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Image for Myths and Legends of Russia. Translated by Norbert Guterman. Introduced by Maria Tatar. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat.

Myths and Legends of Russia. Translated by Norbert Guterman. Introduced by Maria Tatar. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat.

By: AFANAS’EV, ALEKSANDR (ed):

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London. Folio Society. 2009:

Seller ID: 82711


Size 6.75 x 10.0 inches. In Illustrated cloth covers with gilt to red leather spine. Red endpapers. In black hard card slipcase. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy in slip case. Slight handling marks to slipcase. 480pp. With 16 glossy plates in silhouette with red highlights. Collection of Russian Myths and Legends beautifully illustrated by Niroot Puttipipat. The stories were collected in the mid 19th century by Alexandr Afanas’ev, who was denounced by the Moscow Metropolitan for collecting ‘blasphemous and immoral’ tales. He was subsequently forced out of h... View more info

Image for Inferno Translated by Henry Francis Cary; Introduced by Robin Hamlyn; Illustrated by William Blake.

Inferno Translated by Henry Francis Cary; Introduced by Robin Hamlyn; Illustrated by William Blake.

By: ALIGHIERI, DANTE;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 1998.:

Seller ID: 82776


Hardback. Size 9 x 13 inches. In quarter leather bound with pale blue silk covers, with gilt lettering to spine, top page edges coloured, and wording to endpapers “All Hope Abandon Ye Who Enter Here”. Hard card slip case with pictorial front side. In very good condition with slipcase. Rubbing and shelfwear to slipcase. 151pp. With colour plates by William Blake. Translated by Henry Francis Cary; Introduced by Robin Hamlyn; Illustrations by William Blake. 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

Image for Legends of The Grail Edited by Richard Barber. Illustrated by Simon Brett.

Legends of The Grail Edited by Richard Barber. Illustrated by Simon Brett.

By: BARBER, RICHARD (ed):

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London. Folio Society. 2007:

Seller ID: 82748


Size 6.75 x 10.0 inches. In Illustrated cloth covers with gilt to black leather spine. Green endpapers. In black hard card slipcase. In very good condition. A very clean and tight copy in slipcase. 512pp. With b/w plates by Simon Brett. Collection of Grail Legends. Includes, Joseph of Arimathea, Perceval, Perlesvaus, Parzival, Galahad. View more info

Image for Legends of King Arthur. Illustrations by Roman Pisarev. Three volumes bound in one, Arthur, Tristan, The Holy Grail.

Legends of King Arthur. Illustrations by Roman Pisarev. Three volumes bound in one, Arthur, Tristan, The Holy Grail.

By: BARBER, RICHARD (ed. & introd.) / PISAREV, ROMAN (ill.):

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 2000 1st:

Seller ID: 82709


Size 7.00 x 10.0 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with gilt to cloth spine. Picture of King Arthur to covers. Dark green endpapers. In hard card slip case. In near fine condition in very good slip case. 726pp. With b/w plates. Pages numbered consecutively through the three volumes. View more info

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Epics of the Middle Ages

By: BARBER, RICHARD:

Price: £34.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 2005. 2nd Printing.:

Seller ID: 82739


Size 7 x 10 inches. In quarter brown leather over pictorial cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. With brown hard card slip case. In very good condition with very good slip case. (Slight handling marks to slipcase). A very clean and tight copy. 665pp. With illustrations by John Vernon Lord. Edited and Introduced by Richard Barber. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord. View more info

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Peter Pan and Wendy

By: BARRIE, J. M.; McFARLANE, DEBRA;

Price: £80.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 2006. 1st Thus.:

Seller ID: 82766


Hardback. Size 9.5 x 12.5 inches. In decorative blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With pictorial endpapers. Hard card slip case. In very good condition with slipcase. Some marks and shelfwear to slipcase. 179pp. With 12 colour plates and b&w line drawings by Debra McFarlane View more info

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

By: BARRIE, J. M.; RACKHAM, ARTHUR;

Price: £80.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 2005:

Seller ID: 82765


Hardback. Size 9.5 x 12.5 inches. In decorative green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With pictorial endpapers. Hard card slip case. A modern reproduction of the 1912 original. In very good condition with slipcase. Slight shelfwear to slipcase. 150pp. With 12 colour plates and 22 b&w line drawings by Arthur Rackham Preface by David Wootton. Before the time of Wendy, Tinker Bell and Captain Hook, before even Never-Never Land itself, Peter Pan was an ordinary baby. All babies, having been birds before they were humans, were 'a little wild during the first few weeks, and very... 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

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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 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 The Adventures of Richard Hannay The Thirty-Nine Steps; Greenmantle; Mr Standfast; The Island of Sheep; The Three Hostages Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.

The Adventures of Richard Hannay The Thirty-Nine Steps; Greenmantle; Mr Standfast; The Island of Sheep; The Three Hostages Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.

By: BUCHAN, JOHN;

Price: £70.00

Publisher: The Folio Society, 2004 (Second Printing):

Seller ID: 82701


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Light green cloth, Blue cloth, Grey cloth, Green cloth, Brown cloth: All with gilt lettering and pictorial design. In hard card slipcase with gilt lettering. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine slipcase. Slight mark to top edge of slipcase. 314pp; 298pp; 385pp; 269pp; 338pp. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle. View more info

Image for The Anatomy of Melancholy The First Partition; The Second Partition; The Third Partition. Three Volumes. In Slipcase.

The Anatomy of Melancholy The First Partition; The Second Partition; The Third Partition. Three Volumes. In Slipcase.

By: BURTON, ROBERT:

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Folio Society. 2005.:

Seller ID: 82795


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In quarter bound black leather with marbled covers with gilt lettering and pattern to spine. Top page edges coloured orange. Orange endpapers. Hard card slip case with gilt lettering to one side. In good condition. Hole through front titles and contents pages of Volume One, and indentation to following few pages. Slipcase has rubbing and marking, with damp marks to top. Shelfwear to inside. 548pp; 325pp; 586pp. Edited by Holbrook Jackson. Introduction by Philip Pullman. View more info

Image for The Hunting of The Snark. An Agony, in Eight Fits.

The Hunting of The Snark. An Agony, in Eight Fits.

By: CARROLL, LEWIS / FISHER, JEFFREY:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 2010.:

Seller ID: 82730


7.5 x 10 inches. Quarter blue cloth over illustrated boards with gilt titles on spine, illustrated endpapers. With blue slipcase. In very good condition with slip case. Corners slightly rubbed. Slight handling marks and spotting to slipcase. 84pp Introduced by Michael Rosen View more info

Image for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. And : Through the Looking-Glass. Two Volumes in Slipcase.

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

By: CARROLL, LEWIS / TENNIEL, JOHN:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society 1998, 13th printing. (1990 reissue.):

Seller ID: 82950


2 volumes. Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Maroon cloth spines with gilt lettering, half-bound boards with illustrated blue paper. Light blue slipcase. In very good conditions with very good slipcase. SC some slight fading and handling marks. A couple of minor handling marks to covers, some slight fading to spines. Some minor browning to page edges. Else inside pages all clean and bright inside. Else very clean and tight copies. 113 & 132pp. Illustrated with 92 drawings in maroon tint by JOHN TENNIEL. 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