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A SHORT WALK IN THE HINDU KUSH
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 2127930
Published by Folio Society. As new condition.

Attractive blue and cream pictorial cloth. The author's travels in Aghanistan. B/w photos. Still in original shrink wrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE CALL OF THE WILD
Written by Jack London. Illustrated by Abigail Rorer.
Stock no. 2127845
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. As new condition.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Slip case is fine. Still in original shrink wrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS
Written by Lewis Carroll; Michael Hancher. Illustrated by John Tenniel.
Stock no. 2127682
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st thus 1984. Fine condition.

Facsimiles of the first editions of 1866 and 1872 with notes on their writing and publication by Michael Hancher. Two volumes bound in red cloth with gilt titles, borders and vignettes. B/w illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. With small booklet by Michael Hancher (Professor of English, University of Minnesota). Contained in a cardboard slipcase. ISBN: 0333370090. Slip case is very good - some bumping to corners and a little fading along edges. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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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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THE SILMARILLION
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.
Stock no. 2127510
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. 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. This edition is Limited to 1750 Numbered copies bound by Smith Settle of Otley, Yorks in Wassa goatskin with hand-woven Indian silk sides. Calligraphy by John Andrew ARCA MCSD. This is Copy No. 1114. Very slight imperfection in weave to front cover. On publishers page, it states that this is 4th printing, however, it is a 1st with this specific special binding and limited edition (4th of various Folio editions). Contained in a leather slip case in excellent condition - just lightest of wear to edges. Elaborate gilt titles and decorations to one side. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE HOBBIT OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Eric Fraser.
Stock no. 2127509
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Fine condition.

This edition of The Hobbit is Limited to 1750 Numbered copies bound by Smith Settle of Otley, Yorks in Wassa goatskin with hand-woven Indian silk sides. Calligraphy by John Andrew ARCA MCSD. This is Copy No. 1114. An exquisite edition! Information on the pulishers page states that this is 7th printing 2002, however, it is a 1st of this specific binding and limited edition (7th version that Folio published of this book). Contained in leather slip case in beautiful condition, with elaborate gilt titles and decorations to one side. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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A GREAT BIG CUDDLE: POEMS FOR THE VERY YOUNG
Written by Michael Rosen. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 1816406
Published by Walker Books. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A stunning new collection of poems that fizz off the page with sound and rhythm, energy and laughter! Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Vibrant colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781406343199. SIGNED by the author and illustrator. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE BEST OF BLANDINGS (6 VOLUMES)
Written by P.G. Wodehouse. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 2127217
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

Six volumes: Summer Lightning; Heavy Weather; Uncle Fred in the Springtime; Full Moon; Pigs Have Wings; Service with a Smile. Pictorial cloth boards. B/w illustrations. Endpapers show the estate of Blandings Castle. Still in original shrink wrap - unopened! Light bumping to edge of slip case, which has a few small marks. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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NODDY'S BAG OF MONEY
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2126913
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1960. Nearly fine condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. A Noddy Strip Book. A beautiful copy! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Rodney Matthews.
Stock no. 2126231
Published by Templar Publishing. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Striking colour and b/w illustrations. 95 pages. ISBN: 9781840114881. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE TALES OF BEATRIX POTTER
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2126155
Published by Folio Society. circa 2002. Fine condition.

Boxed set of 11 Beatrix Potter tales produced exclusively for The Folio Society. Cloth boards, gilt titles, pictorial onlay to front of each book. Includes the following titles: The Tale of Little Pig Robinson; Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes; The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse; Appley Dappley's Nursery Rhymes; The Tale of Mr. Tod; The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes; The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse; The Tale of Ginger and Pickles: The Tale of Samuel Whiskers; The Tale of Tom Kitten and The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit. Contained in original slip case in fine condition. Still in original shrink wrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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A LIFE IN DETAIL THE ART OF TERANCE JAMES BOND
Written by Terance James Bond. Illustrated by Terance James Bond.
Stock no. 2125418
Published by Langford Press. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Exquisite colour illustrations throughout, along with information from the illustrator on his working practices and technical approach to painting and more. ISBN: 9781904078173. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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