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How To Live With A Neurotic Cat, Baker, Stephen
1 Baker, Stephen How To Live With A Neurotic Cat
U.S.A. Warner Books, Inc., 1272 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020 1985 0-446-38640-5 / 9780446386401 1st Softcover very Good No Dust jacket 6" x 8" Geyer, Jackie 
6" x 8". Private collection. Humorous approach to cat ownership, with understanding the feline mind deemed impossible from the first. Last question in the book, "Can the neurotic Cat be cured?" 128 pages. Book like new. Our book number 1091. 
Price: 6.95 USD
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Honore' de Balzac in Twenty Five Volumes, The First Complete Translation into English, Ursule Mirouet, Eugenie Grandet, VOLUME FIVE, With Illustrations From Drawings on the Wood by Famous French Artists, Balzac, Honore' de
2 Balzac, Honore' de Honore' de Balzac in Twenty Five Volumes, The First Complete Translation into English, Ursule Mirouet, Eugenie Grandet, VOLUME FIVE, With Illustrations From Drawings on the Wood by Famous French Artists
U.S.A. New York, Peter Fenelon Collier & Son, MCM 1900 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket 5.75 with Illustrations From Drawings On The Wood By Famous French Artists 
5.75" x 8". Ex-Library, Volume Five. shelf wear, some spots and scrapes on front and back covers. "Honore' de Balzac in Twenty Five Volumes, The First Complete Translation into English, Ursule Mirouet, Eugenie Grandet, VOLUME FIVE, With Illustrations From Drawings on the Wood by Famous French Artists." Contains two Books: Ursule Mirouet, and Eugenie Grandet, both with prefaces. Very good condition. 480 pages. Ancient notes paper-clipped into back endpapers. Our book number 14108. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Ghostly Evening: A Merry Comedy in One Act, Barney, Grace
3 Barney, Grace A Ghostly Evening: A Merry Comedy in One Act
25 West 45th Street, New York Samuel French 1940 Softcover Fair No Dust Jacket 7.25 
7.25" x 4.5", 52 pages. One act play script. Used, worn, notes in India ink. Folded pages with staple, none missing. Soiled and wrinkled. Our book number 40003. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Teach Your Dog Tricks, Benjamin, Carol
4 Benjamin, Carol Teach Your Dog Tricks
U.S.A. Weekly reader Books, Middletown, Connecticut 1980 1st edition, later printing Soft Cover Fair No Dust Jacket 5.5" x 8" Benjamin, Carol 
5.5" x 8". 64 pages. Surface of front cover has a portion missing, we must assume this was lost in the process of the previous owner of the book teaching one of the tricks to their dog. Humor always lifts the spirits, offered in good humor with damage aforementioned. Paper aged. Good humored dog training. Sound avdice with a smile. Very reasonable ways to teach your dog his tricks. Our book number 1115. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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5 Buchwald, Art While Reagan Slept
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1983 0399128417 / 9780399128417 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
7th impression. ex-library. dust cover preserved in cover, inside stamped with library markings. pages clean, spine tight, book like new. Fold inside of back cover of DJ split fot the library pocket. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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6 Groom, Winston Forrest Gump
Pocket Books 1996 0671894455 / 9780671894450 1st Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket 
Hysterical Historical fiction. First Pocket Books printing, April 1996. MUCH funnier than the movie. (Though Tom Hanks gives us a very handy image for the character.) Much better character development, of course, and a really fun read. I have read it twice waiting for screens to clear while i was deciding whether to sell it. Worn cover, Wrinkles and wear to the edges. Has been wet. Spine curved. Pages secure. Text clear. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, Hodgins, Eric
7 Hodgins, Eric Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
USA Simom And Schuster, Inc. 1946 First Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket 8.25 Steig, William 
237 pages. 8.25"x 5.5". Pages age yellowed. Cloth hardcover firm, shelf wear, spine age faded. Illustrations by William Steig. Page block firm. Our book number 21233. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Addams Family Values, Hodgman, Ann; from Rudnick, Paul; from Addams, Charles
8 Hodgman, Ann; from Rudnick, Paul; from Addams, Charles Addams Family Values
U.S.A. A Minstrel Book, Published by Pocket books, a division of Simon & Schuester Inc., 1230 Avenue of the Americas, new York, NY 10020 1993 0-671-88001-2 / 9780671880019 1st Softcover Acceptable no Dust Jacket 5" x 7.5" Photos from the Screen Movie 
5" x 7.5". Cover dogeared, worn, written-on in pen, marked up and beat up. Pages discolored with age. Spine secure, all pages present and text clean. 90 pages. 16 B&W plates from the Movie. "A novel by Ann Hodgman from the screenplay by Paul Rudnick based on the characters created by Charles Addams". Our book number 19014. 
Price: 2.50 USD
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9 Hueston, Ethel Mother Went Mad on Monday
The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, USA 1944 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Shelf wear. Pages aged. Marked throughout in pencil, adapted by my actress mother (or her actress mother) for a dramatic reading. Private collection. Humorous family life. 
Price: 31.95 USD
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10 Irving, John Setting Free the Bears
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster 1979 0671465341 / 9780671465346 1st Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket 
Ex-Library. Library markings and pocket. Odd piece torn from the top of the advertising page at the back of the book. Covers in good shape, pages secure, text clean. Spine is not creased at all. Perhaps never read. First Pocket book Printing, March 1979. "10 9 8 7." 
Price: 3.00 USD
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AMERIKA, Kafka, Franz; translated by Willa and Edwin Muir; Afterword by Max Brod
11 Kafka, Franz; translated by Willa and Edwin Muir; Afterword by Max Brod AMERIKA
U.S.A. A New Directions Paperbook Printed by the Murray Printing Company, New Direstions Books, James Laughlin, Norfolk Connecticut. New York Office, 333 Sixth Avenue (14) 1962 Second Printing Soft cover Fair No Dust Jacket 4.25" x 7" Etting, Emlen, illustrations, Cover design by Gilda Kuhlman. Cover photo by Partridge from Black Star. 
Kafka's only comic novel. 4.25" x 7". 299 pages. Withdrawn from the library. library stamps, and pocket inside back cover, library sticker on spine. Well worn book, in good condition. Some smudges and shelf wear, small tear on lower left corner of front cover. Much marking in the preface, but TEXT is Clean. Odd Stab-wound center of pp. 19297-299 - due to removal of library sticker from back of book. "a series of misadventures, some comic, some pathetic, all mysterious...riddles of our own dreams or subconscious fears." Translated by Willa & Edwin Muir, Preface by Klaus Mann, Afterword by Max Brod, Illustrations by Emlen Etting. New Directions Paperback Number 117. Even has a chapter entitled "The Nature Theatre of Oklahoma". Our book listing number 801. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Keillor, Garrison Lake Wobegon Days
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Pr 1985 0670805149 / 9780670805143 Hardcover Good Good 
Ex-Library, price clipped. HARDCOVER. Eleventh printing, November, 1985. Dust jacket protected in mylar. Library markings, no pocket. Like a new book inside. Book of the month club edition. Dedication from previous owner 'Christmas 1985.' 
Price: 5.95 USD
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13 Keillor, Garrison Lake Wobegon Summer, 1956
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Pr 2001 0670030031 / 9780670030033 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New Signed by Author(s)
New book. Purchased at lecture. Private library. One owner. never read. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Six to One or The Scapegrace: A comedy in One Act, Mathews, Frances Aymar
14 Mathews, Frances Aymar Six to One or The Scapegrace: A comedy in One Act
Boston Walter H. Baker & Co. 1889 Softcover Good No Dust jacket 7.5 
7.5" x 4.75", 26 pages. Fragile play script in good condition. Paper yellowed, nick in edge of front cover, all pages present. Play is 14 pages, several pages of advertising for other plays after the script. Sewn binding. Our book number 43704. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Come, Sit, Stay, Moore, Arden
15 Moore, Arden Come, Sit, Stay
Irvine, California, U.S.A. Bow Tie Press 2004 1931993424 / 9781931993425 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket 7.5" x 5.5" Jones, Buck 
Text clean, binding secure. Read a few times. Belongs in Humor much more than Pet Training, though it IS possible to accomplish some discipline, just not so much with our dog. 64 pages. Our book number 1000. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Your Life's In Danger; A Farce in One Act., Morton, John Madison
16 Morton, John Madison Your Life's In Danger; A Farce in One Act.
Boston Charles H. Spencer 1867 1st Softcover Good: Fragile No Dust Jacket 7.5 
7.5" x 4.75", 21 pages plus two pages of advertising List of Publications available in 1867. Play script, used, notes and drawings in pencil, name of previous owner on front cover. Edges worn and some small tears, but considering the age of this little book which is practically ephemera, in good condition. Plot involves gentry and commoners. Our book number 44900. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Paris, Howard Tuesday Morning Will Be Okay
Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.A.: Tyndale House Publishers 1977 0842373802 / 9780842373807 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket 
First Printing, March 1977. Cartoons about daily events in our lives, Christian weaknesses and strengths. Clean book inside and out, looks like Some weakness at front hinge due to age. The title comes from the cartoon on the cover The man in the suit and hat says, "We get too impatient with God.We ask for something and want it by Monday morning.I'm not going to push God.Tuesday morning will be okay." 
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Driving Under the Affluence, Phillips, Julia
18 Phillips, Julia Driving Under the Affluence
U.S.A. HarperCollinsPublishers 1995 0-06-017304-1 / 9780060173043 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 6.5" x 9.5" 
6.5" x 9.5". 323 pages. Some scufing to back of Dust Jacket, shelf wear. Book is as new. NO markings or signs of use. Humorous anecdotes from author's experiences. Our book number 4044. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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New Guide For Toastmasters And Speakers, Prochnow, Herbert V.
19 Prochnow, Herbert V. New Guide For Toastmasters And Speakers
Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1956 1st Edition Hardcover As New No Jacket 
How to be the toastmaster of any meeting or gathering. 450 pags, green cover with yellow lettering, crossed gavels on the spine.Book like new. Toastmaster responsibilities and how to handle them, Humorous anecdotes, jokes, introductions, quips, epigrams, literary quotations, life stories of statesmen and diplomats. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4" x 1 3/4". 2 lbs. added postage, $2.00 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Randolph, John W. The World of "Wood, Field, and Stream" An Outdoorsman's Collection from the columns of the New York Times by John W. Randolph
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., New York. Printed in the United States of America 1963 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Ex-library. Stamps throughout. Best articles from the late John W. Randolph selected by his friend, Richard A. Wolters. Line drawings by John Groth. Outdoorsman's situations, humorous and insightful. Articles from dust jacket pasted inside front cover on end papers. Very clean nice copy. Our book number 872. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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