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Image for Family:  The Ties That Bind and Gag!

Family: The Ties That Bind and Gag!

By: Bombeck, Erma

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 600021

ISBN: 0070064601

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Blue boards and spine with spine imprinted in gold with author and title. Full number line. Clean, tight book. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 199 pages. With love, perception, and irreverence, Erma presents an American family -- challenged in a way no one would ever have thought possible to survive. View more info

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Aunt Erma's Cope Book: How to Get from Monday to Friday in 12 Days

By: Bombeck, Erma

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 603415

ISBN: 0070064520

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


1 x 8.9 x 5.9 Inches. 180 pages View more info

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank

By: Bombeck, Erma

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill: 1976

Our Product Number: 603416

ISBN: 0070064504

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Bump at tail of spine.. 0.9 x 9 x 5.9 Inches. 175 pages View more info

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All I Know About Animal Behavior I Learned in Loehmann's Dressing Room

By: Bombeck, Erma; Harper Collins

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 600106

ISBN: 0060177888

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Dust jacket protected with a removable Brodart cover. White boards embossed with Erma Bombeck's signature in silver and red spine imprinted in silver with the title and author's name. Red end papers. Stated First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 207 pages. Here Erma Bombeck proves that a behavorist need not wear a safari jacket and live in a tent in order to be an expert on every facet of a species' behavior. From the aerobics classroom to our migratory patterns, Erma demonstrates that while animals may have more fun, longer tails, and ... View more info

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Fixin' To Be Texan

By: Bryant, Helen

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Plano, TX, Republic of Texas: 1998

Our Product Number: 604341

ISBN: 1556226489

Condition: Fine


256 pages. Delightfully witty, this book takes readers through the gamut of facts about Texans, how to understand the conversations, why and how Texans dress the way they do, why pickup trucks are a way of life, and how they, too, can acquire big hair. Illustrated with clever cartoons. View more info

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Tequila Mockingbird: A Book of Animal Cartoons

By: Cullum, Leo

Price: $6.32

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607124

ISBN: 0810948478

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket has tiny closed tears at base of back flap . Orange boards with title in black and white and small drawing from book and spine printed with title in black and white and author in black. Orange endpapers. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 128 pages View more info

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Jeeves and the Wedding Bells: An Homage to P. G. Wodehouse

By: Faulks, Sebastian

Price: $12.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608081

ISBN: 1250047595

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Red boards and spine imprinted in silver with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 243 pages View more info

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Bet Your Bottom Dollar: A Bottom Dollar Girls Novel

By: Gillespie, Karin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602422

ISBN: 0743250109

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First Edition with full number line. . 1.1 x 8.6 x 5.7 Inches. 304 pages. For Elizabeth, Mavis, and Attalee -- the Bottom Dollar Girls -- logging nine to five at the Bottom Dollar is not just work time, it's family time. So when news gets out that the Super Saver Dollar Store chain plans to set up shop and run the Bottom Dollar out of town, things go catawampus. Manager Elizabeth, who has a good head for business even though she flunked pin-curling in beauty school, teams up with a crew of dedicated do-gooders bent on saving the Bottom Dollar from the fate of spare change. But when Elizabeth's... View more info

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Jim Hewitson's Scottish Miscellany

By: Hewitson, Jim

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, SCT, Black & White Publishing: 2004

Our Product Number: 607418

ISBN: 1902927842

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


192 pages. Jim Hewitson's Scotland is a strange place. And this broth of off-cuts from the past, contemporary attitudes, outlandish lists, absurd tables, historical and hysterical trivia and off-the-wall observations is certainly one of the most curious Scottish books of the new millennium. In it, facts and figures collide with couthy anecdotes and unlikely yarns, all of which are shot through with that mystical ingredient which Jim has been trying to drag to the surface for thirty years: Scottishness View more info

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The Great Taos Bank Robbery: And Other Indian Country Affairs

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $8.49

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1988

Our Product Number: 608701

ISBN: 082630530X

Condition: Near Fine


147 pages. Novelist Tony Hillerman weaves together some classic stories of contemporary New Mexican life in a collection that makes you laugh, shake your head, and eventually understand more about New Mexico and its people. View more info

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The New Yorker Book of Golf Cartoons

By: Mankoff, Robert

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Bloomberg Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608325

ISBN: 1576601196

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


100 pages. New Yorker Book of Cartoons View more info

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The Greatest Story Ever Sold: A Considered and Whimsical Illumination of the Really Good Parts of Holy Writing

By: Martin, Reed; Tichenor, Austin

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Louisville, KY, Westminster John Knox Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 400054

ISBN: 0664258050

Condition: As New


Fresh, clean, unread copy with no defects.Inscribed and SIGNED by AUTHOR Austin Tichenor and dated 2001. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . . 116 pages. Signed by Author. Never before has a Bible survey looked quite like this! Martin and Tichenor have prepared an outrageous examination that focuses on "the good stuff." This is not the stuff that's good for you but the stuff you may have missed while reading the parts you had to read. Here is a whimsical and at time irreverent interpretation of the hidden treasures of scripture that will provide hours of bemusement and shows why ... View more info

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Pure Drivel

By: Martin, Steve

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602424

ISBN: 0786864672

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cream boards and cream cloth spine imprinted with title and author in gold. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 0.7 x 8.6 x 5.6 Inches. 112 pages. From a re-imagining of the Schroedinger's Cat conundrum to a skit entitled "I Love Loosely", in which Lucy and Ricky Ricardo play the parts of Hillary and President Clinton, this collection by comic genius Steve Martin--some pieces of which have appeared in "The New Yorker"--is both hilariously funny and intelligent in its skewering of the topic at hand. Teleprint conference. View more info

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Stupid White Men

By: Moore, Michael

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Reganbooks: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 603378

ISBN: 0060392452

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed sticker. $24.95 original publisher's price on inside front flap of dust jacket. Black boards and spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Signed by the author on the title page. . . 277 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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Cactus Pryor inside Texas: Commentaries from KLBJ-AM, Austin, Texas

By: Pryor, Cactus

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Bryan, TX, Shoal Creek Publishers: 1982

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 605617

ISBN: 088319063X

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name on half-title. Spine creasing . 194 pages. 194 pages - "Cactus Pryor has given his native Austin a rare gift that few cities anywhere can claim - a real live humorist with the sharp eye, the quick tongue, the educated pen, the warm heart to record in sometimes hilarious detail its fashion and foibles..." View more info

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Everything and a Kite

By: Romano, Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602399

ISBN: 0553108743

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 0.9 x 8.1 x 5.4 Inches. 224 pages. In a books that is at once laugh-out-loud funny and all-too-true to life, comedy-talent-turned-television-star Ray Romano goes home again, revealing that the source of his inspiration is heritage, hearth and family. As did his stand-up comedy and his present, top-rated CBS-TV program, Romano draws on his real-life experience as a husband, a father, a father of twins, a son with parents living very very close, and a brother, to make readers laugh and laugh harder. View more info

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Dress your Family in Corduroy and Denim

By: Sedaris, David

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 607059

ISBN: 0316143464

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the title page; full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 257 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

By: Sedaris, David

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Company: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607478

ISBN: 0316154695

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


275 pages View more info

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Thurber on Crime

By: Thurber, James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601906

ISBN: 0892964502

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Rubbing to dust jacket . 0.8 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches. 208 pages. One of the greatest American humorists of our century, Thurber was not a man to shrink from danger--as long as he was safely ensconced behind his typewriter or drawing board. Here is a collection of ruminations on everyday villainy--stories, articles and drawings on the evil that men and women do. 32 line drawings. View more info

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Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2008

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 606783

ISBN: 0743203607

Condition: Fine


221 pages. In this reissue of a classic, Bertie's newt-breeding friend must marry Madeline Bassett or Bertie will be obliged to take his place. It seems like certain suicide, but Jeeves must find a way to save his employer from the clutches of the drippy Madeline. View more info