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The Third Book of Artemas: concerning men, and the things that men did do, in the times of war and peace.

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: W. Westall, 1919:

Seller ID: 6852


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. View more info

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Bizarre Books

By: Ash,Russell and Lake, Brian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1985

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93393


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. View more info

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Poor Russell's Almanac

By: Baker, Russell

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1992

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 88016


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. View more info

Muddling Through or Britain in a Nutshell

By: Benson, Theodora & Askwith, Betty

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1936

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 6082


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. View more info

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The Book of Rotters

By: Bold, Alan and Robert Giddings

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream: 1985

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89223


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. View more info

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Great Theatrical Disasters

By: Brandreth, Gyles

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Granada: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 95381


8vo. Pp xiii + 141 illustrated with line drawings by Timothy Jaques. Grey cloth boards stamped in mauve on the spine. Gift inscripotion on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

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Nature Notes

By: Brookes, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 1997

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 91938


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. View more info

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1966 and All That

By: Brown, Craig

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94331


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. View more info

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Happy Thoughts

By: Burnand, F. C.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1930

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 89150


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. View more info

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The Essential Lenny Bruce

By: Cohen, John (Ed)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Open Gate Books/Macmillan: 1973

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 89577


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. View more info

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How to be a Family Man

By: Colbeck, Maurice

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1970

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11917


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. View more info

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The Hilarious Universe: Being Angela's Guide to Einstein - and That Crush

By: Dark, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1932

Edition: Third impression

Seller ID: 87927


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. View more info

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Shakespeare - and That Crush: Being Angela's Guide to English Literature

By: Dark, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1931

Edition: Third impression

Seller ID: 87928


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. View more info

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You're Entitle'

By: Golden, Harry

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Crest: 1963

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 89754


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. View more info

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For 2 Plain

By: Golden, Harry

Price: £3.00

Publisher: New York, Permabook: 1960

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 89768


2nd printing of this mass market paperback. Foreword by Carl Sandburg. The paper is age-yellowed, else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Third Cuckoo: More classic letters to The Times 1900-1985

By: Gregory, Kenneth (Ed)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94352


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. View more info

The Frenchman: A Photographic Interview With Fernandel

By: Halsman, Philippe

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Convoy, 1950:

Seller ID: 12886


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. View more info

When the Martians Landed in Huddersfield

By: Harding, Mike

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Robson, 1984: 1984

Edition: Fourth impression

Seller ID: 80892


4th impression. Inscription on ffe else Very Good in Good+ dust-jacket. View more info

“Well, Anyhow ...”; : or, Little Talks

By: Herbert, A. P.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Methuen, 1943:

Seller ID: 82570


2nd edition. Orange cloth boards stamped in black on the spine. Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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Mild and Bitter

By: Herbert, A. P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1936

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 84097


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. View more info