1950 reissued classic; Blue Ribbon Books publishers, New York; smaller hardbound in grey textured boards with red lettering on cover and spine; quite good condition with unmarked pages; minor age foxing on pages (see pics); no dust jacket.
From Introduction -
Like most radio and stage comedians, I've accumulated files and files of jokes. In the past thirty years, the collection of gags has grown to the almost unbelievable number of 2,500,000. It has reached the point where I even have to keep some of the jokes in the bathtub. The clean ones, of course. Of all these millions, I've selected what I consider the best. You'll find them in the following pages.
A comedian who sits down to write a book of jokes is sticking his chin out two ways...