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The Letterpress Shakespeare Works - Complete 39 Volume Set (Limited Edition)

by William Shakespeare

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London: The Folio Society. Limited. Hardcover. Like New. The complete limited edition set of The Letterpress Shakespeare works. Edited by numerous scholars under general editor Stanley Wells. Each volume is quarter-bound in goatskin leather (royal blue, forest green, burgundy and dark blue according to the category of the volume), blocked in gold with hand-marbled paper sides. Gilded top edge. Silk ribbon bookmark. Deckled page edges. Printed by Letterpress on mould-made paper. Each volume is presented in a buckram clam shell box with a leather spine label titled in gold. A commentary, which includes the original text and explanatory notes, is nicely in-set in each case. Commentaries are bound in buckram with a paper label on front and titled in gold on spine. The set includes four categories of Shakespeare's works: Histories, comedies, tragedies, and poems. Most volumes are copy number 12 of 1,000, with the exception of 12 volumes which are copy 12 of 3,750 and one which is copy 12 of 1,980.… Read more
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The Wind in the Willows. With Original Watercolour by Van Sandwyk
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The Wind in the Willows. With Original Watercolour by Van Sandwyk

by Grahame, Kenneth [Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk]

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London: Folio Society, 2008. Undetermined. as new. 1st Limited Edition. 280 pp. Quarto (13" X 9.75"). Quarter vellum binding blocked in 22-carat gold with vellum tips and paper sides blocked in three metallic foils. Gilt top edge. Illustrated endpapers. An original watercolour by Van Sandwyk has been tipped in onto the front fly leaf with a gold gilt leaf decorative border drawn directly onto the page. Roughly 100 illustrations and 16 tipped-in colour plates with a signed hand-printed etching tipped onto the limitation page. An original full colour plate by Van Sandwyk tipped in as a frontispiece. Comes in a dark green cloth-bound clamshell case. In flawless condition. Copy number 61 out of a limited printing of 1000 copies. The prospectus for this item has been laid in loose. This Folio Society edition follows the original 1908 Methuen and Co text. A truly beautiful item. Charles Van Sandwyk's illustrations have been compared favourably to Ernest Shepard's and Arthur… Read more
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Alice in Wonderland.  With Original Watercolour by Van Sandwyk
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Alice in Wonderland. With Original Watercolour by Van Sandwyk

by Carroll, Lewis [Illustrations by Charles Van Sandwyk]

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London: Folio Society, 2016. Quarto (13" X 9.75"). Quarter vellum binding with vellum tips and decorative paper covered boards in a deep shade of red; 24-carat gold gilt lettering stamped to the spine and illustrations on the front board blocked in four foils. Gilded top edge. Illustrated endpapers. Limitation spread blocked in two colours on two shades of laid paper, inset with an etching hand-printed under the artist's supervision on Somerset Velvet Buff hand-made paper; signed and numbered by Van Sandwyk, out of an edition of 1000. Eleven plates printed in full colour with gold borders on art paper, tipped into the text within ornamental gold borders; nine "scraps" printed in full colour, individually cut out and tipped in place. Approximately 50 line-drawings throughout the text and hand drawn initials. Clamshell case bound in Paradise cloth with spine titling label blocked in two colours on laid paper. In as new condition. An immensely detailed and gorgeously… Read more
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SELECTED POEMS
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SELECTED POEMS

by (BINDINGS - JO BIRD). BETJEMAN, JOHN

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McMinnville, Oregon
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London: The Folio Society, 2004. 227 x 157 mm. (9 x 6 1/8"). xiv, [2], 222 pp. Edited by Alan Powers. WHIMSICAL PALE GREEN REVERSED GOATSKIN BY JO BIRD, covers and smooth spine with meandering lettering stamped in black, green endpapers and edges blind-stamped repeatedly with author and title, free endleaves with several circles cut out. In a gray hand-dyed sheepskin chemise with round cut-outs and blind lettering and a matching sheepskin-backed clamshell box lined with pale green goatskin. Illustrated with black & white photographs and with numerous color drawings by Peter Bailey in the text. Binder's statement and care instructions laid in. A couple of tiny, faint spots to lower board, otherwise in mint condition inside and out. This appealing binding was awarded First Prize and the Mansfield Silver Medal in The Bookbinding Competition of 2005. Its creator became a licentiate of Designer Bookbinders the following year, and was elected a Fellow in 2010. Bird received a post-graduate diploma in… Read more
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Illustrations of Birds Drawn for John Gould

by Collected and introduced by David Attenborough

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London: The Folio Society, 2012. Limited. Hardcover. Fine. Edward Lear. This beautiful collection of drawings by Edward Lear is Folio Society's limited edition facsimile of the original hand-drawn work. This edition is limited to 780 signed and numbered copies. This volume is copy number 585. It is bound in dark blue goatskin leather with decorative gilt stamping on the front cover. Spine is titled in gold with decorative gilt stamping and five raised bands. Gilt top edge. Marbled end papers. Deckled page edges. Note on leather care laid in. No pagination. Laid inside a dark blue solander box that is blocked in gold. Black leather spine label with gold lettering. Book and solander box are in fine condition with minor shelf wear on bottom edge of the box. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. Full refund if not satisfied.
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The Wind in the Willows

by GRAHAME, KENNETH

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Used - Fine
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Folio limited Edition
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Hardcover
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Toronto, Ontario
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London: Folio Society, 2008. Gilt lettered quarter vellum over grey paper boards decorated in gilt and brown.Top edge gilt. Housed in green cloth clamshell box with gilt lettered title label. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies and 30 copies in roman numerals. This is copy XX. This book with an original copper etching signed and numberd by the artist. Although illustrated by many artists this edition is wonderfully illustrated for the first time by Canadian artist Charles Van Sanwyk. Fine copy of an elusive edition.. Signed By the Artist. Folio limited Edition. Quarter Vellum. Fine. Illus. by Charles Van Sandwyk. Folio.
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Birds Drawn for John Gould

by Edward Lear

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Folio Society, 2012. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by David Attenborough. Numbered limited edition. Stunning color reproductions of Lear prints. Large book with full goatskin leather binding which is beautifully decorated with a thick gilt border. Gilt top edge. Introduction by David Attenborough and signed by him. Limited edition: this is number 585 of 780 numbered copies. 80 hand colored lithographs. The book is beautifully presented in a sturdy and attractive solander box. The box has shelf wear on the bottom edge.
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The Wind In The Willows : The Centenary Special Edition Illustrated By Charles Van Sandwyk : With...
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The Wind In The Willows : The Centenary Special Edition Illustrated By Charles Van Sandwyk : With The Etching Signed By The Illustrator : With The Publisher s 4 Page Illustrated Flyer

by Grahame, Kenneth

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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The special centenary edition published by The Folio Society in London : 2008. The Book is in Fine unread condition. The original tissue paper protecting the book is still present. Strictly limited to 1,000 numbered copies, this is number 558. The book is handbound in quarter vellum, blocked on the spine in 22-carat gold, with vellum tips and paper sides blocked in three shades of metallic foil. Each copy contains a limitation spread with a tipped-in etching, hand-printed under the artist's supervision and signed by him with the limitation number. New illustrations have been created by Charles van Sandwyk, and the book now contains 16 colour plates, all tipped in by hand, with gold edges and exquisite gold borders. Forty new pen-and-ink drawings have been added, including chapter heads and tails, as well as many hand-drawn captions. The newly designed endpapers showing an architectural plan of Toad Hall have been printed by letterpress. The calligraphy has been printed letterpress by the Logan Press.… Read more
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Over Sea, Under Stone [with] The Dark is Rising [with] Greenwitch [with] The Grey King [with]...

Over Sea, Under Stone [with] The Dark is Rising [with] Greenwitch [with] The Grey King [with] Silver on the Tree. With New Prefaces by the Author. Illustrated by Laura Carlin. THE DARK IS RISING SEQUENCE COMPLETE; FIRST VOLUME SIGNED

by Susan COOPER

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Folio Society,, 2011-2012. 5 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with coloured frontispieces, 35 fine coloured plates and grey endpapers; pictorial boards, buckram backs lettered in silver, a fine set in publisher's board slip-cases. FIRST VOLUME SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. One of the best-loved and most highly regarded children's sequences of the late twentieth century, Susan Cooper's pentalogy was first published between 1965 and 1977. Here each volume benefits from a new preface by the author. COMPLETE SETS ARE EXTREMELY SCARCE; SIGNED COPIES THE MORE SO.
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Poems by Charlotte Emily & Anne Bronte

by Selected by Stevie Davis

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Hardcover
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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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Folio Society, 1987. Hardcover. Like New. still has clear plastic cover Hard to find Folio Book
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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [The Kelmscott Chaucer]

by CHAUCER, GEOFFREY

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Used - Near Fine
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Facsimile Edition
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London: Folio Society, 2002. Full cream Nigerian goatskin, lettered and decorated in gilt. Housed in blue cloth slipcase with cream gilt lettered leather title label.One of 1010 copies of which this is 259. This is a facsimile edition of the greatest publication of William Morris' Kelmscott Press, referred to as the "Kelmscott Chaucer" and one of the wonders of publishing of the late 19th and early 20th century. This volume has been beautifully executed. Included is a booklet with an essay by William Peterson in which he indicated this was based on the Basilisk Press facsimile of 1975 which is considered the best of all facsimiles. A beautiful book.. Facsimile Edition. Leather. Near Fine. Illus. by Edward Burne-Jones. Folio.
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The Wind in the Willows

by GRAHAME, KENNETH

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Used - Fine
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Folio limited Edition
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Hardcover
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London: Folio Society, 2008. Gilt lettered quarter vellum over grey paper boards decorated in gilt and brown.Top edge gilt. Housed in green cloth clamshell box with gilt lettered title label. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies and 30 copies in roman numerals. This is copy number 774. This book with an original copper etching signed and numberd by the artist. Although illustrated by many artists this edition is wonderfully illustrated for the first time by Canadian artist Charles Van Sanwyk. Without the tissue wrapper, otherwise as new and in fine condition. . Signed By the Artist. Folio limited Edition. Quarter Vellum. Fine. Illus. by Charles Van Sandwyk. Folio.
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Works of Chaucer, The [Facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer]: Now Revised by F.S. Ellis & Printed Again by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith

by Chaucer, Geoffrey

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Los Angeles, California
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London: Folio Society, 2002. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones. Works of Chaucer, The [Facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer]: Now Revised by F.S. Ellis & Printed Again by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith; by Chaucer, Geoffrey. Edited by Ellis, Frederick Startridge. Illustrated by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones. London: Folio Society. Printed by Cambridge University Press. 2002. Limited First Edition. First Thus. Folio: 17" x 12 3/8" x 3" (43.2 x 31.4 x 7.6 cm). Hardcover. Bound in publisher's original full Nigerian goatskin with elaborate gilt-stamped decoration, raised cords, etc., from the binding designed by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, at the Doves Bindery in 1900, and executed by Smith Settle at Otley, Yorkshire. Hand-made laid endpapers from the Fabriano Mill, Italy. One of 1,010 numbered copies (1,000 were for sale) copies. Printed on fine, specially made, Oxenford twin-wire laid paper, at the James Cropper Mill at… Read more
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Alice In Wonderland : With The Publisher’s Order Form, Prospectus and ‘Proclamation’
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Alice In Wonderland : With The Publisher’s Order Form, Prospectus and ‘Proclamation’

by Carroll, Lewis & Van Sandwyk, Charles (Illus.)

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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The First UK printing of this illustrated edition, published by The Folio Society, London in 2016. Number '152' of only 1000 copies issued. The BOOK is in Fine condition and appears unread with the original publisher's tissue paper covering still present. Quarter vellum binding with vellum tips and decorative paper covered boards in a deep shade of red; 24-carat gold gilt lettering stamped to the spine and illustrations on the front board blocked in four foils. Gilded top edge. Illustrated endpapers. Limitation spread blocked in two colours on two shades of laid paper, inset with an etching hand-printed under the artist's supervision on Somerset Velvet Buff hand-made paper; signed and numbered by Van Sandwyk, number '152' out of an edition of 1000. Eleven plates printed in full colour with gold borders on art paper, tipped into the text within ornamental gold borders; nine 'scraps' printed in full colour, individually cut out and tipped in place. Approximately 50 line-drawings throughout the text and… Read more
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The Luttrell Psalter (Limited Edition boxed Folio Society with companion volume)
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The Luttrell Psalter (Limited Edition boxed Folio Society with companion volume)

by Brown, Michelle P

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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Folio Society, 2006. Hardcover. Fine Condition. ~~#259 of Limited Edition of 1480, stunning presentation~~Fine 2006 Folio Society edition, very highly regarded and seen as one of the finest Limited Editions they have produced in recent decades. Presented in a hand-made solander box, with a leather label, the Psalter tome is accompanied with a smaller commentary book by Professor Michelle P. Brown. Bound in the finest grade Nigerian goatskin. Blocked with a design by David Eccles using gold, silver and coloured foils. The binding design using motifs from the Psalter and the Luttrell coat of arms of six martlets argent. Over 600 pages of illuminations. This facsimile edition has been reproduced from British Library Additional MS 42130 and printed at Cambridge University Press on Furioso paper from John Purcell Ltd. Both books are in fine condition. The solander box has a little surface rubbing in places and corners are pushed from previous storage. Extra postage may be required to some… Read more
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Alice in Wonderland
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Alice in Wonderland

by Carroll, Lewis [Illustrations by Charles Van Sandwyk]

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Calgary, Alberta
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London: Folio Society, 2016. Undetermined. as new. 1st Edition thus. 172pp. 1st Edition thus. 172pp. Quarto (13" X 9.75"). Quarter vellum binding with vellum tips and decorative paper covered boards in a deep shade of red; 24-carat gold gilt lettering stamped to the spine and illustrations on the front board blocked in four foils. Gilded top edge. Illustrated endpapers. Limitation spread blocked in two colours on two shades of laid paper, inset with an etching hand-printed under the artist's supervision on Somerset Velvet Buff hand-made paper; signed and numbered by Van Sandwyk, out of an edition of 1000. Eleven plates printed in full colour with gold borders on art paper, tipped into the text within ornamental gold borders; nine "scraps" printed in full colour, individually cut out and tipped in place. Approximately 50 line-drawings throughout the text and hand drawn initials. Clamshell case bound in Paradise cloth with spine titling label blocked in two colours on laid… Read more
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by CARROLL, LEWIS

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Used - Near Fine
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Limited Edition
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Hardcover
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Toronto, Ontario
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London: Folio Society, 2015. Quarter vellum lettered in gilt over burgundy decorated paper boards with vellum tips.Top edge gilt. Housed in Red cloth clamshell box with title label. Edition limited to 1000 copies numbered and signed on an original print by Charles Van Sandwyk, illustrator extraordinaire. Sumptuous production of the classic.. Signed By the Illustrator. Limited Edition. Vellum & Boards. Near Fine. Illus. by Charles Van Sandwyk. Quarto.
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The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality

by YOUNG, EDWARD

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Used - Near Fine
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Facsimile Edition
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Hardcover
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London: Folio Society, 2005. Two volumes in one quarter silver lettered black goatskin over blue and silver decorated cloth with leather title label on front panel. Housed in a cloth clamshell box. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies of which this is #521. Over 500 watercolours by William Blake accompany the text. This is a facsimile of the one the greatest illustrated books of the 18th century. A magnificent production. A couple of faint spots to clamshell box but overall A fine set. . Facsimile Edition. Leather & Cloth. Near Fine. Illus. by William Blake. Folio.
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Sharpe's Birds of Paradise. [Monograph of the Paradiseidae and Ptilonorhynchidae]. Foreword...

Sharpe's Birds of Paradise. [Monograph of the Paradiseidae and Ptilonorhynchidae]. Foreword by David Attenborough. Introduction by Errol Fuller. [With separate Commentary Volume]. 1000 COPIES WERE PRINTED

by Richard Bowdler SHARPE

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Hardcover
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Folio Society,, 2011. 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with 79 fine coloured plates; pictorial boards, morocco back lettered in gilt, gilt top, silk marker, a fine copy housed in publisher's slip-case lettered in gilt. EDITION LIMITED TO 1000 COPIES.
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Great Tales From English History

Robert Lacey

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