Publisher SeriesHarvard Classics


The Essays by Francis Bacon 1,759 copies, 8 reviewsVolume 3
The Complete Poetry of John Milton by John Milton 2,351 copies, 12 reviewsVolume 4
Essays and English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson 394 copies, 2 reviewsVolume 5
Poems and Songs by Robert Burns 823 copies, 6 reviews6
The Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine 17,314 copies, 117 reviews7
Letters by Charles William Eliot 275 copies, 4 reviewsVolume 9
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith 4,745 copies, 34 reviewsVolume 10
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin 11,345 copies, 97 reviewsVolume 11
The Divine Comedy by Charles W. Eliot (editor) 1 copy
Plutarch's Lives of Themistocles, Pericles, Aristides, Alcibiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero, Caesar and Antony by Plutarch 457 copies, 2 reviewsVolume 12
The Aeneid by Publius Virgilius Maro 18,144 copies, 152 reviewsVolume 13
I Promessi Sposi by Charles W. Eliot (editor) 1 copy
The Thousand and One Nights by Charles W. Eliot (editor) 1 copy
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan 14,699 copies, 136 reviews15
Stories from the Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights' Entertainment) by Charles William Eliot 576 copies, 2 reviewsVolume 16
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri 16,479 copies, 147 reviews20
The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni 2,326 copies, 38 reviewsVolume 21
The Odyssey by Homer 41,252 copies, 369 reviews22
Two Years Before the Mast / Twenty-Four Years After by Richard Henry Jr. Dana 697 copies, 4 reviewsVolume 23
English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay by Charles William Eliot 387 copies, 2 reviewsVolume 27
Essays: English and American by Charles William Eliot 480 copies, 1 reviewVolume 28
The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin 2,500 copies, 23 reviewsVolume 29
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini 2,084 copies, 15 reviewsVolume 31
Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German, and Italian by Charles William Eliot 167 copiesVolume 32
Voyages and travels: Ancient and Modern by Charles William Eliot 172 copiesVolume 33
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli 18,586 copies, 194 reviewsVolume 36
Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books by Charles William Eliot 415 copies, 1 reviewVolume 39
English Poetry, Volume I: From Chaucer to Gray by Charles William Eliot 377 copiesVolume 40
English Poetry, Volume II: From Collins to Fitzgerald by Charles William Eliot 387 copies, 1 reviewVolume 41
English Poetry, Volume III: From Tennyson to Whitman by Charles William Eliot 448 copiesVolume 42
American Historical Documents, 1000-1904 by Charles William Eliot 603 copies, 1 reviewVolume 43
Sacred Writings, Volume I: Confucian; Hebrew; Christian by Charles William Eliot 186 copiesVolume 44
Sacred Writings, Volume II: Christian (Part II); Buddhist; Hindu; Mohammedan by Charles William Eliot 197 copiesVolume 45
Thoughts by Blaise Pascal 220 copies, 1 reviewVolume 48
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 137 copiesVolume 50
Lectures on the Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot 124 copies, 1 reviewLectures
Fifteen Minutes a Day: Reading Guide by Charles William Eliot 57 copiesReading Guide
Harvard Classics Complete Set w/ Lectures [51 Volumes] by Charles William Eliot 95 copies, 1 reviewVolumes 1-51
Harvard Classics Vol. 38: Scientific Papers: Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology by Charles William Eliot 219 copies, 3 reviews
Confucianism: The Analects of Confucius by Confucius 143 copies, 2 reviews
Harvard Classics Complete Set w/ Lectures and Guide [52 Volumes] by Charles William Eliot 62 copies, 2 reviewsVolumes 1-52
Sacred writings; 3 copies
The Harvard Classics [partial sets] by Charles William Eliot 25 copiesincomplete set

Collections and Selections

The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Charles William Eliot 1,117 copies, 3 reviews2
The Apology / Crito / Phaedo by Plato 364 copies, 4 reviewsv.2
Essays, Civil and Moral, and The New Atlantis; Areopagitica and Tractate on Education; Religio Medici by Charles William Eliot 407 copiesVolume 3
The Confessions of St. Augustine / The Imitation of Christ by Charles William Eliot 218 copiesVolume 7
Nine Greek Dramas by Æschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes by Charles William Eliot 243 copiesVolume 8
Don Quixote [Part 1 of 2] by Miguel de Cervantes 1,831 copies, 19 reviewsVolume 14
The Pilgrim's Progress / The Lives of John Donne and George Herbert by Charles William Eliot 405 copiesVolume 15
The Harvard Classics: Folk-Lore and Fable: Aesop, Grimm, Andersen by Charles William Eliot 595 copies, 1 reviewVolume 17
Modern English Drama: Dryden; Sheridan; Goldsmith; Shelley; Browning; Byron by Charles William Eliot 167 copiesVolume 18
Faust, Part I / Egmont / Hermann and Dorothea / Doctor Faustus by Charles William Eliot 214 copies, 2 reviewsVolume 19
On Taste / On the Sublime and Beautiful / Reflections on the French Revolution / A Letter to a Noble Lord by Edmund Burke 526 copies, 1 reviewVolume 24
Autobiography; Essay on liberty; Characteristics; Inaugural Address; Essay on Scott by Charles William Eliot 167 copiesVolume 25
Continental Drama: Calderon; Corneille; Racine; Moliere; Lessing; Schiller by Charles William Eliot 175 copiesVolume 26
French and English Philosophers: Descartes; Rousseau; Voltaire; Hobbes by Charles William Eliot 191 copiesVolume 34
Chronicle and Romance: Froissart; Malory; Holinshed by Charles William Eliot 176 copies, 1 reviewVolume 35
The Prince / Utopia / Ninety-Five Theses: Address to the German Nobility Concerning Christian Liberty by Charles William Eliot 202 copiesVolume 36
English Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Locke; Berkeley; Hume by Charles William Eliot 174 copies, 1 reviewVolume 37
Elizabethan Drama, Volume I: Marlow; Shakespeare by Charles William Eliot 652 copiesVolume 46
Elizabethan Drama, Volume II: Dekker; Jonson; Beaumont and Fletcher; Webster; Massinger by Charles William Eliot 159 copiesVolume 47
Epic and Saga: Beowolf / The Song of Roland / The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel / The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs by Charles William Eliot 219 copiesVolume 49
The Harvard Classics 50 Volume Set by Charles William Eliot 199 copies, 4 reviews1-50
English Poetry in Three Volumes by Charles William Eliot 61 copiesVolumes 40-42
Sacred Writings in Two Volumes [set] by Charles William Eliot 21 copiesVolumes 44-45
Elizabethan Drama in Two Volumes [set] by Charles William Eliot 33 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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