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I Saw a Man Hit His Wife., Greenside, Mark.
I Saw a Man Hit His Wife.
Greenside, Mark.
15.00 USD
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Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar., Cathcart, Thomas & Daniel Klein.
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar.
Cathcart, Thomas & Daniel Klein.
15.00 USD
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Enough's Enough (And Other Rules of Life)., Trillin, Calvin.
Enough's Enough (And Other Rules of Life).
Trillin, Calvin.
10.00 USD
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The Terror of St. Trinian's or Angela's Prince Charming., Shy, Timothy (pen-name for D. B. Wyndham Lewis) and Ronald Searle.
The Terror of St. Trinian's or Angela's Prince Charming.
Shy, Timothy (pen-name for D. B. Wyndham Lewis) and Ronald Searle.
17.50 USD
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Inside Benchley., Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams.
Inside Benchley.
Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams.
10.00 USD
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Further Fables for Our Time., Thurber, James.
Further Fables for Our Time.
Thurber, James.
12.50 USD
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In One Era & Out the Other., Levenson, Sam.
In One Era & Out the Other.
Levenson, Sam.
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The Mystery of the Hated Man and Then Some., Flagg, James Montgomery.
The Mystery of the Hated Man and Then Some.
Flagg, James Montgomery.
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Are You Over Sexty?
1 Are You Over Sexty?
New York. Olympian House. 1956. First Edition. Red textured cloth boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Light wear to board edges with fading to spine and soiling to page edges. 8vo. 192 pp. Jokes, stories, and proverbs. Cartoons by Ben Choda. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Extra Sextra Special.
2 Extra Sextra Special.
New York. Scylla Publishing. 1954. First Edition. Very good in good dust jacket. Book text is very tight and well kept. Inked address on front free endpaper. Tro Harper Bookstore stamp on front jacket flap. Jacket heavily worn on edges with chip at head of spine. 8vo. Unpaginated. "The hydrogen bomb of humor books." Jokes and cartoons circa 1954. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Nods and Becks., Adams, Franklin P. ("F. P. A.").
3 Adams, Franklin P. ("F. P. A."). Nods and Becks.
Garden City, New York. Garden City Publishing Co. 1944. Reprint. Hardcover in gray cloth boards with blue titles on spine & front panel. Gray top edge. Near fine in good dust jacket. Book is square & tight. Text very bright. Jacket worn with large chips to spine ends. 8vo. 246 pp. Humor, knowledge & commentary by the member of the Algonquin Round Table and panelist on radio's Information Please. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
How to Make a Speech., Allen, Steve.
4 Allen, Steve. How to Make a Speech.
New York. McGraw-Hill. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth & paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. 8vo. 189 pp. with index. A fun and practical guide to speech making by the creator of The Tonight Show. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down!, Barry, Dave.
5 Barry, Dave. Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down!
New York. Ballantine. 2001. First softcover edition. Perfect bound. Fine in pictorial wrappers. Softcover. 5.5" x 8.25". 229 pp. Illustrations by Jeff MacNally. "Reading Barry with another person in the room invariably elicits one of two responses: 'What's so funny' or 'For God's sake, shut up.'" - The New York Times. 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
Benchley -  Or Else!, Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams.
6 Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams. Benchley - Or Else!
New York. Harper & Brothers. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover in full orange cloth boards with Gluyas' Benchley on front panel. Near fine in good dust jacket. Book is square & tight with clean interior. Jacket heavily edge worn with tape repair by former owner. Price intact on front flap. 8vo. vii, 273 pp. Benchley collection including Down With Pigeons! and his confession that he alone killed Rasputin. Gluyas Williams illustrations throughout. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Benchley Beside Himself., Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams.
7 Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams. Benchley Beside Himself.
New York. Harper & Brothers. 1943. Eighth Edition. Hardcover in gray buckram boards. Very good in good dust jacket. Wear to head of spine & toning to endpaper gutters. Jacket price clipped, edge worn & rubbed to white background. 8vo. vii, 304 pp. Collection of Benchley's early writings including The Treasurer's Report & Penguin Psychology. Gluyas Williams illustrations throughout plus 16 pages of black & white photos from Benchley films. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Chips Off the Old Benchley., Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams.
8 Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams. Chips Off the Old Benchley.
New York. Harper & Brothers. 1949. Book club edition. Hardcover in full black cloth boards with gilt titles & Gluyas' Benchley on spine. Near fine in good dust jacket. Book is square & tight with clean interior. Binding solid. Jacket edge worn. 8vo. xx, 360 pp. Benchley collection including Turkish Bathing and more nonsense for nonsense' sake. Gluyas Williams illustrations throughout. Humorist Frank Sullivan's introduction. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Inside Benchley., Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams.
9 Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams. Inside Benchley.
New York. Harper & Brothers. 1942. 12th Edition. Hardcover in full brown cloth with black titles & Very good lacking dust jacket. Crack at page 1. No loosening. Binding solid & text clean. 8vo. 315 pp. with glossary of kin, native and tec A collection containing The Social Life of the Newt, The Benchley-Whittier Correspondence, and A Short History of American Politics. Gluyas Williams illustrations throughout. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
My Ten Years in a Quandary and How They Grew., Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams.
10 Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams. My Ten Years in a Quandary and How They Grew.
Garden City, New York. Blue Ribbon Books. 1940. Reprint. Hardcover in full maroon cloth with gilt titles. Very good in good dust jacket. Fading to top edge of boards. Book is square & tight with clean text. Jacket has 1" chips at spine ends. Wear to extremities. Fading to spine. Williams cover illustration bright. 8vo. viii, 361 pp. The collection contains tips on how to treat people who greet you on the telephone with "one moment, please" and five sizzling, salacious Chapters of the Unfinished Life Story of Robert Benchley. Gluyas Williams illustrations throughout. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Pluck and Luck., Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams.
11 Benchley, Robert. Drawings by Gluyas Williams. Pluck and Luck.
Garden City, New York. Blue Ribbon Books. 1923. Reprint. Hardcover in full orange cloth with black titles and Gluyas Williams cover illustration, Very good lacking dust jacket. Bumps to spin ends. Light soil to edges. Binding solid & text clean. 8vo. viii, 295 pp. The collection contains The Church Supper, French For Americans, and Looking Shakespeare Over. Gluyas Williams illustrations throughout. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Heartbreakers: Superdigest Year Ten., Bennett, Anina. Paul Guinan. Lenin Delsol. Lee Marrs. Steve Leialoha.
12 Bennett, Anina. Paul Guinan. Lenin Delsol. Lee Marrs. Steve Leialoha. Heartbreakers: Superdigest Year Ten.
Fullerton, California. Image Comics. 1999. First Printing. Perfect bound. Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Light shelf wear. Text clean & binding solid. Softcover. 6" x 8.5". 104 pp. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Doc Blakely's Handbook of Wit and Pungent Humor., Blakely, James "Doc".
13 Blakely, James "Doc". Doc Blakely's Handbook of Wit and Pungent Humor.
West Nyack, NY. Parker Publishing Co. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover in red paper-wrapped boards. Near fine in like dust jacket. Light dust soil to top edge. Book is clean with solid binding. Jacket spine lightly faded. No tears or chips. 8vo. 228 pp. with index. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Jokes & one-liners categorized by subject. Useful for your next speech or presentation. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Herblock's Here and Now., Block, Herbert.
14 Block, Herbert. Herblock's Here and Now.
New York. Simon & Schuster. 1955. 2nd printing. SIGNED by Herb Block on the front free endpaper. Hardcover in illustrated cloth boards. Book is tight and clean with bright text block. Former owner's printed name on half title page. No dust jacket. 8vo. 280 pp. Block looks at the America of the early '50's. Text with plentiful Herblock cartoons. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries-What Am I Doing in the Pits?, Bombeck Erma.
15 Bombeck Erma. If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries-What Am I Doing in the Pits?
New York. McGraw Hill. 1978. First Edition. Near fine in fine jacket. Bookplate. Else as new. 8vo. 203 pp. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
"You Can Fool All of the People All the Time.", Buchwald, Art.
16 Buchwald, Art. "You Can Fool All of the People All the Time."
New York. G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1985. First Edition. Near fine in very good price clipped dust jacket. Very light soiling to edges. White jacket lightly rubbed with small closed tear at heel of spine. 8vo. 332 pp. Illustrated by Steve Mendelson.. 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar., Cathcart, Thomas & Daniel Klein.
17 Cathcart, Thomas & Daniel Klein. Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar.
New York. Penguin Books. 2007. First Edition. Perfect bound. Fine in wrappers. As new. Softcover. 5" x 7". 215 pp. with glossary Signed by both authors on the title page. "Understanding philosophy through jokes." 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Primal Whimper: More Readings from the Journal of Polymorphous Perversity., Ellenbogen, Glenn C. (Ed.).
18 Ellenbogen, Glenn C. (Ed.). The Primal Whimper: More Readings from the Journal of Polymorphous Perversity.
New York. A Stonesong Press Book / Guilford Press. 1989. First Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 197 pp. Hilarious pseudo-psych articles. Dedicated by the editor "to Sigmund Freud, Woody Allen, and Marty Obler-three wild and crazy guys." 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
Throw a Tomato and 151 other ways to be mean and nasty., Erskine, Jim with illustrations by George Moran.
19 Erskine, Jim with illustrations by George Moran. Throw a Tomato and 151 other ways to be mean and nasty.
New York. Clarkson N. Potter. 1979. Hardcover in cloth boards. Fine in very good jacket. Book is tight and clean with no interior markings. Very light rubbing to white jacket. 7.25 x 5.25 inches. Unpaginated. 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
When Do Fish Sleep? - and Other Imponderables of Everyday Life., Feldman, David.
20 Feldman, David. When Do Fish Sleep? - and Other Imponderables of Everyday Life.
New York. Harper & Row. 1989. First Edition. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Former owner's lengthy gift inscription on front free endpaper. Price clipped. 8vo. 260 pp. indexed. 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
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