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Porlock: a Portrait
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Porlock: a Portrait

By Hunter, Reginald

Caldwell, ID. Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1940. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Jacket protected with mylar. Handsome grey and blue speckled cover. Most pages unopened. Foreword by John Cowper Powys, wonderful illustrations by William O'Brian. . A beautiful edition by the Caxton Printers. Gift quality. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. D3 .

$45.00

Four Books  Echoes of Journeys Past, G'Bye My Honey, The Tin Can Man and  Ol' Sam Payton
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Four Books Echoes of Journeys Past, G'Bye My Honey, The Tin Can Man and Ol' Sam Payton

By Incollingo, Larry

Old Reunion Books. Fine. 1995. Paperback. No defects, books are As New. All four books are SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to Sally Steele. They all appear unread. . Short stories mostly set in rural Indiana. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. C4 .

$50.00

Motleyville, U.S.A
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Motleyville, U.S.A

By Williamson, Von & Bill Smoot

Nashville, IN. Nashville, IN: Smoot Studio. Fine. 1999. Paperback. No defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to Sally Steele, Brown County artist. . Wit, wisdom and humor from Southern Indiana, with humorous line drawings on almost every page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. C4 .

$55.00

The Indiana Experience
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The Indiana Experience

By Lazarus, A. L. , Ed.

Bloomington, IN. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1977. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Blue boards are slightly rubbed at corners, owner blindstamp at bottom margin of half title page, no other defects. Pages are clean and bright, very tight and square, still crisp, a beautiful copy. Jacket is a bit rubbed with slight edgewear, in bright Hoosier crimson. Protected w mylar cover. . This is a large and impressive tribute to the great Hoosier state. Essays, short stories, poems, songs, plays about Indiana written by its children. Including works by Eli Lilly, Wendall Willkie, Ernie Pyle, Booth Tarkington, Rex Stout, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. , Jean Shepherd, Cole Porter, and many, many more. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 426 pages. C3 .

$25.00

A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again  Essays and Arguments
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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again Essays and Arguments

By Wallace, David Foster

Back Bay Books. Fine. 1998. Paperback. No defects. By the author of Infinite Jest. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 368 pages. C2 .

$15.00

Army Air Force Lyrics: a Collection of Ww II U. S. Army Air Force Marching  Songs, Poems, and Parodies to Popular Songs of the Period and the Past
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Army Air Force Lyrics: a Collection of Ww II U. S. Army Air Force Marching Songs, Poems, and Parodies to Popular Songs of the Period and the Past

By Havener, J. K. ; Stevens, Bob (Cartoons)

Aero Publishers Inc.. Fine with no dust jacket. 1985. Softcover. No defects. Illustrated card coverts. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Enjoy such classics as Lilly From Picadilly, Junior Birdmen Song, and I Came Here to Talk For Joe. Line drawings throughout by Bob Stevens. A delightful book in As New condition. Gift quality. . Trade PB. Drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 104 pages. U2 .

$35.00

A Natural History of the Typestickers of Los Angeles. Compiled from the  Letters of Wm M. Cheney
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A Natural History of the Typestickers of Los Angeles. Compiled from the Letters of Wm M. Cheney

By Carpenter, Edwin H. , Comp. & Wm. M. Cheney

The Rounce & Coffin Club. Fine in Good dust jacket. 1960. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Original white dust jacket is lightly soiled with short tears and a few tiny chips. Quarter black cloth with green paper-covered boards, gilt-stamped spine. Book has no defects; pages are crisp and tight, book appears unread -- a beautiful copy. . Book includes an errata sheet, which is an integral part of the book. It does correct some real errors, but also includes quite a bit of typesticker humor. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 62 pages. S2 .

$25.00

Playboy (January 1989) Vol. 36 No. 1 (Collector's Edition) 35th  Anniversary Issue
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Playboy (January 1989) Vol. 36 No. 1 (Collector's Edition) 35th Anniversary Issue

By Hefner, Hugh, Ed.

Chicago. Chicago: Playboy Enterprises, Inc.. Fine with no dust jacket. 1989. Brunetiere Edition. Hardcover. No defects. Pages are clean, binding is tight; book appears unread. This is a hardcover book bound in black faux leather with bright silver titles and decoration to front cover and spine. . . Black boards with silver bunny decoration on front cover and silver lettering. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED (to "Ed") by Christie Hefner, at that time President of Playboy Enterprises, Inc. This fabulous issue presents some of the best of Playboy from the preceding 35 years, including written contributions by Woody Allen, Jack Kerouac, Fidel Castro, John Wayne, John Updike, Jules Feiffer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Truman Capote, Jimmy Carter, and many others. It also includes nude photos of Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Anita Ekberg, Carroll Baker, Catherine Deneuve, Ursula Andress, Raquel Welch, Margot Kidder, Marilyn Chambers, Linda Evans, Vanna White, Madonna, Bo Derek, Kim Basinger and dozens of other beauties. This is a Fine copy with no defects. Gift quality. Scarce in this binding, very scarce signed. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 350 pages. M1 .

$205.00

More Prayers and Graces: a Second Book of Unusual Piety
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More Prayers and Graces: a Second Book of Unusual Piety

By Laing, Allan M. , Comp. & Mervyn Peake, Illus.

London. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1957. 1st Edition. Hardcover. A little minor creasing to edges of dust jacket, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is bound in blue buckram with gilt titles and decoration to spine and front cover. No defects. . This little book illustrates very well that religious prayers and graces can be odd and humorous. Illustrated with wonderful drawings by Mervyn Peake. First edition. . Drawings. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 64 pages. M2 .

$35.00

A Liar's Autobiography  Volume VI
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A Liar's Autobiography Volume VI

By Chapman, Graham & Douglas Adams & David Sherlock & Alex Martin & David Yallop & Pedro Montt & Captain Mark Phillips & Jonathan Hills

London. London: Eyre Methuen. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1980. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New, no defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Bound in gray cloth with bright silver titles to spine. This is the first UK edition and the true first edition. . A very, very funny book, and parts of it are actually autobiographical. A beautiful copy, gift quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 239 pages. L5 .

$65.00

The 7th Seoul International Cartoon Festival (In Korean)
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The 7th Seoul International Cartoon Festival (In Korean)

By Lee, Keun-Sang

Seoul, Korea. Seoul, Korea. Fine with no dust jacket. 1997. Paperback. No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Fantastic collection of cartoons, political and otherwise. One cartoon printed one on each page in full color, on coated paper. In Korean and English. Cultural differences abound. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 152 pages. L4 .

$35.00

Sex and Humor:   Selections from The Kinsey Institute
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Sex and Humor: Selections from The Kinsey Institute

By Johnson, & Stirratt & Bancroft M.D.

Indiana University Press. New in New dust jacket. 2002. Hardcover. New. No defects, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 168 pages. G4 .

$21.50

The Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax and Other Irreverent Essays on the Study  of Language
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The Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax and Other Irreverent Essays on the Study of Language

By Pullum, Geoffrey K.

University of Chicago Press. Fine. 1991. 2nd Printing. Softcover. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Nineteen essays on language. An "excursion into the wild and untamed fringes of linguistics." [cover blurb]. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 246 pages. G2 .

$21.50

Engaging Humor
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Engaging Humor

By Oring, Elliott

University of Illinois Press. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Back cover of book is rubbed, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Publisher's slip is glued to first endpaper. Dust jacket has no defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . "I have read well over a hundred books on humor. None is superior to this one in clarity of expression or liveliness of ideas. " [John Morreall]. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 224 pages. K6 .

$35.00

Personality Comedians As Genre: Selected Players
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Personality Comedians As Genre: Selected Players

By Gehring, Wes D.

Greenwood Press. As New with no dust jacket. 1997. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth covers with silver titles to front cover and spine. Book has no defects; As New. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Book examines W. C. Fields, John Bunny, Richard Prior, Charlie Chaplin, the Marx brothers, Laurel and Hardy, Robert Benchley, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Woody Allen, and others. Illustrated with photos. Index. . Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 232 pages. A3 .

$30.00

Das Dicke Zillebuch
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Das Dicke Zillebuch

By (Zille, Heinrich) Flugge, Gerhard

Eulenspiegel Verlag. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1987. Hardcover. Dust jacket has several tears with associated creasing and light soil, bright and attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears to be unread. . This is the 1987 edition celebrating the work of Heinrich Zille, renowned German illustrator and photographer. Several hundred examples of Zille's work, each captioned. Text is in German. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 515 pages. L0 .

$30.00

Lecherous Limericks A Collection of Per-Verses
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Lecherous Limericks A Collection of Per-Verses

By Geduld, Harry M

Bloomington. Bloomington: Hamage Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 2002. 1st Edition. Softcover. 8.5x11 inches, oblong, pages secured in a black binder with clear plastic front cover. Cover is a little rubbed. . 400 limericks, mostly of the lecherous variety. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on verso of title page. . Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall. 71 pages. Signed by Author. K0 .

$45.00

Droll Stories (Contes Drolatiques) :  Collected from the Abbeys of  Touraine (2 Vol. Set)
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Droll Stories (Contes Drolatiques) : Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine (2 Vol. Set)

By Balzac, H. De

London. London: Printed for Subscribers Only (Privately Printed). Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1899. Reprint. Hardcover. Maroon cloth covers are a little rubbed at extremities; gilt and black inset for titles, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Bindings are tight, pages clean and white. This is NOT an ex-library book. . Collection of erotic/ribald/obscene tales, once banned in Australia. A handsome and solid edition of Balzac's classic, in two volumes. 665 pages. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 665 pages. M6 .

$45.00

Anthologie De L'Humour Noir
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Anthologie De L'Humour Noir

By Breton, André

Paris. Paris: Editions du Sagittaire. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1950. 2nd Edition. Softcover. Faint spine creasing, pages mildly yellowed, top edge of spine is bumped and creased with a tiny tear. All but two gatherings are unopened. Extremely tight and square, pages are clean, book appears unread. . The second, expanded edition of this wonderful anthology of 45 pieces of Surrealist writers and their precursers from around the world. Includes 23 plates: photo portraits of the authors. Authors include Swift, de Sade, Fourier, de Quincey, Poe, Baudelaire, Lewis Carroll, Nietzsche, Huysmans, Rimbaud, O. Henry, Dali, and Gide, among others. Text is in French. Published in 1950 by Sagittaire. A beautiful copy of a fragile book. Scarce. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 352 pages. C1 .

$60.00

Golf Galore
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Golf Galore

By Marshall, Keith B.

London. London: Nicholas Kaye. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1960. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Jacket has two short edge tears, small closed tear to edge of spine, now protected by fresh mylar cover. No defects to book; pages are crisp, tight, unmarked; appears unread. . Author's third book, consisting of thirty wonderful short pieces about the game of golf, accompanied by delightful drawings by Graham. A great collectible gift for the golfer with a good sense of humor. Several copies of a newspaper article about the book are laid in. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on first endpaper. . Drawings. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 123 pages. Signed by Author. B2 .

$30.00

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