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THE CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY
Written by Boethius; V.E. Watts.
Stock no. 1322554
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Very good condition.

Translated and introduced by V.E. Watts. Cream paper boards. Blue, brown & red titles. Floral designs surrounding title to front. Matching cream endpapers. Seven colour plates. 4th printing. Small mark to spine and some slight rubbing from the red slipcase at spine and cover edges. Evidence of removal of a small circular label to top edge of slipcase (just a small faded circle evident).

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MORE PICK OF PUNCH
Written by Amanda-Jane Doran.
Stock no. 1322552
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in a slightly grubby/scuffed slipcase.

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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 1322551
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Printing unknown as still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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PLUTARCH LIVES
Written by Plutarch; Arthur Hugh Clough. Illustrated by David Rooney.
Stock no. 2136714
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2010. As new condition.

A four volume set based on the Dryden Translation and edited by A.H. Clough: The rise of Classical Greece; The Age of Empire-Builders; From Kings to Consuls; The Age of Caesar. Biographies of Green & Roman figures. Red cloth boards with gilt decorations and titles. B/w plates. Slip case appears fine. Still in original shrink wrap - UNUSED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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AS YOU LIKE IT (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Alan Brissenden.
Stock no. 1823468
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by Alan Brissenden. 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 45 of 3750. A fine copy contained in publisher's solander case which has a few knocks to edges and a few minor scuffs.

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JULIUS CAESAR (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Arthur Humphreys.
Stock no. 1823466
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 45 of 3750. A fine copy contained in publisher's solander case which has a few minor knocks at edges and minor scuffing.

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THE RAJ QUARTET (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Paul Scott. Illustrated by Finn Campbell-Notman.
Stock no. 1823463
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Very good condition.

Four volumes, one in each colour: blue, black, red, brown. Gilt title to spines. The Jewel in the Crown; The Day of the Scorpion; The Towers of Silence; A Division of the Spoils. Colour frontispiece and 6 plates per volume. Light rubbing to tips of corners. Light rubbing to spines. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has some surface paper loss to the rear and is a little scuffed.

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THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE VOLUME VII THE FRANKISH EMPIRE 774-814
Written by Thomas Hodgkin; Peter Heather.
Stock no. 1322520
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Purple spine with red title labels and gilt title. Pictorial covers. Colour illustrations. Small white label to verso of front free-endpaper (states "book ex folio society mystery parcel 2008") else book is fine. A couple of tiny marks to slipcase edges.

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A TOUR THROUGH THE WHOLE ISLAND OF GREAT BRITAIN (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Daniel Defoe; Pat Rogers.
Stock no. 1322517
Published by Folio Society. 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt titles and tooling to front boards and spines. B/w illustrations. Minimal bumping and rubbing to spines. A few tiny marks to cover edges. Contents fine. Slipcase is bumped at corners, faded and very slightly spotted to top edge.

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A VOYAGE ROUND THE COAST OF GREAT BRITAIN
Written by William Daniell. Illustrated by William Daniell.
Stock no. 1322516
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited and introduced by C.J. Shepherd. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and gilt image to front. Colour illustratons. Book is fine. Slipcase is rubbed at edges with a tiny patch of surface paper wear to lower edge.

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IDEAS: A HISTORY FROM FIRE TO FREUD VOLUMES I & II
Written by Peter Watson.
Stock no. 1322515
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Two volume set. Blue cloth, dark blue titles and blocked design in blue and gilt to front. Colour plates. Books are fine. Slipcase is scuffed with a score mark to spine of slipcase.

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THE DIARIES OF VICTOR KLEMPERER (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Victor Klemperer.
Stock no. 1322513
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Two volumes. I Shall Bear Witness 1933-1941; To the Bitter End 1942-1945. B/w photos. Burgundy cloth. Lower front corner of volume two is very slightly bumped - this matches a heavy bump to the slipcase. Slipcase is also dusty and scuffed.

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