THE ESSAYS OF RALPH WALDO EMERSON Author:RALPH WALDO EMERSON The Heritage Press edition of the Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson: The First Series and The Second Series bears the spine title "Heritage Anniversary Edition." — One of the largest volumes ever produced by Heritage. Based on the original designs of master printer John Henry Nash, it derived its style from a Nicolas Jensen 1478 edition of Plutarch! ... more »Thus we have a 20th century book composed like a piece from the Renaissance with two color printing and a large 18 point Cloister Lightface, an elegant and "mellow" typeface derived from a Jensen design. Really, quite an impressive and distinctive interior.
Bound in tan buckram at the spine with red and gold details, three-quarters green and tan marbled French paper. Red page edges, 262 pp in a sewn binding.« less