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FOLIO SOCIETY

FOLIO SOCIETY

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1 AUBREY, John. Brief Lives. A selection based upon existing contemporary portraits edited by Richard Barber.
The Folio Society. London 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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2 BARBER, Peter. Commentary by.... The Queen Mary Atlas with Commentary Volume. LIMITED FACSIMILE EDITION.
The Folio Society. London 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 22½", 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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3 BRONTE, Charlotte and Emily. Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights. Two Volumes In Slipcase.
The Folio Society. London. 1995/6 
The Folio Society, London. Reprints. 1995/1996. Illustrated with wood-engravings by Peter Forster and Simon Brett. Bound in watered-silk, the spine of jane Eyre has been sunned to a very attractive purple. Boards slightly spotted, contents fresh and clean. A nice set in slipcase. 82694 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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4 BRONTE, Charlotte, Emily and Anne. The Complete Novels Illustrated with Wood Engravings. FOLIO SOCIETY SET.
The Folio Society. London 1993 
The Folio Society. London. 1993. Reissue. 7 volumes in slipcase, all bound in green watersilk slipcase. Tall 8vo. Illustrated with woodcuts in text by Peter Reddick, Ian Stephens, Harry Brockway, Howard Phipps, George Tate, Peter Forster and Simon Brett. Spines faded, small catch mark to spine of Jane Eyre, upper boards very lightly mottled. A few loose threads to edge of slipcase and head of spines otherwise a lovely set. 81841 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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5 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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6 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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7 CHRISTIE, Agatha. Introduced by Stella Duffy. Illustrations by Christopher BROWN. The Complete Miss Marple Short Stories.
The Folio Society. London 2003 
The Folio Society. London. Second printing. 2003. Lovely illustration of Miss Marple holding her handbag to front cover - the scarcer version. Small neat ownership inscription otherwise a very clean copy in slipcase. 82681 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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8 COLLINS, Minta, Commentary by... List of Plates by Sandra RAPHAEL. Tractatus de Herbis. A LIMITED EDITION FACSIMILE BOUND IN FULL MOROCCO.
The Folio Society. London 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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9 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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10 DAWKINS, Richard. Climbing Mount Improbable.
The Folio Society. London 2008 
Folio Society, London. 2008. First Edition, thus. Black decorative covers, gilt. Original drawings by Lalla Ward. 313pp. A very clean and bright copy in slipcase. 80489 
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11 DAWKINS, Richard. The Selfish Gene.
The Folio Society. London 2011 
Folio Society, London. 2011. First Folio edition. Decorative cloth boards, black spine, gilt type. Colour plates. 367pp. A clean and bright copy in slipcase. 80488 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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12 de GONCOURT, Edmond and Jules. Pages from the Goncourt Journal. Edited, translated and introduced by Robert Baldick. With contemporary photographs by Nadar and others.
Folio Society. London. 1980. 
White cloth with illus. in brown wrapping round spine, gilt type to darker brown panel to spine. Orange top edge. Orange eps. 432pp. Spine sl. browned o/w Fine in sl. faded maroon slipcase. 32641 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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13 ELIOT, George. Introduced by Bel MOONEY. Engravings by Ian STEPHENS. The Mill on the Floss.
The Folio Society. London 1999 
The Folio Society. London. First edition. 1999. Small neat ownership inscription otherwise a very clean copy in slipcase. 82687 
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14 ELIOT, George. Introduced by Kathryn HUGHES. Engravings by George TUTE. Felix Holt. The Radical.
The Folio Society. London 1999 
The Folio Society. London. First edition. 1999. A very clean copy in slipcase. 82689 
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15 FAGE, J.D. with TORDOFF, William. A History of Africa (2 volumes).
The Folio Society. London 2008 
Folio Society, London. 2008. First edition, thus. Red, decorative cloth boards, gilt. Colour plates. 702pp. A very clean and bright set in pictorial slipcase, which is slightly marked. 80496 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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16 FIELDING, Henry. Illustrated by Derrick HARRIS. Amelia, Jonathan Wild, Tom Jones and Joseph Andrews. Four Volumes In Slipcase.
The Folio Society. London. 1995 
The Folio Society, London. 1995. Reprints. In Four Volumes. Illustrated with wood-engravings by Derrick Harris. Illustrated brick red cloth gilt. A nice set in slipcase. 82695 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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17 FIGES, Orlando. A People's Tragedy. The Russian Revolution 1891-1924.
The Folio Society. London 2013 
Folio Society, London. 2013. 2 volumes. First edition thus. Red decorative boards, white type. 1032pp. b&w plates. A very clean and bright copy in slipcase. 80471 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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18 FOLIO SOCIETY LIMITED EDITION. The William Morris Manuscript of The Odes of Horace. In Two volumes Commentary by Clive Wilmer. Translation by W E Gladstone.
The Folio Society. London 2014 
The Folio Society. London. 2014. LIMITED EDITION OF 980 COPIES, this being number 398. In two volumes. Volume one is a facsimile edition of the William Morris Manuscript of The Odes of Horace reproduced from the original in the Bodleian Library, in full colour and gilt. Small 8vo. Very handsomely bound in full brown Indian goatskin, gilt. Volume two is a large slim 4to book with green paper-covered boards with gilt text and border to front cover. The text within is W. E. Gladstone's translation of the Odes with a Commentary by Clive Wilmer. Both volumes are presented in a beautifully constructed box designed by David Eccles, which has the smaller leather volume sitting in a red velvet lined framed box with ribbon to allow easy removal of book. The larger volume sits neatly above so that both are tightly protected by green clam-shell box which is decorated in gilt and silver. A stunning set. 80312 
Price: 425.00 GBP
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19 FOLIO SOCIETY LIMITED EDITION. Commentary by Michelle P. BROWN. The Holkham Bible. [BL Add MS 47682]. Facsimile edition; - The Holkham Bible Picture Book With a Commentary. LIMITED EDITION OF 1775 COPIES ONLY.
The Folio Society. London 2007 
The Folio Society. London. 2007. In Two Volumes. LIMITED EDITION OF 1750 COPIES, this being number 1700. The facsimile volume is 4to and very handsomely bound in half aquamarine blue Nigerian goatskin by Smith Settle with cloth boards, printed and blocked by David Eccles with a colourful and gilt leather label to front cover and gilt decorations of saints to spine. All page edges are gilt. The facsimile pages are in full colour on Furioso paper. The smaller Commentary is in a matching two-tone turquoise cloth gilt, very slightly marked. A lovely set in a matching block-printed clam shell box with two compartments, one for each book, and a decorated leather lettering piece to spine. 80317 
Price: 220.00 GBP
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20 GILBERT, Martin. The First World War (2 Volumes). Volume 1: From the Origins of the War to Verdun and the Somme, 1914-1916. Volume 2: The Widening War to Remembrance and Aftermath, 1917-1919.
The Folio Society. London 2011 
Folio Society, London. 2011. First edition, thus. 2 volumes. Green cloth boards, silver and black type. Silhouettes to upper boards. Illustrations. Slightly rubbed at tail of spine of both volumes, o/w very clean and bright set. 80484 
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