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THE PICK OF PUNCH
Written by Miles Kington.
Stock no. 1326774
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Selected and Introduced by Miles Kington. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Contained in green slipcase which is slightly faded at opening edges.

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ONE FOR THE ROAD
Written by Donald Macintosh. Illustrated by John Richardson.
Stock no. 1326730
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

One of the funniest angling books ever written. Green cloth, white titles and black vignettes to front. Green endpapers. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 9781899600717.

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"WHAT A WAR!" (2ND SERIES)
Written by Gilbert Wilkinson. Illustrated by Gilbert Wilkinson.
Stock no. 1827263
Published by Odhams Press Limited. Very good condition.

Small format. Oblong paperwraps. Green pictorial covers. Staple binding. 2 b/w cartoons with accompanying text per page. 128 numbered pages. Covers lightly browned. Text block browned. Contents clean.

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"WHAT A WAR!"
Written by Gilbert Wilkinson. Illustrated by Gilbert Wilkinson.
Stock no. 1827258
Published by Odhams Press Limited. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Oblong paperwraps. Red pictorial covers. Staple binding. 2 b/w cartoons with accompanying text per page. 128 numbered pages. Covers bronwed, a couple of minor edge tears. Top of spine worn with 1" tear, base of spine chipped. Staples rusty and therefore cover is just holding on to the contents but contents are tightly bound. Contents lightly browned else clean.

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MOTS D'HEURES: GOUSSES, RAMES
Written by Luis D'Antin Van Rooten.
Stock no. 1827119
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The d'Antin Manuscript. The rhymes of your childhood in the accents of Moliere and De Gaulle! Edited and annotated by Luis d'Antin van Rooten. ISBN: 0207949913. Text block lightly browned else contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and scuffed to rear panel.

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THE IRON TONIC
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 1325817
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Or A Winter Afternoon in Lonely Valley. Oblong format, 5 x 8.5". Pictorial mustard boards with black titles. B/w illustrations. Minimal text. ISBN: 0747556458. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine.

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SILVER STREAM
Written by A.P. Herbert. Illustrated by Norman Thelwell.
Stock no. 1325813
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue paperboards, cream spine. Humourous b/w drawings. 'A Beautiful Tale of Hare & Hound for Young & Old'. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Pale page edge browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut and a little grubby. Gift Aid sticker to rear panel of wrapper.

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THE LIFE & OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY GENTLEMAN
Written by Laurence Sterne. Illustrated by Harry Furniss.
Stock no. 1824308
Published by Franklin Library. 1st thus 1981. Nearly fine condition.

A work of fictional autobiography originally published in nine volumes between 1759 and 1767. Red leather spine with two raised bands, gilt title and tooling. Red cloth baords with gilt tooling. Marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations after Harry Furniss. All edges gilt. Appears to be unread.

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GILES ANNUAL 1947 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 1323659
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Facsimile of the 1947 Giles No. 2. Collectors Limited Edition. ISBN: 1874507554. Book is fine. Slipcase is edge worn/rubbed and slightly creased.

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DRIVERS WILD
Written by Red Daniells. Illustrated by Red Daniells.
Stock no. 2140362
Published by Scorpion Press. 1ST 1961. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Browning to covers. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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ROSY IS MY RELATIVE
Written by Gerald Durrell.
Stock no. 2138758
Published by Collins. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A novel following the course of Rosy the elephant as she progresses through the South of England. An 'almost true' story. Browning and some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some creasing; front flap has bottom corner cut off.

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THE GRAPES OF RALPH
Written by Ralph Steadman. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
Stock no. 2138631
Published by Ebury Press. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown boards, silver title to spine. Burgundy endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. Wine according to Ralph Steadman. ISBN: 0091752027. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing and grubby marks.

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