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THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
Written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1318594
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Good condition.

Lovely decorated grey cloth covers. Gilt title to spine and dark blue decoration to front with red title. 25 exquisite tipped-in colour plates and other b/w text illustrations. 195 pages. 10.75 x 8 inches. Spine and corners worn. Spine faded with splash mark. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Joints and some hinges cracked. Endpapers partly browned. Large foxspots to textblock. There is a musty smell to contents. Beautiful plates bright, contents generally clean.

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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318593
Published by Collins. Circa 1945. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, Gilt titles and decoration to front cover. 4 tipped-in colour plates. Pictorial title page. Decorative orange border to each page. 94 pages. 11 x 7.75". Spine and corners bumped. Covers unevenly faded. Small hole to front edge of spine at base, spine is also a little faded. Removal of a small label to front free-endpaper. Light corner creases to plates.

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THE PERILS OF FLIGHT
Written by J. Xaudaro. Illustrated by J. Xaudaro.
Stock no. 1318575
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Humourous full-page colour illustrations. ISBN: 0510000401. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Pale foxing and page edge browning else contents clean.

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THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Giovanni Boccaccio; Richard Aldington. Illustrated by John Buckland-Wright.
Stock no. 2132178
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Fine condition.

Green cloth with gilt and red titles/decorations. Reset edition, with new binding. Slip case is better than very good - some marks and scuffs.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2132134
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. White cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates. Slip case is very good - some wear to corners.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2132021
Published by William Heinemann. 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale green cloth, silver titles and vignette. Decorated endpapers. 13 colour illustrations (produced on 7 plates), many b/w illustrations. 223 pages. 8 x 5.25". Foxing and a couple of damp marks to endpapers. Foxing also to outer page edges. Wrapper has a little purple pen to front panel, which has couple of closed tears. Some grubby marks also to wrapper.

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MILTON'S PARADISE LOST
Written by John Milton. Illustrated by Gustave Dore.
Stock no. 2132010
Published by Capella; Arcturus Publishing Ltd.. 2008. Fine condition.

Complete and unabridged. Large format. Blue leather binding with gilt titles and decorations; raised bands to spine. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781841932514. Stunning edition!

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1818803
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition.

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. White cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly rubbed.

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THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1818798
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Very good condition.

A reproduction of the 1909 edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Colour plates. Top edge blue. A beautiful book. Fourth printing. Spine slightly faded (only noticeable when out of the slipcase). Headbands starting to come unglued but not affecting the casing. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2131873
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine is sunned. Slip case is better than very good - some light wear and scuff marks.

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A CHILD ALONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131775
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The much loved naturalist, artist and author recalls his early life. B/w illustrations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. ISBN: 0718116909. Small bump to top of spine. Indentation to front endpaper, where a paper clip has been attached at one time. Pale foxing to a few prelim pages and outer page edges.

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THE WHITE ROAD WESTWARDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131774
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Take a trip through the lanes of Hampshire, the Somerset valleys, the Dorset woods to the Cornish Coast. 70 exquisite illustrations (colour frontis, 25 full page b/w wood engravings, plus text illustrations and chapter headers & footers). Green boards, silver title to spine. 176 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Some small knocks to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-wear and a few small nicks.

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