Ebay Book Overload

Yikes.  I really really seem to have an Ebay buying addiction.  Sigh.  I could try to rationalize it, but I’m sure there isn’t really a rational reason.  I just like to find things and buy them.  Oh well, moving on to the actual post…

So, I decide that I wanted some books for my birthday this year.  I forget at this point what actually triggered it, though I do know I ended up with a set of  Will and Ariel Durant‘s “The Story of Civilization” and Name Your Link

I ended up with an amazing assortment of books, which I am going to have a heck of a good time reading.  Here is the list:

  • Will and Arial Durant, “The Story of Civilization”, 11 Volumes
  • Matthew Henry, “Matthew Henry’s Commentary“, 6 Volumes
  • Kahlil Gibran, “The Prophet“, 1 Volume (1932)
  • Encyclopedia Britannica, “The Great Books Of The Western World”, 64 Volumes (1954)
  • Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison. “The Federalist: Commentary On The Constitution“, 1 Volume
  • Sir Richard Burton, “The Arabian Nights”, Easton Press Edition 1 Volume
  • Philip Schaff, “History of the Christian Church”, 8 Volumes
  • James Strong, “Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance Of The Bible with Hebrew, Chaldee and Greek Dictionary”, 1 Volume
  • J.R.R.Tolkien, “The Histories of Middle Earth”, 12 Volume Hardback (1st Editions I believe)
  • J.M. Cook, Sir Alan Gardner, H.W.F Saggs, and O.R. Gurney, “Empires Of The Ancient Near East“, 4 Volume Folio Society
  • Richard Barber and Roman Pisarev, “Legends of King Arthur”, 3 Volume Folio Society
  • Sir Richard Burton,”The Arabian Nights”,  6 Volume Folio Society
  • Rupert Holland, “King Arthur & the Knights of the Round Table”, 1 Volume (1919)
  • Caius Julius Caeser and Jr. Edward Brooks, “Caesar’s Commentaries On The Gallic War”, 1 Volume (1896)
  • Steven Runciman, “A History Of The Crusades”, 3 Volumes Folio Society
  • Robert Graves, “Greek Myths”, 2 Volume Folio Society
  • Various, National Geographic Collector Books, 46 Volumes
  • Encyclopedia Britannica, “The Annals Of America”, 22 Volumes

Unfortunately, now we need more bookshelves as we have run out of space, and the books have taken over the living room.

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