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1 Ariail, Robert. Ariail Attack! More Cartoons by Robert Ariail. With an Introduction by Alex Sanders.
The State, (19992). First Edition. 
Signed by the Author. Oblong octavo, softbound (stiff, blue, illus. wrappers), 159 pp. Near-Fine. From lower cover: Day in, day out, Robert Ariail's cartoons enliven and illuminate the editorial pages of The State with graphic perception and wicked wit. Whether he's drawing a bead on local politicians or training his sights on presidents and politicos afar, his cartoons command attention because his pen is lethal and his aim unerring. These abilities have produced a large following within South Carolina and without, evidenced by his national and regional awards including The Society of Professional Journalists Green Eyeshade Award for best cartoon; The National Headliner Award for consistently outstanding editorial cartoons; and two awards in The Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Competition, which annually selects the ten best cartoonists in the nation. Ariail is a Columbia native and a Distinguished Alumnus of The University of South Carolina. In 1990, Ariail published his first collection of cartoons, Ariail View, which was an instant success selling nearly 5000 copies in three months and remaining Columbia's best seller for many weeks. In his introduction to Ariail Attack, Alex Sanders, Chief Judge of South Carolina's Court of Appeals, says the most threating inkmonger of them all -- particularly if the politician happens to be self-serving, self-important or otherwise overstuffed -- is the political cartoonist... Nobody does it with a sharper eye than Robert Ariail, at least nobody around here. Turn these pages and judge for yourself. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Bailey, Hillary G. So Was Your Old Man. A Commentary on Joys, Jobs, and Jackasses.
Boston: Branden Press, (1976). 
Signed & inscribed by author on dedication page. Octavo, red leatherette (hardcover), 351 pp. Fine, in a Good dust jacket with light soiling and two hairline tairs. From jacket: In an age where anyone over sixty is thought to be ‘over the hill,' Hillary G. Bailey takes a hard look at history to discover that neither young folks nor old have ever been immune to human frailty: for all its accomplishments, humankind is still very much a babe in the woods. Bailey -- who has traveled the world with camera in had, observing the monuments and wreckages of human endeavor -- blends compassion with satire in this richly illustrated, highly quotable dissertation... 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Cilauro, Santo; Gleisner, Tom; Sitch, Rob. San Sombrero: A Land of Carnivals, Cocktails and Coups. [Jetlag Travel: For the Undiscerning Traveller].
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2006). First Edition. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff, full-color illus. wrappers); cover flaps; slick, full-color illus. pages; 200 pp. With Bonus Hot Guide. Fine (As New). From lower cover: Each year more and more visitors are discovering the magic of San Sombrero, lured by its tropical charms, exotic lifestyle, and lack of extradition treaties with the outside world. Proudly considered the birthplace of tinted sunglasses and sequins, this fascinating land is packed with things to see and do. Have your photo taken with a colourfully dressed ruhmero (drunk) while his accomplice steals your wallet. Sway to the steamy bababumba, one of the few dances in the world to routinely involve an exchange of body fluids. Try red-water rafting your way down a river of boiling lava. Or simply sit back and sip a molitivo cocktail while listening to the hypnotic rhythm of government helicopters strafing a nearby rebel stronghold. Crammed with expert advice, this fully updated guide contains everything the unsusecting traveller needs to know about San Sombrero, Central America's forgotten jewel... 
Price: 6.00 USD
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4 Howells, William Dean. Buying a Horse.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1916. 
Duodecimo, brown boards (hardcover), paper label, 44 pp. Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Johnson, Robert B. and Billie Niles Chadbourne. Times-Square Samurai. Or, The Improbable Japanese Occupation of New York.
Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., Publishers, (1966). 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, illus. wrappers), 90 pp. Lower cover rubbed almost through; otherwise, a bright and attractive copy in protective plastic wrappers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Keillor, Garrison. The Book of Guys. Stories by Garrison Keillor.
Advance Uncorrected Proofs. New York: Viking, [ca. 1993]. 
Octavo, softbound, 345 pp. Fine. “The American guy is in trouble, under siege, feeling foolish about his gender, and here to his rescue rides Garrison Keillor, with twenty hilarious stories about gods and heroes, sad sacks and dim bulbs.” 
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7 RAFF and Anthony Armstrong. Goodbye Nice Types.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1946). First Edition. 
Small octavo, tan illus. cloth (hardcover), 71 pp. Near-Fine, with light foxing (age darkened spotting) and bookplate; in a Very Good+, brightly illustrated dust jacket with a bit of edgewear. From dust jacket: RAFF and Anthony Armstrong have delighted such a host of readers with their previous records of Nice Types to be met with in the Royal Air Force, that the demand for a third volume on similar lines was inevitable. At the end of the war most of the Air Force Nice Types were scattered to the four winds of Civvy Street. Fortunately, however, our popular collaborators occasionally came face-to-face with erstwhile Nice Types, from the Station Commander down to the humble but inimitable A.C. 2 Plonk, with the result that once again these delightful personalities have become the subjects of Anthony Armstrong's engaging humour and are pictured by Raff with characteristic wit and insight... 
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8 RAFF and Anthony Armstrong. More Nice Types.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1944). First Edition. 
Small octavo, tan illus. cloth (hardcover), 71 pp. Near-Fine, with light foxing (age darkened spotting) and bookplate; in a Very Good+, brightly illustrated dust jacket with a bit of edgewear. From dust jacket: Having received numberless protests from obviously Nice Types not depicted in their previous work under that title, A. A. and RAFF have felt it safer to compile a further volume. Even so some Nice Types have had to be omitted, for paper is short, books are small, and there is the cost to be considered of fountain pen ink, typewriter ribbon, drawing pencils and, notably, beer for interviewing Nice Types with. Still, as the authors say, “the years come round and in deference to enormous and somewhat hostile clamour, we're producing herewith another selection of R.A.F. Nice Types.” 
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9 Sam, The Fat Boy of Arkansaw. Rough and Ready Jester, Being a Funny Collection of Anecdotes, Witticisms, and Odd Sayings. Embellished with Engravings by Old Cmic Elton.
Philadelphia: A. Winch, n.d. [ca. 1865]. 
Duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 72 pp. Illustrated with wood engravings. Good; generally clean, tight and crisp, but lacking the rear cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Westover, Russ. Tillie the Toiler, Book 3.
New York: Cupples and Leon, 1928. 
First Edition. Square octavo, cloth-backed color illustrated flexible boards, 48 pp. Good; cover rubbed, corners bumped. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Wing, Frank. The Fotygraft Album, Shown to the New Neighbor by Rebecca Sparks Peters, Aged Eleven.
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., [1926]. 
New, Enlarged Edition. Tall, narrow octavo (hardcover), black faux leather, gilt letters, [110] pp. Plates. ‘Family portraits' explained by a young girl to a new neighbor. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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