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A BUSHEL OF MERRYTHOUGHTS
Written by William Harry Rogers. Illustrated by Wilhelm Busch.
Stock no. 668728
Published by Sampson Low, Son & Marston. 1st 1868. Fair condition.

Four works in one volume. Contains: The Terrible Punishment of the Naughty Boys of Corinth; The Disobedient Children Who Stole Sugar-Bread; Cat And Mouse; The Fearful Tragedy of Ice-Peter. Reprinted in 1900 as A Book of Merry Thoughts. Oblong format, pictorial front board, green cloth spine. Comical b/w illustrations accompanied by hunourous verse. The book has been repaired with all pages having reinforced hinges. Page 13 of Cat and Mouse is missing as it is from all copies. Covers are worn and chipped at edges and badly scuffed to rear. Extensive foxing and grubby marks throughout with pencil drawings and annotation mainly on blank pages. Despite all this it remains a readable copy of a scarce Victorian book.
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NICHOLAS BENTLEY'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Nicolas Bentley. Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 660895
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1965. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Avian Alphabet. B/w pictures. Humourous rhymes. Pictorial wrapper front flap creased with spine slightly sunned.
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NICHOLAS BENTLEY'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Nicolas Bentley. Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 666622
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Avian Alphabet. B/w pictures. Humourous rhymes. Spine a little bumped, slight fading to boards. Wrapper edge-worn and grubby. Contents fine.
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WILHELM BUSCH
Written by Friedrich Bohne. Illustrated by Wilhelm Busch.
Stock no. 683878
Published by Emil Vollmer. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Four volumes. Colour frontis to each. Humourous b/w illustrations. German text. Wrappers have slightly faded spines and rubbed corners.
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GILES CARTOONS & CALENDAR 1999
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 563485
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1999. Fine condition.

Calendar for the year 1999. Pictorial card folder is slightly faded at edges.
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THE MAIDS OF LEE
Written by F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by W.J. Hodgson.
Stock no. 565265
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top and bottom of spine chipped with loss.
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MR. PUNCH'S LIMERICK BOOK
Written by Langford Reed. Illustrated by G.S. Sherwood.
Stock no. 984657
Published by Cobden-Sanderson. 1st 1934. Slightly better than very good condition.

Full crimson morocco binding, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A few marks to rear cover. Reduced from £35.
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LISPINGS FROM LOW LATITUDES
Written by Helen Selina Blackwood.
Stock no. 987202
Published by John Murray. 1st 1863. Good condition.

Large oblong format. Three-quarter green morocco binding with pictorial boards. 23 b/w plates. Subtitled: Or Extracts from the Journal of the Hon. Impulsia Gushington. No author noted but believed to be Helena Selina Blackwood - Baroness Dufferin and Claneboye a well known British songwriter, composer and author. In this book she pokes fun at the gushings of lady travel writers! Book: book plate to front endpaper. Top of spine chipped, covers browned. Foxing throughout, plates generally clean but foxed to margins. Plate 23 has been re-inserted with tape.
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MRS PERKINS'S BALL
Written by M.A. Titmarsh.
Stock no. 708171
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1898. Very good condition.

Many humourous hand-coloured plates including one fold-out illustrations. Modern binding of blue leather spine with gilt title, leather corners, blue marbled boards. Hand-coloured plates. Rebound in 3/4 blue morocco with marbled boards. Boards edge-worn. Front board slightly grubby with title to spine rubbed. Rear board has pink discolouration. Contents nice and clean.
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THE MEN OF WARE
Written by F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by W.J. Hodgson.
Stock no. 565266
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Slightly better than good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine heavily worn. Covers grubby.
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SNEEZE AND BE SLAIN
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by Babette Cole.
Stock no. 316759
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition.

And other incredible stories. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text. 126 pages. 8 x 5.5". Slight bumping to board edges otherwise a fine copy.
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