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THE PICK OF PUNCH
Written by Miles Kington.
Stock no. 1321730
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Selected and Introduced by Miles Kington. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Third printing. A super copy with slight scuffing to base of slipcase.

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THE MAN WHO WAS H.M.BATEMAN
Written by Anthony Anderson. Illustrated by H.M. Bateman.
Stock no. 1822309
Published by Webb & Bower. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author pays tribute to a unique and powerful talent and holds a revealing mirror up to the awkward and complex nature of the man who was H.M.Bateman. Colour and b/w illus throughout. 224 pages. Illustrated brown boards. ISBN: 0906671574. Lower edge of boards lightly rubbed, minor white mark to lower edge of front board. Text block lightly browned. Extensive black mark across page 184 and 185 but text still legible. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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THE NAUGHTY PRINCESS
Written by Anthony Armstrong. Illustrated by A.K. MacDonald.
Stock no. 1321608
Published by MacDonald & Co.. Circa 1945. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Fairy stories for adults written in a style that is charming, witty and the weeniest bit saucy! Originally published in the Strand magazine, the stories are reproduced here with new and delightful b/w illustrations. Grey cloth, blue titles. 167 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers creased. Large but neat inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. A few light foxspots and some light page margin creases else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and torn with some loss and a little grubby.

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LONDON HUMOROUS READINGS
Written by Henry Lloyd.
Stock no. 2135290
Published by W. Nicholson & Sons. 1st 1890. Good condition.

Maroon cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spotting and other marks to covers. Binding is starting to weaken. Some foxing and browning throughout. Ink stamp to title page.

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MORNINGS AT BOW STREET
Written by John Wight. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2135188
Published by Charles Baldwyn. 1st 1824. Almost very good condition.

New binding of Brown cloth spine, green boards; white paper title to spine. A Selection of the Most Humourous and Entertaining Reports Which Have Appeared in the Morning Herald. B/w illustrations. Some fading and wear to new spine. New endpapers. Rest of pages have uncut edges; foxing to varying degrees throughout.

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THE MAN WHO WAS H.M.BATEMAN
Written by Anthony Anderson. Illustrated by H.M. Bateman.
Stock no. 1321411
Published by Webb & Bower. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author pays tribute to a unique and powerful talent and holds a revealing mirror up to the awkward and complex nature of the man who was H.M.Bateman. Colour and b/w illus throughout. 224 pages. Illustrated brown boards. ISBN: 0906671574. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed, small white spot to lower edge of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut and edge rubbed.

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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. 1321403
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1990. Nearly 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. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Slipcase has a small brown mark to one side.

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THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY
Written by Ambrose Bierce; Miles Kington. Illustrated by Peter Forster.
Stock no. 1321397
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Nearly fine condition.

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. Second printing. A few very light marks to slipcase.

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THE PLUMS OF P.G. WODEHOUSE
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; Joe Whitlock Blundell. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 1821951
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Picked and introduced by Joe Whitlock Blundell. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Fourth printing. A tiny knock to front board and rear spine edge else fine, contained in publisher's slipcase also in almost fine condition.

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GILES ANNUAL 1951 FACSIMILE
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 2134693
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. Slightly better than very good condition.

Collector's limited edition facsimile of the Giles Annual first published in 1951. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 1902836154. Creasing to top corner of front cover. Slip case is better than very good.

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GILES ANNUAL 1948 FACSIMILE
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 2134692
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Collector's limited edition facsimile of the third Giles Annual first published in 1948. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 1874507708. Light wear to cover edges. Card slip cover has some wear and a little creasing in places.

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GILES 1954-55 ANNUAL FACSIMILE
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 2134684
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. Nearly fine condition.

Collectors Limited Edition. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Facsimile of Giles No. 9. ISBN: 1904329020. Copy No. 2630 with original certificate. Slip case is very good - a few marks and scuffs; wear and bumping to a couple of corners.

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