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Harpoon; The New American Humor Magazine - Premier Issue, September 1974

By: LOPEZ, Dennis - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Histrionic Publications: 1974

Edition: Vol 1, No 1

Seller ID: 09709

Condition: VG+


First Issue of a 'New American Humor Magazine' . Volume 1, Number 1. 70pp, profusely illustrated, cartoon, comic etc. Bright, clean, undamaged copy showing only very light wear. Wei142g.ght, View more info

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The World of William Steig

By: LORENZ, Lee; STEIG, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Artisan: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30108

ISBN: 1885183976

Condition: Fine


Examines Steig's history as a cartoonist for The New Yorker, and discusses his work as a creator of children's books. 207 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, flawless cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket, in brodart. Very attractive copy - 'as new'. Heavy to ship weighing 1.795kg. View more info

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Dear Sir

By: LOWELL, Juliet

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, North Star Books Publishers: 1945

Edition: First

Seller ID: 052676

Condition: About Fine


White Circle Pocket Edition S4. Scarce edition. 59pp, 5pp publisher's ads. 'Letters of ribaldry and desperation culled from War plants, draft boards and government agencies'. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, never fully opened. Our highest grade for vintage paperbacks - virtually 'as new'. Weight, 67g. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

Scartoons

By: MABIE, George H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, Rust Craft: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20444

Condition: Mint


Cartoons set in a hospital and produced as a post-operative gift for a patient. Incldues 'A Post-Operative Mystic Order of the Itching Stich' diploma in a pocket at front. Mint booklet still in its original printed mailing envelope. 32pp, one cartoon per page. nMint booklet/diploma, envelope has minor wear. Weight, 65g View more info

Mad Magazine: Issue No. 44, January 1959

By: MAD

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, EC Publications: 1959

Edition: No. 44

Seller ID: 048188

Condition: Very Good or Better


Single Issue of a monthly humor & satire magazine. Christmas cover art by Kelly Freas. No major defects, very slight wear to spine etc. Better than VG Weight, 90g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

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Mad Magazine: Ninth Annual Edition of the Worst from Mad

By: MAD MAGAZINE

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, EC Publications: 1966

Edition: 9th Annual Edition

Seller ID: 25290

Condition: About Very Good


Single Issue of a monthly humor & satire magazine. Rock 'n Roll Cover, cartoons of great Rock and Pop Stars. Bonus record NOT included. No major defects, wear on spine etc. About VG. Weight, 160g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Mad Magazine: July, 1991

By: MAD MAGAZINE

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, EC Publications: 1991

Edition: No 304

Seller ID: 054916

Condition: VG+


Single Issue of a monthly humor & satire magazine. In this issue we goose 'Madonna, The Godfather, Edward Scissorhands'. Great cover art of Alfred E. 'goosing' Madonna - clad in corset and stockings!!. No major defectsexcept for a tiny 'dig' to the front wrapper in mid field. Unpacked weight, 90g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. `Shipped in card sleeve. Images always available. View more info

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New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer

By: MAHER, Bill

Price: $7.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Rodale Books: 2006

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 28403

ISBN: 1594865051

Condition: Near Fine


Bill Maher is on the forefront of the new wave of comedians who have begun to influence and shape political debate through their comedy. He is best known not just for being funny, but for advocating truth over sensitivity and taking on the political establishment. Maher's combustible mixture of irreverence and acerbic humor has garnered a loyal following and 18 Emmy nominations, as well as a reputation for being a controversial bad boy. Originally published: 2005. hERE, With new bonus chapter. ix, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Bright, clean copy. Previopus owner's signature to the htp oth... View more info

The Book of Modern Scotch Anecdotes, Humour, Wit, and Wisdom

By: MAIR, James Allan

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29657

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Undated but 1871 according to entry in British Library [002348189]. 185pp, double colums, press notices, 1p publishers ad. Bright, clean interior. Previous owner's Victorian stamp to ffep, otherwise unmarked. Bright, clean ree cloth bords. Spine darkened. Tight, square binding.Attractive copy. Scarce. Weight, 200g. View more info

Dr. Nyet

By: MARK, Ted

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Lancer Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052555

Condition: Good VG


A 'Man from O.R.G.Y.' novel - a 1960s james Bond spoof with a racy twist. Lancer Books 73-477. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding with no creases to spine. Clean wrappers. Slight edge wear here an there. An unused copy showing minor age wear. This item weighs 110g and may qualify for inexpensive Lettermail postage both to Canada, the USA and other parts of the World. View more info

Yes Sir, That's My Wolfgang: An Irreverent History of Music

By: MARQUIS, G. Welton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30547

Condition: VG+


'A sohisticated spoof on the history of music'. The author, G. Welton Marquis, was head of the Music Department at the University of British Columbia, 1958-1971. 138pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. old bookplate to ffep. Tight, square binding, virtually no wear to cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket shows a fair amount of wear to edges, all round, more rubbing than chips or tears. Weight, 330g. View more info

The Sunday Funnies

By: MARSCHALL, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Chelsea House: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27509

ISBN: 0877540691

Condition: Fine


Card box measuring 11.25" by 14.5" containing over 50 reproductions, in color, of old and important Sunday comics. These are printed on 5 large, folded 8 page sections, plus Introductory and explanatory text, the whole laid in a yellow, printed box. Interior contents are Fine. Box shows virtually no wear or soiling. Weight, 650g. View more info

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Make 'em Laugh: The Funny Business of America

By: MASLON, Laurence; KANTOR, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Twelve: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 044539

ISBN: 0446505315

Condition: As New


An illuminating look back at the last century of American comedy and the greats who have shaped it. The companion to the five-part PBS documentary. A lighthearted survey of American comedy from the past century and the achievements of its top contributors includes interviews with such figures as Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Cosby, and Ellen DeGeneres. "The companion to the PBS series". 383 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. Book is bright, fresh and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is very nearly similar. Very heavy to ship weighing 2.19kg. View more info

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Now We Are Sixty

By: MATTHEW, Christopher

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1999

Edition: 25th Printing

Seller ID: 1908

ISBN: 0719559790

Condition: About Fine


Humorous, poetic observations on aging and on turning 60. In the style of A. A. Milne. 111pp, decorations by David Eccles. Bright, clean interior. Small gift inscription top the htp otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 222g. View more info

Phil May's Gutter-Snipes : 50 Original Sketches in Pen & Ink

By: MAY, Phil

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, R.H. Russel: 1899

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038784

Condition: Very Good


"Copyright, 1896, by the Leadenhall Press; copyright, 1898, by Robert Howard Russell"--Title page verso. Front board illustrated. [56] leaves : chiefly illustrations ; 31 cm. Interior of the book is bright white and unmarked, excepting a neat name in ink to the ffep. Very slight foxing to the front endpapers. Very tight, square binding, pages not loosening. Front board titles and illustration are in gilt and have faded - still visible nut weak. Minor soiling and general darkening to the brown paper covering the stiff, multi-layered card boards. Sound cloth spine. Weight, 960g. View more info

The Whimsical World of Brother Juniper

By: McCARTHY, Father Justin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, Pocket Books: 1963

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 054436

Condition: Very Good


'A new collection of mischievous and nerry cartoons - and funnier than ever' - dedicated to the Franciscan Family. Pocket Book Edition 6216. First published by Doubleday. 96pp, full-page cartoons. Clean, unmarked interior.Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Slight age-soil to wrappers. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Comic Postcards by Artist Donald McGill; Lot of 10 Different

By: McGILL, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Various Publishers:

Seller ID: 055210

Condition: Mostly Fine


These 10 different, colour postcards, were published from the 1930s to the early 1960s. They are all of the 'Saucy Seaside' variety, mildly risque by today's standards. Some were 'Banned' in the UK at one time. Eight of the ten are unused, two used. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $4.50 depending on location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

The Second Book of Insults

By: McPHEE, Nancy

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Van Nostrand: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 036552

ISBN: 044296681

Condition: VG+


A collection of invective, imprecation and castigation. 1st, 8vo, 132pp, illustrated. Hardcover with unclipped dustjacket. Bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 370g. View more info

The Second Book of Insults

By: McPHEE, Nancy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Van Nostrand: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039009

Condition: Fine


Invective, imprecation and castigation from a wide range of sources, with a cross-referenced index. 1st printing, 8vo, 132pp, illustrated by Graham Pilsworth. Hardcover with price-clipped dustjacket. Very clean, tight copy. Fine/VG+. Weight, 366g. View more info

South Sea Cartoons

By: MEYERS, Harold - Compiler

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books 643: 1955

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 53

Condition: Good to Very Good


Desert Island guys, gals and gags! Cartoons by various artists with a 'risque' theme. Interior is clean and unmarked, pages lightly tanned. Binding is tight and square. Faint spine creases. Some light wear here and here and an fore-edge tear to the rear panel. Still, displays quite well. Unpacked weight, 51g. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. Weight, Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. Image available. View more info