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Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage

Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, 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 41 -Volume 45,  is 9.75' across, 8.75" tall, and is 6" front to back.

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43) American Historical Documents  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 

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. 


Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Collection of Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage