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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 Rene Goscinny. Illustrated by Albert Uderzo.
Stock no. 1816092
Published by Hodder Dargaud. Circa 1988. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 great adventures: Asterix the Gaul; Asterix and the Goths; Asterix in Britain; Asterix in Spain; Asterix and the Soothsayer; Asterix in Belgium. ISBN: 0340494956. Boards lightly scuffed. Light page browning.

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Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1815839
Published by New English Library. 1st 1984. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A rich and varied collection of Searle's work, both humorous and serious. Large format. Black cloth covers with silver titles and silver signature vignette. Colour & b/w illustrations. 224 pages. ISBN: 0450060268. Black dustwrapper is scuffed.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 2123798
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Circa 1938. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front cover shows Popeye and Olive riding a donkey. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. Colour plates. 156 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A little scuffing and surface paper damage. Name in ink to belongs to box. Page browning and some grubby margin marks.

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Written by Bill Tidy.
Stock no. 1609482
Published by Wolfe Publishing Limited. 1st 1975. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Oblong format. Even more of the famous Daily Mirror strip. B/w cartoon illustrations. ISBN: 0723406839. Covers browned. Some page browning. Half-title page is price-cut.

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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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Written by John Canemaker; Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Winsor McCay.
Stock no. 2122440
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Revised and Expanded edition. Foreword by Sendak. This the only biography of one of America's greatest and most influential cartoonists, Winsor McCay (1867-1934), the universally acknowledged first master of both the comic strip and the animated cartoon. Although invented by others, both genres were developed into enduring popular art of highest imagination through McCay's innovative genius. He attributed his considerable success to "an absolute craving to draw pictures all the time." ISBN: 0810959410. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with small nick to edge of rear panel.

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Written by David Wootton. Illustrated by Searle.
Stock no. 1208613
Published by Chris Beetles Gallery. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

England's Greatest Cartoonist. (1920-2011). Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. From his early work to the 2000s. Square format. Colour pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 9781905738441. Light scuff marks to rear cover, scarcely discernible.

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