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PEAKE'S PROGRESS: SELECTED WRITINGS AND DRAWINGS
Written by Mervyn Peake; Maeve Gilmore. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1815087
Published by The British Library. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Edition. A selection compiled by Peake's late wife, Maeve Gilmore, from every period of his work as a writer and draughtsman. Includes a preface by Peake's son, Sebastian Peake. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 576 pages. ISBN: 9780712358347.

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THE CHILDREN OF HURIN
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien. Illustrated by Alan Lee.
Stock no. 1317014
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited by Christopher Tolkien. A tale of Middle earth before 'The Lord of The Rings'. Blue boards, with gilt title to spine. Colour plates plus b/w chapter headers and footers. ISBN: 9780007246229. Spine bumped. Some very slight wear to edges of dustwrapper.

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A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 1609836
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are 'the very essence of the British spirit' selected and introduced by Nichols. Spine and corners bumped. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates present, contents generally clean and bright.

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SHAKESPEARE: A REVIEW AND A PREVIEW
Written by J.W. MacKail; John Milton; et al. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker; Demtrios Galanis; Gordon Ross; Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1814821
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1939. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tall, slim format. Beige cloth boards, red titles and crest to front board. Essays concerning Shakespeare. 4 illustrations to rear by different artists. A few minor marks to boards. Light page edge browning.

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THE SILMARILLION
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien.
Stock no. 1814798
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1977. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Published posthumously although the origins of the book stretch back 60 years long before the Hobbit! The story of the First Age in Tolkien's world. Fold-out map to rear. ISBN: 0048231398. Foxing to endpapers and text block. Fold-out map to rear browned and lightly crinkled. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly edge-rubbed.

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THE WAR OF THE RING
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien.
Stock no. 1814797
Published by Unwin Hyman. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The History of The Lord of the Rings Part Three. Christopher Tolkien takes up the story of the writing of The Lord of the Rings with the Battle of Helm's Deep and the drowning of Isengard by the Ents. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 476 pages. Colour frontis. ISBN: 0044406851. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine, corners lightly bumped. Green dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY - AS YOU LIKE IT
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1814792
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Lovely green cloth covers with gilt titles and decorations. 40 beautiful tissue guarded tipped in plates. 142 pages. 10 x 7.5". Boards covered with laminate which has cracked at spine edge. Light mottling to lower edge of front board. A few scattered foxspots.

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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1814791
Published by William Heinemann. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt vignette and title to front cover, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. 40 very pretty colour plates. 170 pages. Large, heavy format (10.5 x 8"). Edges rubbed. Gilt still bright. Scattered foxing and browning to contents. All plates present.

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ADAM BEDE
Written by George Eliot. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1814789
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

523 pages. Blue cloth with pictorial onlay. Gilt decorations. Colour and b/w illustrations. Corners lightly rubbed. Gilt titles bright. Minor foxing to text block, bleeding to some page margins. All plates present.

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I CAPTURE THE CASTLE
Written by Dodie Smith. Illustrated by Aafke Brouwer.
Stock no. 1814786
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. 334 pages. Spine lightly faded. Contained in publisher's navy blue slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 1208889
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown suede covers with gilt titles and vignettes. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are "the very essence of the British spirit" selected and introduced by Nichols. All plates present. Spine slightly bumped. Rear cover a little scuffed. 4 x 4 inch piece cut from top corner of front endpaper. Contents near fine.

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DOCTOR VANE ANSWERS THE CALL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1814721
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brilliant criminologist, Dr. Vane was not averse to using criminal methods to foil the enemies of his country... Blue cloth, black title to spine. 205 pages. Fading to top and tail of spine. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown (hidden by the front flap of dustwrapper). Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss.

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