Publisher SeriesHarvard Classics


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin / The Journal of John Woolman / Fruits of Solitude by Charles William Eliot 727 copies, 5 reviews1
The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Charles William Eliot 1,281 copies, 3 reviews2
Essays, Civil and Moral, and The New Atlantis; Areopagitica and Tractate on Education; Religio Medici by Charles William Eliot 491 copies3
The Complete Poetry of John Milton by John Milton 2,227 copies, 18 reviews4
Essays and English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson 468 copies, 2 reviews5
Poems and Songs by Robert Burns 814 copies, 4 reviews6
The Confessions of St. Augustine / The Imitation of Christ by Charles William Eliot 250 copies7
Nine Greek Dramas by Æschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes by Charles William Eliot 275 copies8
Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero with His Treatises on Friendship and Old Age and Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus by Charles William Eliot 308 copies, 4 reviews9
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith 5,465 copies, 42 reviews10
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin 12,830 copies, 109 reviews11
Plutarch's Lives of Themistocles, Pericles, Aristides, Alcibiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero, Caesar and Antony by Plutarco 538 copies, 2 reviews12
The Aeneid by Virgil 20,511 copies, 183 reviews13
Don Quixote [Part 1 of 2] by Miguel de Cervantes 2,184 copies, 24 reviews14
The Pilgrim's Progress / The Lives of John Donne and George Herbert by Charles William Eliot 478 copies15
Stories from the Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights' Entertainment) by Charles William Eliot 648 copies, 2 reviews16
The Harvard Classics: Folk-Lore and Fable: Aesop, Grimm, Andersen by Charles William Eliot 678 copies, 1 review17
Modern English Drama: Dryden; Sheridan; Goldsmith; Shelley; Browning; Byron by Charles William Eliot 204 copies18
Faust, Part I / Egmont / Hermann and Dorothea / Doctor Faustus by Charles William Eliot 239 copies, 2 reviews19
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri 19,095 copies, 174 reviews20
I Promessi Sposi by Charles W. Eliot (editor) 1 copy21
The Odyssey by Homer 46,953 copies, 426 reviews22
Two Years Before the Mast / Twenty-Four Years After by Richard Henry Jr. Dana 796 copies, 4 reviews23
On Taste / On the Sublime and Beautiful / Reflections on the French Revolution / A Letter to a Noble Lord by Edmund Burke 594 copies, 1 review24
Autobiography; Essay on liberty; Characteristics; Inaugural Address; Essay on Scott by Charles William Eliot 199 copies25
Continental Drama: Calderon; Corneille; Racine; Moliere; Lessing; Schiller by Charles William Eliot 199 copies26
English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay by Charles William Eliot 439 copies, 2 reviews27
Essays: English and American by Charles William Eliot 552 copies, 1 review28
The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin 2,783 copies, 26 reviews29
Scientific Papers: Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, Geology (Harvard Classics, Volume 30) by Charles William Eliot 200 copies30
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini 2,326 copies, 20 reviews31
Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German, and Italian by Charles William Eliot 198 copies32
Voyages and Travels by Charles William Eliot 198 copies, 1 review33
French and English Philosophers: Descartes; Rousseau; Voltaire; Hobbes by Charles William Eliot 217 copies34
Chronicle and Romance: Froissart; Malory; Holinshed by Charles William Eliot 205 copies, 2 reviews35
The Prince; Utopia; Ninety-Five Theses by Charles William Eliot 235 copies36
English Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Locke; Berkeley; Hume by Charles William Eliot 195 copies, 2 reviews37
Harvard Classics Volume 38: Scientific Papers: Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology by Charles William Eliot 202 copies, 3 reviews38
Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books by Charles William Eliot 472 copies, 1 review39
English Poetry, Volume I: From Chaucer to Gray by Charles William Eliot 464 copies40
English Poetry, Volume II: From Collins to Fitzgerald by Charles William Eliot 432 copies, 1 review41
English Poetry, Volume III: From Tennyson to Whitman by Charles William Eliot 543 copies42
American Historical Documents by Charles William Eliot 683 copies, 2 reviews43
Sacred Writings, Volume I by Charles William Eliot 212 copies44
Sacred Writings, Volume II by Charles William Eliot 227 copies45
Elizabethan Drama, Volume I: Marlow; Shakespeare by Charles William Eliot 732 copies46
Elizabethan Drama, Volume II: Dekker; Jonson; Beaumont and Fletcher; Webster; Massinger [Harvard Classics Vol. 47] by Charles William Eliot 178 copies47
Thoughts by Blaise Pascal 253 copies, 1 review48
Epic and Saga by Charles William Eliot 243 copies49
The Editor's Introduction; Reader's Guide; Index to the First Lines of Poems, Songs & Choruses, Hymnes & Psalms; General Index; Chronological Index by Charles William Eliot 163 copies50

Collections and Selections

The Harvard Classics 50 Volume Set by Charles William Eliot 61 copies, 2 reviewscomplete set
Harvard Classics Complete Set w/ Lectures [51 Volumes] by Charles William Eliot 113 copies, 1 reviewcomplete set w/ lectures
Harvard Classics Complete Set w/ Lectures and Guide [52 Volumes] by Charles William Eliot 72 copies, 2 reviewscomplete set w/ lectures and guide
Lectures on the Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot 139 copies, 1 reviewLectures
The Harvard Classics [partial sets] by Charles William Eliot 30 copiespartial sets
Fifteen Minutes a Day: Reading Guide by Charles William Eliot 64 copiesReading Guide
English Poetry in Three Volumes by Charles William Eliot 65 copiesVolumes 40-42
Sacred Writings in Two Volumes [set] by Charles William Eliot 24 copiesVolumes 44-45
Elizabethan Drama in Two Volumes [set] by Charles William Eliot 38 copiesVolumes 46-47

DescriptionsEdit Descriptions

The following volumes have been published in editions other than Harvard Classics. As they are properly combined into their corresponding main works they are not listed in the series. See also Harvard Classics Publishers Series for complete listingVolume 4 - The Complete Poems of John Milton Written in EnglishVolume 6 - The Poems and Songs of Robert BurnsVolume 10 - An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of NationsVolume 11 - The Origin of SpeciesVolume 13 - Virgil's ÆneidVolume 14 - The First Part of the Delightful History of the Most Ingenious Knight Don Quixote of the ManchaVolume 20 - The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Hell; Purgatory; ParadiseVolume 21 - I Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed)Volume 22 - The OdysseyVolume 23 - Two Years before the Mast and Twenty-Four Years AfterVolume 29 - The Voyage of the BeagleVolume 31 - The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (English, Unclassified)

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