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THE COLLECTED STORIES OF NIKOLAI GOGOL
Written by Nikolai Gogol; Constance Garnett; Philip Hensher. Illustrated by Peter Suart.
Stock no. 2126049
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Fine condition.
Translated by Garnett, introduced by Hensher. Vivid red black and gold pictorial front cover and spine. Frontis & 10 colour illustrations. Contained in better than very good slip case that has some light indentations and marks.
THE SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM
Written by T.E. Lawrence.
Stock no. 2126042
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Fine condition.
Pictorial cloth. Maps drawn by Reginald Piggott. B/w photos. Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger. Introduction by Michael Asher. Contained in better than very good slip case; a few light marks.
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Geoff Grandfield.
Stock no. 2126037
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.
Reissue Folio edition (as a single volume), with new binding. Green cloth with black titles and red and black decorations. B/w illustrations. Spine is a little faded. Slip case is very good; just a few scuff marks.
THE COMPLETE TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Helen Smithson.
Stock no. 2126017
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.
An omnibus volume containing Kiss Kiss, Over to You, Switch Bitch, Someone Like You, and eight further Tales of the Unexpected. Pictorial boards, red title to spine. Black endpapers. Colour plates. Spine is faded. Grubby mark to verso of frontis and opposite page, rest of contents are excellent. Contained in very good slip case that has a few marks and scuffs to it.
THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson; John Hampden. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2126014
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1948. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
The 12th Folio Society title. Introduction by Hampden. Black and cream cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Two tone illustrations throughout. 148 pages. Small splash/water stain to front cover. Browning to top and tail of spine. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning. Odd margin mark/foxspot. Wrapper is edge-torn with loss to top of spine and a few pieces of loss along edges of rear panel. Wrapper is creased also with grubby marks. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
Written by Gabriel Chevallier; Malcolm Imrie.
Stock no. 1816267
Published by Serpent's Tail. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
First published in 1930 under the title 'La Peur'. Translated from the French by Imrie. Graphically describing the terrible experience of soldiers during the First World War. Black boards, white title to spine. ISBN: 9781846687266.
SONG OF THE VIKINGS
Written by Nancy Marie Brown.
Stock no. 2125822
Published by Palgrave Macmillan. Circa 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
American Edition. Snorri and The Making of Norse Myths. ISBN: 9780230338845. 2nd printing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few light marks.
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Marcus Stone.
Stock no. 2125771
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Nearly fine condition.
Red leather spine with black title block and gilt title. Red cloth boards with gilt borders. xiv and 478 pages. Red ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. Small mark to spine and front endpaper, else fine. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
MEDIEVAL COMIC TALES
Written by Derek Brewer. Illustrated by Becca Thorne.
Stock no. 2125764
Published by Folio Society. 2012. Fine condition.
Bawdy tales of medieval times. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
Written by James Elroy Flecker. Illustrated by Thomas Mackenzie.
Stock no. 1816230
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.
The story of Hassan of Bagdad and how he came to make the golden journey to Samarkand. Red cloth, gilt. 12 tipped-in colour plates. Spine heavily faded. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some scattered foxing. All plates present, a few with corner creases.
THE LIFE & DEATH OF SIR JOHN FALSTAFF
Written by William Shakespeare; George Radford. Illustrated by G.B. Galizzi.
Stock no. 1816228
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1923. Very good condition.
Grey cloth. 14 colour plates. Introduction by George Radford. Boards a little grubby and edge-rubbed. All plates present.
Written by William Makepeace Thackeray. Illustrated by Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 2125655
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Grey cloth with gilt title to spine; red/blue titles to front cover. Oval pictorial onlay to front cover. 20 lovely tipped-in colour plates mounted on cream paper with captioned tissue-guards. 483 pages. Spine is very browne, with splits to top and some fraying to cloth. Browning and some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.