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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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THE FOLIO BOOK OF COMIC SHORT STORIES
Written by David Hughes. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 1320373
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Selected and introduced by David Hughes. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped at top and tail. Contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase which is slightly marked.

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THE PLUMS OF P.G. WODEHOUSE
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; Joe Whitlock Blundell. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 1821181
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Picked and introduced by Joe Whitlock Blundell. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Third printing. An almost fine copy with a small bump to top of spine and contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed and lightly bumped at open edges.

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THE FOLIO ANTHOLOGY OF HUMOUR
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; Anthony Trollope; Oscar Wilde; et al.
Stock no. 1320233
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green and yellow boards. Preface by P.G. Wodehouse. 400 pages. Spine of book is very slightly darkened. Contained in publisher's green slipcase which is slightly grubby and edge rubbed and darkened to top edges.

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1066 AND ALL THAT: A MEMORABLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Walter Carruthers Sellar; Robert Julian Yeatman. Illustrated by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1319879
Published by Folio Society. 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Comprising all the parts you can remember including 103 good things, 5 bad kings and 2 genuine dates. Brown paperboards. B/w illustrations. Slight rubbing to cover edges.

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THE ART OF SATIRE: LONDON IN CARICATURE
Written by Mark Bills.
Stock no. 1820960
Published by Philip Wilson Publishers. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of visual satire in London, a city which caricature flourished like no other. Accompanies the exhibition: Satirical London at the Museum of London, April - September 2006. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0856676136. Pictorial dustwrapper spine faded and rear panel spine edge lightly faded.

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THE FOLIO BOOK OF HUMOROUS ANECDOTES
Written by Edward Leeson. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 2134230
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduction by Leeson. Lime pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Darkening to spine. Slip case is very good - a few marks and some wear.

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THE FOLIO ANTHOLOGY OF HUMOUR
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; Anthony Trollope; Oscar Wilde; et al.
Stock no. 1820830
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Green and yellow boards. Preface by P.G. Wodehouse. 400 pages. Second printing. Minor foxing to spine. Contained in publisher's slipcase with a light mark running vertically on spine end.

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THE BEST OF THE RACONTEURS
Written by Sheridan Morley; Tim Heald. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1820822
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Humourous stories selected by Morley and Heald. Brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. A fine copy in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition - a few very minor scuffs.

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THE PICK OF PUNCH
Written by Miles Kington.
Stock no. 1820771
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Selected and Introduced by Miles Kington. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Second printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with very slight scuffing.

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HUMOUR IN THE EAST END
Written by Wilfred H. Harrison. Illustrated by Peter Fraser.
Stock no. 1820764
Published by The Epworth Press. 1st 1933. Very good condition.

Being vignettes of life and laughter compiled by Wilfred H. Harrison. Yellow cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 79 pages. Light wear to base of spine. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of title page. Top corner of covers and contents lightly creased.

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ARTEMUS WARD IN LONDON, AND OTHER PAPERS
Written by Artemus Ward; Charles Farrar Browne. Illustrated by J.H. Howard.
Stock no. 1820755
Published by G.W. Carleton & Co., Publishers. 1st 1867. Very good condition.

With comic illustrations by J.H. Howard. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, embossed decoration to boards. 6 b/w plates. Spine browned & worn at top & tail. Corners lightly worn. Front joint just starting to crack. Some light browning.

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