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C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

The Reader’s Digest of Books

Thanet to Zueblin

Octave Thanet (Alice French). 1850–1934. Knitters in the Sun
The Man of the Hour
William Roscoe Thayer (Paul Hermes). 1859–1923. The Life and Times of Cavour
The Life and Letters of John Hay
André Theuriet. 1833–1907. The Abbé Daniel
Adolphe Thiers. 1797–1877. History of the Consulate and the Empire of France under Napoleon. 1799–1815)
Augustus Thomas. 1857–1934. The Witching Hour
Calvin Thomas. 1854–1919. Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller
Cyrus Thomas. 1825–1910. Introduction to the Study of North American Archæology
Thomas à Kempis. 1380–1471. The Imitation of Christ
Maurice Thompson. 1844–1901. Alice of Old Vincennes
Henry David Thoreau. 1817–1862. Cape Cod
The Maine Woods
Katherine Cecil Thurston. 1875–1911. The Gambler
The Masquerader
Reuben Gold Thwaites. 1853–1913. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents
George Ticknor. 1791–1871. The History of Spanish Literature
Life, Letters, and Journals of George Ticknor
Mary Agnes Tincker. 1831–1907. The Jewel in the Lotos
Alexis de Tocqueville. 1805–1859. Democracy in America
Leo Tolstoy. 1828–1910. Anna Karénina
The Cossacks
The Death of Ivan Ilyitch
War and Peace
Henry George Tomkins. 1826–1907. Studies on the Times of Abraham
John Horne Tooke. 1736–1812. The Diversions of Purley
Zacharias Topelius. 1818–1898. The Surgeon’s Stories
Rodolphe Töpffer. 1799–1846. Adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck
Albion Winegar Tourgée. 1838–1905. A Fool’s Errand
Crawford Howell Toy. 1836–1919. Judaism and Christianity
Louis Tracy. 1863–1928. The Wings of the Morning
Henry Duff Traill. 1842–1900. The New Fiction
Baron Friedrich von der Trenck. 1726–1794. Life of Baron Frederic Trenck
George Macaulay Trevelyan. 1876–1962. The Life of John Bright
Garibaldi and the Thousand
George Otto Trevelyan. 1838–1928. The Early History of Charles James Fox
The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay
Anthony Trollope. 1815–1882. Barchester Towers
The Claverings
Doctor Thorne
Parliamentary Novels
Amélie Rives Troubetzkoy. 1863–1945. The Quick or the Dead?
John Townsend Trowbridge. 1827–1916. Cudjo’s Cave
Neighbor Jackwood
Henry Clay Trumbull. 1830–1903. Friendship the Master-Passion
The Knightly Soldier
John Trumbull. 1750–1831. McFingal
Chrēstos Tsountas. 1857–1934. James Irving Manatt. 1845–1915. The Mycenæan Age
Martin Farquhar Tupper. 1810–1889. Proverbial Philosophy
Ivan Turgenev. 1818–1883. Annals of a Sportsman
Dmitri Rudin
Fathers and Sons
Liza, or a Noble Nest
On the Eve
Virgin Soil
Mark Twain. 1835–1910. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Innocents Abroad
Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
Life on the Mississippi
The Prince and the Pauper
Roughing It
Moses Coit Tyler. 1835–1900. The Literary History of American Revolution
Sir Edward Burnett Tylor. 1832–1917. Anthropology
Researches into the Early History of Mankind
John Tyndall. 1820–1893. Faraday as a Discoverer
Heat Considered as a Mode of Motion
Sarah Tytler. 1827–1914. Citoyenne Jacqueline
Nicholas Udall. 1505–1556. Ralph Roister Doister
Francis Henry Underwood. 1825–1894. Quabbin
Honoré d’Urfé. 1567–1625. Astrea
Armando Palacio Valdés. 1853–1938. The Fourth Estate
The Grandee
Juan Valera. 1824–1905. Doña Luz
Pepita Jiménez
Lorenzo Valla. 1407–1457. Elegantiæ Latinæ Sermonis
Henry van Dyke. 1852–1933. Little Rivers
Henri Van Laun. 1820–1896. History of French Literature
Various Authors. The Bible
Bohn’s Libraries
The Bridgewater Treatises
Codex Argenteus
Cook’s Voyages
The Encyclopædia Britannica
Essays and Reviews
The Life of Jesus
The Mirror for Magistrates
The Pandects of Justinian
The Paradyse of Daynty Devises
Paston Letters
Works of Reference
Tottel’s Miscellany
Tracts for the Times
Marcus Terentius Varro. 116–27 B.C. Agriculture
Giorgio Vasari. 1511–1574. Lives of the Painters
Ivan Vazov. 1850–1921. Under the Yoke
Thorstein Veblen. 1857–1929. The Theory of the Leisure Class
Heinrich von Veldeke. c. 1140–50–c. 1190. The Æneid
Giovanni Verga. 1840–1922. Cavalleria Rusticana
The House by the Medlar Tree
Jules Verne. 1828–1905. Around the World in Eighty Days
Clara Viebig. 1860–1952. Our Daily Bread
Alfred de Vigny. 1797–1863. Cinq-Mars
Pasquale Villari. 1827–1917. The Life and Times of Niccolò Machiavelli
John Martin Vincent. 1857–1939. Government in Switzerland
Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc. 1814–1879. Annals of a Fortress
Virgil. 70–19 B.C. The Æneid
Translations and Adaptations of the Æneid
The Georgics
Constantin-François Volney. 1757–1820. Ruins
Voltaire. 1694–1778. Alzire
History of Charles XII.
Letters Concerning the English Nation
Elizabeth Von Arnim. 1866–1941. Elizabeth and her German Garden
Ethel Lillian Voynich. 1864–1960. The Gadfly
Wace. c. 1110–c. 1175. Roman de Brut
Charles Wagner. 1852–1918. The Simple Life
Charles Waldstein. 1856–1927. Essays on the Art of Pheidias
Lucy Bethia Walford. 1845–1915. The Baby’s Grandmother
Alfred Russel Wallace. 1823–1913. Australasia
The Malay Archipelago
Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection
Donald Mackenzie Wallace. 1841–1919. Russia
Lewis Wallace. 1827–1905. Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ
The Fair God
The Prince of India
Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford. 1717–1797. Letters of Horace Walpole
The Castle of Otranto
Hugh Walpole. 1884–1941. The Dark Forest
Duchess of Wrexe
Henry Beauchamp Walters. 1867–1944. History of Ancient Pottery
Izaak Walton. 1593–1683. The Complete Angler
Mary Augusta Ward. 1851–1920. The Story of Bessie Costrell
The History of David Grieve
Fenwick’s Career
Lady Rose’s Daughter
The Marriage of William Ashe
The Mating of Lydia
Robert Elsmere
Sir George Tressady
William Ware. 1797–1852. Aurelian
George E. Waring, Jr. 1833–1898. Whip and Spur
Susan Warner. 1819–1885. Queechy
The Wide, Wide World
William Warner. 1558?–1609. Albion’s England
Samuel Warren. 1807–1877. Ten Thousand a Year
Booker T. Washington. 1856–1915. Up from Slavery
John Watson (Ian Maclaren). 1850–1907. Beside the Bonnie Briar Bush and The Days of Auld Lang Syne
Mary Stanbery Watts. 1868–1958. Nathan Burke
Sidney Webb. 1859–1947. Beatrice Webb. 1858–1943. History of Trades Unionism
John Webster. c. 1580–1634. The Duchess of Malfi
The White Devil; or, Vittoria Corombona
Frank Wedekind. 1864–1918. Awakening of Spring
Arthur James Weise. 1838–1910/1. Discoveries of America to the year 1525
H. G. Wells. 1866–1946. Mr. Britling Sees It Through
The New Machiavelli
New Worlds for Old
The Research Magnificent
The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman
Barrett Wendell. 1855–1921. The Duchess Emilia
Ernest Werner. 1838–1918. Good Luck
John Wesley. 1703–1791. An Extract of the Rev. Mr. John Wesley’s Journal
William Westall. 1835–1903. Birch Dene
Edward Noyes Westcott. 1847–1898. David Harum
Edward Westermarck. 1862–1939. The Human Marriage
Francis Wey. 1812–1882. Rome
Stanley John Weyman. 1855–1928. Chippinge Borough
A Gentleman of France
The House of the Wolf
The Red Cockade
Edith Wharton. 1862–1937. Ethan Frome
The House of Mirth
The Reef
The Valley of Decision
William Whewell. 1794–1866. History of the Inductive Sciences
Andrew Dickson White. 1832–1918. A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom
Gilbert White. 1720–1793. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne
Richard Grant White. 1822–1885. England Without and Within
The Fate of Mansfield Humphreys
William Hale White (Mark Rutherford). 1831–1913. Catharine Furze
Walt Whitman. 1819–1892. Leaves of Grass
Adeline Dutton Train Whitney. 1824–1906. Faith Gartney’s Girlhood
Real Folks
William Dwight Whitney. 1827–1894. Language and the Study of Language
John Greenleaf Whittier. 1807–1892. Snow-Bound
Alfred Wiedemann. 1856–1936. Religion of the Ancient Egyptians
Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin. 1856–1923. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Michael Wigglesworth. 1631–1705. The Day of Doom
Oscar Wilde. 1854–1900. Lady Windermere’s Fan
A Woman of No Importance
Andrew Wilson. 1831–1881. The Abode of Snow
John Wilson (Christopher North). 1785–1854. Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life
Woodrow Wilson. 1856–1924. The New Freedom
Justin Winsor, ed. 1831–1897. Narrative and Critical History of America
William Winter. 1836–1917. Grey Days and Gold
Theodore Winthrop. 1828–1861. Cecil Dreeme
John Brent
Owen Wister. 1860–1938. Lady Baltimore
Lin McLean
The Virginian
Julius Wolff. 1834–1910. The Robber Count
Mary Wollstonecraft. 1759–1797. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Alfred Woltmann. 1841–1880. Karl Woermann. 1844–1933. History of Painting
Ellen Wood. 1814–1887. East Lynne
George Edward Woodberry. 1855–1930. Edgar Allan Poe
Katherine Pearson Woods. 1853–1923. Metzerott, Shoemaker
John Woolman. 1720–1772. A Journal of the Life, Gospel, Labours, and Christian Experiences of John Woolman
Constance Fenimore Woolson. 1840–1894. Anne
East Angels
William Wordsworth. 1770–1850. The Excursion
The Prelude
William Wordsworth. Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Lyrical Ballads
Harold Bell Wright. 1872–1944. The Winning of Barbara Worth
William Wycherley. 1640–1716. The Plain Dealer
Walter Augustus Wyckoff. 1865–1908. The Workers
Johann David Wyss. 1743–1818. The Swiss Family Robinson
Xenophon. c. 430–c. 350 B.C. The Anabasis
The Banquet
The Memorabilia
Xenophon of Ephesus. Second Century? Anthia and Habrocomus, or The Ephesiaca
Edmund Yates. 1831–1894. The Black Sheep
William Butler Yeats. 1865–1939. The Hour Glass
The Land of Heart’s Desire
Charlotte Mary Yonge. 1823–1901. The Heir of Redclyffe
Edward Livingston Youmans, ed. 1821–1887. The Culture Demanded by Modern Life
Arthur Young. 1741–1820. Travels in France
Charles Yriarte. 1832–1898. Florence: Its History—The Medici—The Humanists—Letters—Arts
Israel Zangwill. 1864–1926. Children of the Ghetto
The Master
The Melting Pot
Eduard Zeller. 1814–1908. Outlines of the History of Greek Philosophy
Émile Zola. 1840–1902. L’Assommoir
The Downfall
Les Rougon-Macquart
Heinrich Zschokke. 1771–1848. The Goldmakers’ Village
Charles Zueblin. 1866–1924. American Municipal Progress