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The Days Are Just Packed: A New Calvin and Hobbes Collection

By: Bill Watterson

Price: £5.25

Publisher: London, Warner Books: 1993

Edition: 2nd Reprint

Seller ID: 001953


A collection of the popular cartoon series first published in the United States by Andrews and McMeel. 175pp illustrated throughout with colour and black and white drawings. Slight marking to covers and edges, with minor creasing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Fuck This Book

By: Bodhi Oser

Price: £4.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2005

Edition: First Paperback Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 002542


Amusing collection of rude road signs! Excellent unmarked copy. View more info

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Grumpy Old Men - A Manual for the British Malcontent

By: David Quantick

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007235


Collection of humorous grumpy rants about the annoyances of modern life. 143pp illustrated with black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bend to boards, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise near fine. View more info

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The Wit of Peter Ustinov

By: Dick Richards (compiler)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Leslie Frewin: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001565


A collection of writings and sayings by Peter Ustinov. 145pp illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. Bright gilt lettering to spine. Foyle's label to front pastedown, otherwise very good clean copy. Unclipped DJ has light wear and creasing to edges, otherwise well preserved. View more info

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How to Become Ridiculously Well-Read in One Evening - A Collection of Literary Encapsulations

By: E O Parrott (Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003277


Literary humour - "savour the wealth of great literature without the time-consuming tedium of having to read it" (cover notes). 188pp. Minor creasing to spine and cover and page edges sunned, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Lear Omnibus (The First Rearrangement of Edward Lear's nonsense)

By: Edward Lear, R L Megroz (Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson's Books for Young People:

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007451


Collection of Lear's poems, alphabets and limericks. 167pp illustrated with line drawings. Yellow lettering to front board and spine. Some bumping to spine, edges and corners, spine slanted, marking and foxing to page edges and one margin, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ darkened to spine, slightly soiled and edgeworn with 1" tear to top edge and slight loss to spine. View more info

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The French on Life and Love - with Frivolous Illustrations in Color By John Trotta

By: Edward Lewis (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Roger Schlesinger, RHS (Publications) Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007973


Selection of aphorisms from the best writing of the greatest French writers. 60pp, illustrated throughout with colour drawings in the humorous 1960s style of 'Yellow Submarine'. Blue endpapers. Minor bumping to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ price-clipped, with slight marking and edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Comic and Humorous Reciter

By: Ernest Pertwee (Editor)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, George Routledge:

Edition: 4th Impression

Seller ID: 000579


Anthology of comic and humorous poems and writings.compiled by Ernest Pertwee, Professor of Elocution, City of London School. Includes pieces by Charles Dickens, J M Barrie and Jerome K Jerome. Undated. 612pp. Heavy book. Binding has small tears to spine and rippling to front cover. Foxing inside covers, page edges tanned, top grubby. Otherwise fair condition for age. View more info

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The Diary of a Nobody

By: George Grossmith and Weedon Grossmith

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Bristol, Arrowsmith: 1935

Edition: 10th Edition

Seller ID: 002031


Humorous fiction by two brothers, one an actor, the other an entertainer, illustrated with black and white drawings. Also enclosed, a newspaper cutting of a review of the book by Margaret Tyzack. Black lettering to front board and spine. Bumping to spine and corners, edges soiled, binding split down spine, creasing to spine, dedication in pencil to front endpaper otherwise fair reading copy. View more info

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Wunna Like Dah Nuh!

By: Harold Hoyte

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Barbados, HH Investments Ltd: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006797


Popular essays on some of the ironies of life, Barbados style. 194pp illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Remains of sticky label to back cover, some surface marking and creasing to cover and 1/4" tear to base of spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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New Comic Limericks - Laughable Poems By Ogden Nash, Edward Lear, Charles Barsotti, Dean Walley and Others

By: Ivanette Dennis (Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Roger Schlesinger, RHS (Publications) Ltd,: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007974


Collection of nonsense verse from Ogden Nash, Edward Lear, Rudyard Kipling, Oliver Wendell Holmes and others. 63pp, illustrated throughout with cartoon drawings in black, red and white. Minor bumping to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with slight marking and edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Yes Minister - The Diaries of a Cabinet Minister By the Rt Hon James Hacker MP Volume Three

By: Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay (Editors)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006798


Third volume of the political comedy series developed from the TV programmes, with additional material. 176pp illustrated with black and white photographs and reproductions. Slight rubbing to spine and corners and minor marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Secret Life of Queen Victoria

By: Jonathan Routh

Price: £11.75

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000160


A diary of Queen Victoria's secret visit to Jamaica in 1871, hilariously illustrated by the Candid Camera jokester, Jonathan Routh. Usual library markings, otherwise a lovely copy with protective cover. View more info

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Fanny Peculiar

By: Keith Waterhouse

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003244


Second collection of Keith Waterhouse's humorous pieces which originally appeared in Punch. 231pp illustrated with line drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Front endpaper missing, library stamps to title and half title pages, small stain to contents page and minor spotting to fore-edges, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ is slightly bumped to spine otherwise good in clear protective cover. View more info

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The Wit of the Jews

By: Lore and Maurice Cowan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Leslie Frewin: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005204


Compilation of some of the richest ingredients of Jewish humour from around the world. 152pp. Bright gilt lettering to spine. Minor bend to boards, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions, Unclipped DJ has minimal edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

Mark Twain's Library of Humour

By: Mark Twain

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001370


Collection of humourous verse and prose, edited by Mark Twain and including many of his own contributions. Illustrated with 197 line drawings. The frontispiece has a protective tissue page. Embossed panel to front board contains gilt title. Gilt design and lettering to spine is darkened. Corners bumped, right hinge cracked, page edges marked and browned. Previous owner's name and date (1916) to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Little Britain - The Complete Scripts and That - Series One

By: Matt Lucas and David Walliams

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 002884


Scripts from the first Little Britain TV series, 255pp, illustrated throughout in colour. Minimal bumping to bottom corners, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions or markings. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear and creasing, otherwise near fine. HEAVY BOOK, may require extra postage. View more info

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Little Britain - The Complete Scripts and That- Series Two

By: Matt Lucas and David Walliams

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 002885


Scripts from the second Little Britain TV Series, 255pp, illustrated throughout in colour. Minorbumping to bottom edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions or markings. Unclipped DJ has minimal creasing to edges, otherwise near fine. HEAVY BOOK, may require extra postage. View more info

Dude, Where's My Country?

By: Michael Moore

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 000660


The Scourge of Stupid White Men everywhere takes on George W Bush and Murdoch's media, and campaigns for a President Oprah.In your face and hilarious. Slight bumping to top of spine and minor shelf wear to DJ, otherwise very good clean copy. View more info

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The Brand New Monty Python Papperbok

By: Monty Python, Graham Chapman Etc

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Eyre Methuen: 1974

Seller ID: 008581


Comic book in the unique Monty Python style, unpageinated, illustrated in colour and black and white, joke school library label inside cover, bound-in booklets 'Norman Henderson's Diary' and 'Sex-Craft'. No apparent title page and first page loose. Glue binding starting to fail, some foxing to edges and marking to cover, otherwise fair copy. View more info