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ASHFORD,DAISY & ASHFORD,ANGELA
Love and Marriage: Three Stories
London, Rupert Hart-Davis. 1965. Hard Cover. Ill.: Ralph Steadman. Text first published in "Daisy Ashford : Her Book" 1920. More innocent humour from the VERY youthful author of "The Young Visitors" ( and her sister Angela.) A small gem. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 19891
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Catalogue: Humour
Keywords: Fiction Ralph Steadman

 
ASHFORD,DAISY
The Young Visiters, or Mr.Salteena's Plan
New York, George H. Doran. 1919, First Edition. Printed Hardcover. With Preface by J.M.Barrie. Innocent humour from a VERY youthful author (9 years old) whose photograph forms the frontispiece There is also a phptograph osf a page of the original MSS. Text is clean and neat, a fairly contemporary book plate of a previous owner "Primrose Sandiford" on ffep, Front flap of missing DJ laid in. There is some tanning, and a little wear to the paper-covered boards around the edges and on spine. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 19892
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Keywords: Fiction Young Visitors

 
BECKWITH, LILLIAN
Lightly Poached
London, Hutchinson. 1973, 1st UK Edition. Hard. More amusing relections on life in the Hebrides by 'Miss Peckwitt' Attractive illustrated dj by Douglas Hall, (but marked with some small brown stains). Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 19536
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Keywords: Fiction Huimour Hebrides Scotland Scotland - Fiction

 
BECKWITH, LILLIAN
The Loud Halo
London, Hutchinson. 1964, 1st UK Edition. Hard Cover. Ill.: Douglas Hall. More amusing relections on life in the Hebrides by 'Miss Peckwitt' Attractive illustrated dj by Douglas Hall. Name of previous owner on ffep. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 24180
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Catalogue: Humour
Keywords: Fiction Huimour Hebrides Scotland Scotland - Fiction Douglas Hall

 
BIERCE, AMBROSE
Alphabetari tou Diavbolou / The Devil's Dictionary
Athens, To Vima. 2015, Reissue. (ISBN: 9789605036249) Decorative Hardcover. Ill.: Ralph Steadman. The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American journalist and author Ambrose Bierce. Originally published in 1906 as The Cynic's Word Book, it features Bierce's witty and often ironic spin on many common English words. Retitled in 1911, it has been followed by numerous "unabridged" versions compiled after Bierce's death, which include definitions absent from earlier editions.Reprint of an editon originally issued by Minoas in 2013. New Book from Greece.
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Book number: 29431
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Catalogue: Humour
Keywords: Books in Greek 9789605036249 Ralph Steadman

 
BRAHMS, CARYL
Saturday Poems
London, E.M.I. Records. 1964, 1st UK Ed.. LP Record. Recording of poems written for the TV programme "That was the Week That Was" Intoduced by Ned Sherrin it contains [1] Lay Waste the Lillies, Read by Dame Edith Evans [2] Will Goes back to Stratford, read by Max Adrian [3] Marilyn, read by Sir Michael Redgrave [4] Ode to Dr. Beeching, read by Sir Michael Redgrave. Very Good.
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Book number: 28484
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Catalogue: Humour
Keywords: Ballet Russia Humour Stroganov Short Stories Audio Books

 
BRAHMS, CARYL
Stroganov in Company : Collected Stories
London, Robson Books. 1980, 1st UK Ed.. Hard Cover. Ex-Library, An hilarious anthology of Caryl Brahms' inimitable stories - ranging from Stroganov's Russian Ballet to the foibles of the British Aristocracy, the gossips of an English village and some neat variations on Chekov ! (Very clean tight copy but with usual library marks, missing ffep ). Very Good/Laminated DJ.
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Book number: 18214
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Keywords: Ballet Russia Humour Stroganov Short Stories Short Stories

 
BRYSON, BILL
The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island (Bryson)
Transworld Publishers. 2015. (ISBN: 0857522345) Hardcover. As New/As New.
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Book number: 33393
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Catalogue: Humour
Keywords: Britain England England Great Britain 0857522345

 
SELLAR, W.C & YEATMAN, R.J.
1066 and All That : A Memorable History of England,Ccomprising all the Parts That You can Remember, including 103 Good Things, 5 Bad Kings, and 2 Genuine Dates. (Illus. John Reynolds)
New York,, Methuen. 1955. Hard Cover. Hilarious send up of the highlights of English History - a classic book of British humour. HC. 115p. illus Condition : V.V.Good/ Good (some chipping and spine slightly faded). Very Good/Good,Slight Chips & Tears.
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Book number: 18184
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Keywords: Abe Great Britain - History

 
CHURCH, BRIAN
Always on a Sunday : An Englishman in Greece - The Best and Worst of Church on Sunday
Athens, Athens News. 2002, 1st Greek Ed.. (ISBN: 9608639522) Soft Cover. " When friends ask about Greece, give them this book . Brian Church, author of "Learn Greek in 25 Years", selects 30 memorable pieces from his Athens News column, "Church on Sunday".Why do Greeks always argue yet never fight? In which year will the 2004 Athens Olympics take place? Why is reversing on a motorway illegal? Answers in "Always on Sunday". (or three bottles of ouzo). New Book from Greece.
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Book number: 28907
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CHURCH, BRIAN
Learn Greek in 25 Years : A Crash Course for the Linguistically Challenged
Athens, Athens News. 2008, Reprint. (ISBN: 9789608639515) Soft Cover. If you have tried, tried and tried again to learn Greek - and always failed miserably - then this is the book for you. In 25 humorous yet helpful lessons, Brian Church takes you through the minefields of modern Greek and gets blown up by every single one. A columnist with the Athens News, Church was born in England, in 1965, and came to Greece several years ago. The politics graduate plans to leave in 2023 when his now famous lessons, published every Wednesday, have finally finished. New Book from Greece.
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Book number: 30958
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Keywords: Greece Greeks Greek Language Modern Greek Language - Modern Zzzathens News Xxworldcat Lang 9789608639515

 
COLE, WILLIAM E. (EDITOR)
Bah, Humbug! Grumping Through the Season
New York, Tom Doherty Associates. 1992, 1st.US Ed.. (ISBN: 0312082797) Hard Cover. " Quotes, Verses, and Stories for the Spiritual Heirs of Ebenezer Scrooge" 144p. index. New/New.
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Book number: 17688
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Keywords: Christmas Religion Holidays Christmas 0312082797

 
CRUIKSHANK, R.J.(DICKENS, CHARLES)
The Humour of Dickens
London, News Chronicle. 1st UK Ed.. Original Wraps. Ill.: Ronald Searle, Osbert Lancaster, Vicky, Low, Giles, Michael Cummings, Edward Ardizzone, Joss, Illingworth,Horner. Collection of humourous extracts from Charles Dicken's works, illustrated by well known British cartoonists : Ronald Searle, Osbert Lancaster, Vicky, Low, Giles, Michael Cummings, Edward Ardizzone, Joss, Illingworth,Horner etc. (no date but c.1952) 145p. Illus (B & W). Very Good/Good,Slight Chips & Tears.
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Book number: 29894
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Keywords: Dickens Charles Ronald Searle, Osbert Lancaster, Vicky, Low, Giles, Michael Cummings, Edward Ardizzone, Joss, Illingworth,Horner Dickens, Charles Ronald Searle, Osbert Lancaster, Vicky, Low, Giles, Michael Cummings, Edward Ardizzone, Joss, Illingworth,Hor

 
DEARY, TERRY
The Groovy Greeks (Horrible Histories series)
London, Hippo/scholastic. 1996, First Pbk.Ed.. (ISBN: 0590132474) Soft Cover. Ill.: Martin Brown. "The Groovy Greeks" is full of fab facts about the hip and happening Greeks - who hung out all over 2000 years ago. Find out about horrible heroes, savage Spartan soldiers, phoolish philosophers and suffering slaves . Read on for some amazing information on awful ancient food, groovy Greek Olympic games, and the gruesome god who ate his own children.". Near Fine.
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Book number: 25670
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Keywords: Greece Ancient Children Cartoons Humour Greece - Children's Books 0590132474 Martin Brown

 
DRAGOUMIS, MARK
Greece on the Couch : Session 2
Athens, Athens News. 2005, 1st Greek Ed.. (ISBN: 9608920000) Soft Cover. Mark Dragoumis puts Greece back on the therapy chair in Greece - on the Couch 2 is a new selection of 37 illuminating pieces from his popular "Analyse This " column in the Athens News. Join Mr Dragoumis as he tries to help the country move past its deep-seated corruption, fear of economic competition and status quo mentality. Hear his examination of Pasoks election defeat, and his diagnosis of a church and state who desperately need a divorce " 135p. New Book from Greece.
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Book number: 28891
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Keywords: Greec Politics Social Problems Greece - Politics & Economics Zzcohsl Zzzathens News Greeks - Social Studies & Anthropology 9608920000

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