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FOLIO SOCIETY

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21 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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22 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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23 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 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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24 GREVILLE, Charles. Greville's England. Selections from the Diaries of Charles Greville 1818 - 1860. Edited, Introduced and Annotated by Christopher Hibbert.
Folio Society, London. 1982 
Folio Society edition in slipcase. Reprint. Illustrated. A lovely copy, bookplate to front pastedown o/w Fine/VG+ in sl. grubby slipcase sl. worn at edges. 32611 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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25 HELLER, Joseph. Introduced by Malcom BRADBURY. Illustrations by Neil PACKER. Catch 22.
The Folio Society. London 2004 
The Folio Society. London. First edition. 2004. Small neat ownership inscription otherwise a very clean copy in slipcase. SCARCE. 82679 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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26 HOGG, James. A Memoir of Sir Walter Scott. Reprinted from the Original Edition of 1834.
Folio Society, London. 1987 
Brown backstrip, lovely marbled bds., protective mylar wrapper, gilt.T.e.g. ix +49pp. ownership inscription. A lovely copy. 34750 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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27 HUXLEY, Aldous. Introduced by Ursula K. Le Guin. Illustrated by Finn Dean. Brave New World.
The Folio Society. London 2013 
The Folio Society, London. 2013. Cream illustrated boards in slipcase. Colour illustrations. A lovely bright copy. 80506 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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28 ISHERWOOD, Christopher. COOK, Beryl. (Illustrated by...) Mr Norris Changes Trains.
Folio Society, London. 1990 
First edition, thus. Large 8vo. Wonderful and vivacious full colour illustrations by Beryl Cook. Original patterned yellow and grey cloth, very lightly spotted on spine. Fine in sl. scuffed slip-case. 51385 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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29 ISHERWOOD, Christopher. With drawings by George Grosz. Selected by Frank Whitford. Goodbye to Berlin.
The Folio Society. London 1998 
The Folio Society. London. 1989. Fifth Impression. Hardback, in slipcase. No DW. Frontis + illustrations. A very nice clean copy in slipcase. 82198 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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30 KIPLING, Rudyard. Just So Stories; The Jungle Book (2 volumes).
The Folio Society. London 2002 
Folio Society, London. 2002. Seventh printing. Red, pictorial, cloth boards, cream type. Kipling's illustrations. 189pp and 191pp. Lovely clean and fresh set in red slipcase 80504 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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31 KIPLING, Rudyard. Illustrated by Edward DETMOLD and Recreated in Colour by David ECCLES. The Jungle Book.
The Folio Society. London. 1992 
The Folio Society, London. 1994. First edition, thus. Illustrated by Edward DETMOLD which have been recreated in Colour by David Eccles. A lovely copy in a slightly marked slipcase. 82697 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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32 KIPLING, Rudyard. Illustrated by Edward DETMOLD and Recreated in Colour by David ECCLES. The Second Jungle Book.
The Folio Society. London. 1994 
The Folio Society, London. 1994. First edition, thus. Illustrated by Edward DETMOLD and Recreated in Colour by David Eccles. A lovely copy in a slightly marked slipcase. 82696 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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33 LA FONTAINE. SHAPIRO, Norman R. (Translated by...) BLAKE, Quentin. (Illustrated by...) BAKEWELL, Sarah. (Introduced by...) Fifty Fables of La Fontaine. LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES SIGNED BY QUENTIN BLAKE.
The Folio Society. London 2013 
The Folio Society. 2013. First edition thus. Limited to 1000 copies signed and numbered by Quentin Blake, this being number 782. Bound in full Indian goatskin, blocked in gilt with a design by Blake. Top edge gilt. Profusely illustrated. Fine in sl. rubbed and marked slipcase. 72482 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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34 LEE. Laurie. Introduced by Valerie GROVE. Illustrations by Peter BAILEY. Cider with Rosie.
The Folio Society. London 2003 
The Folio Society. London. First edition. 2003. Small neat ownership inscription otherwise a very clean copy in slipcase. 82680 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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35 LYGATE, John. The Life of St Edmund King and Martyr: The Lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund in MS Harley 2278 by John Lydgate: Introduction, Transcript & Commentary by A S G Edwards. LIMITED FOLIO SOCIETY EDITION OF 1000 COPIES.
The Folio Society. London 2004 
The Folio Society. London. 2004. In two volumes. LIMITED EDITION OF 1,000 COPIES, this being number 676. Volume I is a masterpiece of the art of facsimile and is bound in full Nigerian goatskin, decorated in gilt with leather onlays, decorated in gilt, red and blue, over bevelled board and with handmade laid-paper endpapers. The text is reproduced from the original manuscript in the British Library in full colour printed on Furiosa paper made in Switzerland with added gilt to initial letters and illustrations. All edges of pages gilt, red silk ribbon bookmark. The second volume is the text transcribed into a readable form with notes and an introduction. This volume is bound in matching decorated dark green cloth gilt. Very slight signs of use to leather volume otherwise a fine set in green cloth solander box with red leather label, text in black and ruled in gilt. 80311 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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36 MARDRUS, J.C and Powys MATHERS. Eric FRASER (Illustrated by...) The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night. Rendered into English from the Complete and Literal French Translation of Dr. J. C. Mardrus by Powys Mathers. Illustrations by Eric Fraser. In Four Volumes.
The Folio Society. London 1980 
The Folio Society. 1980. In Four Volumes in slipcase. No DWs issued. Faux vellum gilt spines, decorated red and gilt paper covered boards. Tiny spot to endpapers of vol. I otherwise a remarkably clean and fresh set that still retains the card separators between each volume. A lovely set in a very clean matching slipcase. 73384 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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37 MARLOWE, Christopher. Doctor Faustus
The Folio Society. London 1993 
The Folio Society, London. 1993. A lovely copy in a slightly marked slipcase. 77984 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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38 MERIAN, Maria Sybella. Commentary by Julie HARVEY. The Surinam Album. LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES.
The Folio Society. London 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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39 MORLEY, Sheridan and Tim HEALD, Selected by... Illustrations by John LAWRENCE The Best of the Raconteurs.
The Folio Society. London 2000 
The Folio Society. London. First edition. 2000. Small neat ownership inscription otherwise a very clean copy in slipcase. 82686 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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40 NORWICH, John Julius. The Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean.
The Folio Society. London 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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