Complete set of the 100 Greatest Books of All Time
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Title: Complete set of the 100 Greatest Books of All Time Author: Place: Franklin Center, PA Publisher: The Franklin Library Date: [1970s-80s] Description: 100 volumes. Full leather bindings of various colors, decorations in gilt, gilt edges.. 100 of the world's greatest literary works, from Aeschylus to Zola. Including works by Austen, Bronte, Chaucer, Darwin, Emerson, Faulkner, Hardy, Hemingway, Ibsen, Joyce, Kafka, Melville, Plato, Poe, Shakespeare, Thoreau, Twain, Whitman, etc. Prospectus also present. Also included are copies of Aesop's Fables and Dostoyevski's Brothers Karamazov - two titles that were originally on the list and at some point were replaced with other titles. 102 volumes in total. Published between 1974 and 1982, this is the most popular of the Franklin Library limited edition collections. From the publisher, “The 100 Greatest Books of All Time” include the most significant novels, biographies, histories and dramas, the greatest works of poetry, philosophy and science. Works that have stood the test of time. Masterpieces by such great authors as Dickens, Tolstoy, Shakespeare, Plato, Homer, Milton, Poe, Darwin, Mark Twain, and Whitman. Universal works of such power that they have helped to shape the very course of civilization. These books feature all the usual Franklin Library fineries including full leather covers, silk moire endpapers, gold gilding and gilting, and satin bookmarks. The books in the collection are: The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams Oresteia by Aeschylus The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen Five Comedies by Aristophanes Politics by Aristotle The Confessions of St. Augustine Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Selected Writings by Sir Francis Bacon Pere Goriot by Honore De Balzac The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire Songs of Innocence and of Experience by William Blake The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte The Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan Tales From The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard F. Burton Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Don Quixote de La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer Plays by Anton Chekhov The Analects of Confucius Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane The Origin of the Species by Charles Darwin Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe Stories by Guy de Maupassant Essays by Michel de Montaigne Philosophical Works by Rene Descartes David Copperfield by Charles Dickens Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Poems by John Donne Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot Collected Poems 1909-1962 by T.S. Eliot Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson Plays by Euripides The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner Tom Jones by Henry Fielding The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin The Basic Works of Sigmund Freud The Poetry of Robert Frost Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Favorite Household Tales by The Brothers Grimm The Federalist by Hamilton, Madison and Jay The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway The Iliad by Homer The Odyssey by Homer Plays by Henrik Ibsen The Ambassadors by Henry James Nine Tales by Henry James Ulysses by James Joyce The Trial by Franz Kafka Poems by John Keats Women in Love by D.H. Lawrence The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli Five Stories by Thomas Mann Moby-Dick by Herman Melville Political Writings of John Stuart Mill Paradise Lost by John Milton Seven Plays by Moliere Four Plays by Eugene O'Neill Political Writings of Thomas Paine Pensees by Blaise Pascal Satyricon by Petronius The Republic by Plato Twelve Illustrious Lives by Plutarch Tales by Edgar Allen Poe Swann's Way by Marcel Pro
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