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

Popular Library Paperbacks from the ’50s

Most of these have good artwork on the rear covers as well as the fronts. There is a bit of a theme here (with at least a couple of exceptions), in these days I should probably not admit that I like these covers so I wont (admit it that is).

ISLAND IN THE SKY – Ernest Gann

Popular Library 1953 vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£10.00

Pop Lib 066

I GET WHAT I WANT – Larry Heller

Popular Library 1956 1st fine Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£11.00

lovers-in-torment

LOVERS IN TORMENT – Gordon Merrick

Popular Library 1956 1st vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£10.00

Pop Lib 063

I FEAR YOU NOT – Ben Kerr

Popular Library 1956 vg+ 1st Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£6.50

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AutherTitlePublisherConditionDateEdition
Clements Calvin JDark Night of LovePopular Libraryvg19561st
Davies RhysMariannePopular Giantvg-19521st
Dee RogerLet The Sky FallPopular Libraryvg+1957
Denzer Peter WI’m No GoodPopular Libraryvg+19551st
Dratler Jay JDoctor ParadisePopular Libraryvg+19571st
Ellson HalDukePopular Libraryvg-195023nd
Erskine JohnThe Private Life of Helen of TroyPopular Libraryvg-
Gann ErnestIsland in the SkyPopular Libraryvg1953
Gorham CharlesThe Gilded HearsePopular Libraryvg
Hastings PhyllisA Time for PleasurePopular Libraryvg1954
Heatter BasilThe Dim ViewPopular Library
Heller LarryI Get What I WantPopular Libraryf19561st
House Brant ed.Love From FrancePopular Libraryvg1956
Kerr BenDown I GoPopular Libraryg
Kerr BenI Fear You NotPopular Libraryvg+19561st
Lowry RobertThe Last PartyPopular Libraryvg+1956
MacKinlay KantorGentle AnniePopular Libraryvg+1942
Mathews TSDarling, I Hate YouPopular Libraryvg19531st
Meloney William BrownMooneyPopular Libraryvg19511st
Merrick GordonLovers in TormentPopular Libraryvg19551st
Murray WilliamThe Fugative RomansPopular Libraryvg1956
Nathan LeonardNight after NightPopular Libraryvg19551st
O’Hara DonnThe Wild YearsPopular Library
Prole LozaniaThe Magnificent CourtesanPopular Libraryvg19511st
Raddall Thomas HThe Nymph and the LampPopular Libraryvg1958
Raine William MacLeodRange Beyond the LawPopular Library
Raine William MacLeodRange Beyond the LawPopular Libraryvg
Sanders JacquinThe Girls from GoldfieldPopular Libraryvg+19571st
Scott GlennFarewell My Young LoverPopular Library
Sinclaire Bertrand WWild WestPopular Libraryvg
Thayer TiffanyThe Illustrious CorpsePopular Libraryvg
Tuttle W CHidden BloodPopular Libraryvg-
Tuttle W CValley of Vanishing HerdsPopular Libraryvg
Waer JackSweet and Low DownPopular Libraryvg-19551st
Waller LeslieThe Bed She MadePopular Libraryvg+1952
Wilson ChesleyLive and Let Live/Swing Full CilclePopular Libraryvg19541st
Wilson GuthrieThe Feared and the FearlessPopular Libraryvg+


Walking Drinking and Local History (Huddersfield & Yorkshire)

QUEER GOINGS ON – Maurice Colbeck

QUEER goings on by Maurice Colbeck

Whitethorn Press 1979 1st fine Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me. I will apply a discount for simultaneous purchases, If I remember.

£4.00

Colne Valley – Official Guide and Industrial Handbook 1973. 36 page illustrated with fold out map £5.00

FLYING EGGS AND THINGS More Pennine Tales – Henry Livings  126 page hardback with dj £2.50

Through Highways and By-Ways with Bonaventure – Country walks around Huddersfield by Arnold Brook. Published in 1949 by The Huddersfield Examiner, 80 pages with illustrations and maps, small enough to slip in your pocket. £2.50

I have to admit I haven’t seen these three for a while but I am confident they have not been sold.

P.G.Wodehouse

P G Wodehouse – Summer Lightning
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P. G. Wodehouse – Summer Lightning

Pan 1st or 2nd vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£6.00

P G Wodehouse – Thank You Jeeves

P. G. Wodehouse – THANK YOU JEEVES

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

£6.00

Hot Water – P.G. Wodehouse

Herbert Jenkins undated hard back with no dj 2nd printing, Very nice clean copy Posted to UK address

£5.00

Hot Water by P.G. Wodhouse

Ronald Searle

Ronald Searle
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Ronald Searle – Searle in the Sixties

Penguin paperback 2238 1964 1t vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me. I will apply a discount for simultaneous purchases, If I remember.

£6.50

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Ronald Searle – The Terror of St Trinians

Max Parrish 1958 11th Impression no dj book vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me. I will apply a discount for simultaneous purchases, If I remember.

£5.00

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Ronald Searle – The Female Approach

Macdonald 1952 Ninth Impression no dj book vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me. I will apply a discount for simultaneous purchases, If I remember.

£5.00

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Ronald Searle – How to be Topp

Parrish 1954 Second Impression – no dj book vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me. I will apply a discount for simultaneous purchases, If I remember.

£5.00

A Present for :- “A Camper”

Camper Beware by Dennis Rooke drawings by David Langdon
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Camper Beware by Dennis Rooke drawings by David Langdon

Published in 1965 by Robert Hale this is a near fine book (pencil dedication on ffep dj near fine unclipped. Just the present for a keen camper. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me. I will apply a discount for simultaneous purchases, If I remember.

£6.00

BIG EARS In the Kingdom of Kirklees

We did maintain the myth that Big Ears was not a single person, but everyone knew he was 99% Eric. Sometime in the mid 90’s Eric collected together all (a portion of) his etchings and many of the words of wisdom , and to be honest, unwisdom from the Gossip Column that appeared in the Spen Valley Spark in and around Cleckheckmonsedge in West Yorkshire. He published a book under the imprint of Hindsite Press, 94 pages and I know I get at least one mention, sad to say many, but not all, of the stars are no longer with us.

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BIG Ears in the Kingdom of Kirklees

“A jaundiced look at our Lords and Masters – Yorkshire Politicians and Bureaucrats through the eyes of Big Ears” 94 page illustrated book soft bound. Through the post to UK addresses or sometimes by bicycle if in the Spen Valley

£9.00

MAD – ALFRED E NEUMAN 4 PRESIDENT

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The Portable MAD

Signet paperback – Through the postal system to an address within the United Kingdom

£4.00

These issues are all in good nick 114, 129, 183, 192, 213, 217, and 224 are all available for £3.00. 129 has two holes punched through but it has a 4 President cover that will obviously be needed the year after next.

188  has the stamps included, can’t guarantee the glue. I would like to find the issue, complete, that had the Alfred E Neuman 4 President Stamps. When I bought my copy the postage rate was 4d for a letter so I used them all and the letters (Christmas cards) were all delivered. I am looking for £5.00 for 188

#16 Super Special I also want £5.00 for.

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Amis KingsleyThat Uncertain FeelingFour Square£2.50
Andrews John CSuch are the ValiantBadger£2.50
Austin GeorgeWhitby Old Parish ChurchChurch£2.50
Baber DouglasWhere Eagles GatherViking£2.50
Bainbridge BerylA Quite LifeFontana£2.50
Banks F RThe Penguin Guides – SussexPenguin£1.50
Bradley James LNo Man DividedBadger£3.00
Bradley James LSky DevilsBadger£3.00
Brett John MichaelA Cargo of Spent EvilPan£2.50
Brewer GilAppointment in HellMonarch£1.00
Bruce JeanPhoto FinishCorgi£2.50
Butler GeraldMad With Much HeartJarrolds£4.00
Butler GeraldThe Rainbow Had Black EdgesJarrolds£4.00
Clarke Arthur CEarthlightBallantine£2.50
Creasey JohnInvitation to AdventureCorgi£1.00
Dexter John KThe PatriotsBadger£3.00
Doyle Arthur ConanThe Hound of the BaskervillesJohn Murray£2.50
Doyle Arthur ConanThe Seven Percent SolutionCoronet£2.50
Drayton LSFor Their TomorrowBadger£4.00
Elwood Roger ed.Invasion of the RobotsPaperback Library£2.50
Enfield RLUnseen EnemyBadger£3.00
Field PeterThe Land GrabberBantam£2.50
Flannagan RoyLutherLion Books£2.50
Frizell BernardJuliePanther£1.00
Fuller Robert LPasport for the DamnedBadger£2.50
Gollancz VictorA Year of GracePenguin£2.50
Higham CharlesCecil B DeMilleDell£2.50
HMSOBeaumaris CastleHMSO£2.50
HMSODirleton CastleHMSO£2.50
HMSOSkara BraeHMSO£2.50
Hoyle TrevorBlakes 7 – Project AvalonArrow£2.50
Jackson AlfredThe Churches of ScarboroughBPC£2.50
Jackson LKOperation SingaporeBadger£2.56
Janson HankAngel AstrayCompact£3.00
Janson HankDateline DianeCompact£3.00
Janson HankGo With a JerkHJ£5.00
Janson HankI for IntrigueCompact£2.50
Janson HankReluctant HostessHJ£2.50
Janson HankSentence for SinHJ£3.50
Knight Damon editorA Century of Science FictionPan£2.50
Lamb John WBridlington Priory ChurchBPC£2.50
Lardner RingThe Big TownBantam£2.50
Larson Glen ABattlestar Galactica The PhotostoryFutura£2.50
Leroux GastonThe Foating PrisonDaily Express£2.50
Martin FrankFor Such as WeBadger£2.00
Martin LFHell CommandBadger£2.50
Mauldin BillBack HomeBantam£2.50
Messenger LeonardJust Glorious A Brief Memoir of£2.50
Miller WadeKiss Her GoodbyeLion Library£2.50
Mulford Clarence EHopalong CassidyH&S£3.00
Newby editorTime Off on the Yugoslav CoastHodder£2.50
O’Conner EdwinThe OracleLion£2.50
Paul ElliotA Ghost Town on the YellowstoneBantam£2.50
Peters LudovicTwo Sets to MurderHodder£2.50
Phillips AlanBeaumaris CastleHMSO£2.50
Queen ElleryThe Most Wanted Man in the WorldNEL£2.50
Ray DavidThe End of the Fourth ReichPanther£4.00
Reade CharlesThe Cloister and the EarthPan£2.50
Richler AntonPrelude to the StormBadger£2.50
Saxon RonThe Sweet Smell of SinDomino£2.50
Silone IgnazioBread and WineAce UK£4.00
Tubb ECSpace 1999 – BreakawayOrbit£3.00
Wallace EdgarThe Frightened LadyHodder£2.50
Willeford CharlesThe Machine in Ward ElevenBelmont£5.00
Wood AndrewThe River Will Hide MeCherry Tree£5.00
Yardley O HerbertThe Education of a Poker PlayerFontana£2.50

My Man Godfrey – Eric Hatch

My Man Godfrey – Eric Hatch

Not a title or author that I was familiar with so I did a little research. There are only three copies of this edition available on ABE all in USA described as;

About this Item: Bantam, 1957. Condition: Good. Old paperback copy with some wear and tear. Upper and lower spine torn. Front corners are slightly creased and chipped. Long crease along spine of front cover. Light smudges and discoloration to front and back covers. Text is clean, binding is good.Paperback. book. Seller Inventory # 007130 £30.11 with postage to UK £57.55

About this Item: Bantam. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 3343068632 £60.25 with postage to UK £65.36

About this Item: Bantam Books, New York, 1947. Mass-market paperback. Condition: Good. 2nd printing. Bantam 121, clean and tight, light edge wear. Cover is very slightly warped still a nice clean copy. Seller Inventory # Alibris.0008781 £56.52 with postage to UK £84.32

My copy is, based on these descriptions, the better of the four, it is a 1947 second printing in vg+ condition (I am tempted to call it Fine but the paper is 74 years old). I am asking £15 plus P&P for my copy.

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Eric Hatch – My Man Godfrey

My copy is, based on these descriptions, the better of the four, it is a 1947 second printing in vg+ condition (I am tempted to call it Fine but the paper is 74 years old). I am asking £15 plus P&P for my copy.

£16.50

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