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Britannica Great Books of the Western World
1 Britannica Great Books of the Western World
1982 Hardcover Very good No jackets as issue set of 54 books 
1. The Syntopicon: An Index to the Great Ideas 2. The Syntopicon (cont.) 3. Homer, The Iliad, The Odyssey 4. Aeschylus, Plays Sophocles, Plays Euripides, Plays Aristophanes, Plays 5. Herodotus, The History of the Persian Wars Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War 6. Plato, Dialogues, The Seventh Letter 7. Aristotle, Works 8. Aristotle, Works (cont.) 9. Hippocrates, Works Galen, On the Natural Faculties 10. Euclid, Elements Archimedes, Works Nicomachus, Introduction to Arithmetic 11. Lucretius, The Way Things Are Epictetus, Discourses Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Plotinus, The Six Enneads 12. Virgil, Eclogues, Georgics, The Aeneid 13. Plutarch, The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans 14. Tacitus, The Annals, The Histories 15. Ptolemy, The Almagest Nicolaus Copernicus, On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres Johannes Kepler, Epitome of Copernican Astronomy (Books IV-V), The Harmonies of the World (Book V) 16. Saint Augustine, The Confessions, The City of God, On Christian Doctrine 17. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica 18. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica (cont.) 19. Dante, The Divine Comedy Geoffrey Chaucer, Troilus and Criseyde, The Canterbury Tales 20. John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion 21. Nicolo Machiavelli, The Prince Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan 22. François Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel 23. Desiderius Erasmus, Praise of Folly Michel de Montaigne, Essays 24. William Shakespeare, Plays 25. William Shakespeare, Plays (cont.), Sonnets 26. William Gilbert, On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies Galileo, Dialogues Concerning the Two New Sciences William Harvey, On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals, On the Circulation of the Blood, On the Generation of Animals 27. Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote 28. Francis Bacon, Advancement of Learning, Novum Organum, New Atlantis René Descartes, Rules for the Direction of the Mind, Discourse on the Method, Meditations on First Philosophy, Objections Against the Meditations and Replies, The Geometry Benedict de Spinoza, Ethics 29. John Milton, English Minor Poems, Paradise Lost, Samson Agonistes, Areopagitica 30. Blaise Pascal, The Provincial Letters, Pensées, Scientific Treatises 31. Molière, The School for Wives, The Critique of the School for Wives, Tartuffe, Don Juan, The Miser, The Would-Be Gentleman, The Would-Be Invalid Jean Racine, Berenice, Phaedra 32. Isaac Newton, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, Optics Christiaan Huygens, Treatise on Light 33. John Locke, A Letter Concerning Toleration, Second Essay on Civil Government, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding George Berkeley, The Principles of Human Knowledge David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding 34. Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels Voltaire, Candide Denis Diderot, Rameau’s Nephew 35. Montesquieu, The Spirit of Laws Jean-Jacques Rousseau, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, A Discourse on Political Economy, The Social Contract 36. Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations 37. Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 38. Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (cont.) 39. Immanuel Kant, The Critique of Pure Reason, Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals, The Critique of Practical Reason, Preface and Introduction to the Metaphysical Elements of Ethics, General Introduction to the Metaphysic of Morals, The Science of Right, The Critique of Judgment 40. American State Papers (Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Constitution of the United States of America) Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, The Federalist Papers John Stuart Mill, On Liberty, Representative Government, Utilitarianism 41. James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson 42. Antoine Lavoisier, Elements of Chemistry Michael Faraday, Experimental Researches in Electricity 43. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, The Philosophy of Right, The Philosophy of History Soren Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil 44. Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America 45. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust Honoré de Balzac, Cousin Bette 46. Jane Austen, Emma George Eliot, Middlemarch 47. Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit 48. Herman Melville, Moby Dick Mark Twain, Huckleberry Finn 49. Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species, The Descent of Man 50. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Manifesto of the Communist Party Karl Marx, Capital (Vol. 1) 51. Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace 52. Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov Henrik Ibsen, A Doll’s House, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder 53. William James, The Principles of Psychology 54. Sigmund Freud, Major Works (including Selected Papers on Hysteria, The Interpretation of Dreams, A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis, Civilization and Its Discontents, New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis) 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The Iliad and the Odyssey boxed set, Homer (Translated by Robert Fagels)
2 Homer (Translated by Robert Fagels) The Iliad and the Odyssey boxed set
Viking; Box edition 1996 0670779644 / 9780670779642 Hardcover with cardboard box Very Good Very Good 
No wear to box. Minor wear to DJ at edges. Books are clean inside and out. A lovely set in gift quality condition! 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Chesapeake, James Michener
3 James Michener Chesapeake
New York Random House 1978 First Edition 2nd Printing Hardcover Good Good 
First Edition stated. 2nd printing. Small chips and tears to dust jacket. Green boards. Price of $12.95 on flap. Maps on endpapers. Slight spine tilt. Overall very nice. Sent within one business day, carefully packaged with free upgrade to priority mail and insurance. Proud member IOBA- Independent Online Booksellers Association. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4 Videen, Susan Downing Tales of Heichu
Cumbreland, Rhode Island, U.S.A. Harvard Univ Press 1990 0674387155 / 9780674387157 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Red cloth covered boards. No wear to book. Dust jacket has minor scrapes and remains of a price label on back. Dust jacket is faded in areas and is now protected by archival quality mylar cover. Book appears to be unread or unopened. "In the tenth- century Heichu monogatari, the Heian lover and poet Heichu made his first extended appearance. Despite the excellence of its poems, embedded in narratives of great delicacy and humor, few copies of this first Tales of Heichu survived in the Kamakura period. ... In this book, Susan Downing Videen traces the vicissitudes of Heichus literary history." Proud member IOBA- Independent Online Booksellers Association.Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 33.30 USD
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5 William Shakespeare The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Brainard 1901 Hardcover Good to very good No jacket as issued 
Deluxe edition. Numbered set, 139 of 1000. Green buckram binding with paper title on spine. Clean books. Light wear. No highlighting or underlining. A truly collectible set. Illustrated. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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