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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 1822022
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Hand-bound in quarter vellum, centenary limited edition of 1000 copies. Pictorial paper boards showing Ratty and Mole on the river to front and Toad to rear. Etching hand-printed, signed and numbered by the artist, and tipped onto a special limitation page of thick laid paper. Around 100 illustrations by Charles van Sandwyk, with 16 tipped-in colour plates. Presented in a cloth-bound solander box. Top edge gilt. A stunning limited edition celebrating the centenary of a beloved classsic. This is no. 55 of 1000 copies. Minor bump to lower front edge of vellum spine (hard to photograph). Couple of minor 'dints' to top edge of text block, again, hard to photograph. Contents beautiful. Solander box is also fine. Contained in original Folio Society shipping box.

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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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SENT FORTH A DOVE: DISCOVERY OF THE DUYFKEN
Written by James Henderson.
Stock no. 1821996
Published by University Of Western Australia Press. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

In 1606 the little Dutch East India Company Ship, Duyfken, came upon the coast of Cape York Peninsula. Its skipper, Willem Jansz went to his grave without knowing that his crew were the first Europeans to land on the shores of the sixth continent. His chart lay undiscovered in the archives for many years. Nearly 400 years later, a small group of people dedicated themselves to the daunting task of bringing the Dufyken story back to life including building a replica ship. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & illustrations and a few colour photos. This is a presentation copy of 1000 numbered and signed by the author. ISBN: 1876268247. This is copy 340 of 1000 SIGNED by the author. Text block browned, a few foxspots to endpaper. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Strong tobacco smell present.

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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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THE WILLIAM MORRIS MANUSCRIPT OF THE ODES OF HORACE
Written by Horace; Clive Wilmer. Illustrated by Elisabeth Frink.
Stock no. 1821906
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition.

Limited to 980 numbered copies. Full black Indian goatskin leather, gilt title and raised bands to spine. An illuminated manuscript facsimile. Housed in a decorated solander box, alongside a handsome commentary volume by Clive Wilmer with a full verse translation by W.E. Gladstone. This is copy 55 of 980 numbered copies. A truly beautiful set in the publisher's solander case which is lightly discoloured to rear (printing imperfection and minor).

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ULYSSES
Written by James Joyce; Jacques Aubert. Illustrated by Mimmo Paladino.
Stock no. 1821905
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Published on 16 June 2004 to mark the centenary of the day on which the action of the book is set. Blue goatskin full leather binding blocked with a design by Jeff Clements. Limited to 1750 copies. Introduction by Jacques Aubert. B/w etchings. Blue ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. This is copy 1111 of 1760. A beautiful copy contained in publisher's solander case in almost fine condition.

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THE FITZWILLIAM BOOK OF HOURS
Written by Stella Panayotova.
Stock no. 1821904
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile. Limited edition of 1180 numbered copies and 20 lettered copies. Bound in full brocade silk. Blue silk with gilt tooling decorations, all edges gilt, blue ribbon page marker. Full colour. Accompanied by a commentary by Panayotova. Blue cloth spine with blue paper boards, gilt title to spine and white title label to front. 144 pages of commentary. This is copy 55 of 1180 numbered copies. A lovely set contained in publisher's solander case with some minor spotting.

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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Written by Jonathan Swift. Illustrated by Peter Suart.
Stock no. 1821903
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Title page and spine of solander case is entitled: Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World by Lemuel Gulliver. Large format. Vellum spine & corners, gilt title to spine, front board is pictorial. Red repeating design endpapers. Limited to 1000 copies, each with an original etching signed and numbered by the artist. 17 tipped-in colour plates with decorative border to mount. B/w chapter footers. Brown ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. This is copy 55 of 1000. A stunning item with minor scuff to front board (very minor). Solander case is slightly scuffed to inside (again, very minor).

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CANDIDE OR OPTIMISM
Written by Voltaire; Tobias Smollett; Julian Barnes. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1821901
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Full Nigerian Goatskin leather in burgundy. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Translated by Smollett, Introduced by Barnes. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Top edge gilt. This is copy 55 and SIGNED by Quentin Blake. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some very faint scuffing.

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FIFTY FABLES OF LA FONTAINE
Written by Jean De La Fontaine; Norman R. Shapiro; Sarah Bakewell. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1821900
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Translated by Shapiro, introduced by Bakewell. Green goatskin leather binding with gilt titles. Limited edition of 1000, each copy numbered and signed by Quentin Blake. Colour illustrations. Top edge gilt. This is copy 55 of 1000 and SIGNED by Quentin Blake. A beautiful copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is in almost fine condition with a minor knock to to spine edge.

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