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The Name of the Rose

by Umberto Eco

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The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco. Published by The Folio Society, London, 2001. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 499pp. with colour plates. Translated from the Italian by William Weaver, illustrated and designed by Neil Packer. Illustrated red cloth boards; illustrated endpapers. In mint condition; lacks slipcase (issued without dustjacket).
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The Spice-Box of Earth

by Cohen, Leonard.

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The Spice-Box of Earth, Cohen, Leonard. Published by McClelland & Stewart Ltd, Toronto, 1961. First paperback edition, printed simultaneous with first hardcover edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 99pp. with Illustrations by Frank Newfeld. Card covers with French flaps, front cut-out with facial portrait of Leonard Cohen backed on olive green wrapper, red patterned end papers. Contents are in… Read more
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I, Claudius

by Graves, Robert

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I, Claudius, Graves, Robert. Published by The Folio Society, London, 1994. 8vo up to 9½" tall., xviii, 349pp. with coloured frontispiece, 7 coloured plates and in text illustrations by Neil Packer. Green cloth boards with blocked gilt design, gilt spine titles, top edge green, endpapers with family tree. Housed in a green card slip-case, Volume is in mint, unread condition;… Read more
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The Meaning of Mice

by Charles Van Sandwyk

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The Meaning of Mice: Translated for Humans by Charles Van Sandwyk. Van Sandwyk, Charles. Published by The Fairy Press (A Division of Charles Van Sandwyk Fine Arts), Vancouver, 2002. First Edition. 32mo up to 5" tall., 11pp. Wrap around stiff paper boards with paste down title and illustration to front panel; illustrated on inside of the three panels. Accordion… Read more
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The Brownings

by Richardson, Joanna

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The Brownings A Biography Compiled From Contemporary Sources, Richardson, Joanna, The Folio Society, London, 1986. Red cloth with gilt decorated front cover and gilt titles to spine. Portrait Frontispiece, and 9 other portrait illustrations throughout. Mustard color endpapers; red top edge; brown slipcase. Contents in fine, unread condition with a tiny mark to front board. Housed in slipcase also in… Read more
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A Fable

by William Faulkner

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A Fable, William Faulkner. Published by The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1976. Limited Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 462pp. Full dark burgundy leather with gilt titles to banded spine and gilt illustrated designs front and rear; all edges gilt; olive green silk moire endpapers with matching ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints; printed on archival… Read more
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Eminent Victorians

by Strachey, Lytton

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Eminent Victorians. Strachey, Lytton. Published by The Folio Society, London, 1986. Follows the text of the first edition published by Chatto & Windus in 1918. 4to up to 12" tall. 272pp. with 12 pages of illustrations in colour and black and white. Green cloth boards with four photographic portraits within elaborate gilt scrolled borders; green endpapers. Housed in a green… Read more
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Saint Joan of Arc

by Sackville-West, Vita

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Saint Joan of Arc, Sackville-West, Vita, Published by The Folio Society, London, 2004. 5th printing. Small Quarto; 4to up to 12" tall; xviii, 339pp. with maps, plates; chapter heading woodcut illustrations by Chris Daunt. Introduction by Sue Bradbury. Blue cloth boards, silver lettering to spine, silver image of sword to front board, mapped endpapers. Contained in a silver slipcase… Read more
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Four Cornish Novels: Rebecca, My Cousin Rachel, Jamaica Inn, Frenchman's Creek by Du Maurier, Daphne. Published by The Folio Society, London, 1991/1997. 8vo up to 9½" tall with illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark. Decorative cloth boards in blue, black and gilt with gray endpapers. Each volume is housed in a brown slipcase. Each volume is in pristine, unread condition.… Read more
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Advise and Consent

by Allen Drury

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Advise and Consent, Allen Drury. Published by The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1976. Limited Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 545pp. Full navy-blue leather with gilt titles to banded spine and gilt illustrated designs front and rear; all edges gilt; ivory silk moire endpapers with matching ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints; printed on archival… Read more
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The Wilkie Gallery: A Selection of the Best Pictures of the Late Sir David Wilkie, R.A. Including his Spanish and Oriental sketches. With notices biographical and critical. Published by Virtue & Co, London, New York. Circa 1848 (dated by World Cat.). Folio up to 15" tall. 65 tissue guarded steel engraved black and white plates. The first 31 plates are… Read more
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The Habsburgs; Embodying Empire

by Wheatcroft, Andrew

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The Habsburgs; Embodying Empire, Wheatcroft, Andrew. Published by The Folio Society, London, 2004. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 445 pages. yellow cloth boards with black Habsburg crest to front and spine; top edge gilt; illustrated full color endpapers; illustrated throughout with full color and black and white plates; maps and a folding genealogical chart. Volume is unread and in pristine… Read more
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The Zimmermann Telegram

by Tuchman, Barbara

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The Zimmermann Telegram, Tuchman, Barbara; introduction by Margaret MacMillan. Published by The Folio Society, London, 2005. 8vo up to 9½" tall., xxi + 225pp.; Illustrated with black and white photos. Quarter brown cloth over pictorial boards; gilt spine titles. Housed in a brown slipcase. Volume is in mint condition; slipcase has small bump and otherwise fine. The… Read more
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A History of England: Volume I: Britannia: A History of Roman Britain; Volume II: Anglo-Saxon England

by Frere, Sheppard; Blair, Peter Hunter; Felipe Fernandez-Armesto (Editor)

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A History of England Volume I: Britannia: A History of Roman Britain, Frere, Sheppard; Felipe Fernandez-Armesto (Editor). Published by the Folio Society, London, 1999; 2002, Third printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall., 431pp. with color plates, maps and index. Blue cloth boards with gilt border to front and gilt titles to spine; top edge blue; blue endpapers; housed… Read more
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101 O. Henry Stories

by Henry, O.

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101 O. Henry Stories, Henry, O. Published by The Folio Society, London, 2002. Selected by Laurent Lalonde; introduced by Fred Chappell; illustrated by Rod Waters. 8vo up to 9½" tall. [xvi], 651pp. with 24 illustrations including frontis. Decorative cloth boards with silver titles front and spine; navy blue endpapers, housed in blue slipcase. Volume is in mint condition; slipcase… Read more
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The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

by William Makepeace Thackeray

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The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, with introductions by William P. Trent and John Bell Henneman. Published by the Society of English and French Literature, New York, [1904]; introduction quotes a 1904 date. Complete in 30 volumes. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. 8vo up to 9½" tall. (8 ¼ x 5 ¾). Each volume is approximately 450pp. with… Read more
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The Complete Works of Robert Browning and Mrs. E. B. Browning

by Browning, Robert; Browning, E. B.

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The Complete Works of Robert Browning and Mrs. E. B. Browning (Two Matching Sets 1898/1900)The Complete Works of Robert Browning, Browning, Robert. Published by Thomas Y. Crowell For the Society of English and French Literature, New York, 1898. Edited by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke. 12 volumes with extensive notes, the translations and prose works. Number… Read more
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The Complete Works of Mrs. E. B. Browning and Robert Browning

by Robert Browning, Mrs. E. B. Browning

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The Complete Works of Robert Browning, Browning, Robert. Published by Thomas Y. Crowell For the Society of English and French Literature, New York, 1898. Edited by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke. 12 volumes with extensive notes, the translations and prose works. Number 684 of a Limited Edition of 1000. 8vo up to 9½" tall. Frontispiece illustrations with… Read more
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Releasing The Spirit

by Mona Fertig

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Releasing The Spirit, Mona Fertig. Published by Colophon Books, Vancouver, B.C.,1982. Limited Signed First Edition with hand-colored vignette to title page also by Fertig. No. 245 of 325 copies. Printed at the Pie Tree Press as Colophon Chap Book Two. 22pp. + colophon. String-bound paper wraps with Fabriano Roma and water marked covers. In mint condition. Mona Fertig is a… Read more
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Two Plays: The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters, Anton Chekov, (translated by Constance Garnett); Illustrated by Lajos Szalay; Introduction by John Gielgud. Published by Easton Press, 1978, Norwalk, CT, 1979. Collector's edition; The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. 4to up to 12" tall. 152pp. Full brown leather with raised bands; gilt front and spine titles and decoration; all… Read more
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