Publisher SeriesThe Pocket Library

Man and the State: The Political Philosophers by Saxe Commins 169 copiesPL-1
Man and Man: The Social Philosophers by Saxe Commins 147 copies, 1 reviewPL-2
Man and the Universe: The Philosophers of Science by Saxe Commins 164 copiesPL-3
Man and Spirit: The Speculative Philosophers by Saxe Commins 159 copies, 1 reviewPL-4
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis 8,543 copies, 67 reviewsPL-5
The Golden Ass by Apuleius 4,422 copies, 73 reviewsPL-6
Dialogues of Plato by Plato 140 copies, 2 reviewsPL-7
Famous Chinese Short Stories by Lin Yutang 131 copiesPL-8
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 70,604 copies, 1,248 reviewsPL-9
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 44,624 copies, 615 reviewsPL-10
The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers by Will Durant 3,762 copies, 24 reviewsPL-11, PL-500
The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon 1,279 copies, 18 reviewsPL-12, PL-501
The Great Short Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson 119 copiesPL-14
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne 7,726 copies, 107 reviewsPL-15
Tales from the Arabian Nights (unexpurgated) by Sir Francis Burton 6 copiesPL-16, PL-506
The Way West by A.B. Jr Guthrie 624 copies, 17 reviewsPL-17
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin 6,383 copies, 98 reviewsPL-18
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott 11,391 copies, 103 reviewsPL-19, PL-502
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane 9,637 copies, 114 reviewsPL-20
The Pocket Book of Great Operas by Henry W. Simon 73 copies, 2 reviewsPL-21
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 32,274 copies, 412 reviewsPL-22, PL-522
The Pocket Book of Modern American Short Stories by Philip Van Doren Stern 134 copies, 2 reviewsPL-24
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 17,227 copies, 231 reviewsPL-25
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne 32,219 copies, 341 reviewsPL-26
Silas Marner by George Eliot 9,984 copies, 144 reviewsPL-27
Moby Dick: Or, the White Whale (An Abridged Edition) by Herman Melville 292 copies, 7 reviewsPL-28
The Great Short Stories of De Maupassant by Guy de Maupassant 131 copiesPL-29
4 Plays: Hamlet; Julius Caesar; Macbeth; Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare 205 copies, 1 reviewPL-30
4 Plays: As You Like It; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Tempest; Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare 253 copies, 1 reviewPL-31
German Stories and Tales by Robert Pick 90 copiesPL-32
The Basic Ideas of Alexander Hamilton by Alexander Hamilton 58 copies, 1 reviewPL-33
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson 9,311 copies, 107 reviewsPL-34
The New Pocket Anthology of American Verse by Oscar Williams 206 copies, 1 reviewPL-35
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder 4,302 copies, 104 reviewsPL-36
French Stories and Tales by Stanley Geist 33 copiesPL-37
The Pocket Book of O. Henry Stories by O. Henry 306 copies, 2 reviewsPL-38
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain 28,352 copies, 301 reviewsPL-39
Spanish Stories and Tales by Harriet de Onís 32 copies, 1 reviewPL-40
The Pocket Book of Verse: Great English and American Poems by M. E. Speare 242 copiesPL-41
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 38,343 copies, 487 reviewsPL-42
Tales from the Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio 329 copies, 2 reviewsPL-43
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 51,888 copies, 833 reviewsPL-44
The Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine 19,412 copies, 142 reviewsPL-45
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe 1,046 copies, 5 reviewsPL-46
A Pocket Book of Robert Frost's Poems by Robert Frost 279 copies, 2 reviewsPL-47
Irish Stories and Tales by Devin A. Garrity 47 copies, 1 reviewPL-48
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 26,731 copies, 356 reviewsPL-49
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 33,680 copies, 389 reviewsPL-50
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 15,298 copies, 144 reviewsPL-51
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy 7,622 copies, 103 reviewsPL-52
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan 16,349 copies, 153 reviewsPL-53
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith 2,805 copies, 52 reviewsPL-54
A Pocket Book of Short Stories by M. Edmund Speare 249 copies, 4 reviewsPL-55
The Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 2,819 copies, 25 reviewsPL-56
King Lear by William Shakespeare 13,344 copies, 129 reviewsPL-57
Great Essays in Science by Martin Gardner 182 copies, 1 reviewPL-58
The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne 1,300 copies, 15 reviewsPL-59
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare 9,975 copies, 101 reviewsPL-60
Othello by William Shakespeare 14,773 copies, 114 reviewsPL-61
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper 11,354 copies, 117 reviewsPL-62
Nana by Émile Zola 3,549 copies, 58 reviewsPL-63
Hamlet by William Shakespeare 29,040 copies, 264 reviewsPL-64
Mid-Century: An Anthology of Distinguished Contemporary American Short Stories by Orville Prescott 24 copies, 1 reviewPL-65
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare 10,819 copies, 92 reviewsPL-66
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare 17,467 copies, 166 reviewsPL-67
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 20,599 copies, 432 reviewsPL-68
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 23,507 copies, 347 reviewsPL-69
Macbeth by William Shakespeare 22,755 copies, 198 reviewsPL-70
Laughing Boy by Oliver La Farge 633 copies, 18 reviewsPL-71
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles 5,790 copies, 63 reviewsPL-75
Immortal Poems of the English Language by Oscar Williams 1,267 copies, 9 reviewsPL-504
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse by Oscar Williams 404 copies, 1 reviewPL-505
Adam Bede by George Eliot 3,924 copies, 64 reviewsPL-507
Lorna Doone by R. D. Blackmore 2,940 copies, 45 reviewsPL-508
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot 7,801 copies, 108 reviewsPL-509
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 21,382 copies, 286 reviewsPL-510
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne 7,029 copies, 104 reviewsPL-511
A Pocket History of the United States by Allan Nevins 357 copies, 1 reviewPL-512
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 20,849 copies, 202 reviewsPL-514
The Pocket History of American Painting by James Thomas Flexner 43 copiesPL-515
Story Poems: An Anthology of Narrative Verse by Louis Untermeyer 97 copies, 1 reviewPL-516
Don Quixote - abridged and Edited by Lester Cervantes ; Crocker 7 copiesPL-517
Essays in Philosophy by Houston Peterson 62 copiesPL-518
The Pocket Aristotle: Selections from physics, psychology, metaphysics, Nicomachean ethics, politics, poetics by Aristotle 384 copies, 1 reviewPL-519
The Selected Essays of Montaigne by Lester G. Crocker 20 copiesPL-520
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray 13,273 copies, 182 reviewsPL-750
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 18,500 copies, 229 reviewsPL-751

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Publisher series from Pocket Books, Inc, New York, 1953–1959. In general the reference number reflects the cover price: 35c as standard, with the "500" numbers 50c, and the "750" numbers larger books at 75c. (English, User-written)

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English: Pocket Library


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