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A bad case of animal nonsense

By: Allen, Jonathan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28370


Very clean hardback in glossy pictorial boards, initials in corner of front pastedown, but otherwise appears little used View more info

Image for At school with Troddles: being the adventures of the runaways

At school with Troddles: being the adventures of the runaways

By: Andom, R. [Alfred Walter Barrett]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Greening & Co., Ltd.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60822


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with black titles, spine sunned, water mark to bottom corner of front board, cloth rubbed at corners & spine, endpapers tanned, gift inscription dated 1912. 316 pages, frontispiece by Ernest Smythe View more info

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Punch Volume 38: January to June 1860

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Punch Office: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33573


Reading copy. Hardback bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, cloth has rubbing at corners and is marked on front cover, Damp marks and rippling on front and rear endpapers no inscriptions. Page 23 poorly rebound in the past. 278 pages, illustrations throughout. View more info

Punch: July to December 1938 [volume 195]

By: Anon

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Punch Office: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48622


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, red sprinkled edges, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. iv + 32 + 728 pages, 16 colour plates, many text illustrations, index of authors & artists. Heavy book, 1.9kg unpacked View more info

The Muppet Show Annual

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Brown Watson: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56137


Clean hardback tightly bound in glossy pictorial boards, cloth has minor bumps at spine ends, front endpaper not price clipped, no inscriptions but remains of pencil lines on one puzzle. 60 pages, photos and illustrations in the text View more info

The Pop Annual: cartoons from the 'Daily Graphic'. World'smile record and Still up there

By: Anon

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Kemsley Newspapers Ltd: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59838


2 issues undated but appear to be late 1940s/early 1950s. Both clean paperback originals, stapled spines which are rubbed and worn with short splits, pictorial covers creased and chipped at the edges, no inscriptions. World'smile record: small are of loss at bottom of spine, 95 pages. Still up there: front cover nearly detached, staples rusty, 96 pages View more info

Image for The beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers and Guardians: connected and digested under alphabetical heads. In two volumes - volume 2 only

The beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers and Guardians: connected and digested under alphabetical heads. In two volumes - volume 2 only

By: Anon [Addison & Steele]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: J & R Tonson et al.: 1753

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43546


Clean hardback bound in full brown leather with gilt titles on red spine panel, 5 raised spine bands with elaborate gilt decoration, gilt dentelles, front hinge cracked but holding, binding quite worn at corners, two names on title page (Mrs Forsythe; John Owens), pages uniformly age-toned, text block clean, no other marks inscriptions. iv + 336 pages. Nice copy of the first printing, but we only have volume 2, unfortunately - hence price View more info

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e-tales three

By: Anon.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cassell: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39488


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, no signs of use. 336 pages. 'Yet more of the best & worst of internet humour' View more info

The man from Blankley's and other sketches

By: Anstey, F.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56310


Clean hardback quarter bound in parchment with gilt titles and decoration, worn paper covered boards, binding pulled, bottom half of spine missing and remaining section split at front board, damp stain at foredges, no inscriptions. 152 pages, illustrations in the text by J. Bernard Partridge View more info

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Surviving Spike Milligan: a voyage through the mind and mirth of the master Goon

By: Antrobus, John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Robson Books Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24218


Good reading copy, ex library with a stamp on the front endpaper and on the dedication page, but otherwise clean and little used in a bright unclipped dustjacket. viii + 176 pages, some illustrations in the text View more info

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Proust's last beer: a history of curious demises

By: Arnebeck, Bob & Appel, Allen

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32368


Clean and tightly bound larger format paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. 144 pages, many illustrations in the text View more info

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A dodo at Oxford: the unreliable account of a student and his pet dodo

By: Atkins, Philip & Michael Johnson

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxgarth Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39640


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, no signs of use. viii + 150 pages, illustrated throughout, index View more info

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The Vicar, the Scouts and the Bus

By: Atkinson, Geoffrey

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Unwin: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7096


unmarked paperback original, card covers very slightly rubbed at corners, no inscriptions, a tight and little used copy. Sounds like a 'News of the world' headline, but in fact is a very funny series of spoof letters, along the lines of 'The Henry Root letters'. View more info

Image for The Greenwood hat: being a memoir of James Anon 1885 - 1887

The Greenwood hat: being a memoir of James Anon 1885 - 1887

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Peter Davies: 1937

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 34087


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth is slightly faded at the spine, no inscriptions. xii + 286 pages, 9 plates View more info

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Flat on My Back

By: Baxter, Alida

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8043


Book is clean and tightly bound with no inscriptions. Dustjacket is bright and unclipped. Very funny book by the sort of woman who goes to a gay bar and gets mistaken for a chap in drag. Dustjacket ilustrations by Bill Tidy. View more info

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Jodhpurs in the Quantocks

By: Baxter, Glen

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40994


Clean hardback tightly bound with glazed pictoral boards, boards slightly bowed, no inscriptions. Unpaginated View more info

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By the way

By: Beachcomber (J.B. Morton)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Sheed & Ward: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61463


Clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, green cloth with blue titles, binding is rubbed at the corners, somewhat dulled at the spine. The first collection of Beachcombers' Daily Express pieces, illustrated by Nicolas Bentley. View more info

Image for The block with the one holer: stories and adventures concerning Bluey Jacks

The block with the one holer: stories and adventures concerning Bluey Jacks

By: Begley, James

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Ltd.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34368


Clean hardback tightly bound in decorated green leatherette, faded to blue at the spine and top edge, rubbed at corners, no inscriptions. viii + 204 pages, illustrations by Paul Rigby View more info

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The Holiday

By: Bellamy, Guy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22109


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used View more info

Image for As I lay a-thinking: some memories and reflections of an ancient and quiet watchman

As I lay a-thinking: some memories and reflections of an ancient and quiet watchman

By: Blatchford, Robert

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34141


Clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is worn with minor chipping at the corners. 304 pages of humorous musings View more info