Cockeyed Americana by Dick Hyman 1972 HB DJ Pub. The Stephen Greene Press. Has fore word by Jimmy Durante & illustrated by John Devaney. Here is some real Americana compiled from the authenticated records in all 50 states, a collection to which you will react with a gasp or a guffaw, or both! Hundreds of items verging on and quite often achieving the status of ""incredible but true."" Things like the National Safety council's files record the case of a hunter shot by his own car, a fisherman shot by a fish and a dog shot his owner. The states wacky laws includes: Georgia- a law against opening an umbrella in front of a mule, Denver, Colorado- a law against stepping out of an airplane in the air unless there is an emergency, Tuscumbia, Alabama- a law prohibits more than eight rabbits residing on the same block. topics/chapters are Epitaphs, Dizzy Decisions, Yankee Ingenuity, It's the Law, Wacky Wills, Hobby Lobby, Daffy Divorces, Freak Squeaks, and Oddities in the News. HB with DJ and has 123 pages.DJ: very good/tiny wear/price tag spot on rear, Covers: near new/light stain on front, Pages: like new/inscription inside front.