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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Omar Khayyam; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat; Stephen Raw.
Stock no. 2126386
Published by Folio Society. 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. In superb condition. Still with original slip case, which has large pictorial onlay to one side; just a few light marks to edges.

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THE LORD OF THE RINGS
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Ingahild Grathmer; Eric Fraser.
Stock no. 2125351
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1991. Nearly fine condition.

Three volumes: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King. Reissue Folio edition. Cream marbled boards with metallic red titles to spines; decorations to front covers. Slip case is very good, but has bumping and wear to corners; couple of indentation and grubby marks.

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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA
Written by Stephen Harris. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 2125063
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Fine condition.

Very large format. The first ever full-size facsimile of the greatest English florilegium. Quarter-bound in Nigerian goatskin, cloth sides. Front board printed and blocked with design by David Eccles from 'The Night-Blowing Cereus'. 232 pages with 9 preliminary monochrome plates, 5 preliminary colour plates and 29 flower illustrations. Text printed on felt-marked Modigliani Neve paper and plates printed on Modigliani Insize. Green ribbon marker. Coloured top edges. Book Size: 22.5" x 18.25".Commentary volume by Stephen Harris. Presented in solander box, bound in buckram. 128 pages. 12" x 8.25". Of the Limited edition of 1980 copies only 600 have been bound into book form. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. This is Copy No. 90. Also contains 2 beautiful colour plates in an envelope - for you to frame! Contained in original slip case that has bumping to a couple of corners and some scuff marks. This is a gorgeous item! This copy would make a wonderful gift. This book is VERY heavy and will be needed to be sent via courier.

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THE PINK FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane.
Stock no. 2124952
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Pink covers with silver title block and decorations to spine. Contained in near fine slip case htat has some light wear and a couple of bumps to corners.

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THE FOUR GOSPELS OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
Written by John Dreyfus; Robert Gibbings. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 2124513
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2007. As new condition.

Large format. According to the Authorized version of The King James I. This facsimile edition printed in 2007 (originally 1931), by Memminger MedienCentrum on Favini feltmarked laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Fabriano Tiziano endleaves. This edition is Limited to 2750 numbered copies. Contained in big black 'box'/slip case, with gilt title to spine. This edition also includes a thin volume of Essays by Dreyfus & Gibbings. In stunning condition. This is Copy No. 1463. Contained in original box that is in near fine condition - has a few small bump marks along edges.

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THE CANTERBURY TALES
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Peter Holliday. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 2124512
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2010. As new condition.

Large format. Facsimile of the 1929-31 editions. Printed on Corolla Classic Watermark laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Merida Forest endleaves. This edition is Limited to 1980 numbered copies. Wood engravings by Eric Gill. Contained in large black box/slip case that has gilt title to spine. Also contained with this edition, smaller volume; An Essay by Peter Holliday. In exquisite condition! This is Copy No. 678. Contained in original box in Near fine condition; just some light wear. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA
Written by Stephen Harris. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 1812676
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Very large format. The first ever full-size facsimile of the greatest English florilegium. Quarter-bound in Nigerian goatskin, cloth sides. Front board printed and blocked with design by David Eccles from 'The Night-Blowing Cereus'. 232 pages with 9 preliminary monochrome plates, 5 preliminary colour plates and 29 flower illustrations. Text printed on felt-marked Modigliani Neve paper and plates printed on Modigliani Insize. Green ribbon marker. Coloured top edges. Book Size: 22.5" x 18.25".Commentary volume by Stephen Harris. Presented in solander box, bound in buckram. 128 pages. 12" x 8.25". Of the Limited edition of 1980 copies only 600 have been bound into book form. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. Includes 2 loosely inserted prints 'for you to frame'. Copy No. 7. Contained in original packaging from the Folio Society: polystyrene (a little loss and reinforced/repaired with brown tape) and cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE SURINAM ALBUM
Written by Julie Harvey. Illustrated by Maria Sybylla Merian.
Stock no. 1812675
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile edition with introductory booklet in custom made clamshell box. 91 watercolour facsimiles from the Maria Sibylla Merian Collection in the British Museum. Maria Sibylla Merian was one of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries' great painters of plants and animals. Limited edition of 1000. A sturdy inner panel holds the commentary volume underneath. This is bound in green cloth and printed on high-quality white laid paper. Julie Harvey of the Entomology Library at the Natural History Museum has written a fascinating introduction to Merian's work, setting it in context and providing an overview of her life and times. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. Small scuff mark to top of rear board (minor). Else a beautiful copy. Copy No. 16 of 1000. Clam shell case is in fine condition. Contained in original packaging from the Folio Society - polystyrene (reinforced and repaired with brown tape) and cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO
Written by Giovanni Boccaccio; Richard Aldington. Illustrated by John Buckland-Wright.
Stock no. 2121848
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

A limited edition of 1750 numbered copies, bound in red leather with a blocked design in gilt and green. Includes a booklet entitled 'The Happy Art of Narration' Readings of Boccaccio and the Decameron. B/w aquatints. Dark green ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. Translated by Richard Aldington. This is Copy No. 683. Booklet is also in Fine condition. All contained in a green 'box' case, with gilt title to spine; in Fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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WAR AND PEACE
Written by Leo Tolstoy. Illustrated by Feliks Topolski.
Stock no. 2121847
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

This edition is Limited to 1750 Numbered copies. Bound by Real Lachenmaier, Germany, In Wassa Goatskin blocked with a design by Jeff Clements. Translated and with an introduction by Rosemary Edmonds. With a special booklet 'What is War and Peace?' by John Bayley - 12 pages. This is Copy No. 1662. Booklet is also in fine condition. Contained in large black 'box' case, which is also in Fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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LE MORTE D'ARTHUR
Written by Sir Thomas Malory. Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley.
Stock no. 1315527
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, a facsimile of the definitive 1927 J M Dent edition. Bound in full Nigerian goatskin, gold blocked with the design of the 1927 edition. Printed on specially made paper with hand-made end papers and gilding on three edges. 624 pages, 11.75 inches x 9 inches. Includes a separate booklet with an essay by Professor Anthony S G Edwards. This is copy no. 784. Slipcase just has a few very faint, light marks, otherwise as new. Also includes the original Folio advertises pamphlet for the volume.

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Bewick; Jenny Uglow. Illustrated by Thomas Bewick.
Stock no. 1809501
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.

Two volumes. Vol I containing the history and description of land birds; volume II history and description of water birds. Introduction by Jenny Uglow. Blue leather spine with raised bands and gilt titles. Marbled paper boards. B/w illustrations. Very slight imperfection in the leather spine of volume 1 to rear (barely noticeable). Else a fine set in the publisher's slipcase which is a little marked to bottom edge.

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