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VINCENT BY HIMSELF
Written by Vincent Van Gogh; Bruce Bernard. Illustrated by Vincent Van Gogh.
Stock no. 1320948
Published by Orbis Publishing. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

A Selection of his paintings and drawings together with extracts from his letters. Large format. Edited by Bernard. ISBN: 0856138665. Spine is bumped at head and tail. Top edge of textblock is a bit grubby. Contained in a slipcase which is split at edges.

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INCOGNITA OR LOVE AND DUTY RECONCIL'D
Written by William Congreve; Alan Pryce-Jones. Illustrated by Ru Van Rossem.
Stock no. 1320947
Published by Folio Society. 1951. Good condition.

Introduction by Pryce-Jones. Black spine with gilt title, blue white and orange pictorial cloth covers. 71 pages. Colour engravings. Spine is worn at top and tail with some loss of backstrip. Corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Contents are clean.

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CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
Written by Fyodor M. Dostoevsky. Illustrated by Ru Van Rossem.
Stock no. 1320946
Published by Folio Society. 1957. Almost very good condition.

Dramatic red and black pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Pale page edge browning else contents clean. No slipcase.

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THE TRIAL
Written by Franz Kafka. Illustrated by Nigel Lambourne.
Stock no. 1320945
Published by Folio Society. 1967. Very good condition.

The chronicle of that intervening year of K.'s case, his struggles and encounters with the invisible Law and the untouchable Court. Black cloth. B/w photogrammes. Slight bumping to spine. Endpapers lightly browned. No slipcase.

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THE REIGN OF NERO
Written by George Gilbert Ramsay; Cornelius Tacitus. Illustrated by Eric Fraser.
Stock no. 1320944
Published by Folio Society. 1952. Very good condition.

Gold coloured cloth with black title label to spine and strip to front cover. Black endpapers are maps of The Roman Empire. 144 pages. B/w illustrations. No slipcase. Spine is slightly bumped and grubby.

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THE TRIAL AND EXECUTION OF SOCRATES
Written by Plato; Peter George. Illustrated by Michael Ayrton.
Stock no. 1320943
Published by Folio Society. 1972. Slightly better than very good condition.

White spine with gilt title and decoration, red cloth covers. Translated with an introduction by Peter George. B/w illustrations. Cream spine is slightly grubby. Original cream slipcase is grubby and worn with a couple of small splits.

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THE WORLD OF SPIDERS (NN 38)
Written by W.S. Bristowe. Illustrated by Arthur Smith.
Stock no. 1821610
Published by Collins. 1st 1958. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green buckram cloth. 4 coloured photographic plates. 10 b/w plates. 22 half-tone plates and 116 text figures. ISBN: 0002195585. Something small stuck behind front pastedown causing a small indentation to first few pages. Top edge of text block lightly browned with a few foxspots. A few pages have foxing to top margin. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual) with a small nick to either side of top of spine, rear panel lightly browned.

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TREES, WOODS AND MAN (NN 32)
Written by Herbert L. Edlin.
Stock no. 1821609
Published by Collins. 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. 3rd Edition. Green cloth. 14 colour photos. 30 b/w photographs. 2 line drawings. ISBN: 0002132303. Reprint of 3rd edition. Slight fading across top edge of boards. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased across the top by the publisher's laminate covering.

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HEDGES (NN 58)
Written by E. Pollard; M.D. Hooper; Norman W Moore.
Stock no. 1821608
Published by Collins. 1977. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. A succint and readable book covering all aspects of hedgerows in Britain, their purpose and history, dating methods, flora and wildlife. 256 pages includes index. Numerous plates, text figures and tables. ISBN: 0002190818. Name & date in ink to free front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 1821607
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st thus 1989. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist publication. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1870630637. A few small marks to rear board and more marks to corresponding area of inside of dustwrapper. Text block browned and grubby. Pale foxing to endpapers. A few grubby margin marks. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and rubbed at corners.

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JEEVES & WOOSTER (6 VOLUMES)
Written by P.G. Wodehouse. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 1320942
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Very good condition.

Titles are: Ring For Jeeves; The Mating Season; Joy In The Morning; The Code Of The Woosters; Thank You Jeeves; Right Ho Jeeves. Attractive pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. 5th printing. Minimal rubbing to corners. Lower rear corner of "Thank You, Jeeves" is bumped. Top edges of textblocks are dusty. Cream slipcase is a bit grubby and lower closed edge is split.

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BRITISH TITS (NN 62)
Written by Christopher M. Perrins.
Stock no. 1821606
Published by Collins. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth boards. A study dealing with seven species of tit, including their social lives, intelligence, adaptiveness as well as the general behaviour and biology of these most popular of British birds. 16 b/w photos plus numerous diagrams. 304 pages includes index. ISBN: 0002195372. Name & date in ink to free front endpaper and an annotation. Otherwise contents fine.

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