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Jive's Like That: Being the Life and Times of Our Bill, Haenigsen (with preface By Christopher Morley)
61 Jive's Like That: Being the Life and Times of Our Bill
Haenigsen (with preface By Christopher Morley)
New York The Procyon Press, Inc. 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Haenigsen, Illustrator 
First Edition, SIGNED by author. Clean glossy illustrated boards are unfaded. Wear to corners, no tears. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "To Jean Dingle with Best Wishes from "Our Bill" and "Penny" - Haenigsen." Unpaginated, story told in comic book format with illustrations by the author. Preface by Christopher Morley. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap); small edge & corner chips, numerous closed tears, most of them short, with one long closed tear on rear corner with tape repairs. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9" x 11". Comic. 017099

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Chaplains Raid, A Zany Novel About Marines in Love and War Games, Hardman, Ric
62 The Chaplains Raid, A Zany Novel About Marines in Love and War Games
Hardman, Ric
New York Coward McCann 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean green/gray cloth boards with black and red lettering on spine and black and red cartoon illustration of three soldier on front cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 256 pgs. Clean and bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A hilarious novel of Marines at Camp Pendleton in their less gung-ho moments. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014543

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Excuse it Please, Herford, Oliver
63 Excuse it Please
Herford, Oliver
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1929 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Decorated orange paper covered boards with purple cloth spine, unchipped clean paper title label on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Printed on quality glossy paper, with very nice black and white illustrations by the author throughout. 172 pages. Clean jacket is price clipped on front inside flap, has slight fading to spine and edges, tiny chips at top spine edge, short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Comedic verse and illustrations by a famous humorist. 021677

Price: 35.00 USD
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There's nothing in the middle of the Road But Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos, Hightower, Jim
64 There's nothing in the middle of the Road But Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos
Hightower, Jim
New York Harper Collins 1997 0-06-018766-2 / 9780060187668 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Signed
Second printing, signed by author, in clean dust jacket. Very clean black boards with gray spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small faint black spot on front free endpaper (size of large pea). Inscribed and SIGNED by author on title page. 292 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author focuses his sharp Texas wit, populist passion, and native smarts on America's political, economic, scientific, and media establishments. 012788

Price: 12.00 USD
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65 The Ladies, God Bless 'em!
Hokinson, Helen E.
New York E.P. Dutton 1950 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with red lettering and decorative title box on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing. Bookstore bookplate on reverse side of front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of cartoons by Helen E. Hokinson which appeared in The New Yorker, assembled here in book form. 8-1/2 x 11". 007940

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There Are Ladies Present, Hokinson, Helen E.
66 There Are Ladies Present
Hokinson, Helen E.
New York E. P. Dutton 1952 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in unclipped original jacket. Clean tan cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 87 pp. Illustrated with cartoon by Helen E. Hokinson, all of which appeared in The New Yorker magazine, and appear here in book form for the first time. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), numerous edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019810

Price: 18.00 USD
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67 I Owe Russia $1200
Hope, Bob
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1963 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black cloth spine, silver and red lettering on spine. No bumped corners. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. No names or marks inside. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with one small (1/3") closed tear at upper left corner on spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005251

Price: 12.00 USD
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They Got Me Covered, Hope, Bob
68 They Got Me Covered
Hope, Bob
Hollywood, California Bob Hope 1941 Stated First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Stated "First Edition" softcover book with comedic color portrait of Hope on cover. No chipping, creasing or wear. Clean with slightest hint of age toning, tiny original 10 cent price at top corner of front panel. Binding is tight, pages are clean; no names, writing or underlining. Illustrated with wonderful black and white photographs, drawings. With an Introduction by Bing Crosby. 95 pages. 023897

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Countess to Boot, Iams, Jack
69 The Countess to Boot
Iams, Jack
New York William Morrow 1941 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 312 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips, closed edge tears, very light rubbing. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The hero of this fun novel is an artist, plying his lucrative brush in an advertising agency, yearning with all his romantic soul for "ART" in a garret. Enter a Minneapolis-born countess and a female electrical engineer of very high voltage. Rollicking romance in Manattan and the Virgin Islands ensues. 019340

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'Round Corners, Jackson, H. C. L.
70 'Round Corners
Jackson, H. C. L.
Detroit Arnold-Powers, Inc. 1945 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket Jim Donahue, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original dust jacket. Very clean marbled paper covered boards with orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to corner tips, edges; spine is unworn, no fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed "H.C.L. Jackson" on front free endpaper. Illustrated with wonderful cartoon drawings by Jim Donohue. 328 pages. Dust jacket has small edge and corner chips, light rubbing, front flap is separated at fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's humorous anecdotal documentation of the lives and doings of Detroit's millions. 024275

Price: 25.00 USD
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Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls, Jacobs, Howard
71 Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls
Jacobs, Howard
Gretna, LA Pelican Pub Co Inc 1973 0882890018 / 9780882890012 First edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Eldon Pletcher, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in original dustjacket. Clean bright orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump with light wear at top board edge; very light bumping at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight dust-speckling to outside page edges. Light yellowing to endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To James S. Augustes, Regards, Howard Jacobs 5-2-74. 152 pgs. with illustrations by Eldon Pletcher. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with faint soiling to rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A bizarre cast of authentic New Orleans characters presented in a fascinating collection of folk heros. 018283

Price: 20.00 USD
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Oh Sir, You've Shot Her!, Jacobsen, Benjamin
72 Oh Sir, You've Shot Her!
Jacobsen, Benjamin
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1959 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Des Asmussen, Illustrator 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page, in original dustjacket. Clean red cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Very light bumping to corners, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 192 pgs. Introduction by Victor Borge. Illustrations by Des Asmussen. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has light soiling to spine only, tiny chips at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A hilarious re-creation of a rather unusual household in Copenhagen, Denmark at the turn of the century. 018292

Price: 30.00 USD
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The First Family Paper Doll and Cut Out Book, Jim; Boswell, John Fitzgerald
73 The First Family Paper Doll and Cut Out Book
Jim; Boswell, John Fitzgerald
Dell Books 1982 0440526329 / 9780440526322 Fourth Printing Paperback Near Fine 
A large paper doll & cut-out book of the Reagans as first family - including Ron and Patti. All present, clean and in perfect condition. Includes Nancy and Ronald Reagan, son Ron Reagan and daughter Patti with illustrations by Al Kilgore. 024857

Price: 20.00 USD
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74 Laughing Historically
Kapplow, Hal
Bernard Geis Associates 1961 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Clean bright orange boards with white lettering and illustration on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 63 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge, one short closed edge tear; very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Humorous spoof of famous scenes, battles, episodes and "summits" from American and European history, with witty, comical captions. Approx. 9-1/2 x 6-1/2". History. 016832

Price: 10.00 USD
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You've Got Me on the Hook, Lariar, Lawrence
75 You've Got Me on the Hook
Lariar, Lawrence
New York Dodd Mead 1954 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with cartoon illustration and black lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Very slight bumping to corners, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), has very faint water stain to two corners, otherwise bright; tiny chip at top spine edge, several closed edge tears. A catch of the funniest cartoons about fish and fishermen. 021937

Price: 30.00 USD
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76 LAST CHAPTER AND WORSE
Larson, Gary
Kansas City, MO Andrews Mcmeel Publishing 1996 0836221311 / 9780836221312 First Edition Paperback Near Fine No Dust jacket Gary Larson, Illustrator 
Nice clean softcover book; no chipping, creasing or wear. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no names, writing or marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated with cartoons by Gary Larson. 019852

Price: 15.00 USD
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Country Colic, Lawson, Robert
77 Country Colic
Lawson, Robert
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1944 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with cream lettering and small worm-eaten apple decoration on cover, cream lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 70 pages. Clean dust jacket has one shallow edge chip at top edge of front panel (1/4" deep, 1" wide), several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024613

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Limerick - 1700 Examples, with Notes, Variants and Index, Legman, G. (editor)
78 The Limerick - 1700 Examples, with Notes, Variants and Index
Legman, G. (editor)
New York Bell Publishing 1969 Reprint Hardcover Fine very good Jacket 
Very clean unfaded dark green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 517 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unclipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears (clear tape repair to edge tear at lower front panel edge). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "This is the largest collection of limericks ever published, erotic or otherwise - of the 1700 printed here, none is otherwise." 017538

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Merry Muse, Linklater, Eric
79 The Merry Muse
Linklater, Eric
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1960 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with author's initials stamped decoratively on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 317 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean with moderate soiling to rear white panel, no chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous novel about an eminent Scottish lawyer who believes that life is worth living for any with a good digestion and a bad memory, and who remains at sixty a lusty appreciator of wine, women and songs--and Victorian paintings. 019450

Price: 20.00 USD
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80 People Are Funny
Linkletter, Art
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1947 Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with small illustration and lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 273 pgs. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is unfaded, not price clipped, has small v-shaped chip at top rear edge, small chip at top of spine, closed tear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006098

Price: 20.00 USD
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