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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 The Mask of Dimitrios Introduced by Simon Winder. Illustrated by Paul Blow.

The Mask of Dimitrios Introduced by Simon Winder. Illustrated by Paul Blow.

By: AMBLER, Eric;

Price: £16.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 2011:

Seller ID: 82521


8vo. 9 x 6 ins. Pictorial red and black cloth, black and white lettering to spine, with red endpapers. With black hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition. Handling marks to slipcase. An excellent copy. 232pp. With colour illustrations by Paul Blow View more info

Image for Epitaph for a Spy Introduced by Stella Rimington. Illustrated by Paul Blow.

Epitaph for a Spy Introduced by Stella Rimington. Illustrated by Paul Blow.

By: AMBLER, Eric;

Price: £24.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 2013:

Seller ID: 82522


8vo. 9 x 6 ins. Pictorial blue and black cloth, black and white lettering to spine, with blue endpapers. With black hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition. Handling marks to slipcase. An excellent copy. 220pp. With colour illustrations by Paul Blow 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 A History of British Birds In 2 Volumes. 1: The History and Descriptions of Land Birds; 2: The History and Descriptions of Water Birds. Introduced by Jenny Uglow

A History of British Birds In 2 Volumes. 1: The History and Descriptions of Land Birds; 2: The History and Descriptions of Water Birds. Introduced by Jenny Uglow

By: BEWICK, THOMAS:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 2010:

Seller ID: 82515


Size 5.5 x 9 inches. In blue hard card covers with gilt to spine and patterned covers. Blue endpapers. Hard card slip case with woodcut of bird and gilt lettering to front. In Two Volumes. In near fine condition. Handling marks and dent to slipcase, rubbed on edges. Else very clean and tight copies. 382pp & 432pp. With b/w engravings in text. Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) was an English wood engraver and ornithologist. 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 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

Image for The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II : Volumes I, II, III ( 3 volumes complete). Translated from the French by Sian Reynolds. Introduced by Eugen Weber.

The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II : Volumes I, II, III ( 3 volumes complete). Translated from the French by Sian Reynolds. Introduced by Eugen Weber.

By: BRAUDEL, Fernand ;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 2000:

Seller ID: 82523


10 x 7 ins. Green covers with gilt pattern and lettering. With maps to endpapers. With green and pictorial hard card slipcases. 3 Volumes. In very good near fine condition. Handling marks and rubbing to slipcase. Excellent copies. 406pp; 607pp; 517pp; Illustrated in colour and black & white. With maps. 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 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. And : Through the Looking-Glass.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. And : Through the Looking-Glass.

By: CARROLL, LEWIS / TENNIEL, JOHN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 1993.:

Seller ID: 82509


2 volumes. Red cloth spine gt. Blue stiff pict. paper covers. With red slipcase. Fine in vg slip case. Spines rubbed and marked. Slight handling marks to slipcase.(both vols.in 1 slip-case). 92 drawings in red tint by JOHN TENNIEL.113 pp. / 132 pp. View more info

Image for Chekhov: A Life in Letters.

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 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 The Essential Darwin. Slipcase containing On the Origin of Species, The Descent of Man, A Naturalist's Voyage, The Expression of the Emotions.

The Essential Darwin. 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: 82501


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. Some rubbing to labels on spines. 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 A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain. Edited by P.N. Furbank, W.R. Owens, and A.J. Coulson.

A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain. Edited by P.N. Furbank, W.R. Owens, and A.J. Coulson.

By: DEFOE, DANIEL:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 2006 repr:

Seller ID: 82512


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. 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 Sherlock Holmes, Complete Stories. The Adventures, The Memoirs, The Return, His Last Bow, The Case-book. Introduction by Peter Cushing. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.

Sherlock Holmes, Complete Stories. The Adventures, The Memoirs, The Return, His Last Bow, The Case-book. Introduction by Peter Cushing. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.

By: DOYLE, SIR ARTHUR CONAN:

Price: £65.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 1993:

Seller ID: 82496


Size 5.75 x 9.0 inches. In slip case, containing 5 volumes. In brown and black cloth covers with gilt to spine and facsimile signature to front. Design on spines creates silhouette of Holmes when in correct sequence. Case has gilt lettering to front. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Gilt on spines very slightly rubbed. Corners bumped on “The Adventures”. Slipcase: Corners bumped and handling marks. Else very clean and tight copies. B/w illustrations in each volume by Francis Mosley. The complete Sherlock Holmes stories in an unusual binding. 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: £50.00

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