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1722 The Parish Gutt'lers or The Humours of a Select Vestry Edward Ward 1st
1722 The Parish Gutt'lers or The Humours of a Select Vestry Edward Ward 1st

Price: £875.00

The first edition of Edward Ward's satirical attack on his local parish vestry, written after his popular 'London Spy' periodical. A scarce work. The first edition of this work. Edward Ward...

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1750 FRENCH Chef-d'Oeuvres Beaux-Esprits Francois WIT
1750 FRENCH Chef-d'Oeuvres Beaux-Esprits Francois WIT

Price: £83.99

Scarce copy of Recueil des Chef-d'Oeuvres des plus Celebres Beaux-Esprits Francois.   Quarter-bound in leather with marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine.   Presumed First Edition.   In...

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1783 G. K. The Festival of Wit or the Small Talker Rare Humour Satire Royalty
1783 G. K. The Festival of Wit or the Small Talker Rare Humour Satire Royalty

Price: £1,100.00

A leather bound copy of The Festival of Wit, a humourous work.Supposedly written by King George - the George King of the G. K.Very scarce. Only held in a few institutions.Reviewed in a series of advertisements as 'not a delicate Morceau...

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1788 PETER PINDAR Brother Peter to Brother Tom Satire
1788 PETER PINDAR Brother Peter to Brother Tom Satire

Price: £89.99

One disbound volume. An extremely scarce item. John Wolcot (1738-1819) wrote under the nom-de-plume of "Peter Pindar," was a satirist. Born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge in Devon, he studied medicine and in...

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1788 PETER PINDAR Peter's Pension Satire Poetry
1788 PETER PINDAR Peter's Pension Satire Poetry

Price: £59.99

A disbound copy of this scarce volume. John Wolcot (1738-1819) wrote under the nom-de-plume of "Peter Pindar," was a satirist. Born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge in Devon, he studied medicine and in 1767 went as physician to Sir...

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1789 PETER PINDAR Epistle Falling Minister Satire RARE
1789 PETER PINDAR Epistle Falling Minister Satire RARE

Price: £99.99

A scarce satirical work. John Wolcot (1738-1819) wrote under the nom-de-plume of "Peter Pindar," was a satirist. Born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge in Devon, he studied medicine and in 1767 went as physician to Sir William Trelawny,...

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1789 PETER PINDAR Expostulatory Odes Great Duke
1789 PETER PINDAR Expostulatory Odes Great Duke

Price: £69.99

A disbound copy of this scarce satirical work. John Wolcot (1738-1819) wrote under the nom-de-plume of "Peter Pindar," was a satirist. Born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge in Devon, he studied medicine and in 1767 went as physician...

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1790 PETER PINDAR Advice Future Laureat Ode Satire Poem
1790 PETER PINDAR Advice Future Laureat Ode Satire Poem

Price: £99.99

One disbound volume. A lovely copy of this scarce satirical work. John Wolcot (1738-1819) wrote under the nom-de-plume of "Peter Pindar," and was chiefly a satirist. In 1780, Wolcot went to London and commenced writing satires....

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1808 Royal Investigation or Authentic Documents Containing the Acquittal of HRH
1808 Royal Investigation or Authentic Documents Containing the Acquittal of HRH

Price: £295.00

A satirical work on the conduct of Caroline, Princess of Wales.This is the fourth edition of this work.The author of this scarce work is unknown, with the title page attributing it to 'A Serjeant at Law'. Prior owner's note to recto...

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1812 Miscellaneous Works of Tim BOBBIN John COLLIER
1812 Miscellaneous Works of Tim BOBBIN John COLLIER

Price: £318.00

A humorous collection of works from satirist John Collier. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and spine decoration. This copy has been professionally rebacked, with the original spine laid down. With twenty-seven illustrative...

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1812 Rejected Addresses or The New Theatrum Poetarum James Smith Parodies Poem
1812 Rejected Addresses or The New Theatrum Poetarum James Smith Parodies Poem

Price: £95.00

A first edition of this successful humorous books.This work is a collection of parodies of many best-known contemporary poets. Written by brothers James and Horace Smith.This work came about during a public competition...

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1812 The GULL'S HORNBOOK T Decker
1812 The GULL'S HORNBOOK T Decker

Price: £99.99

A satirical volume reprinted from the 1609 original publication, which parodies the behaviour of the young men of London in the early seventeenth century. The Gull's Hornbook is one of Dekker's best-known non-dramatic works. Thomas...

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1816 Fairburn's Comic Constellation Humorous Songs Very Scarce
1816 Fairburn's Comic Constellation Humorous Songs Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce collection of humorous songs from 1816, with titles such as Sir Gooseberry Gimcrack and Miss Squash's Disaster, King Longo Baro Boney O! and The Troubadour. Originally printed with coloured frontispiece (now missing). ...

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1817 Rejected addresses Parody HORACE JAMES SMITH
1817 Rejected addresses Parody HORACE JAMES SMITH

Price: £59.99

A whimsical collection of verse and prose. Sixteenth edition. A book of parodies by the brothers James and Horace Smith. Generally considered one of the most successful humorous books of the early nineteenth century, and said to...

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1818-20 Tim BOBBIN Miscellaneous Works Flying Dragon PLEBELAN POLITICS Illus
1818-20 Tim BOBBIN Miscellaneous Works Flying Dragon PLEBELAN POLITICS Illus

Price: £195.00

A fantastic collection of satirical character sketches and images from the 'Lancashire Hogarth'. Including John Collier's miscellaneous works, 'containing his view of the Lancashire dialect, with large additions and improvements:...

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1819 The Political House That Jack Built William Hone Illustrated Satire
1819 The Political House That Jack Built William Hone Illustrated Satire

Price: £99.99

A humorous pamphlet of political satire in verse by William Hone. With thirteen woodcuts by George Cruikshank. Thirty-seventh edition.

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1820 HONE The Queen's Matrimonial Satire satire pamphlet George IV Cruikshank
1820 HONE The Queen's Matrimonial Satire satire pamphlet George IV Cruikshank

Price: £160.00

Here we have leading regency satirist William Hone's incendiary political satire.In this satirical poem (which followed the immensley successful 'House that Jack built, and is illustrated liberally with engravings by the...

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1822 2vols Bracebridge Hall The Humorists Geoffrey Crayon Washington Irving
1822 2vols Bracebridge Hall The Humorists Geoffrey Crayon Washington Irving

Price: £690.00

The first U.K Edition of Washington Irving's Bracebridge Hall.In a beautiful full calf binding with ornate gilt stamping to the boards and spines.The first edition second state, with 404 pages to volume II.Bracebridge Hall was first...

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1825 Charles Lamb The Laughing Philosopher First Edition Ex Selbourne Collection
1825 Charles Lamb The Laughing Philosopher First Edition Ex Selbourne Collection

Price: £495.00

An attractive first edition of this scarce work of 'wit', compiled anonymously by Charles Lamb and Thomas Hood, from the Selbourne collection.The work is a selection of satirical pieces with contemporary society and...

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1830 Steamers V Stages Andrew and Spouse Cruikshank
1830 Steamers V Stages Andrew and Spouse Cruikshank

Price: £34.99

A humourous tale, told in verse and illustrated with the whimsical drawings of caricaturist Isaac Robert Cruikshank. Written in "humble imitation" of the humourist Thomas Hood. Publisher's catalogue to rear.

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1830 The Devil's Visit A Poem Robert Cruikshank First Edition Illustrated Flinn
1830 The Devil's Visit A Poem Robert Cruikshank First Edition Illustrated Flinn

Price: £260.00

The first edition of this humorous poem The Devil's Visit. With five illustrated plates and an additional frontispiece by Robert Cruikshank.Advertisement on verso to title page signed C E D. Direct from the library of the late Hugh...

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1831 The Comic Offering Louisa Henrietta Sheridan De La Rue Binding Illustrated
1831 The Comic Offering Louisa Henrietta Sheridan De La Rue Binding Illustrated

Price: £400.00

The first British Humour publication to be written, illustrated and edited by a woman.With 68 full plate illustrations.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly,...

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1832 The Adventures of Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding with Cruikshank Plates
1832 The Adventures of Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding with Cruikshank Plates

Price: £34.99

Fielding insisted that this was not a children's novel but in fact a novel for people with a childish sense of humour. Features three plates by Cruikshank. Volume seven of The Novelist's Library, edited by Thomas Roscoe Esq.. ...

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1838 Christopher Comicus Budget Of Humour New Book Of Jests Collection Scarce
1838 Christopher Comicus Budget Of Humour New Book Of Jests Collection Scarce

Price: £39.99

A scarce copy of The Budget of Humour; or, New Book Of Jests: Being a Collection of Bon Mots, Jokes, Irish Bulls, Anecdotes &c.First edition.With half title.Selected and arranged by Christopher Comicus.

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1838 Comic Almanack For 1838 Ephemeris In Jest Earnest Illustrated By Cruikshank
1838 Comic Almanack For 1838 Ephemeris In Jest Earnest Illustrated By Cruikshank

Price: £69.99

A scarce copy of the 1838 edition of The Comic Almanack for 1838: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest, containing "All things fitting for such a work" by Rigdum Funnisos, Gent. Adorned with a dozen of "Right Merrie" cuts pertaining to...

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1840 Heads of the People Kenny Meadows Illustrated Caricatures
1840 Heads of the People Kenny Meadows Illustrated Caricatures

Price: £140.00

A collection of caricatures of the English people, drawn by Kenny Meadows.Engraved by Orrin Smith. With original essays by distinguished writers, such as William Makepeace Thackeray, Leigh Hunt, and others. Bookplate of John Brymer...

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1846 The Comic Blackstone By Gilbert Abbott A Beckett Illustrated By Cruikshank
1846 The Comic Blackstone By Gilbert Abbott A Beckett Illustrated By Cruikshank

Price: £140.00

A selection of humorous writings in four parts by Gilbert Abbott Beckett , the first edition in one volume. With engraved illustration to frontispiece and throughout by George Cruikshank, published by Punch. First edition...

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1847-48 Albert Smith Natural Histories Including Idler Upon Town Illustrated
1847-48 Albert Smith Natural Histories Including Idler Upon Town Illustrated

Price: £340.00

A humorous collection of 'natural histories' by Albert Smith, with engraved illustrations and caricatures throughout by Henning including an illustrated frontispiece to each volume. Five volumes bound in one. Albert Richard...

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1849 Manners and Customs of ye Englysne Illustrated Rychard Doyle First Edition
1849 Manners and Customs of ye Englysne Illustrated Rychard Doyle First Edition

Price: £79.99

A first edition of these satirical caricatures, which portray numerous clich English characters. "Drawn from ye Quick by Richard Doyle, to which be added some extracts from Mr Pips hys Diary contributed by Percival Leigh." Includes...

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1852-4 2vols Mrs Caudles Curtain Lectures Comedies Dramas D Jerrold Sir Watkin
1852-4 2vols Mrs Caudles Curtain Lectures Comedies Dramas D Jerrold Sir Watkin

Price: £36.00

Two volumes of work by Douglas Jerrold.With the bookplate of Sir Edward Watkin to the front pastedown of Mrs Caudles Curtain Lectures. Edward Watkin was a British MP and railway entrepreneur. He was notable for expanding the Metropolitan...

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1854 The Foreign Tour of Messrs Brown Jones and Robinson Richard Doyle Plates
1854 The Foreign Tour of Messrs Brown Jones and Robinson Richard Doyle Plates

Price: £59.99

A collection of humorous caricatures from Richard Doyle First edition. Richard "Dickie" Doyle (September 1824 11 December 1883) was a notable illustrator of the Victorian era. His work frequently appeared, amongst other places,...

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1858-82 14vols Punch Almanack or The London Chivari Illustrated Leather Bound
1858-82 14vols Punch Almanack or The London Chivari Illustrated Leather Bound

Price: £675.00

A uniformly bound set of the humorous Punch magazine.Fourteen illustrated volumes as follows:1846 - Vol X1851 - Vol  XX1858 -  Vol XXXIV1860 - Vol XXXVII1861 Vol XL1864 - Vol XLVI1865 - Vol XLVIII1868 - Vol LIV1869 -...

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1859 Bye-lanes Downs of England Sylvanus J. Knight
1859 Bye-lanes Downs of England Sylvanus J. Knight

Price: £44.99

An early edition of Knight's collection of country-life anecdotes. Bound in the original publisher's cloth. Rebacked with additional cloth to the spine. Published under the pseudonym 'Sylvanus'. Third Edition, Revised. With...

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1861 QUIPS CRANKS Wit Humour Victorian Thomas HOOD 1st
1861 QUIPS CRANKS Wit Humour Victorian Thomas HOOD 1st

Price: £49.99

A scarce Victorian work of wit and humour by this British humourist and poet. Featuring numerous illustrations, including an engraved frontispiece and titlepage vignette. A newspaper clipping with the poem 'Carol' by...

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1865 Labern's Comic Minstrel A Collection of Popular Comic Songs John Labern
1865 Labern's Comic Minstrel A Collection of Popular Comic Songs John Labern

Price: £225.00

The first and second series of John Labern's comic songs bound in one volume. Each series includes an illustrated frontispiece and half title. Many of the songs were written by John Labern and sung by John 'Jacky' Sharp.

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1866 Douglas Jerrold Mrs Caudle's Curtain Lectures Illustrated First Edition
1866 Douglas Jerrold Mrs Caudle's Curtain Lectures Illustrated First Edition

Price: £99.99

A splendid first edition of Jerrod's comic and satirical Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures.Douglas William Jerrold (1803 1857) was an English dramatist and writer. Jerrold wrote for numerous periodicals, and gradually became a contributor...

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1866 Mrs Caudle's Curtain Lectures Douglas Jerrold
1866 Mrs Caudle's Curtain Lectures Douglas Jerrold

Price: £49.99

A later edition of one of Jerrold's most popular and lasting creations from Punch, the amusing domestic comedy, Mrs Caudle's Curtain Lectures. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Bound by Edmonds & Remnants. This...

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1866 Paul Scarron Le Roman Comique Quarter Calf With Gilt Detailing
1866 Paul Scarron Le Roman Comique Quarter Calf With Gilt Detailing

Price: £34.00

The most celebrated work from the 17th century French writer: a comic novel.Scarron was born in 1610 to a noble family, and he became an abbot at the age of 19. He became a well-known figure in literary society after finding Marie...

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1869 Humoristisch-Satyrischer Volks-Kalender des Kladderadatsch W Scholz
1869 Humoristisch-Satyrischer Volks-Kalender des Kladderadatsch W Scholz

Price: £145.00

The German satire periodical for the year 1869, which was the twentieth publication. 'Kladderadatsch' was a satirical German magazine, which was in publication from 1848 to 1944. It was founded...

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1869 Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities John Jorrocks Robert Surtees Illustrated
1869 Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities John Jorrocks Robert Surtees Illustrated

Price: £675.00

A finely bound copy of Robert Smith Surtees' Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities. The full title being Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities, The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of the Renowned...

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1869 Rejected Addresses or The New Theatrum Poetarum Smith Parodies Illustrated
1869 Rejected Addresses or The New Theatrum Poetarum Smith Parodies Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A mid nineteenth century copy of the Smith brothers' book of parodies. With a portrait frontispiece of the Smith brothers.This book has a collection of 21 parodies of authors of the time. They was incredibly successful and still...

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1869 Sydney Smith The Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith Humour
1869 Sydney Smith The Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith Humour

Price: £55.00

A modern rebinding of this collection of musings and aphorisms by renowned English wit and clergyman Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)."A selection of the most memorable passages in his writings and conversation".A new edition.

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1871 Three Courses and a Dessert Illustrations Cruikshank Short Stories Humour
1871 Three Courses and a Dessert Illustrations Cruikshank Short Stories Humour

Price: £90.00

A smartly leatherbound copy of William Clarke's Three Courses and a Dessert. A collection of three short stories based in different locations, Three Courses and a Dessert is a heavily illustrated look at society and politics...

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1874 DILKE The Fall of Prince Florestan FIRST EDITION
1874 DILKE The Fall of Prince Florestan FIRST EDITION

Price: £36.99

This is a first edition of the satire The Fall of Prince Florestan of Monaco by Charles Wentworth Dilke.  This volume is a cream cloth hardback with gilt frame and motif on the boards.  Sir Charles Wentworth...

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1876 A Caricature History of the Georges Thomas Wright illustrated
1876 A Caricature History of the Georges Thomas Wright illustrated

Price: £99.99

A charming caricature history of the Kings George, and their various subjects generally.This lovely volume, illustrated with occasional monochrome plates and an abundance of vignettes, paints a colourful and lighthearted picture...

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1876 Caricature History of the Georges Thomas Wright Satire Illustrated
1876 Caricature History of the Georges Thomas Wright Satire Illustrated

Price: £48.00

Thomas Wright was an English antiquarian and writer. This work is a history of caricature, 'compiled from squibs, broadsides, window pictures, lampoons, and pictorial caricatures of the time'. (from title page).With a colour illustrated...

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1876 Max Adeler Elbow-Room, A Novel Without A Plot 1st Edition Illustrated
1876 Max Adeler Elbow-Room, A Novel Without A Plot 1st Edition Illustrated

Price: £160.00

A first edition of the humorous novel from the American Charles Heber Clark, written under the pseudonym Max Adeler.Clark was born in 1841 in Berlin, Maryland, to an abolitionist clergyman who was quickly unwelcome in the Southern...

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1886 2vol John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character Illustrated Mr Punch
1886 2vol John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character Illustrated Mr Punch

Price: £79.99

A lovely collection of illustrations by the master Victorian caricaturist John Leech. With illustrated titles, frontispieces, and illustrations on every page with captions.  Punch, or the London Charivari was a British weekly...

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1887 The Comic Blackstone A'Beckett Colour Plates Furniss Legal Satire
1887 The Comic Blackstone A'Beckett Colour Plates Furniss Legal Satire

Price: £69.99

An unusual comic work, parodying the British legal system. New and revised edition. Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates by Harry Furniss.  

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1892 Voces Populi First and Second Series From Punch by F Anstey Illustrated
1892 Voces Populi First and Second Series From Punch by F Anstey Illustrated

Price: £89.99

The first and second series of Voces Populi, reprinted from Punch. Two volumes bound in one. Containing a number of humorous discourses, with many amusing illustrations throughout. Ink inscription to front blank dated 1900. ...

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1899 Mr Punch's Book of Arms E T Reed Illustrated Heraldry Comic Satirical
1899 Mr Punch's Book of Arms E T Reed Illustrated Heraldry Comic Satirical

Price: £50.00

A humorous work on numerous coats of arms.Unpaginated, 65 leaves in total with 29 comic coats of arms.Each coat of arms has a description and motto.Written and illustrated by Edward Tennyson Reed, the British cartoonist....

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1899 The Political Struwwelpter Harold Begbie Illustrated Satire Dr Hoffmann
1899 The Political Struwwelpter Harold Begbie Illustrated Satire Dr Hoffmann

Price: £90.00

The third edition of this satirical work.The Political Struwwelpeter is a parody of Dr Heinrich Hoffmann's children's book Struwwelpeter. The original tale is a series of ten moral rhymed stories about children. It was one of the earliest...

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1902 F. Carruthers Gould Froissart's Modern Chronicles Humour History Parody
1902 F. Carruthers Gould Froissart's Modern Chronicles Humour History Parody

Price: £34.00

A 1902 third impression of H. Carruthers Gould's Froissart's Modern Chronicles, with black and white illustrations.Froissart's Modern Chronicles is a parody of Froissart's Chronicles, a documentation of the Hundred Years War. H....

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1905 An Essay on Comedy and the Uses of Comic Spirit George Meredith Comedic
1905 An Essay on Comedy and the Uses of Comic Spirit George Meredith Comedic

Price: £25.00

A pocket sized edition of this essay. This essay on comedy by George Meredith was first published in 'New Quarterly Magazine' in April 1877.This work reflects on the 'comic spirit' and the history of comic elements to writings and...

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1905 The Book of Nonsense Edward Lear Illustrated Limericks
1905 The Book of Nonsense Edward Lear Illustrated Limericks

Price: £195.00

A charming copy of Edward Lear's profusely illustrated and much-loved work, The Book of Nonsense. Collated complete from copac. Profusely illustrated by Lear throughout. Edward Lear was an...

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1908 Ralph Nevill Piccadilly To Pall Mall: Manners, Morals, And Man Illus.1st Ed
1908 Ralph Nevill Piccadilly To Pall Mall: Manners, Morals, And Man Illus.1st Ed

Price: £130.00

A first edition of this book of social commentary, illustrated with contemporary photographs.This copy is presented in a signed Bickers & Son binding: the binder's stamp can be found to the front free endpaper. The authors provide...

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1911 2Vols Albert Meyrac Le Regent Ses Filles Ses Maitresses Quarter Morocco
1911 2Vols Albert Meyrac Le Regent Ses Filles Ses Maitresses Quarter Morocco

Price: £95.00

A work of historical gossip by Albert Meyrac, part of his Chroniques indiscretes et galantes d'autrfois series.Undated, but dated on Abe to 1911.Meyrac was a journalist with a strong attachment to the Ardennes, the folklore of...

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1912-1925 2vol Punch Illustrated Magazine Humorous Cartoons CXLII and CLXVIII
1912-1925 2vol Punch Illustrated Magazine Humorous Cartoons CXLII and CLXVIII

Price: £99.99

Two volumes of the famous humorous publication Punch. Illustrated throughout with many caricactures and cartoons in the text. Including coloured plates to the rear of volume CLXVII. Containing volume CLXII (1912) and CLXVII (1925) ...

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1922 Bunkum Entertainments Laughable Skits Robert Ganthony Illustrations
1922 Bunkum Entertainments Laughable Skits Robert Ganthony Illustrations

Price: £35.00

A scarce copy of Ganthony's guide for the amateur to amuse his friends.With a portrait Frontispiece, and a number of vignette illustrations throughout. Includes chapters on Bunkums; Travesties and Oddities; and Drawing-Room Comediettas....

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1924 Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities Being Hunting Shooting Racing Driving Illus
1924 Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities Being Hunting Shooting Racing Driving Illus

Price: £95.00

A cloth bound edition of Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities. A New Edition of this work. Illustrated, with fifteen plates. Plates are from illustrations from Henry Alken.Written by Robert Smith Surtees, an English editor, novelist and...

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1926 LES INCONNUS Lovibond SHOOSMITH Caricature HUMOUR
1926 LES INCONNUS Lovibond SHOOSMITH Caricature HUMOUR

Price: £64.99

Original printed paper wraps. A scarce copy of this delightful collection of portraits depicting various characters, presumably from Oundle, with one colour portrait. There are nineteen pages of plates, some with multiple portraits...

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1928 Humour in the Hunting Field G D Armour Illustrated Plates First Edition
1928 Humour in the Hunting Field G D Armour Illustrated Plates First Edition

Price: £145.00

 An attractive and amusing collaboration between the artist George Denholm Armour and commentator 'Crascredo'. On the subject of hunting, with numerous illustrations of horsemanship and the countryside. One-page autograph...

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1930 New Cautionary Tales Childrens Verses Hilaire Belloc Moral Parody Illustrated
1930 New Cautionary Tales Childrens Verses Hilaire Belloc Moral Parody Illustrated

Price: £90.00

The first edition of 'New Cautionary Tales' by Hilaire Belloc This work has been published following two previous popular works by Belloc, 'The Bad Child's book of Beasts' and 'Cautionary Tales...

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1930 Out of the Ark or Creatures Facetious in Cut and Doggerel Randall Davies
1930 Out of the Ark or Creatures Facetious in Cut and Doggerel Randall Davies

Price: £25.00

A humorous work comprising of several short lyrics on various animals. Lacking original dustwrapper. The first edition. Illustrated throughout, with numerous designs by various authors. Each...

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1933 Caran D'Ache the Supreme With an Introduction bt H M Bateman Cartoons First
1933 Caran D'Ache the Supreme With an Introduction bt H M Bateman Cartoons First

Price: £79.99

An amusing collection of the cartoons of Caran D'Ache. First edition thus. With an introduction by British cartoonist H. M. Bateman.

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1936 Muddling Through or Britain in a Nutshell Theodora Benson Betty Askwith
1936 Muddling Through or Britain in a Nutshell Theodora Benson Betty Askwith

Price: £28.00

A humorous work by Theodora Benson and Betty Askwith. Illustrated throughout, with caricatures by Nicolas Bentley. The first edition of this work. This work is a look at Britain, its ideals,...

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1936 Tableau de la Caricature Medicale Illustrated A Weber lepreux chirurgien
1936 Tableau de la Caricature Medicale Illustrated A Weber lepreux chirurgien

Price: £69.99

A comical and informative collection of medical cartoons from places such as Japan, France and Athens.With one hundred and thirty illustrations of sculpture, cartoons and sketches of diseases.Cartoons depict the fever and the cold,...

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1944 Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities R S Surtees Illustrated Henry Aiken Morrell Binding
1944 Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities R S Surtees Illustrated Henry Aiken Morrell Binding

Price: £200.00

A beautifully bound and illustrated copy of this work by R S Surtees In a crushed morocco binding by Morrell. With 15 colour plates by Henry Aiken First published in 1838, 'Jorrock's Jaunts...

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1948 George Cruikshank His Life and Work as A Book Illustrator Ruari McLean
1948 George Cruikshank His Life and Work as A Book Illustrator Ruari McLean

Price: £22.00

A biographical journey through the works of popular Victorian illustrator George Cruikshank. The first edition. Held in original unclipped dustwrapper. This work has fifty-four pages of reproductions...

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1948 The English Comic Album a Century of Pictorial Wit and Humour L Russell N Bentley
1948 The English Comic Album a Century of Pictorial Wit and Humour L Russell N Bentley

Price: £20.00

A look at the history of British cartoonists and their work. The first edition. In original dustwrapper. This historical work is compiled by Leonard Russell and Nicolas Bentley. This is...

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1950 A Dog Day or The Angel in the House Illustrated Dustwrapper Walter Emanuel
1950 A Dog Day or The Angel in the House Illustrated Dustwrapper Walter Emanuel

Price: £90.00

A pocket sized juvenile work.Scarce in original dustwrapper which is preserved in brodart wrap.A Dog Day is a description of a day in the life of a dog. It is written as the diary of the dog with new entries every few minutes. Examples...

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1950 L'Enfance de Becassine Caumery Illustrated French Comic Strip J P Pinchon
1950 L'Enfance de Becassine Caumery Illustrated French Comic Strip J P Pinchon

Price: £45.00

A bright copy of this French comic strip.A reprint of this work originally published in 1913.Becassine is a comic strip based on the heroine of the same name. It first appeared in La Semaine de Suzette. She is considered to be the...

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1953 An Experience of Critics and Approach to Dramatic Criticism Ronald Searle
1953 An Experience of Critics and Approach to Dramatic Criticism Ronald Searle

Price: £29.99

A collection of works on and by theatre critics, with illustrations by Ronald Searle. First edition, fourth impression.

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1953 Down With Skool! Nigel Molesworth Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle 1st ed
1953 Down With Skool! Nigel Molesworth Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle 1st ed

Price: £35.00

The first edition of this novel from the Nigel Molesworth Series; a collaboration between Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle. Held in original unclipped dustwrapper. The Nigel Molesworth series...

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1953 It Must Be True It Was All In The Papers Denys Parsons Ronald Searle
1953 It Must Be True It Was All In The Papers Denys Parsons Ronald Searle

Price: £25.00

A satirical and humorous publication highlighting typographical and grammatical errors in the world's popular publications. With accompanying illustrations by Ronald Searle. The fourth impression...

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1953 Mr Brown The Elder Takes Mr Brown the Younger To a Club W M Thackeray
1953 Mr Brown The Elder Takes Mr Brown the Younger To a Club W M Thackeray

Price: £37.00

A privately printed copy of this William Makepeace Thackeray work. This work was first published in Punch during 1851. This work is privately printed. It states 'Charles Rosner for his friends'....

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1953 Souls in Torment Ronald Searle Cecil Day Lewis Cartoon Drawings Illus
1953 Souls in Torment Ronald Searle Cecil Day Lewis Cartoon Drawings Illus

Price: £50.00

A collection of 100 drawings by famous comic artist, Ronald Searle. First edition, held in original dustwrapper. With an introduction by Cecil Day Lewis. Some of these works were previously...

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1953 The Female Approach With Masculine Sidelights by Ronald Searle Max Beerbohm
1953 The Female Approach With Masculine Sidelights by Ronald Searle Max Beerbohm

Price: £34.99

A collection of amusing cartoons by Ronald Searle. First edition, tenth impression.

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1954 How to be Topp First Edition Novel Molesworth Geoffrey Williams Ronald Searle
1954 How to be Topp First Edition Novel Molesworth Geoffrey Williams Ronald Searle

Price: £45.00

The first edition of this novel by Geoffrey Willans, illustrated by Ronald Searle. The Nigel Molesworth series originated as a column written by Willans for 'Punch'. He approached Searle to...

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1954 Patrick Campbell's Omnibus First Edition Ronald Searle H E Bates
1954 Patrick Campbell's Omnibus First Edition Ronald Searle H E Bates

Price: £45.00

A humorous collection of Patrick Campbell's works, introduced by H E Bates. Illustrated throughout by Ronald Searle. The first edition of this work. Ronald Searle was a British artist and...

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1954 The Journal of Edwin Carp Richard Haydn Ronald Searle First Edition
1954 The Journal of Edwin Carp Richard Haydn Ronald Searle First Edition

Price: £30.00

The first edition of this fictional memoir by Richard Haydn, illustrated by Ronald Searle. Edwin Carp was a character plated by English comic actor, Richard Haydn. Edwin Carp was a poet and...

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1955 Modern Types Geoffrey Gorer Ronald Searle First Edition Novel
1955 Modern Types Geoffrey Gorer Ronald Searle First Edition Novel

Price: £30.00

The first edition of this collection of satirical, stereotypical, profiles. Written in collaboration by Geoffrey Gorer and Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle. Held in original, price...

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1956 The Investigator A Narrative in Dialogue Ronald Searle Reuben Ship First Ed
1956 The Investigator A Narrative in Dialogue Ronald Searle Reuben Ship First Ed

Price: £45.00

The first edition in book form of this play by Reuben Ship. Illustrated throughout, with drawings by Ronald Searle. This play is a satire on McCarthyism which was first performed on the radio...

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1956 Whizz for Atomms A Guide to Survival in the 20th Century G Willans Ronald Searle
1956 Whizz for Atomms A Guide to Survival in the 20th Century G Willans Ronald Searle

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this novel from the Nigel Molesworth Series; a collaboration between Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle. The Nigel Molesworth series originated as a column written by Willans...

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1958 A Cockney in The Country Virginia Graham Mary Brassey D Pettiward
1958 A Cockney in The Country Virginia Graham Mary Brassey D Pettiward

Price: £30.00

A humorous guide to the countryside for cockneys. The first edition. Written by Virginia Graham and Mary Brassey. Illustrated throughout by Daniel Pettiward. Written by Virginia Graham,...

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1958 PG Wodehouse Selected Stories John Aldridge Humour Anthology Collection
1958 PG Wodehouse Selected Stories John Aldridge Humour Anthology Collection

Price: £84.00

A first edition of this selection of humorous stories by PG Wodehouse. Featuring an introduction by John W. Aldridge, there are fifteen of Jeeves' misadventures compiled here, all recalled in Wodehouse's unique style.

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1958 The Dog's Ear Book Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle 1st Edition
1958 The Dog's Ear Book Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle 1st Edition

Price: £40.00

A humorous work focusing on the dog, from longtime collaborators Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle. Previously Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle had collaborated on the Nigel Molesworth series....

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1959 Christopher Fry Comedy Play A Phoenix too Frequent Ronald Searle
1959 Christopher Fry Comedy Play A Phoenix too Frequent Ronald Searle

Price: £47.00

A comedic play by Christopher Fry based on Petronius's tale of the Ephesian widow. This work is based on the false heroics of Dynamene's mourning of her husband in his tomb, and her reawakening...

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1959 Sick Sick Sick Jules Feiffer Kenneth Tynan First Edition Dustwrapper Comic
1959 Sick Sick Sick Jules Feiffer Kenneth Tynan First Edition Dustwrapper Comic

Price: £45.00

A collection of comic strips by revolutionary illustrator, Jules Feiffer. The first edition of this work. With an introduction by Kenneth Tynan. Tynan notes in his introduction that Feiffer's...

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1959 The St Trinian's Story Kaye Webb Ronald Searle Anthology 1st Ed
1959 The St Trinian's Story Kaye Webb Ronald Searle Anthology 1st Ed

Price: £30.00

A look at the popular British gag cartoon comic strip series 'St Trinian's'. With images from the films, books and comic strips. Compiled by Kaye Webb, an experienced British editor and publisher....

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1959 The St Trinian's Story Ronald Searle Kaye Webb Anthology Brecht 1st Ed
1959 The St Trinian's Story Ronald Searle Kaye Webb Anthology Brecht 1st Ed

Price: £50.00

An historical look at the famous and popular series 'St Trinian's'. Compiled by Kaye Webb, an experienced British editor and publisher. Webb was the wife of original creator of 'St Trinian's'...

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1960 Pomp and Circumstance First Edition Dustwrapper Noel Coward Comic Novel
1960 Pomp and Circumstance First Edition Dustwrapper Noel Coward Comic Novel

Price: £80.00

The first edition of this humorous novel.Held in original, price clipped, dustwrapper.Pomp and Circumstance is a comic novel about life in a British colony. It met a great success on its initial publication.Noel Coward was an English...

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1961 Searle Which Way Did He Go First Edition First Impression
1961 Searle Which Way Did He Go First Edition First Impression

Price: £75.00

A collection of drawings by Ronald Searle. This work has 150 drawings by Searle and was the first compilation of Searle's works to be published. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical...

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1961 The Explainers Jules Feiffer Comic Satire Humour Drawings Cartoon
1961 The Explainers Jules Feiffer Comic Satire Humour Drawings Cartoon

Price: £18.00

A collection of Jules Feiffer's cartoons. The first edition in book form. Jules Ralph Feiffer was considered the most widely read satirist of his time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 as...

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1964 A Giraffe and a Half Shel Silverstein Illus Childrens Humour 1st
1964 A Giraffe and a Half Shel Silverstein Illus Childrens Humour 1st

Price: £225.00

Shel Silverstein's humorous rhyming children's story, complete with his own illustrations. The first edition of this work. Shel Silverstein published many books during his life, including 'Who...

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1964 The Whole Thing's Laughable Basil Boothroyd Dustwrapper Punch Magazine
1964 The Whole Thing's Laughable Basil Boothroyd Dustwrapper Punch Magazine

Price: £25.00

A humorous work by seasoned author, Basil Boothroyd. This work is observational humour on the 'cruel pressures of modern existence, laughter can defeat life on all fronts...' Formed from...

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1965 Die Welt Heute Karikaturen Ronald Searle German First Ed.
1965 Die Welt Heute Karikaturen Ronald Searle German First Ed.

Price: £35.00

A collection of Ronald Searle's caricatures. With German contents pages and introduction. Featuring a wide range of Searle's caricatures. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical...

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1965 Dont Blame the Organist Reginald Frary First Edition Second Impression
1965 Dont Blame the Organist Reginald Frary First Edition Second Impression

Price: £28.00

An humorous work on Church Choirs, dubbed as being the 'Awful Truths'. First edition, second impression, issued two years after the true first. This work, draws on real experiences from Frary,...

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1965 Laughter In Church Reginald Frary Rod Illustrated First Edition Religion
1965 Laughter In Church Reginald Frary Rod Illustrated First Edition Religion

Price: £48.00

An humorous reminiscence on an 'organized' village church and a London church greeting its formerly unpopular vicar. This work, 'Never Mind The Vicar', draws on real experiences from Frary,...

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1967 Ronald Searle Searle's Cats Illustrations Humorous Feline
1967 Ronald Searle Searle's Cats Illustrations Humorous Feline

Price: £40.00

A collection of humorous cat illustrations by Robert Searle. A beautiful work, with the illustrations bright and clean. Searle is probably best remembered for his creation of St Trinian's School...

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1968 The Square Egg and the Vicious Circle First Edition Collection Ronald Searle
1968 The Square Egg and the Vicious Circle First Edition Collection Ronald Searle

Price: £45.00

A collection of illustrations by popular artist Ronald Searle. A U.S issue of this work. First edition. Searle is probably best remembered for his creation of St Trinian's School which sprang...

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1968 The Square Egg Ronald Searle Cartoons Illustrations First Edition Dustwrapper
1968 The Square Egg Ronald Searle Cartoons Illustrations First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £50.00

A selection of cartoons by popular satirist Ronald Searle. First edition, with original unclipped dustwrapper. Searle is probably best remembered for his creation of St Trinian's School which...

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1968-1984 14Vol Giles Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons Ronald Giles
1968-1984 14Vol Giles Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons Ronald Giles

Price: £230.00

A nice collection of the renowned cartoon anthologies Giles, originally published daily in the Daily Express and Sunday Express newspapers. The collection includes; Twenty-Second Series 1968, with an introduction by Sir Max...

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1969 Monte Carlo or Bust! Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies Searle
1969 Monte Carlo or Bust! Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies Searle

Price: £65.00

An illustrated work based on the popular comedy film of the same title. The first edition of this work, held in the original price-clipped dustwrapper. This work is 'seen in turn through...

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1970 The Second Coming of Toulouse-Lautrec Ronald Searle Illustrated Work
1970 The Second Coming of Toulouse-Lautrec Ronald Searle Illustrated Work

Price: £95.00

This is a humorous, illustrated work by Ronald Searle. This work is on Toulouse-Lautrec. It features a small cartoon version of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in his bowler hat. Toulouse-Lautrec...

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1971 The Addict a Terrible Tale Cartoon Strip Ronald Searle First Edition
1971 The Addict a Terrible Tale Cartoon Strip Ronald Searle First Edition

Price: £30.00

A humorous cartoon strip by popular satirist and artist, Ronald Searle. This very short cartoon has one image per leaf and follows an elderly lady. Ronald Searle was a British artist and...

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1975 Dick Deadeye Ronald Searle Gilbert and Sullivan Operata Cartoon
1975 Dick Deadeye Ronald Searle Gilbert and Sullivan Operata Cartoon

Price: £35.00

A book depiction of the British animated film musical based on the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. First edition. 'Dick Deadeye or Duty Done' is a 1975 British animated film musical based...

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1975 Ronald Searle More Cats First U.K Edition Felines
1975 Ronald Searle More Cats First U.K Edition Felines

Price: £75.00

A collection of humorous illustrations of cats by Ronald Searle. The first U.K edition. Issued without dustwrapper. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical cartoon artist. He created...

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1975 The Man Who and Other Drawings H M Bateman Cartoon
1975 The Man Who and Other Drawings H M Bateman Cartoon

Price: £35.00

A collection of H M Bateman's cartoons. Illustrated throughout. Edited by John Jensen. Bateman was a British cartoonist most noted for his 'The Man Who...' series of which many are in this...

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1977 Zodiac Ronald Searle Cartoon Humour Drawings
1977 Zodiac Ronald Searle Cartoon Humour Drawings

Price: £30.00

A humorous depiction of the Zodiac signs by Ronald Searle. The first edition Held in original dustwrapper. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical cartoon artist. He created the...

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1978 Aha Rex Whistler Laurence Whistler Illustrated Humour Reversible Art Poetry
1978 Aha Rex Whistler Laurence Whistler Illustrated Humour Reversible Art Poetry

Price: £25.00

A humorous and clever work, featuring the portraits of Rex Whistler and poetry of Laurence Whistler. This work has neither a top or bottom. It can be read from two angles and features portraits...

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1980 Ronald Searle The King of Beasts Illustrated 1st Edition Humour
1980 Ronald Searle The King of Beasts Illustrated 1st Edition Humour

Price: £44.00

A lovely copy of this amusing collection creature illustrations by Ronald Searle. First Edition. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical cartoon artist. He created the famous St Trinian's...

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1980 The King of Beasts by Ronald Searle Illustrated Humour Dustwrapper First Ed
1980 The King of Beasts by Ronald Searle Illustrated Humour Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £45.00

A lovely copy of this amusing collection of illustrations by Ronald Searle. Searle (1920 2011)  was a British artist and satirical cartoonist. He is perhaps best remembered as the creator of St Trinian's School and for his...

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1982 Ronald Searle's Big Fat Cat Book Colour Illustrations First Thus
1982 Ronald Searle's Big Fat Cat Book Colour Illustrations First Thus

Price: £26.99

A wonderful collection of humorous cartoons of cats by beloved artists Ronald Searle. First edition thus. Comprised of many colour plates.

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1983 A Wolf in Frog's Clothing Alphonse Allais Uncorrected Proof Copy
1983 A Wolf in Frog's Clothing Alphonse Allais Uncorrected Proof Copy

Price: £44.99

A brilliantly humorous anthology of the best of Alphonse Allais, selected, translated and introduced by Miles Kington. Uncorrected proof copy, part of the Methuen Humour Classics. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper,...

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1983 Ronald Searle in Perspective First U.S Edition History Art Biography
1983 Ronald Searle in Perspective First U.S Edition History Art Biography

Price: £42.00

A look at the career and life of popular cartoonist, Ronald Searle. First U.S Edition. This work chronologically presents the style and designs of this famous illustrator. With many of his...

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1985 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Ronald Searle R E Raspe 1st Ed
1985 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Ronald Searle R E Raspe 1st Ed

Price: £30.00

The first U.K edition of this comic history of the fictional nobleman Baron Munchausen. Written by R E Raspe and more. Illustrated throughout by Ronald Searle. Ronald Searle was a British...

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1985 The Spruggins Gallery Reprint Nicolas Barker Countess of Morley Portraits
1985 The Spruggins Gallery Reprint Nicolas Barker Countess of Morley Portraits

Price: £45.00

A reprint of this humoruous work of portraits and caricature.First printed privately in 1829 and here reprinted for members of The National Trust in 1985. A parody of collected portrait and antiquities albums belonging to the aristocracy and...

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1988 Ronald Searle's Non-Sexist Dictionary Satire First Edition
1988 Ronald Searle's Non-Sexist Dictionary Satire First Edition

Price: £28.00

A satirical look at the English language and its 'man' heavy wording by male cartoonist, Ronald Searle. The first edition of this work. To this work, Searle states in the preface that 'I do...

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1992 W Shakespeare Gent His Actual Nottebooke First Edition Signed Humour
1992 W Shakespeare Gent His Actual Nottebooke First Edition Signed Humour

Price: £35.00

A witty, humorous work posing as William Shakespeare's diary. Signed by the author, stated as discoverer, Graham Clarke. Inscription reads 'For Mollie with all good wishes from Graham Clarke'....

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1993 The Curse of St Trinians The Best of the Drawings Ronald Searle First Edition
1993 The Curse of St Trinians The Best of the Drawings Ronald Searle First Edition

Price: £30.00

A collection of the drawings from several St Trinian's works by Ronald Searle. Being a compilation of sketches from 'Hurrah for St Trinian's!', 'The Female Approach', 'Back to the Slaughterhouse',...

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1994 Marquis de Sade Meets Goody-Two Shoes Ronald Searle First Ed
1994 Marquis de Sade Meets Goody-Two Shoes Ronald Searle First Ed

Price: £40.00

A collection of humorous drawings by Ronald Searle. Being a selection of drawings reflecting on meetings between contrasting historical characters. Examples include Arcimboldo meets Mrs Beeton,...

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1994 Tales of Grandpa Cat Lee Wardlaw First Edition Ronald Searle Illustrated
1994 Tales of Grandpa Cat Lee Wardlaw First Edition Ronald Searle Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A humorous tale by Lee Wardlaw, illustrated by Ronald Searle. Lee Wardlaw is the author of several children's books, several relating to Cats. This work follows Grandpa and Grandma cat when...

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2001 2vols Searle & Searle Slipcase First Edition Multi Lingual Ronald Searle Monica Searle
2001 2vols Searle & Searle Slipcase First Edition Multi Lingual Ronald Searle Monica Searle

Price: £45.00

Two volumes regarding the Wilhelm-Busch-Museum's exhibition on Ronald and Monica Searle. Both volumes are illustrated throughout. There is one volume on the cartoons and life of Ronald Searle...

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2005 The Gripes of Wrath Simon Carr Dustwrapper First Edition Signed
2005 The Gripes of Wrath Simon Carr Dustwrapper First Edition Signed

Price: £28.00

This is a signed first edition of this humorous work by Simon Carr.The Gripes of Wrath is a collection of true stories that portray the social pitfalls of modern Britain by political columnist Simon Carr.

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c1780 Davenport's Exquisite Effusions Of Wit and Humour Scarce Pamphlet
c1780 Davenport's Exquisite Effusions Of Wit and Humour Scarce Pamphlet

Price: £69.99

A scarce extract being a 'judicious collection of Laughable Tales, Extraordinary Adventures, Odd Characters, Out-of-the-way Occurences, Whimsical Circumstances, Droll Transactions, Extravagances in Love and Friendship, Witty Sayings,...

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c1850 2vols COMIC HISTORY England Rome LEECH & BECKETT
c1850 2vols COMIC HISTORY England Rome LEECH & BECKETT

Price: £145.00

Gilbert Abbott A'Beckett's Comic History of England and Rome, with hand-coloured engravings by John Leech, which are considered to be some of his best work. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration.  Pages 3 to 13...

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c1860 Comic History of England by A'BECKETT illus LEECH
c1860 Comic History of England by A'BECKETT illus LEECH

Price: £140.00

Contains hand coloured illustrations by John Leech, which were considered to be some of his best works. Bound in cloth with gilt letterign and decoration. Rebacked with the original cloth. John Leech (1817 1864) was an English...

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c1860 Joe Millers Jests or the Wits Vade Mecum Compiled by John Mottley
c1860 Joe Millers Jests or the Wits Vade Mecum Compiled by John Mottley

Price: £84.99

A humourous book of 247 ancient and contemporary witticisms compiled by John Mottley. This is a facsimile reproduction of the 1734 edition, printed around 1860, with a double acrostic poem tipped-in to front free endpaper. John...

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c1872 George Manville Fenn The World of Wit and Humour Illustrations Collection
c1872 George Manville Fenn The World of Wit and Humour Illustrations Collection

Price: £80.00

A leather half-bound copy of The World of Wit and Humour, a collection of comedic pieces by various authors. With balck and white illustrations throughout. The World of Wit and Humour was one of two anthologies Fenn...

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c1883 Queer Fish Character Sketches Robert Overton Second Edition Illustrated Scarce
c1883 Queer Fish Character Sketches Robert Overton Second Edition Illustrated Scarce

Price: £110.00

A scarce second edition copy of Robert Overton's 'Queer Fish: Character Sketches'. Containing nine character sketches: 1- Peter Adair: a CURATE'S Story. 2- Two Scars: a COCOANUT-MAN'S Story....

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c1890 A New Light Thrown Across the Keep It Quite Darkest Africa Burnand Scarce
c1890 A New Light Thrown Across the Keep It Quite Darkest Africa Burnand Scarce

Price: £128.00

An interesting and scarce satirical work.With humorous vignette and full page illustrations throughout.A comical and unusual book telling the tale of the narrator's journey to Africa. Sir Francis Cowley Burnand was an English comic...

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c1893 Everybody's Book of Correct Conduct Etiquette Everyday Life Advertisements
c1893 Everybody's Book of Correct Conduct Etiquette Everyday Life Advertisements

Price: £99.99

An amusing little book of Victorian etiquette, detailing correct and incorrect ways to behave in given situations. With many interesting advertisements to front and rear.

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c1894 La Vie De Londres Cotes Riants French Satirical Illustrations Mars Scarce
c1894 La Vie De Londres Cotes Riants French Satirical Illustrations Mars Scarce

Price: £79.99

This is a scarce copy of this collection of satirical illustrations depicting life in turn of the century London.Printed in French and providing a French view of London with several coloured illustrations.Includes...

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c1898 Thackerayana Notes and Anecdotes William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated
c1898 Thackerayana Notes and Anecdotes William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated

Price: £36.00

A depiction of humorous incidents in Thackeray's school life and his favourite book characters.With hundreds of illustrations and a colour frontispiece.Originally published in 1875, Thackerayana was immediately suppressed because...

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c1900-1910 25vols Punch Library of Humour J A Hammerton Comic Extracts Punch Mag
c1900-1910 25vols Punch Library of Humour J A Hammerton Comic Extracts Punch Mag

Price: £150.00

The complete twenty-five volumes of The Punch Library of Humour.Comprising of the following titles: Mr Punch's life in London.Mr Punch's country life.Mr Punch in the Highlands.Mr Punch's Scottish humour.Mr Punch's Cockney humour.Mr...

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c1910 3vol Mr Punch's Library of Humour Book of Sports Country Life and Warpath
c1910 3vol  Mr Punch's Library of Humour Book of Sports Country Life and Warpath

Price: £49.00

A selection of works from the 'Punch Library of Humour'. The 'Punch Library of Humour' was a series published from 1900-1910 comprising of 25 volumes. This set contains 3 volumes from this series, volumes 9, 14 and 25.All volumes are...

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c1933 20vol The New Punch Library JA Hammerton Selections from Punch Illustrated
c1933 20vol The New Punch Library JA Hammerton Selections from Punch Illustrated

Price: £225.00

The complete twenty volumes from The New Punch Library.A selection of comedic sketches, stories and writings from Punch magazine.Comprising of the following volumes: 1. Mr Punch's Cavalcade, A Revue of Thirty Years2. Mr Punch In Mayfair3....

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c1938 Albert and Balbus and Samuel Small M Edgar Illustrated John Hassall Humour
c1938 Albert and Balbus and Samuel Small M Edgar Illustrated John Hassall Humour

Price: £60.00

A collection of monologues written by comic Marriott Edgar.Illustrated throughout, with 42 character illustrations by John Hassall.All monologues are written by Edgar apart from 'Sam's Medal' which is by Mabel Constanduros and Michael...

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c1960 6vol Archivo General de la Nacion Ramo de la Inquicision Spanish
c1960 6vol Archivo General de la Nacion Ramo de la Inquicision Spanish

Price: £250.00

A collection of privately-assembled copies of records, containing details of the Spanish Inquisition.In Spanish.Comprised of many facsimile plates from original sixteenth-century texts.Containing:Proceso de la Inquisicion Contra Por...

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