Jest Books, Humorous Fiction, Riddles
These chapbooks contain jokes, satirical anecdotes and other humour, including riddles for readers to puzzle over.
A new riddle book, or, A whetstone for dull wits.
A riddle book: for the use of children.
An account of the life, trial, & execution of Alexander Thompson : who was executed in the City of York, on Wednesday,...
Marshall's droll stories about comical ladies; or, Uncle's gift to his good little nephews and nieces.
The anecdote book : a choice collection of anecdotes, jests, witty sayings, bon mots, &c., &c., selected from the...
The comical history of Simple John and his twelve misfortunes : which happened in twelve days after the unhappy day of his...
The good child's amusing riddle-book : adorned with cuts.
The little riddler : with many engravings.
The new scrap-book : a selection of choice bon mots, Irish blunders, rapartees, anecdotes, &c.
Tuft-hunters and toadies / illustrated by H.G. Hine.