Here is a nice 25 volume set of books entitled, "The Harvard Classics Deluxe Edition Registered" for your buying consideration. Would make a great gift for a special occasion, or keep them for yourself.
Beautiful 25 Volume Set of Books that are entitled, The Harvard Classics, Deluxe Edition". All 25 volumes are here and bound and decorated in the same exact way. The books have a darker green leather covering with gold gilt trim and Harvard symbol on the front and then the title of book, "Deluxe Edition", and "The Harvard Classics" on the spine along again with the Harvard symbol.
The books were edited by Charles W. Eliot, published and printed by P F Collier and Son Corporation of New York. This is the 61st and 62nd editions printed in 1969. A black and white illustration in the front of each book.
The book titles are; Aesop/Grimm/Andersen, Tennyson to Whitman, Collins to Fitzgerald, Dana, Famous Prefaces, Marlowe Shakespeare, Plato (some loss to the bottom of the spine)/Epictetus/Marcus Aurelius, Homer, Virgil, Chaucer to Gray, Collins to Fitzgerald (loss of gilt finish on spine) , Thackeray/Newman/Ruskin/Huxley/Thoreau/and Others, Franklin/Woolman/Penn, Bacon/Milton/Browne, Cervantes, Darwin/Voyage of the Beagle,
Addison/Steele/Swift/Defoe/Johnson and Others, Bunyan/Izaak Walton, American Historical Documents, Edmund Burke, The Thousand and One Nights, The Divine Comedy (loss of gilt finish on spine), Plutarch, Chaucer to Gray, and Dante.
The price noted is with the Dante book included. Will sell the set without Dante for $350. The Dante book by itself can be bought for $400.
The books are in very nice condition. The pages are still firmly bound together in the volumes and each book still has all the finish on the spine. The covers show hardly any finish loss.
Each of the 25 books are 8-11/16" tall, by 5-7/8" across, by approximately 1.25" wide. Let us know if you have any questions or need additional pictures. Don’t be shy to make an offer, we are always open to reasonable suggestions.
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