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THE SURINAM ALBUM
Written by Julie Harvey. Illustrated by Maria Sybylla Merian.
Stock no. 1812675
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile edition with introductory booklet in custom made clamshell box. 91 watercolour facsimiles from the Maria Sibylla Merian Collection in the British Museum. Maria Sibylla Merian was one of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries' great painters of plants and animals. Limited edition of 1000. A sturdy inner panel holds the commentary volume underneath. This is bound in green cloth and printed on high-quality white laid paper. Julie Harvey of the Entomology Library at the Natural History Museum has written a fascinating introduction to Merian's work, setting it in context and providing an overview of her life and times. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. Small scuff mark to top of rear board (minor). Else a beautiful copy. Copy No. 16 of 1000. Clam shell case is in fine condition. Contained in original packaging from the Folio Society - polystyrene (reinforced and repaired with brown tape) and cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE HISTORY OF PARIS IN PAINTING
Written by Georges Duby; Guy Lobrichon.
Stock no. 2121872
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st USA 2009. Fine condition.

Very large format. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt shield to front. Beautiful colour artwork throughout. Red ribbon page marker. ISBN: 9780789210463. Contained in near fine slip case that has a few light scuff marks.
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THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO
Written by Giovanni Boccaccio; Richard Aldington. Illustrated by John Buckland-Wright.
Stock no. 2121848
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

A limited edition of 1750 numbered copies, bound in red leather with a blocked design in gilt and green. Includes a booklet entitled 'The Happy Art of Narration' Readings of Boccaccio and the Decameron. B/w aquatints. Dark green ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. Translated by Richard Aldington. This is Copy No. 683. Booklet is also in Fine condition. All contained in a green 'box' case, with gilt title to spine; in Fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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WAR AND PEACE
Written by Leo Tolstoy. Illustrated by Feliks Topolski.
Stock no. 2121847
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

This edition is Limited to 1750 Numbered copies. Bound by Real Lachenmaier, Germany, In Wassa Goatskin blocked with a design by Jeff Clements. Translated and with an introduction by Rosemary Edmonds. With a special booklet 'What is War and Peace?' by John Bayley - 12 pages. This is Copy No. 1662. Booklet is also in fine condition. Contained in large black 'box' case, which is also in Fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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LE MORTE D'ARTHUR
Written by Sir Thomas Malory. Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley.
Stock no. 1315527
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, a facsimile of the definitive 1927 J M Dent edition. Bound in full Nigerian goatskin, gold blocked with the design of the 1927 edition. Printed on specially made paper with hand-made end papers and gilding on three edges. 624 pages, 11.75 inches x 9 inches. Includes a separate booklet with an essay by Professor Anthony S G Edwards. This is copy no. 784. Slipcase just has a few very faint, light marks, otherwise as new. Also includes the original Folio advertises pamphlet for the volume.
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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Bewick; Jenny Uglow. Illustrated by Thomas Bewick.
Stock no. 1809501
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.

Two volumes. Vol I containing the history and description of land birds; volume II history and description of water birds. Introduction by Jenny Uglow. Blue leather spine with raised bands and gilt titles. Marbled paper boards. B/w illustrations. Very slight imperfection in the leather spine of volume 1 to rear (barely noticeable). Else a fine set in the publisher's slipcase which is a little marked to bottom edge.
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