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Dinkum Oil. A Volume of Original Australian Wit and Humour

By: "The Twinkler" [aka Fredk. J. Mills]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melville & Mullen: No DateCirca 1918

Edition: 7th Edition

Seller ID: ID125810


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Pages tanned and a little brittle [common for war quality paper] . Some light edgewear. Fracture to spine are - but still very solid copy. Uncommon title. 127 pages Published in aid of the Returned Sailors' and Soldiers' Association. View more info

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The Deeper Meaning of Liff. A Dictionary of Things That There Aren't Any Words For Yet

By: Adams, Douglas & Lloyd, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1990

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID305198

ISBN: 0330316060


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations by Bert Kitchen. 146 pages View more info

The Inflammable Adams

By: ADAMS, Phillip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1983

Seller ID: ID243661

ISBN: 017006316X


Very Good, Illustrations by Chris Grosz. Octavo Size. Foreword by Justice Michael Kirby [viii]232pages. View more info

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The Penguin Book of All-New Australian Jokes

By: Adams, Phillip and Newell, Patrice (Collected by)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Penguin Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID306683

ISBN: 0140290583


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 480 pages View more info

Without Feathers

By: Allen, Woody

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Random House:

Seller ID: ID260321

ISBN: 0394497430


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 210 pages An assortment of Allen's humour - plays, early essays and fantasies. View more info

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The Lunatic's Tale Forever Single

By: Allen, Woody

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Redpath Press: 1986

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID297740

ISBN: 1556280017


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Card wraps. Very slight age-toning to spine and edges. Black & white illustrations.Etienne Delessert. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 29 pages part of the Redpath 'A Perfect Present ' Series. View more info

Proust's Last Beer: A History of Curious Demises

By: Arnebeck, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Middlesex, UK, Penguin: 1980

Seller ID: ID262942

ISBN: 0140050221


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. View more info

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The Lure of the Limerick An Uninhibited History

By: Baring-Gould, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Granada Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID306145

ISBN: 0246974613


Oblong Octavo Size [approx 22.8 x 15.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. missing front free end paper. Brown illustrations. mark to the bottom edge of book. 246 pages For those who simply delight in the limerick's wit and playful earthiness this book is essential reading. View more info

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A Few Well-Frozen Worms. More of the Bery Vest

By: Barker, Ronnie

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID305577

ISBN: 0091951410


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 335 pages Gathered together in this second 'best of' volume is a cocktail of his sketches and monologues from every strand of his long and brilliant career. View more info

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The Opera According To Bartalini . A Book of Doggerel Libretti & Comical Illustrati

By: Bartalini, Gualtiero

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pomegranate Artbooks: 1994

Seller ID: ID286212

ISBN: 1566409942


Oblong Quarto Size [approx 30cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Wraps. Full page colour illustrations by the author. 127 pages View more info

The Billiard Table Murders A Gladys Babbington Morton Mystery

By: Baxter, Glen

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID271754

ISBN: 074750749X


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 View more info

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Latin for All Occasions

By: Beard, Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID284528

ISBN: 0207171254


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. Black & white illustrations. 91 pages View more info

You Can Always Tell a Harvard Man

By: Bissell, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID264165


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. View more info

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The Official Book of Australian Place Names

By: Blackall, Simon & Woodward, Brian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298835

ISBN: 0207151091


Octavo Size.Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 79 pages Without an Introduction by the P.M. View more info

Bolts from the Blue

By: Blue, Lionel Rabbi

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1986

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID241229

ISBN: 0340370785


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 View more info

Tales Too Ticklish to Tell Bloom County

By: Breathed, Berke

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID254103

ISBN: 0316107352


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". View more info

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A Land of Sweeping Planes

By: Browne, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Broken Hill, Published by Author: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292295


Oblong Octavo Size [approx 12x 21cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. approx 46 pages Bush themed Humour. View more info

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Adult Only Jokes Collector's Edition

By: Bryant, Nick (Compiled by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heatherton, Victoria, Hinkler Books: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID306153

ISBN: 1741858550


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. excellent condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 320 pages View more info

Image for The Emperor of the United States of America and Other Magnificent British Eccentrics

The Emperor of the United States of America and Other Magnificent British Eccentrics

By: CAUFIELD, Catherine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID236831

ISBN: 0710009577


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Drawings by Peter Till. viii, 223pages View more info

Thinning the Herd: Tales of the Weirdly Departed

By: Ceilan, Cynthia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Pan Macmillan Australia: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID247017

ISBN: 0330423851


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 307 pages An irreverent compendium of accidental deaths! View more info