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CRIME STORIES FROM THE 'STRAND'
Written by Geraldine Beare; H.R.F. Keating. Illustrated by David Eccles.
Stock no. 1318480
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Selected by Geraldine Beare with an Introduction by H.R.F. Keating. Light blue pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Some erased pencil writing to half-title page. Contents fine. Original gold slipcase has a small mark (removal of label?) to one side.
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THE WORKS OF RABELAIS
Written by Francois Rabelais. Illustrated by Gustave Dore.
Stock no. 1318476
Published by The Bibliophilist Society. Almost very good condition.

Black cloth, gilt title and decoration to spine. B/w illustrations. 640 pages. Top edges red, others untrimmed. Covers are bumped along edges. Lights marks (damp?) to covers. Front joint is cracked. Page edges are browned and there is some light foxing to the contents. There is a musty smell to contents (tobacco?).
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THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO
Written by Giovanni Boccaccio. Illustrated by Louis Chalon.
Stock no. 1318470
Published by The Navarre Society Limited. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Two volumes, red cloth. Colour illustrations. Spines slightly bumped. Some light spotting to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and to rear of plates. Dustwrappers are worn with loss to spines and slightly grubby with tape repairs on insides.
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THE MABINOGION
Written by Sarla Mehta. Illustrated by Sarah Hopkins.
Stock no. 1818414
Published by Langdon Publishing. 1st thus 1990. Fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. From Merlin's Box of the First branch of The Mabinogion. Comic book/story board style. ISBN: 1871887046.
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'ASK MAMMA'
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1818393
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1858. Good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 13 Hand-coloured steel engravings, b/w wood engravings. 412 pages. Re-backed with original spine laid down and new endpapers. Board edges worn, boards grubby. Bookplate to front pastedown. All plates present. Binding worn but tight. A few grubby marks throughout.
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SHORT STORIES FROM THE 'STRAND'
Written by Geraldine Beare. Illustrated by David Eccles.
Stock no. 1318452
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Selected by Geraldine Beare. Grey cloth, gilt decoration to front. B/w illustrations. Contained in gold slipcase which is scuffed at edges.
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"PLAIN OR RINGLETS?"
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1818387
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1860. Good condition.

Red leather boards with gilt title to spine, raised bands, and vignettes to spine and corners of boards. Marbled endpapers. B/w wood engravings, 13 hand coloured steel engravings. Top edge gilt. Spine lightly rubbed at edges and raised bands. Gilt is bright. A few minor marks to boards. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint pulled. Foxing present mainly to margins and endpapers. All plates present.
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THE WORKS OF JANE AUSTEN (7 VOLUMES)
Written by Jane Austen. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 1818305
Published by Folio Society. 1994. Fine condition.

Red cloth spines, gilt titles. Decorated boards. B/w decorations. Reset edition. Includes Pride and Prejudice; Shorter Works; Sense and Sensibility; Northanger Abbey; Emma; Mansfield Park; Persuasion. Twelfth printing. Contained in publisher's matching red slipcase with publisher logo to either side in almost fine condition.
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THREE MEN IN A BOAT
Written by Jerome K. Jerome. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 1818303
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Very good condition.

Cream cloth with vivid gold and red illustration to front cover. Colour illustrations. Cloth spine heavily foxed with a 2" stain to top of spine. A few foxspots to cloth boards. Contents are fine. Contained in red publisher's slipcase which is a little grubby to one side and one open corner is water-stained and worn with paper loss.
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DON'T LOOK NOW AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Daphne Du Maurier. Illustrated by Helen Smithson.
Stock no. 1318363
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

This book was first published as 'Echoes from the Macabre: Selected Stories in 1976 by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Black cloth; red title to spine, decoration to covers. Introduction by Patrick McGrath. Colour illustrations. Contained in black slipcase which is marked.
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HOWARDS END
Written by E.M. Forster. Illustrated by Jennifer Campbell.
Stock no. 1318357
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine, gilt title. Gold and black decorated boards. Green endpapers. 309 pages. Some b/w drawings. Introduction by Gilbert Phelps. Spine slightly bumped, some slight rubbing to cover edges. Contents fine. Green slipcase is slightly browned at edges and has a tiny pen mark to one panel.
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THE HISTORY OF TOM JONES
Written by Henry Fielding. Illustrated by Derrick Harris.
Stock no. 1818204
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Re-issue with new binding. Cream pictorial cloth boards, black titles in green title blocks. Brown endpapers. B/w engravings. Contained in green publisher's slipcase.
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