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LIVE AND LET DIE
Written by Ian Fleming; Ken Follett. Illustrated by Lyndon Hayes.
Stock no. 2132345
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.
Pictorial boards, silver title to spine. Colour plates. Introduction by Follett. Contained in brown slipcase which has a few light marks.
THE DARLING BUDS OF MAY
Written by H.E. Bates; Ian Jack. Illustrated by Alice Tait.
Stock no. 2132343
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition.
Bright pictorial cloth. Lovely colour plates. Introduction by Ian Jack. Contained in purple slipcase in fine condition.
BEREN AND LUTHIEN
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien. Illustrated by Alan Lee.
Stock no. 2132342
Published by Harper Collins Publishers Ltd. 1st thus 2017. Fine condition.
De-luxe edition. Green cloth spine, gilt titles. Grey paperboards with stamped foil motif designed by Lee. Colour plates. Silk ribbon marker. ISBN: 9780008214203. Contained in green slipcase with gold motif.
THE PATRIOT'S PROGRESS
Written by Henry Williamson. Illustrated by William Kermode.
Stock no. 2132329
Published by Geoffrey Bles. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Being the Vicissitudes of Pte. John Bullock. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine. B/w lino-cuts. 194 pages. Top and tail of spine faded. Corners slightly rubbed. Foxing to edge of textblock else contents clean. Wrapper browned and grubby with loss at top and tail of spine and corners.
THE WHITE MEN SANG
Written by Alexander Fullerton.
Stock no. 2132320
Published by Peter Davies. 1st 1958. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A novel based accurately on an epic incident in Rhodesian history, the ending of the Matabele War and the real birth of Rhodesia. Red cloth, silver title to spine. 216 pages. Light mark to front pastedown, spine very slightly bumped. Pictorial wrapper rubbed and nicked at corners with very slight loss of colour, one small closed tear to lower edge of front panel.
FLIGHT INTO DANGER
Written by John Castle; Arthur Hailey.
Stock no. 2132179
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards with gilt title to spine. A Novel of Suspense. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is chipped to edges, with some creasing.
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THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
Written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1318594
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Good condition.
Lovely decorated grey cloth covers. Gilt title to spine and dark blue decoration to front with red title. 25 exquisite tipped-in colour plates and other b/w text illustrations. 195 pages. 10.75 x 8 inches. Spine and corners worn. Spine faded with splash mark. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Joints and some hinges cracked. Endpapers partly browned. Large foxspots to textblock. There is a musty smell to contents. Beautiful plates bright, contents generally clean.
LUST FOR LIFE: THE NOVEL OF VINCENT VAN GOGH
Written by Irving Stone.
Stock no. 1818934
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The life-story of the painter Vincent Van Gogh - a story of incessant conflict with poverty, discouragement and ill-health. Cream boards, dark blue title to spine. Text block a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine and grubby to rear panel.
THE BODY-SNATCHER AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1818926
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.
Black cloth with gilt titles to spine and pictorial front board. Colour illustrations. Introduced by Claire Harman. Minor scuff marks to boards. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition.
MORE TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED
Written by Roald Dahl.
Stock no. 1818911
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A collection of nine short stories. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 127 pages. ISBN: 0718119193. Small dent to front board. Damp staining to top edges of rear endpapers and verso of dustwrapper. Dustwrapper lightly edge-creased with corresponding 'dint' to front panel.
THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Giovanni Boccaccio; Richard Aldington. Illustrated by John Buckland-Wright.
Stock no. 2132178
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Fine condition.
Green cloth with gilt and red titles/decorations. Reset edition, with new binding. Slip case is better than very good - some marks and scuffs.
Written by Boris Pasternak. Illustrated by Veronique Bour.
Stock no. 2132112
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition.
Red cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Full page colour illustrations. Slip case is very good - a few marks.