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Image for Angotiana, ou suite Des Calenbourgs comme s'il en pleuvoit, contenant les amours du Per-Vertisseur, et l'histoire du fameux Lagalisse; sa naissance, sa vie et sa mort, en 50 couplets.

Angotiana, ou suite Des Calenbourgs comme s'il en pleuvoit, contenant les amours du Per-Vertisseur, et l'histoire du fameux Lagalisse; sa naissance, sa vie et sa mort, en 50 couplets.

By: ARMAND-HENRI RAGUENEAU DE LA CHAINAYE.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, Barba: 1801

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 8999

Condition: Good Condition


144 pp., hand-colored portrait frontis; 24mo; red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Moderate soil, wear to corners; cloth seemed to have bubbled in a few small spots on the spine; tape mend to closed tear text page 49 (1.5"); light foxing to title and most text pages from light to fairly pronounced, mainly at margins. Small foil bookplate front pastedown of Albert Hooper. Text in French.A gathering of poetic epigrams involving puns, anecdotes, jokes, etc. The parts forming the whole literary narrative of an amusing journey. (I think). View more info

Image for Phoenixiana: a Collection of the Burlesques & Sketches of John Phoenix Alias John P.S. Squibob, who was, in fact Lieutenant George H. Derby, U.S.A. Edited by Francis P. Farquhar.

Phoenixiana: a Collection of the Burlesques & Sketches of John Phoenix Alias John P.S. Squibob, who was, in fact Lieutenant George H. Derby, U.S.A. Edited by Francis P. Farquhar.

By: DERBY, GEORGE H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8822

Condition: Near Fine condition


One 550 copies. 240 pp.; 8vo; bound in blue and brown pictorial boards with tan cloth back; blue label lettered and decorated in black on back; title printed in black & sepia; cut on title page and 33 colored headpieces reproduced from contemporary type specimen book; colored drawing of Squibob himself used as frontis; three sets of facsimile sketches by Squibob, two on blue paper, one on brown paper; facsimile newspaper; numerous small sketches. In plain brown paper jacket. Publisher's announcement about the book being the last of Rare American series laid in causing slight offset to front en... View more info

Image for [Two Titles] Asphalt State Park [together with an inscribed copy of], "I'm Ink, Therefore I am!"

[Two Titles] Asphalt State Park [together with an inscribed copy of], "I'm Ink, Therefore I am!"

By: FRANK, PHIL.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oakland; San Francisco, Brinker Ink; Pomegranate: 1987;1997

Seller ID: 9303

ISBN: 0942623002

Condition: Very Good condition


ASPHALT: oblong, illustrated white wrappers; cartoon illustrations throughout; light foxing & wear to wraps at extremities; nick at foot of spine. Very good condition. I'M INK: illustrated square white wrappers; collects approximately 300 favorite "Farely" cartoon strips. Inscribed on title page . . ."Best from the pen behind it all, Phil Frank." Fine condition.The late, beloved, San Francisco cartoonist with his rich characters and offbeat observations of The City and the world beyond, is sorely missed. View more info

The Problem with Dear Henry Miller and Over Two Hundred More Original Limericks.

By: Green, Harald Sanders.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Pageant Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5173

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


70 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket. View more info

Image for The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Jr. Translated from the Original Bornese into English Verse by Wallace Irwin. [Inscribed by Irwin].

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Jr. Translated from the Original Bornese into English Verse by Wallace Irwin. [Inscribed by Irwin].

By: Irwin, Wallace.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Elder & Shepard: 1902

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 6741

Condition: Good Condition


Author's Autograph Edition, No. 6 of 103 copies on Sterling Japan Parchment, with an inscribed by the author on limitation page: "I have a theory that Tobacco was named after Tobacchus, an Indian god of revelry and inspiration, Wallace Irwin." 50 pp., portrait frontis; 8vo; yellow paper over boards, printed in red; parchment backstrip; eight illustrations & cover design by Gelett Burgess. Soil to covers at extremities and top quarter of back; with some light foxing and spotting; tanning to edges of front endpaper and offset tanning from news article once laid in at gutter of limitation... View more info

The Best of Mr. Punch. The Humorous Writings of Douglas Jerrold. Edited with and introduction by Richard M. Kelly

By: Jerrold, Douglas.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press: 1970

Seller ID: 8089

Condition: As New


8vo; cloth in dust jacket. Still in original shrinkwrap.In this volume: Selections from "Q" Papers; Punch's Letters to His Son; Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Letters; The English in Little; The Cockney; The Undertaker; several from Jenkins; The Wine Cellar. View more info

Quips & Quiddities, a Latin Rag-Bag.

By: SCUPHAM, CAROLA, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Watkiss Studios Lts.: (1996?)

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8350

Condition: Fine condition


12mo; sewn grey wrappers. Facsimile of originals published by Mandeville Press. View more info