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VICTORIAN LADY'S GUIDE TO LIFE
ELSPETH MARR    Book Number: 86182
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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First published as 'Aunt Epp's Guide For Life', Elspeth Marr (1871-1947) was the great great aunt of the author who died before she was three. 'She was also our landlady, and each morning I would ...
SEARLE'S CATS: New and Revised Edition
RONALD SEARLE    Book Number: 86193
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Constantly in print since 1967, we are delighted to have the new and revised edition featuring the offbeat, zany humour of Ronald Searle who clearly loves cats - or does he? 'Inefficient cat captu...
DESKTOP BEACH VOLLEYBALL
RUNNING PRESS    Book Number: 86316
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Spike, bump and dig - from your desk! With little suction pads, a fold out sandy beach playing court measuring 12" x 19", a 3½" inflatable beach ball in red, turquoise, yellow and white, a beach v...
DESKTOP GOLF
RUNNING PRESS    Book Number: 86317
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A pair of miniature irons, a bag of sand to fill in the kidney shapes on your desktop fairway, relax on the golf course while stuck at work. Relieve anxiety by playing a quick round at your desk o...
DESKTOP PING PONG
RUNNING PRESS & CHRIS STONE    Book Number: 86318
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Hit a top spin smash or play a deft backhand slice wherever you choose with this kit of an easy-to-assemble mini net, two mini rackets, one green one red, a mini ball and little suction pads. The ...
FIFTY FOUR CONCEITS
M. ARMSTRONG & E. RAVILIOUS    Book Number: 86406
Published price: £10
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Originally published in 1933, this is a charming book of verse with skilful and beautiful wood engravings from the artistic hands of Eric Ravilious. It is a collection of epigrams and epitaphs bot...
IT'S ALL RELATIVE
A. J. JACOBS    Book Number: 86410
Published price: £12.99
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Sub-titled 'Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree' here is an incredibly moving and funny quest to build the biggest family tree in history. A. J. Jacobs received a strange e-mail: 'You d...
PANTOMIME BOOK
PAUL HARRIS    Book Number: 86415
Published price: £9.95
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Widow Twankey, Wishee Washee, Snow White, Mother Goose, Dick Whittington, Cinderella, Buttons, Little Red Riding Hood, Sinbad the Sailor and Aladdin are characters familiar to many generations of t...
GILES THE COLLECTION 2019
EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS    Book Number: 86617
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A wry look at how the brilliant cartoonist Giles observed the most seismic and superficial events arranged January to December. Weighty and whimsical in equal measure, fans of Giles will be thrill...
CAN'T BE ARSED
RICHARD WILSON    Book Number: 86435
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled '101 Things Not to Do Before You Die' this is a companion to Don't Even Think About It code 86439 which also pokes fun at miserable old gits. Wilson is the TV producer behind Never Mind...
DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT
RICHARD WILSON    Book Number: 86439
Published price: £9.99
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Sub-titled '101 Dangerous Things Not to Do Before You Grow Old', Wilson is like the naughty kid poking the ant's nest with a stick. If you're sick of being told we are all unhappy nowadays, especi...
ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES: The Peckham Archives
ROD GREEN    Book Number: 86451
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Lovely jubbly! No VAT on this book! Letters from Peckham Borough Council at the beginning describe 'The enclosed stuff was found by one of our operatives at the bottom of the waste disposal chute...
TOYS TO CROCHET
CLAIRE GARLAND    Book Number: 86462
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Larry the Lobster in bright orange double crochet looks boisterous with his giant claws and wiry legs, but is deceptively cuddly! Mamma Duck and Pom Pom Chick, Jenna the Giraffe with her snazzy st...
BLACKADDER REMASTERED: The Complete Series I DVD
RICHARD CURTIS & R. ATKINSON    Book Number: 86639
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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We are thrilled to have both Blackadder and Blackadder II (code 86640) DVDs containing the complete first series of the legendary comedy TV Series Blackadder, now digitally restored from the origin...
BLACKADDER REMASTERED: The Complete Series II DVD
RICHARD CURTIS & R. ATKINSON    Book Number: 86640
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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We are thrilled to have both Blackadder I (code 86639) and Blackadder II DVD containing the complete second series of the legendary comedy Blackadder, now digitally restored from the original progr...
PORRIDGE SERIES ONE DVD
DICK CLEMENT & IAN LA FRENAIS    Book Number: 86642
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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The BBC classic comedy is now available to own on 175 minute colour DVD to watch and howl with laughter over again and again. Six episodes, the entire series one together with an exclusive intervi...
BROONS COLOURING BOOK
DC THOMSON & CO    Book Number: 86679
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First appearing in 1936 in the pages of The Sunday Post, the Broons Family originally offered readers a touch of much-needed humour in austere times. This meant their hijinks were printed in black...
BROONS GUIDE TAE ETIQUETTE AND GOOD MANNERS
EUAN KERR    Book Number: 86680
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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"After a long walk on a warm day, it is considered poor form to stick one's perspiring feet in one's refrigerator to cool them down. This is neither hygienic nor polite and can result in severe fro...
BROONS GUIDE TAE FAMILY PLANNING
EUAN KERR    Book Number: 86681
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Maw and Paw Broon have had eight children of wide-ranging ages. They've had so many offspring that they ran out of names for them and ended up having to call their youngest simply the Bairn. The ...
ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE: A SORTABIOGRAPHY
ERIC IDLE    Book Number: 86647
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Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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And now for something completely different... or maybe not as Eric Idle writes a touching yet brilliantly witty memoir taking you from his time at austere boarding school, to a rip-roaring career i...
CODGERS' KAMA SUTRA
IAN BAKER    Book Number: 86655
Published price: £9.99
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Do old people have sex? Yes, and lots of it, even if allowances have to be made for the pacemaker, the hip replacement and the sagging body parts. Following years of research in British Legion clu...
LINLEY SAMBOURNE: Illustrator and Punch Cartoonist
LEONEE ORMOND    Book Number: 86627
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £14.00
Product format: Paperback

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For more than 40 years, Linley Sambourne had been a draughtsman for the comic magazine Punch, rising to the position of 'First Cartoonist' in his final decade until his death in 1910. A natural hu...
CATS
ILLUS BY JENNY MACKENDRICK    Book Number: 86736
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Cats think they are gods, and come in all different colours, and all different sizes. Always asleep and always awake, they are creatures of habit, immune to discipline, territorial, forgetful, har...
COMEDY IN TRAGEDY
OFFSHOOT    Book Number: 86739
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Match the quotes with their modern translation, Sudoku, how will Iago find Desdemona's handkerchief in the maze? Which ones die a tragic death? Answer: Romeo, Macbeth, Brutus, Othello, Hamlet, An...
BARREL FEVER: Stories and Essays
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 86558
Published price: $16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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In David Sedaris's world, no cow is sacred. Here is a rollicking tour through the American Zeitgeist. A man who is loved too much flees the heavyweight champion of the world. A teenage suicide tr...
DRESS YOUR FAMILY IN CORDUROY AND DENIM
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 86567
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Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters, goes on vacation with his family, gets jobs selling drinks, attends his brother's wedding, mops his sister's floor, gives directions to a lost traveller,...
NAKED
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 86585
Published price: $16
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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A take-no-prisoners sharp and deeply charitable look at the strange, hilarious, elegiac and outrageous world of David Sedaris. A tart-tongued mother does dead-on imitations of her young son's nerv...
ENID BLYTON, FIVE GIVE UP THE BOOZE
BRUNO VINCENT    Book Number: 86830
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Hardback

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Enid Blyton for grown ups, we are thrilled to have two more in this very collectable series. It has all spiralled so terribly out of control. They felt betrayed by themselves. After all, they we...
ENID BLYTON, FIVE LOSE DAD IN THE GARDEN CENTRE
BRUNO VINCENT    Book Number: 86831
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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A companion to Five Give Up the Booze code 86830, here is Enid Blyton for grown ups in a story featuring our old friends Julian, George, Dick, Anne and Timmy the dog. They take Uncle Quentin to Ga...
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