Great Books of the Western World (54 Volume Set)

Robert Maynard Hutchins,ed.

Published by Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, 1952
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Title: Great Books of the Western World (54 Volume ...

Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago

Publication Date: 1952

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition


A 54 volume set of books, several appear to be unread or unopened. Light foxing to edges. Very light bumping to some edges.Overall, a very nice set. Syntopicon [how they indexed the set], Syllabus, Family Participation Plan). The topics of the books are as follows: 1. The Great Conversation; 2. The Great Ideas I; 3. The Great Ideas II; 4. Homer; 5. Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophnes; 6. Herodotus Thucydides; 7. Plato 8. Aristotle I; 9. Aristotle II; 10; Hippocrates Galen; 11. Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius, Nichomachus; 12. Lucretius, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius; 13. Virgil; 14. Plutarch; 15. Tacitus; 16. Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler; 17. Plotinus; 18. Augustine; 19. Thomas Aquinas I; 20. Thomas Aquinas II; 21. Dante; 22. Chaucer; 23. Machiavelli, Hobbes; 24. Rabelais; 25. Montaigne; 26. Shakespeare I; 27. Shakespeare II; 28. Gilbert, Galileo, Harvey; 29. Cervantes; 30. Francis Bacon; 31. Descartes, Spinoza; 32. Milton; 33. Pascal; 34. Newton, Huygens; 35. Locke, Berkeley, Hume; 36, Swift, Sterne; 37. Fielding; 38. Montesquieu, Rousseau; 39. Adam Smith; 40. Gibbon I; 41. Gibbon II; 42. Kant; 43. American State Papers, The Federalist, J. S. Mill; 44. Boswell; 45. Lavoisier; 46. Hegel; 47. Goethe; 48. Melville; 49. Darwin; 50. Marx, Engels; 51. Tolstoy; 52. Dostoevsky; 53. William James; 54. Freud. All of the pages throughout the volumes are clean and free of marks and stains. The brown covers do have some shelf rubbing. The spines feature gilt lettering. Some of the spines have minor staining. Volumes 1, 3, 8, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31 and 32 have small chips outside of the spine. Extra postage required for 102 lbs. Bookseller Inventory # 000438

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