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AS YOU LIKE IT (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Alan Brissenden.
Stock no. 1823468
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by Alan Brissenden. Very large format, includes a commentary volume, contained in solander case. Three-quarter bound in green goatskin leather, green marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Commentary volume is bound in green cloth. Limited Edition of 3750 numbered copies. This is copy 45 of 3750. A fine copy contained in publisher's solander case which has a few knocks to edges and a few minor scuffs.

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OTHELLO (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Michael Neill.
Stock no. 1823467
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by Michael Neill. Very large format, includes a commentary volume, contained in solander case. Three-quarter bound in red goatskin leather, red marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Commentary volume is bound in red cloth. Limited Edition of 3750. This is copy 45 of 3750. A fine copy contained in publisher's solander case which has a couple of gentle knocks to edges and a few minor scuffs.

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FOUR MYSTERIES (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Wilkie Collins. Illustrated by Alexy Pendle.
Stock no. 1823464
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Four volumes. Green decorative cloth, gilt. B/w illustrations. Armadale; No Name; The Moon Stone; The Woman In White. Top of spine headbands have come unstuck from backstrip (see photo). Thus three volumes are concave on the spine. Contents are fine. Publisher's slipcase has a minor dint to lower edge and is lightly scuffed.

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THE RAJ QUARTET (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Paul Scott. Illustrated by Finn Campbell-Notman.
Stock no. 1823463
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Very good condition.

Four volumes, one in each colour: blue, black, red, brown. Gilt title to spines. The Jewel in the Crown; The Day of the Scorpion; The Towers of Silence; A Division of the Spoils. Colour frontispiece and 6 plates per volume. Light rubbing to tips of corners. Light rubbing to spines. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has some surface paper loss to the rear and is a little scuffed.

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VANITY FAIR
Written by William Makepeace Thackeray; Fay Weldon. Illustrated by Roland Pym.
Stock no. 1322512
Published by Folio Society. 1996. Very good condition.

Introduction by Fay Weldon. Colour plates. B/w illustrations. Blue decorated cloth with gilt title to spine. Light rubbing to cover edges. Contents fine. Slipcase is slightly edge worn and a little marked.

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THE LEOPARD
Written by Giuseppe Di Lampedusa; Raleigh Trevelyan. Illustrated by John Holder.
Stock no. 1823406
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Raleigh Trevelyan. Red cloth boards, pictorial blocked design to front, black and gilt title to spine. 8 colour plates. B/w chapter footers. Fourth printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with a few minor marks and small dint to closed vertical edge.

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THE HIGHLAND TRILOGY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by John Prebble. Illustrated by Harry Brockway.
Stock no. 1322476
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Highland Clearances; Culloden; Glencoe. B/w illustrations. B/w decorated cloth. Volume 1 has been bound upside-down otherwise the books are fine. Bright, clean slipcase.

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TREE AND LEAF
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 1322426
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Containing essays by Tolkien "On Fairy-stories and Leaf by Niggle". Written in the period 1938-1939 when the Lord of the Rings was beginning to unfold itself. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 92 pages plus publication list to rear. ISBN: 0048240133. Ninth impression. Minimal bumping/fading to top and tail of spine. Tiny mark to front cover. Dustwrapper is faded to spine with tiny nick at base, a couple of small marks at top edge of front panel.

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THE SILMARILLION
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.
Stock no. 2136563
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.

A fantasy. The story of the First Age in Tolkien's world, the ancient drama to which characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part. Blue decorated covers, b/w chapter headings. 5th printing. Slip case is very good - some scuffs and marks.

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MASTER & COMMANDER
Written by Patrick O'Brian.
Stock no. 2136561
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Fine condition.

Blue cloth boards with a blocked design, gilt titles. 12 colour and b/w plates, 6 b/w tail pieces. 2nd printing. Slip case is very good - some scuffs and marks.

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CRIME STORIES FROM THE 'STRAND'
Written by Geraldine Beare; H.R.F. Keating. Illustrated by David Eccles.
Stock no. 2136542
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Very good condition.

Selected by Geraldine Beare with an Introduction by H.R.F. Keating. Lilac/blue pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine and edges next to it are faded. Slip case is better than very good - a few small knocks and marks.

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H.M.S. SURPRISE
Written by Patrick O'Brian.
Stock no. 2136541
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Fine condition.

A novel. Blue cloth boards with gilt title blocks and black titles, gilt vignettes and image of ship with white sails to front. Maps to pale blue endpapers. Colour plates. 2nd printing. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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