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1 Allo 'Allo Annual
London Grandreams 1988 086227625X / 9780862276256 Illustrated Laminated Boards Very Good No Jacket A430 
British Annual based on BBC-TV series, contains many colour photos (not price-clipped). In overall very good condition. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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2 Jack and Jill Book 1974
IPC Publications Ltd Pictorial Cover Good No Jacket Ref B3 
Farmyard rides scene on front cover. Very nice annual no scribbles or writing. Edges clean with almost no wear. Front end paper price clipped. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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3 Let's Recite Again: Verses and Playlets for Overseas Occasions
London Edinburgh House Press 1948 Soft Cover Good No Jacket 
Illustrations. 52 pages. Verses and Playlets for children ages 6 to 15 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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4 Punch Vol. CLI
At the Office of Punch 1916 Red cloth with Gilt Good No Jacket A78 8 
July - Dec 1916 Superb line illustrations. Hardbound in burgandy cloth with gilt text on spine. Minor knocks to top and base of spine and corners of cover, otherwise in very good condition good tight pages. 452pp. Very minor foxing on fep. Original booksellers label inside bottom front paste down 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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5 "Ron" Year at St. Gargoyle's
London, United Kingdom Canterbury Press Norwich 1999 1853113158 / 9781853113154 Paper Back Very Good No Jacket Ref B33 
With many cartoon illustrations. 114 pp. Previous owners address label inside 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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6 Alterman, Ira HOW TO PICK UP MEN
Watertown, MA Ivory Tower Publishing Co Inc 1984 Third Printing Staple Binding Good No Jacket Ref A182 
Sub-titled "A Man in the Hand Is Worth Two in the Bush". Good condition, binding staples bright 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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7 Bunyan Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which is to Come Delivered Under the Similitude of a Dream By John Bunyan
The Religious Tract Society Blue cloth with Guilt Titles Poor No Jacket Copping Harold 
The cover is a little worst for wear with a small hole (not through) near the bottom front 1/8" dia. approx. Interior clean and bright, however one or two pages loose. Previous owners plate for Sunday school prize and dated 1904 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Selected Contributions from The Fifth Glo'ster Gazette 1915-1919, Complied, arranged and edited by Anne Crow
8 Complied, arranged and edited by Anne Crow Selected Contributions from The Fifth Glo'ster Gazette 1915-1919
2013 0956232841 / 9780956232847 Paperback New Book Ref A221 
In March 1915, the Fifth Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment, their ranks swollen with volunteers, sailed to france to take their place at the Western Front. Seeking to raise the morale of his troops, Lt. Col. J.H. Collett launched the very first British regimental trench journal, "The Fifth Glos'ter Gazette" This miscellany has been compiled from the soldiers' cartoons, plays, stories, poems and jokes, along with some powerful remarks by the Editor. 
Price: 9.99 GBP
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The Adventures of Thomas and Leo: The Magical Horse, Emma Taylor
9 Emma Taylor The Adventures of Thomas and Leo: The Magical Horse
Great Britain Emma Taylor 2010 2010 0956754708 / 9780956754707 1st Paperback New Book Ref:B52 Emma Taylor Signed by the author
A magical tale of two boy's Christmas present of a rocking horse and a horse shoe. 
Price: 6.99 GBP
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Henry meets the wild creature, Geoff Booth  Louise Esson (Illustrations)
10 Geoff Booth Louise Esson (Illustrations) Henry meets the wild creature
2014 Spiral Bound New Book OFF9 19x25 cm Louise Esson 
Henry the dog lives on a farm. Follow his adventures through the pages of the book. Large clear print, with an illustration on every page. Ideal for grandparents to read to children. 
Price: 7.99 GBP
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Henry the naughty farm dog, Geoff Booth  Louise Esson (illustrations)
11 Geoff Booth Louise Esson (illustrations) Henry the naughty farm dog
2014 Spiral Bound, landscape format New book OFF9 19 x 25cm landscape 
Henry the dog lives on a farm. Follow his mischievous adventures through the pages of the book. Large clear print, with a beautiful colourful illustration on every page. Ideal for grandparents to read to children. 
Price: 7.99 GBP
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Big Louie and Me : Caravans, Curses and Cockfights, George Locke
12 George Locke Big Louie and Me : Caravans, Curses and Cockfights
University of Hertfordshire Press 2012 1907396829 / 9781907396823 Paperback New Book Ref Office 216 x 138 mm, 318 grams 
In 1869 George's great grandmother Alice ran away with a Gypsy boy called Joe Locke, but he soon disappeared when he found out she was carrying a baby. Two years later, when she was sixteen, Alice married her cousin and bore many more children. At the age of eleven, unable to stand his stepfather's cruelty any longer, George's grandfather set out to search for the birth father he had never met. Passed from one community of Gypsies to another, after nine months he met a Gypsy woman who stared at him and said, 'You look exactly like my man'. When Joe heard the boy's story, he embraced him and told his wife, "Mercy, this is my eldest son and we're going to look after him". So begins George Locke's warm-hearted memoir of life in a very close-knit Gypsy community in the Black Country. George's relatives formed the tightest bonds around him, keeping the family safe from outsiders. His grandmother was known as Big Louie and a more formidable character you couldn't hope (or fear) to meet: four feet ten in every direction, Big Louie smoked a pipe from the age of three and had age-old knowledge of healing plants. No child could forget having Louie's cabbage syrup forced down their sore throat whilst she had them in a headlock with her fingers up their nose. George's father was the Sherengro or headman of the camp. A former bare-fist champion, he was a hard man but also kindness itself. The prejudice he suffered made him hate bullies and bigots. Nor would he tolerate any cruelty to animals. Yet as a boy George witnessed fighting between both men and animals and was also sometimes caught up in the shenanigans around these illegal fights, where large sums of money changed hands and bookies didn't always honour bets. From a lifetime teeming with incident, George picks out the best stories from the old days: escapades to curl your hair, run-ins with the gavvers (police), with gamekeepers, with Gypsy-haters. Yet at every turn there's great good humour and always a strong sense of right and wrong. Sadness, too, most poignantly in George's tragic love for Sylvy, a Gypsy girl born on the same day as himself and promised to him in marriage on that day. This is a book full of lore and quick wit and, above all, a rock-solid belief in family. 
Price: 8.99 GBP
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13 Hood Thomas Comic Poems
New York George Routledge and Sons 1885 First Edition Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Ref B87 
384pp. Cloth gilt spine and marbled boards. Worn corners and slightly soiled spine, 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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14 Ingrams, Richard; Wells, John One for the Road
Private Eye in association with A. Deutsch 1982 023397511X / 9780233975115 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Good No Jacket 
90 pp. A collection of the celebrated 'Dear Bill' columns, published in "Private Eye" magazine 
Price: 1.00 GBP
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15 J B Poquelin Moliere (Intro By F C Green) Moliere Comedies Vol 1
London J M Dent 1951 Everyman's Library No 830 Green/gilt cloth Hardback Good Fair with Minor Tears Ref B92 427 pages 

Price: 4.00 GBP
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16 Jerome K Jerome Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of The Dog)
P Noordhoff 4th Edition Green Cloth Hardbound Fair No Jacket Ref B51 Annoted By L P H Eijkman & C J Voortman 
The GRUNO Series. An ex-library book from Nijmegen ! A fourth edition printed in Groningen Batavia in English. Shelf wear and rubbing with slight browning of pages. Adverts to front for English Literature written in Dutch and adverts at rear for many Enlish titles. Ptotographic image can be supplied prior to purchase. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Artful Bodger, John Bradshaw & Peter Henshaw
17 John Bradshaw & Peter Henshaw The Artful Bodger
2012 0956640346 / 9780956640345 Paperback New Book 
A disparate collection of desperate tales of woe, and occasional subsequent joy. It's actually a totally useless book, but comprised of true accounts of survived disasters collected over many years of attending Rallies, Treffens, Noggins and Trials around the world. But none of the very varied accounts to be found within are urban myths. They are not regurgitations of what my friend says his brother heard that a bloke in the pub did once. Almost all the tales were told to one of the editors directly. Classic vehicles and similar devices inspire many and varied bodges in order to keep them going and this new book is firmly based in the scene wherein the user/driver/rider/owner/victim is still able to have some control over his/her machinery. These are not useful hints & tips, but are celebrations of eccentric ingenuity. An applause for stuff that was, and occasionally still is, user-servicable - and a protest against designed disposability. It is well illustrated, but also contains grumpy old men's ruminations and some amateur philosophy. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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18 McHugh, Terence An Astronaut Leprechaun
Gloucester Thornhill Press 1975 0904110257 / 9780904110258 Pictorial Paper Covers Good No Jacket B10 Coverley-Price Signed by Author
A collection of McHugh's poems 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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19 McHugh, Terence An Astronaut Leprechaun
Gloucester Thornhill Press 1975 0904110257 / 9780904110258 Pictorial Paper Covers Good No Jacket Ref B10 Coverley-Price Signed by Author
A collection of McHugh's poems 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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Tales Grandpa Tells, Mike Rafferty
20 Mike Rafferty Tales Grandpa Tells
Gloucestershire 2014 9780952504162 Paper back New Book Ref A250 Signed by the author
Grandpa loves telling stories and when ever we visit him we can always rely on him tell us one or two of them. As his grandchildren are of various ages there is plenty of variation for children of all ages. 
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