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Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage

Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10

Regular price $110

 

A 10 volume collection from The Harvard Classics in the early black color published in 1909/1910. 

New York: Collier & Son, 1909/10. 

The set measures 13.75" across, 7.75" tall, and is 5.5" front to back.

Some age-related wear cover, spines, and corners of 1910 antique books as can be seen in the pictures.  Previous owner's bookplate in a few volumes.

Included are:

9) Letters and Treatises of Cicero and Pliny 
39) Famous Prefaces 
40) English Poetry 1: Chaucer to Gray 
41) English Poetry 2: Collins to Fitzgerald 
42) English Poetry 3: Tennyson to Whitman 
43) American Historical Documents 
44) Sacred Writings 1  
45) Sacred Writings 2 
47) Elizabethan Drama 2 
48) Thoughts and Minor Works: Pascal 

  In 1909, the President of Harvard University, Dr. Eliot made claims that one could get a quality education by reading from three-feet-shelf of classics for 15 minutes a day, later changing it to five feet. Collier & Son challenged Dr. Eliot to create such a collection, the first collection of which was published in 1909.


 


Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage
Black Harvard Classics, Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, Academia Book Set, S/10 - Decades of Vintage