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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.

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS
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.

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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.

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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.

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VANITY FAIR
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.

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TALES FROM CHAUCER
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by William Russell Flint.
Stock no. 2125566
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The true spirit of the original Tales presented in an easy and attractive form. Red cloth, gilt titles. 12 colour plates. 245 pages Bumping and wear to spine and corners. What appears to be damp spotting along some cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips of loss at corners; couple of closed tears; damp marked to base of spine.

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DAVID COPPERFIELD
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Phiz.
Stock no. 1317388
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. A fine copy in original slipcase which is ever so slightly marked.

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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. Spines 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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