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You Don't Have to Be in Who's Who to Know What's What.

By: Levenson, Sam.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1979.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11448

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


The author's "uniquely wise and funny view of the world." View more info

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In One Era & Out the Other.

By: Levenson, Sam.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1973.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16617

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Light dust soil to top edge & light wear to head of spine. Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket bright with none of the usual rubbing to the white background. Crease along top of front panel. Price intact on front flap.


Sam remembers the old world & is baffled by the new world. A very funny odyssey. View more info

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...and Bring All Your Folks.

By: Miller, Max.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday.: 1959.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16545

Condition: Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket.


Subtitled: Being a Lighthearted Examination of the Southern California Islands and Some off Mexico - In Case We get Crowded off the Mainland! View more info

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My Mind Went All To Pieces.

By: Mines, Robert. Illustrated by Jules Feiffer.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Dial Press.: 1958.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16869

Condition: Near very good in like price clipped dust jacket. Foxing to rear endpapers & rear jacket panel. Closed tear to foot of jacket spine. Book is clean in solid binding.


Humorous collection of quotes from patients and their relatives to psychiatrists. Illustrated by Feiffer throughout. View more info

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Out On a Whim: Some Very Close Brushes With Life.

By: Nachman, Gerald.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Doubleday & Co.: 1983.

Seller ID: 16372

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed with wear at spine ends. Price intact on front flap.


Most of the material for this book came from Nachman's syndicated humor column at the New York Daily News. His style has been compared to Robert Benchley, Holden Caulfield & the National Lampoon. Time magazine called him " a wholesome Woody Allen." View more info

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A Handy Guide to Grownups.

By: Owsley, Jennifer.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Random House.: 1950.

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 8997

Condition: Good. Wear on board edges and corners with 1" worn thru paper at head of spine.


Illustrated by Margaret Graham. View more info

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Sense of Humour.

By: Potter, Stephen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Henry Holt & Co.: 1954.

Edition: First U.S. Edition. Printed in Great Britain.

Seller ID: 14861

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean & light rubbing to upper corner of rear panel. Book is clean with no interior markings. Binding solid. Jacket lightly rubbed with sunning to spine. Wear to spine ends & top edge. Price intact on front flap.


From the dust jacket: "A book on the humourous approach and subtleties of humor by the author of Gamesmanship and Lifemanship." View more info

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Cowpokes Comin' Yore Way.

By: Reid, Ace.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Kerrville, Texas., Ace Reid Cowpokes, Inc.: (1966).

Edition: 8th edition.

Seller ID: 14554

Condition: Very good in pictorial wrappers. Light shelf wear to wraps & gift inscription.


Cowboy cartoons by the owner of the Draggin' S ranch near Kerrville. View more info

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Leo Rosten's Giant Book of Laughter.

By: Rosten, Leo.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York., Crown.: 1985.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 17406

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Light soil to fore edge and gift inscription on front free endpaper. Jacket price clipped No tears or chips.


Collection of jokes, stories, anecdotes, and tall tales by the author of Captain Newman, M.D. and The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N. View more info

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The Terror of St. Trinian's or Angela's Prince Charming.

By: Shy, Timothy (pen-name for D. B. Wyndham Lewis) and Ronald Searle.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London., Max Parrish & Co. Ltd.: 1954.

Edition: Sixth impression.

Seller ID: 18162

Condition: Very good. No dust jacket. Small bookstore stamp at bottom corner of front pastedown. Boards lightly rubbed. Dust soil to top edge. Light soil to front free endpaper. Text & illustrations bright in solid binding.


The fourth book in the St. Trinian's saga. Searle illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Joy of Trivia.

By: Smith, Bernie.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Angeles., Brooke House Publishers.: 1976.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 18413

Condition: Very good in near fine price clipped dust jacket. Crack at half title page. Pages starting to tone. Light foxing to edges. Jacket spine sunned.


Literary entertainment for those who like odd facts. View more info

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We Went Thataway.

By: Smith, H. Allen. Illustrated by Leo Hershfield.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1949.

Seller ID: 11803

Condition: Gift inscription on half title page. Lacking dust jacket. Book is tight & clean with very light edge wear to boards.


Humorist Smith & his wife take a trip through the west. View more info

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Lanterns & Lances.

By: Thurber, James.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1961.

Seller ID: 7567

Condition: Near fine in very good price clipped jacket. BOMC. 1" tear front cover at spine.


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Thurber Country.

By: Thurber, James.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1953.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8632

Condition: Very good in fair dust jacket. Spine and both top corners bumped. Jacket is tattered with top 4" of front panel torn off. Chips at head and heel of spine with 1" x 2 1/4" tear at top of rear panel.


"A New Collection of Pieces About Males and Females, Mainly of Our Own Species." Illustrations by Thurber throughout. View more info

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Further Fables for Our Time.

By: Thurber, James.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1956.

Edition: First Edition. Special Printing.

Seller ID: 16692

Condition: Very good in very good slipcase. Book is square, tight & clean. Light soil & fading to spine. Slipcase lightly rubbed & soiled on edges. No tears or damage.


Illustrated by the author. Forty seven fables with ten printed here for the first time. View more info

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Enough's Enough (And Other Rules of Life).

By: Trillin, Calvin.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Ticknor & Fields.: 1990.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18391

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Price on front jacket flap covered by bookstore gift sticker.


Collection of vintage columns from the late 1980s. Child-rearing advise: "Try to get one that doesn't spit up." Is his neighborhood in Manhattan where suburbanites bright their car alarms on Saturday nights for testing? View more info

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Check Your Egos at the Door.

By: Trudeau, G. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Holt Rinehart Winston.: 1985.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 7527

Condition: Near fine in wrappers.


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Read My Lips, Make My Day, Eat Quiche And Die!

By: Trudeau, G. B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kansas City., Andrews and McMeel.: 1989.

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 7289

Condition: Near fine in near fine wrappers.


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The Doonesbury Chronicles.

By: Trudeau, G. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Holt Rinehart Winston.: 1975.

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 7287

Condition: Very good in wrappers. Some wear and staining to edges and wrappers.


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"What Do We Have for the Witnesses, Johnnie?"

By: Trudeau, G. B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Holt Rinehart Winston.: 1975.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 7251

Condition: Near fine in wrappers.


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