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THE ENGLISH SPY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Bernard Blackmantle. Illustrated by Robert Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2134071
Published by Methuen & Co.. 1st thus 1907. Good condition.

New edition. Leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines; gilt titles. Bound by Root & Son. The Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books. An original work, characteristics, satirical, and humorous, comprising scenes and sketches in every rank of society, being portraits of the illustrious, eminent, eccentric and notorious. Volume one is better than good - some wear and rubbing to spine and edges. Page edge browning; some foxspots. However, Volume 2 - front cover detached. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Contents are still very good - some browning. Both spines are faded.

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF PILOT OFFICER PRUNE
Written by Tim Hamilton. Illustrated by Tim Hamilton.
Stock no. 1319609
Published by . 1st 1991. Very good condition.

Being the Official Story of Tee Emm. Pilot Officer Prune was the RAF's legendary World War Two dimwit, and was the protagonist of Tee Emm, the 'classified' Aircrew Training publication. Pictorial card wraps. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 011772629X. Light rubbing to cover edges. A few tiny foxspots to textblock.

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A BANGER FOR A MONKEY
Written by David Langdon. Illustrated by David Langdon.
Stock no. 1820466
Published by Allan Wingate. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A humorous study of the trades and professions which make London tick. Cheerful, factual reporting on how the people who punch our tickets or weigh our bananas think, talk, feel and swear about their business. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w cartoons. 80 pages. Damp staining to lower edges of boards and dustwrapper and also rear endpaper. Endpapers browned. Scattered foxing. Text block browned. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn with expert repairs, some foxing to dustwrapper also.

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MR. PUNCH GOES MOTORING
No author listed.
Stock no. 2133945
Published by The Educational Book Company. Very good condition.

Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine, decoration to front cover. The New Punch Library No. XI. Tipped-in colour frontis. Humourous b/w illustrations. Excerpts from Punch. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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ALFRED BESTALL'S PUNCH & TATLER DRAWINGS & PAINTINGS
Written by Caroline G. Bott. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133879
1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine is faded.

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THE FOLIO BOOK OF HUMOROUS ANECDOTES
Written by Edward Leeson. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1820235
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Leeson. Lime pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Seventh printing. A fine copy in publisher's burgundy slipcase in VG+ condition (a few scuffs).

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THE ILLUSTRATED CHRISTMAS CRACKER
Written by John Julius Norwich. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2133553
Published by Atlantic Books. 1st thus 2013. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. Colour illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 9781782392514. Wrapper has a few small marks.

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MR. PUNCH'S MOTOR BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2133455
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format. Humourous b/w cartoons in typical Punch style. Spine is split all way down centre; some chipping. Corners are bumped. Damp stained to rear cover and rear panel of wrapper. Some foxing, although contents are still in generally good condition. Wrapper is grubby and torn and chipped, with some loss. A reading copy only!

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RAILWAY RIBALDRY
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1318809
Published by Ian Allan. Circa 1969. Very good condition.

Green pictorial card wraps. B/w humorous illustrations. Heath Robinson at his best! Slight rubbing to cover edges. Foxing throughout.

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PARIS! PARIS!
Written by Irwin Shaw. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2132491
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Humourous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297772759. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with foxing to verso.

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THE PERILS OF FLIGHT
Written by J. Xaudaro. Illustrated by J. Xaudaro.
Stock no. 1318575
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Humourous full-page colour illustrations. ISBN: 0510000401. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Pale foxing and page edge browning else contents clean.

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MORE PICK OF PUNCH
Written by Amanda-Jane Doran.
Stock no. 2131726
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.

Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Slip case is very good - uneven fading to edges.

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