Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine
Search Results for English exactwit exactand exacthumor in subject [X]
Results: 869 Items  Page: 2 3 4 5   ...  Next
Format
Book (766)
Mixed Materials (79)
Serial (17)
Microform (3)
Sound Recording (2)
Unpublished (2)
Subject
English wit and humor (869)
Commonplace books (47)
English poetry -- 19th century (41)
Anecdotes (33)
Verse satire, English (32)
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 (28)
American wit and humor (25)
Epigrams (23)
Epitaphs (21)
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century (21)
Elegiac poetry, English (20)
Ballads, English (19)
Humorous poetry, English (19)
Occasional verse, English (19)
Songs, English -- Texts (19)
Sentimentalism in literature (18)
Women authors (16)
Epigrams, English (15)
Kingsley Amis Collection (15)
Women -- Conduct of life (15)
English poetry -- 17th century (14)
Epitaphs, English (13)
Folk songs, English (13)
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century (13)
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain (12)
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism (12)
Riddles (11)
Caricatures and cartoons (10)
English literature -- 18th century (10)
Satire, English (10)
American poetry (9)
Satirical verse, English (9)
Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- Baron, -- 1788-1824 (8)
Gift books (8)
Humor (8)
Alphabet rhymes (7)
Anecdotes -- Great Britain (7)
Hogarth, William, -- 1697-1764 (7)
Nonsense verses (6)
PRO Perrin, Oliver W. (donor) (6)
Puns and punning (6)
Religious poetry, English (6)
Swift, Jonathan, -- 1667-1745 (6)
Walpole, Horace, -- 1717-1797 (6)
African Americans -- Caricatures and cartoons (5)
Afro-Americana (5)
Afro-Americans Satire (5)
Almanacs, English (5)
Booksellers' labels (Provenance) (5)
Botany -- Humor (5)
1Title:  The miseries of human life, or, The last groans of Timothy Testy and Samuel Sensitive: with a few supplementary sighs from Mrs. Testy, with which are now for the first time interspersed, varieties, incidental to the principal matter, in prose and verse, in nine additional dialogues as overheard by James Beresford   
 Creator:  Beresford, James, 1764-1840 | Greey, Edward 
 Publication:  Printer for W. Miller, London, 1807. 
 Notes:  Vol. 2 title reads: The miseries of human life; or, The last groans of Timothy Testy ... In nine additional dialogues, as overheard by James Beresford ... 
 Extent:  2 v. ; 17 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor | English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
 View Full Record 
2Title:  "Ask mamma" or, The richest commoner in England   
 Creator:  Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805-1864 | Leech, John, 1817-1864 | Bradbury, Agnew and Co 
 Publication:  Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. Ld., 10 Bouverie St, London, [1858?]. 
 Notes:  Author of "Sponge's sporting tour" = Robert Smith Surtees. "Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. Ld., printers, London and Tonbridge."--Title page verso. Illustrated by John Leech. 
 Extent:  [5], viii-x, [2], 423, [1] pages, [9] leaves of plates : illustrations (some col.) ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor | Hunting stories | English wit and humor | Hunting stories

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
 View Full Record 
3Title:  Anecdotes and manners of a few ancient and modern oddities: instersprsed with deducive inferences : and occasional observations : tending to reclaim some interlocutory foibles which often occur in the common intercourses of society : to which are added, notes, critical and explanatory   
 Creator:  Storry, W. | Wolstenholme, John, active 1801-1828 | Scatcherd and Letterman | Archibald Constable & Co | Francis J. Crowley Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Notes:  A collection of anecdotes, many of them concerning Yorkshire. 
 Extent:  83 pages ; 18 cm 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor | Yorkshire (England) -- Anecdotes | English wit and humor | Anecdotes

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
 View Full Record 
4Title:  The comic Bradshaw, or, Bubbles from the boiler   
 Creator:  Reach, Angus B. (Angus Bethune), 1821-1856 | Hine, Henry George, 1811-1895 | Bogue, David, 1807 or 1808-1856 | Armour, A. Watson (Andrew Watson)III, 1908-1991 | Armour, Jean S., 1914-1963 | Horton, Carolyn | A. Watson Armour III Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Publication:  D. Bogue, London, 1848. 
 Extent:  64 pages : illustrations ; 14 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor | Railroads -- Humor | English wit and humor | Railroads | Humor

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
 View Full Record 
5Title:  Our honeymoon and other comicalities from "Punch"   
 Creator:  McLenan, John, 1827-1866 | Craighead, Robert | Stringer & Townsend 
 Notes:  Added engraved title page. 
 Extent:  ii, 572 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor | English wit and humor | New York (State) 1854 Imprints

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
 View Full Record 
6Title:  Fragmenta aulica: Or, Court and state jests in noble drollery. True and reall. Ascertained to their times, places, and persons as they were delivered by the most eminent wits of the late century   
 Publication:  Printed for Jos. Coniers, London, 1663. 
 Notes:  Binder's title: Court jests. Preface signed: T. S.; the t.-p. of the first edition, 1662, has: By T. S., gent. Wing S-162. "A table of the names of those persons in these collections": 8 p. at end. 
 Extent:  5 p. l., 144, [9] p. front. 14 cm. 
 Subjects:  Anecdotes | English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
7Title:  Wit and wisdom, or, The world's jest book: forming a rich banquet of anecdote and wit expressly calculated "to set the table in a roar" : being also an agreeable travelling companion   
 Publication:  J. Smith, London, [between 1826 and 1840] 
 Notes:  Range of dates from NUC and BM. 
 Extent:  574 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 15 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
8Title:  John Betjeman's collected poems   
 Alt. Title:  Collected poems   
 Creator:  Betjeman, John, 1906-1984 | Jacques Barzun Collection (Columbia University Libraries) 
 Publication:  Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1959, c1958. 
 Notes:  Rare Book copy: From the library of Jacques Barzun. 
 Extent:  xxvi, 279 p. ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
9Title:  Comic alphabets: their origin, development, nature   
 Creator:  Partridge, Eric, 1894-1979 | Jacques Barzun Collection (Columbia University Libraries) 
 Publication:  Routledge & Paul, London, [1961] 
 Notes:  Rare Book copy: Inscribed by the author to Jacques Barzun; from the library of Jacques Barzun. 
 Extent:  134 p. illus. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor | Alphabets

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
10Title:  Comic arithmetic   
 Creator:  Leigh, Percival, 1813-1889 | Forrester, Alfred Henry, 1804-1872 
 Publication:  R. Bentley, London, 1844. 
 Notes:  Partly in verse. BLC attributes authorship to Percival Leigh, with ill. by Alfred Crowquill [i.e. A.H. Forrester]. NUC pre-1956 attributes authorship to Forrester. Original covers bound in at end. 
 Extent:  v, 177 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
11Title:  Hood's own; or, Laughter from year to year. Being a further collection of his wit and humour   
 Creator:  Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845 | Hood, Tom, 1835-1874 
 Publication:  E. Moxon, London, 1869. 
 Notes:  The first series, prose, verse and pictures from Hood's Comic annuals, was issued in monthly parts, 1838-1839. Collected from "The old 'London', 'Hood's magazine', the 'Whimsicalities', 'Whims and Oddities' and four or five 'Comic annuals'."--Pref. 
 Extent:  xii, 564 p. front., illus. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
12Title:  Hood's own: or, Laughter from year to year : being former runnings of his comic vein, with an effusion of new blood for general circulation   
 Creator:  Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845 
 Publication:  E. Moxon, London, 1861. 
 Notes:  "First series." Originally published in Hood's Comic annuals. On spine: Hood's own. Vol. 1. 
 Extent:  viii, 568 p. : ill., port. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
13Title:  Nonsense songs, stories, botany, and alphabets   
 Creator:  Lear, Edward, 1812-1888 
 Publication:  Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1882. 
 Notes:  Mitchel collection. 
 Extent:  [140] p. illus. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
14Title:  Bon-mots of Charles Lamb and Douglas Jerrold   
 Creator:  Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834 | Jerrold, Douglas, 1803-1857 | Jerrold, Walter, 1865-1929 | Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898 
 Publication:  J.M. Dent and company, London, 1893. 
 Notes:  Title in red and black, within decorative border. Cover stamped in gold, with vignette. 
 Extent:  3 p. ℓ., [5]-191, [1] p. illus. 2 port. (incl. front.) 13.5 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor | Anecdotes

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
15Title:  Joe Miller's complete jest book: being a collection of the most excellent bon mots, brilliant jests, and striking anecdotes in the English language   
 Creator:  Mottley, John, 1692-1750 | Miller, Joe, 1684-1738 
 Publication:  H. G. Bohn, London, 1848. 
 Notes:  Added t.p. : engr., wth vignette. The original edition of "Joe Miller", is the basis of the present publication. cf. Pref. 
 Extent:  500 p. : front. ; 15 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
16Title:  The jokes of the Cambridge coffee-houses in the seventeenth century   
 Creator:  Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889 
 Publication:  Tilt and Bogue, London, 1842. 
 Extent:  69, [1] p. 15 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
17Title:  A satyr against wit   
 Creator:  Blackmore, RichardSir, -1729 
 Publication:  Printed for Samuel Crouch, at the corner of Pope's-Head-Alley, over against the Royal Exchange in Cornhill, London, 1700. 
 Notes:  Written by Sir Richard Blackmore. Cf. Brit. Mus. Cat. In verse. Wing B3084. 
 Extent:  15 p. 31 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
18Title:  The Foundling hospital for wit   
 Creator:  Silence, Samuel. | Silence, Timothy, 1708-1759 
 Publication:  Printed for G. Lion, London, 1743-1749. 
 Notes:  Editors: 1743, Samuel Silence; 1745-1749, Timothy Silence. Cf. BLC. Imprint varies: No. 2, Printed for J. Lyon; no. 3-6, Printed for W. Webb. Headpieces; tailpieces; initials. No. 1 is reprint, 1763. 
 Extent:  6 v. ; 21 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
19Title:  The Wit's magazine: or, Library of Momus   
 Creator:  Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809 
 Publication:  Printed for Harrison and Co, London, 1784-84. 
 Notes:  Thomas Holcroft, editor. 
 Extent:  2 v. in 1. fold. front., fold. plates. 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
20Title:  The Repository: a select collection of fugitive pieces of wit and humour, in prose and verse   
 Creator:  Reed, Isaac, 1742-1807 
 Publication:  Printed for E. and C. Dilly, London, 1777. 
 Notes:  Edited by Isaac Reed. 
 Extent:  v. in ; 16 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  English wit and humor

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
 View Full Record 
Page: 2 3 4 5   ...  Next