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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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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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WHIZZ FOR ATOMMS
Written by Geoffrey Willans. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2135456
Published by Max Parrish & Co. 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w drawings to text. 104 pages. 8 x 5.25.". Second impression. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with a small amount of loss; creased.

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LE TRES RICHES HEURES DE MRS MOLE
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1321671
Published by Blue Door; Harper Collins Publishers Ltd. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A moving testimonry of the power of love, never meant for publication Ronald Searle produced a Mrs Mole drawing for his wife each time she had a dreaded chemotheraphy session. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007449101. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and ever so slightly grubby.

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FLOWER OF CITIES A BOOK OF LONDON
Written by John Betjeman; Christopher Sykes; Angus Maude; Elizabeth Bowen; et al. Illustrated by Edward Bawden; David Knight; Ronald Searle; Barbara Jones; et al..
Stock no. 2134330
Published by Max Parrish And Co Ltd. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

Studies and Sketches by 22 authors. Pale blue cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Uneven fading to covers. Foxing and page browning. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with small amounts of loss; also browned.

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LET'S HAVE A BITE! A BANQUET OF BEASTLY RHYMES
Written by Robert L. Forbes. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1320433
Published by Overlook Duckworth. 1st USA 2010. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Find the mouse in each illustration! ISBN: 9781590204092. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light evidence of erased pencil to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly browned and edge rubbed. Remains of a sticky label to rear panel.

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THE KING OF BEASTS & OTHER CREATURES
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1320426
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a 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. Spine bumped at top and tail. Some pale browning to front cover. Foxing to textblock. Light tobacco smell to contents. Price-cut dustwrapper is browned, mainly at front panel, damp stains to top edges of rear panel.

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SOMETHING IN THE CELLAR
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1817987
Published by Souvenir Press. 1999. Fine condition in a slightly better than 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. Reprint. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned and slightly grubby.

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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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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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CAT O' NINE TALES
Written by Jeffrey Archer. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1506689
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The fifth collection of short stories from the master storyteller. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 254 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781405032575. A nice copy.

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CAT O' NINE TALES
Written by Jeffrey Archer. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1316282
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The fifth collection of short stories from the master storyteller. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 262 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780230014930. A couple of tiny indentations to cover edges and a tiny white mark to top corner of front cover else a fine copy. White pictorial wrapper is just a little grubby.

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