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Boners : Being a Collection of Schoolboy Widom, or Knowledge as It Is Somertimes Written

By: Abingdon, Alexander

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Press: 1931

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 039730

Condition: Fair+


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. View more info

The Cowboy & His Humor

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1968

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 040665

Condition: Very Good


[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 Ex-library w/withdrawn stamped on ffep, remnants of envelope or bookplate on the RPD. View more info

Monster Rally

By: Addams, Charles w/foreword by O'hara, John

Price: $42.08

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1950

Seller ID: 039751

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The Accidental Historian - Tales of Trash and Treasure

By: Akers, Monte

Price: $29.71

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050587

ISBN: 0896727084

Condition: Near Fine


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 othe... View more info

Averse to Beasts : Reasonless Rhymes

By: Bantock, Nick

Price: $7.61

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 027570

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

The Great State of Texas

By: Bell, Tony

Price: $15.26

Publisher: Austin, TX, Great State Publishing: 1979

Seller ID: 001298

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, wraps, SIGNED. A book of cartoons about Texas, Texans, what Texans do & what everybody else does to Texans. slight foxing book cover. View more info

Calamity & Belle - Cowgirl Correspondence with Mementos and Illustrations

By: Bendall, Belle & Wronsky, Falamity

Price: $6.38

Publisher: Layton, UT, Gibbs Smith, Publishers: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 025820

ISBN: 0879055588

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

BET IT'S A BOY

By: Blunt, Betty Bacon

Price: $18.70

Publisher: Brattleboro, VT: A Cedar Press Book, 1940:

Seller ID: 021519


Wraps w/plastic Comb. Good-/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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. View more info

Life As It's Lived

By: Boyd, Jack

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 1989

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 035422

ISBN: 0896722074

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Life As It's Lived

By: Boyd, Jack

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 1989

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 051383

ISBN: 0896722074

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Private Breger His Adventures in an Army Camp

By: Breger, Pvt. Dave

Price: $14.41

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1943

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 039097

Condition: Good


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. View more info

The 2000 Year Old Man Goes To School

By: Brooks, Mel & Reiner, Carl

Price: $18.28

Publisher: New York, NY, Harpercollins Childrens Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049591

ISBN: 006076676X

Condition: Near Fine


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?" View more info

"Happy Days!" a Humorous Narrative in Drawings of the Progress of American Arms 1917-1919

By: Butler, Jr., Alban B.

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Long Island City, NY, Osprey Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051345

ISBN: 184908629X

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

This Is True : DEPUTY KILLS MAN WITH HAMMER and 500 other bizarre-but-true Stories and Headlines from the World's Press

By: Cassingham, R. C.

Price: $10.16

Publisher: Pasadena, CA: Freelance Communications, 1995:

Seller ID: 031579


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. View more info

Texas Wit & Wisdom

By: Chariton, Wallace O.

Price: $7.61

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing, Inc.: 1992

Edition: 7th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 036294

ISBN: 1556222572

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Texas Wit & Wisdom

By: Chariton, Wallace O.

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing, Inc.: 1992

Edition: 6th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 037052

ISBN: 1556222572

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Unsolved Texas Mysteries

By: Chariton, Wallace O. & Eckhardt, Charlie & Young, Kevin R.

Price: $11.90

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing, Inc.: 1991

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 036296

ISBN: 1556222564

Condition: Very Good-


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. View more info

Unsolved Texas Mysteries

By: Chariton, Wallace O. & Eckhardt, Charlie & Young, Kevin R.

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing, Inc.: 1990

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 036794

ISBN: 1556221363

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Unsolved Texas Mysteries

By: Chariton, Wallace O. & Eckhardt, Charlie & Young, Kevin R.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing, Inc.: 1990

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 040592

ISBN: 1556221363

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Unsolved Texas Mysteries

By: Chariton, Wallace O. & Eckhardt, Charlie & Young, Kevin R.

Price: $22.74

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing, Inc.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 050830

ISBN: 1556221363

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info