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1 Abrahams, Marc Ig Nobel Prizes 2: Why Chickens Prefer Beautiful Humans
Great Britain Orion 2004 0752868462 / 9780752868462 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
256 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price-clipped, but is slightly wrinkled. Book is bright, clean and tightly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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2 Adams, Patch (M.D.) & Mylander, Maureen Gesundheit!
Rochester, Vermont Healing Arts Press 1993 089281442X / 9780892814428 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, 208 pp. Covers a little edgeworn, creased; curling corners. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Wolf in Frog's Clothing: The Best of Alphonse Allais, Allais, Alphonse. Selected, translated and introduced by Miles Kington
3 Allais, Alphonse. Selected, translated and introduced by Miles Kington A Wolf in Frog's Clothing: The Best of Alphonse Allais
London Methuen 1983 0413526801 / 9780413526809 Reprint Paperback Good Duodecimo Ronald Searle (cover) 
xiv, 159. Light general and edgewear to covers. Spine uncreased. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally uncreased, unmarked, solidly bound. "Allais stands, along with Jarry, at the head of the most dazzling and highly educated tradition of French humour, as witty as it is whimsical." -- The New Statesman 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Zenisms: Laughter on the path to enlightenment, Bell, David
4 Bell, David Zenisms: Laughter on the path to enlightenment
South Melbourne Thomas Lothian 2002 0734404506 / 9780734404503 Paperback Very Good Square 12mo 
136 pp. Very light edgewear. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Less like and dislike; more light and delight." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Search Party, Birmingham, George A. Introduction by William Trevor
5 Birmingham, George A. Introduction by William Trevor The Search Party
London Bodley Head 1973 0370014898 / 9780370014890 First Thus Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
250 pp. First published 1909. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Foxing to edges of text block. Very light foxing to first few pages. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "To my mind George Birmingham and W.W. Jacobs were the two funniest writers of the Edwardian period. A vanished Ireland of crookery and good humour is preserved as perfectly in Birmingham's best work as in The Playboy of the Western World." -- Graham Greene 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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6 Burgess, Gelett Goops and How to be Them
New York Avenal Books 0517163306 / 9780517163306 Reprint Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
62 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but has light edgewear. Blue boards slightly worn. Internally very nice. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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7 Clarke, John The Even More Complete Book Of Australian Verse
St Leonards NSW Allen & Unwin Australia 1994 1863738045 / 9781863738040 First Paperback Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, 84 pp. Very light wear to wraps. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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8 Denton, Kit A Walk Around My Cluttered Mind - How to Live in Australia, and Like it
Australia Cassell Australia 1968 First Cloth Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
193pp. Humour. Prev owner ink inscription to ffep, which has been scribbled over with ink. Minor foxing to page edges. Light edgewear to boards, and some yellowing to top edge of boards. Dustjacket with moderate edgewear, some small tears. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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9 Drew, Simon Camp David: Nonsense in Art
Suffolk Antique Collectors Club 1992 1851491627 / 9781851491629 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
48 pp. Colour illustrations throughout. Ex-libris sticker to reverse of front flyleaf. Very light general wear to boards. Dustjacket lightly discoloured at spine and edges. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Bull Calf and Other Tales, Frost, A. B.
10 Frost, A. B. The Bull Calf and Other Tales
New York Dover 1969 Reprint Paperback Good Landscape Octavo 
154 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Price sticker to front cover. Edges of text block a little foxed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Black-and-white cartoons. "An unabridged republication of the work originally published by Charles Scribner's sons in 1892 to which have been added seven picture stories b y A. B. Frost from Life magazine." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Bab Ballads, With Which Are Included Songs of a Savoyard, Gilbert, W. S.
11 Gilbert, W. S. The Bab Ballads, With Which Are Included Songs of a Savoyard
London Macmillan and Co. 1930 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12 mo Gilbert, W. S. 
564pp. "With 350 Illustrations by the Author." Internally bright and tight. Gilt to top page edge. Boards with some general wear, particularly at edges/corners and spine, which is sunned and stained, worn and rubbed. Gilt to front cover is still very bright. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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12 Guareschi, Giovanni. Translated by L. K. Conrad Don Camillo Meets Hell's Angels
London Gollancz 1970 First British Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo 
190 pp. Price-clipped dw has general and edgewear including rubbing, creasing and several small tears. Edges of text block are foxed. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. A few light splotches to margins of last few pages, otherwise internally unmarked. Solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w line drawings. Published in the US in 1969 as Don Camillo meets the Flower Children. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Vincibles: A Suburban Cricket Season, Haigh, Gideon
13 Haigh, Gideon The Vincibles: A Suburban Cricket Season
Melbourne Text 2002 1877008354 / 9781877008351 First Australian Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
217 pp. Edges of text block a little yellowed. All else as new. "The Vincibles is about playing for love, winning with grace, losing with humour, valuing your community, and other anachronistic notions." 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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Loose Men Everywhere, Harms, John
14 Harms, John Loose Men Everywhere
Melbourne Text Publishing Company 2002 1876485884 / 9781876485887 First Paperback Good Octavo 
241 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. A few creases to covers and first few pages. Shallow crease to spine, but binding is solid. Yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked. "A lifetime of valiant hopes, plunging disappointments and third-quarter fightbacks: the lot of the true believers." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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15 Hewison, Robert Monty Python the Case Against
London Eyre Methuen 1981 0413486605 / 9780413486608 First Paperback Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
96 pp. Very light edgewear to glossy wraps, which are a little sunned. Internally as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Pass the Butler, Idle, Eric
16 Idle, Eric Pass the Butler
London Methuen 1982 0413499901 / 9780413499905 First Paperback Paperback Good 12 mo 
81pp + list of Methuen Modern Plays. Previous owner's inked name to first page. Internally bright, some very minor yellowing and wear to page edges. Spine creased and chipped, but binding is solid, general light wear to covers, small dog ear to top corner of front cover. "Eric Idle's first stage play, Pass the Butler, is a triumph of outrageous logic and death-defying ingenuity, as might be expected from the author of Hello Sailor and The Rutland Dirty Weekend Book." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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17 Idle, Eric The Road to Mars: A Post-Modem Novel
London Boxtree 1999 Uncorrected Proof / Advance Reading Copy Paperback Very Good Octavo 
309 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated wraps, corners a little curled. Light stain to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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18 Jones, Terry, and Alan Ereira Terry Jones' Medieval Lives
London BBC Books 2005 0563522755 / 9780563522751 Reprint Paperback Good + 12mo - 6" - 7" Tall 
224 pp. Creases to lower front corner of illustrated wraps and lower back edge. Spine slightly canted. Internally as new. Illustrated with colour plates."Brimming with life, colour, and yes, facts too." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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19 Larson, Gary There's a Hair in My Dirt!: A Worm's Story
New York HarperCollins 1998 006019104X / 9780060191047 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. One corner of book is very slightly bumped. Foreword by Edward O. Wilson. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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20 Lear, Edward Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense
London Dent 1980 0460044990 / 9780460044998 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Good 5 1/2" x 7 1/2" 
48 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is a little sunned and wrinkled, with a closed tear (approx. 3") on the back cover near the spine. Laminated illustrated boards a little discoloured. Internally clean, unwrinkled and solidly bound. "A selection of Lear's Best Limericks & Illustrations Faithfully Reproduced in Colour from the 1870 Edition." With a new introduction by Russell Ash. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Wolf in Frog's Clothing: The Best of Alphonse Allais, Allais, Alphonse. Selected, translated and introduced by Miles Kington
A Wolf in Frog's Clothing: The Best of Alphonse Allais
Allais, Alphonse. Selected, translated and introduced by Miles Kington
20.00 AUD

The Vincibles: A Suburban Cricket Season, Haigh, Gideon
The Vincibles: A Suburban Cricket Season
Haigh, Gideon
28.00 AUD

The Bab Ballads, With Which Are Included Songs of a Savoyard, Gilbert, W. S.
The Bab Ballads, With Which Are Included Songs of a Savoyard
Gilbert, W. S.
15.00 AUD

Translations from the English, Smith, Robert Paul
Translations from the English
Smith, Robert Paul
12.00 AUD

Pass the Butler, Idle, Eric
Pass the Butler
Idle, Eric
35.00 AUD

 
 


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