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1Title:  The cutting edge   
 Creator:  Kronenberger, Louis, 1904-1980 | Thompson, George H. (George Howard), 1930-2006 | George H. Thompson Collection of Henry Louis Mencken 
 Publication:  Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y, [1970] 
 Notes:  This is a small anthology of insults, squelches, and put-downs employed by and rendered upon literary, political, and other notable of past and recent history. For the reader's amusement and is not exhaustive. 
 Extent:  xiii, 178 p. 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Invective -- Humor | Humor

 
Collection:  Johns Hopkins University Library 
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2Title:  The most of S.J. Perelman   
 Creator:  Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979 
 Publication:  Simon and Schuster, New York, 1958. 
 Extent:  650 pages 22 cm 
 Subjects:  American wit and humor | American wit and humor | Humour amâericain | Humor | Humor

 
Collection:  Johns Hopkins University Library 
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3Title:  Conchologica nonsensica: being a continuation of the Sluggards Exchange : a hardy perennial devoted to the lubrication of the pearl of sciences -- conchology : lavishly illustrated   
 Creator:  Oughton, John G. | Oughton, John G. | Rehder, Harald Alfred, 1907- 
 Notes:  "Volume 1. No. 1." A parody by John Oughton--Cf. Invertebrate Collections Database, Department of Zoologgy, Field Museum. "Entered as low grade matter at Toronto, June, 1939." 
 Extent:  15 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm 
 Subjects:  Mollusks -- Humor | Humor

 
Collection:  Smithsonian Institution 
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4Title:  The Book of insults, ancient & modern: an amiable history of insult, invective, imprecation & incivility (literary, political & historical) hurled through the ages & compiled as a public service by Nancy McPhee   
 Creator:  McPhee, Nancy. 
 Publication:  Penguin Books, Harmondsworth [England], New York, 1980, Ã1978. 
 Notes:  Reprint of the ed. published by St. Martin's Press, New York. Includes indexes. 
 Extent:  160 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm 
 Subjects:  Invective -- Humor | Invective | Humor

 
Collection:  Johns Hopkins University Library 
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5Title:  The New Oxford book of light verse   
 Creator:  Amis, Kingsley. 
 Publication:  Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, 1978. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 330-335). Includes indexes. Over 250 poems of light English verse including satire, nonsense verse, epigrams, and limericks by 80 authors from Shakespeare to modern times. 
 Extent:  xxxiv, 347 pages ; 23 cm 
 Subjects:  English poetry | Humorous poetry, English | English poetry | Humorous poetry, English | Anthologie | Humor | Lyrik | Englisch | USA | Anthologie | Englisch | Humor | Lyrik | USA

 
Collection:  Johns Hopkins University Library 
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6Title:  The gardener's year   
 Alt. Title:  Zahradníkův rok. English   
 Creator:  Čapek, Karel, 1890-1938 
 Notes:  Translation of: Zahradníkův rok. Reprint. Originally published: London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1931. 
 Extent:  160 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm 
 Subjects:  Gardening -- Humor | Gardening | Humor

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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7Title:  Ballet-hoo   
 Creator:  Bentley, Nicolas, 1907-1978 
 Publication:  The Cresset press, London, 1937. 
 Notes:  Bibliography: p. 119. 
 Extent:  119 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Ballet -- Humor | Ballet | Humor

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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8Title:  Ballet-hoo   
 Creator:  Bentley, Nicolas, 1907-1978 | Ann Barzel Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Publication:  Michael Joseph, London, 1948. 
 Notes:  Originally published 1937. Includes bibliographical references (page 103) and index. 
 Extent:  108 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Ballet -- Humor | Ballet | Humor

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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9Title:  My (middle-aged) baby book   
 Creator:  Weisman, Mary-Lou. | Meisel, Paul. | Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Workman Publishing, New York, ©1995. 
 Notes:  "Ages 40 & Up"--Cover. "First printing September 1995."--T.p. verso. 
 Extent:  80 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Middle age -- Humor | Baby books -- Humor | Baby books | Middle age | Humor | Humor | CHR 1995 | PRO Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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10Title:  White is   
 Creator:  Wilcox, Preston, 1923-2006 | Huffaker, Sandy | Deardoff, Kenneth R. | Grove Press | PRO Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy) 
 Notes:  "Copyright ©1970 by Grove Press, Inc.and Preston Wilcox"--verso of title page. "Designed by Kenneth R. Deardoff"--verso of title page 
 Extent:  [95] pages : black and white illustrations ; 18 cm 
 Subjects:  United States -- Race relations -- Humor | CHR 1970 | PRO Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy) | Race relations | United States | Humor | Humor

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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11Title:  Eating in two or three languages   
 Creator:  Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944 | Nick Malgieri Culinary Archive and Library (University of Pennsylvania) | Culinary Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  George H. Doran Company, New York, [©1919] 
 Notes:  Illustrated lining-papers. "How to be happy though hungry. Irvin Cobb speaking of rations finds just as much fun as he did when 'speaking of operations'.""--Dust jacket. 
 Extent:  64 pages, [3] leaves of plates illustrations 20 cm 
 Subjects:  World War (1914-1918) | World War, 1914-1918 -- Humor | Humor | Humor | CHR 1919 | PRO Malgieri, Nick (donor) (Malgieri Collection copy)

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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12Title:  Bediḥot Tsahal, 1967: leḳeḳ ha-bediḥot ha-hadish be-yoter   
 Publication:  hafatsah: Shiloḥ], Tel Aviv], [1967] 
 Notes:  Cover title. 
 Extent:  18 pages 17 cm 
 Subjects:  Israel-Arab War, 1967 -- Humor | Israeli wit and humor | Israel-Arab War (1967) | Israeli wit and humor | Humor | Humor

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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13Title:  Bediḥot ha-milḥamah   
 Notes:  Cover title. Jokes on the Six Days, 1967 Isarel-Arab War. 
 Extent:  18 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm 
 Subjects:  Israel-Arab War, 1967 -- Humor | Israeli wit and humor | Israel-Arab War (1967) | Israeli wit and humor | Humor | Humor

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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14Title:  Transactions of the Antiseptic Club   
 Creator:  Abrams, Albert, 1863-1924 | Rosenberg, Charles E. | Smith, James S. 
 Publication:  E.B. Treat, New York, 1895. 
 Extent:  206 pages : illustrations, plates ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Wit and humor in medicine | Humor

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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15Title:  Les farces nocturnes des contrebandiers et des fraudeurs: recueil contenant un grand nombre d'anecdotes tráes-amusantes et tráes-râecrâeatives, de tour, ruses, finesses et stratagáemes extrãemement ingâenieux, comiques ou audacieux, imaginâes et employâes pour frustrer les droits   
 Creator:  Gueffier, Pierre, -1859 | Cuisin, P., 1777- | J.P.R. Cuisin Collection 
 Notes:  Uncertain authorship, but attributed to J.P.R. Cuisin by Pigoreau. 
 Extent:  xiv, 220 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations ; 16 cm 
 Subjects:  Smuggling -- Europe -- Humor | Smuggling | Europe | Humor

 
Collection:  Johns Hopkins University Library 
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16Title:  Curiosities of literature   
 Creator:  Disraeli, Isaac, 1766-1848 | Armour, A. Watson (Andrew Watson)III, 1908-1991 | Armour, Jean S., 1914-1963 | Gallie, James B. | A. Watson Armour III Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Publication:  John Murray, London, 1824. 
 Notes:  Dedication signed: I. D'Israeli. Includes indexes. 
 Extent:  3 volumes : illustration ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Literature -- Anecdotes | Literature -- Humor | Litterateurs | Literature | Anecdotes | Humor

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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17Title:  An adult's garden of bloomers: uprooted from the works of several eminent authors   
 Creator:  Gathorne-Hardy, Edward, 1901-1978 | Stellar Press 
 Extent:  21 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm 
 Subjects:  Sex -- Humor -- Quotations | Sex | Humor | Quotations | England 1966 Imprints

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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18Title:  A natural history of socks   
 Creator:  Snow, Jan C. | May, Eric | Rains, Janice Troutman | Marginal Considerations 
 Notes:  "This edition of A natural history of socks was designed by Janice Troutman Rains..."--Colophon 
 Extent:  10 unnumbered leaves : illustrations ; 21 cm 
 Subjects:  Socks -- Humor | Socks | Humor | Ohio 1991 Imprints

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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19Title:  How to fail in literature: a lecture   
 Creator:  Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912 | Field & Tuer | Leadenhall Press | Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd 
 Extent:  95 pages ; 16 cm 
 Subjects:  Authorship -- Humor | Literature -- Humor | Authorship | Literature | Humor

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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20Title:  The book of sequels   
 Creator:  Beard, Henry | Cerf, Christopher | Durkee, Sarah | Kelly, Sean, 1940- | Kelly, Chris | Korkes, John | Stiles, Norman | Kaestle, David | Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 | American Sequel Society | Random House (Firm) | H. Howard Hughes Moby Dick Collection (Newberry Library) | Herman Melville Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Notes:  Includes index. "A project of the Dynamite Museum"--Title page verso. "At last, in one lavishly illustrated volume: remakes, updates, and spin-offs of the world's best-loved masterpieces!"--Cover. Satirical sequel of "Moby Dick", pages 92-122 titled "Moby-Dick II: Raise the Pequod!" styled as an America versus Soviet Russia naval thriller. A spoof of sequels, prequels, and spin-offs showcases such parodies as the Stephen King Book-of-the-Month Club, George Orwell's "Vegetable Farm," and "Bambo: They Killed His Mother and Now They're Going to Pay." 
 Extent:  144 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm 
 Subjects:  Sequels (Literature) -- Humor | Film sequels -- Humor | Melville, Herman, -- 1819-1891. -- Moby Dick -- Adaptations | Melville, Herman, -- 1819-1891. -- Moby Dick -- Humor | Moby Dick (Melville, Herman) | Film sequels | Sequels (Literature) | Humor | Adaptations | Humor | Parodies (Literature)

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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