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The first Gambols book was published in June 1952 (it specifically says so on first page!). Like Andy Capp and The Perishers, there was then a 2-3 year gap before anymore. No 2 was issued in 1955 and then one per year with the exception of two in 1958 and two in 1959. Barry Appleby was the main author throughout the series, adding Dobs in the 1960's. However it was just Barry again by issue No 35 through to 45, then No 46 was co-authored with Roger Mahoney (Barry Appleby died in March 1996). The final two issues were written by Roger Mahoney alone.
Below is a Gallery of The Gambols Books in number and year order by copyright date, (obviously the last one 'The Gambols 2000' was © 1999).

No 1 (1952)
No 2 (1955)
No 3 (1956)
No 4 (1957)
No 5 (1958)
No 6 (1958)
No 7 (1959)
No 8 (1959)
No 9 (1960)
No 10 (1961)
No 11 (1962)
No 12 (1963)
No 13 (1964)
No 14 (1965)
No 15 (1966)
No 16 (1967)
No 17 (1968)
No 18 (1969)
No 19 (1970)
No 20 (1971)
No 21 (1972)
No 22 (1973)
No 23 (1974)
No 24 (1975)
No 25 (1976)
No 26 (1977)
No 27 (1978)
No 28 (1979)
No 29 (1980)
No 30 (1981)
No 31 (1982)
No 32 (1983)
No 33 (1984)
No 34 (1985)
No 35 (1986)
No 36 (1987)
No 37 (1988)
No 38 (1989)
No 39 (1990)
No 40 (1991)
No 41 (1992)
No 42 (1993)
No 43 (1994)
No 44 (1995)
No 45 (1996)
No 46 (1997)
No 47 (1998)
No 48 (1999)