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THE FOLIO BOOK OF HUMOROUS ANECDOTES
Written by Edward Leeson. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 2137871
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Very good condition.

Introduction by Leeson. Lime pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded. A few light marks to outer page edges. Slip case is very good - a few small knocks.

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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. 2137865
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1990. 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. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! Slip case is near fine - fading to a couple of edges. Possible fading to spine of book.

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THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY
Written by Ambrose Bierce; Miles Kington. Illustrated by Peter Forster.
Stock no. 2137830
Published by Folio Society. 2013. 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. 12th printing. Slip case is a little better than very good - some light wear.

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THE BEST OF THE RACONTEURS
Written by Sheridan Morley; Tim Heald. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 2137821
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Humourous stories selected by Morley and Heald. Brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good.

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THE FOLIO BOOK OF COMIC SHORT STORIES
Written by David Hughes. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 2137258
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Selected and introduced by David Hughes. Colour & b/w illustrations. Slip case is very good - fading to some edges.

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GILES NO. 2
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 2136999
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Heavy creasing - especially to front cover; one vertical crease has small start of tear to it. 2-3" split to top of spine on front cover side. Chipping, with some loss to base of spine. Half-title page has bottom corner cut off. Small area of lower margin loss (a hole) - possibly from insect or indentation from something. Foxing to outer page edges. Browning to pages.

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MORE PICK OF PUNCH
Written by Amanda-Jane Doran.
Stock no. 1322552
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in a slightly grubby/scuffed slipcase.

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THE EPIPLECTIC BICYCLE
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 2136425
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Small format. Oblong format. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 4.75 x 7". ISBN: 0747541655. Very slight fade mark to edge of front cover/spine.

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RONALD SEARLE IN PERSPECTIVE
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2135918
Published by New English Library. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition.

A rich and varied collection of Searle's work, both humorous and serious. Large format. Black leather covers with silver titles and silver signature vignette. Colour & b/w illustrations. 224 pages. Comes with a Limited Edition Print - SIGNED by the illustrator. ISBN: 0450060268. Limited edition Print enclosed to front of book. This is Copy No. 3 of 250. SIGNED by Illustrator. Slip case is a little better than very good - some light wear and a few spots.

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JOKEBY, BURLESQUE ON ROKEBY
Written by John Roby.
Stock no. 2135877
Published by Thomas Tegg. 1813. Fair condition.

Leather spine and corners. Blue boards. A Poem, In Six Cantos By An Amateur Of Fashion. 8th edition, corrected and enlarged. Colour frontis. Much of leather spine and corners are chipped away/worn away and missing. Stitching to binding can be seen through spine. Covers are grubby and foxed. Prelims are almost detached. Foxing and page browning. Musty smell to book.

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RHYME STEW
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2135815
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a 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. A few spots to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with small chips to top and tail of spine.

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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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