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Image for The Goodman of Paris (Le menagier de Paris). c.1393. A Treatise on Moral and Domestic Economy. Transl. and with an Introd. & Notes by Eileen Power.

The Goodman of Paris (Le menagier de Paris). c.1393. A Treatise on Moral and Domestic Economy. Transl. and with an Introd. & Notes by Eileen Power.

By: A CITIZEN OF PARIS:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 1992.:

Seller ID: 81306


Hardback, 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Green cloth with colour plate to front. In orange hard-card slipcase. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 238pp. Illustrated with 13 full-page colour plates View more info

Image for Works. Seven Volumes. Introduction by Richard Church. Engravings by Joan Hassall.

Works. Seven Volumes. Introduction by Richard Church. Engravings by Joan Hassall.

By: AUSTEN, Jane;

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Folio Society 1988 5th imp.:

Seller ID: 81830


7 Volumes. 8vo. In grey cloth covers with pink/salmon paper decorated covered boards. With gilt decoration to spine. With grey cloth covered slipcase. In near fine sondition in very good slip-case. Engravings within text by Joan Hassall. Emma; Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice, Shorter works, Mansfield park, Sense and sensibility. View more info

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Mission to Tashkent. With an Introduction and Epilogue by Peter Hopkirk

By: BAILEY, Lieutenant-Colonel F.M.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 1999 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 71007


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. View more info

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Herzog

By: BELLOW, SAUL;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Folio Society 2012:

Seller ID: 81384


9 x 6 inches. Blue and white cloth boards with pictures to boards and gilt lettering to spine. With blue hard card slipcase. In very good condition with very good slipcase. Some marking to slipcase, else a very clean and tight copy. No inscriptions. 364pp. With 8 B & W Photo Plates. Introduced by Malcolm Bradbury A masterpiece from one of North America’s greatest post-war writers, illustrated with a series of mid-century photographs by Leonard Freed, Ansel Adams and others. Considered one of the greatest literary expressions of post-war America, this is a masterpiece by one of Americ... View more info

Image for The Mapp and Lucia Novels Miss Mapp, Mapp and Lucia, Queen Lucia, Lucia in London, Lucia’s Progress, Trouble for Lucia.

The Mapp and Lucia Novels Miss Mapp, Mapp and Lucia, Queen Lucia, Lucia in London, Lucia’s Progress, Trouble for Lucia.

By: BENSON, E.F.:

Price: £68.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 1994 1st:

Seller ID: 80820


Original cloth covers with gilt to spine and illustration on front. In an illustrated box. 6 volumes. In very good condition with very good slip case Spine very lightly spotted. (sc; slight shelf marking and a few slight marks bottom edge). All volumes very clean and tight. Six volumes. 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. View more info

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Harriette Wilson's Memoirs. Selected and Edited with an Introduction by Lesley Blanch.

By: BLANCH, LESLEY (ed):

Price: £7.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 1964 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 72718


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,... View more info

Image for Johnson’s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland AND Boswell’s Journal of A Tour to the Hebrides. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Peter Levi.

Johnson’s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland AND Boswell’s Journal of A Tour to the Hebrides. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Peter Levi.

By: BOSWELL / JOHNSON:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Folio Society. 1990:

Seller ID: 80926


Size 6.25 x 10.0 inches. In pictorial green cloth covers with gilt to black title label on spine. In brown hard card slip case. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 412pp. With colour plates. Johnson and Boswell travelled together and individually produced records of their travels in to the Western Isles. Here both are presented in one volume. View more info

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The Physiology of Taste Translated by Anne Drayton, Introduced by Tom Jaine.

By: BRILLAT-SAVARIN, Jean Anthelme:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 2008:

Seller ID: 81307


Hardback, approx 10 x 7 inches. Cream cloth with maroon pictorial designs to front. In maroon hard-card slipcase. In near fine condition. Some minor handling marks to slipcase. Else a very clean and tight copy. 362pp. Illustrated with many colour plates. View more info

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The Source of the Nile. The Lake Regions of Central Africa. A Picture of Exploration by Richard Burton. Introduced by Ian Curteis.

By: BURTON, Sir RICHARD:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Folio Society. 1993.:

Seller ID: 80921


Size 6.25 x 10.0 inches. In brown and black illustrated covers with gilt to spine and front. Yellow endpapers. Hard card slip case. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. Map loose in front. 604pp. With b/w plates and woodcuts to chapter headings. Burton’s account of exploring central Africa in search of the Source of the Nile. He was accompanied by John Hanning Speke, and the two had a difficult relationship which remained unresolved on Speke’s death in a shooting accident. Burton describes the geography and the people they encountered. View more info

Image for Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and the Condition of the North American Indians. Written during Eight Years’ Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America. Introduced by Peter Matthiessen. Edited and Abridged by C. J. Shepherd.

Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and the Condition of the North American Indians. Written during Eight Years’ Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America. Introduced by Peter Matthiessen. Edited and Abridged by C. J. Shepherd.

By: CATLIN, George;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London. The Folio Society. 2009 1st:

Seller ID: 80487


Large Hardback. 11 x 7 inches. In cream cloth with illustrated design to front. In hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine slipcase. Slight fading to edges and rubbing to slipcase. 470pp. Colour maps to endpapers. View more info

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Chekhov: A Life in Letters.

By: CHEKHOV, ANTON - McVAY, GORDON (transl. & ed. by)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Folio Society 1994 (1st.in this form):

Seller ID: 74685


Tall 8vo. Black pict.cloth gt. Fine in very good slip-case. Some photo.ills.; 378 pp; View more info

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The Father Brown Stories. Two Volumes.

By: CHESTERTON,G.K:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 1996:

Seller ID: 74236


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 View more info

Image for The World Crisis. 5 vols complete. Vol I, 1911-1914; Vol II, 1915; Vol III, 1916-1918; Vol IV, The Aftermath; Vol V, The Eastern Front.

The World Crisis. 5 vols complete. Vol I, 1911-1914; Vol II, 1915; Vol III, 1916-1918; Vol IV, The Aftermath; Vol V, The Eastern Front.

By: CHURCHILL, WINSTON SPENCER:

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London. The Folio Society. 2007.:

Seller ID: 82128


Tall 8vo. In illustrated hard card front covers with gilt to grey cloth spine. Brown endpapers. In maroon hard card slip case. In fine condition with very good slip case. Slipcase slight crack on one edge. Inside clean & tight. 5 volumes complete. With b/w photographs. A superb modern edition of Churchill’s great WWI history, produced to the standard you would expect from The Folio Society. The entire work is formed in 5 books, with the usual division of the 1916-1918 volumes not done. Each volume has a photo on the front cover, photographs are added to the books, and the introductio... View more info

Image for The Cream of Noel Coward. Selected by Michael Cox. Illustrated by Helen Smithson. Preface by Graham Payne and Sheridan Morley.

The Cream of Noel Coward. Selected by Michael Cox. Illustrated by Helen Smithson. Preface by Graham Payne and Sheridan Morley.

By: COX, MICHAEL:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Folio Society. 1997 2nd printing.:

Seller ID: 72510


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. View more info

Image for Folio Society: On the Origin of Species, The Descent of Man, A Naturalist's Voyage, The Expression of the Emotions Slipcase containing On the Origin of Species, The Descent of Man, A Naturalist's Voyage, The Expression of the Emotions.

Folio Society: On the Origin of Species, The Descent of Man, A Naturalist's Voyage, The Expression of the Emotions Slipcase containing On the Origin of Species, The Descent of Man, A Naturalist's Voyage, The Expression of the Emotions.

By: DARWIN, CHARLES:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 1990 1st FS Edition:

Seller ID: 80910


Four Volumes. Hardback. Size 7.0 x 10.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Hard card slip case. In very good condition. 395 pp, 298 pp, 258 pp, 592 pp. With b&w Illustrations. View more info

Image for A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain. Introduction by Pat Rogers. Three Volumes in Slipcase.

A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain. Introduction by Pat Rogers. Three Volumes in Slipcase.

By: DEFOE, DANIEL:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 1983:

Seller ID: 80617


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. Very clean and tight copies. Profusely illustrated with B&W illustrations. View more info

Image for The Hound of the Baskervilles. Illustrated by Bawden, Edward.

The Hound of the Baskervilles. Illustrated by Bawden, Edward.

By: DOYLE, A. CONAN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 1987 1st thus:

Seller ID: 80620


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 ins. Bound in black cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in yellow and white. In cream hard card slipcase. In Very good near fine condition with near fine slipcase. Inside very clean and tight copy. xv, 182pp. Illustrated in B&W by Bawden, Edward. View more info

Image for A History of England. Anglo-Saxon England; Early Medieval England; England in the Later Middle Ages; England Under The Stuarts; England Under The Tudors. Five Volumes in Slipcase.

A History of England. Anglo-Saxon England; Early Medieval England; England in the Later Middle Ages; England Under The Stuarts; England Under The Tudors. Five Volumes in Slipcase.

By: FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe:

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 1997:

Seller ID: 78320


5 vols. Hardback, approx 10 x 6 inches. In blue cloths, gilt lettering to spine and gilt decorative panelled boards. Light blue printing to lettering on spines. Top page edges blue. In hard card slipcase with matching title design. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and some minor rubbing and handling marks to slipcase. Else a very clean and tight set. With b&w and colour plates. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: FORSTER, E.M,:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 1996:

Seller ID: 74964


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. View more info

Image for Pagans and Christians In 3 Volumes

Pagans and Christians In 3 Volumes

By: FOX, ROBIN LANE;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Folio Society 2010:

Seller ID: 81385


10 x 7 inches. Black cloth boards with gilt pattern to spine and boards. With black hard card slipcase with gilt pattern to one side. In 3 Volumes In very good conditions with very good slipcase. Very clean and tight copies. No inscriptions. 878pp . Colour frontis photo plates. View more info