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PUFF (TIMBUCTOO SERIES)
Written by Roger Hargreaves. Illustrated by Roger Hargreaves.
Stock no. 1827965
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

A story in the life of Puff - a sort of Panda from Timbuctoo! Small format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0340238836. Covers lightly browned. Edges very lightly rubbed. Light creasing to rear cover. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.

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THE HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR
Written by Thucydides; Rex Warner; M.I. Finley; Theodore K. Rabb.
Stock no. 1827964
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Brown cloth with gilt title and vignette to spine and vignette to front cover. Translated by Warner. Introduction, Appendices and Bibliography by Finlay. Preface by Rabb. Originally published in 1954, the text of this edition follows that of the revised Penguin Classics edition published in 1972. A lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is very lightly shelf-scuffed (NR F).

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THE NUDE: A STUDY IN IDEAL FORM
Written by Kenneth Clark; Charles Saumarez Smith.
Stock no. 1827963
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Introduction by Charles Saumarez Smith. Green cloth spine, gilt titles. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is lightly shelf-scuffed (VG+).

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DAILY LIFE IN ANCIENT ROME
Written by Jerome Carcopino; Henry T. Rowell; E.O. Lorimer; Keith Hopkins.
Stock no. 1827962
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Attractive colour pictorial boards. Edited by Rowell, Translated from the French by Lorimer, Introduced by Hopkins. Colour photos. The People and the City at the Height of the Empire. Top corner of page 53/54 is creased diagonally. Else a lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is lightly shelf-scuffed and has a mark to one end (VG+).

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THE WARDEN
Written by Anthony Trollope; Jane Smiley. Illustrated by Bill Bragg.
Stock no. 1827961
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition.

The first book in the Chronicles of Barsetshire series. Introduced by Jane Smiley. Brown cloth boards, white title to spine, blocked design to front board. Colour illustrations. A lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is very lightly shelf-scuffed (NR F).

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THE ENCHANTED APRIL
Written by Elizabeth Von Arnim; Elizabeth Jane Howard. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane.
Stock no. 1827960
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pale blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Introduction by Howard. Third printing. A lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is slightly shelf-scuffed (VG+).

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A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME: SPRING
Written by Anthony Powell; William Trevor.
Stock no. 1827959
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Spring: A Question of Upbringing; A Buyer's Market; The Acceptance World. Three novels in one volume. Introduction by William Trevor. Burgundy cloth spine and rear cover with gilt title to spine, pictorial paper front board. Blue endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. A lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is very lightly shelf-scuffed and has some very faint marks (VG+).

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PLINY A SELF PORTRAIT IN LETTERS
Written by Pliny; Betty Radice.
Stock no. 1827957
Published by Folio Society. 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Second impression. Translated and Introduced by Betty Radice. Green cloth spine with gilt titles. Colour pictorial boards. 249 pages. B/w illustrations. A lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is very lightly shelf-scuffed (NR F).

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THE HISTORY OF THE KINGS OF BRITAIN
Written by Geoffrey Of Monmouth; Lewis Thorpe; Richard Barber.
Stock no. 1827956
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Vivid scarlet cloth with gilt decorations. Colour illustrations. Translated & with an introduction by Thorpe. Preface by Barber. A lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is very lightly shelf-scuffed (NR F).

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THE COMPLETE MISS MARPLE SHORT STORIES
Written by Agatha Christie; Stella Duffy. Illustrated by Christopher Brown.
Stock no. 1827955
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Very good condition.

Introduction by Stella Duffy. Brown cloth boards, white title to spine and vignette; pictorial front cover. First story is The Tuesday Night Club. Fifth printing. Light stain to lower vertical edge of text block. Lower corner creased pages 287-290. Else a lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is in lovely condition (NR F).

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THE COMPLETE GREEK TRAGEDIES (5 VOLUMES)
Written by David Greene; Richmond Lattimore.
Stock no. 1827954
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Five volumes. Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripedes I; Euripedes II; Euripedes III. Edited by Greene & Lattimore. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spines and blocked designs to sides. Colour plates. A few minor marks to boards of volume I. Else a lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little dusty and scuffed, tiny piece of surface paper torn on one end (VG+).

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JULIUS CAESAR (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Arthur Humphreys.
Stock no. 1827953
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited by Arthur Humphreys. Very large format. This edition does NOT include the commentary volume. Three-quarter bound in burgundy goatskin leather, burgundy marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Limited Edition of 3750 numbered copies. This is copy 41 of 3750 numbered copies. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has some shelf-scuffing (VG+).

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