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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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The Mapp and Lucia Novels Miss Mapp, Mapp and Lucia, Queen Lucia, Lucia in London, Lucia’s Progress, Trouble for Lucia. Six volumes. In slipcase., BENSON, E.F.:
6 BENSON, E.F.: The Mapp and Lucia Novels Miss Mapp, Mapp and Lucia, Queen Lucia, Lucia in London, Lucia’s Progress, Trouble for Lucia. Six volumes. In slipcase.
The Folio Society 2009 2nd 
6 volumes. Original cloth covers with gilt to spine and illustration on front. In an illustrated box. In near fine condition with very good slip case (sc; slight shelf marking and partial split to bottom edge). All volumes very clean and tight. Profusely illustrated with b/w line drawings by Natacha Ledwidge. Set in the genteel battlefield of Tilling, deadly enemies Mapp and Lucia vie for social supremacy with astounding cunning and ingenuity. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Harriette Wilson's Memoirs. Selected and Edited with an Introduction by Lesley Blanch., BLANCH, LESLEY (ed):
7 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. 378pp. With portrait frontis and b/w plates. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Top edge slightly faded. Small marks to front endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 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;
8 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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The Hundred Years War. A Military History. Introduction by Jonathan Sumption., BURNE, Alfred H.;
9 BURNE, Alfred H.; The Hundred Years War. A Military History. Introduction by Jonathan Sumption.
London. The Folio Society. 2005 
Hardback. Size approx 10 x 6 inches. In blue decorative pictorial cloth covers designed by Francis Mosley. Maps to endpapers. In hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition with very good slipcase. (some minor marks and rubbing to slipcase.) 588pp. Colour plates, B&W maps and plans. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Chekhov: A Life in Letters., CHEKHOV, ANTON - McVAY, GORDON (transl. & ed. by)
10 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:
11 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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My Early Life. A Roving Commission. Introduction by Max Hastings., CHURCHILL, WINSTON S:
12 CHURCHILL, WINSTON S: My Early Life. A Roving Commission. Introduction by Max Hastings.
London The Folio Society 2008 2nd 
Hardback. 9.5 x 6 ins. Light brown cloth with printed design to front and spine. In blue hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition with very good slipcase. (SC some minor marks and rubbing.) 388pp. B&W photos, diagrams and maps. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Four Mysteries The Woman in White; No Name; Arma Dale & The Moon Stone. Boxed., COLLINS, Wilkie;
13 COLLINS, Wilkie; Four Mysteries The Woman in White; No Name; Arma Dale & The Moon Stone. Boxed.
The Folio Society 1992 1st thus 
Four Volumes. Size approx 9.5 x 6.5 inches. In green cloth covers with black printed designs to front boards and gilt with decoration to spines. Top page edges olivine. With hard slipcase, gilt decoration to ends. In near fine condition. Very slight rubbing to bottom of slipcase. Else an excellent clean and tight set. No inscriptions. With many b&w illustrations. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Typhoon. The Nigger of the ‘Narcissus’ and Other Stories. Illustrations by Francis Mosley. Introduction by Paul Theroux., CONRAD, JOSEPH:
14 CONRAD, JOSEPH: Typhoon. The Nigger of the ‘Narcissus’ and Other Stories. Illustrations by Francis Mosley. Introduction by Paul Theroux.
Folio Society. 2000 1st thus. 
Size 6.25 x 9.0 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with waves to front and silver to spine. In hard card slip case with facsimile signature to front. In near fine condition. Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. With very good slip case. Else a very clean and tight copy. 353pp. With b/w plates. Stories by Joseph Conrad. 
Price: 11.00 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:
15 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. 277pp. With b/w plates. In near fine condition with very good slip case. A very clean and tight copy. 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
16 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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A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain. Edited by P.N. Furbank, W.R. Owens, and A.J. Coulson., DEFOE, DANIEL:
17 DEFOE, DANIEL: A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain. Edited by P.N. Furbank, W.R. Owens, and A.J. Coulson.
London, The Folio Society, 2006 repr 
Hardback, approx 10.5 x 7.5 inches. Half bound in green and dark green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and gilt ‘map’ design to front. In illustrated hard card slipcase. Near fine in near fine slipcase (SC some slight rubbing to top and bottom edges.) 524pp. Profusely illustrated with colour and B&W illustrations. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain. Introduction by Pat Rogers. Three Volumes in Slipcase., DEFOE, DANIEL:
18 DEFOE, DANIEL: A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain. Introduction by Pat Rogers. Three Volumes in Slipcase.
London, The Folio Society, 1983 repr 
3 vols. Hardback, approx 10 x 7.5 inches. Bound in brown cloth, with gilt lettering and decorations to spine and front boards. In illustrated hard card slipcase. Near fine condition in very good slipcase. (SC some minor rubbing to corners.) Very clean and tight copies. Profusely illustrated with B&W illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Arabian Nights Tales from the Thousand and One Nights., DETMOLD, E.J.:
19 DETMOLD, E.J.: The Arabian Nights Tales from the Thousand and One Nights.
The Folio Society 1999 1st thus. 
Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In white cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. 239pp. With 12 colour plates by E.J.Detmold. In near fine condition. Small mark to top edge. Else a very clean and tight copy. Reproduction of the 1924 edition published by Hodder and Stoughton. Beautifully illustrated by E.J.Detmold. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Christmas Books. Introduction by Christopher Hibbert. Illustrations by Charles Keeping., DICKENS, CHARLES:
20 DICKENS, CHARLES: Christmas Books. Introduction by Christopher Hibbert. Illustrations by Charles Keeping.
London, Folio Society, 1994 reissue 
Hardback, 9.5 x 6 ins. Cream cloth with red and gilt lettering to spine and illustrations to covers. In maroon hard card slipcase with gilt to front. In near fine condition in very good slipcase (SC some minor rubbing to bottom, slight fading to top.) Else a very clean and tight copy. 401pp. Illustrations by Charles Keeping. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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