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THE TIME TRAVELLER'S GUIDE TO MEDIEVAL ENGLAND
Written by Ian Mortimer. Illustrated by Robert Venables.
Stock no. 1816033
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Fine condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title block with black title to spine. Pictorial front board. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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MEDIEVAL COMIC TALES
Written by Derek Brewer. Illustrated by Becca Thorne.
Stock no. 1816032
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Fine condition.

Bawdy tales of medieval times. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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THE PERVERSE WIDOW AND THE WIDOW
Written by Richard Steele; Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2124874
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Two short stories in one volume. 3 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown card plus b/w text illustrations. Small format. Brown boards with onlay to front. Some chipping/splits to spine. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. All 3 tipped-in colour plates are present.

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1922 LITERATURE, CULTURE, POLITICS
Written by Jean-Michel Rabate.
Stock no. 2124823
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book examines key aspects of culture and history in 1922, a year made famous by the publication of several modernist masterpieces, such as T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land and James Joyce's Ulysses. ISBN: 9781107040540. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of closed tears to top edge of front panel.

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JEEVES & WOOSTER (3 VOLUMES)
Written by P.G. Wodehouse. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 2124747
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2010. As new condition.

Three volumes: Very Good, Jeeves!;Carry On, Jeeves; and The Inimitable Jeeves. Pictorial cloth boards. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrink wrap - unopened! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Contained in near fine original slip case, that has a couple of bumps and indentation marks to edges.

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THE ADVENTURES OF RICHARD HANNAY
Written by John Buchan. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 2124514
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Fine condition.

5 Volumes with pictorial cloth bound in different colours. Colour frontis. Stories are: The Thirty Nine Steps; Greenmantle; Mr. Standfast; The Three Hostages; The Island of Sheep. Contained in original slip case that is in very good condition; has a few scuff marks.

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THE CANTERBURY TALES
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Peter Holliday. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 2124512
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2010. As new condition.

Large format. Facsimile of the 1929-31 editions. Printed on Corolla Classic Watermark laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Merida Forest endleaves. This edition is Limited to 1980 numbered copies. Wood engravings by Eric Gill. Contained in large black box/slip case that has gilt title to spine. Also contained with this edition, smaller volume; An Essay by Peter Holliday. In exquisite condition! This is Copy No. 678. Contained in original box in Near fine condition; just some light wear. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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READINESS AT DAWN
Written by Blake.
Stock no. 1610231
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1941. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. An RAF novel. While the characters are imaginary, the incidents are based on fact. Spine bumped. Inscription to front endpaper and one plate. Wrapper has a few small edge tears and tiny chips.

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CLEA
Written by Lawrence Durrell.
Stock no. 2124487
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2009. As new condition.

A Novel. Volume Four of The Alexandria Quartet. Orange cloth spine and rear board, photomontage to front board. B/w photos. Still in original shrink wrap - unopened! Slip case in fine condition.

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DAVID COPPERFIELD
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Phiz.
Stock no. 2124483
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. 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. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case, just some scuffing along one edge.

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JUSTINE
Written by Lawrence Durrell.
Stock no. 2124482
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

A novel. Volume One of the Alexandria Quartet. Orange cloth spine and rear board with gilt title to spine. Photographic pictorial front board. Brown endpapers. B/w photos. Very slight vertical crease to spine. Contained in near fine slip case.

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THE COUNTRY CHILD
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2124463
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2009. As new condition.

Purple cloth, brown title block with gilt title to spine. Gilt floral pattern to covers. B/w illustrations. Contained in original shrink wrap - unopened! Slip case is fine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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