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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 Han’s Andersen’s Fairy Tales. Illustrated by W. HEATH ROBINSON.

Han’s Andersen’s Fairy Tales. Illustrated by W. HEATH ROBINSON.

By: ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London. Folio Society. 2003 11th printing.:

Seller ID: 80924


Hardback, Size 10 x 7.5 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt decoration to spine and boards with white vignette to front. Yellow endpapers. In hard card slipcase. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy in a very clean slipcase. 288pp. With colour and b/w plates and b/w illustrations in text by W. Heath Robinson. The text of this edition is taken from the edition published in 1918 with illustrations by W.Heath Robinson. View more info

Image for Black Sea. The Birthplace of Civilisation and Barbarism. With a revised and updated Foreword by the Author.

Black Sea. The Birthplace of Civilisation and Barbarism. With a revised and updated Foreword by the Author.

By: ASCHERSON, Neal;

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Folio Society. 2011:

Seller ID: 76660


Hardback. Size approx 9.5 x 6 inches. Half bound in black cloth to spine with gilt lettering and photo illustrated paper covered boards. Maps to endpapers. In hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine slipcase. 283pp. Colour illustrations and photographs. View more info

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

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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Adventure Stories from the “Strand”

By: BEARE, Geraldine; KIPLING / DOYLE / WALLACE / CROMPTON / and others:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 1995:

Seller ID: 46761


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., ... 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 Adam... 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... View more info

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

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 ... View more info

Image for Letters and Papers from Prison. The Enlarged Edition. Edited by Eberhard Bethge. Decorations by Christopher Brown.

Letters and Papers from Prison. The Enlarged Edition. Edited by Eberhard Bethge. Decorations by Christopher Brown.

By: BONHOEFFER, Dietrich;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 2000 1st thus:

Seller ID: 77596


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. 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

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

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

Image for Pathfinders of the American West Pathfinders of the American West - The Journals of Lewis & Clark

Pathfinders of the American West Pathfinders of the American West - The Journals of Lewis & Clark

By: BURGON, Frank (Editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Folio Society. 2000:

Seller ID: 80914


Size 6.25 x 10.0 inches. In green illustrated covers with gilt to spine and front. green endpapers illustrated with map. Hard card slip case. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 506pp. Col.plates. Journals of Meriwether Lewis & William Clark on the largest of 19th Century US government expeditions, covering 7689 miles between the Missouri River & outlet of the Columbia River. View more info

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

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: £12.00

Publisher: Folio Society. 1993.:

Seller ID: 80913


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 diffiuclt relationship which remained unresolved on Speke’s deat... View more info

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

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 deat... 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

Image for The Father Brown Stories. Two Volumes.

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 complete works of Joseph Conrad. Set of 17 books. Lord Jim, Almayers Folly, Nostromo, Mirror of the Sea, The Duel and Other Tales, Victory, Heart of Darkness, The Typhoon and other tales, Under Western Eyes, Chance, The Rover, The Secret Sharer, The Secret Agent, Rescue, The Arrow of Gold, The Shadow Line, Outcast of the Islands,

The complete works of Joseph Conrad. Set of 17 books. Lord Jim, Almayers Folly, Nostromo, Mirror of the Sea, The Duel and Other Tales, Victory, Heart of Darkness, The Typhoon and other tales, Under Western Eyes, Chance, The Rover, The Secret Sharer, The Secret Agent, Rescue, The Arrow of Gold, The Shadow Line, Outcast of the Islands,

By: CONRAD, JOSEPH:

Price: £250.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 1996 - 2005 1st thus:

Seller ID: 80825


In dark blue slip cases with silver facsimile signature to front. In pictorial cloth covers with black, blue and silver to front with silver to spines. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copies. With b/w illustrations and portraits. Novels and short stories by Joseph Conrad. 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