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Alex Feels the Pinch.
Peattie, Charles; Taylor, Russell.
Headline London 1997 
  Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, minor plastic coating lifting top spine. Unnum pp. A collection of the corporate comic strip from the Daily Telegraph. The tables are turned on Alex as his new head of department is a woman. 
Price: $13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26376  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Aussie English: An Explanation of the Australian Idiom.
O'Grady, John; Culotta, Nino (pseudonym); Pidgeon, W. E. (WEP) (illustrator).
ISBN: 0725403810
Ure Smith Sydney 1977 
  Paperback, good plus condition, black & white drawings, pages toned as usual, minor edgewear. 104 pp. A humorous classic about the Australian language written by the author of "They're a Weird Mob”. (1 of 2 available copies.). 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7879  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Blokes and Sheds.
Thomson, Mark.
ISBN: 0207189161
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1996 
  Paperback oblong, very good condition, full-page black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. 121 pp. In this good-humored portrayal of Australian sheds and their owner-occupiers, the author and photographer peers into the gloom, past the dartboard, the beer fridge and the piles of timber off-cuts, to discover what goes on between blokes and sheds. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22408  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Bogged! The Bruce Craig Story.
Craig, Bruce; Hartz, Greg Studio (illustrator); Fraser, Margaret (editor).
ISBN: 0646392085
Bruce Craig / Printed by The Education Centre Toowoomba 2001 
  Paperback small oblong, very good condition, few black & white cartoons, few tiny scuffs front cover, covers little faded, front hinge split (pages firm), minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover, autograph (author’s written name). 96 pp. This is the story of Bruce Craig who is working as a cab driver in Queensland. He recounts many incidents, both in and out of his work. His natural good humour and dogged determination take him through the events both funny and sometimes tragic, and account for his philosophy on life. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29924  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Brief Encounters.
Saw, Ron; Friend, Donald (illustrator).
ISBN: 0959303049
Richard Griffin Sydney, Cammeray 1984 
  Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (some full-page), single-colour endpaper drawings, minor edgewear. 64 pp. (Limited edition, 2000 copies.) Subtitle: "Brief Encounters with Uncles, Great Aunts, Wombats, Womcats, Tomcats, Randy Bantam Roosters, Ducks, Pigeons, Seagulls, Elephants, Horses, Dogs, Flora and Fauna, as Well as Rare Specimens of Humanity." A selection of 15 humorous anecdotes, most from the Bulletin magazine archives, and illustrated by the Australian artist. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16414  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 (Collector's Edition).
Cole, E. W. (Edward William).
ISBN: 0909900124
Cole Publications Melbourne, Hawthorn 1983 
  Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial board cover (rainbow pattern), many black & white drawings & cartoons, few colour pages at front, pages faintly toned, minimal foxing edges, some edgewear. 189 pp. This favourite comic, poetry and puzzle book for young adults was originally published by the eccentric Melbourne bookseller in 1879. This collector's edition celebrates the sale of 1,000,000 copies, and is "limited" to 25,000 copies. ("No 1" on top corner front cover and spine.). 
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3114  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Don't shove!
Mercier, Emile.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1961 
  Paperback small oblong, good condition, card covers (blue cloth spine), black & white cartoons, covers foxed & little scuffed, some insect damage top corner rear cover, rear cover marked, corner tips front cover creased, some edgewear. 128 pp. A great little book of Emile Mercier's cartoons that appeared in The Sun newspaper. The cover has an elephant telling a mouse who has bumped into him after falling from his bike not to shove !! 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21551  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Drawing Caricatures.
Jurevicius, Luke.
ISBN: 1864762969
Axiom Publishing Adelaide, Stepney 2004 
  Paperback large quarto, good plus condition, black & white drawings, top corner tips pages lightly creased, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear. Unnum 48 pp. Hints on drawing caricatures, written and illustrated by the author. This book was specifically designed to encourage and develop accurate drawing and perception skills, whilst having fun drawing caricatures. 
Price: $14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23422  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Edna Volume Three.
Evans, Malcolm.
MOA-MERC Press Auckland 1983 
  Paperback oblong octavo, stapled (rusted), very good condition, black & white cartoons, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. 56 pp. Rural cartoons from New Zealand. Edna is hard working and a real Jill of all trades who gets in and helps her husband on the farm. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23116  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Edna Volume Two.
Evans, Malcolm.
MOA-MERC Press Auckland 1982 
  Paperback oblong octavo, stapled (lightly rusted), very good condition, black & white cartoons, front cover lightly scratched, minor edgewear spine ends. 56 pp. Rural cartoons from New Zealand. Edna is hard working and a real Jill of all trades who gets in and helps her husband on the farm. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17719  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Emile Mercier Cartoon Clippings (32 cartoons).
Mercier, Emile.
Emile Mercier Sydney 1955 
  Each of 32 clippings: Ephemera, oblong small octavo, good plus condition, single sheet, colour cartoon, reverse side lightly toned (few moderately), perforated top edge (most), lightly folded (1), some edgewear. Each: 1 pp. A scarce collection of delightful Emile Mercier colour cartoons, perhaps removed from a calendar or brochure. A couple of duplicates. (Estimated date, 1950s, consistent with his cartoon books.). 
Price: $150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17778  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Flo Goes to Canberra: The Intimate Diary of a Kingaroy Housewife.
Moir, Alan.
ISBN: 0207148007
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1981 
  Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, light foxing endpapers & title page, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear 64 pp. An amusing look at politics and politicians through the eyes of Queensland senator Flo Bjelke-Petersen, as splendidly portrayed by the newspaper cartoonist. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40014  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Footrot Flats 13.
Ball, Murray.
ISBN: 0958864888
Orin Books Melbourne 1988 
  Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned, top corner front cover creased. 80 pp. Collection of cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20037A  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Footrot Flats 6.
Ball, Murray.
Orin Books Melbourne 1982 
  Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, base spine bumped, minor edgewear. 72 pp. The adventures of Wal and his companion make these cartoons very funny and a great way to fill in some spare time. Cover blurb: Over Six Million Footrot Flats in Print. (Publication date, April 1982.). 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2136A  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Footrot Flats 7.
Ball, Murray.
Orin Books Melbourne 1982 
  Paperback oblong narrow quarto, good condition, black & white cartoons, top corner front cover creased, minor spinewear, staples lightly rusted, two pages loose at staples, owner's written name. 80 pp. This one has the true story of Horse the Cat, and how he became a very special part of Murray Ball's life. He has the sad news to pass onto all the readers that Horse has died. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22820  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Footrot Flats 8.
Ball, Murray.
Orin Books Melbourne 1983 
  Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned, crease front cover near spine, faint foxing title page & inside covers. 80 pp. Collection of cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist. In this one, The Dog (alias The Grey Ghost), gets left at Aunt Dolly's Cats Home for TWO weeks! 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2630  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Footrot Flats 9.
Ball, Murray.
Orin Books Melbourne 1984 
  Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor foxing prelim pages, staples lightly rusted, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, copy 2. 80 pp. Collection of cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2622A  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Footrot Flats 9.
Ball, Murray.
Orin Books Melbourne 1984 
  Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, rear cover creased, light rubbing along spine, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners, copy 1. 80 pp. Collection of cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2622  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale: The Making of the Movie.
Stevens, Lesley.
ISBN: 0864640781
Inprint Ltd Lower Hutt, NZ 1986 
  Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings (cartoons) & text-photos, minor edgewear. 111 pp. A fascinating illustrated and detailed report on the making of the movie of this funny New Zealand rural community, as drawn by New Zealand cartoonist Murray Ball. The animation for the movie was done in the Hanna Barbera studio in Sydney. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16736  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Fred Basset: The Hound That's Almost Human! No. 21.
Graham, Alex.
Associated Newspapers Group London 1984 
  Paperback small oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, tiny mark top edge, light foxing on covers, faint foxing inside covers & some pages, staples lightly rusted. Unnum pp. (Estimated date, 1984.) Over 150 numbered cartoons about Fred the basset hound by Graham of the London Daily Mail. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22747  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Grass Roots: Col Dunkley's Guide to Local Government.
Atherden, Geoffrey.
ISBN: 0733311334
Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) Sydney 2003 
  Paperback large octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. 177 pp. A writer for the Grass Roots ABC-TV series teams up with Col Dunkley (mayor of Acadia Waters Council) to put together this hilarious but acutely incisive satire on the machinations of local government. Dunkley wrote to all Australian local councils requesting insights. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25301  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Ha! Magazine: Serious Humour: Launch Issue! [Showing Off Australian Humour].
Dovas, Paul (editor).
MonkeyShine Media Sydney 2006 
  Paperback quarto, stapled magazine format, very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, adverts. 68 pp. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14048  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Hang on Please!
Mercier, Emile.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1954 
  Paperback small oblong, good condition, card covers (blue cloth spine, little flecked), black & white cartoons, rear cover DETACHED, covers & endpapers foxed, front cover creased, pages toned, some edgewear. 120 pp. A great little book of Emile Mercier's cartoons that appeared in The Sun newspaper. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21598  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Here's Lower [Lennie Lower].
Lower, Lennie; Cook, Patrick (cartoons); Pearl, Cyril (memoir); Thompson, Tom (selection, introduction).
ISBN: 0868060712
Hale & Iremonger Sydney 1983 
  Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white cartoons, some foxing top edge, spine minimally faded jacket as common (some foxing top edge reverse side), owner's written name. 191 pp. First edition. A selection of the whimsical Lennie Lower cartoons and 73 of his newspaper columns of the 1930s. These short tales are the showcase for Lower's natural anarchy - the fruits of his years as Australia's leading columnist and humorist of the 1930s. 
Price: $14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2551  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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How to be Normal in Australia.
Treborlang, Robert; Knight, Mark (illustrator).
ISBN: 1875614117
Major Mitchell Press Sydney 1999 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings. 123 pp. A popular, humorous and practical guide to the uncharted territory of Australian relationships. Secrets of normal Australians revealed. Tip-toe through the minefields! (Loosely inserted: Greeting card from Major Mitchell Press with a written and signed message from the author). 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4159  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Humorous Stories of Henry Lawson.
Lawson, Henry; Gill, S. T. (drawings).
ISBN: 1865151351
Redwood Editions / Hinkler Book Distributors Melbourne, Dingley 2000 
  Hardback small square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minimal edgewear. 186 pp. In this collection of Lawson short stories at his humorous best, there are a gallery of characters, the drover, the swaggie, the bush philosopher, the larrikin, the digger, the confidence man - all revealing a typically Australian brand of humour. This new edition presents the stories accompanied by the paintings of Samuel Thomas Gill. This book is full of fun and warmth. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24086  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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I'm Waiting for an Earthquake!
Mercier, Emile.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1956 
  Paperback small oblong, good condition, card covers (blue cloth spine, faded), black & white cartoons, front inner hinge little split (pages firm), some insect damage bottom fore-edge, front cover little rubbed (corner tip creased), minimal scuffing covers, pages lightly toned, some edgewear. 128 pp. A great little book of Emile Mercier's cartoons that appeared in The Sun newspaper. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21550  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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If You Can't Stand the Heat.
Horacek, Judy.
ISBN: 9781921640025
Scribe Publications Melbourne, Carlton North 2010 
  Paperback wide trade, very good condition, colour cartoons, covers & few pages little creased (mainly corner tips). 133 pp. The cartoons range from the minutiae of daily life to larger scale global and environmental issues. They celebrate human creativity and resilience, and are permeated with a concern for justice. By one of Australia's most loved cartoonists. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30132  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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It's a Funny Old World.
Mitchell, Simon.
ISBN: 0980300703
Simon Mitchell [Port Macquarie, NSW] 2006 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). 129 pp. This book is about a character named Bob Bobbin, who is involved in humorous yet peculiar events which develop through the course of his life. It is a witty and satirical journey that Bob is forced to take, and he comes to his own conclusions regarding culture, religion, politics, race, society and sexism. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27022  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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It's Moments Like These: Cartoons Behind a Nation's Catch-Cry.
Lindesay, Vane (introduction).
ISBN: 0725103396
Sun Books South Melbourne 1979 
  Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned, covers lifting outwards slightly. 96 pp. This very entertaining book brings together for the first time some of the best of the many Minties cartoons that have featured in magazines and newspapers over the years. The famous catch-phase (It's Moments Like These ..) became an accepted part of the Australian idiom. The cartoons stand alone as the gauge of a whole epoch of graphic art. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29043  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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