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The Far Side Gallery 4, Larson, Gary
101 The Far Side Gallery 4
Larson, Gary
Kansas City Andrews McMeel Publishing 1993 0836217241 / 9780836217247 First Trade paperback Fine 
Very clean unworn soft cover book - size approx. 8-1/2" x 11". No creasing, chipping or wear. Cover is face of woman wearing diamond studded cat-eye glasses, with lenses cut open to view strange creatures on first page of book. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by Robin Williams. Full of hilarious and wonderful cartoons in both full color and black & white by Gary Larson. 167 pages. 025767

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The Far Side; Beyond the Far Side; In Search of the Far Side; Hound of the Far Side; Bride of the Far Side; The Far Side Observer (six books), Larson, Gary
102 The Far Side; Beyond the Far Side; In Search of the Far Side; Hound of the Far Side; Bride of the Far Side; The Far Side Observer (six books)
Larson, Gary
Andrews & McNeel 1986 Later printings Paperback Fine 
Six very clean paperback books with cartoons by Gary Larson. No fading, chipping or wear. Bindings are tight, pages and edges are clean. No previous owner names, writing or marks. Each book is approx. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" in size. First, Second, Third, Fourth, Seventh, Eighth collections of Gary Larson's hilarious cartoons. 027650

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Country Colic, Lawson, Robert
103 Country Colic
Lawson, Robert
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1944 First 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

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Country Colic - Being sundry Remarks and Observations concerning the Joys, Perils & Vexations of Rustic Residence Together with certain Suggestions of A Cautionary Nature for the Enlightenment & Guidance of the Inexperienced, Lawson, Robert
104 Country Colic - Being sundry Remarks and Observations concerning the Joys, Perils & Vexations of Rustic Residence Together with certain Suggestions of A Cautionary Nature for the Enlightenment & Guidance of the Inexperienced
Lawson, Robert
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Robert Lawson, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with green lettering and small apple decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations by the author. 70 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027752

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Gulf Coast Stimulus Package - Viagra for the Soul, Le Gardeur, Maurice
105 Gulf Coast Stimulus Package - Viagra for the Soul
Le Gardeur, Maurice
Covington, Louisiana Bard's Press 2014 0984122222 / 9780984122226 First Fine no dust jacket Jacket Roy Robinson, Illustrator Signed
Clean stated First Edition, SIGNED by author. Red cloth boards with color paste-on illustration (no wear), stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. Signed by the author on title page: "Don't Worry, Be Happy! MLG". Full color illustrations by Roy Robinson. Yellow ribbon page marker. 128 pages. Wonderful poems and illustrations that will touch your heart, make you laugh and cry. Prologue: In this mindless world of crime and stupor, our sole defense is a sense of humor. 026392

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Galusha the Magnificent, Lincoln, Joseph C.
106 Galusha the Magnificent
Lincoln, Joseph C.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1921 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean unfaded green cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned), with clean blue top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 407 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, short closed edge tears and very slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. His folks wanted him to be a banker but fate stepped in and made him an Egyptologist--a queer absent-minded professor who suddenly dropped into a village one wet night and found shelter in the home of a spinster. In no time, nearly everybody in the village found his destiny tied up in the hands of this timid, helpless, lovable little man. Good plot, a little mystery, romance and lots of humor. Approx 8" x 5". Fiction. 017268

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The Merry Muse, Linklater, Eric
107 The Merry Muse
Linklater, Eric
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1960 First 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

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108 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

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The Big Brewster Family: A Story of Plymouth in 1623, Lucas, Jannette May
109 The Big Brewster Family: A Story of Plymouth in 1623
Lucas, Jannette May
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Mabel Betsy Hill, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Clean brown cloth boards with illustration of corn shock and pumpkins on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers, with tiny previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 165 pgs. with illustrations by Mabel Betsy Hill. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips, tiny closed edge tears; slight fading to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A delightful story of the Plymouth Colony in 1623, its third brave year of struggle for survival. Story is based on the records of Bradford and Winslow and on other original sources, brought to life with sympathy, humor and reality. 8vo. Children's. 016259

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The Egg and I, MacDonald, Betty
110 The Egg and I
MacDonald, Betty
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1945 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Early printing in original dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with black chicken on lower corner of front board, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; very slight fading to top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 278 pgs. Clean early dustjacket with chicken farm illustration in circle on front panel, author's photo on rear panel. Dustjacket is clean and not price clipped ($2.75 on front flap) and states "Fourth Printing", matching statement on copyright page. Some fading to spine and top edge of front panel. Very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's life and experiences on a chicken ranch, told with rollicking humor; this book was made into a successful movie in 1947 starring Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray and Marjorie Main. 8vo. Humor. 015217

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Houseboat Chronicles, MacDonald, Jake
111 Houseboat Chronicles
MacDonald, Jake
The Lyons Press 2004 1592285538 / 9781592285532 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean beige boards with dark green spine, beige lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 291 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful memoir of life in the Canadian shield country north of the Great Lakes, told with great humor and a keen eye for both nature and human nature. 025843

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When Tytie Came (Popaul Et Virginie), Machard, Alfred
112 When Tytie Came (Popaul Et Virginie)
Machard, Alfred
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1920 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in rare original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine (gold is slightly tarnished). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Front free endpaper has been excised (removed). Translated from the French by Howard Vincent O'Brien. Illustrated with drawings by Robert Lee Eskridge. 316 pages. Dust jacket has very slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, corner tips; closed tear at bottom of front spine fold (approx. 1-1/2"). Slight age-toning, but clean. Enclsoed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A comedy of childhood told with rare humor and a very human appeal. 025797

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113 The Froth Estate
Mackey, Joseph
New York Prentice Hall 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 236 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few small edge chips and short closed edge tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The dizzier doings of the famous, the funny, and the phenomenal are featured in these humorous stories culled from Joe Mackey's ten years' experience as Nut Editor of the New York Sun. 019307

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Red, White, and Drunk All Over: A Wine-Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass, MacLean, Natalie
114 Red, White, and Drunk All Over: A Wine-Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass
MacLean, Natalie
New York Bloomsbury 2006 1582346488 / 9781582346489 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 279 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one very short closed edge tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engaging and informative read on the world of wine -- peppered with humor and fun. 025060

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Listen to These, Masson, Thomas L.
115 Listen to These
Masson, Thomas L.
Garden City, New York Doubleday Page 1922 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. As-new, very clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 275 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap); enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Mr. Masson's third book of short stories and humorous anecdotes. Thomas L. Masson was the managing editor of "LIFE" Magazine for many years. 027785

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A Man Gets Around, McNulty, John
116 A Man Gets Around
McNulty, John
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean light blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 180 pages. Clean dustjacket has small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap with price of 3.00 stamped just below clip. Very slight edge wear, hint of fading to spine, two short closed edge tears. Author's photo on inside rear flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021686

Price: 95.00 USD
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Best American Humorous Short Stories, Miscellaneous
117 Best American Humorous Short Stories
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 87. Later edition (1945 - 1966), with "A Modern Library Book" on front panel of dustjacket beneath "43 stories by 31 authors." Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with pink top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Edited, with an Introductory Note, by Robert N. Linscott. 436 pages with index. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, unchipped, two short closed edge tears. 408 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Includes stories by Dorothy Parker, Mark Twain, Robert Benchley, James Thurber, S. J. Perelman and more. 023078

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Dogue: A Parody of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine, Miscellaneous
118 Dogue: A Parody of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine
Miscellaneous
Pittstown, NJ Main Street Press 1986 1-55562-002-7 / 9781555620028 First Soft Cover Fine 
Very clean and bright full-color stiff wraps--a parody of "Vogue" with dogs as models. No chipping or creasing. Unread condition. 96 pgs. with full color and black & white layouts. 8-1/2 x 11". Humor. 007291

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The Bedside Tales, Miscellaneous
119 The Bedside Tales
Miscellaneous
New York William Penn Publishing Corp 1945 Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
1945 [1945] with a dust jacket illustrated by Peter Arno, Introduction by Peter Arno. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very small tear to cloth at top spine edge. Binding is tight, hinges sound, no cracking. Clean pages, including blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 569 pages. Dust jacket says "Tudor Publishing Company" at base of spine, although book states Wm. Penn Publishing on title page and on copyright page. Jacket has edge chipping, long closed tear to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An anthology of fine writing - 54 superlative stories by writers such as Robert Benchley, John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Damon Runyon, H. L. Mencken, S. J. Perlman and many other top writers of the day. There is a story to suit every mood! 024676

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The Prejudices of Mr. Pennyfeather, Moffat, Donald
120 The Prejudices of Mr. Pennyfeather
Moffat, Donald
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1938 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Hildegard Woodward, Illustrator 
Stated "First Edition" in original unclipped jacket. Green cloth boards with no bumping, one tiny spot of wear to bottom corner tip. Black stamped lettering and blind-stamped feather design on front board. Light foxing to board edges. Binding is tight, no cracking, slightest hint of lean. No previous owner markings. 274 pp. with illustrations by Hildegard Woodward. Bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has been trimmed (1/4" short), light general soiling to rear panel, tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous novel about a Boston bachelor, amateur yachtsman and man of the world. 020373

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