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This facsimile has been reproduced from the manuscript MS Harley 2278 in the British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes and has been printed by Cambridge University Press on Furioso paper from the Biberist mill in Switzerland supplied by John Purcell Paper.This edition of 1010 copies, of which 1000 are for sale, has been bound for members of The Folio Society by Smith Settle of Otley, Yorkshire, in full Nigerian goatskin with leather onlays over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano Mill, Italy. Contained in a green cloth box with red title block to spine. Also contained with this edition is 'A Commentary' - in green cloth, with gilt titles to spine. This is Copy No. 45. Contained in a near fine slip case - a few small knocks to a couple of edges. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Collector's limited edition facsimile of the Giles Annual first published in 1951. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 1902836154. Creasing to top corner of front cover. Slip case is better than very good.
Collector's limited edition facsimile of the third Giles Annual first published in 1948. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 1874507708. Light wear to cover edges. Card slip cover has some wear and a little creasing in places.
Collectors Limited Edition. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Facsimile of Giles No. 9. ISBN: 1904329020. Copy No. 2630 with original certificate. Slip case is very good - a few marks and scuffs; wear and bumping to a couple of corners.
BRITANNIA DEPICTA OR OGILBY IMPROVED
Written by Emanuel Bowen. Illustrated by John Ogilby.
Stock no. 1821916
Published by Frank Graham. 1st thus 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Facsimile Reprint Edition. Road Atlas Of England And Wales 1720. This book was based on Ogilby's famous work but incorporates history, heraldry and miscellaneous information on its beautiful maps. B/w maps. ISBN: 0900409398. Text block lightly browned and grubby. Contents clean. White dustwrapper is edge-worn and a little scuffed.
Written by Frederic Evans.
Stock no. 1821910
Published by Mid Glamorgan County Libraries. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Earl's Land. Reprinted from the original edition of 1912. Comprising the ancient parishes of Llangynwyd, Bettws, Margam, and Kenfig. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1872430155. Base of spine lightly worn. Light browning to page edges and text block. Green dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
THE WILLIAM MORRIS MANUSCRIPT OF THE ODES OF HORACE
Written by Horace; Clive Wilmer. Illustrated by Elisabeth Frink.
Stock no. 1821906
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition.
Limited to 980 numbered copies. Full black Indian goatskin leather, gilt title and raised bands to spine. An illuminated manuscript facsimile. Housed in a decorated solander box, alongside a handsome commentary volume by Clive Wilmer with a full verse translation by W.E. Gladstone. This is copy 55 of 980 numbered copies. A truly beautiful set in the publisher's solander case which is lightly discoloured to rear (printing imperfection and minor).
Facsimile. Limited edition of 1180 numbered copies and 20 lettered copies. Bound in full brocade silk. Blue silk with gilt tooling decorations, all edges gilt, blue ribbon page marker. Full colour. Accompanied by a commentary by Panayotova. Blue cloth spine with blue paper boards, gilt title to spine and white title label to front. 144 pages of commentary. This is copy 55 of 1180 numbered copies. A lovely set contained in publisher's solander case with some minor spotting.
THE NURSERY ALICE
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by John Tenniel; E. Gertrude Thomson.
Stock no. 1821812
Published by MacMillan Publishers Ltd.; Godfrey Cave. 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A facsimile edition. Containing 20 enlarged and coloured versions of Tenniel illustrations, with a cover painted by E. Gertrude Thompson, the book was first published in 1890 and produced by Edmund Evans, the leading Victorian colour printer. A delightful introduction for the very young to one of the most celebrated characters in children's literature. 56 numbered pages plus An Easter Greeting and Christmas Greetings to rear. Facsimile Classics Series. ISBN: 0333273869. Reprint. Boards and dustwrapper unevenly faded. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is also a little grubby and has a small closed tear to top front edge (no loss).
In which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed A History of the Language, and An English Grammar. Folio Society facsimile of the first edition of Johnson's dictionary. Very large format. Three-quarter dappled calf-skin leather (spine and corners), Marbled boards and text block. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Head bands are coming unstuck from the spine (see photos). Else two fine volumes contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition. This is copy 200 of 1000 numbered copies.
RUPERT ANNUAL 1939 (FACSIMILE) - THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1321015
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Very good condition.
Facsimile of the 4th Rupert annual (1939). Colour pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Black/red/white illustrations throughout. 125 pages. The 'look and feel' of the original perfectly captured by this magnificent reproduction. ISBN: 085079241X. Small nick to lower edge of front cover. Cover edges slightly rubbed. Top corner of front cover slightly worn and colour has been touched up (not particularly well). Light foxing to top edge of textblock.
With a Special Treatise on Valve Setting. An explanation of the construction and action of the plain slide valve, the piston valve and the gears which operate them, as applied to locomotives. Facsimile of the 1921 publication. Cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0951936719. Third printing.