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THE COLLECTED STORIES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Leo Tolstoy. Illustrated by Roman Pisarev.
Stock no. 2140934
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2007. Fine condition.

3 Volumes. Green pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrink wrap - UNREAD! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Shrink wrap has a few small holes and wrinkling. Slip case appears to be in fine condition.

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THE NATIVITY
No author listed. Illustrated by Jane Ray.
Stock no. 2140894
Published by Orchard Books. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

A glorious retelling of the story of Christmas complete with a fold-out nativity scene and standup characters. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Paper engineered by Mat Johnstone and Richard Ferguson. ISBN: 1860398529. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THINGS FALL APART
Written by Chinua Achebe. Illustrated by Kareem Ilya.
Stock no. 2140858
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Orange cloth with black title to spine and decoration to front cover. Colour illustrations. This title was first published in the UK in 1958 by William Heinemann Ltd. The text of this edition follows that of the first edition, with minor emendations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Pakenham.
Stock no. 2140855
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. As new condition.

Three-quarter bound in brown cloth, gilt titles to spines. Includes paintings, photographs, caricatures and cartoons. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case appears to be in fine condition.

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ENDYMION SPRING
Written by Matthew Skelton. Illustrated by Bill Sanderson.
Stock no. 2140371
Published by Puffin Books. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A fascinating book skipping between two time periods, 1452 Mainz, and 2006 Oxford. The story is wrapped around a strange book which holds a timeless secret... An excellent fantasy read for children! Red boards, gilt title to spine. Small b/w chapter headings. 443 pages. ISBN: 0141382392. SIGNED by author to title page, with what appears to be original ink dragon stamp. This copy also includes Origami Dragon kit, appears unused. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE HOLKHAM BIBLE
Written by Michelle P. Brown.
Stock no. 2140291
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

A glorious Folio Society facsimile edition of a unique medieval Picture-Bible which first surfaced in 1816 when it was bought by Thomas Coke of Holham Hall. Large format. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. Blue patterned cloth boards with leather onlay to front containing title in red and gilt vignette. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Illuminated manuscript. Limited to 1750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies. Complete with Commentary by Michelle P. Brown which is bound with a blue cloth spine with gilt title and blue paper boards with white title onlay to front. This is Copy No. 396. Slip case is near fine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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HEART OF DARKNESS
Written by Joseph Conrad; Leo Gurko. Illustrated by Robert Shore.
Stock no. 2140002
Published by Easton Press. 1st USA 1980. Fine condition.

Black leather covers with raised bands to spine; gilt title and decorations to covers. All edges gilt. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written, Collector's Edition. American edition. Colour illustrations. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Written by Simon Goldhill; et al.
Stock no. 2139224
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2006. As new condition.

Large format. Beige pictorial cloth, brown title to spine. Colour photos. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case appears fine.

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IN XANADU: A QUEST
Written by William Dalrymple.
Stock no. 2139080
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2015. As new condition.

With a new introduction by the author. The author's quest across Asia to Coleridge's Xanadu. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED!! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case in fine condition.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2014
Written by Stuart Trotter. Illustrated by Stuart Trotter; Alex Cubie; John Harrold.
Stock no. 2138607
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2014. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert carrying a lantern through the snow. Contains stories and activities from the 1978, 1980, 2001, 1982 annuals. Includes stories by Stuart Trotter and new illustrations. ISBN: 9781405272087. Belongs to box is clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BIGGLES IN FRANCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2138312
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Limited to 300 Copies, this edition also has an original hand drawn illustration by Skilleter to front endpaper. The first and only hardback edition. 12 stories, plus b/w illustrations. This is Copy No. 229. Tiny knock to top of spine of book and to wrapper. Pale browning to top edge of rear panel of wrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BIGGLES OF THE CAMEL SQUADRON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2138308
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. Originally these stories were serialised in Modern Boy between 15th of July and 7th October 1933. The first 13 stories in this edition follows that of the John Hamilton editions, with some spelling corrections. As a bonus story, the R.F.C. adventure 'The Ace of Spades' is also included in this collection. The Colour frontis and 4 half-tone illustrations from the John Hamilton editions have also been included. B/w illustrations originally printed in Modern Boy have also been included where possible. Limited to 300 overall copies, this edition is further Limited to 50 copies and includes a hand drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper by Skilleter. SIGNED by Illustrator (Skilleter) and Publisher (Wright) to title page. This is Copy No. 16. Hand drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper is protected by loose tissue-guard; illustration is lovely and bright! Colour frontis is browned. Wrapper also has some light browning. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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