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Humor

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Humor

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The Fifteen Joys of Marriage, Anonymous (Trans. By Elisabeth Abbott)
1 Anonymous (Trans. By Elisabeth Abbott)
The Fifteen Joys of Marriage
New York: Orion Press: 1959: First English Translation: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Sussan, Rene Ben: Previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Light stain on jacket's rear panel. Illustrated satire of married life. Translated from French (anonymous author) into modern English for the first time. 221 pages, fifteen color illustrations.: 02566: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Laughing to Keep from Crying, Benefield, June
2 Benefield, June
Laughing to Keep from Crying
Houston, Texas: Gulf Publishing Company: 1972: 0872014258 / 9780872014251: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: SIGNED: Very mild wear to book. The dust jacket has some rubbing long the spine and flap folds, but a nice, clean copy inscribed by the author to the previous owner, who has scribbled over the name in the inscription. Benefield wrote the column, Skirt Tales, for the Houston Chronicle for 18 years, beginning in 1956. This book offers a collection of 40 of those columns, as well as two additional articles about life as a wife and mother in suburbia during the 1950s-1970s.: 08535: 
Price: 7.00 USD
 
 
The Virgin of Waikiki, Blanding, Don
3 Blanding, Don
The Virgin of Waikiki
New York: Henry M. Snyder & Co.: 1933: Later Printing: Hard Cover: Good: Good: A.B. Butler, Jr.: Edge wear to boards and dust jacket. The Jacket is also price-clipped and protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. Brief gift inscription to previous owner. Small, thin book, about 40 pages (unpaginated). New illustrations for this printing by A.B. Butler, Jr. Whimsical story told in rhyming verse.: 08939: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
4 Carpenter, Liz; with Sondra Williamson Runnells
Start With a Laugh: An Insider's Guide to Roasts, Toasts, Eulogies, and Other Speeches
Austin, Texas: Eakin Press: 2000: 1571684115 / 9781571684110: First Printing: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: SIGNED: Inscribed to "Bill" on the half-title page.: 03543: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millennium, Gorey, Edward
5 Gorey, Edward
The Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millennium
New Haven, Connecticut: Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1999: 0151005141 / 9780151005147: First Printing: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: Rear panel of jacket has a trace of soiling. Rest of the book is clean and unmarked. A fine copy.: 05350: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Please Don't Eat the Daisies, Kerr, Jean
6 Kerr, Jean
Please Don't Eat the Daisies
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1957: First Edition: Hard Cover: Good: Good: Rose, Carl: General wear and soiling. Spine cocked. Boards bumped with some edge wear. Jacket chipped, rubbed, and price-clipped in protective Mylar cover, which improves the appearance quite a bit. A stated first edition of this family humor classic, the basis for the 1960 film of the same name, which starred Doris Day and David Niven.: 01344: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
My Husband Is Not a Wimp!: Margulies Cartoons from the Houston Post, Margulies, Jimmy
7 Margulies, Jimmy
My Husband Is Not a Wimp!: Margulies Cartoons from the Houston Post
Austin, Texas, U.S.A.: Eakin Press: 1988: 0890156719 / 9780890156711: First Edition: Soft Cover: Near Fine+: Collection of 1980s American political wit and humor from one of that era's premier editorial cartoonists, Jimmy Margulies of the defunct Houston Post. These cartoons are copyrighted 1984 to 1988, The Houston Post. 154 pages in a 7.5 X 10-inch oblong paperback format.: 07592: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
My Husband Is Not a Wimp!: Margulies Cartoons from the Houston Post, Margulies, Jimmy (SIGNED)
8 Margulies, Jimmy (SIGNED)
My Husband Is Not a Wimp!: Margulies Cartoons from the Houston Post
Austin, Texas, U.S.A.: Eakin Press: 1988: 0890156719 / 9780890156711: First Edition: Soft Cover: Fine: SIGNED: Collection of 1980s American political wit and humor from one of that era's premier editorial cartoonists, Jimmy Margulies of the defunct Houston Post. These cartoons are copyrighted 1984 to 1988, The Houston Post. 154 pages in a 7.5 X 10-inch oblong paperback format. Signed by Margulies on the title page: "For Tom- Best Wishes, Jimmy Margulies.": 07939: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
9 Mendelson, Lee with Charles M. Schulz
Happy Birthday, Charlie Brown : Celebrating 30 Years in the Comic Strips and 15 Years on Television
New York: Random House: 1979: 0394507460 / 9780394507460: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Light wear, bumping to boards. Rear board bow outward slightly. Jacket has a few small tears and chips. Protected in mylar cover. Clean inside, no markings. Peanuts TV producer, Lee Mendelson, cooaborates with Peanuts creator, Charles Schulz, to present visual highlights and humorous anecdotes from 30 years in the comics, 15 years in television, and 10 years in the movies.: 01093: 
Price: 16.00 USD
 
 
10 Myers, Robert Manson
From Beowulf to Virginia Woolf: An Astounding and Whollyunauthorized History of English Literature
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill: 1952: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: 04124: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Low & Inside, Osborn, Robert
11 Osborn, Robert
Low & Inside
New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, Inc.: 1953: First Edition: Hard Cover: Good: Good: Robert Osborn: Shelf wear, upper corners bumped, lower corners worn through. Dust jackethas some edge wear and chipping and a scratch on the rear panel. No writing or marks.: 08261: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
In-laws and Out-laws and Parkinson's Third Law, Parkinson, Professor C. Northcote
12 Parkinson, Professor C. Northcote
In-laws and Out-laws and Parkinson's Third Law
Boston: Houghton Mifflin: 1962: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good: Robert C. Osborn: Light wear to book, jacket is edge-worn and chipped. Protected in a Mylar cover now. More business humor from Parkinson (choosing the proper father-in-law, avoidance of paper work, how to dominate a meeting, etc.). Jacket and chapter illustrations by Robert C. Osborn.: 07746: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
13 Rennert, Erwin
Lifestyle Limericks: Deutsche Und Englische
Wien: Christian Brandstatter: 1994: 3854475039 / 9783854475033: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: SIGNED: Signed by the author on the title page. German language with English translation.: 05283: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
14 Searle, Ronald
The Female Approach
New York: Alfred A. Knopf: 1954: First Edition: Cloth: Good+: No Jacket: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall: Searle, Ronald: Corners and spine ends bumped.Covers soiled, pages clean. Introduction by Malcolm Muggeridge, editor of Punch.: 00127: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
15 Smith, H. Allen
Mr. Klein's Kampf or His Life as Hitler's Double
New York: Stackpole Sons: 1939: First Edition: Hard Cover: Good: Poor: Harry O. Diamond: Shelf wear and light spotting to the top-edge. Previous owner names to front free endpaper and title page. Jacket is tattered and has a large piece missing from the spine. Protected from further deterioration in a new archival sleeve. Smith's scarce, humorous spoof of Hitler.: 05084: 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
16 Trudeau, G.B.
Doonesbury
Canada: American Heritage Press: 1971: Second Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Trudeau, G.B.: Foreword by Erich Segal. Faint remains of a coffee cup ring stain on front cover. A bit of wear at the spine ends and a bit of fading to the jacket's spine. Interior bright and clean.: 01821: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
A Treasury of Ribaldry, Untermeyer, Louis
17 Untermeyer, Louis
A Treasury of Ribaldry
London: Elek Books: 1971: 3rd Impression: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Light edge wear and shelf wear. 675 pages.: 04924: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Justin Wilson's Cajun Humor, Wilson, Justin
18 Wilson, Justin
Justin Wilson's Cajun Humor
Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican Publishing Company: 1974: 0882890174 / 9780882890173: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Jacket shows some rubbing, slight edge wear, and fading to the spine. 133 pages.: 06987: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Plowin' Out the Corners, by Uncle Zeb, Wood, Carl C.
19 Wood, Carl C.
Plowin' Out the Corners, by Uncle Zeb
Claude, Texas: Self Published: 1962: Soft Cover: Near Fine: SIGNED: Inscription reads, "Uncle Zeb and I like Boy's Ranch, too - Carl C. Wood": 03991: 
Price: 9.50 USD
 

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