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1 Early American Comedy Colby, Elbridge
New York The New York Public Library 1919 Soft cover Good Book 
Softcover ex-seminary library pamphlet, affixed to and preserved in pressboard. 11 pp, no illustrations. Discusses trends in early American plays from pre-Colonial times to approximately the 1860s. "Reprinted August 1919 from the Bulletin of the New York public library of July 1919." Condition: Good; smudging to cover, some creasing, typical library markings and labels on protective pressboard. Pages clean and free of marks other than pencilled numbering on verso of title page. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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2 Nancy Hartshorn at Chautaqua McPherson, M.E.
New York NY J.S. Ogilvie & Co. 1882 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Likely 1st Edition. Late 19th century fictional humor/satire of the Chautauqua movement written in a plain folksy dialect. Book Condition : Good-; early signs of binding separation, boards and pages all intact and together; light scuffing to covers; mild bumping to spine ends and cover corners; age toning to text block and inside covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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3 The Notion-Counter: A Farrago of Foibles, Being Notes About Nothing by Nobody Nobody
Boston MA The Atlantic Monthly Press 1922 Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
1924 4th printing. Collection of humorous essays, centered on marriage and family life, which first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly. Book Condition: Very Good; no text marks; binding tight; rubbing to fabric covered boards near spine; light age toning to text block; spot on rear of half-title page. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Piney Woods Tavern; or, Sam Slick in Texas (Series: Peterson's Illustrated Uniform Edition of Humorous American Works) Paxton, Philip (Samuel Adam Hammett)
Philadelphia, PA T. B. Peterson and Brothers 1858 1st Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Frontier tales and humor from the 19850s. Red cloth boards, stamped ornamentation and titles, gilt spine titles. 309 pp.; two black and white etchings as frontis., with tissue protector. Condition: Fair; the (folded) leaf with the illustrations separated and laid in; binding secure, pages have spots and speckles of toning, cover very scuffed - spine titles hard to read, corners & hinges worn, spine ends torn at hinges with some loss. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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