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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Written by William Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rene Ben Sussan.
Stock no. 2130462
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

One volume of 'The Plays of William Shakespeare in thirty-seven volumes'. First title page after half-title: 'The Comedies Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare'. Large format. The text of the First Folio, with Quarto insertions Edited and amended where obscure by Herbert Farjeon. Limited to 1950 copies. Foxing to spine. Bumping and wear, with a little chipping to corners. Foxing to outer page edges.
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THE WINTER'S TALE
Written by William Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Albert Rutherston.
Stock no. 2130311
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

One volume of 'The Plays of William Shakespeare in thirty-seven volumes'. First title page after half-title: 'The Comedies Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare'. Large format. Illustrations are from hand-coloured drawings by Rutherston. Limited to 1950 copies. This is Copy No. 759. Spotting and damp mark to spine. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Some page edges are uncut.
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1317747
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine faded and just a little bumped. Contents fine. A couple of small marks to slipcase and a pin hole to one side.
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QUALITY STREET
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1317715
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1913. Very good condition.

A Comedy in Four Acts. Large format. Elaborately decorated blue/lilac cloth covers, large gilt vignette and titles to front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. 22 beautiful tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations.198 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine is slightly faded but the gilt is still bright. There is heavy foxing to the first few and last few pages and also to the textblock, and the odd small foxspot to the contents, otherwise contents are clean. Plates all present and in fine condition.
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SIX ENID BLYTON PLAYS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2129802
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 4th 1940. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Grey/blue cloth with dark blue titles. 166pp. 6.75 x 4.25". Covers are very foxed with some uneven fading. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good. Wrapper is foxed and torn with a third of front panel missing!
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THE ORESTEIA
Written by Aeschylus; Robert Fagles; Peter Levi. Illustrated by Laurence Preece.
Stock no. 2129693
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1984. Fine condition.

Beige cloth with black title box to spine, gilt title; black decoration to front cover. Translated by Fagles. Introduction by Levi. Slip case is very good - a few marks; small crease.
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WAITING FOR GODOT
Written by Samuel Beckett. Illustrated by Tom Phillips.
Stock no. 1817360
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition.

A tragicomedy in two acts. Preface by Edward Beckett. Yellow pictorial boards. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.
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THE KNAVE OF HEARTS
Written by Louise Saunders. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
Stock no. 2129317
Published by Artists & Writers Guild. Circa 1925. Very good condition.

Large format. Spiral bound cardwraps. Stunning colour illustrations. Book is contained in a maroon cloth case and then in a marbled board slip case with leather spine with raised bands. Couple of damp mark to front cover. Creasing, with some chipping to corners and top and tail of spiral binding; a little loss. Page corner creasing. Maroon case is excellent. Slip case is edge-worn with some scuff marks; small patch of surface paper damage to rear.
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OTHELLO
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Tanya Moiseiwitsch.
Stock no. 2128478
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1962. Very good condition.

Burgundy covers, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Spine is faded. Slip case is almost very good - split to one edge; unevenly browned.
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Graily Hewitt.
Stock no. 2128133
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt decorations. 12 x 9". Rackham's illustrations accompany the full text designed and written out by the well known calligrapher, Graily Hewitt. ISBN: 0297777777. Pale spotting to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears and chips; minimal loss.
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SNICKERTY NICK
Written by Julia Ellsworth Ford; Witter Bynner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2128075
Published by Moffat, Yard & Co.. 1st USA 1919. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes. Title to front cover is 'Snickerty Nick and the Giant'. 3 colour plates. B/w plates. Marks and wear to cover; cup ring marks to rear cover. Margin marks and foxing throughout. Plate to page 30 has had its end trimmed off and has margin repairs.
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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2127691
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1910. Almost 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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven fading/marks to covers, with scuffing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which also has some corner creasing. Light corner crease to frontis, other plates are fine! Some foxing and browning.
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