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THE TERROR OF ST. TRINIAN'S
Written by Timothy Shy. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1407054
Published by Max Parrish. 3rd 1952. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 128 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Gilt on spine has faded. Covers a little marked. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing mainly to endpapers, prelims and some page margins. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some small tears and chipping. Spine is browned. Wrapper is grubby and foxed.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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LEAVE IT TO PSMITH
Written by P.G. Wodehouse. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 1609506
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Fine condition.

Grey pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Contained in a slipcase.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE TWO TYPES
Written by Jon.
Stock no. 1609483
Published by Ernest Benn. 1st 1960. Good condition.

Card wraps. Oblong format. B/w cartoons. Covers scuffed; rear cover grubby. Tape repair to front and rear joints; cover partially detached at spine. Some page browning.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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FOSDYKE SAGA FOUR
Written by Bill Tidy.
Stock no. 1609482
Published by Wolfe Publishing Limited. 1st 1975. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Oblong format. Even more of the famous Daily Mirror strip. B/w cartoon illustrations. ISBN: 0723406839. Covers browned. Some page browning. Half-title page is price-cut.
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THE JOY OF FROGS
Written by Tomi Ungerer.
Stock no. 1609481
Published by Grove Press. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed boards. A book for ADULTS. A froggy version of the Kama Sutra. ISBN: 0394549228. Small dent and sticky label residue on rear cover. Contents fine.
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THE POSY SIMMONDS BEAR BOOK
Written by Posy Simmonds. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 1609480
Published by Berkeley. 2nd 1969. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. NOT for children! A naughty look at some of the things a teddy bear might get up to! Covers grubby. First page is price-cut. Inscription to verso of front cover.
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THE UNADULTERATED CAT
Written by Terry Pratchett. Illustrated by Gray Jolliffe.
Stock no. 1609479
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

White pictorial cardwraps. B/w cartoon illustrations. A campaign for REAL cats. ISBN: 0575046287. Light browning and small crease to covers.
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HEATH ROBINSON CONTRAPTIONS
Written by Geoffrey Beare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1814122
Published by Duckworth Overlook. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A collection of brilliant and memorable work by one of the most inventive minds in illustration. Cartoons of crazy inventions. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780715636947. Light rubbing to base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.
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TINKER TAILOR
Written by A.P. Herbert. Illustrated by George Morrow.
Stock no. 1814047
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

A child's guide to the professions. In this diverting book the duties of many professional persons are fearlessly revealed and no boy whether he is to be a Gentleman, an Apothecary, or the Lord Chancellor can afford to ignore it! Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations accompany the humourous rhymes. 64 pages. Boards a little grubby. Edges rubbed. Browning to endpapers and foxing throughout. Pictorial orange dustwrapper is in two halves (separated at spine) and torn with loss.
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THE RELUCTANT VAMPIRE
Written by Eric Morecambe. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 2123204
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. A story peppered with spells, magic and lots of laughs. ISBN: 0416258603. Bumping along a couple of cover edges. Small name and date in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper edge-creased with a couple of tiny nicks.
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HURRAH FOR ST. TRINIAN'S
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1316620
Published by MacDonald & Co. Ltd.. 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

"The pick of Ronald Searle's inimitable humorous drawings". Red boards, black title to spine and small vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations and captions to every page. Spine bumped with some fading at top and tail. Front free-endpaper neatly removed. Light page browning to half-title and rear free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss and fading at spine.
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TOM WEBSTER'S ANNUAL 1934
No author listed.
Stock no. 1609198
Published by Associated Newspapers. 1934. Good condition.

Card wraps. Cartoons from the Daily Mail. Covers foxed and browned. Spine split with loss at base. Pages browned. Some pencil annotation.
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