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1 The 1942 NEW YORKER
London Hamish Hamilton 1941 First Edition Hard Back Grey Cloth Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Profusely Illustrated with Cartoons 
An amusing scarce comic look at the New Yorker , front board has a long red mark near the opening edge from the missing dust jacket , a little edge worn and torn with small dog tooth marks at bottom of the spine otherwise very good. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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2 Albert Smith, Horace Mayhew, h g Hine, Idler Upon the Town, the Naturl History of the Ballet Girl, the Gent, Model Women, Tuft Hunter and Toadies, Politics and Poetry By Louis Napoleon
Fleet Street London Kent & Co , d Bogue 1847 First Edition Hard Back Quarter Leather. Very Good 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall illustrated 
Five scarce books bound into one they are, IDLER UPON TOWN, nd, by Albert Smith illustrated by Henning, Gavarni & Gilbert 120pp. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BALLET GIRL 1847, by Albert Smith , illustrated by A Henning, 103pp. THE GENT nd, by Albert Smith ills by Henning, Garvani, & Gilbert, 104pp. MODEL WOMEN AND CHILDREN nd, Modelled by Horace Mayhew ills by H. G. Hine 90pp. POLITICS AND POETRY BY LOUIS NAPOLEON now first done into plain English nd, 112 pp. This last book not in Copac 2 in Worldcat Rare . Book is bound in contemporary tan leather raised bands gilt on bands red title label and name label (new) book has been expertly rebacked with old spine laid on buckrum boards. 
Price: 337.50 EUR
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3 C b Poultney Roddie and Pat.
London Methuen & Co 1937 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good in Protector 8V0 Illustrated By the Author 
A very ammusing book mainly about a small black terrier who gets in all sorts of scrapes! Dj is a little edge worn & stained, previous owners name and address on fep 123pp. A book for all ages. 
Price: 40.50 EUR
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4 Carolyn Wells The Rubaiyat of Bridge
New York Harper Brothers 1909 First Edition Hard Back Green Very Good No Dj 8vo Slim Illustrated By May Wilson Preston. 
Wonderful illustrations of of Edwardians in fine dress code playing bridge mostly. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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Sleeping Partners, Cecil Aldin
5 Cecil Aldin Sleeping Partners
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1930 Second Imp Hard Back Blue Cloth Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Cecil Aldin 
The most wonderful illustrated book, just 20 lovely two tone & soft red crayon sketches of an Irish wolfhound & a Bull Terrier triying to share space on a settee they just cannot get comfortable, it`s hilarious. Some foxing not effecting plates, it`s on the back of each one. See our website for more dog booksvanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 220.50 EUR
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6 Cleveland Amory The Best Cat Ever
Boston Little brown&co 1993 0-316-03744-3 / 9780316037440 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lisa Adams 
See more cat books on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 16.20 EUR
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7 Cleveland Amory The Cat and the Curmudgeon
Boston Little brown&co 1990 0-316-03739-7 / 9780316037396 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Anther amusing story from the author of the cat who came for christmas. See more cat books on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 16.20 EUR
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8 Constance O`brien Possible Plays for Private Players.
London Griffith Farran & Co. Third Edition Hard Back Decorated Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A scarce book of four plays , entitled , Cross Purposes 36pp. , The Wager 27pp. , A lover and a Half 30pp. , The Sweep and the Magistrate or Love in a Flue 35 pp. The half title page of the Sweep has been torn in half & the bottom half removed the last end paper has been removed & some body has signed the front board which is decorated with closed theatre curtains & the title written on it. . 
Price: 16.20 EUR
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9 George Cruikshank The Bachelor`s Own Book Being the Progress of Mr Lambkin, in the Pursuit of Pleasure and Amusement and Also in Search of Health and Happiness
Fleet St Londond George Cruikshank 1844 First Edition Wrapps Very Good 22cm x 13cm Landscape Illustrated By the Author 
A very scarce publication expertly drawn by Cruikshank original covers the front one illustrated , expertly rebacked at some time , book sellers small sticker on front cover of Hodgson of Belfast covers darkened and stained as usual for this type of cover large signature of a previous owner on the rear of ep and across the title page some underling in brown crayon 13 pages including the title all with double cartoons . Scarce 
Price: 256.50 EUR
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The Autobiography of "Sir" Bernard Montgomery   Hunt Terrier., Guy Paget
10 Guy Paget The Autobiography of "Sir" Bernard Montgomery Hunt Terrier.
London British Technical and General Press 1952 First Edition Hard Back Blue Cloth. Very Good Very Good DJ in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Charles Simpson 
The story of a lovable little hunt terrier was first written down in the complicated language of DOGGEREL by Sir Bernard, Major Guy Paget an expert in doggeral translated it for our benefit . Many amusing cartoon drawings . Boards a little faded, very scarce dj a trifle edge worn but looks good in new removable protector. Scarce. 
Price: 43.20 EUR
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11 Harold Begbie The Political Struwwelpeter
Henrietta St London Grant Richards 1899 First Edition Hard Back Decorated Boards Very Good Folio Illustrated By f Carruthers Gould 
A mocking of the polititians of the day using the famous children`s book Struwwelpeter it includes all the well known stories but very much tweaked.Scare in this condition. 
Price: 153.00 EUR
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12 Harold Begbie The Political Struwwelpeter
London Grant Richards 1899 First Edition Hard Back Pictorial Boards. Very Good No Dj 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Carruthers Gould 
Wonderful cartoons & ryhmes of politicians , Judges, & eminent people of the day all done in the style of the original Struwwelpeter. See also our catalouge no 003573 for the Struwwelpeter Alphabet in the same series. 
Price: 153.00 EUR
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13 Harold Begbie The Struwwelpeter Alphabet
London Grant Richards 1900 First Edition Hard Back Pictorial Boards Very Good No Dj As called for 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Carruthers Gould 
A take on the original Struwwelpeter each letter of the alphabet has a cartoon of an eminent person and a ryhme. Book is in very good condition front board just a tad browned. 26pp. See also our catalogue no 003574 for the Political Strewwelpeter in the same series. 
Price: 153.00 EUR
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14 Harriet Hahn James the Connoisseur Cat
New York St Martin`s Press. 1991 0-312-06382-2 / 9780312063825 First American Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
All about a most sophisticated caviar eating fine whiskey drinking cat! 
Price: 19.80 EUR
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15 John Tickner Tickner`s Horse Encyclopaedia
London Putnam 1960 First Edition Very Good Very Good in Protector Clipped 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Illustrated By the Author 
A very amusing look at horse storys & fact great comic cartoon type illustrations. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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16 Lancaster Osbert The Saracen`s Head
London John Murray 1948 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good in Protector 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Illustrated By the Author 
A private funny look at the crusades all in super condition.68pp. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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17 Lawrence Durrell Esprit De Corps
London Faber & Faber 1957 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good DJ in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall V h Drummond 
Book has the book plate and signature of a former owner. Dj is a little faded & stained on the back. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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18 Peter Gethers A Cat Abroad , the Further Adventures of Norton , the Cat Who Went to Paris and His Human.
New York Crown Publishers 1993 0-517-59110-3 / 9780517591109 Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Another amusing tale about Norton the cat who loves to travel, see more cat books on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 19.80 EUR
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19 Philip j Davis Thomas Gray Philosopher Cat
Boston Harcourt Brace and Co 1988 First Edition Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated By Marguerite Dorian 
A scarce amusing book of a cat helping a historian of mathamatics with his research at Cambridge. 
Price: 24.30 EUR
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20 Riff & Raff There Off ! Or the Roughs Guide to the Tuyrf.
London Hutchinson & Co 1945 First Edition Hard Back Green Very Good No Dj 8V0 Illustrated with Sketches 
A comilcal book about horse racing with cartoon sketches. 
Price: 20.70 EUR
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