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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

The Abbé Constantin to The Aztec Treasure-House

The Abbé Constantin by Ludovic Halévy (1834–1908)
The Abbé Daniel by André Theuriet (1833–1907)
The Abbé Tigrane by Ferdinand Fabre (1827–1898)
The Abbot by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Abdallah; or, The Four-leaved Shamrock by Édouard René Lefebvre Laboulaye (1811–1883)
The Abode of Snow by Andrew Wilson (1831–1881)
Studies on the Times of Abraham by Henry George Tomkins (1826–1907)
Absalom and Achitophel by John Dryden (1631–1700)
An Accomplished Gentleman by Julian Russell Sturgis (1848–1904)
Across America and Asia by Raphael Pumpelly (1837–1923)
Across the Continent by Samuel Bowles (1826–1878)
The Acts of the Apostles by Jean-Gabriel Peltier, et al. (1760–1825)
Adam—Author Unknown
Adam Bede by George Eliot (1819–1880)
Adam Blair by John Gibson Lockhart (1794–1854)
The Admirable Crichton by J. M. Barrie (1860–1937)
Adolescence by Granville Stanley Hall (1844–1924)
Adolphe by Benjamin Constant (1767–1830)
Adrienne Lecouvreur by Augustin Eugène Scribe (1791–1861) and Ernest Legouvé (1807–1903)
The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon (1561–1626)
Adventures in Criticism by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863–1944)
The Adventures of Finette by Charles Perrault (1628–1703)
The Adventures of François by Silas Weir Mitchell (1829–1914)
The Æneid by Virgil (70–19 B.C.)
The Æneid by Heinrich von Veldeke (c. 1140–50–c. 1190)
Translations and Adaptations of the Æneid by Virgil (70–19 B.C.)
Æsthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic by Benedetto Croce (1866–1952)
Æthiopica by Heliodorus of Emesa (Third Century)
Africa by Augustus Henry Keane (1833–1912)
After the Pardon by Matilde Serao (1856–1927)
Agamemnon by Æschylus (c. 525–456 B.C.)
Agatha Page by Isaac Henderson (1850–1909)
The Age of Chivalry by Thomas Bulfinch (1796–1867)
The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch (1796–1867)
The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine (1737–1809)
Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë (1820–1849)
Agnes of Sorrento by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)
Agnes Surriage by Edwin Lassetter Bynner (1842–1893)
Agriculture by Marcus Terentius Varro (116–27 B.C.)
Agriculture by Ibn al-’Awwam (fl. 12th Century)
Agriculture by Pierre-Fulcrand de Rosset (1708–1788)
Agriculture by Columella (4–70)
A History of Agriculture and Prices by James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1823–1890)
Aids to Reflection by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Aino Folk-Tales by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850–1935)
Airy Fairy Lilian by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford (The Duchess) (1855–1897)
Ajax by Sophocles (c. 496–406 B.C.)
Akbarnama by Abu’l-Fazl ibn Mubarak (1551–1602)
The Albert N’yanza by Sir Samuel White Baker (1821–1893)
Albion’s England by William Warner (1558?–1609)
Alcestis by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Alexandra by Lycophron of Chalcis (fl. Third Century B.C.)
The Alexiad by Anna Comnena (1083–1153)
The Alhambra by Washington Irving (1783–1859)
Alice-for-short by William De Morgan (1839–1917)
Alice in Wonderland, and Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll (1832–1898)
Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson (1844–1901)
The Alkahest; or, The House of Claës by Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)
Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard (1856–1925)
All Fools by George Chapman (1559?–1634)
All for Love by John Dryden (1631–1700)
All Sorts and Conditions of Men by Sir Walter Besant (1836–1901)
All’s Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Almagest by Ptolemy (c. 90–c. 168)
Almayer’s Folly by Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)
Alone by Mary Virginia Hawes Terhune (Marion Harland) (1830–1922)
Alton Locke by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
Alzire by Voltaire (1694–1778)
Amadis of Gaul—Author Unknown
The Amateur Poacher by Richard Jefferies (1848–1887)
Amazon by Franz von Dingelstedt (1814–1881)
The Ambassadors by Henry James (1843–1916)
The Amber Gods by Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835–1921)
An Ambitious Woman by Edgar Fawcett (1847–1904)
Amelia by Henry Fielding (1707–1754)
Amenities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1766–1848)
America and the Americans by Achille Murat (1801–1847)
Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor, ed. (1831–1897)
The American Commonwealth by James Bryce (1838–1922)
The American Conflict by Horace Greeley (1811–1872)
American Contributions to Civilization by Charles William Eliot (1834–1926)
The American Crisis by Thomas Paine (1737–1809)
American Hero Myths by Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837–1899)
American Municipal Progress by Charles Zueblin (1866–1924)
The History of American Painting by Samuel Isham (1855–1914)
American Political Economy by Francis Bowen (1811–1890)
American Prose Masters by William Crary Brownell (1851–1928)
The Literary History of American Revolution by Moses Coit Tyler (1835–1900)
The Treasury of American Sacred Song by William Garrett Horder (1841–1922)
Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier (1855–1950)
The American by Henry James (1843–1916)
Periods in the Modern History of America by John Fiske (1842–1901)
Amiel’s Journal by Henri Frédéric Amiel (1821–1881)
Amos Judd by John Ames Mitchell (1845–1918)
L’Amour by Jules Michelet (1798–1874)
The Anabasis by Xenophon (c. 430–c. 350 B.C.)
The Analogy of Religion by Joseph Butler (1692–1752)
The Analysis of Beauty by William Hogarth (1697–1764)
The Analytica by Aristotle (384–322 B.C.)
Anastasius by Thomas Hope (1770?–1831)
Anathema by Leonid Andreyev (1871–1919)
Anatol by Arthur Schnitzler (1862–1931)
The Anatomie of Abuses by Philip Stubbs (fl. 1581–1593)
The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton (1577–1640)
Ancient Law by Sir Henry Sumner Maine (1822–1888)
History of Ancient Pottery by Henry Beauchamp Walters (1867–1944)
The Ancient Régime by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (1828–1893)
Ancient Rome in the Light of Recent Discoveries by Rodolfo Amedeo Lanciani (1847–1929)
The Ancient Stone Implements, Weapons, and Ornaments of Great Britain by Sir John Evans (1823–1908)
The Andes and the Amazon by James Orton (1830–1877)
Andromache by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Andromache by Jean Racine (1639–1699)
The Angel in the House by Coventry Patmore (1823–1896)
Animal Symbolism in Ecclesiastical Architecture by Edward Payson Evans (1831–1917)
Anna Karénina by Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)
Annals of a Fortress by Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814–1879)
Annals of a Publishing House by Margaret Oliphant (1828–1897)
Annals of a Quiet Neighborhood by George MacDonald (1824–1905)
Annals of a Sportsman by Ivan Turgenev (1818–1883)
The Annals of Rural Bengal and Orissa by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1840–1900)
Annals of the Parish by John Galt (1779–1839)
Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson (1840–1894)
Anne of Geierstein by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Annie Kilburn by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
Ante-Nicene Christian Library by Alexander Roberts (1826–1901) and James Donaldson (1831–1915)
Anthia and Habrocomus, or The Ephesiaca by Xenophon of Ephesus (Second Century?)
Anthropology by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1832–1917)
Antigone by Sophocles (c. 496–406 B.C.)
The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Antonina by William Wilkie Collins (1824–1889)
History of Antonio and Mellida and Antonio’s Revenge by John Marston (1575?–1634)
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Ants, Bees, and Wasps by Sir John Lubbock (1834–1913)
Apocryphal Gospels by Benjamin Harris Cowper (1822–1904)
The Apodosis by Isocrates (436–338 B.C.)
Apollo by Salomon Reinach (1858–1932)
Apologia pro Vita Sua by John Henry Newman (1801–1890)
Apology for his Life by Colley Cibber (1671–1757)
The Apostolic Fathers by Joseph Barber Lightfoot (1828–1889)
April Hopes by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
A Personal Narrative of a Year’s Journey through Arabia, Central and Eastern (1862–63) by William Gifford Palgrave (1826–1888)
Arabian Nights by Unknown Author
Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)
A History of Architecture in all Countries by James Fergusson (1808–1886)
An Arctic Boat Journey in the autumn of 1854 by Isaac Israel Hayes (1832–1881)
Arctic Explorations, the Second Grinnell Expedition by Elisha Kent Kane (1820–1857)
Three Years of Arctic Service by Adolphus Washington Greely (1844–1935)
Ardath by Marie Corelli (1855–1924)
Aristotle’s Works by Aristotle (384–322 B.C.)
Arius the Libyan by Nathan Chapman Kouns (1833–1890)
Armadale by William Wilkie Collins (1824–1889)
Armorel of Lyonesse by Sir Walter Besant (1836–1901)
Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823–1911)
Arne by Björnstjerne Björnson (1832–1910)
Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1815–1881)
Around a Spring by Gustave Droz (1832–1895)
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne (1828–1905)
Art and Humanity in Homer by William Cranston Lawton (1853–1941)
A History of Art in Ancient Egypt by Georges Perrot (1832–1914) and Charles Chipiez (1835–1901)
An Artist’s Letters from Japan by John LaFarge (1835–1910)
Lectures on Art by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (1828–1893)
The Art of Japan by Louis Gonse (1846–1921)
The Art of Poetry by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
The Art of Poetry by Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636–1711)
Asia by Augustus Henry Keane (1833–1912)
As It was Written by Henry Harland (1861–1905)
Aslauga’s Knight by Friedrich, Baron de La Motte-Fouqué (1777–1843)
Asmodeus, The Lame Devil by Alain René Lesage (1688–1747)
Aspects of Fiction by Brander Matthews (1852–1929)
L’Assommoir by Émile Zola (1840–1902)
Astoria by Washington Irving (1783–1859)
Astrea by Honoré d’Urfé (1567–1625)
As You Like It by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Atala by François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand (1768–1848)
Atalanta in Calydon by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Athalie by Jean Racine (1639–1699)
Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann (1862–1946)
At Odds by Baroness Jemima Montgomery Tautphoeus (1807–1893)
At the Red Glove by Katharine Sarah Macquoid (1824–1917)
An Attic Philosopher by Émile Souvestre (1806–1854)
Aucassin and Nicolette by Unknown Author
Audrey by Mary Johnston (1870–1936)
Auld Licht Idylls by J. M. Barrie (1860–1937)
Aulularia by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
Aurelian by William Ware (1797–1852)
Aurora Leigh by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Australasia by Alfred Russel Wallace (1823–1913)
The Diary and Letters of Madame D’Arblay by Frances (Fanny) Burney (Madame d’Arblay) (1752–1840)
Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822–1885)
The Autobiography of a Slander by Ada Ellen Bayly (Edna Lyall) (1857–1903)
The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
L’Avare by Molière (1622–1673)
An Average Man by Robert Grant (1852–1940)
The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland (1857–1945)
Awakening of Spring by Frank Wedekind (1864–1918)
The Aztec Treasure-House by Thomas Allibone Janvier (1849–1913)