Category: Humour & Satire

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 64

Image for THE BROONS AND OOR WULLIE : More Classics from the Fifties

THE BROONS AND OOR WULLIE : More Classics from the Fifties

By: N/A

Price: $16.39

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson & Company: 2003

Seller ID: 009934

ISBN: 0851168361

Condition: Very Good


141pp., several colour, plus b/white cartoon-strip illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers. Book clean. Spine firm. Gilt title and illustration to maroon boards, which are very lightly bumped on lower foredge corner, and a small area of indentation to rear panel. Leaves clean. Illustrated (covers of all the Broons and Oor Wullie annuals of the 1950s), loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly edgeworn, corresponding indentations to rear panel, just a hint of... View more info

Image for THE DIVERTING HISTORY OF JOHN GILPIN

THE DIVERTING HISTORY OF JOHN GILPIN

By: (Adapted By William Cowper)

Price: $30.77

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006068

Condition: Good+


No publication date (c. 1870-1880). Unpaginated (48 pages). Illustrated throughout (recto pages, verso blank): Engravings by J.C. Whymper from the illustrations of H.Fitz-Cook. Book clean and square. Bevelled edges, bright gilt title and decoration, blindstamp borders over original dark green cloth. Minimal edgewear and foredge corner fraying. Dark brown endpapers. All textblock edges bright gilt. 'With compliments' inscription, initialled 'D.J.M', together with original... View more info

Image for THE CHASER ANNUAL 2007 : The Other Secret

THE CHASER ANNUAL 2007 : The Other Secret

By: (Contributors)

Price: $16.03

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Text Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007810

ISBN: 192135108X

Condition: Very Good +


105pp., b/white illustrations througout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed, soft corner crease to rear panel. The eighth annual satirical compilation from The Chaser team . . . Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

Image for WOULD YOU BELIEVE . . . ?

WOULD YOU BELIEVE . . . ?

By: Adams, Don (Star of TV's "Get Smart")

Price: $18.22

Publisher: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Horwitz Publications: 1967

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 012017

Condition: Good


Unpaginated (60 pages). Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Booklet clean and square. Staples rusted, but holding. Illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates. Duo-tone illustrated card wrapper has areas of image abrading, plus slight edgewear and background discolouration. Textblock unmarked. First Australian edition (originally published 1966, Price, Sterne & Sloane, Los Angeles, Califonia). A small format booklet of humorous questions based around Don Adams'... View more info

Image for DA GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ALI G

DA GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ALI G

By: Ali G.

Price: $9.11

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010341

ISBN: 184115721x

Condition: Very Good +


103pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge scuffed only. Book weight approx. 470g. View more info

Image for READ MY LIPS: What They Said Would Happen . . . And What DID Happen

READ MY LIPS: What They Said Would Happen . . . And What DID Happen

By: Baker, Bevyn (Compiler)

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Gold Lion Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012484

ISBN: 064616693x

Condition: Very Good


153pp., b/white sketch-art illustrations throughout by the following leading Melbourne (Australia) illustrators: Albert Ricardo/John Spooner/Weg/Peter Nicholson/Mark Knight/Keith Joyce/Harry Brazier/Michael Connolly. Small, oblong format. Spine square. Colour-illustrated card wrapper minimally bumped, else good. Textblock unmarked. Fully enhanced by humorous illustrations, this collection of quotations (the majority of which are attributed to politicians) is a series of ... View more info

Image for COMEDIANS IN THE MIST: The Serious Business Of Being Funny in Australia.    (Signed Copy)

COMEDIANS IN THE MIST: The Serious Business Of Being Funny in Australia. (Signed Copy)

By: Bartlett, Geoff [Compiled by]

Price: $10.02

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Harper Collins: 1999

Edition: 1st Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003115

ISBN: 0732265363

Condition: Very Good


210pp., intext, b/w portrait illustration of interviewees. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Inscription, signed 'Geoff' on half-title page, minor production flaw on author bio/portrait page, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Nigel Buchanan] card wrapper mildly bumped and creased. Contributors include: Mikey Robins, Peter Berner, Amanda Keller, Magda Szubanski, Paul McDermott, Red Symons, Wendy Harmer, John Clarke, Greg Fleet, Julia Morris, Jean Kitson and many more... View more info

Image for DAVID BOON'S BIG BOOK OF GREAT SPORTING JOKES

DAVID BOON'S BIG BOOK OF GREAT SPORTING JOKES

By: Boon, David

Price: $14.53

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007025

ISBN: 0732285240

Condition: Very Good +


375pp. Includes cut-out 'Boonie' moustache to insde, rear cover fold-in. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and scuffed. A "bumper collection of cracks, true stories and one-liners, not just from cricket but across all sports . . . " Contents include: Intro., 20 chapters, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 407g. View more info

Image for TREKS NOT TAKEN

TREKS NOT TAKEN

By: Boyett, Steven R.

Price: $17.58

Publisher: Burbank, California, U.S.A., Sneaker Press/Midnight Grafitti Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005935

ISBN: 1882813057

Condition: Very Good +


vi, + 170pp., b/white 'cartoon-style' line drawn illustrations at rear. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Apparent fine felt tip pen author signature to title page, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper has soft vertical crease to front panel, minimal edgewear, light rubbing. "What if Stephen King, Anne Rice, Bret Easton Ellis, and other literary greats had written episodes of 'Star Trek-The Next Generation'? Now you'll know . . ." A Star-Trek Parody... View more info

Image for THE CHASER ANNUAL 2004

THE CHASER ANNUAL 2004

By: Chaser Staff

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Text Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Two Members of The Chaser Team

Seller ID: 011469

ISBN: 1920885382

Condition: Very Good +


130pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Two short, signed inscriptions to title page - 'Best wishes, Chris' (Chris Taylor) and 'No wishes', Craig Reucassel, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface indented, soft corner crease to rear panel. This 2004 Chaser Annual features 'Intelligence Failures', with a fake foreword by Norma Khouri. Book weight approx. 440g. View more info

Image for THE CATASTROPHE CONTINUES : Twenty-One Years of Interviews

THE CATASTROPHE CONTINUES : Twenty-One Years of Interviews

By: Clarke, John

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Text Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009368

ISBN: 1921351934

Condition: Very Good +


243pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. 21 years of satirical Australian political interviews from the brilliant duo of John Clarke and Bryan Dawe, commencing with "Mr Hawke, is it true interest rates will go up seventeen per cent ? . . . " and closing with "Thanks for your time." Book weight approx. 355g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

Image for THE 7.56 REPORT

THE 7.56 REPORT

By: Clarke, John

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Text Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009648

ISBN: 1921145692

Condition: Very Good


x, + 175pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft reading crease to front panel. "The inimitable John Clarke is back with another hilarious collection of the highs and lows in the political career of our current government. Interviews with Australia’s leading citizens, drawn from John Clarke and Bryan Dawe’s weekly broadcasts on ABC-TV’s ‘7.30 Report’, from 2003 to 2006." Book weight approx. 265g. Postage charge... View more info

Image for THE AMERICA'S CUP CARTOON UPDATE No. 1

THE AMERICA'S CUP CARTOON UPDATE No. 1

By: Cole, Mervyn C.

Price: $12.41

Publisher: Perth, Western Australia, Kara International: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007568

ISBN: 0909213062

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (80 pages). B/white, cartoon-style art illustrations throughout. Saddle-stitch, staple-bound, landscape (oblong) format. Staples clean and tight. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Max Sutch) limp wrapper lightly bumped only. A collection of newspaper cartoons from around the world (mostly Australian) all themed on the America's Cup yachting challenge of 1983, when, against many 'obstacles' a yacht with a radical keel, 'Australia II' from Down Under, won the seri... View more info

Image for MULLIGAN: On Being a Hack Golfer

MULLIGAN: On Being a Hack Golfer

By: Condon, Matt

Price: $13.62

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005869

ISBN: 174114793X

Condition: Near Fine


195pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper as new. ". . . documents a single, glorious spring week in the golfing lives of three golf hacks in their quest for the inaugural Coolum Cup on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Long-term mates and the keepers of each other's most intimate secrets, they pick and plod their way across numerous courses during their annual 'away' tour, carrying the heavy bag towards mid-life and an uncertain future... View more info

Image for REAL GORGEOUS : The Truth about Body and Beauty  (Signed Copy)

REAL GORGEOUS : The Truth about Body and Beauty (Signed Copy)

By: Cooke, Kaz

Price: $16.39

Publisher: St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia, Allen and Unwin: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011591

ISBN: 1863736662

Condition: Very Good


x, + 260pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout, by Kaz Cooke. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Short personal inscription ('For the one and only Fiona' . . .) signed by author/illustrator Kaz Cook on title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has two small, soft corner creases. From the rear cover: " . . . facts about fashion fibs and diet porkies - and the truth about push ups, push-up bras and the great cellulite scam . .... View more info

Image for THE CHASER ANNUAL 2005

THE CHASER ANNUAL 2005

By: Cooke, Richard et al (Written and Edited by)

Price: $16.54

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Text Publishing Company: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008565

ISBN: 1920885978

Condition: Very Good +


114pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner creases, mild indentations. Written and edited by Richard Cooke, Andrew Hansen, Dominic Knight, Chas Licciardello, Julian Morrow and additional contributors. Featuring the Vitruvian Man over the White House in a parody of 'The Da Vinci Code'. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weig... View more info

Image for THE CRAIG CHARLES ALMANAC OF TOTAL KNOWLEDGE

THE CRAIG CHARLES ALMANAC OF TOTAL KNOWLEDGE

By: Craig Charles and Russell Bell

Price: $8.52

Publisher: London, Boxtree: 1993

Edition: 1st Impression

Seller ID: 002138

ISBN: 1852833564

Condition: Very Good +


126pp., illustrated throughout in colour and b/w. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean.Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped on upper rear foredge, security sticker affixed to inner rear cover, otherwise fine. "...the Craig Charles Almanac of Total Knowledge fully equips you to deal with any social situation . . . is all you need to become the most popular person you've ever met . . . " Intro., First steps, Modern chat-up lines, Professions, Urban myths... View more info

Image for ARTY AND THE FOX

ARTY AND THE FOX

By: Crump, Barry

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Moa Beckett: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005129

ISBN: 186958080X

Condition: Very Good


192pp., b/white, sketch-illustrations throughout by Pat Trembeth. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves mildly acidic. Illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and creased. More humour from the 'Kiwi Bushman', Barry Crump, tells the tale of scammer Arty and his mate Joe, and of the 'fox', and over-zealous traffic cop who is determined to find out the truth behind their little scam, and, if possible put them behind bars...Barry Crump, MBE, was born in 1935, and died in ... View more info

Image for A FUNNY TURN: Confessions of a Cricketing Clown

A FUNNY TURN: Confessions of a Cricketing Clown

By: East, Ray and Dellor, Ralph

Price: $15.48

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006157

ISBN: 0047960752

Condition: Very Good +


125pp., intext, b/white sketch-art illustrations throughout by Bill Tidy. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Red boards undamaged. Art-illustrated (Bill Tidy), loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. Mirth and humorous anecdotes from English, Essex-country left-arm spinner, noted joker and humorist, Ray East. Contents include: Prelims., 8 chapters. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as thi... View more info

Image for A TREASURY OF ANZAC HUMOUR

A TREASURY OF ANZAC HUMOUR

By: Fair, Roger (EDited by)

Price: $17.03

Publisher: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, The Jacaranda Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 005953

Condition: Very Good


No publication date (c. 1965). 128pp., one unpaginated b/white halftone plate illustration, plus numerous intext b/white sketch-art (various contributors) throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. A former owner's name crudely deleted on half-title page, plus impressions on several subsequent leaves resulting from that deletion. Otherwise, leaves are clean. Art-illustrated wrapper has a beverage ring stain on front, otherwise mild edgewear. Published to coincide wit... View more info