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Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels

by Ingoldsby, Thomas

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1843
Condition
Good
Edition
SECOND EDITION
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$150.00

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London: Richard Bentley, 1843. Brown ribbed blindstamped illustrated designed boards (upper and back boards) with gold gilt printing to title. Eight beautiful full page illustrations and more in text. Frontpiece with tissue guard and elaborately decorated title page in red and black. Includes Preface to the Second Edition. Illustrations are by Cruishank, Leech. Stories including "The… Read more
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$150.00
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The Best Cartoons from Punch

by Edited By Marvin Rosenberg and William Cole

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1952
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$65.00

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Simon and Schuster, 1952. STATED FIRST PRINTING! Beautiful Boards, black over salmon with blindstamped character. Foreward by A. P. Herbert. Collected for americans from England's most famous humorous weekly. Interior pages are CLEAN, WHITE, UNMARKED. D.J. has some soil and chips along the edges. Laid in: Book of the Month Club application with letter… Read more
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$65.00
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Skippy Percy and Crosby

by Robinson, Jerry

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$34.00

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1978. Introduction by Jules Feiffer. STATED FIRST EDITION with Complete Numberline. FIRST PRINTING. Owner's bookplate, all else like new. Beautiful brown boards over Handmade beige paper with blindstamped cartoon character. Shiny bright and colorful dustjacket with one taped tear on spine area. Original 16.95 price intact on inside flap of D.J. Tight book, clean, white, unmarked… Read more
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$34.00
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All Women are Wolves

by Silver, Abner

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1945
Condition
Good +
Item Price
$23.00

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New York: The Readers Press, 1945. Stiff pictorial wraps. A little edgewear and browning, one closed tear. Interesting, funny and with wonderful full page illustratons by Patterson. 96 pages. . Soft Cover. Good +/No Jacket. Illus. by Russell Patterson. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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There Was an Old Lady (POP-UP)

by Bantock, Nick

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780670831944
Item Price
$65.00

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Viking, 1990. Glossy colorful boards. This is a wonderful pop-up book with all the pop-ups in MINT condition. There was an old lady who swallowed a fly, I don't know why she swallowed a fly, perhaps she'll die. . Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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"I Am Not a Crook" (INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR)

by Buchwald, Art

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$19.00

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1974. White boards with embossed name on front board and gold gilt printng to spine. Incribed by author: "To Barbara and Don, Art Buchwald, 1974." Original price on dust jacket $6.95. A few small tears to D.J. Interior pages, white, clean, Fine.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Token Mad

by Gaines's, William M

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$8.00

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New York: Warner Brothers, 1976. Albert B. Feldstein, Editor. Yellow with mad guy in afro and brown face. STATED FOURTH PRINTING, March, 1976. Would be FINE except for very light soiling to boards. Cartoons and "token" humor, satire. . First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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$8.00
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Punch and the War

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$24.00

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Garden City, New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1941. Black white and red decorated front cover. Quarto. Over 150 Drawings taken from the pages of England's Famous Comic weekly. "Punch" carries on during war time. Insight into the amazing spirit of the British People. Packed full of b/w comical illustrations. 120 pages. Light soiling and light… Read more
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$24.00
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Dilbert Gives Your The Business

by Adams, Scott

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780740700033
Item Price
$11.00

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Kansas City: Andrews McMeel, 1999. FIRST PRINTING with Complete Numberline. Colorful comic strips throughout. NO writing or marks or signatures. Glossy cover. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$11.00
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Anyone Got A Match?

by Shulman, Max

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Published
1964
Condition
Fine
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
Item Price
$12.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1964. 1964 Book condition fine, dust jacket is discolored a few small tears, but intact.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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$12.00
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Snooze: The Best Of Our Magazine

by Gingold, Alfred & John Buskin

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$11.00

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New York: Workman Publishing, 1986. STATED FIRST PRINTING 1986 with the number sequence 1 through 10. Slight wear.punch hole in tight corner. Cover is of a man with a top hat taking a Pie in the face. Unauthorized Parody.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Kiss Me, You Fool

by Vines, Andrew

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1984
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780517554708
Item Price
$21.00

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New York: Clarkson Potter , 1984. STATED FIRST EDITION with Number sequence 1 through 10. Small darling book with a cartoon character man kissing a woman's hand as she lays on a couch with roses on the floor. White with red and yellow design. Cloth is Red. Black printing on spine. FUN BOOK!! 1984. Hard… Read more
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$21.00