4 edition of The greatest pages of American humor found in the catalog.
|Statement||selected and discussed by Stephen Leacock ; a study of the rise and development of humorous writings in America with selections from the most notable of the humorists|
|LC Classifications||PS430 .L43|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 293 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||293|
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The Greatest Pages of American Humor - A study in the rise and development of Humorous writings in America with Selections from the most notable of the humorists. The world turns its relief to the consoling power of with that, the world is discovering that the development of humor, in thought, in The greatest pages of American humor book, in graphic art, fills a Author: Stephen Leacock.
OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 21 cm: Responsibility: selected and discussed by Stephen Leacock ; a study of the rise and development of humorous writings in America with selections from the most notable of the humorists.
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