Frog Raising for Pleasure and Profit and Other Bizarre Books

By: Ash, Russell and Lake, Brian

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Red Boards with gilt titles to spine. Indentation on back board. Pictorial dustwrap. Discolouration to contents, 180 pp. Black and white illustrations. In Bizarre Books Russell Ash and Brian Lake have cast a wide net, scooping in some of the peculiar book titles of the past and present. All the titles included in this book are real ones, no matter how far they seem to exceed the bounds of credibility. Although it is quite clear that one person's bizarre books is another's bread and butter, we can confidently assert that: Icelandic Lepers, Hitler's Maid, Napkin-Folders, Victorian Squatters, Lappish Bear Grave Archaeologists, Gay Bulgarians, Pantyhose Craftpersons, Heroic Virgins, Siberian Cyclist, Liverpool Plumbers, Terminal Romantics, Boy Fanciers, Urine Dancers, Musical Biochemists, Shoe Bottom Costers, Inkle Weavers, Poodle Groomers, Fuzzy Mathematicians, Chinese Foot-Binders and Octogenarian Teetotallers will find something to interest them in Bizarre Books.; 000702; 8vo

Title: Frog Raising for Pleasure and Profit and Other Bizarre Books

Author Name: Ash, Russell and Lake, Brian

Categories: Older/Uncatalogued,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co Ltd: 1985

ISBN Number: 0333383125

ISBN Number 13: 9780333383124

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 000702

Keywords: Humour Comedy Fiction Bizarre Books.russell Ash And Brian Lake Icelandic Lepers Hitler's Maid Napkin-folders Victorian Squatters Lappish Bear Grave Archaeologists