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The Fables of Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold, AESOP; DETMOLD, Edward J.;
1 AESOP; DETMOLD, Edward J.; The Fables of Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold
London. Folio Society. 2002 5th 
Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In illustrated beige cloth covers with gilt to spine and green lettering and border with red illustration to front. Dark green endpapers and slipcase. In near fine condition. Spine slightly darkened to cloth. A very clean and tight copy in a very good slipcase. Slipcase has a couple of minor shelf marks and small nick to leading edge. 152pp. With 23 full-page colour plates and b/w illustrations in text by Edward J. Detmold. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Mission to Tashkent. With an Introduction and Epilogue by Peter Hopkirk, BAILEY, Lieutenant-Colonel F.M.:
2 BAILEY, Lieutenant-Colonel F.M.: Mission to Tashkent. With an Introduction and Epilogue by Peter Hopkirk
The Folio Society 1999 1st thus. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with gilt to maroon cloth spine. maroon endpapers. In hard card slipcase. In near fine condition with very good slip case. Owner’s bookplate to first blank page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 292pp. With b/w photographs. The story of an Indian Army officer’s secret mission to gather intelligence following the Russian Revolution. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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British Myths and Legends. Illustrations by John Vernon Lord. Three volumes, Marvels and Magic, Heroes and Saints, History and Romance., BARBER, RICHARD (ed):
3 BARBER, RICHARD (ed): British Myths and Legends. Illustrations by John Vernon Lord. Three volumes, Marvels and Magic, Heroes and Saints, History and Romance.
The Folio Society. 2007 9th 
Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In pictorial hard card covers with gilt to maroon cloth spine. Maroon endpapers. In near fine condition. Very clean and tight copies. With slip case. Three volumes. With b/w plate illustrations. Three volume set of British Myths and Legends, with stories of Arthur, King Lear, Merlin, Beowulf, Cuchulain, King Harold, King Horn, Havelok the Dane, Guy of Warwick, Gawain and the Green Knight, Robin Hood, Lady Godiva and more. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Charlemagne. Father of a Continent. Translated by Allan Cameron. In Slipcase., BARBERO, Alessandro;
4 BARBERO, Alessandro; Charlemagne. Father of a Continent. Translated by Allan Cameron. In Slipcase.
London. The Folio Society. 2006 
Hardback. Size approx 10 x 6 inches. In decorative pictorial cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Maps to endpapers. In hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition with very good slipcase. (Some minor rubbing to slipcase.) 428pp. Colour illustrations and photographs. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Adventure Stories from the “Strand”, BEARE, Geraldine; KIPLING / DOYLE / WALLACE / CROMPTON / and others:
5 BEARE, Geraldine; KIPLING / DOYLE / WALLACE / CROMPTON / and others: Adventure Stories from the “Strand”
The Folio Society 1995 
Approx 6 x 9.5 inches. Light green cloth gt, with picture on front cover. In a gold card slipcase. Initials and date written on fr. endpaper (very small). Fine in very good slip case (slip case trifle marked on one side). Numerous black & white drawings by David Eccles, full-page. 329 pp. Includes: Kipling: the Lost Legion/ Doyle: Howe the Brigadier Came to the Castle of Gloom / Wells: The land Ironclads / Crompton: Eventful day in the life of Miss Faversham / etc., etc.; 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Harriette Wilson's Memoirs. Selected and Edited with an Introduction by Lesley Blanch., BLANCH, LESLEY (ed):
6 BLANCH, LESLEY (ed): Harriette Wilson's Memoirs. Selected and Edited with an Introduction by Lesley Blanch.
The Folio Society. 1964 1st thus. 
Size 6.25 x 10.0 inches. In purple silky cloth covers with gilt to spine. Blue/green endpapers. With hard card slip case. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Top edge slightly faded. Small marks to front endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 378pp. With portrait frontis and b/w plates. The author was a celebrated British Regency courtesan, whose clients included the Prince of Wales, the Lord Chancellor and four future Prime Ministers. Her decision to publish was partly based on the broken promises of her lovers to provide her with an income in her older age. The Duke of Wellington, commented “publish, and be damned” when informed of her plans. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Letters and Papers from Prison. The Enlarged Edition. Edited by Eberhard Bethge. Decorations by Christopher Brown., BONHOEFFER, Dietrich;
7 BONHOEFFER, Dietrich; Letters and Papers from Prison. The Enlarged Edition. Edited by Eberhard Bethge. Decorations by Christopher Brown.
London, The Folio Society, 2000 1st thus 
Hardback, approx 10 x 6 ins. In grey cloth with red back and silver design to cover. In grey hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition in near fine slipcase. A very clean and tight copy. 410pp. Decorations by Christopher Brown. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Chekhov: A Life in Letters., CHEKHOV, ANTON - McVAY, GORDON (transl. & ed. by)
8 CHEKHOV, ANTON - McVAY, GORDON (transl. & ed. by) Chekhov: A Life in Letters.
Folio Society 1994 (1st.in this form) 
Tall 8vo. Black pict.cloth gt. Fine in very good slip-case. Some photo.ills.; 378 pp; 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Father Brown Stories. Two Volumes., CHESTERTON,G.K:
9 CHESTERTON,G.K: The Father Brown Stories. Two Volumes.
The Folio Society 1996 
Two Volumes. Approx 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In dark pink illustrated and gilt cloth covers. With Purple slipcase. In fine condition with very good slipcase. (sc has some rubbing to bottom and rear sides). Illustrated by Val Biro 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Cream of Noel Coward. Selected by Michael Cox. Illustrated by Helen Smithson. Preface by Graham Payne and Sheridan Morley., COX, MICHAEL:
10 COX, MICHAEL: The Cream of Noel Coward. Selected by Michael Cox. Illustrated by Helen Smithson. Preface by Graham Payne and Sheridan Morley.
Folio Society. 1997 2nd printing. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In gold cloth covers with black illustration and title. In near fine condition with very good slip case. A very clean and tight copy. 277pp. With b/w plates. A selection of plays, lyrics, etc of the late Noel Coward, with illustrations by Helen Smithson. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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A Book of Mediterranean Food Foreword by Julian Barnes. In slipcase., DAVID, Elizabeth
11 DAVID, Elizabeth A Book of Mediterranean Food Foreword by Julian Barnes. In slipcase.
The Folio Society. London. 2005 
Approx 7.5 x 10 inches. In green cloth to with decorative illustrated covered boards. With green hard slipcase. In near fine condition. with very good slipcase. No inscriptions. Illustrated by Sophie MacCarthy. Decorations by John Minton. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Robinson Crusoe. The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinbson Crusoe of York, Mariner who lived eight and twenty years all alone in an uninhabited island on the coast of America near the mouth of the great River of Oroonoque having been cast on shore by shipwreck wherin all the men perished but himself with an account how he was at last as strangely deliver’d by Pyrates. Written by Himself. Linocuts by John Lawrence., DEFOE, DANIEL:
12 DEFOE, DANIEL: Robinson Crusoe. The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinbson Crusoe of York, Mariner who lived eight and twenty years all alone in an uninhabited island on the coast of America near the mouth of the great River of Oroonoque having been cast on shore by shipwreck wherin all the men perished but himself with an account how he was at last as strangely deliver’d by Pyrates. Written by Himself. Linocuts by John Lawrence.
The Folio Society. 1999 3rd 
Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. In cream cloth with dark green pictorial design and dark green Hard card slip case. In very good near fine condition. Some minor shelf wear/ rubbing to slipcase. Else a very clean and tight copy. 284pp. With b/w linocut plates by John Lawrence. Folio Society edition of Robinson Crusoe. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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A Passage To India. Folio Society Collection. In Six Volumes. Where Angels Fear to Tread, The Longest Journey, A Room With  a View, Howards End, Maurice, A Passage To India. Six Volumes., FORSTER, E.M,:
13 FORSTER, E.M,: A Passage To India. Folio Society Collection. In Six Volumes. Where Angels Fear to Tread, The Longest Journey, A Room With a View, Howards End, Maurice, A Passage To India. Six Volumes.
The Folio Society. 1996 
Six Volumes. Approx 6 x 9.5 inches. Half bound in quarter bukram with gold and red lettering on the spine. Boards wrapped in decorative paper, in green, gold, white and brown. In green pictorial hard slipcase. In near fine condition with very good slipcase. Slight rubbing to bottom of slipcase. Else a very clean and tight copy. Illustrated with lithographs by Glynn Boyd Harte. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Fuller’s Worthies. Selected from The Worthies of England by Thomas Fuller. Edited and Introduced by Richard Barber., FULLER, THOMAS:
14 FULLER, THOMAS: Fuller’s Worthies. Selected from The Worthies of England by Thomas Fuller. Edited and Introduced by Richard Barber.
The Folio Society. 1987 1st thus. 
Size 6.25 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Grey endpapers. With cream hard card slip case. In near fine condition with very good slip case. A very clean and tight copy. 441pp. With b/w illustrations. Worthies of England was first published in 1662. In it Fuller describes the English counties as he travelled them - their natural resources, manufactures, proverbs, and notable men and sons. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Memoirs of my Life. Edited and with an Introduction by Betty Radice., GIBBON, EDWARD:
15 GIBBON, EDWARD: Memoirs of my Life. Edited and with an Introduction by Betty Radice.
The Folio Society. 1991 
Size 6.25 x 10.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Pictorial endpapers. With cream hard card slip case. In near fine condition with very good slip case. A very clean and tight copy. 247pp. With b/w illustrations. The memoirs of the historian, politician and author of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Creevey Papers., GORE, JOHN (ed):
16 GORE, JOHN (ed): The Creevey Papers.
The Folio Society. 1970 1st thus. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Pink endpapers. With green hard card slip case. In very good condition with very good slip case. 334pp. With b/w illustrations. Memoirs of Creevey, Greville and Lord Hervey (among others) which throw many amusing asides on the history of their day, the early 19th century. Political & social gossip from the papers of Thomas Creevey, well known in political circles & in Whig society, 1768-1838 with 17 reproductions of contemporary paintings & drawings. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Ballads of Britain. Edited with a foreword by John Goss. With an Introduction by Sir John Squire and Decorations by J.Whitehead., GOSS, JOHN:
17 GOSS, JOHN: Ballads of Britain. Edited with a foreword by John Goss. With an Introduction by Sir John Squire and Decorations by J.Whitehead.
John Lane, The Bodley Head. 1937 1st edition. 
Size 9.00 x 11.75 inches. In white cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed title to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded with small chips and tears. Small marks, mild foxing and handling marks. Not price clipped). Spine slightly darkened. Small marks to boards. Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1945. Else a clean and tight copy. 140pp. With musical notation and b/w illustrations. Collection of British folk songs and ballads with musical notation, often several versions. It was the editor’s conviction that they were primarily songs to be sung and not verses to be recited and he has unearthed, from sources literary and oral, the melodies to which they were at some time performed. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Wind in the Willows. Illustrated with paintings by James Lynch with an Introduction by Alan Bennett., GRAHAME, KENNETH:
18 GRAHAME, KENNETH: The Wind in the Willows. Illustrated with paintings by James Lynch with an Introduction by Alan Bennett.
Folio Society 1996 2nd 
Hardback 10 x 7 inches. In green silk covers with gilt to spine and gilt vignette to front. In green hard card slip case. Green endpapers. In near fine condition with very good slip-case. Spine slightly faded. Else a very clean and tight copy. 206pp. With 8 colour plates. The classic story of Mole, Ratty, Mr Toad, etc. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Goodbye To All That. Introduction by Raleigh Trevelyan., GRAVES, ROBERT:
19 GRAVES, ROBERT: Goodbye To All That. Introduction by Raleigh Trevelyan.
The Folio Society. 1999 6th repr 
Hardback 9 x 6 inches. Tall 8vo. In olive pictorial cloth covers with gilt to spine. Maps to endpapers. In hard card slip-case. In very good condition in very good slip case (sc; some minor shelfwear/rubbing), some slight fading to cloth, else a very clean and tight copy. 295pp. With b/w photographs. Robert Graves’ account of his childhood and his years in the trenches in WWI. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Long Weekend. A Social History of Great Britain 1918 - 1939. Introduced by Juliet Gardner., GRAVES, Robert; HODGE, Alan;
20 GRAVES, Robert; HODGE, Alan; The Long Weekend. A Social History of Great Britain 1918 - 1939. Introduced by Juliet Gardner.
Folio Society 2009 repr 
10 x 7 inches. In printed cloth covers with white lettering to spine and hard card slipcase. In very good condition with very good slipcase. Edges slightly rubbed. Paper slightly curled at one corner of slipcase. A very clean and tight copy. No inscriptions. 412pp. With many B&W and colour photographs. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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