National Geographic : 1978 Jan
100 reatest l'd (ver (WrtIte4 (Continued from previous page) Gilt-edged Pages A Truly Personal Library Complementing the gold of the leather When you acquire this edition of "The cover's design is the gilt edging of every 100 Greatest Books Ever Written" you page. The pages of every book will be are building a personal library that will gilt-edged in real gold. be one of your most prized possessions. To beautifully identify each book in the Elegant in Every Way edition as part of your own private As final touches of elegance, each book collection, a unique personalized name will have beautiful endsheets of the plate will accompany every volume. highest quality, contain a bound-in ribbon page marker and be bound with a The Acquisition Plan "hubbed" spine that is used in only the Books of the quality of the volumes in finest books. this collection are not generally avail The result of all ofthis careful attention able today, and they cannot be mass to luxury and elegance is a collection of produced. Because of the extraordinary books that brings back memories of the care and craftsmanship required of fine great private libraries of the most bindings such as these, the books in the discriminating families in days gone by. collection will be issued at the rate of ... one per month. Distinctly Different Volumes Distinctiveness is the watchword of this private library. No two volumes are the same. The leather used in the bindings will be of many colors and grains. The type styles and illustrations will vary from volume to volume matching the unique character of each of the individual works. The design on each volume's leather cover will be different, with no two alike. Even the sizes of the books in the collection will vary. A Most Important Family Heirloom To acquire this distinguished edition of "The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written is to establish a family treasure that will be enjoyed now and passed on from generation to generation.