Decorative Books by Color or Style............. Click to see All Collections including the popular Books By The Foot Collection

Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage

Selections from The Harvard Classics, 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 36 -Volume 40,  is 9.75' across, 8.75" tall, and is 6" front to back.

36) Machiavelli, More, Luther
37) Locke, Berkeley, Hume
38) Harvey, Jenner, Lister, Pasteur
39) Famous Prefaces
40) English Poetry 1: Chaucer to Gray 

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

There are more Harvard Classics collections here:  https://decadesofvintage.com/collections/harvard-classics

  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. 


Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage
Selections from  The Harvard Classics, Decorative Books, S/5 - Decades of Vintage