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Publisher Series Great Books of the Western World

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The Annals & The Histories by Tacitus 626 copies, 6 reviews
Britannica Great Books: Aquinas I by Encyclopedia Britannica 256 copies
Britannica Great Books: Aquinas II by Encyclopedia Britannica 255 copies
Britannica Great Books: Aristotle I by Aristotle 291 copies, 1 review
Britannica Great Books: Aristotle II by Encyclopedia Britannica 271 copies
Britannica Great Books: Bacon by Francis Bacon 324 copies
Britannica Great Books: Bacon, Descartes, Spinoza by Mortimer J. Adler 16 copies
Britannica Great Books: Calvin by Mortimer J. Adler 17 copies
Britannica Great Books: Dante and Chaucer by Encyclopedia Britannica 14 copies
Britannica Great Books: Erasmus and Montaigne by Encyclopedia Britannica 14 copies
Britannica Great Books: Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius, Nicomachus by Encyclopedia Britannica 294 copies, 2 reviews
Britannica Great Books: Euclid, Archimedes, Nicomachus by Encyclopedia Britannica 21 copies
Britannica Great Books: Gilbert, Galileo, Harvey by Encyclopedia Britannica 229 copies
Britannica Great Books: Hippocrates and Galen by Encyclopedia Britannica 251 copies, 1 review
Britannica Great Books: Locke, Berkeley, Hume by Encyclopedia Britannica 255 copies
Britannica Great Books: Lucretius, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius by Encyclopedia Britannica 253 copies
Britannica Great Books: Lucretius, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Plotinus by Encyclopedia Britannica 15 copies
Britannica Great Books: Milton by John Milton 319 copies
Britannica Great Books: Moliere and Racine by Encyclopedia Britannica 13 copies
Britannica Great Books: Pascal by Encyclopedia Britannica 272 copies
Britannica Great Books: Plato by Encyclopedia Britannica 274 copies, 1 review
Britannica Great Books: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler by Encyclopedia Britannica 315 copies, 3 reviews
Britannica Great Books: Shakespeare I by Encyclopedia Britannica 198 copies
Britannica Great Books: Shakespeare II by Encyclopedia Britannica 196 copies
Britannica Great Books: Troilus and Cressida and The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer 300 copies, 1 review
Michel de Montaigne - The Complete Essays (Penguin Classics) by Michel de Montaigne 3,732 copies, 44 reviews
Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine 17,082 copies, 118 reviews
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri 16,184 copies, 144 reviews
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 23,581 copies, 322 reviews
Family participation plan for reading and discussing the Great books of the Western World (The Great ideas program) by Mortimer Jerome Adler 9 copies
Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais 4,058 copies, 34 reviews
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith 4,698 copies, 34 reviews
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 27,939 copies, 436 reviews
Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch 1,885 copies, 22 reviews
The Six Enneads by Plotinus 522 copies, 5 reviews
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding 6,724 copies, 76 reviews
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 1: The Great Conversation by Robert Maynard Hutchins 414 copies, 11 reviewsVolume I, 1952 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 1: The Great Ideas, A Syntopicon I: Angel - Idea by Philip W. Goetz 15 copiesVolume I, 1990 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 2: The Great Ideas, A Syntopicon I: Angel - Love by Encyclopedia Britannica 218 copiesVolume II, 1952 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 2: The Great Ideas, A Syntopicon II: Immortality - Punishment by Philip W. Goetz 16 copies, 1 reviewVolume II, 1990 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 3: The Great Ideas, A Syntopicon II: Man - World by Encyclopedia Britannica 311 copies, 2 reviewsVolume III, 1952 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 3: The Great Ideas, A Syntopicon III: Quality - World by Mortimer Jerome Adler 1 copyVolume III, 1990 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World: The Great Ideas, A Syntopicon (complete) by Mortimer Jerome Adler 105 copies, 1 reviewVolumes II-III, 1952 ed.; Volumes I-III, 1990 ed.
Britannica Great Books: Gibbon I by Edward Gibbon 216 copiesVolume XL, 1952 ed.
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon 2,602 copies, 35 reviewsVolume XL-XLI, 1952 ed.
Britannica Great Books: Gibbon II by Edward Gibbon 192 copiesVolume XLI, 1952 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 42: Lavoisier and Faraday by Encyclopedia Britannica 14 copiesVolume XLII, 1990 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 43: American State Papers, The Federalist, and J. S. Mill by Robert Maynard Hutchins 305 copiesVolume XLIII, 1952 ed.
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell 3,246 copies, 35 reviewsVolume XLIV, 1952 ed.
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville 4,397 copies, 24 reviewsVolume XLIV, 1990 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 45: Lavoisier, Fourier, and Faraday by Encyclopedia Britannica 218 copiesVolume XLV, 1952 ed.
Faust I & II by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 4,032 copies, 30 reviewsVolume XLVII, 1952 ed.
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 4,553 copies, 72 reviewsVolume XLVII, 1990 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 48: Melville and Twain by Encyclopedia Britannica 14 copiesVolume XLVIII, 1990 ed.
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy 22,716 copies, 359 reviewsVolume LI
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky 23,700 copies, 261 reviewsVolume LII, 1952 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 52: Dostoevsky and Ibsen by Encyclopedia Britannica 18 copiesVolume LII, 1990 ed.
The Principles of Psychology by William James 558 copies, 1 reviewVolume LIII
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 54: Major Works of Sigmund Freud by Sigmund Freud 286 copiesVolume LIV
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 55: 20th Century Philosophy and Religion by Mortimer J. Adler 19 copiesVolume LV
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 56: 20th Century Natural Science by Mortimer J. Adler 19 copiesVolume LVI
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 57: 20th Century Social Science I by Mortimer J. Adler 18 copiesVolume LVII
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 58: 20th Century Social Science II by Mortimer J. Adler 18 copiesVolume LVIII
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 59: 20th Century Imaginative Literature I by Mortimer J. Adler 20 copiesVolume LIX
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 60: 20th Century Imaginative Literature II by Mortimer J. Adler 17 copiesVolume LX
Britannica Great Books 60 Volume Set by Mortimer J. Adler 440 copies, 8 reviews60 Volume Set

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Britannica Great Books: Descartes and Spinoza by Encyclopedia Britannica 220 copies
Britannica Great Books: Herodotus and Thucydides by Encyclopedia Britannica 260 copies
Britannica Great Books: Montesquieu and Rousseau by Encyclopedia Britannica 212 copies
Britannica Great Books: Newton and Huygens by Encyclopedia Britannica 237 copies
Britannica Great Books: Swift and Sterne by Encyclopedia Britannica 197 copies, 1 review
Britannica Great Books: Swift, Voltaire, Diderot by Mortimer J. Adler 13 copies
The Confessions, The City of God, On Christian Doctrine By Saint Augustine. Great Books of the Western World 18 by Saint Augustine 302 copies
Poems by Virgil 550 copies, 6 reviews
The Prince and Leviathan, or, Matter, Form, and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiastical and Civil by Nicolo Machiavelli 228 copies, 1 review
The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homer 4,151 copies, 42 reviewsVolume IV
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 5: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes by Encyclopedia Britannica 358 copies, 2 reviewsVolume V
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 42: Kant by Immanuel Kant 419 copiesVolume XLII, 1952 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 43: Hegel, Kierkegaard, and Nietzsche by Encyclopedia Britannica 22 copiesVolume XLIII, 1990 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 45: Goethe and Balzac by Encyclopedia Britannica 11 copiesVolume XLV, 1990 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 46: Hegel - The Philosophy of Right & The Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 222 copiesVolume XLVI, 1952 ed.
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 46: Austen and Eliot by Encyclopedia Britannica 15 copiesVolume XLVI, 1990 ed.
On the Origin of Species & The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin 539 copies, 3 reviewsVolume IL
The Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 50: Capital; and, The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx 241 copiesVolume L
Britannica Great Books [54-volume set] by Robert Maynard Hutchins 589 copies, 3 reviews54 Volume Set

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