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1 Anon The Third Book of Artemas: concerning men, and the things that men did do, in the times of war and peace.
London: W. Westall, 1919 Hardcover 
1st edition. Red cloth boards stamped in black on spine and upper cover. Very Good in Good dust-jacket chipped at head and foot of spine and with a couple of closed tears. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Bizarre Books, Ash,Russell and Lake, Brian
2 Ash,Russell and Lake, Brian Bizarre Books
London Macmillan 1985 0 333 38312 5 / 9780333383124 First edition Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First printing. 8vo. Pp 180. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Name and address of ownership stamped on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Poor Russell's Almanac, Baker, Russell
3 Baker, Russell Poor Russell's Almanac
New York Dorset Press 1992 0 88029 781 6 / 9780880297813 First printing of this edition Hardcover Very Good + very good + Jacket 
8vo. Pp 252. Quarter bound in black cloth stamped in gilt on the spine with sides of flecked grey paper on boards. A clean and tightly bound copy in an unclipped dust-jacket. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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4 Benson, Theodora & Askwith, Betty Muddling Through or Britain in a Nutshell
London Victor Gollancz 1936 Second printing Hardcover near Very Good 
2nd impression. Illustrated with 52 line drawings byNicolas Bentley. Original blue cloth boards with paper label on spine. Cloth a little worn. Minor inscriptions on front free-endpaper. The cloth is a little rubbed at the edges and showing light wear at the head and tail of the spine. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Book of Rotters, Bold, Alan and Robert Giddings
5 Bold, Alan and Robert Giddings The Book of Rotters
Edinburgh Mainstream 1985 0 906391 72 5 / 9780906391723 First edition Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
Firts printing. 4to (252 x 186mm). Pp 187 with b&w illustrations throughout. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Nature Notes, Brookes, Peter
6 Brookes, Peter Nature Notes
London Little, Brown 1997 0 316 64153 7 / 9780316641531 First edition Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First printing. Landscape 4to (218 x 265mm). Pp 111 with a cartton printed in colour on each recto page and commentary on the verso opposite. Glazed printed paper boards. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. Small printed label headed The Times and signed Peter Brookes by the author laid-in. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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1966 and All That, Brown, Craig
7 Brown, Craig 1966 and All That
London Hodder & Stoughton 2005 0340897112 / 9780340897119 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First printing. Illustrated by Ken Pyne. 8vo. Pp 175. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust jacket. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Happy Thoughts, Burnand, F. C.
8 Burnand, F. C. Happy Thoughts
London Methuen 1930 First printing of this edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo. Pp xx + 285 + 8pp Publisher's catalogue bound in at rear. Red cloth boards sta,ped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Lengthy gift inscription in ink on the ffe else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Essential Lenny Bruce, Cohen, John (Ed)
9 Cohen, John (Ed) The Essential Lenny Bruce
London Open Gate Books/Macmillan 1973 0 333 15184 4 / 9780333151846 First UK edition Hardcover Very Good + very good + Jacket 
1st printing. 8vo. Pp 263. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Name and address of ownership stamped on the ffe else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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How to be a Family Man, Colbeck, Maurice
10 Colbeck, Maurice How to be a Family Man
London Frederick Muller 1970 0 584 10511 8 / 9780584105117 First edition Hardcover Very Good good + Jacket Signed
1st edition. Illustrated by William Geldart. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Signed 'Best wished to Margaret. Maurice Colbeck' on the title page. Very Good in Good+ price-clipped dust-jacket chipped at the edges. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Shakespeare - and That Crush: Being Angela's Guide to English Literature, Dark, Richard
11 Dark, Richard Shakespeare - and That Crush: Being Angela's Guide to English Literature
Oxford Basil Blackwell 1931 Third impression Hardcover Very Good 
8vo. Pp 121 illustrated throughout with line drawings by Thomas Derrick. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Light spotting to the book block edges else contents clean and tightly bound without dust-jacket. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Hilarious Universe: Being Angela's Guide to Einstein - and That Crush, Dark, Richard
12 Dark, Richard The Hilarious Universe: Being Angela's Guide to Einstein - and That Crush
Oxford Basil Blackwell 1932 Third impression Hardcover Very Good 
8vo. Pp 130 illustrated throughout with line drawings by Thomas Derrick. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Light spotting to the book block edges else contents clean and tightly bound without dust-jacket. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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For 2  Plain, Golden, Harry
13 Golden, Harry For 2 Plain
New York Permabook 1960 Later printing Paperback Very Good 
2nd printing of this mass market paperback. Foreword by Carl Sandburg. The paper is age-yellowed, else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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You're Entitle', Golden, Harry
14 Golden, Harry You're Entitle'
Greenwich Crest 1963 First printing of this edition Paperback Very Good 
First printing of the Crest edition of this mass market paperback. A collection of Harry Golden's essays with an introduction by Harry Golden Jr. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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The Third Cuckoo: More classic letters to The Times 1900-1985, Gregory, Kenneth (Ed)
15 Gregory, Kenneth (Ed) The Third Cuckoo: More classic letters to The Times 1900-1985
London George Allen & Unwin 1985 0048080543 / 9780048080547 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + very good + Jacket 
This selection chosen and introduced by Kenneth Gregory. First printing. 8vo. Pp xi + 320. Black cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust jacket. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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16 Halsman, Philippe The Frenchman: A Photographic Interview With Fernandel
London: Convoy, 1950 Paperback 
1st edition. 8vo. 24 full-page monochrome halftone photographs with pithy captions/interview questions on separate pages. Twin-wire wire stabbed in printed wrappers. Near Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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17 Harding, Mike When the Martians Landed in Huddersfield
London: Robson, 1984 1984 0 86051 310 6 / 9780860513100 Fourth impression Hardcover 
4th impression. Inscription on ffe else Very Good in Good+ dust-jacket. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Mild and Bitter, Herbert, A. P.
18 Herbert, A. P. Mild and Bitter
London Methuen 1936 Second edition Hardcover near Very Good good + Jacket 
8vo. Pp viii + 275. Ochre cloth boards stamped in brown on the spine and upper panel. Contents clean and tightly bound. Clipped and soiled dust-jacket rubbed at the top edge. Spotting to book block edges. A selection of pieces most of which were originally published in Punch magazine. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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19 Herbert, A. P. “Well, Anyhow ...”; : or, Little Talks
London: Methuen, 1943 Hardcover 
2nd edition. Orange cloth boards stamped in black on the spine. Very Good without dust-jacket. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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The Women of Punch, Hollowood, Bernard (Ed)
20 Hollowood, Bernard (Ed) The Women of Punch
London Arthur Barker 1961 First edition Hardcover Fine good Jacket 
1st edition. With illustrations by Michael ffolkes. 8vo. Pp ix + 166. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine.Very Good in Good dust-jacket worn at head and tail of spine and with one 20mm chip in the front panel. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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