THE HARVARD CLASSICS, SHELF OF FICTION. Complete in 20 volumes
by [ENCYCLOPEDIA.] [Eliot, Dr. Charles W. (Editor and President of Harvard University.)]
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New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1914. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. Bound in faux leather bindings (painted cloth). This is the First Edition of The Shelf of Fiction. Blue semi limp hardcover bindings. Gilded spines. 8.25 inches tall. Just under 30 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD+ to FINE condition. Very fresh and well preserved. Hinges are all 100% fully attached. No writing. No foxing. This is an exceptional set of The Shelf of Fiction. The most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time, being an encyclopedia of literature. Titles: Volumes I & II. The History of Tom Jones, by Henry Fielding Volume III. A Sentimental Journey, by Laurence Sterne Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen Volume IV. Guy Mannering, by Sir Walter Scott Volumes V & VI. Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray Volumes VII. & VIII. David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens Volume IX. The Mill on the Floss, by George Eliot Volume X. The Scarlet Letter & Rappaccinis Daughter, byNathaniel Hawthorne Rip Van Winkle & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, byWashington Irving Three Short Stories, by Edgar Allan Poe Three Short Stories, by Francis Bret Harte Jim Smily and His Jumping Frog, by Samuel L. Clemens The Man without a Country, by Edward Everett Hale Volume XI. The Portrait of a Lady, by Henry James Volume XII. Notre Dame de Paris, by Victor Marie Hugo Volume XIII. Old Goriot, by Honoré de Balzac The Devils Pool, by George Sand The Story of a White Blackbird, by Alfred de Musset Five Short Stories, by Alphonse Daudet Two Short Stories, by Guy de Maupassant Volumes XIV. & XV. Wilhelm Meisters Apprenticeship & The Sorrows of Werther, by J. W. von Goethe The Banner of the Upright Seven, by Gottfried Keller The Rider on the White Horse, by Theodor Storm Trials and Tribulations, by Theodor Fontane Volumes XVI. & XVII. Anna Karenin & Ivan the Fool, by Leo Tolstoy Volume XVIII. Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevsky Volume XIX. A House of Gentlefolk & Fathers and Children, byIvan Turgenev Volume XX. Pepita Jimenez, by Juan Valera A Happy Boy, by Björnstjerne Björnson Skipper Worse, by Alexander L. Kielland This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are always professionally padded. We offer a full refund guarantee, per our terms described on our site, with notification of such intent requested. Please contact us with any inquiries.
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- THE HARVARD CLASSICS, SHELF OF FICTION. Complete in 20 volumes
- [ENCYCLOPEDIA.] [Eliot, Dr. Charles W. (Editor and President of Harvard University.)]
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- P. F. Collier & Son
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