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1 Durant, Will The Story of Philosophy The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers
Simon and Schuster 1926 First Edition; Eighth Printing Hardcover Very Good 
This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear at corners and lightly inked owner inscription on first blank page - otherwise clean with very modest soiling. I have covered the book in library quality Brodart film to protect it - no tape or adhesive touches the book and it can easily be removed. ; This is an exciting 1920's printing of Durant's classic prior to starting his Story of Civilization series. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 586 pages 
Price: 50.99 USD
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2 Durant, Will and Ariel Eleven Volume Set of the Story of Civilization
Simon & Schuster 1954 Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
This is the eleven volume set of the Story of Civilization. Will Durant wrote the first six volumes. Will and Ariel Durant wrote the next five. The books are in good shape and each has a dust jacket. Each dust jacket is in good shape except for volume 1 which is missing a small piece near the top of the spine. Each volume's jacket now is protected with a mylar cover. Volumes are: 1 Our Oriental Heritage; 2 The Life of Greece; 2 Caesar and Christ; 4 The Age of Faith; 5 The Renaissance; 6 The Reformation; 7 The Age of Reason Begins; 8 The Age of Louis XIV; 9 The Age of Voltaire; 10 Russeau and Revolution; 11 The Age of Napoleon. The Date and Pages listed for the item pertain to volume 1 only. Please email us for pictures. ; Story of Civilization; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1049 pages 
Price: 165.00 USD
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3 Gummere, Richard Mott Phd Seneca the Philosopher and His Modern Message
Marshall Jones Company 1922 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
The book is in very good condition with very slight shelf wear and mild page edge and endpaper foxing. The DJ is in very good minus condition with some dark smudges on rear of jacket. ; This book is in terrific condition and is very rare with a dustjacket -- much less a jacket in this condition! Richard Mott Gummere, PhD was Headmaster at the Penn Charter School. The editors of the "Our Debt To Greece and Rome" series were George DePue Hadzsits, PhD and David Moore Robinson, PhD, LLD. From the Editors' Preface, ". . . Greece has been the source of most our aspirations, and Rome, the great mediator . . . This Library will furnish a fresh appraisal of these Influences and will point out the value of ancient forms as a constant guidance to human endeavor, as a constant corrective in the midst of crises, as a constant inspiration for a better world . . . The reader will discover the underlying reasons for the continued appeal of Seneca's message and mission to the Europe of later date, not to mention a still further sweep of that religious and ethical system into the thought, life and literature of another people across the sea . . . "; Our Debt to Greece and Rome; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages 
Price: 79.99 USD
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