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Image for Yours for Decency: the Campaign to Clothe Naked Animals

Yours for Decency: the Campaign to Clothe Naked Animals

By: Abel, Alan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Elek Books: 1966

Seller ID: ID211352


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has closed tear to the upper rear panel and some small chips to the upper edge. 139 pages The hilarious recounting of a classic hoax which started in 1959 and lasted 6 years. How Alan Arbel hoodwinked the American public into believing that there was a Society to clothe animals in the name of decency! View more info

The Inflammable Adams

By: ADAMS, Phillip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1983

Seller ID: ID243661


Very Good, Illustrations by Chris Grosz. Octavo Size. Foreword by Justice Michael Kirby [viii]232pages. View more info

Without Feathers

By: Allen, Woody

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Random House:

Seller ID: ID260321


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 210 pages An assortment of Allen's humour - plays, early essays and fantasies. View more info

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The Lunatic's Tale Forever Single

By: Allen, Woody

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Redpath Press: 1986

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID297740


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Card wraps. Very slight age-toning to spine and edges. Black & white illustrations.Etienne Delessert. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 29 pages part of the Redpath 'A Perfect Present ' Series. View more info

Proust's Last Beer: A History of Curious Demises

By: Arnebeck, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Middlesex, UK, Penguin: 1980

Seller ID: ID262942


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Black & white illustrations by Allen Appel. 144 pages Rich and poor, famous and not, are revealed in their final moments. View more info

Image for USA For Beginners By Rocking-Chair Across America

USA For Beginners By Rocking-Chair Across America

By: Atkinson, Alex & Searle, Ronald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Perpetua Books: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296048


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Fair-Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Price-clipped DJ is age-toned at spine and folds, with edgewear and some loss to lower front edge. Illustrated in black & white by the wonderful Ronald Searle. 111 pages A fantastic Grand Tour of America with some startling sidelights on the American character. View more info

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Footrot Flats Collectors Edition 2

By: Ball, Murray

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Orin Books: 1993

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID298014


Oblong Quarto Size [approx 30.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards in a very good dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with black & white cartoons by Murray Ball 160 pages Based on volumes five, six and seven. View more info

Image for All the World's A Globe or From Lemur to Cosmonaut

All the World's A Globe or From Lemur to Cosmonaut

By: Barlow, Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID224031


Small Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 174 pages Desmond Olivier Dingle's Concise History of the Human Race from the earliest times to 1987. View more info

Image for The Opera According To Bartalini . A Book of Doggerel Libretti & Comical Illustrati

The Opera According To Bartalini . A Book of Doggerel Libretti & Comical Illustrati

By: Bartalini, Gualtiero

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pomegranate Artbooks: 1994

Seller ID: ID286212


Oblong Quarto Size [approx 30cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Wraps. Full page colour illustrations by the author. 127 pages View more info

The Billiard Table Murders A Gladys Babbington Morton Mystery

By: Baxter, Glen

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID271754


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 246 pages View more info

You Can Always Tell a Harvard Man

By: Bissell, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID264165


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Quarter cloth boards. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Some light foxing. 282 pages A book that trims the ivy and chips the ivory from the hallowed halls of Harvard University. View more info

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The Official Book of Australian Place Names

By: Blackall, Simon & Woodward, Brian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298835


Octavo Size.Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 79 pages Without an Introduction by the P.M. View more info

Bolts from the Blue

By: Blue, Lionel Rabbi

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1986

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID241229


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Black & white illustrations. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). 159 pages View more info

Flying Blind

By: Bowles, Colin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Hutchinson Australia: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID231285


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 250 pages View more info

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The Little Book of Immorals

By: Bowles, Colin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins Publishers: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID192545


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm].Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. A collection of Tales to give you a good laugh. 101 pages View more info