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The Truth (Issue Nine, 16 June 1988)

by Stephen Caplin (ed)

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Journobooks
Published
1988
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Very Good
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London: Stranger Than Fiction, 1988. Soft cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Ninth issue of short-lived comedy magazine. Neil Gaiman listed as a contributor. Stock a little toned and crease to front cover, but otherwise in VG order throughout. 4to. 48pp.
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The Truth (Issue Two, 19 November1987)

by Stephen Caplin (ed)

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Journobooks
Published
1987
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Very Good
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London: Stranger Than Fiction, 1987. Soft cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Second issue of short-lived comedy magazine. Neil Gaiman listed as a contributor. Stock a little toned, but otherwise in VG order throughout. 4to. 48pp.
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OUT OF THE HURLY-BURLY; Or, Life In An Odd Corner

by Max Adeler (Charles Heber Clark)

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Journobooks
Published
1882
Condition
Good
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£13.49

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London: Ward, Lock, And Tyler, 1882. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. A B Frost. ND. 1882 (WorldCat). Excellent and humourous ramble through American village life by the much forgotten but once hugely popular Clark, aka Max Adeler. This edition has almost 400 illustrations, many by A B Frost. Stock is a little toned,… Read more
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Clerihews Complete

by E Clerihew Bentley

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Journobooks
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£7.42

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London: Werner Laurie, 1951. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. G K Chesterton; Victor Reinganum; Nicolas Bentley. Wit abounding in this excellent collection. All in VG internal order, clean and bright. Light shelfwear to smart blue/grey cloth. Unclipped d/j a little toned and worn to edges, esp around spine. 8vo. Unpaginated.
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THE JEST BOOK The Choicest Anecdotes And Savings

by Mark Lemon

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Journobooks
Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
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£7.76

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London: Macmillan And Co, 1891. Hardcover. Very Good/no d/j. 12mo. In The Golden Treasury Series. Proof, if needed, that humour dates very quickly. All in VG order. Smart blue boards with gilt titling a little bumped to corners. 12mo. 361pp + publisher's ad
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How To Be Topp

by Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle

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Journobooks
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£50.59

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London: Max Parrish, 1954. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Ronald Searle. A little toning and very occasional spotting but otherwise all in VG order throughout. Smart maroon boards with bright gilt titling and decoration to spine. Unclipped d/j a little dulled but still VG. This is a charity sale on behalf of Friends Of Morston… Read more
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WIT & HUMOUR IN LOVE A Bouquet Of Quotations

by William Davis (ed)

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Journobooks
Published
2014
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781906070441
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£6.75

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Domtom Publishing, 2014. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good/no d/j. 8vo. All in VG order throughout. This is a charity sale on behalf of Friends Of Morston Church (reg.1099831). 8vo. 256pp
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The Life And Times Of Maudie Littlehampton

by Osbert Lancaster

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Journobooks
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780719539961
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£8.77

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London: John Murray, 1982. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. VG throughout bar the occasional light mark. Smart red cloth with bright gilt titling to spine. VG clipped d/j. This is a charity sale on behalf of Friends Of Morston Church (reg.1099831). 8vo. 112pp
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The Plague And I

by Betty Macdonald

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Journobooks
Published
1948
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition 2nd Printing
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£18.89

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London: Hammond, Hammond & Co, 1948. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 8vo. A "witty, vivacious and funny" look at being struck down by TB. In generally good internal order. Former owner's names to feps. Green cloth lightly faded to edges. Front board leads a little. Well worn d/j with fading and loss. 8vo. 224pp.
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VICKY MUST GO A Selection Of Evening Standard Cartoons

by Vicky (Victor Weisz)

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Journobooks
Published
1960
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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£16.86

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London: Beaverbrook Newspapers, 1960. First . Soft cover. Good/No dust jacket. 4to. ND (1960). Scarce newspaper cartoon collection by Vicky/Weisz, rather better than many of his contemporaries. In VG internal order bar a little light toning. Pictorial card covers a little worn, lightly creased and toned. This is a charity sale on behalf of Friends of Morston Church… Read more
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COMIC MISERIES OF HUMAN LIFE An Old Friend In A New Dress

by Anon. [James Beresford]

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Journobooks
Published
1856
Condition
Fair
Edition
1st Edition
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£33.73

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New York: Dewitt & Davenport, 1856. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Some marking and occasional signatures in coloured pencil in text render this close to a reading copy, though none the less interesting for that. Signed in pencil to fep by V Gilmer, Nelson County Virginia. Gilt and blind embossed… Read more
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In The Garden With The Totterings

by Annie Tempest

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Journobooks
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First 1st Printing
ISBN
9780711231856
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£13.49

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London: Francis Lincoln, 2011. First 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. All in VG internal order. Gift inscription to early page. Pictorial boards only lightly marked. This is a charity sale on behalf of Friends Of Morston Church (reg.1099831). Oblong 8vo. Unpaginated.
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Further Forensic Fables

by O

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Journobooks
Published
1928
Condition
Fair
Edition
1st Edition
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£26.98

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London: Butterworth & Co, 1928. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fair/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Thoroughly entertaining collection of comic legal parables. Illustrated. In good internal order, bar occasional light marking. Very heavy yellow card covers creased to front and worn to spine. Paper title label to front. D/j marked and worn, with small loss. Scarce.… Read more
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Drawing The Line Somewhere

by Fougasse

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Journobooks
Published
1937
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
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£13.49

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London: Methuen & Co, 1937. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Clean crisp and bright and in excellent condition throughout. Smart yellow boards only very lightly worn. 12mo. 138pp.
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Family Group

by Fougasse

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Journobooks
Published
1944
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£10.79

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London: Methuen & Co, 1944. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. All in good internal order bar a little gentle cockling affecting pages 5-29. Yellow boards a little dulled to edges. Unclipped d/j a little dulled and rather worn to edges, especially at spine. 12mo. 92pp.
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THE DUKE OF BERWICK And Other Rhymes

by Lord Alfred Douglas

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Journobooks
Published
1925
Condition
Fair
Edition
1st Edition
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£13.49

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London: Martin Secker, 1925. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Stock toned, occasional fingermarking and some heavy foxing to early and late pages. Half blue cloth boards with marbled paper over, heavily worn to edges. Very much a used book, but still an entraining nonsense verse collection. 8vo. 112pp.
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Dennis The Menace

by Hank Ketcham

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Journobooks
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£10.12

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London: Putnam, 1954. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hank Ketcham. This is the American upstart Dennis, not the proper DC Thomson Beano Menace. Cartoon collection in VG order throughout. Smart pictorial boards only lightly worn to edges. D/j somewhat chipped and torn. This is a charity sale on behalf of… Read more
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Ski Fever

by J B Emtage

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Journobooks
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£26.98

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London: Methuen & Co, 1936. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Lewis Baumer. Humourous guide to the slopes. Well illustrated. In VG order throughout, crisp clean and bright. Cream cloth with blue titling, only lightly marked. D/j dulled and worn to edges. This is a charity sale on behalf of Friends… Read more
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America, I Like You

by P G Wodehouse

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Journobooks
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
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£67.46

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New York: Simon And Schuster, 1956. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Marc Simont. All in VG internal order, clean crisp and bright, with just a little light toning to pages. Smart blue boards with two colour titling to front and cream cloth spine. Unclipped d/j toned and marked, faded… Read more
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...and the gatepost

by Fougasse

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Journobooks
Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£47.22

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1940. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Splendid collection of Fougasse's 'Careless Talk Costs Lives' illustrations, included with the broadcast talk 'Strictly Between These Four Walls'. 'Reminder' stamp in place as called for. All in VG internal order, clean and bright. Illustrated boards show light wear to… Read more
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