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HERRINGS GO ABOUT THE SEA IN SHAWLS

By: Abingdon, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press, Inc.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25458

ISBN: 0670877514

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Originally published in 1931 under the title "Boners", this is a First Edition thus. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The dust jacket (plasticine) is in Very Good+ condition with one chip missing from the top front flap end and one small edge tear to the bottom spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. "The feverish search for information grows apace. People are assuaging their thirst for boundless knowle... View more info

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Out Of The Hurly Burly

By: Adeler, Max (Pseudonym Of Charles Heber Clark)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35943

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The cover and spine is illustrated with gilt, black, white and brown. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing and fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. "Nearly all of Clark's writing was published... View more info

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Hell Of A Way To Run A Railroad

By: Arno, Peter (Curtis Arnoux Peters, Jr. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32216

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The spine has a slant to it. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has wrinkling, edge wear, nicks, small chips and rubbing to the spine and flap joints. The rear cover has some ground-in dirt and rubbing. "Pet... View more info

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The Devil's Dictionary

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A34838

Condition: Very Good


This is a trade sized paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have rubbing and light wear. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the title page. "The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, wit, a... View more info

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Chocolate The Consuming Passion

By: Boynton, Sandra

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Methuen & Company: 1982

Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35420

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The bottom rear corner of the book has a small bit of laminate missing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Sandra Keith Boynton (born April 3, 1953) is an American humorist, songwriter, director, music producer, children's author ... View more info

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Look Eleven Years Younger

By: Burgess, Gelett

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1937

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A32456

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The book covers have some spotting and ground-in dirt, especially to the lower edges. The spine of the book has rubbing and color loss to the lettering. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs illustrating different poses. "This book would probably never have b... View more info

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Pigs Is Pigs

By: Butler, Ellis Parker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New york, Mcclure, Phillips & Company: 1907

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A33085

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some edge wear, rubbing and nicking. There is some ground-in dirt to the covers in general, and a couple of small spots of rubbing to the front cover illustration. The text pages are clean and bright, with the exception of a couple of small spots of foxing beginning. The illustration page has two tiny pokes where someone used a stapler. There are five full... View more info

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The Pythons Autobiography

By: Chapman, Graham, John Cleese, Et Al (with Bob McCabe)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martins Press: 2003

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36015

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly crisp and clean, with some beginning nicking to the top spine end. There is a black marker dot to the top edge of the text block. "Monty Python (also collectively known as The Pythons) were a British surreal comedy group who created their sketch comedy show M... View more info

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Guilt without Sex

By: Collens, Gina

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Price Stern Sloan: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28155

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


B&W Illustrations; This is a small paperback book with cardboard covers and a stapled binding. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light sunning to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "What is guilt? Guilt used to be Jewish or Catholic - but now it belongs to everyone. Guilt is the need to say you're sorry when you had absolutely nothing to d... View more info

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THE PUNCH BEDSIDE BOOK

By: Davis, William (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Punch Publications Limited: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 24829

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright except for a couple of smallish spots of foxing to the first several pages. All edges of the text block have some toning / yellowing and there is some beginning toning / darkening to the edges of the front endpapers. The dust jacket is clean and bright, with the exception ... View more info

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Whattizzit? Nature Pun Quizzes

By: Eckert, Allan W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dayton, OH, Landfall Press, Inc.: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30318

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a small paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and a light wrinkle to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "There are those who contend that the pun is the lowest form of humor, while others consider it to be one of the highest. the ... View more info

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Sam, The Ceiling Needs Painting

By: Gelman, Woody, Sy Goodstadt, and Mel Poretz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Kanrom, Inc.: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36432

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format paperback book with thick cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The bottom front corner has light creasing and a small nick. The text pages are clean and bright. "Woodrow Gelman (1915 – February 9, 1978) , better known as Woody Gelman, was a publisher, cartoonist, novelist and an a... View more info

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A Modern Demonology A Satire

By: Getlein, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter Inc.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34739

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have some light rubbing to the spine and flap joints, some light bumping to the spine ends, and a couple of tiny tears to the to spine end. "Robert Chesley O... View more info

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Asterix Et Cleopatra Novum Periculum Asterigis

By: Goscinny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Deltae: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A37333

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized hardback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. This copy is written entirely in LATIN. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the top edge of the title page. "Asterix or The Adventures of Asterix (Fr... View more info

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The Calculating Cat Returns

By: Gurney, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall / Stuart L. Daniels: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33823

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small semi-closed tears and associated wrinkling. The spine of the dust jacket has fading and there is some generalized ground-in dirt as well. "Eric Gurney (1... View more info

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The Works of John Held Jr.

By: Held Jr., John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Ives Washburn: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31161

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The covers of the book are red velour. The covers of the book have some rubbing, a couple of scratches and some wear to the velour, especially to the spine. There is some nicking and a couple of tiny edge tears to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. "I have been known John Held Jr. ever since he was born.... View more info

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The Teddysee

By: Irwin, Wallace

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, B. W. Huebsch: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33576

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and light edge wear. The top rear spine joint has an inch long repaired tear. There is a small spot of ground-in dirt to the front cover by the foredge. The text pages are clean and bright. "A native of Oneida, New York, Irwin grew up i... View more info

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Dennis The Menace

By: Ketcham, Hank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1952

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32213

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. There is some loss of paper to the bottom corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "One evening a couple of years ago Hank Ketcham's wife, Alice, said with the resignation only... View more info

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I Wanna Go Home! An Offbeat Travelogue by Dennis the Menace's Poor Ol' Dad

By: Ketcham, Hank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32215

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper, along with a small, thin, line of paper adhered to the bottom edge of the page. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing and nick... View more info

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Skeezix And Uncle Walt

By: King, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Reilly & Lee Co.: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34983

Condition: Good


Color Illustrations; This book is in Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, bumping and rubbing, along with spots of fraying. The front cover has a full page pastedown illustration with edge wear, rubbing and creasing. The spine and spine joints have weawr and rubbing as well. The text pages are generally clean and bright, , though starting to tone a bit. Both inner hinges have been reglued and s... View more info