Wit and Humor: Their Use and Abuse

By: Mathews, William

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Green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Boards show mild rubbing and edge wear with some mild soiling to bottom half of front board. Previous owner's blind stamp at bottom corner of first page, along with penciled name and date. Very occasional pencil marks in margins. Binding sound. 397 pages. An odd & unusual academic look at the use humor, and its misuse as well. Sprinkled throughout with examples, including epigrams, puns, repartee, etc. and with the funny final chapter title: "Men Who Lack the Sense of Humor.

Title: Wit and Humor: Their Use and Abuse

Author Name: Mathews, William

Categories: Odd & Unusual,

Publisher: Chicago, IL, S. C. Griggs and Company: 1888

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller ID: 000551

Keywords: HUMOR STUDY REFERENCE WIT EPIGRAMS PUNS ODD AND UNUSUAL WEIRD BOOK Odd & Unusual