These classic memoirs, each published in a limited and hand-numbered hardback pocket edition of 2,000 copies, are a unique window on other times and other lives. Elegantly bound in cloth, with coloured endpapers, silk head- and tailband and ribbon marker, these charming small volumes are compulsively readable and irresistibly collectable.

Some of the most popular editions are now available as unlimited Plain Foxed cloth hardback editions or stylish paperbacks. Delightful to look at, pocket-sized and elegantly produced on good cream paper, they give you a chance to acquire any of the original limited editions you may have missed.

Slightly Foxed Editions

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Autumn 2017: No. 39, Richard Hillary, The Last Enemy
Summer 2017: No. 38, Adrian Bell, The Cherry Tree
Spring 2017: No. 37 Hilary Mantel, Giving up the Ghost
Winter 2016: No. 36 Ysenda Maxtone Graham, Terms & Conditions: Life in Girls’ Boarding-Schools, 1939–1979 (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition)
Autumn 2016: No. 35 Anthony Rhodes, Sword of Bone
Summer 2016: No. 34 John Moore, Brensham Village
Spring 2016: No. 33 Diana Petre, The Secret Orchard of Roger Ackerley
Winter 2016: No. 32 Helene Hanff, 84 Charing Cross Road
Autumn 2015: No. 31 Gavin Maxwell, The House of Elrig
Summer 2015: No. 30 Adrian Bell, Silver Ley
Spring 2015: No. 29 Michael Holroyd, Basil Street Blues
Winter 2014: No. 28 Gerald Durrell, My Family and Other Animals
Autumn 2014: No. 27 Harold Carlton, Marrying Out
Summer 2014: No. 26 John Moore, Portrait of Elmbury
Spring 2014: No. 25 John Hackett, I Was a Stranger (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition)
Winter 2013: No. 24 Gwen Raverat, Period Piece (out of print)
Autumn 2013: No. 23 Christabel Bielenberg, The Past Is Myself
Summer 2013: No. 22 Richard Hillyer, Country Boy
Spring 2013: No. 21 Ysenda Maxtone Graham, The Real Mrs Miniver
Winter 2012: No. 20 Denis Constanduros, My Grandfather & Father, Dear Father
Autumn 2012: No. 19 Alan Moorehead, A Late Education
Summer 2012: No. 18 Elspeth Huxley, The Flame Trees of Thika
Spring 2012: No. 17 Suzanne St Albans, Mango and Mimosa
Winter 2011: No. 16 Dodie Smith, Look Back with Love (now in paperback)
Autumn 2011: No. 15 Ysenda Maxtone Graham, Mr Tibbits’s Catholic School (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition)
Summer 2011: No. 14 Frances Wood, Hand-grenade Practice in Peking  (now in paperback)
Spring 2011: No. 13 P. Y. Betts, People Who Say Goodbye (out of print)
Winter 2010: No. 12 Edward Ardizzone, The Young Ardizzone (now in paperback)
Autumn 2010: No. 11 Graham Greene, A Sort of Life (out of print)
Summer 2010: No. 10 Michael Jenkins, A House in Flanders (now in paperback)
Spring 2010: No. 9 Ted Walker, The High Path (out of print)
Winter 2009: No. 8 James Lees-Milne, Another Self  (out of print)
Autumn 2009: No. 7 Michael Wharton, The Missing Will  (out of print) 
Summer 2009: No. 6 Adrian Bell, Corduroy (now in paperback)
Spring 2009: No. 5 Priscilla Napier, A Late Beginner (now in paperback)
Winter 2009: No. 4 Richard Kennedy, A Boy at the Hogarth Press & A Parcel of Time (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition)
Autumn 2009: No. 3 V. S. Pritchett, A Cab at the Door (now in paperback)
Summer 2009: No. 2 Diana Holman-Hunt, My Grandmothers and I (now in paperback)
Spring 2009: No. 1 Rosemary Sutcliff, Blue Remembered Hills (now in paperback)