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THE FOLIO GOLDEN TREASURY
Written by James Michie; et al. Illustrated by Simon Brett; et al..
Stock no. 1821049
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good 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. Slight bump to top edge of spine. Some pages have a light top corner crease. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition, a few light scuffs.

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UNDER MILK WOOD
Written by Dylan Thomas. Illustrated by Ceri Richards.
Stock no. 1820846
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Edited with an introduction by Douglas Cleverdon. A Play for Voices. Purple cloth rear board and spine with gilt title. Grey cloth front board with a lilac leaf design. Light grey endpapers. Lilac two-tone lithographs. Fourth printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase in near fine condition (slightly scuffed).

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1820845
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. A fine copy, contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition (light scuffs).

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THE OLD CONCERT ROOMS OF LONDON
Written by Robert Elkin.
Stock no. 1820765
Published by Edward Arnold. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Tracing the public performance of music from the taverns of the seventeenth century down to the famous St. James's Hall in Piccadilly, which lasted into the twentieth century. Burgundy cloth boards, sliver title to spine. B/w plates. Tiny bumps to board corners. Text block browned. Light browning to margins of plates. Price-cut red dustwrapper is light rubbed at edges and has a 2" closed tear (no loss) to top spine edge.

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MY LIFE IN ART
Written by Constantin Stanislavsky; Simon Callow.
Stock no. 1820693
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Autobiography of the Russian stage actor and director. Introduction by Simon Callow. Cream and black decorative boards with red titles. 454 pages. B/w photos. Spine lightly browned. Minor marks to text block. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed and slightly grubby.

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THE LIFE OF AN ACTOR
Written by Pierce Egan; T. Greenwood. Illustrated by Theodore Lane.
Stock no. 2134073
Published by Pickering & Chatto. 1892. Almost very good condition.

Modern binding; black leather spine, gilt title. Red cloth covers. 27 hand coloured plates. Large paper edition. A reprint. Bumping to a couple of corners; some scuff and other marks. New endpapers. Foxing and page browning; some page edges are chipped/creased or not neatly cut.

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THE BEST OF THE MARX BROTHERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820236
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Groucho, Chinco, Harpo Et Al. Silver/grey cloth with black and white titles and vignettes. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Second printing. A fine copy in publisher's silver slipcase in almost fine condition.

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THE ROCK PACK
Written by James Henke.
Stock no. 1319105
Published by Van Der Meer. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

An extraordinary "interactive" book packed with memorabilia and facsimiles from the most famous album covers and posters to guitars and sitars. More than 200 full colour photos and illustrations, plus separate pull-out booklets and pop-up pictures. ISBN: 9076048053. Some light page browning. Appears complete.

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LIFE
Written by Keith Richards; James Fox.
Stock no. 2132867
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world. Over four decades, he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his mind, and making it all work in a way that no one before him had ever done. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour & b/w photos. 564 pages. ISBN: 9780297854395. 10th printing. Bumping to spine.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF JAZZ
Written by Mark White.
Stock no. 1318131
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 76. With 76 b/w photos. ISBN: 072321588X. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is ever so slightly browned.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131379
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine is faded. Corners are nice and sharp. All plates are present and fine. Foxing throughout book, but still very good! Contained in original (rare) wrapper with pictorial onlay to front panel. Edge-creasing to wrapper, with a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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THE FILMGOERS' ANNUAL 1932
Written by William A. Mutch.
Stock no. 2130866
Published by Simpkin, Marshall. 1932. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Colour frontis. Monochrome photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping. Scuffing to covers, with some browning. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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