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How to Read Two Books

By: Addlepate, Erasmus G.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HUM0189

Condition: 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,... View more info

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Bawdy Limericks

By: Anon.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Poplar Press: 1980

Seller ID: HUM0168

Condition: 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 View more info

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I Had This Dream Last Night That I Could Fly

By: Arnould, Grahame

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Self Published: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HUM0224

Condition: Very Good-


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 View more info

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Portfoolio '86, The Year in Canadian Caricature

By: Badeaux, Guy (Ed. ) & Gordon, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, Ludcom: 1986

Seller ID: HUM0206

Condition: 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 View more info

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Portfoolio 7 The Year in Canadian Caricature

By: Badeaux, Guy (Ed. ) & Gordon, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, MacMillan Canada: 1991

Seller ID: HUM0221

Condition: 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 View more info

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Out of My Mind

By: Barnard, Linda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Niagara-On the Lake, Ontario, Canada, Avenue Park Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HUM0093

Condition: As New


187 pp. Inscribed by author on ffep. A rib-tickling collection of her columns from the Toronto Star.; Signed by Author View more info

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That Old Black Magic

By: Black, Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Canada, Stoddart Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HUM0044

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Back to Black: Comic Sketches

By: Black, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Methuen/Cbc Enterprises: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HUM0112

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Black Tie and Tales

By: Black, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HUM0194

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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 View more info

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The Amateur, Being an Answer to The Specialist

By: Bosworick, E. F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Jefferson Press: 1946

Seller ID: HUM0088

Condition: 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 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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Histoires a Rire Debout!

By: Brunet, Georges

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Laval, Quebec, Self Published: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HUM0161

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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 View more info

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Grin & Chuckle Memories on the Lighter Side

By: Butler, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Bunswick, Canada, Self Published: 2000

Seller ID: HUM0226

Condition: Very Good-


110 pp. Light edgewear. A collection of light-hearted reminscences. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus: All the Words Volume One

By: Chapman, Graham; Cleese, John; Gilliam, Terry; Idle, Eric; Jones, Terry; Palin, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Pantheon Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HUM0131

Condition: 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. View more info

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May Your First Love be Your Last

By: Clark, Gregory

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Mcclelland & Stewart: 1969

Edition: Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HUM0040

Condition: Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Double Exposure

By: Cullen, Linda & Robertson, Bob

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Whitecap Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HUM0146

Condition: 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 View more info

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Sigh No More, Ladies

By: Day, G. W. L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Joseph: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HUM0200

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


128 pp. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. Illustrations by Vicky. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Penguin Bristow

By: Dickens, Frank

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books: 1981

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HUM0208

Condition: Very Good-


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 View more info

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The Golden Age of B.S.

By: Dobbs, Fred C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Gage: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HUM0015

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


184 pp. Spine slightly bumped. Jacket has shelfwear. A collection of satirical essays on Canadian society.; Signed by Author View more info

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Merde! Et Merde Encore! The Real French You Were Never Taught At School

By: Edis, Genvieve

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Quality Paperback Book Club: 1988

Seller ID: HUM0181

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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 View more info

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The Newsroom The Complete Scripts

By: Finkleman, Ken

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mcclelland & Stewart: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HUM0153

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


352 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Scripts of all 13 episodes of this provocative series that takes a sardonic behind-the-scenes look at a fictitious TV news show. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info