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WILDFOWL (NN 110)
Written by David Cabot.
Stock no. 2135984
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

New Naturalist series 110. Brown leather, with gilt titles. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 150 copies. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007146581. SIGNED by author to bookplate on front endpaper; This is Copy No. 139. Has cream paper cover (not pictorial) jacket. Slip case is near fine.

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FRED
Written by Posy Simmonds. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 2135983
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Everyone in the neighbourhood was terribly sad to hear from Nick and Sophie that their cat Fred had died. Late one night they are awakened by a curious 'Meeeyow'. Something baffling was about to begin in the garden which will amaze even the most experienced catwatcher... Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations with balloon captions. ISBN: 0224024485. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner and small cat drawing. Spine is browned with a few small knocks. Contents are still excellent!

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RACING IN THE RAIN
Written by John Horsman.
Stock no. 2135982
Published by David Bull Publishing. 1st USA 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Engineering Victories with Ford GT40s, Mirages, and Porsche 917s. My Years with Brilliant Drivers, Legendary Sports Cars and a Dedicated Team. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1893618714. Wrapper has a few light knocks at edges.

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LOST WORLDS: WHAT HAVE WE LOST, & WHERE DID IT GO?
Written by Michael Bywater.
Stock no. 2135981
Published by Granta Books. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with gilt title to spine. A glossary of the missing, a cabinet of absent curiosities. ISBN: 1862077010. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing; browning to panels and a sticker to front panel.

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THE OLD METAL MINES OF MID-WALES PART 1
Written by David E. Bick.
Stock no. 2135980
Published by The Pound House. Circa 1978. Very good condition.

Cardiganshire, South of Devil's Bridge. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Limited edition to 250 copies. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0950204080. SIGNED by author, this is Copy No. 226. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page edge browning.

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PARADISE LOST
Written by John Milton; Peter Ackroyd; John Wain. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823018
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Green leather spine with gilt title. Peach silk moiree covered boards. Top edge coloured. A Poem In Twelve Books by Milton with a preface by Ackroyd, an introduction by Wain and colour illustrations by Blake. Leather spine is sunned. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some very light scuffing, minor rubbing/crease to lower open edge of printed side.

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FAUST
Written by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe; David Luke; Nicholas Boyle. Illustrated by Eugene Delacroix; et al..
Stock no. 1823017
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Parts One and Two. Introduction by Nicholas Boyle. Translation and Notes by David Luke. Large format. Bound in quarter leather with moire silk sides. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. An almost fine copy (couple of tiny specks to top edge of text block) in publisher's slipcase which is lightly dinted on print side and slightly scuffed.

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INFERNO
Written by Dante Alighieri; Henry Francis Cary; Robin Hamlyn. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823016
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Brown leather spine with gilt titles. Pale blue silk moire sides. Top edge brown. Superb colour plates by Blake. Translated by Cary with an introduction by Hamlyn. Brown leather spine is lightly rubbed to tail, possibly very, very lightly sunned. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly faded to top plain side and lightly scuffed.

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JERUSALEM: THE EMANATION OF THE GIANT ALBION
Written by William Blake; Morton D. Paley. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823014
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Maroon leather spine with gilt title. Blue shiny silk covers. Published in association with the William Blake Trust. Blake's Illuminated Books Volume 1. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Paley. Colour plates. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and has a small split to one edge.

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THE LORD OF THE RINGS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Ingahild Grathmer; Eric Fraser.
Stock no. 1823013
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Three volumes: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King. Reissue Folio edition, with new binding. Green boards, gilt title to spine and decorations. Circular decorations to front covers. Ninth printing. A fine set contained in publisher's slipcase which has minor scuffing.

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THE SILMARILLION
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.
Stock no. 1823012
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Nearly 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. Third printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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THE GNOSTIC GOSPELS
Written by Marvin Meyer.
Stock no. 1823011
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Sacred Writings of the Nag Hammadi Library, The Berlin Gnostic Codex and the Codex Tchacos. Brown leather spine with gilt title to spine. Printed cloth boards. Colour plates. xxviii and 724 pages including index. Top edge brown. A very nice copy (binder's glue to verso of frontis) contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and has a 1.5" knock to one open edge.

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