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Monday, May 18, 2020

A new addition to the collection

A Castalia Library subscriber sends a picture of the heir to the Franklin throne. I'm rather digging that Easton Press Lovecraft edition, by the way.


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18 Comments:

Blogger Unknown May 18, 2020 8:48 PM  

Got mine today too. Thanks!

Blogger MidnightSun May 18, 2020 9:43 PM  

I received mine as well today. And it is simply stunning; beautiful inside and out. A treasure for sure.

Blogger Bearable Pain May 19, 2020 2:36 AM  

Got mine today in the mail. A stunning piece of art. The spine is incredible!

Blogger mrpinks May 19, 2020 3:42 AM  

Looks great guys. I am still working towards getting the shelves worthy of leather bound, acid free paper masterpieces.
Enjoy :-)

Blogger Sargent.matrim May 19, 2020 4:20 AM  

Very nice.

Blogger Wazdakka May 19, 2020 4:44 AM  

Is jealousy a sin?

Blogger Jad May 19, 2020 5:23 AM  

I eagerly await mine! Looks great!

Blogger Daniele Grech Pereira May 19, 2020 8:44 AM  

Just for laughs, can we get a concept art sample of what Castalia's "Tolstoy for Children" would look like? Thanks!

Blogger Head Trauma May 19, 2020 10:06 AM  

Got mine today, beautiful, well done.

Blogger teslawasframed May 19, 2020 12:27 PM  

Mine arrived yesterday, I couldn't be more pleased with it. Well worth the cost and wait...it rivals anything else on my bookshelves.

Blogger JG May 19, 2020 1:20 PM  

I received my copy yesterday. The cover artwork is better than 90% of the Easton Press / Franklin Library books I've seen. The quality of the printing and composition are top tier. The use of a pressed in Castalia House logo on the back cover is a better design than the usual reprint of the front cover seen on so many other leather bound books. The cowhide is as good as any I've seen on a leather bound book. The use of a 1880's nautical chart is well done, though I would have preferred a matte finish.

9.5/10

Castalia has reached Franklin Library quality on the first go.

Blogger VD May 19, 2020 2:30 PM  

That's good to hear. Thanks for the substantive review, JG.

Blogger upchuckmcduck May 19, 2020 3:51 PM  

Just got my book and am super excited to start reading it. Was a bit nervous because of the need for me to change addresses. Thank you for making the process smooth as possible.

Blogger Joel Raúl Villegas May 19, 2020 4:30 PM  

Must be nice

Blogger thechortling May 19, 2020 9:43 PM  

if we submitted funding for the electronic version of the Junior Classics... how do we go about accessing those or is there an ETA on access? send me to RTFM if I missed details for redeeming that offering.

Blogger VD May 20, 2020 10:15 AM  

The Junior Classics will not be done for another 6-8 weeks.

Blogger Darren May 20, 2020 10:54 AM  

That is actually quite encouraging!
Considering ... everything.

Blogger Shane Bradman May 21, 2020 3:17 AM  

Seeing as the Americans are getting their copies now, I should expect mine to reach Australia within the next two weeks. 6-8 weeks for the Junior Classics is very quick.

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