Prion Humour Classics

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Prion Humour Classics are a series of small-format hardback novels published by Prion Books in the UK published by Barry Winkleman.

Title Author Introduction by Published[1] Originally
Augustus Carp, Esq. Henry Howarth Bashford John Letts[2] Oct 2000 1924
Seven Men and Two Others Max Beerbohm Nigel Williams[3] Jan 2001 1950
How to Travel Incognito Ludwig Bemelmans Robert Wernick[4] April 2001 1952
Mapp and Lucia E F Benson Stephen Pile[5] Feb 2001 1931
The Freaks of Mayfair E F Benson Brian Masters[6] Sep 2001[7] 1916
Accustomed as I Am Basil Boothroyd Alistair Sampson[8] Jul 2001 1975[9]
The Marsh-Marlowe Letters Craig Brown Nov 2001 1984
How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the F.A. Cup J L Carr Nov 1999 1975
Diary of a Provincial Lady E M Delafield Jilly Cooper[10] Feb 2000 1930
The Papers of A.J. Wentworth B.A. H F Ellis Miles Kington[11] Aug 2000 1949
Squire Haggard's Journal Michael Green Michael Green[12] Sep 2000 1975[13]
The Diary of a Nobody George and Weedon Grossmith William Trevor[14] Jan 2001 1892
Three Men in a Boat Jerome K Jerome Nigel Williams[15] Feb 2000 1889
Mrs Caudle's Curtain Lectures Douglas Jerrold Peter Ackroyd[16] Jul 2000 1846
The Unspeakable Skipton Pamela Hansford Johnson Ruth Rendell[17] Jan 2002 1959
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town Stephen Leacock Mar 2000 1912
No Mother to Guide Her Anita Loos Kathy Lette[18] Jan 2000 1961
Here's Luck Lennie Lower James Scanlon[19] April 2001 1929
The Biography of a Cad A. G. Macdonnell Simon Hoggart[20] Jan 2001 1939
The Serial Cyra McFadden Apr 2000 1977
The Eliza Stories Barry Pain Terry Jones[21] Feb 2002 1900
The World of S J Perelman S J Perelman Woody Allen[22] May 2000
The World of Simon Raven Simon Raven Anthony Blond[23] Jul 2002
How to Do and Say in England Anthony Robertson Oct 2001 1936[24]
The Education of Hyman Kaplan Leo Rosten Howard Jacobson[25] Mar 2000 1937
The Return of Hyman Kaplan Leo Rosten May 2000 1959
The Unrest-Cure and other Tales Saki Will Self[26] Jun 2001
The English Gentleman Douglas Sutherland Iain Moncreiffe[27] Mar 2001 1978[28]
My Life and Hard Times James Thurber Clifton Fadiman[29] Jul 2000 1933
A Touch of Daniel Peter Tinniswood David Nobbs[30] Nov 2001 1969
Cannibalism in the Cars Mark Twain Roy Blount Jr.[31] Mar 2000
A Melon for Ecstasy John Fortune and John Wells John Fortune[32] Jan 2002 1971


  1. ^ "Low Prices in Electronics, Books, Sports Equipment & more". 2009-09-09. Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  2. ^ "Augustus Carp, Esq., By Himself: Being the Autobiography of a Really Good Man by Henry Howarth Bashford". LibraryThing. Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  3. ^ "Seven Men and Two Others (Prion humour classics): Max Beerbohm, Nigel Williams: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  4. ^ "How to travel incognito (Book, 2001)". []. ISBN 1853754196. OCLC 46507195. Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
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  7. ^ "All Products | Barnes & Noble". 2013-12-04. Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  8. ^ [1] Archived July 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ "Accustomed as I Am: The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Speaker Or, All You'd Never Guess about Public Speaking by Basil Boothroyd, Alistair Sampson (Introduction by) - New, Rare & Second-hand Books Online at Alibris UK". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  10. ^ "The Diary of a Provincial Lady Prion humour classics: E. M. Delafield, Jilly Cooper: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  11. ^ "The Papers of A.J.Wentworth, BA Prion Humour Classics: H.F. Ellis, Miles Kington: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  12. ^ Michael Green (Author). "Squire Haggard's Journal (Prion Humour Classics): Michael Green: 9781853753992: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  13. ^ "Squire Haggard's journal / [by] Michael Green ; illustrated by Michael ffolkes | National Library of Australia". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  14. ^ "The Diary of a Nobody (Prion Humour Classics): George Grossmith, Weedon Grossmith, William Trevor: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  15. ^ "Three Men in a Boat: To Say Nothing of the Dog Prion Humour Classics: Jerome K. Jerome, Nigel Williams: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  16. ^ "Mrs Caudle's Curtain Lectures Prion Humour Classics: Douglas Jerrold, Charles Keene, Peter Ackroyd: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  17. ^ "The Unspeakable Skipton (Prion humour classics): Pamela Hansford Johnson, Ruth Rendell: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  18. ^ "No Mother to Guide Her (Prion humour classics): Anita Loos, Kathy Lette: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  19. ^ "Here's luck / Lennie Lower ; with a new introduction by James Scanlon | National Library of Australia". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  20. ^ "The Autobiography of a Cad (Prion Humour Classics): A.G. Macdonell, Simon Hoggart: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  21. ^ "The Eliza Stories (Prion Humour Classics): Barry Pain, Terry Jones: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  22. ^ "The World of S.J. Perelman (Prion Humour Classics): S.J. Perelman, Woody Allen: 9781853753848: Books". 2000-05-10. Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  23. ^ "The World of Simon Raven (Prion Humour Classics): Simon Raven, Howard Watson, Anthony Blond: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  24. ^ Anthony Robertson. "How to do and say in England". Open Library. Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  25. ^ "The Education of Hyman Kaplan Prion Humour Classics: Leo Rosten, Howard Jacobson: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  26. ^ "Unrest-cure and Other Beastly Tales Prion Humour Classics: Saki, Hector Hugh Munro, Will Self: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  27. ^ "The English Gentleman (Prion Humour Classics): Douglas Sutherland, Iain Moncreiffe: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  28. ^ "English Gentleman: Douglas Sutherland: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
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  31. ^ "Cannibalism in the Cars: And Other Humorous Sketches (Prion Humour Classics): Mark Twain: 9781853753695: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  32. ^ "A Melon for Ecstasy (Prion humour classics): John Fortune, John Wells: Books". Retrieved 2013-12-27.