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Written by David Langdon. Illustrated by David Langdon.
Stock no. 1820466
Published by Allan Wingate. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A humorous study of the trades and professions which make London tick. Cheerful, factual reporting on how the people who punch our tickets or weigh our bananas think, talk, feel and swear about their business. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w cartoons. 80 pages. Damp staining to lower edges of boards and dustwrapper and also rear endpaper. Endpapers browned. Scattered foxing. Text block browned. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn with expert repairs, some foxing to dustwrapper also.

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Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 2131273
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. Nearly fine condition.

Collectors Limited Edition. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Facsimile of Giles No. 9. ISBN: 1904329020. Still has certificate of authenticity. Copy No. 0590. Contained in slip case in very good condition; some rubbing and wear to corners.

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Written by A.B. Frost. Illustrated by A.B. Frost.
Stock no. 1317818
Published by John C. Nimmo. Circa 1884. Very good condition.

Amusing b/w cartoons and limericks. Pictorial paper-covered boards, red cloth spine. Brown decorative endpapers. 10.5 x 8". 92 pages. Covers are edge worn and slightly grubby, spine is worn at top and tail and is slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Grubby fingermarks to page margins throughout.

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Written by Harry Furniss. Illustrated by Harry Furniss.
Stock no. 1817608
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title. Grey pictorial boards. Humourous political cartoons. Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Free endpapers heavily browned. Some light crinkling to contents and faint dampstaining to margins.

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Written by Maud Budden. Illustrated by Roland Clibborn.
Stock no. 2130276
Published by The Mail. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Curly Wee and his friends in three episodes! Contains - Episode one - Pat Porker and the Smugglers, Episode two - The Great Election and Episode Three - The Proud Buns. Cartoon style strips throughout, with story text underneath. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp marks to edges of rear cover. Name in ink to belongs to page or title page.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 2129169
Published by World Distributors (manchester) Ltd. Circa 1954. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour cartoon strips. Couple of small knocks to cover edges. Pale page browning, but contents are still nice and bright.

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Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 2127427
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Chipping and small splits to both sides of spine, at base. Vertical creasing to front cover. Chipping along rear cover edge, with a little loss. Foxing. Inscription in ink to verso of front cover. NOT price-cut. Some grubby margin marks. Staples to binding have rusted, leaving some marks on surrounding area. Contents are still generally very good.

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Written by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 2127193
Published by Collins. Almost very good condition.

A Walt Disney Playbook for Little Folks. Colour pictorial boards. Easy-to-read texts. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Some splitting to spine, mostly on rear side. Staples have rusted and starting to show through spine. Name in ink to title page, which also has a sticky mark, where it appears that a bookplate may have been at one time. Contents are still very good.

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No author listed. Illustrated by Pat Sullivan.
Stock no. 2126823
Published by Hachette. Circa 1939. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Card wraps. Cartoon style strips, two colour illustrations. Text in French. Appears that part of backstrip/spine is missing - stitching can now be seen. Creasing and some wear to covers. Grubby marks. Foxing and browning to pages throughout.

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Written by James Hamilton. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2125880
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with title inscribed in gilt on spine. Illustrated end pages. B/w frontis piece. Valuable reference for collectors. ISBN: 1851457194. A few grubby marks to endpapers. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks and chips.

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Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 1406673
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

A special collection, selected to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II. Oblong format, pictorial cardwraps. B/w cartoons. ISBN: 1904329039. Corners a little bumped. Contents very good. Contained in original slipcase which has a few marks to rear.

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Written by Mel Calman. Illustrated by Mel Calman.
Stock no. 1506718
Published by Methuen London Ltd. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Some sketches from a cartoonist's life. Grey boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 105 numbered pages. ISBN: 0413588408. Signed by author, with inscription, on front endpaper. A little fading to base of spine and edges of covers alongside. Faint erased pencil writing to front endpaper otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small marks, very light browning to spine area.

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