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2018 Charity Book Giveaway

2018 Charity Book Giveaway

Don’t miss The Annual Charity Book Giveaway this Saturday (14/7/18)

Venue: Moortown Baptist Church, 204 King Lane, Leeds LS17 6AA.

In aid of Sunshine & Smiles, the Leeds Down Syndrome Network.

Lots of books for FREE, entry by voluntary donation, then simply help yourself to as many books as you want.

Please support this very worthwhile charity.

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Superb Anthony Trollope Sale

Superb Anthony Trollope Sale

In his own time, Trollope’s novels were as popular with the common reader as they were admired by George Eliot, Henry James, George Bernard Shaw and Nathaniel Hawthorne. Today, he is probably the most widely read and loved nineteenth century English Novelists after Dickens and Jane Austen.

A series of books set in the imaginary English county of Barsetshire remains his best loved and most famous work, but he also wrote convincing novels of political life as well as studies that show great psychological penetration. One of his greatest strengths was a steady, consistent vision of the social structures of Victorian England, which he re-created in his books with unusual solidity.

Starting in 1989 The Folio Society began publishing the first complete edition of Trollope’s novels and continued at the rate of several per year until all 47 novels had been published.

This superb uniformly bound complete collection is generally available on my website together with the edition that was later produced by the Folio Society for the Trollope Society.

View now The Complete Folio Society Anthony Trollope Novels

View now The Trollope Society Novels

For a limited period, I have reduced the price of all my stock of individual novels to the amazing price of £9.99 which when you consider that the postage alone, which by the way is included in the price, in most cases costs me £5.50 is a real bargain.

View now Castle Richmond

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Franklin Library – The Ultimate Private Library

Franklin Library – The Ultimate Private Library

From the early 1970s until 2000, Franklin Library, a division of The Franklin Mint developed a following by providing beautifully bound editions that would not break the bank. Known for beautiful leather bindings, Franklin Library books were published in three styles, full genuine leather, imitation leather, and quarter bound genuine leather. The full leather bound editions were produced throughout the Library’s lifespan but the other two styles (imitation and quarter bound) were only published in the 1970s and ‘80s. For this reason all Franklin Library editions are now considered “out of print” and are no longer available for sale from the Franklin Mint.

The 100 Greatest Books of All Time series is among the most collectable Franklin Library collections. Published between 1974 and 1982, the heavily illustrated 100 Greatest Books of All Time collection features remarkable works by literature’s most legendary writers. Readers will find Charlotte Bronte, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Shakespeare, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Goethe, Robert Frost, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Herman Melville and John Donne among the long list of greats. Along with each book subscribers received a brief reader’s guide commenting on the content of the book and its author, the design and illustration of the volume, and the enduring significance of the work in world literature.

All Editions were produced using high quality paper with pages that are sewn not glued into the binding and gold gilded page edges on all three sides. Raised spine bands give each book that distinctive antique look. The genuine full leather bound editions are the highest quality of the three. While most characteristics remained constant throughout the different series and years of production the style of end papers varied from silk moiré to decorative paper. The full genuine leather binding had 22k. gold lettering and stampings on the spine and covers and is the only edition that has the attached silk page marker.

This exclusive edition of “The 100 Greatest Books Of All Time” was privately printed and bound solely for those who subscribed to the complete collection. The books were never offered to the general public nor were they sold in bookshops and were not sold singly. This superb collection was published in a single Limited Edition.

Browse the books available at Franklin Library

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Just In … Large Folio Society Collection 15th June 2017

Just In … Large Folio Society Collection

15th June 2017

Arrived today …… a huge Folio Society collection including many brand new still in their original unopened cellophane wrapping.

Look Out for these Folio Society titles as they are listed over the coming weeks.

The Dark Is Rising

Brand New titles include;

  • The Dark Is Rising Complete 5 Volumes
  • The Handmaids Tale
  • Big Chief Elizabeth
  • The Bronte Complete Novels
  • The Body Snatcher
  • In Cold Blood
  • The Siege of Troy
  • The Little White Horse
  • plus many, many more

See them all at Brand New Folio Society Books

The Shorter Oxford Dictionary

Fine Pre-Owned titles include;

  • The Shorter Oxford Dictionary
  • H G Wells The Time Machine
  • H G Wells The Invisible Man
  • John Steinbeck The Grapes Of Wrath
  • Ferdinand Braudel The Mediterranean World
  • Journey to the Centre of the Earth
  • Myths of the Near East

Find these at Shop Folio Society