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Treadmill to Oblivion

By: Allen, Fred

Price: £60.00

Publisher: U S A, Little Brown & Co 1955: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 45719

Condition: Very Good


240 pp, illustrated in b/w, dustwrapper has faded spine, a presentation by Fred Allen to film critic David Lewin. View more info

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Sizzling Platter

By: Arno, Peter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale n.d. [1952]: 1952

Book number: 18701

Condition: Good


118 pp, b/w cartoons dustwrapper worn and has spine tears. View more info

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House Scraps

By: Atkin, G. Duckworth

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Published by the author at the Stock Exchange 1887: 1887

Book number: 52558

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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More Fragments from France. Volume II

By: Bairnsfather, Bruce

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Bystander N.d. [1916]: 1916

Book number: 58742

Condition: Good


44 pp. Original wrappers with pictorial onlay to front cover. Slight wear to covers. Endpaper adverts. Illustrations throughout by Bruce Bairnsfather. View more info

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Fragments from France. Volume IV

By: Bairnsfather, Bruce

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Bystander N.d. [c. 1917]: 1917

Book number: 58743

Condition: Very Good


36 pp. Original wrappers with pictorial onlay to front cover. Endpaper adverts. Illustrations throughout by Bruce Bairnsfather. View more info

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Fragments from France. Volume V

By: Bairnsfather, Bruce

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Bystander N.d. [c. 1917]: 1917

Book number: 58744

Condition: Very Good


32 pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Clean copy. Endpaper adverts. Illustrations throughout by Bruce Bairnsfather. View more info

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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

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London & New York, Harper & Brothers 1900: 1900

Book number: 40904

Condition: Good


viii, 204 pp., Humourous Sherlock Holmes parody. B/w illustrative plates. General minor wear and fading to cloth, good and clean internally. View more info

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Just Pups

By: Barker, K F

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd 1937: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 45527

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Over the Line

By: Brockbank

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Temple Press Limited 1959: 1959

Edition: Second Impression

Book number: 59937

Condition: Very Good


55 pp. Original pictorial boards in dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. Boards clean. Small ink owner's name to front endpaper. Internally clean. Illustrations throughout by the author. View more info

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Busch Bilderbogen Coloriert

By: Busch, Wilhelm

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Munich, Braun & Schneider c. 1900: 1900

Book number: 49142

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Puck On Pegasus

By: Cholmondeley-Pennell, H

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, John Camden Hotten 1868: 1868

Edition: Fifth Edition

Book number: 46420

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Frank Reynolds Golf Book

By: Darwin, Bernard (introduction)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1932: 1932

Book number: 33608

Condition: Good


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 View more info

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Quake, Quake, Quake

By: Dehn, Paul

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton 1961: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 30457

Condition: Very Good


109 pp, illustrated. Small inscription on f.e.p., price clipped, otherwise a lovely copy. View more info

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Age of Caricature, The: Satirical Prints in the Reign of George III

By: Donald, Diana

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London and New Haven, Yale University Press 1996: 1996

Book number: 36654

ISBN: 0300066058

Condition: New


248 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w View more info

Image for Adolph In Blunderland a Political Parody of Lewis Carroll's Famous Story

Adolph In Blunderland a Political Parody of Lewis Carroll's Famous Story

By: Dyrenforth, James and Kester, Max

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller LTD 1939: 1939

Book number: 58805

Condition: Good


60 pp, illustrated in black and white, part of spine missing and wear to boards with dent to top edge of front cover, some foxing internally. View more info

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English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century: How They Illustrated and Interpreted Their Times

By: Everitt, Graham

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1893: 1893

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 38435

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Fun Fair : A Book of Collected Drawings

By: Fougasse

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. 1934: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59003

Condition: Very Good


96 pp. Publisher's pictorial boards. Boards slightly spotted & edgeworn. Scattered foxing internally. No ownership names. Colour and b&w illustrations throughout by the author. Small tear/hole within the illustration on p.29/30 View more info

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Giles : Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons. Thirty-Fourth Series [34th]

By: Giles [Giles, Carl]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Express Newspapers Limited 1980: 1980

Book number: 53114

ISBN: 0850790948

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Image for Giles Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons  8th Series

Giles Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons 8th Series

By: Giles, Carl

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Daily Express Publications 1954: 1954

Book number: 36463

Condition: Good


unpaginated b/w cartoons from oct 1st 1953 to sept 19th 1954 creases to cover and marked page edges View more info