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GRAF SPEE
Written by Michael Powell.
Stock no. 2135261
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1956. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Colour frontis. An adventure story based on the search for the Graf Spee. Bumping along cover edges, with browning. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut, creased and torn with some loss and tape repairs.

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A CHRISTMAS MYSTERY
Written by William J. Locke. Illustrated by W.W. Lendon.
Stock no. 1321474
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1922. Very good condition.

The story of three wise men. Blue cloth, gilt titles. 35 pages. 6 colour plates. Spine bumped with slight wear. Fading to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to contents.

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MARTHA AND I
Written by R. Andom. Illustrated by Alec Carruthers Gould.
Stock no. 2135184
Published by Jarrold & Sons. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title and decorations to spine. B/w illustrations. Wear and a bit of fraying to cloth on spine; couple small splits. Marks to covers. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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SHORT STORIES
Written by Ernest Hemingway; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Beck.
Stock no. 2135147
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Black cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Selected and with an Introduction by David Hughes. Foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is very good - some foxing/fading and nicks to corners.

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THE NEW ANNOTATED SHERLOCK HOLMES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Arthur Conan Doyle; Leslie S. Klinger; John Le Carre.
Stock no. 1822164
Published by W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. Circa 2005. Very good condition.

150th Anniversary Edition. Edited with a foreword and notes by Leslie S. Klinger, Introduction by John Le Carre. Volumes I and II: The Short Stories - 56 classic short stories; Volume III: The Novels. Notes in red font. B/w illustrations. Volumes I & II second printing circa 2005 in one slipcase, Volume III 1st printing 2006 in slipcase by itself. Base of spines lightly bumped/shelf-worn. Lower edge of text blocks slightly grubby. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrappers are scuffed, slipcases more-so. Volume I dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine.

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THE ILLUSTRATED CIDER WITH ROSIE
Written by Laurie Lee.
Stock no. 1321417
Published by The Cresset Press. 1st thus 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 224 pages. ISBN: 0091872839. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is very slightly creased at spine edges.

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NINA BALATKA
Written by Anthony Trollope; Angela Thirlwell. Illustrated by Rod Waters.
Stock no. 1321406
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Red spine with black title label; gilt title. Pale boards with red floral border. Top edge red. Introduction by Angela Thirlwell. Some scuffing and dustiness to slipcase edges.

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1066 AND ALL THAT: A MEMORABLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Walter Carruthers Sellar; Robert Julian Yeatman; Ned Sherrin. Illustrated by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1321403
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Comprising all the parts you can remember including 103 good things, 5 bad kings and 2 genuine dates. Introduced by Ned Sherrin. Brown paperboards. B/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Slipcase has a small brown mark to one side.

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KING LEAR (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Stanley Wells.
Stock no. 1822158
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by Stanley Wells. 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 309 of 3750. A fine set contained in publisher's solander case in almost fine condition.

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UTOPIA
Written by Thomas More. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Stock no. 1321385
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition.

Translated and with an introduction by Paul Turner. Lithograph illustrations by Edward Bawden. Green cloth. Spine faded and slightly rubbed at top and tail. Slipcase is slightly faded at edges with a few small spots.

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BEOWULF
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland; Bruce Mitchell. Illustrated by Virgil Burnett.
Stock no. 1321384
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1973. Nearly fine condition.

Brown cloth, green vignette to front cover. Green lithographs. Cream slipcase is slightly faded at edges.

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THE CALAS AFFAIR: A TREATISE ON TOLERANCE
Written by Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire; Brian Masters.
Stock no. 1321383
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Translated and edited by Masters. Book is fine. Slipcase has very minor scuffing.

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