The Way of All Flesh (Easton Press: 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series)

By: BUTLER, Samuel

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Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A deluxe leatherbound edition of Samuel Butler's semi-autobiographical novel, which was considered controversial when published in 1903 after his death in 1902. With drawings by Robert Ward Johnson and an introduction by Theodore Dreiser; as well as a specially-commissioned frontis painted portrait of Mr. Butler by Richard Sparks. Issued as part of the publisher's Collector's Edition series: The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. --- Bound in rich dark green bonded leather covers with elaborate gilt decorations stamped on covers and spine. Titling stamped on spine in gilt, with three raised bands. All edges also in gilt. Dark green silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- Moire endpapers with sunned edges, and retailer's penciled price to half title page; volume is otherwise very attractive, tightly bound and bright.; Small Octavo - 7-1/2 to 8 in. tall; xxx, 588 pages

Title: The Way of All Flesh (Easton Press: 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series)

Author Name: BUTLER, Samuel

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Illustrated Classics, >>Philosophy/Psychology/Thought,

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1980

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 83681