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FOREST AND VALE AND HIGH BLUE HILL
Written by Johnny Coppin. Illustrated by Ray Hedger.
Stock no. 2127863
Published by The Windrush Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poems of Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds and Beyond. Selected by Coppin. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 0900075171. Some page browning. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine; edge-creased with a few nicks.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Sarkis Katchadourian.
Stock no. 2127832
Published by Grosset & Dunlap. 1946. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth with green title block and gilt title to spine. Orange and dark green decorations and borders to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Uneven browning and foxing to covers; some wear. Chipping to cloth on corners. Damp stain to rear cover and base of spine. Some foxing throughout.

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SWALLOW OF THE SEA
Written by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Margaret Dobson.
Stock no. 2127829
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with silver titles and decorations. Pages from a Yacht's Log. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven fading/browning to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins.

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THE LIFE OF SAINT EDMUND KING & MARTYR
Written by John Lydgate; A.S.G. Edwards.
Stock no. 2127512
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

This facsimile has been reproduced from the manuscript MS Harley 2278 in the British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes and has been printed by Cambridge University Press on Furioso paper from the Biberist mill in Switzerland supplied by John Purcell Paper.This edition of 1010 copies, of which 1000 are for sale, has been bound for members of The Folio Society by Smith Settle of Otley, Yorkshire, in full Nigerian goatskin with leather onlays over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano Mill, Italy. Contained in a green cloth box with red title block to spine. Also contained with this edition is 'A Commentary' - in green cloth, with gilt titles to spine. This is Copy No. 35. Slip case is fine. A stunning version. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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A DISH OF APPLES
Written by Eden Phillpotts. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2127506
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Contains only 3 coloured plates and 23 b/w drawings, but they are among Rackham's finest. He modelled the apple tree on one which grew outside his barn at Houghton House but it was pushed over by a mischievous cow soon after being drawn! Rose-grey pictorial cloth. Grey/white pictorial endpapers. 77 pages. 8.25 x 6.5". Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Odd margin mark. All plates present. Creasing to a couple of tissue guards.

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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.

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THE GEORGICS
Written by Virgil; K.R. Mackenzie. Illustrated by Nigel Lambourne.
Stock no. 2127438
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1969. Slightly better than very good condition.

Translated into English verse by Mackenzie. B/w etchings. Light brown cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Bookplate with name in ink to front endpaper. Slip case is very good; some fading to edges.

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COLERIDGE AMONG THE LAKES & MOUNTAINS
Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 2127348
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1991. Fine condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Slip case is very good; uneven fading along edges; a few bumps and marks.

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THE YEAR'S AT THE SPRING
Written by Lettice D'Oyly Walters; Harold Monro. Illustrated by Harry Clarke.
Stock no. 2127173
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1920. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

An Anthology of Recent Poetry with introduction by Harold Monro. 12 beautiful colour plates, 12 in cream and white plus decorations. Beige cloth, pale blue titles with red vignettes to front cover and spine. 128 pages. 10.5 x 8". Spine is browned. Bookplate to front pastedown. What appears to be a list of children's names - possibly in the same class during 1921. Some foxing and browning. A few grubby margin marks. All plates present. Wrapper is browned with a few large tears and chips; some loss, especially to top of spine and top of front panel; some tape repairs.

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F.W. HARVEY SOLDIER, POET
Written by Anthony Boden.
Stock no. 2127133
Published by Douglas Mclean Publishing. 1st thus 2011. Very good condition.

The story of the Gloucestershire poet who was also a tough soldier. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Revised and extended edition with additional text and photographs. ISBN: 9780946252800. Some creasing to cover edges. Small bump to bottom edge of front cover. A few marks to outer page edges.

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THE ALAMO AN EPIC
Written by Michael Lind.
Stock no. 2126971
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st USA 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Cloth spine with gilt title. Black boards. Endpapers are maps. ISBN: 0395827582. SIGNED by author to half-title page. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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LITTLE SONGS
Written by Tom Pierce Cowling. Illustrated by Lilian Amy Govey.
Stock no. 2126826
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

A Book of Poems with Music for the Nursery. Large format. Orange/brown cloth, black/gilt decoration and titles, pictorial onlay to front cover of girl at piano. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 20 Songs and music. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning throughout.

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