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A SMALL TOWN IS A WORLD the Rabbi Stories of David Kossoff
Kossoff, David
ISBN: 0860510573
Robson Books/Hutchinson Aust 1979 1st Australian Edition
 Hard Cover 188pp; illustrated by the author, previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. ; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12438  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BULLOCKIES BEAUTS AND BANDICOOTS
Wannan, Bill
Currey O'Neil Melb 1980 
 Hard Cover 140pp;; 210 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7175  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CHART THROB
Elton, Ben
Bantam Press  2006 
 Paper Back 427pp. A comic satire with a savagely hilarious deconstruction of the world of modern television talent shows. ; 230 x 150mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12355  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COME IN SPINNER a Treasury of Popular Australian Humour
Wannan, Bill
Currey o'Neil Melb 1979 Reprint
 Hard Cover 207pp; illust, d/w spine a tad faded.; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4732  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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DICTIONARY OF HUMOROUS AUSTRALIAN QUOTATIONS AND ANECDOTES
Wannan, Bill
Macmillan Aust 1974 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 182pp; illustrations. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper, dustwrapper chipped.; 245 x 155mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10596  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ENCYCLOPEDIA NEUROTICA
Winokur, Jon
ISBN: 0312325010
St. Martin's Griffin New York 2006 First thus.
 Paperback An irreverent A to Z guide to the tics, twitches, and safety-valve nuttiness of modern life, a very good copy. ; 210 x 140mm; xiv, 274 pages 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16479  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GIRLS' OWN GUIDE TO ECO MAINTENANCE
Cue, Kerry
ISBN: 0140175830
Penguin Aust 1993 
 Paper Back xviii, 220pp, previous owner's name to inside front cover.; 195 x 125mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12662  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GREAT BOOK OF AUSTRALIA
Wannan, Bill
Currey O'Neil Melb 1981 Reprint
 Hard Cover xxii, 207pp; illustrated by Ron Edwards and Vane Lindesay. ; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7609  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HAY HELL AND BOOLIGAL
Wannan, Bill
Currey O'Neil Melb 1980 
 Hard Cover 124pp; ; 210 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7176  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HAY HELL AND BOOLIGAL
Wannan, Bill
Lansdowne Press Melbourne 1961 1st Edition
 Paperback With illustrations by Vane, a very good copy, This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 200 x 135mm; 127 pages Very Good+
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21482  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HUMOUR IN THE WEEKLY
no author
Currey o'Neil Vic 1983 
 Hard Cover 256pp; illustrations, ; 260 x 170mm Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5334  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HURRAH FOR ST. TRINIANS And Other Lapses
Searle, Ronald
Macdonald London 1956 Twelfth Impression
 Hard Cover 96pp; fully illustrated with cartoon drawings, dustwrapper badly torn along folds. ; 200 x 130mm Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9939  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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I HAVE NO GUN BUT I CAN SPIT an Anthology of Satirical and Abusive Verse
Baker, Kenneth
Eyre Methuen London 1980 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 205pp; ; 220 x 140mm Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6891  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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I'VE MET SOME BLOODY WAGS!
Thorne, Sally
ISBN: 0727015389
Rigby Adelaide 1983 Reprint
 Paper Back 143pp; illustrated by John Draper.; 210 x 135mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13183  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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JOLLIFFE'S OUTBACK NO.111
Jolliffe, E.
E. Jolliffe Dee Why 1981 
 Paperback a very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 280 x 220mm; 66 pages Very Good+
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23077  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LOVE AND MARRIAGE
Cosby, Bill
Doubleday New York 1989 
 Hard Cover 188pp; ; 210 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11050  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MODERN AUSTRALIAN HUMOUR
Wannan, Bill (Editor)
Universal Books  1970 
 Hard Cover 214pp; ; 255 x 155mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10738  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MORE CAPTIONS COURAGEOUS
Reisner, Bob
Abelard - Schuman London 1959 
 Hard Cover 64pp; this book matches famous pieces of art with humourous captions.; 235 x 150mm Very Good
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8430  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MUCH IN EVIDENCE
Cecil, Henry
Michael Joseph London 1957 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 192pp; ; 205 x 135mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6905  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MY KIND OF COUNTRY the Making of the Australian Character
Wannan, Bill
Currey o'Neil Melb 1981 
 Hard Cover 199pp; ; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7174  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PULLING THE WOOL Tales of a Shearing Gentleman
Harrison, Judy
ISBN: 0949135100
David Bateman Australia 1987 1st Edition
 Paper Back With illustrations by David Henshaw. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 210 x 240mm; 96 pages Near Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4489  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ROUND THE BEND
Brockbank, Russell
English Universities Press London  
 Illustrated Boards no date, 64pp; spine chipped at top with small piece missing from bottom, right front bottom corner rubbed, light foxing, small tear top pg 63, d/w torn 8 x 13 cm piece missing from back.; 255 x 190mm Good in Poor dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2797  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SAM'S BACK!
Howcroft, John (Cartoons by)
ISBN: 0867886501
The Five Mile Press Vic 1995 
 Soft Cover ...this enterprising four legged rural hero, Sam the ram, has been entertaining country readers for over fifteen years with his cynical and humorous perceptions of outback life. ; 240 x 170mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12966  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE AUSTRALIAN Yarns Ballads Legends Traditions
Wannan, Bill
Rigby Adelaide 1963 4th Edition
 Hard Cover xxii, 233pp; previous owner's inscription, tape marks to endpapers; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5671  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE AUSTRALIAN Yarns Ballads Legends Traditions
Wannan, Bill
Rigby Adelaide 1980 Reprint
 Hard Cover xxii, 232pp; illustrated by Ron Edwards.; 220 x 140mm Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10444  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE BOOK OF LAUGHTER
no author
Allied Newspapers Manchester  
 Hard Cover no date noted, 414pp; illustrations, cloth spine soiled paper covered boards rubbed along edges, rear endpaper hinge split, a well used copy.; 220 x 145mm Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7008  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE CAPTAIN'S TABLE
Gordon, Richard
Michael Joseph London 1955 Ninth Impression
 Hard Cover 220pp; ; 205 x 135mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6890  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE DARWIN AWARDS 180 Bizarre True Stories of How Dumb Humans Have Met Their Maker
Northcutt, Wendy
ISBN: 0752838717
Orion Books London 2001 
 Paper Back 286 pages.; 215 x 135mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13102  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE FAR SIDE GALLERY 4
Larson, Gary
ISBN: 0751508136
Warner Books London 1995 Reprint
 Soft Cover 167pp; cartoon illustrations. ; 275 x 215mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12786  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE FLACCO FILES
Livingston, Paul (Illustrated by)
ISBN: 1865084034
Allen & Unwin NSW 2000 2nd Edition
 Soft Cover deluxe bumper edition, foreward by The Sandman.; 230 x 180mm Fine with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13217  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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