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Written by Christopher Tolkien. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2134820
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1979. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth. Gilt title to spine. Tolkien's monogram in gilt to front. Full-page colour illustrations. ISBN: 0047410035. A few stains and marks to covers. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are generally still very good. Contained in original slip case that is unevenly faded with wear and some nicks to corners.

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Written by Chiang Yee. Illustrated by Chiang Yee.
Stock no. 2134808
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with black titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; a few chips of loss; some repairs to verso.

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Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb.
Stock no. 2134722
Published by Bickers & Son. 1st 1876. Good condition.

With illustrations from the Boydell Gallery. Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles and gilt/black decorations. Spine is browned with tears/chips to top and tail with loss. Marks and scuffs to covers; nicks at corners. Inscriptions and label to front endpaper. Damp marking to some page corners, including plate pages. Marks and foxing.

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Written by Robert Steele. Illustrated by Frederick Mason.
Stock no. 1321146
Published by George Allen. 1st thus 1897. Very good condition.

First done into English by William Caxton, now abridged and retranslated by Robert Steele. Brown decorated cloth, gilt title to spine. 282 numbered pages, edges untrimmed. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers browned. Light tobacco smell to contents.

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Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 2134714
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1913. Very good condition.

Brown suede limp binding with gilt titles and embossed decoration. 16 tipped-in colour plates. Some rubbing/light fading to suede covers. Top 1" of front joint is cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Corner crease to a couple of plates.

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Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2134711
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1939. Very good condition.

A Trilogy With A Prelude By Richard Wagner. 2 Volumes in 1: The Rhinegold and The Valkerie; Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods, originally published in 1910 and 1911. 48 dramatic colour plates and b/w decorations. Blue cloth, black titles. Green/white pictorial endpapers. Large format. Some bumping to spine and corners. A few foxspots/browning to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins throughout.

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Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1321125
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

A reproduction of the 1909 edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Colour plates. Top edge blue. A beautiful book. 2nd printing. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Slipcase has a few light marks and one of the corners of the spine is slightly bumped.

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Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1321111
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 36 pages. ISBN: 0701122773. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut, slightly edge creased and faded to spine and panel edges.

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Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1321101
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1914. Good condition.

1st issue of the first edition. Large format. Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. 12 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 185 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Neat writing in ink to front free-endpaper. Colouring to some of the b/w illustrations - some in quite loud paints. All plates are present. Heavy foxing and some fingering to contents.

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Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1321098
Published by William Heinemann. 3rd 1912. Very good condition.

Trade edition. Brown cloth. Gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Cream and orange pictorial endpapers. Part of the trilogy of 'The Ring of the Niblung'. With a prelude by Richard Wagner. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 34 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, covered with captioned tissue-guards. Text in a play format. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded. A couple of the plates have light corner creases. Light fingermarks to page margins. A nice copy of the third impression published May 1912.

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Written by George Henderson; Steven Runciman.
Stock no. 1821957
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Three volumes: Gothic Art And Civilisation; Byzantine Art And Civilisation; Early Medieval Art And Civilisation. Gold cloth, black title to spines, black illustration to front covers. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. A fine set contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat; Stephen Raw.
Stock no. 1821945
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Nearly fine condition.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia, Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an introduction by Byatt, full page colour illustrations throughout by Puttapipat, Top edge gilt. Blue Nigerian Goatskin spine with gilt title, purple vendome cloth sides. Gilt endpapers. Originally published in 1859. 69 pages. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little grubby and scuffed to one side. Slight binding imperfection where the boards are not sitting central - one board is sticking out further than the other.

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