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THE CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY
Written by Boethius; V.E. Watts.
Stock no. 2139766
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1998. As new condition.

Translated and introduced by V.E. Watts. Cream paper boards. Blue, brown & red titles. Floral designs surrounding title to front. Matching cream endpapers. Seven colour plates. 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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THE BROWN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 2139761
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1904. Very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt decoration to spine and illustration to front. All edges gilt. 8 colour plates. Numerous b/w illustrations. Gilt decorations to front cover are lovely and bright! Some fading/dulling to spine, including gilt, with a bit of edge wear. Page edge/margin browning, with the odd foxspot. Binding is nice and tight. 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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LES MISERABLES
Written by Victor Hugo. Illustrated by De Neuville; Bayard; et al..
Stock no. 2138595
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Limited edition of 1750 numbered copies. Translated and with an introduction by Norman Denny. Blue goatskin leather, gilt title to spine, blocked design in red and gilt to spine and sides. Top edge gilt. Red ribbon page marker. Red endpapers. B/w illustrations from designs by De Neuville, Bayard, Morin, Valnay and other eminent French artists. xvii and 1101 pages. Also includes an essay bound as a red cardwrap booklet entitled 'The Divine Stenographer Truth and Narration in Les Miserables'. This is Copy No. 1262. Original slip case 'box' is near fine. 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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BIGGLES IN THE UNDERWORLD
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2138307
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. This title was originally published by Brockhampton Press in 1968, the republished as a Green Knight Paperback during the 1970s. Limited to 300 overall copies, this edition is Limited even further and contains a hand-drawn b/w sketch by illustrator to front endpaper. SIGNED by illustrator (Skilleter) and Publisher (Wright) to title page. This is Copy No. 16. Original hand drawn illustration to front endpaper has been protected with a loose tissue-guard (slight browning). This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE CAMELS ARE COMING
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2138306
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Limited to 300 overall copies, this edition is further Limited to 50 copies that contain a hand-drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper by Skilleter. The 17 stories that made up 'The Camels are Coming' originally appeared in Popular Flying Magazine, first published together in one volume in 1932 by John Hamilton. This special edition follows the fuller text of the John Hamilton First edition, it includes cover artwork by Skilleter and Frontis and other illustrations by Johns. SIGNED by illustrator (Skilleter) and Publisher (Wright) to title page. This is Copy No. 16. Hand drawn and coloured illustration protected by loose tissue-guard; lovely and bright. Browning to frontis. Small bump to top of spine. A few small knocks to edges of wrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BIGGLES SCORES A BULL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2138304
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. Limited to 300 copies, 50 of which include a hand drawn and coloured illustration by Skilleter to the front endpaper. The first edition of this book to be published since the 3 editions in the 1960s by Brockhampton press (1965 & 1966) and the Childrens Book Club 1966. SIGNED by Skilleter (illustrator) and Norman Wright (Publisher) to original letter loosely inserted to certify that this is Copy No. 17, with original hand-drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper (one of only 50 copies produced). Creasing to edge of enclosed letter. Tissue-paper guard to coloured illustration (creased and browned). This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE DYNASTIES OF CHINA
Written by Bamber Gascoigne.
Stock no. 2137770
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. As new condition.

First published by Cape in 1973 under the title "The Treasures and Dynasties of China", this edition follows the text of the revised 2003 Constable & Robinson Ltd edition, with minor emendations. Beige decorated cloth. Colour photos. 208 pages. Slip case is fine. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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