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PARADISE LOST
Written by John Milton; Peter Ackroyd; John Wain. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823018
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Green leather spine with gilt title. Peach silk moiree covered boards. Top edge coloured. A Poem In Twelve Books by Milton with a preface by Ackroyd, an introduction by Wain and colour illustrations by Blake. Leather spine is sunned. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some very light scuffing, minor rubbing/crease to lower open edge of printed side.

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BLAKE
Written by Peter Ackroyd. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823010
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Beige pictorial cloth. Biography of William Blake. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour plates. 455 pages pages includes index. Slight bump to top of spine and corresponding heavier bump to open edge of slipcase. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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THE LIFE OF THOMAS MORE
Written by Peter Ackroyd; Diarmaid Macculloch.
Stock no. 1321945
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2017. Fine condition.

Black cloth spine with yellow titles. Red and yellow decorative front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. Introduction by Diarmaid Macculloch. 456 pages includes index. Still in original shrinkwrap (split along one edge of opening)! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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MEDIEVAL COMIC TALES
Written by Derek Brewer; Peter Ackroyd. Illustrated by Becca Thorne.
Stock no. 1321930
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Fine condition.

Bawdy tales of medieval times. Edited by Derek Brewer, Preface by Peter Ackroyd. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST
Written by Charles Dickens; Peter Ackroyd. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1822792
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Fine condition.

Blue cloth spine, with gilt title. Beige boards with gilt titles. Or The Parish Boy's Progress. Introduction by Ackroyd. Re-issued with a new binding (originally done in Folio in 2004). Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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LONDON THE BIOGRAPHY
Written by Peter Ackroyd.
Stock no. 1818737
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

822 pages. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. A definitive account of the city. ISBN: 1856197166. Two small grease spots to rear board and slight discolouration.

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THAMES: SACRED RIVER
Written by Peter Ackroyd.
Stock no. 1607633
Published by Vintage. c. 2008. Very good condition.

Card wraps. A biography of the river, from source to sea. Exploring its history from prehistoric times to the present day. 490 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780099422556. Brown mark affecting margin of a couple of pages. Contents clean.

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