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1) All My Best Friends
Burns, George; Fisher, David
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Putnam's, 1989. New York: Putnam's,1989. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 317 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
2) Alley Jaggers
West, Paul
 
New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1966. New York, NY, Harper & Row. First edition. 8vo. Within the sooty walls of Alley's little house, each member of the family battles for survival, but Alley finds freedom in the thoroughfares of his mind. There, a new Alley, a delightful, talented, funny, capable, loving and with a phony Irish brogue, gradually takes shape until, finally, in his final bid for greatness, he appears as the man who makes off with the Queen of the teen-age pop festival on his motorcy... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
3) The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
Chabon, Michael
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Picador USA, 2000. NY:Picador, 2000. Reprint. Paperback, 648 pp. Pulitzer Prize winner. Drawing on their own fears and dreams, Kavalier and Lay create the Escapist, the Monitor and Luna Moth, inspired by the beautiful Rosa Saks, who will become linked by powerful ties to both men. With exhilarating style and grace, Michael Chabon tells an unforgettable story about American romance and possibility. New, unread condition.. Reprint. Paperback. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9&fra... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) American Wit and Humor By One Hundred of America's Leading Humorists Including World Famous Cartoons and Caricatures
Harris, Joel Chandler
 
New York: The Review of Reviews, 1907. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 4 volumes. Frontispiece portraits. Cartoon illustrations. A collection of wit, humor, cartoons, and caricatures by leading humorists on the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Minor shelfwear. Very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
5) Aneries Révolutionnaires, ou Balourdisiana, Bètisiana, Etc. etc. etc....Anecdotes de nos jours, recueillies et publiées par CAP...L
CAP...L
 
Paris: Chez Capelle, Libraire-Commissionnaire. Second edition. Published in "An X" I have no idea how to convert French Revolutionary time to the Common Era. Leather spine, marbled boards. 6 compartments defined, gold titles. Marble endpapers. Four-color engraved frontispiece showing a woman in front of a revolutionary committee being criticized for having a bottle of Spanish wine. Introduction to second edition 6; 216 pp. Appears to be a satire in drama, prose, poetry. Chipping top and bottom... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$1,200.00
6) Art Buchwald's Paris
Buchwald, Art
 
London: Chatto & Windus, 1955. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 143 p. Early humor by Buchwald. Jacket has spotting and moderate egewear. Endpapers tanned. Very good in good, priceclipped jacket.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
7) The Best Little Book of One-Liners
Youngman, Henny
 
Philadelphia, PA: Running Press Books, 1992. Philadelphia, PA, Running Press Books, 1992. First edition. 48mo. Red cloth with black lettering embossed on spine, mint green endpapers, illustrated throughout, pages not enumerated. Fine in fine dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
8) Blondie and Bouncing Baby Dumpling. Better Little Book 1476
Young, Chic
 
Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1940. Racine: Whitman, 1940. 32mo. Paper-covered boards, 425 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Soiling to boards. Wear at corners. Pencil scribble on endpapers. Good.. Paper covered boards. Good. Illus. by Young, Chic. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
9) Blondie: Fun for All! (The Better Little Book #1463)
Young, Chic
 
Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1949. Racine: Whitman Publishing, 1949. 32mo. Paper-covered boards with Blondie illustration in 4 colors. 286 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Wear to corners, no writing inside. Missing free front endpaper. Good.. Paper covered boards. Good. Illus. by Young, Chic. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
10) The Brass Ring, A Sort of Memoir (with extra plate by Maudlin laid in)
Mauldin, Bill
 
New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1972. New York: Norton, 1972. First edition, second printing. 8vo. Decorative blue cloth binding, 275 pp. Full-page plate back side blank on heavy paper by Maudlin laid in. Dust jacket has a couple of short tears and light edge wear. Plate is fine. Book is fine in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Mauldin, Bill. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$62.00
11) Bridget Jones's Diary
Fielding, Helen
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 1998. New York: Viking, 1998. First American edition, stated. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 271 pp. Bridget Jones's Diary is a 1996 novel by Helen Fielding. Written in the form of a personal diary, the novel chronicles a year in the life of Bridget Jones, a thirty-something single working woman living in London. She writes often humorously about her career, self-image, vices, family, friends, and romantic relationships. Bridget not only obsesses about her love life... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
12) Bushwhacked : Life in George W. Bush's America
Ivins, Molly and Lou Dubose
 
New York: Random House, 2003. New York: Random House, 2003. First edition, later printing. 8vo. Cloth. 547 p. Sources. Index. Molly Ivins' humorous but insightful take on the Bush presidency. Fine in fine jacket in mylar cover.. Reprint. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
13) Bushwhacked : Life in George W. Bush's America
Ivins, Molly and Lou Dubose
 
New York: Random House, 2003. New York: Random House, 2003. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 547 p. Sources. Index. Molly Ivins' humorous but insightful take on the Bush presidency. Fine in fine jacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
14) Castaway of Plenty: A Parable of Our Times
Hawkins, Willard E.; Grabbe, Paul, editor
 
New York: Basic Books, 1935. New York: Basic Books, 1935. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 87 pp. with biography of author by Grabbe following. No dust jacket. Rub and soiling to paper-covered boards, chipping top and bottom of spine. Hinges sound. Good.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Bringle, Paul. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
15) Chasing Cezanne
Mayle, Peter
 
New York: Alfred A Knopf Inc, 1997. New York: Knopf, 1997. First edition. 8vo. Hardcover binding, 295 pp. Hanky-panky on the international art scene. New, unread, clean book. Dustjacket shows some shelfwear but no edge damage. New in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
16) The Coffee Train
Shank, Margaret Erdahl
 
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1953. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1953. Early reprint. 8vo. Red cloth with silver and yellow lettering embossed on spine, illustrated throughout, 285 pp. Former owner initials on endpaper. Dust jacket is sunned with small chipping at extremities, small discolorations; bindings are bright, text block is tight, clean and appears gently read. Very good in a good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. Early Reprint. Cloth. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Lonette, Reisir. 8vo - ove... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
17) Confessions of a Difficult Dame
Bugbee, Louise Aldrich
 
Oak Bluffs: Gadfly, 1990. Oak Bluffs: Gadfly, 1990. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. First edition, stated. 8vo. Trade paperback, 176 pp. Previous owner inscription. Very good.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
18) Continue Laughing : A Novel
Reiner, Carl
 
New York: Carol Publishing Group, 1995. New York: Carol, 1995. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 257 pp. A semiautobiographical story of Shakespeare, sex and World War II through Reiner's experience. Dust jacket has a little rubbing. Fine in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
19) Crackers : This Whole Many-Angled Thing of Jimmy, More Carters, Ominous Little Animals, Sad-Singing Women, My Daddy and Me
Blount, Roy, Jr
 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 291 p. An early collection of humorist Blount's writings. Book owned by professional backgammon player and author Paul Magriel, and his name is written in his own hand inside front cover. Near fine in very good dustjacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$50.00
20) Dave Barry Talks Back
Barry, Dave; MacNelly, Jeff
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Crown Publishers, 1992. New York: Crown, 1992. First Paperback Edition. 8vo. Trade paperback, 283 pp. This book spent four months on the New York Times bestseller list and Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize winning author. Inside are cartoons illustrated by Jeff MacNelly. No dust jacket. Book has wear to corners, a bend to back cover, and soiling on page edges. However, there are no markings inside and pages are clean. A very good and solid book.. First Edition in Paperback. Trade Pa... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
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