MONTY PYTHON BOOKS



The following listing of Pythonic Verses is from the fairly complete and very badly illustrated Python bibliography created by
**Hans ten Cate (htencate@futron.com)**
(it probably needs desperately to be updated)
His listing contains all manner of books, videos, computer software and audio concerning the Pythons, and is about as extensive as one could hope. I believe that I found this Pythonography at the deceased Cathouse site, though I can't be sure (apparently, it may also be found periodically in the Python newsgroup).
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The purpose of including this list on my page is two-fold. First, it allows Pythonites with useful reference information concerning their favorite comedians and their written works (that is, works written by the Pythons as a group and for the group). Second, it does the Pythons themselves the service of directing you towards their commercially available goods (if you have gotten this far into my page, it may be safely assumed that you would probably like to own some of the titles listed below). It is hoped that the materials contained within the bounds of my Python page will serve, to quote the Oscar Wilde sketch, to "leave you hungry for more"... below you have ISBN numbers to help you on your merry and spending way. Buy 'em all!!!
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Hans writes: "Some of the items below are no longer available; but some come back into print... otherwise you'll have to go to used bookstores, record stores, etc. to try and find them..."



MONTY PYTHON'S BIG RED BOOK, by (in a rather silly order as in the book) 
Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Terry Jones, John Cleese and the
Illustrated Terry Gilliam (edited by Eric Idle; actually has a blue cover),
        Methuen, 1971 (U.K.) ISBN ********** (hardcover)
        Methuen, 1986 (U.K.) ISBN 0-413-29520-6 (paperback)
        Warner Books, 1975 (U.S.) ISBN 0-446-87077-3
        Mandarin, 1993 (U.K.) 7439-1173-8 (paperback)

THE BRAND NEW MONTY PYTHON BOK, by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry
Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin, Methuen, 1973, 1974
        (U.K.) ISBN 0-413-30130-3 (hardcover) Henry Regnery Co., 1976
        (U.S.) ISBN 0-8092-8046-9 (hardcover)

THE BRAND NEW MONTY PYTHON PAPPERBOK, by Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, John
Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Terry Gilliam, (same contents as The Brand
New Monty Python Bok),
        Methuen, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986 (U.K.)
        ISBN 0-413-31970-9 (paperback)
        Warner Books, 1976 (U.S.) ISBN 0-446-87-078-1 (paperback)

MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL (BOOK),  by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry
Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin,
        Eyre Methuen Ltd., 1977 (reprinted in 1979 and 1981) (U.K.) ISBN
        0-413-38520-5; Methuen Inc., 1977 (U.S.) ISBN 0-416-00341-9; Methuen
        Publications, 1977 (Canada) ISBN 0-458-92970-0; Mandarin
        Paperbacks/Michelin House, 1992/1993 (U.K.) ISBN 0-7493-1142-8

MONTYPYTHONSCRAPBOOKOFBRIANOFNAZARETH,  by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry
Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin,
        Methuen, 1979 (U.K.) ISBN 0-413-46550-0 (oversized trade paperback);
        Fred Jordan Books/Grosset & Dunlap, 1979 (U.S.) ISBN 0-448-16568-6
        (also cited as ISBN 0-4418-568-6) (oversized trade paperback)

MONTY PYTHON'S LIFE OF BRIAN, by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam,  
Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin, (just the script, without the
scrapbook),
        Ace Books, 1979, ISBN 0-441-48240-6

THE CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION SONGBOOK, by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry
Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin,
        EMI Music Academy, 1980 (U.K.) ISBN **********

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE AND MONTY PYTHON: VOLUME ONE - MONTY PYTHON,
by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and
Michael Palin,
        Methuen, 1981 (U.K.) ISBN 0-413-49450-0 (British compilation of Big
        Red Book and Brand New Monty Python Bok)

MONTY PYTHON'S THE MEANING OF LIFE, by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry  
Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin,
        Methuen, 1983 (U.K.) ISBN ********** Grove Press, 1983 (U.S.) ISBN
        0-394-62474-2

THE MONTY PYTHON GIFT BOKS, by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam,
Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin,
        Methuen, 1986, 1988, ISBN 0-413-14520-4 (repackaging of the "Monty 
        Python's Big Red Book" and "The Brand New Monty Python Papperbok", 
        with an additional poster)

MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS: JUST THE WORDS, VOLUME ONE, by Graham Chapman,  
John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin,
        Methuen, 1989 (U.K.) ISBN 0-413-62540-0 (hardcover)

MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS: JUST THE WORDS, VOLUME TWO, by Graham Chapman,  
John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin,
        Methuen, 1989 (U.K.) ISBN 0-413-62550-8 (hardcover)

MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS: JUST THE WORDS, by Graham Chapman, John Cleese,  
Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin, (volumes one and two
together in one book?)
        Mandarin, 19** (**) ISBN 0-749-30226-7

THE COMPLETE MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS: ALL THE WORDS, VOLUME ONE, by 
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and
Michael Palin,
        Pantheon, 1989 (U.S.) ISBN 0-679-72647-0 (paperback)

THE COMPLETE MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS: ALL THE WORDS, VOLUME TWO, by  
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and
Michael Palin,
        Pantheon, 1989 (U.S.) ISBN 0-679-72648-9 (paperback)

THE FAIRLY INCOMPLETE & RATHER BADLY ILLUSTRATED MONTY PYTHON SONG BOOK,
        Methuen, 1994 (U.K.) ISBN 0-413-69000-8 (comes with free CD single
        which includes the Spam Song and the Lumberjack Song)

THE MONTY PYTHON SONGBOOK
        Harper Perennial, 1995 (U.S.) ISBN 0-06-095116-8



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