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1949; Simon and Schuster publishers, New York; hardbound in tan boards and blue/black illustration on cover and spine; black and white and color illustrations; quite good condition; no dust jacket.


Description -

Book of humorous essays by renowed humorist S. J. Perelman, beautifull illustrated by Al Hirschfeld.


Contents -

  • The sweeter the tooth, the nearer the couch
  • Mortar and Pestle
  • Don't bring me oscars (when its shosies I need)
  • Danger in the drain
  • Little boy grue
  • Monet makes the world go round
  • Casanova, move over
  • Many a slip
  • Cloudland revisited: Into your tent I'll creep; Tuberoses and tigers; Sodom in the suburbs; How ruritanian can you get?; Lady, play your endocrines; Great aches from little boudoirs grow; Mayfair mama, turn your damper down
  • Stringing up father, methinks he doth protein too much
  • Be a peacock! Earn big Arcimoney!
  • Pain counterpane
  • Strictly from mars, or, how to philander in fire easy colors


SKU: BS43l
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