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1 Mother Hubbard's Cupboard [12 mini books in cardboard display box]
Murrays Sales & Service Co. [c. 1965] Cresta House, London 1965 No Binding Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
A lovely vintage set of miniature books housed in a cardboard 'cupboard' display box. Publication date not stated but is c. 1965. 12 books in total and they are: The Odd Jobbers; Mr. Hedgehog; The Flower Show; Wally Weasel; The Mouse Family; Ferdy's Speedboat; Fanny Ferret; Fun-Fair; Victor Vole; A Camping Holiday; Lizzie Lamb; The Cat Family. The books have printed card covers, a single staple binding, and have some colour and black and white illustrations. Some of the books have light creasing to the pages and covers and one book has a mark inside the front cover, as though a sticker or label has been removed. The Mouse Family has had its original staple removed and a new one neatly applied. Ferdy's Speedboat has the word written in red pen just inside the front cover. A lovely vintage novelty set. The books measure 8 x 5.2cm. 309225 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
16 Virginia Woolf, A Biography. Volumes One and Two. Volume One: Virginia Stephen 1882-1912; Volume Two: Mrs Woolf 1912-1941
Bell, Quentin The Hogarth Press London 1972 0701202912 / 9780701202910 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback; lacking dust jackets. Original light grey boards. Both in very good condition. A little bruised at spine ends and Volume Two has a small brown mark towards the base of the spine. V. 1 is a 4th impression of August 1972 and V. 2 is a 3rd impression of October 1972. Both volumes have a name and date written at the top edge of the half-title page and a previous owner's name and address sticker on the facing page, the reverse of the front endpaper. pp. xiii, [2], 230; ix, [2], 300. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set bcosts more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 307571 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
2 The Buckinghamshire Domesday [The County Edition of Great Domesday Book, 3 Volumes, Limited Edition]
Alecto Historical Editions London 1988 0948459565 / 9780948459566 Limited Edition Hardcover Good Slipcase Poor Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
3 volume set, limited to 1,000 copies. The Folios and Maps volume is hand-numbered, no. 214. Maps present and in very good condition in the front pocket of Folios and Maps. The other volumes are Introduction and Translation, and Domesday Book Studies. All three volumes are bumped at the base of the spine and the Introduction and Translation volume has two little red pen squiggles on a page towards the back of the book. If not for the pen marks I would describe the volumes as Very Good condition. The slipcase is poor, missing one end of the case. These are very LARGE AND HEAVY - overseas postage is likely to be prohibitively expensive. This set is VERY LARGE AND HEAVY - a significant surcharge will apply to international orders as this set will cost a great deal more to send than our standard rate will cover. Shipping to some destinations may not be available - please enquire before ordering. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. UK highlands, islands and N. Ireland will incur an additional charge. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 304995 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
17 Odo's Hanging
Benson, Peter Hodder & Stoughton United Kingdom 1993 0340580151 / 9780340580158 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original brown boards. Bumped at the top corners and a small bump at the top edge of the rear board and lightly bruised at the spine ends. The pages have slightly darkened / tanned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket is lightly bruised at the edges. Front flap not price clipped. Historical novel set in Norman England and depicting events from the Bayeux Tapestry. 251pp. 013100 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Wiltshire Domesday [The County Edition of Great Domesday Book, 3 Volumes. Limited Edition]
Alecto Historical Editions London 1988 0948459816 / 9780948459818 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
3 volume set, limited to 1,000 copies. The Folios and Maps volume is hand-numbered, no. 424. Maps present and in very good condition in the front pocket of Folios and Maps. The other volumes are Introduction and Translation, and Domesday Book Studies. The volumes are in excellent condition. Presented in a bespoke red solander box. The box is in very good condition but has some slight bruising and some very small marks at the base of the spine. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104580 
Price: 105.00 GBP

 
18 Enid Blyton's Noddy and his Friends, weekly magazine issues No. 1-36, 38-40 and the Christmas Special (1974) [40 issues in total]
Blyton, Enid [Darrell Waters Ltd.] Hudvale Ltd. London 1974 Soft cover Very Good Book 
40 issues of this weekly children's magazine from 1974. Includes issues nos 1-36; 38-40 and the bumper issue Christmas Special (48 pages, rather than the usual 16). Issue no. 1 has a small repaired tear to the front cover (an acid-free, archival tissue repair, near invisible); issue 1 also has a long repaired tear to the back cover, with old yellowed sellotape (previous owner repair). A number of issues have a name written on the cover (front or back). The first 11 magazines have a cut-out activity printed on the back cover, for children to make. The cut-out activity on issue no. 6 is a puzzle - this has been very neatly cut out and the pieces of the puzzle retained (they fit back into the cover perfectly and we have put them in a small acetate bag for safe keeping). Nos 29, 30 and 31 have a few activities filled-in (i.e. dot-to-dot done in pencil etc.). Activity pages in the other magazines are clean. Issue no. 34 has a short tear to the top edge of the back cover, repaired with an acid-free, archival, near transparent mending tissue. They are overall in remarkably good condition for a flimsy child's magazine from 1974. Magazines measure 28.3 x 21.8cm. HEAVY - packaged weight over 1KG, hence a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308880 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
 
4 Toys (New Colour Photo Books No. S1)
E. J. Arnold & Son Limited Leeds 1963 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Slim stapled booklet format, limp covers. Very scarce little booklet. Similar in style to a ladybird book but shorter; fewer pages. Educational series for very young children. This book features a picture of a toy on each page with the name underneath printed in clear lowercase text. Printed on-sided to prevent distraction, so when you turn the page you only see one image. 11 toys are featured - tricycle, roundabout, golliwog, Noah's ark, doll's house, pedal car, wigwam, doll and tea-set, jig-saw puzzle, cooking set, puppets. In very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. 17.5 x 15cm. 106619 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
19 Enid Blyton's Magical Stories: Grandreams edition Volumes 1-4. Volume 1 A Tale of the Blue-Eyed Cat, and The Beautiful Pattern; Volume 2 The Spelling Spell, and The Talking Shoes; Volume 3 In The King's Shoes, and The Smelly Little Dog; Volume 4 Magic in the Playroom, and The Magic Treacle Jug
Blyton, Enid; illustrated by Pam Storey Grandreams | Robert Frederick Limited Bath 2004 0755440323 / 9780755440320 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4 hardback volumes, in excellent near fine condition. All clean, tight and unmarked. A couple of them have a tiny bump to a corner. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 55; 55; 55; 55. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 306705 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
5 A Study of the Bronze Age Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland and its associated grave-goods. Complete 2 Volume set.
Abercromby, The Hon. John Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Burgundy red buckram library bindings. Top edges gilt. Complete in 2 volumes. Ex-municipal reference library volumes, i.e. these volumes were held in the library for reference only, not for loan. Library bookplate on the front pastedowns and shelf classification marks at the top edges of the front pastedowns. Blind embossed oval library identification stamp to many pages, mostly to the top margins. Plate II in Volume I has a repaired tear to the top edge; repaired with what looks like a conservation grade paper repair tissue. Contents complete - meet collation. pp. 163 [+ Plates I-LXI]; 128 [+ Plates LXII-CX]. Plates printed in sepia tones, showing numbered artefacts and with descriptions at the bottom of each plate. 33.5cm tall. Please contact us if you would like to see further photographs of these volumes - we can email them to you upon request. Large and heavy volumes. DELIVERY: The cost of sending these within the UK MAINLAND is included in the price. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY: please contact us before ordering. May be available but at significant extra costs. A discount on postage is available for collection from our shop premises in Banbury, Oxfordshire - please enquire. 105357 
Price: 245.00 GBP

 
20 The Decameron - 2 Volumes
Boccaccio, Giovanni; Translated By J. M. Rigg ; with illustrations by Louis Chalon Privately Printed for The Navarre Society Limited London Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Chalon, Louis 
Hardbacks without dust jackets. Original red cloth bindings. Both volumes are in very good, clean condition. There is a small pale mark to the front board of Volume I (barely noticeable). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Bindings are nice and firm; just very lightly bruised at the spine ends. pp. xix, 332; xiii, 404. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 045477 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
6 Nouvelles Etudes D'Histoire: Publiees A L'Occasion Du XVe Congres International Des Sciences Historiques, Bucharest, 1980, (2 Volumes)
Academie Des Sciences Sociales et Politiques (ed.) Academiei Republicii Socialiste Romania Bucuresti 1980 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Edited volume of essays, in two volumes. Text is in various languages, differs for different essays. Black cloth bindings with silver titles. Both volumes have a previous owner's name and date written on the front endpaper and have a red ink ownership stamp on the title page. Volume one has a small piece missing from the bottom corner of the title page. The dust jackets both have some light wear to the edges. Both volumes have additional wraparound bands - some discolouration and tears to these. pp. 326; 385. The dust jackets are supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jackets against wear. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 041956 
Price: 43.00 GBP

 
21 Paddington's Big Suitcase: 6 Favourite Picture Books in a Card Suitcase Sleeve
Bond, Michael ; illustrated by R. W. Alley HarperCollins Children's Books 2015 000815452X / 9780008154523 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New gift set. RRP. 19.99. 305031 
Price: 17.99 GBP

 
 
7 The Formative Years (Condensed and edited edition). 2 Volumes [Complete Set].
Adams, Henry ; condensed and edited by Herbert Agar Collins London 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A history of the United States during the administrations of Jefferson and Madison. 2 Volumes complete. Bound in cream cloth; black blocked spine. Both volumes in VERY GOOD clean condition. Previous owner's signature and date neatly on both f.e.p.s. Pale blue dust jackets. The DJ of volume 2 has some slight marks. Both DJs supplied in loose archival protective film sleeves (do not adhere to the book of jackets in any way). 23.5cm. pp. xxvi, 472; viii, 473-1067. A VERY HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 300964 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
22 The Arthur Moreau Story
Booth, Guy Arena Books 2011 1906791740 / 9781906791742 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 14.99. A unique work of fiction, combining a horror story encapsulated in mystery, stark realism and fantasy, and thick with ironic humour throughout. The gripping action of the drama unfolds in a rich environment of palatial houses, offices, and churches, amongst a coterie of remarkable and often artistic people implicated in a set of sinister forces beyond their control or understanding. The narrator of the story, working in the darkened and dusty milieu of a renowned international second hand book store, could hardly be committed to a more sedate trade, when through business contacts he is suddenly whisked away on a series of life-threatening adventures. 232pp. 302097 
Price: 7.49 GBP

 
 
8 The Art of Florence [2 Volume set]
Andres, Glenn M. ; Hunisak, John M. ; Turner, A. Richard ; with principal photography by Takashi Okamura Artabras | Abbeville Publishing [c. 1994] 1994 0896601110 / 9780896601116 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
2 volumes in slipcase. Both volumes and the slipcase are in excellent, fine condition. Beautifully illustrated throughout. More than 700 color images and another 854 duotones and architectural drawings have been reproduced with a meticulous care worthy of the Renaissance craft tradition. 1312 pages. This important and uncommonly beautiful publication analyzes the history of Florentine art in terms of the distinctly Florentine and Tuscan influences that shaped it-an approach never before employed in a study of this breadth and complexity. The fascinating and lucid text by Glenn Andres, John Hunisak, and Richard Turner gracefully links Florentine architecture, sculpture, and painting to the rich social fabric and the dramatic political life of the city. Woven into this compelling history is the most luxurious and comprehensive visual documentation available of Florence's unrivaled treasures. n.d. but this copy is a c. 1994 printing. This set is VERY LARGE AND HEAVY - a significant surcharge will apply to international orders as this set will cost a great deal more to send than our standard rate will cover. Shipping to some destinations may not be available - please enquire before ordering. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. UK highlands, islands and N. Ireland may incur an additional charge. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 306650 
Price: 70.00 GBP

 
23 The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World [3 Volumes in slipcase]
Braudel, Fernand ; translated from the French by Sian Reynolds The Folio Society 2000 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
The books are in excellent condition but they do have a few tiny scattered foxing spots to the outer textblock edges (they are really tiny). The slipcase has a bump to one corner. The books appear barely read / unread. Printed on Grosvenor book wove paper and bound in full buckram cloth blocked with a design of type ornaments by Bernard Roberts. An attractive set. HEAVY books - a large postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this set costs much more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 103051 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
9 Munimenta Academica, or Documents Illustrative of Academical Life and Studies at Oxford (Complete in 2 Volumes)
Anstey, Rev. Henry Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer London 1868 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Part I: Libri Cancellarii et Procuratorum; Part II: Libri Cancellarii et Procuratorum, Accedunt Acta Curiae Cancellarii et Memoranda ex Registris Nonnulla. Quarter cloth - brown cloth spines with black paper sides. Boards are significantly rubbed at the edges and corners in particular, though surfaces also rubbed. Spine ends are bumped with some fraying to the cloth at the spine ends. Inscriptions on the front endpapers. Binding is sound and hinges are good. There are quite a lot of passages marked throughout the text with a green chalk pencil - this is three vertical lines of green pencil running through all the marked passages; there are a lot of them. Some pages are uncut at the top edge. A good working or reference set only. pp. cl, 366; [4], 367-859. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 035861 
Price: 34.00 GBP

 
24 The Brief History of the Dead [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Brockmeier, Kevin W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 184632419x / 9781846324192 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, fine, like new condition. 374pp. Time is running out for Laura Byrd. Three weeks ago she and her colleagues found themselves alone in one of the coldest, most remote places on earth. The others set out in search of help, and now Laura realises they are not coming back. She gathers her remaining supplies and sets out on an extraordinary journey. 302998 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
10 Tim in Danger
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075447 / 9781845075446 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. The 5th title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Ginger is fed up with life on dry land. One morning Charlotte and Tim wake up to find a note which says he has run away. They set off to find him, but a terrible sea fog surrounds their ship with disastrous results! First published in 1953; this is a 2006 reissue. 309105 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
25 The Novels of The Sisters Bronte, Thornton Edition - 11 volumes of 12 volume set: Jane Eyre (2 vols); The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (2 vols); Shirley (2 vols); The Professor; Agnes Grey; Villette (2 vols); The Life of Charlotte Bronte
Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Anne; Bronte; Gaskell, Elizabeth (The Life of Charlotte Bronte) John Grant Edinburgh 1924 Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. A uniform matching set, bound in green cloth, with gilt-stamped decoration and titles to the spines. 11 of 12 volumes - Wuthering Heights (published as a single volume) is absent. Most bindings are faded and a little worn appearance - most volumes have light marks to the boards; The Life of Charlotte Bronte has more significant marks to the boards and The Professor has a small dark stain to the front board. Volume 2 of Villette and Volume 2 of Jane Eyre have a slightly darker green binding and Volume 2 of Villette has a gilt top edge (the only volume with a gilt edge). All volumes are bruised at the spine ends and corners and several volumes have frayed cloth at the spine ends. Foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and scattered foxing to pages. Foredges deckled / untrimmed. Wildfell Hall pp. 354, 347; Shirley pp. 458, 471 vol. I has a name written at the top edge of the pastedown and there is a small light brown stain to bottom edge of rear pastedown and endpaper; Life of Charlotte Bronte pp. xviii, 526; Jane Eyre pp. 405, 372; The Professor pp.xi, 378; Agnes Grey pp. 302; Villette pp. xi, 422; 406 A gift inscription to the front endpaper in Volume I of Villette, dated 1944. Books measure 21.7cm tall. Illustrated with a few black and white plates in each volume. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. 309089 
Price: 115.00 GBP

 
 
11 Tim in Danger
Ardizzone, Edward Scholastic Press London 2000 0439010403 / 9780439010405 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. The 5th title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Ginger is fed up with life on dry land. One morning Charlotte and Tim wake up to find a note which says he has run away. They set off to find him, but a terrible sea fog surrounds their ship with disastrous results! First published in 1953; this is a first impression of the Scholastic 2000 reissue. 106066 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
26 Villette (The Life and Works of Charlotte Bronte and Her Sisters in 7 Volumes. This is Volume III only)
Bronte, Charlotte; with an Introduction By Mrs Humphry Ward John Murray London 1905 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original olive green cloth. The Haworth Edition. Villette is volume 3 of this 7 volume set. There are a few bubbles to the cloth on the back cover and bumps to board edges and corners. The spine is dulled with titles faded. The binding is firm, hinges good and pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. pp. xxxv, 594. A heavy book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 040010 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
12 Jane Austen - Hamish Hamilton Novel Library. 5 volumes (of 6; not boxed): Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Mansfield Park
Austen, Jane Hamish Hamilton [1947-1949] London 1947 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
All five volumes are in good condition. All lack dust jackets and are rubbed at the spine ends and corners, with lighter rubs to edges. Bound in quarter black cloth, with printed paper sides. The sides are a patterned paper by Curwen Press, designed by Sarah Nechamkin. They would have had dust jackets when published and may have been sold as a boxed set (there was a boxed set of the 6 Jane Austen titles produced but these are without a box). Emma is the missing volume from this set. Sense and Sensibility is a 1st Novel Library edition, of 1948, pp. viii, 374; Pride and Prejudice is a 1st Novel Library edition of 1949, pp. viii, 386, has a small pale stain to the outer closed textblock foredge; Northanger Abbey is a first Novel Library edition of 1948, pp. viii, 236; Persuasion is a reprint of 1951, first published in the Novel Library edition 1947, pp. vi, 254; Mansfield Park is a 1st Novel Library edition of 1949, pp. viii, 479, has a very small brown stain near the top edge of the front cover. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The bindings are all firm and of a uniform size, 17.6cm. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 309093 
Price: 75.00 GBP

 
27 Eagle and Unicorn
Brook-Shepherd, Gordon Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition. Blue cloth binding. Book and dust jacket VG. Slight lean to the spine. A couple of very minor rubs to the dust jacket edges. Not price clipped (25s net). The dust jacket is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 260pp. Novel set in Vienna during the Stalin era. 20cm. 300770 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Connoisseur Magazine, An Illustrated Magazine For Collectors. Volumes 1-25 (1901-1909)
Baily, J. T. Herbert (edited by) Otto Limited [1901-1909] Carmelite House, London 1901 First Edition Quarter Leather Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A complete run of the first 25 volumes from the first issue, Vol. I September - December, 1901. Each volume contains 4 months and each year comprises three bound volumes. All 25 volumes are uniformly bound in a mid-brown quarter morocco with brown cloth sides. Upper panels are gilt ruled. Bound by Birdsall & Son, Northampton. Some rubs to the leather. Some marks to the boards, including a noticeable spillage stain to the boards of one volume (boards only) and some mild pale biopredation marks to the boards. All joints are very good and the bindings are nice and firm. Inside, all hinges are good. Some volumes bear a contemporary bookplate for a William Arthur Durnford. Some foxing to endpapers and to the few plates with the same paper type as the endpapers. All volumes are generously illustrated throughout, including good quality plates with tissue guards. Some plates are tipped-in on different colour pages. In volume I two of these plates are on black paper and both of these black leaves have become very brittle, cracked and torn. Both black leaves are disintegrating; the illustrations themselves are unaffected. Volume 9 has a small dark ink stain on the spine. An attractive uniform set. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. More photographs can be sent on request. 104586 
Price: 420.00 GBP

 
28 The Folio History of Ancient Greece: 4 Volumes in a Slipcase. The Lyric Age; The Persian Wars; The Classical Age; The Hellenistic Age
Burn, A. R. [The Persian Wars; The Lyric Age]; Hornblower, Simon [The Classical Age]; Walbank, F. W. [The Hellenistic Age] The Folio Society London 2002 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Excellent, fine condition books in a near fine slipcase - a slight mark to one side. Books are all tight and pristine; appear unread. Printed on St. Paul's wove paper and bound in cloth with a printed and blocked design by Grahame Baker. A super set. This set is VERY LARGE AND HEAVY - a significant surcharge will apply to international orders as this set will cost a great deal more to send than our standard rate will cover. Shipping to some destinations may not be available - please enquire before ordering. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. UK highlands, islands and N. Ireland may incur an additional charge. UK postage discount may be available for collection - please enquire. 103478 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
 
14 British Myths and Legends [3 Volume set in slipcase]. I Marvels and Magic; II Heroes and Saints; III History and Romance.
Barber, Richard (edited and introduced by); illustrations by John Vernon Lord The Folio Society London 2005 Hardcover Near Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
7th Folio Society printing of the complete 3 volume set. They are in excellent condition. Volume III has faint imprints left from a previous bookseller's pencilled price mark on the title page. No other marks. The slipcase is very near fine - the paper covering of the slipcase is just lifting ever so slightly from one edge. HEAVY set- a significant postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 102772 
Price: 23.00 GBP

 
29 Berlioz: 2 Volume Set. Volume One The Making of An Artist: Volume Two Servitude and Greatness
Cairns, David Allen Lane | The Penguin Press 1999 0713993855 / 9780713993851 Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Two volumes. The ISBN number for Volume Two is 0713993863. Both volumes are in really good clean condition, with just some very light and faint foxing to the closed textblock edges. pp. xxiv, 648; xi, 896. The DJs are supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). A VERY HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 303348 
Price: 42.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Wolf, The Duck and the Mouse
Barnett, Mac (written by) ; Klassen, Jon (illustrated by) Walker Books 2017 1406377791 / 9781406377798 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket. First impression. Early one morning a mouse met a wolf and was quickly gobbled up...When a woeful mouse is swallowed up by a wolf, he quickly learns he is not alone: a duck has already set up digs and, boy, has that duck got it figured out! Turns out it's pretty nice inside the belly of the beast - there's delicious food, elegant table settings and, best of all, dancing. And there's something more: no more fear of being eaten by a wolf! Life's not so bad, considering the alternatives. That is, until a hunter shows up. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307175 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
30 Notebooks 1935-1942 AND Notebooks 1942-1951 [2 Volumes]
Camus, Albert ; translated from the French and annotated by Philip Thody [1935-42] and Justin O'Brien [1942-51] Alfred A. Knopf | Borzoi Books New York 1963 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both volumes are second printings; the second volume was first published in 1965 and this is the 2nd printing of 1966. Untrimmed / deckled edges. Black cloth and red cloth respectively. Both volumes are in very good, clean condition; no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket of the earlier volume has some stains to the front cover and a few tears to the edges. The dust jacket of the later volume has just a couple of short nicks to the edges. pp. xii, 224; 274. The dust jackets are supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. HEAVY books - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will allow. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 102552 
Price: 42.00 GBP

 
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