National Geographic : 1979 Jan
%gm 100 greatest t# ver CWrtltent (Continued from previous page) Elegant in Every Way As final touches of elegance, each book will have beautiful endsheets of the highest quality, contain a bound-in ribbon page marker and be bound with a "hubbed" spine that is used in only the finest books. The result is a collection that brings back memories of the great private libraries of the most discriminating families in days gone by. Distinctly Different Volumes Distinctiveness is the watchword of this private library. No two volumes are the same. The leather bindings will be of many colors and grains. The type styles and illustrations will vary. The design on each volume's leather cover will be different. Even the sizes of the books 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. Beautifully Illustrated Books Each volume of "The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written" will be beautifully illus trated. In many cases, authentic illustra tions from the period of the literary masterpiece will be used. In others, spe cially commissioned art from leading il lustrators has been created to impres sively complement the specific book. Whether it be finely detailed black and white etchings or dramatic full color paintings, the illustrations used in each book will be selected to match the mood and meaning of the author's work. A Truly Personal Library When you acquire this edition of "The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written" you are building a personal library that will be one of your most prized possessions. To beautifully identify each book in the edition as part of your own private col lection, a unique personalized name plate will accompany every volume. The Acquisition Plan Books of the quality of the volumes in this collection are not generally available today, and they cannot be mass pro duced. Because of the extraordinary care and craftsmanship required of fine bindings such as these, the books in the collection will be issued at the rate of one per month. Comparable books bound in genuine leather sell for as much as $50 to $75 per volume. However, you will be pleased to learn the volumes in this collection will be priced at only $28.50 each for the first two full years of your enrollment. Future volumes will be similarly priced subject only to minor periodic adjust ment to reflect varying material costs. If you desire, you may return any volume within 30 days for a full refund of your purchase price. Moreover, you need purchase volumes only as long as you choose to do so; you may cancel your subscription at any time.