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THE UNBEARABLE BASSINGTON
Written by Saki; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Osbert Lancaster.
Stock no. 1317499
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1978. Fine condition.

Turquoise pictorial cloth. 7 page introduction by Joan Aiken. Amusing b/w illustrations. 146 pages. In dark blue slipcase which has a small tear at base.

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GILES No. 1
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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ZOODIAC
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2127389
Published by Pantheon Books. 1st USA 1978. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The signs of the Zodiac in Searle's humourous style. Oblong format. White boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0394500628. A few marks to covers. A little foxing. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; minimal loss; some browning and foxing.

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SOMETHING IN THE CELLAR
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2127377
Published by Souvenir Press. 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ronald Searle's Wonderful World of Wine. Large format. Dark red boards with gilt title to spine. Humerous full page b/w and colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0285627651. Some light wear along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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ESCAPE FROM THE AMAZON!
Written by Alex Atkinson. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2127274
Published by Perpetua Books. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. With Mrs. Dyson. Some white spotting to covers. Bumping to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some chips and nicks.

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THE ILLUSTRATED WINESPEAK
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2127248
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Ronald Searle's Wicked World of Winetasting! Glazed pictorial boards. Humorous colour illustrations. ISBN: 0285625926. Bumping to spine. Uneven browning to covers.

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JEEVES & WOOSTER (6 VOLUMES)
Written by P.G. Wodehouse. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 2127219
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Titles are: Ring For Jeeves; The Mating Season; Joy In The Morning; The Code Of The Woosters; Thank You Jeeves; Right Ho Jeeves. Attractive pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Some light foxing to outer page edges. Slip case has some grubby marks.

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RHYME STEW
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2127186
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Hare likes a flutter, the Tortoise cheats, and they're racing for right of veto on a vegetable patch; the Emperor's new ski clothes tickle the court ladies but leave him cold on the slopes... Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 79 pages. ISBN: 0224026607. Light bumping to a couple of corners. Pale foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS (CORRESPONDENCE)
Written by John Julius Norwich. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2126924
Published by Atlantic Books. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Cream cloth covered boards. Metallic red title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781848877085. Wrapper spine is faded.

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THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF FILM FUN
Written by Graham King. Illustrated by Ronald Saxby.
Stock no. 2126538
Published by Clarkes New Press. 1ST 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Comic Anatomy of Film Fun 1920-1962. Celebrating over 2,000 issues of Film Fun. Large format. Maroon boards. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 09485451009. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and chips.

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GRAHAM CLARKE'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Graham Clarke. Illustrated by Graham Clarke.
Stock no. 2126395
Published by Phaidon Press. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Humourous look at history. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 071482464X. SIGNED by Clarke, with dedication to previous owners on half-title page. Also includes SIGNED card from author/illustrator to previous owners on their wedding day. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine, couple of small nicks to corners.

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GRAHAM CLARKE'S GRAND TOUR
Written by Graham Clarke. Illustrated by Graham Clarke.
Stock no. 2126394
Published by Phaidon Press Limited. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. 24 etchings, 15 watercolours and numerous drawings. A humourous look at the Grand Tour. ISBN: 0714825719. SIGNED by Graham Clarke, with dedication to previous owner on half-title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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