New York: The Macmillan Company, [1930} 1937. Fifth Printing. Hardcover. Quartos. Massive set, comprising nearly 11,000 pages. Originally published in 1930, this November 1937 reissue was the first to combine several volumes into single bindings. Volume 15 is combined with an Index to the entire set. Blue cloth in tan jackets. Some tears to dustjackets, but none of major consequence. The editors employed world recognized authorities to author the sections in their fields (John Dewey in Education, A.L. Kroeber in Anthropology, etc.). Occupies about 21 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD PLUS IN NEAR FINE DJs. Item #76641
A massive compendium of Anthropological, Economic, Educational, Historical, Legal, Philosophical, Political, Psychological, Statistical and Sociological overview. Some sample topics covered: Abnormal Psychology, Abolition, Public Administration, Agitation, Agrarian Movements, etc.