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Boswell : Life Of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Boswell, James (Author) / Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006240

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006240: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 44 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10350. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist merely in the fact that eac... View more info

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Selected Essays 1917-1932

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: $245.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010436

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


010436: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Edition. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for bookplate of Margaret Ellsworth Gilman on inside front cover), bright (except for darkened area on back flyleaf and inside back cover where some papers were previously kept), tightly bound and sharp cornered. Boards are dark blue with slightly darkened gilt lettering on spine. Dustjacket has several chips along edges and gene... View more info

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Literature : An Introduction To Fiction, Poetry, Drama, And Writing (Tenth - 10th - Edition)

By: Gioia, Dana / Kennedy, X. J.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Pearson - Longman: 2006

Edition: Tenth Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006188

ISBN: 0321428498

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006188: No Jacket as Issued. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean (except for slight wrinkling of front flyleaf page, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The most popular introductory anthology of its kind, Kennedy/Gioia’s Literature continues to inspire students with engaging insights on reading and writing about stories, poems, and plays. Poets in their own right, editors X. J. Kenn... View more info

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Hegel (The Philosophy Of Right / The Philosophy Of History By George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hegel, George Wilhelm Friedrich (Author) / Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer (Editor)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1984

Edition: 1952 Edition: Twenty-Seventh Printing

Store ID: 006848

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006848: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 46 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10352. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, except for very small edge dent in top edge of front board and top of spine is lightly faded; else would consider in Fine Condition. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those w... View more info

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Renaissance Literature And Culture : A Student Guide: Introductions to British Literature and Culture Series

By: Hopkins, Lisa / Steggle, Matthew

Price: $69.00

Publisher: London, England, Continuum: 2007

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007506

ISBN: 0826485626

Condition: New with no Dust Jacket


007506: BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but book has no bookjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1533-1642, including: the historical, cultural and intellectual background including religion, politics, exploration and visual culture; major writers and genres including Spenser, Sidney, Marlowe, Shakespeare and Jonson; ... View more info

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Renaissance Literature And Culture (A Student Guide): Introductions to British Literature and Culture Series

By: Hopkins, Lisa / Steggle, Matthew

Price: $67.00

Publisher: London, England, Continuum: 2007

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007507

ISBN: 0826485626

Condition: New with no Dust Jacket


007507: BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but book has no bookjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1533-1642, including: the historical, cultural and intellectual background including religion, politics, exploration and visual culture; major writers and genres including Spenser, Sidney, Marlowe, Shakespeare and Jonson; ... View more info

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Renaissance Literature And Culture (A Student Guide): Introductions to British Literature and Culture Series

By: Hopkins, Lisa / Steggle, Matthew

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, England, Continuum: 2007

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007508

ISBN: 0826485626

Condition: New with no Dust Jacket


007508: BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but book has no bookjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1533-1642, including: the historical, cultural and intellectual background including religion, politics, exploration and visual culture; major writers and genres including Spenser, Sidney, Marlowe, Shakespeare and Jonson; ... View more info

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Rabelais (Gargantua And Pantagruel, by Francois Rabelaid, Translated by Sir Thomas Urquhart and Peter Motteux): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006231

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006231: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 24 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10332. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist merely in the fact that eac... View more info

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Swift / Sterne (Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift / Tristram Shandy By Laurence Sterne): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006235

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006235: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 36 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10343. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist merely in the fact that eac... View more info

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Henry Fielding (The History Of Tom Jones - A Foundling): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006236

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006236: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 37 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10344. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist merely in the fact that eac... View more info

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Gibbon II (The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire, Volume II): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006239

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006239: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 41 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10347. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist merely in the fact that eac... View more info

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Montaigne (The Essays Of Michel Eyquem De Montaigne, Translated by Charles Cotton): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1986

Edition: 1952 Edition: Twenty-Eighth Printing

Store ID: 006832

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006832: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 25 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10333. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist merely in the fact that eac... View more info

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Gilbert * Galileo * Harvey: Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1984

Edition: 1952 Edition: Twenty-Seventh Printing

Store ID: 006835

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006835: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 28 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10335. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Includes: On The Loadstone And Magnetic Bodies by William Gilbert * Concerning The Two New Sciences by Galileo Galilei * On The Motion Of The Heart And Blood In Animals. On The Circulation Of The Blood. On The Generation Of Animals by William Harvey. If interested, I have many additional vol... View more info

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John Milton (English Minor Poems * Paradise Lost * Samson Agonistes * Areopagitica): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1984

Edition: 1952 Edition: Twenty-Seventh Printing

Store ID: 006839

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006839: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 32 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10339. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. The only reason that this book is not classified as in Fine condition is that the gilt lettering at the top of the spine is somewhat faded. Includes: Rules For The Direction Of The Mind, Discourse On The Method, Meditations On First Philosophy, Objections Against The Meditations And Replies ... View more info

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Swift / Sterne (Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift / Tristram Shandy By Laurence Sterne): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006842

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006842: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 36 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10343. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. The only reason that this book is not classified as in Fine condition is that the gilt lettering at the top of the spine is somewhat faded. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently ... View more info

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Henry Fielding (The History Of Tom Jones - A Foundling): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1984

Edition: 1952 Edition: Twenty-Seventh Printing

Store ID: 006843

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006843: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 37 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10344. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. The only reason that this book is not classified as in Fine condition is that the gilt lettering at the top of the spine is somewhat faded. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently ... View more info

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Montesquieu * Rousseau (The Spirit Of Laws by Montesquieu / On The Origin Of Inequality * On Political Economy * The Social Contract by Rousseau): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1984

Edition: 1952 Edition: Twenty-Seventh Printing

Store ID: 006844

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006844: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 38 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10345. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. The only reason that this book is not classified as in Fine condition is that the gilt lettering at the top of the spine is somewhat faded. Includes: The Spirit Of Laws by Charles De Secondat, Baron De Montesquieu * On The Origin Of Inequality / On Political Economy / The Social Contract by ... View more info

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Boswell (Life Of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1984

Edition: 1952 Edition: Twenty-Seventh Printing

Store ID: 006847

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006847: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 44 of the Collection. LCCN# 55-10350. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. The only reason that this book is not classified as in Fine condition is that the gilt lettering at the top of the spine is somewhat faded. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently ... View more info

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Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 9: Aristotle II (The Works Of Aristotle, Volume II): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007425

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


007425: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 9 of the Collection. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for very small chip at bottom edge of spine). If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does no... View more info

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Gilbert * Galileo * Harvey: Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard (Editor) / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007443

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


007443: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 28 of the Collection. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Includes: On The Loadstone And Magnetic Bodies by William Gilbert * Concerning The Two New Sciences by Galileo Galilei * On The Motion Of The Heart And Blood In Animals. On The Circulation Of The Blood. On The Generation Of Animals by William Harvey. If interested, I have many additional volumes available ... View more info

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Aristotle: I (The Works Of Aristotle, Volume I): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007421

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


007421: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 8 of the Collection. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist merely in the fact that each member of it i... View more info

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Virgil (The Poems Of Virgil, Translated Into English Verse by James Rhoades): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editors)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007429

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


007429: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 13 of the Collection. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist merely in the fact that each member of it... View more info

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Chaucer (Troilus And Cressida And The Canterbury Tales, By Geoffrey Chaucer): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editors)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007438

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


007438: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 23 of the Collection. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist merely in the fact that each member of it... View more info

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Machiavelli / Hobbes (The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli / Leviathan By Thomas Hobbes): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editors)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007439

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


007439: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 23 of the Collection. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for small chip in top of spine). If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist m... View more info

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Montaigne (The Essays Of Michel Eyquem De Montaigne, Translated by Charles Cotton): Great Books Of The Western World Collection Series

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard / Adler, Mortimer J. (Editors)

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: 1952

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007441

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


007441: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Volume 25 of the Collection. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have many additional volumes available of this classic Great Books Of The Western World Series. "The great books are pre-eminently those which have given the western tradition its life and light. The unity of this set of books does not consist merely in the fact that each member of it... View more info