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Easton Press "Chesapeake" 2 Volume set, James A. Michener, Limited Collector's Editon [Very Fine]
Easton Press "Chesapeake" 2 Volume set, James A. Michener, Limited Collector's Editon [Very Fine]


 
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VERY FINE GUARANTEED. A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that have not been bumped. Tight binding. Most likely an unread book. No bookplates attached or indication of any removed. The gilded page edges are free of any marks, scratches, or blemishes.

  $195.00
Publisher: Easton Press 1989
Edition: Limited Edition
Binding: Leather Bound
Illustrator: Alan Philips
Dimensions: 9.5" x 6.5" x 3.5"


Availability: In Stock w/Same Day Shipping
Product Code: EP2041

Description About the author
 
Easton Press, Norwalk, CT. 1989. "Chesapeake" James A. Michener. Matching 2 volume set, luxuriously bound in full genuine leather.

About the book:
In this classic novel, James A. Michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of America's Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the modern age. In the early 1600s, young Edmund Steed is desperate to escape religious persecution in England. After joining Captain John Smith on a harrowing journey across the Atlantic, Steed makes a life for himself in the New World, establishing a remarkable dynasty that parallels the emergence of America. Through the extraordinary tale of one man's dream, Michener tells intertwining stories of family and national heritage, introducing us along the way to Quakers, pirates, planters, slaves, abolitionists, and notorious politicians, all making their way through American history in the common pursuit of freedom.

Praise for Chesapeake:

Another of James Michener's great mines of narrative, character and lore.--The Wall Street Journal

[A] marvelous panorama of history seen in the lives of symbolic people of the ages . . . an emotionally and intellectually appealing book.--The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Michener's most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope.--The Philadelphia Inquirer

Magnificently written . . . one of those rare novels that are enthusiastically passed from friend to friend.--Associated Press

Features
Contains all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations

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