Columbia University Course in Literature, Decorative Book Set, S/18
This is an antique complete collection of The The Columbia University Course in Literature published in New York by the Columbia University Press in 1928-29. These are perfect for homeschooling, for reading, and for home decor staging of bookshelves!
Volumes have dark red/maroon bindings with blind-stamped floral borders on the front covers with a gold stamped medallion. The spines are heavily embellished in gold.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1928-29.
Very good condition for 94-year-old books! Light even toning to page stack. A few random page tears.
The set measures 29" across, 8.75" tall, and 6" front to back.
The set is a comprehensive introduction to world literature with fabulously decorated end pages by Paul Lanne.
Volume 1 The wisdom of the East.
Volume 2 The glory that was Greece.
Volume 3 The power of Rome
Volume 4 Medieval song and story.
Volume 5 The voice of Italy.
Volume 6 Old France and the revolution.
Volume 7 Romance and realism in modern France.
Volume 8 The great literature of small nations.
Volume 9 The German mind.
Volume 10 Scandinavian and Slavonic literature
Volume 11 Shakespeare to Dryden.
Volume 12 Pope to Burns.
Volume 13 The romantic revival in England.
Volume 14 The great Victorians.--
Volume 15 Writers of modern England.
Volume 16 Early days in America.
Volume 17 The American tradition in letters.
Volume 18 Writers of modern America.