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Harvard Classics 1909, 1st Edition, Historic Binding, Complete 50 Vol. Set
New York: P.F Collier & Son. Harvard Classics 1909-1910, 1st Edition, 1st Printing. Celebrated Historic Binding, Complete 50 Vol. Set. Vol. 1-24 (1909), Vol. 25-50 (1910). Shipped with USPS Media Mail. HARVARD CLASSICS, ORIGINALLY KNOWN AS DR. ELIOT'S FIVE FOOT SHELF, IS AN ANTHOLOGY OF CLASSIC WORKS FROM WORLD LITERATURE, COMPILED AND EDITED BY HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT CHARLES W. ELIOT AND FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1909. IN 1909/1910, DR. CHARLES W. ELIOT, THEN PRESIDENT OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY, PUT TOGETHER AN LIBRARY OF "ALL THE BOOKS NEEDED FOR A REAL EDUCATION". COVERING EVERY MAJOR LITERARY FIGURE, PHILOSOPHER, RELIGION, FOLKLORE AND HISTORICAL SUBJECT THROUGH THE 20th CENTURY, THIS IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE AND WELL-RESEARCHED ANTHOLOGY OF ALL TIME. CELEBRATED HISTORICAL BINDING IS STRONGER, STURDIER THAN ALMOST ALL OF THE OTHER VERSIONS OF THE HARVARD CLASSICS-THE BOARDS ARE HEAVIER AND THICKER WITH SUPERIOR CRAFTSMANSHIP. THIS SET IS IN ACCEPTABLE TO GOOD CONDITION WITH MOISTURE DAMAGE ON EDGE AND VARIOUS OTHER ISSUES THAT WILL BE COVERED AS EACH VOLUME IS LISTED. ALL BOOKS NEED PROFESSION CLEANING. ALL HAVE SOME EDGE SCUFFING. THUS THE PRICE IS NEGOTIABLE. IT IS STILL A RARE SET. VOL. 1-5 IN BROWN CLOTH ARE BASED ON A 16th-17th CENTURY ENGLISH BINDING IMPRINTED WITH "HENRICVS II DEI C GA R" AND OTHER GILT DECORATIONS 1. FRANKLIN, WOOLMAN, PENN (GOOD CONDITION , BINDING IS SLIGHTLY LOOSE) 2. PLATO, EPICTETUS, MARCUS AURELIUS (ACCEPTABLE CONDITION, WATER STAIN ON EDGE, BINDING SLIGHTLY LOOSE) 3. BACON, MILTON'S PROSE, THOMAS BROWN (GOOD CONDITION, BINDING TIGHT) 4. C … [Click Below for Full Description]
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