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MEMOIRS OF A FOX-HUNTING MAN
Written by Siegfried Sassoon; Alan Lascelles. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb.
Stock no. 1821300
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1971. Very good condition.

Beige pictorial cloth, red title label to spine with gilt title. B/w illustrations. Top edge green. Introduction by Sir Alan Lascelles. Spine lightly browned. Green top edge of text block faded. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost very good condition, worn and rubbed at edges, open edges strengthened on the inside with white tape, top and bottom fading, a few marks, closed edges splitting.

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THE SURGEON OF CROWTHORNE
Written by Simon Winchester.
Stock no. 1320512
Published by Folio Society. 2014. Nearly fine condition.

A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary. Blue cloth boards with blocked design to front, cream title to spine. A few colour & b/w illustrations. Book itself is fine. Publisher's blue slipcase is bumped at one corner and has a few small, light marks.

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PAINTER OF PASSION: THE JOURNAL OF EUGENE DELACROIX
Written by Eugene Delacroix; Hubert Wellington.
Stock no. 1320497
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Very good condition.

A selection edited by Hubert Wellington. Colour photos. 378 pages. Spine slightly bumped and faded, small mark to base of spine. Contained in publisher's grey slipcase which is marked on one side.

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TALLEYRAND
Written by Duff Cooper.
Stock no. 1320495
Published by Folio Society. 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Biography of a French nobleman. Black cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Minimal rubbing to corners. Publisher's black slipcase is slightly scuffed at edges and a couple of corners are bumped.

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JIM CLARK AT THE WHEEL THE WORLD MOTOR RACING CHAMPION'S OWN STORY
Written by Jim Clark.
Stock no. 2134313
Published by Arthur Barker Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography of the world's youngest-ever Champion Racing Driver. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some closed tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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JIM CLARK PORTRAIT OF A GREAT DRIVER
Written by Graham Gauld.
Stock no. 2134311
Published by Paul Hamlyn. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jim Clark, racing driver, recalled by many of the people who knew him best. Colour and b/w photos. Heavy foxing to endpapers and musty odour to book.

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AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Anthony Trollope; John Sutherland.
Stock no. 1320470
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduction by John Sutherland. Grey cloth spine with black title block and gilt title. Light grey paper boards with grey floral borders. B/w photos. Top edge grey. Small mark to rear cover else book itself is fine. Publisher's grey slipcase is grubby with water stains.

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THE DIARY OF A VILLAGE SHOPKEEPER 1754-1765
Written by Thomas Turner; David Vaisey. Illustrated by Miriam Macgregor.
Stock no. 1320467
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by David Vaisey. Blue cloth spine, marbled boards. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Publisher's burgundy slipcase is dusty to top edge and has a tiny mark to one panel.

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AUGUSTUS CARP, ESQ.
Written by Augustus Carp; John Letts. Illustrated by David Eccles.
Stock no. 1320421
Published by Folio Society. 1988. Fine condition.

Being the Autobiography of a Really Good Man. Maroon pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Introduction by Letts. Slight fading to spine. Publisher's blue slipcase is scuffed at top and bottom edges.

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THE STORY OF SAN MICHELE
Written by Axel Munthe.
Stock no. 1320411
Published by Folio Society. 1991. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles and decoration. B/w photos. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Corners slightly bumped. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase which is slightly faded at edges and has a small surface paper tear a one spine edge.

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LORD BLEDISLOE OF LYDNEY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821256
Published by Forest of Dean Newspapers. 1st 1957. Very good condition.

A Tribute to the Right Hon. Viscount Bledisloe Prepared for the Occasion of his 90th Birthday 21st September 1957 by Hart. Cream pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Contents clean. Clear film (not adhesive) stuck to covers using glue to inside covers as a protection.

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THE LIFE OF DR JOHN DONNE
Written by Izaak Walton; Colin Ward.
Stock no. 1320398
Published by Folio Society. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Purple silk moiree spine, marbled boards. Corners slightly rubbed. Contained in original glassine wrapper which is slightly discoloured. No slipcase as issued.

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