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How to Read Two Books, Addlepate, Erasmus G.
1 Addlepate, Erasmus G. How to Read Two Books
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
107 pp. Illus. Spine, corners bum[ped. Black cloth boards, red lettering. Text is clean and unmarked. Illustrations by Carl Rose. Written as criticism of Mortimer Adler's work 'How to Read a Book', this volume provides a comic parody of the work. It iopens with the line "for readers who cannot think" and includes chapters on "How to Read in Bed," "Catching on from the Title," and its own list of the Great Books including the Sears Roebuck Catalog, and the Telephone Directory. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall HUM0189 
Price: 70.00 CDN
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True Grits: A Collection of Mostly True Stories of the South, Akins, Rocky
2 Akins, Rocky True Grits: A Collection of Mostly True Stories of the South
Panama City, Florida Benemac Publishing 2002 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
141 pp. Light edgewear. Inscribed and dated by the author on the title page. Stories of the southern traditions and values that Rocky learned while growing up on Johnsn Drive.; Signed by Author HUM0133 
Price: 18.00 CDN
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Bawdy Limericks, Anon.
3 Anon. Bawdy Limericks
Poplar Press 1980 Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
517 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. An impressive selection of 1700 'earthy' limericks. The famous Paris Edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall HUM0168 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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I Had This Dream Last Night That I Could Fly, Arnould, Grahame
4 Arnould, Grahame I Had This Dream Last Night That I Could Fly
Vancouver, BC Self Published 1995 First Edition Softcover Very Good- Signed by Author
39 pages of cartoons, single sided. Undated, circa 1995. Plastic comb binding. Short line of small stains on the rear cover. Signed by the author. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author HUM0224 
Price: 35.00 CDN
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Portfoolio '86, The Year in Canadian Caricature, Badeaux, Guy (Ed. ) & Gordon, Charles
5 Badeaux, Guy (Ed. ) & Gordon, Charles Portfoolio '86, The Year in Canadian Caricature
Montreal Ludcom 1986 Softcover Very Good 
214 pp. Illus. Light edgewear. Unread. The best Canadian political cartoons of 1986, with over 300 drawings by 47 cartoonists. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall HUM0206 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Portfoolio 7 The Year in Canadian Caricature, Badeaux, Guy (Ed. ) & Gordon, Charles
6 Badeaux, Guy (Ed. ) & Gordon, Charles Portfoolio 7 The Year in Canadian Caricature
Toronto MacMillan Canada 1991 Softcover Very Good 
190 pp. Illus. Light edgewear. The best Canadian political cartoons of 1990, with over 300 drawings by 47 cartoonists. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall HUM0221 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Out of My Mind, Barnard, Linda
7 Barnard, Linda Out of My Mind
Niagara-On the Lake, Ontario, Canada Avenue Park Publishing 1996 First Edition Trade Paperback As New Signed by Author
187 pp. Inscribed by author on ffep. A rib-tickling collection of her columns from the Toronto Star.; Signed by Author HUM0093 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Back to Black: Comic Sketches, Black, Arthur
8 Black, Arthur Back to Black: Comic Sketches
Toronto, Ontario, Canada Methuen/Cbc Enterprises 1987 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
229 pp. Jacket price clipped, light edgewear. Signed by Black on the half-title. Fans of his CBC radio show Basic Black will love this compilation of his most requested, and most commented on sketeches.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; Signed by Author HUM0112 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Black Tie and Tales, Black, Arthur
9 Black, Arthur Black Tie and Tales
Toronto Stoddart 1999 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
172 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. Another witty collection of observations on life. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author HUM0194 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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That Old Black Magic, Black, Arthur
10 Black, Arthur That Old Black Magic
Don Mills, ON, Canada Stoddart Publishing 1989 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
256 pp. Book has spotting on head. Jacket has edgewear, wrinkled at top of spine, small tear at bottom. A collection of favourite monologues and commentaries from the host of CBC's Basic Black. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; Signed by Author HUM0044 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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The Amateur, Being an Answer to The Specialist, Bosworick, E. F.
11 Bosworick, E. F. The Amateur, Being an Answer to The Specialist
Toronto, ON, Canada Jefferson Press 1946 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
24 pp. Light shelfwear to covers. Corners rubbed. Some pages have corner folds. A light-hearted, common-sense country approach to the great institution that is the outhouse.; 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall HUM0088 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Histoires a Rire Debout!, Brunet, Georges
12 Brunet, Georges Histoires a Rire Debout!
Laval, Quebec Self Published 1996 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
247 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed by author on the ffep. Author's business card laid in. French text/en francais. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author HUM0161 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Grin & Chuckle Memories on the Lighter Side, Butler, Bob
13 Butler, Bob Grin & Chuckle Memories on the Lighter Side
New Bunswick, Canada Self Published 2000 Softcover Very Good- 
110 pp. Light edgewear. A collection of light-hearted reminscences. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall HUM0226 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus: All the Words Volume One, Chapman, Graham; Cleese, John; Gilliam, Terry; Idle, Eric; Jones, Terry; Palin, Michael
14 Chapman, Graham; Cleese, John; Gilliam, Terry; Idle, Eric; Jones, Terry; Palin, Michael The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus: All the Words Volume One
New York, New York, U.S.A. Pantheon Books 1989 First Edition Trade Paperback As New 
325 pp. Photos. First volume of a two volume set containg the complete scripts of the first 23 episodes of the BBC television series. HUM0131 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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May Your First Love be Your Last, Clark, Gregory
15 Clark, Gregory May Your First Love be Your Last
Toronto, ON, Canada Mcclelland & Stewart 1969 Numbered Leatherette Good Signed by Author
Number 476 of a special first printing, commissioned by Weekend Magazine. Tan leatherette cover, cover cracked at spine, crack in cover. Gilt lettering, book number stamped on spine. The book itself is clean and tight. A collection of heartwarming, humourous columns.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; Signed by Author HUM0040 
Price: 40.00 CDN
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Double Exposure, Cullen, Linda & Robertson, Bob
16 Cullen, Linda & Robertson, Bob Double Exposure
Vancouver, BC Whitecap Books 1995 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
94 pp. Photos. Edgewear. Corners rubbed. Small dent in edge of rear cover. Signed by both authors on title page. A great selection of political satire from this hilarious comedy team during their CBC Radio days. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by All Authors HUM0146 
Price: 12.50 CDN
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Sigh No More, Ladies, Day, G. W. L.
17 Day, G. W. L. Sigh No More, Ladies
London Herbert Joseph 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
128 pp. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. Illustrations by Vicky. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall HUM0200 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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The Penguin Bristow, Dickens, Frank
18 Dickens, Frank The Penguin Bristow
Harmondsworth Penguin Books 1981 Softcover Very Good- Signed by Author
96 pp. Illus. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Page edges foxed. Inscribed by the author on the first page. He has also drawn a sketch of Bristow at his desk toasting the holidays. A delightful anthologythe best of Bristow cartoons from 1978-1980. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author HUM0208 
Price: 50.00 CDN
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The Golden Age of B.S., Dobbs, Fred C.
19 Dobbs, Fred C. The Golden Age of B.S.
Toronto, ON, Canada Gage 1976 First Edition Cloth Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
184 pp. Spine slightly bumped. Jacket has shelfwear. A collection of satirical essays on Canadian society.; Signed by Author HUM0015 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Merde! Et Merde Encore!  The Real French You Were Never Taught At School, Edis, Genvieve
20 Edis, Genvieve Merde! Et Merde Encore! The Real French You Were Never Taught At School
New York Quality Paperback Book Club 1988 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Heath, Michael 
104 pp. Illus. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Prev owner's name stamped on the half-title page. All the words and phrases that your French teacher would never translate for you. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall HUM0181 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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