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All About Amos 'n' Andy and Their Creators Correll and Gosden

By Correll, Charles J. / Gosden, Freeman F.

New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1929. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Photographs. Orange cloth boards with black lettering. The story of the men who portrayed "Amos 'n' Andy"-- who they were, how they met, how the show was started. Includes photographs of Correll & Gosden as their blackface characters. Cloth at exterior hinges tender. Small 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


"Well, there's your problem."

By Koren, Edward

Pantheon Books, New York, 1980. First edition (stated).. Near fine in very good+ dj. Looks like a smudged remainder mark on bottom edge. Dj has some edgewear along edges and spine. A clean, tight book full of Koren's fuzzy characters.


Boat and be Damned

By Lariar, Lawrence

Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1957. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Author. Light blue boards. Head/heel of spine bumped. Minor foxing on endpapers and edges. Otherwise clean and tight. Dj is soiled and has tears and minor edgewear. In protective jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Browse at Your Own Risk

By Price, George

Simon & Schuster, New York, 1977. First edition (stated).. Very good+ in very good dj. Minor edge wear on top and bottom of spine. Foxing along top edge. Dj has a few small chips and some general edge wear. Price clipped.


Josh Billings: His Works, Complete (four Volumes in one)

By Billings, Josh

New York: G. W. Carleton & Co, 1876. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Thomas Nast. "Francis S. Smith with compliments of Publisher (stick drawing of bird). See dedication." written at top of title page. Book is dedicated to Francis S. Street & Francis S. Smith (editors and proprietors of The New York Weekly). With 100 illustrations by Thomas Nast (author) and others. Also includes a biographical introduction. Green cloth boards with gilt spine lettering and design. Rear hinge starting. Head/heel of spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Some rubbing on boards. Otherwise clean and tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Peter Arno's Sizzling Platter

By Arno, Peter

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1949. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Author. Orange paper boards with blue paper spine and orange spine lettering, blue lettering and drawing on front board. Head/heel of spine and corners bumped. Endpapers yellowing. 118 pages. Dj has chips, tears and edgewear. Price clipped. In protective jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Largely, Literary Legacy of the Late Leon Tolbert

By Kornberg, Grant and Daniel Wallace

New York: Crown, 1995. First Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Steven Cragg. Illustrated wraps. Trade paperback. Humorous investigation wherein the authors uncovered the remarkable story--and death--of assistant English professor at Northern Arizona Community College, Leon Edwin Nathaniel Tolbert. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Brother Sebastian

By Day, Chon

Garden City: Hanover House, 1957. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Author. Signed on front free endpaper by the artist. The first book of humorous and gentle drawings of the amiable friar, Brother Sebastian. Many first appeared in Look magazine. Illustrated paper covered boards have edgewear and cracks alo ng the outside hinges. White illustrated dj is slightly discolored, has two closed tears and minor edgewear. In protective mylar jacket.


Im Frieden: Ein Militarhandbuch fur Alle

By Generalstab der Munchener Fliegenden Blatter

Munich: Braun und Schneider. no date (circa 1895). Eighth Printing. Original Wraps. Fair/No Jacket. Fair, in wraps. Wonderful humorous illustrations about life in the Germany army during the late 1800s. Paper cover has worn and chipped edges. Bottom inch of spine is chipped away. Tear along top of front hinge. Covers are soiled and owners name is inked out. Inside pages are tight, but some are slightly dogeared.


Man the Beast

By Partch, Virgil Franklin

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1953. First edition (stated), 1953. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Illustrated glossy green boards. Not paginated. Owner's name on front free endpaper blacked out. Minor foxing on endpapers. Soiling on front; soiling and wear on back board and spine. Adult humor.


Thurber Carnival

By Thurber, James

New York: Modern Library, 1957. First Modern Library Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. Author. Dj has chips, tears, two holes in spine and edgewear. Better than it sounds. Price intact. In protective jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Credos and Curios

By Thurber, James

New York: Harper & Row, 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Black-and-white drawings by Thurber. Dj has tears and chips on top and bottom, small stain on bottom front, and rubbing from shelf wear on front and back. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.