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Treadmill to Oblivion, Allen, Fred
1 Allen, Fred Treadmill to Oblivion
U S A Little Brown & Co 1955 1955 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 8vo. Hirschfeld 
240 pp, illustrated in b/w, dustwrapper has faded spine, a presentation by Fred Allen to film critic David Lewin. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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For Members Only, Arno, Peter and with an introduction by Stanley Walker
2 Arno, Peter and with an introduction by Stanley Walker For Members Only
London John Lane The Bodley Head 1936 1936 First Edition Cloth Very Good Folio 
Unpaginated. Publisher's original quarter red cloth over pale yellow cloth. Dark blue lettering to front board & spine. In the original pictorial dust wrapper. Dj chipped at spine ends & edgeworn. Internally clean. No ownership names. Illustrated throughout in b&w with the author's cartoons. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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House Scraps, Atkin, G. Duckworth
3 Atkin, G. Duckworth House Scraps
London Published by the author at the Stock Exchange 1887 1887 Cloth Very Good 8vo. CRUICKSHANK, George 
183 pp. Original maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Marbled endpapers. Slight wear to spine ends. With illustrations by George Cruickshank, F. C. Gould and Lucien Davis. Subscriber's list at rear. Printed for private circulation at the Stock Exchange. Appears, from the subscriber's list, to be an edition of 200 copies only. VG 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Pursuit of the House - Boat Being Some Further Account of the Doings of the Associated Shades Under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes Esq, Bangs, John Kendrick
4 Bangs, John Kendrick The Pursuit of the House - Boat Being Some Further Account of the Doings of the Associated Shades Under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes Esq
London & New York Harper & Brothers 1900 1900 Illustrated Boards Good 12mo. 
viii, 204 pp., Humourous Sherlock Holmes parody. B/w illustrative plates. General minor wear and fading to cloth, good and clean internally. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Just Pups, Barker, K F
5 Barker, K F Just Pups
London Country Life Ltd 1937 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 4to. Barker, K. F. 
xiv, 64, [10] pp., Illustrated in b/w. Jacket chipped with one portion of loss to spine. A few spots of foxing and some closed minor tears at edges. Edges, and final pages spotted slightly. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Stuff and Nonsense, Beachcomber [J. B. Morton]
6 Beachcomber [J. B. Morton] Stuff and Nonsense
London Jonathan Cape 1935 1935 First Edition Cloth Good 8vo. Bentley, Nicolas 
Presentation copy SIGNED and inscribed by the author Jack Morton to the composer Herman Finck and dated February 1935. 432 pp. Original publisher's yellow cloth with black lettering & decoration to front board & spine. Boards and spine marked & darkened. Author's inscription to front endpaper. With illustrations throughout by Nicolas Bentley. Internally a VG clean copy in a Good or better cloth binding 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Busch Bilderbogen Coloriert, Busch, Wilhelm
7 Busch, Wilhelm Busch Bilderbogen Coloriert
Munich Braun & Schneider c. 1900 1900 Cloth Spine Very Good 4to. Busch, Willhelm 
N.d. [c. 1900]. Unpaginated. Cloth spine and corner tips over pictorial boards. Spine slightly faded and worn at head & foot. Boards slightly marked and darkened. Plates clean and fresh. A selection of 50 double-page hand-coloured wood engravings on various humorous subjects. 34.5cm tall. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Puck On Pegasus, Cholmondeley-Pennell, H
8 Cholmondeley-Pennell, H Puck On Pegasus
London John Camden Hotten 1868 1868 Fifth Edition Gilt Lettered Cloth Good 8vo. 
xii, 194, 2 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Spine ends worn. Edges worn. Armorial bookplate to front paste-down, owner's stamp on the title page. Illustrations by Leech, Tenniel, Doyle, Phiz, Cruikshank, et al. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Frank Reynolds Golf Book, Darwin, Bernard (introduction)
9 Darwin, Bernard (introduction) The Frank Reynolds Golf Book
London Methuen & Co. 1932 1932 Pictorial Boards Good 4to. Reynolds, Frank 
102 pp, illustrated in b/w spine is creased with wear to board edges and part of spine bottom edge is worn away but better than the average par put in conditon but not a birdy very small name plate on inside cover foxing to page edges 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Memoirs of Decastro The Memoirs of J. Decastro, Comedian., Decastro, J.
10 Decastro, J. Memoirs of Decastro The Memoirs of J. Decastro, Comedian.
London Sherwood, Jones & Co. 1824 1824 First Edition Half Morocco Fair 8vo. 
xx. 270 pp. half brown morocco. marbled boards. prize labels on inside cover and rear board. book in fair condition with general wear and tear, mark on front board. b/w portrait and folding plate. First edition. Decastro was a Jewish Portugese comedian born in 1758. 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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Quake, Quake, Quake, Dehn, Paul
11 Dehn, Paul Quake, Quake, Quake
London Hamish Hamilton 1961 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo. Gorey, Edward 
109 pp, illustrated. Small inscription on f.e.p., price clipped, otherwise a lovely copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Age of Caricature, The: Satirical Prints in the Reign of George III, Donald, Diana
12 Donald, Diana Age of Caricature, The: Satirical Prints in the Reign of George III
London and New Haven Yale University Press 1996 1996 0300066058 / 9780300066050 Hard Cover New 4to. 
248 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Life in London; Or, The Day And Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. And Corinthian Tom, Accompanied By Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in Their Rambles and Sprees Through the Metropolis, Egan, Pierce
13 Egan, Pierce Life in London; Or, The Day And Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. And Corinthian Tom, Accompanied By Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in Their Rambles and Sprees Through the Metropolis
London G. Virtue no date [1830] 1830 New Edition 1/4 Calf Very Good Large 8vo. Cruikshank, I. R. And G. 
xvi, 376 pp. Bound in a recent quarter antique calf with marbled boards and a green and red morocco title labels. 36 hand coloured aquatint plates and 6 pp of folded music. Toning to the extremities and some chipping and damage to the frontispiece 25 cms tall. The new edition of this hugely popular Georgian work. 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century: How They Illustrated and Interpreted Their Times, Everitt, Graham
14 Everitt, Graham English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century: How They Illustrated and Interpreted Their Times
London Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1893 1893 Second Edition Decorated Cloth Very Good Small 4to 
xx, 427 pp. Blue cloth with decorative gilt. Spine ends slightly worn. Foxing to prelims. Front hinge split. Bookplate to pastedown. Illustrations. A VG copy. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Giles : Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons. Thirty-Fourth Series, Giles [Giles, Carl]
15 Giles [Giles, Carl] Giles : Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons. Thirty-Fourth Series
London Express Newspapers Limited 1980 1980 0850790948 / 9780850790948 Paperback Near Fine Oblong 8vo. Illustrated 
SIGNED and inscribed by the author Giles on the inside front cover. Unpaginated [c. 160 pp.]. Colour pictorial wrappers. Illustrations throughout. Fresh and clean copy. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Giles : Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons: Thirty-Sixth Series, Giles [Giles, Carl] and introduction by Terry Wogan
16 Giles [Giles, Carl] and introduction by Terry Wogan Giles : Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons: Thirty-Sixth Series
London Express Newspapers Limited 1982 1982 0850791227 / 9780850791228 Paperback Near Fine Oblong 8vo. Illustrated 
SIGNED and inscribed by the author Giles on the inside front cover. Unpaginated [c. 100 pp.]. Colour pictorial wrappers. Illustrations throughout. Fresh and clean copy. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Giles Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons  8th Series, Giles, Carl
17 Giles, Carl Giles Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons 8th Series
London Daily Express Publications 1954 1954 Soft Cover Good Oblong 4to. Giles, Carl 
unpaginated b/w cartoons from oct 1st 1953 to sept 19th 1954 creases to cover and marked page edges 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Biffin Papers, Graham, Harry
18 Graham, Harry The Biffin Papers
London Bodley Head. 1933 1933 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Bellew, Patrick 
170 pp, b/w illustrations. The pictorial dustwrapper is frayed and torn in places but largely complete 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Diary of a Worm, Gubbins, Nathaniel
19 Gubbins, Nathaniel The Diary of a Worm
London Hutchinson Hardcover Very Good 8vo. 
254 pp. + [56 pub catalogue] Very uncommon in jacket. Boards faded, jacket worn and chipped with loss, particularly at the head and foot of spine. Pen sig on fep. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Horse Play, Hilder, Rowland
20 Hilder, Rowland Horse Play
London Golden Gallery Press Hard Cover Good 8vo. Hilder, Rowland 
64 pp, illustrated in b/w some tears and fading to dustwrapper 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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