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TAKE ONE TOAD
No author listed. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2135562
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Purple boards, silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour and b/w humourous drawings. ISBN: 0234772824. Covers are unevenly faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; a little loss; also foxed.

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MOLESWORTH'S GUIDE TO THE ATOMMIC AGE
Written by Geoffrey Willans. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2135457
Published by The Vanguard Press. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This time Molesworth's invaluable advice and widsom is universal.... Black boards, silver vignette to front cover and silver and orange title to spine. 104 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few nicks and small edge-tears; minimal loss.

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WHIZZ FOR ATOMMS
Written by Geoffrey Willans. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2135456
Published by Max Parrish & Co. 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w drawings to text. 104 pages. 8 x 5.25.". Second impression. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with a small amount of loss; creased.

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THE PICK OF PUNCH
Written by Miles Kington.
Stock no. 1321730
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Selected and Introduced by Miles Kington. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Third printing. A super copy with slight scuffing to base of slipcase.

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THE MAN WHO WAS H.M.BATEMAN
Written by Anthony Anderson. Illustrated by H.M. Bateman.
Stock no. 1822309
Published by Webb & Bower. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author pays tribute to a unique and powerful talent and holds a revealing mirror up to the awkward and complex nature of the man who was H.M.Bateman. Colour and b/w illus throughout. 224 pages. Illustrated brown boards. ISBN: 0906671574. Lower edge of boards lightly rubbed, minor white mark to lower edge of front board. Text block lightly browned. Extensive black mark across page 184 and 185 but text still legible. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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THE NAUGHTY PRINCESS
Written by Anthony Armstrong. Illustrated by A.K. MacDonald.
Stock no. 1321608
Published by MacDonald & Co.. Circa 1945. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Fairy stories for adults written in a style that is charming, witty and the weeniest bit saucy! Originally published in the Strand magazine, the stories are reproduced here with new and delightful b/w illustrations. Grey cloth, blue titles. 167 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers creased. Large but neat inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. A few light foxspots and some light page margin creases else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and torn with some loss and a little grubby.

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LONDON HUMOROUS READINGS
Written by Henry Lloyd.
Stock no. 2135290
Published by W. Nicholson & Sons. 1st 1890. Good condition.

Maroon cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spotting and other marks to covers. Binding is starting to weaken. Some foxing and browning throughout. Ink stamp to title page.

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MORNINGS AT BOW STREET
Written by John Wight. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2135188
Published by Charles Baldwyn. 1st 1824. Almost very good condition.

New binding of Brown cloth spine, green boards; white paper title to spine. A Selection of the Most Humourous and Entertaining Reports Which Have Appeared in the Morning Herald. B/w illustrations. Some fading and wear to new spine. New endpapers. Rest of pages have uncut edges; foxing to varying degrees throughout.

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THE MAN WHO WAS H.M.BATEMAN
Written by Anthony Anderson. Illustrated by H.M. Bateman.
Stock no. 1321411
Published by Webb & Bower. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author pays tribute to a unique and powerful talent and holds a revealing mirror up to the awkward and complex nature of the man who was H.M.Bateman. Colour and b/w illus throughout. 224 pages. Illustrated brown boards. ISBN: 0906671574. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed, small white spot to lower edge of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut and edge rubbed.

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1066 AND ALL THAT: A MEMORABLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Walter Carruthers Sellar; Robert Julian Yeatman; Ned Sherrin. Illustrated by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1321403
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Comprising all the parts you can remember including 103 good things, 5 bad kings and 2 genuine dates. Introduced by Ned Sherrin. Brown paperboards. B/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Slipcase has a small brown mark to one side.

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THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY
Written by Ambrose Bierce; Miles Kington. Illustrated by Peter Forster.
Stock no. 1321397
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Nearly fine condition.

A masterpiece of satiric art by one of America's most biting humourists. Diabolic definitions and irreverent wit. Introduced by Miles Kington. Small format. Black cloth spine with gilt title. Peach/yellow marbled paper boards. Black endpapers. B/w illustrations. Second printing. A few very light marks to slipcase.

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THE PLUMS OF P.G. WODEHOUSE
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; Joe Whitlock Blundell. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 1821951
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Picked and introduced by Joe Whitlock Blundell. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Fourth printing. A tiny knock to front board and rear spine edge else fine, contained in publisher's slipcase also in almost fine condition.

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