Landmark Julius Caesar (Item#3730; $280)

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Landmark Julius Caesar (Item#3730; $280)

marraskuu 11, 2021, 12:49 pm

> A nice addition to the ancient history landmark titles already released by EP - Herodotus and Thucydides:

> Here is the original publication without leather-wrapping (for comparison or reviews purpose):

marraskuu 11, 2021, 9:46 pm

Hmmm very nice

marraskuu 11, 2021, 11:03 pm

Just so everyone is clear, this is almost certainly printed in China, although bound in the USA. I typically avoid such EP editions, but I will admit they are pretty and certainly worthwhile if you want a beautiful cover. Just be aware.

Muokkaaja: marraskuu 12, 2021, 10:37 am

The copyright page of the Landmark Herodotus says it was printed and bound in the United States, but the Landmark Thucydides contains no location statement. Both are beautifully done.

All three of the Landmark volumes are really, really expensive, though, probably because of all the photographs and charts and maps that had to be reproduced. I’m a big fan of the series.

marraskuu 12, 2021, 4:53 pm

>4 jroger1: My copies of Landmark Herodotus/Thucydides is calling out for Julius Caesar to sit next to them

tammikuu 15, 2022, 4:32 pm

>3 astropi: New guy here, how can do you know if a book is printed in China as opposed to the U.S.? Regardless of the answer I am saving to buy this one. I have several Landmark series books and hardback versions are difficult to come by new.

tammikuu 16, 2022, 9:55 am

>6 charger02:

I am unaware of any actual Easton Press books published outside the U.S.
The one way this might be possible is when another publisher prints a text block and has Easton apply the leather cover treatment to it. These books are usually coffee table books and omnibus books.

tammikuu 16, 2022, 3:30 pm

>7 treereader: Thank you for the reply. I have two of the Landmark series in hardback, but the older ones are next to impossible to find, and if you do, they are not much cheaper than the Easton Press version, which is far nicer.

tammikuu 17, 2022, 12:31 pm

>3 astropi:
kdweber has claimed in another forum that Easton’s edition utilizes the text block from the trade edition. If he is correct (and he may well be), then it is printed in the United States as stated on the copyright page of the trade edition.

tammikuu 17, 2022, 3:03 pm

For what it's worth, both the trade hardcover and paperback versions of the Landmark series are printed in the US.

I've come across one EP book that explicitly states that it was printed in China - the Chartwell edition of Poe's The Raven.

tammikuu 17, 2022, 3:39 pm

>10 SyllicSpell:
Curious. I know the omnibus Poe with the raven on the cover is from a different publisher and given the leather treatment, but I wonder now who's text block is the Raven's - EP or other?

huhtikuu 10, 2022, 5:41 am

>5 GOBOGIE: I don't know if you have checked your messages or this forum but I'm willing to give you $500 to part with them both.

Muokkaaja: huhtikuu 10, 2022, 8:07 pm

$500 for whoever has them

(Edit : Raised to $750)

huhtikuu 10, 2022, 6:35 pm

>13 MrLuck: the Julius Caesar landmark should be available on Easton Press' website. It looks like the price is $280. Assuming Herodotus was around the same price, that makes it $560 for the pair. I sincerely doubt anyone will accept your offer of $500 for these, I suspect they are worth substantially more in the second-hand market. If you're serious about finding these, I suggest upping your bounty by at least a few hundred dollars.

Muokkaaja: huhtikuu 10, 2022, 6:44 pm

>13 MrLuck: >14 astropi:
The Herodotus/Thucydides set was priced at $400 which seemed exorbitant at the time (and still does), but I have no doubt that it would sell for much more now. The Caesar price of $280 is even more outlandish and I refuse to reward EP by purchasing it.

If I were interested in turning it over for a quick profit, I might bite on it, but that isn’t why I buy books.

Muokkaaja: huhtikuu 10, 2022, 7:28 pm

>15 jroger1: Thanks for the numbers. So the two were $680 in total. MrLuck I assume the $500 bounty is for the $400 set. Even so, that might be rather low, and you may want to consider upping your bounty.

Muokkaaja: huhtikuu 10, 2022, 8:10 pm

>14 astropi: This is a good point. Thank you for the information. Do you think $750 is good?

And do you have them?

Edit : I just saw your other message where you said you didn't. The LEC edition does look amazing but I'm interested in all the supplementary material that comes alongside the Landmark Editions.

huhtikuu 10, 2022, 9:22 pm

>17 MrLuck: I think offering $750 is good. If I had them I would agree to that price. Unfortunately I do not, but do keep looking and hopefully someone from here will help you out!

huhtikuu 10, 2022, 10:00 pm

>18 astropi: Thanks. If you do find them please let me know and I'll help you hunt titles down at a later date.

Muokkaaja: huhtikuu 10, 2022, 10:38 pm

>19 MrLuck: I know the feeling. I missed out on the Centipede Press Elric books, and I've been trying to track them down with no luck :/
Should anyone have any copies, please let me know, I'll make it worth your while.

Muokkaaja: huhtikuu 10, 2022, 11:18 pm

>20 astropi: Thanks. I will absolutely let you know if I get any leads on those books. :)

I actually think I may have just found one of them. I'll send you a message with a link.

huhtikuu 16, 2022, 6:51 pm

>2 GOBOGIE: Still active? I got your message and sent you a offer.

huhtikuu 16, 2022, 6:51 pm

>1 EPsonNY: did you purchase the original two?

huhtikuu 20, 2022, 5:47 pm

>22 MrLuck:

Thank you for the interest but I have decided to keep them. Just ordered Julius Caeser

Muokkaaja: huhtikuu 21, 2022, 6:39 pm

>24 GOBOGIE: not even for $750?

huhtikuu 21, 2022, 8:20 pm

Nobody has it.

huhtikuu 21, 2022, 8:41 pm

>26 treereader: Nobody has what?

huhtikuu 21, 2022, 9:00 pm

>27 MrLuck:
It should be apparent by now that those of us on this forum who have the books in question don’t want to part with them. Most of us buy books to read, enjoy, and keep, but not to re-sell.

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