The Humor of Humor by Esar, Evan
1954. 256 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over green cloth. The art and techniques of popular comedy illustrated by comic sayings, funny stories and jocular traditions through the centuries. Moderate tanning, with light foxing and marking to pages. Heavy tanning and foxing to text block edges. Heavy tanning to pastedowns and endpapers, with inscriptions to front. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with rubbing and marking. Light bumping to corners and crushing to spine ends. Boards are slightly warped, with mild tanning overall. Unclipped jacket with heavy edge wear, large tears and chipping. Heavy tanning and creasing, with rubbing and marking.