Books on Humour

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L'Ombra del Gatto. Il magico sorriso di Lewis Carroll.

172p paperback with illustrated yellow card cover, nice copy, very well preserved

£16.00

The British at Home. With an Appreciation by T H White.

£18.00

122p blue cloth tight, hinges firm, light discolouration to boards, text/ illustrations clean and ...

£18.00

£16.00

521p hardback, firm binding in sunned navy cloth, good condition, no names or stamps, clean and ...

£16.00

Cefischer in fröhlicher Runde.

£12.00

86p slim hardback, colour illustrations to cover, additional illustations in the back, a nice and ...

£12.00

£28.00

Large format hardback with very well preserved white dustjacket, excellent copy, as new.

£28.00

Tradizioni Popolari Italiane.

£16.00

193p paperback, green cover, a fresh and clean copy, no names or stamps, well preserved, first ...

£16.00

£14.00

159p paperback, red cover, a fresh and clean copy, no names or stamps, well preserved

£14.00

£20.00

170p hardback, brown boards, fresh clean copy, no names or stamps, very well preserved, light ink ...

£20.00

£16.00

309p lard format hardback with red boards, minor wear to covers, edges sharp, binding tight, hinges ...

£16.00

£12.00

24p stapled booklet, good condition, light wear to covers and edges, covers detached but intact, ...

£12.00

157p paperback, beige covers with tanned spine, very good condition, light wear to covers, binding ...

£14.00

£36.00

approx 60p blue boards with gilt lettering, blue/purple dustjacket present, illustrated with vigour ...

£36.00

198p paperback, white cover, authorial (?) note with erratum inserted, authors named as Jean ...

£64.00

(No Author)

£68.00

432p plus 50p (= Special May Week Number, covers bound in) 4to format, a large and well bound ...

£68.00

64p slim paperback, cover with cockerel design, a nice clean copy, with plates, original, pencil ...

£14.00

87p paperback, scarlet covers with lurid artwork, like new condition, minimal wear to edges, ...

£10.00

£14.00

142p paperback, reddish cover, a fresh and clean copy

£14.00

£16.00

229p paperback, white covers with black spine and purple artwork, very good condition, a little ...

£16.00

£24.00

155p hardback, turquoise cloth with colourfully illustrated jacket, very good condition, a little ...

£24.00

Disegni per il Cinema. Furio Scarpelli ed Ettore Scola. Casa del Mantegna, 9 - 27 Febbraio 1985.

72p paperback, silver covers, very good condition, a little light wear to cover surfaces, binding ...

£36.00

95p very tight and fresh period paperback, green frame to cover, spine very tight and not creased, ...

£20.00

The Book of Lear.

£8.00

256p period paperback with yellow cover, illustrations, minor signs of wear and age

£8.00

£26.00

160p paperback, inserted is a letter by the author, this copy heavily annotated in ink with about ...

£26.00

The Complete Alec.

£16.00

136p paperback comic, brown and white illustrated cover, very good condition, minimal wear to cover ...

£16.00

Tavi: Een vroolijk guitenleven.

£24.00

219p period paperback with orange illustrated cover, some illustrations in the text, well ...

£24.00

Come ti Erudisco il Pupo.

213p paperback, turquoise cover with cartoon, white spine, very good condition, minimal wear, some ...

£16.00

Popevke i Spelancije - Crveni Peristil.

270p small hardback, grass-green cloth with gilt lettering, very good condition, light wear to ...

£20.00

Il Libro degli Snobs.

xiii 252p paperback, tan covers with semi-transparent jacket, very good condition, light wear to ...

£36.00

Considerazioni Filosofiche del Gatto Murr.

160p paperback, beige cover with flaps, minimal wear, a few light smudges to cover, binding firm, ...

£16.00

Il Paradiso di Peynet.

£12.00

160?p paperback, pink covers with white spine, some sunning and tanning, binding firm, pages clean ...

£12.00

El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha.

cxi 1986p hardback in very good condition, terracotta faux leather covers with black line ...

£44.00

First Among Sequels. A Thursday Next Novel.

£36.00

397p hardback, crimson cloth with colourful illustrated jacket, very good condition, light wear to ...

£36.00

Chi Ha Paura di Lucy Van Pelt? Ovvero Psicoanalisi e Fumetti.

£64.00

138p paperback, white cover with cartoon, very good condition, a little light wear, foxing to ...

£64.00

Il Romanzo dei Comici di Campagna.

xiv 352p hardback, beige cloth with bright yellow jacket and blue band, very good condition, ...

£10.00

The Book of British Humour.

58p small booklet with illustration to front cover, staple binding tight, slight spotting to front ...

£8.00

Facezie Italiane del '400 e '500 .

£20.00

246p period paperback, a tight and clean copy

£20.00

The Nonsense Books of Edward Lear.

£12.00

320p mass market paperback, a well preserved copy, spine not creased, illustrated troughout, ...

£12.00

The Penguin 'Miss Read' Companion Boxed Set.

Six paperbacks in colourful slipcase, all volumes in very good condition, pleasant illustrated ...

£20.00

Sul modo più sbrigativo di sopprimere il dissenso - Un metodo efficace per prevenire i crimini di strada.

78p purple paperback, a fresh copy, with illustrations, tight and clean, no traces of use, uncommon ...

£20.00

Die Parodien: Mit fremden Federn. Unter falscher Flagge. Theatralisches Panoptikum. Zur Ästhetik der Parodie.

£36.00

562p bright red cloth with gilt lettering very fresh, dustjacket present but a little worn and ...

£36.00

The Political Madhouse in America and Nearer Home.

£10.00

64p hardback, blue coards with white lettering, transparent jacket present, bright and clean copy ...

£10.00

A Midsummer Night's Dream.

159p small paperback, white cover, very good condition, minimal wear to cover and edges, binding ...

£10.00

The Lingua Franca of the Corporate Banker. An Exploration and Explanation of the Idiosyncrasies of Business.

£16.00

137p paperback, lime green cover, like new condition, no noticeable wear, binding tight, pages ...

£16.00

Bags of Swank.

£10.00

176p period paperback with illustrated cover, first Penguin edition, fresh and clean copy, no names ...

£10.00

Our Hearts Were Young and Gay. With Illustrations by Ajalalov.

217p orange period paperback wih illustrated cover, first Penguin printing, a tight and clean and ...

£10.00

A Melon for Ecstasy.

174p paperback with light blue illutrated cover, excellent tight copy of the first Penguin ...

£88.00

The Clicking of Cuthbert, and Other Stories.

£10.00

188p orange period paperback, illustrated cover, well preserved, first Penguin printing, spine a ...

£10.00

Leave it to Psmith.

272p orange and white period paperback, excellent fresh copy, first Penguin printing

£8.00

Warreniana: With Notes, Critical and Explanatory, by the Editor of a Quarterly Review.

192p original hardback, blind stamped cloth, text clean, with interesting provenance from "What ...

£28.00

Missed Moments in Legal History.

£20.00

tall format hardback, fresh dustjacket, illustrated througout in colour, excellent copy, as new

£20.00

Provocative Verse and Libellous Limericks.

hardback, green velvety boards with black lettering, spine absent, author' signed compliments on ...

£20.00

Austrian Studies. Volume 15, 2007. Austrian Satire and Other Essays. Studies in Honour of Edward Timms.

vi 216p paperback, white and green cover, very good condition, little to no wear, binding firm, ...

£32.00

La Farce du Pauvre Jouhan. Pièce Comique du XVe Siècle.
(No Author)

£24.00

62p paperback, grey cover, very good condition, binding intact, minimal wear, one or two light ...

£24.00

Komik in der österreichischen Literatur.

308p large paperback, clean and tight copy, never used, no names or stamps, excellent

£46.00

Alle Galgenlieder. (Galgenlieder, Palmström / Palma Kunkel, Gingganz)

333p bright yellow cloth clean and tight, dustjacket intact and well preserved, tight copy, clean ...

£12.00

Mr. Gillray. The Caricaturist. A Biography with 147 Illustrations.

£16.00

vi 266p large hardback, red cloth with gilt lettering and yellow jacket, good condition, light wear ...

£16.00

Exercises in Style.

197p paperback, white cover, very good condition, covers a bit tanned, pages clean and bright, good ...

£8.00

Kemps Nine Daies Wonder. Performed in a Daunce from London to Norwich.

ii 30p stapled booklet, scarlet cover, very good condition, sunned spine, binding firm, pages very ...

£20.00

Jackal Farm: Or, Jungle of Good Jackals.

£56.00

xvi 269p paperback with rose wrapper, author inscription, clean and tight copy, uncommon title

£56.00

We Indians.

152p illustrated paperback, very good copy, clean and tight

£12.00

I am America (and so can you!) Advance Blad Excerpt, Incomplete, Uncorrected, Subject to Change

32p stapled booklet, promotional title, containing excepts and references to marketing, uncommon ...

£24.00

The Book of Irish Wit and Humour.

118p paperback, white cover with red lettering, very good condition, minimal wear, sticker to back ...

£14.00

Chewin' the Cud.

£12.00

144p paperback, bright blue cover with cartoon, very good condition, some light wear to covers and ...

£12.00

The Reactionary Joke Book.

vi 90p paperback, scarlet cover with cartoon, very good condition, light wear to cover edges, ...

£16.00

Dr Jack's Third Illustrated South African Byrd Book.
(No Author)

£16.00

72p paperback, scarlet cover, like new condition, no noticeable wear, binding tight, all pages ...

£16.00

The Complete Home Entertainer. Games and Amusements for the Whole Family.
(No Author)

£48.00

512p hardback, navy cloth, good condition, some light wear commensurate with age, spine sunned, ...

£48.00

What's My Motivation?

311p paperback, white cover, very good condition, some very light wear and a few light marks to ...

£16.00

Collected Grooks I.

£32.00

185p hardback, white cloth with cartoon, very good condition, some very light wear to covers and ...

£32.00

Medieval Comic Tales. Translated from Seven Languages.

xi 160p paperback, blood-red card cover, very good condition, light wear to covers, binding stiff ...

£14.00

Puffin 50th Anniversary Storybook Box. Ten Volumes and Anniversary Pamphlet.

Boxed set of ten paperbacks, good condition, light wear, one edge of box torn, binding intact if a ...

£36.00

Flashman and the Dragon.

320p fresh paperback with illustrated cover in the Chinese style, fresh and clean copy with gift ...

£12.00

Indian History from Above and Below: Two Academic Parodies.

£18.00

20p stapled booklet, red lettering to cover, clean and tight copy

£18.00

Prangmere Mess - and Other Tales.

100p slim hardback, dustjacket fresh and clean, excellent attractive copy, name to endpaper, barely ...

£26.00

Humour and Fantasy.

£16.00

1180p hardback, green illustrated dustjacket present with flaws, text clean, a little dusty and ...

£16.00

Literary Blunders. A Chapter in the "History of Human Error". Popular Edition

£14.00

xi 226p small format hardback, green paper-covered boards, cloth spine, this copy a little worn ...

£14.00

Manege Frei! Die Kulturgeschichte des Zirkus.

199p very large format hardback with bright yellow dustjacket, colourfully illustrated throughout, ...

£36.00

An Humorous Day's Mirth.

xx 174p hardback, green cloth with black and green jacket, like new condition, no significant wear, ...

£56.00

Yet More Comic and Curious Verse.

£12.00

350p original paperback, orange decorative cover, some soiling to edge, text clean, binding tight, ...

£12.00

Slang Register. Hochdeutsch-Umgangdeutsch. Würzwörter vom Feinsten.

£10.00

320p hardback, colourful cover without jacket, very good condition, minimal wear, light marks to ...

£10.00

xiv 264p grey cloth with dark lettering to spine and front, a fresh clean copy, first edition

£15.00

164p dark blue cloth with yellow lettering to spine and front, a fresh clean copy, second printing

£14.00

231p green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front, a clean copy, second edition

£12.00

279p blue cloth with black lettering to spine and front, a fresh clean copy, first edition

£14.00

277p black cloth with faint green lettering to spine and front, a fresh clean copy, first edition

£14.00

ix 336p orange cloth with black lettering to spine and front, a clean copy, small tear to spine, ...

£14.00

248p red cloth with dark lettering to spine and front, paper yellowing, ninth printing, nice paper, ...

£12.00

The Female Approach. With Masculine Sidelights. With a Letter by Max Beerbohm.

£14.00

96p red boards, illustrated throughout, clean copy, second printing

£14.00

The Birthday Book of Wit and Humour.
(No Author)

£16.00

small format, full calf, all edges gilt, to front: The Wit and Humour Birthday Book, on spine "Wit ...

£16.00

xxii 203p hardback, burgundy cloth, good condition, light wear to cover, some ink and pencil marks ...

£16.00

Giocando con l'Infinito - Matematica per Tutti.

£18.00

viii 300p fresh and tight paperback, spine not creased, excellent, many illustrations

£18.00

Gyascutus: Studies in Antebellum Southern Humorous and Sporting Writing.

£24.00

234p paperback with yellow cover, fresh clean copy, no signs of use

£24.00

Bilmece: A Corpus of Turkish Riddles.

vii 1063p large paperback, yellow card cover, very thick volume, text reproduced from typescript, a ...

£56.00

£12.00

vi 201p hardback, bright orange cloth with black and white jacket, good condition, some wear to ...

£12.00

234p green cloth with light lettering to spine and front, colour frontispiece with tissueguard, ...

£24.00

25p stapled comic, name to inside cover in pen, b/w illustrations, very good condition

£60.00

(No Author)

£15.00

41p erotic comic, name in pen to inside cover, very good condition

£15.00

£36.00

32p stapled erotic comic, full page b/w illustrations, illustrated front and back covers, name on ...

£36.00

Micsoda város! Karikatúrák a 125 éves Budapestrol. A Fovárosi Szabó Ervin Könyvtár Budapest Gyujteményének kiállítása.

£26.00

xix 160p large format paperback, illustrated throughout, very good, uncommon title

£26.00

The Great Switcheroo (La Grande Entourloupe) and The Last Act (Le Dernier Acte).

199p paperback, bilingual edition, very good condition, light wear to cover edges, binding strong, ...

£12.00

The Harvest of a Quiet Eye. A Selection of Scientific Quotations.

xii 192p hardback in brown cloth, illustrated jacket, first edition with personal inscription by ...

£28.00

Szinem - Java.

£30.00

574p hardback, worn paper jacket present, ownership label to endpaper, text clean, first edition, ...

£30.00

Cultural Correspondence Number 9: Sex Roles and Humor.

£46.00

80p stapled A4 magazine, essays by Donna Harraway (Joys of Vacuuming), interviews with women comic ...

£46.00

The National Joker: Abraham Lincoln and the Politics of Satire.

£18.00

178p hardback with fresh dustjacket, many illustrations, a tight and clean copy, new

£18.00

The Limerick. 1700 Examples with Notes Variants and Index. The Famous Paris Edition. Complete and Unexpurgated.

£18.00

517p hardback edition, binding strong, yellow cloth binding very firm, fresh green jacket, ...

£18.00

192p hardback in black cloth, light wear, some marks on boards and endpapers, sticker on title ...

£14.00

A New Miscellany-At-Law - yet another Diversion for Lawyers and others.

xiii 450p hardback, grey cloth with black dustjacket, minimal/no wear to surfaces and sides, spine ...

£18.00

xxxiii 755p hardback, black cloth, clipped dustjacket showing some light surface wear, pages and ...

£14.00

Dies und das für euch zum Spass.

88p plain grey-blue cloth, bookplate, well preserved, some poems re-numbered in ink, a collection ...

£28.00

112p hardback, price sticker on back cover, publisher's ink stamp on front endpaper, otherwise like ...

£5.00

255p paperback, humorous anecdotes, cartoon sketches throughout, very good condition, tight copy, ...

£6.00

The Mathematical Recreations of Lewis Carroll: Pillow Problems and a Tangled Tale.

£12.00

xx 109p 152p paperback with illustrated cover, very little use, pages clean and unmarked with ...

£12.00

63p hardback, dustjacket in very good condition, illustrations bright and clean, text unmarked, ...

£10.00

£20.00

464p large format original cloth, gilt design to front, a tight and clean copy, illustrated ...

£20.00

£12.00

64p slim hardback pink laminated boards, edges a little dusty, very good

£12.00

£12.00

127p slim paperback, decorative violet cover in very good condition, clean pages, firm binding, ...

£12.00

£6.00

107p slim paperback, decorative violet cover in very good condition, clean pages, firm binding, ...

£6.00

(No Author)

£12.00

23p stapled pamphlet, full colour illustrated card cover in very good condition, clean pages, a ...

£12.00

£38.00

92p blue decrative paper cover showing the image of Charlie Chaplin greeting a cat, cover is in ...

£38.00

£12.00

261p hardback with white illustrated dustjacket, excellent condition, first edition

£12.00

163p paperback, cover in excellent condition, firm binding, clean pages, a well preserved copy, ...

£18.00

vii 240p burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, colour plates, well preserved

£20.00

£12.00

oblong hardback, paper covered boards with illustration, illustrated throughout, excellent fresh ...

£12.00

£18.00

110p paperback, a fresh copy, clean pages, firm binding, in excellent condition, like new, a scarce ...

£18.00

£20.00

xiv 231p hardback, a new copy, still sealed in clear film, first edition

£20.00

£10.00

64p booklet, cover in very good condition, clean pages, a well preserved copy, scarce

£10.00

£46.00

viii 564p vi 563p two volumes in one very thick volume bound in very very bright green cloth with ...

£46.00

The Midnight Court. A Rythmical Bacchanalia from the Irish of Bryan Merryman.

61p hardback with bright pink priceclipped dustjacket with decorations by Hugh Stevenson, lovely ...

£24.00

xviii 304p original maroon cloth with gilt illustrations to front board and spine, all edges gilt, ...

£48.00

284p original green blindstamped cloth with gilt decoration to front board and spine, minor damage ...

£180.00

£10.00

125p black and white paperback, scarce special edition published for Oxfam, very light creasing to ...

£10.00

(No Author)

£68.00

728p 728p plus Christmas Number, Almanack, thick and heavy volume, bright royal blue with gilt ...

£68.00

Punch, or The London Charivari. Volumes 186 and 187 for 1934.
(No Author)

£68.00

728p 728p plus Christmas Number, Almanack, thick and heavy volume, bright royal blue with gilt ...

£68.00

£120.00

105p bright green cloth with gilt titles to cover and spine, small teat to spine hinge, yellow ...

£120.00

£8.00

24p landscape format booklet, illustrated pages, in excellent condition, 'Open University' based ...

£8.00

32p illustrated manuscript unsigned except for the clue "Hago Verlag" to title page, each poem with ...

£120.00

(No Author)

£15.00

oblong format, illustrated throughout, hardback with dustjacket, fresh and clean copy of the ...

£15.00

£8.00

172p paperback with pink design, first Penguin printing, a tight and fresh copy

£8.00

286p original Penguin paperback, humorous anecdotes, cartoon sketches throughout, very good

£6.00

xxxiii 325p hardback (blue cloth) with bright dustjacket, excellent copy, illustrations throughout, ...

£14.00

Here's Your Medicine. Nursing for Novices.

£14.00

vii 117p paperback, well preserved, many illustrations, first edition

£14.00

£12.00

272p small hardback with colour frontispiece and many addtl plates, spine a little soft and worn, ...

£12.00

xii 264p burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, colour frontispiece, 5th ...

£16.00

383p small format, 16cm, marbled boards and red cloth spine with title label, gilt lettering to ...

£10.00

(No Author)

£10.00

64p issue of Punch, full colour cover and advertisements, a well preserved copy

£10.00

(No Author)

£10.00

pp 286 - 322, full issue of Punch, clean pages, staples in very good condition, well preserved

£10.00

198p large format paperback, green lettering to front, excellent fresh copy without name or stamp, ...

£18.00

58p white card cover with dark pink title, very fresh copy

£8.00

vi 319p green cloth with gilt decoration to front and spine, front board detaching, hinges weak, ...

£32.00

56p hardback with red and white dustjacket, excellent condition, English language edition with the ...

£10.00

238p green cloth hardcover with gilt decor, engraved frontispiece with tissue-guard, additional ...

£32.00

The Comic Theatre of Greece and Rome.

£10.00

168p paperback, white cover, plates, light pencilled lines to a few margins, clean text, firm ...

£10.00

267p paperback, excellent condition, as new

£44.00

£36.00

approx 46p large format, card cover, colour illustrated by Ungermann, one small crease to front, ...

£36.00

£10.00

xiii 286p paperback, from a Cambridge College library, label to spine, clean pages, firm binding, a ...

£10.00

£46.00

iv 312p iv 312p bound volume for 1896, Almanack for 1896 in front, plain green cloth with lettering ...

£46.00

32p stapled booklet, blue card cover, colour illustrations throughout, very well preserved: ...

£46.00

£15.00

viii 96p small format, green lettering to boards, old soiling to front, colour frontispiece and ...

£15.00

£46.00

iv 312p bound volume of issues dated July 5, 1884 - Dec 27, 1884, original cloth with Punch design ...

£46.00

£46.00

iv 312p bound volume of issues dated July 6, 1889 - Dec 28, 1889, original cloth with Punch design ...

£46.00

£46.00

312p bound volume of issues dated Jan 6, 1883 - June 30, 1883, bound in front the issue for Dec 7, ...

£46.00

£46.00

312p bound volume of issues dated Jan 7, 1882 - July 1st, 1882, bound in front the issue for Dec 6, ...

£46.00

£46.00

792p large format, bound in plain blue cloth, lettered "Punch 1954, 1" on spine, bound volume of ...

£46.00

£46.00

748p large format, bound in plain blue cloth, lettered "Punch 1952, 2" on spine, bound volume of ...

£46.00

£46.00

748p large format, bound in plain blue cloth, lettered "Punch 1951, 2" on spine, bound volume of ...

£46.00

£46.00

740p large format, bound in plain blue cloth, lettered "Punch 1949, 2" on spine, bound volume of ...

£46.00

£46.00

788p large format, bound in plain blue cloth, lettered "Punch 1951, 1" on spine, bound volume of ...

£46.00

£46.00

776p large format, bound in plain blue cloth, lettered "Punch 1949, 1" on spine, bound volume of ...

£46.00

£46.00

776p large format, bound in plain blue cloth, lettered "Punch 1952, 1" on spine, bound volume of ...

£46.00

£26.00

xii 72p plus approx 100 pages of illustrations, large format paperback, dustjacket present with old ...

£26.00

approx 48p A4 comic, Janczyk and Karnicki present: quality Comic, scarce, one of a print run of ...

£56.00

xiii 417p, 399p half vellum binding, one hinge tearing, many plates throughout, nice set, well ...

£68.00

£36.00

152p bound in plain green cloth, excellent fresh copy, first edition, from the library of Wayland ...

£36.00

£64.00

84p plus approx 100 pages of illustrations, large format paperback, dustjacket present, excellent ...

£64.00

£18.00

88p slim paperback, very well preserved copy

£18.00

£36.00

approx 180p very many illustrations throughout, a well preserved copy of a scarce title

£36.00

Next to Oddliness.

162p yellow cloth, illustrations by Haro Hedson, clean pages, firm binding, cloth a bit soiled, ...

£6.00

Bombay Duck.

£10.00

316p hardback, dustjacket in excellent condition, a bright copy, clean, firm binding, like new

£10.00

Eighteenth Century Comedy.

£10.00

xxvii 413p small format blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, clean pages, firm binding, attractive ...

£10.00

Wanderings in Marylebone.

ix 98p grey paperback, frontispiece illustration, further illustrations throughout, foxing to page ...

£16.00

vi 79p blue cloth with white cloth spine, gilt lettering to front, frontispiece with tissue guard, ...

£8.00

(No Author)

£68.00

424p 438p plus strip illustrations, half calf and marble boards, all text and illustrations are ...

£68.00

112p hardback, illustrated dustjacket in good condition with only two small tears to the top edge, ...

£36.00

£8.00

pp 30 - 56, A4 format journal with illustrated cover, advertisements to first and last pages, ...

£8.00

£8.00

pp 510 - 536, A4 format journal with illustrated cover, advertisements to first and last pages, ...

£8.00

126p hardback, orange dustjacket a bit worn, bookplate, illustrations by Frank Wilson, clean pages, ...

£6.00

135p paperback, illustrated by Judy Brindley, a bright copy, signed by the author, in perfect ...

£8.00

Twentieth Century Interpretations of The Praise of Folly.

122p paperback, illustrated white and green cover, a clean and bright copy, in excellent condition

£10.00

£12.00

4 pages, title, music, additional verses, publishers adverts to back, large format, removed from ...

£12.00

28p yellow card cover, stapled, illustrations by Anne Wilson, very good

£8.00

The Faber Book of Comic Verse.

388p terracotta cloth fresh and pleasant to the touch, find paper, very good and clean copy, with ...

£14.00

237p plus 15p publisher's catalogue, small format, blindstamped burgundy cloth, pages are clean, a ...

£14.00

£26.00

three volumes approx 500 p each, burgundy cloth with blindstamped floral thistle design to boards, ...

£26.00

£10.00

xiv 392p green cloth, "EL" monogram to spine, light library markings to endpaper, spine a bit pale ...

£10.00

£10.00

xx 325p green cloth, "EL" monogram to spine, light library markings to endpaper, spine a bit pale, ...

£10.00

189p paperback, very well preserved, clean copy, holding well

£14.00

v 155p cloth, dustjacket present but, well, dusty, well preserved copy, first edition

£12.00

£16.00

366p large format orange paperback, a clean and tight copy from a Cambridge college library, ...

£16.00

104p large paperback, yellow cover with red face, all articles in English, very good

£12.00

235p hardback, original green cloth with blindstamped border and gilt titles, red printed endpapers ...

£24.00

33p white paperback, photographic portrait of the author to front cover, excellent condition, as new

£10.00

£10.00

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£46.00

176p plus period adverts, petrol cloth with pink lettering, illustrated, "15th thousand," uncommon ...

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£26.00

323p printed original wrapper, name to front, period advert "Battle of the Safes at Paris - ...

£26.00

viii 334p large paperback, nice fresh copy, purple frame to cover, some illustrations

£10.00

449p hardback with dustjacket, as new

£14.00

117p first edition, yellow cloth darkened to spine and a little spotted to boards, pages very clean ...

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46p paperback graphic novel with black illustrated cover, first edition August 1999, excellent ...

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46p paperback graphic novel with orange illustrated cover, first edition August 1998, excellent ...

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66p purple paperback, graphic novel in excellent condition, as new, a "fascinating saga that draws ...

£24.00

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vi 124p large format, two tone green cloth with floral design, top edge gilt, old library ...

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vi 94p large format, coarse cloth with gilt lettering, attractive illustrations throughout, period ...

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254p paperback in excellent condition, pages bright and fresh, as new

£10.00

(No Author)

£24.00

brown cloth with gilt illustrations to front, oblong format, initial 5 pages detached, rest well ...

£24.00

Straw in the Hair. An Anthology of Nonsensical and Surrealist Verse.

£12.00

xvii 260p yellow cloth bright and firm, illustrations by Victor Reinganum, a nice and clean copy ...

£12.00

Varsity Rags and Hoaxes.

£7.00

48p small light blue cover, contains various illustrations and historical photographs, pages clean, ...

£7.00

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286p paper covered boards with cloth spine and old paper label to spine, binding a bit aged and ...

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63p small hardback with dustjacket, spine a little faded otherwise very well preserved, pencil note ...

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176p white journal with Cheshire cat to front cover, articles by Kingsley Amis, Jonathan Miller, J ...

£10.00

190p yellow paperback, very good

£5.00

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stapled booklet, 12p of text, plus additional pages of publisher's adverts, staples rusty, still ...

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stapled booklet, 16p of text, plus additional pages of publisher's adverts, staples rusty, still ...

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stapled booklet, 12p of text, plus additional pages of publisher's adverts, Holloway Pills advert ...

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ix 129p red paperback, excellent fresh copy

£10.00

xiii 81p brown paperback, excellent fresh copy

£10.00

xxii 121p bright and crisp paperback from Carcanet, with the classic illustrations by Tenniel to go ...

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252p first edition, Beachcomber title, pink dustjacket lightly worn at edges with a few small ...

£86.00

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143p original blue cloth with gilt lettering and black décor, tight fresh copy, extensive ...

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236p green cloth, title label to spine, many illustrations throughout, attractive copy of the first ...

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Lenaus Trostfibel und Gelächterbuch. Enzyklopädie des Lachhaften.

212p tall format, yellow illustrated boards, well preserved copy, first edition

£24.00

Select Fragments of the Greek Comic Poets.

xxii 203p original burgundy cloth, nice clean copy, from a Cambridge college library, "annexe ...

£16.00

333p tan cloth clean and tight excellent copy, printed in sans serif font

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216p hardback with illustrated dustjacket, very fresh copy

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approx 80p illustrated throughout, red boards, oblong format, minor library marking, spine a bit ...

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lxviii 140p, original green cloth blindstamped, text clean, back inner hinge weak, binding firm, ...

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174p first edition hardcover, white illustrated dustjacket with tear to top corner otherwise good, ...

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192p illustrated period paperback, tiger face to front cover, excellent condition

£12.00

original limp olive cloth, pictorial front cover in gilt, 40p 11 plates, one plate in duplicate, ...

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1066p large format paperback, very good, with illustrations by Tenniel

£10.00

£10.00

72p green card cover, very good

£10.00

Mathematician's Delight.

£4.00

238p blue period paperback, very good, fresh copy

£4.00

£12.00

46p stapled offprint, authorial greetings, nice copy

£12.00

Pipes and Tabors. A Book of Light Verse.

x 132p hardback with bright pink dustjacket (this dustjacket displays on the inside the details of ...

£26.00

495p tan cloth with red lettering, title page printed red and black, includes musical notation, ...

£64.00

£12.00

3p offprint (single sheet folded) from Nature, Author's Compliments stamp, nice fresh copy: Argues ...

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176p, pp 48 - 166, 166p, small format, rebound in plain boards with grey cloth spine, faulty copy ...

£14.00

146p red boards (slighty worn/soiled), pages clean, with illustrations, still a good copy

£12.00

255p white paperback with illustrated cover, pages very clean with plates, binding tight, fresh copy

£8.00

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80p slim booklet with blue jacket, nice fresh copy, many illustrations

£12.00

£12.00

32p paper cover, nice fresh copy, not dated

£12.00

347p small format, original full vellum binding, replaced endpapers, 2 title pages (Part 1: ends ...

£220.00

146p red cloth binding, small quarto format, very well preserved

£98.00

£16.00

425p faded maroon cloth with embossed design, gilt titles, tear to both sides of top of spine, ...

£16.00

£12.00

111p beige large format paperback, ex library introduction to Calculus amusingly illustrated ...

£12.00

approx 36p orange card cover, editor inscription, very good

£16.00

£32.00

214p green cloth, gilt titles, first edition, no jacket, spine sunned, a few smudges to front board ...

£32.00

148p brown cloth first edition, no dustjacket, from a Cambridge college library with usual library ...

£12.00

(No Author)

£30.00

365p metal clasp, some pages detached, but all present, pages clean, browned

£30.00

More Minor Horrors. Illustrated.

£10.00

163p brown paperback, this copy from a Cambridge college library with tape to spine and front ...

£10.00

The Heroic Deeds of Gargantua and Pantagruel. Dent's Double Volumes.

362p hardback, terracotta cloth with peach jacket, light wear to boards, endpapers foxed, ...

£16.00

£14.00

30p offprint, faint pencil note "tanti saluti F S", nice clean copy

£14.00

£10.00

64p little book with light blue boards, condition excellent, text in English and Latin

£10.00

Das lachende Deutschland.

304 hardback with yellow charicature head to front board, edges and corners a little rubbed, first ...

£12.00

North from Granada.

£12.00

254p hardcover with dustjacket in excellent condition, pages bright and fresh, as new

£12.00

Puzzles Old and New.

£340.00

xx 394p brown cloth with black and gilt illustrated boards, spine bright, first edition by ...

£340.00

£76.00

440p bound in light green cloth, this copy from a Cambridge college library with only minimal ...

£76.00

£16.00

310p original green cloth blindstamped, many illustrations, this copy a bit slanted

£16.00

I "Fabliaux" di Chaucer: Tradizione e innovazione nella narrativa comica chauceriana.

246p large paperback, brown cover, fresh clean copy, as new, uncommon title

£24.00

230p black paperback, spine a little rubbed, pages unmarked, binding firm, very good condition

£8.00

ca 30p small paperback, pages unmarked with b&w plates, binding firm, very good

£9.00

70p small beige hardback with transparent jacket, pages unmarked with the Wilhelm Busch ...

£6.00

77p green patterned hardback with paper label on spine and front board, label on spine chipped off, ...

£8.00

£4.00

119-129p yellow card cover, offprint, pages unmarked, binding firm, very good

£4.00

£6.00

119-129p yellow card cover, offprint, pages unmarked, binding firm, very good

£6.00

Figures of Fun: Further Reflections on Finns in English Fiction (= Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 77)

£8.00

white card cover, 9p essay, pages unmarked, further essays by: Emil Öhmann, Kalevi Tarvainen, Bruce ...

£8.00

£8.00

384p small format, marbled boards with red cloth spine, title label bright, edges and corners ...

£8.00

£12.00

58p slim paperback with white illustrated cover, yellowing, very good

£12.00

Humor and Social Change in Twentieth-Century America.

£22.00

132p large format, grey card cover paperback, minor library markings, very good

£22.00

32p stapled pamphlet, excellent condition: swinging from Grant to Grant. . .

£24.00

£24.00

ic 270p, some unpaginated pages (title pages? rectos only) included, rebound in strong plain green ...

£24.00

£18.00

266p large dark water-silk cloth, well preserved copy, very good, includes index

£18.00

£12.00

157p navy cloth, rubbed corners, paper browned, otherwise in very good condition

£12.00

Yourself and Your Body.

317p red cloth, boards a little stained, pages unmarked, with many illustrations, binding firm, ...

£10.00

ca 30p orange hardback, pages unmarked, binding firm, very good condition

£6.00

372p red cloth with gilt lettering, gilt embossing of hunter on horse to front board, spine worn ...

£24.00

£10.00

xli 155p red boards, very good

£10.00

£12.00

181p black paperback, from a college library, spine a little rubbed, a clean and firm copy, very ...

£12.00

Der deutsche Schelmenroman der Gegenwart: Betrachtungen zur sozialistischen Rezeption pikaresker Topoi und Motive.

372p cream paperback, from a Cambridge college library, a clean and firm copy, very good

£26.00

(No Author)

£24.00

32p stapled card cover A4 format, collection of b&w caricatures with German and English text, ...

£24.00

£10.00

117p cloth with blue jacket, illustrated cover, near fine condition

£10.00

51p red paperback, from a Cambridge college library, very good condition, b/w illustrations

£8.00

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xxxiv 296p blue cloth with fresh gilt lettering to cover and spine, foxing to edges and some pages, ...

£12.00

64p small format cloth with cream dustjacket, brown coloured pencil mark to front endpaper, ...

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124p yellow paperback, supposedly the third edition of 1932 but in forworrd says Fourth Edition, ...

£10.00

28p red oblong paperback stapled, chipped jacket, pages unmarked with many b/w illustrations, very ...

£18.00

154p cloth with grey dustjacket, boards slightly soiled, pages clean and unmarked, many b&w ...

£8.00

(No Author)

£7.00

200p blue paperback, minor shelfwear, spine slightly creased, pages clean and unmarked, yellowing ...

£7.00

unpaginated hardback with blue dustjacket, pages clean and unmarked, binding firm, many b&w ...

£10.00

188p period paperback, illustrations, very good

£6.00

£16.00

xvii 308p small format hardback, good condition, navy cloth with beige jacket, some light wear to ...

£16.00

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396p cloth with green/white jacket, minor shelfwear to jacket, near fine condition, very good

£18.00

£36.00

309p hardback, with black dustjacket, fine condition, as new, index

£36.00

large paperback with grey cover, protective film fitted, from a Cambridge college library, ...

£64.00

blue hardback, tall format, illustrated throughout, very good

£12.00

£14.00

119p red speckled hardback with white dustjacket, very good condition, jacket sowwhat worn, faint ...

£14.00

£10.00

119p red speckled hardback, excellent condition, cover a little chipped, internally small amount of ...

£10.00

197p red hardback with dark lettering on spine and cover, colour frontisp and plates, a well ...

£24.00

£18.00

lxxvii 516p green cloth firm and fresh, cloth, yellow jacket present, a very good copy: There was a ...

£18.00

£7.00

219p dull green cloth, gilt to spine, frontispiece, superb condition

£7.00

£12.00

20p blue booklet, stapled, slight foxing, rare title: Aunt Maria goes to the Zoo, Aunt Maria goes ...

£12.00

black notebook style binding with cloth spine, printed in many colours, very good first edition

£12.00

£14.00

158p blue hardback, paper brown and stiff but clean, first edition, good condition, 'Garbled ...

£14.00

£12.00

61p with b/w dustjacket, illustrations, clean copy, first edition, very good

£12.00

£12.00

oblong book, hardback, approx 300p illustrated

£12.00

paperback, very good

£5.00

160 pages stiff paper cover, very good

£8.00

241p terracotta cloth with black ornaments and gilt lettering, a fresh and firm clean copy

£20.00

£12.00

358p bound in plain blue cloth with spine tearing, a nice clean copy

£12.00

£12.00

144p brown paperback, very good

£12.00

xiii 254p green cloth, "EL" monogram to spine, light library markings to endpaper, pages are bright ...

£12.00

180p large format, dustjacket present and nice, very good, clean copy

£16.00

£5.00

87p red paperback, used, but still a clean and firm copy

£5.00

(No Author)

£10.00

Excerpts from Rabelais, Shakespeare, Fenelon, Swift, Pope, Maria Edgeworth, Dickens, Gogol, etc

£10.00

96p hardback with white illustrated jacket, little use, pages clean with illustrations throughout, ...

£5.00

94p yellow paperback with illustrated laminated cover, as new

£8.00

64p small cerise hardback with happy and sad face patterned paper boards, first edition, pages ...

£9.00

Unpaginated white paperback with illustrated laminated cover, landscape profile, ink inscription, ...

£8.00

175p many illustrations & comics throughout, a nice copy

£8.00

£12.00

lvi 134p hardback, dustjacket, publisher's compliments to front endpaper, a few neat pencil marks ...

£12.00

£36.00

249p hardback with green pictorial laminated jacket, as new, pages clean with plates, references ...

£36.00

216p white paperback with pictorial laminated cover, slight creasing to spine but pages clean with ...

£8.00

£8.00

142p white paperback with illustrated panel and laminated cover, landscape format, pages clean with ...

£8.00

Satire.

255p white paperback with illustrated cover, good condition, binding tight, pages neat and bright, ...

£8.00

146p burgundy cloth with black lettering and decoration to cover, spine a little soft, ...

£12.00

Uncle Fred in the Springtime.

222p orange and white period paperback, excellent fresh copy, first printing

£8.00

96p (no pagination) paperback, illustrations, bright orange cover, neat and clean copy with ...

£6.00

A Tale of a Tub and Other Satires.

325p hardback, blue cloth with blue jacket, very good condition, light wear and some sunning to ...

£16.00

£6.00

96p primrose cloth with red lettering to spine, jacket a little worn and dust marked but undamaged, ...

£6.00

49p stapled paperback with pictorial card cover, pages clean and unmarked, illustrated throughout, ...

£8.00

£4.00

33p paperback, cartoon book, inscription otherwise very good

£4.00

£5.00

138p paperback, fresh copy, many illustrations

£5.00

viii 157p red paperback, fresh and clean

£8.00

ix pp 477 - 520 stapled paperback A4 format, illustrations, ads, very good

£6.00

In Cap and Gown: Three Centuries of Cambridge Wit.

xxix 354p burgundy cloth w/ gilt lettering, index, publisher's catalogue at back, pages clean and ...

£24.00

46p paperback, collection of humorous stories and drawings about bathrooms, a clean and fresh copy

£10.00

£8.00

xl 228p small paperback, illustrations, various contributors, advertisements, inner hinges yielding ...

£8.00

Art ain't all Paint.

84p large blue cloth, lettering to spine, illustrations, collection of limerick-like poems, index, ...

£8.00

ix 241p hardback, dustjacket with illustration, first edition, illustrations, nice and clean pages, ...

£10.00

62p card cover with illustration to front, illustrations, hardly used, very good, Zweite Auflage.

£8.00

xi 144p paperback, cartoon illustrations, index, very good

£6.00

96p boards, dustjacket, clean and fresh, 4-8 Tausend

£6.00

£12.00

72p bright red hardback, illustrations, hardly used, a fresh and clean copy

£12.00

Das letzte Ende: Gibt es ein Leben nach der Wiedervereinigung?

95p large paperback, illustrations, frontispiece, hardly used, a fresh and clean copy, as new

£8.00

£7.00

237p cloth, a fresh and nice copy with dustjacket

£7.00

327p yellow square cloth, illustrations, nice fresh copy, 21-40 Tausend

£8.00

x 398p large paperback with red cover, index, bibliography, notes, very good

£8.00

£28.00

iv 189p original paper covered boards (a little dusty but firm), contains Acta ...

£28.00

84p green and white paperback, a few faint ink markings to margin, very well preserved

£6.00

£8.00

approx 30p paperback, illustrations, very good

£8.00

£5.00

80p paperback, illustrations, hardly used, very good

£5.00

£18.00

v 168p small green cloth, cover a little dirty, foxing, firm binding, still very well preserved copy

£18.00

144p large square paperback, illustrations, hardly used, very good

£9.00

(No Author)

£8.00

84p cloth, dustjacket, illustrations, very good

£8.00

£5.00

approx 25p small format square hardback, photographic plates, very good

£5.00

£5.00

approx 25p small format square hardback, photographic plates, very good

£5.00

90p marbled boards, paper title labels to spine & cover, limericks with old woodcut illustrations, ...

£18.00

155p paperback, illustrations, very good,

£5.00

£16.00

approx 60p of limericks with illustrations, cloth, A4 format, first edition, very good

£16.00

Le Romant Comique. 2 Volumes. Texte établi et présenté par Henri Bénac.

£18.00

complete in 2 volumes 263p 326p library re-bound in attractive brown cloth, leather title labels to ...

£18.00

vi 217p blue cloth with yellow lettering to spine and front, a fresh clean copy, first edition, ...

£24.00

£4.00

48p stapled booklet, outrageous inventions from early 'flying machines' and single-wheeled ...

£4.00

£9.00

viii 287p cloth with gilt on cover and spine, back hinge tearings, top edge gilt, includes W ...

£9.00

£6.00

152p hardback with dustjacket, comic history of Cambridge, illustrations by Edgar Northfield

£6.00

235p russet cloth, dustjacket, illustrated by Bonnie Jackson, poems by Alfred Dorn, Marian Gleason, ...

£9.00

198p yellow paperback, bibliography, very good

£24.00

56p paperback, small booklet, illustrations, very good

£5.00

162p cloth, dustjacket, nice edition with illustration to front, includes: Das gestörte Rendezvous; ...

£9.00

163p cloth, dustjacket, nice edition with illustration to front, includes stories: Aus den ...

£9.00

159p cloth, dustjacket, nice edition with illustration to front, stories include: Die kühne ...

£8.00

194p square cloth, dustjacket, illustrations by Beate Rebhuhn, ink writing to back board, otherwise ...

£5.00

vii 122p small hardback, 17cm, ink markings on several pages, many illustrations, postscript by ...

£8.00

£7.00

103p small hardback, boxed, nice cover, as new

£7.00

399p hardback, many photographic plates (a few duplicated due to binding error), index, a few ink ...

£7.00

157p large paperback, texts by Erich Fried, François Furet, Ingeborg Bachmann, Rudolf Virchow, Otto ...

£4.00

The World of Wit and Humour.

xv 480p large format, quarter blue leather, red & gilt title panel to spine, compendium of jokes ...

£16.00

£18.00

large format, red cloth fresh, medallion with Punch kicking The World, first volume only, an ...

£18.00

128p paperback, yellowing, first edition, very good

£6.00

a postcard (unused) which shows a picture of Dickens' birthplace in Portsmouth and prints a text ...

£8.00

[80]p landscape paperback, illustrations, very good copy

£6.00

[96]p paperback, illustrations, cover edges beginning to wear

£6.00

40p+38p plates, wrappers, 86 repro plates, very good

£12.00

255p paperback, humorous anecdotes, cartoon sketches throughout, cover a little creased, otherwise ...

£4.00

vii 168p cloth, index, inscription to title page, very good

£9.00

£10.00

xvi 464p burgundy cloth, dustjacket (soiled), extracts from writings of Benjamin Franklin, ...

£10.00

The Laws of Motion: A Dialogue. Reprint from the Mathematical Gazette December 1927.

£8.00

6p sewn pamphlet, card wrapper, imagined dialogue between Newton and a confused student, inscribed ...

£8.00

Family Reunion.

£5.00

xiii 146p cloth, dustjacket (light spotting and damage to edges), very good

£5.00

The Annotated Alice. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Illustrated by John Tenniel, With Introduction and Notes by Martin Gardner.

£16.00

352p large paperback, introduction by Gardner, both novels with marginal glosses by Gardner, very ...

£16.00

The Diary of a Nobody.

234p paperback, well preserved, with illustrations

£5.00

Martialis Epigrammata Selecta: Select Epigrams from Martial with English Notes by F A Paley and W H Stone.

xx 460p small format, brown cloth, fresh and clean copy, binding tight, text clean, name to ...

£16.00

Drayneflete Revealed. 1st ed.

x 70p cloth, dustjacket (fragmentary and decayed), illustrations by the author, very good

£8.00

Little-Known Facts about Bundling in the New World.

£10.00

32p stapled, illustrations, a coy little tract in defence of chaste bed-sharing by courting couples ...

£10.00

Comedy: An Essay on Comedy by George Meredith; Laughter by Henri Bergson.

xvi 260p paperback, a fresh and tight copy, square spine, no names or stamps, light soiling to ...

£12.00

The Letters of Emma. 1st Edition.

128p cloth, dustjacket (embossed paper, a little worn), inscription by 'Emma' to front endpaper, ...

£24.00

£5.00

179p red cloth 15cm, spine hurt, binding soft, worn, tired

£5.00

Selected Cautionary Verses.

181p orange period paperback, illustrations Bentley, very good

£8.00

Modern Humour. A Nosegay of Contemporary Wit.

367p orange cloth, a firm and clean copy

£5.00

88p cloth, old tape maks on spine, clean and firm copy

£4.00

(No Author)

£12.00

x 365p red buckram, fresh copy, with contributions by Tollemache, Farrar, Mark Pattison, E E B, ...

£12.00

£36.00

422p woodcut frontispiece, original spine inserted, but no boards, Norman and Janey Buchan ...

£36.00

This Merrie English. First Slips in Literature.

96p hardback with dustjacket, illustrations (Sillince), very good

£6.00

(No Author)

£8.00

xvi 464p buckram cloth, top edge gilt, firm copy, very good, a nice copy

£8.00

Four English Humourists of the 19th Century.

xxiii 192p cloth, index, fresh and clean. Lectures on Dickens (Democrat), Eliot (Poet), Thackeray ...

£8.00

The Bab Ballads, with Illustrations by the Author.

£12.00

xii 190p burgundy cloth, spine with bright gilt lettering, nice very copy

£12.00

(No Author)

£28.00

479p half cloth, old library stamp, kuriös and alphabethisch, letters A to E only

£28.00

£8.00

259p hardback with dustjacket, very good

£8.00

£8.00

240p hardback, dustjacket, index, bibliography, very good: Riddles, Puns, Crosswords, Scrabble and ...

£8.00

xvi 200p 17cm, 3 colour plates, modern cloth binding, text clean (one or two pages old marginal ...

£18.00

Furia Infernalis Linn.

3p offprint, plain green card cover, very good: "parasites fabuleux"

£8.00

approx 60p, red boards, edges a little rubbed, mostly illustrations, by the first man who dedicated ...

£24.00

79p little hardback, laminated cover with green marbled design and smiling cartoon lion, English ...

£16.00

£4.00

39p card cover, illustrations, new

£4.00

£10.00

20p booklet, stapled, slightly creased, dirty and foxed, but a rare curious item

£10.00

£15.00

10 separately bound booklets in folder, boxed, together approx 300p, illustrations, index, very good

£15.00

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