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I feel the need to share this, for hard to buy for people...

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BlameItOnTheCuervForHumanBlood Mon 29-Oct-12 13:37:08

Really gorgeous illustrated books not just kids books either, I'm considering The Hobbit for MIL and The Handmaids Tale for SIL.

quirrelquarrel Mon 29-Oct-12 13:51:07

Aw, how sweet of you to share smile

Might buy one for my dad.

quirrelquarrel Mon 29-Oct-12 13:51:44

OH my god just seen the prices, maybe not blush (am student who's supposed to be saving!)

pictish Mon 29-Oct-12 13:53:32

They're lovely but pricey.

Dawndonna Mon 29-Oct-12 13:56:35

Beautiful. Dh may have something from here.

BlameItOnTheCuervForHumanBlood Mon 29-Oct-12 13:58:45

they are pricey, but special. I'm about to order Animal Farm for DB (its his favourite book of all time)

BlameItOnTheCuervForHumanBlood Mon 29-Oct-12 14:00:24

ooooh, look at this copy of Birdsong

BlameItOnTheCuervForHumanBlood Mon 29-Oct-12 14:01:43

and charlottes web

I daren't look at the Narnia books, they are my favourites and I know it will make me cry.

NoHaudinMaWheest Mon 29-Oct-12 16:50:12

I got the Hobbit for DH last year.

Dd has had a Fairy Book for birthday and Christmas for the last few years.
She still loves them at 12 and although they are pricey they are an heirloom she can pass on to her own children (or grandchildren even).

Curtsey Mon 29-Oct-12 16:52:06

Thanks OP, you have solved Christmas for me for the in-laws who have everything smile

PickledFanjoCat Mon 29-Oct-12 16:54:48

These are lovely.. I was thinking of the hobbit for dp.

BlameItOnTheCuervForHumanBlood Mon 29-Oct-12 16:55:49

NoHaudin, thats what I figured. are they as beautiful in rl?

and Curtsey, you're welcome. grin

quirrelquarrel Tue 30-Oct-12 11:15:14

In Helmsley there's a bookshop which has a little wall of Folio Society books- still quite pricey, but much better!

TerrorNotSoFrightened Tue 30-Oct-12 11:31:22

I think I may buy the secret garden for me DD, she is too young to appreciate it just now, so I'll look after it for her.

NoHaudinMaWheest Tue 30-Oct-12 14:16:39

Yes they are truly lovely and they come in slip cases which means they are protected for handing on.

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