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The Fables of Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold

By: AESOP; DETMOLD, Edward J.;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Folio Society. 2003 6th:

Seller ID: 79744


Hardback, Size 10 x 7 inches. In light pink cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine, green lettering and red eagle design to front. Dark green endpapers. In hard card slipcase. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy in a very good slipcase. 152pp. With 23 full-page colour plates and b/w illustrations in text by Edward J. Detmold. View more info

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

By: ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Folio Society. 2002 10th printing.:

Seller ID: 79743


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

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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

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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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The Brontes, A Life in Letters.

By: BARKER, Julia;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 2006:

Seller ID: 78116


Hardback, 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Bound in decorative silk cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine slipcase. 442pp. 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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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

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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

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The French Revolution. A History. In Three Volumes, with Slipcase. The Bastille; The Constitution; The Guillotine. Introduction by Richard Cobb.

By: CARLYLE, THOMAS:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 2001 2nd thus:

Seller ID: 79402


3 vols. Hardback, 9 x 6.5 inches. Red & black cloth with blocked gilt lettering. In red slipcase. In very good near fine conditions. Some minor rubbing to slipcase. Else excellent clean & tight copies. Illustrated B&W endpapers and illustrations within text. Carlyle’s classic History of the French Revolution. View more info

The Celts. Introductory Chapter by Barry Cunliffe. In Slipcase.

By: CHADWICK, Nora;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Folio Society. 2002 3rd:

Seller ID: 79745


Hardback, Size 10 x 7 inches. In terracotta cloth with gold design to front and spine. Maps to endpapers. In brown hard card slipcase also with design to front. In very good near fine condition. With near fine slipcase. 317pp +xxvi. with b&w plates and maps. 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 Confucius, The Analects, Lun Yü. Translated with an Introduction by D. C. Lau. Preface by A. C. Grayling.

Confucius, The Analects, Lun Yü. Translated with an Introduction by D. C. Lau. Preface by A. C. Grayling.

By: CONFUCIUS; LAU, D.C.;

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 2008 1st thus:

Seller ID: 78113


Hardback, 11 x 7 ins. Printed cloth covers with red metallic lettering to spine. In hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine slipcase. 248pp. Illustrated with 9 colour plates. 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 Robinson Crusoe. The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinbson Crusoe of York, Mariner who lived eight and twenty years all alone in an uninhabited island on the coast of America near the mouth of the great River of Oroonoque having been cast on shore by shipwreck wherin all the men perished but himself with an account how he was at last as strangely deliver’d by Pyrates. Written by Himself. Linocuts by John Lawrence.

Robinson Crusoe. The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinbson Crusoe of York, Mariner who lived eight and twenty years all alone in an uninhabited island on the coast of America near the mouth of the great River of Oroonoque having been cast on shore by shipwreck wherin all the men perished but himself with an account how he was at last as strangely deliver’d by Pyrates. Written by Himself. Linocuts by John Lawrence.

By: DEFOE, DANIEL:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 1999 3rd:

Seller ID: 78973


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. In cream cloth with dark green pictorial design and dark green Hard card slip case. In very good near fine condition. Some minor shelf wear/ rubbing to slipcase. Else a very clean and tight copy. 284pp. With b/w linocut plates by John Lawrence. Folio Society edition of Robinson Crusoe. View more info

The Arabian Nights Tales from the Thousand and One Nights.

By: DETMOLD, E. J.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 2003 6th:

Seller ID: 79748


Hardback. Size 10 x 7.5 inches. In white cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In red card Slipcase. In near fine condition with very good near fine slipcase. A very clean and tight copy. 239pp. With 12 colour plates by E. J. Detmold. Reproduction of the 1924 edition published by Hodder and Stoughton. Beautifully illustrated by E.J.Detmold. View more info

Image for Dumas Trilogy: The Three Musketeers, Man in The Iron Mask & Twenty Years After. Three Volumes in Slipcases. Introduced by Geoprge MacDonald Fraser and Illustrated by Roman Pisarev.

Dumas Trilogy: The Three Musketeers, Man in The Iron Mask & Twenty Years After. Three Volumes in Slipcases. Introduced by Geoprge MacDonald Fraser and Illustrated by Roman Pisarev.

By: DUMAS, Alexandre:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 2001 1st:

Seller ID: 79346


3 vols. Hardbacks, 10 x 7 inches. Brown cloth with printed lettering and pictorial designs to front and spines. In hard card slipcases. In very good near fine conditions. Slipcases very good (SC’s some light rubbing) Else very clean and tight copies. 568 + 591 + 683pp. Illustrated with full page B&W plates by Roman Pisarev. 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

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Fuller’s Worthies. Selected from The Worthies of England by Thomas Fuller. Edited and Introduced by Richard Barber.

By: FULLER, THOMAS:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Folio Society. 1987 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 72550


Size 6.25 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Grey endpapers. With cream hard card slip case. In near fine condition with very good slip case. A very clean and tight copy. 441pp. With b/w illustrations. Worthies of England was first published in 1662. In it Fuller describes the English counties as he travelled them - their natural resources, manufactures, proverbs, and notable men and sons. View more info