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Edited: Jul 5, 2011, 12:15am Top

For trade. Unless otherwise noted, books are in fine condition, come from a smoke-free home, and do NOT have writing, tears, nor bookplates attached! Pics are available upon request.

Folio Society (all books NEW)
Allingham the Diaries
Les Liaisons dangereuses
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
The Mill on the Floss
The Plums of P.G. Wodehouse
*all new books are sealed unless otherwise noted*

Easton Press:
Brute Orbits (signed on authentication page, MoSF)
The Gods Themselves (MoSF)
Great Expectations (NEW)
Jungle Books (NEW, but not shrink wrapped)
Le Morte Darthur Volumes III and IV (2004 version, illustrations by Russell Flint, slight scoffing at the bottom)
Lysistrata (Famous Editions)
Moby Dick or The Whale
Of Mice and Me
Peter Ibbetson (Famous Editions, a couple of small scuffs on front cover)
The Wind in the Willows (Famous Editions)

Don Quixote (Dore) Yeah, I got this fairly recent, but there are other books that beckon me even more :) Anyway, I would be willing to trade this is something desireable came along...

Centipede Press
Edgar Allan Poe - Masters of the Weird Tale (NEW, includes pretty much everything written by Poe, with illustrations by Harry Clarke, Fritz Eichenberg, Gustave Doré, Virgil Finlay, Gahan Wilson, and Arthur Rackham + slipcase)
Frankenstein (NEW, large and beautiful 8"x12" hardcover with illustrations by Lynd Ward + slipcase)
Knowing Darkness: Artists Inspired by Stephen King Limited Edition (Giant 2-Volume in traycase, signed by over 33 artists (including Michael Whelan, Bernie Wrightson, Mark Ryden, Dave McKean, Rick Berry, etc), first volume is some 448 pages! Retail price $995, sale price was $795!
Salem's Lot (NEW, large over-sized edition with beautiful photographs! OOP)
The Tenant (Limited Edition)

I don't have a regular want list, and am open to suggestions. I am particularly interested in LEC books, but let me know if you have any EP, FS, LEC, or Centipede Press books for trade (or some other similar fine-press publisher).



Oct 12, 2010, 6:44pm Top

Updated Oct 12 :)

Oct 13, 2010, 4:15am Top

I have the following for trade:

Dante's Purgatorio - fine/unread
Folio Anthology of Poetry - carefully read; no visible faults
Charlotte's Web - likewise
In Trouble Again - unread
The Gunpowder Plot and St Joan of Arc - unread

And a non-FS title:
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, with illustrations by Edmund Dulac, It's a facsimile of the 1909 Hodder and Stoughton edition, and has all 20 illustrations (unlike most reprints that have 12-16); it's cloth-bound with a cover blocked in gold and a dust jacket with a protective Mylar wrap. I'd say the book is in a very good to near fine condition (a few very small stains along the top), the dust jacket likewise. Will gladly post pics if needed.

I also have two LEC titles for trade, which I've posted in the George Macy devotees forum.

Oct 13, 2010, 4:37am Top

I have ordered The LE Rime, but now, the more I look at The LE Rubaiyat, the more badly I want it. So if anyone is interested, I'd be happy to trade The Rime for The Rubaiyat. Please send me a message.

Oct 15, 2010, 12:25am Top

I don't suppose anyone has

The Surinam Album

for sale or trade? If so, please contact me.

Nov 12, 2010, 11:37am Top

I’m cleaning some stuff out – much as it pains me, I’m out of room and some things must go. Please don’t try to convince me to stack them up or anything – this is tough enough as it is, though I of course reserve the right to cave in and change my mind. Anyway, the following will be put on Ebay soon, if no one works out a deal here:

Folio books:
Great Expectations – Dickens (the green one)
The Pre-Raphaelites and their World
The Goodman of Paris
England, their England – A.G. MacDonnell
Elizabeth I
Novels of George Eliot (7 volumes)
London: Portrait of a City
The Jubilee Years: 1887-1897
Doctor Zhivago – Boris Pasternak
The First Colonists
The Hobbitt – Tolkien
The Divine Comedy – Dante
Don Quixote – Cervantes
The Grand Tour
Coleridge Among the Lakes & Mountains
A History of the Indians of the United States – Angie Debo
The Consolation of Philosophy – Boethius
Christmas Ghost Stories
My Life – Thomas Bewick
A Visit to Don Otavio – Sybille Bedford
Mission to Tashkent – Colonel Bailey
Travels With a Donkey – R.L. Stevenson
Nelson and Emma
Chartres – The Making of a Miracle
Civilization – Kenneth Clarke
Cities & Civilizations
Poems of Love – John Donne
The Bride of Lammermoor – Sir Walter Scott
Lives of the Artists – Giorgio Vasari
The Odyssey
The Pilgrim – Pietro della Valle
Churchill: A Life – Martin Gilbert (2 volumes)
Hours in a Library – Leslie Stephen (3 volumes)
War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy (2 volumes)
A History of the Crusades – Steven Runciman (3 volumes)
A Christmas Carol - Dickens
And maybe even Pax Britannica (3 volumes) …

Westvaco books:
Innovation & Achievement
Almanac &c.

First Editions Library books:
Babbit – Sinclair Lewis
Farewell, My Lovely – Raymond Chandler
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
Cannery Row – John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
Tales of the Jazz Age – F. Scott Fitzgerald
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey
Native Son – Richard Wright
East of Eden - John Steinbeck
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter – Carson McCullers
For Whom the Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Naked and the Dead – Norman Mailer
Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton

Nov 12, 2010, 1:45pm Top

I would be interested in The Odyssey, sent you a pm


Nov 12, 2010, 2:32pm Top

A few interested parties so far. I'll get in touch on prices (I probably should have figured that out ahead of time!), but can't until later in the day. Anyone else?

Nov 13, 2010, 11:33am Top

Well, I've done some research and am now starting to get price ideas out to people. Thanks for your interest, and if anyone else is interested please let me know!

Nov 15, 2010, 11:53am Top

I see that A Little Princess is sold out. I would like to find one of these.

Nov 22, 2010, 2:57pm Top

Many books have been sold - thank you to the FS Devotee community!

Here is an updated list - please make yourselves heard, before they go into the cesspool that is Ebay:

Folio books:
Great Expectations – Dickens (the green one)
The Pre-Raphaelites and their World
The Goodman of Paris
England, their England – A.G. MacDonnell
Elizabeth I
London: Portrait of a City
The Jubilee Years: 1887-1897
Doctor Zhivago – Boris Pasternak
The First Colonists
The Hobbitt – Tolkien
The Divine Comedy – Dante
Don Quixote – Cervantes
The Grand Tour
Coleridge Among the Lakes & Mountains
A History of the Indians of the United States – Angie Debo
The Consolation of Philosophy – Boethius
My Life – Thomas Bewick
A Visit to Don Otavio – Sybille Bedford
Mission to Tashkent – Colonel Bailey
Travels With a Donkey – R.L. Stevenson
Nelson and Emma
Chartres – The Making of a Miracle
Civilization – Kenneth Clarke
Cities & Civilizations
Poems of Love – John Donne
The Bride of Lammermoor – Sir Walter Scott
Lives of the Artists – Giorgio Vasari
The Pilgrim – Pietro della Valle
Churchill: A Life – Martin Gilbert (2 volumes)
War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy (2 volumes)
A Christmas Carol - Dickens
And maybe even Pax Britannica (3 volumes) and Paradise Lost …

Westvaco books:
Innovation & Achievement
Almanac &c.
Listen! The Wind - Anne Morrow Lindbergh (no slipcase)

First Editions Library books:
Babbit – Sinclair Lewis
Farewell, My Lovely – Raymond Chandler
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
Cannery Row – John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
Native Son – Richard Wright
East of Eden - John Steinbeck
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter – Carson McCullers
For Whom the Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Naked and the Dead – Norman Mailer
Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton

Nov 26, 2010, 3:52pm Top

I received the first four Aubrey-Maturin books in place of the Oxford Companion to the Book in the Spring Sale. I've decided that I'm not interested in reading these and offer them up for sale or trade. I only opened Master and Commander. Post Captain, H.M.S. Surprise, and The Mauritus Command are all new in shrinkwrap. $25 ea.

Dec 5, 2010, 3:39pm Top

My books are being put on Ebay - some are already there, some will be posted tonight, the rest will go up next week. Thanks to all who have expressed interest or purchased volumes!

Dec 7, 2010, 2:40pm Top

Would anybody be interested in buying the boxed set of the ten New Naturalist books that Folio was selling a while back? They are in near new condition (unread) but not shinkwrapped. I am in so much debt right now, need to start prioritising. The books are nice to look at on my shelves, but are NOT paying bills!

It'll go on eBay if nobody on here is interested :)

Jan 3, 2011, 8:09am Top

Beside the books listed in message #1, I also have the following for trade (BRAND NEW):

2011 FS Diary
FS Address Book
FS Holiday Cards

I realize the Holiday Cards might not be particularly tempting (although keep in mind Christmas is only about 360 days away! better start shopping now!) however if anything tempts anyone, let me know what you have for trade.



Jan 25, 2011, 10:48am Top

New trade fodder:

Factory Sealed Copy of Salem's Lot issued by Centipede Press.

beautiful book... and I don't imagine we'll see any Stephen King from the FS anytime soon :)

Jan 26, 2011, 9:38am Top

Does anyone have Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges that they would like to sell?

Jan 26, 2011, 9:52am Top

>17 Barton:

If you can persuade someone in London to go in and get one for you I think there are still 2-3 left in the Member's Room.

I got my copy there after it had 'sold out' according to the website.


Do you still have Les Liaisons dangereuses? If so which version is it?

Edited: Jan 26, 2011, 11:00am Top

> 17
I've sent you a pm, willing to trade but not sell.

Jan 26, 2011, 7:07pm Top

I have a copy of A Hundred Years of Solitude if someone would like to trade for it. It is a new, unread, and unwrapped copy from the Folio Society.

I would like any of the Patrick O'Brian books except Master and Commander. I have that one.

Edited: Apr 21, 2011, 5:33am Top

For trade:

Folio editions, all new:

Easy and Not So Easy Pieces
A is for Ox
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
The English Language

used, slipcase fatigued:

Between the Acts

Prefer trading with members in Europe since shipping charges are quite expensive elsewhere.

Updated 04/21/11

Feb 7, 2011, 8:56pm Top

Just updated my list (see post #1) and included a bunch of FS books, as well as some great non-FS books (such as Centipede Press)!

Feb 7, 2011, 10:46pm Top

>22 astropi:

What are you thinking you might want in trade for the Lynd Ward-illustrated Frankenstein?

Feb 22, 2011, 11:24pm Top

Updated 2/22/11
Removed a few books that have been traded, and added:

Leo Tolstoy the Collected Short Stories (3 vol)

Mar 15, 2011, 11:32am Top

I'm putting my FS LE Pepys set up for sale/trade. I'm running out of room in my house and have to prioritize my book acquisitions (I need my own library!). Although this set it beautiful; I think there is probably someone out there who would enjoy and appreciate it more than I can.

I think the set originally came with the oak bookcase, but it was advertised and sold without the oak case and/or slipcases. I put brodart plastic dust jackets over the covers to protect the bindings.

The books are in excellent condition.

If you want to trade for FS books, send me your offer. I'm also interested in EP Signed Modern Classics Series or EP LE.


Mar 15, 2011, 12:05pm Top

>25 spacmann: I've just PM you

Edited: Mar 15, 2011, 1:57pm Top

Anyone have the LE FS of The Hobbit?


I have the Silmarillion version to trade, which is in like-new condition, read only once and well looked after. Of course I would prefer to buy the book rather than trade...


Mar 16, 2011, 4:20am Top

Looking for the Brown and/or Violet Fairy books. I have a shrink-wrapped Beatrix Potter set (volume one) for trade.

Edited: Mar 20, 2011, 9:42am Top

I've got a new, practically unread copy of The Age of Innocence for trade or sale.

And I also have four of the green-bound Dickens titles from the 80s, with illustrations by Charles Keeping. They're all in fine condition, purchased from Ardis Books, and I'd be happy to email pics or post them here for anyone who's interested in them.
Nicholas Nickleby - 1986
A Tale of Two Cities - 1985
The Pickwick Papers - 1981
Great Expectations - 1981

I also have a sealed FS Address Book.

I'm in the UK, so it will be easiest/cheapest to arrange with other UK members, but I'm happy to send things most anywhere in the world.

I'm looking for A Little Princess in particular for trading, but I'm a fairly new FS member so my wants list is pretty extensive!

Edited: Mar 20, 2011, 8:07am Top

I'm based in London and happy to exchange any of the following with anyone local or passing through! (all Folio Soc except Audubon's Birds of America):

Orwell Great Novels (set of 5) unread, fine in slipcase

Pax Britannica (3 vols) unread but some minor wear to slipcase (books fine; slipcase VG)

Touching the Void (shrinkwrapped)

Assassins (shrinkwrapped)

50 days that changed the world (shrinkwrapped)

Dr Jekyl and Mr Hyde (shrinkwrapped)

Power and The Glory (shrinkwrapped)

John Buchan 'Stories' (shrinkwrapped)

Best of Saki (shrinkwrapped)

Uncle Fred in the Springtime (fine in slipcase)

The Somme (unread) fine in slipcase

Railway Children (fine in slipcase)

Best of James Thurber (unread) fine in slipcase

Crime and Punishment (unread) fine in slipcase

Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (near fine in slipcase)

Hard Times (1980s green spine edition) fine in slipcase

Bleak House (1980s green spine edition) fine in slipcase

Jane Austen letters (silk bound, near fine in slipcase)

O Henry 101 stories (fine in slipcase)

Excellent Women (fine in slipcase)

Mr Norris Changes Trains (fine no slipcase)

Journey to the Centre of the Earth (fine in slipcase)

Cider with Rosie (fine in slipcase)

Defoe Journey Around Great Britain (new in shrinkwrap)

Petra; Babylon; Pompeii (3 vols each fine in own slipcase)

Audubon Bird's Of America (massive Baby Elephant folio!) fine in near fine slipcase

War and Peace (single volume FS edition) near fine in VG slipcase

Chinese Civilisation (2 vols) near fine/VG (unread but watermarks to bottom of first three pages) no slipcase

Looking for 2005, 2011 diaries, Anthony Trollope ('90s but not Palliser), plus any suggestions!

Mar 31, 2011, 10:39am Top

Just in case anyone is interested, I do have an autographed set of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, available for trade.

The set was produced by Easton Press, and includes all 5 books, with the first book personally signed by Douglas Adams on an authentication page with a certificate of authenticity. Clearly, this set has been out of print for many years, and it will no longer be produced. I believe this was the only edition ever to actually have been signed by Adams (please correct me if I'm wrong). There are some FS books I would be willing to trade for. I do live in the US, and the set is in fine condition (pics available upon request).

Apr 11, 2011, 8:35am Top

Here's my updated trade list:


Purgatorio (with Dali's illustrations) - unread
Red Fairy book - shrinkwrapped
Empires of the Ancient Near East - unread, a few small bumps on the slipcase, not transferring onto the books
Tom Midnight's Garden - NF+ (read once carefully)
Charlotte's Web - NF+ (read once carefully)
In Trouble Again - unread
The Gunpowder Plot - unread
St. Joan of Arc - unread
PG Wodehouse stories (1983) - VG (got it second hand)

LEC - The Pathfinder - NF in NF slipcase, no monthly letter
LEC - The Wall - NF/VG+ in VG slipcase, no monthly letter

Amberjack by Terry Downing - signed limited, unread
Grave Peril by Jim Butcher - signed limited, unread
Last Colony by John Scalzi - signed limited, read once carefully, as new
The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle by Patrick Rothfuss - trade hardcover, read once carefully, as new
The Alchemist by Paolo Bacigalupi - trade hardcover, read once carefully, a small scuff on DJ
The Executioness by Tobias S. Buckell, read once carefully, NF+

My want list (in no particular order):
Campaigns of Napoleon
History of the Crusades
Pax Britannica
The Floating World
Ideas: A History
From Myths and Legends: India, Norse, Icelandic Sagas, Rome, Celtic
The Iliad, The Odyssey
Fairy Books: Violet and Brown
Jane Austen's Letters
Beowulf (the new edition)

Dr Jeryll and Mr Hyde
White Fang

Any Temeraire books except for The Black Powder War

--or indeed anything else you might have for trade, just let me know.

Apr 21, 2011, 5:18am Top

Due to a fluke from the folio society and the dutch post office i now have the complete greek tradigies in duplicate.

I asked the folio society if they wanted the second set back. They told me they had already written the second set off and so i was free to dispose of the set as i saw fit.

So hereby i offer a complete greek tradigies set up for trade. Its still in the wrappings and bubblefoil. I only opened the box to look inside.

Im mostly interested in classic poetry or fiction.

Apr 21, 2011, 6:53am Top

I love to buy it off you - I am not sure if I have anything to trade :(

Edited: Apr 21, 2011, 7:26am Top

Virion, if it doesn't work out with ironjaw, I'd also be very happy to trade or buy it from you - my list of books for trade is above, in #32.

Edit: I'll be happy to pay all the postage costs if we do trade.

Apr 22, 2011, 7:23am Top

I am interested in the Dante,volume three, I have one and two illustrated by Blake and Dali, but not three.
Regards John

May 11, 2011, 4:20am Top

I have copies of the Folio Society versions of Perrault's Fairy tales, the Four Cornish Novels box set of Daphne Du Maurier novels and The Icelandic Sagas (the first one with the single star on the spine) up for trade.

Also in non-Folio I have the Easton Press 'Famous Editions' version of Bel Ami and a handful of LEC/Heritage Press titles.

If no one wants them I'll probably be sticking them up on Ebay or something next week.

Edited: May 24, 2011, 4:08pm Top

Updated 5/24/11
(see post #1)

Jun 14, 2011, 1:16pm Top

Does anyone have a copy of The Once and Future King that they'd be willing to part with? I'd be happy to buy it or trade for it. I live in the UK.

Jun 16, 2011, 6:03am Top

>39 SpoonFed:

Good luck with that!

I've been searching high and low for one too. Really annoyingly one I was watching on Ebay went for £9 recently but I didn't bid as I fell asleep...

I'll let you know if I happen upon 2 copies at a reasonable price :-P

Jun 16, 2011, 7:02am Top

>40 LipstickAndAviators:

I know, it does seem pretty elusive! I figured there's no harm asking, but I'm not expecting much. I've put in a couple requests with some dealers as well, so if I end up getting multiple responses I'll let you know!

Edited: Jun 16, 2011, 12:11pm Top

Anyone interested in The Anatomy of Melancholy (3-volume set of 2010, 2nd printing)?

Edited: please forget my question, I just see it's in the summer sale for half price.

Jun 20, 2011, 7:50am Top

>31 astropi:

I'd be SO chuffed if I could own that, but don't think I have the money or the bargaining tools to make a serious offer!

Jun 20, 2011, 9:15am Top

>41 SpoonFed:

There are a few copies of The Once and Future King for sale on Amazon's UK site at the moment, one claiming to be like new:


Jun 20, 2011, 9:20am Top

>44 smk001: course, you wanna be careful with amazon sellers that don't explicitly list edition info, as you might get a non-folio book that way

Jun 20, 2011, 9:26am Top

This is true but the sellers can be contacted directly via Amazon before buying. I think John Lawrence only illustrated the Folio edition but am open to correction...

Jun 20, 2011, 9:36am Top

One of the sellers listed in the Amazon UK link is Powell's Bookstore, which is a large, independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, with a great reputation. You can check out the listing (and their customer service policies) on their website:


The only issue I've ever heard of with Powell's is that sometimes the item is purchased by a local shopper before they pull the book for your order. But that's just rotten luck, really.

Jun 24, 2011, 12:45pm Top

Big thanks to all of you! I've been off wandering around some of the many stunning archaeological sites Orkney (and managed to lose an ebay auction for the book in question while I was away) so apologies for not replying sooner.

Jun 24, 2011, 12:54pm Top

>48 SpoonFed:

I think i may have lost the same one :-P

Jun 24, 2011, 1:27pm Top

>49 LipstickAndAviators:

Ha! I was convinced you'd won it, and figured that at least it was someone on these boards that got it. Guess not!

Edited: Jul 5, 2011, 12:14am Top

See post #1 for update!

Jun 27, 2011, 5:03am Top

>50 SpoonFed:
I think I had the winning bid for a while but forgot to pay attention in those crucial last minutes.
I've managed to secure a nice priced copy of East of the Sun, West of the Moon though which I've also been searching for, so that made up for it a little :)

Jun 27, 2011, 5:12pm Top

>50 SpoonFed:

I got one!!!! Sorry if it was you I outbid. From here on if I see a reasonably priced copy you'll be the first to know :)

back on topic:

I have the following for trade if anyone is interested, if not I'll sell them on elsehwhere.

*Myths & Legends of Russia (new and still in wrapping)
*Ambrose Bierce - The Realm of the Unreal and Other Stories (unread but not in wrapping)

Jun 28, 2011, 11:57am Top

sent you a pm

Jun 28, 2011, 1:41pm Top

Just putting the testers out there... Would anyone be interested in a copy of the below by Arion Press:

GRAHAM GREENE, Our Man in Havana, with 28 illustrations by WILLIAM HAMILTON, May 2010.
Book edition: 300.

If so just shoot me a message.

Jun 28, 2011, 3:28pm Top

The "Our Man in havana" is gone but I still have the below by Arion if anyone is interested:

JIM THOMPSON, South of Heaven, with 44 illustrations by RAYMOND PETTIBON, November 2010. Book edition: 400.

It is in unread, new condition and comes from my smoke/pet free home.

If you are interested just shoot me a message.

Jul 7, 2011, 5:21pm Top

A long shot, but does anyone have a Pink Fairy book for sale?

Jul 10, 2011, 9:53am Top

I have two wants right now: (1) The Pink Fairy book and (2) The Best of Dahl. If anyone has either for sale, please send me a comment/message.

Sep 13, 2011, 11:17am Top

I would love to get a hold of The Silmarillion. I may have a copy of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy up for trade, but I admit I need to check with my husband first :)

Edited: Feb 5, 2012, 5:08pm Top

I have one want atm, Moby Dick LE
$180 + Shipping. Message if you have one for sale

Feb 5, 2012, 5:37pm Top

Why don't you get it directly from the FS?

Feb 6, 2012, 1:34pm Top

>61 ironjaw:

Probably because it costs almost double what he is willing to pay to buy it directly from Folio.

Feb 6, 2012, 1:46pm Top

I see but I can't imagine someone selling it lower than the original FS price?

Feb 6, 2012, 1:46pm Top

I have a copy of The war with Hannibal for trade if anyone is interested.

Feb 6, 2012, 1:56pm Top

>63 ironjaw:

Does not mean that someone cannot want it at that price :)

Edited: Feb 7, 2012, 2:38pm Top

I have a sealed Easton Press copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover and a sealed copy of The Great Explorers (Thames & Hudson, sold by FS) for trade. Would anyone be interested in trading both of those for any one of the FS fairy books?

Feb 8, 2012, 5:20am Top

>62 AnnieMod:, 63, it costs double since I'm "Aussie" and Folio has selective pricing. So I'm hoping to buy one through friendly devotees in the UK :P Hopefully someone's up.

Feb 28, 2012, 10:02pm Top

I have new copies of His Dark Materials, The Adventures of the Five Children, The Adventures of the Treasure Seekers and Grimm's Fairy Tales available. Please let me know if anyone is interested. I don't have any price in mind but let me know what you think will be a reasonable offer. The books are brand new but not shrinkwrapped. I am in USA

Edited: Jan 4, 2013, 2:43pm Top

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Mar 3, 2012, 4:15pm Top


I have the following older FS editions for trade in the UK:

The Life of Charlemagne - Einhard (1970)
The Secret History - Procopius (1998)
The Story of My Life - George Sands (1984)
The Discovery And Conquest Of Peru - Zarate (1980)
The Making Of The English Landscape - Hoskins (2005)
Medieval People - Power (2000)
English Eccentrics - Sitwell (1994)
Travels With A Donkey - R.L. Stevenson (1967)
Nelson and Emma - Hudson (1994)
Greville's England - Greville (1981) - Some scuffing to slipcase, book in excellent condition.
Droll Stories - Balzac (1961) - Some scuffing to slipcase, book in excellent condition.
Les Liasions Dangeeruses - De Laclos (1962) - Some scuffing to slipcase, book in excellent condition.
Roderick Random - Smollett (1961)

...I am seeking out any FS Horror/Ghost stories, Ambrose Bierce, the Du Maurier Cornish novels, any of the Folk stories (bar British!), Alice In Wonderland, Wind In The Willows and would consider most adaptations of Kids/Fairy tales.

Edited: Dec 31, 2012, 2:43pm Top

Updated in 98

Mar 7, 2012, 11:17am Top

jshorr, am interested in The Quran. Have several unread FS editions we can discuss. All are unread but I did open the shrinkwrap. To trade (combinations of the following):

The Monk
The Golem
The Cretan Runner
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

I live in U.S. also, Wisconsin.

May 31, 2012, 10:40am Top

I am actually sort of surprised that this thread isn't a more popular one. I'm dying to find some good trades.

Jul 24, 2012, 11:09am Top

I have a collection of early Folios for sale, if anyone's interested. I am not a dealer. Can e-mail lists, etc.

Jul 24, 2012, 11:54am Top

just pm'd you re your list

Edited: Dec 31, 2012, 2:44pm Top

Updated in 98

Edited: Dec 31, 2012, 2:44pm Top

Updated in 98

Edited: Aug 18, 2012, 3:31pm Top

I dont suppose anyone has the 3 volume Oscar Wilde set for trade or sale... In like new/fine condition. I dont care if its the red or cream version.

Aug 19, 2012, 3:09am Top

>78 SirFolio16:
I do, in fact, the red version. The books are in a like new condition, though the slipcase has a bump on one of the corners and it split along several edges in shipping; I glued the edges together with sellotape and it holds very well, though the sellotape is of course noticeable; I could send you a couple of photos if you'd like.

Aug 19, 2012, 10:31am Top

> 79
I wonder if this was a common condition of this set. I too have the red Oscar Wilde three-volume set and my slipcase was likewise damaged in shipping, with bumps to the corners and a split along the top right seam. It is very heavy and so in a sense not surprising. This was before I was aware at how accommodating Folio Society is at sending replacements and I failed to request one prior to the set going out of print.

Edited: Aug 20, 2012, 1:32am Top

I've got the cream one and my slip case was also damaged. The gold lettering has started to come off. I think the books are way too heavy for the case.

Edited: Dec 31, 2012, 2:39pm Top

Deleted - time to update for new years.

Aug 29, 2012, 11:26am Top

I have pm'd you re your list

Aug 30, 2012, 1:25pm Top

Responded to your pm

Sep 1, 2012, 7:06pm Top

Edited to add The Language Instinct. Forgot I had a second copy of that down in the living room.

Oct 11, 2012, 1:39pm Top

Hi all,

I am really keen to find a copy of the FS dickens christmas books in the nonesuch burgundy edition. I can't seem to find a copy anywhere!!!
I do have David Copperfield, The Pickwick Papers, and Great Expectations from the same set to trade for this book if anyone is interested.

Edited: Oct 13, 2012, 10:54am Top

Edited my list of available books to trade to include the Crimson Fairy Book and Religion & the Decline of Magic

Edit: changed Scarlet to Crimson

Oct 12, 2012, 4:46am Top

>87 jshorr:
I'm interested in a number of your folios. I have some eastons for trade but I don't think I have any spare folios. Let me know if you're interested and I can send you the titles.

If not, would love to purchase some if that's an option.


Edited: Oct 13, 2012, 10:52am Top

>88 EclecticIndulgence: I'm really only interested in trades, but may be interested in some Easton. Let me know titles.

>87 jshorr: - I'm a dummy -- Crimson Fairy Book, not Scarlet (which doesn't exist!)

Edited: Jan 4, 2013, 2:42pm Top

For trade...

British Myths and Legends (3 vol): Heroes and Saints, History and Romance, Marvels and Magic

Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice
Bronte, Emily Wuthering Heights
Euripides Medea, Hippolytus, The Bacchae
Flaubert, Gustave Madame Bovary
Hardy, Thomas Return of the Native, The
Hardy, Thomas Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird
Shakespeare, William Comedies, The
Shakespeare, William Histories, The
Sophocles Oedipus The King
Tolstoy, Leo War & Peace
Twain, Mark Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The
Virgil Aeneid, The
Whitman, Walt Leaves of Grass

Balzac, Honoré de Père Goriot 1980 Faux Leather
Cervantes, Miguel Don Quixote De La Mancha 1979 Faux Leather
Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur Great Cases of Sherlock Holmes 1987 Faux Leather
Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur Great Cases of Sherlock Holmes 1987 Faux Leather
Crane, Stephen Red Badge of Courage, The 1976 Full Leather
Dickens, Charles Great Expectations 1979 1/4 Leather
Dostoevsky, Fyodor Crime and Punishment 1982 Faux Leather
Eliot, George Mill on the Floss, The 1981 Faux Leather
Faulkner, William Sound and the Fury, The 1979 1/4 Leather
Goethe, Johanne Wolfgang Faust 1981 Faux Leather
Hawthorne, Nathaniel Scarlet Letter, The 1976 Full Leather
Mann, Thomas Magic Mountain, The 1981 Faux Leather
Poe, Edgar Allan Tales of Edgar Allan Poe 1979 Faux Leather
Poe, Edgar Allan Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1987 Faux Leather
Shakespeare, William Tragedies 1981 1/4 Leather
Stevenson, Robert Louis Treasure Island 1978 Full Leather
Tacitus, Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Annals of Tacitus, The 1982 Faux Leather
Twain, Mark Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The 1979 1/4 Leather

Aeschylus Oresteia, The
Camus, Albert Outsider, The AKA The Stranger
Conrad, Joseph Secret Agent, The
Defoe, Daniel Moll Flanders
Dickens, Charles Nicholas Nickleby
Greene, Graham Human Factor, The
Hardy, Thomas Jude the Obscure
Kafka, Franz Trial, The
Kipling, Rudyard Kim
Shakespeare, William Sonnets and Narrative Poems, The
Stevenson, Robert Louis Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and other stories
Virgil Aeneid, The

Other (incl publisher to the right):
Bellow, Saul Ravelstein Viking Penguin Inc
Boulle, Pierre Bridge Over the River Kwai, The The Vanguard Press
Bronte, Charlotte Jane Eyre Random House
Bronte, Emily Wuthering Heights Random House
Brown, Dan Da Vinci Code, The Doubleday
Burton, Richard Arabian Nights, The Modern Library
Carroll, Lewis Alice Through the Looking Glass Dragon's World
Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Dragon's World
Chomsky, Noam Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy Metropolitan Books
Churchill, Winston A Churchill Anthology Odhams Books Limited
Churchill, Winston Painting As A Pastime Odhams Books Limited
Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur Sherlock Holmes (cases) Octopus Books Limited
Dalai Lama How to See Yourself As You Really Are Random House
Dana, Richard Henry Jr. Two Years Before the Mast Classics Club
Defoe, Daniel Robinson Crusoe Greenwich House
Dickens, Charles David Copperfield Heron Books
Dickens, Charles Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations Octopus Books Limited
Dostoevsky, Fyodor Brothers Karamazov, The Quartet Books Limited
Faulkner, William Light in August Random House
Faulkner, William Sanctuary Random House
Fielding, Henry Tom Jones Oxford University Press
Filey, Mike Toronto Then & Now Magic Light Publishing
Fitzgerald, F. Scott Tender is the Night Charles Scribner's Sons
Gladwell, Malcolm Outliers Little Brown & Co.
Gladwell, Malcolm Tipping Point, The Little Brown & Co.
Golding, William Darkness Visible Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Golding, William Paper Men, The Faber and Faber
Haddon, Mark Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, The Doubleday
Hardy, Thomas Tess of the D'Urbervilles Modern Library
Hardy, Thomas Tess of the D'Urbervilles William Collins Sons & Co Ltd
Hemingway, Ernest Death in the Afternoon Charles Scribner's Sons
Hemingway, Ernest Sun Also Rises, The Charles Scribner's Sons
Hudson, W.H. Green Mansions The Heritage Press
Irving, John A Son of the Circus Knopf Canada
Irving, John Until I Find You Knopf Canada
James, Henry Portrait of a Lady, The The Heritage Press
James, Henry Washington Square Book-of-the-Month Club
Joyce, James Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chamber Music Gramercy
Kipling, Rudyard Jungle Books, The Doubleday
Klein, Naomi No Logo Vintage Canada
L'Amour, Louis Tall Stranger, The, Kilkenny, Hondo, Showdown at Yellow Brute Chatham River Press
Larsson, Stieg Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, The Viking Canada
Larsson, Stieg Girl Who Played with Fire, The Viking Canada
Lewis, Sinclair Arrowsmith Random House
Lewis, Sinclair Babbitt Random House
Lewis, Sinclair Cass Timberlane Random House
Lewis, Sinclair Dodsworth Random House
Lewis, Sinclair Elmer Gantry Random House
Lewis, Sinclair Main Street Random House
Lowe, Janet Jack Welch Speaks John Wiley and Sons
Ludlum, Robert Bourne Identity, The Richard Marek Publishers
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia One Hundred Years of Solitude Harper Collins
Milton, John Paradise Lost Classics Club
Mitchell, Margaret Gone with the Wind International Collectors Library
Morse, John T. Abraham Lincoln Houghton Mifflin Company
N/A Book of History, The The Grolier Society
Nabokov, Vladimir Pale Fire G.P. Putnum's Sons
O'Conner, Thomas Power and McWade, Robert Gladstone & Parnell and the Great Irish Struggle Hubbard Bros.
Poe, Edgar Allan Edgar Allan Poe (tales, poems) Octopus Books Limited
Robinson, James W Jack Welch and Leadership Prima Publishing
Salinger, J.D. Catcher in the Rye, The Little Brown & Co.
Scott, Sir Walter Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, The Bell & Cockburn
Shakespeare, William Complete Works Leland Publishing Company
Shelley, Mary Frankenstein Bobbs-Merrill
Steinbeck, John Grapes of Wrath, The International Collectors Library
Steinbeck, John Travels with Charley The Viking Press
Stevenson, Robert Louis Black Arrow, The Grosset & Dunlap
Stevenson, Robert Louis Kidnapped The Goldsmith Publishing Company
Stevenson, Robert Louis Master of Ballantrae, The Reader's Digest
Stevenson, Robert Louis Treasure Island Charles Scribner's Sons
Thompson, Malcolm Churchill, His Life and Times Odhams Books Limited
Twain, Mark Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The International Collectors Library
Twain, Mark Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Thomas Nelson and Sons
Twain, Mark Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The International Collectors Library
Twain, Mark Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Thomas Nelson and Sons
Twain, Mark Mark Twain (stories/novels) Octopus Books Limited
Tzu, Sun Art of War (plus the Ancient Chinese Revealed), The Clearbridge Publishing
Verne, Jules Around the World in 80 Days AND Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Octopus Books Limited
Verne, Jules Greatest Adventures Heron Books
Welch, Jack Straight from the Gut Warner Books
Wilde, Oscar Picture of Dorian Gray, The Hartsdale House
Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur Napoleonic Trilogy
Hitler, Adolf Mein Kampf

Edited: Nov 29, 2012, 5:25pm Top

Hi all,

I have a brand new, unopened copy of one of the new Lang Fairy books (Lilac). Would like to swap for something else FS. Send me a message with your possible trades if you're interested. Thanks!

All Gone! Thanks to everyone for their interest and to jshorr for the trade... :)

Nov 19, 2012, 10:29am Top

Updated my list (82) to reflect some recent trades and acquisitions.

Dec 17, 2012, 2:51pm Top

I have been looking for the FSLIC Christmas Ghost Stories. I'd be glad to make a trade - but it sounds like you're trying to to not accumulate more books. Would you be interested in selling it?

Dec 17, 2012, 2:51pm Top

I see that it is gone. Thanks anyway!

Dec 17, 2012, 8:00pm Top

If anyone has an extra copy of the LE LOTR/Hobbit/Silmarillion let me know :)

Dec 18, 2012, 2:12pm Top

>95 tag83:

Ditto for me. ;)

Dec 24, 2012, 8:04pm Top

have the first five aubrey/maturin volumes still in plastic for trade. takers?

Dec 31, 2012, 2:43pm Top

Updated for 2013 after a few trades and a few new "wants"



Pink Fairy Book - sealed
Green Fairy Book - sealed
Crimson Fairy Book
Life - sealed
Complete Winnie the Pooh - sealed
The language instinct -- open and gently read once
Magic and the Decline of Religion -- sealed
Midnight Folk

Absolute Dark Knight
Lost Girls (Alan Moore - OOP, first edition)
The Listeners -- Signed, Limited edition from Powell's Indiespensable
Familiar -- Signed, Limited edition from Powell's Indiespensable


I should add that I am open to various other Folio Editions (as well as other nicer publishers - centipede, etc - even Easton Press in some cases). That said, my specific wishlist is:

Pliny's Natural History
Fermat’s Last Theorem
Gandhi: An Autobiography
Hemingway Short Stories
Lord of the Flies
The Master and Margarita
Spy's Bedside Book
Complete Tales of the Unexpected
The Selfish Gene
Arabian Nights
Picture of Dorian Gray
Fahrenheit 451
In Cold Blood
Lord of the Flies
The Secret Garden
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Wind in the Willows
A Dance to the Music of Time: Spring
The Periodic Table
The Last Man
The Worst Journey in the World
The Box of Delights
A Traveler in Time
The Vampyre
Olive Fairy
Various "folktales" volumes (ie the new Folktales of the Native American)

Easton Press:
Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

Jan 3, 2013, 7:25am Top

Happy New Year!
I have the following for trade or sale (sale preferred to trade):

- The complete Greek Tragedies - new and unread, not shrinkwrapped
- Pax Britannica trilogy - second hand, unread (by me), books NF, small creases on slipcase
- Oscar Wilde set (Stories / Plays and Poems / Essays and Letters), crimson bindings - books as new, slipcase was split and bumped in post, glued by me, holds together well, books unaffected
- 3 Dickens volumes (the Nonesuch-like versions) - Bleak House (NF/F), David Copperfield (F/F), Great Expectations (NF/NF)
- Charlotte's Web - as new, read once carefully
- In trouble again - 2nd hand, unread (by me), NF+/F
- St Joan of Arc - as new, unread

LEC - The Pathfinder - NF in NF slipcase, no monthly letter
LEC - The Wall - NF/VG+ in VG slipcase, no monthly letter

Taschen - Walton Ford: Pancha Tantra - as new, signed by Ford

Jan 11, 2013, 6:21pm Top

Trade or Sale here! US preferred

- John Buchan, 5 volume set (Mr Standfast, The Island of Sheep, The Thirty Nine Steps, Greenmantle and The Three Hostages.) In excellent condition, partially read through once.
- Sayers Mystery Collection (Whose Body, Unnatural Death, Red Herrings, Busman's Honeymoon). Still wrapped in shrink and bubble wrap from the Folio Society.

I'm particularly interested in the Graham Greene The Great Novels and the other Sayers Crime Collection (Gaudy Night, Strong Poison, Have his Carcase, Murder Must Advertise, The Nine Tailors)

Edited: Apr 1, 2013, 11:34pm Top

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