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PILOT OFFICER PRUNE'S PICTURE PARADE!
Written by Bill Hooper.
Stock no. 1610615
Published by HMSO. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. The Royal Air Force Museum. Being the lighter side of life in war-time RAF. ISBN: 0117726370. Corner of rear cover is creased. Corners rubbed.

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GILES AT WAR
Written by Peter Tory. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 1610607
Published by Headline. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. An affectionate tribute to the legendary cartoonist Carl Giles. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 0747210411. A few foxspots to outer page edges.

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GILES A LIFE IN CARTOONS
Written by Peter Tory. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 1610605
Published by Headline. c. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. The authorised biography of Britain's leading cartoonist. ISBN: 0747206783. Second printing. Slight residue from sticky label to front panel of wrapper.

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THE KING OF BEASTS & OTHER CREATURES
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1816135
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Every race and every country has its own increasingly bizarre hang-up and so do animals as Ronald Searle now reveals. Glazed pictorial boards. Humourous colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0713913363. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL II (EDWARD I TO RICHARD III)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2125332
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cardwraps. 2 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. A few marks to covers. Creasing along edges and to corners. Scuff marks; mostly to rear cover. Light foxing.

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF PILOT OFFICER PRUNE
Written by Tim Hamilton. Illustrated by Tim Hamilton.
Stock no. 1610468
Published by H.M.S.O.. 1st 1991. Very good condition.

Being the Official Story of Tee Emm. Pilot Officer Prune was the RAF's legendary World War Two dimwit, and was the protagonist of Tee Emm, the 'classified' Aircrew Training publication. Pictorial card wraps. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 011772629X. Corners rubbed, some foxing to verso of cover edges.

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BRITAIN AT PLAY
Written by Geoffrey Beare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1317271
Published by Duckworth Overlook. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A collection of spectacular and hilarious drawings. Here we find Britain in the garden, at the beach and on the golf course. From automobile disasters to boy scouts. Large format. Red boards with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780715638149.

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A LIGHTER SIDE OF AFRICA
Written by Michael J. Allard. Illustrated by Michael J. Allard.
Stock no. 1815736
Published by Hastings-Spital Publishing. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An opportunity to enjoy the work of Michael J. Allard, a talented and highly proficient artist with a mischievous streak. Large oblong format. Maroon cloth boards with gilt titles. Wonderful colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780993324901.

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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2124402
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Set of 4 books, each containing 10 colour plates. Books cover following periods: William I-Henry III; Edward I-Richard III; Henry VII-Elizabeth and James I-Edward VII. Red cloth spines. Pictorial onlays to front covers. SIGNED by author with dedication to previous owner to first volume of set. Bottom 1" of spine to first volume has splitting with some fraying of cloth. Some other nicks and chips to spine, with varying degrees of fading. Couple of covers are a bit bowed with some marks. Corners are worn, with some chipping. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Some margin marks to pages. Closed tear (repaired with magic tape) to one front endpaper.

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BRIEF TO COUNSEL
Written by Henry Cecil. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2124287
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Foxing and some browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with a couple of closed tears and nicks.

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RAILWAY RIBALDRY
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1815525
Published by Old House Books. Circa 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Being 96 pages of railway humour. A republication of publication from 1935. Matt pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781908402943. Third printing.

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SLIGHTLY FOXED - BUT STILL DESIRABLE
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1815454
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

"Ronald Searle's Wicked World of Book Collecting" - the unvarnished truth of the book-seller's jargon is here exposed in one of the funniest and most entertaining books - a must for book sellers and collectors alike. Brown cloth. 124pp. 12 x 8.75". ISBN: 028562945X. Text block has minor foxing. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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