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image of THE PERSONAL HISTORY, ADVENTURES, EXPERIENCES, AND OBSERVATIONS OF DAVID COPPERFIELD THE YOUNGER OF BLUNDERSTONE ROOKERY (WHICH HE NEVER MEANT TO BE PUBLISHED ON ANY ACCOUNT).

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London: Folio Society, 2004. 871 pp, 10 1/4" H. Quarter bound in deep maroon leather with maroon cloth sides, black leather title label with gilt lettering/border on spine. Gilt borders on front and rear boards, top edge gilt, integral maroon ribbon bookmark. Maroon endpapers and slipcase. B&w illustrations. "The text and illustrations of this edition… Read more
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GREAT EXPECTATIONS.

by Dickens, Charles. Introduction by D.J. Taylor.

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Published
2004
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Fine
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London: Folio Society, 2004. 478 pp, 10 1/4" H. Quarter bound in deep maroon leather with maroon cloth sides, black leather title label with gilt lettering/border on spine. Gilt borders on front and rear boards, top edge gilt, integral maroon ribbon bookmark. Maroon endpapers and slipcase. B&w illustrations. "The text and illustrations of this edition… Read more
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CAUTIONARY TALES AND OTHER VERSES.

by Belloc, Hilaire.

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Published
1997
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Very Good
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NZ$29.08

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London: Folio Society, 1997. 160 pp, 9" H. Olive green cloth printed with a design by Posy Simmonds in red, yellow, black & white, yellow endpapers, bright red slipcase. Eight full-page colour illustrations (including frontispiece) plus numerous b&w drawings. Contents: Cautionary Tales for Children; New Cautionary Tales; The Bad Child's Book of Beasts; More Beasts for Worse… Read more
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image of THE GRAND QUARREL.  FROM THE CIVIL WAR DIARIES OF MRS. LUCY HUTCHINSON; MRS. ALICE THORNTON; ANNE, LADY FANSHAWE; MARGARET, DUCHESS OF NEWCASTLE; ANNE, LADY HALKETT & THE LETTERS OF BRILLIANA, LADY HARLEY.

THE GRAND QUARREL. FROM THE CIVIL WAR DIARIES OF MRS. LUCY HUTCHINSON; MRS. ALICE THORNTON; ANNE, LADY FANSHAWE; MARGARET, DUCHESS OF NEWCASTLE; ANNE, LADY HALKETT & THE LETTERS OF BRILLIANA, LADY HARLEY.

by Hutchinson, Lucy, Thornton, Alice, Ann, Lady Fanshawe, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle, Anne, Lady Halkett & Brilliana, Lady Harley. Roger Hudson, Editor.

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Published
1993
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Very Good
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London: Folio Society, 1993. 256 pp, 9 1/2" H. Bound in full dark blue buckram with a repeat pattern of typographical ornaments in gold; pale blue-grey endpapers. Dark blue slipcase. 16 pages of lithographic plates reproducing contemporary prints and paintings, plus genealogical tables and maps. "There is no denying that writing - and reading - had… Read more
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IS HE POPENJOY?

by Trollope, Anthony. Introduction by David Skilton.

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Published
1998
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Fine
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NZ$36.35

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London: Folio Society, 1998. 510 pp, large 8vo (9" H) - quarter maroon buckram series binding, bright pink paper boards with border in maroon, bright pink endpapers, maroon slipcase. B&w illustrations. "The central concern of (this book) is not so much the question set out in the title - important though that question may be in keeping the… Read more
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DICKENS IN EUROPE.

by Dickens, Charles. Selected and introduced by Rosalind Vallance.

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Published
2010
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Near Fine
Edition
Third impression.
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London: Folio Society, 2010. 212 pp, large 8vo (9" H). Dark brown cloth spine with gold lettering, black illustration of Dickens' Swiss Chalet on the mid brown paper covered front and rear covers. Map endpapers, b&w interior illustrations. Dark brown slipcase. Chapter headings: Crossing the Channel (July 1837); The First Visit to Italy (1844-45); Genoa (1844);… Read more
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MR SCARBOROUGH'S FAMILY.

by Trollope, Anthony. Introduction by Richard Mullen.

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Published
1998
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Fine
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London: Folio Society, 1998. 510 pp, 8vo (8 15/16" H) - quarter blue buckram series binding with a design in black and gold by Malcolm Harvey Young, grey paper boards with border in blue, grey endpapers, dark blue slipcase. B&w illustrations. " 'Mr Scarborough's Family' was first published as a serial text in 'All the Year Round' from… Read more
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BLACK SEA: THE BIRTHPLACE OF CIVILISATION AND BARBARISM.

by Ascherson, Neal.

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Published
2011
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Near Fine
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London: Folio Society, 2011. 283 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), bound in three-quarter black buckram with printed front board - in slipcase. Map endpapers, colour illustrations. With a revised and updated Foreword by the author. Minor rubbing on slipcase.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.
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RESTORATION LONDON: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, 1660-1670.

by Picard, Liza. Introduced by Jenny Uglow.

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Published
2012
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Fine
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London: Folio Society, 2012. 320 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), maroon cloth blocked in gilt with design by Neil Gower - in slipcase. Pictorial endpapers, b&w and colour illustrations. Chapter headings: London; The Houses; Interiors; Gardens, Parks and Open Spaces; Communications; Medicine and Dentistry; Clothes, Jewellery, Cosmetics, Hairdressing, Washing and So On; Housework, Laundry and Shopping; Cooking,… Read more
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OUR VILLAGE.

by Mitford, Mary Russell. Introduction by Ronald Blythe.

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Published
1997
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Very Good+
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London: Folio Society, 1997. 423 pp, 8vo (8" H) - quarter blue buckram with paper sides marbled by Anne Muir, endpapers and top edge of textblock dark green, in dark green slipcase. B&w illustrations. "Many of the sketches which form 'Our Village' were first published in various periodicals. They were first published in book form under the title 'Our Village'… Read more
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THE DIARY OF A VILLAGE SHOPKEEPER, 1754-1765

by Turner, Thomas. Edited by David Vaisey.

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Published
1998
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Near Fine
Edition
First Folio Society printing.
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London: Folio Society, 1998. 443 pp, 8vo (8" H). Quarter teale blue buckram, Ann Muir marbled paper boards; maroon endpapers, maroon slipcase. B&w illustrations by Miriam Macgregor + fold-out genealogical table. "Thomas Turner's diary covers a little over eleven years in the life of a man who kept a shop in the Sussex village of East Hoathly - a… Read more
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REVOLT IN THE DESERT.

by Lawrence, T.E. Introduction by Raleigh Trevelyan. Photographs by T.E. Lawrence and others.

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Published
1994
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Very Good
Edition
6th Printing
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London: Folio Society, 1994. 326 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H) - mustard coloured cloth with wraparound illustration by Edward Bawden, in plain cream coloured slipcase. Map endpapers, b&w photographs, drawings. Slight small dye marks and a small corner clip at the top edge of the rear pastedown, faint soft crease at the bottom corner of page 223. Slipcase… Read more
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ILL MET BY MOONLIGHT.

by Moss, W. Stanley. Introduction by M.R.D. Foot. Prologue and Epilogue by Iain Moncreiffe. Afterword by Patrick Leigh Fermor.

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Published
2001
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Fine
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London: Folio Society, 2001. 214 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H) - full dark blue cloth blocked in silver and red/brown with a design by David Rooney; light blue endleaves - blue/black slipcase. B&w photographs, maps. "This book tells the (true) story of what is remembered in Great Britain as a tremendous jape, yet is recalled in Crete - as… Read more
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THE FOLIO SOCIETY 1997 PROSPECTUS.

by Folio Society.

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Published
1997
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London: The Folio Society, 1997. 49 pp, oblong 8vo (7 3/4" H). Wonderful cover art by Charles Stewart from "Ghost Stories and Other Horrid Tales". Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w giving the listings for new publications for January to September 1997 - celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Folio Society. Interior - minor browning to edges of pages, bump… Read more
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image of FOLIO MAGAZINE.  OCTOBER-DECEMBER 1968 & WINTER/SPRING 1996 & AUTUMN 1996 & SUMMER 1997 & SUMMER 1998 & WINTER 1998.  6 ISSUES.

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London: Folio Society 6 issues of the Folio Society magazine, approx. 8 1/4" H. B&w and colour illustrations. 1. October-December 1968 - 15 pp. 2. Winter/Spring 1996 - 36 pp. 3. Autumn 1996 - [32] pp. 4. Summer 1997 - 32 pp. 5. Summer 1998 - 32 pp. 6. Winter 1998 - [32] pp. … Read more
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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN.

by Twain, Mark. (Samuel Clemens.) Introduction by Colin Ward.

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
Edition
Third Printing
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London: Folio Society, 1997. 288 pp, 8vo (8 15/16" H). Quarter black cloth, white paper boards with a repeat pattern in black by Brockway; grey-green endpapers, grey-green slipcase. "There are 16 wood-engravings printed in the text, one being used on the title-page. This was one of the most successful books of the period, with the typography, binding and illustrations… Read more
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