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1 ADAMS, Douglas. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
2010 
Folio Society, London. 2010. First edition, thus. Decorative cloth boards, white lettering. Illustrations by Jonathan Burton. A very clean and fresh copy in slightly soiled slipcase. 80492 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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2 AESCHYLUS, SOPHOCLES, EURIPIDES. The Complete Greek Tragedies. Edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore.
2011 
Folio Society, London. 2011. 5 vols. Brown cloth illustrated in black and gilt. Colour plates to each vol. Prefaces by Lawrence Norfolk, Peter Stothard, Simon Goldhill, Germaine Greer, Ruth Padel. Translators: the editors + Seth G. Benardete, John Moore, Michael Jameson, William Arrowsmith, John Frederick Nims, Emily Townsend Vermeule, Witter Bynner, Rex Warner, Ronald Frederick Willetts, Ralph Gladstone, Elizabeth Wyckoff, Frank Jones. A splendid set, very clean and sound, in brown slipcase. 80461 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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3 AUBREY, John. Brief Lives. A selection based upon existing contemporary portraits edited by Richard Barber.
1975 
Folio Society, London. 1975. Oatmeal cloth patterned in brown and gilt. 325 pages. Portrait reproductions. Clean and sound in sl. sunned pale tan slipcase. 78118 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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4 BARBER, P. Commentary by... A Copy of King Henry's Map of the British Isles. BL Cotton MS Augustus I i 9. Presented in a clasped and lined Box together with a Separate Commentary in Slipcase. LIMITED TO 2750 COPIES.
2009 
The Folio Society. London. 2009. First edition. The map has been beautifully reproduced on Neobond by Beacon Press and is as if printed on vellum, with the same heaviness and smooth texture. It is rolled and tied with a red silk ribbon and presented in a blue box blocked in gilt and lined with red velour. The box closes with a small attractive brass clasp and is very slightly spotted to lid. The commentary volume is illustrated throughout in colour and is a fine copy in slipcase with only the slightest signs of use. 80324 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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5 BARBER, Peter. Commentary by.... The Queen Mary Atlas with Commentary Volume. LIMITED FACSIMILE EDITION.
2005 
The Folio Society. London. 2005. LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES, this copy being number 65. First edition. Elephant folio in size. This is a facsimile reproduction of the atlas Queen Mary commissioned as a gift for her husband, Philip of Spain. It has been reproduced from the original in the British Library by means of digital photography by Laurence Pordes and printed at Cambridge University Press on Fuiroso paper supplied by John Purcell. There are 12 double-page maps and charts, each measuring 31" x 22˝", Each map mounted on a guard , so that it opens absolutely flat. The atlas is bound in full red full grain calf, gilt by Smith Settle of Ottley with an elaborate coat of arms designed by David Eccles to upper board. The smaller companion volume of commentary is to be found in a separate compartment to the large matching red and gilt solander box which houses them both. Very slight signs of use to box, the books are as new. 80323 
Price: 800.00 GBP
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6 BARBER, Richard (Editor and selector) Chronicles of the Dark Ages. (Three volumes: The Coming of the Anglo-Saxons; The Fall of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms; and Anglo-Saxon Lore and Learning.)
2008 
Folio Society. 2008. First edition, thus. Green cloth boards, gilt, with gilt decorative symbols to upper boards. Colour plates to all three volumes. Contents includes translations of many ancient documents, including Beowulf, extracts from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, and from Bede's Ecclesiastical History; the Life of King Edward, the Life of St Edmund; Cynewulf's Poems and other sources. A very clean and bright set in a decorative slipcase. 80475 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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7 BARBER, Richard (Editor). Epics of the Middle Ages.
2005 
Folio Society, London. 2005. Colour plates by John Vernon Lloyd. 665pp. Contents include: The Song of Roland; The Song of William; Raoul of Cambrai; The Cid; The Deeds of the Norman People; The Bruce; Godfrey of Boulogne. A very clean and bright copy in a lightly rubbed slipcase. 80463 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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8 BARRIE, J.M. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Preface by David Wooton. Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird.
2004 
The Folio Society. 2004. First edition, thus. Hardback NO DW. Green illustrated cloth, gilt extra. Tall 4to. Illustrated in colour with tipped in plates + black and white illustrations. A beautiful clean and fresh copy in slightly used slipcase. 80334 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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9 BEEVOR, Antony. Stalingrad.
2010 
Folio Society, London. 2010. First edition, thus. Grey cloth boards, white type, black silhouette to upper board. Colour and b&w plates. Upper board slightly marked, o/w a clean and bright copy in pictorial slipcase. 80503 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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10 BLAKE, William. Introduction by HOLMES, Richard. Songs of Innocence and Experience.
1992 
The Folio Society, London. 1992. A fine copy in a slightly marked slipcase. 77987 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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11 BORGES, Jorge Luis. Edited by Donald A. Yates and James E. Irby. Introduction by Adam Feinstein. Foreword by Andre Maurois. Illustrated by Neil Packer. Labyrinths. Selected Stories and Other Writings.
2007 
Folio Society, London. 2007. First Edition, thus. Illustrated boards in slipcase. Colour frontis. A nice clean copy. 80479 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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12 BRAUDEL, Fernand. The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II. (3 Volumes).
2000 
Folio Society, London. 2000. First edition, thus. Decorative cloth boards, gilt type. Illustrations. A small mark to spine of volume 3, but a very clean and bright set. 80483 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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13 BULKELEY, John, BYRON, John. The Wreck of the Wager. Edited and Introduced by Christopher Hibbert.
Folio Society, London. 1983 
Blue backstrip, gilt, printed bds. Maps to eps. Illus. A very clean copy in beige slipcase. 32704 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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14 BURKHOLDER, J. Peter, GROUT, Donald Jay and PALISCA, Claude V. History of Western Music.
2008 
Folio Society, London. 2008. First edition, thus. Red leather backstrip over pictorial boards, gilt type. Colour plates. 924pp. A very clean and bright copy in slightly stained slipcase. 80495 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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15 BURTON, Richard. A Secret Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina.
2004 
Folio Society, London. 2004. First edition, thus. Grey pictorial, cloth boards, gilt/black type. b&w frontis photo of author, and other plates. 539pp. A very clean and bright copy in black slipcase. 80500 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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16 CARSON, Rachel. Introduction by Peter Matthiessen. Illustrations by Jonathan Hitchen. Silent Spring.
2000 
Folio Society. 2002. Hardback in slipcase. Colour illustrations. A lovely bright copy. 80505 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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17 CHAUCER, Geoffrey. Troilus & Criseyde. Original Text by Geoffrey Chaucer, Edited by William Skeat. Translated and Introduced by Stewart Boston. Illustrations by Peter Brookes.
The Folio Society. London. 1990 
First edition, thus No DW issued. Large 8vo. Illustrated. Green morocco spine, decorated cream boards. Fine in slipcase. 63772 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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18 COLLINS, Minta, Commentary by... List of Plates by Sandra RAPHAEL. Tractatus de Herbis. A LIMITED EDITION FACSIMILE BOUND IN FULL MOROCCO.
2002 
The Folio Society. London, 2002. LIMITED FACSIMILE EDITION OF 1000 copies, this being number 224. Reproduced from the manuscript Egerton MS 747 in the British Library by Laurence Pordes and printed at The Bath Press,Glasgow on Phoenix Motion paper. Very handsomely bound by Smith Settle of Ottley in full green morocco gilt with blocked with a mulberry design in black with red raised mulberries to upper board by David Eccles. All edges of pages gilt. Large 4to together with a smaller companion volume of commentary. The two volumes are housed in green cloth clamshell box which has very slight signs of use. The books are in superb condition. 80321 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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19 CREEVEY, Thomas. [Ed. GORE, John]. The Creevey Papers. Edited by John Gore.
Folio Society, London. 1970 
Folio Society edition in slipcase. First edition, thus. xvi, 334pp. Frontis. plus 16 illustrations. Spine and outer margin of upper bd. v.sl. sunned, lower bd v.sl. soiled and v.sl. scratched. Slipcase sl. worn at front edges, VG+/VG+. 32620 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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20 DARWIN, Charles The Expressions of the Emotions in Man and Animals and An Autobiography.
2008 
Folio Society, London. 2008. First edition, thus. Green decorative cloth boards. Illustrations. 372pp. Introduction by Steven Pinker. A very clean and bright copy in a lightly soiled slipcase. 80466 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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