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FIRST FOLIO: A Little Book of Folio Forewords.**

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FIRST FOLIO: A Little Book of Folio Forewords.**


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UK,12mo HB+s/case,1st edn.FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn,no dw/dj,issued with slipcase.Bright,clean,blue paper-covered card slipcase; with negligible shelf-wear to edges,no rubbed/bumped corners.Author names in various fonts and shades of blue, illustrated paper-covered bds with black cloth blind spine,b/w striped headband and immaculate blue eps.Top+fore-edges bright, crisp and clean, contents bright,tight and pristine.UK,12mo HB+ s/case,1st edn,v-xiipp+3-132pp [paginated] includes contents+illus lists,intro - Catherine Taylor,Fiction & Literature publisher,Folio Society,15 modern day writers intros on books significant to them, 15 assorted full or part page,b/w+colour illus by assorted artists, 2pp biblio; plus [unpaginated] half-title page recto of which has colour portrait frntis and title page. Set in Galliard at The Folio Society.Printed on Lessebo paper at Karl Grammlich GmbH, Pliezhausen,Germany.Quarter-bound in cloth by Lachemaier, Reutlingen,Germany,with Modigliani paper sides printed and blocked with a design by Jonny Hannah The writers/contributors include: Tim Parks, Richard Holmes, Philip Pullman, Roy Foster, Iain Sinclair, Helen Dunmore, Colm Toibin, A.S. Byatt, Frances Wilson, Peter Ackroyd, William Trevor, Fergal Keane, John Sutherland, Jonathan Coe, and Julian Barnes. The Folio Society's success is due to publishing books with exceptional typography, illustrations,paper and bindings.The Society sources new introductions from literary experts to accompany classic texts,using skilled designers and master printers to produce memorable fine books in both fiction and non-fiction fields.The Folio Society also prides itself on producing series of an author's works which regular publishers might not think economic - in several cases it is only possible to acquire forgotten books by major writers in Folio Society editions. Please contact ,because of the lighter weight and value of this item, for correct,insured shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!


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FIRST FOLIO: A Little Book of Folio Forewords.**
various illustrators.
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Used - FINE.
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Issued in slipcase.
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UK,12mo HB+s/case,1st edn.
q52.MODERN FIRSTS2.No ISBN.UK,12mo HB+s/case,1st edn.The Folio Society.Tim Parks.Richard Holmes.Philip Pullman.Roy Foster.Iain Sinclair.Helen Dunmore.Colm Toibin.A.S. Byatt.Frances Wilson.Peter Ackroyd.William Trevor.Fergal Keane.John Sutherland.
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