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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2127686
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1920. Very good condition.
Large format. Russet cloth with gilt title to spine and elaborate peacock and elephant design to front cover. 20 superb colour plates, tipped onto cream card with decorative border and each with a tissue-guard. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some dulling of gilt decorations to front cover and spine. A few marks to covers. Colour plates are fine. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and browning to pages internally and outer page edges. Small dent hole to cloth on rear cover.
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127488
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1st 1918. Very good condition.
48 richly coloured plates (which includes the colour endpapers). Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Colour onlay to front cover. 472 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Chipping to corners. Front cover is a bit bowed. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing.
THE ART OF LOVE
Written by Ovid; Publius Ovidius Naso; James Michie. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2127453
Published by Folio Society. 5th 2009. Fine condition.
Cream boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Slip case is very good; is marked, with a bit of scuffing.
FRENCH SHORT STORIES
Written by Brian Masters. Illustrated by Veronique Bour.
Stock no. 2127442
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.
Vivid blue cloth. Small tear to paper on front joint, else book is fine. Some browning to spine. Slip case is very good with a few marks and scuffs.
THE WAY OF AN EAGLE
Written by Ethel M. Dell. Illustrated by Edmund Blampied.
Stock no. 2127413
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1916. Very good condition.
White cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Tissue guarded colour plates. 369 pages. Some grubby marks and a bit of browning to covers. Names in ink to verso of front endpaper and to half-title page. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges. All plates present.
THE BEST OF BLANDINGS (6 VOLUMES)
Written by P.G. Wodehouse. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 2127217
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.
Six volumes: Summer Lightning; Heavy Weather; Uncle Fred in the Springtime; Full Moon; Pigs Have Wings; Service with a Smile. Pictorial cloth boards. B/w illustrations. Endpapers show the estate of Blandings Castle. Still in original shrink wrap - unopened! Light bumping to edge of slip case, which has a few small marks. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 2127180
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Embossed border. 18 pretty tipped-in colour plates with captioned paper guards. 8.25 x 6.25 inches. 198 pages. Couple of corners are lightly bumped. Bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. A few light margin marks. All plates present. Wrapper is very browned to spine, with creasing and wear; a few chips and tears; only small amounts of loss.
THE HISTORY OF THE VALOROUS AND WITTY KNIGHT-ERRANT DON QUIXOTE OF THE MANCHA VOLUME I
Written by Miguel De Cervantes; Thomas Shelton. Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn.
Stock no. 2127174
Published by Gibbings and Co. Limited. 1895. Very good condition.
Buff cloth with orange/black title boxes to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. In Four Volumes. Some browning to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. NOTE: This is Volume I ONLY!
Written by Boris Pasternak. Illustrated by Veronique Bour.
Stock no. 2127162
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Nearly fine condition.
Red cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Full page colour illustrations. Light foxing to outer page edges, else book is fine. A few small marks to slip case.
Written by L.P. Hartley; Frank Delaney. Illustrated by Carel Weight.
Stock no. 2127157
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1985. Nearly fine condition.
Buff decorated cloth. Small bump to top of spine. Slip case is very good; a few marks and some bumping.
TWENTY YEARS AFTER
Written by Alexandre Dumas. Illustrated by Roman Pisarev.
Stock no. 2127155
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
Elaborate decorated boards. B/w illustrations. Small bump to top of spine. Spotting to rear cover. Bump to corner of slip case.