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

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

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$35.00

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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… Read more
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"Well, there's your problem."

by Koren, Edward

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Hermit Hill Books
Item Price
$15.00

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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.
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Boat and be Damned

by Lariar, Lawrence

Seller
Hermit Hill Books
Published
1957
Condition
Good
Edition
Edition not Stated
Item Price
$6.50

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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.
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Browse at Your Own Risk

by Price, George

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Hermit Hill Books
Item Price
$20.00

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

by Billings, Josh

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1876
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$110.00

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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… Read more
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$110.00
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Peter Arno's Sizzling Platter

by Arno, Peter

Seller
Hermit Hill Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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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"… Read more
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Largely, Literary Legacy of the Late Leon Tolbert

by Kornberg, Grant and Daniel Wallace

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$4.50

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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.
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Brother Sebastian

by Day, Chon

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1957
Condition
Good
Item Price
$18.50

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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… Read more
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Im Frieden: Ein Militarhandbuch fur Alle

by Generalstab der Munchener Fliegenden Blatter

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Hermit Hill Books
Condition
Fair
Edition
no date (circa 1895). Eighth Printing
Item Price
$15.00

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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… Read more
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Man the Beast

by Partch, Virgil Franklin

Seller
Hermit Hill Books
Published
1953
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition (stated)
Item Price
$15.00

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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.
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Thurber Carnival

by Thurber, James

Seller
Hermit Hill Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Modern Library Edition
Item Price
$15.00

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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.
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Credos and Curios

by Thurber, James

Seller
Hermit Hill Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$12.50

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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.
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