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Sport "And There's the Humour of It"

By: Armour, G. Denholm

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson:

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6954

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


88 pages, wonderful sketches and cartoons of the hunting scene by the author. Limited edition of 250, this is no. 45, signed on the limitation page by the author. No date listed. Original red 3/4 leather with bright red cloth boards with a gilt engraved humourous scene, red ruling at the leather edges. Corners just a little rubbed, ditto spine tips, the DJ is gone excpet for the two flaps which are tucked inside. Beautiful marbled end papers. First blank is quite foxed , same at rear, otherwise minor foxing and age but clean and nice, a very handsome copy of this humourous hunting collection, ... View more info

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Die Schnupftabaksdose Stumpfsinn in Versen und Bildern

By: Botticher, Hans (Ringelnatz, Joachim); Seewald, Richard.J.M.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Munchen, R. Piper & Co: [1912]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8871

Condition: Good


KB6 49 pp + 3 leaves of ads. Card cover with a comical illustration of King of Prussia taking snuff on horseback. Front cover detached, light general wear to the edges with a few chips, spine covering worn. Interior paper browned, as normal, some creasing to a few of the pages, clean and unmarked, quite fragile but still intact. A very scarce copy of this droll little book. The publisher remembers, "The draftsman Richard Seewald one day brought a manuscript with funny poems [...] from an unknown man named Hans Boetticher, who later became famous as Joachim Ringelnatz ." The illustra... View more info

A Book of Canadian Humour Signed by both authors

By: Robins, John D. & Margaret V. Ray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9729

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xx, 308 pp. Biographical notes. Light blue cloth covers are a bit faded and lightly rubbed around edges, spine gilt is barely legible, spine tips starting to fray. . Interior has 2 owner inscripts on first blank and then the full signatures of both Robins and Ray. An anthology of Anglo-Canadian humour including pieces by Stephen Leacock, nellie L. mcclung, Bob Edwards, C.B. Pyper, W.H. Drummond, ouis Blake Duff, Mona Gould, Mary Quayle Innis, Andy Clarke, Eric Nicol, Lister Sinclair, Robertson Davies, and many others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pp pages; Signed by All Authors View more info

Image for Rogers-Isms. The Cowboy Philosopher on Prohibition You won't find the Country any drier than this Book.

Rogers-Isms. The Cowboy Philosopher on Prohibition You won't find the Country any drier than this Book.

By: Rogers, Will

Price: $220.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8366

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


54 pp. Geen dust jacket with cartoon characters in white silhouette, showing snakes coming out of rum jugs. DJ is a bit darkened with some minor wear at edges and corners, not price clipped, back of dj has a hole 1" x .5" at the bottom. Hard covers have the same design, a bit of darkening at the edges but otherwise fresh, interior is clean and unmarked. Frontis plate of Rogers. First edition published August, 1919, H-T. Hard to find in this condition with the dj. A nice piece of Americana. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 54 pages View more info

Image for Rogers-Isms. The Cowboy Philosopher on The Peace Conference You can't tell Peace from War without this Book.

Rogers-Isms. The Cowboy Philosopher on The Peace Conference You can't tell Peace from War without this Book.

By: Rogers, Will

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8367

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


43 pp. First edition copy of Rogers' first book. Dust jacket in orange with with doves and TNT boms has some normal wear around the extremities, some light rubbing and age darkening, few chips at top edges, flaps intact. Hardcover book has some print, interior has some humidity staining and rippling, title page has old tape repairs, otherwise unmarked. Sold mostly for the very scarce dust jacket. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 43 pages View more info