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Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage

Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9

Regular price $80

 A 9 volume decorative collection from various editions of The Harvard Classics.  Included are 2 volumes from the iconic black 1909/1910 edition, 4 volumes from the very unusual tan with black banding color published in 1937, and 3 volumes from the 1938 red Registered Edition. 

New York: Collier & Son, 1909-1938

The set measures 12" across and is 8.25" tall.

Some age-related wear and marks cover, spines, and corners as can be seen in the pictures.

Included are:

Volume   1) Franklin, Woolman, Penn  
Volume   6) Poems and Songs: Burns  
Volume   22) The Odyssey: Homer  
Volume   28) Essays. English and American  
Volume   39) Famous Prefaces 
Volume   44) Sacred Writings 1  
Volume   47) Elizabethan Drama 2 
Volume   48) Thoughts and Minor Works: Pascal 
Volume   49) Epic and Saga 

  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.

Ships for Free from a smoke-free, pet-free environment.

 

 


Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage
Harvard Classics Five-Foot Shelf Of Books, S/9 - Decades of Vintage