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Edward Lear's Nonsense Omnibus

by Edward Lear

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Washburn Books
Published
1988
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780861366040
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Galley Press, 1988 The Golden Heritage Series, introduction by Sir Edward Strachey. Omnibus volume containing the Book of Nonsense, More Nonsense, Nonsense Songs, Nonsense Stories and Alphabets. 478pp illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Gilt lettering to spine.Slight bumping to spine and edges, minor marking to page edges and gift inscriptions to endpaper, otherwise good copy in price clipped… Read more
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The World at War - A History in Sixty Cartoons with a Narrative Text

by Low

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Washburn Books
Published
1942
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Thus
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Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1942 Collection of 60 cartoons by 'Low', first published during World War II in the London Evening Standard, each accompanied by a title and short comment. 124pp. Creasing and slight fraying to cover, browning to edges and sellotape repair to spine, otherwise fair copy.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 4" Tall x 6.75" Wide.
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Europe Since Versailles - A History in One Hundred Cartoons with a Narrative Text

by Low

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Washburn Books
Published
1940
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd, 1940 Collection of 100 cartoons by 'Low', first published during World War II in the London Evening Standard and London Star, each accompanied by a title and short comment. 206pp. Creasing and rubbing to cover with 1.4" loss at top of spine, browning to edges, sellotape repair to inside cover and slightly loose stitching, otherwise fair… Read more
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Europe at War - A History in Sixty Cartoons with a Narrative Text

by Low

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Washburn Books
Published
1941
Condition
Fair
Edition
Reprint
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Harmondsworth: Allen Lane / Penguin Books, 1941 Collection of 60 cartoons by 'Low', first published during World War II in the London Evening Standard, Picture Post or Collier's, each accompanied by a title and short comment. Foreword by the author/illustrator. 126pp. Slight wear to cover, browning to edges and title page starting to separate from binding, otherwise fair copy.. Reprint.… Read more
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The New Yorker Cartoon Album 1975-1985

by The New Yorker

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Washburn Books
Published
1986
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780140081114
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$10.26

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Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd, 1986 Collection of cartoons originally published in the New Yorker over ten years. Illustrated with black and white drawings. Some creasing to cover and page corners, slight surface scuffing and former owner's name inside cover, otherwise good copy.. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The New Yorker Album of Drawings 1925-1975

by The New Yorker

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Washburn Books
Published
1981
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780140049688
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Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd, 1981 Bumper collection of cartoons from fifty years of the New Yorker. Still very funny! Unpageinated, illustrated in black and white. Some creasing to cover and corners, slight marking to edges and gift inscription inside cover, otherwise good copy. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Good/No… Read more
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Never Rub Bottoms with a Porcupine! And Other Gems from the New Statesman Weekend Competitions 1968-1978

by Arthur Marshall (Editor)

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Washburn Books
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
3rd Impression
ISBN
9780048270191
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London: George Allen & Unwin, 1979 Selection of writings from the New Statesman, featuring parody and satire. 240pp with index, illustrated with black and white cartoon drawings. Slight bumping to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions.. 3rd Impression. Pictorial Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Michael Ffolkes. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Naughty Diary of an Edwardian Lady

by Edith Hordle

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Washburn Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780354046909
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London: Macdonald Futura Publishers, 1981 Spoof version of Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady. Unpageinated and illustrated throughout with 'naughty' colour drawings. Brown lettering to spine, brown endpapers. Boards very slightly bowed, some wrinkling to front pastedown and sunning to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edge and surface wear, otherwise very good..… Read more
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The Genius of James Thurber

by Michael J Rosen (Editor), James Thurber

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Washburn Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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London: The Folio Society, 1997 Selection of writing by James Thurber, illustrated with his black and white drawings, selected and with an introduction by Michael J Rosen. Drawing and lettering to cover in black on silver. 256pp. Lovely unmarked copy. Slipcase has small tear to the corner of the paper cover, otherwise very good.. First Edition Thus. Illustrated Silver Boards.… Read more
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Unnatural Selections - A Far Side Collection

by Gary Larson

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Washburn Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780751514187
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Warner Books, 1998 Cartoon feature first published in the United States in 1991. 107pp, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and four double-page colour drawings. Slight bend to right hand side of book and one title crossed out in list of other books in the series, otherwise very good copy.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8" Square.
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Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons 25th Sries

by Giles

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Washburn Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Daily Express Publications, 1971 Collection of Giles cartoons from 1971. Minor marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 7.75" Tall x 10" Wide.
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Tottering-By-Gently Vol.III - SIGNED COPY

by Annie Tempest

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Washburn Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Presumed First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780953277223
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$23.95

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London: O'Shea Gallery, 2003 Collection of cartoon strips first published in Country Life in 2000-2001, featuring Lady Tottering, 'the English county lady'. Unpageinated. Illustrated in colour throughout. Signed to the title page by the author/artist. Slight surface scuffing to cover and minor bend to boards, otherwise very good copy.. Signed by Author. Presumed First Edition Thus. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/No… Read more
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Bats in the Belfry

by Murray Watts

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Washburn Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781854240088
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Eastbourne: Minstrel, 1990 Collection of 246 humorous anecdotes with a religious theme. 156pp with index, illustrated with the author's black and white cartoon drawings. Slight sunning to page edges and minor readking crease to spine, otherwise very good copy.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by The Author. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Punch or the London Charivari - Vol. CXXV July-December 1903

by Punch

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Washburn Books
Published
1903
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
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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… Read more
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Punch or the London Charivari Vol. CXLV - July-December 1913

by Punch

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Washburn Books
Published
1913
Condition
Good
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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… Read more
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History's Worst Decisions - An Encyclopedia Idiotica

by Stephen Weir

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Washburn Books
Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781845375386
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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.
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Tinselworm - 2007 Programme

by Bill Bailey

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Washburn Books
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Presumed First Edition
ISBN
9780955741210
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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.
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A Book of Nonsense

by Edward Lear

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Washburn Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9781857159073
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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… Read more
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Les Idiomatics - Francais-Anglais

by Genevieve Blum

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Washburn Books
Published
1989
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9782020104999
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$10.26

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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.
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The Penguin Book of Private Eye Cartoons

by Richard Ingrams (Editor)

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Washburn Books
Published
1983
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780140063912
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$8.90

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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… Read more
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