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GILES No. 10
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 1711354
Published by Daily Express. 1956. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Covers creased. Staples rusty.
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GILES No. 9
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 1313001
Published by Daily Express. 1955. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. B/w cartoons. Minimal rubbing to corners. Lower staple is rusty and shows through to front cover. Price not cut. Small piece of sellotape to top of last page.
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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (HENRY VII TO ELIZABETH)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312999
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. Good condition.

Humourous rhymes of historical times. Large format. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Red cloth spine. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to top 2.5" of spine. Light scuff marks to rear cover. Front joint cracked. Endpapers lightly browned. Some messy colouring to the b/w illustrations. Grubby fingermarks to page margins. Some tears at inner margins. Very scarce in this format.
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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (JAMES I TO EDWARD VII)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312998
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. Good condition.

Humourous rhymes of historical times. Large format. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Red cloth spine. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to top 2" of spine. Light scratch marks to rear cover. Front joint cracked. Light pencil mark to rear endpaper. Some messy colour to the b/w illustrations, pencil doodles to one of the plates. Grubby fingermarks to page margins. Some tears at inner margins. Very scarce in this format.
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OVER THE LINE
Written by Russell Brockbank. Illustrated by Russell Brockbank.
Stock no. 1711273
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow and black pictorial boards. Humourous b/w motoring cartoons. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper browned and price-cut.
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DROLL STORIES
Written by Honore De Balzac. Illustrated by A. Robida.
Stock no. 1402446
Slightly better than good condition.

Collected from the The Abbeys of Touraine. Translated into English, complete and unabridged. MAroon cloth with gilt titles to spine. 50 B/w illustrations. 366 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded and gilt dulled. White marks to front and rear boards. Front joint broken showing webbing underneath. Surface paper damage to front pastedown. Front endpaper is creased. A little foxing and some page browning. 1 plate is detached and a cpuple of others are partially detached. There may be one plate missing. Page edges are uncut and therefore rough.
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RAILWAY RIBALDRY
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2113413
Published by The Great Western Railway. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial card wraps. B/w humourous illustrations. Heath Robinson at his best! Cover edges are creased, with some nicks. Edges are worn. Some foxing and page browning; a few grubby margin marks. Binding is starting to become weak - some hinges are pulled and stitching is visible. Erased pencil words to some pages (just the residue can be seen now).
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BERYL COOK'S NEW YORK
Written by Beryl Cook. Illustrated by Beryl Cook.
Stock no. 1208047
Published by John Murray. 1st 1985. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719542294. Wrapper spine slightly faded.
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THE LIGHTER SIDE OF SPORT
Written by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1605749
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, green title and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 46 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. lower edges scuffed and darkened. Inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is grubby and has edge tears which have been repaired with tape.
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THE BIG BABY A LITTLE JOKE
Written by Anthony Browne. Illustrated by Anthony Browne.
Stock no. 1710174
Published by Julia MacRae Books. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Square format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1856810372. Spine faded.
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LOUD LAUGHTER
Written by C. Errington Pegler. Illustrated by G.L. Stampa.
Stock no. 1311447
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1907. Good condition.

Humorous drawings illustrating "Easy French Exercises" with verses by Pegler. Pictorial boards. 8 colour plates. Spine professionally rebacked with red cloth. Corners worn, edges rubbed. Covers a little grubby and marked. Joints cracked and endpapers slightly torn. A couple of small margin tears (including 1 plate). Heavy foxing and fingering to contents.
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HORSE LAUGHTER
Written by Will H. Ogilvie; George Denholm Armour; Guy Paget. Illustrated by G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1310801
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Few sports offer so many opportunities for humour as hunting. Cream pictorial boards. 87 pages. B/w illustrations. Introduction by Paget. Spine very slightly bumped, some very slight darkening to cover edges. Name plate to front endpaper. Endpapers browned and some light foxing at page edges. A few margin marks. Top of a couple of pages roughly opened resulting in a small closed tear and small piece missing from top of one page. Dustwrapper is very grubby with a few small stains and is price-cut.
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