Slightly Foxed Editions

A series of beautifully produced little pocket hardback reissues of classic memoirs, all of them highly absorbing and irresistibly collectable. The series includes memoirs by Edward Ardizzone, Gerald Durrell, Graham Greene, Helene Hanff, Diana Holman-Hunt, Michael Holroyd, Hilary Mantel, Gavin Maxwell, V. S. Pritchett, Dodie Smith and Rosemary Sutcliff, among others.

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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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Winter 2021: No. 57, Anne Fadiman, The Wine Lover’s Daughter
Autumn 2021: No. 56, George Clare, Last Waltz in Vienna
Summer 2021: No. 55, Richard Cobb, Still Life
Spring 2021: No. 54, Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
Winter 2020: No. 53, Laurie Lee, Cider with Rosie
Autumn 2020: No. 52, Jessica Mitford, Hons and Rebels
Summer 2020: No. 51, Christopher Robbins, The Empress of Ireland
Spring 2020: No. 50, Hermione, Countess of Ranfurly, To War with Whitaker
Winter 2019: No. 49, Roald Dahl, Going Solo
Autumn 2019: No. 48, Roald Dahl, Boy
Summer 2019: No. 47, Eric Newby, Love and War in the Apennines
Spring 2019: No. 46, Jan Morris, Conundrum
Winter 2018: Nos. 44 & 45, Ernest Shepard, Drawn from Memory & Drawn from Life
Autumn 2018: No. 43, Jennie Erdal, Ghosting
Summer 2018: No. 42, John Moore, The Blue Field
Spring 2018: No. 41, Eric Newby, Something Wholesale
Winter 2017: No. 40, Erich Kästner, When I Was a Little Boy
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 2015: No. 32 Helene Hanff, 84, Charing Cross Road (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition)
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 (out of print)
Autumn 2014: No. 27 Harold Carlton, Marrying Out (out of print)
Summer 2014: No. 26 John Moore, Portrait of Elmbury (out of print)
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 (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition)
Autumn 2013: No. 23 Christabel Bielenberg, The Past Is Myself (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition
Summer 2013: No. 22 Richard Hillyer, Country Boy (out of print) 
Spring 2013: No. 21 Ysenda Maxtone Graham, The Real Mrs Miniver (out of print)
Winter 2012: No. 20 Denis Constanduros, My Grandfather & Father, Dear Father (out of print)
Autumn 2012: No. 19 Alan Moorehead, A Late Education (out of print)
Summer 2012: No. 18 Elspeth Huxley, The Flame Trees of Thika (out of print)
Spring 2012: No. 17 Suzanne St Albans, Mango & Mimosa (out of print) 
Winter 2011: No. 16 Dodie Smith, Look Back with Love (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition)
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 (out of print)
Autumn 2010: No. 11 Graham Greene, A Sort of Life (out of print)
Summer 2010: No. 10 Michael Jenkins, A House in Flanders (out of print)
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 a Plain Foxed hardback edition)
Spring 2009: No. 5 Priscilla Napier, A Late Beginner (now in paperback)
Winter 2008: No. 4 Richard Kennedy, A Boy at the Hogarth Press & A Parcel of Time (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition)
Autumn 2008: No. 3 V. S. Pritchett, A Cab at the Door (now in paperback)
Summer 2008: No. 2 Diana Holman-Hunt, My Grandmothers and I (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition)
Spring 2008: No. 1 Rosemary Sutcliff, Blue Remembered Hills (now in a Plain Foxed hardback edition)