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THE IDIOT
Written by Fyodor M. Dostoevsky; David Magarshack. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1821118
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1971. Almost very good condition.

-Translated with an introduction by David Magarshack. Brown pictorial cloth boards. B/w illustrations. Spine faded, text block slightly grubby. A few small marks to front endpapers. Light creasing to prelims else contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is edge-worn and split although not detached.

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THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Richard Holmes. Illustrated by Garrick Palmer.
Stock no. 1821102
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Very good condition.

Introduction by Richard Holmes. Burgundy silk moire boards, gilt title to spine, pictorial onlay to front. Pale blue endpapers. Printed on pale blue paper. B/w wood engravings. Spine slightly faded. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition - light scuff marks.

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THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO
Written by Marco Polo; Ronald Latham.
Stock no. 1821099
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Reissued. Black cloth spine with gilt title, red cloth sides. Maps to endpapers. Colour plates. Seventh printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few light scuff marks.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1320087
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 304 pages. 9 x 6.5". Spine and corners bumped. Some fading to spine and sunning to cover edges. Endpapers browned and foxed. Foxing to prelims and page margins. Name in ink to front free-endpaper.

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1320085
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. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers mottled, small stains to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Crack between free-endpaper and half-title. Foxing to contents. Some page corners lightly creased.

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CUPID AND PSYCHE
Written by Walter Pater. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1319830
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1977. Almost very good condition.

The Princess Psyche was so beautiful that Venus, the goddess of love was jealous and ordered her son Cupid to punish the girl but he fell in love with her! Shortened and slightly adapted version. Glazed black and white boards. Full page b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571111157. Wear to lower corners of covers. Small red ink stamp to top corner of half title-page. Contents very clean indeed.

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CUPID AND PSYCHE
Written by Walter Pater. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1319826
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

The Princess Psyche was so beautiful that Venus, the goddess of love was jealous and ordered her son Cupid to punish the girl but he fell in love with her! Shortened and slightly adapted version. Glazed black and white boards. Full page b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571111157. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few light score marks to covers. Contents clean.

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THE SONG OF SONGS
No author listed. Illustrated by Ru Van Rossem.
Stock no. 1820948
Published by Folio Society. 1975. Very good condition.

Burgundy silk moire boards with gilt title to spine. Printed on lilac paper. B/w illustrations. Fading to spine and spine edge of boards. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition (browning ).

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MEMOIRS OF AN INFANTRY OFFICER
Written by Siegfried Sassoon. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb.
Stock no. 1820939
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1974. Slightly better than very good condition.

Decorated brown cloth. B/w illustrations. Top edge brown. An almost fine copy (gilt title is fading) contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly faded at edges.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1820845
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. A fine copy, contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition (light scuffs).

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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
Written by Izaak Walton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1820827
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Green and gilt pictorial cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. Green and grey pictorial endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. A handsome book. A fine copy contained in publisher's slightly scuffed slipcase.

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LONDON ILLUSTRATED 1604 - 1851: A SURVEY AND INDEX OF TOPOGRAPHICAL BOOKS AND THEIR PLATES
Written by Bernard Adams.
Stock no. 2134168
Published by The Library Association. 1st 1983. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Limited edition to 1000 copies. ISBN: 0853657343. This is Copy No. 499. Ex-lib. with some usual pen markings etc. Bookplate to front pastedown. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased; fading to spine.

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