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Image for English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macauley (#27 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macauley (#27 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 80698

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A selection of essays by a variety of noted English authors, ranging from Ben Jonson to Samuel Johnson to Thomas De Quincey and several others. The 27th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies introductions and notes. With sepia frontis image of Samuel Johnson at the house of Lord Chesterfield. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine... View more info

Image for American Historical Documents 1000 - 1904 (Number 43 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

American Historical Documents 1000 - 1904 (Number 43 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 81116

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A wide-ranging collection of key American documents. Ranging from an account of a possible voyage to North America by Leif Ericsson (c.1000) through Revolutionary War and Independence writings, to a treaty between the U.S. and Panama in 1904, allowing for the building of the Panama Canal. --- The 43rd entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia painting depi... View more info

Image for Modern English Drama: Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron (#18 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

Modern English Drama: Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron (#18 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1909

Stock No.: 80687

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A selection of 6 dramas by 6 leading English playwright/poets whose works first appeared from the 17th Century through the early 19th Century. --- Included are: All for Love, or, the World Well Lost by John Dryden; The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan; She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith; The Cenci by Percy Bysshe Shelley; A Blot in the 'Scutcheon by Robert Browning; and Manfred by Lord Byron. The 18th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, &#... View more info

Image for English Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Locke - Berkeley - Hume (#37 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

English Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Locke - Berkeley - Hume (#37 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 80690

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A selection of writings by English philosophers John Locke, George Berkeley and David Hume. The 37th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introduction and notes. With sepia frontis image of Berkeley. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A Fair only copy ... View more info

Image for Essays: English and American (#28 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

Essays: English and American (#28 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 80692

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A selection of essays by a variety of noted English and American authors, ranging from Edgar Allan Poe to William Makepeace Thackeray. The 28th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies introductions and notes. With sepia frontis image of Thomas H. Huxley. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green top... View more info

Image for Continental Drama: Calderon - Corneille - Racine - Molière - Lessing - Schiller (#26 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

Continental Drama: Calderon - Corneille - Racine - Molière - Lessing - Schiller (#26 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 80700

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A selection of six plays by European authors and rendered into English by various translators. The 26th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia frontis illustration of Molière in audience with Louis XIV. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lac... View more info

Image for Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books (#39 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books (#39 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 80705

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A collection of prefaces and introductions to famous books by noted authors such as Caxton, Copernicus, Raleigh and many others. The 39th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductory notes. With sepia frontis portrait of Hippolyte Adolphe Taine. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green ... View more info

Image for Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian (#32 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian (#32 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 81110

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A selection of French, German and Italian essays, including writings of Michel de Montaigne, Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Ernest Renan, Cotthold Ephraim Lessing, J. C. Friedrich von Schiller, Immanuel Kant and Guiseppe Mazzine. The essays have been rendered into English from their original languages. --- The 32nd entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia... View more info

Image for The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The Journal of John Woolman, Fruits of Solitude (#1 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The Journal of John Woolman, Fruits of Solitude (#1 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: FRANKLIN, Benjamin; WOOLMAN, John; PENN, William; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1909

Stock No.: 80694

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A selection of memoirs by notable American writers, led by the famous Autobiography of Franklin. Also included are the recollections of the Quaker anti-slavery adherent John Woolman and the founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn. The first entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introduction and notes. With sepia frontis illustration of a London printing press used by Franklin. --- In dark r... View more info