My Collection of Books by Everyman's Library

My Collection of Books by Everyman's Library

My Collection of Books by Everyman's LibraryMy Collection of Books by Everyman's Library

Everyman's Library Cloth Binding Color Codes

What the Color of Your Favorite Everyman's Book Means

Each Everyman's Library book has a colored cloth binding denoting the period of the work:


  • Scarlet - Contemporary Classics
  • Navy - 20th Century
  • Burgundy - Victorian Literature/19th Century
  • Dark Green - Pre-Victorian/Romantic/18th Century
  • Light Blue - 17th Century and Earlier
  • Celadon Green - Non-Western Classics
  • Mauve - Ancient Classics
  • Sand - Poetry

The above information relating to the colored cloth binding of Everyman's Library books is 100% resourced from Random House’s Everyman’s Library page, found immediately below:


http://www.randomhouse.com/knopf/classics/about.htm


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