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Easton Press, C. S. Forester "Horatio Hornblower Classics" Limited Collector's Edition, Complete 11 Vol. Set [Very Fine]
Easton Press, C. S. Forester "Horatio Hornblower Classics" Limited Collector's Edition, Complete Matching Set, 11 Vols


 
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Eleven volumes are in Very Fine condition without any flaws. Each one is a wonderful bright clean copy with a square and tight spine. Sharp corners that are not bumped corners. No bookplates attached or indication of any removed and without any marks, writings or stamps.

  $1,400.00
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Edition: Easton Press 2001
Binding: Full Genuine Leather
Illustrator: Complete Matching Set
Dimensions: Each volume 9" x 6" x 1.5"


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Product Code: 470-107

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An Impressive 11-Volume Leather Bound Collection That Will Make A Unique Addition To Your Library




A complete matching collection bound in rich, blue leather with full-color frontispiece artwork. Easton Press 2001. Norwalk, CT. Limited Collector's Edition. This collection makes an amazing addition to the library of any serious collector. Each edition is luxuriously bound in full genuine leather with exquisite gold detailing.


This eleven volume collection from Easton Press includes:

  1. "Beat to Quarters"
  2. "Lord Hornblower"
  3. "Commodore Hornblower"
  4. "Hornblower and the Atropos"
  5. "Ship of the Line"
  6. "Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies"
  7. "Hornblower During the Crisis"
  8. "Lieutenant Hornblower"
  9. "Mr. Midshipman Hornblower"
  10. "Hornblower and the Hotspur"
  11. "Flying Colours"



About
Horatio Hornblower is a fictional Napoleonic Wars era Royal Navy officer who is the protagonist of a series of novels by C. S. Forester. The original Hornblower tales began with the appearance of a junior Royal Navy captain on independent duty on a secret mission to Central America, though later stories would fill out his earlier years, starting with an unpromising beginning as a seasick midshipman. As the Napoleonic Wars progress, he gains promotion steadily as a result of his skill and daring, despite his initial poverty and lack of influential friends. Eventually, after surviving many adventures in a wide variety of locales, he rises to the pinnacle of his profession, promoted to Admiral of the Fleet, knighted as a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath, and named the 1st Baron Hornblower.

Features

Includes 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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