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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1406743
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1944. Slightly better than good condition.

Translated by Fitzgerald, introduction by Housman. Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt vignette and title to front cover. 4 superb tipped-in colour plates. Decorations surrounding text. 94 pages. Bumping to spine, corners and top and bottom edge of rear board. Spine and part of rear board faded and a little foxed. Boards are mottled. Bookplate to front pastedown and inscription plus '198' written on front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Inner bottom corner of all plates a little creased.
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POEMS
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 1609080
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Limited to 100 copies. Poems by the Chepstow historian. ISBN: 0906134382. Pale damp staining to cloth along board edges. Inscription to front endpaper.
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SUNLIGHT AND SCARLET
Written by Ivor Waters; Antonio Machado.
Stock no. 1609079
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt titles to spine. Selected poems by Machado with English versions by Ivor Waters, the Chepstow historian. Limited edition of 100 copies. ISBN: 0906134404. Fading / mottling of cloth along board edges. This is copy no. 71 of 100. Wrapper spine faded.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat; Stephen Raw.
Stock no. 1814013
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia, Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an introduction by Byatt, full page colour illustrations throughout by Puttapipat, Top edge gilt. Blue Nigerian Goatskin spine with gilt title, purple vendome cloth sides. Gilt endpapers. Originally published in 1859. 69 pages. Contained in gold coloured slipcase with pictorial onlay to one side. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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BARRACK-ROOM BALLADS
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Ian Ribbons.
Stock no. 1813905
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1991. Fine condition.

Quarter brown cloth with yellow and brown decorated boards. Yellow and brown illustrations. Folio Society display copy rubber ink stamp to front endpaper. No slipcase as issued.
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ARCADIAN BALLADS
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406638
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722. Erased pencil mark to top of front endpaper. A little foxing to edge of text block. Contents very good. Spine of dustwrapper a little faded and rubbed.
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A FLOWER FAIRY ALPHABET
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1507128
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Brown chequerboard design with colour onlay to front. 24 colour plates. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. One hinge starting to crack. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little grubby.
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SHELLEY COLLECTED POEMS
Written by Shelley; Percy Bysshe. Illustrated by Simon Brett.
Stock no. 1813711
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Red leather spine with gilt title. Pictorial cloth boards. The text of this edition follows that of the 1969 edition by Oxford University Press published under the title Selected Poetry. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Contained in the publisher's burgundy slipcase which is worn to one open edge and a little scuffed.
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A BOOK OF CATS
Written by Michael Joseph. Illustrated by Foujita.
Stock no. 1813618
Published by Ashford Press Publishing. 1st thus 1987. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Poems in prose by Michael Joseph plus illustrations by Foujita, the renowned Japanese artist. Twenty cats come vividly to life. Very large format approx 14" x 10". Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1852530367. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few marks to rear endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with slight loss and rear panel is scuffed.
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ARCADIAN BALLADS
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1608990
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1978. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1316415
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

A wonderful edition of this classic poem beautifully illustrated with 20 colour tipped in plates with tissue guards. Cream cloth boards with gilt decorations and titles. 11.25 x 8.75". Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly browned and covers a little grubby. All plates present, a couple of small corner creases else fine. Some pale foxing and fingering. Large but neat inscription in ink to verso of frontis mount else contents clean.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Fish.
Stock no. 1506979
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition.

Large format, 11.75 x 9.25". Black cloth spine with gilt titles and decoration. Orange, black and gilt decorated matt boards. Illustrated endpapers. 20 colour plates including half-title design. Black, orange and white illuminated letter at the start of each Quatrain. Top edge orange, others uncut. 108 pages. Spine bumped, worn and darkened. Bumping and wear, heavy in places with loss, to corners and cover edges. Covers a little grubby and foxed. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Some light foxing and browning and an odd mark to contents. All plates present, some tissue guards creased. Contained in slipcase that is fraying along top and bottom edges were covering is becoming unstuck.
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