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By Hein,Piet

Borgens Billingboger, 1967. From Piet Hein, Danish polymath and designer . This was the initial collection of his witty and apposite verses. [First pulishd in 1966] 558p. illus.. Reprint. Original Wraps. As New.

$9.00

Dickens and the Rhetoric of Laughter

By Kincaid, James R

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1972. 264p, bibliography, Index. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good, Price Clipped.

$20.00

The Yeomen of the Guard or The Merryman and Hs Maod

By Gilbert, W S.

London: Mayflower, 1979. The Gilbert & Sullivan operetta was first perfomed in 1888. The book contains the libretto and is a facsmile of the edition published by Macmillan in 1929 with eight illustrations in colour by W.Russell Flint and drawings by Charles E.Brock. 102p. . Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Flint, W.Rusell & Brock, Charles E..

$15.00

Live From Golgotha

By Vidal, Gore

New York: Random House, 1992. 'The Gospel according to Gore Vidal" A satirical take on the Crucifixion - supporting characters include St Timothy, Nero, The Saint (Paul) various modern religious evangelists and NBC news . Reprint. Hard Cover. New/New.

$12.50

Shakespeare's Insults : Educating Your Wit
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Shakespeare's Insults : Educating Your Wit

By Hill, Wayne & Ottchen, Cynthia, Shakespeare, William

London: Vermilion, 1995. 308 pages of verbal insults, abuse, wit and humor from Shakespeare, Book dealer stamp inside front cover, Else near fine.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$10.00

A Walk in the Woods : Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
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A Walk in the Woods : Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

By Bryson, Bill

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1999. 1st Can Ed. Hardcover. As New/As New.

$35.00

Three Men in a Boat: Illustrated Edition

By Jerome, Jerome K.

London: Pavilion / Michael Joseph, 1989. The classic account of boating on the river Thames, annotated and introduces by Christopher Matthew and Benny Green. This version handsomely suoplemented by contemporary illustrations. 192p. illus.bibliography index. Trade Paperback. Fine.

$20.00

McAuslan in the Rough and Other Stories
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McAuslan in the Rough and Other Stories

By Fraser,George MacDonald

London: Fontana/Collins Harvill, 1988. "That walking disaster Private McAuslan, the dirtiest soldies in the world, is back for more misadventures - from the bars of North Africa to the fast greens of Scotland. Whether cadding for his RSM, winning a quiz competition, falling in love or knocking out villainous Arabi traders, McAuslan remains a 'rerr terr'..."Sequel to " The General Danced at Dawn" . Reprint. Pbk. Very Good.

$10.00

McAuslan in the Rough and Other Stories

By Fraser,George MacDonald

New York: A.A. Knopf, 1974. "That walking disaster Private McAuslan, the dirtiest soldies in the world, is back for more misadventures - from the bars of North Africa to the fast greens of Scotland. Whether cadding for his RSM, winning a quiz competition, falling in love or knocking out villainous Arabi traders, McAuslan remains a 'rerr terr'... a sequel to " The General Danced at Dawn" Nice sharp copy, slight fading along edges of green paper over boards, Dj protected in sleeve has 1" tear near spine, else fine. 1st US Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

The Littlehampton Saga : Comprising "Saracen's Head", "Drayneflete Revealed", "Littlehampton Bequest"

By Lancaster, Osbert

London: Methuen, 1984. This volume brings together three entertaining books ("The Saracen's Head", "Drayneflete Revealed" and "The Littlehampton Bequest") in which the by the inimitable Osbert books chronicles - in words and drawings - the lives and fortunes of the Littlehampton family of Drayneflete. 253p. illus Clean,tight,crisp copy - looks unread.. Reissue. Softcover. Fine. Illus. by Lancaster, Osbert.

$12.50

With Malice Toward Some

By Halsey,Margaret

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1938. "Margaret Halsey is the wife of a young Ph.D. who went to England on an exchange professorship. While Henry taught, Margaret saw life as it was being lived in a small English village. Much that she saw seemed to call for applause, and about an equal amount for malice, a quality for which she is uproariously proficient. ".280p. illus Name of previous owner on title page. Reprint. Hardcover. Good>Very Good/Good (torn parts repaired). Illus. by Peggy Bacon.

$7.50

The English Gentleman's Child
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The English Gentleman's Child

By Sutherland,Douglas

London: Penguin, 1981. Reprint. Pbk.. Very Good. Illus. by Illus.Timothy Jacques.

$4.00

The English Gentleman

By Sutherland,Douglas

London: Penguin, 1980. Pbk. Very Good. Illus. by Illus.Timothy Jaques.

$5.00

The English Gentleman

By Sutherland,Douglas

London: Penguin, 1980. Pbk. Very Good. Illus. by Illus.Timothy Jaques.

$5.00

The English Gentleman's Mistress

By Sutherland,Douglas

London: Debrett, 1980. Hilarious send up of the habits and lifestyle of British aristocracy. 77p. illus. 1st.UK Ed.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Illus.Timothy Jacques.

$7.00

The English Gentleman's Child

By Sutherland,Douglas

New York: Viking Press, 1980. 1st US Ed.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped. Illus. by Illus.Timothy Jacques.

$10.00

The Humour of Dickens

By Cruikshank, R.J.(Dickens, Charles)

London: News Chronicle Collection of humourous extracts from Charles Dicken's works, illustrated by well known British cartoonists : Ronald Searle, Osbert Lancaster, Vicky, Low, Giles, Michael Cummings, Edward Ardizzone, Joss, Illingworth,Horner etc. (no date but c.1952) 145p. Illus (B & W). 1st UK Ed... Original Wraps. Very Good/Good,Slight Chips & Tears. Illus. by Ronald Searle, Osbert Lancaster, Vicky, Low, Giles, Michael Cummings, Edward Ardizzone, Joss, Illingworth,Horner.

$8.00

Asterix : He Dikonoia

By Goscinny, Rene & Uderzo, Albert

Athens: Mamouthkomix, 2014. 1st Greek Edition. Laminated Hardcover. New Book from Greece.

$20.00

Asterix : Kai he Chytra

By Goscinny, Rene & Uderzo, Albert

Athens: Mamouthkomix, 2014. 1st Greek Edition. Laminated Hardcover. New Book from Greece.

$20.00

Asterix Kai Oi Normanoi

By Goscinny, Rene & Uderzo, Albert

Athens: Mamouthkomix, 2014. Reissue. Laminated Hardcover. New Book from Greece.

$20.00

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