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Dark purple cloths with gilt titles to spines and decorations to covers. B/w photos. Tiny mark to bottom of spine on one volume. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks.
A fantasy. The story of the First Age in Tolkien's world, the ancient drama to which characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part. Blue decorated covers, b/w chapter headings. 8th printing of this edition. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
Reconstructing the experiences of those millions caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich's final collapse. A terrible story of pride, stupidity, fanaticism, revenge and savagery, yet it is also one of astonishing endurance, self-sacrifice and survival against all odds. Black decorated cloth with b/w photos. Small knock to top of spine. Slip case is better than very good - some light wear.
Contains: Summer Lightning; Heavy Weather; Uncle Fred in the Springtime; Full Moon; Pigs have Wings; Service with a Smile. Each volume has illustrated cloth covers and b/w text illustrations. Two volumes: Summer Lightning and Heavy Weather are later printings - circa 2009, rest appear to be printed around 2004. Slip case is very good - with a few knocks and chips - a few marks.
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 2133590
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.
Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks/wear.
The question this book addresses is 'What is reality?' The answer(s) may surprise you; you may not believe them. But you will find out how contemporary science views the world. Blue cloth boards, light blue title to spine and blocked design to front. Colour illustrations and b/w diagrams. xiii and 272 pages. Pale browning to outer page edges. Contents are excellent. Slip case is very good - some bumping to edges and marks.
Large format. Attractive red and green pictorial cloth. Two-tone illustrations. A fine copy contained in original slipcase which is lightly marked.
Spring; Summer; Autumn & Winter. Three stories to each volume Burgundy cloth with pictorial paper front board. Colour illustrations. Edge of pictorial front boards lightly rubbed (minor). Page 7 of volume II has nasty vertical crease else fine. All four volumes are first thus: vol I 2006, vol II-IV 2007. Contained in publisher's slipcases in very good condition, having a few marks and scuffs.
A crime novel. Introduced by Ruth Rendell. Purple cloth with blocked design to front, gilt title to spine. 8 colour plates. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
Selected and introduced by Merlin Holland. Blue decorated cloth. B/w illustrations. A super copy in original slipcase.
1919-1948. Re-issued as a single volume. Black cloth, gilt titles, red & gilt line pattern to front. B/w photos. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
Preface by Harsh. Dark green cloth with decorations; black spine. B/w photos. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case, a couple of small marks.