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Punch, Vol. CII (1892, Jan. - June)

By: N/A

Price: £10.06

Publisher: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020942


sunning and weakness to spine; first inner hinge slightly torn View more info

New Big Size Buster Book 1988

By: N/A

Price: £1.35

Publisher: IPC Magazines Ltd: 1987

Seller ID: 029708


Bottom half inch of spine chipping away but page block remains tight. Comics are all clean, tight and bright. View more info

Bad Taste Book: From Beginning to End: Birth, Adolescence, Middle-age, Senility, Illness, Death & the Hereafter (A Silvey-Jex Bad Taste Book)

By: N/A

Price: £1.01

Publisher: Silvey-Jex Publications: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032099


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The Pick of Punch, an Annual Selection

By: N/A

Price: £6.71

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1942

Seller ID: 034580


Salmon coloured boards have seen better days. Cloth is split along page block edge and is coming away on the top and bottom right hand corners and of the front cover. Cloth is almost completely detached on back cover. Regardless, text and illustrations are still clean, tight and bright. A worthy rebinging project. View more info

The Pick of "Punch": An Annual Selection

By: N/A

Price: £10.06

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047164


noticeable sunning to spine; softening to top and bottom of spine; fading and light soiling to cover; first inner hinge torn; last inner hinge slightly torn; FEP and page 15 detached, but intact; hinge break at pages 15-16; pages 177-190 slightly torn at the bottom; yellowing to pages View more info

The Little Book of Wit and Wisdom

By: N/A

Price: £0.98

Publisher: Bristol, United Kingdom, Mustard: 1999

Seller ID: 086845


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The Playboy Book of Humour and Satire

By: N/A

Price: £10.56

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110148


Perfect gift for any man who claims to read PlayBoy only for the articles. First British Edition. Contributions from Dan Greenburg, Woody Allen, Art Buchwald, Richard Armour, Allan Sherman, Jean Shepherd, Roger Price, Shepherd Mead, P. G. Wodehouse, and many others. Jacket is lightly worn but plastic protected and so largely undamaged. Black cloth cover with yellow endpapers, binding solid and square. Some spotting/soiling to page block but contents clean, tight and bri... View more info

Giles: Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons Fortieth Series

By: N/A

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London, Express Books Publications: 1986

Seller ID: 156646


binding is well preserved. pages are clean and crisp though there is a bump on lower right corner where a cluster of pages are creased slightly. printing is clean tight and bright throughout. A section of the title page has been cut off (presumeably removed a price). View more info

The Journal of Silly No. 4

By: N/A

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London, Un-Press:

Seller ID: 161727


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A Ring Busting Bum Full of Fudge and frivolity - Viz - the Turtles Head

By: N/A

Price: £2.69

Publisher: UK, John Brown Publishingh: 1996

Seller ID: 182945


Pages clean, bright and tight. View more info

The Pick of 'Punch': An Annual Selection

By: N/A

Price: £3.36

Publisher: London, U.K., Chatto and Windus: 1945

Seller ID: 271492


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Dedication penned on FEP. Rather worn boards with fading along upper and inner edges. Front board has one or two light stains and a small dark stain. Spine is very faded, with blotchy stains and bumping and nicking to ends. Leading corners are worn and bent. Former bookseller's label on front pastedown. Pages sunned but clean. Text clear. AF View more info

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Punch, 1891

By: N/A

Price: £26.81

Publisher: London, Punch Office: 1891

Seller ID: 299742


Hardcover. No jacket. Contains volumes 100 and 101. Boards and spine are marked and scored. Spine and edges are faded. Spine ends are bumped, worn and nicked. Leading corners are worn. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Previous owner's name and address is inked on FEP. Pages 15 to 36 of volume 101 are missing. Contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW View more info

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Punch, 1883

By: N/A

Price: £22.79

Publisher: London, Punch Office: 1883

Seller ID: 299743


Hardcover. No jacket. Contains volumes 84 and 85. Boards and spine are marked and faded. Front board and spine cover are partially detached. Small tears on spine ends and sides. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are worn. Page block, early and closing pages are tanned and marked. Paper is split on hinges of pastedowns but binding remains intact. Contents are clear throughout. HJW View more info

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Punch, Vol. CXLIV, January-June, 1913

By: N/A

Price: £12.07

Publisher: London, Punch Office: 1913

Seller ID: 299744


Hardcover. No jacket. Boards and spine are lightly marked and scored. Spine ends are nicked. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Page block, early and closing pages are tanned and marked. Contents are clear throughout. Volume is slightly cocked, but binding remains intact. HJW View more info

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Punch, 1907

By: N/A

Price: £28.16

Publisher: London, Punch Office: 1907

Seller ID: 299745


Hardcover. No jacket. Contains volumes CXXXII (January-June, 1907) and CXXXIII (July-December 1907). Boards and spine are marked and scored. Leading edges and corners are faded. Spine ends, leading corners and edges are bumped, worn and split. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Book plates on front pastedown. Paper is split on hinges of pastedowns and volume is slightly cocked, but binding remains intact. Contents are clear throughout. HJW View more info

Punch Vol. CXLI., 1911, Part II

By: N/A

Price: £14.26

Publisher: London, Punch Magazine: 1911

Seller ID: 438140


Hardcover. No jacket. Contains contents of volume CXLI from July to December 1911. Boards and spine are marked and scored. Patchy fading and stains on upper edges. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Pages are tanned and foxed. Minor tears and creases on a few pages. Rear pastedown hinge is split, but binding remains intact. Contents remain legible. HCW View more info

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Low Again: A Pageant of Politics

By: N/A

Price: £8.55

Publisher: London, The Cresset Press: 1900

Seller ID: 466883


Hardcover (no jacket). This book does not have a publication date; it was not published in 1900. Introduction dated 1938; (dated) cartoons from the 1930s. Shelfwear on slightly marked boards; edges and spine ends are worn. Leading corners are split. Page block is a little tanned; minor foxing on first two or three pages; FEP is creased. All content is clear. TS View more info

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OZ 32 - January 1971

By: N/A

Price: £27.55

Publisher: London, Oz Publications Ink Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 467411


Paperback in good condition. Covers are worn, nicked and creased, affecting pages. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. HCW View more info

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The Letters of Mercurius

By: 'Mercurius Oxoniensis'

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1970

Seller ID: 472204


Hardcover. Dust jacket drawing by Osbert Lancaster. Some edge-wear on jacket. Tape repair on upper leading corner of front jacket. Minor creasing on rear flap. Liquid staining and foxing on inner jacket. Small, light stain on upper inner corner of front board. Page block is foxed. Liquid stains on head of page block. Liquid staining on upper edges of pastedowns. Foxing at front and rear and several further points. Contents are clear. AF View more info

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The Letters of Mercurius

By: 'Mercurius Oxoniensis'

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1970

Seller ID: 472205


Hardcover. Dust jacket drawing by Osbert Lancaster. Library plate of former owner on front pastedown. Some edge-wear on jacket. One centimetre tear on lower edge of front jacket. Small nick on lower leading corner of front jacket. Liquid staining and foxing on inner jacket. Lower leading corner of front board and hardcover spine ends are bumped. Light fading on hardcover spine ends. Page block is foxed. Two or three very small stains on head of page block. Foxing at fron... View more info

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The Comic History of England

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

Price: £10.93

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew, & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 468479


Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. This book does not have a publication date. It was not published in 1900. Boards are marked, scored and worn. Spine is sunned. Leading corners and spine ends are bumped and torn. Minor nick on rear leading edge. Book plate on front pastedown. FEP and frontispiece are detached from binding. Pages are tanned and marked. Binding is exposed throughout. Contents remain clear throughout. HCW View more info

The Smelly Socks Joke Book

By: Abbott, Susan

Price: £0.98

Publisher: London, Red Fox: 1988

Seller ID: 032587


some creases on the cover and down the spine View more info

Locos : A Comedy of Gestures

By: Alfau, Felipe (McCarthy, Mary)

Price: £12.07

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, Viking (An Imprint of Penguin Books): 1990

Edition: New Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 246186


Dust jacket with very slight signs of edge wear, black hardcover with silver lettering on spine and contents in very good clean condition. T View more info

The Cruise of the "Mock Turtle"

By: Andom, R.

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1900

Seller ID: 451474


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Acceptable condition. This book was not published in 1900; it does not have a publication date. Boards are detached, and spine is missing. One or two marks on boards. Some wear on leading corners. Page block and pages are tanned, with some minor foxing. Several tears on upper edge of first page. Name of former owner is penned on half-title page. Text and illustrations are clear. AF View more info

Sugar and Spice

By: Barker, Ronnie

Price: £2.35

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1981

Seller ID: 260152


Book is in good clean condition with only minor signs of age, use or other wear. MB View more info

Laughing Matter

By: Batchelor, Kay

Price: £2.69

Publisher: Ireland, Richview Browne & Nolan: 1976

Seller ID: 095153


Contributors include: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Spike Milligan, Frank Muir, David Niven, Dennis Norden, Michael Parkinson, Harry Seacombe and others. Excerpts from: Morecamble & Wise, Porridge, Are You Being Served?, Alf Garnett, The Two Ronnies, The Goons and many more. View more info

Welcome to the Weird World of Glen Baxter

By: Baxter, Glen

Price: £14.82

Publisher: London, HarperTrade: 1989

Seller ID: 010204


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Bored of the Rings: A Parody of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings (Signet)

By: Beard, Henry N.; Kenney, Douglas C.

Price: £6.72

Publisher: New York, New American Library: 1969

Seller ID: 442440


Paperback in acceptable condition. First Signet printing. Covers are lightly marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Front cover is partially detached. ISBN sticker on rear cover. Page block is lightly marked. Pen on first page. Pages are tanned. Text remains clear throughout. Binding remains intact. HCW View more info

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How to be Plump: A Victorian Recreation

By: Beeuwkes III, Reinier; Poe, Rhonda

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1988

Seller ID: 455070


Hardcover in very good condition, with clean, sound pages and clear text and illustrations. Jacket good: price-clipped, with sunned spine. TS View more info

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The Oxford Sausage: Or, Selected Poetical Pieces, Written by the Most Celebrated Wits of the University of Oxford

By: Bewick

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London and Oxford, Robinson, G.; Newbery, F.; Jackson, W.; Lister, J.: 1777

Seller ID: 456216


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Acceptable condition. Leather-bound spine and leading corners. Very worn boards. Several scratches on spine. Pastedowns and endpapers are very dirty, faded and foxed. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown and name penned on FEP. Minor penned marginalia on first page. Some foxing on pages. Pages 11-16 - part of the Contents section - are detached from book spine. Text and illustrations remain clear. AF View more info

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Rural Class Struggles in Ambridge

By: Borage, Fred

Price: £10.20

Publisher: London, November Books: 1982

Seller ID: 414735


Paperback. Covers are rather faded and a little scuffed, with one or two light surface scratches and marks. Spine ends are a little worn. Leading corners are rather worn and creased. One or two small marks and stains on page block. Pages are a little sunned, and upper leading corners are slightly dog-eared. Several light stains on a few pages near beginning of book. Binding is sound; pages are tight; text and illustrations are clear. AF View more info

The Satiric Verses: Best of "Private Eye", 1987-89

By: Bordes, Salmonella

Price: £1.69

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 063108


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The Agreeable World of Wallace Arnold

By: Brown, Craig (ed)

Price: £2.02

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 1990

Seller ID: 250577


Item in generally good condition. Small pencil marks on front page. TH. View more info

The Essential Lenny Bruce: One

By: Bruce, Lenny; Cohen, John (ed.)

Price: £7.38

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. For The Mind Association: 1972

Seller ID: 252291


First British appearance of material originally from the one-volume American 'The Essential Lenny Bruce'. shelfwear, creased around spine; contents clean and sound throughout. First British Edition View more info

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Pictures from "Punch": Vol. I

By: Burnand, F.C.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 451307


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Leather-bound spine and leading corners. Boards have some patchy fading and are faded around edges. Two or three small abrasions on rear board. Spine is cocked, and very worn and rubbed. Left edge of spine is completely cracked; right edge is cracked at top and bottom, with one or two small, additional cracks. Spine head is worn; spine foot is torn away. Leading corners are worn, bumped and split. Some foxing on page block. One or two cracks in... View more info

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Pictures from "Punch": Vol. II

By: Burnand, F.C.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 451308


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Leather-bound spine and leading corners. Boards have some patchy fading and are faded around edges. Abrasion on rear board. Spine is slightly cocked, very worn and rubbed and protected with clear tape. Spine head is torn away. Leading corners are worn, bumped and split. Some foxing on page block. Crack on front pastedown. Hinges are completely cracked. Front pastedown and front and rear endpapers are creased. Foxing at front and rear. Contents ... View more info

The Humour of Homer and Other Essays

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: £10.06

Publisher: London, A. C. Fifield: 1913

Seller ID: 055332


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The Panjandrum Picture Book

By: Caldecott, Randolph

Price: £23.75

Publisher: London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.: 1900

Seller ID: 465837


Hardcover in good condition; jacket in acceptable condition. No publication date stated; it was not published in 1900. The jacket is edgeworn and creased on both sides. The edges and leading corners are torn and nicked. 3-4 cm tears on the front lower edge and each side of the spine head. A portion of the spine head is chipped; the spine foot is also torn. One or two small marks on the lightly edgeworn boards. All pages are clean, with clear text and illustrations. CM View more info

How to Be a Real Man

By: Clary, Julian

Price: £8.05

Publisher: U.K., Virgin Books Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 205870


Signed by Julian Clary, minor edgewear to the cover. Clean, bright and tight. View more info

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Cobean's Naked Eye

By: Cobean

Price: £6.86

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1952

Seller ID: 445010


Hardcover. Acceptable condition. Extremely worn, grubby and stained dust jacket with numerous large tears and rips. Front flap is clipped. Original price label on front flap. Lower leading corners of boards are stained. One or two light dents on front board. Hardcover spine is cocked. Hardcover spine ends are faded and bumped. Upper leading corners of boards are bumped. One or two stains on front pastedown and endpapers. Pages are tanned. Contents are clear. AF View more info

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The Tax Gatherers

By: Coffield, James

Price: £7.13

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd: 1960

Seller ID: 468836


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition for age. Illustrated with black and white decorations by Haro. Second impression. Jacket in good condition. Jacket is lightly marked and edge-worn. Rear upper edge is nicked. Hardcover spine head is lightly bumped. Sticker on front pastedown. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. HCW View more info

Scots Proverbs and Rhymes

By: Compiled By Forbes MacGregor

Price: £2.69

Publisher: Edinburgh, Moray Press: 1948

Seller ID: 157356


a selection of Scots proverbs and rhymes compiled by Forbes Macgregor. General shelfwear to paper covers. Internally clean and tight, though pages are a bit spotty. 48 pages View more info

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The Sardonic Verses Containing the Belles of Saint Zeppelin's, with Attendant Satires & Muses

By: Congreve, Richard

Price: £5.47

Publisher: London, Elm Books: 1990

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 421888


Hardcover. No jacket. Signed and dedicated by author on front pastedown. Boards are lightly marked and scored. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW View more info

Better Home Making

By: Conway-Cross, Beryl

Price: £6.71

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.:

Seller ID: 011868


No publication date. A classic of 1950s chintz and design - best enjoyed with a group of women and a bottle (or two) of wine View more info

The Works

By: Cook, Beryl

Price: £3.36

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1979

Seller ID: 028808


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Beryl Cook's New York

By: Cook, Beryl

Price: £39.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1985

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 458036


Hardcover in very good condition, signed by Beryl Cook on half-title page. Price-clipped jacket is a little creased at edges and corners; light edgewear on boards. Pages are clean and sound; all content is clear. TS View more info

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Patent Applied For: A Century of Fantastic Inventions

By: Coppersmith, Fred; Lynx, J.J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: U.K., Co-ordination: 1949

Seller ID: 450626


Hardcover. Acceptable condition. Very worn dust jacket with numerous tears, scores, bumps, creases, marks and abrasions. Upper part of front jacket is torn away. Edge-worn boards with one or two bumps and marks. Hardcover spine ends and leading corners are worn and rubbed. Page block is foxed. Pages are a little sunned. Binding is sound, and the text and illustrations are clear. AF View more info

Fred Dagg's Year

By: Dagg, Fred

Price: £19.44

Publisher: Wellington / Syney / London, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1975

Seller ID: 141844


Whoever gave this as a gift felt moved to write a rather lengthy gift note on the FEP and then to make the occasional remark on the Introduction page and on a few pages beyond that next to the text. The handwriting is pretty bad so is hard for me to read but it all seems rather friendly and provides an interesting running commentary. View more info

Australian Nicknames

By: Davies, Taffy

Price: £9.06

Publisher: Sydney, Rigby: 1977

Seller ID: 032476


writing on the FEP of a gift note View more info

The Punch Bedside Book

By: Davis, William (edited by)

Price: £6.71

Publisher: UK, Leagrave Press:

Seller ID: 141205


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