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Aspects of English History

by Cockburn, Claud

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Goldring Books
Published
1957
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Very Good
Edition
First
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London: Macgibbon and Kee, 1957. Black title on blue boards which are unmarked with no wear. Internally clean, tight and unmarked. VG+ Dustjacket has some age darkening, a little wear and is not price clipped. 192 pages. The former foreign correspondent and political journalist and commentator and Punch contributor focuses his attention on many controversial subjects providing an… Read more
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The Anna Karenina Fix - Life Lessons from Russian Literature

by Groskop, Viv

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Goldring Books
Published
2017
Condition
Fine
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First
ISBN
9780241308639
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London: Fig Tree, 2017. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. The award-winning comedian and broadcasterhas discovered the meaning of life - and its all in the Russian classics. As she knows from personal experience, everything that has ever happened in life has already happened in these novels. 20. First.… Read more
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Naked Eye

by Cobean, Samuel E.

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Goldring Books
Published
1952
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Good
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First
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$8.58

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1952. Blue boards have a strip of age darkening to front with some marks. Internally there is a light stain to the lower corners of some early pages and age toning to page edges else a clean tight copy. Dustjacket has chipping and some repaired closed tears. Sam Cobean was a successful cartoonist , mainly for The… Read more
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The Pythons - Chapman,Graham and Cleese, John and Gilliam, Terry and Idle, Eric and Jones, Terry and Palin, Michael

by The Pythons - Chapman,Graham and Cleese, John and Gilliam, Terry and Idle, Eric and Jones, Terry and Palin, Michael

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Goldring Books
Published
2003
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780752852935
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$28.59

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London: Orion, 2003. A near Fine unmarked copy whose only fault is a thin line of light indentation to front of dustjacket and to front board. A large format volume of 359 pages. Here in their own words and never before published diary extracts, the men who made Monty Python reveal all - about each other, the making of the… Read more
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Something in the Cellar... Ronald Searle's Wonderful World of Wine

by Searle, Ronald

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780285627659
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$14.29

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London: Souvenir Press, 1986. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A brilliant successor to 'The Illustrated Winespeak', its outrageously perceptive humour makes it a must for vintners and wine imbibers throughout the world. Ronald Searle, in his own inimitable way, introduces you to the time-honoured Wine Ceremonies of the World: from the USA… Read more
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Pick of Punch

by Thomas, David (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780246136527
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London: Grafton Books, 1990. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format volume of 192 pages. This year's pick of punch presents an EEC joke-mountain of mirth, as Mr. Punch and his associates cover world subjects, and where we meet President Bush's killer spaniel, Dan Quayle's brain and much, much more. Illustrated… Read more
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The Punch Cartoon Album - 150 Years of Classic Cartoons

by Doran, Amanda-Jane (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1991
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Fine
ISBN
9780586214831
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London: Grafton Books, 1991. A Fine unmarked copy. A large format book of 228 pages. Introduction by Miles Kington. A gloriously funny celebration of a great comic art - the pick of all the Punches ever published - over 500 cartoons (including 16 pages of colour) culled from nearly 500,000 published in the magazine since Punch invented the modern… Read more
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A View From a Broad

by Midler, Bette

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Goldring Books
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780207959264
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London: Angus and Robertson, 1980. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. A large format volume of 160 pages. Photo illustrations. 'I knew so little of the world really. Slander, not geography had always been my strongest suit' observes Bette Midler as she recalls the heady days leading up to her first world tour. Then she was off,… Read more
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The Artless Gambler

by Longrigg, Roger

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Goldring Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Pelham, 1964. Gold title on red boards which are unmarked with no wear. Internally there is light creasing to some pages else unmarked. Dustjacket is not price clipped. 114 pages. Drawings by John Jensen. 'Luck is no lady', says Roger Longrigg - having reached this conclusion after tortured years of pursuing the creature. He has chased her… Read more
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Sunny Side Up

by Marshall, Arthur

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Goldring Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780241123584
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1987. A near Fine umarked copy (Fine apart from a minor indentation to top edge and usual age toning to page edges) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 279 pages. 'I was born frivolous and frivolous I have remaine, ' declares Arthur Marshall, brooking no interference in his pursuit of levity. And, he… Read more
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At the Sign of the Blue Moon

by Wyndham-Lewis, D.B.

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Goldring Books
Published
1924
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Good
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London: Andrew Melrose, 1924. Yellow and light blue title on blue cloth boards which have some minor marks, just a touch of wear to spine head and tail and corner tips and age darkening to spine. Internally there is a small name and date to front endpaper, age darkening to endpapers and foxing to closed edges.316 pages. Second edition. The… Read more
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Pieces of Intelligence - The Existential Poetry of Donald H. Rumsfeld

by Seely, Hart (compiled and Edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
2003
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London: Simon and Schuster, 2003. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First UK edition. Until now, the poetry of Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld has been hidden, 'embedded' within comments made at press briefings and in interviews. His preferred medium is the spoken word, and his audience has been limited to hard-bitten reporters… Read more
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Tickner's Light Horse

by Tickner, John

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Goldring Books
Published
1958
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Very Good
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London: Putnam, 1958. Silver title on red boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is an inscription to front pastedown and some light foxing to endpapers and closed edges else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has a touch of foxing and is price clipped. Third impression (first was 1956). More irreverence on the theme… Read more
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Parson's Play-Pen

by Forrest, S.J.

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Goldring Books
Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780264655802
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$10.01

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London: A.R. Mowbray, 1968. A Fine unmarked copy in laminated boards. Humorous verse with a religious theme by Father Forrest with illustrations by his brother E.W. Forrest. R10. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Forrest, E.W.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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25 Years of MAC - The Best of MAC's Cartoons from the Daily Mail, 1971-96

by McMurtry, Steve (Mac)

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Goldring Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781898094173
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London: Park McDonald, 1996. A Very Good+ clean and unmarked copy. For a quarter of a century Stan McMurtry - better known as MAC - has drawn the mainfeature cartoon on the Daily Mail. For this book he has ferreted through his archives and compiled a rib-tickling collection of more than 150 of his own personal favourites. From Mad Cow… Read more
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A Suspiciously Simple History of Science and Invention - Without the Boring Bits

by Farman, John

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Goldring Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781853401268
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London: Piccadilly Press, 1992. Pictorial laminated boards which has a smll bump to lower corner tip with a small ink mark to front endpaper else clean and unmarked. The author continues his mission to 'deborify' those subjects which drove him mad at school resulting in a wealth of information embellished with cartoons drawn by him. An amusing catalogue of scientific… Read more
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It's A Funny World

by Heyer, Hilary

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Goldring Books
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780863328930
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Lewes, East Sussex: The Book Guild, 1994. A near Fine unmarked copy with VG+ complete dustjacket. A unique book about the sheer funniness of everyday life will almost certainly make you shed a tear or two over its whimsy-comical, tongue-in-cheek observations. Ever stared in bewilderment at a washing machine manual that looks like the computer program for the Star Ship… Read more
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Latin For Even More Occasions - Lingua Latina Multo Pluribus Occasionibus

by Beard, Henry

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Goldring Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780002551342
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$7.15

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London: HarperCollins, 1992. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The American author, co-founder of the National Lampoon magazine, spent eight harrowing years studying Latin, and here amusingly applies this knowledge to modern day English expressions. **** NOT EX LIB **** … Read more
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A Year Inside - Parliamentary Sketches

by Brown, Craig

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Goldring Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780723003106
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$7.15

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London: Times Books, 1989. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine complete dustjacket. Craig Brown of The Times spent a year in the House of Commons observing the antics of the nation's legislators. Nobody was safe from his satirical pen and he gives us a comic insight into the follies and foibles of a year in Parliament, amongst his targets… Read more
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Golf Addicts on Parade

by Houghton, George

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Goldring Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780753708569
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London: Chancellor Press, 2003. A Fine unmarked copy in pictorial laminated boards as dustjacket with Fine dustjacket. Foreword by Cyril Tolley. First published by Country Life in 1959. More humour can be found in golf than practically any other walk of life says Tolley in his foreword and the cartoonist Houghton proves the truth of this statement with this facsimile… Read more
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