Featured Humor Books, Including Preppy Handbook in Slipcase

Official Preppy Handbook: The Completely Outstanding Gift Edition.Author Name: BIRNBACH, Lisa (editor).

Title: Official Preppy Handbook: The Completely Outstanding Gift Edition.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Publisher: NY: Workman Publishing, 1981
ISBN Number: 0894801953 / 9780894801952

Illustrated. First hardcover printing. Boards are slightly warped, else very good in a very good (minor edge wear and fading) slipcase. ; 224 pages

Price = 175.00 USD

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FEATURED SIGNED/INSCRIBED HUMOR BOOKS

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1 ALLEN, Steve. Funny Men.
NY Simon and Schuster 1956 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
First printing. INSCRIBED by the author. Very good in a very good (light edge wear and age toning) dust jacket.
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 ARMOUR, Richard. Drug Store Days: My Youth Among the Pills & Potions.
NY McGraw-Hill 1959 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Illustrations by Catherine Barnes. Second printing. SIGNED by the author. Near fine in a near fine, price clipped dust jacket. A bright, attractive, well preserved copy.
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 BACKUS, Henny and Jim. What Are You Doing After the Orgy?
Englewood Cliffs Prentice-Hall 1962 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Illustrated by Stanton Keeney. First edition. INSCRIBED by Henny Backus. Near fine in a near fine (light edge wear) dust jacket.
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 BEVERIDGE, N. E. Cups of Valor.
Harrisburg: Stackpole Books, 1968 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Peter F. Copeland
First edition. INSCRIBED by the author. Very good in a very good (one large chip and a few short edge tears) acetate dust jacket.
Price: 18.00 USD
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5 BROCK, Alice M. How to Massage Your Cat.
NY: Chronicle Books, 1992 0811802035 / 9780811802031 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Illustrated by the author. Alice Brock is, of course, the real Alice of Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree.” First printing thus. SIGNED by the author. Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 BROCK, Alice M. How to Massage Your Cat.
NY: Chronicle Books, 1992 0811802035 / 9780811802031 Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket
Illustrated by the author. Alice Brock is, of course, the real Alice of Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree.” First printing thus. INSCRIBED by the author. Near fine in a good (light damp marks on edges and rear panel) dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 BROWN, Iain Gordon (editor). Todholes Aisle: A Family Portrait Gallery.
Edinburgh: Crambeth Allen, 1994 1873356056 / 9781873356050 Paperback Fine
Illustrated. First edition thus (paperback). INSCRIBED by the author. Fine in illustrated wraps.
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 DAVIS, Jim. Season’s Eatings: A Very Merry Garfield Christmas.
Norwalk Easton Press 2003 Hardcover Fine
Illustrated by the author. Collector’s signed edition. SIGNED by Jim Davis (Easton Press certificate of authenticity laid in). Folio, bound in red leather with gilt lettering and design, color illustration on front board, raised bands along spine, all edges gilt, ribbon book mark, 160 pages. Fine.
Price: 175.00 USD
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9 FEIFFER, Jules. Barrel of Laughs, a Vale of Tears.
NY HarperCollins 1995 0062050982 / 9780062050984 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Illustrated by the author. First edition. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication. Near fine in a near fine, price clipped dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 GRIZZARD, Lewis. They Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat.
Atlanta Peachtree Publishers Limited 1982 093194838X / 9780931948381 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First edition. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication. About fine in a near fine (small hole near the base of the front panel, minor edge wear at the extremities) dust jacket.
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 HEIMEL, Cynthia. Get Your Tongue Out of My Mouth, I’m Kissing You Good-Bye!
NY Atlantic Monthly Press 1993 0871135388 / 9780871135384 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
First printing. SIGNED by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 18.00 USD
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12 PALNIK, Paul. Eternaloons: The Palnik Anthology.
Columbus: Creative Light Press, 1991 Paperback Near Fine
Black and white illustrations throughout. First edition (paperback). INSCRIBED by the author, with a small drawing. About fine in oversize illustrated wraps.
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 PHILLIPS, John. Bomb That Wouldn’t Go Off and Other Fables from Moronia.
Boston Bruce Humphries 1941 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Pictographs by W. A. Dwiggins. First edition. INSCRIBED by the author. Very good in a very good (minor shelf wear and dust soiling) dust jacket.
Price: 100.00 USD
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14 THURBER, James. Thurber Carnival.
NY: Harper & Row, 1945 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Illustrated by the author. A later printing. SIGNED by Helen Thurber, the author’s wife. Near fine in a very good (fading along the spine, a few small chips, a few short closed edge tears, lower corner of front flap is clipped) dust jacket.
Price: 200.00 USD
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15 WHITE, Bailey. Sleeping at the Starlite Motel.
Reading Addison-Wesley 1995 0201626705 / 9780201626704 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
First printing. SIGNED by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 WILSON, Gahan. Gahan Wilson’s Still Weird.
NY Forge 1994 0312857799 / 9780312857790 Paperback Fine
Illustrated by the author. First paperback printing. INSCRIBED by the author: “To Chris, With my best wishes. Gahan Wilson.” Fine in oversized illustrated wraps.
Price: 40.00 USD
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