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  1. The Little White Horse

    The Little White Horse

    Elizabeth Goudge

    Illustrated by Debra McFarlane

    $79.95

    Upon arrival at Moonacre Manor, Maria discovers an enchanted valley where she catches a glimpse of a most unusual horse. So begins a magical adventure that has captivated generations of readers, young and old. Introduced by Jane Shilling and illustrated by Debra McFarlane.

  2. The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds

    H. G. Wells

    Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith

    $78.95

    Martian tripods, heat-rays and the terrible red weed, H. G. Wells’s classic story of alien invasion is full of iconic imagery, and Grahame Baker-Smith’s stirring illustrations capture all of the action.

  3. Twelfth Night

    Twelfth Night

    William Shakespeare

    Illustrated by Anna and Elena Balbusso

    $115.00

    This large-format gift edition of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedies features an exquisite new frontispiece by the Balbusso twins.

  4. Small Gods

    Small Gods

    Terry Pratchett

    Illustrated by Omar Rayyan

    $89.95

    What happens to gods when their believers stop believing? Published in series with Mort, this edition of one of the most celebrated Discworld novels features brilliant illustrations by Omar Rayyan.

  5. Shakespeare’s Sonnets

    Shakespeare’s Sonnets

    William Shakespeare

    $69.95

    Published here as they first appeared with the narrative poem ‘A Lover’s Complaint’, Shakespeare’s sonnets show his transcendent mastery of language, and more, they reveal intimate glimpses of the poet’s mind.

  6. Limited Edition
    Riddley Walker

    Riddley Walker

    Russell Hoban

    Illustrated by Quentin Blake

    $645.00

    Russell Hoban’s genre-defying masterpiece with a new essay by Quentin Blake and a specially-commissioned postscript by Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury.

  7. A Folio Anthology of Poetry

    A Folio Anthology of Poetry

    Illustrated by Eri Griffin

    $99.95

    Introduced by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, this anthology is a celebration of poetry and the passion it inspires. It gathers together more than 300 of our favourite poems, spanning over 400 years.

  8. Persuasion

    Persuasion

    Jane Austen

    Illustrated by Deanna Staffo

    $84.95

    Jane Austen’s final novel shows her at her most moving and mature. Introduced by Siri Hustvedt, and illustrated by Deanna Staffo.

  9. The Princess Bride

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

    Illustrated by Mark Thomas

    $94.95

    Featuring giants, duels, man-eating swamp rats and, of course, true love, Goldman’s funny and poignant lampoon of the fairy-tale tradition has inadvertently become a classic of the genre.

  10. On the Origin of Species

    No book has revolutionised our view of life on earth more than Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species. Yet its enduring popularity is a testament to the immense energy and startling simplicity with which Darwin makes his revelations.

  11. The Nursery Rhyme Book

    The Nursery Rhyme Book

    Andrew Lang

    Illustrated by Debra McFarlane and L. Leslie Brooke

    $99.95

    A lively collection of nursery rhymes, both familiar and little known, collected by Andrew Lang, the acclaimed folklorist and editor of the Rainbow Fairy Books.

  12. Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb

    Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb

    François-René de Chateaubriand

    $89.95

    Chateaubriand requested that his memoirs remain unpublished until after his death lest he be forced to be ‘less frank and truthful’. The result is a hugely entertaining autobiography, providing a vivid picture of France during the most tumultuous period of her history.

  13. The Lord of the Rings

    The Lord of the Rings

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Illustrated by Eric Fraser and Ingahild Grathmer

    $275.00

    Successive generations have been spellbound by the exploits of Frodo, Gandalf and their comrades as they journey towards Mordor to do battle with the Dark Lord Sauron.

  14. Pompeii

    Pompeii

    Mary Beard

    $99.95

    In this award-winning history, Mary Beard guides us through the daily life of Pompeii, an existence that is far more complex than we might have realised. Lively, exciting and accessible, this book brings us as close as possible to the real Pompeii.

  15. The King Must Die

    The King Must Die

    Mary Renault

    Illustrated by Geoff Grandfield

    $84.95

    Renault’s acclaimed novel, published in series with The Alexander Trilogy and introduced by the classical historian Robin Lane Fox.

  16. Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Charlotte Brontë

    Illustrated by Santiago Caruso

    $84.95

    Illustrated by Santiago Caruso, our edition of Charlotte Brontë’s beloved novel celebrates its gothic undercurrents.

  17. The Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book

    Rudyard Kipling

    Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold and Maurice Detmold

    $64.95

    This thrilling adventure about a boy learning to survive in the wild continues to hold the world’s imagination. Enchanting tales and poems on the lives and customs of jungle creatures are brought vividly to life with beautiful illustrations by Maurice and Edward J. Detmold.

  18. Just So Stories

    Just So Stories

    Rudyard Kipling

    Illustrated by the author

    $64.95

    Originally told as bedtime stories for Kipling’s daughter Josephine, Just So Stories remains a classic of children’s literature. Simply and beautifully written, with an entirely believable, far from cosy vision of the joy, wonder and dangers of the natural world.