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BRITISH MYTHS AND LEGENDS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Richard Barber. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
Stock no. 1822035
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Three volumes: Marvels and Magic; Heroes and Saints; History and Romance. Burgundy cloth spines. Pictorial boards depicting Excalibur. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap which has a mark to top side.

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A HISTORY OF THE INDIANS OF THE UNITED STATES
Written by Angie Debo.
Stock no. 1822032
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Very good condition.

Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, tall thin pictorial onlay to front. Brown endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. Seventh printing. Top headband just starting to come unstuck from spine. Else a fine copy in publisher's slipcase which is bumped and marked.

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THE BLIND WATCHMAKER
Written by Richard Dawkins.
Stock no. 1822031
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2007. Fine condition.

Makes the case that evolution by natural selection is a big enough theory to answer the biggest question of all - why do we exist? Black cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette of DNA strand to front. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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1066 AND ALL THAT: A MEMORABLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Walter Carruthers Sellar; Robert Julian Yeatman; Ned Sherrin. Illustrated by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1321189
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Comprising all the parts you can remember including 103 good things, 5 bad kings and 2 genuine dates. Introduced by Ned Sherrin. Brown paperboards. B/w illustrations. 10th printing.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 1822022
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Hand-bound in quarter vellum, centenary limited edition of 1000 copies. Pictorial paper boards showing Ratty and Mole on the river to front and Toad to rear. Etching hand-printed, signed and numbered by the artist, and tipped onto a special limitation page of thick laid paper. Around 100 illustrations by Charles van Sandwyk, with 16 tipped-in colour plates. Presented in a cloth-bound solander box. Top edge gilt. A stunning limited edition celebrating the centenary of a beloved classsic. This is no. 55 of 1000 copies. Minor bump to lower front edge of vellum spine (hard to photograph). Couple of minor 'dints' to top edge of text block, again, hard to photograph. Contents beautiful. Solander box is also fine. Contained in original Folio Society shipping box.

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THE TRIAL OF THE TEMPLARS
Written by Malcolm Barber.
Stock no. 1822014
Published by Folio Society. Nearly fine condition.

Red decorated cloth. Colour and b/w photos. A fine copy still in original shrinkwrap which has a few grubby marks.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Peter Holland.
Stock no. 1822011
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by Peter Holland. Large format, includes a commentary volume, contained in solander case. Three-quarter bound in green goatskin leather, green marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Commentary volume is bound in green cloth. Limited Edition of 3750. Copy 309 of 3750. A beautiful set. Solander case has a minor bump to top front edge.

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TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Roger Warren; Stanley Wells.
Stock no. 1821999
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by Warren & Wells. Very large format, includes a commentary volume, contained in solander case. Three-quarter bound in green goatskin leather, green marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Commentary volume is bound in green cloth. Limited Edition of 3750 numbered copies. This is copy 309 of 3750. A fine set. Solander case has one teeny tiny bump to lower front edge (not visible on camera).

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JULIUS CAESAR (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Arthur Humphreys.
Stock no. 1821997
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by Arthur Humphreys. Very large format, includes a commentary volume, contained in solander case. Three-quarter bound in burgundy goatskin leather, burgundy marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Commentary volume is bound in burgundy cloth. Limited Edition of 3750 numbered copies. This is copy 309 of 3750. A fine set contained in publisher's solander case with a couple of very minor bumps to lower front edge.

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ENGLISH JOURNEY
Written by J.B. Priestley.
Stock no. 1321168
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Being a Rambling but Truthful Account of What One Man Saw and Heard and Felt and Thought During a Journey Through England During the Autumn of the Year 1933. Black cloth, b/w photos to front cover and contents. 348 pages includes index. Introduced by Margaret Drabble. Minimal bumping to spine else a fine copy. In very good slipcase which is ever so slightly grubby and scuffed at edges.

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THE LIFE OF SAINT EDMUND KING & MARTYR
Written by John Lydgate; A.S.G. Edwards.
Stock no. 2134708
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

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.

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A HISTORY OF JAPAN (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Conrad Totman; Hugo Dobson.
Stock no. 2134707
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Blue decorated cloth, gilt titles to spines. Foreword by Dobson. Colour frontis to each volume. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. A few very light marks to covers. Contents are excellent! Slip case is near fine - a few small knocks to a couple of corners.

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