PENGUIN CLASSICS BOOK


PENGUIN CLASSICS BOOK

HENRY ELIOT    Book Number: 91631    Product format: Hardback

Burnt orange clothbound heavyweight large hardback with black decorations including the famous Penguin publishers logo, this is a celebration of the largest and best known classics imprint in the world. The book covers the greatest works of fiction, poetry, drama, history and philosophy encompassing 500 authors, 1,200 books and 4,000 years of world literature from ancient India, China, Greece and Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, the Industrial Age around the world. Beginning with Homer's The Odyssey 1946 and Dante's The Divine Comedy 1949 translated by Dorothy L. Sayers, here are the black classic covers, the bright orange, the Pelican books and the Puffin storybooks, the Penguin English Library and the Pelican Originals. For those who grew up with the distinctive colour coded covers, it's a bibliophile's delight. This richly illustrated catalogue will help you spot the gaps in your classics library. It's a real treasure trove heavyweight edition, whether you are looking for the drama and the Elizabethan domestic tragedies, the literature of Racine or Congreve, Rudyard Kipling or John Ruskin, Swedish authors or their picks from the vaults of titles no longer in print (low sales figures don't justify the cost of another print run). We are very excited to offer this first time discounted, and design-wise it's a treasure to behold. 480pp, 20 x 25cm.
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £17.50


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ISBN 9781524705879
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