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1 Giles Cartoons. Nineteenth Series;
London, Daily Express/ Beaverbrook Newspapers, 1996; 
Pictorial Card covers. Very Good condition with price 5/- intact. Slight edge wear. Unpaginated with Introduction by Jim Clark. Cartoons running from 18th October 1964 to 10th October 1965. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 Giles Cartoons. Twentieth Series;
London, Daily Express, 1966; 
Pictorial Card covers. Good+ condition with price 5/- intact. Light creases at the corner. Unpaginated with Introduction by Sean Connery. Cartoons running from 19th September 1965 to 18th September 1966. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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3 Giles Cartoons. Twentieth Series;
London, Daily Express, 1966; 
Pictorial Card covers. Very good condition with price 5/- intact. Unpaginated with Introduction by Sean Connery. Cartoons running from 19th September 1965 to 18th September 1966. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Punch and the Prussian Bully. 1912 - 1915;
4 Punch and the Prussian Bully. 1912 - 1915;
London, "Punch" Office, 1915; 
Hardback. 10.5" x 8". Very good condition. Selected dates between 1912 & 1915 not arranged in chronological order. Illustrated throughout with many caricactures, cartoons and articles by famous artists including : Frank Reynolds, Ernest H. Shepard, T.H. Townsend, Bernard Partridge, Frank Hart et al. plus Punch's Almanack for 1915 at the back . Original maroon covers with sunned gilt title on spine. Hard to find. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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5 Punch, Or the London Charivari 1875. Vols. 68 & 69 in One Volume;
London, The Office, 85 Fleet Street, 1875; 
Vols. 68 & 69 in One Volume. Hardback. 11" x 8.5". Bound in Green cloth with plain endpapers. 2pp, 290pp incl. index & 272pp profusely illustrated . Would benifit from rebinding, boards soiled, with cloth lifting off, corners bumped.....internally very clean & tight. Gilt title on spine. 
Price: 36.00 GBP
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6 Punch, Or the London Charivari. Vols. 60 & 61 in One Volume;
London, The Office, 85 Fleet Street, 1862; 
Vols. 60 & 61 in One Volume. Hardback. 11" x 8.5". Bound in Green cloth with plain endpapers. iv,274 incl. index & 278pp profusely illustrated . Internal hinges cracked but firm. Boards soiled , 1" split at top back hinge` with corners bumped.....internally clean & tight. Gilt title on spine. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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The Pick of "Punch". An Annual Selection. 1944;
7 The Pick of "Punch". An Annual Selection. 1944;
London, Chatto and Windus, 1944; 
Hardback. 4to. Good+/ No dust jacket. 205pp . Various Author's including : E.V. Knox, Charles Greaves, E. M. Delafield, J.J. Farjeon & many others. Artisdts include : R.W. Chesterton, Fougasse, F. Reynolds, Geo. Morrow W.R. Sillince and more. Green covers with suffed white title & decoration on the spine. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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What a Twit!;
8 What a Twit!;
Dagenham, Ford Motor, 1941; 
Softcover stapled booklet. 5.5" x 4.25". Very good condition. 24pp with delightful black/white humorous line drawings. Brown covers with light creases. Solid binding. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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9 Amis, Kingsley The Old Devils;
London, Hutchinson, 1986; 0 09 163790 2 0 09 163790 2 / 9780091637903 
Reprint 1986 (3 times); Nr Fine/ Dw Nr Fine; 294pp; Tan covers with gilt title on spine; Dust wrapper has price intact. Winner of the 1986 Booker Prize for fiction. "Outrageously funny" 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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All Fall Down or The Nonsense - Fanciers' Assistant !;, Bentley, Nicolas
10 Bentley, Nicolas All Fall Down or The Nonsense - Fanciers' Assistant !;
London, Ivor Nicholson & Watson, nd ( c 1950's); 
Hardback. 8" x 6". Good/ No dust jacket. xi, 101pp with delightful illustrations by Nicolas Bentley. Contributers include : E. C. Bentley, H. S. Mackintosh, Seaton Pemberton, G. K. Chesterton, Rupert Croft-Cooke and J. B. Morton Cream slightly grubby covers with red decoration & lettering. Old sellotape on spine, edge wear. Internally a good clean copy with no owner names. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Time of My Life;, Bentley, Nicolas
11 Bentley, Nicolas The Time of My Life;
London, Joseph, 1937; 
1st edition. Hardback. 8" x 6". Very good/ No dust jacket. Unpaginated ( 128pp) with delightful black/white cartoon illustrations by Nicolas Bentley to accompany text. Yellow endpapers. Blue cobers with yellow facsimile signature on the front & title on spine. Light edge wear. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Humour of Bulls and Blunders;, Brown, Marshall ( Edited by)
12 Brown, Marshall ( Edited by) Humour of Bulls and Blunders;
London, Gay and Bird, nd ( c 1906); 
Hardback. Poor condition. vii, 217pp. Internal hinge cracked , tape repaired. Few marks in margins. Burgandy covers with gilt title on front & spine. Covers very worn at spine extremities. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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A Choice of Comic and Curious Verse;, Cohen, J.M. ( Edited by)
13 Cohen, J.M. ( Edited by) A Choice of Comic and Curious Verse;
London, Allen Lane, 1982; 0713914718 0713914718 / 9780713914719 
Hardback, Very good/ Dust jacket good. 470pp. Navy covers with silver title on spine.Protected dust jacket has edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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14 Daninos, Pierre Major Thompson Lives in France and Major Thompson and I;
London, Reprint Society, 1959; 
Combined Edition; 315pp with lovely Drawings by Walter Goetz; Red covers with black/gilt label on spine; Dust wrapper has few nicks, wear at spine extremities; The French and the French approach to life as seen by a Frenchman through the eyes of his creation, a very British Major Thompson. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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15 Dircks, W. H.. Edit.by The Humour of America;
London, Walter Scott, 1893; 
1st Edition; Hardback; Good-/ No Dw; xiii,462pp selected, with an introduction and index of American Humorists, by James Barr, beautiful Illustrations by C. E. Brock. & Biographical Index of American Humourists; Cloth pictorial covers with red spine; Top edge gilt; Shaken with hinges tape repaired, finger marks throughout. Covers & spine faded. Stories by Bill Nye, Samuel L. Clemens ( Mark Twain), Harriet Beecher Stow, Eugene Field, W. L. Alden among others. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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I Do All The Work Around Here;, Eakin, Jane
16 Eakin, Jane I Do All The Work Around Here;
Hollywood, The Marcel Rodd Company, 1946; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. Unpaginated with delightful illustrations and no text. Blue covers with white title on spine. A very nice copy. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Pons Asinorum or The Future of Nonsense;, Edinger, George & Neep, E.J.C.
17 Edinger, George & Neep, E.J.C. Pons Asinorum or The Future of Nonsense;
London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1929; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. 95pp with 24pp publisher's catalogue. Black covers with white title label on the front & spine. Edges worn and small split top of spine. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Intimate Secrets of an Actress;, Flanagan
18 Flanagan Intimate Secrets of an Actress;
London, Everest Books, 1975; 0903925 478 0903925 478 / 9780903925471 
Softcover. Good condition. 156pp lightly tanned. Pictorial covers have few creases. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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19 Gibb, Lee Illustrated by Norman Mansbridge The Higher Jones;
London, Muller, 1961; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ Dust jacket poor. 144pp with illustrations by Norman Mansbridge & decorated endpapers. Red covers with gilt title on spine. Protected dust jacket has 2" loss at top of spine, edge wear. ` 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Jellyfish Bones : The Humor of Zen;, Gilbert, Donald
20 Gilbert, Donald Jellyfish Bones : The Humor of Zen;
Nevada City, Blue Dolphin Publishing, 1980; 0-931892-21-X 0-931892-21-X / 9780931892219 
Softcover. Nr fine condition. Unpaginated with cartoons & decoration on every page .A very good solid copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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