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THINK SMALL

By Anthology

Golden Press, New York, 1967. 6.75" X 8.25" [Oblong] in slick illustrated hard covers. Minor shelf wear; top left and bottom right corners just slightly bumped: VERY GOOD or better condition. Clean, unmarked, and cute. This was a promotional item given out by Volkswagen dealers. It is a collection of short articles and especially cartoons relating to the Volkswagen. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$9.95

DIVOTS

By Wodehouse, P.G.

George H. Doran Company, New York., 1927. 8 1/4" X 5 7/8" in orange cloth. Covers soiled and smudged. Rubbing at spine ends: Front hinge seems "iffy". GOOD MINUS. Wodehouse on golf. 316pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$24.95

PICADILLY JIM

By Wodehouse, P.G.

Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1930. 7 5/8" X 5 1/2" in orange cloth with black lettering. Minor soiling from age and handling, but still bright and fresh-looking. Cocked very slightly forward. Old bookseller's sticker and price erasure on flyleaf. About VERY GOOD. 363pp.. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$24.95

THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY, AND OTHER SKETCHES

By Twain, Mark

Charles Winthrope & Sons, 2013. 7" X 4.75" in blue cloth. This is an authentic reproduction of the original first edition. It was created according to "precise specifications of the original editions, from the quality of the paper, to the printing, to the beautifully crafted covers and detailed illustrations." LIKE NEW condition in all respects. Jacket shows only the most minute amount of wear: FINE PLUS or better condition. 198pp. [BB102]. Special Edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine.

$69.95

LAUGH WITH LEACOCK, AN ANTHOLOGY OF THE BEST WORK OF STEPHEN LEACOCK
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LAUGH WITH LEACOCK, AN ANTHOLOGY OF THE BEST WORK OF STEPHEN LEACOCK

By Leacock, Stephen

McClelland And Stewart, Limited, 1977. 7 1/8" X 4 1/4" in heavy paper covers. Covers a bit dulled from age and handling, lower front corner a tiny bit stubbed, edges of pages just starting to brown: about VERY GOOD MINUS condition. 339pp.. 3rd Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$19.95

IN BOHEMIA

By Harvey, James Clarence

H. M. Caldwell Co. New York, 1905. 6 3/8" X 4 7/8" in patterned cloth with paper paste-down on front cover. Evidence of water damage inside front & back covers and along the very bottom edge of the last few pages: FAIR PLUS condition. Short prose pieces and poetry along with illustrations by MUCHA, HY MYER, OUTCAULT ET AL. 207pp.. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket.

$47.95

SAMANTHA AT THE WORLD'S FAIR

By Josiah Allen's Wife (Holley, Marietta)

Funk & Wagnalls Company, New York, 1893. 8.75" X 6.5" in illustrated hard covers. Nifty silver and gilt illustration on front cover. Spine is largely faded, fraying at top of spine; writing on flyleaf. Otherwise, OK: about GOOD PLUS condition. A familiar American theme: Bumpkin goes to the big city - or in this case, to the World's Fair. 694pp + 1pp publisher's ads. Illustrated by Baron C. de Grimm.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$19.95

Works of Charles Dickens. Fireside Edition UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER

By Dickens, Charles

H.O. Houghton and Company, Boston, 1874. 7 1/2" X 5 5/8" in bright green cloth with fancy gilt and black cover design. Beveled edges. Spine very slightly faded, a little wear at spine ends. Still, very spiffy for a 134 year old book: about VERY GOOD MINUS to VERY GOOD condition. 402pp. engraved frontis.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$24.95

Asterix the Gaul

By Goscinny & Uderzo

Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1981. 11 5/8" X 8 3/4" in glazed colorfully illustrated hard covers. Very light shelfwear: about VERY GOOD or better condition. This is the first of a long series by the team of Goscinny & Uderzo taking a Mel Brooks-style approach to ancient history (Romans & Celts division). 48pp.. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$24.95

THE "BAB' BALLADS Much Sound & Little Sense

By Gilbert

R.H. Russell, New York, 1901. This is the "Wayside Series" edition of The "Bab" Ballads, BAB being a childhood nickname of W.S. Gilbert before he went on to team with Mr. Sullivan to make theatrical history. 6 1/8" X 3 7/8" bound in green leather with 5 raised bands by the Fifth Avenue Bookshop. The corner tips are abradedand there is wear at the spine ends and on some of the bands. In addition, there is a light white residue on parts of the covers which leads me to believe that someone may have tried to polish or saddle soap these beautiful covers. 184pp.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$29.95

SALMAGUNDI; or the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq. and Others

By Irving, William; Paulding, James Kirke; Irving, Washington

G.P. Putnam, New York, 1860. 8.75" X 6.5" in tooled leather binding with 5 raised bands. Moderately soiled and a bit scuffed, esp along spine edge by front cover. Covers somewhat darkened thru age, one chip out of bottom of spine. STILL, a very handsome book. All edges gilt. Solid binding. 412pp.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$95.00

INDIANA

By Cobb, Irvin S.

George H. Doran Company, New York, 1924. Approx 7.5 X 5" in illustrated paper covered boards. Book is excellent except front hinge starting to crack. About G. Jacket rubbed and chipped, esp at spine ends. Large chip missing from lower edge back cover: G-. Humorous observations about Indiana and Indianans. One of the "America Guyed Series" Nifty cartoon-type illustrations by McCutcheon. 52pp + 4pp ads.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good.

$14.95

Joe, The Wounded Tennis Player

By Thompson, Morton

Editions For the Armed Services, Inc., 1945(?) #742 of the Armed Srvices Editions published during WWII. 3.75 X 5.5" oblong in wraps. Designed to fit a serviceman's pocket. Scuffed and smudged. Title page about half detached.Otherwise OK. Cartoon Illustrations by Virgil Partch.. Soft cover.

$12.00

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry; Consisting of Various Complete Stories in One Volume

By Carleton, William

Frank F. Lovell and Company, NY, N/D (mid 19th cent.) small 8vo in embossed green cloth. Dulled, lightly smudged, rear hinge cracking: Still about GOOD PLUS condition. [RARE]. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$65.00

Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons (Opinions)

By Vonnegut, Kurt Jr.

Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, ND. (1974?), 1st. 8vo. Blk cl. VG in VG-D/J. D/J V. Slt. Soiled, Book a Little Smudged Edges. A collection of Essays, Speeches, & Interviews. F. Hardcover.

$30.00

Creature Comforts

By Addams, Charles, Illustrated by Charles Addams

New York: New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981, 1981. VG+/VG-. First Edition. Not Signed. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 11.25 X 8.75" in green boards withorange cloth spine. Book excellent. Jacket chipped at top of spine and at both upper corners. Unpaginated. Approx. 100pp of great Addams cartoons.. Illus. by Charles Addams. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Not Signed. F. Boards. VG+/VG-.

$35.00

The Bab Ballads with which are included Songs Of A Savoyard

By Gilbert, W.S.

MacMillan and Company, ltd, London, 1919, 6th ed. Approx 8 X 5.5" in gold stamped green cloth. Edges a little dusty, spine faded, text beginning to crack in a couple of places. Lightly smudged, Scuffs along fore edge of front cover. About G. Mr. Gilbert's very silly poems. 350 illustrations throughout the book by the author.. Soft cover.

$25.00

Obelix and Co.

By Goscinny, René & Uderzo

London, United Kingdom: Hodder & Stoughton, Limited, 1978. 11.75" X 8.75" in glazed colorfully illustrated hard covers. Very Minor shelfwear, old price sticker on back cover: about VERY GOOD to VERY GOOD PLUS Condition. This is a first English Language edition of this book, the latest in this long and very funny series starring Asterix the Gaul and his sidekick, Obelix. Colorful cartoon illustrations by Uderzo on every page. Story by Goscinny: a Mel Brooks-type view of ancient history. 48pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$29.95

Artemus Ward, His Book

By Ward, Artemus

Carleton, NY, 1870 later Ed., 1870. Sm 8vo, embossed green cloth; a few sm water spots rear cv. top & bot of spn chipped and frayed. fr hinge starting, stn eps: about FAIR . Nifty cartoon illustrations. 224pp + 4pp publisher's ads.. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket.

$14.95

The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw
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The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw

By McManus, Patrick F.

1989. 8.5" X 5.75" in black boards with black cloth spine. Signed by author on flyleaf. OWNER'S dedication inside front cover. NEAR FINE condition. Jacket shows very minor soil and shelfwear: VERY GOOD to VERY GOOD PLUS condition. 184pp.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

$14.95

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