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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

By: Aldington, Richard (translator)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 2008 Limited Numbered Edition 366/1750.:

Seller ID: 82798

Hardback + Paperback Essay. 10 x 6 inches. A fine copy in a solander box. Bound in full red Wassa Goatskin blocked with a design by Jeff Clements. In blue ‘book-style’ hard slipcase, with gilt lettering to spine and grey inners. In very good near fine condition. Near fine slipcase. Hand numbered on front endpaper 366 (/1750). Pages all clean and tight. An excellent limited edition copy. B/w frontis + numerous b/w aquatints by Buckland Wright. Silk ribbon marker. Teg. 709pp. The box also contains a slim volume in green card covers 'The Happy Art of Narration, Readings of Bocca... View more info

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: London. The Egoist Ltd. n.d ca 1925:

Seller ID: 58227

Sm 8vo. In brown hard card covers with green cloth spine. Paper title labels to spine and front. In very good condition. In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened and covers slightly marked. Owners’ nameplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 60pp. “These poems are taken from “Images” (published around 1915 and now out of print), and the various Imagist anthologies which are also being allowed to lapse. I have rescued one or two poems from periodicals. There are also one or two newer poems which did not quite fit into my other two books”. View more info

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Lawrence of Arabia. A Biographical Enquiry.


Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Collins, 1955 1st edition:

Seller ID: 80211

Hardback 8.5 x 5.5 ins. In black cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. In illustrated red dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (DW a little rubbed at edges, Not price clipped.) Cloth clean. Partial darkening to endpapers, Else a very clean and tight copy. 448pp. With 12 b&w photo plates. The book caused a scandal on publication, being seen as an unwarranted attack on a British Hero. The author claims that Lawrence had fabricated much of his own legend, although the later release of Government papers backed up a lot of Lawrence’s claims, his reputation was af... View more info