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The Harvard classics

Author: Charles William Eliot
Publisher: New York : P.F. Collier & Son, [©1909-10]
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Fifteen minutes a day; the reading guide. New York, Collier [1956, c1938] 95 p.: illus.; 23 cm.

V. 30--Scientific papers: physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology.

V. 31--The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini.

V. 32--Literary and phylosophical essays, French, German, Italy.

V. 33--Voyages and travels, ancient and modern.

V. 34--French and English philosophers: Descartes, Rousseau, Voltaire, Hobbes.

V. 35--Chronicle and romance: Froissart, Malory, Holinshed.

V. 36--The prince, by N. Machiavelli. Utopia, by T. More. Ninety-four theses, Address to the German nobility, and Concerning Christian liberty; by M. Luther.

V. 37--English philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

V. 38--Scientific papers: physiology, medicine, surgery, geology.

V. 39--Prefaces and prologues to famous books.

V. 43--American historical drama.

V. 48--Thoughts, Letters, and Minor works; by B. Pascal.

V. 49--Epic and saga.

V. 50--The Harvard classics. (Indexes).

V. 51--Lectures on The Harvard classics, edited by W.A. Neilson.  Read more...

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Harvard classics.
New York, P.F. Collier & Son [c1909-10]
(OCoLC)591902976
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles William Eliot
OCLC Number: 365184
Description: 50 v. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: v.1. The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin; The journal of John Woolman; Fruits of solitude [by] William Penn ... --
v.2. Plato. The Apology, Phaedo, and Crito; The golden sayings of Epictetus; The meditations of Marcus Aurelius --
v.3. Bacon, Francis, viscount St. Albans. Essays, civil and moral, and The new Atlantis; Areopagitica and Tractate on education, by John Milton; Religio medici, by Sir Thomas Browne --
v.4. Milton, John. The complete poems --
v.5. Emerson, Ralph W. Essays and English traits --
v.6. Burns, Robert. The poems and songs --
v.7. Augustinus Aurelius, Saint, bp. of Hippo. The confessions.; The imitation of Christ, by Thomas à Kempis, tr. by W. Benham --
v. 8. Nine Greek dramas by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes --
v.9. Cicero, M. Tullius. Letters, with his treaties of friendship and old age, and Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus --
v.10. Smith, Adam. An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations --
v.11. Darwin, Charles R. The origin of species. v.12. Plutarchus. Plutarch's lives of Themistocles, Pericles, Aristides, Alcibiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero, Caesar and Anthony --
v.13. Vergilius Maro, Publius. Virgil's Aeneid --
v.14. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de --
v.15. Bunyan, John. Pilgrim's progress; The lives of John Donne and George Herbert, by Izaak Walton --v.16. Arabian nights. Stories from the Thousand and one nights --
v.17. Folk-lore and fable: Aesop, Grimm, Andersen --
v.18. Modern English drama: Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron --v.19. Goethe, Johann W. von. Faust, part I, Egmont, Hermann and Dorothea; Christopher Marlowe: Doctor Faustus --
v.20. Dante Alighieri. The Divine comedy; Hell, Purgatory, Paradise --
v.21. Manzoni, Alessandro. I promessi sposi (The betrothed) --
v.22. Homerus. The Odyssey --
v.23. Dana, Richard H. Two years before the mast and Twenty-four years after --
v.24. Burke, Edmund. On taste, On the sublime and beautiful, Reflections on the French revolution, A letter to a noble lord. v.25. Mill, John S. Autobiography, Essay on liberty; Thomas Carlyle: Characteristics, Inaugural addresses, Essay on Scott --
v.26. Continental drama: Calderon, Corneille, Racine, Molière, Lessing, Schiller --
v.27. English essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay ... [c1910] --
v.28. Essays, English and American --
v.29. Darwin, Charles R. The voyage of the Beagle --
v.30. Scientific papers: physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology --
v.31. The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini --
v.32. Literary and philosophical essays, French, German and Italian --
v.33. Voyages and travels; ancient and modern --
v.34. French and English philosophers Descartes, Rousseau, Voltaire, Hobbes --v.35. Chronicle and romance Froissart, Malory, Holinshed --
v.36. Machiavelli, Niccolo. The prince; Utopia, by Sir Thomas More; Ninety-five theses, Address to the German nobility, Concerning Christian liberty, by Martin Luther --
v.37. English philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: Locke, Berkeley, Hume --
v.38. Scientific papers: physiology, medicine, surgery, geology --
v.39. Prefaces and prologues to famous books --
v.40-42. English poetry --
v.43. American historical documents, 1000-1904 --
v.44-45. Sacred writings --
v.46-47. Elizabethan drama. v.48. Pascal, Blaise. Thoughts; Letters; minor works --
v.49. Epic and saga: Beowulf; the song of Roland; The destruction of Dá Derga's hostel; The story of the Volsungs and Niblungs --
v.50. The Harvard classics. The editor's introduction; reader's guide; index to the first lines of poems, songs & choruses, hymns & psalms; general index; chronological index.
Responsibility: edited by Charles W. Eliot.

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Fifteen minutes a day; the reading guide. New York, Collier [1956, c1938] 95 p.: illus.; 23 cm.

V. 30--Scientific papers: physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology.

V. 31--The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini.

V. 32--Literary and phylosophical essays, French, German, Italy.

V. 33--Voyages and travels, ancient and modern.

V. 34--French and English philosophers: Descartes, Rousseau, Voltaire, Hobbes.

V. 35--Chronicle and romance: Froissart, Malory, Holinshed.

V. 36--The prince, by N. Machiavelli. Utopia, by T. More. Ninety-four theses, Address to the German nobility, and Concerning Christian liberty; by M. Luther.

V. 37--English philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

V. 38--Scientific papers: physiology, medicine, surgery, geology.

V. 39--Prefaces and prologues to famous books.

V. 43--American historical drama.

V. 48--Thoughts, Letters, and Minor works; by B. Pascal.

V. 49--Epic and saga.

V. 50--The Harvard classics. (Indexes).

V. 51--Lectures on The Harvard classics, edited by W.A. Neilson.

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