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The Folio Book of Humorous Anecdotes
1 The Folio Book of Humorous Anecdotes
London The Folio Society 2011 9th Printing Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine condition in Near Fine slipcase - an excellent copy. Black & white illustrations by Nick Hardcastle. Introduction by Edward Leeson. 272 pages ID242154 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Yours for Decency: the Campaign to Clothe Naked Animals, Abel, Alan
2 Abel, Alan Yours for Decency: the Campaign to Clothe Naked Animals
London Elek Books 1966 Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has closed tear to the upper rear panel and some small chips to the upper edge. 139 pages The hilarious recounting of a classic hoax which started in 1959 and lasted 6 years. How Alan Arbel hoodwinked the American public into believing that there was a Society to clothe animals in the name of decency! ID211352 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 ADAMS, Phillip The Inflammable Adams
Melbourne Thomas Nelson Australia 1983 017006316X / 9780170063166 Paperback 
Very Good, Illustrations by Chris Grosz. Octavo Size. Foreword by Justice Michael Kirby [viii]232pages. ID243661 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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A Soldier Erect or Further Adventures of The Hand-Reared Boy, Aldiss, Brian W.
4 Aldiss, Brian W. A Soldier Erect or Further Adventures of The Hand-Reared Boy
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1971 0297003305 / 9780297003304 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A closed tear to rear panel and upper front panel of DJ. 272 pages The successor to The Hand-Reared Boy, the humorous further adventures of Horatio Stubbs in the British Army in India and Burma during World War Two. ID235155 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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5 Allen, Woody Without Feathers
New York Random House 0394497430 / 9780394497433 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 210 pages An assortment of Allen's humour - plays, early essays and fantasies. ID260321 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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6 Arnebeck, Bob Proust's Last Beer: A History of Curious Demises
Middlesex, UK Penguin 1980 0140050221 / 9780140050226 Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Black & white illustrations by Allen Appel. 144 pages Rich and poor, famous and not, are revealed in their final moments. ID262942 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Young Visiters, ASHFORD, Daisy
7 ASHFORD, Daisy The Young Visiters
London Chatto & Windus 1919 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Marbled boards are rubbed at corners and more lightly rubbed at edges. The title patch is age-darkened. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Black & white illustrations including a photograph of the author as frontispiece and another of the first page of the original manuscript. 86 pages Preface by J.M.Barrie. The comic story of Victorian England, completed when the author was nine years old. Published in the same year as the first edition [1919]. ID290802 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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USA For Beginners By Rocking-Chair Across America, Atkinson, Alex & Searle, Ronald
8 Atkinson, Alex & Searle, Ronald USA For Beginners By Rocking-Chair Across America
London Perpetua Books 1959 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is age-toned at spine and folds, with some minor chipping to corners and spine ends. Illustrated in black & white by the wonderful Ronald Searle. 111 pages A fantastic Grand Tour of America with some startling sidelights on the American character. ID293510 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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USA For Beginners By Rocking-Chair Across America, Atkinson, Alex & Searle, Ronald
9 Atkinson, Alex & Searle, Ronald USA For Beginners By Rocking-Chair Across America
London Perpetua Books 1959 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Fair-Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Price-clipped DJ is age-toned at spine and folds, with edgewear and some loss to lower front edge. Illustrated in black & white by the wonderful Ronald Searle. 111 pages A fantastic Grand Tour of America with some startling sidelights on the American character. ID296048 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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All the World's A Globe or From Lemur to Cosmonaut, Barlow, Patrick
10 Barlow, Patrick All the World's A Globe or From Lemur to Cosmonaut
London Methuen 1987 0413590704 / 9780413590701 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 174 pages Desmond Olivier Dingle's Concise History of the Human Race from the earliest times to 1987. ID224031 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Opera According To Bartalini . A Book of Doggerel Libretti & Comical Illustrati, Bartalini, Gualtiero
11 Bartalini, Gualtiero The Opera According To Bartalini . A Book of Doggerel Libretti & Comical Illustrati
San Francisco Pomegranate Artbooks 1994 1566409942 / 9781566409940 Softcover 
Oblong Quarto Size [approx 30cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Wraps. Full page colour illustrations by the author. 127 pages ID286212 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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12 Baxter, Glen The Billiard Table Murders A Gladys Babbington Morton Mystery
London Bloomsbury Publishing 1990 074750749X / 9780747507499 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 246 pages ID271754 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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My Spin on Cricket, Benaud, Richie
13 Benaud, Richie My Spin on Cricket
London Hodder & Stoughton 2005 0340833939 / 9780340833933 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 294 pages Full of personal anecdotes and infused with his distinctive sense of humour ID288786 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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An Oxford University Chest, Betjeman, John
14 Betjeman, John An Oxford University Chest
Oxford Oxford University Press 1979 0192812734 / 9780192812735 Reprint Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Some faint yellowing to cover edges. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Black & white illustrations byL. Moholy-Nagy, Osbert Lancaster, Rev Edward Bradley and others. 192 pages A treasure house of amusing sketches of university life, tributes to Oxford's pastoral pleasures, and architectural judgements. First published in 1938. ID293811 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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15 Bissell, Richard You Can Always Tell a Harvard Man
New York McGraw-Hill Publishing Company 1962 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Quarter cloth boards. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Some light foxing. 282 pages A book that trims the ivy and chips the ivory from the hallowed halls of Harvard University. ID264165 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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16 Blue, Lionel Rabbi Bolts from the Blue
London Hodder & Stoughton 1986 0340370785 / 9780340370780 2nd Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Black & white illustrations. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). 159 pages ID241229 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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17 Bowles, Colin Flying Blind
Melbourne Melbourne Hutchinson Australia 1986 0091573807 / 9780091573805 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 250 pages ID231285 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Little Book of Immorals, Bowles, Colin
18 Bowles, Colin The Little Book of Immorals
London Harper Collins Publishers 1996 0006388035 / 9780006388036 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm].Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. A collection of Tales to give you a good laugh. 101 pages ID192545 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Father Under Fire, Boyd, Neil
19 Boyd, Neil Father Under Fire
London Michael Joseph 1980 0718118731 / 9780718118730 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 221pages The fourth volume of the St Jude's saga. ID255926 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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20 Breathed, Berke Tales Too Ticklish to Tell Bloom County
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1988 0316107352 / 9780316107358 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Some marking to rear cover. Illustrated with colour and black and white cartoon strips. 122 pages With an Introduction by " Mikhail Gorbachev". ID254103 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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