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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

By Sedaris, David

New York: Little Brown, 2004. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 8m0 -- 8.25 in. 257 pp. Light reading wear, spine edge rubbed. Lightly thumbed. Bookstore stampings on inside covers. Text clean. Another 22 hilarious stories about Sedaris, his travels and his kooky family. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$3.33

Lost in the Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman
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Lost in the Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman

By Zehme, Bill

Los Angeles: Los Angeles: Renaissance Media, 1999, 1999. Book. Very Good +. Very Good +. Two-cassette audio book, approx. playing time 3 hours. A biography and tribute to Andy Kaufman, read by Budd Friedman, operator of the Improv club in New York. The book looks at the 1970s as the golden age of improvisation..

$7.60

America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
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America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction

By Stewart, Jon, et al

NY: Warner Books, 2004. Book. Very Good +. Glossy Boards. 10th Printing.. 227 pp. numerous color photos, graphics, charts. With foldout chart of "The Shadow Government." School property stamping on front inside cover. No other markings. Lightly read. A satirical look at American government as explained by comedian Jon Stewart of The Daily Show. Size: 4to -- 10,5 in Tall.

$4.75

Forty Years a Country Preacher

By Gilbert, George B.

NY: Harper & Bros., 1940. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Edition.. 319 pp. 8 pp. b&w historical photos. Stated First Edition, with code letters of D-P.Light rubbing of spine, some soil to tan cloth, bumped corners. Roughness on inside cover. Previous owner's name on endpaper. No other markings or notes. A longtime Episcopal cleric recounts humorously his preaching career and farming experiences in rural Connecticut. Many anecdotes about his parishioners. Size: 8mo -- 8.75 in Tall.

$11.40

Northern Reflections
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Northern Reflections

By Harju, Jerry

Marquette, Michigan: North Harbor Publishing, 2000. Book. Illus. by MacIntosh, Craig. Fine. Trade Paperback. Later Printing.. 123 pp. Nearly new, no markings. Gift quality. Firm binding. Several full page illustrations. A retired aerospace engineer writes vividly about his boyhood in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan during the 1940s. Size: 4to 10 in High.

$9.03

Book
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Book

By Goldberg, Whoopi

NY: William Morrow, 1997. Book. Very Good. Spine Tape & Boards. First Edition Stated.. 240 pp. Light rippling of textblock, but no dampstains or markings. Edgewear on jacket spine. Written in first person, lots of humorous anecdotes about her life and career. Note: Some catalogs list the title as "Whoopi Goldberg Book" but half-title page presents it as only "Book." Head closeup on front jacket panel, rear panel shows Whoopi winking. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In..

$3.66

Feel This Book: An Essential Guide to Self-Empowerment, Spiritual Supremacy, and Sexual Satisfaction
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Feel This Book: An Essential Guide to Self-Empowerment, Spiritual Supremacy, and Sexual Satisfaction

By Stiller, Ben; Garafalo, JaneAne

NY: Ballantine Books, 1999. Book. Very Good. Cloth Strip & Boards. First Edition Stated.. 214 pp. Light read, one inch closed tear at top of jacket's front panel. Text clean, binding firm. Tiny red ink line on top edge near spine. Two comedians poke fun at therapists and themselves by writing a satirical self-help guide to relationships. Both say the book idea was hatched by Ballantine, not themselves. Size: 8mvo-- 8.5 In..

$3.80

Mental Laxatives for a Constipated Mind
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Mental Laxatives for a Constipated Mind

By Pederson, Rev. Donald E.

Studio City, Calif: Galactic Enterprises, 1999. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition.. 262 pp. Close to new, light edgewear, spine uncreased. Inscription by author to "Beau" (Rev. B.J. McDaniels, a felllow clergyperson in the Metropolitan Community Churches denomination. A collection of anecdotes and humorous musings designed to provide motivation in everyday life and help people escape from being preoccupied with themselves. Size: 8vo - 8.5 In Tall.

$11.40

Life with Father

By Day, Clarence

Pleasantville, N.Y.: Reader's Digest Association, 1993. Book. Illus. by Ellison, Mitch. Near Fine. Leather-like cloth and Tape. 196 pp, slight edgewear to spine. In maroon cloth, still close to new, no markings. A modern reprint of Day's 1935 humorous memoir about his father. Gilt and author's cover portrait still intact. Colored endpapers. Afterword by Robert M. Brown. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in..

$4.28

Kathy Sue Loudermilk, I Love You: A Good Beer Joint Is Hard to Find and Other Facts of Life

By Grizzard, Lewis

Atlanta: Peachtree Pub Ltd, 1980. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 3rd Printing.. 211 pp. Lacks jacket. Gray cloth; clean sturdy copy, light edgewear to spine. Bright gilt titling. No markings. A collection of short humorous columns by Atlanta newspaper columnist Lewis Grizzard. Includes timely essays about the Civil War and Gen. Robert E. Lee's military performance. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.

$4.28

Rickles' Book: A Memoir
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Rickles' Book: A Memoir

By Don Rickles (with Ritz, David)

NY: Simon & Schuster, 2007. Ex-Library. Good +. Boards. 1st Edition.. 239 pp. with numerous b&w photos interspersed throughout text. Former library book with stampings, but minimal wear. Text mostly clean, a few faiint pencil underlinings, binding firm, mylar protector on jacket. The late Don Rickles recounts his life and career, poking fun at himself all the way. After penning this autobiography, Rickles continued performing as a Vegas headliner for another decade. Lots of nostalgia about breaking into show business in New York. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$4.75

A Treasury of American Folklore

By Botkin, B.A.

NY: Crown Publishers, 1944. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 6th Printing.. 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 Sandburg. Size: 8vo -- -8.5 In.

$6.18

Dude, Where's My Country?
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Dude, Where's My Country?

By Moore, Michel

NY: Warner Books, 2003. Book. Very Good. Cloth Tape & Boards. 4th Printing.. 249 pp., includes 27 pp of notes and sources. Lightly used, no markings, binding firm. Moore applies his humor, satire and anger to mock the surveillance state that took root in the USA in the first couple of years after 9-11. A Homeland Security "stamp of approval" at the beginning of the book establishes its tone: "This page your are fingering right now is made of a top-secret linen paper that registers an automatic fingerprint and beams it to our central command in Kissimmee, Florida. Do not attempt to tear this page of out of the book -- IT IS TOO LATE. Do not attempt to run because we';ve got a lock on you right now, you dirty no good evil-doer.FREEZE! DROP THEBOOK! HANDS IN THE AIR!." Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$3.33

A Dog's Life
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A Dog's Life

By Mayle, Peter

NY: Vintage Books (Random House), 1996. Book. Illus. by Koren, Edward. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition.. 192 pp., plus 59 drawings by Edward Koren, known for his New Yorker cartoons. Paperback reprint of a Knopf hardcover. Mayle takes on a dog's persona as he relates his relationship with a mutt adopted in Provence. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$4.75

Tales of the City
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Tales of the City

By Armistead Maupin

NY: HarperPerennial, 1900. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1989 Reissue.. 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 in the 1970s. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.

$5.70

A Book About the Table Vol. II

By Jeaffreson, John Cordy

London: Hurst & Blackett, 1875. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 352 pp. in brown cloth, with diamond and rectangles designs on front and rear boards. A humorous history and commentary on European culinary practices and preferences. Gilt titling on spines still bright. A bit of whitish staining on upper front board. Spine edges and coners bumped and rubbed. Not a print on demand copy. A few pencil notes on last page. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$28.50

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

By Austen, Jane and Grahame-Smith, Seth

Philadelphia: Quirk Books Book. Very Good. Trade Papeback. 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.

$3.80

Barefoot in Booger Hollow: Yestiday's Sayin's to Liv By Today

By Powers, Nick and Wilann

Lindale, Georgia: Country Originals, 1971. Book. Illus. by Powers, Nick and Wilann. Very Good +. Stapled Stiff Wraps. 15th Printing.. Approx 44 pages, unpaginated. Each page has small cartoon-like sketches of animals, vegetables, vines and farm artifacts in the margins. Gift inscription on inside front cover, no other markings. Novelty type style imitating crude hand printing. In wildly misspelled southern mountain dialect, the Powers present hillbilly wisdom in the form of "sayin's" and jokes. Example: "An idle rumor shore ain't a'gonna stay idle fur long." The maxims emphasize the value of hard work and avoidance of gossip. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$4.75

The Cat Who Came for Christmas
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The Cat Who Came for Christmas

By Amory, Cleveland

NY: Penguin Books, 1995. Book. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. Later Printing.. 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.

$2.85

The French in Life and Love

By Lewis, Edward

Kansas City, Missouri: Hallmark, 1967. Book. Illus. by Trotta, John.. Good. Decorative Cloth. Later Printing.. 60 pp. A Hallmark Cards small gift book. Text is very good, but a production error bound the textblock upside down, making the front cover the back cover, and vice versa. Price clipped. Previous owner's stamp on colored front endpaper. A collection of French aphorisms from over the centuries, most of them humorous. The 12 writers quoted range from Voltaire to Balzac, Stendahl and George Sand. With humorous color cartoons by John Trotta. Both covers have a pattern of of rows of hearts in French tri-colors, but because of the printing error, the hearts point upward. Size: 12mo.

$3.80

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