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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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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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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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OLD CHRISTMASES
Written by William Strode; Edward Hall; William Bradford; Samuel Pepys; et al. Illustrated by Anthony Gross.
Stock no. 2124450
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Greetings Book (which could be sent through the post). Card wraps. Colour illustrations. B/w illustrations. Creasing to corners. Bookplate stuck to inside front cover. Some foxing. Pictorial 'wrapper', which also doubled as envelope has previous owner's name and address in ink to rear panel. Damp marking all way down spine and to verso. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and small tears/nicks.

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TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
Written by Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated by Harry Clarke.
Stock no. 2124420
Published by Arcturus Publishing Ltd.. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Very large, heavy format. With an introduction by Dr Brook Haley. Black, red and white illustrated boards with white titles. 383 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 978184939469. Light wear to cover edges. Contents are fine. Wrapper is edge-creased with 1" closed tear to bottom edge of front panel.

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THE FOLIO JANE AUSTEN
Written by Jane Austen. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 2124393
Published by Folio Society. 1984. Very good condition.

7 volumes. Grey cloth spine, gilt titles. Pink/peach decorative boards. B/w illustrations. Spines of books have some white marks. Some light fading along cover edges. 3rd impressions. Contents are still excellent. Contained in red cloth slip case that has some fading and white marks, else still sound and sturdy.

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THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD
Written by George Bernard Shaw. Illustrated by John Farleigh.
Stock no. 2124085
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1932. Almost very good condition.

Black boards, white titles and illustration. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Looks like top of spine has been repaired with glue. Some scuffing to edges. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper.

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MR. PICKWICK ON THE ICE AT THE MANOR FARM
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 2124067
Very good condition.

Small format. Card wraps. What appears to be a seasonal booklet from Coleman's Mustard. Colour illustrations. Staples to spine have rusted. A few marks to covers. Damp staining mark to corners of last half of book (around 4 leaves of book).

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A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by David Hughes.
Stock no. 1317179
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

Factory manager Hank finds himself transported to legendary Camelot, but soon discovers that King Arthur’s court isn’t quite as chivalrous as he thought. Pale grey pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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COLD COMFORT FARM
Written by Stella Gibbons. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1609968
Published by Folio Society. 9th 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Decorative green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. A few marks to outer page edges. Contained in green slipcase which has some surface damage at one corner.

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LORNA DOONE
Written by R.D. Blackmore. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Charles E. Brittan.
Stock no. 1317064
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Boots the Chemists. circa 1930. Very good condition.

Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Blue cloth with gilt decorations and titles. 16 tipped-in colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned and some light fingering/foxing to contents.

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