Great Books of the Western World (54 Volume Set)

Robert Maynard Hutchins,ed.

Published by Encyclopedia Britannica, 1952
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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 #

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Title: Great Books of the Western World (54 Volume ...
Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica
Publication Date: 1952
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

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Book Description Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 54 volume set. Very little shelf wear. Brown cloth hardcovers with multi-color spine labels. 1977 printing. Shipping charge in Canada is $80.00. Shipping charge to the US is $270.00. Will not ship internationally. Bookseller Inventory # 033919

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