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THE GREY LADY
Written by Henry Seton Merriman. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317867
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st thus 1897. Almost very good condition.

Grey cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 342 pages plus 2 page booklist to rear. Grey endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers grubby and marked, particularly to rear. Front joint slightly cracked. Some hinges partially cracked. A few foxspots else contents clean.
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THE LORD OF THE RINGS
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Ingahild Grathmer; Eric Fraser.
Stock no. 1817953
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Three volumes: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King. Reissue Folio edition, with new binding. Green boards, gilt title to spine and decorations. Circular decorations to front covers. Text block of The Fellowship of the Ring is lightly browned and slightly grubby (minor). Spines are slightly faded. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is in almost very good condition: mottling to base and scuffing to sides.
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THE SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM
Written by T.E. Lawrence.
Stock no. 1817938
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition.

Pictorial cloth. Maps drawn by Reginald Piggott. B/w photos. Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger. Introduction by Michael Asher. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
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THOUGHTS ON HUNTING AND OTHER MATTERS
Written by R.S. Surtees; John Jorrocks. Illustrated by G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1317838
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and gilt and black vignettes. 12 colour plates plus text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small nick to top and slightly fading to spine. Foxing to contents. Frontis is part detached.
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THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS
Written by James Fenimore Cooper. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.
Stock no. 2131461
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

Larger format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine; dark title to front, with gilt/black decorations. Colour plates. Spine is browned to spine, with some chips and fraying to cloth at top. Grubby marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Frontis is partially detached. Foxing to outer page edges. Grubby margin marks. A few small page margin tears.
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I CAPTURE THE CASTLE
Written by Dodie Smith. Illustrated by Aafke Brouwer.
Stock no. 2131297
Published by Folio Society. 3rd 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. 334 pages. Slip case is better than very good - light wear and a few marks.
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TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT: A NOVEL
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by John Holder.
Stock no. 2131296
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

Grey pictorial cloth boards. Colour plates. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case, couple of small knocks.
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EXCELLENT WOMEN
Written by Barbara Pym. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane.
Stock no. 2131294
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Pink pictorial cloth boards, red title to spine. Brown endpapers. Colour plates. Slip case is better than very good.
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THE FOLIO BOOK OF COMIC SHORT STORIES
Written by David Hughes. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 2131292
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Selected and introduced by David Hughes. Colour & b/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good - a few small marks and wear.
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY - AS YOU LIKE IT
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 2131286
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Lovely green cloth covers with gilt titles and decorations. 40 beautiful tissue guarded tipped in plates. 142 pages. 10 x 7.5". Spine is faded and very foxed. Bumping to corners. Spotting and wear to rest of covers. Small cup ring mark to rear cover. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges; but is present throughout book. All plates are present - 1 has small corner crease.
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KING ALBERT'S BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Edmund Dulac; Kay Nielsen; et al..
Stock no. 2131274
Published by The Daily Telegraph. Very good condition.

A tribute to the Belgium king and people from representative men and women throughout the world. A compilation of written script and colourful mounted prints. 187 pages. 11 x 8.5". Cream cloth with dark titles and decorations. Contains b/w photo of King Albert as frontis piece, and many wonderful tipped in colour plates and illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
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THE COLOURED LANDS
Written by G.K. Chesterton. Illustrated by G.K. Chesterton.
Stock no. 1317820
Published by Sheed & Ward. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

"This book is crammed with the things you would have got from Chesterton had you been his Weekend guest." Yellow cloth spine, vivid patterned boards. Colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Vertical crease to rear free-endpaper. Endpapers partly browned/foxed. Some grubby fingermarks and finger creasing to page margins and light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby with some loss to spine and corners.
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