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Harvard Classics (Dr Eliot's Five Foot Shelf - 51 Original Volumes + 20 Bonus Volumes) - cover

Harvard Classics (Dr Eliot's Five Foot Shelf - 51 Original Volumes + 20 Bonus Volumes)

Benjamin Franklin, Plato Plato, William Shakespeare, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Charles Darwin, Charles Eliot, John Woolman, William Penn, Epictetus Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Francis Bacon, John Milton, Thomas Browne, Robert Burns, Saint Augustine, Thomas á Kempis, Aeschylus Aeschylus, Sophocles Sophocles, Euripides Euripides, Aristophanes Aristophanes, Cicero Cicero, Adam Adam, Pliny the Younger, Plutarch Plutarch, Virgil Virgil, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, John Bunyan, Izaak Walton, Anonymous Anonymous, Aesop Aesop, Grimm Brothers, Hans Christian Andersen, John Dryden, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Oliver Goldsmith, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Robert Browning, Lord Byron, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Christopher Marlowe, Dante Alighieri, Alessandro Manzoni, Homer Homer, Richard Henry Dana Jr, Edmund Burke, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Carlyle, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Pierre Corneille, Jean Racine, Molière Molière, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Friedrich von Schiller, Michael Faraday, Hermann von Helmholtz, Lord Kelvin, Simon Newcomb, Sir Archibald Geikie, Benvenuto Cellini, Michel de Montaigne, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Ernest Renan, Immanuel Kant, Giuseppe Mazzini, Herodotus Herodotus, Tacitus Tacitus, Philiip Nichols, Francis Pretty, Walter Bigges, Edward Haies, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David Thoreau, James Russell Lowell, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz, Archibald Geikie, Francis Drake Drake, Philip Nichols, Walter Raleigh, René Descartes, Voltaire Voltaire, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Hobbes, Jean Froissart, Thomas Malory, William Henry Harrison Harrison, Niccolo Machiavelli, William Roper, Thomas Thomas, Martin Luther John Locke, George Berkeley, Hippocrates Hippocrates, Ambroise Paré, William Harvey, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Joseph Lister, Louis Pasteur, Thomas Dekker, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher, John Webster, Philip Massinger, Blaise Pascal, Charles W. Eliot Eliot, William A. Neilson, Henry Fielding, Laurence Laurence, Jane Austen, Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, Bret Harte, Mark Twain, Edward Everett Hale, Henry James, Victor Hugo, Honoré Balzac Balzac, George Sand, Alfred de Musset, Alphonse Daudet, Gottfried Keller, Guy de Maupassant, Theodor Storm, Theodor Fontane, Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Ivan Turgenev, Juan Valera, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Alexander L. Kielland

Publisher: Steppenfox Press

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Compiled and Edited by Charles W. Eliot LL D in 1909, the Harvard Classics is a 51-volume Anthology of classic literature from throughout the history of western civilization. The set is sometimes called "Eliot's Five-Foot Shelf."
 
This e-book is all 51 volumes, the equivalent of over 20,000 printed pages in one e-book. It is fully searchable with a completely linked table of contents.
 
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- All 20 volumes of the 'Harvard Classics Shelf Of Fiction'
 
Each volume is also available separately in the store.

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