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The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant, 8 Volume Set

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Book Condition: Very Good

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Additional condition info:  Pages and binding are in excellent shape. The front and back covers contain minor shelf wear. The spines contain color fading. The gilded letter on Our Oriental Heritage spine completely faded off.

Please refer to pics for overall condition.

Lot includes:

Part 1, Our Oriental Heritage, 1954 18th Printing (small tear at top of front joint)

Part 2, The Life of Greece, 1939 15th Printing

Part 3, Caesar in Christ, 1944, 11th Printing

Part 4, The Age of Faith, 1950 8th 

Part 5, The Renaissance, 1953 8th Printing

Part 6, The Reformation, 1957 5th Printing

Part 7, The Age of Reason Begins, 1961 3rd Printing

Part 8, The Age of Louis XIV, 1963 1st Printing

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  • Like New

    A book that looks new but has been read. Contains no identifying marks from previous owners or bookstore

  • Very Good

    A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover. Very minimal wear and tear. Pages are free of any highlighting or notes. May contain identifying marks from previous owner or bookstore

  • Good

    Very minimal damage to the cover. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged. May Contains minimal
    highlighting/underlining/notes. May contains identifying marks from previous owner or bookstore.

  • Acceptable

    A book with obvious wear. May have minor damage but nothing that compromises the legibility or understanding of text. May
    contain heavy highlighting, underlining or/and notes.
    All significant defects will be

  • As Is

    Describes a book that is sufficiently worn. This copy may be heavily soiled, scuffed, stained or spotted and may have loose joints,
    hinges, pages, etc.
    Any defects will be noted.

  • Dust Jacket Grading

    (A) Excellent condition, may show the smallest signs of
    shelf wear if any.
    (B) Shows minor shelf wear, contains some tiny tears or
    creases along edges.
    (C) Contains moderate shelf wear, some noticeable small
    tears and stains.
    Contains medium sized tears and may have some very
    noticeable stains.
    Contains heavy wear and tear, portions of the DJ may have been ripped off and is missing. May Contain heavy staining.