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THE HOLOCAUST THE JEWISH TRAGEDY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Martin Gilbert.
Stock no. 2133596
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition.

Dark purple cloths with gilt titles to spines and decorations to covers. B/w photos. Tiny mark to bottom of spine on one volume. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks.

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THE SILMARILLION
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.
Stock no. 2133595
Published by Folio Society. 2013. Fine condition.

A fantasy. The story of the First Age in Tolkien's world, the ancient drama to which characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part. Blue decorated covers, b/w chapter headings. 8th printing of this edition. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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BERLIN THE DOWNFALL 1945
Written by Antony Beevor.
Stock no. 2133593
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2017. Nearly fine condition.

Reconstructing the experiences of those millions caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich's final collapse. A terrible story of pride, stupidity, fanaticism, revenge and savagery, yet it is also one of astonishing endurance, self-sacrifice and survival against all odds. Black decorated cloth with b/w photos. Small knock to top of spine. Slip case is better than very good - some light wear.

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BEST OF BLANDINGS (6 VOLUMES)
Written by P.G. Wodehouse. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 2133591
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

Contains: Summer Lightning; Heavy Weather; Uncle Fred in the Springtime; Full Moon; Pigs have Wings; Service with a Smile. Each volume has illustrated cloth covers and b/w text illustrations. Two volumes: Summer Lightning and Heavy Weather are later printings - circa 2009, rest appear to be printed around 2004. Slip case is very good - with a few knocks and chips - a few marks.

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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 2133590
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks/wear.

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SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT
Written by Simon Armitage. Illustrated by Diana Sudyka.
Stock no. 1319266
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Large format. Attractive red and green pictorial cloth. Two-tone illustrations. A fine copy contained in original slipcase which is lightly marked.

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A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Anthony Powell.
Stock no. 1819998
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Spring; Summer; Autumn & Winter. Three stories to each volume Burgundy cloth with pictorial paper front board. Colour illustrations. Edge of pictorial front boards lightly rubbed (minor). Page 7 of volume II has nasty vertical crease else fine. All four volumes are first thus: vol I 2006, vol II-IV 2007. Contained in publisher's slipcases in very good condition, having a few marks and scuffs.

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BRAT FARRAR
Written by Josephine Tey; Ruth Rendell. Illustrated by A. Richard Allen.
Stock no. 1819994
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.

A crime novel. Introduced by Ruth Rendell. Purple cloth with blocked design to front, gilt title to spine. 8 colour plates. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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THE WIT OF OSCAR WILDE
Written by Oscar Wilde. Illustrated by Ian Archie Beck.
Stock no. 1319157
Published by Folio Society. 14th 2009. Fine condition.

Selected and introduced by Merlin Holland. Blue decorated cloth. B/w illustrations. A super copy in original slipcase.

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THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND ITS AFTERMATH
Written by A.J.P. Taylor.
Stock no. 2133397
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Fine condition.

1919-1948. Re-issued as a single volume. Black cloth, gilt titles, red & gilt line pattern to front. B/w photos. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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THE GREAT ESCAPE
Written by Paul Brickhill; George Harsh.
Stock no. 2133394
Published by Folio Society. 2016. Fine condition.

Preface by Harsh. Dark green cloth with decorations; black spine. B/w photos. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case, a couple of small marks.

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THE FACE OF BATTLE
Written by John Keegan.
Stock no. 2133383
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. Physical conditions of fighting. Light wear to spine and corners. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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