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Selected and illustrated by Parsons, preface by Davies. Light brown cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear to base of spine. Lower edge of rear cover is lightly damp stained. Endpapers partly browned.
Written by Robert Browning; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Richard Shirley Smith.
Stock no. 1826917
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.
Selected and Introduced by A.S. Byatt. Burgundy cloth spine, decorative boards. Decorations to text. Top edge red. Gilt title to spine is slightly rubbed, spine is slightly faded and has a faint stain to one edge. Vertical text block a little grubby at top. Otherwise, contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase with a few marks.
JOHN DONNE: THE COMPLETE ENGLISH POEMS (THE FOLIO POETS)
Written by John Donne; Andrew Motion. Illustrated by Jane Lydbury.
Stock no. 1826913
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.
Red leather spine with gilt title. Cream decorated cloth. Folio Poets Series. Introduction by Andrew Motion. B/w engravings. Second printing. Tiny lower corner crease to last few pages else a lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and lightly marked, lightly worn at one open edge.
The Folio Poets Series. Bound on St. Paul's wove paper with quarter leather and cloth sides. B/w engravings. Edited by John Barnard and introduced by Andrew Motion. Second printing. A nice, clean copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed and has a few minor marks.
Very small format 4" x 2.8". Cardwraps, Marbled endpapers. Colour frontis. 96 pages. Backstrip missing. Neat initials and date to verso of frontis. One hinge pulled but binding is tight. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and a little grubby.
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Dutch edition of British Ballads, translated by Verwey. Limited edition of 550 copies. Large format. Pale grey buckram with green titles and colour onlay to front. 15 tipped-in colour plates to the contents mounted on grey card with tissue-guards (16 plates listed but May Colven is the plate featured on the front cover). 198 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few small, light marks to covers. Some pale page browning and some light foxing.
Limited Deluxe edition of 765 numbered, signed copies. Vellum-style boards and vellum spine. Gilt titles and vignette. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 133 pages. 11.5 x 9.25". 9 tipped-in colour plates mounted on heavy brown paper with captioned tissue-guards. 52 drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Contains extra colour plate not in trade edition. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 573. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers slightly grubby and marked. Endpapers lightly browned. Plates all present. Tiny corner crease to one plate else otherwise fine.
Blue paperboards, cream spine. Humourous b/w drawings. 'A Beautiful Tale of Hare & Hound for Young & Old'. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Pale page edge browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut and a little grubby. Gift Aid sticker to rear panel of wrapper.
The author's poerms are not about flying, despite the title. They are another means of expression for a personality belonging to the finest English tradition, written before the author's twentieth birthday. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Slim format. B/w frontis. 78 pages. Second impression. Heavy foxing to text block but contents clean. Small name & date in ink to front pastedown is hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Lilac dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn.
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Edited by Skeat, translated and introduction by Boston. Dark green leather spine with gilt title. Green, brown & cream patterned sides. Top edge green. Full page colour illustrations. A lovely copy, appears unread. Contained in publisher's slipcase with minor scuffing evident.
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE: SELECTED POEMS (THE FOLIO POETS)
Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Richard Holmes. Illustrated by Miriam Macgregor.
Stock no. 1825932
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.
Printed on clay ivory wove paper, bound in quarter leather with gilt title, decorated cloth sides. Edited and introduced by Richard Holmes. B/w engravings throughout. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.
Popular edition. Red cloth stamped in gilt with peacock design. 12 tipped-in colour plates. 8 x 6". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded, gilt to spine dulled. A few small marks to covers. Foxing to contents.