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It Shouldn’t Be This Hard…

Reading this list I was put in mind of wanting to buy some of these texts. I have a great number of them already in paper-back, but was wondering where would I go if I were to want, say, a copy of the Republic in hardback? Or perhaps The Collected Aristotle?

I could see something like estate-sale staple, “The harvard classics”, but I always thought they were a bit too small and pretentious.

Is there some other ( insert: book ) solution?


The League pointed out the Everyman’s Library collection (which I had completely forgotten about). I remember when this came out because on BoingBoing there was a lot of fan-ism around the idea that for 2 grand you could basically have a collection of some of the finest works of the world.