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1 Armour, Richard Richard Armour's Punctured Poems
Woodbridge Press 1982 0912800550 / 9780912800554 Paperback Very Good 
1982 softcover, with no marks or writing in book. 92 pages. Spine is a bit sunned; covers have a little rubbing and scant evidence of prior handling. Illustrated by Eric Gurney. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 E. Y. Harburg E. Y. Harburg: Rhymes for the Irreverent
Harburg Foundation 1998 Paperback Like New 
Slim, stapled softcover. 30 pages, illustrated. No marks or writing in booklet. Clean, with just a trace of light signs of handling. Humorous verse with subversive motives, this little book is a true gem of genius. From the Harburg Foundation webside, we share


Oh, innocent victims of Cupid,

Remember this terse little verse;

To let a fool kiss you is stupid,

To let a kiss fool you is worse. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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3 Forney, Ellen I Was Seven in '75
0966025881 / 9780966025880 Paperback Used: Very Good 
First Printing. Signed by the author in ink on the title page. The front side has a tiny abrasion where it looks like a sticker was removed., and also a tiny bump to the top edge. Otherwise Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Graham, Harry More Ruthless Rhymes for Heartless Homes (Reprint)
G.P. Putnam's Sons 1996 New 
1996 reprint of the 1930 edition. NO marks; no flaws or defects. Please note: this book has an ISBN. We created the page for this book for the reprint edition with an ISBN. Some unscrupulous seller has changed the catalog information to describe the collectible 1930 hardcover. We are selling a copy of the 1996 reprint - with correct ISBN - in NEW condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Griffith, Bill Zippy Annual 2002 (Vol. 3) (Zippy the Pinhead)
1560975059 / 9781560975052 Paperback New 
New, unread softcover, with NO marks or flaws; no signs of handling or wear. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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6 Griffith, Bill Zippy, Pindemonium
0867193484 / 9780867193480 Collectible; Like New 
Stated First Printing. 1986, Last Gasp, Inc. Fine in glossy softcover binding. No marks, no flaws. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Groening, Matt The Road to Hell: A Cartoon Book
0060969504 / 9780060969509 Collectible; Very Good 
First Printing, 1992. Covers are faintly aged; internally very bright! NO marks, no writing in book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Passing Throng, Guest, Edgar A.
8 Guest, Edgar A. The Passing Throng
Reilly & Lee 1923 Imitation Leather Very Good 
1923 clothbound poetry book; binding is an imitation leather finish, stamped in blind and muted colors. No marks or writing in book. The text block has age-tanned, and the covers have a touch of wear to the tips and spine ends. Couple of very light scratches and other signs of handling to covers, but nothing really significant. A handsome textbook example of Arts & Craft ornament in bookbinding. 1923 limp cloth binding in imitation leather finish, with embossed Arts & Crafts decorative ornament stamped in blind and muted colors. Decorated endpapers. 190 pages. Top edge bronzed in imitation gilding. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Rubaiyat of Omar Ki-Yi and other waggish rhymes,, Johnson, Burges
9 Johnson, Burges The Rubaiyat of Omar Ki-Yi and other waggish rhymes,
G.P. Putnam's Sons 1938 Hardcover Fair Morgan Dennis 
Hardcover in dust jacket; 39 pages. Jacket is tattered and soiled, now preserved in a clear mylar sleeve. No marks or writing in book. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10 Marquis, Don Noah An' Jonah An' Cap'n John Smith
D. Appleton 1921 Hardcover Fair 
First Edition hardcover with the parenthetical (1); published 1921. Red cloth stamped in gilt. Lacks a dust jacket. Light wear to cloth binding: spine a little sunned.

A book of humorous verse which originally appeared in the New York Sun circa 1914 - 1920.

CONTENTS : Noah an' Jonah an' Cap'n John Smith . i -- Spring Ode p.6 -- The Hero Cockroach p. 8 -- A Commuter's Garden 12 -- April Song 18 -- Alphabet of Bible: Birds and Beasts . . 20 -- A Fable .27 -- Another Villon-ous Variation ... 31 -- Proverbs xii, 7 33 -- Improbable EpitapJis 34 -- The Gods at Coney Island .... 37 -- A Seaside Romance 42 -- An Ode to the Oyster 45 A Tragedy of the Deep . . . . 51 Pantoum of the Pilfered Pups ... 54 The Country Barber Shop .... 56 An Encyclopedia Affair . . . . 60 The Ghost and the Monument ... 62 The Toonerville Trolley .... 68 The Rubber Plant 70 Sundered 76 Votes for Women 80 To a Lost Sweetheart . . . . .84 The Incendiary Sex 87 Grotesques 89 The Determined Suicide .... 92 The Pseudo-Wit 95 A Scientific Note 98 Frustration . 102 Sad Thoughts 104 Reverie . . . . . . . . 106 / Corinthians vii, 32, 33 . . . .113 Boob Ballad 115 Proverbs v, 5 .117 A Plan 119 Speaking of Debacles . . . . . 122 The Good Old Days 125 The Universe and the Philosopher . . 127 Taking the Longer Vietv .... 132 Grief 135 Yes, Song Is Coming into Its Own Again 137 The Genius of the Vague ... p. 140 Vorticism ... p 142 Ballade of Goddamned Phrases ... p. 149 The Battle of the Blurbs ... p. 152 The Jokesmith's Vacation ... p. 155 Suggestions for a Movie Fillum ... p. 156 Ballad of the Author of Dora Thome ... p. 158 Strong Stuff ... p. 159 
Price: 25.00 USD

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11 Nash, Ogden Bed Riddance: A Posy for the Indisposed
0316598534 / 9780316598538 Collectible; Very Good 
HARDCOVER 1st Edition. In dust jacket (jacket has light edgewear to spine ends. Book is As New.) No writing or marks to book. 
Price: 13.99 USD
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12 Nash, Ogden The Private Dining Room
Little Brown 1952 Hardcover Good Good 
Hardcover in dust jacket. 169 pages. 1952 Stated First Edition. No marks or writing in book. Jacket has a closed tear and couple creases to top edge; spine panel is darkened. Slight musty smell to book [old paper smell.] 
Price: 17.00 USD
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13 Riley, James Whitcomb Armazindy
Bobbs-Merrill 1894 Hardcover Very Good 
1894 First Edition. Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt. Text block is uncut; Top edge gilt. No marks or writing in book. Very clean, with tight binding. Spine ends are starting; one corner starting to fray. One of Riley's last volumes of poetry, much of which was critically viewed as doggerel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Verse by the Side of the Road: The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles, Rowsome, Frank, Jr.
14 Rowsome, Frank, Jr. The Verse by the Side of the Road: The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles
S. Greene Press Hardcover Very Good Carl Rose 
Hardcover in dust jacket. 4th printing. 121 pages, illustrated. No marks or writing in book. Jacket is a little aged looking, but no tears or damage. A very presentable collectible book. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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