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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Omar Khayyam; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat; Stephen Raw.
Stock no. 2126386
Published by Folio Society. 2012. Fine condition.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia, Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an introduction by Byatt, full page colour illustrations throughout by Puttapipat, Top edge gilt. Blue Nigerian Goatskin spine with gilt title, purple vendome cloth sides. Gilt endpapers. Originally published in 1859. 69 pages. In superb condition. Still with original slip case, which has large pictorial onlay to one side; just a few light marks to edges.

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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL I (WILLIAM I TO HENRY III)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2126370
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. 2 colour plates. Heavy wear to covers which are creased vertically and to corners. Tear hole to bottom staple on front cove. Pencil inscriptions to inside front cover. Foxing and page browning.

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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL III (HENRY VII TO ELIZABETH)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2126368
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Humourous Rhymes of Historical Times. Two superb colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Large format, pictorial card wraps. Chipping and wear to spine and cover edges. Some uneven fading and browning. Creasing. Pencil inscriptions to inside front cover. Some foxing.

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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL IV (JAMES 1 TO GEORGE V)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2126367
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Humourous Rhymes of Historical Times. Two superb colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Pictorial card wraps. Staples to spine have rusted. Some chipping and wear to spine and cover edges. Foxing and browning to cover and some internal pages. Rear cover has vertical crease.

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SELECTED POEMS
Written by W.B. Yeats. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats.
Stock no. 2126048
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. Spine has faded to yellow. Slip case is unevenly faded.

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THROUGH A FAERY STONE THE SECRET WORLD OF THE FAERIE
Written by Dee Stotts. Illustrated by Ed. Hicks.
Stock no. 2125919
Published by Aappl Artists' and Photographers' press Ltd.. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Purple velvet covers with gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. All edges gilt. Gorgeous colour illustrations accompanied by poetry. (NOT a children's book). ISBN: 9781904332770. Contained in original box that has some bumping along edges, with wear.

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WHERE THE BEE SUCKS
Written by Iolo A. Williams. Illustrated by Katharine Cameron.
Stock no. 1816229
Published by The Medici Society. Circa 1932. Very good condition.

A Book of Flower-poems. Poems chosen by Iolo A Williams. Tipped in colour plates. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and vignettes. vii and 87 pages. Spine lightly browned, corners lightly worn. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and some page browning to contents. All plates present.

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OSCAR WILDE: STORIES; PLAYS AND POEMS; ESSAYS AND LETTERS
Written by Oscar Wilde; Merlin Holland. Illustrated by Ian Archie Beck.
Stock no. 2125432
Published by Folio Society. 3rd 1995. Fine condition.

Three volumes. Stories, Play & Poems, Essays & Letters. Edited by Holland. Cream cloth, gilt decoration and titles. colour and b/w illustrations by Beck to the Stories volume. Contained in almost very good slip case that has small splits to a couple of edges and 3-4" split to one edge. Also scuffed with some other marks.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; George F. Maine. Illustrated by Robert Stewart Sherriffs.
Stock no. 1317375
Published by Collins. 1961. Fine condition.

Blue leather covers, gilt titles and vignette. Colour illustrations. 224 pages, all edges gilt. 9.5 x 6.75". Minimal rubbing to base of spine. Slight foxing to endpapers and inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Contained in original box which is lightly foxed/rubbed on base and slightly faded to top.

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THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2125309
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

12 glorious tipped-in colour plates. 2 turquoise plates plus decorations on every page. Large format. Red cloth, gilt spine and blind decorations to covers. Turquoise pictorial endpapers. 239 numbered pages includes index of first lines. Bumping and wear along cover edges. Uneven fading to covers; a few other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and a few margin marks to pages. Plates in excellent condition!

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THE PIG THAT SAVED THE CITY
Written by H.Y.J. Taylor. Illustrated by Noreen Littleton.
Stock no. 2125176
Published by Miss N. Littleton. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Ballad of the Famous Pig Which Caused King Charles To Raise The Siege of Gloucester September 5 1643. Green cloth, gilt title and vignette. Red and black calligraphy. Line drawings. Illustrations and calligraphy by Littleton. ISBN: 0950704202. SIGNED by Illustrator/Calligrapher, with No. 199 (assumed Limited edition). A few marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks.

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ROBIN HOOD
Written by Joseph Ritson.
Stock no. 2125152
Published by EP Publishing. 1972. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A collection of all the ancient poems, songs and ballads relative to that celebrated English outlaw. Facsimile of the 1823 edition. ISBN: 0854099255. Ex-lib. with usual markings. Wrapper is creased and unevenly faded.

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