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THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN
Written by Rudolph Erich Raspe; et al. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1813613
Published by Harrap. 1st thus 1985. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0245542116. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and grubby, red stain to verso at top and bottom of front panel.
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GREAT BRITISH INDUSTRIES AND OTHER CARTOONS FROM THE SKETCH 1906-1914
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1813345
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

With an introduction by Geoffrey Beare. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 95 pages. ISBN: 0715620762. Light page browning. Light browning to vertical edges of dustwrapper.
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I LEONARDO
Written by Ralph Steadman. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
Stock no. 1506771
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Raucous, anarchic, exquisite and moving... Large oblong format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224019163. SIGNED by Steadman with dedication and date. He appears to have torn page with pen when signing so has written oops!! alongside. Contents clean. Dustwrapper ever so slightly edge worn.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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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THE PLUMS OF P.G. WODEHOUSE
Written by P.G. Wodehouse. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 2122745
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Very good condition.

Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Bookplate, with name in ink to verso of front endpaper, else near fine. Contained in slip case in very good condition; a few marks.
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CULTURAL SLAG
Written by Felicia Lamport. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 1506715
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1967. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Another collection of sparkling verse, wicked prose and devastating drawings. Purple boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 136 pages. A few tiny faint fox spots to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby with browning to spine and folds and some light foxing.
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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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RONALD SEARLE
Written by Pierre Dehaye; Henning Bock. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2122560
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. With an Introduction by Henning Bock and an Essay by Pierre Dehaye. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0233970576. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with a couple of 1-2" closed edge tears.
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ZOODIAC
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1316308
Published by Pantheon Books. 1st USA 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The signs of the Zodiac in Searle's humourous style. Oblong format. White boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0394500628. Spine and corners bumped. A few tiny spots to covers. Contents fine. White pictorial wrapper is slightly browned and has a couple of tears at edges.
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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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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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