Publisher SeriesHarvard Classics


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin / The Journal of John Woolman / Fruits of Solitude by Charles William Eliot 791 copies, 5 reviews01
The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato / The Golden Sayings of Epictetus / The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Charles William Eliot 1,398 copies, 3 reviews02
Essays, Civil and Moral, and The New Atlantis; Areopagitica and Tractate on Education; Religio Medici by Charles William Eliot 530 copies03
The Complete Poetry of John Milton by John Milton 2,409 copies, 20 reviews04
Essays and English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson 502 copies, 2 reviews05
Poems and Songs by Robert Burns 880 copies, 4 reviews06
The Confessions of St. Augustine / The Imitation of Christ by Charles William Eliot 274 copies07
Nine Greek Dramas by Æschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes by Charles William Eliot 292 copies08
Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero with His Treatises on Friendship and Old Age and Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus by Charles William Eliot 328 copies, 4 reviews09
The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith 5,948 copies, 44 reviews10
The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin 13,966 copies, 116 reviews11
Plutarch's Lives of Themistocles, Pericles, Aristides, Alcibiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero, Caesar and Antony by Plutarch 577 copies, 2 reviews12
The Aeneid by Virgil 22,304 copies, 196 reviews13
Don Quixote [Part 1 of 2] by Miguel de Cervantes 2,608 copies, 28 reviews14
The Pilgrim's Progress / The Lives of John Donne and George Herbert by Charles William Eliot 516 copies15
Stories from the Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights' Entertainment) by Charles William Eliot 689 copies, 2 reviews16
Folk-Lore and Fable: Aesop, Grimm, Andersen by Charles William Eliot 740 copies, 1 review17
Modern English Drama: Dryden; Sheridan; Goldsmith; Shelley; Browning; Byron by Charles William Eliot 223 copies, 1 review18
Faust, Part I / Egmont / Hermann and Dorothea / Doctor Faustus by Charles William Eliot 262 copies, 2 reviews19
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri 21,094 copies, 181 reviews20
The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni 3,010 copies, 50 reviews21
The Odyssey by Homer 51,413 copies, 456 reviews22
Two Years Before the Mast / Twenty-Four Years After by Richard Henry Jr. Dana 885 copies, 4 reviews23
On Taste / On the Sublime and Beautiful / Reflections on the French Revolution / A Letter to a Noble Lord by Edmund Burke 650 copies, 1 review24
Autobiography; Essay on Liberty; Characteristics; Inaugural Address; Essay on Scott by Charles William Eliot 215 copies25
Continental Drama: Calderon; Corneille; Racine; Molière; Lessing; Schiller by Charles William Eliot 215 copies26
English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay by Charles William Eliot 478 copies, 2 reviews27
Essays: English and American by Charles William Eliot 600 copies, 1 review28
The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin 2,979 copies, 24 reviews29
Scientific Papers: Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, Geology by Charles William Eliot 214 copies, 1 review30
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini 2,478 copies, 22 reviews31
Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German, and Italian by Charles William Eliot 222 copies32
Voyages and Travels by Charles William Eliot 210 copies, 1 review33
French and English Philosophers: Descartes; Rousseau; Voltaire; Hobbes by Charles William Eliot 236 copies34
Chronicle and Romance: Froissart; Malory; Holinshed by Charles William Eliot 222 copies, 2 reviews35
The Prince; Utopia; Ninety-Five Theses by Charles William Eliot 261 copies36
English Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Locke; Berkeley; Hume by Charles William Eliot 210 copies, 2 reviews37
Scientific Papers: Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology by Charles William Eliot 223 copies, 3 reviews38
Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books by Charles William Eliot 511 copies, 1 review39
English Poetry, Volume I: From Chaucer to Gray by Charles William Eliot 513 copies40
English Poetry, Volume II: From Collins to Fitzgerald by Charles William Eliot 481 copies, 1 review41
English Poetry, Volume III: From Tennyson to Whitman by Charles William Eliot 587 copies42
American Historical Documents by Charles William Eliot 750 copies, 2 reviews43
Sacred Writings, Volume I by Charles William Eliot 233 copies44
Sacred Writings, Volume II by Charles William Eliot 241 copies45
Elizabethan Drama, Volume I: Marlow; Shakespeare by Charles William Eliot 818 copies46
Elizabethan Drama, Volume II: Dekker; Jonson; Beaumont and Fletcher; Webster; Massinger by Charles William Eliot 193 copies47
Thoughts ; Letters ; Minor works by Blaise Pascal 274 copies, 1 review48
Epic and Saga by Charles William Eliot 262 copies, 1 review49
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 180 copies, 1 review50
Lectures on the Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot 155 copies, 1 review51
Fifteen Minutes a Day: Reading Guide by Charles William Eliot 66 copies52

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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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