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1 Anonymous. ["Life" Magazine] The Good Things of "Life" Second Series
New York White, Stokes, & Allen 1886 First Edition Hardcover Very Good (Minus) No Jacket 
New York: White, Stokes, & Allen, 1886. "Life" magazine began as a humor and general interest publication in 1883, and continued in that vein until 1936 when Henry Luce bought it. This is a collection of drawings and cartoons from the early era, a Very Good (Minus) copy of the First Edition. Brown decorative cloth binding, with titling on the front cover in red and gilt. Along the top is a Saint Patrick's Day parade, with the usual stereotyped Irishmen in gilt. Cleran text; unpaginated ( ); all page ends are gilt; decorative endpapers. The beveled edges are well rubbed; frayed at the corners and tips of the spine; flood mark to bottom of pages throughout. A window into Victorian America.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good (Minus)/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Blumenfeld, Gerry Tales from the Bagel Lancers. Everyman's Book of Jewish Humor
Cleveland & New York World Publishing 1967 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket Kelly Oechsli 
Cleveland & New York: World Publishing, 1967. What can one say but "Enjoy!" This is a Very Good Plus copy of the First Edition. Introduction by Bill Adler; illustrated by Kelly Oechsli. Stated First Printing. Orange illustrated boards. Clean and fresh text; 128 pages. Spine has faded; a little rubbed on the margins. No dustjacket. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Kelly Oechsli. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Gilhooley, Lord (Frederick Henri Seymour) Son! Or the Wisdom of "Uncle Eph" the Modern Yutzo
New York Frederick A. Stokes Company 1902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good (Minus) No Jacket 
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1902. Here is an interesting artifact of American racial "humor," written mainly in an African-American dialect. Frederick Henri Seymour (1850-1913) wrote several books under the pseudonym of an Irish Lord. This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of the First Edition. Rare; Worldcat shows only one holding. Denim cloth binding with black lettering on the spine and front cover. Clean text; basically unpaginated (or paginated randomly), the last page number is 457, which would be about 200 pages more than are here. Frontis cartoon of Uncle Eph; all pages with decorations; text and decorations are in brown ink. The book is in fragile condition. Covers are rubbed at the margins. Both gutters have cracked, and some pages seem loose, or about to become so. For this reason, Quercus must offer this as a Binding Copy, in need of repair or restoration. In an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good (Minus)/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Haliburton, Thomas Chandler The Clockmaker: Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville
New York Hurd and Houghton 1872 Reprint Edition Hardcover Very Good (Plus) No Jacket F.O.C. Darley 
New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1872. Popular in England and America, the politician T.C. Haliburton (1796-1865) became Canada's first international best-selling author with his comic character Sam Slick, who first appeared in a newspaper in 1835. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy of a reprint edition, part of the "Riverside Classics." Purple decorative cloth binding, with gilt titling on both front cover and spine. Clean text; xi, 271 pages, with sixteen pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. Mildly bumped, with rubbing to spine margins. The spine has faded to tan (typical with the purple cloth bindings of this era) but the gilt remains bright and clear.. Reprint Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. Illus. by F.O.C. Darley. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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5 O'Reilly, John & Walt Kelly The Glob. A Story By John O'Reilly. Pictures By Walt Kelly
New York Viking Press 1952 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Very Good Walt Kelly 
New York: Viking Press, 1952. An uncommon title in the Walt Kelly canon, featuring his great illustrations but without Pogo or Albert. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition. Bright red cloth binding with the Glob on the front cover and black lettering on the spine. Illustrated endpapers! Clean text; 62 pages. The dustjacket is Very Good; still bright, with some edgewear. Small chip to head of spine and a larger chip on the rear panel; small closed tear to front panel, which also has a crease at the bottom. Despite flaws, this copy remains attractive due to the bright color. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Walt Kelly. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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