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EVERY NIGHT BOOK; OR, LIFE AFTER DARK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821828
Published by T. Richardson. 1st 1827. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine with white title label. Brown paper boards. 192 pages. Spine browned, title label worn with loss. Boards scuffed and worn at corners. Foxing mainly to endpapers but also a few to contents. Front endpaper is creased.

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A VISIT TO UNCLE WILLIAM IN TOWN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821827
Published by J. Harris. 1st 1818. Good condition.

A Description of the Most Remarkable Buildings and Curiosities in the British Metropolis. Small format. Red cloth spine, plain boards. 66 b/w copper-plate engravings. Top & tail of spine worn, base of spine frayed. Boards grubby and illustrations/titles faded. corners worn. Text block browned with slight shave to lower edge (not affecting contents. Endpapers missing. Contemporary name in ink to top of title page. Joints cracked. 2 pages of plates (6 plates) missing. Top 1.5" of introduction page missing (cut out). Contents are stained and grubby, some damp staining.

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RURAL SCENES: OR, A PEEP INTO THE COUNTRY. FOR YOUTH
Written by Ann Taylor.
Stock no. 1821826
Published by R. Yorke Clarke And Co.. 8th 1948. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Eighth edition. A book of childrens rhymes. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. 87 b/w engravings. Covers browned and stained. Contemporary inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents browned and a few grubby marks.

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A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Samuel Johnson.
Stock no. 1821784
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

In which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed A History of the Language, and An English Grammar. Folio Society facsimile of the first edition of Johnson's dictionary. Very large format. Three-quarter dappled calf-skin leather (spine and corners), Marbled boards and text block. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Head bands are coming unstuck from the spine (see photos). Else two fine volumes contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition. This is copy 200 of 1000 numbered copies.

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THE GREEN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Jack Zipes. Illustrated by Julian De Harvaez.
Stock no. 1821782
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth, beautifully decorated. Colour plates. Introduction by Jack Zipes. This edition follows the 1892 edition of the text with some minor emendations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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INFERNO
Written by Dante Alighieri; Henry Francis Cary; Robin Hamlyn. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1821780
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Brown leather spine with gilt titles. Pale blue silk moire sides. Top edge brown. Superb colour plates by Blake. Translated by Cary with an introduction by Hamlyn. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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THE WINTER'S TALE (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Stephen Orgel.
Stock no. 1821756
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition.

Edited by Stephen Orgel. Very large format, includes a commentary volume, contained in solander case. Three-quarter bound in green goatskin leather, green marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Commentary volume is bound in green cloth. Limited Edition of 1000. This is copy 309 of 1000. A fine set.

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IRISH MYTHS AND LEGENDS
Written by Augusta Gregory; W.B. Yeats; Colm Toibin. Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki.
Stock no. 1321067
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Preface by Yeats, Introduced by Colm Toibin. Olive green leather spine with gilt title. Illustrated paper boards. Colour illustrations. Book is fine. A couple of tiny dings to one edge of the opening.

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THE MACCLESFIELD PSALTER
Written by Stella Panayotova.
Stock no. 1821743
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

With a Complete Reproduction of the Original Size of this 14th-Century Prayer Book in the Collections of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, and 95 Colour Details. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles, small pictorial onlay to front board. Blue ribbon page marker. ISBN: 9780500238523. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with pictorial onlay to one side and in almost fine condition.

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FERNS (NN 74)
Written by Christopher N. Page.
Stock no. 1321011
Published by Collins. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 74. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 160 photos and diagrams in b/w. ISBN: 0002193833. There is light foxing to the textblock (mainly to top edge) and a small stain to lower corner tip of rear free-endpaper.. Dustwrapper is just a tiny bit edge rubbed but is faded to spine as is usual with this series.

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THE CIVIL WAR A NARRATIVE (THREE VOLUMES)
Written by Shelby Foote.
Stock no. 1821739
Published by Random House. Circa 2005. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Fort Sumter to Perryville; Fredericksburg to Meridian; Red River to Appomattox. Grey boards, gilt title in title block to spine. Endpapers are colour maps. ISBN: 0394495179. A near fine set in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition. Volume 2 & 3 spines are concave.

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THE WHITE GOBLIN
Written by Ul De Rico. Illustrated by Ul De Rico.
Stock no. 1321009
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

10 x 12". Pictorial cover book . Color illustrated endpapers. The White Goblin persuades the colourless Cave Goblins to venture out of their safe homes and follow him into the world where they can enjoy and feed themselves on all the colours of nature. ISBN: 0500017247. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Pale page edge browning. Contents clean.

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