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Ye Olde Dirty Joke Book.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Penine Magazines, 1973.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2245

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with illustrated paper covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations. Adult humour. S29. View more info

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Laugh Parade Vol.11, No.4.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Magazine Management Co, 1971.: 1971

Seller ID: 2216

Condition: Very Good


Stapled magazine in Very Good condition. Vol.11, No.4, pp 66, b&w illustrations. A collection of vintage adult jokes and cartoons. SCARCE. S29. View more info

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Pussy Luvzit Sez: Bar Room Jokes and Ballads.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Golden Novelties, c.1970s.: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2244

Condition: Very Good


Card covered booklet, in Very Good condition. First edition?, unpaginated, b&w illustrations. Adult humour.S29. View more info

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Sextra Cartoons Volume 2 Number 5.

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Eastgate Press, 1973.: 1973

Seller ID: 2218

Condition: Very Good


Stapled magazine, in Very Good condition. Volume 2 Number 5, unpaginated, b&w illustrations. Vintage adult cartoons and jokes. S29. View more info

Image for The Universal Jest Book: or Fun for All Time; A Selection of the Best Anecdotes, Jests, Witty Sayings, Bon Mots &c.

The Universal Jest Book: or Fun for All Time; A Selection of the Best Anecdotes, Jests, Witty Sayings, Bon Mots &c.

By: N/A

Price: £65.00

Publisher: G. & J. Cameron, 1852.: 1852

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1424

Condition: Good


Small 78x119mm (see picture for scale) hardback with quarter leather binding, scuffed and rubbed spine and boards but otherwise in Good condition. First edition, pp 174 with 15 pages of publisher adverts to rear. An interesting and tiny book of jokes and humerous anecdotes from the mid-1800's. SCARCE TITLE. s22. View more info

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Transactions of The Buchan Field Club Vol. XIV, Part V.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1933: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2468

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers with loosley inserted pages, some stains on covers (see picture) but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 123-149, b&w frontispiece, bibliography. Featuring an article about the First Aberdeen Jesting Tournament of 1922.S31. View more info

Them That Live the Longest: More from the North-East Farm.

By: Allan, Charlie.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2010. 9781841588902: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1310

ISBN: 1841588903

Condition: As New


Hardback with dustwrapper, in MINT condition. First edition, with pp272, b&w illustrations, postscript and index. In this, the sequel to the successful The Truth Tells Twice, Charlie Allan continues the story of his family farm and surrounding community in the North-east of Scotland, as the running of the farm comes under his guidance. Filled with the same warmth and humour as its prequel, Them that Live the Longest explores the changing face of farming in the latter half of the 20th century, as well as examining the varied life of Charlie Allan himself - from teaching economics in economics i... View more info

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William Heath Robinson 1872-1944

By: Catherine Andrews; Fiona Nickerson; David Wootton

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Chris Beetles Ltd: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005257

ISBN: 190573834X

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise Fine condition, slightly oversize catalogue page to front end. First edition, pp 163, colour and b&w illustrations throughout. This 2011 comprehensive catalogue, which accompanied a selling exhibition, explores this aspect of Heath Robinson's achievement with breadth and imagination - placing his ingenious cartoons in the context of his work of an illustrator, with which he even rivalled Arthur Rackham. Heath Robinson's cartoons reflect a very English response to progress, and particularly the technological developments of the e... View more info

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Soor Plooms and Sair Knees: Growing Up in Scotland After the War.

By: Dewar, Bob.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2010. 9781841588629: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1886

ISBN: 1841588628

Condition: As New


Large Paperback in MINT condition. First edition, pp112, with colour illustrations.'Soor Plooms and Sair Knees' is an hilarious and moving recollection of the writer's childhood in a small Scottish east coast town during the immediate post-war years. In this warm-hearted, funny, and magnificent portrait, Bob Dewar recalls the community spirit of 1940s Scotland with perfectly balanced nostalgic recollections and glorious illustrations. Touching and illuminating, he brilliantly recalls details large and small, from stand-your-spoon-up Scotch broth, to olive oil bought from the chemist to clean o... View more info

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A Short History of Scottish Regiments.

By: Keith, A.W.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: J. & G. Innes Ltd: 1935

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 004437

Condition: Very Good


Small hardcover with light fading to cloth covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. Enlarged Sixth Impression, pp 35. One page humerous descriptions of the Scottish Regiments of the day and others associated with them. Small sketches and spoof heraldic crests. View more info

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Scottish Life and Humour of Yesterday.

By: Lendrum, John.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: T D Davidson: 1926

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006355

Condition: Very Good


Small book in illustrated card covers with some shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition. With previous owner's name in pencil on title page, pp76. Scottish Life and Humour of Yesterday. View more info

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Hutton's Arse: 3 Billion Years of Extraordinary Geology in Scotland's Northern Highlands

By: M.H. Rider

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Rider-French Consulting Limited: 2012

Seller ID: 007117

ISBN: 0954190610

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. Third impression, pp ix, 214, colour illustrations throughout, index. Featuring spectacular locations across the Northern Highlands of Scotland, this book describes modern geological science and explores current theories. The extraordinary history of a beautiful landscape should appeal to more general readers as the book combines humour and scientific facts. View more info

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Private Eye: The First 50 Years.

By: Macqueen, Adam.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Private Eye, 2011.: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 2433

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp 307, colour illustrations, who's who?, acknowledgments. Celebrating 50 years of the legendary satirical magazine.POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S14. View more info

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The Heart is Highland: Memories of a Childhood in a Scottish Glen.

By: Steven, Maisie.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Breedon Books, 2004. 1859834469: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 592

ISBN: 1859834469

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. SIGNED COPY, second revised edition, pp 164, b&w illustrations, Preface to the second edition, acknowledgements, introduction, index. The Heart is Highland is a moving month-by-month account of a child's life growing up in Glen Urquhart near Loch Ness in the 1930s and 1940s. With affection and humour, and an eye for detail, Maisie Steven gently reminds us of some of the joys of her childhood that we have lost in today's modern world. Here are the delights of an outdoor life denied to so many children today: the beauty of the first snowdrops and primroses, the... View more info

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A Chiel in Aberdeen.

By: Stuart, John Roy.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: W. & A. K. Johnston: 1927

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004008

Condition: Very Good


Card covers with tipped on illustration, some rubbing to covers marking to edge of text block and foxing on end papers but otherwise in Very good condition. Second edition, pp 82, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Broom of the System

By: Wallace, David Foster.

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Abacus: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004887

ISBN: 0349109230

Condition: Very Good


Uncorrected Proof Copy. Yellow card covers, some light shelfwear, one small bump to top of rear cover and some very small marks on covers and edge of text block but otherwise in Very Good condition. Uncorrected Proof of the First UK edition, pp 467. Very Scarce Wallace submitted the novel as one of two undergraduate honors theses at Amherst College, the other being a paper on Richard Taylor's fatalism. He had begun study in philosophy at Amherst, interested in math and logic, and developed an interest in Ludwig Wittgenstein before beginning the novel. A professor commented that Wallace's ph... View more info