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Devere's Negro Sketches / Recitations and End-Men's Gags

By: Devere, William

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Charles T. Powner, 1946


1946 reprint of a book first issued in 1924. 8vo illustrated wrappers. 130 pp. A collection of minstrel gags, jokes, and speeches 'adapted to the use of amateurs and professionals.' Fine copy; no chips or tears - mild age-toning to the news pulp pages. View more info

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e Vere's Negro Sketches and Endmen's Gags

By: De Vere, William

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Charles T. Powner Co, 1946


The 1946 reprint of a minstrel book first published in 1924. Fine copy; no chops or tears -- just some very light age-toning to the news pulp pages. View more info

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Golf, the Book of a Thousand Chuckles: The Famous Golf Cartoons

By: Briggs, Clare

Price: $275.00

Publisher: NY, Chicago, P. F. Volland, 1918


1st ed., oblong 4to, ½ green cloth, illustrated boards. Briggs’ classic work on the joys and frustrations of the sport, most of which had been previously published in the New York Herald-Tribune. Very good: Externally very clean with rubbed corners, edges; spine a bit loose; front hinge lightly cracked. Interior clean and bright with no foxing. Notoriously prone to wear, a very nice copy. View more info

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The Wit and Wisdom of Mae West

By: Weintraub, Joseph (ed.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1967


1st ed., inscribed by Mae West on half-title. A collection of West's quotations and aphorisms, illustrated with photographs. View more info