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THE LORD OF THE RINGS
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2134781
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1979. Very good condition.

The Deluxe India Paper Edition. Black cloth with gilt titles spine and decoration to front cover. All 3 books in one volume. Paper is wafer thin. ISBN: 004823091X. Covers have a few light marks. Fold-out maps appear to have a couple of mis-folds, but also couple of small tears along crease lines. Pages next to fold-out maps have faint crease lines. A few margin marks. Original box is almost very good - lid has tear to one corner; also scuffing and some marks.

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PEOPLE OF THE BLACK MOUNTAINS VOL I THE BEGINNING
Written by Raymond Williams.
Stock no. 1821989
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A novel of the people of Wales and the Borders. ISBN: 0701128453. Text block stained and has a few pencil marks. Light pencil scribble erased from front endpaper. A few lower corner creases to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and has a small mark to rear panel where a label has been removed.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
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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RENAUD OF MONTAUBAN
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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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
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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THE PLUMS OF P.G. WODEHOUSE
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; Joe Whitlock Blundell. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 1821951
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Picked and introduced by Joe Whitlock Blundell. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Fourth printing. A tiny knock to front board and rear spine edge else fine, contained in publisher's slipcase also in almost fine condition.

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OUR VILLAGE
Written by Mary Russell Mitford; Ronald Blythe. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 1821946
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Ronald Blythe. A selection of stories from the original five-volume edition. Blue cloth spine with green title label and gilt title. Marbled boards. B/w wood engravings. Top edge green. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is very lightly scuffed.

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THE MABINOGION
Written by Charlotte Guest. Illustrated by Alan Lee.
Stock no. 1321085
Published by Harper Collins; Voyager. Circa 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Universally recognised as the finest arc of Celtic mythology in existence. Twelve ancient tales of Celtic myth and Arthurian legend. Super colour illustrations by Lee. 355 pages. Red boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. ISBN: 0261103911. 2nd printing of this edition. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is a little creased at edges.

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FRANKENSTEIN OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS
Written by Mary Shelley; Miranda Seymour. Illustrated by Harry Brockway.
Stock no. 2134691
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduction by Miranda Seymour. Dramatic grey, black and silver decorative cloth. B/w illustrations. Slight fade to spine, with small bump to top. Pale foxing and browning to outer page edges. Contents are still excellent! Slip case is very good - some scuffs and marks.

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THE LOVED ONE
Written by Evelyn Waugh. Illustrated by Beryl Cook.
Stock no. 2134690
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

An Anglo-American tragedy. Tall format. Orange cloth boards, red vignette to front and title block to spine. Full page colour illustrations. Wear to title on spine. Slip case is better than very good.

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THRUSH GREEN
Written by Miss Read. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 2134682
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covers, gilt title to spine. Illustrated endpapers. B/w text illustrations. 224 pages. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few prelim pages. Wrapper is nicks at edges; browned to rear panel.

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VILLAGE DIARY
Written by Miss Read. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 2134678
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. A few spots to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges; edge-tears with tape repairs to verso.

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