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Schwarz Busch Bilderbogen, Busch, Wilhelm
1 Busch, Wilhelm Schwarz Busch Bilderbogen
Munchen Verlag von Braun & Schneider 1900 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Some edgewear and bumping of extremities, top back corner bent, paper covered boards show some fading, red cloth spine lightly faded shows light wear, some tanning of end papers. ; Tight solid book, full pages are bent in half and glued in at the fold. Book is undated but appears to be ca. 1900 ; Erster Teil; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages; This is a collection of comics containing: Nr 242 Die kleine Honigdiebe, 248 Der kleine Maler mit der grossen Mappe, 278 Die Maus, 286 Der kleine Pepi mit der neuen Hose, 291 Die wunderbare Bärenjagd pt 1, 292 Die wunderbare Bärenjagd pt 2, 300 Der Bauer der Windmüller pt 1, 301 Der Bauer der Windmüller pt 2, 308 Das Rabennest, 316 Der Bauer und sein Schwein pt 1, 317 Der Bauer und sein Schwein pt 2, 325 Die beiden Enten und der Frosch, 327 Der Hahnenkampf, 330 Der hohle Zahn, 342 Der Bauer und das Kalb, 350 Diogenes und die bösen Buben von Korinth, 351 Die Rache des Elefanten, 361 Der hinterlistige Heinrich, 367 Der Affe und der Schusterjunge, 370 Die Rutschpartie, 376 Adelens Spaziergang, 387 Der Schnuller, 390 Die gestörte und wiedergefundene Nachtruhe oder Der Floh, 405 Naturgeschichtliches Alphabet pt 1, 406 Naturgeschichtliches Alphabet pt 2 
Price: 85.50 USD
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BEHIND THE BEYOND, Leacock, Stephen
2 Leacock, Stephen BEHIND THE BEYOND
London John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd. 1914 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by A. H. Fish 
Red cloth boards have some light soiling, some fraying to top of spine, tiny tear base of spine, lightly sun-faded on spine. Previous owner's name on FFEP, with "Discard" stamped in ink on same page. This may be an ex-library copy, but there is no indication of card pocket etc ever having been present. Fore and bottom edges untrimmed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, Leacock, Stephen
3 Leacock, Stephen Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1962 Reprint; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Grant MacDonald 
DJ has some soiling, tape-repaired tears and chipping. Previous owner's name and bookplate on inside front board. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A replica of Leacock's presentation copy bookplate produced by a bookstore in Orillia, Leacock's home town, on front free endpaper. Newspaper article laid in back of book ; Two-colour illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages; Classic Canadian humor pieces written about a fictional small town in Ontario, Mariposa, by Canada's premier humorist. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Garden of Folly, Leacock, Stephen
4 Leacock, Stephen The Garden of Folly
Toronto S.B. Gundy 1924 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Red cloth covered boards with bumped corners, some soiling across top edge. Some spotting to top page edges. Previous owner's name and address on front free end paper. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact Blind stamped titles on front board, gilt stamped titles on spine. Fore and bottom edges untrimmed ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 282 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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'Tis Me Again, B'y!, McDonald, Andy
5 McDonald, Andy 'Tis Me Again, B'y!
St. John's, Newfoundland Breakwater 1990 0920911420 / 9780920911426 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Light shelfwear and corner curl to card covers. ; Signed in an old man's shaky handwriting by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book.; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.50 inches; 175 pages; This is MacDonald's fourth book of humourous anecdotes about growing up and living in Nova Scotia, that outpost of Scottish culture. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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SPOKEN IN JEST, Norwood, Gilbert
6 Norwood, Gilbert SPOKEN IN JEST
Toronto, ON Macmillan Company of Canada 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. DJ discoloured, some wear to edges and extemities. Lightly bumped bottom corners. Laid paper with side and bottom edges untrimmed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 209 pages; Norwood was a Professor of Classics in Britain for many years until he was offered the position of Professor of Classics and Director of Classical Studies in Toronto in 1928. A series of humourous newspaper and magazine pieces on a wide and varied field of subjects and personal anecdotes written over a period of 15 years, totally apart from his field of study. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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A Tad Overweight, but Violet Eyes to Die For, Trudeau, G. B.
7 Trudeau, G. B. A Tad Overweight, but Violet Eyes to Die For
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1980 003049186X / 9780030491863 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by G. B. Trudeau 
Light shelfwear to card edges. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8 X 6 X 0.40 inches; 128 pages; A collection of Doonesbury cartoons from 1979 and 1980. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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And That's My Final Offer!, Trudeau, Gary B.
8 Trudeau, Gary B. And That's My Final Offer!
New York Holt Rinehart and Winston 1980 0030491916 / 9780030491917 First Edition Softcover Very Good Illustrated by G. B. Trudeau 
Light shelfwear to card edges, small corner bumps. ; A bright, solid book, complete number line on copyright page. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.20 X 6 X 0.40 inches; 128 pages; A collection of Doonesbury cartoons from 1979 and 1980. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Ice in the Bedroom, Wodehouse, P. G.
9 Wodehouse, P. G. Ice in the Bedroom
London Herbert Jenkins 1961 1st Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Dust jacket spine faded, light water damage front panel of dust jacket, light water damage page fore edges. Price clipped with DJ chipped, creased and short tears.; A tight solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 224 pages; Freddie Widgeon wants the money to buy shares in a coffee plantation in Kenya so that he can marry Sally Foster. Soapy and Dolly Molloy want to get their hands on a cache of stolen jewels hidden in the house of Freddie's neighbour in the suburb of Valley Fields. When their paths cross, the ensuing misunderstandings lead to vintage Wodehouse comedy. 
Price: 21.50 USD
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10 Woolrych, Austin Battles of the English Civil War
London Pan Books 1971 0330201654 / 9780330201650 Third Printing Paperback Very Good Illustrated by B&W Plates 
Light wear, pages yellowed ; A tight solid book. ; Mass Market PB; 208 pages 
Price: 5.00 USD
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