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TYPHOON THE NIGGER OF THE 'NARCISSUS' AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Joseph Conrad; Paul Theroux. Illustrated by Francis Mosely.
Stock no. 2122750
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with silver title to spine and black and silver picture to front cover. Introduction by Theroux. Foxing to outer page edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contained in very good slip case that has a few light marks and some edge wear.

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JUDE THE OBSCURE
Written by Thomas Hardy. Illustrated by Peter Reddick.
Stock no. 2122746
Published by Folio Society. 1994. Very good condition.

Grey cloth, corn dolly motif. B/w wood engravings. Spine is faded. Bookplate with name in ink to verso of front endpaper, else contents are fine. Contained in very good slip case that has some bumping and a few marks.

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THE PLUMS OF P.G. WODEHOUSE
Written by P.G. Wodehouse. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 2122745
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Very good condition.

Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Bookplate, with name in ink to verso of front endpaper, else near fine. Contained in slip case in very good condition; a few marks.

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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1506700
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1985. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Harraps Illustrated Classics series. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0245542701. Slight edge wear and a little browning to covers. Contents clean.

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THE DEVIL IN TEXAS
Written by Wolf Mankowitz. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
Stock no. 1506697
Published by Robert Royce Limited. 1st 1984. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An English academic's research into the history of a Hungarian vampire family, said to have emigrated to Texas in the nineteenth century, leads to some surprising discoveries. Black boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 222 pages. ISBN: 0947728015. A nice copy.

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THE LAST OF UPTAKE
Written by Simon Harcourt-Smith. Illustrated by Rex Whistler.
Stock no. 1506692
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Or The Estranged Sisters. An architectural fantasy around a great Palladian mansion, and the extravagances and conceits of its lay-out and garden. Red cloth covers with gilt title to spine. Over 20 pen-and-wash drawings in monochrome and colour. 80 pages. A little wear to spine and corners. Name and year in ink and light mark to front endpaper. Light foxing to text block and rear endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some loss to top edge. Browned to spine, panels and top edges of flaps. Also a few marks.

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CAT O' NINE TALES
Written by Jeffrey Archer. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1506689
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The fifth collection of short stories from the master storyteller. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 254 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781405032575. A nice copy.

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AMONG THE MOUNTAINS; OR, LIFE IN WALES
Written by Ceredig.
Stock no. 1812843
Published by J. Davies; J. Clarke & Co. Good condition.

A Tale by Ceredig, competitionary at the Carmarthen National Eisteddfod. Small format. Gilt titles. Brown cloth boards with vignette of mountains. Pink endpapers. 120 pages including subscribers list to rear. Ex-library with stamps and markings. Endpapers grubby, contents lightly browned. Joints starting to crack.

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THE GREEN LACQUER PAVILION
Written by Helen Beauclerk. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1506638
Published by W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd.. 1st 1926. Very good condition.

Brown cloth. Green title label to spine. Gilt titles, border and vignette. 9 b/w illustrations plus a portrait of the author. 319pp. 8 x 5.5". A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Slight surface paper damage to title block on spine. Some uneven darkening to covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Foxing to contents but otherwise very good.

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MANY INVENTIONS
Written by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2122455
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1893. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and gilt border to top of front cover and top of spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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CAT O' NINE TALES
Written by Jeffrey Archer. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1316282
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The fifth collection of short stories from the master storyteller. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 262 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780230014930. A couple of tiny indentations to cover edges and a tiny white mark to top corner of front cover else a fine copy. White pictorial wrapper is just a little grubby.

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THE GREEN LACQUER PAVILION
Written by Helen Beauclerk. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1506552
Published by W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd.. 5th 1929. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black titles in border to spine. 9 b/w illustrations plus portrait of the author. 319pp. 7 x 4.25". Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped. Slight damage to top edge of rear cover next to spine. Front endpaper is MISSING. Some light foxing and browning, mainly to endpapers and text block. Top edge of text block grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, spine browned, panels slightly grubby.

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