Category: HUMOUR


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What is Love? (Illustrated by Janet Cronin.)

By: ANDREAE, Giles.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1994.,

1st ed. "From finding love, to making it last forever, this little book explains what love is, why we need it and, most importantly, how to love and how to be loved." Unpaginated, illustrated throughout. Illustrated laminated boards. VG. View more info

Parish Notices.

By: BRAYTON, Howard.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Witney; The Alden Press, 1991. 0951688103,

A booklet of humorous parish notices, with quiet chuckles coming from mistakes, unintended words slipping in, or double meanings. Pp.61. Paperback, minor light marks to covers. VG. View more info

Bishop's Brew - An Anthology of Clerical Humour.

By: BROWN, Ronald.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Worthing: Churchman Publishing, 1989. 1850931674,

"New and old stories and jokes collected over many years." Pp.141, sketched pictures, gift message to front free endpaper. Illustrated laminated boards. VG. View more info

The Last Travels of a Fat Bulldog.

By: COURTAULD, George.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Constable, 2000.,

1st ed. "His sharp ear for tricks of speech and acute eye for the absurd are always in evidence, making this one of the funniest travel series around today." Pp. 206, inscribed by author to fep and signed to title page. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Jenny's Year. The Calendar of a Vicar's Wife.

By: COURTIE, Brenda.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: SPCK. 1986.,

1st ed. "Takes us through a full twelve months at St. Cuthbert's vicarage, and gives a candid portrayal of the time-honoured role of the vicar's wife". Pp 117, slight toning to pages. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Happiness is Pakistan.

By: DANGLER, Sue Ann.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Lahore: Mahmud Printing Press, nd.,

Dedicated to All Expatriots. Unpaginated, cartoons and captions throughout. P/b, slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

The Pocket Book of Esquire Cartoons.


Price: £4.50

Publisher: New York:Cardinal/Pocket Books,1959.,

"...The sometimes nostalgic, often daring, provocative,brash and always funny product of 37 different cartoonists...a rare and complete picture of American humor ...from Prohibition to Depression to postwar properity." 16cms x 11cms. Unpaginated cartoons in b/w + some in colour. P/b. G+. View more info

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Scenes from Vicarage Life Or: The Joy of Sexagesima.

By: FOX, Catherine.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Monarch Books, 2001. 1854245481,

1st ed. "Based on Catherine's weekly column in the Church of England Newspaper, the book features the bizarre, daft and moving incidents which befall a vicar and his family". 23.5cms x 17cms. Pp.192, with cartoon illustrations throughout. Paperback. VG. View more info

The Little Book of Vicarage Wisdom. (Illustrated by Bridget Gillespie).

By: FOX, Catherine.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Monarch Books. 2002.,

1st ed. "Hard-won tips for living well, if not admirably, wrung from the authors years on the vicarage front lines". Pp 157. Some b/w illustrations. P/b. 13 cms x 13 cms. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

As I was A-Saying. Country goings-on.

By: FREEMAN, Roger Anthony.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ipswich, England: Malthouse Press, 1993.,

1st ed. "A companion to the joyous 'I Mind the Time' the author catches the essence of true East Anglian village humour in the characters encountered by him during half a century of farming in the Eastern Counties." Pp.144 with b/w drawings by Mark Guthrie. P/b with illustrated cover by Norman Ottaway. G+. View more info

All Preachers Great & Small.

By: GAMMONS, Peter.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Eastbourne: Minstrel, 1989.,

1st ed. "This book is a hysterical clerical collection of strange facts, stranger anecdotes and shaggy dog-collar stories." Pp. 96, pages slightly toned, b/w illustrations throughout book, owners name to fep. P/b. G+. View more info

All Preachers Great and Small. (Cartoons by Drew Northcott).

By: GAMMONS, Peter.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Eastbourne: Minstrel, 1989.,

1st.ed. "Hilarious true stories with a religious flavour." Pp. 96. Few b/w illustrations. Page edges slightly toned. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Some Churches do 'ave 'em! An A-Z of Church Life (Illustrated by Darren).

By: GATWARD, David.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bury St. Edmunds: Kevin Mayhew. 1997.,

1st ed. "The author shares his experiences of the funny side of church life - from the characters who pop up in every church, to the absolute certainty that it will rain at outside services, to dodgy drama, quiche and tea. What is clear from this whacky look at the Church is that God loves to laugh". 255cms x 17.5cms. Pp 94, many b/w illustrations, gift inscription to fep. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

The Last Word. Tombstone Wit and Wisdom.

By: GILLIES, Nicola.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford: Past Times, 1997.,

Rep. A collection of tributes - witty, poignant and irreverent - to the rich and poor, young and old, famous, infamous and anonymous in their final resting places. 18.5cms. x 13.5cms. Pp. 64, decorations to corners of pps. Purple cloth spine, laminated boards. VG. View more info

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John Glashan's World.

By: GLASHAN, John.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London: Robinson Publishing, 1991. 1854871048,

1st edition. "The inhabitants of this world include Lord Doberman, the richest man in the world; Anode Enzyme, genius and inventor; Cedilla the deb; Methylated Jim; Dr de Range, the asylum proprietor; and assorted bankers, art dealers, social climbers, ferocious nannies, tramps and Phds, and a cartoonist of genius. John Glashan's World has been made from paper, paint and ink over a quarter of a century. Fleeting excerpts have appeared in the pages of newspapers and magaz... View more info