Scouts in Bondage: And Other Violations of Literary Propriety

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Michael Bell
Simon and Schuster, Oct 2, 2007 - Humor - 96 pages
Step inside Michael Bell's antiquarian bookshop, stocked with rare and fine collectibles of infinite variety, from Book of Blank Maps, With Instructions, to Autobiography of the Best Abused Man in the World. By perusing these curious works from bygone times, inquiring readers will be rewarded with instruction on such rarely understood pursuits as Single-Handed Cruising and Girls' Interests. A treasure trove of the best of bookmaking, here is a library of laughs.

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One need not carve out a great deal of time for this slight browse, which presents a choice of book covers (and a few excerpts) from a bookshop which contains a subcollection of books with amusing ... Read full review

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Michael Bell, an antiquarian book dealer from Lewes, England, presents fifty vintage books whose titles and content will either puzzle or amuse the contemporary reader. Here are double-entendres ... Read full review

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During his years as the proprietor of a secondhand bookshop in the ancient coastal town of Lewes, England, Michael Bell delighted his patrons with his array of books essential to any serious collector of humor.

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