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THE TRAGICAL HISTORY OF DOCTOR FAUSTUS
Written by Christopher Marlowe. Illustrated by George Tute.
Stock no. 1318677
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Fine condition.

Edited by Bullen, introduction by Nicholl. Black cloth spine with gilt title, red & black pictorial paper boards. Black endpapers. B/w wood endgravings. Top edge red. Original slipcase is very slightly scuffed.

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STORY PLAYS FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
Written by Mary Leora Hall; Sarah Elizabeth Palmer.
Stock no. 2132131
Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial cloth. Musical score, some b/w drawings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Couple of nicks to cloth on corners. Spotting and foxing to some pages.

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THE HIGH TOBY
Written by J.B. Priestley. Illustrated by Doris Zinkeisen.
Stock no. 2131949
Published by Penguin. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Cut-Out Book No. 5. A play for the Toy Theatre. Contains model theatre, scenes and characters. 1" split to base of spine. New price label sticker (From publisher) to front cover. Foxing to first and last few pages and outer page edges.

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THE HIGH TOBY
Written by J.B. Priestley. Illustrated by Doris Zinkeisen.
Stock no. 2131939
Published by Penguin. 1ST 1948. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Cut-Out Book No. 5. A play for the Toy Theatre. Contains model theatre, scenes and characters. 2nd issue of 1st edition. Price label sticker to front cover. Creasing to bottom corner of page edges for roughly first quarter of book. Foxing to covers. Pages are bright and NONE are cut out.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2131873
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine is sunned. Slip case is better than very good - some light wear and scuff marks.

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HASSAN
Written by James Elroy Flecker. Illustrated by Peter Bucknell.
Stock no. 2131723
Published by Folio Society. 1966. Slightly better than very good condition.

Dark blue silk moiree binding. Colour plates. Spine is faded. Slip case is almost very good - some small splits at edges; scuffing and small chips.

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PLAYS FOR OLDER CHILDREN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318298
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1940. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, black titles. Music by Alec Rowley. 173 pages. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Fading to spine and cover edges. Some light foxing and page browning to contents. 112 (crossed out) and 12F written in small ink writing to top corner of front free-endpaper.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1318102
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles with gilt vignette. 40 tissue-guarded tipped in colour plates. xxiv and 143 pages. Unfortunately the spine, rear cover and lower spine corner of front cover have been 'touched up' with some kind of blue ink (no idea why - sorry). There is a light damp stain to the edge of the front cover. One plate has a couple of tiny edge chips and another has a tiny piece of surface paper rubbing. There is some foxing to the contents. If it wasn't for the 'touching up' of the covers this would be a very good copy.

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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318101
Published by William Heinemann. 1920. Very good condition.

Brown cloth. Black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Cream and orange pictorial endpapers. Part of the trilogy of 'The Ring of the Niblung'. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 34 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, covered with captioned tissue-guards. Text in a play format. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents are browned (particularly to endpapers and plate mounts (plates themselves still bright). A couple of plates have light corner creases.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131379
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine is faded. Corners are nice and sharp. All plates are present and fine. Foxing throughout book, but still very good! Contained in original (rare) wrapper with pictorial onlay to front panel. Edge-creasing to wrapper, with a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES
Written by Frank Corsaro. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2131198
Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1st USA 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Beige cloth with gilt title to spine and brown/red vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations and endpapers. The Glyndebourne Version. Some foxing to outer page edges. Original acetate wrapper is torn with a bit of loss; creased with some grubby marks.

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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Written by William Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rene Ben Sussan.
Stock no. 2130462
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

One volume of 'The Plays of William Shakespeare in thirty-seven volumes'. First title page after half-title: 'The Comedies Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare'. Large format. The text of the First Folio, with Quarto insertions Edited and amended where obscure by Herbert Farjeon. Limited to 1950 copies. Foxing to spine. Bumping and wear, with a little chipping to corners. Foxing to outer page edges.

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