CARTOONS – JOKE BOOKS – HUMOUR

Bits & Pieces Compiled and Edited by JASMIT

Express printing Rossendale undated probably early 50’s 36 pages vg All available (until sold) at notinheckmondwikebookshop.com

£7.50

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May – GALAXY

Published by “The Star Publishing Corporation, – Cornwall” undated (apart from May) I would guess about 1950. I can’t find any information about this publication or indeed the publishers. It is a 50-page compilation of short stories and “Pin-ups” and cartoons. This copy has a strip missing from the back cover otherwise vg. All available (until sold) at notinheckmondwikebookshop.com

£10.00

Laughter Parade – “Denis McLoughlin

Published around 1946 by Kangaroo Books London though it lists the illustrator as “David” McLoughlin I am 99.99% sure it is Denis. All available (until sold) at notinheckmondwikebookshop.com

£10.00

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Laughs with the Lovelies Second Series compiled by S. Evelyn Thomas

Published by Brightsome Publications London undated 52-page booklet cover by Roland Davies Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£7.50

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Funny Shorts 1st Selection “The Real Tonic”

Published by Gerald G Swann London 36 pages undated a book of stories by John Theydon, Ian Avon, William Poole, Charles R Poole, Francis Michel, Sara Page, Yorick O’Yorke, Evelyn Davey-Collins, Douglas Kent and Peter Larcombe Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£7.50

Laugh While You Work

Jay Publications London undated but I have seen it listed as 1946. Cover by Dennis McLaughlin and some of the cartoons inside – vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

The Best of Penthouse Humour

Ace (US) 1978? vg+ Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

Li’l Leaguer by Al Liederman

Pocket Book 1960 1st vg+ Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

The Shmoo by Al Capp

Pocket Book 1949 1st vg- Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

DR. SEUSS – The Pocket Book of Bobers

Pocket Book 1945 26th vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£10.00

The Peter Arno Pocket Book

Pocket Book 1947 3rd vg++ Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

The Best of Chrys

The Best of Chrys (George Chrystal)

Published about 1972 by “British Farmer and Stockbreeder” A collection of cartoons between 1959 and 1972 (The year George Chrystal died). The cartoons were originally published in Farmer and Stockbreeder. There is a commentary by R Trow Smith that gives context to the cartoons an interesting way to view UK farming history. A vg copy. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

Punch Library of Humour – Golf

Punch Library of Humour – GOLF

The Educational Book Company 192 pages 136 illustrations no dj no stamps or inscriptions vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

Punch Library of Humour – With the Children

Educational Book Company Limited vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

Punch Library of Humour – Cockney Humour

Educational Book Company Limited vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

The Hoffnung Music Festival

The Hoffnung Music Festival

Dobson – Putnam 1960 Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£4.00

Railway Ribaldry – W Heath Robinson

Railway Ribaldry – W Heath Robinson

Softcover reprint of 1935 publication Price includes UK postage – contact me for other rates.

£5.00

Mr Rothman’s Guide to London with drawings by Ronald Searle

Mr Rothman’s Guide to London with drawings by Ronald Searle

Published by Rothmans 1958 1st edition 54 pages vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

“It’s a Piece of Cake!” RAF slang made easy by S/Ldr. C H Ward-Jackson

Published by Sylvan Press London round about 1940. Tatty covers but complete 64 pages cartoons and stories. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£3.50

Thelwell

Thelwell’s Compleat Tangler

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

£4.00

Stock

AutherTitlePublisherPriceConditionDate
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.

£5.00

Daughter in the House – people at home by Graham

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

£5.00

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

£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)

£5.00

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

£7.50

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 19 20 21 23 25 28 £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.

£2.50

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

£12.50

Jon and Serre

Two Types by Jon

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

£6.50

D.I.Y. by Serre

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

£4.00

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

£7.50

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

£8.00

Basinful of Fun – about 1952 –

Published by F Youngman in Leeds in the early 50’s Cartoons stories illustrations and jokes. I have numbers 46 – 48 -50 – 52 – 53 – 54 – 58 – 59 – 61-73 – 75 – 83 – 89 for sale In the Shop £1.50 each in the post to UK address £3.50 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 £6 delivered to your UK door.

£3.50

Chock-A-Block compiled and edited by JASMIT

Another Rawtenstall offering. Offered through the post to UK address

£5.00

We’re Off

Another compiled by Jasmet but this time from Burnley

£5.00

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 £3.50, if in the UK, if you want more than one, each additional copy will cost £1.50 (no extra postage cost.

£3.50

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