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Bertie and the Big Red Ball

By: Beryl Cook

Price: £16.99

Publisher: London, J. Murray: 1982

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006892


First edition of this book written and illustrated by Beryl Cook 30 pages in bright clean condition, many full page and smaller colour illustrations,all present NO dustwrapper , outer illustrated boards are very lightly rubbed to corners. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Booby Birds : 'let Them Be Free'

By: Daniel, Catherine; Crocker, Peter Signed

Price: £14.99

Publisher: East Molesey Uk, Trouser Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author/ Artists

Seller ID: 005414


Humorous book of full page colour illustrations of booby birds writtenand illustrated by Catherine Daniel and Peter Crocker. 56 pages SIGNED by Catherine Daniel and Peter Crocker on front endpaper. A very bright clean copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Humour in the Royal Navy

By: E G O Beuttler

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London, The Syren and Shipping Limited: 1916

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007590


Book of 24 full page B/w humorous illustrations,,all present as listed, 38 pages in overall clean condition just a few light occasional marks to blank margins, small closed tear to bl;ank margin of one page.. Book is complete but stitching of binding is loose. NO dustwrapper,outer illustrated boards are rubbed and worn on edges with some creasing, wear to rear board and a few small marks, cloth spine is worn with small losses top and bottom. Though not perfect still a pl... View more info

Giles Number 8 Cartoon Annual

By: Giles

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Daily Express: 1954

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001897


Giles annual number eight (eighth series) in extremely bright clean condition, not price clipped very slight lifting of laminate in places, very minor. A very very good copy. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Giles Number 9 Cartoon Annual

By: Giles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Daily Express: 1955

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001898


Giles annual number nine (ninth series) in extremely bright clean condition, not price clipped corners straight, book tight and sound. A truly very very good copy. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Great Men

By: Harold Begbie

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1901

Seller ID: 008010


Excellent book containing 24 full page colour caricatures of famous men of the period depicted as characters from history and literature. 51 pages in bright clean condition just the very occasionalsmall mark, illustrations,all present as called for plus full page humorous verse opposite each illustration, NO dustwrapper,illustrated boards are a little worn to corners and edges few light marks to boards, tiny split, ΒΌ inch long to front of red cloth spine which is light... View more info

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Four Years of War Time Wit and Humour in the Royal Signals ATS Intelligence Corps

By: Hugh Skillen

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Pinner UK, Hugh Skillen: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003639


Privately printed this book has facsimile contributions from the Beaumanor Staff magazine 1941-1945 and the Woygian 1945-1949.The articles consist of wit and humour, poetry and essays with many cartoons and old photographs.813 pages, both book and dustwrapper are in very bright clean condition, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Image for The Most Excellent Historie of  MacHamlet Hys Handycap or as You Swipe it

The Most Excellent Historie of MacHamlet Hys Handycap or as You Swipe it

By: Paul Triefus SIGNED

Price: £109.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent and Co Ltd: 1922

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 007431


A humorous story of Golf written as a sheakespearian parody, 36 pages in very bright clean condition, many full page B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus text,INSCRIBED and SIGED by Paul Triefus on front endpaper To Gordon Blyth Esq. the super sailor with kind regards from Paul triefus. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges and some light marking to boards. A pleasing example of this book especially with Signature SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES ... View more info

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Og and Other Ogres

By: Reginald Reynolds SIGNED

Price: £29.00

Publisher: London, Allen and Unwin: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 000918


A wonderful book of verse concerning social and political issues at the time of printing, illustrated by Quentin Crisp. 75 pp the book is very clean and bright, near fine, the wrapper is very good, just a couple of very tiny nicks top and bottom of spine. The book is INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on title page "Miss Walden's copy, signed with great pleasure by a grateful author, glad to find a local customer - Reg Reynolds Nov 1946 PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL on ... View more info

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A Dustbin of Milligan or Concentrated Rubbish

By: Spike Milligan SIGNED

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007901


Third impression of this book of silly verses, written and illustrated by Spike Milligan, published December 1961. Contains 119 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w illustrations, all present as listed. Dustwrapper clean but background colour faded on spine tiny tear to top front , not price clipped, 10s 6d net . A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for William McGonagall Meets George Gershwin

William McGonagall Meets George Gershwin

By: Spike Milligan SIGNED and Jack Hobbs

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1988

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 001204


Very good copy of this book not price clipped and bright and clean. INSCRIBED ON HALF TITLE PAGE " Spike Milligan 1803 " PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL on request. View more info

Strube's Annual Cartoons from the Daily Express Fourth Series

By: Strube

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Express Newspapers: 1930

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001448


Oblong format Strube's cartoons from 1930 in good condition just little dusty and lightly foxed inside with slightly heavier foxing on first and last few pages. Pages not numbered but around 80.Minimal creasing (see image) DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. View more info

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Stock Exchange Sayings in Black and White

By: W Eden Hooper

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, W Eden Hooper: 1900

Edition: First Limited Edition Signed

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 007237


51 sayings from the world of the Stock exchange, each saying illustrated by a full page drawing by Dudley Hardy and J J Proctor. This is the auitograph edition limited to 1000 copies and SIGNED by Dudley Hardy in pencil on title page. Not dated but is 1900, contains 57 pages in bright clean condition justsome browning to endpapers rest of pages very clean. 51 B/w full page illustrations plus illustration on title page,, all present as listed, a couple are two on a pge... View more info

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Horseless Savages

By: W H Charnock

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Worthing UK, W H Charnock: 1953

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 003489


A book of verse regarding motoring and motor cars. Published by the author this is the second impression 39 pages with several amusing illustrations. Book is overall clean inside, just a little browning to endpapers, previous owners name and date september 1953 in ink on front endpaper. Outer covers light marks and little fading especially on spine, dark stain top right corner of front board which comes through to inside lightly affecting the first three pages. A pleasin... View more info