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His Humour and Satire

by Cynicus

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1894
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Thus
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£50.00

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Cynicus / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, London, 1894. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 12mo <7 3/4". 96 pp. Binding firm. Foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Profusely illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Art & Design;… Read more
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The White Feather

by P. G. Wodehouse

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition reprint
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£15.00

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A & C Black, London, 1930. Later Edition reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo <9 3/4". 284 pp. Binding firm, spine faded. Marking from sticker removal to front end paper. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Modern; Humour. Pictures… Read more
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Doctor Syntax: His Three Tours: in Search of the Picturesque, of Consolation, and of a Wife

by William Combe

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1890
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition
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£20.00

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Frederick Warne & Co, London, 1890. Later Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 12mo <7 3/4". 376 pp. Front hinge cracked. Spine faded. Foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Corners bumped. From the Chandos Classics series. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1.… Read more
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The Hollywood Omnibus

by P. G. Wodehouse

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780091586904
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£15.00

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Hutchinson, London, 1985. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: 8vo <9 3/4". 255 pp. Binding firm. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket slightly marked, with one tear. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; United States; Modern; Humour.… Read more
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1066 and All That. A Memorable History of England. Comprising all the Parts you can Remember including 103 Good Things, 5 Bad Kings and 2 Genuine Dates

by Walter Carruthers Sellar and Robert Julian Yeatman

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1930
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Eighth Edition
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£7.00

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Methuen, London, 1930. Eighth Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: John Reynolds. Size: 12mo - between 6¾ - 7¾" tall. xii + 116pp. Binding firm, spine cocked. Endpapers browned slightly, text block clean. Previous owner's address in pencil. Edges browned. Covers marked. Corners slightly bumped. Illustrator: John Reynolds. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under… Read more
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A Book of Milliganimals

by Spike Milligan

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780234770481
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£15.00

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Dennis Dobson, London, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo <9 3/4". 88 pp. Binding firm, spine slightly cocked and faded. Slight marking front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges slightly foxed and browned. Corners slightly bumped. Profusely illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams.… Read more
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Punch or The London Charivari: No. 1. Week Ending July 17, 1841

by Anon

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Dreadnought Books
Published
No date
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Facsimile Edition
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£7.00

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R. Bryant, London, No date. Facsimile Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: 4to <12". 16 pp. Internally clean. Binding firm. Covers slightly marked. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Britain/UK; 19th century; Humour. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38470. .… Read more
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True Stories

by Christopher Logue

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780233964966
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£15.00

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A. P. Rushton, London, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Bert Kitchen. Size: 4to <12". 94 pp. Binding firm, spine slightly cocked. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Illustrator: Bert Kitchen. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Humour;… Read more
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Bad Little Children's Books: Kid-lit Parodies, Shameless Spoofs, Offensively Tweaked Covers

by Arthur C. Gackley

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Dreadnought Books
Published
2016
Condition
Near Fine Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781419722264
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£35.00

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Abrams, New York, 2016. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo. 112 pp. Internally clean. Binding firm. Profusely illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Art & Design; Humour. ISBN: 1419722263. ISBN/EAN: 9781419722264. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38035. .… Read more
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Randolph Caldecott's Sketches

by Henry Blackburn (intro.)

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1890
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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£10.00

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Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Randolph Caldecott. Size: 4to. 94 pp. Rear hinge cracked. Binding split in several places. Foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges browned. Covers worn. Corners bumped. Profusely illustrated. Illustrator: Randolph Caldecott. Quantity Available: 1.… Read more
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Nonsense Novels

by Stephen Leacock

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1921
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Illustrated Edition
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£15.00

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John Lane The Bodley Head, London, 1921. Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: John Kettelwell. Size: 8vo. 176 pp. Hinges cracked. Wear to joints. Foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges browned. Covers worn. Corners bumped. Illustrated. Illustrator: John Kettelwell. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram.… Read more
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The Great Panjandrum Himself

by Randolph Caldecott

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Dreadnought Books
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No date
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Edition Unstated
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£10.00

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Frederick Warne & Co, London, No date. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Square 12mo. Unpaginated. Binding firm. Wear to joints. Endpapers browned, text block clean. Edges foxed and browned. Covers worn. Profusely illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Art & Design; Britain/UK; 19th century; Humour. Pictures of this… Read more
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Nonsense Songs and Stories

by Edward Lear

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1894
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Ninth Edition
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£10.00

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Frederick Warne & Co, London, 1894. Ninth Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo. 144 pp. Hinges cracked. Spine slightly faded. Foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Covers marked. Corners bumped. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Poetry; England; 19th century;… Read more
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Doctor Syntax's Three Tours: in Search of the Picturesque, Consolation, and a Wife

by William Combe

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Dreadnought Books
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No date
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition
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£40.00

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John Camden Hotten, London, No date. Later Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: T. Rowlandson. Size: 8vo. xlviii + 354pp. Hinges cracked. Chips to top and base of spine. Foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Edges browned. Covers marked. Corners bumped. Illustrated. Illustrator: T.… Read more
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Sketches from Memory: People and Places in the Heart of our Paris

by Edmund White

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780330336611
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£4.00

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Chatto & Windus, London, 1994. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Hubert Sorin. Size: 8vo. 119 pp. Binding firm, spine cocked. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Edges slightly foxed and browned. Covers slightly marked and creased. Illustrated. Illustrator: Hubert Sorin. Quantity Available:… Read more
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The Scourge of Villanie, 1599

by John Marston

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition
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£10.00

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Edinburgh University Press, 1966. Later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 12mo - between 6¾ - 7¾" tall. xvi + 126pp. Internally clean. Binding firm, spine slightly faded. Edges browned slightly. No. 11 in the Elizabethan and Jacobean Quartos series, edited by G. B. Harrison. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams.… Read more
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Take One Toad

by Ronald Searle

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1968
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780234772829
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£6.00

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Dennis Dobson, London, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 4to - between 9¾ - 12" tall. Binding firm, spine slightly cocked, faded and worn. Slight foxing to front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Edges foxed and browned. Slight crinkling to front end paper.… Read more
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Mr. Punch on the Continong

by J. A. Hammerton (ed.)

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Dreadnought Books
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No date
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Edition Unstated
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£5.00

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Educational Book Co, No date. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Phil May et al. Size: 12mo - between 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 192 pp. Front hinge cracked. Main text block remains firmly bound. Spine slightly cocked and faded, with one internal knick. Endpapers browned slightly, text block clean. Top edge gilt… Read more
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Lika Joko. No. 1, Oct. 20, 1894

by Harry Furniss

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1894
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£150.00

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Lika Joko, London, 1894. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: 4to - between 9¾ - 12" tall. viii + 16pp. One volume of the 26-volume set. Binding firm. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Edges foxed and browned. Staples rusted. Covers slightly marked. Furniss left Punch in 1894 when its owners discovered that he… Read more
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Lika Joko. No. 1, Oct. 20, 1894 to No. 26, Apr. 13, 1895 (Complete Run)

by Harry Furniss

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1895
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£600.00

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Lika Joko, London, 1895. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. Size: 4to - between 9¾ - 12" tall. 520 pp. 26-volume set (complete). Binding firm. This set is published over the period 1894 - 1895. Complete run of al 26 issues of Lika Joko in original paper covers. Some marking and creasing to covers. Staples rusted.… Read more
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£600.00