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Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage

Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5

Regular price $72

This is a decorative antique collection of 5 books from the rare limited and individually numbered set of the Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics.  The set is hand-cut and printed on rag paper, with gilt page tops.  Each volume has a tissue-protect frontispiece and ornate title page.

The set, Volume 21 -Volume 25,  is 9.75' across, 8.75" tall, and is 6" front to back.

21) I Promessi Sposi, Manzoni
22) The Odyssey: Homer
23) Two Years Before the Mast. Dana
24) On the Sublime French Revolution Etc. Burke
25) Autobiography Etc. Essays and Addresses: J.S. Mill, T. Carlyle

Published by P. F. Collier between 1909-1914, this rare edition makes a statement!

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  The photo prop is not included.

In 1909, the President of Harvard University, Dr. Eliot, made claims that one could get a quality education by reading from a 5-foot shelf of classics for 15 minutes a day. Collier & Son challenged Dr. Eliot to create such a collection. 


Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Decorative Alumni Edition of The Harvard Classics, S/5 - Decades of Vintage