Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1948. First printing (stated). Hardcover. Sea-green octavo in green DJ, 185 pages; 21 cm. Extremely gently bumped corners, two small scuffs to spine head and foot edges, blue ink gift inscription to front free endpaper, medium-sized tear to price-clipped DJ spine head, small tear to front-top edge DJ, two small tears to DJ corners, else Very good(+) in very good DJ. Item #88264
Humorous poetry. || Humorous and satirical verse including burlesques, poetic tall tales and other diverting pieces. || Contents: An outline of outlines or All about everything : a complete compendium of the world's knowledge arranged for the man on the street car -- Poems more or less classical : versified versions of the Greek myths arranged for drum and piccolo -- Poems more or less religious : a carefully prepared collection of verse for women of distinction -- Poems more or less scientific : lyrical abstracts for the graduate chiropractor and dental technician -- Poems more or less trivial : an anthology of carefully edited and socially acceptable lyrics for balls, parties and receptions -- Sing, oh sing of Benjamin Sapp : an oratorio for mixed-up voices -- Omo's Bezankiad : the complete text of the famous classic as prepared for use in the high schools and colleges -- Taming the trochee or Hunting for the muse with a gun, camera and D. D. T. : an enlightening paper for incipient poets -- Poems more or less silly : a scholarly collection of obscure esoterica for the advanced moron.
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