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Nigger Jokes and Stump Speeches : Being a Collection of Approved Nigger Jokes, Stump Speeches, Conundrums, and the Essence of Minstrelsy; Part Three

By: WALLACE, John Jnr.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London and New York, Samuel French:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 054495

Condition: Very Good


Part Three of Four, published separately. On the title page is the sub-title - 'Being a Collection of New and Original Jokes, Conversations, Riddles, Catches, Stump Speeches and Poems in Nigger Dialect'. Undated, late nineteenth century, edition/printing unknown. Price on cover is One Shilling. 62pp, including an index, not illustrated. Publisher's ads to the insides of both wrappers. Interior pages are very white and clean. Unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Gold-co... View more info

Ruth Wallis Sings Party Songs

By: WALLIS, Ruth

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Newmarket, Ontario, Mercury Records of Canada:

Seller ID: 20663

Condition: Fine


Humorous, risque 'party songs' with instrumental accompaniment. Boxed set of 9, 45rpm recordings, each in a paper sleeve. The nine recordings come with the original cardboard box. Records appear never played - fine condition. Paper sleeves are also fine. Box has splits to two corners of lid and is slightly rubbed and soiled. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overch... View more info

A Word in Edgewise: A Book of Light Verse

By: WARSAW, Irene

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Francestown, NH, The Golden Quill Press: 1966

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 27587

Condition: Fine


Light verse with 'terse wit' and ' gems of humorous wisdom'. 80pp. Advertising leaflet for book, laid-in. Bright, clean copy. Long presentation message in the hand of the author to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Very attractive copy. Weight, 250g. View more info

The Art of Arthur Watts

By: WATTS, Arthur; WATTS, Simon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Almonte, ON, Algrove Publishing Limited: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046215

ISBN: 1894572831

Condition: As New


The gentle humour and superb drawing skills of English artist Arthur Watts [1883-1935] make his cartoons as appealing today as they werte in the 1920s and 1930s. Compiled and edited by his son Simon Watts. [v], i, 184 pages : illustrations, some color, facsimiles, portraits ; 28 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no spine creases. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal... View more info

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Canned Goods As Caviar: American Film Comedy of the 1930s

By: WEALES, Gerald

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Univ of Chicago Pr (T): 1994

Edition: Later Printing of 1985

Seller ID: 053193

ISBN: 0226876640

Condition: Near New


The author examines 12 of the 1930s most enduring film comedies. x, 386pp, photo illustrated ; 24cm. Includes index. Bright, clean, unmarkd interior, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy, unmarked wrppers. Nearly 'as new'. Weight, 550g. View more info

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Loxfinger: A Thrilling Adventure of Hebrew Secret Agent Oy-Oy-7

By: WEINSTEIN, Sol

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 042178

Condition: Good VG


Spoof on James Bond, 007. A Jewish take-off on the Spy craze of the 1960's featuring Hebrew Secret Agent OY-OY-7. 127pp. Tight copy, clean internally and unmarked, with just slightly dulled covers. Weight, 184g. View more info

Chestnuts

By: WELLS, Ernest [Swears]

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Sands & Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12732

Condition: G-VG


Stories and reminiscences from the colorful life of 'Swears'. 256pp, photo frontis, cariacature plate by Hassall, folding plate by Phil May. Internally clean, binding firm though front hinge partially cracked. Illustrated cloth boards show some wear at extremities and some rubbing. View more info

Fly Me

By: WENZEL, Bill; WOHL, Cornelius

Price: $9.95

Publisher: USA, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 043377

Condition: VG+


Risque cartoon collection on the subject of 'Airline Stewardesses'. Printed in Canada. Fawcett Gold Medal M2954. 173 p. : chiefly ill. ; 18 cm. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square with a light spine crease. Wrappers show only very slight aging. Scan available. Weight, 96g. View more info

Topical Punch

By: WHITE, Nancy

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Toronto, Methuen: 1985

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 16484

ISBN: 0-458-80200-X

Condition: Near Fine


Topical songs with Canadian content, heavy on the satire. 144pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. No spine creasing. Only traces of edge wear keep from Fine. Weight, 320g. View more info

Whizz for Atomms

By: WILLANS, Geoffrey; SEARLE, Ronald

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Collins Armada: 1973

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 040582

Condition: About Fine


A humorous guide to surviving school, fellow students and teachers wonderfully illustrated by the inimitable Ronald Searle. Fiction for Juvenile audiences. 104 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. Gift inscription to inside of front wrapper, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creases to the spine. Externally it appears 'as new'. Weight, 103g. View more info

'No More Curried Eggs for Me'

By: WILMUT, Roger - Compiler

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24811

ISBN: 0413495108

Condition: VG+


A concoction of classic comedy sketches from a number of British comedians - Rowan Atkinson, Beyond the Fringe, Cleese & Feldman, Fawlty Towers, The Goons, Tony Hancock and more. 93pp, discography. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Only defect is a small knock, ordent, in center of back board. Weight, 240g. View more info

Playwrights in Aspic

By: WILSON, A. E.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Denver, University of Denver Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20222

Condition: Near Fine


The author paodies the style of several great playwrights. 129pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has minor edge wear and a lightly soiled surface. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 330g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculat... View more info

The Story of the Migration of Skivins and His First Year in Western Canada

By: WILSON, John Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23670

Condition: Near Fine


Comic account of an English settler in Western Canada [Manitoba], in the latter part of the nineteenth century. Illuminated with excellent color illustrations, plus many in b&w. Unpaginated. Bright, attractive color illustrations. Interior is very bright and clean. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has minor soiling and minor edge wear. Weight, 810g. View more info

Great Commercial Disasters

By: WINKWORTH, Stephen

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036217

ISBN: 0333295102

Condition: Fine


Hilarois anthology of bizarre business stories. Introduction by Sir Peter Parker. Illustrated by Michael Ffolkes. 8vo, 123pp, illus. Hardcover in red cloth with price-clipped dustjacket. Book is Fine, dustjacket is almost so. Weight, 320g. View more info

Jeeves

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1923

Edition: Fisrt American Printing

Seller ID: 1428

Condition: Near Fine


First published in the USA by Doran in 1923. This copy is so dated on the copyright page. Gift inscription to the fep is dated Xmas 1923. 288pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, excepting the gift inscription. Pages quite white, no foxing. Binding is tight and square, no damage or cracking to the hinges. Light orange cloth is spotless - very clean and very bright. Virtually no wear present. Attractive. Weight, 512g. View more info

A Gentleman of Leisure

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins:

Edition: Edition Not Stated; Later Edition of 191

Seller ID: 1429

Condition: Near Fine


First published in 1910. This Jenkins edition is undated. A gift inscription to the ffep has been inked out. Thirteen titles to the List of Other Books by the Same Author on page facing the title page. Book is probably dated 1923. 256pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, excepting the gift inscription. Pages quite white, no foxing. Binding is tight and square, no damage or cracking to the hinges. Green cloth is spotless - very clean and very bright. Virtually no wear pre... View more info

Summer Lightning

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins:

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 1430

Condition: Near Fine


First published in 1929 by Jenkins. This copy is the fourth printing of that edition, ,early 1930s. Gift inscription to the ffep is dated 1934 but has been inked-out!. Seventeen titles to the 'Books of Laughter' on the two unnumbered pages following the final page, p318. ix, pp13-318, [2pp]. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, excepting the gift inscription. Pages quite white, no foxing. Binding is tight and square, no damage or cracking to the hinges. Orange cloth is spot... View more info

A Damsel in Distress

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins:

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 1926

Condition: Good Very Good


Undated Edition. Rear of title pages states - 'Ninth printing completeing 98,387 copies'.A small gift inscription to the ffep is dated 1926. Interior is bright white and clea, unmarked. Binding is tight andsuare, no cracking to the hinges. Blue cloth shows some light aging/soiling but virtually no wear. Weight, 323g. View more info

Hot Water

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin 2049: 1963

Edition: First Penguin Printing

Seller ID: 051405

Condition: VG+


Humorous novel by the 'master'. Originally published in 1932. 237pp. Clean copy, pages tones. Small ink name to p5. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, unmarked wrappers. Qualifies for Lettermail rates. View more info

Bill the Conqueror; His Invasion of England in the Springtime

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052598

Condition: About VG


First American Edition [1924]. 323pp, Yellow cloth lettered and decorated in green, spine lettering green. 323 pages, 20 cm. Interior is clean. Names in ink to the fpde and ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding; rear hinges cracked with some repair, but holding well. Front hinge sound. Minor wear to the yellow/gold cloth at the extremities of the spine. Spine sun-darkened & dulled. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, ... View more info