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FLEMISH PAINTING IN THE XVIITH CENTURY
Written by Edouard Michel.
Stock no. 1819538
Published by The Hyperion Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

Large format. Leather spine with raised bands and two title blocks with gilt title. Grey cloth boards. 96 b/w plates, 9 colour plates. Spine lightly sunned, cloth boards a little grubby. Browning to prelims and a few scattered foxspots. Inscription in ink to page facing title page. All plates present.

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HISTORY OF WESTERN SCIENCE 1543-2001
Written by John Gribbin.
Stock no. 1318919
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue leather spine with gilt title, illustrated boards. Top edge gilt. Colour & b/w illustrations. Minimal bumping and rubbing to spine ends else a super copy in original slipcase.

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LIVES OF THE LATER CAESARS
Written by Anthony R. Birley. Illustrated by Sue Scullard.
Stock no. 1318897
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Grey patterned leather. B/w wood engravings. xxxvii and 583 pages including index. Top edge silver. Book is fine. Slipcase has a bump and a split to one edge.

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LES MISERABLES
Written by Victor Hugo; Andre Maurois. Illustrated by Lynd Ward.
Stock no. 2132831
Published by Easton Press. Circa 2004. Fine condition.

Black leather binding with raised bands to spine; gilt title to spine, with other gilt decorations to spine and covers. Silk endpapers and bookmark. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. Introduced by Maurois. Translated by Wraxall. Part of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Collector's Edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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RIP VAN WINKLE THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by George Ross.
Stock no. 2132830
Published by Easton Press. Circa 2002. Fine condition.

Black leather binding with raised bands to spine; gilt title to spine, with other gilt decorations to covers and spine. Silk endpapers and bookmark. All edges gilt. Published originally as 'The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Part of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Collector's Edition. B/w illustrations. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA (7 VOLUMES)
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes; Chris Van Allsburg.
Stock no. 2132829
Published by Easton Press. Fine condition.

Stunning set of different colour leather bound books, with raised bands to spines, gilt titles and decorations. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers and book marks. Colour frontispieces by Van Allsburg. Other b/w illustrations by Baynes. Collector's Edition Series. The seven titles are: The Magician's Nephew; The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe; The Horse and His Boy; Prince Caspian; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; The Silver Chair and The Last Battle. Exquisite set. This would make a wonderful gift.

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LOTUS SEVEN & THE INDEPENDENTS
Written by Dennis Ortenburger.
Stock no. 2132800
Published by Coterie Press Limited. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

Featuring the Lotus Seven and a History of the World's Independent Builders. Telling the story of the life and times of this "four wheeled motorbike", detailing for the first time the many Seven derivatives that have been manufactured the world over. Limited edition of 50 specially bound hand numbered copies. Black cloth, embossed title to spine. All edges gilt. Gold ribbon page marker. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 208 pages includes index. ISBN: 1902351126. Copy no. 23. Gold bookplate on front endpaper SIGNED by author and publisher. A superb copy.

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VISIONS IN VERSE FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT AND INSTRUCTION OF YOUNGER MINDS
Written by Nathaniel Cotton.
Stock no. 1318792
Published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe; Cuthell And Martin; J. Walker; Lackington, Allen And Co.; R. Lea; J. Nunn; Darton And Harvey; Scatchard And Letterman; Longman, Hurst, Rees And Orme; J. Murray. 1808. Good condition.

A new edition with six elegant plates. Small format. Red embossed leather covers with bands and gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers. 144 pages, all edges gilt. Cover edges slightly worn. Covers slightly grubby. Name in ink to verso of frontis. Musty smell and foxing to contents.

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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY OF BRECKNOCKSHIRE FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY
Written by Edwin Poole.
Stock no. 2132629
Published by Edwin Poole. 1886. Almost very good condition.

Containing the General History, Antiquities, Sepulchral Monuments and Inscriptions, With the History of the Principal Families, Institutions and Societies of the County, Together With the Parochial History of all the Parishes in the Said County, To Which is Added a Biographical Record of Emminent Inhabitants, History of the Borough and County Parliamentary Representatives, With a Roll of High Sheriffs to the Present Time, Mayors of Brecknock and Many Useful Tables of County Information. Large format. Brown leather binding, gilt titles with raised bands to spine. 15 b/w plates including 1 map. xxiii pages (including list of subscribers) + 495 pages. Some damp marks to leather - including rear cover top corner. Some scuffing and wear to leather. Appears that binding at one time may have been tightened at joints. Inscriptions in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing - heaviest to prelims and outer page edges. Preface page (IX-X) has a corner repair (original torn off - a new one put on).

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SECRET MEMOIRS OF THE COURT OF LOUIS XIV AND OF THE REGENCY
Written by Duchess Of Orleans.
Stock no. 1819112
Published by G. And W.B. Whittaker. 1st 1824. Very good condition.

Extracted from the German correspondence of the Duchess of Orleans, Mother of the Regent. Preceded by a Notice on this Princess, and accompanied with notes. Three quarter leather binding with marbled paper boards. B/w frontis of Duchess d'Orleans. viii and 472 pages. Front edge of spine split to top half but still firm. Edges rubbed. Name in ink to front endpaper and a few ink annotations to front pastedown. Foxing mainly to prelims and last few pages. Binding tight.

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DAVID COPPERFIELD
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Phiz.
Stock no. 2132428
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Nearly fine condition.

The Personal History, Adventures, Experiences, and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Be Published on Any Account). Burgundy leather spine with black title block and gilt title to spine. Red cloth sides with gilt borders. Top edge gilt. Red ribbon page marker. B/w illustrations. Second printing. Slip case is very good - some marks.

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THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by R. Seymour; R.W. Buss; Phiz.
Stock no. 2132421
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Pickwick Papers. Burgundy cloth boards, burgundy leather spine with black title block, gilt text. B/w illustrations. Second printing. A few white marks to covers. Slip case is very good - a few corner bumpes and marks.

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