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Cooking for Cats: The Best Recipes for Felix, Orlando and the Rest

By Elisabeth Meyer zu Stieghorst-Kastrup

London: DuMont Monte UK,, 2001. Would your beloved cat like a change from ready-made food? How about preparing a dish such as "Miaow Roulade" for your cat instead of the usual tinned food? In this book you will find recipes for dishes which your cat will adore, as well as all the important facts about feline nutrition, health and well-being. The dishes are easy to prepare and their ingredients include all the nutrients necessary for your cat's health. review > "I don't cook this nice for my family, but I do for my cats." Better buy it or your furniture will become a scratching post! 125 purrfect pp. Hardcover. Excellent/None issued. 23.5cm.

$14.18

The Wit Of The Scots

By Irving, Gordon

Leslie Frewin Publishers Limited, 1969. The Wit Of The Scots by Gordon Irving is less than 500g to post - a selection of anecdotes, jokes, cartoons etc. The dj is awful, I'd throw it out but some canny Scot has plasticked it to make it last longer.. Hardcover. Excellent/Poor. 20.5cm.

$5.67

Is it Just Me?

By Hart, Miranda

Hodder & Stoughton, 2012. 323 pp & just over the 500g to post (add a title or 2 & use up your post allowance). Does everybody struggle with the hazards that accompany, say, sitting elegantly on a bar stool; using chopsticks; pretending to understand the bank crisis; pedicures - surely it's plain wrong for a stranger to fondle your feet? Or is it just me? I am proud to say I have a wealth of awkward experiences - from school days to life as an office temp - and here I offer my 18-year-old self (and I hope you too dear reader) some much needed caution and guidance on how to navigate life's rocky path. reviewer says >> In her brilliantly funny book, TV's Miranda muses on some of the most challenging, baffling and 'hideola' aspects of life... all the anecdotes are told in her unique style, with regular interjections from her 18-year-old self. Such fun! Faults? (with book, not Miranda) bumped corners.. Softcover. Very Good/None issued. 23 Cm.

$7.09

Whizz For Atomms

By Williams, Geoffrey

UK: Max Parrish, London, 1956. Less than 500g to post, 104pp with Searle's characterful lineart throughout. dj has signs of St Trinians to top edge. A story featuring the trials and tribulations of Nigel Molesworth at St Custards school. Using his own brand of outrageous spelling, it includes his advice on how to cope with "bulies, snekes, grown-ups and other chizzes". reviewer says >>> The third book in the 'Molesworth' sequence and everything is getting more offbeat and surreal. This book is supposedly a guide to life in the coming atomic age, but in fact it's a set of bizarre almost-random musings with a strong anti-authoritarian slant. The text is brilliant quasi-stream-of-consciousness stuff and the illustrations are technically brilliant and thematically perfect. Hilarious!. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by Ronald Searle. 20cm.

$21.28

Category: Fifty Drawings by Edward Gorey

By Gorey, Edward

Ernest Benn Limited, London Category: Fifty Drawings by Edward Gorey, square format 13.5cm, less than 500g to post. One of Gorey's most beloved books, CATEGORY collects a series of fifty cat vignettes, originally created by the artist as accompaniments to a limited edition of his book Amphigorey. Gorey once said, "I can't conceive of a life without cats." Now Gorey fans and cat lovers alike won't have to conceive of a world without CATEGOREY. Edward Gorey (1925-2000) may be best known for his mildly unsettling illustrated tales and cautionary alphabets-The Deranged Cousins, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, and The Doubtful Guest, among many others. He was also a playwright, an award-winning set and costume designer, and the creator of the animated introductions to the PBS series Mystery! I'm not sure of the publication date, the artwork has a 73 date copyright but there's also a 77 copyright to Diogenes Verlag AG Zurich.. Cardcover. Very Good/None issued. Illus. by Edward Gorey. 13.5cm.

$24.82

Drawn Together : Relationships Lampooned, Harpooned, & Cartooned

By Nicole Hollander (ed), Skip Morrow, Ron Wolin

New York: Crown Publishers Inc., 1983. Drawn Together put together by Nicole Hollander, Skip Morrow, Ron Wolin is 238pp & 1.1 kg to post. reviewer says >>> I like that it spans so much time. It's interesting to see how the cartooning styles change and how cartoonists address certain ideas. It;s a real example of the more that changes the more that stays the same. 325 cartoons contributed by 146 cartoonists looking at the vagaries of coupledom.. Hardcover. Excellent/Very Good. 32.5cm.

$14.18

Three Men In A Boat

By Jerome Jerome K.

London: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1989. 248pp & 800g to post. Absolutely masses of illustration, line art, period photos, an intro by Humphrey Carpenter - reviewer says >>> Reading this book should be made compulsory for anyone suffering from depression before they hit the Prozac. It is one of the funniest books I have ever read in my whole life. I laughed until I cried. There are so many funny stories it is hard to begin, but some of my favourites are the episodes with the medical dictionary and the frying pan. The only time I frowned was when it was finished. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good/Good. Illus. by A. Frederics. 25.5cm.

$16.31

3 BEERS AND A CHINESE MEAL

By Razer Helen and Robins Mikey

Random House, Australia, 1995. Now those of you who liked to wake up with Helan and Mikey can take them to bed too.......3 beers and a Chinese meal and they're anyone's.. 1st Soft Cover Edition. Card Cover. Very Good. 23cm.

$5.67

A DUSTBIN OF MILLIGAN

By Milligan Spike

Dennis Dobson Ltd. London, 1962. Spike Milligan at his best with his own cartoon drawings illustrating the text. . 4th Impression. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good in Protective Cover. 20cm.

$28.37

Wrestling with a Pencil The Life of a Freelance Artist

By Thelwell, Norman

London: Methuen, 1986. I can't do better than let you read this warm review >>> Norman Thelwell did in fact sell many of his paintings in his lifetime, but his brilliant artistic talent was not widely known or appreciated. Luckily, he became famous as a cartoonist, so that his income from newspapers, magazines and eventually books, gave him a comfortable lifestyle. He was such a modest man. But to him, drawing came easily. He said "I just draw what's in front of me" and could not understand why his friends were so impressed, and did not have the same ability. From a very young age, he carried a notebook and pencil, and could scarcely stop himself from drawing everything he saw. At the age of about ten, he asked his mother what he could draw, having already done a house, a boat and a car: busy with other things, she said "Oh, go and draw yourself, then!" which was a novel idea to the young boy, who went and did just that. The self-portait of his ten-year old self, is marked (probably by his teacher) as "V Good indeed". This lovely book is packed with many examples of the exquisite drawings and watercolour paintings that he produced throughout his life. As a young man of about 19, he did a black and white pen and ink drawing of the interior of a church: the detail is extraordinary, and this before he'd had any art training at all. After serving in the First World War, he took the opportunity of attending art college as a relatively mature student; then a few years later became a teacher of art. Although he had a lively sense of humour, and his ideas for cartoons came easily to him, he says that his main interest and love throughout his life was the natural world. His depictions of landscapes, trees, flowers and animals are delightful, and they all make this book hugely enjoyable. 192 crisp pp & about 800g packed to post - Thelwell Ardizzone Herge Lofting are Saints of the Pencil in my church.. 1st. Hardcover. Excellent/Very Good. 25cm.

$27.66

The Sweeter Side of R Crumb

By Crumb, Robert

MQ, 2006. The Sweeter Side of R Crumb is just that. Away with his 'reputation', this book illuminates a side that few see. The pages are filled with diverse images from musical legends to landscapes, to self portraits. The beauty of the images lies not in their execution necessarily, but rather the stories behind them. Some commentary describes the significance of the art, while other images do not need any editorial, letting the art or the dialogue carry it. review >>> A wonderful,but different addition for your Crumb collection. unpaginated but about 120 all crispy white, approx 900g packed for post. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 28.5cm.

$22.69

Damsel in Distress

By Wodehouse P.g.

UK: Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1975. 206 clean white well bound pp review > Perfect pick-me-up, feel good romp through the English summertime. As usual love is in the air, but the heroes and heroines have to struggle against stuffy aunts and class preconceptions. The book has aged like fine champagne, and Wodehouse golfing similes and general joy in the use of English language provide numerous quote worthy material. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 19cm.

$29.79

Company for Henry

By Wodehouse P.G

UK: Herbert Jenkins, 1967. Company For Henry is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on May 12, 1967 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, under the title The Purloined Paperweight, and in the United Kingdom on October 26, 1967 by Herbert Jenkins, London. Not featuring any of Wodehouse's wide cast of regular characters, Company for Henry is nevertheless a typically Wodehousean tale of romance and intrigue among impoverished aristocrats, former musical stars and American millionaires, set at a country house. Book itself in shipshape order, dj has ripples in the laminate otherwise a better rating.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good-fair. 20.5cm.

$34.04

Cooking for Cats: The Best Recipes for Felix, Orlando and the Rest

By Elisabeth Meyer zu Stieghorst-Kastrup

London: DuMont Monte UK,, 2001. Would your beloved cat like a change from ready-made food? How about preparing a dish such as "Miaow Roulade" for your cat instead of the usual tinned food? In this book you will find recipes for dishes which your cat will adore, as well as all the important facts about feline nutrition, health and well-being. The dishes are easy to prepare and their ingredients include all the nutrients necessary for your cat's health. review > "I don't cook this nice for my family, but I do for my cats." Better buy it or your furniture will become a scratching post! 125 purrfect pp. Hardcover. Excellent/None issued. 23.5cm.

$17.02

I'm not making this up, you Know the autobiography of the queen of musical Parody

By Anna Russell

NT: Continuum, 1985. The author describes her unhappy childhood, boarding school education, and career in musical comedy 246 clean well bound pp ed review > With the irrepressible zaniness that has delighted her fans for over 40 years, Russell (dubbed ""the world's funniest woman"" by the London Times) here births an autobiography with as much cheek as her tongue can muster. This ""Queen of Musical Parody"" clearly relishes tracing her eccentric, sometimes aristocratic, occasionally ""batty"" British, Canadian and Australian family, her austere English childhood, as well as her unique career as one of the world's few operatic comediennes. Russell discovered early on that performing made her feel alive and accepted. Despite numerous doubters, she managed to parlay her unsuccessful classical training at London's Royal College of Music (they thought her musically hopeless), her quasi-operatic voice (to her instructors' horror, her true ambition was grand opera), her outrageous sense of humor, and talent for writing and performing saucy parody, into a successful career. In radio, TV, film and stage appearances.. Hardcover. Excellent/Excellent. 23cm.

$15.60

Computer Says NO

By Little Britain

Mudgee Australia: Mi-tshirt.com, 2011. Ever need a ready answer in the negative? Verbal-free signalling with just the point of a finger. Just about evryone understands this iconic message (you can provide your own well-placed cough) and you may well earn a promotion for time saving innovation. We'll print in S M L XL or XXL on a quality 100% cotton tee. Post will be in a 500g satchel.. New. Illus. by Philip Callahan.

$17.73

Olsen's Standard Book of British Birds

By Olsen

Australia: Mi-Tshirt, 2011. Remember the famous bookshop sketch? Dikkens the well known Dutch author, 'Khristmas Karol' and so on. This t-shirt is the expurgated version (the one without the gannet) and we'll print XS to XXL. New.

$17.73

Falling Up
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Falling Up

By Silverstein, Shel

USA: Harper Collins, 1996. A collection of humorous poems and drawings - Millie McDeevit screamed a scream So loud it made her eyebrows steam. She screamed so loud Her jawbone broke, Her tongue caught fire, Her nostrils smoked... Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unforgettable characters in this wondrous new book of poems and drawings by the creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic. Here you will also meet Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O'Dare, the dancin' bear; the Human Balloon; and Headphone Harold. So come, wander through the Nose Garden, ride the Little Hoarse, eat in the Strange Restaurant, and let the magic of Shel Silverstein open your eyes and tickle your mind. 171pp + index all in great order. Excellent/Excellent. 23cm.

$17.73

The Chaser Annual 2010 Eat Pray Vomit

Australia: Text Publishing, 2010. "The Chaser" and their online humour in hold-it-in-your-hands format, 103pp, slight bend to lower corner of cover (how appropriate).. Card Cover. Very Good/Good. 27.5cm.

$11.35

PSmith in the City

By Wodehouse PG

London: A & C Black, 1930. Darkened spine, covers are flat but some marks/stains so book looks like it's been in the bottom of a cupboard for quite a while, maybe since the 30s??. Binding's good (sewn-in) with darkened 266pp - short catalogue at end.. Illustrated Board Cover. Reasonable/No Jacket. 19cm.

$17.73

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