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Kessler LeoBreakthroughFutura£2.50vg-1980
Kessler LeoCauldron of BloodFutura£2.50vg1981
Kessler LeoClawr of SteelFutura£2.50vg1974
Kessler LeoCounter AttackFutura£2.50vg1978
Kessler LeoDeath MatchFutura£2.50vg+1988
Kessler LeoDeath RideFutura£2.50vg+1985
Kessler LeoEagles in the SnowFutura£2.50vg1983
Kessler LeoGhost DivisionFutura£2.50vg1978
Kessler LeoHammer of the GodsFutura£2.50vg1975
Kessler LeoHellfireFutura£2.50vg1978
Kessler LeoHimmler’s GoldFutura£2.50vg-1980
Kessler LeoOtto and the RedsFutura£2.50vg-1982
Kessler LeoOtto and the YanksFutura£2.50vg1983
Kessler LeoPanzer HuntFutura£2.50vg1979
Kessler LeoSlaughter at SalernoFutura£2.50vg-1985
Kessler LeoSS Panzer BattalionFutura£2.50vg+1975
Kessler LeoStorm TroopFutura£2.50vg1977
Kessler LeoStuka Squadron – The Black KnightsCorgi£2.50vg1983
Kessler LeoSubmarine 1 The Wolf PackFutura£2.50vg1986
Kessler LeoSubmarine 3 Convoy to CatastropheFutura£2.50vg-1986
Kessler LeoThe Devil’s ShieldFutura£2.50vg+1975
Kessler LeoThe Sand PanthersFutura£2.50vg1979
Kessler LeoThe TraitorsFutura£2.50vg1977
Kessler LeoValley of the AssassinsFutura£2.50vg1979


Hassel SvenBlitzfreezeCorgi2.5
Hassel SvenCourt MartialCorgi2.5
Hassel SvenLiquidate ParisCorgi2.5
Hassel SvenSS GeneralCorgi2.5
Hassel SvenThe Bloody Road to DeathCorgi2.5
Hassel SvenThe CommissarCorgi2.5
Hassel SvenThe Legeon of the DamnedPan2.5

Leo Kessler or Sven Hassel – Please specify title

Please specify title or contact me for price for multiple copies Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.


in the SHOP

Dumas – The Count of Monte-Cristo

The Count of Monte-Cristo Dumas. Published by Warne in two vols. in red cloth blind blocked. Undated but it was a present in 1938. My grandad only read one book when I knew him, he read it over and over again, but being a true Yorkshireman, he never bought a copy. He read it, took it back to the library and signed it out again, getting annoyed if someone else had reserved it. In the shop for £5.

Engineering Workshop Practice 3 Vols

Three volumes Engineering Workshop Practice WARNING does not include CAD (or any other such new fangled gadgets.

Electricity 5 volumes

The Bennet Collage Electricity 5 Volumes

Food and Farming

Food and Farming in Post-War Europe

Food and Farming in Post-War Europe – P. Lamartine Yates and D Warriner

Oxford University Press 1943 vg/vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.




Thelwell’s Compleat Tangler

Eyre Methuen 1972 vg+ Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.



ThelwellA Leg at Each CornerMethuen£2.50vg1970
ThelwellBelt UpBag 08£2.50
ThelwellCompleat TanglerMethuen£2.50vg+1972
ThelwellThree Slates to the WindMethuen£2.50vg1976
ThelwellUp the Garden PathMethuen£2.50vg1975

If you are interested in any of the above titles and want more information please let me know and I can either answer your questions, send a PayPal invoice or make any other arrangement. Note that the price shown above does not include shipping.

The Macdunciad by Norman Buchan illustrated by Gale

Paperback Card covered stapled pamphlet. Clean and unmarked. A satirical poem with illustrations by Gale. 28 pages signed by author to J? Walker Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.


Daughter in the House – people at home by Graham

1969 hard back 64 pages Book f Dj vg Through post to UK address


Seagulls on my Roof – by Ray Squires – A Do-it-Yourself Manual For the Gull Nobbler

Published in 1984 by Juras Publications, Whitby, Yorkshire 80 pages of humour illustrated throughout by the author. By the post to any UK address, especially locations suffering from Gulls £12.50


Good Humour Compiled by S Evelyn Thomas Printed & Published by OH Bateman Liverpool

Undated but from the subject matter of cartoons and Jokes I would guess near end of WWII. A 32 page booklet. Through the post £5.00 (UK)


The Perfect Debutante by Adrian Porter – Illustrated by Eileen McGrath

Published by Collins in 1937 this is a card bound edition, even this edition is very pricy in ABE and Amazon though I have tried to find out more about it I don’t know why. I suspect it was very expensive when originally published as it has high quality paper, that is starting to fox at the edges. Through the post to any UK address £7.50 (much cheaper that ABE or AMAZON


You’ve Had It

You’ve Had it

Printed in Rossendale for Jasmit Publications 26 to 34 pages an issue Jokes cartoons and short stories around 7 X 5, undated but I would guess early 50’s. Issues 12 13 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28 30 31 32 33 35 36 37 55 £1.50 each (£2.50) through the post to UK. For multiple copies £1.50 each plus £2.00 P&P – please specify the issues you are interested in.


Low’s War Cartoons

Low’s War Cartoons – The Cresset Press

Published in 1941 9 X 6 with an introduction be Low it does bring home what the reality was in the early days of the war with the pact between Stalin and Hitler. A neat copy. Shipped to any UK address for £12.50


Jon and Serre

Two Types by Jon

Published by British Army Newspaper Unit, 1944. Price includes UK postage


D.I.Y. by Serre

A 1967 revised edition. Price includes Postage for all UK locations


Laughs along the Lines No. 2 Compiled by S Evelyn Thomas cover by Roland Davies

Undated but late 40’s 64 pages. Pages show a bit of age but all round a decent copy. Cartoons and stories and jokes. Published by Good Humour Publications. Through the post to any UK address £7.50


Nuff Sed – The New Magazine of fun and fiction Number 2

Printed by Express printing (Rossendale) ltd. 32 pages cartoons jokes and stories featuring (one photograph) “Lovely Joyce Jackson, 18 year-old Birmingham born Windmill girl. Through the post (in plain brown paper wrappers) to any address in the UK for £5.00


Nuff Sed Number 16

34 pages Jokes Cartoons and Pin-Ups this copy features Jill White – June Ramsay – Jean Sporle -Marie Devereux – and Janet Neil none of them seem dressed for Lancashire weather as I suspect this was published in Rossendale even though it doesn’t say so. Through the post to any address in Lancashire (or the rest of the UK) £5.00


Laughitoff Annual 1947

64 pages from Gerald G Swan Ltd. (1947) A mixture of cartoons and stories, 8 pages coloured as above. Through the post at £8.00 to any UK address


Basinful of Fun – about 1952 –

Published by F Youngman in Leeds in the early 50’s Cartoons stories illustrations and jokes. I have numbers 48 -50 – 53 – 54 – 58 – 59 – 61-73 – 89 for sale In the Shop £1.50 each in the post to UK address £2.50 each (specify number) If your desire is for more than one Basinful of fun add £1.50 for each copy after one e.g. 3 copies would cost £5,50 delivered to your UK door.


Chock-A-Block compiled and edited by JASMIT

Another Rawtenstall offering. Offered through the post to UK address


We’re Off

Another compiled by Jasmet but this time from Burnley


This is it – Younger brother of the magazine you’ve had it

Another Rawtenstall offering 28 or so pages of cartoons and jokes I have 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 14 19 21 26 32 33 40 and 43 for sale all at the bargain price of £1.50. If you specify which issue you require it can be delivered to your door for £2.50, if in the UK, if you want more than one, each additional copy will cost £1.50 (no extra postage cost.


Self Help

Knowledge is Power – Sir Philip Gibbs

Knowledge is Power – Sir Philip Gibbs

Hutchinson’s Booklovers Library – 360 pages 18X12 cm book vg+ dj vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.



Arms and Armour – W L Nash – 1882

ILLUSTRATIONS of ARMS AND ARMOUR with descriptive notes by W L Nash and John Shea

Published by H Wheeler 1882 – 24X15 cm 20 pages plus 12 plates. Unbound with note on top “Noel Bates with the authors Compliments. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.


BOOK SETS World’s Thousand Best Short Stories

The World’s Best Short Stories

The World’s Thousand Best Short Stories 10 Vol Set

Published by Educational Book Company. I have not checked the date but could be 1935. However this set looks brand new, a very handsome set. A great present for a reader. Also a great shelf filler. The books are heavy so the price is the shop price, please contact me for a delivery price.


SEA – Sailing and Such


Landlubber’s Log by Norman Lee

“25,000 miles with the Merchant Navy” Published by Quality Press London 1945 1st edition. The book is vg plus but without a dj, I have fabricated a dj with a photocopy of the front and spine. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.


DRAMA – Plays and suchlike

One Act Plays of Today

ONE ACT PLAYS FOR TODAY 2nd third fourth and fifth series

Harrap late 20’s (1920’s that is) all vg+ with dj Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.


WORLD WAR II – Pan Ballentine and Purnell


Vader JohnSpitfire – Weapons Book #6Purnell£2.50vg
Falk StanleyLiberation of the Philippines – Campaign #12Purnell£2.50vg
Bishop EdwardTheir Finest Hour – Battle of BritainPurnell£2.50vg
Williams JohnFrance Summer 1940Purnell£2.50vg
Barker AJPearl HarbourPurnell£2.50vg
Jukes GeoffreyThe defence of MoscowPurnell£2.50vg
Barker A JMidway the turning pointPurnell£2.50vg
Caiddddin MartinZero FighterPurnell£2.50vg
Franklad NobleBomber Offensive the devistation of EuropePurnell£2.50vg
Swinson ArthurMountbattenPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Swinson Arthurthe raiders desert strike forcePan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Graham DominickCassinoPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Kinvig Clifforddeath railwayPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Sweetman JohnSchweinfurt isater in the skiesPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Rooney D DStilwellPan/Ballantine£2.50vg-
Kent GraemeGuadalcanal island ordealPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Mason DavidU-Boat the secret menacePan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Rutherfor Wardfall of the PhilippinesPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Whiting CharlesPattonPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Mayer Sydney LMacArthurPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Blumenson MartinEisenhowerPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Mason DavidChurchillPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Thompson R WD-Day spearhead of invasionPan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Manvell Rodgerthe conspirators 20th July 1944Pan/Ballantine£2.50vg
Horton D CNew Georgia pattern for victoryPan/Ballantine£2.50vg

History of World War Two – Specify title from above

All the above are at least good reading copies though I must admit I think the photographs might just flatter their condition, they are recent photographs. Please specify the title you require. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.


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