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GRAHAM CLARKE'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Graham Clarke. Illustrated by Graham Clarke.
Stock no. 2126395
Published by Phaidon Press. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Humourous look at history. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 071482464X. SIGNED by Clarke, with dedication to previous owners on half-title page. Also includes SIGNED card from author/illustrator to previous owners on their wedding day. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine, couple of small nicks to corners.
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GRAHAM CLARKE'S GRAND TOUR
Written by Graham Clarke. Illustrated by Graham Clarke.
Stock no. 2126394
Published by Phaidon Press Limited. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. 24 etchings, 15 watercolours and numerous drawings. A humourous look at the Grand Tour. ISBN: 0714825719. SIGNED by Graham Clarke, with dedication to previous owner on half-title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL II (EDWARD I TO RICHARD III)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2126369
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cardwraps. 2 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Chipping and wear to spine and cover edges. Some uneven fading and browning. Creasing. Some foxing.
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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL IV (JAMES 1 TO GEORGE V)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2126367
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Humourous Rhymes of Historical Times. Two superb colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Pictorial card wraps. Staples to spine have rusted. Some chipping and wear to spine and cover edges. Foxing and browning to cover and some internal pages. Rear cover has vertical crease.
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GILES A LIFE IN CARTOONS
Written by Peter Tory. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 1610605
Published by Headline. c. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. The authorised biography of Britain's leading cartoonist. ISBN: 0747206783. Second printing. Slight residue from sticky label to front panel of wrapper.
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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL II (EDWARD I TO RICHARD III)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2125332
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cardwraps. 2 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. A few marks to covers. Creasing along edges and to corners. Scuff marks; mostly to rear cover. Light foxing.
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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (EDWARD I TO RICHARD III)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2125304
1ST 1907. Almost very good condition.

Humourous rhymes of historical times with colour pictures and b/w text illustrations throughout. Pictorial blue boards, with red cloth spine. Large format. Spine is bumped and faded. Wear and bumping to corners and cover edges. Score mark to onlay to front cover; coloured with ink. Uneven fading to some cover edges. Front joint is partially cracked. Some foxing and page browning.
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BRITAIN AT PLAY
Written by Geoffrey Beare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1317271
Published by Duckworth Overlook. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A collection of spectacular and hilarious drawings. Here we find Britain in the garden, at the beach and on the golf course. From automobile disasters to boy scouts. Large format. Red boards with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780715638149.
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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2124402
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Set of 4 books, each containing 10 colour plates. Books cover following periods: William I-Henry III; Edward I-Richard III; Henry VII-Elizabeth and James I-Edward VII. Red cloth spines. Pictorial onlays to front covers. SIGNED by author with dedication to previous owner to first volume of set. Bottom 1" of spine to first volume has splitting with some fraying of cloth. Some other nicks and chips to spine, with varying degrees of fading. Couple of covers are a bit bowed with some marks. Corners are worn, with some chipping. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Some margin marks to pages. Closed tear (repaired with magic tape) to one front endpaper.
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BRIEF TO COUNSEL
Written by Henry Cecil. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2124287
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Foxing and some browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with a couple of closed tears and nicks.
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SLIGHTLY FOXED - BUT STILL DESIRABLE
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1815454
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

"Ronald Searle's Wicked World of Book Collecting" - the unvarnished truth of the book-seller's jargon is here exposed in one of the funniest and most entertaining books - a must for book sellers and collectors alike. Brown cloth. 124pp. 12 x 8.75". ISBN: 028562945X. Text block has minor foxing. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.
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QUAKE, QUAKE, QUAKE
Written by Edward Gorey; Paul Dehn. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 1407182
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Leaden Treasury of English Verse. hair-raising parodies of familiar verses. Terrifying if they were not so funny - and funny if they were not so terrifying! Yellow mottled boards with green title to spine and vignette of tree to front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. 109 pages. Bumping to spine plus small bump to side of front board. A little browning to corners of text block. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Browning to spine, front panel and verso.
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