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THE NEW YORK TRILOGY
Written by Paul Auster. Illustrated by Tom Burns.
Stock no. 1319574
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Contains: City of Glass; Ghosts; The Locked Room. Grey decorated cloth. Yellow endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduced by Benjamin Markovits. Minimal rubbing at spine and corners. Black slipcase is just a little scuffed.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK AND JUST SO STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold; Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2133994
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Two volumes in red cloth and cream titles with black and cream illustrations on front covers. The Jungle Book contains colour plates by Detmold and Just So Stories b/w text illustrations by the author. An attractive set. This edition has new binding (originally first published by Folio Society in 1991/1992). Slip case is a bit better than very good - some light wear and marks.

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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2133993
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author, hand-coloured for this edition by Richard Beards. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Spine appears to have a little fading. Fifth printing. Slip case is very good.

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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA: THE FLOWER PLATES
No author listed. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 1820349
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Very large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title. Green ribbon ties. The Flower Plates from Robert Thornton's 'The Temple of Flora' are taken from the edition of 1980 copies published by The Folio Society in 2008. They are printed on Modigliani paper by Beacon Press, Uckfield, Sussex. 29 plates in total. All plates present and immaculate. Portfolio has a slight scuff to rear board (very minor).

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SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION
Written by Robert Falcon Scott. Illustrated by Herbert G. Ponting.
Stock no. 1319533
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Very good condition.

The Journals of Captain R.F. Scott. Blue pictorial cloth, black title to spine. B/w photos. 82 b/w photos plus 7 line drawings. Spine bumped at top, affecting book and slipcase. Contents fine.

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THE LOCKED-ROOM MYSTERIES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Edgar Wallace; John Dickson Carr; Gaston Leroux. Illustrated by Mark Thomas.
Stock no. 2133767
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2017. Fine condition.

Contains: The four Just Men; The Hollow Man and The Mystery of the Yellow Room. Paper boards with key vignettes and silver titles. B/w text illustrations. Still in original shrink wrap - never read! Slip case is very good - fading to a couple of edges/sides - one very faded/browned.

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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 1820257
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2003. Fine condition.

Stunning blue, gold and red pictorial cloth. Dark blue and gold pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates and b/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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SHORT STORIES
Written by Saki. Illustrated by Osbert Lancaster.
Stock no. 1820244
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2017. Fine condition.

Green cloth spine with white title block, black title & parrot illustration. Cream pictorial boards. Illustrated. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 1820237
Published by Folio Society. 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine and decorations to front and spine, B/w pictorial onlay to front showing ratty and mole by the fireplace. Brown pictorial endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. Printed on Modigliani insize neve paper. Seventh printing. Contained in publisher's decorative slipcase in almost fine condition.

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THE BEST OF THE MARX BROTHERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820236
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Groucho, Chinco, Harpo Et Al. Silver/grey cloth with black and white titles and vignettes. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Second printing. A fine copy in publisher's silver slipcase in almost fine condition.

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THE FOLIO BOOK OF HUMOROUS ANECDOTES
Written by Edward Leeson. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1820235
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Leeson. Lime pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Seventh printing. A fine copy in publisher's burgundy slipcase in VG+ condition (a few scuffs).

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THE SILMARILLION
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.
Stock no. 1820232
Published by Folio Society. 2012. Nearly fine condition.

A fantasy. The story of the First Age in Tolkien's world, the ancient drama to which characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part. Blue decorated covers, b/w chapter headings. Seventh printing. A lovely copy contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase in almost fine condition (a few light scuff marks).

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