You couldn't make this up.
I have just listed on the internet two fine books, written in the 1930's.
The author is H. A. Manhood.
The first book is called "Night seed" the second is "Gay Agony"
Fnarr fnarr. Definately a Viz moment.
The life of an antiquarian book seller - the highs, the lows, the downright weirdos.