Humour

Humour

Humour

Humour

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

 

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I-SPY PETS: When Human Friendship Is Not Enough
SAM JORDISON    Book Number: 84374
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
Product format: Paperback

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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...
COMPLETE MAPP & LUCIA: Volume One
E.F. BENSON    Book Number: 65528
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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Lucia is one of the great comic characters in English literature. Outrageously pretentious, hypocritical and snobbish, Queen Lucia, 'as by right divine' rules over the toy kingdom of 'Riseholme' ba...
ONE SHOW BOOK OF TRUE TALES
ICON FILMS    Book Number: 85672
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Out of the box British eccentricity with cold cases to heat up your inner detective, epic fails, good sports, great British heists, and escapes, medical curios, music, maths, stars turning up in st...
FIVE GET BEACH BODY READY: Enid Blyton for Grown Ups
BRUNO VINCENT    Book Number: 85858
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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Dick books a holiday and to Dorset Ho! travel the not-secret-enough seven. Waxing critical, spray de corps, there is something up with Julian. War and pies, revels and repercussions and the best ...
BROADSIDES: Caricature & The Navy 1756-1815
JAMES DAVEY & RICHARD JOHNS    Book Number: 85806
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Superb James Gillray on the Irish invasion and patriotic courage and Thomas Rowlandson on sailors in cheap prints available for all to laugh at. Here is an exploration of the political and cultura...
DOUGH PORTRAITS
SOREN DAHLGAARD    Book Number: 85813
Published price: £24.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Imagine enough dough kneaded (!) for three or four loaves and while all gooey, dropping it on top of the head so that it stretches all the way down the face and over the chin of your portrait model...
THREE MUSTACHES AND A SOUL PATCH
RUNNING PRESS    Book Number: 85972
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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If you want to join in Movember, dress up or simply look more hip, open your kit to find one huge 1970s ginger faux fur Cop moustache, one Fu Manchu the Western black moustache and the Soul Patch w...
WHAT I LEARNT: What My Listeners Say
JEREMY VINE    Book Number: 86119
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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Attracting more than seven million listeners, taking more than 25,000 calls, and presenting his show on Radio 2 since 2003, Jeremy Vine is a British radio host whose programme consists of news, vie...
GUINEA PIG OLIVER TWIST
ADAPTED FROM CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 86293
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Real life guinea pig models have been cast as our favourite characters and cast, Oreo as Oliver Twist, complete with beaten up peaked cap, tweed coat tied up with string and gingham sack. Here at ...
GUINEA PIG ROMEO & JULIET
ADAPT. FROM MR W. SHAKESPEARE    Book Number: 86294
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Retold in an entirely new way with guinea pigs as a cast of characters, enjoy again the famous scenes, but this time with very pretty guinea pigs posed and dressed up in authentic settings on every...
CAT COUTURE
JASON MCGROARTY    Book Number: 86067
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Hardback

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Kitty Hendrix complete with psychedelic bandana, needlepoint scarf surrounded by dazzling beads, Rock Goddess or what?! Licking her lips with her long pink tongue is the 1980s Prom Night Queen in ...
50 RUDE BALLOON MODELS
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 86194
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Unknown

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Big colourful 7" square embossed tin box which contains a balloon pump and 20 balloons in brown, yellow, pink, black, red and green for lots of adult fun. It is a naughty but nice collection to ge...
GUINEA PIGS: Set of Two
Unknown    Book Number: 86307
Published price: £15.98
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Set contains Guinea Pig Oliver Twist and Guinea Pig Romeo & Juliet. Buy both adorable books and save even more.
DESKTOP BEACH VOLLEYBALL
RUNNING PRESS    Book Number: 86316
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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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...
ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES: The Peckham Archives
ROD GREEN    Book Number: 86451
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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...
COMPLETE MAPP & LUCIA: Volume Two
E.F. BENSON    Book Number: 65529
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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These three wonderful comic novels, Mapp and Lucia, Lucia's Progress and Trouble for Lucia, drolly record the battle between Lucia and Elisabeth Mapp for social and cultural supremacy in the villag...
BROONS GUIDE TAE FAMILY PLANNING
EUAN KERR    Book Number: 86681
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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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 ...
LINLEY SAMBOURNE: Illustrator and Punch Cartoonist
LEONEE ORMOND    Book Number: 86627
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £12.00
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...
COMEDY IN TRAGEDY
OFFSHOOT    Book Number: 86739
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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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: £3.50
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
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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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,...
SHAKE CATS LICK CATS
CARLI DAVIDSON    Book Number: 87154
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Close observers of our magnificent moggies will notice that when they shake their heads rather violently from side to side to shake off droplets of water (used here by the photographer for effect) ...
TELLING TAILS: Animal Letters to the Telegraph
EDITED BY IAIN HOLLINGSHEAD    Book Number: 87158
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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"Sir - if a dog that chases a cat can get a 'dogbo', what about a cat that kills a bird?" "Sir - I give my used Telegraphs to a hedgehog sanctuary to be used as bedding. Apparently they are far su...
CARRY ON COWBOY DVD
DIRECTED BY GERALD THOMAS    Book Number: 87303
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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Sid James is on top form as the Rumpo Kid, an outlaw who shakes up the sleepy residents of Stodge City. Kenneth Williams is the puritanical judge, and Jim Dale plays Marshall P. Knutt, a hapless p...
CARRY ON NURSE DVD
DIRECTED BY GERALD THOMAS    Book Number: 87304
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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Hattie Jacques is the infamous Matron doing battle with the patients in this famous Carry On film starring Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey, Leslie Phillips and Joan Sims as the bewildered Nurse Daw...
TERRY & JUNE: The Complete First Series DVD
Unknown    Book Number: 87311
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Unknown

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Originally transmitted from the end of October to the end of November 1979, for millions of TV viewers Terry Scott and June Whitfield became synonymous with the happily married, middle aged suburba...
NO MOOS IS GOOD MOOS: The Herald Diary
KEN SMITH    Book Number: 87338
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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A companion to two others in the series, here is the 2018 selection to tickle your funny bone from The Herald newspapers daily 'Diary' column. The antics of politicians, celebrities, sporting icon...
THAT'S THE SEALIEST THING I'VE READ: The Herald Diary
KEN SMITH    Book Number: 87339
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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A lovely laughing seal graces the cover of this smashing collection of Scottish banter. In politics, parties kept losing their leaders, some voted for Brexit, and Donald Trump flew in to give Scot...
HOW TO BE COOL
THOMAS W. HODGKINSON    Book Number: 87341
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.90
Product format: Paperback

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'150 Essential Idols, Ideals And Other Cool S***' is the sub-title of this multi biography of public figures from William Blake (1757-1827) and Coco Chanel (1883-1971), Charlie Parker (1920-55), Ni...
MR KEY'S SHORTER POTTED BRIEF, BRIEF LIVES
FRANK KEY    Book Number: 87346
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Hardback

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The surreal humourist on the Dabbler website has selected 500 or so people with something interestingly odd about them - kings and peasants, authors and actors, great statesmen and humble nobodies....
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