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How to Care for Your Pet Penie

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, N.D. Taylor Publishers Inc.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52406890

ISBN: 0773670882

Condition: Fair


0773670882 72 pages. Author claims to possess a Ph.D. in Penieology. "I have brought life to the penie; and to this life I add fun and the impossible... journey now into a new concept with the oldest pet on earth..." - Author. Front flyleaf states: Warning - This book may have a funny affect on your attitude. If you are the type of person who is easily influenced by what you read, then for the sake of every penie... no matter how tiny... read this book!" With "interesting" illustrations in black and white. A rare and unusual volume. Creases to front cover. Some page... View more info

Laugh and Grow Fit

By: N/A

Price: $44.99

Publisher: Hantsport, Nova Scotia, Lancelot Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34309112

ISBN: 0889991731

Condition: Very Good


0889991731 92 pages. A delightful compilation of thoughts and stories. Author grew up on P.E.I. His past works include: My Island Home, Some Island Men, I Remember, Notable Nova Scotians, and Canada's Don Messer. Unmarked. Moderate wear and soiling. Several small coffee spots upon front cover. View more info

Canadian humour and satire (Themes in Canadian literature)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800746

ISBN: 0770512631

Condition: Good


0770512631 122 pages. Within the ranks of its professional writers and cartoonists, Canada has always enjoyed a splendid corps of humorists and satirists who have consistently entertained us, diverted us, and chided us. In doing so, these Canadian authors have found a place, not only on our bookshelves, but in our minds and hearts. Several school stamps, etc, else unmarked. Moderate wear. Nice solid copy. View more info

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The Best of Hopscotch

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Canada, Norquay Printers: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 217C5071

ISBN: 0969227604

Condition: Good


0969227604 179 pages. Archival black and white illustrations. A compilation of the author's newspaper columns. In this book "... readers can experience the best of life in a particular corner of Manitoba and abroad - written, as it was lived, with liberal dashes of Stewart humour." - Helen Mulligan. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Scenes from a Pregnancy

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver B.C., 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34205920

ISBN: 0889257426

Condition: Very Good


0889257426 Gift Greetings inside front cover. 109 pages of pregnancy-related cartoons. Men who read this book will appreciate the pregnant woman's joys and sorrows and so begin the journey into fatherhood long before the birth day. For women, this book provides an opportunity for them to change what can be an alienating time into one in which she can include her loved ones in the journey. Children who read this book will find new and funny ways to be part of the coming event. Glossy colour illustrated covers. View more info

FoxTrot the Works

By: Amend, Bill

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, U.S.A., Andrews McMeel Publishing: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34308899

ISBN: 0836218485

Condition: Good


0836218485 254 pages. Includes cartoons from Fox Trot and Pass the Loot. Moderate wear. Unmarked. View more info

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The 19th Hole - A Load of Laffs

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Gem: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 342C7435

Condition: Fair


Unpaginated. 3/8" thick. Black and white diagrams. "This is the place, pals. Sit back, relax, loosen your tie, belt, shoes, girdle... and get set for the newest, gustiest, gag-packed spoofs on everyone's favorite subject S-E-X." - from first page. Undated - possibly circa 1965. Above-average wear. Unmarked. Chip from bottom of backstrip. Vintage adult joke book. View more info

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TNT BC : Temporize Not Terrorize BC

By: Bakewell, Jack

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, TNT Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328C5831

ISBN: 0969910002

Condition: Good


0969910002 194 pages. Index. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. An eccentric examination of forest resource conflicts in British Columbia. "The initial intent over ten years ago was to generate some humour about B.C.'s forest industry. As the data were assembled, credibility and incredibility appeared, to obscure the humour." - from back cover. View more info

The Pierce-Arrow Showroom is leaking;: An insider's view of the C.B.C

By: Barris, Alex

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72109830

ISBN: 0770002927

Condition: Very Good


0770002927 197 pages. A book about television in Canada, particularly the CBC and particularly as seen through the eyes of one who has been involved in television for a dozen years. A gifted raconteur, Barris shares the experiences of his association with the CBC, partly because "I have always enjoyed telling a story, sharing a yarn, passong on an anecdote. Combines humour with thoughtful analysis in discussion of the CBC's inner machinations, personalities, attitudes and policies, producers, stars, visiting celebrities, television critics, and the viewing public. Discard stamp upon fr... View more info

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Meet Your MPs: 1993-1997

By: Bellemare, Eugene

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, House of Commons: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114A9741

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated. Book is over one inch thick. "The caricatures of my colleagues of the 35th Parliament (of Canada) are dedicated to their sense of humour. If I have captured a feeling, a mood, or a particular look, I thank my models for having inspired me." - Artist. *Hilarious* caricatures of many Canadian Members of Parliament who sat from 1993-1997 by one of their own. Book is clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Lovely copy. After viewing these wonderfully detailed and creative images it is hard not to wonder what the artist actually spent most of his time doing wh... View more info

God the Stonebreaker (Caribbean Writers)

By: Bennett, Alvin

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Heinemann International Literature & Textbooks: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56403461

ISBN: 0435981005

Condition: Good


0435981005 246 pages. "Granny Brown, known as GB to her many friends and enemies, was tennant of one of the king-sized dust-bins constructed and filled with rubbish by the slum area behind Montego Bay, Jamaica. She was a stonebreaker by profession and by genius historian of all the scandalous gossip of the community". - from back cover. Underlining and/or marginalia interspersed throughout. Average wear. Binding intact. Solid copy. View more info

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The Tech Flash, March 1933: Vol. 8, No. 4

By: Bennett, W.E. (Editor in Chief)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Technical College: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 873G3578

Condition: Good


62 pages. Features: Science articles; Four works of literature; School athletic news; Alumni and College News; Humour; Nice vintage ads; and more. Older clear tape repair to bottom of backstrip. Somewhat above-average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Dinosaur Joke Book

By: Berman, Sam

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Grosset & Dunlap: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 343A7166

Condition: Fair


Unpaginated. Somewhat above-average and soiling. Binding intact. Prior owner's name upon front free endpaper. Worthy working copy for a child. View more info

A Mother's Little Instruction Book (Little Instruction Book Series , No 6)

By: Birtles, Jasmine

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Macmillan UK: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44606756

ISBN: 0752211048

Condition: Very Good


0752211048 128 pages. Provides the wipe-clean facts on the sticky and strenuous world of sons and daughters. It's grown-up, it's good value and, above all, it's for you. Because it's rough being a mother; after all, if it were easy, fathers would do it! View more info

Back to Black

By: Black, Arthur

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Pub: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34309491

ISBN: 0773752781

Condition: Very Good


0773752781 229 pages. A compilation of the most requested and remarked-upon sketches by Arthur Black, host of the CBC national radio show, Basic Black, including: Ersatz Deer and Stonehenge, Fairytales in Trial, Snudology, and more. Very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

The Canadian Book of Snobs

By: Branden, Victoria

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Dundurn: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34308809

ISBN: 0888821999

Condition: Very Good


0888821999 295 pages including bibliography. Are you a snob? Then why not learn to do it right? Study this revolutionary work and become a Canadian snob of distinction! Traces the history of snobbery from its pre-human roots to our own era. Light wear. Unmarked but for gift inscription upon half-title page. View more info

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Grapes: A vintage view of hockey

By: Cherry, Don

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Canada, Prentice-Hall Canada: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 154H3858

ISBN: 013363499X

Condition: Good


013363499X Signed and inscribed by the iconic Don Cherry upon front free endpaper. 218 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. Biography of the star of Hockey Night in Canada's "Coach's Corner". "Only once in a generation is a sport graced by a personality who distils the essences of humour, pathos, and unrefined honesty to a perfect blend. Such a character is Don Cherry or Grapes as he became known to both friend and foe. Logging hundreds of thousands of miles as a minor leaguer, he played everywhere from Springfueld to Spokane and, somewhere in between, managed to s... View more info

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The Best and Worst of Doug Collins

By: COLLINS, Doug

Price: $49.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Whitecap Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 714G4565

ISBN: 0921061137

Condition: Fine


0921061137 207 pages. "Many attempts have been made to put Collins out of action, as will be seen from this book's 'Doug in Censorland' section. Human rights groups, academics, ethnic associations, clergymen and even an archbishop have all tried to silence him. But it's not all serious. There's a thick thread of humour in these pages. You may not laugh and grow fat, but you will laugh.' - from dust jacket. Contains columns from the North Shore News. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, March 2, 1957

By: Conacher, Charlie; Frayne, Trent; Allen, Robert Thomas; Fraser, Blair; Hutchison, Bruce; Hutton, Eric; Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins; Mair, Shirley E.; Dunsany, Lord; Russell, Bertrand; Baxter, Beverley; Fraser, Blair; Gilmour, Clyde; Bannerman, James

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0831

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: Every nation is a bully at heart; Inside the Iron Curtain; Two-page colour-photo ad for Domil fabrics; Nostalgic colour ad for General Electric Filter-Flo automatic washer (teal in colour); Me and My Family - The Story of the Conachers, one of Canada's most famous families - with photos (part 1); I'm sick of being a good listener (humour); How red tape is stalling our refugee program - article with colour photos; The Inn of the Two Adventurers; Why our boom has the experts scared; Robert Stanfield - The Tory who wouldn't stay dead - article with nice photo; Remember when k... View more info

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Humor in Hockey

By: Conrad, Ed

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Self-Published: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 216A1261

Condition: Fair


Heavily worn. Unmarked. Candid photos of NHL players, on and off the ice, from the early 1970s, complete with humourous captions. Most photos feature Philadelphia Flyers players such as Doug Favell, Bernie Parent, Bobby Clarke, and many others. Staples rusty. View more info