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How to be a Clown: A Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Book

By: Meyer, Charles R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company: 1977

Seller ID: 001070

ISBN: 0679204067

Condition: Very Good


52 pages, black and white photographs; previous owners name and stamp in front end paper, worn dust jacket with a couple closed edge tears and small chip out at tail of spine, sunned spine, price clipped, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Advice on the Care of Babies (By a Bachelor Who Can't Bear Them)

By: Meyer, Jerome S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Albert and Charles Boni: 1927

Seller ID: MH00116

Condition: Good


75 pages, color and black and white illustrations throughout; blue paper over boards with red and black titling, a bit of fading and dust smudging at edges, pages have a slight musty smell, dust jacket is lightly sun darkened with some dust smudging and a bit of foxing, as well as small chips at extremities, now in protective mylar sleeve; an outrageous book of humorous advice. View more info

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Neighbors of Ours: Slum Stories of London

By: Nevinson, Henry W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001099

Condition: Very Good


First American edition, small hardcover, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, 238 pages plus publisher's ads, black and white illustration at frontis; cloth boards show mild wear and a bit of very light soiling, top front corner just beginning to fray, previous owner's name penciled in front endpaper, booksellers label in rear endpaper, internally clean and sound. In the mid 1880s, middle-class author Henry Nevinson moved with his wife and infant daughter into a flat in what was then ... View more info

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Burlesque and Musical Acting Charades

By: Nugent, Edmund C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers:

Seller ID: CS00171

Condition: Good


Circa 1879. Pictorial paper over green cloth, 16mo, [4], 118, 58, [38] pages, end sheets printed with advertisements are included in pagination; boards are worn, particularly to corners, paper is peeling in places revealing paper board underneath, gilt on spine is dulled, pages are clean and unmarked; sewn binding is loose, although in excellent condition for it's original quality and age; no dust jacket. A wonderful curiosity of it's time filled with fun advertisements... View more info

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Isometrics for Everyone: How to Exercise without Moving a Muscle

By: Obeck, Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Pocket Books: 1964

Seller ID: 001024

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound in wraps, 9 x 5 1/2 inches, 89 pages, profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, rear cover has fold-out chart of exercises; covers rubbed and lightly toned, sticker ghost at top front corner, internally clean and sound with tanning along fore edge of last page. Isometric exercises for men, women and children that can be done anywhere. Includes a chapter on exercises for the sick and injured. View more info

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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack: Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike (And They Will)

By: Sambuchino, chuck

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ten Speed Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001069

ISBN: 158008463X

Condition: Very Good


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Big Apple Circus

By: Simon, Peter Angelo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Middlesex, UK, Penguin Books: 1978

Seller ID: MH00126

ISBN: 014004969X

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated, black and white photographs throughout; a bit of general wear along edges and at corners. Designed by Bea Feitler. View more info

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Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances and Miscellaneous Antiquities

By: Walsh, William S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1925

Seller ID: 001101

Condition: Very Good


green cloth backed in black Morocco with gilt titles, top edge gilt, 8 x 5 1/2 inches and 2 inches thick, 1018 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; boards are clean and square with very light wear at extremities, small chip out of leather at head of spine and some faint chipping at tail, internally clean and bright with sound binding.An extensive encyclopedic collection of customs and traditions practiced by people all over the world, including cultural and r... View more info

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Cowboys Out Our Way: A Book of Cowboy Cartoons

By: Williams, J. R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000371

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. Red cloth boards with titles blocked in yellow on spine and front board. Light wear at extremities. Damp stain to bottom spine corner as evidenced by some faint discoloration to the boards and small damp stain visible only on bottom edge of text block. Page edges lightly tanned from age. Worn dust jacket with heavy edge wear, Chipping at extremities and a few closed tears with creasing. Cracking along hinges. Damp stain at tail of spine. Dust jacket now in protec... View more info