This is a beautiful instant library set of GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD - c opyright 1952, printed in 1989 by BRITANNICA. These books are new and still sealed in the original plastic wrap. They come from a smoke-free home. These lovely books have 1/3 faux leather bindings with gold gilt banding and lettering.The set includes 52 volumes, one of which is The Great Ideas of Today (not in plastic). Volumes numbers 8, 27, and 49 are missing. These books stand 9.5" tall by 6.5" deep and take up. His collection represents the essential core of the Western literary canon, compiling 517 of the most significant achievements in literature, history, philosophy, and science into a color-coded set as handsome as it is affordable. From the ancient classics to the newest masterpieces of the 20th century, Great Books traces the ideas, stories, and discoveries that have shaped modern civilization.
The Syntopicon comprises a new kind of reference work -- accomplishing for ideas what the dictionary accomplishes for words and the encyclopaedia accomplishes for facts. Special colors on the Great Books' spines guide you quickly to the four subject areas. Translated by Charles Glenn Wallis. Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu.
The item "NEW Britannica Great Books of the Western World 52 Vol INSTANT LIBRARY Vtg 1989" is in sale since Monday, January 23, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Textbooks, Education".
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