PROFESSOR I. GOLLANCZ, Litt.D.
ALTHOUGH The King's Classics are to be purchased for 1/6 net per volume, the series is unique in that
(1) the letterpress, paper, and binding are unapproached by any similar series.The "King's Classics" are printed on antique laid paper, 16mo. (6 X 4-1/2inches), gilt tops, and are issued in the following styles and prices. Each volume has a frontispiece, usually in photogravure.
(2) "Competent scholars in every case have supervised this series, which can therefore be received with confidence." – Athenaeum
Quarter bound, antique grey boards, 1/6 net.
Red Cloth, 1/6 net.
Quarter Vellum, grey cloth sides, 2/6 net.
Special three-quarter Vellum, Oxford side-papers, gilt tops, silkmarker, 5/- net.
***Nos. 2, 20 and 24 are double volumes. Price, Boards or Cloth, 3/-net; Quarter Vellum, 5/- net; special three-quarter Vellum, 7/6 net.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Why printed books will never disappear
You'll get this or you won't, with no explanation. It was appended to a volume dated 1907, downloaded from Gutenberg, and now I find to my annoyance that I can't tell you exactly which one.