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BUDDENBROOKS: THE DECLINE OF A FAMILY
Written by Thomas Mann; H.T. Lowe-Porter; Derek Parker. Illustrated by Leonard Rosoman.
Stock no. 2138369
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.
Translated by Lowe-Porter. Introduction by Derek Parker. Two-tone illustrations. Light page edge browning. Slip case is very good - faded to edges, with a few scuff marks.
Green cloth spine with black & gilt title labels. Pale green paper boards with floral borders. Top edge green. Full page b/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case. A few light scuffs to one edge.
Blue decorated covers. Gilt title boxes. Colour & b/w illustrations. 2nd printing. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 383 pages + 32 page booklist. Subtitled "Or Through The Black Insurrection of Hayti". First edition published in 1899 but dated 1900. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby and marked. Joints cracked. All plates present, tear to one plate has been repaired on verso. Some minor page margin repairs. Light foxing and page browning. Hinges pulled causing contents to be a little loose.
A period novelette featuring the Gills of Twickenham and misunderstandings at a ball, based on the operetta by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon. Deep pink cloth covers with silver titles to spine and silver vignette. B/w chapter headers. 163 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Price-cut wrapper is slightly worn at spine and corners and a tiny bit grubby to rear panel.
Orange boards, silver title to spine. 175 pages. ISBN: 0192713868. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock and top edge dusty. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed. Publisher's price sticker to front flap has been crossed out with biro.
Limited edition of 2000 copies. Green cloth, cream titles with illustration to front cover. Endpapers are a family tree of The Careys. B/w illustrations. 223 pages. ISBN: 9781906562533. This is copy no. 1086. Spine and corners bumped. Light stain to top corner of rear cover. Contents fine.
SHARPE'S WATERLOO: RICHARD SHARPE AND THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN 15 JUNE TO 18 JUNE 1815
Written by Bernard Cornwell.
Stock no. 1820612
Published by Collins. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Eleventh novel in the Sharpe's series. ISBN: 0002236435. Text block browned. Light browning to pictorial dustwrapper. Cigarette odour present.
A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic. Brown cloth with gilt title area and decorations. 10 b/w plates + 4 plans. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, small split to lower edge of spine on rear cover. Covers slightly grubby. Small patch of damage to edge of front free-endpaper. Some foxing and fingering to contents but generally a sound copy.
Orange boards, silver title to spine. 175 pages. ISBN: 0192713868. Spine and corners bumped, some slight fading to spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is just a little rubbed at edges.
Insurrection trilogy book 2. King Edward of England marches on Scotland his campaign to unite the British Isles under one crown inspired by an Arthurian prophecy. One man alone can thwart Edward's plan, Robert Bruce. A historical novel. ISBN: 9780340963678. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Text block lightly browned and a few pale foxspots present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and a little scuffed.
Red boards with gilt title to spine. When Nicholas Marlow rode away from Colebride at midnight with his near namesake Kit Marlowe, his only thought was to escape from an unbearable situation... ISBN: 057109516X. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper has bottom corner of front panel cut off; browning and edge-creasing; a few small nicks.