Publisher SeriesPenguin English Library, 1963 series

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 48,613 copies, 661 reviewsEL001
Middlemarch by George Eliot 16,799 copies, 317 reviewsEL002
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 36,184 copies, 413 reviewsEL003
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan 17,632 copies, 155 reviewsEL004
Persuasion / A Memoir of Jane Austen by Jane Austen 1,056 copies, 11 reviewsEL005
Three Jacobean Tragedies: The White Devil, The Revenger's Tragedy, The Changeling by Thomas Middleton 340 copiesEL006
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 23,225 copies, 310 reviewsEL007
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 19,514 copies, 252 reviewsEL008
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding 7,763 copies, 89 reviewsEL009
Emma by Jane Austen 35,736 copies, 489 reviewsEL010
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 55,638 copies, 882 reviewsEL011
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler 3,424 copies, 37 reviewsEL012
Three Comedies: Volpone, the Alchemist and Bartholomew Fair by Ben Jonson 509 copies, 2 reviewsEL013
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins 10,276 copies, 244 reviewsEL014
A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe 3,383 copies, 63 reviewsEL015
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 21,311 copies, 348 reviewsEL016
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 22,616 copies, 223 reviewsEL017
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 40,725 copies, 507 reviewsEL018
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne 7,417 copies, 109 reviewsEL019
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot 3,571 copies, 46 reviewsEL020
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smollett 1,474 copies, 21 reviewsEL021
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 16,603 copies, 155 reviewsEL022
Rural Rides by William Cobbett 380 copies, 3 reviewsEL023
The Last Chronicle of Barset by Anthony Trollope 1,725 copies, 48 reviewsEL024
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 5,298 copies, 85 reviewsEL025
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne 1,661 copies, 23 reviewsEL026
Three Restoration Comedies: The Man of Mode; The Country Wife; Love for love (English Library) by Gamini Salgado 176 copiesEL027
Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe 229 copies, 1 reviewEL028
Billy Budd and Other Stories by Herman Melville 1,909 copies, 14 reviewsEL029
Silas Marner by George Eliot 10,733 copies, 151 reviewsEL030
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens 3,921 copies, 47 reviewsEL031
New Grub Street by George Gissing 1,400 copies, 22 reviewsEL032
Selected Writings (Penguin Classics) by Samuel Johnson 212 copies, 2 reviewsEL033
The Egoist by George Meredith 785 copies, 8 reviewsEL034
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray 14,049 copies, 190 reviewsEL035
Three Gothic Novels: The Castle of Otranto; Vathek; Frankenstein by Peter Fairclough 585 copies, 5 reviewsEL036
The Complete Plays by Christopher Marlowe 1,604 copies, 11 reviewsEL037
North America by Anthony Trollope 145 copies, 4 reviewsEL038
Three Elizabethan Domestic Tragedies by Keith Sturgess 46 copiesEL039
Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain 2,980 copies, 48 reviewsEL040
The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope 1,900 copies, 39 reviewsEL041
Hard Times by Charles Dickens 10,559 copies, 133 reviewsEL042
Le Morte d'Arthur, Volume 1 by Thomas Malory 1,415 copies, 11 reviewsEL043
Le Morte d'Arthur, Volume 2 by Thomas Malory 1,155 copies, 9 reviewsEL044
Nightmare Abbey [and] Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock 370 copies, 2 reviewsEL045
Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell 3,908 copies, 79 reviewsEL046
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 35,990 copies, 500 reviewsEL047
Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens 3,639 copies, 50 reviewsEL048
The History of Henry Esmond by William Makepeace Thackeray 1,309 copies, 14 reviewsEL049
Hazlitt: Selected Writings (English Library) by William Hazlitt 128 copies, 1 reviewEL050
For the Term of His Natural Life by Marcus Clarke 878 copies, 13 reviewsEL051
The Scarlet Letter and Selected Tales (Penguin English Library) by Nathaniel Hawthorne 261 copies, 1 reviewEL052
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell 2,557 copies, 65 reviewsEL053
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 34,670 copies, 436 reviewsEL054
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell 6,990 copies, 234 reviewsEL055
Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets by Thomas De Quincey 176 copies, 3 reviewsEL056
Erewhon by Samuel Butler 2,008 copies, 36 reviewsEL057
Arnold: Selected Prose (English Library) by Matthew Arnold 97 copiesEL058
Three Plays : 'Tis Pity She's A Whore; The Broken Heart; Perkin Warbeck by John Ford 85 copiesEL059
Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens 5,539 copies, 96 reviewsEL060
Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas De Quincey 1,845 copies, 30 reviewsEL061
Tudor Interludes (English Library) by Peter Happe 32 copiesEL062
Bleak House by Charles Dickens 13,044 copies, 241 reviewsEL063
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain 10,954 copies, 132 reviewsEL064
Carlyle: Selected Writings (Penguin Classics) by Thomas Carlyle 155 copiesEL065
A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain : Abridged Edition (Penguin Classics) by Daniel Defoe 235 copies, 1 reviewEL066
The Unfortunate Traveller and Other Works by Thomas Nashe 405 copies, 3 reviewsEL067
A Christmas Carol / The Chimes by Charles Dickens 527 copies, 8 reviewsEL068
Christmas Stories: The Battle of Life / The Cricket on the Hearth / The Haunted Man by Charles Dickens 259 copies, 3 reviewsEL069
Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life by Herman Melville 2,063 copies, 38 reviewsEL070
Waverley by Walter Scott 2,023 copies, 29 reviewsEL071
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 75,726 copies, 1,316 reviewsEL072
Voyages and Discoveries: Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation by Richard Hakluyt 253 copies, 3 reviewsEL073
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen 20,361 copies, 405 reviewsEL074
The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens 5,353 copies, 66 reviewsEL075
The History of Pendennis by William Makepeace Thackeray 447 copies, 1 reviewEL076
American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens 796 copies, 13 reviewsEL077
The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens 8,582 copies, 122 reviewsEL078
Brief Lives by John Aubrey 671 copies, 8 reviewsEL079
Selected Letters and Journals [ed. Gunn] by Lord Byron 32 copiesEL080
Three Plays : The White Devil, The Duchess of Malfi, The Devil's Law-Case by John Webster 248 copies, 3 reviewsEL081
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 33,308 copies, 514 reviewsEL082
Cony-Catchers and Bawdy Baskets : an anthology of Elizabethan low life by Gamini Salgado 64 copiesEL083
Felix Holt, the Radical by George Eliot 1,006 copies, 7 reviewsEL084
Records of Shelley, Byron, and the Author by Edward John Trelawny 151 copiesEL088
De Profundis and Other Writings by Oscar Wilde 647 copies, 6 reviewsEL089
Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens 2,432 copies, 36 reviewsEL090
John Milton: Selected Prose by John Milton 123 copies, 1 reviewEL091
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens 2,976 copies, 55 reviewsEL092
English Mystery Plays: a Selection by Peter Happé 223 copies, 1 reviewEL093
Shirley by Charlotte Brontë 3,851 copies, 60 reviewsEL095
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins 12,201 copies, 328 reviewsEL096
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe 2,089 copies, 43 reviewsEL097
Lady Susan / The Watsons / Sanditon by Jane Austen 1,877 copies, 32 reviewsEL102
Selected Short Fiction by Charles Dickens 201 copies, 2 reviewsEL103
Redburn: His First Voyage, Being the Sailor-Boy, Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-of-a-Gentleman, In the Merchant Service by Herman Melville 551 copies, 7 reviewsEL105
The Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe 381 copies, 8 reviewsEL106
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe 7,341 copies, 101 reviewsEL107
Rasselas by Samuel Johnson 1,680 copies, 29 reviewsEL108
The Major Works by Sir Thomas Browne 261 copies, 4 reviewsEL109
The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia by Philip Sidney 310 copies, 11 reviewsEL111
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens 6,600 copies, 91 reviewsEL113
News from Nowhere and Selected Writings and Designs by William Morris 92 copiesEL115
Villette by Charlotte Brontë 8,333 copies, 138 reviewsEL118
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot 8,287 copies, 115 reviewsEL120
Adam Bede by George Eliot 4,165 copies, 71 reviewsEL121
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy 7,615 copies, 92 reviewsEL122
Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy 2,158 copies, 30 reviewsEL123
The Distracted Preacher and Other Stories by Thomas Hardy 293 copies, 1 reviewEL124
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy 10,768 copies, 186 reviewsEL126
Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 18,276 copies, 240 reviewsEL135
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott 12,155 copies, 114 reviewsEL143
Landscape with Figures: An Anthology of Richard Jefferies's Prose by Richard Jefferies 38 copiesEL146
A Book of English Essays by W. E. Williams 233 copies, 2 reviewsEL153
Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence 9,165 copies, 93 reviewsEL154
The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence 3,959 copies, 45 reviewsEL155
Four English Comedies: Valpone; The Way of the World; She Stoops to Conquer; The School for Scandal by J. M. Morrell 343 copies, 1 reviewEL158
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith 3,000 copies, 55 reviewsEL159
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad 22,389 copies, 367 reviewsEL168
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster 2,992 copies, 49 reviewsEL177
The Portable Gibbon: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon 706 copies, 3 reviewsEL189
Helbeck of Bannisdale by Mrs. Humphry Ward 42 copies, 2 reviewsEL194
On Liberty by John Stuart Mill 5,252 copies, 35 reviewsEL207
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James 10,667 copies, 127 reviewsEL223
The Turn of the Screw / The Aspern Papers by Henry James 1,491 copies, 24 reviewsEL224
The Bostonians by Henry James 2,647 copies, 30 reviewsEL225
The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad 6,272 copies, 99 reviewsEL228
The Europeans: A Sketch by Henry James 1,560 copies, 21 reviewsEL232

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Different to the 2012 series with the same title of Penguin English Library, these editions were published from 1963 to the 1980s. (English, Technical/disambiguation notice)
For the Labels of EL100 and after, these are the same format as printed on the pages of the books. For the Labels before EL100, leading zeros are included but on the printed page they are not e.g. the printed page's EL1 is EL001 for LibraryThing. This is so LibraryThing can correctly sort the Labels. (English, Technical/disambiguation notice)


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