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Easton Press "the Harvard Classics" Mllenium Edition Complete 50 Volume Set For Sale

Easton Press

"The Five Foot Shelf of Knowledge": Easton Press Harvard Classics "Millennium Edition"This is a true limited edition collector's set. These beautiful books offer a truly unique way to highlight your home library or office. Makes for a luxurious addition to your literary collection and is leather bound. The quality found here is near perfection and offers the following qualities:
  • Premium leather
  • Silk Moire Endleaves
  • Distinctive and luxurious cover design.
  • Hubbed spine which is accented in 22kt Gold
  • Satin ribbon page marker
  • Gilded page edges
  • Long-lasting, high quality acid-neutral paper.
  • Smyth-sewn pages for the ultimate in strength and durability
  • Excellent illustrations.


This is the complete collection which is bound in leather as mentioned above. The front and back covers are gilt-stamped in 22kt gold with the veritas emblem of Harvard University. All edges cased in gilt as well as spine lettering with Eliot Edition noted. The front of each book is illustrated and is with protective tissue. There are holographic endpapers of genuine silk, with gilt tooling on turn-ins. Red silk bookmarks can be found within each volume. Each volume measures 6" x 9" and are printed on archival quality paper which was especially milled for this particular edition.


In 1910, Dr. Charles W. Eliot, then President of Harvard University, assembled a library which he described as "all the books needed for a real education." This is the complete and full matching set bound as described above. It features 1,850 works by over 300 poets, philosophers, scientists, explorers, and many others.


Each volume has been opened and is no longer sealed. The volumes had been opened and placed on the shelf for display since date of purchase.


This set includes the following:

  1. Benjamin Franklin, John Woolman, William Penn
  2. Plato, Epictecus, Marcus Aurelius
  3. Bacon, Milton's Prose, Thomas Browne
  4. Milton's Complete Poems in English
  5. Emerson Essay's and English Traits
  6. Burns: Poems and Songs
  7. Saint Augustine, The Confessions; Thomas a Kempis, The Imitation of Christ
  8. Nine Greek Dramas
  9. Letters and Treatises of Cicero and Pliny
  10. Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations
  11. Darwin, The Origin of Species
  12. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans
  13. Virgil's Aeneid
  14. Cervantes, Don Quixote, Part I
  15. Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress; Donne and Herbert, Issak Walton
  16. The Thousand and One Nights
  17. Folk-Lore and Fable, Aesop, Grimm, Anderson
  18. Modern English Drama
  19. Goethe: Faust, Egmont, etc.; Marlowe: Doctor Faustus
  20. Dante's The Divine Comedy
  21. Manzoni's I Promessi Sposi
  22. Homer's The Odyssey
  23. Dana, Two Years Before the Mast
  24. Burke: On the Sublime, Reflections on the Revolution in France, etc.
  25. J.S. Mill and Thomas Carlyle
  26. Continental Drama
  27. English Essays, Sidney to Macaulay
  28. English and American Essays
  29. Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle
  30. Faraday, Helmholtz, Kelvin, Newcomb, etc.
  31. Cellini, Autobiography
  32. Montaigne, Sainte-Beuve, Renan, etc.
  33. Voyages and Travels
  34. Descartes, Voltaire, Rousseau, Hobbes
  35. Froissart, Malory, Holinshed
  36. Machiavelli, More, Luther
  37. Locke, Berkeley, Hume
  38. Harvey, Jenner, Lister, Pasteur
  39. Famous Prefaces
  40. English Poetry, Part I
  41. English Poetry, Part II
  42. English Poetry, Part III
  43. American Historical Documents
  44. Sacred Writings, Part I
  45. Sacred Writings, Part II
  46. Elizabethan Drama, Part I
  47. Elizabethan Drama, Part II
  48. Pascal's Thoughts and Minor Works
  49. Epic and Saga
  50. Introduction, Reader's guide and Indexes


The retail price of this marvelous set is valued at $70 per volume. Don't miss out on this great buy. I wouldn't be selling these as they are one of my most prized possessions, however, I am in the process of moving and need the money. It should also be noted they come from a smoke free home.


Shipping and Handling: This set will be shipped for free within the United States only and will be packaged with care for protection. They will be shipped via USPS, in multiple boxes due to the number of volumes, with delivery confirmation.


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