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1 Abingdon, Alexander Boners : Being a Collection of Schoolboy Widom, or Knowledge as It Is Somertimes Written
New York, NY Viking Press 1931 8th Printing Hard Cover Fair+ No Jacket 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall Seuss, Dr. 
102 pp, dark red cloth boards w/black letters. A collection of schoolboy wisdom or knowledge as it is sometimes written compiled f/classrooms & exam papers. Book contains twenty illustratons by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel). This book was one of his earliest books. insect depredation along the front edge (1/4") of the front cover and spot on the spine 3/4" long and 1/4" wide and missing ffep. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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2 Adams, Ramon F. The Cowboy & His Humor
Austin, TX The Encino Press 1968 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Limited & Numbered Edition Sm4to from 9" to 11" Signed by Author
[6], 71 pp, [2], light brown papercovered boards w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED on half-title page by the author, limited & numbered - this being #722 of 850 cc's. The author describes some of the humor from the cowboy life, playing practical jokes, storytelling, telling tall tales or telling funny stories. Whaley #37. Ex-library w/withdrawn stamped on ffep, remnants of envelope or bookplate on the RPD. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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3 Addams, Charles w/foreword by O'hara, John Monster Rally
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1950 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Addams, Chas 
viii, 91 pp, quarterbound w/black boards w/wht banner w/black lettering on front panel and red papercovered spine w/white lettering, aqua-wht-black illustrated endpapers. Includes tipped article from news magazine dated 1967 titled "the Chas Addams Mother Goose", also the illustrations from the dj are tipped in. Collection of cartoons that had originally been published in The New Yorker. 
Price: 42.08 USD
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4 Akers, Monte The Accidental Historian - Tales of Trash and Treasure
Lubbock, TX Texas Tech University Press 2010 0896727084 / 9780896727083 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Author
230 pp, quarterbound w/dark brown papercovered boards and blu clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page. dj tan-red-dark brown w/illustrated front panel and pictorial rear panel of author, wife, son and daughter. The book chronicles the author's fascination with the past, exploring little-known incidents, episodes, and sidelights related to the Civil War, Custer's Last Stand, the Alamo, and the career of Bonnie and Clyde among others. Told with humor, scholarship, self-effacement, and passion, the stories entertain and celebrate cultural history. 
Price: 29.71 USD
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5 Bantock, Nick Averse to Beasts : Reasonless Rhymes
San Francisco, CA Chronicle Books 1994 First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine  No Jacket Narrow Sm8vo from 7-" to 8" 
unpaginated, glossy purple boards w/wht lettering w/color illustrated front & photo of the author on the back, color illustrated endpapers. A hilarious collection of twenty-three playful & savage poems about the social life of animals and their humans. no audio tape.  
Price: 7.61 USD
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6 Bell, Tony The Great State of Texas
Austin, TX Great State Publishing 1979 Wraps Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Illustrated 
unpaginated, wraps, SIGNED. A book of cartoons about Texas, Texans, what Texans do & what everybody else does to Texans. slight foxing book cover. 
Price: 15.26 USD
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7 Bendall, Belle & Wronsky, Falamity Calamity & Belle - Cowgirl Correspondence with Mementos and Illustrations
Layton, UT Gibbs Smith, Publishers 1993 0879055588 / 9780879055585 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Luke, John and Schenck, Bill 
49 pp, black boards w/yel lettering, dj yel spine w/black lettering w/color illustrated front & back, Collection of cowgirl correspondence between Calamity and Belle. prev owner wrote on ffep, dj price-clipped. 
Price: 6.38 USD
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8 Blunt, Betty Bacon BET IT'S A BOY
Brattleboro, VT: A Cedar Press Book, 1940 
Wraps w/plastic Comb. Good-/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. unpaginated, wht SC wraps w/blu plastic comb w/blu-black lettering on front w/illustration in orange-black of apple. A humourous book of illustrations without words about a woman's pregancy stages.  
Price: 18.70 USD
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9 Boyd, Jack Life As It's Lived
Lubbock, TX Texas Tech University Press 1989 0896722074 / 9780896722071 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Frontispiece Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
xii, 130 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering w/light green dj w/black lettering w/illustrated front panel. The first volume of the Cedar Gap series. Story of life in a mythical small West Texas town, Cedar Gap. It celebrates the humor, the spirit and occasional tribulations shared by the citizens of Cedar Gap. 
Price: 7.86 USD
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10 Boyd, Jack Life As It's Lived
Lubbock, TX Texas Tech University Press 1989 0896722074 / 9780896722071 Hard Cover Near Fine  Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Frontispiece Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
xii, 130 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering w/light green dj w/black lettering w/illustrated front panel. The first volume of the Cedar Gap series. Story of life in a mythical small West Texas town, Cedar Gap. It celebrates the humor, the spirit and occasional tribulations shared by the citizens of Cedar Gap.  
Price: 7.86 USD
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11 Breger, Pvt. Dave Private Breger His Adventures in an Army Camp
Chicago, IL Rand McNally & Company 1943 5th Printing Soft Cover w/plastic Comb Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Breger, Dave 
unpaginated, blu-green-brown-white-red color illustrated wraps w/brown plastic comb binding. Collection of cartoons depicting army life. some rubbing to corners and edges and some insect depredation chipping on the rear cover corners and last couple of pages. 
Price: 14.41 USD
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12 Brooks, Mel & Reiner, Carl The 2000 Year Old Man Goes To School
New York, NY Harpercollins Childrens Books 2005 006076676X / 9780060766764 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Bennett, James 
unpaginated, glossy blue boards w/color illustrated front panel and photo of Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner on the rear panel, CD in pocket on the FPD. a 2000-year-old-man visits an elementary school and answers questions from a teacher adn students, such as "Did you have to work as a kid?," "What language did yiou speak?," and "What kept you alive for all these years?" 
Price: 18.28 USD
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13 Butler, Jr., Alban B. "Happy Days!" a Humorous Narrative in Drawings of the Progress of American Arms 1917-1919
Long Island City, NY Osprey Publishing 2011 184908629X / 9781849086295 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Butler, Jr., Alban B. 
110 pp, black clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, brown-tan dj w/cartoon illustrations on the front and rear panels. The author chronciles the progress of the boys of the First Division during their fiftenn months in France. It provides the reader w/ a record of life of the soldiers during the war and a bridge ot a nearly forgotten time. 
Price: 11.48 USD
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14 Cassingham, R. C. This Is True : DEPUTY KILLS MAN WITH HAMMER and 500 other bizarre-but-true Stories and Headlines from the World's Press
Pasadena, CA: Freelance Communications, 1995 
Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 1st Printing. Inscribed & Signed By Author. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 158 pp, glossy blu-green SC wraps w/black lettering w/color illustrated front panel. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. Collection of bizarre but true stories and headlines from newspapers w/commentary added by the author.  
Price: 10.16 USD
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15 Chariton, Wallace O. Texas Wit & Wisdom
Plano, TX Wordware Publishing, Inc. 1992 1556222572 / 9781556222573 6th Printing Soft Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Illustrated Signed by Author
233 pp, black-wht SC wraps w/color pictorial front, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Collection of Texas fun and humor. A collection of hundreds of anecdotes, humorous stories, wild tales, and wisdom from the often wacky, but always wonderful, world of the Lone Star state.  
Price: 9.99 USD
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16 Chariton, Wallace O. Texas Wit & Wisdom
Plano, TX Wordware Publishing, Inc. 1992 1556222572 / 9781556222573 7th Printing Soft Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Illustrated Signed by Author
233 pp, black-wht SC wraps w/color pictorial front, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Collection of Texas fun and humor. A collection of hundreds of anecdotes, humorous stories, wild tales, and wisdom from the often wacky, but always wonderful, world of the Lone Star state.  
Price: 7.61 USD
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17 Chariton, Wallace O. & Eckhardt, Charlie & Young, Kevin R. Unsolved Texas Mysteries
Plano, TX Wordware Publishing, Inc. 1990 1556221363 / 9781556221361 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Signed by Author
258 pp, grey boards w/color pictorial front w/black lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Collection of certain unsolved Texas mysteries. Some of the mysteries : what happened to the documents captured in the Alamo, Does a real ghost haunt the state capitol in Austin, What was the origin of the pool of blood discovered near the grassy knoll after President Kennedy was assassinated and others. some rubbing & small wrinkle to edges.  
Price: 23.38 USD
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18 Chariton, Wallace O. & Eckhardt, Charlie & Young, Kevin R. Unsolved Texas Mysteries
Plano, TX Wordware Publishing, Inc. 1991 1556222564 / 9781556222566 3rd Printing Soft Cover Very Good-  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Signed by Author
258 pp, blgrey-blue SC wraps w/color pictorial front w/black lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Collection of certain unsolved Texas mysteries. Some of the mysteries : what happened to the documents captured in the Alamo, Does a real ghost haunt the state capitol in Austin, What was the origin of the pool of blood discovered near the grassy knoll after President Kennedy was assassinated and others. some rubbing & small wrinkle to edges.  
Price: 11.90 USD
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19 Chariton, Wallace O. & Eckhardt, Charlie & Young, Kevin R. Unsolved Texas Mysteries
Plano, TX Wordware Publishing, Inc. 1990 1556221363 / 9781556221361 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Signed By Author
258 pp, grey boards w/color pictorial front w/black lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Collection of certain unsolved Texas mysteries. Some of the mysteries : what happened to the documents captured in the Alamo, Does a real ghost haunt the state capitol in Austin, What was the origin of the pool of blood discovered near the grassy knoll after President Kennedy was assassinated and others. some rubbing & small wrinkle to edges. 
Price: 21.21 USD
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20 Chariton, Wallace O. & Eckhardt, Charlie & Young, Kevin R. Unsolved Texas Mysteries
Plano, TX Wordware Publishing, Inc. 1990 1556221363 / 9781556221361 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Signed By Author
258 pp, grey boards w/color pictorial front w/black lettering on the spine, SIGNED by author on title page. Collection of certain unsolved Texas mysteries. Some of the mysteries : what happened to the documents captured in the Alamo, Does a real ghost haunt the state capitol in Austin, What was the origin of the pool of blood discovered near the grassy knoll after President Kennedy was assassinated and others. 
Price: 22.74 USD
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