Publisher SeriesHarvard Classics


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin / The Journal of John Woolman / Fruits of Solitude by Charles William Eliot 699 copies, 5 reviews1
The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Charles William Eliot 1,198 copies, 2 reviews2
Essays, Civil and Moral, and The New Atlantis; Areopagitica and Tractate on Education; Religio Medici by Charles William Eliot 469 copies3
The Complete Poetry of John Milton by John Milton 2,472 copies, 18 reviews4
Essays and English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson 416 copies, 2 reviews5
Poems and Songs by Robert Burns 857 copies, 8 reviews6
The Confessions of St. Augustine / The Imitation of Christ by Charles William Eliot 241 copies7
Nine Greek Dramas by Æschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes by Charles William Eliot 254 copies8
Letters by Charles William Eliot 290 copies, 4 reviews9
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith 5,064 copies, 37 reviews10
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin 11,940 copies, 99 reviews11
Plutarch's Lives of Themistocles, Pericles, Aristides, Alcibiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero, Caesar and Antony by Plutarch 464 copies, 2 reviews12
The Aeneid by Virgil 19,188 copies, 173 reviews13
Don Quixote [Part 1 of 2] by Miguel de Cervantes 2,050 copies, 23 reviews14
The Pilgrim's Progress / The Lives of John Donne and George Herbert by Charles William Eliot 428 copies15
Stories from the Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights' Entertainment) by Charles William Eliot 595 copies, 2 reviews16
The Harvard Classics: Folk-Lore and Fable: Aesop, Grimm, Andersen by Charles William Eliot 619 copies, 1 review17
Modern English Drama: Dryden; Sheridan; Goldsmith; Shelley; Browning; Byron by Charles William Eliot 176 copies18
Faust, Part I / Egmont / Hermann and Dorothea / Doctor Faustus by Charles William Eliot 225 copies, 2 reviews19
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri 17,670 copies, 167 reviews20
I Promessi Sposi by Charles W. Eliot (editor) 1 copy21
The Odyssey by Homer 43,692 copies, 402 reviews22
Two Years Before the Mast / Twenty-Four Years After by Richard Henry Jr. Dana 726 copies, 4 reviews23
On Taste / On the Sublime and Beautiful / Reflections on the French Revolution / A Letter to a Noble Lord by Edmund Burke 545 copies, 1 review24
Autobiography; Essay on liberty; Characteristics; Inaugural Address; Essay on Scott by Charles William Eliot 170 copies25
Continental Drama: Calderon; Corneille; Racine; Moliere; Lessing; Schiller by Charles William Eliot 186 copies26
English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay by Charles William Eliot 406 copies, 2 reviews27
Essays: English and American by Charles William Eliot 494 copies, 1 review28
Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the World by Charles Darwin 2,618 copies, 26 reviews29
Scientific Papers: Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, Geology by Charles William Eliot 177 copies30
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini 2,190 copies, 17 reviews31
Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German, and Italian by Charles William Eliot 171 copies32
Voyages and Travels by Charles William Eliot 179 copies, 1 review33
French and English Philosophers: Descartes; Rousseau; Voltaire; Hobbes by Charles William Eliot 198 copies34
Chronicle and Romance: Froissart; Malory; Holinshed by Charles William Eliot 193 copies, 2 reviews35
The Prince; Utopia; Ninety-Five Theses by Charles William Eliot 214 copies36
English Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Locke; Berkeley; Hume by Charles William Eliot 181 copies, 1 review37
Scientific Papers: Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology by Charles William Eliot 193 copies, 3 reviews38
Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books by Charles William Eliot 425 copies, 1 review39
English Poetry, Volume I: From Chaucer to Gray by Charles William Eliot 415 copies40
English Poetry, Volume II: From Collins to Fitzgerald by Charles William Eliot 399 copies, 1 review41
English Poetry, Volume III: From Tennyson to Whitman by Charles William Eliot 492 copies42
American Historical Documents by Charles William Eliot 626 copies, 2 reviews43
Sacred Writings, Volume I by Charles William Eliot 195 copies44
Sacred Writings, Volume II by Charles William Eliot 205 copies45
Elizabethan Drama, Volume I by Charles William Eliot 686 copies46
Elizabethan Drama, Volume II by Charles William Eliot 160 copies47
Thoughts by Blaise Pascal 219 copies, 1 review48
Epic and Saga by Charles William Eliot 223 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 147 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 104 copies, 1 reviewcomplete set w/ lectures
Harvard Classics Complete Set w/ Lectures and Guide [52 Volumes] by Charles William Eliot 70 copies, 2 reviewscomplete set w/ lectures and guide
Lectures on the Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot 128 copies, 1 reviewLectures
The Harvard Classics [partial sets] by Charles William Eliot 25 copiespartial sets
Fifteen Minutes a Day: Reading Guide by Charles William Eliot 59 copiesReading Guide
English Poetry in Three Volumes by Charles William Eliot 55 copiesVolumes 40-42
Sacred Writings in Two Volumes [set] by Charles William Eliot 23 copiesVolumes 44-45
Elizabethan Drama in Two Volumes [set] by Charles William Eliot 36 copiesVolumes 46-47


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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