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The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World (A Fine 3 Volume Set, Complete in Slipcase - the Folio Society)

By: Braudel Fernand

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2000

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society)

Seller ID: 49027


Decorative Cloth. No Jacket. 1ST Folio Society Edition. A Fine 3 Volume SET. Each Large 8vo volume is in green cloth/gilt, and the whole set is fully ILLUSTRATED in b/w and colour by copies of antique prints/etchings/maps, with additional 'figures', charts etc. All in a large paper covered pictorial slipcase ( a couple of very minor chips/marks to case) Overall Nr Fine/FINE. This 3 volume set is overweight and very heavy, and may require extra postage depending on your l... View more info

The Source of the Nile. The Lake Regions of Central Africa

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 112173


Tan/Black/Gilt Illustrated boards with bright gilt/black decoration/ titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. In the Original Near fine plain black SLIPCASE - some slight shelfwear = rubs/smudges, negligible. The top page fore-edge is tan-brown. There are NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xxv) +604 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and line drawings. Loosely enclosed is a large fold-out map of the routes between Zanzibar and The Great Lakes in Eastern Africa. Two Appe... View more info

What Are the Seven Wonders of the World? . And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions

By: D' Epiro, Peter; Mary Desmond Pinkowish

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2008

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 111400


As New. This is an abridgement of the revised UK edition. No dustjacket as issued. Bright decorated boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Housed in the Original, Fine Black slipcase. The slipcase is still in its plastic wrapping, so the book has only been opened to access the publisher's details and is unread. There are NO Inscriptions or Marks. Decorations by Richard Beards. (xvi) + 304 pp. Index. This is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy... View more info

Sherlock Holmes . Selected Stories

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 111101


Green decorated boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the Original plain green Slipcase - which has two Very tiny areas of surface loss. There is a minor but long crease across the front free endpaper, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 324 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings by Francis Mosley. Introduced by Richard Lancelyn Green and Selected by Joe Whitlock-Blundell. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Fine'... View more info

The History of Tom Jones

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1959

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society Edition)

Seller ID: 110910


With the original Folio society dustjacket, not a slipcase, as issued. Illustrated with Bewick Type Stylized b/w engravings by Derrick Harris. Near fine in Near VG spine sunned and edge chipped dustjacket - now repaired on the reverse. Previous owners name/date in ink on the front pastedown underneath the front flap. Full decorated cloth boards with black leather spine label with bright gilt titling, corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Black and white illustrated titl... View more info

The Conquest of New Granada

By: Freile, Juan Rodriguez

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1961

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society Edition)

Seller ID: 000621


No Jacket. First Folio Society Edn. 8vo. Green buckram with contrasting title label, gilt with heavy gilt decoration to front based on a design executed for the Spanish royal family and bears their crest. Near fine in Scuffed Slipcase. Map on endpapers. Black and white frontispiece, illustrated title page. Translated into English by William C Atkinson. Engravings by Harold Bennett. 228 pp. "I have set myself accordingly to give the best account I can of how this king... View more info

Travels of a Victorian Photographer . The Photographs of Francis Frith

By: Frith, Francis

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2003

Edition: Third printing

Seller ID: 111399


As New. No dustjacket as issued. Green boards with photographic pictures to the front cover and bright gilt titling to the spine. Housed in the Original, Fine Green slipcase. There are NO Inscriptions or Marks. With texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson. Illustrated with sepia photographs. 298 pp. Biographical Notes on the Writers; Sources. Overall, This is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "This is a historical travel account of... View more info

Good Things

By: Grigson Jane

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2009

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society Edition); First Printing

Seller ID: 113193


AS NEW IN Nr. FINE SLIPCASE. In the original publisher's tan based cloth boards with a large illustration of a Hen in black, white and salmon and title in black on an oval salmon block to the front board, with bright white and black titling to the spine. The book is housed ln the Original Publishers' Near FINE Plain tan paper covered SLIPCASE with just two tiny spots on one side only, that mar it from being noted Fine. The book is Externally and Internally FINE. No dustj... View more info

Michelangelo

By: Hibbard, Howard

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition Folio Society

Seller ID: 111390


As New. No dustjacket as issued. The text of this edition follows that of the second edition with minor emendations and is published by arrangement with Penguin Books Ltd and The Perseus Books Group. Quarter Bound in a Dark Brown cloth spine with bright gilt titling to the spine and paper-covered Pictorial boards to the front and back covers. Housed in the Original FINE slipcase which has bright gilt titling. The slipcase is still in its plastic wrapping so the book is u... View more info

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Michelangelo

By: Hibbard, Howard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition Folio Society

Seller ID: 113948


The book is As New. The slipcase has a few light smudges and scratches from shelving o/w is Near Fine, Clean, Tight and Bright. No dustjacket as issued. The text of this edition follows that of the second edition with minor emendations and is published by arrangement with Penguin Books Ltd and The Perseus Books Group. Quarter Bound with a Dark Brown cloth spine with bright gilt titling to the spine, and pictorial paper-covered boards to the front and rear covers = FINE. ... View more info

Cities and Civilisations. FOLIO SOCIETY Edition in Slipcase.

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 113447


As New. No dustjacket as issued. Second Folio Society Printing. Brown boards with bright gilt titling to the spine on a green blocking. With gilt decorations to the front cover. Housed in the Original slipcase with a pictorial paper side which has very slight small 'wrinkle/bubbling' marks to the paper surface- but no damage and hardly noticable. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. Illustrated with b/w and colour plates. 279 pp. List of Illustrations; Sources; Inde... View more info

London: Portrait of a City

By: Hudson Roger (compiled by)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society Ltd: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (Folio Society)

Seller ID: 108816


Quarter brown buckram spine, with gilt title on a brown blocked/gilt edged background, with pictorial paper covered boards printed with a painting by Charles Robert Cockrell. Fine book and slipcase. No Inscriptions or Marks. Set in Baskerville with Bulmer display, printed on Fineblade Smooth paper, 272 pp. Illustrated throughout in full colour and b/w. The Double Title page shows Thames Embankment from Somerset House. Pastedowns and slipcase design are brick coloured wit... View more info

William Russell Special Correspondent of The Times

By: Hudson, Roger; Max Hastings

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1999

Edition: Fourth printing

Seller ID: 111091


1999 FOURTH PRINTING. Grey illustrated boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. In the Original plain black Slipcase - which has some negligible 'smudges'. The top page fore-edge is olive and the former owner has written their name in ink to the front paste-down, ( Joanna Greenlaw - a well known author having written books on horology and the sea, etc, ) otherwise there are No other Inscriptions or Marks. (xvii) + 426 pp. Illust... View more info

Mr Norris Changes Trains

By: Isherwood, Christopher, Illustrated by Cook, Beryl

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1990

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society Edition)

Seller ID: 111121


Mint. /No Jacket as issued. In slipcase. First Thus Folio Edition. Small 4to. AS NEW. Checkered yellow and grey cloth with gilt on spine. In a Nr Fine slipcase (has a few VERY light white lines on bottom edge from scuffing on the shelf - probably removable - negligible). Introduction by Samuel Hynes. Full page colour frontispiece and Illustrated with 8 full page delightful colour plates all by Beryl Cook. A b/w Folio Society bookplate on the front pastedown with a former... View more info

THE PICK OF PUNCH

By: KINGTON MILES SELECTED & INTRODUCED

Price: £8.50

Publisher: THE FOLIO SOCIETY: 1999

Seller ID: 9981


Second printing. Pictorial covers by Sprod (a la Heath Robinson) in black and gold cloth in plain 'gold' slipcase. Selections of articles by people such as Anthony Burgess, John Betjeman, Gwyn Thomas, Jeffrey Barnard, E.S. Turner, Miles Kington, Alan Coren, Quentin Crisp, George Melly, Stella Gibbons, etc, etc, etc....with Cartoons/Illus throughout by Larry, Thelwell, E.H Shepherd, Fougasse, Ffolkes, Pont, Hoffnung, Brockbank, etc, etc. NR FINE Copy; 9981; 8vo (tall... View more info

The Assassins - A Radical Sect in Islam

By: Lewis, Bernard

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society Edition)

Seller ID: 112210


FINE Scarlet red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. A coloured /gilt Illustration of Assassins attacking a man on the front cover. In the original FINE plain scarlet slipcase. This is the First Folio Society edition following the text of the true first edition (1967) with minor emendations and some corrections by the Author. Endpaper maps of The Near East. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Looks unread /untouched . (xii) + (2) + 242 pp. Illustrated with Colour (and on... View more info

ANTHEM FOR DOOMED YOUTH: POETS OF THE GREAT WAR - IN SLIPCOVER

By: MACDONALD LYN EDITOR & INTRODUCT.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: THE FOLIO SOCIETY 2000 H/B: 2000

Seller ID: 9788


Couple of marks on Slipcase ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS FBGG; 9788 View more info

Arabian Love Tales . Being Romances Drawn from the Book of the Thousand Nights and one Night Rendered Into English from the Literal French Translation of Dr J. C. Mardrus

By: Mathers, Powys, Illustrated by Sandford, Lettice

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1949

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society Edition)

Seller ID: 000645


Good to Very Good/No Slipcase. First Folio Society Edition. 8vo. Wood engraved line drawings. EARLY TITLE. Green cloth bound boards with gilt titling to front board and to spine, spine and extremities fading/sunned. Dustjacket torn and chipped. Decorated e/p's. Black and white frontispiece. 245 pp. Pencil note on last page. Best-loved romances from the Arabian Nights. Contents include; The tale of King Shahryar and of his brother King Shahzaman, the tale of Happy Handsom... View more info

Bed 29 and Other Stories

By: Maupassant Guy de (translated by Donald Adamson)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1993

Edition: First Thus (Folio Society Edition)

Seller ID: 105718


Bound in sand-coloured cloth with an illustration in chocolate brown that runs across the front cover, the spine and the back cover, with gilt lettering to the spine. The end papers and top edges of the pages are chocolate brown. In the Original plain chocolate coloured paper covered slipcase, in very good/near fine condition. The Illustrated cloth covered boards are crisp cornered, clean, no marks or bumps. (xviii) + 221pp. Long neat presentation note written sideways o... View more info

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Crotchet Castle.

By: Peacock, Thomas Love

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (Folio Society)

Seller ID: 002206


Quarter cloth with gilt spine and marbled paper boards in a Very Good but sl. Grubby/Dusty slipcase. Yellow endpapers with some light generated offsetting. With an introduction by Kenneth Hopkins. Black and white frontispiece and other full page b/w wood engravings by Peter Reddick. 172 pp. NO INSCRIPTIONS or Marks. A Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. Looks Unread. The usual quality slipcased book production from the Folio Society. ; 8vo View more info