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JON'S TWO TYPES IN ITALY
Written by Jon.
Stock no. 1506767
1945. Almost very good condition.

A continuation of the saga of the two jaunty heroes in the land of pasta. Pictorial paperwraps, oblong format 6.5 x 9.5". B/w illustrations. 71 pages. Creasing to some cover corners and lower corners of a few pages. Covers and prelims foxed. Contents browned.
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WHAT ELSE DO YOU DO?
Written by Mel Calman. Illustrated by Mel Calman.
Stock no. 1506718
Published by Methuen London Ltd. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Some sketches from a cartoonist's life. Grey boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 105 numbered pages. ISBN: 0413588408. Signed by author, with inscription, on front endpaper. A little fading to base of spine and edges of covers alongside. Faint erased pencil writing to front endpaper otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small marks, very light browning to spine area.
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H.M. BATEMAN
Written by Mark Bryant. Illustrated by H.M. Bateman.
Stock no. 1506714
Published by Prion Books. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

Prion Cartoon Classics Series. Maroon glazed boards with beige border to top edge, beige titles. Square format 6.75 x 6.75". Colour and b/w illustrations, minimal text. Foreword By George Melly. Edited by Bryant. ISBN: 1853754587. A nice clean copy.
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THE PUNCH CARTOON ALBUM
Written by Amanda-Jane Doran; Miles Kington.
Stock no. 2122562
Published by Grafton Books. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

150 years of classic cartoons. Large format. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0246136456. Wrapper is price-cut with a couple of closed edge-tears and chips.
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BUFFERS END
No author listed. Illustrated by Emett.
Stock no. 2122473
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth with blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. A 5th collection of Emett's drawings from Punch. B/w illustrations. Uneven fading to parts of covers. A little foxing. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with large piece of loss to bottom of front panel. Other large closed tears to wrapper.
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WINSOR MCCAY HIS LIFE AND ART
Written by John Canemaker; Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Winsor McCay.
Stock no. 2122440
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Revised and Expanded edition. Foreword by Sendak. This the only biography of one of America's greatest and most influential cartoonists, Winsor McCay (1867-1934), the universally acknowledged first master of both the comic strip and the animated cartoon. Although invented by others, both genres were developed into enduring popular art of highest imagination through McCay's innovative genius. He attributed his considerable success to "an absolute craving to draw pictures all the time." ISBN: 0810959410. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with small nick to edge of rear panel.
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A CARTOON WAR WORLD WAR TWO IN CARTOONS
Written by Joseph Darracott. Illustrated by Will Dyson; Giles; Ronald Searle; E.H. Shepard; et al..
Stock no. 2122376
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Square format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0850521653.
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RONALD SEARLE REMEMBERED
Written by David Wootton. Illustrated by Searle.
Stock no. 1208613
Published by Chris Beetles Gallery. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

England's Greatest Cartoonist. (1920-2011). Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. From his early work to the 2000s. Square format. Colour pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 9781905738441. Light scuff marks to rear cover, scarcely discernible.
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THE COMPLETE LIMERICK BOOK
Written by Langford Reed. Illustrated by H.M. Bateman.
Stock no. 1506546
Published by Jarrolds Publishers. 3rd 1924. Almost very good condition.

The origin, history and achievements of the Limerick, with about 350 selected examples. Admirably illustrated by Bateman's humorous cartoons. Yellow pictorial cloth. 147pp includes index of limericks. Spine bumped with nicks to bottom edge. Covers grubby with darkening to spine and edge of front cover. Light crease to front endpaper and following page. Endpapers lightly browned. Heavy foxing to contents.
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DRAWING BLOOD: FORTY-FIVE YEARS OF SCARFE UNCENSORED
Written by Gerald Scarfe. Illustrated by Gerald Scarfe.
Stock no. 1811932
Published by Little, Brown. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The first collected volume of Scarfe's work for twenty years, Scarfe blends a strong narrative with amusing and poignant anecdotes to present the drawings and other works that have established him as one of a foremost commentators. Large format. Black boards with red foil titles. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. 352 pages. A hefty volume. ISBN: 0316729523. A clean, presentable copy.
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NEUES WILHELM BUSCH ALBUM
No author listed. Illustrated by Wilhelm Busch.
Stock no. 1504592
Published by Hermann Klemm. Almost very good condition.

Large, heavy format 12.5 x 10". Humorous b/w cartoons. Text in German. Beige hessian cloth, dark red titles and borders. 428 pages. Spine foxed, light browning to edges of front cover, spine and half of rear cover. Joints cracked. Endpapers and page edges browned. Vertical crease to front endpaper. Contents very good.
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YEOMAN SERVICE
Written by P.J.R. Mileham. Illustrated by W.B. Giles; G.D. Giles.
Stock no. 1810672
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Reproducing a collection of delightful and witty cartoons of the Yeomanry Cavalry from the period between 1870 and 1910. Oblong format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0946771677. Small inscription in ink to front pastedown which is hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Dustwrapper is slightly scuffed.
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