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The Story of Civilization: 10 volumes

Durant, Will, and Durant, Ariel

Published by Simon and Schuster., New York., 1954
Hardcover
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Book Club Edition. 10 volume set. Light maroon sturdy buckram over boards, each w/ gold era-relevant stamped cover design, gold titles. 26 cm. Includes: Illustrations, Maps, Portraits. Classic Durant series. Each with relevant end paper maps, B&W photos, Bibliographies, Index. I--Our Oriental Heritage; II--The Life of Greece; III--Caesar and Christ; IV--The Age of Faith; V--The Renaissance; VI--The Reformation; VII--The Age of Reason Begins; VIII--Age of Louis the XIV; IX--The Age of Voltaire; X--Rousseau and Revolution. Each volume is 700-1100 pages. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Most volumes very good. Moderate edgewear save for Vol. V, VII, VIII, which small winter rodents modestly cut their teeth on, top edges only away from spine; history was hard to digest. Vol. IV, V. I 1954 19th printing. Dates, print runs vary. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.70170002337

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Title: The Story of Civilization: 10 volumes

Publisher: Simon and Schuster., New York.

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Hard cover

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