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From Dogpatch to Slobbovia: The Gasp! ! World of Li'l Abner

By White, David Manning; Capp, Al

Boston: Beacon Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Unpaginated collection of L'il Abner cartoons with commentary by Al Capp and David Manning White. ; Beacon Series in Contemporary Communications .

$10.00

Peter Arno\'s Favorites
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Peter Arno's Favorites

Blue Ribbon Books. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and sunned.. 1932. Hardcover. Introduction by Frank Sullivan. A collection of Arno's cartoons. Blue cloth binding. Unpaginated. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$20.00

The Last Lath
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The Last Lath

By Dunn, Alan

NY: F. W. Dodge. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, inch missing from heel of spine, . ding to fore-edge of rear boards.. 1947. Hardcover. Inscribed by Dunn on the front free endpaper. A collection of Dunn's cartoons from The Architectural Record. ; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Sweet Madness:  A Study of Humor
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Sweet Madness: A Study of Humor

By Fry, William F.

Palo Alto, CA: Pacific Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped with mild edge . wear.. 1968. Later Printing. Hardcover. Tan cloth. viii, 178 pages + 1 page publisher ad. Bibliography. A study of humor and its creative process based on psychological, anthropological, and sociological research. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. ; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Toot Suite:  I. Preloud, II. O. K. Chorale, III. Fuga Vulgaris (For  Calliope or Organ, Four Hands)
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Toot Suite: I. Preloud, II. O. K. Chorale, III. Fuga Vulgaris (For Calliope or Organ, Four Hands)

By Bach, P. D. Q. ; Schickele, Peter

Bryn Mawr, PA: Theodore Presser Company. Very Good; Owner name stamped on first page.. 1973. Softcover. Stapled printed softcover. Early parody sheet music by PDQ Bach, Peter Schickeles alter ego. The program notes are pretty hilarious, and the Baroque frame surrounding the title on the front cover is, upon closer examination, a humorous slapup of carrots, old boots, moonshine bottles, sticks of dynamite, a pawn shop sign, yoyos, etc. A fun item and perhaps the perfect gift for a musical friend who enjoys a bit of levity. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; `6 pages .

$15.00

Life\'s Extras
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Life's Extras

By Rutledge, Archibald

NY: Fleming H. Revell. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered, foxed, and stained.. 1946. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Essays about nature, God, country living, and other topics by the South Carolina poet laureate. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 59 pages .

$20.00

The Fotygraft Album:  Shown to the New Neighbor by Rebecca Sparks Peters  Aged Eleven
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The Fotygraft Album: Shown to the New Neighbor by Rebecca Sparks Peters Aged Eleven

By Wing, Frank

Chicago: The Reilly and Lee Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners rounded.. 1926. Reprint. Hardcover. A vintage humor book of drawings meant to look like old family photographs in an album as shown by an eleven-year-old girl with her humorous commentary. Brown textured cloth. Unpaginated. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$12.00

Private Pop Eye:  The Life and Times of Spiggy Topes, or Not
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Private Pop Eye: The Life and Times of Spiggy Topes, or Not

By Private Eye Magazine

London: Macdonald and Co.. Very Good; Covers lightly toned, front cover with short tear.. 1969. First Printing. Softcover. 0356030040 . Unpaginated. Black and white photos and illustrations. Comedic look at the 1960s music scene featuring adventures of Spiggy Topes, leader of fictitious pop band, the Turds. With photos of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and The Monkees. Introduction by "Professor Hans Killer." .

$20.00

Here\'s Luck
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Here's Luck

By Lower, Lennie

London: Prion Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; First page creased.. 2001. First Printing. Hardcover. 1853754285 . Blue cloth binding. xiii, 286 + 4 pages publisher ads. Introduction by James Scanlon. Milestone of Australian humor originally published in 1930. .

$15.00

1066 and all That
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1066 and all That

By Sellar, Walter Carruthers; Yeatman, Robert Julian

NY: E. P. Dutton. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket soiled and tattered.. 1934. Later Printing. Hardcover. Subtitle: A MEMORABLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND, COMPRISING ALL THE PARTS YOU CAN REMEMBER INCLUDING 103 THINGS, 5 BAD KINGS, AND 2 GENUINE DATES. Witty snippets of British history with winsome and irreverent illustrations. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 116 pages .

$10.00

Dr. Fegg’s Encyclopedia of all World Knowledge
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Dr. Fegg’s Encyclopedia of all World Knowledge

By Jones, Terry; Palin, Michael

NY: Peter Bedrick Books. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1984. Later Printing. Softcover. 0872260054 . Black and white and color illustrations and photos. Monty Python members take on the world with typical chaotic results. ; 96 pages .

$10.00

Cats
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Cats

By Searle, Ronald

Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Greene Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and toned.. 1968. First American Edition. Hardcover. 082890071X . 44 pages containing 20 color plates of humorous cat illustrations by Ronald Searle. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$15.00

Nez-Bits:  A Variety of Campfire Features Recommended for Your Mountain  Entertainment
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Nez-Bits: A Variety of Campfire Features Recommended for Your Mountain Entertainment

By Nesbit, Paul W.

Colorado Springs, CO: Self Published. Good; Covers soiled and worn.. 1946. Softcover. Green pictorial stapled card covers. A collection of poems and short stories, with illustrations by Jewell W. Nesbit. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages .

$25.00

More Cats
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More Cats

By Searle, Ronald

Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Greene Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned.. 1975. First American Edition. Hardcover. 082890264X . 40 pages containing 20 color plates of humorous cat illustrations by Ronald Searle. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$15.00

Nine Holes of Golf
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Nine Holes of Golf

By Cortissoz, Royal

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and sunned, else a clean, tight . copy.. 1922. First Edition. Softcover. viii, 97 pp. Frontispiece illustration by Tony Sarg. Yellow cloth spine with color pictorial paper-covered boards. A collection of humorous essays about golf. ; 198 pages .

$150.00

The History of the Hen Fever:  A Humorous Record
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The History of the Hen Fever: A Humorous Record

By Burnham, George P.

Boston: James French and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, foxing, gift inscription on front . free endpaper.. 1855. Second Edition. Hardcover. Blue blindstamped cloth with gilt design of chicken stamped on front boards and titles on spine. Frontispiece engraving of Queen Victoria. 36 pp; 326 pp + 7 pp of publishers ads. 36-page chapter preceding the text, added by the author to address critique that he orchestrated a negative but successful propaganda campaign in American pulpits and newspapers to publicize his bestselling satire of the mid-nineteenth century craze for breeding fancy chickens (inspired by Queen Victoria). Many humorous engravings of various chickens, pigs, and other subjects. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

My Northern Exposure:  The Kawa at the Pole
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My Northern Exposure: The Kawa at the Pole

By Traprock, Walter E. ; [Chappell, George Shepard]

NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and toned.. 1922. Hardcover. Gray cloth binding with gilt lettering on front boards and spine. Many photos. A parody of Arctic adventure and travel books. Color endpapers by Rockwell Kent of walrus in an Arctic night. Written by George Shepard Chappell under his Traprock pen name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages .

$25.00

The Trials of Lenny Bruce:  The Fall and Rise of an American Icon
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The Trials of Lenny Bruce: The Fall and Rise of an American Icon

By Collins, Robert K. L. ; Smoker, David M.

Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Inc.. Very Good. 2002. First Printing. Softcover. 1570718377 . Pictorial softcover. x 562 pages. CD, black and white photo section, appendices, notes, bibliography, and index. An authoritative work on the career and free speech battles of Lenny Bruce told through text and an accompanying audio CD. CD appears unopened. .

$10.00

Queen Jane’s Version:  The Holy Bible for Adults Only
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Queen Jane’s Version: The Holy Bible for Adults Only

By Rankin, Douglas A.

Dallas: Dallas Emporia Press. Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, light . underlining in pen through page 57.. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. 0966520866 . Dark blue cloth. xviii, 1,129 pages. R-rated parody version of The Holy Bible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$25.00

Peeps At People:  Being Certain Papers from the Writings of Anne  Warrington Witherup
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Peeps At People: Being Certain Papers from the Writings of Anne Warrington Witherup

By Bangs, John Kendrick

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, light foxing to rear several . leaves.. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Dark green cloth with orange, black, and white design of woman writing in notepad on front boards. 185 pp + 6 pp publisher's ads. Many black and white plates by Edward Penfield. A collection of humorous stories imagining interviews with famous people of the day (polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen, authors Rudyard Kipling and Emile Zola, etc) by intrepid female reporter Witherup. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$25.00

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