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THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE AND WEIR OF HERMISTON
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Grahame Baker Smith.
Stock no. 2140880
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Attractive brown cloth covers with gilt titles and illustrations. 11 colour plates. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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LES MISERABLES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Victor Hugo; Norman Denny. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2140860
Published by Folio Press. 1st thus 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Black cloth spine and rear board with purple title block and vignette, gilt title to spine. Beige cloth with black vignette to front. Translated and with an introduction by Norman Denny. Top edge purple. Red ribbon page marker. Purple endpapers. Two-tone full page lithographs. Couple of small knocks to top of spines. Contents are excellent! Some wear to top of spine on Volume I. Slip case is a bit better than very good - some small fraying to cloth at corners.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare; Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; Katherine Duncan-Jones. Illustrated by Daniel Maclise; Henry Fuseli; et al..
Stock no. 2140857
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green cloth with gold, silver and black titles and decorations. Illustrated with paintings of scenes from Shakespeare by various artists. This edition follows the text of the Penguin Popular Classics edition published in 1995, with minor emendations. Introduced by Katherine Duncan-Jones. 2nd printing. Spine has a bit of fading. Contents are fine! Slip case is a little better than very good - a few small scuff marks; nick/chip to one corner.

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THE WORKS OF DANIEL DEFOE
Written by Daniel Defoe; John S. Keltie.
Stock no. 2140827
Published by William P. Nimmo. 1872. Almost very good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners; raised bands to spin; gilt titles and decorations. Marbled boards, endpapers and outer page edges. Carefully selected from the most authentic sources, with a life on the author. Wear and chipping to leather corners and spine; some loss of top surface. Scuffing to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Joints are a bit cracked. Some foxing and browning.

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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
Written by John Bunyan; George Godwin; Lewis Pocock. Illustrated by Henry C. Selous.
Stock no. 2140757
Published by M.M. Holloway. 1844. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Black leather binding with gilt title to spine; borders and decorations. Blue decorated onlays to front and rear cover. Marbled endpapers. From this world to that which is to come, delivered under the similitude of a dream wherein are discovered Christian's manner of setting-out, his dangerous journey, and his safe arrival at the desired country. Edited by Godwin and Pocock. With a memoir of the author and a bibliographical notice. Illustrated by engravings in outline, and wood-cuts, from drawings by Selous. Some wear and scuffing to covers and edges. Spotting. Small splits to top of spine, with some chipping; a little loss. A few page margin creases. Foxing and browning with some margin marks to varying degrees throughout book. Triangle of surface paper damage to corner of rear pastedown.

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG: SIEGFRIED AND THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2140741
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Colour plates. Reissue of the 1910 edition. ISBN: 0434619819. Wrapper is price cut to top of front flap and is edge-creased with a few small nicks; faded to spine and edges.

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THE RETURN OF THE KING
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2140666
Published by Harper Collins. Circa 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Being the 3rd part of The Lord Of The Rings. Black boards, silver title to spine. 1137 pages plus maps to rear. ISBN: 0261102338. 2nd printing of this edition. Page browning. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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PUCK OF POOK'S HILL
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by H.R. Millar.
Stock no. 2140436
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1906. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Top edge gilt. 20 b/w plates. 306 pages. Bumping and wear along cover edges and to corners. Large split along cloth at back of spine; a little fraying; spine is also browned. Some marks and spots to covers. Name and date in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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A MOTOR CAR DIVORCE
Written by Louise Closser Hale. Illustrated by Walter Hale.
Stock no. 2140363
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1911. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. Reissue. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some grubby marks and scuffs. Browning and foxing to outer page edges and endpapers.

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THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE
Written by John Burningham. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2140296
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Storehouse of Wisdom and Wonder. ISBN: 0747560854. SIGNED by Illustrator to title page. Light foxing/browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut, edge-creased with faded spine and edges.

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FRANKENSTEIN
Written by Mary Shelley. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2140255
Published by Blackie. 1988. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0216923263. Ex-lib. with many usual markings. Grubby and brown marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks; stickers to base of spine.

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TREE AND LEAF
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2140253
Published by Unwin Books. 1966. Very good condition.

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. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0048240141. Some browning and wear to covers. Foxing to outer page edges.

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