Publisher SeriesThe Pocket Library

Man and the State: The Political Philosophers by Saxe Commins 177 copies, 1 reviewPL-1
Man and Man: The Social Philosophers by Saxe Commins 152 copies, 1 reviewPL-2
Man and the Universe: The Philosophers of Science by Saxe Commins 168 copiesPL-3
Man and Spirit: The Speculative Philosophers by Saxe Commins 165 copies, 1 reviewPL-4
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis 9,480 copies, 77 reviewsPL-5
The Golden Ass by Apuleius 4,530 copies, 74 reviewsPL-6
Dialogues of Plato by Plato 143 copies, 2 reviewsPL-7
Famous Chinese Short Stories by Lin Yutang 138 copiesPL-8
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 75,727 copies, 1,316 reviewsPL-9
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 48,613 copies, 661 reviewsPL-10
The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers by Will Durant 3,983 copies, 25 reviewsPL-11, PL-500
The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon 1,435 copies, 21 reviewsPL-12, PL-501
The Great Short Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson 126 copiesPL-14
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne 8,176 copies, 114 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 684 copies, 20 reviewsPL-17
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin 6,831 copies, 105 reviewsPL-18
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott 12,155 copies, 114 reviewsPL-19, PL-502
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane 10,500 copies, 127 reviewsPL-20
The Pocket Book of Great Operas by Henry W. Simon 74 copies, 2 reviewsPL-21
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 34,673 copies, 436 reviewsPL-22, PL-522
The Pocket Book of Modern American Short Stories by Philip Van Doren Stern 138 copies, 2 reviewsPL-24
Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 18,275 copies, 240 reviewsPL-25
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne 34,610 copies, 356 reviewsPL-26
Silas Marner by George Eliot 10,733 copies, 151 reviewsPL-27
Moby Dick: Or, the White Whale (An Abridged Edition) by Herman Melville 294 copies, 7 reviewsPL-28
The Great Short Stories of De Maupassant by Guy de Maupassant 137 copiesPL-29
4 Plays: Hamlet; Julius Caesar; Macbeth; Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare 278 copies, 1 reviewPL-30
4 Plays: As You Like It; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Tempest; Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare 273 copies, 1 reviewPL-31
German Stories and Tales by Robert Pick 94 copiesPL-32
The Basic Ideas of Alexander Hamilton by Alexander Hamilton 60 copies, 2 reviewsPL-33
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson 10,062 copies, 116 reviewsPL-34
The New Pocket Anthology of American Verse by Oscar Williams 214 copies, 2 reviewsPL-35
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder 4,543 copies, 114 reviewsPL-36
French Stories and Tales by Stanley Geist 33 copiesPL-37
The Pocket Book of O. Henry Stories by O. Henry 318 copies, 3 reviewsPL-38
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain 30,744 copies, 317 reviewsPL-39
Spanish Stories and Tales by Harriet de Onís 34 copies, 1 reviewPL-40
The Pocket Book of Verse: Great English and American Poems by M. E. Speare 255 copiesPL-41
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 40,725 copies, 507 reviewsPL-42
Tales from the Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio 338 copies, 2 reviewsPL-43
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 55,637 copies, 882 reviewsPL-44
Confessions by Saint Augustine 20,976 copies, 160 reviewsPL-45
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe 1,134 copies, 5 reviewsPL-46
A Pocket Book of Robert Frost's Poems by Robert Frost 283 copies, 2 reviewsPL-47
Irish Stories and Tales by Devin A. Garrity 47 copies, 1 reviewPL-48
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 31,497 copies, 417 reviewsPL-49
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 36,184 copies, 413 reviewsPL-50
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 16,600 copies, 155 reviewsPL-51
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy 8,005 copies, 107 reviewsPL-52
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan 17,631 copies, 155 reviewsPL-53
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith 3,000 copies, 55 reviewsPL-54
A Pocket Book of Short Stories by M. Edmund Speare 253 copies, 6 reviewsPL-55
The Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 2,993 copies, 28 reviewsPL-56
King Lear by William Shakespeare 14,280 copies, 143 reviewsPL-57
Great Essays in Science by Martin Gardner 188 copies, 1 reviewPL-58
The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne 1,368 copies, 16 reviewsPL-59
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare 10,736 copies, 109 reviewsPL-60
Othello by William Shakespeare 15,934 copies, 125 reviewsPL-61
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper 12,291 copies, 119 reviewsPL-62
Nana by Émile Zola 3,740 copies, 64 reviewsPL-63
Hamlet by William Shakespeare 31,098 copies, 288 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 11,651 copies, 99 reviewsPL-66
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare 18,648 copies, 172 reviewsPL-67
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 22,714 copies, 472 reviewsPL-68
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 24,963 copies, 370 reviewsPL-69
Macbeth by William Shakespeare 24,444 copies, 221 reviewsPL-70
Laughing Boy by Oliver La Farge 690 copies, 20 reviewsPL-71
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles 6,182 copies, 66 reviewsPL-75
Immortal Poems of the English Language by Oscar Williams 1,318 copies, 9 reviewsPL-504
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse by Oscar Williams 421 copies, 1 reviewPL-505
Adam Bede by George Eliot 4,166 copies, 71 reviewsPL-507
Lorna Doone by R. D. Blackmore 3,158 copies, 49 reviewsPL-508
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot 8,287 copies, 115 reviewsPL-509
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 23,230 copies, 310 reviewsPL-510
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne 7,417 copies, 109 reviewsPL-511
A Pocket History of the United States by Allan Nevins 381 copies, 1 reviewPL-512
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 22,614 copies, 223 reviewsPL-514
The Pocket History of American Painting by James Thomas Flexner 45 copiesPL-515
Story Poems: An Anthology of Narrative Verse by Louis Untermeyer 101 copies, 1 reviewPL-516
Don Quixote - abridged and Edited by Lester Cervantes ; Crocker 7 copiesPL-517
Essays in Philosophy by Houston Peterson 65 copiesPL-518
The Pocket Aristotle: Selections from physics, psychology, metaphysics, Nicomachean ethics, politics, poetics by Aristotle 402 copies, 1 reviewPL-519
The Selected Essays of Montaigne by Lester G. Crocker 23 copies, 1 reviewPL-520
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray 14,049 copies, 190 reviewsPL-750
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 19,512 copies, 252 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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