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A subtreasury of American humor

Author: E B White; Katharine Sergeant Angell White
Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc. [©1941]
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White, E.B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985.
Subtreasury of American humor.
New York, Coward-McCann, Inc. [©1941]
(OCoLC)576533955
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E B White; Katharine Sergeant Angell White
OCLC Number: 336431
Description: xxxii pages, 2 leaves, 3-814 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
Benny and the bird-dogs / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings --
Christopher Kaplan / Leonard Q. Ross --
The Casting away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine / Frank R. Stockton --
Gentleman Prefer Blondes / Anita Loos --
George F. Babbitt starts the day / Sinclair Lewis --
Lady's room / John Mosher --
Two letters from a Rookie to his girl / Edward Streeter --
Glory in the daytime / Dorothy Parker --
Boggains in the Bronx / Arthur Kober --
Mrs. Heywood Cox Broun / Heywood Broun --
His grandfather's old ram / Mark Twain --
Alibi Ike / Ring Lardner --
Fables for our time / James Thurber --
Fables in slang / George Ade --
Fable of the iron dogs / Don Marquis --
Ferry-tail from Keeng Mitas for Nize Baby / Milt Gross --
Fantastic fables / Ambrose Bierce --
The Parable of the family which dwelt apart / E.B. White --
Confessions of a gallomaniac / Frank Moore Colby --
An Affix for birds / St. Clair McKelway --
An Invitation to a party / Frederic S. Cozzens --
A Very dangerous invitation / Max Adeler --
A Ride with Ralph / Francis Steegmuller --
A Watch that wanted cleaning / James T. Fields --
It's a wise parent / Cornelia Otis Skinner --
Large coffee / Ring Lardner --
Doucement, doucement / Donald Moffat --
The Most horrible battle ever recorded in poetry or prose / Washington Irving --
The Latest improvements in artillery / Orpheus C. Kerr --
Sumthin in the pastoral line / James Russell Lowell --
The Great presidential excursion / Petroleum V. Nasby --
The Hunting of the cow / Mark Twain --
Mr. Dooley on the power of music / Finley Peter Dunne --
The Governor / James M. Cain --
A Weekend at Lady Astor's / Frank Sullivan --
Excerpts from the tribune primer / Eugene Field --
Christmas afternoon --
Happy childhood tales --
The Blue sleeve garter --
More songs for meller / Robert C. Benchley --
Odd's bodkins / Ring Lardner --
A Garland of ibids / Frank Sullivan --
The Whiskey rebellion / Donald Ogden Stewart --
Dusk in fierce pajamas / E.B. White --
Selections from the diary of our own Samuel Pepys / Franklin P. Adams.
Responsibility: E.B. White and Katharine S. White, editors.

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