mendelsohn, S. Felix (comp.)

Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1945. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Fourth Printing. Sound binding and hinges. Clean, tanned pages. Cloth over boards is edge rubbed with bumped corners, overall soiling and shelf wear. ; Originally published in 1941. Humorous Jewish anecdotes. Chapters: Wit and genius. Helpmates. The nations. Sages, Seed of Abraham. Wiseacres and heretics. Third Reich. The promised land. Business. East Side. In the land of Columbus. The transplanted faith. Glossary. The author, Samuel Felix Mendelsohn (1889-1953), was a Russian Jewish immigrant who served as a rabbi in Chicago and wrote several books, including this one, on Jewish humor and folklore. 8.75" tall; 239 pages.

$14.00

Humor of a Country Lawyer
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Humor of a Country Lawyer

By Ervin, Sam J. Jr.

Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Sound binding and hinges. Some foxing of endpapers. Pages clean, slightly off-white. Paper over boards is lightly edge rubbed. DJ has light edge wear, overall shelf wear, clipped corner. ; Favorite humorous stories from former North Carolina senator Sam Ervin (1896-1985). ; 8.25" tall; 212 pages.

$12.00

No es porque sea mi hijo y otras columnas de humor
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No es porque sea mi hijo y otras columnas de humor

By Samper Pizano, Daniel

Bogotá: El Áncora Editores, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. First Edition. Book is in the Spanish language. Sound binding and hinges. Clean, bright pages. Paper over boards is edge rubbed with slightly heavier wear at bottom of spine. DJ has light overall shelf wear. ; Anthology of humorous writings by Colombian author Daniel Samper Pizano (1945- ). ; Spanish Edition; 9.25" tall; 299 pages.

$16.00

Amah hoela
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Amah hoela

By van 't Hek, Youp

Amsterdam: Thomas Rap, 1994. Softcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Book is in the Dutch language. Square, sound binding. Clean and bright pages. Wraps have light shelf wear. Book by Dutch comedian and writer Joseph Jacobus Maria "Youp" van 't Hek (1954- ). 7.75" tall; 127 pages.

$14.00

Out of the Old Rock
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Out of the Old Rock

By Dobie, J. Frank; Dobie, Bertha (comp.)

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1972. Third Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Third Printing. Sound binding and hinges. Clean, bright pages. Paper over boards is lightly edge rubbed. DJ has slight fading at spine with light edge wear and overall light shelf wear. ; Texan writer-storyteller's portraits of people in the old Southwest. ; 8.25" (20 cm) tall; 237 pages.

$16.00

Too Many Songs by Tom Lehrer with Not Enough Drawings by Ronald Searle
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Too Many Songs by Tom Lehrer with Not Enough Drawings by Ronald Searle

By Lehrer, Tom; Searle, Ronald

New Yorik: Pantheon Books, 1981. Softcover. Good with no dust jacket. Illustrated by Ronald Searle. Square, binding glue a little brittle but still holding. Book falls open at pp. 124-125. Clean, slightly tanned pages. Wrappers have edge rubbing, general shelf wear. ; Tom Lehrer songbook with old favorites as well as newer tunes. Includes classics like "Lobachevsky," "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park," and "We Will All Go Together When We Go," along with many others. 10.75" tall; 160 pages.

$18.00

Sexcapades: The Love Life of the Modern Homo Sapiens
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Sexcapades: The Love Life of the Modern Homo Sapiens

By Ross, Al; Bowles, Kerwin

New York: Stravon Publishers, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. First Edition. Sound binding and hinges. Clean, slightly tanned pages. Paper over boards is lightly edge rubbed. DJ is edge worn, heavier at top/bottom of spine and at corner tips, with overall shelf wear. ; Long-time cartoonist for Colliers, Saturday Evening Post, the New Yorker, and other periodicals. His drawings in this book reflect ideas about love, romance, and sex in an era in which the Kinsey Report and Playboy magazine were defining sexuality. ; 9.5" tall; 96 pages.

$22.00

The Howl Hoots Twice at Catfish Bend
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The Howl Hoots Twice at Catfish Bend

By Burman, Ben Lucien

New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, 1961. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Illustrated by Alice Caddy. First Edition. Square, tight binding and hinges. Clean, slightly tanned pages. Paper over boards is edge rubbed with light overall shelf wear. No DJ. ; Fantasy fiction with animals as characters. 8.25" (21 cm) tall; 115 pages.

$24.00

Comic Transactions:  Literature, Humor, and the Politics of Community in Twentieth-Century Britain
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Comic Transactions: Literature, Humor, and the Politics of Community in Twentieth-Century Britain

By English, James F.

Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1994. Softcover. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. Sound binding. Clean, bright pages. Wrappers have light edge rubbing. Study of humor in literature as political discourse. Focuses on six novels: Joseph Conrad's Secret Agent, Wyndham Lewis's Apes of God, Virginia Woolf's Between the Acts, Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim, Doris Lessing's Golden Notebook, and Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses. ; 9.0" tall; 280 pages.

$14.00

Inside Shanks
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Inside Shanks

By Sheehan, Don

N.p.: No Publisher Listed, 1950. Ephemera. Good+ with no dust jacket. Illustrated by Stan Wyatt. No publication date; 1950s. Stapled binding is sound. Pages clean, age-darkened. Wraps have light handling wear, age darkening. ; Light hearted history and description of Shanks Village, which was established in 1946 at then-closed Fort Shanks, Orangeburg, NY, as a place to house returning veterans and their growing families in former army barracks. Author combines fact and fiction with humor. ; Cartoons; 8.5" tall; 32 pages.

$18.00

The Need of Change
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The Need of Change

By Street, Julian

New York: John Lane Company, 1910. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Sound binding and hinges. Clean but age-darkened pages. Cloth over boards is edge rubbed with wear to corner tips, overall shelf wear and light soiling. ; Humorous story of a British couple's hospitality to an American couple. ; 7.0" tall; 79 pages.

$16.00

Family Reunion
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Family Reunion

By Nash, Ogden

Boston: Little Brown, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good in Fair dust jacket. First Edition. Slightly cocked with sound binding and hinges. Clean but age-darkened pages. Cloth over boards is edge rubbed with wear at corner tips. DJ chipped at top spine and front, with general heavy edge wear and soiling, with some pencil writing on the back. 146 pp. Humorous poetry by American poet Ogden Nash. 8.25" (21 cm) tall.

$14.00

Reizen en Avonturen van Mijnheer Prikkebeen. Een Wonderbaarlijke en Kluchtige Historie
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Reizen en Avonturen van Mijnheer Prikkebeen. Een Wonderbaarlijke en Kluchtige Historie

By Töpffer, Rudolf; Goeverneur, J. J. A. (trans.)

Amsterdam: H. J. W. Becht's Uitgeversmaatschappij N. V.. Twenty-Second Printing. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Twenty-Second Printing. No date, mid 20th century. Book is in the Dutch language. Sound binding and hinges. Clean, tanned pages. Paper over boards is shelf worn with wear to corner tips. ; Dutch-language translation of the work of Swiss cartoonist and caricaturist Rodolphe Töpffer (1799-1846), whose work is considered to be among the earliest European comics. ; 10.5" tall; 75 pages.

$18.00

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