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FLOWER OF CITIES A BOOK OF LONDON
Written by John Betjeman; Christopher Sykes; Angus Maude; Elizabeth Bowen; et al. Illustrated by Edward Bawden; David Knight; Ronald Searle; Barbara Jones; et al..
Stock no. 2134330
Published by Max Parrish And Co Ltd. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

Studies and Sketches by 22 authors. Pale blue cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Uneven fading to covers. Foxing and page browning. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with small amounts of loss; also browned.

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LET'S HAVE A BITE! A BANQUET OF BEASTLY RHYMES
Written by Robert L. Forbes. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1320433
Published by Overlook Duckworth. 1st USA 2010. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Find the mouse in each illustration! ISBN: 9781590204092. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light evidence of erased pencil to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly browned and edge rubbed. Remains of a sticky label to rear panel.

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THE KING OF BEASTS & OTHER CREATURES
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1320426
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Every race and every country has its own increasingly bizarre hang-up and so do animals as Ronald Searle now reveals. Glazed pictorial boards. Humourous colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0713913363. Spine bumped at top and tail. Some pale browning to front cover. Foxing to textblock. Light tobacco smell to contents. Price-cut dustwrapper is browned, mainly at front panel, damp stains to top edges of rear panel.

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SOMETHING IN THE CELLAR
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1817987
Published by Souvenir Press. 1999. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Ronald Searle's Wonderful World of Wine. Large format. Dark red boards with gilt title to spine. Humerous full page b/w and colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0285627651. Reprint. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned and slightly grubby.

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ZOODIAC
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2127389
Published by Pantheon Books. 1st USA 1978. Very good condition in a 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. A few marks to covers. A little foxing. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; minimal loss; some browning and foxing.

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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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CAT O' NINE TALES
Written by Jeffrey Archer. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1506689
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The fifth collection of short stories from the master storyteller. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 254 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781405032575. A nice copy.

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CAT O' NINE TALES
Written by Jeffrey Archer. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1316282
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The fifth collection of short stories from the master storyteller. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 262 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780230014930. A couple of tiny indentations to cover edges and a tiny white mark to top corner of front cover else a fine copy. White pictorial wrapper is just a little grubby.

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THE INVESTIGATOR A NARRATIVE IN DIALOGUE
Written by Reuben Ship. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2115408
Published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In book form, the brilliant satire on McCarthyism. First heard as a radio play in Canada. Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is unevenly browned, especially to spine, with small edge-tear to rear panel and some creasing.

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THE DIVERTING HISTORY OF JOHN GILPIN
Written by William Cowper. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1108611
Published by Chiswick Press. 1952. Very good condition.

Limited to 1600 copies. Showing how he went farther than he intended and came safe home again. Grey pictorial paper covered card-wraps. B/w illustrations in typical Searle style. Uneven browning and foxing to covers. A little creasing to corners. Foxing also to endpapers, contents are very nice.

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AN EXPERIENCE OF CRITICS
Written by Christopher Fry; et al. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 808000
Published by Perpetua. 1st 1952. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The approach to dramatic criticism. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Wrapper spine browned and worn to edges.

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