51 Vol Set Harvard Classics the 5-Foot Shelf of Books 1909-1910 Incl Lectures HC


Item Details:

  • Title: the Five-Foot Shelf of Books "Harvard Classics"
  • Editor: Charles W Eliot 
  • Publisher: P. F. Collier
  • Copyright: 1909-1910
  • Edition: Unstated 

Titles Include: 

  1. Franklin, Woolman, Penn
  2. Plato, Epictetus, Marcus, Aurelius
  3. Bacon, Milton's Prose, Sir Thomas Browne
  4. Complete Poems in English, Milton 
  5. Essays and English Traits 
  6. Poems and Songs, Burns
  7. Confessions of St. Augustine, Imitation of Christ
  8. Nine Greek Dramas
  9. Letters and Treatise of Cicero and Pliny 
  10. Wealth of nations, Adam Smith
  11. Origin of Species, Darwin 
  12. Plutarch's Lives 
  13. Aeneid, Virgil
  14. Don Quixote Part I, Cervantes
  15. Pilgrim's Progress, Donne & Herbert, Bunyan, Walton 
  16. The Thousand and One Nights
  17. Aesop, Grimm, Andersen
  18. Modern English Drama
  19. Faust, Egmont, Etc., Doctor Faustus, Goethe, Marlowe
  20. The Divine Comedy, Dante
  21. I Promessi Sposi, Manzoni
  22. The Odyssey, Homer
  23. Two Years Before the Mast, Dana
  24. on the Sublime French Revolution Etc., Burke
  25. Autobiography Etc., Essays and Address, J. S. Mill, T. Carlyle
  26. Continental Drama
  27. English Essays, Sidney to Macaulay
  28. Essays, English, and American
  29. Voyage of the Beagle, Darwin
  30. Faraday, Helmhotlz, Kelvin, Newcomb, Etc. 
  31. Autobiography, Benvenuto Cellini
  32. Literary and Philosophical Essays, Montaigne Sainte Beuve Renan Etc. 
  33. Voyages and Travels
  34. French and English Philosophers, Descartes, Voltaire, Rousseau, Hobbes
  35. Chronicle and Romance, Froissart, Malory, Holinshed
  36. Machiavelli, More, Luther
  37. Locke, Berkeley, Hume
  38. Harvey, Jenner, Lister, Pasteur
  39. Famous Prefaces
  40. English Poetry 1 Chaucer to Gray 
  41. English Poetry 2 Collins to Fitzgerald
  42. English Poetry 3, Tennyson to Whitman
  43. American Historical Documents
  44. Sacred Writings 1
  45. Sacred Writings 2
  46. Elizabethan Drama 1
  47. Elizabethan Drama 2
  48. Thoughts and Minor Works, Pascal
  49. Epic and Saga
  50. Introduction, Reader's Guide, Indexes
  51. Lectures


  • Books are in acceptable condition
  • Rubbing of edges, corners, and spines
  • Spines and labels faded due to age 
  • Spines are detached from text blocks, pages are still firmly bound
  • Text blocks, covers, and pages are soiled and darkened due to age, readability unaffected
  • Volumes 22 and 30 has some loss material on bottom edge of front cover
  • Volume 36 has a heavily stained spine
  • Volume 50 has a stained cover
  • Bindings are tight and interiors are clean

SKU: 125909_OL-2225
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