Mid-century (1958) four-volume hardccver first-edition book set in slipcase. The Countries of Decision: A History of the Modern World edited by Allan Nevins with various authors. Published by the University of Michigan Press.
About the book: Four hardcover first-edition volumes of a total sixteen-volume set with their original gold-embossed slipcase. The four books in this set cover The Far East (Peffer), The Near East (Yale), Latin America (Rippy) and France (Guerard).
About editor Allan Nevins: Joseph Allan Nevins was an American historian and journalist, known for his extensive work on the history of the Civil War and his biographies of such figures as Grover Cleveland, Hamilton Fish, Henry Ford and John D. Rockefeller. From 1938 through 1957, Nevins hosted a 15-minute radio show, "Adventures in Science", which covered a wide variety of medical and scientific topics and was broadcast as a segment of CBS' Adult Education Series.
Condition of books: In EXCELLENT! and seemingly little-read condition with their original sleeve. Books show VERY LITTLE! rub or wear to the covers, VERY MINIMAL! foxing, NO! margin notations and NO! rips or tears to the pages. The slipcase is also here and in EXCELLENT! overall condition showing small bits of wear to the corners and edges, a few blemishes and scratches and spots of wear to the gold embossing. All books have a strong, sturdy spine and bind with NO! pages separating. All text is clear and legible.
Approximate measurements: each hardcover book measures 10" x 7-1/2" | hardcover | original slipcase is here.
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