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Of the cloth


By Jenny Coon Peterson March 11th, 2010
While out for lunch today, I popped by Full Circle Bookstore to pick up a new copy of Sartre's "No Exit" (total lie " I was actually looking for "Percy Jackson and the Olympians") when I noticed a beautiful collection of classics.

Full Circle has stocked this really lovely collection by Penguin Classics that rebinds favorites like "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" and "Jane Eyre." These books, a new collection that was released in November of last year, feature cloth binding and a matte-foil pattern splashed across the cover and spine. Each book gets a different treatment, most of them symbolizing something from the novel itself " for example, "Great Expectations" features rows of silver chandeliers against a midnight blue cloth, and "Pride and Prejudice" has golden swans against a honey-colored cover.
These are seriously beautiful books. Although I own most of the novels already, I'd love to buy these editions to display. Head over to Full Circle to pick up a few before they're gone.
 
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