Humour

Humour

Humour

Humour

Giggles galore with our humour books on jokes, limericks, comedy and comedians of all eras.

 

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WORDSWORTH BOOK OF HUMOROUS QUOTATIONS
EDITED BY CONNIE ROBERTSON    Book Number: 27150
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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From Oscar Wilde's witty observation in Lady Windermere's Fan that "I can resist everything except temptation", to Zsa Zsa Gabor's admission that "I know nothing about sex, because I was always mar...
VILLAIN'S GUIDE TO BETTER LIVING
NEIL ZAWACKI    Book Number: 79734
Published price: $12.95
Bibliophile price: £0.63
Product format: Hardback

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With Mortitia and Addams Family style, devilish cartoon illustrations throughout by Bill Brown, this evilly designed handbook is for all wicked ones, galactic warlords, mad scientists and those wis...
MARK TWAIN'S BOOK FOR BAD BOYS AND GIRLS
EDITED BY R. KENT RASMUSSEN    Book Number: 80884
Published price: £15.99
Bibliophile price: £1.13
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Mark Twain is one of the select band of 19th century writers who are still read today, and the secret of his success is not just his hilarious wit but also the depth of human understanding he displ...
SNARK HANDBOOK SEX EDITION:
LAWRENCE DORFMAN    Book Number: 80936
Published price: $12.95
Bibliophile price: £0.88
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The "Snark" (a contraction of snide remark, in case you were in a state of Carrollian confusion like us) series of handbooks by Lawrence Dorfman are a delightful collection of the bon mots of the g...
UNDERWATER PUPPIES
SETH CASTEEL    Book Number: 81819
Published price: $21
Bibliophile price: £1.38
Product format: Hardback

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What an amazing book! Dozens of full-page, full-colour photographs of puppies between the ages of twelve weeks to six months, all taken underwater. The author explains, 'Puppies already know how to...
CONKERS FOR GOALPOSTS
HARRY PEARSON    Book Number: 82231
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £0.63
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Here are the playground games we'll never forget like snowballing, playground fighting using your snake belt, tie or compass, hair pulling and ear grabbing, the Jimmy Hill, the V sign no scratch or...
SHAKESPEARE FLUSH WITH VERSE
MAJIC CREATIVE    Book Number: 82377
Published price: $7.95
Bibliophile price: £0.75
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A cheeky loo book of the Bard's famous lines considered from a rather unusual perspective. Rethink your Shakespeare over and over again as you sit on your own royal throne. Consider the curious s...
VIZ: The Cleveland Steamer
VIZ COMIC    Book Number: 77510
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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The Cleveland Steamer (if you want to know - and trust us, you really don't - you can look it up in the inestimable Roger's Profanisaurus) is the next annual on from The Five Knuckle Shuffle (code ...
DICK VAN DYKE SHOW DVD
DICK VAN DYKE & M. TYLER MOORE    Book Number: 82846
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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Mary Tyler Moore stars as Dick van Dyke's lovely wife and is the perfect foil to his comedy style in this charming 1930s situation comedy. He is the challenged Dad and head writer of 'The Alan Bra...
MANNERS FOR MILLIONAIRES
BRUMMELL AND BEAU    Book Number: 83921
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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Everyone knows how difficult it is to be rich. The servants are unreliable, the private golf course is in the wrong place and the swimming pool collects debris. First published in 1900, this char...
POCKET ENQUIRE WITHIN:
GEORGE ARMSTRONG    Book Number: 83933
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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George Armstrong calls the past 'another country' yet, with this guide, we have the perfect companion to travel back in time to the domestic spheres of Victorian England. Filled with guidance for e...
SOMETHING NASTY IN THE SLUSHPILE
COMPILED BY SAMMY LOOKER    Book Number: 84315
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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"I am enclosing some chapters of one of my tales for your perusal. The various storylines make it a story within a story with further layers of narrative curling ever inwards like a nautilus shell....
DICTATORS IN CARTOONS
EDITED BY TONY HUSBAND    Book Number: 84465
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Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Mussolini, Stalin, Hitler, Franco, Mao Zedong, tyrants from long ago, modern despots, demagogues and control freaks are lampooned in this unique collection, edited by our dear friend, the cartoonis...
I-SPY PETS: When Human Friendship Is Not Enough
SAM JORDISON    Book Number: 84374
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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A grown-up version of the classic 1960s I-Spy books which have the same kind of format as the Ladybird small hardbacks. It is based on the simple concept "I spy with my little eye" game, but inste...
GIN AND JUICE: The Victorian Guide to Parenting
ALAN TYERS AND BEACH    Book Number: 84429
Published price: £10
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Hardback

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Beach the cartoonist has created imaginatively absurd Victorian-style woodcuts which look completely authentic to decorate the text of his comedy writer friend in this riotous collection of parenti...
VERY BRITISH PROBLEMS: Volume III
ROB TEMPLE    Book Number: 84562
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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2017 up-to-date edition of our very British quirks and obsessions as collected on the @soverybritish Twitter account, Facebook page and Instagram feed which have a combined following of almost thre...
DEPORTMENT FOR DUKES AND TIPS FOR TOFFS
BRUMMELL & BEAU STAFF    Book Number: 84659
Published price: $13.95
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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First published in 1900, this reprint is a tongue-in-cheek guide to etiquette for the aristocracy. For guests at the mansions of the nobility, gentry and clergy. Covers preparations for a visit, ...
GREAT LOST ALBUMS
MARK BILLINGHAM ET AL    Book Number: 84741
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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What do get when you get three bestselling crime writers to list all the great lost rock and pop albums of all time and then get a comedy writer to buy them all a pint and make them write it? Here ...
STEPH AND DOM'S GUIDE TO LIFE
STEPH AND DOM PARKER    Book Number: 84904
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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A tongue-in-cheek guide to etiquette, relationships, pets, holidays and other important everyday events, written by the posh couple from Gogglebox. How to get everything out of your relationship, a...
WHEN I WERE A MEERKAT
ANDREW DAVIES    Book Number: 85092
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Cheeky black and white archive photos of meerkats growing up in impoverished circumstances. 'Aye lad! Get on yer 'Ovis bicycle down that cobbled lane, an I'll take no nonsense from yer bad behavio...
ART OF FAILING
ANTHONY MCGOWAN    Book Number: 84993
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For McGowan, life is all about holed socks, unsatisfactory packed lunches, broken washing machines, Kierkegaard, the eccentricities of the British Library, liver salts, Morrissey and disapproving l...
DEMIGODS & MAGICIANS: Percy and Annabeth Meet the Kanes
RICK RIORDAN    Book Number: 84967
Published price: $14.99
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'Storyteller of the gods' Rick Riordan is famous for his Percy Jackson children's book series based on Greek and Roman mythology and the Kane Chronicles based on Egyptian mythology. This glamorous...
WHO CUT THE CHEESE? DR PROCTOR'S FART POWDER
JO NESBO    Book Number: 85052
Published price: $16.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
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The successful Norwegian crime writer produced this, his very first children's book aimed at ages 8-12, and we can all have a blast reading it. Everyone's watching the hot singing competition on T...
TERRIBLE ESTATE AGENT PHOTOS
ANDY DONALDSON    Book Number: 84905
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Bibliophile price: £3.50
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A horse in the house, a lonely chair looking out of the window, a scruffy dark room with a crucifix carved in the wall, one of the crazy captions throughout the book for this photo reads 'This is t...
ENID BLYTON: FIVE GET ON THE PROPERTY LADDER
BRUNO VINCENT    Book Number: 85332
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After a summer of beach holidays and weddings, Anne, Dick, George, Julian and Timmy the dog were happy to be back in the flat once more. 'Brighton's getting too pricey for lots of my friends' Geor...
ENID BLYTON: FIVE GO GLUTEN FREE
BRUNO VINCENT    Book Number: 85333
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'What on earth is this?' interrupted Julian. 'It's cauliflower rice' said Anne. 'So is it rice? Or cauliflower? I'm confused.' Join Julian, George, Dick, Anne and Timmy the dog as they try to ha...
MORE PEANUTS
CHARLES M. SCHULZ    Book Number: 85382
Published price: £4.99
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Facsimile collection of the 2nd Peanuts Collection first published in 1954 containing the best daily strips from 1952-1954. 'Clump, klomp, clump, klomp. What's that?! It sounds like a herd of ele...
SUPERPISS, MELTYKISS, SPANKERS AND MUFF
GORDON THORBURN    Book Number: 85409
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Sub-titled 'Why Some Products Will Never Make It in the English-Speaking World', the front cover alone shows actual labels of food and drink like Pee Cola, cock flavoured soup mix (spicy), Shitto h...
GRUMPY GUIDE TO LIFE: Observations by Grumpy Cat
GRUMPY CAT    Book Number: 85196
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Bibliophile price: £3.00
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A cutaway portrait frame on the cover portrays Grumpy Cat at his finest, blue eyes looking mean, mouth very much downward turned, ears pointed and looking, well, downright ugly. Now very famous (a...
COMPLETE NONSENSE
EDWARD LEAR    Book Number: 20320
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The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, Calico Pie and The Pobble Who Has No Toes, together with Edward Lear's crazy limericks, have entertained adults and children alike for over 100 years. This edition, illus...
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