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The Broons: Scotland's Happy Family That Makes Every Family Happy!

By: N/A

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Glasgow, D. C. Thomson & Co. , Ltd.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002572


This is an annual of the comic strip "The Broons" that appears in the Sunday Post. Each page has four strips, along with comments of what the strips are about up above. Done in black & white, unpaginated; approximately 90 pages. The boards are stiff cardboard. There is a small bump to the upper right-hand corner in front, and 1/4" tear to the back board. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

Oor Wullie: Oor Wullie - Your Wullie - A'Body's Wullie!

By: N/A

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Glasgow, D. C. Thomson & Co. , Ltd.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002573


Oor Wullie is a comic strip that appears in the Sunday Post. This is an annual of their cartoons. Done in comic strip style, illustrations are in black & white. Unpaginated, about 90 pages. The front cover has a slight crease from the bottom about 2 1/2" inches up. The back is creased at the left bottom corner so that the paper attached to the board is coming up a bit in two places. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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I'M a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America after Twenty Years Away

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 2000

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 003181


After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children. They were greeted by a new and improved America that boasts microwave pancakes, twenty-four-hour dental-floss hotlines, and the staunch conviction that ice is not a luxury item. Delivering the brilliaant comic musings that are a Bryson hallmark, he recounts his sometimes disconcerting reunion with the land of his birth. The result is a book filed ... View more info

Fatherhood

By: Cosby, Bill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Doubleday Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000678


I am not a psychologist or sociologist. I do have a doctorate in education, but much more important than my doctorate is my delight in kids. I devote part of my professional life to entertaining and educating them. I like children. Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my five. In between these joys and rewards, of course, has come the natural strife of family life, the little tensions and conflicts that are part of trying to br... View more info

The People's Choice : a Cautionary Tale

By: Greenfield, Jeff

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001068


Few people know the absurdities of American politics better than Jeff Greenfield, ABC News' award-winning political and media analyst, and he's poured them all into one of the funniest, scariest, most plausible what-if novels ever written. When the President-elect dies just two days after his close victory, the universal assumption is that his running mate moves up. After all, isn't that the way the Constitution works? Well, actually - no. Until the electoral college mee... View more info

Don't Bend over in the Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

By: Grizzard, Lewis

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Villard Books: 1988

Seller ID: H-07001


1988; HB, DJ. F/F. Binding is blue and mustard with blue metallic lettering. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Prehistory of the Far Side A 10th Anniversary Exhibit

By: Larson, Gary

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Andrews and McMeel: 1995

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 004446


The bottom front and back corner are fanned out somewhat. ; In Gary Larson's foreword to this book, he states: . . ." What the reader will find herein is a chronicle of The Far Side's birth and evolution, complete with examples of various mutations (I. E. Confusing or controversial cartoons) and annotations along the way of comments from either readers or myself. . . " This is a wonderful compilation of cartoons from the last ten years, including how he began (ho... View more info

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Pure Drivel

By: Martin, Steve

Price: $5.54

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Hyperion Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001293


This is a book of short written pieces by Steve Martin. His talent had always defined definition: An actor who's kept us laughing for over 25 years, a razor-sharp screenwriter, an acclaimed playwright. In this very funny collection of humorous riffs, those who thought Martin's gifts were confined to the screen will discover what readers of The New Yorker magazine already know: That Martin is a master of the written word. 104 pages. This slim volume would make a wonderful... View more info

Social Disease

By: Rudnick, Paul

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: N-18005


First Ballantine Books edition. The cover is near fine; slight chips around the sides, a corner bent. The book takes satire to a new level, going after New York's social elite, and declaring that there are really three major issues of our time: sex, hair, and the telephone. 202 pages, 5.25 x 8. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Security is a Thumb and a Blanket

By: Schulz, Charles M.

Price: $11.07

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Determined Productions: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001090


This book follows Schulz's first hard-bound best seller, Happiness is a Warm Puppy. That was a commentary on happiness; this book is a commenatary on security starting with, of course, Linus and his blanket. All of the Charlie Brown characters are featured doing things that make them feel secure. A clever little book. The binding has light wear at the top and bottom spine ends. The DJ has several chips with two minor tears at the bottom, and a few chips at the top. Small... View more info

Bah, Humbug! And Eating is My Business (2 Volumes)

By: Schulz, Charles M.

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Harpercollins: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002565


Both books have white cloth bindings and include wrapping paper and gift tag to give as a gift! Ah, Christmas! That wonderful time of the year. For shopping stres, family pressures, and overindulgance. Bah, humbug! Laugh along with the Peanuts gang as they experience the headaches - and joys - of the holiday season, ultimately reminding us that the true spirit of Christmas is FUN. Second volume - Who needs a doggie bag. Not Snoopy. All he needs are doughnuts and lots of ... View more info

Bon Voyage!

By: Schulz, Charles M.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Harpercollins: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002566


Have a nice trip - with the Peanuts Gang. For the traveler who likes to venture by foot, car train, boat or plain, Bon Voyage! Is one fun book that should be packed in everyone's suitcase. This delightful look at the joys of traveling (and staying at home) with the Peanuts Gang will have you renewing your passport in no time. This gift book has white cloth boards, and includes gift wrap and a tag to wrap for your favorite traveler! Unpaginated, it has approximately 28 pa... View more info

Sein Language

By: Seinfeld, Jerry

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1993

Seller ID: 000324


Sort of a stand-up comedy bit, but on paper. Includes subjects such as Freeway of Love, Personal Maintenance, Paldom, Shut Up and Drive, Job Security, The Thing is the Thing, Out and Back, and The Ride of your Life. Neither the black binding or jacket have any shelfwear. Pages are clean with no marks or tears, but the last page has a light strip of ink vertically from the top as though a roller had ink on it. View more info

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Tales from the Scale

By: Shea, Erin J.

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Avon, MA, Polka Dot Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004110


If you've ever struggled with your weight, if you've ever been told you have "such a pretty face, " if you've ever felt like giving up, you're not alone. . . . Seven women, together, have a goal to lose 350 pounds. Join them as they chronicle their diet travails, struggling to lose pounds and find themselves. With each new story, you'll explore the underworld of weight gain, weight loss, and the truth being the meaning of "goal weight. " You'll find all t... View more info

Daily - Except Sundays or What Every Commuter Should Know

By: Streeter, Edward

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1938

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 003468


To that long-suffering body of Americans who spend one-twelfth of their lives shuttling between home and office, this little book should be light shining through darkness. To those who are not commuters and hope to remain free men, it will be a vindication of their good sense. Both Streeter and Gluyas Williams, the illustrator, were at one time editors of The Harvard Lampoon. Now they have come together again in a work of stark realism, celebrating the miseries an grande... View more info

Biffen's Millions

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $32.20

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001181


Biffen's Millions is just as glorious as the sixty-seven Wodehouse books that preceded it, and it will appeal to readers of all ages who do not feel committed to readig exclusively about the Grim Realities of Life. The plot concerns an amiable young man named Biffen, a beautiful young lady named Gwendoline, an eccentric godfather who may or may not have been "bonkers" when he left his fortune to Biffen under Certain Stipulated Conditions. The cloth binding is fin... View more info