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The Lady is Fresh; Delicious, Delectable, Delightful!

By: BARROWS, R. M. - Compiler

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Consolidated Book Publishers: 1944

Seller ID: 047280

Condition: VG+


Collection of jokes, cartoons, fiction etc from a wide variety of authors. They include Tom Cushing, Mark Twain, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Clarence Day, Ogden Nash, Emily Kimbrough and others. Mildly risque cartoons. Printed on newsprint. No staples [publisher's error?]. 64pp, illustrated, some color. Unusual. Slight browing to the exterior of the spine otherwise the booklet is in a wonderful state of preservation. Weight, 60g. Lettermail. View more info

National Lampoon Comics; Vol 1, No7, 1974

By: BEARD, Henry et al - Editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, National Lampoon: 1974

Edition: Vol 1, No 7

Seller ID: 10971

ISBN: 930-368-28-7

Condition: VG+


Collection of comics from the 'National Lampoon' from 1970 to 1974. 37 strips. Unpaginated, but a huge issue -over 13oz. Near Fine copy - bright, clean and unmarked; tight, square binding; no wear to the spine, Display quality front cover - unmarked. Image available. Above average condition. Unpacked weight, 365g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail, or, USPS. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, more outside North America. View more info

Jon Duan: A Twofold Journey with Manifold Purposes

By: BEETON, Samuel O. et al

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Weldon & Co.: 1874

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 039387

Condition: VG


Victorian comic/satire. Fourth annual installment of a vicious attack, in verse, on British Royalty, the Government and High Society. xxxiii, 94, illustrated. . The original color paper wrappers survive and have been bound in very plain, green cloth. Item is complete with the illustrated advertisements and in a VG state athough binding is a littleloose and in need of attention. View more info

Beeton's Book of Acting Charades : to which are added two children's plays, and Proserpine, a classical extravaganza.

By: BEETON, Samuel Orchart

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 040072

Condition: Good Very Good


Spine title: 'Beeton's Acting Charades'. Publisher's advertisements: [2] p. following text and on verso of title-page. Advertisement: p. [ii] preceding title-page. vi, [2], 149, [3] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm. Undated edition - 1878-1890 [?]. Acting charades: 'Bull's Eye'; Felicity. 'Love Chase'; 'Whimsical'; 'Wedlock'; 'Illiterate'. Bright, clean interior, white pages, unmarked. Endpapers browned. Tight, suare binding, sound hinges. Green cloth is sun-faded in part,... View more info

By George Belcher

By: BELCHER, George

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Alston Rivers Ltd.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037228

Condition: VG+


Drawings and cartoon by the author which had previously appeared in Punch and in The Tatler. OCLC Number: 4087995. 4pp, l., 9-80pp of illustrations. 32 x 25.5 cm. Portrait of artist mounted on t.-p. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to blue cloth. Weight, 1.060.kg. View more info

Hoots !

By: BELL, J. J.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Dundee, Valentine & Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12773

Condition: Fine


Humor and cartoons from, & of, Scotland. 36pp, illustrated. Bright, fresh copy virtually as issued. View more info

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Wee Macgreegor

By: BELL, J. J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Moray Press: 1949

Edition: Later Ed

Seller ID: 040730

Condition: Near Fine


Later edition, 12mo, 184pp, colored frontis by Hassall. Hardcover in red cloth with dustjacket illustrated by Hassall. Book is tight and clean, cloth very bright. Dustjacket is clean with a brightly illustrated front panel. Small edge tears, 1" tear at top of spine on rear panel. Near Fine/VG+. Weight, 235g. View more info

My Ten Years in a Quandry : and how they grew,

By: BENCHLEY, Robert

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, Pocket Books: 1947

Edition: First Pocket Book Printing

Seller ID: 532

Condition: Fine


Collection of the author's short, whimsical, hilarious articles. First published in hardcover in 1940. Pocket Book 449. 209pp, illustrated by Gluyas Williams. As close to 'mint' as a vintage pocket book can come! Display quality. Unpacked weight, 127g. Postage $4.00 within Canada, $5.00 to the USA, slightly more Overseas. View more info

National Lampoon Magazine; True Facts, 1981

By: BENDEL, John - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: USA, National Lampoon: 1981

Seller ID: 054961

ISBN: 930-368-28-7

Condition: VG+


Single issue of the 'National Lampoon' 'True Facts' edition. Published in 1981. Photo cover. VG+ copy - bright, clean and unmarked; tight, square binding. Display quality front cover - unmarked, no labels. Image available. Above average condition. Unpacked weight, 214g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail, or, USPS. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, more outside North America. View more info

A Caricature History of Canadian Politics: Events from the Union of 1841, as Illustrated by Cartoons from Grip and Various Other Sources

By: BENGOUGH, John Wilson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, P. Martin Associates: 1974

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 29682

ISBN: 0887780814

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint of an1886 work featuring political, satirical cartoons from canadian events. Contains bengough's original notes and a new ointroduction by Doug Fetherling. 269pp, political cartoons. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to boards. Unclipped dustjacket has some ripple and a little edge wear. Weight, 1.04kg. View more info

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Nicolas Bentley (Prion Cartoon Classics)

By: BENTLEY, Nicolas

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, Prion: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09220

ISBN: 1853754595

Condition: Fine


Nearly 200 of Bentley's finest cartoons - 'a master of the thin black line'. Edited by Mark Bryant. Foreword by Richard Ingrams. 160 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no external wear. Weight, 367g. View more info

Bedside Lover Boy

By: BERENSTAIN, Stanley and Janice

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1967

Edition: New Dell Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 551

Condition: Very Good and Better


'...a domestic blend of love, laughs and extremely marital affairs !'. Dell 0515. 160pp, cartoons. Clean, unmarked interior, pages white. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Light wear to wrappers hre and there. Display quality front cover, art by the Berenstains. Postage under $5.00 within Canada; $5.00 to the USA, more overseas. We mail at cost. Image available. View more info

Out of My Trunk: Milton Berele's Joke Book

By: BERLE, Milton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1948

Edition: First Bantam Printing

Seller ID: 32551

Condition: Fine


Collection of Milton Berle's Jokes. 152pp, illustrated. Bantam 550. Very nearly 'as new'. A superior copy - bright, glossy, wrappers. Clean interior. Tight, square binding. Only the most minor of wear to extremities of spinekeep this from 'perfect' condition. A worthy 'display copy'. Weight, 80g. View more info

Thurber : A Biography

By: BERNSTEIN, Burton

Price: $16.00

Publisher: U.S.A., William Morrow & Co: 1996

Edition: First Quill Printing

Seller ID: 27200

ISBN: 0688147720

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of American humorist and artist, James Thurber [1894-1961] - 'a man who turned misery into glorious humor'. 532 pages : illustrations ; 23.5 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 768g. View more info

Lot of Three Artist Signed Postcards featuring Children: C.1920

By: BIGGAR, J. L.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, E. T. W. Dennis & Sons:

Seller ID: 052695

Condition: VG, or Better


Lot of three old color postcards featuring children in comic 'seaside' situations. All from Dennis's 'Dainty Series'. All undated, circa 1920. Size - 3.5" by 5.5", postally unused but all three with messages and addresses. Clean copies with only slight faults. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

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Black by Popular Demand: More Wit and Whimsy

By: BLACK, Arthur

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Niagara Falls, New York, U.S.A., Stoddart Pub: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040376

ISBN: 077372740X

Condition: Fine


Wit and whimsy from Arthur Black of CBC Radio fame. 230pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding, no wear to cloth, and a similar, unclipped dustjacket.About 'as new'. Weight, 507g. View more info

More Humorous Tales from 'Blackwood'

By: BLACKWOOD

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Wm. Blackwood & Sons: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 554

Condition: Fine


'A New collection of tales in a humorous vein from 'Blackwood's Magazine'. Twenty pieces compiled from issues between 1936 and 1954. 'Blackwood's Magazine' was a long running Scottish periodical, 1817 to 1980. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Flawless blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine. The unclipped dustjacket is clean with a slightly sunned spine and minor edge wear. Unpacked weight, 438g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using b... View more info

Herblock's Here and Now

By: BLOCK, Herbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1955

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23725

Condition: Good Very Good


Book by Herb Block, the brilliant political cartoonist and satirist. Signed by Block on the ffep. 30.000 words of text and 250 cartoons on 280pp. Book is bright and clean, binding is tight and square. Only minimal wear to cloth at tips. Dustjacket has two lost pieces, one at top edge of front panel, the other at the top edge of the rear panel. Weight, 500g. View more info

The Whole Thing's Laughable

By: BOOTHROYD, Basil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17934

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of humorous articles by the author, originally published in Punch Magazine. 192pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and no wear to cloth. Dustjacket is also bright but with a little edge wear. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 370g. View more info

Bawdy Bedtime Bits

By: BRANDON HOUSE

Price: $25.00

Publisher: North Hollywood, CA, Brandon House: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28241

Condition: Near Fine


'A festival of hilarious, ribald and rowdy humor! Featuring stories, cartoons, limericks, pouns, quips, gags'. [64pp], illustrated. Near mint copy - bright, clean and unmarked showing no wear. Weight, 100g. View more info