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Written by Anton Chekhov; Gordon McVay; Zinovy Zinik. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane.
Stock no. 1317380
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.
Red cloth spine with gilt title, orange paper boards with repeating pattern. Colour plates. Minimal rubbing to corners of book else fine in original red slipcase.
THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE; THE TRUMPET MAJOR; FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD; TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES; THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE; UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE (6 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Hardy.
Stock no. 2125462
Published by Folio Society. 4th 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.
Different colour cloths with corn dolly motif to front covers; gilt title on title box to spine. Some scuffing to title box on spine of Under The Greenwood Tree. Contained in slip case in very good condition; some white marks and scuffs; a little bumping.
CHARLOTTE, EMILY & ANNE BRONTE THE COMPLETE NOVELS (7 VOLUMES)
Written by Charlotte Bronte; Emily Bronte; Anne Bronte. Illustrated by Peter Forster; Harry Brockway; Ian Stephens; et al..
Stock no. 2125461
Published by Folio Society. 4th 1993. Very good condition.
Wuthering Heights; Agnes Grey; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall; Jane Eyre; Shirley; Villette; and The Professor. Seven volumes bound in full moire silk. Gilt titles. B/w wood engravings. Spine have all faded to purple, as well as some sides of slip case. Marks to spines of two volumes: Villette and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.
OSCAR WILDE: STORIES; PLAYS AND POEMS; ESSAYS AND LETTERS
Written by Oscar Wilde; Merlin Holland. Illustrated by Ian Archie Beck.
Stock no. 2125432
Published by Folio Society. 3rd 1995. Fine condition.
Three volumes. Stories, Play & Poems, Essays & Letters. Edited by Holland. Cream cloth, gilt decoration and titles. colour and b/w illustrations by Beck to the Stories volume. Contained in almost very good slip case that has small splits to a couple of edges and 3-4" split to one edge. Also scuffed with some other marks.
PUCK OF POOKS HILL
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by H.R. Millar.
Stock no. 2125420
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Fine condition.
Brick-red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Contained in very good original slip case that has some marks and scuffs.
EARLY ENGLISH PROSE ROMANCES PART II ROBIN HOOD
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125382
Published by Otto Schulze And Company. Circa 1904. Almost very good condition.
The Noble Birth and Gallant Atchievements (sic) of that Remarkable Outlaw Robin Hood, Together with a True Account of the Many Merry & Extravagant Exploits He Play'd. Red cloth spine. Grey paperboards. Gilt title to front cover. Limited to 500 copies. B/w illustrations and decorations. Large format. Spine is very faded to edge. Spotting and marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Hinge next to rear endpaper is cracked.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Ingahild Grathmer; Eric Fraser.
Stock no. 2125351
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1991. Nearly fine condition.
Three volumes: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King. Reissue Folio edition. Cream marbled boards with metallic red titles to spines; decorations to front covers. Slip case is very good, but has bumping and wear to corners; couple of indentation and grubby marks.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.