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CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES 1769-1779

By: CAPTAIN COOK and OTHERS, GLYNDWR WILLIAMS (SELECTED AND INTRO BY)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE FOLIO SOCIETY: 1997

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 123137


Blue buckram cloth with gilt/black blocked illustration to spine and upper board. 250 x 175 mm approx. Maps to end papers, applied black head and tail bands. xxxvi + 552pp. 5 pp of line maps, Frontis + 17 other colour illustrations (on 13 plates) + 37 b/w illustrations on 20 plates all as called for. First Edition 1st printing of the Folio Edition selected and with an introduction by Glynwr Williams which contains:- The First Voyage 1768-1771, The Second Voyage 1772-177... View more info

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POEMS BY GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS

By: GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS (NORMAN H.MACKENZIE - EDITOR)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE FOLIO SOCIETY: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122073


[Internal Fine throughout ]Purple Calf leather quarter binding with blue cloth sides in slip case.220 x 140 mm approx. Decorative end papers. 164pp. Portrait frontis by Peter Reddick. Selection of poems with intro. and outline of Hopkin's Life (1844-89) by MacKenzie. The text is from Hopkins Fourth Edition.First Folio Edition 1st printing. (Book- scuffing and some colour loss to leather. No other notable defects and no previous owner name or insc. Slip Case - somewhat ru... View more info

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LAXDAELA SAGA

By: MAGNUS MAGNUSSON AND HERMANN PALSSON Translated and with an Introduction by

Price: £7.50

Publisher: LONDON, THE FOLIO SOCIETY: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123063


Decorative paper covered boards with black faux leather quarter binding gilt titles and gilt ruled sides. 225 x 140 mm approx. Maps to end papers. 256 pp. Frontis wood cut + numerous other unspecified wood cuts in text by Peter Penrey. First Folio Edition 1st printing. The text of this thirteenth century Icelandic Norse family saga follows the text of the Penguin Books edition copyright 1969. Intro. Genealogical tables, glossary of proper names and chronological table. ... View more info