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WHAT ELSE DO YOU DO?
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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WINSOR MCCAY HIS LIFE AND ART
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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RONALD SEARLE REMEMBERED
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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NEUES WILHELM BUSCH ALBUM
No author listed. Illustrated by Wilhelm Busch.
Stock no. 1504592
Published by Hermann Klemm. Almost very good condition.

Large, heavy format 12.5 x 10". Humorous b/w cartoons. Text in German. Beige hessian cloth, dark red titles and borders. 428 pages. Spine foxed, light browning to edges of front cover, spine and half of rear cover. Joints cracked. Endpapers and page edges browned. Vertical crease to front endpaper. Contents very good.

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LUCKY LUKE JESSE JAMES
Written by Rene Goscinny. Illustrated by Morris.
Stock no. 2114870
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Translated by Frederick Nolan. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Comic strip story. ISBN: 0340165383. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Small corner torn from front endpaper. Contents are bright.

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THE WORLD OF TOM AND JERRY
No author listed.
Stock no. 1712378
Published by P.B.S.. 1977. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 33 pages. Corners bumped.

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GILES No. 10
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 1711354
Published by Daily Express. 1956. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Covers creased. Staples rusty.

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THUMPER
Written by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 2112992
Published by Collins. Circa 1942. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards, green cloth spine. A delightful story based on the character created for Disney's film 'Bambi'. Colour and b/w pictures throughout. 8.5 x 7". Unpaginated. Foxing to spine. Some wear to cover edges. A little surface paper damage to top corner of rear cover. Some foxing and grubby margin marks to pages throughout.

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STEINLEN AND HIS ART TWENTY-FOUR CARTOONS
No author listed. Illustrated by Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen.
Stock no. 1710303
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 1911. Fair condition.

Large format. Pictorial cloth. Illustrations tipped-in on all four corners. With a critical introduction and descriptive notes. Backstrip missing. Rear board detached, front board fragile at binding. All plates present. Fraying to cloth edges. Rippling to cloth on front cover. 1 plate has a large closed tear. Odd margin mark.

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FELIX THE CAT ANCIENT TIMES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1108947
Published by Co-operative Wholesale Society. Almost very good condition.

Paperwraps. A Felix the Cat Little Picture Book. Cartoon style strips with 'Growing Pains' to rear. Chipping to spine. A few marks to covers.

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LEWSYN LWCUS: Y GOETS FAWR
Written by Rene Goscinny; Dafydd Jones; Alun Ceri Jones. Illustrated by Morris.
Stock no. 819581
Published by Dalen. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

A Welsh Translation of the first Lucky Luke series. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780955136641. Slight surface damage to top edge of rear endpaper.

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LUCKY LUKE JESSE JAMES
Written by Rene Goscinny. Illustrated by Morris.
Stock no. 380110
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st UK 1972. Very good condition.

Translated by Frederick Nolan. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Comic strip story. ISBN: 0340165383. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Last 3 pages are creased else contents fine.

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