Humor

Format Title Author Publisher Date Condition Price
HC/DJ/1st J. Power Buzzard: A Political Fable Benti, Joseph and Carol Henning Beverly Hills, Ca.: Wollstonecraft Inc. 1973 VG/VG DJ, price cut and minor frays. Illus w/Photos & illustrations of the turkey buzzard almost on every page. This is a must for vulture lovers. Political satire.
12.00
HC The Devil's Dictionary Bierce, Ambrose World Pub. Co., Cleveland 1942 Fair. Brittle and edge chipped, falling apart, The clearest of wits. Complete at the moment.
10.00
HC/1st The Pessimist's Journal of Very, Very Bad Days Brallier, Jess, Richard P. McDonough, Compilers Little, Brown,Boston 1989 Fine+/ not published wit DJ. Great day by day bad history.
5.00
hc/dj/1st Uncle Sam's Uncle Josh Day, Donald little, brown and company, boston 1953 Fine/Good frayed on edges DJ. or Josh Billings on Practically Everything Distilled From Josh's Rum-And-Tansy New England Wit.
18.00
PB Tales From the Crypt EC Comics Ballantine, Ny 1965 VG+, save for price cuts, yellowing but clean shinny unbent and supple. Scarce in this shape.
15.00
PB/1st The Mad Frontier FELDSTEIN, ALBERT B Signet, NY 1962 G, pages separating from cover, some scuffing on back. clean and supple. lightly browning. First Printing.
5.00
PB Sneaky Feats Ferrell, Tom and Lee Eisenberg Pocket, NY 1976 One-up-mansship tricks to impress the party.
2.00
PB/1st The Brothers Mad Gaines, William Ballantine, NY 1955 VG, yellowing. 1st edition. Wood, Elder, the crew. Great.
35.00
PB/2nd Utterly Mad Gaines, William Ballantine Books, NY 1956 VG. Some spine fold wear and one split at spine bottom on back. Pages yellowing. Original green cover.
20.00
PB The Bedside Mad Gaines, William Signet, NY 1959 G+ general wear split developing on spine front, spine chipped at top small. Fifth Printing.
5.00
PB/1st Son of Mad Gaines, William Signet, NY 1959 G, Been read spine a bit skewed, general wear pages clean and supple. lightly browning. First Printing.
10.00
PB/1st The Organization Mad Gaines, William Signet, NY 1960 VG, Very nice copy, very minor dings and wear, cover 1/32 miss-set. lightly browning. First Printing.
15.00
PB/1st Like, Mad Gaines, William Signet, NY 1960 VG, very nice copy, minor dings and wear. lightly browning. First Printing.
20.00
PB/1st The Ides of Mad Gaines, William Signet, NY 1961 G, general wear, still clean and supple. lightly browning. First Printing.
10.00
PB/1st Fighting Mad Gaines, William Signet, NY 1961 VG, a bit skewed, clean and supple, lightly browning. First Printing.
10.00
PB/2nd Utterly Mad Gaines, William Ballantine Books, NY 1961 VG+. Some spine fold wear cover inside written'10 c' w/crayon. Pages very light yellowing.
10.00
PB Inside Mad Gaines, William Ballantine Books, NY 1962 VG+ nice copy minor surface impressions 11th printing.
10.00
PB Utterly Mad Gaines, William ed. Ballantine, NY 1954 G, general wear. First edition (Green cover)
15.00
PB From the Back of the Bus Gregory, Dick Dutton, NY 1963 VG+, slightly soiled covers. Brilliant scathing indictment at America's most turbulent moment. A master of insightful analysis.
3.00
PB Limericks: Lewd and Lusty Hart, Harold Hart, NY 1970 VG minor wear. Funny collection.
4.00
PB Jules Feiffer's America Heller, Steven Ed Alfred A. Knopf New York 1982 VG some cover wear
30.00
HC/DJ Lake Wobegon Days Keillor, Garrison viking, ny 1985 G/G cover affixed. water mark on bottom front cover.
5.00
PB P.S. Your Cat is Dead Kirkwood, James Warner, NY 1973 light water damage
5.00
PB/1st 1001 Ways to Make Love Kupferberg, Tuli Grove, NY nd VG, couple of cover folds
65.00
PB Mad Strikes Back! Kurtzman, Harvey Ballantine Books, NY 1955 VG+ Great copy of original yellow edition. 4th printing. Some minor impressions, shiny and supple
20.00
PB The Mad Reader Kurtzman, Harvey Ballantine Books, NY 1955 Fair copy because it is coming apart but original red cover pretty scarce and it's all here, minor tears and two corner fold marks, pages yellowing. 5th Printing
20.00
PB/1st The Humbug Digest Kurtzman, Harvey Ballantine, Ny 1957 VF. Like new but for paper age. Very scarce in this condition.
65.00
PB The Mad Reader Kurtzman, Harvey Ballantine Books, NY 1958 Vg some light edge and corner wear , pages yellowing still totally supple and readable. Ninth printing.
15.00
PB Mad Strikes Back! Kurtzman, Harvey Ballantine Books, NY 1958 VG, upper spine split 1'2, other wise square and nice. Light green cover.
10.00
PB Mad Reader Kurtzman, Harvey ed. Ballantine, NY 1954 G save missing forepage, First (red cover)
5.00
PB Encyclopedia of Howard Hughes Jokes Leighton, Frances Helga And Atkins, Jim Irving Acropolis Books Ltd, Washington, D. C. 1972 G+ 4to-over 9-12 tall. illus.
35.00
PB/1st Don Martin Steps Out! Martin, Don Signet, NY 1962 VG+, very nice copy, lightly browning. First Printing.
10.00
PB The Comic Spirit in America: An Anthology Massey, John K. (Ed.) Charles Scribners 1969 Trade Paperback Ex Library Good, spine top bumped
10.00
HC/DJ Charlie Brown and Charlie Schultz in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Peanuts Mendelson, Lee and Schultz, Charles M. World, NY 1970 VG/VG, p.c. Oddly scarce Charlie Brown.
20.00
PB The Katzenjammer Kids Musial, Joe Pocket Books New York 1970 G+ Nice copy. The Strip Relates In A Frenzied Style The War-To-The-Death Carried In By Hans And Fritz Against Any Form Of Authority, Whether Parental, Educational, Or Governmental. Scarce Fine in Illustrated Wraps Unpaginated.
45.00
PB Comic Faith: The Great Tradition from Austen to Joyce Polhemus, Robert M. University of Chicago Press 1982 Fine.
7.50
PB In One Head and Out the Other Price, Roger SIMON AND SCHUSTER, NEW YORK 1951 G+ save for price cut outs, center fold wrinkle and soiling..
10.00
PB/1st Mad Libs: The New Party Game Price, Roger Pocket, NY 1958 VG, slightly soiled, minor edge and corner wear. First edition, not written in, scarce original.
20.00
HC NONSENSEORSHIP Ralph Barton (ed.) G. P. Putnam's Sons 1922 VG+/no DJ Slight sunning to spine. Gilt embossed sword on cove 1st Edition Cloth Bds 8vo none 181pp. Book includes 'Sundry observations concerning prohibitions inhibitions and illegalities. Includes such authors as Heywood Broun, Ben Hecht, Dorothy Parker
35.00
SM PB Breezy Puns and Humor Shomer, Louis Padell, NY 1948 small format racy joke book.
10.00
SM PB Saucy Puns and Wit Shumer, Louis Padell, NY 1948 small format racy joke book
10.00
SM PB Twink Shure, Robert City Lights. SF 1958 1st edition. Good, slightly soiled
25.00
SM PB Big Book of Twink Shure, Robert Jeremy& Robin, SF 1959 2nd edition
45.00
HC/DJ/1st Hundreds of Things to do on a Rainy Day Staff of Stanyan Books Stanyan Random House 1970 Fine book/G DJ one 1 tear and corner and edges frayed.
10.00
HC/DJ THE ART OF FOLLY Tabori, Paul Chilton Company Philadelphia 1961 Fine/Fair, large chip, Tall 8vo.
30.00
PB My Life and Hard Times Thurber, James Armed Services, New York 1944 G+ Paperback. 5 3/4 x 5. Good plus. Clean, tight, Folded in center front cover creased, some fading. Illus.
20.00
PB The Seal in the Bedroom Thurber, James Grossett Universal Library, NY 1950 G+, light scuffs and soil.
15.00
PB The Middle Aged Man on the Flying Trapeze Thurber, James Editions for the Armed Services, Inc. 194? Fine example. Scarce edition. Illus.
25.00
HC/DJ A Treasury of Laughter Untermeyer, Louis (Editor) Simon & Schuster, NY 1946 Fine/VG+ DJ, very minor edge wear
3.00
HC/DJ/1st Bird Thou Never Wert + 124 Equally Profound Observations Vaughan, Bill Simon And Schuster, NY 1962 VG+ (browning)/G, chipped DJ. Some soiling. Solid, clean. Delightful collection - 124 pieces - (newspaper columns ) of truth , nonsense and wisdom . 8vo; 283 pp.
18.00
PB/1st The Ernie Kovacs Phile Walley, David G. BOLDER BOOKS, NEW YORK 1975 VG, one fold mark, minor spine scuffs store stamp on bottom edge of pages. Illus, even references his work for Mad. 1st edition
15.00
PB Graveside Manner Wilson, Gahan Ace, NY 1965 G+, some edge bump.
12.00
HC What's Funny and Why Wright, Milton Harvest House, NY 1939 illus. Very Good copy. No DJ
20.00
PER Fads and Fancies: Utopia #2 Written by Readers Utopia, London ND Interesting frivolity not likely written by readers. Voyeurism periodical, likely early fifties
10.00
PER Cracked #11 1959 Fair. October 1959
10.00
Help! #22 1965 Beatles bald cover. Crumb and Shelton early work
45.00
PER National Lampoon's Sunday Newspaper Parody 1979 G+ Complete original wraps
120.00
PB Lucky Luke: La Corde du Pendu Dargaud, Paris 1982 G+ Large PB laminated boards
5.00
SC The Masterpiece of Humor 50s Fair 50's baudy humor
3.00
SC Lastest Hollywood Jokes of Stage, Screen & Radio Alexander Singer ND A good photocover pamphlet. Over 900 jokes. The joke book that is all jokes. Cover: photograph collage of 9 comedians including Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Danny Kaye. All very youung so would say this is from the 1940's (no date). 36 pages.
20.00