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INFERNO
Written by Dante Alighieri; Henry Francis Cary; Robin Hamlyn. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1817177
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Brown leather spine with gilt titles. Pale blue silk moire sides. Top edge brown. Superb colour plates by Blake. Translated by Cary with an introduction by Hamlyn. Minor fading to spine (only apparent when book is opened). Contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly unevenly faded and lightly scuffed on plain side, pictorial side is fine.
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PARADISE LOST
Written by John Milton; Peter Ackroyd; John Wain. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 2129191
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2003. Fine condition.

Large format. Green leather spine with gilt title. Peach silk moiree covered boards. Top edge green. A Poem In Twelve Books by Milton with a preface by Ackroyd, an introduction by Wain and colour illustrations by Blake. Outer page edges to top right next to spine show slight fade mark. Pictorial slip case is better than very good - couple of scuff marks to one edge. Illustrations are stunning!
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GAME BIRDS
Written by Charles Coles. Illustrated by Maurice Pledger.
Stock no. 2129028
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Very large format. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author and artist. Green leather spine with raised bands and gilt title. Green cloth sides with small gilt vignette to front. 24 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations and chapter headers. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by Author and Illustrator to Limited edition page. This is Copy No. 26. Some light rubbing/wear to spine. Absolutely stunning book! Contained in a slip case that has some spotting.
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POE'S TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
Written by Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2129024
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1935. Slightly better than very good condition.

Publishers special binding of green leather (morrocco) with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Marbled endpapers; 12 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 17 full page b/w illustrations. 317 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine is browned. Small bookplate to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few light margin marks. Still a lovely copy!
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THE SEA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by F. Whymper.
Stock no. 2128580
Published by Cassell Petter & Galpin. Very good condition.

Four volumes in two. Three-quarter dark green leather binding. Gilt titles and decorations to spines. B/w illustrations. The Sea, its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril & Heroism. A few small marks/spotting to covers. Brown mark to rear cover of one volume. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and some page margins. Corner creasing to a few pages. Leather to spine and corners is still lovely and bright.
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THE HISTORICAL ATLAS OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Alexander Swanston; Malcolm Swanston.
Stock no. 1816819
Published by Chartwell Books Inc.. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Large format. Blue leather with gilt titles and vignettes, 3 raised bands to spine. Silk moire endpapers. B/w photos and colour maps. Ribbon page marker. All edges gilt. 399 pages. ISBN: 9780785822004. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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WALES
Written by Owen M. Edwards.
Stock no. 2128571
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1901. Very good condition.

The Story of the Nations series. School Leather Binding. Slightly raised bands to spine; gilt title and decorations. School crest/stamp to front cover. B/w illustrations. Spine has faded. Wear to cover edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some spotting and foxing.
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THE GREEK MYTHS
Written by Robert Graves; Kenneth Mcleish. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2128529
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Dark brown leather spine with gilt title. Pictorial boards. Attractive two-tone colour illustrations. Originally published in two volumes, this is the combined edition. Introduced and edited by McLeish. Some browning to outer page edges. Contents are excellent. Slip case is very good - some light bumping to edges.
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A TOUR IN WALES (2 VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 2128228
1ST 1778. Almost very good condition.

Leather binding. Many fold-out illustrations. Printed by Henry Hughes. Volume I - MDCCLXXIII. Volume II - MDCCLXX. These books have been rebound, with new leather spines with raised bands; original covers laid down. New endpapers. Heavy wear and scuffing to covers and corners. Volume I - All plates present. Volume II - 7 MISSING. 14 extra plates to list. Volume I - has inscription in ink to prelims; which in part reads: The Notes and corrections in this Volume are in the handwriting of Watkin Williams Esq. of Penbedw, Lord-Lieutenant of the Counties of Denbigh and Merioneth, & M.P. first for Montgomeryshire & afterwards, for Flint Boroughs. Margin correction marks. Some page edges are a little chipped. Page browning. Some foxing. Still look a handsome set on the shelf!
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THE BIG BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2128140
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

A fantastic collection of nursery rhymes! Soft green leather/suede covers, gilt titles. . Gilt page edges. Colour frontis piece. Some two tone colour plates. B/w illustrations throughout. Larger format. Heavy wear and some damage to cover edges. Pastedowns are starting to come away from suede at edges; also creased. Marks to covers; a few nicks. Some damp marks along a few edges. Some margin marks, but contents are still generally very good in this more unusual format of this title!
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RURAL SPORTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by William B. Daniel.
Stock no. 2127953
Published by Bunny And Gold. Circa 1801. Almost very good condition.

2 volumes. Brown leather covers, gilt borders. B/w plates. Includes sections on dogs, plus fox and stag hunting, hare coursing. Rabbit, martin, badger and otter hunting. Angling, game shooting and waterfowl etc. Both volumes have been rebacked with new spines with raised bands; new endpapers, original boards and pages. Volume 1 No longer has its title page. All plates present. Volume 1 was published in 1801 and Volume 2 in 1802. Scuffing and wear to covers; heavy wear to corners. Foxing, browning and some margin marks.
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THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO
Written by Alfred Russel Wallace.
Stock no. 2127689
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 4th 1872. Very good condition.

Red leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt titles; black title box. Marbled boards. 4th edition. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and light wear to spine and corners. Darkening to leather on spine. Foxing. Small tear with a little loss to tissue-guard to frontis.
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