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Monty Python and The Holy Grail (Book). Monty Python's Second Film: A First Draft.

By: Python, Monty

Price: $22.40

Publisher: N.Y., Methuan: 1980

Seller ID: 101894

ISBN: 0416003419

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked copy. Previous owner's inscription inside. Cover a bit creased and worn. View more info

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The Journal of Irreproducible Results: Selected Papers

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1986

Seller ID: 141990

ISBN: 0930376420

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Dark blue leatherette cover. 308 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11 1/4"h. "The Journal of Irreproducible Results is a magazine of science humor. JIR was founded in Israel in 1955 by virologist Alexander Kohn and physicist Harry J. Lipkin, who wanted a humor magazine about science, for scientists." [Wikipedia] View more info

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Coffee and Repartee

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Harper & Brothers: 1903

Seller ID: 133188

Condition: Very Good


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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Shy Photographer, The

By: Carroll, Jock

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N Y, Stein and Day: 1964

Seller ID: 140353

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 254 pages. 5 7/8"w x 8 1/2"h. Price-clipped dust jacket. The first volume in the Olympia Press Series, edited by Maurice Girodias. "Mr. Carroll thinks that The Shy Photographer will only be of interest to book lovers, drinkers, movie fans, intellectuals, the Beatles, Swampy Crees, shy photographers, pilots, lovers, married people, confidence men, confident women, Americans, brassiere salesladies, whores with hearts of gold, and the very young who see Life as a Great Voyage of Discovery Toward the Light." View more info

Mustache Shenanigans: Making Super Troopers and Other Adventures in Comedy

By: Chandrasekhar, Jay

Price: $11.95

Publisher: N Y, Dutton: 2017

Seller ID: 140502

ISBN: 1101985232

Condition: Fine


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

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Whatever You Say the Talk of Islanders 1975 - 2005

By: David Weale

Price: $49.25

Publisher: Tangle Lane: 2005

Seller ID: 138675

ISBN: 0973379227

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, lower front corner has been bumped, otherwise exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. The Pithy, Profound, Poingnant, Preposterous and Propane Things [Prince Edward] Islanders Come Out With. 1300 quotes arragned by subject. 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

Seller ID: 139338

Condition: Very Good


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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The Tough Coughs as He Ploughs the Dough: Early Writings and Cartoons by Dr. Seuss

By: Dr. Seuss; Richard Marschall

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, William Morrow & Company: 1987

Seller ID: 145096

ISBN: 0688065481

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 144 pages. 8 1/8"w x 9 1/2"h. Black and white illustrations throughout. View more info

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Amphigorey

By: Edward Gorey

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Berkeley Publishng: 1978

Seller ID: 145009

ISBN: 0425039110

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's inscription inside; otherwise clean and unmarked. A bit of wear to cover. 8"w x 10 7/8"h. Includes 15 book: The Unstrung Harp, The Listing Attic. The Doubtful Guest, The Object-Lesson, The Bug Book, The Fatal Lozenge, The Hapless Child, The Curious Sofa, The Willowdale Handcar, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, The Insect God, The West Wing, The Wuggly Ump, The Sinking Spell, The Remembered Visit. 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

Seller ID: 140470

Condition: Good


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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Amphigorey Also

By: Gorey, Edward

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1995

Seller ID: 145010

ISBN: 0156056720

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 7 7/8"w x 11"h. Contents: The Utter Zoo, The Blue Aspic, The Epiplectic Bicycle, The Sopping Thursday, The Grand Passion, Les Passementeries Horribles, The Eclectic Abecedarium, L'Heure Bleue, The Broken Spoke, The Awdrey-Gore Legacy, The Glorious Nosebleed, The Loathsome Couple, The Green Beads, Les Urnes Utiles, The Stupid Joke, The Prune People, The Tuning Fork. View more info

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Outhouses of the East

By: Guy, Ray; Sherman Hines

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nimbus Pub Ltd: 1985

Seller ID: 142967

ISBN: 0920852033

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear. 8 1/8"w x 10 1/4"h. 72 pages. Many color photos. View more info

Binary Bible of Saint Silicon, The

By: Jeffrey Armstrong

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Any Key Press: 1987

Seller ID: 138028

ISBN: 0945130007

Condition: Very Good


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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Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book

By: Jones, Terry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., Turner Publishing, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142119

ISBN: 1570360626

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Slightly bumped corners. Includes Lady Cottington's seal, and the separately smashed die-cut fairy. First printing with number "1" present in number line. "An exact reproduction of Angelica Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book, including the handwritten diary of her collecting exploits and other fairy-related incidents in her remarkable life." View more info

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Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book

By: Jones, Terry

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Barnes & Noble: 1998

Seller ID: 145008

ISBN: 0760711070

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Small tear on spine. Includes the separately smashed die-cut fairy. "An exact reproduction of Angelica Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book, including the handwritten diary of her collecting exploits and other fairy-related incidents in her remarkable life." View more info

The Vital 5 Cookbook

By: Lundgren, Greg

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Seattle, Vital 5 Productions: 2006

Seller ID: 145075

ISBN: 0977908003

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 150 pages. 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

Seller ID: 141035

ISBN: 0938491318

Condition: Very Good


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 convention, pomposity and--above all--pasta." View more info

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That Gunk on Your Car: A Unique Guide to Insects of the United States

By: Mark E. Hostetler; Meryl Klein; Rebekah McClean

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Brazen Cockroaches Inc: 1996

Seller ID: 144346

ISBN: 0965378802

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 104 pages, heavily illustrated in both original and splattered forms, many "fun things to do with" sections. Includes illustrations and sections on : Ants, Antlions, Midges, Black Flies, Butterflies, Moths, Caddisflies, Cicadas, Cockroaches, Crane Flies, Cucmber Beetles, Dragonflies, Fireflies, Grasshoppers, Honey Bees, Horse flies, Deer flies, Jumping Plant Lice, Lacewings, Lovebugs, Muscid ,Soldier, Mosquitoes View more info

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Lives and Times of Archy and Mehitabel, The

By: Marquis, Don

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 129288

Condition: Very Good


Marked "first edition" at bottom of publisher's page below "printed in the united states at the country life press garden city, n.y." with "cl" just above that. Green cloth boards with lightly sunned spine, looks like a faint and small water mark stain at upper edge of back board. Corners are all lightly bumped and slightly curled, little to no edgewear, upper page ends are colored and have a few water stains also. Book is uncommonly square, especially for as thick as it is. Contains three complete books, with contents and paginated as such: archy and mehitabel, arc... View more info

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Archy and Mehitabel

By: Marquis, Don

Price: $7.46

Publisher: N Y, Dolphin:

Seller ID: 139023

Condition: Good


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 Marquis' most famous work. Collections of these stories are still sold in print today. The published editions of these stories were... View more info