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Author: Charles William Eliot
Publisher: [New York], [Collier], [1961, ©1937-38, v, 50, ©1914]
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Harvard classics.
[New York, Collier, 1961, ©1937-38, v, 50, ©1914]
(OCoLC)741481318
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles William Eliot
OCLC Number: 1801797
Notes: "The five-foot shelf of books."
Description: 50 volumes frontispiece, portraits 22 cm
Contents: v. 1. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin ; The Journal of John Wollman ; Fruits of Solitude / William Penn --
v. 2. The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato ; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus ; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius --
v. 3. Essays, Civil, and Moral and The New Atlantis / Francis Bacon ; Areopagitica and Tractate on Education / John Milton ; Religio Medici / Sir Thomas Browne --
v. 4. The Complete Poems of John Milton --
v. 5. Essays and English Traits / R.W. Emerson --
v. 6. Poems and Songs of Robert Burns --
v. 7. The Confessions of St. Augustine ; The Imitation of Christ / Thomas a Kempis --
v. 9. Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero with his treatise on Friendship and Old Age ; Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus --
v. 10. An inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations / Adam Smith --
v. 11. The Origin of Species / Charles Darwin --
v. 12. Plutarch's Lives of Themistocles, Pericles, Aristides, Alcibiades and Coroilanus, Demosthenes and Cicero, Caesar and Antony --
v. 13. Virgil's Aenaid --
v. 14. The First Part of the Delightful History of the Most Ingenious Kight Don Quixote of the Mancha / Miguel de Cervantes --
v. 15. The Pilgrim's Progres / John Bunyan ; The Lives of John Donne and George Herbert / Izaak Walton --
v. 16. Stories from the Thousand and One Nights --
v. 17. Folk-Lore and Fable / Aesop, Grimm, Anderson --
v. 18. Modern English Drama / Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron --
v. 19. Faust part 1, Egmont, Mermann and Dorothea / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ; Doctor Faustus / Christopher Marlowe --
v. 20. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri --
v. 21. I Promessi Sposi / Alessandro Manzoni --
v. 22. The Odyssey of Homer --
v. 23. Two Years Before the Mast and Twenty-four Years After / R.H. Dana Jr. --
v. 24. On Taste ; On the Sublime and Beautiful ; Reflections on the French Revolution ; A Letter to a Noble Lord / Edmund Burke --
v. 25. Autobiography and Essay on Liberty / John Stuart Mill ; Characteristics and Inaugural Address and Essay on Scott / Thomas Carlyle --
v. 26. Continental Drama / Calderon, Corneille, Racine, Moliere, Lessing, Schiller --
v. 27. English Essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay --
v. 28. Essays, English and American --
v. 29. The Voyage of the Beagle / Charles Darwin --
v. 30. Scientific Papers, Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, Geology --
v. 31. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini --
v. 32. Litterary 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. The Prince / Niccolo Machiavelli ; Utopia / Sir Thomas More ; Ninety-five Theses and Address to the German Nobility Concerning Christian Liberty / Martin Luther --
v. 37. English Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenthe Centuries / Locke, Berkeley, Hume --
v. 38. Scientific Papers, Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology --
v. 39. Prefaces and Prolugues to Famous Books --
v. 40. English Poetry from Chaucer to Gray --
v. 41. English Poetry from Collins to Fitzgerald --
v. 42. English Poetry from Tennyson to Whitman --
v. 43. American Historical Documents 1000-1904 --
v. 44. Sacred Writings, Confucian, Hebrew, Christian (part 1) --
v. 45. Sacred Writings, Christian (part2), Buddhist, Hindu, Mohammedan --
v. 46. Elizabethan Drama / Marlowe, Shakespeare --
v. 47. Elizabethan Drama / Dekker, Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher, Webster, Massinger --
v. 48. Thoughts ; Letters ; Minor Works / Blaise Pascal --
v. 49. Epic and Saga: Beowulf ; The Song of Roland ; The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel ; The Stroy of the Volsungs and Niblungs --
v. 50. The Editor's Introduction ; Reader's Guide ; Index to the First Lines of Poems, Songs & Choruses, Hymns & Psalms ; General Index ; Chronological Index --
v. 51. Lectures on the Harvard Classics / William Allan Neilson.
Responsibility: [Edited by Charles W. Eliot].

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