... Being already old when they were published 165+ years ago! I endeavoured to make the transcriptionvery accurate, so if you detect typos you might want to check the original pdfs to verify that these are indeed sics. I did number the jokes (there are 63 altogether) so that any particular one may be referenced thereby. Some of the humour may well escape the average person at first reading. Some of it may even escape a more concerted effort at understanding. Some of it is no longer funny.