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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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For Members Only

By: Arno, Peter and with an introduction by Stanley Walker

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head 1936: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53639

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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House Scraps

By: Atkin, G. Duckworth

Price: £45.00

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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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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The Political Struwwelpeter

By: Begbie, Harold

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards 1899: 1899

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 56054

Condition: Good


24 pp. Publisher's quarter red cloth over pictorial boards. Boards edgeworn & marked. Hinges split. Internally clean. Colour illustrations throughout by F. Carruthers Gould. 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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Memoirs of Decastro The Memoirs of J. Decastro, Comedian.

By: Decastro, J.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Sherwood, Jones & Co. 1824: 1824

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48563

Condition: Fair


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. View more info

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Quake, Quake, Quake

By: Dehn, Paul

Price: £25.00

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

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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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The Reluctant Cook

By: Fearon, Ethelind

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins 1953: 1953

Edition: 2nd Impression

Book number: 56654

Condition: Very Good


127 pp, illustrated in b/w, some fading and wear to dustwrapper. View more info

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

By: Giles [Giles, Carl]

Price: £40.00

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

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Giles Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons 8th Series

By: Giles, Carl

Price: £40.00

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

Image for Fashionable Contrasts: Caricatures by James Gillray

Fashionable Contrasts: Caricatures by James Gillray

By: Gillray, James and annotated by Draper Hill

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press 1966: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57456

Condition: Very Good


184 pp. Publisher's full cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dw slightly edgeworn. Foxing to prelims. Illustrated throughout with the caricatures of James Gillray. VG/VG View more info

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The Biffin Papers

By: Graham, Harry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head. 1933: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 21793

Condition: Very Good


170 pp, b/w illustrations. The pictorial dustwrapper is frayed and torn in places but largely complete View more info

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The Diary of a Worm

By: Gubbins, Nathaniel

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson:

Book number: 38229

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Mr Punch's Golf Stories : Told by His Merry Men

By: Hammerton, J. A., editor

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Carmelite House N.d. [c. 1910]: 1910

Book number: 57297

Condition: Very Good


192 pp. Publisher's pictorial cloth. Minor rubbing to boards. Internally clean. No ownership names. With 136 illustrations by Phil May, George Du Maurier, C.E. Brock, A.S. Boyd, E.T. Reed and others. View more info