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Sir Roger de Coverly.

By: ADDISON, Joseph; Sir Richard Steele & Eustace Budgell.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 32504


Edited by John Hampden. Wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith. 158pp. Quarter-bound in brown buckram and marbled paper sides, with the slipcase. Owner's name. A very good clean copy. View more info

Catherine the Great : life and legend.

By: ALEXANDER, John T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1999

Seller ID: 30873


Large 8vo. xxxiv, 532pp, colour illustrations, maps, genealogical table. Full magenta brocade cloth patterned with the double-headed eagle, leather spine label, in the pictorial papered slipcase. A fine clean copy. View more info

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William Allingham : The Diaries.

By: ALLINGHAM, William.: edited by H. Allingham and D. Radford.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1990

Seller ID: 34529


Introduction by John Julius Norwich. Tall 8vo. 352pp, frontis portrait & 15 other plates in duotone. Green buckram, decorated in gilt on spine and upper board, with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. Owner's name writ small. ***The Irish poet who was, according to Lord Norwich, 'about halfway up the second league' in that field (and the author of 'surely the most emabrassing poem ever to have found its way into The Oxford Book of English Verse') but a 'superb' diarist... View more info

The Worlds of John Aubrey : being a further selection of Brief Lives, together with excerpts from his writings on antiquities, science and folklore.

By: AUBREY, John : selected and edited by Richard Barber.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1988

Seller ID: 32572


Tall 8vo. 298pp, illustrated. Quarter-bound in contrasting cloth, lettered in gilt (spine a little sunned), with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. View more info

Pride and Prejudice.

By: AUSTEN, Jane.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1999

Seller ID: 35199


Introduction by Richard Church. Wood-engravings by Joan Hassall. Quarter red cloth, spines gilt, and decorated paper sides; with the slipcase. A fine clean copy. View more info

Mission to Tashkent.

By: BAILEY, F.M., Lt-Col.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1999

Seller ID: 13608


Introduction and Epilogue by Peter Hopkirk. xxiii, 269pp, 2 maps, black & white illustrations. Cloth-backed pictorial papered boards, with slipcase. Fine. View more info

Pather Panchali. Song of the Road.

By: BANERJI, Bibhutibhushan.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1971

Seller ID: 10668


Translated by T.W. Clark and Tarapada Mukherji. Lithographs by Janet Archer. 273pp, illus. Cloth with spine label. Owner's name on ffep. Very good. View more info

The Pastons : a family in the Wars of the Roses.

By: BARBER, Richard (ed).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1981

Seller ID: 32450


Tall 8vo. 208pp, colour plates, endpaper maps, genealogical table. Full olive bookcloth, decorated in red and gilt, with the slipcase. A fine clean copy. View more info

The Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Invasion.

By: Bayeux Tapestry:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1973

Seller ID: 19993


With an Introduction and a translation from the contemporary account of William de Poitiers by Lewis Thorpe. Second impression. Small 4to. 111pp, colour plates. Cloth-backed papered boards, gilt design on the upper board, with the slipcase (fading around the edges). A very good clean copy. View more info

Zuleika Dobson; or, An Oxford Love Story.

By: BEERBOHM, Max.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2008

Seller ID: 29466


Illustrated by Michael Kirkham. 208pp, 9 full-page coloured plates. Pictorial cloth, with the slipcase. Fine. View more info

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains.

By: BIRD, Isabella L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1988

Seller ID: 32575


Introduction by Dervla Murphy. Tall 8vo. xxvi, 176pp, b&w illustrations. Pictorial cloth (spine a trifle sunned) with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. View more info

Folio Society History of England, volumes I--III : Anglo-Saxon England / Early Medieval England / England in the Later Middle Ages.

By: BLAIR, Peter Hunter (I), M.T. Clancy (II) & M.H. Kenn (III).

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 35521


[I] xxxviii, 364pp [II] xxii, 452pp [III] xxvi, 534pp; each volume with a colour frontispiece, illustrated in colour and black & white, bibliography and index. Blue buckram, decorated in gilt, with the slipcase. A fine clean set. ***The first three volumes of the Folio Society History of England. View more info

The Consolation of Philosophy.

By: BOETHIUS.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2001

Seller ID: 35479


Translated and introduced by V.E. Watts. Preface by Brian Keenan. 8vo. 208pp, colour plates. Pictorial papered boards (no slipcase). A fine clean copy. View more info

Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763.

By: BOSWELL. James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1985

Seller ID: 19987


Edited and Introduced by Frederick A. Pottle. 365pp, b&w illustrations. Original cloth-backed pictorial papered boards, with the slipcase. Very good+. View more info

South From Granada.

By: BRENAN, Gerald.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1988

Seller ID: 34717


Introduction by Philip Ziegler. 278pp, b&w photographic illustrations. Full patterned cloth (spine sunned), with the slipcase (damp amrk on outside). A good clean copy ***Classic account of an Englishman's sojourn in the Alpujarra region during the 1920s & '30s. View more info

Shirley.

By: BRONTE, Charlotte.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1968

Seller ID: 32578


Lithographs by Walter Hoyle. 488pp, illustrated in colour. Quarter-bound in black leather decorated in gilt and green, green cloth sides, with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

The English Language.

By: BURCHFIELD, Robert.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2010

Seller ID: 26813


Introduction by Robert McCrum. Afterword by John Simpson. Reprint. xxiii, 230pp, frontispiece, illustrated in colour and black and white, 1 map. Bibliography and Index. Quarter cloth and papered boards in slipcase. Fine. View more info

The Riddle of the Sands.

By: CHILDERS, Erskine.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1992

Seller ID: 32571


Introdcution by Marion Drummond. Illustrations by Daniel Whistler. Tall 8vo. 296pp, endpaper maps. Decorated cloth, with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. Owner's blind stamp on front endpaper and half-title. *** 'A record of secret service'. View more info

On the Good Life.

By: CICERO.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2003

Seller ID: 35476


Translation, Introduction and notes by Michael Grant. Preface by A.C. Grayling. Small 4to. xlii, 416pp, frontis engraving (repeated on cover) by Simon Brett. Quarter brown goatskin and pictorial papered sides, printed on Caxton wove paper. Lacks the slipcase. A fine clean copy. View more info

The Folio Book of Christmas Crime Stories.

By: Crime:

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2004

Seller ID: 29465


Illustrated by Michael Foreman. 282pp, 15 coloured plates. Blue cloth and pictorial papered upper board, with the slipcase. A fine clean copy. View more info

What are the Seven Wonders of the World? : and 60 other great cultural questions.

By: D'EPIRO, Peter and Mary Desmond Pinkowish.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2005

Seller ID: 30807


Decorations by Richard Beards. xvi, 304pp, black & white illustrations. Quarter cloth and decorated papered boards, with the slipcase. A fine clean copy. View more info

A Voyage Round the Coast of Great Britain.

By: DANIELL, William.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2008

Seller ID: 27074


Edited and introduced by C.J. Shepherd. Preface by Robert Macfarlane. Small 4to. 294pp, well illustrated in colour, maps. Gilt-decorated cloth, with the pictorial slipcase. A fine clean copy. ***The artist-engraver Daniell travelled around Britain's coastline between 1813 and 1823 and published an account of the voyages, illustrated with fine hand-coloured acquatints, in eight volumes. View more info

Cousin Pons.

By: de BALZAC, Honoré.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1984

Seller ID: 29252


Translated and with an introduction by Herbert J. Hunt. Lithographs by Shirley Hughes. xiv, 320pp, two-colour illustrations. Pictorial cloth with the slipcase; small bump at head of upper joint and that corner of the slipcase, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Bed 29 and other stories.

By: De MAUPASSANT, Guy.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1994

Seller ID: 30660


Translated by Donald Adamson. Drawings by Helen Smithson. 222pp, frontis and 15 b&w plates. Pictorial cloth, with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. Owner's blind stamp on front endpaper and half-title. View more info

The Fortunes & Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders...

By: DEFOE, Daniel.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 20937


2nd impression thus. Drawings by Nigel Lambourne. 330pp, line illus. Original illustrated cloth with leather spine label (spine faded, extremities rubbed). Edges and endpapers spotted, clean inside. Good only. ***Title continues: Who was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five times a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother), Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in V... View more info

My Early Times.

By: DICKENS, Charles.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1988

Seller ID: 18100


Compiled and edited by Peter Rowland. 252pp, colour and b&w illustrations. Quarter maroon cloth-backed and decorated paper sides, with the slipcase (a little fading of both along the spines). A good to very good clean copy. View more info

In the Beginning.

By: Douglas, Norman.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1953

Seller ID: 25010


210pp, illustrated in b&w. Cloth ( damp marks on boards) with dustwrapper (yellowed with small holes and tears on edges). Front endpapers lightly spotted and front and back endpapers stained by damp. Good. View more info

In Praise of Folly.

By: ERASMUS of Rotterdam.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1974

Seller ID: 32512


Translated with an Introduction and notes by Betty Radice. 116pp, frontis portrait and other coloured plates. Red cloth, decorated in black (spine a little sunned), with the slipcase. Owner's name. A very good clean copy. View more info

The Life of Mr Jonathan Wild the Great.

By: FIELDING, Henry.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1966

Seller ID: 32503


Wood-engravings by Frank Martin. 188pp. Patterned papered boards, spine label, the spine slightly sunned; with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. View more info

The Relief of Lucknow.

By: FORBES-MITCHELL, William.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1962

Seller ID: 30859


Edited with an introduction by Michael Edwardes. 160pp, black & white illustrations, maps. Blue cloth with silver spine titling and silver medallion device on top board. Edges lightly yellowed. In slipcase (worn with one join cracked, some silverfishing). Book very good, slipcase good only. View more info

An Innkeeper's Diary.

By: FOTHERGILL, John.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2000

Seller ID: 30879


Introduction by Craig Brown. Illustrations by Peter Bailey. xxii, 278pp, line illustrations. Quarter cloth, printed spine label and decorated paper sides, with the slipcase. A fine clean copy. View more info

Travels of a Victorian Photographer : the photographs of Francis Frith. With texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson.

By: FRITH, Francis (photographer).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2001

Seller ID: 22826


Small 4to. 298pp, sepia photographs, map. Pictorial cloth, with the pictorial papered slipcase. A fine clean copy. View more info

Fuller's Worthies : selected from The Worthies of England by Thomas Fuller.

By: FULLER, Thomas : edited by Richard Barber.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1987

Seller ID: 32570


Edited and introduced by Richard Barber. Large 8vo. xxii, 442pp, b&w plates from contemporary sources, map. Navy blue cloth, decorated in gilt, with the slipcase. A very good to fine clean copy. View more info

The Disinherited.

By: GALDOS, Benito Perez.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1976

Seller ID: 29273


Translated [and with an introduction by] by Lester Clark. Drawings by Augustin Blancovaras. xviii, 340pp, line drawings. Illustrated cloth (spine lightly discoloured). In slipcase (a couple of tiny marks). coloured top edges. Very good. View more info

Mrs Gaskell's Life of Charlotte Bronte.

By: GASKELL, Elizabeth.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1971

Seller ID: 26315


Edited with an introduction by Winifred Gerin. 450pp, frontispiece, illustrated in black and white. Quarter cloth and patterned paper boards (spine slightly faded), with the slipcase. Very good. View more info

Cranford.

By: GASKELL, Mrs.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1987

Seller ID: 29389


Introduction by Susan Hill. Wood-engravings by Joan Hassall. 202pp, illustrated. Quarter cloth and patterned paper sides, with the slipcase. The spine quite faded, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

The Citizen of the World, or, Letters from a Chinese Philosopher residing in London to his friends in the East.

By: GOLDSMITH, Oliver.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1969

Seller ID: 26281


Decorations by Cecil Keeling. 349pp, illustrated. Quarter cloth and marbled paper boards, with the slipcase. A few trifling marks on the spine, otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's name on half-title. View more info

The Vicar of Wakefield.

By: GOLDSMITH, Oliver.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1973

Seller ID: 19863


Redesigned edition. Lithographs by Margaret Wetherbee. 219pp, two-colour illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Decorated cloth (spine a little sunned) with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. View more info

The Creevey Papers.

By: GORE, John (ed).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1970

Seller ID: 32025


334pp, frontis & 16 illus. Green buckram, gilt decorations. With the slipcase. A very good clean copy. *** Thomas Greevey 1768-1838, the Whig politician. View more info

Father and Son : a study of two tempraments.

By: GOSSE, Edmund.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1972

Seller ID: 35030


226pp, frontis & 8 other photographic plates. Pictorial cloth, spine slightly sunned; with the slipcase (some light wear). A good to very good clean copy. View more info

Goodbye to All That.

By: GRAVES, Robert.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1981/ 1999

Seller ID: 19821


Introduced by Raleigh Trevelyan. 296pp, b&w photographs, endpaper maps. Pictorial cloth, spine a trifle faded, with the slipcase. Owner's bookplate. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Greek Myths [in two volumes].

The Greek Myths [in two volumes].

By: GRAVES, Robert.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2003

Seller ID: 18644


Introduced by Kenneth McLeish. Illustrations by Grahame Baker. Two volumes. 700pp, b&w line illustrations, map endpapers. Quarter buckram and pictorial papered boards, gilt spine titles and decoration, with the gilt-lettered slipcase. The rear top corner of the slipcase and the lower board of Vol 2 are very slightly bumped, otherwise a very good clean set. View more info

Greville's England : selections from the diaries of Charles Greville 1818-1860.

By: GREVILLE, Charles.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1981

Seller ID: 19956


Edited, introduced and annotated by Christopher Hibbert. 303pp, b&w illus. Gilt decorated cloth, with the slipcase (a couple of short splits in the paper at the corners). The book is in fine clean condition, slipcase good only. View more info

Wessex Tales: strange, lively and commonplace.

By: HARDY, Thomas.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1987

Seller ID: 26241


Introduction by Robert Gittings. Wood engravings by Peter Reddick. 200pp, illustrated in b&w, endpapers maps, top edges tinted blue. Blue decorated cloth, with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. View more info

Under the Greenwood Tree, or The Mellstock Quire : a rural paining of the Dutch School.

By: HARDY, Thomas.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1989

Seller ID: 32407


Introduction by Angela Thirlwell. Wood engravings by Peter Reddick. xx, 172pp, engraved illustrations, endpaper maps. Green cloth with printed spine label, decoration on upper board, top edges tinted green; with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. View more info

The Return of the Native.

By: HARDY, Thomas.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1971

Seller ID: 32406


Introduction by R.M. Wood engravings by Peter Reddick. xviii, 413pp, engraved illustrations, endpaper maps. Green cloth with printed spine label, decoration on upper board, top edges tinted brown; with the slipcase. Light damp mark to lower half of spine, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

The Trumpet-Major. John Loveday, a soldier in the war with Buonaparte and Robert his brother : a tale...

By: HARDY, Thomas.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1990

Seller ID: 34644


Introduction by Paul I. Webb. Wood engravings by Peter Reddick. xvi, 314pp, engraved illustrations, endpaper maps. Red cloth with printed spine label, decoration on upper board, top edges tinted red; with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. View more info

Far from the Madding Crowd.

By: HARDY, Thomas.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 30791


Introduction by Bel Mooney. Wood engravings by Peter Reddick. xviii, 413pp, engraved illustrations, map endpapers. Cloth with printed spine label, pictorial device on upper board, with the slipcase. Spine a little sunned, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

The Life and Death of the Mayor of Casterbridge : the study of a man of character.

By: HARDY, Thomas.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 35176


Wood engravings by Peter Reddick. 336pp, engraved illustrations, map endpapers. Cloth with printed spine label, pictorial device on upper board, with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. View more info

The Best After-Dinner Stories.

By: HEALD, Tim (selected and introduced by).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2003

Seller ID: 26329


Illustrations by Paul Cox. 268pp, black & white illustrations. Pictorial cloth, with the slipcase. A very good clean copy. View more info