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Das Dicke Zillebuch, (Zille, Heinrich) Flugge, Gerhard
1 (Zille, Heinrich) Flugge, Gerhard Das Dicke Zillebuch
Dust jacket has several tears with associated creasing and light soil, bright and attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears to be unread. . This is the 1987 edition celebrating the work of Heinrich Zille, renowned German illustrator and photographer. Several hundred examples of Zille's work, each captioned. Text is in German. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 515 pages. L0 Eulenspiegel Verlag 1987 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 26468 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Droll Stories (Contes Drolatiques) :  Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine (2 Vol. Set), Balzac, H. De
2 Balzac, H. De Droll Stories (Contes Drolatiques) : Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine (2 Vol. Set)
Maroon cloth covers are a little rubbed at extremities; gilt and black inset for titles, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Bindings are tight, pages clean and white. This is NOT an ex-library book. . Collection of erotic/ribald/obscene tales, once banned in Australia. A handsome and solid edition of Balzac's classic, in two volumes. 665 pages. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 665 pages. M6 London. London Printed for Subscribers Only (Privately Printed) 1899 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 24734 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Eating People is Wrong, Bradbury, Malcolm
3 Bradbury, Malcolm Eating People is Wrong
First American edition. Author's first book. Fine in NF DJ that is lightly soiled on rear panel, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Brilliant orange and yellow cover design. First American Edition, stated. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. R3 NY. NY Knopf 1959 1st American Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 19147 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Anthologie De L'Humour Noir, Breton, André
4 Breton, André Anthologie De L'Humour Noir
Faint spine creasing, pages mildly yellowed, top edge of spine is bumped and creased with a tiny tear. All but two gatherings are unopened. Extremely tight and square, pages are clean, book appears unread. . The second, expanded edition of this wonderful anthology of 45 pieces of Surrealist writers and their precursers from around the world. Includes 23 plates: photo portraits of the authors. Authors include Swift, de Sade, Fourier, de Quincey, Poe, Baudelaire, Lewis Carroll, Nietzsche, Huysmans, Rimbaud, O. Henry, Dali, and Gide, among others. Text is in French. Published in 1950 by Sagittaire. A beautiful copy of a fragile book. Scarce. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 352 pages. C1 Paris. Paris Editions du Sagittaire 1950 2nd Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 24072 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Pilot Light and the Gas House Gang, Broeg, Bob
5 Broeg, Bob The Pilot Light and the Gas House Gang
Pictorial covers are a bit rubbed at extremities, slight spine crease. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Eighteen essays about lives and laughs of colorful early baseball characters such as Frank Frisch, Casey Stengel, Leo Durocher, and John McGraw. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 176 pages. U1 St. Louis. St. Louis Bethany Press 1980 1st Edition. 1st Printing Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 20584 
Price: 16.50 USD
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A Natural History of the Typestickers of Los Angeles. Compiled from the Letters of Wm M. Cheney, Carpenter, Edwin H. , Comp. & Wm. M. Cheney
6 Carpenter, Edwin H. , Comp. & Wm. M. Cheney A Natural History of the Typestickers of Los Angeles. Compiled from the Letters of Wm M. Cheney
Original white dust jacket is lightly soiled with short tears and a few tiny chips. Quarter black cloth with green paper-covered boards, gilt-stamped spine. Book has no defects; pages are crisp and tight, book appears unread -- a beautiful copy. . Book includes an errata sheet, which is an integral part of the book. It does correct some real errors, but also includes quite a bit of typesticker humor. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 62 pages. S2 The Rounce & Coffin Club 1960 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Good dust jacket 30935 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Liar's Autobiography  Volume VI, Chapman, Graham & Douglas Adams & David Sherlock & Alex Martin & David Yallop & Pedro Montt & Captain Mark Phillips & Jonathan Hills
7 Chapman, Graham & Douglas Adams & David Sherlock & Alex Martin & David Yallop & Pedro Montt & Captain Mark Phillips & Jonathan Hills A Liar's Autobiography Volume VI
As New, no defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Bound in gray cloth with bright silver titles to spine. This is the first UK edition and the true first edition. . A very, very funny book, and parts of it are actually autobiographical. A beautiful copy, gift quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 239 pages. L5 London. London Eyre Methuen 1980 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 30635 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Monsieur Thogo-Gnini, Dadié, Bernard B.
8 Dadié, Bernard B. Monsieur Thogo-Gnini
Card covers are rubbed, lightly creased, scuff marks where a label was removed. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A play, a comedy, set in the Ivory Coast. Text is in French. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 115 pages. C6 Présence Africaine 1970 2708702394 / 9782708702394 Paperback Very Good- 30269 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Sauce for the Goose, De Vries, Peter
9 De Vries, Peter Sauce for the Goose
In mylar protected jacket. Jacket spine is a little faded, tiny tear. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. A handsome copy. . Author deals with feminism in this hilarious satire. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. C4 Boston. Boston Little, Brown 1981 0316182028 / 9780316182027 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 12544 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Lecherous Limericks A Collection of Per-Verses, Geduld, Harry M
10 Geduld, Harry M Lecherous Limericks A Collection of Per-Verses
8.5x11 inches, oblong, pages secured in a black binder with clear plastic front cover. Cover is a little rubbed. . 400 limericks, mostly of the lecherous variety. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on verso of title page. . Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall. 71 pages. Signed by Author. K0 Bloomington. Bloomington Hamage Press 2002 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 26072 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Personality Comedians As Genre: Selected Players, Gehring, Wes D.
11 Gehring, Wes D. Personality Comedians As Genre: Selected Players
Green cloth covers with silver titles to front cover and spine. Book has no defects; As New. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Book examines W. C. Fields, John Bunny, Richard Prior, Charlie Chaplin, the Marx brothers, Laurel and Hardy, Robert Benchley, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Woody Allen, and others. Illustrated with photos. Index. . Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 232 pages. A3 Greenwood Press 1997 1st Edition Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 28167 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Army Air Force Lyrics: a Collection of Ww II U. S. Army Air Force Marching Songs, Poems, and Parodies to Popular Songs of the Period and the Past, Havener, J. K. ; Stevens, Bob (Cartoons)
12 Havener, J. K. ; Stevens, Bob (Cartoons) Army Air Force Lyrics: a Collection of Ww II U. S. Army Air Force Marching Songs, Poems, and Parodies to Popular Songs of the Period and the Past
No defects. Illustrated card coverts. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Enjoy such classics as Lilly From Picadilly, Junior Birdmen Song, and I Came Here to Talk For Joe. Line drawings throughout by Bob Stevens. A delightful book in As New condition. Gift quality. . Trade PB. Drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 104 pages. U2 Aero Publishers Inc. 1985 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Bob Stevens 31205 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Playboy (January 1989) Vol. 36 No. 1 (Collector's Edition) 35th Anniversary Issue, Hefner, Hugh, Ed.
13 Hefner, Hugh, Ed. Playboy (January 1989) Vol. 36 No. 1 (Collector's Edition) 35th Anniversary Issue
No defects. Pages are clean, binding is tight; book appears unread. This is a hardcover book bound in black faux leather with bright silver titles and decoration to front cover and spine. . . Black boards with silver bunny decoration on front cover and silver lettering. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED (to "Ed") by Christie Hefner, at that time President of Playboy Enterprises, Inc. This fabulous issue presents some of the best of Playboy from the preceding 35 years, including written contributions by Woody Allen, Jack Kerouac, Fidel Castro, John Wayne, John Updike, Jules Feiffer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Truman Capote, Jimmy Carter, and many others. It also includes nude photos of Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Anita Ekberg, Carroll Baker, Catherine Deneuve, Ursula Andress, Raquel Welch, Margot Kidder, Marilyn Chambers, Linda Evans, Vanna White, Madonna, Bo Derek, Kim Basinger and dozens of other beauties. This is a Fine copy with no defects. Gift quality. Scarce in this binding, very scarce signed. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 350 pages. M1 Chicago. Chicago Playboy Enterprises, Inc. 1989 Brunetiere Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 30750 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Porlock: a Portrait, Hunter, Reginald
14 Hunter, Reginald Porlock: a Portrait
Jacket protected with mylar. Handsome grey and blue speckled cover. Jacket and spine ever so slightly sunned. Most pages unopened. Foreword by John Cowper Powys, wonderful illustrations by William O'Brian. . A beautiful edition by the Caxton Printers. Gift quality. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. D3 Caldwell, ID. Caldwell, ID Caxton Printers 1940 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by William O'Brian 12766 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Sex and Humor:   Selections from The Kinsey Institute, Johnson,  & Stirratt & Bancroft M.D.
15 Johnson, & Stirratt & Bancroft M.D. Sex and Humor: Selections from The Kinsey Institute
New. No defects, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 168 pages. G4 Indiana University Press 2002 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 29696 
Price: 16.50 USD
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More Prayers and Graces: a Second Book of Unusual Piety, Laing, Allan M. , Comp. & Mervyn Peake, Illus.
16 Laing, Allan M. , Comp. & Mervyn Peake, Illus. More Prayers and Graces: a Second Book of Unusual Piety
A little minor creasing to edges of dust jacket, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is bound in blue buckram with gilt titles and decoration to spine and front cover. No defects. . This little book illustrates very well that religious prayers and graces can be odd and humorous. Illustrated with wonderful drawings by Mervyn Peake. First edition. . Drawings. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 64 pages. M2 London. London Victor Gollancz Ltd 1957 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Mervyn Peake 30686 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Indiana Experience, Lazarus, A. L. , Ed.
17 Lazarus, A. L. , Ed. The Indiana Experience
Blue boards are slightly rubbed at corners, owner blindstamp at bottom margin of half title page, no other defects. Pages are clean and bright, very tight and square, still crisp, a beautiful copy. Jacket is a bit rubbed with slight edgewear, in bright Hoosier crimson. Protected w mylar cover. . This is a large and impressive tribute to the great Hoosier state. Essays, short stories, poems, songs, plays about Indiana written by its children. Including works by Eli Lilly, Wendall Willkie, Ernie Pyle, Booth Tarkington, Rex Stout, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. , Jean Shepherd, Cole Porter, and many, many more. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 426 pages. C3 Bloomington, IN. Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 1977 0253141567 / 9780253141569 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 28868 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Indiana Experience: an Anthology, Lazarus, A. L. , Ed.
18 Lazarus, A. L. , Ed. The Indiana Experience: an Anthology
Pages are clean and bright, very tight and square, still crisp. This is a beautiful copy. Jacket is a bit rubbed w light edgewear and a 1/2" tear and fold on back flap, in bright Hoosier crimson. Protected w mylar cover. . A large and impressive tribute to the great Hoosier state. Essays, short stories, poems, songs, plays about Indiana written by its children. Including works by Eli Lilly, Wendall Willkie, Ernie Pyle, Booth Tarkington, Rex Stout, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. , Jean Shepherd, Cole Porter, and many, many more. This is the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 426 pages. H4 Bloomington, IN. Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 1977 0253141567 / 9780253141569 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 14290 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The 7th Seoul International Cartoon Festival (In Korean), Lee, Keun-Sang
19 Lee, Keun-Sang The 7th Seoul International Cartoon Festival (In Korean)
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Fantastic collection of cartoons, political and otherwise. One cartoon printed one on each page in full color, on coated paper. In Korean and English. Cultural differences abound. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 152 pages. L4 Seoul, Korea. Seoul, Korea 1997 Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 30535 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Mallock, W. H The New Paul and Virginia; Or, Positivism on an Island
Jacket has light edgewear, slightly faded spine. Book is lacking first endpaper, no other defects. . Reprint of a Victorian satire on the growth of rationalism and the resulting decline in religion. . 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 151 pages. B6 University of Nebraska Press 1970 0803207115 / 9780803207110 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 23855 
Price: 11.50 USD
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