Great Books of the Western World (60 Volumes)

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    Second Edition. Second Printing.

    24cm x 16.5cm. 60 volumes + guide booklet. Black bonded leather, gilt lettering, gilt top edge.

    Complete set of the Britannica Great Books of the Western World, being 60 volumes featuring 517 works by 130 of Western Civilization’s greatest literary, philosophical, political, religious, and scientific minds together with the two volume Syntopicon index and the saddle-stapled guide booklet. Works by Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripdes, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, Hippocrates, Galen, Euclid, Archimedes, Nicomachus, Lucretius, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Plotinus, Virgil, Plutarch, Tacitus, Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Dante, Chaucer, Calvin, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Rabelais, Erasmus, Montaige, Shakespeare, Gilbert, Galileo, Harvey, Cervantes, Francis Bacon, Descartes, Spinoza, Milton, Pascal, Moliere, Racine, Newton, Huygens, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Swift, Voltaire, Diderot, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Adam Smith, Gibbon, Kant, American State Papers, The Federalist, J. S. Mill, Boswell, Lavoisier, Faraday, Hegel, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Tocqueville, Goethe, Balzac, Austen, George Eliot, Dickens, Melville, Twain, Darwin, Marx, Engels, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Ibsen, William James, Freud, Bergson, Dewey, Whitehead, Russell, Heidegger, Wittgenstein, Barth, Poincare, Planck, Einstein, Eddington, Bohr, Hardy, Heisenberg, Schrodinger, Dobzhansky, Waddington, Veblen, Tawney, Keynes, Frazer, Weber, Huizinga, Levi-Strauss, Henry Hames, Shaw, Conrad, Chekhov, Pirandello, Proust, Cather, Mann, Joyce, Woolf, Kafka, Lawrence, T. S. Eliot, O’Neill, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Brecht, Hemingway, Orwell, and Beckett. International customers please contact for a shipping quote.

    Set is in Near Fine Condition with minor foxing to edges and minor wear and marks to the leather on some volumes. Guide booklet is in Good Condition with some foxing and staining. Near Fine Condition.


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