Search Results

Criteria:
  • Tag = Humour
Page:1Modify search
Showing 1 to 18 of 18
  • WINTERS, Jonathan
    AFTER THE BEE. Collected by Jim B. Smith (proof copy)

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Perigee Books, 1989. Uncorrected proof in red non-pictorial card covers. Photos in text. Winters was the funniest man who ever lived. Remainder stripe to bottom page edges, else fine, not creased. Publication date changed by hand on front cover from May to 01 June. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44701
    View cart More details Price: USD $15.00 USD $13.50
  • HERBERT, A.P.
    BALLADS FOR BROADBROWS (proof copy)

    Edition: First US printing

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1931. Advance copy. Octavo, pp (xii), 119, [3], stapled and glued into plain buff card covers. Very small corner crease to front cover, else a fine copy. Comic verse, with good illustrations by G.L. Stampa. Scarce advance format. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 42954
    View cart More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
  • BLAINE (Blaine MacDonald, 1937-2012)
    CARTOONS

    Edition: First edition.

    Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton Spectator, 1970. Oblong quarto, 22 x 27 cm, white printed cloth. [133]p, unpaged. Covers a little splayed, else a fine copy. Superb political cartoons from the Hamilton Spectator, the front cover advertises his winning of a Reuben Award in 1970 - the equivalent of an Oscar for movie people - Blaine MacDonald being the first Canadian to win one Also includes his excellent pencil drawings of famous people, mostly politicians, some sketches of sport and travel, and letters of appreciaton. "Blaine was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, and later relocated to Hamilton, Ontario. His work was published in The Hamilton Spectator. He received the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award for 1969. In 1963 Blaine…

    (more)

    Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton Spectator, 1970. Oblong quarto, 22 x 27 cm, white printed cloth. [133]p, unpaged. Covers a little splayed, else a fine copy. Superb political cartoons from the Hamilton Spectator, the front cover advertises his winning of a Reuben Award in 1970 - the equivalent of an Oscar for movie people - Blaine MacDonald being the first Canadian to win one Also includes his excellent pencil drawings of famous people, mostly politicians, some sketches of sport and travel, and letters of appreciaton. "Blaine was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, and later relocated to Hamilton, Ontario. His work was published in The Hamilton Spectator. He received the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award for 1969. In 1963 Blaine became the first cartoonist ever to win the now internationally famous Salon of Cartoons, in Montreal." - wiki. Peirre Trudeau was one of his favourite subjects.

    (less)

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44567
    View cart More details Price: USD $25.00 USD $22.50
  • MAYNARD, Ken
    CARTOONS: more Ettamogah Pub mob cartoons

    Edition: First edition.

    Currumbin Valley, Qld, Australia: Ken Maynard Studios, 1989. 64 pp, stapled, in colour card covers. Number 2 in a series. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48694
    View cart More details Price: USD $15.00 USD $13.50
  • DONATO, Andy
    DUD'S 'N' SCUDS: political cartoons

    Edition: First Edition

    Key Porter, 1991. Corner crease to one leaf, else fine. Political cartoons from the Toronto Sun.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44704
    View cart More details Price: USD $10.00 USD $9.00
  • ARMOUR, Richard
    FOR PARTLY PROUD PARENTS

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Harper, 1950. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 12mo. Yellow pictorial boards printed in red and black. pp (53) Book just a little leaned, else fine. Yellow jacket has some tanning & light rubbing, small spot, to spine; tanning to flap folds; very small chips to head of spine; small tan soil spot to front panel; VG otherwise. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 9874
    View cart More details Price: USD $14.95 USD $13.46
  • FUNNY WONDER and JESTER (5 issues)

    London: Amalgamated Press, 1941. Five issues. 8 page British comic for a juvenile audience printed in red and black on newsprint, folded once horizontally to make quarto pages. Light yellowing as always, VG clean & unworn copies otherwise. No. 1413, 26 April; no. 1417, 24 May; no. 1418, 31 May; no. 1420, 28 June, no. 1423, 09 Aug. Charlie Chaplin appears on each front cove. Pitch and Toss and Their Pets battle Nazis, amongst other adventures. Ceased publication in 1942. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43350
    View cart More details Price: USD $40.00 USD $36.00
  • HARMER,
    IT'S A JOKE, JOYCE: Australia's funny women

    Sydney: Currency Press, 1994. Second edition. Profiles and pictures of over 100 Australian comediennes through the years.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44703
    View cart More details Price: USD $10.00 USD $9.00
  • MacPherson, Duncan
    MACPHERSON EDITORIAL CARTOONS 1975

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: McCelland and Stewart, 1975. Squarish octavo. VG copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44705
    View cart More details Price: USD $10.00 USD $9.00
  • MOON MULLINS by WILLARD, Frank
    WILLARD, Frank
    MOON MULLINS

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Cupples & Leon, 1932. Beige cloth spine and colour pictorial boards. [48] pp, unpaged. Covers have some creases, mainly to moderately worn outer corners; front cover has a one inch tear neatly repaired; rear cover has a thumb-sized chip to lower inner corner; text paper yellowed; in all, good + externally, internally VG -clean and unworn. "Moon Mullins was an American comic strip which had a run as both a daily and Sunday feature from June 19, 1923 to June 2, 1991. Syndicated by the Chicago Tribune/New York News Syndicate, the strip depicts the lives of diverse lowbrow characters who reside at the Schmaltz (later Plushbottom) boarding house. The central character, Moon (short for Moonshine), is a…

    (more)

    New York: Cupples & Leon, 1932. Beige cloth spine and colour pictorial boards. [48] pp, unpaged. Covers have some creases, mainly to moderately worn outer corners; front cover has a one inch tear neatly repaired; rear cover has a thumb-sized chip to lower inner corner; text paper yellowed; in all, good + externally, internally VG -clean and unworn. "Moon Mullins was an American comic strip which had a run as both a daily and Sunday feature from June 19, 1923 to June 2, 1991. Syndicated by the Chicago Tribune/New York News Syndicate, the strip depicts the lives of diverse lowbrow characters who reside at the Schmaltz (later Plushbottom) boarding house. The central character, Moon (short for Moonshine), is a would-be prizefighter-perpetually strapped for cash but with a roguish appetite for vice and high living. Moon took a room in the boarding house at 1323 Wump Street in 1924 and never left, staying on for 67 years." - Wikipedia.

    (less)

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48710
    View cart More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
  • MOON MULLINS ( cover title MOON MULLINS BIG BOOK ) by WILLARD, Frank H.
    WILLARD, Frank H.
    MOON MULLINS ( cover title MOON MULLINS BIG BOOK )

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Cupples & Leon, 1930. Plain green cloth spine and colour pictorial boards. pp 126, unpaged. Wear and softening to outer corners; moderate cover soiling but nothing distracting; front free endpaper has vertical creases, creases and nick to lower outer correr, and Xmas, 1930, ink gift inscription; cracked inner hinges neatly and unobtrusively repaired with rice paper; yellowing to page edges; boards rubbed at edges; in all, good externally, internally VG or better - clean and unworn. Reprints comic strips which first appeared in the Chicago Tribune 1926-28. "Moon Mullins was an American comic strip which had a run as both a daily and Sunday feature from June 19, 1923 to June 2, 1991. Syndicated by the Chicago…

    (more)

    New York: Cupples & Leon, 1930. Plain green cloth spine and colour pictorial boards. pp 126, unpaged. Wear and softening to outer corners; moderate cover soiling but nothing distracting; front free endpaper has vertical creases, creases and nick to lower outer correr, and Xmas, 1930, ink gift inscription; cracked inner hinges neatly and unobtrusively repaired with rice paper; yellowing to page edges; boards rubbed at edges; in all, good externally, internally VG or better - clean and unworn. Reprints comic strips which first appeared in the Chicago Tribune 1926-28. "Moon Mullins was an American comic strip which had a run as both a daily and Sunday feature from June 19, 1923 to June 2, 1991. Syndicated by the Chicago Tribune/New York News Syndicate, the strip depicts the lives of diverse lowbrow characters who reside at the Schmaltz (later Plushbottom) boarding house. The central character, Moon (short for Moonshine), is a would-be prizefighter-perpetually strapped for cash but with a roguish appetite for vice and high living. Moon took a room in the boarding house at 1323 Wump Street in 1924 and never left, staying on for 67 years." - Wikipedia. Contains a certain amount of racist "coon" humour, common at the time.

    (less)

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48709
    View cart More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
  • THACKERAY, William Makepeace (M.A. Titmarsh)
    MRS. PERKINS'S BALL. By W.A. Titmarsh [pseud]

    No place (London): Smith, Elder, no date (1898?). Octavo, green decorated cloth stamped in gilt. pp (2), 46, [2] + frontispiece, illustrated title, and 20 other plates (one folding), with yellow backgrounds. Damp stain to inner front cover and upper inner corner of rear cover, both inside and out; covers a little bowed; page edges yellowed; text paper lightly toned; otherwise VG, tight and unworn, no owner names. Facsimile of the 1847 first edition.The first of Thackeray's Christmas books, a humorous tale with his own delightful illustrations.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42701
    View cart More details Price: USD $25.00 USD $22.50
  • THAT OLD GANG OF MINE. The Early and Essential S.J. Perelman (proof copy) by PERELMAN, S.J.
    PERELMAN, S.J.
    THAT OLD GANG OF MINE. The Early and Essential S.J. Perelman (proof copy)

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Morrow, 1984. Advance uncorrected proof in red non-pictorial card covers. pp [4], 160. Knife cut across bottom page edges penetrating about 1/16 inch into bottom margins; soft crease to lower outer corners; fore edges of covers a little curled, VG and unfaded otherwise. "Some fifty-five articles and over six dozen cartoons and parodies written a nd drawn by S.J. Perelman between 1924 and 1930, none of which has ever been reprinted elsewhere or appeared in book form...Of special interest is Perelman's little-known work as a cartoonist, done both in bastard-woodcut and idiosyncratically cubist styles." Scarce in this advance format.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 4798
    View cart More details Price: USD $40.00 USD $36.00
  • GRANT, (Ethel Watts-Mumford and Richard Butler Glaenzer).
    THE AUTO GUEST BOOK. Being the Maxims of Punjab the Railer, Ga Raja of the Pun-Job, Vice-Roysterer of Notsopoor. Rendered into the Vernacular and Highly Decorated by...

    San Francisco: Paul Elder, 1905. Square octavo, hardcover, rough natural linen cloth with blue pictorial label to front cover, illustrated endpapers, text printed on beige stock. [128] pp, unpaged. Illustrations in black & blue throughout. Cover label has a small light spot and sma ll abrasion (no illustration or lettering affected); else a fine tight copy, no owner names. Early automobile humour cast in the form of a guest register, full of humourous maxims pertaining to autos and with a space on each text page to be filled i n by guests (none used in this copy). Nicely made, typically of this publisher. Printed by The Tomoye Press.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 17701
    View cart More details Price: USD $40.00 USD $36.00
  • BAIRNSFATHER, Bruce, Captain
    "The Bystander's" FRAGMENTS FROM FRANCE. Volume VII

    London: "The Bystander", no date (191-). Quarto, 32 pp, stapled, in grey card covers with colour pictorial label on front cover. Label has light soiling and small chips to one edge (image not affected); a few tiny light spots in top margin of front cover; soft creases to outer corners; VG+ otherwise, a nice copy. The 7th of 8 numbers of this collection of Bairnsfather's popular humorous cartoons of WWI, later collected in book form, along with later volumes along the same line.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44000
    View cart More details Price: USD $25.00 USD $22.50
  • THE GOOD THINGS OF LIFE. Fourth series

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Stokes, 1887. Dark green bevel edge pictorial cloth stamped in black and gilt, floral endpapers, all edges gilt. pp [2], 64. Moderate wear to spine ends and outer corners; damp spotting with colour loss to inner and outer margins of rear cover; creases to free endpapers with red ink name at front; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Cartoons from Life Magazine, the original series which began in 1883 as a general interest and humour magazine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44845
    View cart More details Price: USD $50.00 USD $45.00
  • BRIGGS, Raymond
    UNLUCK WALLY TWENTY YEARS ON

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hamish Hamilton, 1989. Quarto, glossy illustrated boards. Illustrated in colour. Small soft bump to upper outer corners of covers, else fine, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42911
    View cart More details Price: USD $19.00 USD $17.10
  • AISLIN (Terry Mosher)
    WHERE'S THE TROUGH ? and other cartoons

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: McCelland and Stewart, 1985. Creases and rubbing to spine; ripple from damp to upper outer corner of early leaves; just a good, tight copy, no owner names. Political cartoons by Canada's best political cartoonist.

    Condition: Book: Good, Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44702
    View cart More details Price: USD $10.00 USD $9.00