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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 BIG I AM
Written by Ralph Steadman. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
Stock no. 1316253
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Lavish colour illustrations. A journey into uncharted territory... ISBN: 022402471X. Small indentation to lower edge of rear cover, corners ever so slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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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ALL DONE FROM MEMORY
Written by Osbert Lancaster. Illustrated by Osbert Lancaster.
Stock no. 1506516
Published by John Murray. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The author's childhood memories before the age of ten. Yellow boards with blue titles to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 118 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Spine slightly darkened. Name in pen to front endpaper. Foxing to top edge of text block. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with browning to spine, top inch of panels, top edge of flaps and rear fold
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THELWELL'S SPORTING PRINTS
Written by Norman Thelwell. Illustrated by Norman Thelwell.
Stock no. 1608861
Published by Methuen. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large, oblong format. A collection of Thelwell's incomparable humorous illustrations of rural sporting life. ISBN: 0413511308. Spine bumped. Light page edge browning. Wrapper edge rubbed.
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TIDEWAY TACTICS
Written by L.M. Bates. Illustrated by Norman Mansbridge.
Stock no. 2122189
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with yellow title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. The hero of this book is a London River tug-boat. Her adventures in peace and war form the stories, some tragic and some humorous, but always full of the spirit of that waterway which is half river and half sea. Browning to endpapers. Some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge=creased and browned, with a few tiny nicks to corners.
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THE RECTORY UMBRELLA AND MISCHMASCH
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Lewis Carroll.
Stock no. 1608643
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1932. Slightly better than very good condition.

Foreword by Florence Milner. Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. 193 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped, a little wear to book edges. browning to endpapers. A little foxing to a few page margins but contents generally clean and quite bright.
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OUR HOSPITAL A.B.C.
Written by Hampden Gordon; M.C. Tindal. Illustrated by Joyce Dennys.
Stock no. 1315872
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine. Grey pictorial boards. Humourous colour illustrations and verse depicting characters from WW1. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few small spots to covers. Front free-endpaper is partly browned. There are a few foxspots to the contents which are otherwise clean.
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ARBORICULTURISTS AND OTHERS IN NORTH GERMANY 1895
No author listed.
Stock no. 1812302
Published by McFarlane & Erskine. Circa 1895. Good condition.

Being a sketch by pen and pencil of their terrible sufferings at Sea, and their hair-breadth escapes by land. Large format. Red cloth boards with illustration to front and rear. No title to spine. B/w illustrations. 55 pages. All edges gilt. Boards mottled and damp stained. Top & tail of spine fraying. Endpapers browned. Small name in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby marks to contents mainly to margins.
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TINKER TAILOR
Written by A.P. Herbert. Illustrated by George Morrow.
Stock no. 1505721
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations and rhymes. A child's guide to the professions. Review copy with label requesting review stuck by one corner to title page. Spine bumped and worn. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers a bit grubby. Light browning and some foxing. Contents generally clean, just a few grubby fingermarks.
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HUMOROUS POEMS
Written by Thomas Hood. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1404822
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1893. Very good condition.

Dark green cloth. Elaborate gilt titles and decorations. Green endpapers. All edges gilt. Charming b/w text illustrations. Preface by Alfred Ainger. Spine is bumped, worn and a little browned, Corners are bumped. Scratch and a small indent to front cover. Light mottling to rear board. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to some pages including verso of endpapers and tissue guard to frontis, otherwise contents are clean.
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AND SO I FACE THE VINYL CURTAIN
Written by Simon Drew. Illustrated by Simon Drew.
Stock no. 1505242
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 48 pages. ISBN: 1905377010. Ink inscription to publisher's page. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut.
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