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Harvard classics
edited by Charles W. Eliot

Published 1914 by P.F. Collier in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

v.1.
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin ;
Journal of John Woolman ;
Fruits of Solitude -- William Penn -- v.2.
Apology, Phaedo and Crito -- Plato ;
Golden sayings of Epictetus ;
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.
Complete poems of John Milton -- -- v.5.
Essays and English traits -- R.W. Emerson -- v.6.
Poems and songs of Robert Burns -- -- v.7.
Confessions of St. Augustine ;
Imitation of Christ -- -- v.8.
Nine Greek dramas -- -- v.9.
Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero ;
Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus -- -- v.10.
Wealth of nations -- Adam Smith
v.11.
Origin of species -- Charles Darwin -- v.12.
Plutarch's lives -- -- v.13.
Aeneid -- Virgil -- v.14.
Don Quixote of the Mancha -- Miguel de Cervantes -- v.15.
Pilgrim's progress -- John Bunyan ;
Lives of John Donne and George Herbert -- Izaak Walton -- v.16.
Stories from a thousand and one nights (Arabian nights' entertainments) -- -- v.17.
Folk-lore and fable -- Aesop, Grimm, Andersen -- v.18.
Modern English drama : Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron -- -- v.19.
Faust -- Goethe -- v.20.
Divine comedy -- Dante
v.21.
I promissi sposi -- Alessandro Manzoni -- v.22.
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 ;
Letter to a noble lord -- Edmund Burke -- v.25.
Autobiography ; Essay on liberty -- John Stuart Mill ;
Characteristics ; Inaugural address ; 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.
Voyage of the Beagle -- Charles Darwin -- v.30.
Scientific papers : physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology --
v.31.
Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini -- -- v.32.
Literary and philosophical essays: French, German, Italian -- -- v.33.
Voyages and travels, ancient and modern -- -- v.34.
French and English philosophers : Descartes, Voltaire, Rousseau, Hobbes -- -- v.35.
Chronicle and romance : Froissart, Malory, Holinshed -- -- v.36.
Machiavelli ;
Ninety-five theses -- Luther -- v.37.
English philosophers of the 17th and 18th centuries -- Locke, Berkeley, Hume -- v.38.
Scientific papers : physiology, medicine, surgery, geology -- -- v.39.
Prefaces and prologues 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 (Pt.I) -- -- v.45.
Sacred writings: Christian (Pt.2) 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 ;
Song of Roland ;
Destruction of Da Derga's hostel ;
Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs -- -- v.50.
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, general editor, George Pierce Baker, Ernest Bernbaum, Charles J. Bullock, ...
[et al.], associate editors.

Edition Notes

Other Titles
Dr. Eliot's five-foot shelf of books, Five foot shelf of books
Copyright Date
1937

Classifications

Library of Congress
AC1 .H37, AC1 .A4

The Physical Object

Pagination
51 v. :
Number of pages
51

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24390430M
Internet Archive
harvardclassics50elio
OCLC/WorldCat
17672852

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