This listing features 2 volumes of The Western Heritage. One volume covers history since 1648, and the other volume covers history to 1715. They have a copyright date of 1979 and were written by Donald Kagan, Steven Ozment and Frank Turner. This would be an excellent resource for students majoring in history or anyone who teaches history. There is no highlighting in the books. The books come from a smoke-free and pet-free home. Please check my other listings for more teacher or home school resource books. I always describe the item to the best of my ability and will point out any flaws that the item may have. I do not accept returns so please feel free to e-mail me a question before purchasing the item if you are unsure about something. You are buying the item as described.If you purchase more than one item from me, please contact me regarding combined shipping discounts. If possible, I will gladly package items together and pass along the savings to you. Let me know which items you are interested in as well as your shipping zip code so that I can notify you of the combined shipping cost. After purchasing the items, you will need to request an invoice from me so that I can adjust the shipping total for you.