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Art Ephemera from the 1970s – 1990s

From the Exhibition: The Anomalous Baird Jones (1955–2008)

Book and related ephemera, 1987

Lot includes book and related party invitation.

Baird Jones, Sexual Humor. Philosophical Library (New York), 1987. 353 pp. With original dust jacket.

Invitation to party for (never released) paperback edition of Sexual Humor, 1990. Ink on card stock, 5 1/2″ x 2 3/4″.

Baird’s academic monograph, published by Philosophical Library, applies Freudian psychoanalytic theory to a collection of cartoons, limericks, and jokes.

$100.

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Sexual Humor (cover)

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Table of contents

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First page

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Cartoons collected in Sexual Humor

 

Paperback

Party invitation, “Announcing that the hard cover edition of Baird Jones’ Psychoanalysis of Sexual Humor [sic] has now sold out and that the publishers, Philosophical Library, have decided to put out a paperback edition, which will be available in bookstores soon!” The paperback edition was never published.

 

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