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An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon Founded Upon the Seventh Edition of Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1980

Edition: Eighth Edition. Second Printing

Seller ID: 22981

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. top edge foxed, marking in dark pink pen on bottom edge, price on dust jacket clipped, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD+/VERY GOOD . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 910 pp View more info

The Comic History of Rome

By: A' Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans: 1852

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 13131

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Expertly rebacked in half-leather over marbled boards, original spine laid down in six compartments, gilt lettering on red label in one compartment, intricate gilt tooling in remainder. Illustrated with 10 hand-colored steel engravings and 98 in-text woodcuts. . Edges and corners mildly shelf-worn, unmarked, tight and square, light foxing on a few preliminary pages only, other slightly browning but supple, else fine. All illustrations bright and clean. VERY GOOD. . Ha... View more info

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The Comic History of Rome

By: A' Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: N.D.

Edition: Reprint. First Edition

Seller ID: 26957

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Expertly rebacked in half-leather over marbled boards, original spine laid down in six compartments, gilt lettering in two compartments, intricate gilt tooling in remainder. Illustrated with ten hand-colored steel engravings and 98 in-text woodcuts by John Leech. nd (c. 1870). "One of the wittiest writers of the day" (Allibone, 152), writer Becket worked with illustrator Leech on the staff of the poplar and influential humor magazine "Punch." Leech’... View more info

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The Comic History of England: with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts by John Leech (Two Volumes bound in One)

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew, & Co.: N.D.

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 16767

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Beautifully bound in burgundy half leather over marbled boards by Henry Young and Sons, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, elaborate gilt tooling in the remainder, gilt borders on covers, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. nd (c. 1864). Profusely illustrated with 20 hand-colored etchings and 200 woodcuts by John Leech. Gilbert Abbott à Beckett (1811 – 1856) was an English humorist, lawyer and writer. He was b... View more info

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The Comic History of England: with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts by John Leech (Two Volumes bound in One)

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew, & Co.: N.D.

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 26956

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Beautifully bound in burgundy half leather over marbled boards, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, elaborate gilt tooling in the remainder, blind-stamped borders on covers, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. nd (c. 1864). Profusely illustrated with 20 colored etchings and 200 woodcuts by John Leech. Gilbert Abbott à Beckett (1811-1856) was an English humorist, lawyer and writer. He was born in London and belong... View more info

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Dogbert's Top Secret Management Handbook

By: Adams, Scott

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Business: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. Later Printing

Seller ID: 7787

ISBN: 0887307884

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's laminated boards. Profusely illustrated in B&W. . FINE/FINE.. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Unpaginated pp View more info

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The World of Chas Addams

By: Addams, Charles; Wilford Sheed (Intro)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1993

Edition: First Paperback Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27029

ISBN: 067974813X

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy illustrated wraps. Profusely illustrated with full-page Charles Addams cartoons in both color and B&W. Introduction by Wilfred Sheed. Charles Samuel "Chas" Addams (1912-1988) was an American cartoonist known for his darkly humorous and macabre characters. Some of the recurring characters, who became known as The Addams Family, have been the basis for spin-offs in several other forms of media. . This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, ... View more info

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De Coverley Papers

By: Addison, Joseph; Samuel Thurber (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1892

Edition: First Edition. First Edition

Seller ID: 25567

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full paper-covered boards, lettering on spine and cover. In the second number of Addison and Steele’s SPECTATOR papers eighteenth-century readers were introduced to the members of “The Club.” Heading the list of those characters who, among them, were intended to represent the entire range of public opinion and enlightened bias for the London of 1711 was “a gentleman of Worcestershire, of ancient descent, a baronet, his name Sir Roger de Coverley.” ... View more info

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Much Ado About Me

By: Allen, Fred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1956

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 19524

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt signature of author on lower front cover. Illustrated with 11 B&W photographs. . Hinge starting, spine very lightly faded, pages yellowed, else square and unmarked. Price clipped dust jacket has small tears to head and heel of spine, some shelf-wear, inside hinge is foxed, in protective mylar cover. GOOD/GOOD.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 380 pp View more info

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Don't stand too close to a Naked Man

By: Allen, Tim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1994

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 16171

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall. X,210 pp View more info

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Don't Drink the Water

By: Allen, Woody

Price: $120.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1967

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 19751

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's light gold cloth over blue boards, publisher's medallion blind-stamped on the front cover, dark pink lettering on spine, pink topstain. Illustrated with b&w photographs from the play on Broadway.. Head of spine has very slight shelf-wear, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Price clipped dust jacket is lightly creased at the head of the spine and the upper tip of the front cover and has light rubbing to the rear panel. NEAR F... View more info

Image for Maledicta 9: Lillian Mermin Feinsilver Festschrift 1986-1987: The International Journal of Verbal Aggression

Maledicta 9: Lillian Mermin Feinsilver Festschrift 1986-1987: The International Journal of Verbal Aggression

By: Aman, Reinhold (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waukesah, Wisconsin, Maledicta Press: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22187

ISBN: 0916500292

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Clean, unmarked, square, and tight. FINE.. Maledicta Series. Vol. 9. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 320 pp View more info

Image for Drat!  Being the Encapsulated View of Life by W. C. Fields in His Own Words.

Drat! Being the Encapsulated View of Life by W. C. Fields in His Own Words.

By: Anobile, Richard J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, NAL/ The World Publishing Company: 1968

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Edition

Seller ID: 21129

Condition: Near Fine in Poor dust jacket


Publisher's full bright red cloth with a b&w illustration of W. C. Fields on the front cover, black lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with full-page b&w photographs from the movies Fields starred in. . Small bump to bottom tip, light foxing to endpapers, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket has splash marks, small closed rips and soiling. NEAR FINE/ POOR. . B&W Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 128 pp View more info

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Hell of a Way to Run a Railroad

By: Arno, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1956

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 9694

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Quarter bound in beige cloth over pink boards, white and blue lettering on cover, blue lettering on spine. Illustrated with author's full-page B&W cartoons throughout. . Spine and boards lightly soiled, endpapers browning. Price-clipped dust jacket shows moderate chipping and wear including inch-long tear to front panel near heel of spine. VERY GOOD+/GOOD+ . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 128 pp View more info

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Slightly Out of Order: Best Cartoons from the Continent

By: Association Internationale des Humoristes

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1958

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 15642

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's yellow cloth over brick red boards, cartoon embossed on the front cover in black, black lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W cartoons by members of the Association Internationale des Humoristes. . Spine is lightly cocked, slight shelf-wear to heel of spine, lower tip of front cover is slightly bumped, else unmarked, tight and clean. VERY GOOD. . B&W drawings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 96 pp View more info

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Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica

By: Bangs, John Kendrick; H. W. McVickar (Illus)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1895

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 7581

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full gold cloth, gilt, black and red lettering and decoration on spine and cover, publisher's red medallion embossed on rear cover. Illustrated with 19 full-page and hundreds of in-text B&W drawings by Harry Whitney McVickar (1860-1905). . Former owner's name and date (Dec. 2, 1896) on ffep, slightly cocked, else fine. NEAR FINE. . B&W Drawings. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xii, 265, (6) pp View more info

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EIGHT GREAT COMEDIES

By: Barnet, Sylvan; Morton Berman; and William Burto (eds)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, New American Library / A Mentor Book: 1958

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 5116

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. 12mo. 469, (3) pp. Includes The Clouds by Aristophanes; Manfragola by Niccolo Machiavelli; Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare; The Miser by Moliere; The Beggar's Opera by John Gay; The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde; Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov; and Amrs and the Man by George Bernard Shaw; as well as several essays on Comedy. This is a new, unopened copy, with a former owner's name written on the fep, else fine. NEAR FINE.. M... View more info

Image for Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway: A Vicious and Unprovoked Attack on Our Most Cherished Political Institutions

Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway: A Vicious and Unprovoked Attack on Our Most Cherished Political Institutions

By: Barry, Dave

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Ballantine Books: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition. 1

Seller ID: 5648

ISBN: 0345432487

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. This is a new, unopened copy in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW.. Trade Paperback. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 180, (1) pp View more info

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Dave Barry Does Japan

By: Barry, Dave

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14866

ISBN: 0679404856

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in blue cloth over white boards, copper lettering on spine . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. x, 210, (3) pp View more info

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Dave Barry Does Japan

By: Barry, Dave

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 23553

ISBN: 0679404856

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in blue cloth over white boards, copper lettering on spine. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. x, 210, (3) pp View more info