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SCIENTIFIC MEMOIRS, SELECTED FROM THE TRANSACTIONS OF FOREIGN ACADEMIES OF SCIENCE AND LEARNED SOCIETIES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Richard Taylor.
Stock no. 2135988
Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Green & Longman. Good condition.

And From Foreign Journals. Red leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines; gilt titles. Contains plates (some fold-out) and illustrations. Volume III contains 'Sketch of the Analytical Engine' invented by Charles Babbage - considered to be the forerunner of 20th century computers. Scuffing and wear to covers; some marks. Tear hole to leather spine on Volume I - a bit missing. All plates are present, but with some damp staining. Worm damaged to margins of a few plates in Volume II. Names in ink to front pastedowns. Foxing and some browning.

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ISLANDS (NN 109)
Written by R.J. Berry.
Stock no. 2135987
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

New Naturalist series 109. A broad look at the islands that lie off the shore of Britain and Ireland, exploring their biology, geography, geology and climate, and examining changes that have occurred in the past and how these become relevant for future developments. Brown leather, gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 150 copies. ISBN: 9780007267378. SIGNED by author on bookplate to front endpaper. This is Copy No. 86. Has plain white (not pictorial) 'jacket' over book. Slip case is near fine - a few small threads to edges.

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SOUTHERN ENGLAND (NN 108)
Written by Peter Friend.
Stock no. 2135986
Published by Collins. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

New Naturalist series 108. Brown leather, gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 250 copies. Colour photos, maps & graphs. ISBN: 9780007247424. SIGNED by author to bookplate on front endpaper. This is Copy No. 149. Has plain cream 'jacket' (not pictorial), over book. Slip case is near fine.

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DARTMOOR: A STATEMENT OF ITS TIME (NN 111)
Written by Ian Mercer.
Stock no. 2135985
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

New Naturalist series 111. Brown leather with gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 100 copies. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007184996. SIGNED by author to bookplate on front endpaper; This is Copy No. 37. Has plain white (not pictorial) 'jacket' over book. Slip case is near fine - a few small threads at edges.

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WILDFOWL (NN 110)
Written by David Cabot.
Stock no. 2135984
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

New Naturalist series 110. Brown leather, with gilt titles. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 150 copies. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007146581. SIGNED by author to bookplate on front endpaper; This is Copy No. 139. Has cream paper cover (not pictorial) jacket. Slip case is near fine.

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PARADISE LOST
Written by John Milton; Peter Ackroyd; John Wain. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823018
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Green leather spine with gilt title. Peach silk moiree covered boards. Top edge coloured. A Poem In Twelve Books by Milton with a preface by Ackroyd, an introduction by Wain and colour illustrations by Blake. Leather spine is sunned. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some very light scuffing, minor rubbing/crease to lower open edge of printed side.

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FAUST
Written by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe; David Luke; Nicholas Boyle. Illustrated by Eugene Delacroix; et al..
Stock no. 1823017
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Parts One and Two. Introduction by Nicholas Boyle. Translation and Notes by David Luke. Large format. Bound in quarter leather with moire silk sides. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. An almost fine copy (couple of tiny specks to top edge of text block) in publisher's slipcase which is lightly dinted on print side and slightly scuffed.

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INFERNO
Written by Dante Alighieri; Henry Francis Cary; Robin Hamlyn. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823016
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Slightly better than very good 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. Brown leather spine is lightly rubbed to tail, possibly very, very lightly sunned. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly faded to top plain side and lightly scuffed.

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JERUSALEM: THE EMANATION OF THE GIANT ALBION
Written by William Blake; Morton D. Paley. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823014
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Maroon leather spine with gilt title. Blue shiny silk covers. Published in association with the William Blake Trust. Blake's Illuminated Books Volume 1. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Paley. Colour plates. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and has a small split to one edge.

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THE GNOSTIC GOSPELS
Written by Marvin Meyer.
Stock no. 1823011
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Sacred Writings of the Nag Hammadi Library, The Berlin Gnostic Codex and the Codex Tchacos. Brown leather spine with gilt title to spine. Printed cloth boards. Colour plates. xxviii and 724 pages including index. Top edge brown. A very nice copy (binder's glue to verso of frontis) contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and has a 1.5" knock to one open edge.

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RONALD SEARLE IN PERSPECTIVE
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2135918
Published by New English Library. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition.

A rich and varied collection of Searle's work, both humorous and serious. Large format. Black leather covers with silver titles and silver signature vignette. Colour & b/w illustrations. 224 pages. Comes with a Limited Edition Print - SIGNED by the illustrator. ISBN: 0450060268. Limited edition Print enclosed to front of book. This is Copy No. 3 of 250. SIGNED by Illustrator. Slip case is a little better than very good - some light wear and a few spots.

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ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Peter Marren; Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 2135917
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

The history of the artwork of the dustwrappers, describing the frantic workings behind the seemingly serene collection of illustrations that have shaped Britain's most iconic natural history series. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ix and 310 pages including index. Limited to 50 copies. Full leather. All edges gilt. ISBN: 9780007284719. This is Copy No. 17, SIGNED by authors to bookplate on front endpaper. Light wear to covers. Contents are excellent! Slip case is better than very good - light fraying at edges to cloth.

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