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The Sound Of Paint Drying (FINE COPY OF UNCOMMON HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JOHN HEGLEY)

by Hegley, John

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Greystone Books
Published
2003
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780413731708
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London: Methuen, 2003. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JOHN HEGLEY, without dedication on half-title page. Signing reads, 'by John Hegley'. Illustrated with line-drawings by John Hegley. A collection of poems, sketches, songs, stories and diary entries which date back to boyhood in a Luton bungalow. John Hegley (born 1953) is an… Read more
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Excuse My Clerihews (SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, WILLIAM HAZELL)

by Hazell, William

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Greystone Books
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780952329800
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Folkestone, Kent: Hampus , 1994. NrF. First paperback edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, WILLIAM HAZELL, on front endpaper. Signing reads, 'To ----/With every good wish/William/May 1995'. 106pp. Illustrated frontispiece/front cover by Jacqui Hazell. A collection of more than 250 clerihews: a clerihew is a humorous/whimsical four-line biographical poem. With Corrigendum. With Index of Topics, Viewpoints, Qualities, Idiosyncrasies and Special Interests.… Read more
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The Official Politically Correct Dictionary And Handbook (SCARCE UPDATED EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, CHRISTOPHER CERF)

by Beard, Henry And Cerf, Christopher

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Greystone Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Updated Edition
ISBN
9780679749448
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$38.28

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New York, NY, USA: Villard Books, 1995. NrF. Updated edition. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, CHRISTOPHER CERF, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'For ----/Be sensitive.../or ELSE!/Fondly, Chris Cerf'. xi,194pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. Watch what you say. If you're not politically correct, not even your pet - oops, your animal companion - will love… Read more
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The Chap Almanac: An Esoterick Yearbook For The Decadent Gentleman (FINE COPY OF SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS)

by Temple, Gustav & Darkwood, Vic

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Greystone Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780007146437
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London: Fourth Estate, 2002. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Profusely illustrated. A humorous book designed as an almanac/yearbook giving advice and information throughout the year for 'chaps'. A fine copy, in a fine d/w, of a SCARCE first edition, first printing SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS.… Read more
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Follow This Thread: A Maze Book To Get Lost In (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, HENRY ELIOT)

by Eliot, Henry

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Greystone Books
Published
2018
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781846149313
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$38.28

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Great Britain: Particular Books, 2018. VG. First Edition, First Printing. No d/w, (as published). PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, HENRY ELIOT, on title-page. Inscription reads, 'For ---- and ------/I hope you enjoy this/labyinthine book!/Henry Eliot'. Illustrated by Quibe. A history and guide of mazes, Henry Eliot leads us on a twisting journey through the world of mazez… Read more
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London: Hodder & Stoughton/Coronet, 2015. Rine/Fine. First edition, second printing (same year as first printing) in d/w not price clipped. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, GYLES BRANDRETH, on front endpaper. Inscription reads, 'For ------/Lovely to meet you!/Gyles Brandreth/23-10-15'. The words fantic Gyles Brandreth brings you a collection of curiousities and witty observations of the English language. A… Read more
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The Embarrassing Parents: Social Stereotypes From The Telegraph Magazine (FINE COPY OF HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR)

by Mather, Victoria and Macartney-Snape, Sue

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Greystone Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, Later Printing
ISBN
9780719562310
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London: John Murray, 2002. Fine/Fine. First Edition, Later Printing (same year as first edition) in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, VICTORIA MATHER, AND ILLUSTRATOR, SUE MACARTNEY-SNAPE, without dedications or inscriptions on title-page. Profusely illustrated with the coloured line-drawings of Sue Macartney-Snape. Humorous observations of embarrassing parents. A fine copy, in a fine d/w, of a SCARCE first… Read more
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The Wicked Teenager: Social Stereotypes From The Telegraph Magazine (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR)

by Mather, Victoria and Macartney-Snape, Sue

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Greystone Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780719596704
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London: John Murray, 2007. Fine/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w price clipped. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR, without dedication or inscription by both author and illustrator on half-title page.. Victoria Mather and Sue Macartney-Snape turn their attention to the world of the teenager. D/w has short edge tear (7mm) at top of front fold flap; else a fine… Read more
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In The Bath: Conquering The Channel In A Piece Of Plumbing (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, TIM FITZHIGHAM)

by Fitzhigham, Tim

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Greystone Books
Published
2008
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781848090255
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London: Preface, 2008. VG+. First edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, TIM FITZHIGHAM, on title-page. Inscription reads,'For -----/with best wishes/Tim Fitzhigham'. xxii,263pp. Illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. This book is a celebration of the epic absurd and records the 200-mile journey in the author's antique Thomas Crapper bath across the Channel and around the… Read more
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Kids Say The Darndest Things! (UNCOMMON PAPERBACK EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ART LINKLETTER)

by Linkletter, Art

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Greystone Books
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9781587612497
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Berkeley, California, USA: Celestial Arts, 2005. NrF. Later printing. Paperback. 2005 reissue, second printing. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ART LINKLETTER, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'To ------- & ------/Happy 50th/Art Linkletter'. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings by Charles M Schulz. Originally published in 1957, this is the second printing of the 2005 reissue. Light bruising to right… Read more
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Summoned By Balls (FINE COPY OF SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, CHRISTOPHER MATTHEW)

by Matthew, Christopher

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Greystone Books
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780719568190
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$24.61

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London: John Murray, 2005. Fine/Fine. First edition, First Printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, CHRISTOPHER MATTHEW, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings by David Eccles. Christophew Matthew turns to golf and golfers - whether super-rich, professionals or weekend amateurs hacking round in a hundred or more. A fine copy, in a fine… Read more
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Shooting Top Tips (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY BRYN PARRY)

by Parry, Bryn

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Greystone Books
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781846890215
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$24.61

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Wykey, Shrewsbury : Swan Hill Press, 2007. NrF. First edition, fist printing. No d/w, (as published). SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, BRYN PARRY, without dedication on half-title page. Signing reads, 'Happy shooting!/Bryn'. A humorous look at shooting. The rough guide to smooth shooting. A near fine copy of a SCARCE first edition, first printing SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, BRYN.. Signed by… Read more
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The Daily Struggles Of Archie Adams (Aged 2 1/4) (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, KATIE KIRBY)

by Kirby, Katie

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Greystone Books
Published
2017
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Fourth Printing
ISBN
9781473662025
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London: Coronet, 2017. NrF. First edition, fourth printing (same year as first printing). SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, KATIE KIRBY, on title-page. No d/w, (as published). Glazed pictorial cover. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings by the author. A humorous novel in which people are always telling him what to do...'Eat your tea Archie!', 'Don't lick the bus stop Archie!'. There is a… Read more
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Does My Bum Look Big In This? The Diary Of An Insecure Woman (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Weir, Arabella

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Greystone Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
ISBN
9780340689479
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1997. VG+/VG+. First Edition, Second Printing (same year as first printing) in d/w price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication or inscription on title-page. A humorous novel written in the form of a diary. Jaqueline Pane is an ordinary woman in her thirties and like all women she knows that life would be perfect if… Read more
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Conressions Of The Mad Bandits: A Slight Techical Hitch (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Wailer, Josey & Bryanna

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Greystone Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781843863922
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$133.97

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Cambridge: Vanguard Press, 2008. Fine. First edition. first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on front endpaper. Inscription reads, 'To ------/Have a lovely/Christmas/God bless/Selina AKA/Bryanna'. 201pp. A collection of short stories. A fine copy of a SCARCE first edition, first printing SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.. Presentation Copy Inscribed And Signed. First Paperback Edition, First … Read more
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The Revolting Peasant

by Page, Robin

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Greystone Books
Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780905232270
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$24.61

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Barton, Cambridgeshire: Bird's Farm Books, 2009. NrF. First edition, first printing. Paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ROBIN PAGE, without dedication on title-page. Signing reads, 'Happy Reading/Robin Page'. ix,174pp. Illustrated with line-drawings by John Paley. The humorous autobiography of Robin Page (born 1943) who is an English farmer and political activist. A near fine copy of a SCARCE first edition, first… Read more
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Nature Notes (UNCOMMON HARDBACK 1997 FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR/ARTIST, PETER BROOKES)

by Brookes, Peter

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Greystone Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780316641531
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London: Little, Brown, 1997. NrF/VG+. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR/ARTIST, PETER BROOKES, without dedication or inscription on a tipped-in 'Times' bookplate. Profusely illustrated with over fifty coloured political drawings by Peter Brookes. These cartoons appeared in 'The Times' newspaper 'Nature Notes' series. Light bruising to base of spine, else a near fine… Read more
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John Burningham's France (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY JOHN BURNINGHAM)

by Burningham, John

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Greystone Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780224040020
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$38.28

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1998. NrF/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR/ARTIST,JOHN BURNINGHAM, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Profusely illustrated with illustrations by Burningham. John Burningham makes and selects images of the lifestyle of modern France with generous wit and satiric affection. Faint age-tanning to edges of pages; light shelf rubbing to head and… Read more
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A Mine Of Humour (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, GEORGE BRAILSFORD)

by Brailsford, George

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Greystone Books
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780956329318
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Deal, Kent: Jerry Vyse, 2010. Fine. First edition. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, GEORGE BRAILSFORD, on verso of front cover. Inscription reads, 'To -----/Best Wishes/George Brailsford'. 128pp. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings, photographs and a map. The author, George Brailsford was a miner at one of Kent's collierys, Betteshanger, until it closed in 1989. One thing the… Read more
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Good Day Books, 2015. NrF. First edition, first printing. Paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, DEREK PHILPOTT, without dedication or inscription on title-page in gold ink. Illustrated. 224pp. Brought to the printed page on the back of the cult internet sensation and contributed to by many of the artists involved - it is the result of seven years' surreal and quite… Read more
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