The Easton Press - 100 Greatest Books
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  • Click on Image to expandBacon, 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


  • Click on Image to expandCervantes Saavedra, Miguel De:  Don Quixote The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1979. Collector's Edition. Fine in full dark red leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations in the compartments and with gilt decorations on the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk and there is a matching placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. The edges of the text block are gilt. A quarto measuring 11 1/4" by 8" containing 682 pages of text illustrated with drawings by Edy Legrand. Translated from The Spanish by Joyhn Ormsby. This is one of The Easton Press' volumes in The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. A beautiful, clean, crisp and handsome volume with a new introduction by Irwin Edman with no prior ownership markings of any kind nor any book plates.
    TB27204  $85.00


  • Crane, Stephen:  The Red Badge of Courage.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1980. Collector's Edition. Fine in full salmon 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" tall by 6 3/4" deep containing 170 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by John Steuart Curry. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no prior owner's markings, names or book plates.
    TB23797  $60.00


  • Click on Image to expandDarwin, Charles:  On The Origin Of Species By Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle For Life.  Westport, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1976. Limited Edition. Fine in full black gilt decorated leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text stamping and decorations in the compartments, and with extensive gilt text and decorations on the front and rear boards. The end paper are silk and there is a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. The edges of the text block are in gilt. Without a dust jacket as issued. A small quarto measuring 10 3/16 by 7 1/4 inches. 470 pages including an index, text and illustrated with wood engravings by Paul Landacre. One of the volumes in the Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Every Written series. A beautiful, tight, clean and crisp volume with no names, dates, markings or book plates.
    TB29355  $80.00


  • Click on Image to expandDarwin, 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


  • Click on Image to expandde 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


  • Click on Image to expandEaston Press, :  The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Collection (Complete 100 volume set by The Easton Press).  Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press, 1975 to 1994. All Limited Editions. All one hundred volumes are in fine condition and all are bound in full, highly decorated leather covered boards in various colors with raised bands on the spines, gilt text and decorations in the compartments and gilt tool work on the boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn in at the head of the spine. There are no major nor minor detractions from the appearance of any of these volumes and none have even a hint of prior owner names, markings, dates or book plates. All three edges of the text blocks are gilt. Seldom does one find a full set of this exclusive, leather bound collection available for sale. The set includes: The Aeneid by Virgil; Aesop's Fables by Aesop; The Alhambra by Washington Irving; Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Carroll; Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle; The Analects of Confucius by Confucius; Anna Karenina by Tolstoy; The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Franklin; The Birds and the Frogs by Aristophanes; Brave New World by Aldous Huxley; The Brothers Karamazov by Dostoevsky; Candide by Voltaire; The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer; The Comedies by Shakespeare; The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau by Rousseau; The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine; Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky; David Copperfield by Dickens; The Decameron by Boccaccio; The Descent of Man by Darwin; The Divine Comedy by Dante; Don Quixote by Cervantes; The Essayes by Francis Bacon; The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson; The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire; Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev; Faust by Goethe; The Federalist Papers by Hamilton, et al; Great Expectations by Dickens; Grimm's Fairy Tales by Grimm; Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift; Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad; The History of Early Rome by Livy; The Histories by Shakespeare; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Twain; The Iliad of Homer; Ivanhoe by Walter Scott; Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy; Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte; A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe; The Last of the Mohicans by Cooper; Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman; The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling; Little Women by Alcott; Lord Jim by Conrad; Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert; The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot; Moby Dick by Herman Melville; Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Stevenson; The Odyssey of Homer; Oedipus the King by Sophocles; Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck; On the Origin of Species by Darwin; Paradise Lost by John Milton; The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan; The Oresteia by Aeschylus; Two Plays The Cherry Orchard/Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov; Euripedes The Plays; Three Plays by Henrik Ibsen; Two Plays by Moliere; Two Plays for Puritans by Shaw; The Poems of Robert Browning; The Poems of John Donne; Poems of John Keats; The Poems of W.B. Yeats; Politics and Poetics by Aristotle; A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man by James Joyce; The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James; Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen; The Prince by Machiavelli; The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane; The Red and the Black by Stendhal; The Republic by Plato; The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy; The Rights of Man by Paine; Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe; The Scarlet Letter by Hawthorne; The Sea Wolf by Jack London' She Stoops To Conquer by Goldsmith; Short Stories by Oscar Wild; The Short Stories by Dickens; Plato Dialogues on Love and Friendship; A Tale of Two Cities by Dickens; The Tales of Guy de Maupassant by De Maupassant; The Tales of the Arabian Nights by Burton; Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Poe; The Talisman by Scott; The Three Musketeers by Dumas; Tom Jones by Henry Fielding; The Tragedies by Shakespeare; Treasure Island by Stevenson; The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy by Laurence Stern; Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne; Uncle Tom's Cabin by Stowe; Vanity Faire by Thackeray; Walden by Thoreau; The Way of all Flesh by Butler; Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte; War and Peace by Tolstoy; and, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Khayyam. This is a superb set; certainly, one of the best we have had in stock! Due to the extremely heavy weight of this set special arrangements must be made with Town's End Books to cover the cost of shipping this collection. Please contact the bookseller directly to discuss the options available.
    TB24645  $4000.00


  • Click on Image to expandFlaubert, Gustave:  Madame Bovary.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1978. Collector's Edition. Fine in full dark blue 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 10" tall by 6 1/4" deep containing 348 pages of text. Illustrated with Pierre Brissaud and with wood cuts by Theo Schmied. With an introduction by Jacques De Lacretelle. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names or dates or book plates.
    TB27197  $65.00


  • Franklin, Benjamin:  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1976. Collector's Edition. Near fine in full dark 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. About 25% of the gilt in the embossed areas on the front board is worn off; else, fine. 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" tall by 6 3/8" deep containing 233 pages of text. "Printed from the manuscript as Franklin wrote it..." Illustrated with line drawings by William Sharp and with a frontispiece portrait of Franklin by Robert Shore. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. A tight, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB23809  $50.00


  • Click on Image to expandHawthorne, 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


  • Click on Image to expandHuxley, Aldous:  Brave New World.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1978. Collector's Edition. Fine in full, dark blue, leather covered boards with extensive gilt decorations on the spine and front and rear boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text stamping and decorations in the compartments, silk end sheets (which have very slight fading around the outside edges). There is a green silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine and all edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7 1/4". This is one of the volumes in Easton Press' The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. Illustrated with black and white aguatint etchings by Mara McAfee and a color frontispiece portrait of Huxley by Jeff Cornell. 237 pages of text and illustrations. A fine, bright, handsome copy with no names or dates and with a blank Easton Press book plate ready to take the name of its new owner.
    TB29356  $75.00


  • Click on Image to expandLondon, Jack:  The Sea Wolf.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1979. Collector's Edition. Fine in full 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 10 3/16" tall by 6 7/8" deep 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. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB26334  $65.00


  • Click on Image to expandShaw, 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. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB20668  $60.00


  • Click on Image to expandSteinbeck, John:  Of Mice and Men.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1977. Collector's Edition. Very near 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 extensive gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. Unfortunately, about half of the gilt in the embossed areas of the boards has tarnished or flaked off. 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" by 7 3/4" containing 165 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by woodcuts by Fletcher Martin and with an introduction by John T. Winterich. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. A tight, clean copy with no names, dates or notations or prior owner's book plates.
    TB23758  $65.00


  • Click on Image to expandTolstoy, Leo:  War and Peace.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1981. 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. An octavo measuring 8 7/8 by 5 7/8 inches containing 1,035 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by Fritz Eichenberg with the translation from the Russian by Louise and Aylmer Maude and with revisions and special introduction by Mr. and Mrs. Maude. 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 book plates.
    TB29353  $75.00


  • Click on Image to expandTwain (Samuel L. Clemens), Mark:  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.
    TB26000  $75.00


  • Click on Image to expandVerne, Jules:  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.  Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1977. Collector's Edition. Fine in highly decorated full dark brown leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text stamping and decorations in the compartments with gilt decorations and rules stamped on the front and rear boards. The end sheets are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine and the edges of the text block are gilt. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. A small quarto measuring 10 1/4" by 7" containing 325 pages of text and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates or notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB28023  $75.00


  • Click on Image to expandWells, H. G.:  The Time Machine.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 2002. Collector's Edition. Fine in full 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 illustrated and there is a 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 7/8 by 6 3/4 inches. 108 pages of text. With an introduction by Brian W. Aldiss and illustrated by Joe Mugnaini. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. A very handsome, tight, clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates or notations.
    TB29489  $80.00




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