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41 MERIAN, Maria Sybella. Commentary by Julie HARVEY. The Surinam Album. LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES.
2006 
The Folio Society. 2006. LIMITED TO 1000, this being number 219. First edition. Elephant folio in size. Quarter bound in green morocco gilt. 91 tipped-in colour facsimiles of the collection of originals in the British Museum, reproduced by digital photography and printed at Cambridge University Press on Furioso paper. The album has been hand-bound by Smith Settle, Yeadon, Yorkshire, using Merian Wove tone rag-content paper for the leaves, Nigerian goat-skin green leather for the spine, and light brown cloth sides foil-blocked with a design by David Eccles based on plate 38, the hawkmoth. Maria Sibylla Merian was one of the top natural history artists of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Together with an introductory booklet by Harvey. Both volumes housed in a large clamshell box with leather lettering piece. 80320 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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42 MOOREHEAD, Alan. The Desert War Trilogy. Volume 1: Mediterranean Front. The Year of Wavell, 1940-1941; Volume 2: A Year of Battle. The Year of Auchinleck 1941-1942; Volume 3: The End in Africa. The Year of Eisenhower, Alexander and Montgomery 1942-1943.
2010 
Folio Society, London. 2010. First edition, thus. Orange, pictorial boards. b&w plates. Introduction by Max Hastings. A very clean and fresh set. 80513 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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43 NORWICH, John Julius. The Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean.
2010 
Folio Society, London. 2010. 2 volumes. Blue cloth, gilt. Maps to end-papers. Colour plates and index to each vol. A very nice set in colour-illustrated slipcase, very clean and sound. 80460 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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44 PLINY A Self-Portrait in Letters.
2010 
Folio Society, London. 2010. Second impression. Green cloth backstrip and pictorial boards. b&w plates. Translation and introduction by Betty Radice. A very clean and bright copy in a green slipcase. 80462 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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45 RUNCIMAN, Steven. The Fall of Constantinople 1453.
2013 
Folio Society, London. 2013. First edition, thus. Red decorative cloth boards, white type. Colour plates. A very clean and fresh copy in slipcase. 80509 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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46 SAGGS, H.W.F.; COOK, J.M.; GURNEY, O.R.; GARDINER, Alan. Empires of the Near East (4 Volumes): The Babylonians. A Survey of the Ancient Civilsation of the Tigris-Euphrates Valley; The Persians; The Hittites; The Egyptians. An Introduction.
2001 
Folio Society, London. 2001. Fifth Printing. Pictorial cloth boards, various colours. Colour and b&w plates throughout. Very attractive, clean and bright set in slipcase that is partially split along the back at the top. 80516 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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47 SCHÜTZ, Bernhard. Great Cathedrals of the Middle Ages.
2002 
Abrams, New York. 2002. Reprint. Large 4to. Quarter leather over illustrated boards, gilt to spine. Beautifully illustrated with colour and b&w photos. 472pp. A very clean and bright copy in pictorial slipcase. 80472 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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48 SHAKESPEARE, William. Anthony and Cleopatra. Introduced by Sir Laurence Olivier. Designs for Costume & Scenery by Audrey Cruddas & Roger Furse.
The Folio Society. London. 1967 
Third impression. Illustrated in colour. No DW issued, Original purple cloth gilt. Spine very sl. faded o/w fine in grey and white marbled slip-case. 63706 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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49 SHAKESPEARE, William. King Henry IV Part One. Introduction by Roger Planchon. Designs by Rene Allio.
The Folio Society. London. 1965 
First edition. Illustrated in colour. No DW issued, Original blue cloth gilt. Fine in grey and white marbled slip-case. 63712 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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50 SHAKESPEARE, William. King Henry IV Part Two. Introduction by Brewster Mason. Designs by Elizabeth Haffenden & Joan Bridge
The Folio Society. London. 1975 
First edition. Illustrated in colour. No DW issued, Original blue cloth gilt. Fine in grey and white marbled slip-case. 63711 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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51 SHAKESPEARE, William. Love's Labour Lost. Introduction by Paul Rogers. Designs by Berkeley Sutcliffe.
The Folio Society. London. 1959 
First edition. Illustrated in colour. No DW issued, Original teal cloth gilt. spine sl. rubbed. VG+ in grey and white marbled sl. worn and browned slip-case. 63707 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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52 SINGH, Simon. Introduced by Ian Stewart. Fermat's Last Theorem. The Story of a Riddle that Confounded the World's Greatest Minds for 358 years.
2011 
The Folio Society, London. 2011. Folio Society Edition. Hardback, blue cloth backstrip in red slipcase. Frontis + illustrations. An attractive copy. 79835 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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53 STEINBECK, John. Once There Was a War.
2013 
Folio Society, London. 2013. First edition, thus. Blue, pictorial, cloth boards, white and black type. Illustrated. A very clean and bright copy in blue slipcase. 80493 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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54 STEVENSON, R.L. Travels with a Donkey.
Folio Society, London. 2001 
12th printing. Olive green cloth with wraparound illustration in black, gilt type to spine. 136 pages. Drawings throughout by Edward Ardizzone. In green slipcase. Nr. Fine 67756 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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55 TAYLOUR, Lord William and CHADWICK, John. The Mycenaeans and the Decypherment of Linear B.
2004 
Folio Society, London. 2004. First edition, thus. Brown pictoirial cloth boards, gilt type. Colour and b&w illustrations. 378pp. A very clean and bright copy in a slightly soiled slipcase. 80490 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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56 THESIGER, Wilfred. Arabian Sands; The Marsh Arabs (2 volumes).
2005 
Folio Society, London. 2005. First edition, thus. Green cloth backstrip over pictorial boards. Gilt type. b&w plates. 327pp and 213pp. A very clean and bright set in pictorial slipcase 80498 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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57 THORNTON, Robert. Commentary by Stephen HARRIS. The Temple of Flora WITH A Complete Extra Set of 29 Coloured Plates in their own Portfolio. LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 600 COPIES.
2008 
The Folio Edition. London. 2008. LIMITED EDITION OF 600, this being copy number 239. In two volumes presented in a two-compartment clamshell box. The Flora is elephant folio in size and quarter-bound in Nigerian goatskin, upper board blocked with design by David Eccles from 'The Night-Blowing Cereus'. 232 pages with 9 preliminary monochrome plates, 5 preliminary colour plates and 29 flower illustrations. Text printed on felt-marked Modigliani Neve paper and plates printed on Modigliani Insize. Green ribbon marker. Coloured top edges. Book Size: 22.5" x 18.25".Commentary volume by Stephen Harris. Two extra plates for framing (also folio in size) included in box in their own envelope - Tulips and Water-Lilies The whole are presented in solander box. Of the Limited edition of 1980 copies only 600 were bound into book form. The rest of the plates were issued as sets and were not given a limitation number, one of these sets is also included so you will receive 31 plates for framing in addition to the two volumes. 80326 
Price: 1200.00 GBP
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58 TROLLOPE, Anthony. Phineas Finn. The Irish Member. Introduction by J. Enoch Powell.
Folio Society, London. 1989 
Folio Society in green slipcase. Frontis. plus illustrations. Nr. Fine. 32692 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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59 TROLLOPE, Anthony. Phineas Redux.
Folio Society, London. 1990 
Folio Society in beige slipcase. Frontis. plus illustrations. Nr. Fine. 32696 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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60 TROLLOPE, Anthony. The Struggles of Brown, Jones and Robinson, by one of the firm. Introduction by Juliet McMaster. Illustrations by Llewellyn Thomas.
The Folio Society. London. 1999 
Cream paper-covered boards with green cloth backstrip, gilt to black panels to spine. xix + 176pp. Nr. Fine. 61727 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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