The Easton Press - 100 Greatest Books
Arranged alphabetically by author.


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    Bacon, Francis:  The Essayes Or Counsels Civill & Morall.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1980. Collector's Edition. Fine in full medium brown leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are gilt. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4" by 7" containing 190 pages of text. With an introduction by Christopher Morley. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. A tight, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB27196  $45.00



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    Crane, Stephen:  The Red Badge of Courage.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1980. Collector's Edition. Fine in full burgundy colored leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 10 by 6 3/4 inches. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. 170 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by John Steuart Curry. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no prior owner's markings, names or book plates.
    TB31514  $50.00



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    Darwin, Charles:  The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1979. Collector's Edition. Fine in full black leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto of 10 1/4 tall by 7 1/2 inches containing 362 pages of text. 362 pages including an index, text with illustrations by Fritz Kredel. Illustrated with drawings by Fritz Kredel. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB29354  $60.00



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    de Maupassant, Guy:  The Tales of Guy De Maupassant.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1977. Collector's Edition. Near fine in full bright red leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/2" containing 472 pages of text. Some of the gilt filled tool work on the front board has deteriorated and is missing. Based on the translations of Lafacadio Hearn and others. Illustrated with drawings by Gunter Bohmer and with an introduction by Justin O'Brien. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. Other than the missing gilt on the front board, this is a very handsome, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB23379  $50.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  The Short Stories of Charles Dickens.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, (1978). Collector's Edition. Fine in full dark brown leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards with a small scuff mark at the upper corner of the front board at the joint. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An ocatvo measuring 9 by 5 7/8 inches with about 10% of the gilt in the embossed decorations on both boards have been worn away. 423 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by Edward Ardixxone. Stories selected by Walter Allen who has also provided an introduction. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. A very tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB31513  $60.00



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    Hawthorne, Nathaniel:  The Scarlet Letter.  Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press, 1975. Collector's Edition Leather bound reprint of 1975. Fine in gilt decorated full red leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine, gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and on the front and rear boards. The edges of the text block are gilt and there is a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. A small 4to measuring 9 1/4 by 6 1/4"inches. One of the Easton's Press' volumes in The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. With illustrations by Richard Loehle. 280 pages of text and illustrations. A very handsome and collectable copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29488  $75.00



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    London, Jack:  The Sea Wolf.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1979. Collector's Edition. Near fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Some of the gilt filled embossing on the front and rear boards is deteriorating and missing. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7" containing 354 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by Fletcher Martin and with an introduction by Edmund Gilligan. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. With the exception of the missing gilt on the front and rear boards, this is a tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB23372  $60.00



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    Melville, Herman:  Moby Dick; or, The Whale.  Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1977. Easton Press Collector's Edtion. Fine in gilt decorated, full, black leather covered boards with extensive tooling to the boards, four raised raised bands on the spine and gilt edges to the text block. A silk placement ribbon is sewn-in at the head of the spine and matching silk end papers. A collector's edition produced exclusively for subscribers of the Easton Press collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. 615 pages of text and illustrations. With an introduction by Clifton Fadiman and illustrations by Boardman Robinson many of which are in color. An extremely handsome copy with no names, dates, notations or prior owner's book plates.
    TB31530  $60.00



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    Shaw, George Bernard:  Two Plays For Puritans.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1979. Collector's Edition. Fine in full bright red leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A quarto measuring 11 3/16" tall by 6 1/2" deep containing 215 pages of text. Two plays by George Bernard Shaw titled: The Devil's Disciple and Caesar and Cleopatra. Illustrated with drawings by George Him. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. With a prior owner's book plate on the verso of the first free end page; otherwise, a beautiful, tight, clean copy with no dates, notations or inscriptions.
    TB22799  $60.00



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    Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]:  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Companion).  Norwalk Conn.: The Easton Press, 1981. Collector's Edition. Fine in full brown leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An small quarto measuring 9 1/8" by 6" containing 396 pages of text. With illustrations by Thomas Hart Benton and with an introduction by Bernard DeVoto. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB26572  $75.00






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