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ZOODIAC
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2140104
Published by Pantheon Books. 1st USA 1978. Very good condition in a very 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. Page edge browning. Foxing to cover edges. Wrapper is browned.

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THE CURSE OF ST. TRINIAN'S THE BEST OF THE DRAWINGS
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2140101
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Humorous B/W illustrations. ISBN: 1857930711. Wrapper has a few marks.

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TAKE ONE TOAD
No author listed. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2135562
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Purple boards, silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour and b/w humourous drawings. ISBN: 0234772824. Covers are unevenly faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; a little loss; also foxed.

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LE TRES RICHES HEURES DE MRS MOLE
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1321671
Published by Blue Door; Harper Collins Publishers Ltd. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A moving testimonry of the power of love, never meant for publication Ronald Searle produced a Mrs Mole drawing for his wife each time she had a dreaded chemotheraphy session. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007449101. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and ever so slightly grubby.

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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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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 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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