Complete 54 Volume Set Great Books of the Western World 1952 Britannica HC


Item Details:

  • Title: Great Books of the Western World 
  • Editor: Robert Maynard Hutchins
  • Associate Editor: Mortimer J. Adler 
  • Publisher: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
  • Copyright: 1952
  • Edition: Unstated

Titles Include:

  1. The Great Conversation
  2. The Great Ideas A Syntopicon I Angel to Love
  3. The Great Ideas A Syntopicon II Man to World
  4. The Iliad of Homer, The Odyssey
  5. Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes
  6. Herodotus, Thucydides
  7. Plato
  8. Aristotle I
  9. Aristotle II
  10. Hippocrates, Galen
  11. Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius of Perga, Nicomachus
  12. Lucretius, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius
  13. Virgil
  14. Plutarch
  15. Tacitus
  16. Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler
  17. Plotinus
  18. Augustine
  19. Thomas Aquinas I 
  20. Thomas Aquinas II
  21. Dante
  22. Chaucer
  23. Machiavelli, Hobbes
  24. Rabelais
  25. Montaigne
  26. Shakespeare I
  27. Shakespeare II
  28. Gilbert, Galileo, Harvey
  29. Cervantes
  30. Francis Bacon
  31. Descartes, Spinoza
  32. Milton
  33. Pascal
  34. Newton, Huygens
  35. Locke, Berkely, Hume
  36. Swift, Sterne
  37. Fielding
  38. Montesquieu, Rousseau
  39. Adam Smith
  40. Gibbon I 
  41. Gibbon II 
  42. Kant
  43. American State Papers, federalist, J. S. Mills
  44. Boswell
  45. Lavoisier, Fourier, Faraday
  46. Hegel 
  47. Goethe
  48. Melville
  49. Darwin
  50. Marx
  51. Tolstoy
  52. Dostoevsky
  53. William James
  54. Freud


  • Books are in acceptable to good condition.  
  • Books have wear to spines, edges, and corners
  • Text blocks lightly soiled, readability unaffected
  • Spines are wrinkled and torn
  • Volume 1 has pencil underlining on page 3
  • Volume 12 has stained text block, readability unaffected
  • Volume 14 has dogeared front free-endpaper
  • Volume 16 has folded flyleaf
  • Volume 34 has heavily soiled text block with stains 
  • Bindings are tight, interiors are clean
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