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The New Yorker Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Album 1925-1950

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1951

Seller ID: 006303

Condition: Very Good


No edition indicated. Black 1/4 cloth, yellow embossed paper over boards. Lightly soiled, with slightly exposed corners and extremities. Vintage cartoons from the golden age of "The New Yorker." View more info

Original Gay Dirty Comics [Vol. I + II + III - Complete?]

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029862

Condition: Near Fine


Complete (?) in three (3) volumes, stiff color illus. wraps, booklets, staple-bound. Uniformly slight shelf wear. Contents clean, bright, fully intact. Vol. I shows a small area of surface paper loss on front cover near binding fold, not affecting lettering or illus. Unpaginated, [48] pp., illus. w/ cartoon drawings. The cartoon sequences here frequently depict licensed cartoon and TV characters (including Dick Tracy, Tarzan, Andy Capp, Beetle Bailey, Popeye, Bugs B... View more info

Erotic Humor Volume 1, No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029863

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff color wraps, staple-bound. Slight shelf wear, punch-hole (probably a remainder indication) through top corner of front cover and first leaf, not affecting any lettering or illustrations, otherwise fully intact. 48 pp., illus. Reprints various "Tijuana Bibles" (sexually explicit cartoons often featuring licensed characters) from the 1930s, including entries with Popeye, Wimpy, Dagwood, Moon Mullins, Toots, and other less well-remembered character... View more info

Erotic Humor Volume 1, No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029864

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff color wraps, staple-bound. Slight shelf wear, punch-hole (probably a remainder indication) through top corner of front cover and first leaf, not affecting any lettering or illustrations, otherwise fully intact. 48 pp., illus. Reprints various "Tijuana Bibles" (sexually explicit cartoons often featuring licensed characters) from the 1930s, including entries with Popeye, Dagwood and Blondie, Betty Boop, Henry, Laurel and Hardy, and other less well... View more info

The Frenchman: A Photographic Interview with Fernandel Philippe Halsman

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040044

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed along edges and at corners, mild toning along spine panel. Unpaginated, alternating interview questions with portraits of Halsman, printed on rectos only. Scarce. View more info

Mr. Dooley In Peace and In War

By: "Dooley, Martin" [Finley Peter Dunne]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Small, Maynard & Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006930

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, limited to 10,000 copies. Green textured cloth, lettered in gilt. xviii + 260 pp. Lightly rubbed extrems, corners, slight shelf wear. Signed on front pastedown by former owner Dorrance Reynolds, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Christmas 1898. View more info

Berks Banality

By: Adams, Charlie Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, R. V. Publications: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038206

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Light shelf wear, slightly cocked binding, slight spotting along top text block edge. 152 pp., illus. w/ cartoons. View more info

Tobogganing on Parnassus

By: Adams, Franklin P.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page and Co.: 1918

Seller ID: 036114

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, lettered/illus. in white and black. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Gift inscription dated 1919 on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. xii,144 pp. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

My Crowd: A Classic Collection of Cartoons

By: Addams, Charles

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Fireside/Simon and Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028746

ISBN: 0671724401

Condition: Near Fine


Color illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, mild crease to bottom rear corner, otherwise nearly as issued. Square, uncreased binding. 192 pp., 189 illus. View more info

My Crowd: A Deliciously Diabolical Collection of Cartoons Featuring the Original Addams Family

By: Addams, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033708

ISBN: 0760749671

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. 192 pp., illus. w/ b&w cartoons. View more info

The Addams Family: A New Musical [Pictorial Souvenir Program + Cast Booklet]

By: Addams, Charles; Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice (book); Andrew Lippa (music and lyrics)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Encore Merchandising: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037260

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, color illus. wraps, squarish format. Promotional souvenir booklet for the spring 2010 Broadway musical production of Charles Addams' ghoulishly clever cartoon, starring Nathan Lane, Bebe Neuwirth, Terrence Mann, Carolee Carmello, Kevin Chamberlain, Jackie Hoffman, Zachary James, Adam Riegler, Wesley Taylor, and Krysta Rodriguez. Main booklet is [32] pp., filled with color photographs, accompanied by [4]-pg. booklet providing cast credits, performer biographies... View more info

I Like It Here

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Co.: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 042045

Condition: VG+


Yellow cloth, lettered in gold. Moderate binding lean, text block edges somewhat dulled by age, only slight shelf wear. Color illus. dust jacket is toned along spine panel and along edges and flap folds, rear panel, but shows only slight wear, now in mylar. 208 pp. 1st American edition. View more info

Hooray for Captain Spaulding! Verbal and Visual Gems from "Animal Crackers"

By: Anobile, Richard J. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Darien House/Crown Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033791

ISBN: 0517516837

Condition: Near Fine


Red 1/4 cloth, light blue paper covered boards, lettered in black. Very slight shelf wear, slightly rubbed at heel of spine. Color illus dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, a bit of age toning, small chip at top front corner, and diagonal crease to front flap, now in mylar. 224 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Dust jacket art by Hirschfeld. View more info

Lady Chatterley's Husbands: An Anonymous Sequel to the Celebrated Novel Lady Chatterley's Lover

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Faro, Inc.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034804

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth variant, stamped titles lettered in yellow, deckled text block edges. Slight shelf wear, a few rough-cut fore-edges, otherwise nearly as issued. Firm binding, clean interior. 233 pp. This is the illustrated edition; Faro also issued an edition (in black boards) with no illustrations, printed from the same plates, also dated 1931 with no indication of subsequent printings. View more info

Knocks Witty Wise and --------

By: Antrim, Minna Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia PA, George W. Jacobs and Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040725

Condition: Very Good


Text block, complete bound signatures, apparently never bound. Final signature is a bit loose, but all binding threads are intact. Scattered light internal soiling. 1st ed.: Oct. 1905. View more info

The Oranging of America and Other Stories

By: Apple, Max

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grossman Publishers: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044519

ISBN: 0670528013

Condition: Fine


Dark blue 1/4 cloth, rust paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in orange. Essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows minor crease at top front flap corner, narrow line of faint dampstaining along top front edge, otherwise also essentially as issued, now in mylar. 1st editon, author's first book. vii,152 pp. View more info

By Rocking Chair Across Russia: The First-Hand Report of a Man Who Has Never Been There

By: Atkinson, Alex, and Ronald Searle

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, World Publishing Co.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015003

Condition: VG+


Red 1/4 cloth, light tan illus. paper covered boards. Stated 1st edition. 93 pp., illus. Very slightly warped boards, with light dampstaining evident along fore-edge only of rear blank and rear flyleaf, else clean. Dust jacket shows modest edge chipping, narrow strip of sunning along front flap fold, and inexplicably clipped rear flap corner (front corner, with price, intact), now in mylar. View more info

Conventional Wisdom

By: Auderset, Alain

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mill Hill, London and Grand Rapids, MI, Monarch Books: 2006

Seller ID: 036200

ISBN: 0825461138

Condition: Fine


Black and white illus. paper covered boards. 64 pp., illus. As issued. View more info

A House-Boat on the Styx, Being Some Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1895

Seller ID: 026681

Condition: Near Fine


Olive cloth, illus. in black and orange, lettered in gilt. Well preserved copy showing a modest binding lean with slight rubbing to extremities, mild age toning to text block edges. viii,171 pp., publisher's catalog at rear. 1897 ptg. View more info

Peeps at People, Being Certain Papers from the Writings of Anne Warrington Witherup

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033496

Condition: VG+


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt, illus. in ivory and orange, deckled text block edges. Modest shelf wear, cloth slightly flecked at a few points on rear cover, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior beyond a few occasional soil marks in margins. Slight exposure at top front corner. 1898 copyright, dated 1899 on lower main title, presumed 1st edition. 185 pp., illus. View more info

Coffee & Repartee and the Idiot

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1901

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036206

Condition: Very Good


Light brown cloth, lettered/illus. in ivory, deckled text block edges. 1st ptg. of "New Edition." vii,221 pp., illus. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

It's a Chick Thing: Celebrating the Wild Side of Women's Friendship

By: Beanland, Ame Mahler, and Emily Miles Terry

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Jamaica Plain, MA, Conari Press/2 Be Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015888

ISBN: 1573241962

Condition: Fine


7th ptg.: 2003. As issued. 189 pp., illus. View more info

Little Mr. Bouncer and His Friend Verdant Green, Also Tales of College Life

By: Bede, Cuthbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012058

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt. 1st edition, matching dates. xv,292 pp., illus. Slightly rubbed extremities, modest binding lean. Very well preserved copy. Clean text block, firm binding. Cuthbert Bede's College Stories. View more info

A Survey

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1921

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 042262

Condition: VG-


Brown 1/4 cloth, brown textured paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Spine extremities rubbed with minor loss, corners rubbed with exposure. Former owner's signature in pencil on front flyleaf. Illus. w/ 51 tipped-in drawings with captioned tissue guards. Firm binding. First American with 1921 date on lower main title (copyright page undated but printed from British plates, 1921 date given in dedication). View more info

Das Lustige J├Ągerbuch

By: Berger, Arthur

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Paul Parey: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010313

Condition: Very Good


Undated, ca. 1933 based on date of front cover illustration by Olaf Gulbransson. 183 pp., w/ 197 humorous illus. Moderately soiled illustrated cloth, somewhat rubbed along joints, with exposure at corners and short (approx. 1/4") closed tears along both joints at tail of spine. Clean interior. Text in German. Apparent 1st, with no indication of any subsequent printing. Scarce. View more info