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Inside Benchley

by Benchley, Robert

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Published
1942
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Hardcover
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Harper, stated 4th edition, June 1942. Hardcover, Good/No Dust Jacket. Retired college library copy in a very solid library binding. Gray cloth boards have light shelf wear; library catalog number imprinted on spine. Library card pocket inside back cover, checkout slip on facing end paper. Minimal library markings inside the book, and none within the text itself. Pages are clean,… Read more about this item
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Fables for Our Time

Fables for Our Time

by Thurber, James

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Published
1940
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Hardcover
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Harper & Brothers released this second edition of Fables in 1952 in a square format. Later printings of the 2nd edition are under the Harper & Row imprint. [Bowden A10e]. Harper & Brothers, 1952. Hardcover, Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 2nd edition, early printing. Half bound in black cloth with yellow textured plastic covered boards. Boards are clean, light shelf wear.… Read more about this item
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Three Men in a Boat

Three Men in a Boat

by Jerome, Jerome K.

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Published
1981
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Paperback
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True story of a humorous adventure on the Thames. Time Reading Program Special Edition, 1981. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Trade size paperback with reinforced covers. Wrappers clean, no creases or tears. Ex-libris stamp embossed on FFEP, remaining text clean and tight, no flaws.
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Mad's Dave Berg Looks at Modern Thinking

Mad's Dave Berg Looks at Modern Thinking

by Berg, Dave

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Published
1969
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Paperback
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Mad Magazine's Dave Berg looks into your secret thoughts ... and blabs it to the whole world. Signet #Q6630, First printing thus, November 1969. Wrappers clean, light browning at edges, some creasing on both covers, spine creased. Pages clean and tight, no writing or tears.
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Beetle Bailey: Hard Knocks

Beetle Bailey: Hard Knocks

by Walker, Mort

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Used - Good
Published
1985
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Paperback
ISBN
9780441052608
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A collection of cartoons about the Army's most reluctant private. Charter Books, 1985. First printing stated. Paperback, Good/No Dust Jacket. Wrappers show some shelf wear, light smudging. Front cover has a deep crease at bottom corner; a lighter, smaller crease on back cover at top corner. Pages clean and tight, lightly tanned, no creases or tears.
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Down, Marmaduke

Down, Marmaduke

by Anderson, Brad

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Used - Very Good
Published
1978
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Paperback
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More adventures of Marmaduke, the Great Dane of the Doleful Countenance. Scholastic # TK3984, 1978. Paperback, Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Wrappers clean, light shelf wear at edges. Front cover has a light reader's crease along the spine. Pages are clean and tight, no creases or tears.
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So This is Depravity

So This is Depravity

by Baker, Russell

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Published
1980
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780865530003
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Collected articles and commentary from Russell Baker, Pulitzer Prize winner and writer for the New York Times. Congdon and Lattes, 1980. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Stated 1st edition. Dust jacket has moderate shelf wear, small chips at edges; in Brodart. Quarter-bound boards lightly bumped, binding tight. Text clean, no creases or tears.
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This is My Funniest

This is My Funniest

by Burnett, Whit [editor]

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Published
1957
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Paperback
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26 humorous pieces, as chosen by the authors themselves. Includes selections by James Thurber, Clifton Fadiman, Ogden Nash, Phyllis McGinley, and many others. An abridged version of Whit Burnett's This is My Best Humor, with additional content. Perma Books #M-3094, 1957. Good/No Dust Jacket. Paperback original (PBO), 1st printing, Aug 1957. Light edge and shelf wear to wrappers, no spine crease,… Read more about this item
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You're Not For Real Snoopy!

You're Not For Real Snoopy!

by Schulz, Charles M

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Published
1971
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Fawcett Crest, 1971. Good/No Dust Jacket. Fawcett Crest #D1622, Nov 1971. Wrappers show some wear at edges, moderate creasing at corners. Yellow edge tint, binding tight, text clean but tanned; no writing or tears.
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O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

by Hudson, Virginia Cary

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Used - Good
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Fair
Published
1962
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Hardcover
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An Adult's Guide to the Child's World of 1904 Macmillan, 1962. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 10th printing. Closed tears along edges of dust jacket, shelf wear; in protective mylar cover. Decorated boards, edges rubbed, bumped, chipped. Binding tight, pages crisp, clean, white and tight.
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Bloom's Morning

Bloom's Morning

by Berger, Arthur Asa

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Published
1997
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780813332307
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Author Arthur Asa Berger takes a look at the psychological and semiotic aspects of coffee, king-sized beds, and underwear to reveal the hidden undercurrents of our morning rituals. Westview Press, 1997. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 1st printing. Light shelf wear to edges of DJ. Cloth boards, sharp corners. Binding tight, text clean, no marks, writing, tears or creases.
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The Care & Feeding of Executives
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The Care & Feeding of Executives

by Faught, Millard C.; Hammond, Laurence

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Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Fair
Published
1945
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Hardcover
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A humorous "how to" of critical executive functions, including How to Pound a Table, How to Sit at a Big Desk, and How to Dress Like a Big Shot. Wormwood Press, 1945. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 2nd printing. Scarce DJ, heavily worn with loss, in Brodart. Red cloth boards, bumped, no chips. Binding tight, text clean, tanning, no tears or creases.
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Pluck and Luck
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Pluck and Luck

by Benchley, Robert

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Used - Fair
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Published
1947
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Hardcover
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A collection of essays that first appeared individually in Life, The Detroit Athletic Club News, The Bookman, College Humor, and the Theatre Guild Program. Reprint edition of the 1925 Harper and Brothers original, by special arrangement. From the author of My Ten Years In a Quandary, and Benchley - or Else. Blue Ribbon Books Reprint Edition, 1947. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Corners… Read more about this item
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I Try to Behave Myself

I Try to Behave Myself

by Bracken, Peg

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Published
Mar-66
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Fawcett Crest, Mar-66. Paperback. Good/No Dust Jacket. Fawcett Crest #d905, 1st printing, March 1966. Faint spine crease, light wear to edges and corners, corners lightly rounded, red edge tint fading. Binding tight; text clean, tanned at edges, no creases or tears.
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We Went Thataway

We Went Thataway

by Smith, H. Allen

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Used - Good
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Fair
Published
1949
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Hardcover
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Adventures in the Wild West by one of America's top humorists. From the author of Life in a Putty Knife Factory. Doubleday, 1949. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Stated first edition. Dust jacket worn with some loss, in protective Brodart. Blue boards clean, bumped, binding tight. Text clean, no creases or tears.
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Bennett Cerf's Bumper Crop (Volume 1)
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Bennett Cerf's Bumper Crop (Volume 1)

by Cerf, Bennett

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Good
Published
1956
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Hardcover
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Garden City Books, 1956. Hardcover. Good/Good. Volume 1 of 2. This volume contains complete and unabridged editions of Cerf's The Life of the Party and Try and Stop Me. With illustrations by Carl Rose. Dust jacket shows shelf wear, edge and corner wear, spine is browned, DJ in protective Mylar cover. Quarter-bound leatherette boards, maroon and gray; corners bumped, some spotting… Read more about this item
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I Kid You Not

I Kid You Not

by Paar, Jack

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Used - Good
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Published
May-61
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Paperback
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The autobiography of Jack Paar, host of the Tonight show from 1957-1962. Cardinal, May-61. Paperback. Good/No Dust Jacket. Giant Cardinal Edition # GC-103; 4th printing, May 1961. Light spine crease, readers crease on front cover, some edge wear. Binding and pages tight, text clean, tanned, no creases or tears. 12 pages of photos.
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Is Sex Necessary?
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Is Sex Necessary?

by Thurber, James & White, E.B

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
Delta Book edition
Published
1963
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Paperback
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An un-serious look at the subject by humorists James Thurber and E.B. White. Introduction by E.B. White, illustrations by Thurber. Delta Book #4124, 1963. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 5th printing. [Bowden A1j]. Wrappers show slight wear, reader's crease on front cover. Very small closed tear at fore edge of front and back covers. Pages tight; text unmarked, no creases… Read more about this item
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Will She or Won't She Before You Buy the Drinks

Will She or Won't She Before You Buy the Drinks

by Sikes, Dave; Cody, Lee

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Used - Very Good
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Published
1979
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Paperback
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Signed by the author. First edition. Damar Productions, 1979. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Very light edge wear, no spine or cover creases. Pages clean and tight, no creases or tears.
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The Benchley Roundup

The Benchley Roundup

by Benchley, Robert; Benchley, Nathaniel \(editor\)

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Published
1962
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Paperback
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A collection of almost 100 of humorist Robert Benchley's short pieces, as selected by his son Nathaniel. Dell, 1962. Paperback. Good/No Dust Jacket. Fifth printing. Wrappers browned, front cover creased, moderate edge and corner wear. Small sticker on first page. Binding tight; text clean, tanning at edges, no creases or tears.
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