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New Big Size Buster Book 1988

By: N/A

Price: £1.35

Publisher: IPC Magazines Ltd: 1987

Seller ID: 029708

ISBN: 0850379989

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0907280110

Condition: Good


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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

Condition: Acceptable


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

Condition: Acceptable


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

ISBN: 1841642657

Condition: Very Good


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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

Condition: Good


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 bright. View more info

The Journal of Silly No. 4

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Un-Press:

Seller ID: 161727

Condition: Very Good


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The Pick of 'Punch': An Annual Selection

By: N/A

Price: £3.36

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

Seller ID: 271492

Condition: Acceptable


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

Condition: Acceptable


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

Condition: Acceptable


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Acceptable


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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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For Such as are of Riper Years

By: N/A

Price: £31.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1965

Seller ID: 485616

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Includes note signed by Allen Lane laid-in. Illustrated with line drawings by Mel Calman. Printed for Christmas 1965. Boards are marked and tanned. Leading corners and spine ends are lightly worn. A few pages are lightly foxed. Contents are 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

ISBN: 0099562707

Condition: Good


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

The Cruise of the "Mock Turtle"

By: Andom, R.

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1900

Seller ID: 451474

Condition: Acceptable


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

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VIP: The Mad World of Virgil Partch

By: Barli, Jonathan (ed.); Partch, Virgil

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Seattle, Fantagraphics Books: 2013

Seller ID: 484137

ISBN: 1606996649

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. No jacket. HCW View more info

Welcome to the Weird World of Glen Baxter

By: Baxter, Glen

Price: £14.82

Publisher: London, HarperTrade: 1989

Seller ID: 010204

ISBN: 0060963883

Condition: Good


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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

ISBN: 0451149742

Condition: Acceptable


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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Edward the Seventh: A Play on the Past and Present Times with a View to the Future

By: Beeton, Samuel Orchart; Emerson, S. R.; Jerrold, Evelyn Douglas; Murray, Eustace Clare Grenville; Smiff, O. P. Q. Philander

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Weldon & Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 488618

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition for age. Illustrated with black-and-white engravings, some whole-page and some double-page fold-outs. Iv, 90 pages, with period adverts at front and rear. Leather leading corners and spine. Minor marks, wear and tanning on marbled boards. Minor abrasions on leading corners and spine. Leading corners are nicked. Spine is slightly faded. Pages are lightly marked and tanned. Creases throughout pages. Minor bumps and nicks on a few pages. Upper leading corners of pages 13 to 16 are chipped. Contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. 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

ISBN: 0525246835

Condition: Very Good


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

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

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

Condition: Acceptable


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

ISBN: 0946423008

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 023398478x

Condition: Very Good


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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

Condition: Acceptable


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 front hinge; rear hinge is completely cracked. Minor creasing on first few pages. Some foxing at front and rear. Contents ar... 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

Condition: Acceptable


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 are clear. AF 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

Condition: Good


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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

Condition: Good


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

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Calman's Savoy Sketchbook

By: Calman, Mel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Guildford, Aztec Design: 1994

Seller ID: 486267

ISBN: 095247820X

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with gift dedication penned on an early page - otherwise excellent. All content is clear. TS View more info

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Cobean's Naked Eye

By: Cobean

Price: £6.86

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1952

Seller ID: 445010

Condition: Acceptable


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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Limerick Giggles, Joke Giggles

By: Cole, William

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1969

Seller ID: 493321

ISBN: 037001202X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover (no jacket). A little wear to edges and spine. Content is clear throughout. TS View more info

Scots Proverbs and Rhymes

By: Compiled By Forbes MacGregor

Price: £2.69

Publisher: Edinburgh, Moray Press: 1948

Seller ID: 157356

Condition: Good


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

Better Home Making

By: Conway-Cross, Beryl

Price: £6.71

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.:

Seller ID: 011868

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0140053433

Condition: Good


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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

ISBN: 0719542294

Condition: Very Good


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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Microcosmographia Academica: Being a Guide for the Young Academic Politician

By: Cornford, F. M.

Price: £24.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Bowes & Bowes: 1983

Seller ID: 482226

ISBN: 0370001451

Condition: Very Good


Paperback pamphlet with jacket in very good condition. 24 pages. Eleventh impression. Slight sunning on jacket. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Microcosmographia Academica: Being a Guide for the Young Academic Politician

By: Cornford, F. M.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Bowes & Bowes: 1983

Seller ID: 482227

ISBN: 0370001451

Condition: Good


Paperback pamphlet with jacket in good condition. 24 pages. Eleventh impression. Slight sunning on jacket. Jacket and paperback spine heads are bumped and nicked. Previous owner's name penned on title page. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW 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

ISBN: 58900963X

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0727003453

Condition: Good


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Libellous Lyrics on Superior People

By: Day, G. W. L.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1937

Seller ID: 456723

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover in acceptable condition. Plastic-protected jacket is marked and tanned. Jacket leading corners, edges and spine are worn, torn and creased. Boards are slightly marked, tanned and warped. Page block and some pages are tanned and lightly marked. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Dear Bill: W. F. Deedes Reports

By: Deedes, W. F.

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London and Basingstoke, MacMillan: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 177190

ISBN: 0333713869

Condition: Good


Text is clean, clear and bright throughout. Contains black and white photographs. Hard cover is in very good condition, with no signs of age or wear. Cover jacket has some marking to it and very minor wear to the edges, but is still in good condition. View more info

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The Gull's Hornbook (The King's Classics)

By: Dekker, Thomas; McKerrow, R. B. (ed.)

Price: £16.89

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1907

Seller ID: 433875

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover. No jacket. Hardcover, page block and pages are tanned and marked. Tears on spine. Lettering plate is missing. Spine ends are bumped and nicked. Book plate on front pastedown. Text remains clear. Binding remains intact. HCW View more info

Ride a Rhino

By: Denis, Michaela

Price: £6.71

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1959

Edition: No Earlier Edition Stated

Seller ID: 018226

Condition: Good


Slightly blackened edges, bend corners View more info

The Complete Book Of Mothers-In-Law: A Celebration

By: Dillner, Luisa

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London, U.K., Faber and Faber Limited: 2008

Seller ID: 288534

ISBN: 057123819X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Dust jacket is a little grubby, with one or two dark ink marks near upper inner corner of front jacket. Hardcover spine head is slightly bumped. Binding is sound and pages are tight throughout. Text and illustrations are clear. AF View more info

Down the Plughole: An Irreverent History of the Bath

By: Dobell, Steve

Price: £3.36

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 024958

ISBN: 1857939816

Condition: Good


spine break on page 95. In this study, Steve Dobell considers the spasmodic history of bathing and the bath. It encompasses glamorous bathers, from Bath-sheba to Betty Grable, unlucky ones, including Agamemnon and Jean Marat, and the occasional high-achieving one such as Archimedes. It also takes a decorous look at the bathing habits of famous literary figures, from Pepys to the Brontes, and at royal bathing arrangements, from Cleopatra with her asses' milk to Queen Victoria and her big brass taps. The book also explores the history of steam baths, foam baths, peat baths, mobile baths and eve... View more info

Close Encounters

By: Donovan

Price: £4.36

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing, Limited: 1993

Edition: No Earlier Edition Stated

Seller ID: 018260

ISBN: 0747209227

Condition: As New


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Dear All: A Collection of Round Robins

By: Duffy, Andrew; Duffy, Caroline; Pugh, Oliver

Price: £3.03

Publisher: Thriplow, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Icon Books Ltd.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 069192

ISBN: 1840466316

Condition: New


In excellent condition. View more info