Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1983.
Hardcover. New. Complete five-volume set. 11.5" x 9", pp 562, 433, 481, 568, 442, bound in black cloth with maroon spine labels. Minor shelfwear, internally sound and clean. The first re-issue of this classic set, first published in 1952. The five volumes are arranged by topic: Volume I: Civil History (including ancient, modern & ecclesiastical); Natural History (including agriculture, chemistry, surgery, medicine, anatomy, zoology, botany and mineralogy). Volume II - IV: Philosophy (including ethics, religion, law, politics, mathematics, astronomy & geography); The Arts (including architecture, gardening, music, poetry, dialogue, logic and criticism). Volume V: Fine Arts, concluded. This edition was limited to 400 sets. Due to size/weight, additional shipping charges will apply for priority or international orders.