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A Liar's Autobiography: Volume VI

By: Chapman, Graham; Douglas Adams; David Sherlock; Alex Martin; David Yallop; Pedro Montt

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Methuen, 1980

Edition: First Edition


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 5 5/8"w x 8 3/4"h. 240 pages. Previous owner's inscription inside. "A heady mixture of wild inventon and outrageous honesty. The pictures it offers of the author - whether as mountaineer or medical student; actor or alcoholic; herosexual groupie-guzzler or homosexual coming to terms with himself - form a mosaic that is funny, disturbing and moving by turns; sometimes all three at once." View more info

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Archy and Mehitabel

By: Marquis, Don

Price: $9.95

Publisher: N Y, Dolphin,


No date listed. Circa 1960. A Doubleday/Dolphin book, #C26. 193 pages. Black and white illustrations. Previous owner's name inside. "Archy and Mehitabel (styled as archy and mehitabel) is the title of a series of newspaper columns written by Don Marquis beginning in 1916. Written as fictional social commentary and intended as a space-filler to allow Marquis to meet the challenge of writing a daily newspaper column six days a week, archy and mehitabel is Marqui... View more info

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Big ideas

By: Barry, Lynda

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Real Comet Press, 1983


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 128 pages. Oblong format: 8 1/4"w x 5 3/8"h. Slight edge wear to cover. Early printing. View more info

Binary Bible of Saint Silicon, The

By: Jeffrey Armstrong

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Any Key Press, 1987


Covers show very light shelf wear only, otherwise as-new. Text/interior is free of marking of any kind, creaseless covers and spine. Authorized King Job's perversion. A humorous book about computers, written in a BIblical way. Also has spoofs on poems and literature in relation to computers. Lots of biblical/computer puns. View more info

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Coffee and Repartee

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Harper & Brothers, 1903


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 123 pages, plus publisher's advertising. Previous owner's name in pencil. A super cute tiny book: 4 7/8"w x 5 3/8"h. Blue cloth cover. Black and white illustrations. Coffee and repartee - who could ask for more? View more info

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Collected Works of Oscar Wilde

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1997


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 954 pages. Slight crease on spine and edge wear to cover. The complete plays, poems and stories including "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "De Profundis." View more info

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Crazy Glasspecker or High Life in the Andes, The

By: Dodge, David

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Random House, 1949


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 249 pages. Previous owner's bookplate inside. Illustrated by Irv Koons. View more info

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Curious Sofa: A Pornographic Work By Ogdred Weary, The

By: Weary, Ogdred; Gorey, Edward

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N Y, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author


Signed "Ogred Weary" on title page. Limited edition, #83/212. The black over is worn at corners and top and bottom of spine, showing the white underneath. Previous owner's name inside. The dust jacket has many small tears, edge wear, tape, and a sticker on the back. Much romping and frolicking between Alice and several extraordinarily well-formed men, amongst others. 1980 re-issue, "First Printing" (first edition thus, first printed in 1961). Small ... View more info

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories (Modern Library)

By: Thompson, Hunter S.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library, 1996


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 283 pages. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Drawings by Ralph Steadman. View more info

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories (Modern Library)

By: Thompson, Hunter S.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library, 1998


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full gray cloth boards. Edge wear and creases to dust jacket. Previous owner's name inside. 283 pages. 5 1/2"w x 8 1/4"h. Drawings by Ralph Steadman. View more info

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Futurist Cookbook / La Cucina Futurista, The

By: Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Bedford Arts, 1989

Edition: First Edition


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear to cover. 176 pages. 7 1/2"w x 9 5/8"h. "Marinetti's Futurist Cookbook is one of the most unusual and original books on food of the century. First published in 1932 and never before available in English, it is a collection of essays, exhortations, scenarios, manifestos and recipes for the food of the Future, food to break all the rules of previous cooking, food to liberate modern man from conve... View more info

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Gorey Festival: The Hapless Child / The Sinking Spell / The Fatal Lozenge / The Curious Sofa ( Four Volume Set in Slipcase), A

By: Gorey, Edward

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Astor Honor/Obolensky Publishers, 1964


Boxes set of four books, all published in 1960-1964. Small format: 4 7/8"w x 6 1/8"h. The Fatal Lozenge has a stain at the bottom of the cover and the first few pages. The Hapless Child has a worn, creased spine and scuffed cover. Slight edge wear and creases to The Curious Sofa and The Sinking Spell. Slipcase is worn at corners with a color dragon illustration on one side. Hard to find in this format. View more info

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How to Pick Up Girls!

By: Weber, Eric

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N Y, Symphony Press, 1970


Discover exactly how to meet beautiful women. In bars, buses, trains--even on the street! The fool proof guide to meeting women without a formal introduction. A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear and a bit of fraying to cover. 110 pages. 6 " w x 9 1/4"h. "It's not surprising that a whole lot of guys in this world think the only way to meet a great chick is to be introduced to her. I used to think the exact same thing. In fact befo... View more info

Intimacy Idiot

By: Oliver, Isaac

Price: $5.95

Publisher: N Y, Scribner, 2015


A new, unread book in excellent condition. View more info

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Jeux De Massacre: 100 Compositeurs de A a Z

By: Surrans, Alain

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Editions Bernard Coutaz, 1988


204 pages. Last eight pages have a liquid stain and small tears. One hundred caricatures of composers, accompanied by a statement about each composer in French, German, and English. View more info