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The Genius of James Thurber

By: Thurber, James & White, E.B.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 044428

Condition: Near Fine


Selection of some of Thurber's finest and funniest works. Selection and introduction by Michael J. Rosen. A clean, crisp hardback in slipcase which has large stain. View more info

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If I Died, Would You Marry Again?: And Other Big Questions of Married Life

By: Tochter, Anna

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Australia, Angus and Robertson: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016673

ISBN: 0207185239

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. 71pp. View more info

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The Travels Of Lady Bulldog Burton (SIGNED COPY)

By: Toksvig, Sandi

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 066834

ISBN: 0316860077

Condition: Near Fine


The popular media personality finally reveals the truth about Lady Burton's initiation into the murky world of French opium dens, her entirely accidental, but triumphant involvement in the running of the bulls in Pamplona, her brief but significant encounter in the Italian Alps, and the influence of Blondin, tightrope walking artist, in the ultimate designs for her trademark double gusset.Gift quality hardback which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ''To Miles Love Sandi'' Dustjacket remains unclipped - 85 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Pick of 'Punch' : An Annual Selection

By: Various

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1948

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 051631

Condition: Good


The team's selection from Punch covers July 1947 to June 1948. Produced to the authorized economy standard. Faded gift inscription inside cover. Good clean copy in a somewhat tatty price-clipped d/w showing wear & tear and some loss - 208 pages including an index of artists. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English Comic Characters

By: Williams, D. F.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1938

Seller ID: 024282

Condition: Reading Copy


Good reading copy - 190 pages including notes. Some occasional unobtrusive spotting. Contains 10 examples of English humour down the ages : Shakespeare, Smollett, Sir Walter Scott, Thackeray, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, H.G. Wells, Bennett, Priestley. Previous owner's name to ffep. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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How Not to be a Desperate Housewife

By: Williamson, Charlotte

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 2005

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 020366

ISBN: 1843403366

Condition: Acceptable


Witty look at four breeds of housewife : Alpha Housewife; Boho Housewife; Hippie Housewife and Trophy Housewife. Unread hardback in an un-clipped d/w - 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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I Don't Believe it!

By: Wilson, Richard

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014719

ISBN: 1854796208

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tight copy in an un-clipped d/w. Light tanning to page edges. 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Man Who Saved Britain

By: Winder, Simon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 2006

Seller ID: 030366

Condition: Good +


Good, clean, PAPERBACK edition in which the author lovingly and ruefully recreates the nadirs and humiliations of fandom while providing an entertaining cultural history of post-war Britain through the palliative influence of the legendary Agent 007. 323 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info