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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.
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.
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.
Humourous stories selected by Morley and Heald. Brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good.
Selected and introduced by David Hughes. Colour & b/w illustrations. Slip case is very good - fading to some edges.
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.
Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in a slightly grubby/scuffed slipcase.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.