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The Journal of Edwin Carp

By Haydn, Richard

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. first printing. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive. 8 vo; mauve boards with black spine strip; gilt lettering on front board and spine; 242 pp.


It Takes a Village Idiot

By Mullen, Jim

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket; one small depression on top of front board; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; lavender paper boards with ivory spine strip; gilt spine lettering; 219 pp; illust. dj. signed with a small drawing of an absurd happy face by the author on the front flyleaf.


Up Front

By Mauldin, Bill

New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1945. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good - no dj; p.o.'s gift inscription on front fly leaf; light sunning to spine; one small scuff on front board; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Bill Mauldin. 8 vo; dark brown cloth boards; illust. in black on bottom of front board of Willie and Joe the American G.I.'s; 228 pp; b/w cartoons throughout.


Dopey Doings

By Ripley, Elizabeth

New York: Oxford, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good - no dj; minor rubbing to spine ends & corners; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Elizabeth Ripley. 18 mo; illustrated paper covered boards; unpaged; b/w illust. throughout. small format joke book: "Why did the dope....." "Because...."



By Adeler, Max

Philadelphia: J. M. Stoddart, 1876. Hardcover. Fair; moderate rubbing to spine ends & corners; repaired looseness at spine; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Arthur B. Frost. green boards with black decoration & lettering; 384 pgs. many b/w illustrations.


Quick, Before it Melts

By Benjamin, Philip

New York: Random House, 1964. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Good DJ; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj has light edge chipping; dj protected by new mylar wrap.. George Wiggens (jacket art). blue boards with dark blue spine; illust. dj; 247 pgs. compared to "The Front Page."


Vaudeville Wit

By Case, Carleton

CHICAGO: Shrewsbury Publishing, 1917. Wraps. Good. No dust jacket as issued. light wear to paper wraps; stapled pages; 1" piece cut from title page; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Hall. vintage trade paper; glued binding; 151 pps. + advertisements.