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THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by John Tenniel.
Stock no. 2134778
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1872. Good condition.

Red leather spine and corners; marbled boards and endpapers. 50 illustrations by Tenniel. 222 numbered pages. Some of the red leather has browned, with wear. Corners are bumped. Scuffing/score marks to covers. This is possibly a contemporary rebinding. Inscriptions in ink to half-title page. 32nd thousand to title page. Browning to page edges and margins; some foxing and 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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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
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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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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BEOWULF
Written by Seamus Heaney. Illustrated by Becca Thorne.
Stock no. 2134704
Published by Folio Society. 2013. Fine condition.

Burgundy leather spine with gilt titles. Elaborate gilt decorations to front and rear cover on red cloth. Brown and white illustrations in the form of chapter headers and footers. Top edge gilt. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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WILLIAM WORDSWORTH SELECTED POEMS
Written by William Wordsworth. Illustrated by Peter Reddick.
Stock no. 1321126
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Nearly fine condition.

The Folio Poets series. Bound on St. Paul's wove paper with quarter leather and cloth sides. B/w engravings. Introduction by Nicholas Roe. Book is fine. A few light scuff marks to slipcase.

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JOHN KEATS THE COMPLETE POEMS
Written by John Keats. Illustrated by Simon Brett.
Stock no. 1321115
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

The Folio Poets Series. Bound on St. Paul's wove paper with quarter leather and cloth sides. B/w engravings. Edited by John Barnard and introduced by Andrew Motion. Book is fine. Minimal scuffing to slipcase and a tiny bump to one of the opening edges.

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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
No author listed. Illustrated by Albert Durer; Hans Holbein.
Stock no. 1821965
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Book of Common Payer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed at they are to be sung or said in Churches. Ornamented with wood cuts from designs of Albert Durer, Hans Holbein, and others. In imitation of Queen Elizabeth's Book of Christian Prayers. Foreword by Sir Patrick Cormack. Green leather spine with gilt toolings and title, marbled paper sides. B/w woodcuts throughout. Top edge gilt, other edges green. Green ribbon page marker. Third printing. Lower headband is coming unglued from spine else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with a small bump to vertical closed edge and light scuffing.

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THE FOLIO GOLDEN TREASURY
Written by James Michie; et al. Illustrated by Simon Brett; et al..
Stock no. 1821955
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Leather spine with gilt titles. The Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in English Language chosen and introduced by James Michie. Illustrated with Wood Engravings by various artists selected by Simon Brett. Minor yellow marks to base of text block else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
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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