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The Faber Book of Aphorisms
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The Faber Book of Aphorisms

By W H Auden and Louis Kronenberger (Editors)

London: Faber & Faber Ltd, 1964 Anthology of more than 3,000 aphorisms divided into subject categories, ranging from Socrates to Ogden Nash. 405pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight foxing to edges and ownership marks to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has some marking and edgewear, fraying to spine, small sellotape repair and slight loss to top edge, otherwise fair.. First UK Edition. Turquoise Cloth Boards. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.36

The Goon Omnibus: Goon For Lunch and Harry McGonagall
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The Goon Omnibus: Goon For Lunch and Harry McGonagall

By Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan & Jack Hobbs

London & Sydney: The Companion Book Club, 1978 Contains "Goon For Lunch", a collection of anecdotal stories by Harry Secombe, and "William McGonagall, The Truth at Last", a humorous biography of the notorious Scottish poet by Spike Milligan and Jack Hobbs, illustrated with line drawings. Gilt bands to boards, all edges tinted, green endpapers. Three small chips to edges of boards, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Green Leatherette. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by "Anybody" & Peter Sellers. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.86

Punch or the London Charivari - Vol. CXXV July-December 1903
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Punch or the London Charivari - Vol. CXXV July-December 1903

By Punch

London: Punch Office, 1903 468pp illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Paper covered boards with green leather spine and gilt title. Speckled edges. Rubbing to spine and corners, endpapers darkened and creased, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Reprint. Quarter Bound Green Leather. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.86

Punch or the London Charivari Vol. CXLV - July-December 1913
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Punch or the London Charivari Vol. CXLV - July-December 1913

By Punch

London: Punch Office, 1913 558pp illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Paper covered boards with green leather spine and gilt title. Speckled edges. Rubbing to spine and corners and some foxing to endpapers, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Quarter Bound Green Leather. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.86

History's Worst Decisions - An Encyclopedia Idiotica
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History's Worst Decisions - An Encyclopedia Idiotica

By Stephen Weir

London: New Holland (Publishers) Ltd, 2006 Humorous look at some colossal blunders from the past. 256pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Minimal rubbing to corners and slight fingermarking to cover, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Card Covers With French Folds. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Tinselworm - 2007 Programme
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Tinselworm - 2007 Programme

By Bill Bailey

2007 Bill Bailey Tour programme, including ticket. 46pp illustrated throughout in colour. Slight edge and surface wear, otherwise very good copy.. Presumed First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$19.29

A Book of Nonsense
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A Book of Nonsense

By Edward Lear

London: David Campbell Publishers Ltd, 1992 Everyman's Library, Children's Classics edition. 287pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Green cloth cover with gilt lines and lettering and colour drawing glued on. Black and gilt design and lettering to spine. Green ribbon page marker. Slight bumping to corners, ribbon frayed at end, light mark to lower page edges and gift label inside cover, otherwise very good copy.. First Thus. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by The Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Les Idiomatics - Francais-Anglais
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Les Idiomatics - Francais-Anglais

By Genevieve Blum

Paris: Editions Du Seuil, 1989 One of a series of pocket books comparing sayings from one language to another, with amusing colour illustrations throughout. Text in French and English. Slight creasing to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Nestor Salas. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Cautionary Tales for Children, Rediscovered and Illustrated By Edward Gorey
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Cautionary Tales for Children, Rediscovered and Illustrated By Edward Gorey

By Hilaire Belloc

Harcourt, Inc, 2002 Hilaire Belloc's admonishments for children, unpageinated. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Slight bump to top corner, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwerar and remains of sticky label over barcode on rear panel, otherwise near fine.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Edward Gorey. 9.25" Tall x 7.25" Wide.

$9.64

The Comic History of England
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The Comic History of England

By Gilbert Abbott A'Beckett

London: The Punch Office, 1864 Two volumes bound as one. 320pp & 304pp, illustrated with 20 hand-coloured engravings and over 200 woodcuts. Half leather over marbled boards, all edges gilt. Gilt lettering and design and 4 raised bands to spine. Slight rubbing to corners, edges dulled, slight damage to some fore-edges and a fair amount of marking to title page and margins, otherwise fair/good copy with no inscriptions. Extra postage required for 1st class/overseas shipping.. Reprint. Half Bound in Green Leather. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by John Leech. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$51.44

The Penguin Book of Private Eye Cartoons
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The Penguin Book of Private Eye Cartoons

By Richard Ingrams (Editor)

Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd, 1983 Over 400 cartoons selected from Private Eye by Richard Ingrams. 186pp plus index, illustrated throughout in black and white. Small nick to cover at top of spine, tiny blemish to front cover, slight sunning to edges and gift inscription to title page, otherwise good copy with bright cover.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$8.36

Quevedo - The Choice Humorous and Satirical Works - Broadway Translations
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Quevedo - The Choice Humorous and Satirical Works - Broadway Translations

By Charles Duff (Editor)

London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd Engish translation of some of the works of Quevedo, the versatile Spanish satirist and comic writer, translated by Sir Roger L'Estrange, John Stevens and others, revised and edited, with an introduction and notes by Charles Duff and a version of 'The Life of the Great Rascal' ('Vida del Buscon'). 407pp Undated, but introduction dated 1926 and inscription dated 1943 to endpaper. Bumping to spine and corners and top edges dusty, otherwise good copy.. Presumed First Thus. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.86

Letters to Egbert from His Uncle Hereward - SIGNED COPY
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Letters to Egbert from His Uncle Hereward - SIGNED COPY

By C.Q.

London & New York: Century Press Ltd, 1947 Collection of humorous essays on education, life, women, cricket, etc, presented as an uncle's letters of advice to his nephew. 231pp, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Inscription to front endpaper reads "To C K H Hill-Wood, from Uncle Hereward himself. C.Q." Boards bumped and marked, foxing to edges and margins and top edges dusty, otherwise fair/good copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Maz. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.50

The Faber Book of Comic Verse
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The Faber Book of Comic Verse

By Michael Roberts (Compiler)

London: Faber & Faber Ltd, 1960 Collection which covers the whole field of English comic verse, apart from 'light verse'. 388pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners, spine a little slack and top edges dusty, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ marked and edgeworn, with closed tears to corners. Loosely enclosed, press cutting of poem by A P Herbert to the Editor of The Times.. 12th Impression. Brown Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.00

The Brand New Monty Python Papperbok
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The Brand New Monty Python Papperbok

By Monty Python, Graham Chapman Etc

London: Eyre Methuen, 1974 Comic book in the unique Monty Python style, unpageinated, illustrated in colour and black and white, joke school library label inside cover, bound-in booklets 'Norman Henderson's Diary' and 'Sex-Craft'. No apparent title page and first page loose. Glue binding starting to fail, some foxing to edges and marking to cover, otherwise fair copy.. Soft Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$8.36

Over the Line With Brockbank
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Over the Line With Brockbank

By Russell Brockbank

London: Temple Press Ltd, 1955 Collection of cartoons, originally published in 'The Motor' magazine and 'Punch' etc, taking a whimsical look at motorists. 55pp, illustrated throughout in black and white. Boards slightly bowed, top edges somewhat soiled and mild foxing to edges and endpapers, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ worn to spine and corners and a little grubby, otherwise fair.. First Thus. Illustrated Boards. Good/Fair. Illus. by The Author. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.29

Time Bandits - A Screenplay
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Time Bandits - A Screenplay

By Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam

London: Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd, 1981 Screenplay of the 1981 British fantasy film co-written, produced, and directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Sean Connery, John Cleese, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Peter Vaughn, and David Warner. Unpageinated, illustrated throughout in black and white. Slight creasing to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$12.86

The Best Cartoons from Punch Collected for Americans from England's Famous Humorous Weekly
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The Best Cartoons from Punch Collected for Americans from England's Famous Humorous Weekly

By A P Herbert (Foreword)

London: Simon & Schuster, 1952 Collection of over 250 cartoons, selected for their appeal to the American sense of humour, drawn by a variety of cartoonists. Unpageinated. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Silver lettering to spine, blind-stamped 'Punch' illustration to front board. Bumping to spine and edges, top edges foxed and dusty, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ somewhat soiled with loss to corners and edges.. First Edition, First Printing. Pink Boards. Black Spine. Good/Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$12.86

More Goon Show Scripts - SIGNED COPY
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More Goon Show Scripts - SIGNED COPY

By Spike Milligan

London: Sphere Books Ltd, 1981 Collection first published in 1973, written and selected by Spike Milligan from shows broadcast between December 1958 and February 1959. 154pp, illustrated throughout with line drawings. Signed to half title page "To Ian - from Spike Milligan". Some staining to half title and inside cover, marking to edges and creasing to front cover, otherwise good copy.. Signed by Author. Reprint. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.72

How I Became a Yorkshireman - A Short Guide to Southern Immigrants By a Time-Serving Apprentice Yorkshireman
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How I Became a Yorkshireman - A Short Guide to Southern Immigrants By a Time-Serving Apprentice Yorkshireman

By Patrick Ryan

London: Frederick Muller, 1967 Humorous observations on Yorkshire life offered as advice to immigrants from 'Down South'. 97pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine, light foxing to edges and former owner's name to endpaper, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ edgeworn, soiled to back panel and with 3" closed tear and some smaller tears to edges.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

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