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PLINY A SELF PORTRAIT IN LETTERS
Written by Pliny; Betty Radice.
Stock no. 1818136
Published by Folio Society. 2010. Fine condition.

Second impression. Green cloth spine with gilt titles. Colour pictorial boards. 249 pages. B/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's green slipcase in fine condition.
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AS I WALKED OUT ONE MIDSUMMER MORNING
Written by Laurie Lee. Illustrated by Daniel Haskett.
Stock no. 1818131
Published by Folio Society. 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Orange pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Second printing. Bump to top of spine else a fine copy. Contained in publisher's slipcase in slightly better than very good condition being a little scuffed.
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IF THIS IS A MAN
Written by Primo Levi. Illustrated by Jane Joseph.
Stock no. 1818126
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Nearly fine condition.

The author's time in the death camp at Auschwitz. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine & vignette to front & rear. B/w illustrations. Fifth printing. A few minor marks to covers. Contained in publisher's navy blue slipcase in fine condition.
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MONMOUTHSHIRE WRITERS
Written by W.J. Townsend Collins.
Stock no. 1318140
Published by R.H. Johns Limited. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

More than 50 writers represented by quotation, biography and comment. A Literary History and Anthology. Uneven fading to covers. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Pages opposite the photographs are slightly browned. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; grubby to spine.
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ARTHUR RACKHAM HIS LIFE AND WORK
Written by Derek Hudson. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318099
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An introduction to the man behind the work with comments on his technique and achievements. Bibliography at rear. Re-issued with a revised checklist of Rackham's work. Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour tipped-in plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0434353507. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Old price written in biro to top corner of front free-endpaper (crossed out with pencil). Damp stains to lower corners of first 12 pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape repairs and some fading to spine and edges.
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JEROME K. JEROME: A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY
Written by Joseph Connolly.
Stock no. 1318067
Published by Orbis Publishing. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 208 pages. Includes an account of Jerome's life, assesses his works and includes a complete bibliography of his first editions. ISBN: 0856133493. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed and just a little edge rubbed.
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SIGMUND FREUD
Written by Ralph Steadman. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
Stock no. 1318017
Published by Paddington Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Bursting defiantly and gleefully beyond the bounds of orthodox biography, Steadman's Sigmund Freud is an unparalleled artistic voyage into the realms of fantasy inspired by the everyday reality of a life of genius. Large format. Beige boards with red title to spine. B/w illustrations. 118 pages. ISBN: 0709207336. SIGNED by the author to title-page. Light page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge creased with a tear to top edge of rear panel which has been tape repaired on verso.
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BETWEEN TWO FLAGS
Written by Gordon Brook-Shepherd.
Stock no. 1317994
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Life of Sir Rudolf von Slatin Pasha. B/w photos. ISBN: 0297995708. A little foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper spine is faded. Some browning. Edge-creasing to wrapper, with a few small nicks.
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GALWAD Y MYNYDD
Written by Ioan Bowen Rees.
Stock no. 1317979
Published by Llyfrau'r Dryw. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Text in Welsh. Cream boards, blue title to spine. 111 pages. B/w photos and maps. SIGNED by the author to front free-endpaper. Spine and cover edges are slightly grubby. Light foxing to textblock else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and is grubby to rear panel.
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PUPIL TO PRESIDENT
Written by Percy Thomas.
Stock no. 1317973
Published by F. Lewis Publishers Limited. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Memoirs of the architect Sir Percy Thomas. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Some slight fading to spine. Foxspots to textblock. Original cellophane wrapper is creased at top of front panel by spine edge.
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BANKSY: THE MAN BEHIND THE WALL
Written by Will Ellsworth-Jones. Illustrated by Banksy.
Stock no. 1817986
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An unofficial and utterly unauthorised biography of a genuinely enigmatic figure most of us still feel we know very well. Red boards, black title to spine. All edges black. Text in red and black ink. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781845136994.
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IN AND OUT OF THE FOREST
Written by Winifred Foley.
Stock no. 1817974
Published by Century. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography. B/w photos and illustrations. Vividly evokes the vanished world of pre-war Gloucestershire. ISBN: 0712603654. Text block browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn with a few small tears.
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