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Harvard Classics Five Foot Shelf of Books - Complete 51 Volume Set

Harvard Classics Five Foot Shelf of Books - Complete 51 Volume Set

©1909, Item: 21266

A beautiful set of Harvard Classics from 1909/10. These have the dark red covers, not ornate, with a gold shield on the front. The sample picture is not a very good one, but does show you the cover design. All 51 books are in great shape, with sturdy bindings and no fading.

VOL. I. His Autobiography, by Benjamin Franklin 
Journal, by John Woolman 
Fruits of Solitude, by William Penn
II. The Apology, Phædo and Crito of Plato 
The Golden Sayings of Epictetus 
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
III. Essays, Civil and Moral & The New Atlantis, byFrancis Bacon 
Areopagitica & Tractate on Education, by John Milton 
Religio Medici, by Sir Thomas Browne
IV. Complete Poems Written in English, by John Milton
V. Essays and English Traits, by Ralph Waldo Emerson
VI. Poems and Songs, by Robert Burns
VII. The Confessions of Saint Augustine 
The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas à Kempis
VIII. AgamemnonThe Libation-BearersThe Furies &Prometheus Bound of Aeschylus 
Oedipus the King & Antigone of Sophocles 
Hippolytus & The Bacchæ of Euripides 
The Frogs of Aristophanes
IX. On FriendshipOn Old Age & Letters, by Cicero 
Letters, by Pliny the Younger
X. Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith
XI. The Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin
XII. Lives, by Plutarch
XIII. Æneid, by Vergil
XIV. Don Quixote, Part 1, by Cervantes
XV. The Pilgrim’s Progress, by John Bunyan 
The Lives of Donne and Herbert, by Izaak Walton
XVI. Stories from the Thousand and One Nights
XVII. Fables, by Æsop 
Household Tales, by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm 
Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen
XVIII. All for Love, by John Dryden 
The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan 
She Stoops to Conquer, by Oliver Goldsmith 
The Cenci, by Percy Bysshe Shelley 
A Blot in the ’Scutcheon, by Robert Browning 
Manfred, by Lord Byron
XIX. Faust, Part IEgmont & Hermann and Dorothea, byJ.W. von Goethe 
Dr. Faustus, by Christopher Marlowe
XX. The Divine Comedy, by Dante Alighieri
XXI. I Promessi Sposi, by Alessandro Manzoni
XXII. The Odyssey of Homer
XXIII. Two Years before the Mast, by Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
XXIV. On TasteOn the Sublime and BeautifulReflections on the French Revolution & A Letter to a Noble Lord, by Edmund Burke
XXV. Autobiography & On Liberty, by John Stuart Mill 
CharacteristicsInaugural Address at Edinburgh & Sir Walter Scott, by Thomas Carlyle
XXVI. Life Is a Dream, by Pedro Calderón de la Barca 
Polyeucte, by Pierre Corneille 
Phædra, by Jean Racine 
Tartuffe, by Molière 
Minna von Barnhelm, by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing 
Wilhelm Tell, by Friedrich von Schiller
XXVII. English Essays: Sidney to Macaulay
XXVIII. Essays: English and American
XXIX. The Voyage of the Beagle, by Charles Darwin
XXX. Scientific Papers
XXXI. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
XXXII. Literary and Philosophical Essays
XXXIII. Voyages and Travels: Ancient and Modern
XXXIV. Discourse on Method, by René Descartes 
Letters on the English, by Voltaire 
On the Inequality among Mankind & Profession of Faith of a Savoyard Vicar, by Jean Jacques Rousseau 
Of Man, Being the First Part of Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes
XXXV. The Chronicles of Jean Froissart 
The Holy Grail, by Sir Thomas Malory 
A Description of Elizabethan England, by William Harrison
XXXVI. The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli 
The Life of Sir Thomas More, by William Roper 
Utopia, by Sir Thomas More 
The Ninety-Five ThesisAddress to the Christian Nobility & Concerning Christian Liberty, by Martin Luther
XXXVII. Some Thoughts Concerning Education, by John Locke 
Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous in Opposition to Sceptics and Atheists, by George Berkeley 
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, byDavid Hume
XXXVIII. The Oath of Hippocrates 
Journeys in Diverse Places, by Ambroise Paré 
On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals, byWilliam Harvey 
The Three Original Publications on Vaccination Against Smallpox, by Edward Jenner 
The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever, by Oliver Wendell Holmes 
On the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery, by Joseph Lister 
Scientific Papers, by Louis Pasteur 
Scientific Papers, by Charles Lyell
XXXIX. Prefaces and Prologues
XL. English Poetry I: Chaucer to Gray
XLI. English Poetry II: Collins to Fitzgerald
XLII. English Poetry III: Tennyson to Whitman
XLIII. American Historical Documents: 1000–1904
XLIV. Confucian: The Sayings of Confucius 
Hebrew: JobPsalms & Ecclesiastes 
Christian I: Luke & Acts
XLV. Christian II: Corinthians I & II & Hymns 
Buddhist: Writings 
Hindu: The Bhagavad-Gita 
Mohammedan: Chapters from the Koran
XLVI. Edward the Second, by Christopher Marlowe 
HamletKing LearMacbeth & The Tempest, byWilliam Shakespeare
XLVII. The Shoemaker’s Holiday, by Thomas Dekker 
The Alchemist, by Ben Jonson 
Philaster, by Beaumont and Fletcher 
The Duchess of Malfi, by John Webster 
A New Way to Pay Old Debts, by Philip Massinger
XLVIII. ThoughtsLetters & Minor Works, by Blaise Pascal
XLIX. Epic & Saga: BeowulfThe Song of RolandThe Destruction of Dá Derga’s Hostel & The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs
L. Introduction / Reader's Guide / Indexes
LI. Lectures on the Harvard Classics
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