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By House, Random.

New York: Schocken Books, 1981. First U.S. Edition Hardcover Small 8vo (5-3/4 x 7-3/4), 20 pp (unpaginated). Book is unmarked and VERY GOOD in a VERY GOOD glossy pictorial DJ protected in a mylar cover. (Some shelf bumps on book points and edge of DJ, but otherwise-- The cynically comic retelling of the poor boy -- Stephen Girard -- who became a very very successful banker ,


Hoorah for the Filth-Packets!

By Artley, Alexandra.

London: Methuen Publishing Ltd, 1987. First Edition, First Printing Cloth AS NEW in AS NEW DJ 12mo (5 x 6-3/4), 80 pp with pen/ink illustrations by Martin Honeysett. Red cloth with gold type on spine -- AS NEW is AS NEW glossy color pictorial DJ. Ships from California USA. dc. Book was printed on a newsprint-like paper, so there is some yellowing around the edges of the pages. A delightful story about Mr and Mrs Filth-Packet who are not exactly obsessive about cleaning their home, although their many dinner guests view the situation a bit differently. A series of delightful scenes.A charming gift.


Not the 9 O'Clock News (Vinyl -- LP Recording).

New York: BBC Records and Tapes, 1980. First Edition Pictorial New 12" vinyl LP in unopened original shrinkwrap, BBC-22400, NEW, AS NEW. B4 Not The Nine O'Clock News was a ground-breaking comedy television program broadcast on BBC from 1979 to 1982. It featured a new generation of young comedians -- Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones. Rowan Atkinson went on to do Black Adder and Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones went on to do Alas Smith and Jones. Pamela Stephenson went on to do Movies (Superman III) Saturday Night Live repeatedly in the early years, Spitting Image, and married Billy Connolly. The LP includes some of the most memorable bits from the show -- General Synod's Life of Python (a parody of the controversy surrounding the film Monty Python's Life of Brian -- which, interestingly is once again a subject of controversy.), Gay Christian with Rowan Atkinson as a vicar trying to express his support for homosexuals within the Church, not very convincingly and with great embarrassment (funny -- ALSO still a social issue), and The Ayatollah Song a love song -- sort of -- sung by Pamela Stephenson with Jones and Smith and Rowan Atkinson ("There's a Man in Iran That I Can't Resist/ Much revered, Kinda Weird, Got this Chick in a Twist:"). Other cuts include: Death of a Princess (An Apology) David Bloody Attenborough Confrontation Song Airline Safety (Pamela + one word from Billy Connolly) National Wealth Beds Simultaneous Translation Closedown Points of View That Bleeding Bloody Esther (Rowan) Stout Life Gob on You Final Demands Bouncing Song American Express Oh! Bosanquat! I Believe