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The Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire (eight volumes)
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The Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire (eight volumes)

By Thomas Hodgkin

London: The Folio Society, 2000. Hardcover. Near Fine. Impressive Folio Society edition of Hodgkin's renowned history of the Barbarian invasions of Italy written between 1880 and 1892. Encompasses the invasions of the Visigoths, the Huns, The Vandals, the Ostrogoths, Lombards and Franks and how the empire responded to these incursions. Hodgkin was an amateur historian but his ambition, attention to detail and his engaging style won him an academic and mainstream audience. Bound in quarter cloth with pictorial boards. Maps to endpapers. Complete with slipcases. Some very minor shelfwear to slipcases. Some volumes have faint foxing to top edges, otherwise crisp and clean. Near Fine. *Due to weight extra shipping fees will apply to overseas orders*

$154.15

Egypt Revealed: Artist Travellers in an Antique Land
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Egypt Revealed: Artist Travellers in an Antique Land

By T. G. H. James

London: The Folio Society, 1997. Hardcover. Near Fine. Superb Folio Society volume detailing some of the earliest expeditions to ancient Egypt with a special view to how the sights and artworks were recorded. With copious colour and b/w images, including paintings by David Roberts and from the Description de L'Egypt. Small 4to. Slipcase has some light rubbing to edges but volume is crisp and pristine. Near Fine overall.

$13.40

Poems of Love
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Poems of Love

By John Donne

London: The Folio Society, 1992. Hardcover. Near Fine. Splendid half leather fine binding of the Folio Society edition of John Donne's love poems, including, of course, The Flea. Raised bands with gilt decoration to spine. Red morocco with red cloth. Top edge gilt. With an introduction by Kingsley Hart. 12mo. (185x130mm) Some mild shelfwear. Mild dink to rear outer edge. Contents crisp and clean. Near fine.

$160.85

At the Back of the North Wind
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At the Back of the North Wind

By George MacDonald

London: The Folio Society, 2008. Hardcover. Fine. Handsome Folio Society edition of MacDonald's beloved children's story, that first appeared in a serialized form in 1868, wherein a young boy befriends the North Wind and is carried off on various fairy-tale adventures. With colour illustrations by Maria L. Kirk and an introduction by Carol Ann Duffy. Complete with slipcase. Slipcase has some light shelfwear. Volume is crisp and pristine. In Fine condition.

$25.47

Sakuntala (The Sign of Shakuntala);
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Sakuntala (The Sign of Shakuntala);

By Kalidasa; Michael Coulson (trans)

London: The Folio Society, 1992. Hardcover. Fine. Arthur Rackham. Beautiful Folio Society edition of Kalidasa's play, written in the fourth century AD and based on the story of Sakuntala as told in the Mahabharata. The source material is included here as are two other adaptations including an pictorial version included in the Pahari miniatures, reproduced in full colour. Bound in silk moire cloth. It comes complete with an introduction by William Radice and slipcase. Slipcase has some mild shelfwear. Volume is crisp and clean. Fine condition.

$14.74

Pepys' Diary (three volumes)
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Pepys' Diary (three volumes)

By Samuel Pepys; Robert Latham

London: The Folio Society, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good. An abridged version of Pepys' famous diary, selected and edited by Robert Latham, from his definitive 'New and Complete Transcription'. Pepys' Diary was written in shorthand and occasionally, when further privacy was required, a melange of Spanish, French and Italian and thus not meant for immediate public consumption. Accordingly it provides an unfettered insight into his private life and the social mores of the 17th century. Pepys was also assiduous chronicler of his age, recording the restoration of Charles II, The Anglo-Dutch War, the Plague of 1665 and the Great Fire of London. Bound in decorative blue cloth with gilt decoration. With an introduction by Latham and colour images. Images from Pepys' actual diary to endpapers. Complete with slipcase. Light shelfwear to slipcase. A couple of small marks to page edges but otherwise volume are crisp and pristine. Very Good+

$38.87

Shakespeare's Life and World
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Shakespeare's Life and World

By William Shakespeare; Katherine Duncan-Jones (editor)

London: The Folio Society, 2004. Hardcover. Fine. Interesting compilation of contemporary accounts and documents that reveal Shakespeare's life and world, with a view to how they manifested within his work. Including his letters and accounts, with numerous colour and b/w images. Decorated endpapers. Quarter cloth. With slipcase. Slipcase has some very mild shelfwear. Contents crisp and clean. In fine condition.

$10.05

Rumpole
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Rumpole

By John Mortimer

London: The Folio Society, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good. Selected stories of the comedic lawyer, chosen by John Mortimer. With grey cloth covers and silver design. Sketches by Paul Cox. Slipcase has some marking and shelfwear. Spine slightly sunned. But contents crisp and clean. Very good overall.

$12.06

London: Portrait of a City
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London: Portrait of a City

By Roger Hudson (editor)

London: The Folio Society, 1998. Hardcover. Fine. Terrific volume featuring accounts of London from various contributers, from Saxon kings to Lord Bryon. Traces the city from Roman times to the present day. Features a multitude of colour images. Complete with slipcase. Content immaculate. Fine.

$10.05

In Flanders Fields: the 1917 Campaign
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In Flanders Fields: the 1917 Campaign

By Leon Wolff

London: The Folio Society, 2003. Hardcover. Fine. Handsome Folio Society edition of Wolff's 1958 study of the third battle of Ypres. Complete with slipcase. Features b/w images and maps. In fine condition.

$13.40

Brief Lives
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Brief Lives

By John Aubrey

London: The Folio Society, 1997. Hardcover. Fine. Elegant Folio Society edition of Aubrey's 17th century short biographies, chosen by Richard Barber. Notable for their controversial content. Quarter cloth design. Complete with slipcase. Slipcase has some very minor shelfwear. Contents pristine. fine overall.

$12.06

William Russell Special Correspondent of the Times
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William Russell Special Correspondent of the Times

By William Russell; Roger Hudson (editor)

London: The Folio Society, 1997. Hardcover. Fine. Handsome Folio Society edition featuring selections of Russell's reporting from theatres of war including the Crimean, The American Civil War and the Indian Mutiny. with b/w images and an introduction by Max Hastings. Complete with slipcase. Some very light shelfwear to slipcase. Volume crisp and clean. Fine condition.

$14.74

The Best of the Raconteurs
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The Best of the Raconteurs

By Sheridan Morley & Tim Heald (editors); Auberon Waugh; Clive James; Alan Bennett et al.

London: The Folio Society, 2000. Hardcover. Fine. Charming Folio Society volume of anecdotes and stories from well known raconteurs and conversationalists including Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens and Woody Allen. With b/w drawings by John Lawrence throughout. Metallic copper cloth covers. Complete with slipcase. Crisp, fine condition.

$12.06

A Treasury of Mark Twain
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A Treasury of Mark Twain

By Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

London: The Folio Society, 1999. Hardcover. Fine. Smart Folio Society volume featuring a selection of sketches, essays and short stories by Mark Twain, chosen by Roy Blount Jr. In fetching shiny silver cloth. With illustrations by Rod Waters. Complete with slipcase. In fine condition.

$12.06

The Annals of Imperial Rome
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The Annals of Imperial Rome

By Tacitus; Michael Grant (trans)

London: The Folio Society, 2006. Hardcover. Fine. Handsome Folio Society Tacitus' annals of Imperial Rome, describing the reigns of the Emperors from Augustus and Tiberius to that of Nero. with an introduction by Michael Grant, a preface by Theodore Rabb. Complete with slipcase. Maps to endpapers. Full page colour plates. Crisp and immaculate. Fine condition.

$73.72

The Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire Volumes One and Two (two Volumes)
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The Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire Volumes One and Two (two Volumes)

By Thomas Hodgkin

London: The Folio Society, 2000. Hardcover. Near Fine. Impressive Folio Society edition of the first volumes from Hodgkin's renowned history of the Barbarian invasions of Italy written between 1880 and 1892. Volume one concerns the Visigothic invasion and two The Huns and The Vandals. Hodgkin was an amateur historian but his ambition, attention to detail and his engaging style won him an academic and mainstream audience. Bound in quarter cloth with pictorial boards. Maps to endpapers. Complete with slipcases. Some very minor shelfwear to slipcase. Volumes crisp and clean. Near Fine. *Due to weight extra shipping fees will apply to overseas orders*

$30.83

The Language Instinct: The New Science of Language and Mind
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The Language Instinct: The New Science of Language and Mind

By Steven Pinker

London: The Folio Society, 2009. Hardcover. As New. Stylish Folio Society edition of Pinker's examination of human language, intended for a general reader. Pinker argues that Language is an innate human instinct, an evolutionary result of our need to communicate. With illustrations by Andy Martin and slipcase. Sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. As new.

$21.45

First Folio: A Little Book of Folio Forewords
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First Folio: A Little Book of Folio Forewords

By Phillip Pullman; John Sutherland et al.

London: The Folio Society, 2008. Hardcover. As New. Nice little volume featuring fifteen specially commissioned forewords by prominent writers on significant books published by The Folio Society. Includes Phillip Pullman on The Anatomy of Melancholy; Helen Dunmore on Anna Karenina; John Sutherland on Slaughterhouse Five and more. Each foreword contains a colour illustration from the relevant Folio Society edition. Sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. As New.

$8.71

Wonders of the World
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Wonders of the World

By Simon Goldhill; Richard Barber; Theodore K. Rabb; Jonathon Glancy

London: The Folio Society, 2006. Hardcover. Very Good. Glossy, hefty Folio Society volume detailing the seven wonders of the Ancient world, the seven wonders of the medieval world and so on. Complete with numerous full page colour images. Complete with slipcase. Some light shelfwear but contents crisp and clean. Very Good+

$12.06

A Short History of Time
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A Short History of Time

By Leofranc Holford-Stevens

London: The Folio Society, 2007. Hardcover. As New. Nice little 16mo. Folio Society volume exploring time and time keeping and its practice throughout history. Decorated cloth covers. Sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. As New.

$8.71

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