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1 ANIMATION. DESIGN LIBRARY
Gloucester, Massachusetts Rockport 1998 1st Printing Soft Cover Near Fine 
79 pp, 4to (12" H). Profusely illustrated in color. Examples of work from various design studios - cartoons, commercials, etc. "(A)nimation has gained popularity because of its attention-grabbing potential. An animated logo or interactive interface will keep the viewer's interest and attention longer than a static image. (This book) explores some of these new uses, and should provide endless inspiration for today's designers." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - bright and clean. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WALT DISNEY'S ELMER ELEPHANT.  948, (Walt Disney.)
2 (Walt Disney.) WALT DISNEY'S ELMER ELEPHANT. 948
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1938 Sewed in wraps Good- 
Unpaginated (12 pages including covers), 12 1/8" H. Thick stock - "Linen-like and Sewed". Colorful illustrations with text below. Mickey Mouse helps Elmer Elephant built a house, but before it is complete, the sleepy Elephant decides to take a nap in Pluto's dog house, with disastrous results. Interior - light wrinkling at top/bottom of page gutters, small dent in middle of pages, some pages with a small corner crease, 1" tear at top edge of pages - archivally taped, slight browning to page edges and in gutters. Exterior - creases at top/bottom of spine, some tears at top edge of front and rear cover - archivally taped, creases at bottom corner of front cover, 2" tear at bottom of hinge of both covers, moderate edge wear/rubbing, soiling marks and some small ink stains on covers - mainly on rear cover, small dent on front cover, some surface paper loss at top of rear cover, small dent/closed perforation on rear cover, light rubbing. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
WHEN THIS BLOODY WAR IS OVER:  SOLDIERS' SONGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR., Arthur, Max.  Introduction by Lyn Macdonald.
3 Arthur, Max. Introduction by Lyn Macdonald. WHEN THIS BLOODY WAR IS OVER: SOLDIERS' SONGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.
Piatkus, (London, 2001), reprint. 
130 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations (contemporary cartoons, drawings, reproductions). "The poignant songs of the First World War still posses a haunting power; and here are the authentic lyrics of the songs - by turns funny, cynical, bawdy, angry, wistful - that the soldiers sang on the march, in the trenches, and in their rare moments of rest. The romantic yearnings of the early stages of the war - epitomised by such songs as 'It's a Long Way to Tipperary', and 'Keep the Home Fires Burning' - later give way to the bitter humour of 'Hanging on the Old Barbed Wire' and 'If the Sergeant Steals Your Rum, Never Mind!'. The soldier who sang these songs with such gusto were asserting ordinary humanity in the face of extraordinary inhumanity. Max Arthur has collected together the lyrics of nearly 100 of the best First World War songs, from Britain and her Australian, Canadian and American allies..." Small slight bump to bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkles. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
GINGER TEA MAKES FRIENDS., Barber, James.
4 Barber, James. GINGER TEA MAKES FRIENDS.
Toronto McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1971, first edition. 1971 0771010079 / 9780771010071 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Good+ 
Page numbers (45) appear only on the left hand pages which feature the text of the recipes - the facing page, with cartoon-like drawings, illustrate the recipes in a step-by-step fashion. 6 1/4" H x 9 3/16" D. The recipes in this sooo seventies book have been produced on avocado, green and reddish-orange paper stock. "Cooking is the simplest way of saying 'I Love You'. If you can accept this fact both your love-life and your cooking will improve immeasurably. This is a book for people who cook with love and enjoyment, for people who want to leave drudgery out of the kitchen. It tells you in cartoons and words how to prepare food (maximum time for most things thirty minutes), how to eat it, and even what to do while you're waiting for it to cook. Anybody can be a good cook. 'All this idiocy that makes good food the specialty of gourmet clubs', says the author, 'is just another aspect of snobbery. Nice dishes and tablecloths are great but they are not essential. What is essential is a loose and happy approach to the stove'. You may never be called a gourmet if you follow this book, but you will get to be called a hell of a good cook." Bump at top of spine - migrates int o text block, small bump at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear and rubbing, light edge wrinkling, a few tiny/small edge tears - some with creases. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
CANADA, 1900-1945, Bothwell, Robert; Drummond, Ian; English, John.
5 Bothwell, Robert; Drummond, Ian; English, John. CANADA, 1900-1945
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1987 0802056903 / 9780802056900 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
427 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). "Through war, depression, and social upheaval, the first half of the twentieth century was a period of unprecedented turbulence in Canada. In this lively and perhaps contentious survey, (the authors) explore the political and economic forces that shaped this era of change. Beginning at the turn of the century, they consider the status of Canada in the empire and the world, the burgeoning growth of its economy, and the development of social and labour problems, up to the eruption of war in 1914. They discuss the political currents running through Canada during two wars, the interwar economic boom and depression, and the plans for post-war reconstruction, and assess the impact of these and other events on Canada's political, economic, social, and cultural institutions." Illustrated with political cartoons. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
6 Broome, Jack, Captain. SERVICES WRENDERED.
London William Kimber 1974 0718303733 / 9780718303730 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
128 pp, 8 1/2" H. Profusely illustrated with cartoons in black, white, blue and red. "Records of World War II are incomplete without a tribute to the 'Fighting Services Title-Abbreviating Department', and the inspired minds therein which christened the Women's Royal Naval Service the WRENS. Surely the dedicated brood - such invaluable handmaidens to Britannia in her wave-ruling activities - owes something to such a delightful title. Captain Jack Broome also feels indebted to the Department for enabling him to call his gay, witty book of illustrated verses about these fledglings 'Services Wrendered'. In their many roles, in dockyards, on parade grounds, driving cars, teleprinters, or motor-boats with such enthusiasm and apparent awe for naval tradition, gold braid and authority, there remained that beautifully balanced, built-in, not-so-subservient subservience." Previous owner's name on free front endpaper and on title page, slight colour fading to top edge of boards and bottom edge of spine, minor wrinkles at top of spine. Dust jacket has slight browning at edges, minor edgewear/rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
7 Busch, Wilhelm. Edited and annotated by H. Arthur Klein. Translated by H. Arthur Klein and others. MAX AND MORITZ, WITH MANY MORE MISCHIEF-MAKERS MORE OR LESS HUMAN AND APPROXIMATELY ANIMAL.
Dover, New York, 1962. 
216 pp + publisher's catalog, 8vo (8 7/16" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated with Busch's b&w cartoons. Bilingual text (English/German). "Wilhelm Busch (1832-1908), endowed with an equipotent facility with sketch-pad and rhyming dictionary, c reated during his career some of the most arresting sketches and drollest verses the world has ever seen. Few men since his time have shown the same ability to match simple yet penetrating pictures with rollicking, quotable verse. In his n a t i v e G e rmany he is still by all odds the best-loved creator of illustrated light verse....(Many of his pithy aphorisms have long since become folk sayings among the Germans.) The variety of tone and subject matter is wide: Busch is in tur n ma le vo le nt , j ov ial, sardonic, diabolical and even bloodthirsty as he castigates hypocrisy, stodginess, stupidity, egotism, drunkenness, and other human foibles....The English translations are both ingenious and faithful; in most cases they a re the fi rst En gl ish tr anslations ever made. Those who do not read German may be certain that the original has been translated into English with its spiciness and sense intact. Both the German and the English appear side by side, so that re ade rs o f Ge rman may sa vor Busc h's own delightful rhymes, while those who are learning German will find it an enjoyable way to gain familiarity with the langauge...." Interior - very light browning to pages, faint cigarette odor, otherwis e cl ean and t ight with no pr evio us o wners hip marks. Exterior - browning to edges of textblock, browning to covers, very small ghost sticker mark on front cover, very small surface paper loss at bottom of spine and bottom corner of front cover . Go od+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
TEX AVERY:  THE MGM YEARS, 1942-1955., Canemaker, John.  (William Hanna, foreword, Chuck Jones, introduction).
8 Canemaker, John. (William Hanna, foreword, Chuck Jones, introduction). TEX AVERY: THE MGM YEARS, 1942-1955.
Turner, Atlanta, (1996), Ist edition. 
224 pp, 4to (13" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1570362912 Profusely illus in color and b&w, including fold-outs. "The career of this legendary director, who created Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Droopy, among others, spanned fifty years and t ook him to most of the major cartoon studios, including Walter Lantz, Warner Bros., MGM, and Hanna-Barbera...this volume (is) a bright, beautiful work that captures the craziness and wild parody that were Avery's trademark. Original storyboa r d s , c h aracter sketches, and animation cells highlight the career of this important artist, who created sixty-five classic films and numerous unforgettable characters in his fourteen-year stint at MGM." Scattered tiny faint ink marks (from pr in ti ng p r oc es s) on contents page, light wear on bottom of boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling and minor rubbing. Very Good/Very Good+ 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
FIGHTER: THE TRUE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN., Deighton, Len.  Introduction by A.J.P. Taylor.
9 Deighton, Len. Introduction by A.J.P. Taylor. FIGHTER: THE TRUE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN.
Castle, Edison, NJ, 2000, reprint. 
261 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0785812083 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps/battle plans, cartoons, drawings. "Drawing on the mastery of technical detail he displayed so brilliantly in 'Bomber' (the s tory of an RAF bombing raid), (Deighton) gives us an altogether factual and comprehensive picture of the men, the machines, the strategies (and the blunders), and the events on both sides. He shows us the British squandering precious fighter pl a n e s in a futile effort to halt the German blitzkrieg in France, and the Germans refusing to believe in the effectiveness of British radar. He compares the fire power, combat tactics, and ground control, analyzing the performance of both the pl an es ( th e Messerschmitt broke up in mid-air more often than the Spitfire) and the pilots (men such as the fabled Douglas Bader, who flew better with two artificial legs than other men with two real ones; or 'Onkel Theo' Osterkamp, a WWI German a ce who be cam e an ace in WWII as well, until he was finally ordered off combat flying at the age of forty-eight). We see the British General Staff divided against itself (after the Battle, the man most responsible for the British victory - Sir Hu gh Dowd ing , C om mander in Chief, Fighter Command - was dismissed); the German High Command, unsure of its objectives; exaggerated British claims (and an almost fatal shortage of pilots); and German technical superiority that was continually und erc ut by Nazi in c ompetence." Small Christmas gift inscription on half-title page, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny stain on fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
10 Evans, David. Foreword by Rt. Hon. Sir Tasker Watkins, VC. A GUIDE TO THE BEACHES AND BATTLEFIELDS OF NORMANDY.
London Michael Joseph 1994 0718138007 / 9780718138004 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
187 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions, cartoons. "(P)rovides both an accessible background to the momentous events of 6 June 1944 as well as a complete guide to each and every town, village, beach, battery and cemetery that figured in the battle. (C)ontains a wealth of detail that charts the heroism, poignancy and tragedy of events that were to alter the course of history. With stories, poems and illustrations, David Evans pays a fitting tribute to those who gave their lives as the price of victory. Accompanied by photographs, maps and drawings, this guide is aimed primarily at the thousands of veterans, relatives and tourists who visit Normandy each year, but it will also be an endless source of (information) to those who wish to recall the details and monuments of the battle in the comfort of their own homes." Dust jacket has light to moderate top edge wrinkling, very minor dint to rear panel. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
A GUIDE TO THE BEACHES AND BATTLEFIELDS OF NORMANDY., Evans, David.  Foreword by Rt. Hon. Sir Tasker Watkins, VC.
11 Evans, David. Foreword by Rt. Hon. Sir Tasker Watkins, VC. A GUIDE TO THE BEACHES AND BATTLEFIELDS OF NORMANDY.
London Michael Joseph 1994 0718138007 / 9780718138004 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
187 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions, cartoons. "(P)rovides both an accessible background to the momentous events of 6 June 1944 as well as a complete guide to each and every town, village, beach, battery and cemetery that figured in the battle. (C)ontains a wealth of detail that charts the heroism, poignancy and tragedy of events that were to alter the course of history. With stories, poems and illustrations, David Evans pays a fitting tribute to those who gave their lives as the price of victory. Accompanied by photographs, maps and drawings, this guide is aimed primarily at the thousands of veterans, relatives and tourists who visit Normandy each year, but it will also be an endless source of (information) to those who wish to recall the details and monuments of the battle in the comfort of their own homes." Light wrinkling at top of rear hinge, slight toning to bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor edge wear, minor toning at top edge of flaps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
12 Evans, Hilary and Evans, Mary. THE LIFE AND ART OF GEORGE CRUIKSHANK 1792-1878.
New York S.G. Phillips 1978 0875992277 / 9780875992273 Hard Cover Very Good Good George Cruikshank 
192 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w reproductions. "When George Cruikshank died, (over) a hundred years ago, he was admired as an artist, respected as a reformer, loved as a man. But he had lived so long and created so much that few could discern any unity underlying the diverse creations of his seventy-year working life - creations ranging from a thumbnail caricature of Napoleon III ('it never reigns but it bores!') to the four-metres-wide 'Worship of Bacchus' which now hangs, dusty and neglected, in the storerooms of the Tate Gallery. For some he was the artist who showed us Oliver Twist asking for mroe; for some the whimsical delineator of elves and fairies; for others the fanatical reformer who drew 'The Bottle' to convert us all from the Demon Drink. Everything he created was a spontaneous response to the world he saw. It might be something trivial, as when he went on a day-trip to Boulogne - the only time he left English soil! - and memorialized the event in a masterly sketch of seasick travellers (which perhaps explains why the adventure was never repeated). Or it might be on a deeper level, as when he symbolises in 'The Drunkard's Children' all the horrors of modern industrial society. It is his ability to see the world both as it is and as it might be which is the greatness of Cruikshank, both as a man and as an artist, and this book sets out to reveal the continual development of his art as a reflection of his continual development as a man. It therefore takes the form of a running commentary on pictures which are themselves a running commentary on the artist's outward and inward life. From more than two hundred pictures, one of the widest selections of his work ever brought together, Cruickshank emerges, not just as one of the world's greatest illustrators, but as a visionary artist whose work, at first glance so light and casual, reveals a profound sympathy and understanding of human life." Minor bump at top bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump, some light rubbing on rear board. Dust jacket has light edge wear, moderate edge wrinkling - mainly at top edge, light fading to spine and flap-fold color, 2" puckered triangular closed tear and small puncture with associated rub line on rear panel, 1" tear at bottom of front flap fold, minor rubbing and soiling on rear panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
13 Fancher, Jane, adapted & illus. by. From the novel by C.J. Cherryh. GATE OF IVREL: CLAIMING RITES. A STARBLAZE GRAPIC NOVEL.
Donning, Norfolk, (Virginia), 1987, Ist edition. 
Unpaginated, 11" H, soft cover. Full color illustrations throughout. A graphic novel. "A sparkling adaptation of one of the best science fiction adventures published." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light rubbing, small soft crease at bottom corner of rear cover - migrates into pages. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
14 Fisk, G. Vernon, editor-in-chief. THE HYA YAKA. TORONTO, OCTOBER, 1916. VOL. XVI, NO. 1.
Students of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Toronto, 1916. 
35 pp + advertising, 9 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Vintage advertising, b&w photos, cartoons. Contents: Active Service Roll/Honour Roll - Canadian Army Dental Corps; Some Phases of Periodontal Septic Infection; Canadian Army Dental Corps; "Vivant les Tommies!" (poem); Dental Colleges in Foreign Countries; Freshman Reception; Athletics; Useful Hints, etc. Interior - light browning to first and last page, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - browning to edges of covers, very small closed tear on fore-edge of rear cover. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
15 Giles. Introduction by Adam Faith. GILES: SUNDAY EXPRESS & DAILY EXPRESS CARTOONS. SIXTEENTH SERIES.
London Beaverbrook Newspapers 1962 Soft Cover Very Good Carl Giles. 
Unpaginated, oblong (7 5/8" H x 10 1/8" D). B&w cartoons of British family, political and social life. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - wrinkles on spine, very small soft crease at bottom corner of covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
GILES - SUNDAY EXPRESS & DAILY EXPRESS CARTOONS.  SEVENTEENTH SERIES., Giles.  Introduction by Spike Milligan.
16 Giles. Introduction by Spike Milligan. GILES - SUNDAY EXPRESS & DAILY EXPRESS CARTOONS. SEVENTEENTH SERIES.
Beaverbrook Newspapers, London, (1963). 
Unpaginated, oblong soft cover (7 5/8" H x 10 1/8" D). B&w cartoons of British family, political and social life. Interior - price clipped on first page, small light finger mark on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other own ership marks. Exterior - crease down rear cover, minor edge wear, small corner creases on rear cover, slight curl at fore-edge of covers. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE BEST OF RUSSIAN HUMOR: OVER 1,500 ORIGINAL RUSSIAN JOKES, QUIPS, QUOTES, AND ANECDOTES., Godunok, Vladimir, compiler/translator/editor.  Copyedited by David McCabe. Illustrated by Sergei Kovalenko.
17 Godunok, Vladimir, compiler/translator/editor. Copyedited by David McCabe. Illustrated by Sergei Kovalenko. THE BEST OF RUSSIAN HUMOR: OVER 1,500 ORIGINAL RUSSIAN JOKES, QUIPS, QUOTES, AND ANECDOTES.
London, Ontario Russian Doll 1999 0968535801 / 9780968535806 Soft Cover Very Good + 
371 pp, 8 7/16" H. B&w cartoons. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very small corner creases on front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ASTERIX AUX JEUX OLYMPIQUES.  UNE ADVENTURE D'ASTERIX., Goscinny, text de.  Dessins de Uderzo.
18 Goscinny, text de. Dessins de Uderzo. ASTERIX AUX JEUX OLYMPIQUES. UNE ADVENTURE D'ASTERIX.
Dargaud, Neuilly-sur-Seine, 1969. 
48 pp, 11 7/16" H, hard cover (glazed pictorial boards) - no dust jacket. FRENCH TEXT. Pictorial endpapers, full colour comic strips throughout. Asterix, Obelix and Panoramix the Druid head off to the Olympic Games for the honour of Gaul. Minor browning to pages, very light browning to edges of textblock, book is cocked, light browning on spine. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
19 Goscinny, text de. Dessins de Uderzo. LE DOMAINE DES DIEUX. UNE AVENTURE D'ASTERIX.
Dargaud, Paris, 1982. 
47 pp, 11 9/16" H, hard cover (glazed pictorial boards) - no dust jacket. FRENCH TEXT. Pictorial endpapers, full colour comic strips throughout. When a Roman development scheme threatens the Gauls' village, Asterix, Obelix and Panoramix the Drui d use all the methods at their disposal to protect their home. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
ASTERIX GLADIATEUR.  UNE AVENTURE D'ASTERIX., Goscinny.  Dessins de Uderzo.
20 Goscinny. Dessins de Uderzo. ASTERIX GLADIATEUR. UNE AVENTURE D'ASTERIX.
Dargaud, Paris, 1982. 
48 pp, 4to (11 5/8" H), hard cover (glazed pictorial boards) - no dust jacket. ISBN 2205001345 FRENCH TEXT. Profusely illustrated with full color cartoons. Asterix and Obelix go to Rome and end up as gladiators in the Forum. Slight bump to top/ bottom of spine, tiny scuff at top rear corner, minor rubbing yo glossy boards. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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