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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

Babylonian Influence on the Bible to A Christian Woman

Babylonian Influence on the Bible and Popular Beliefs by Abram Smythe Palmer (1844–1917)
The Baby’s Grandmother by Lucy Bethia Walford (1845–1915)
The Bachelor of the Albany by Marmion Wilard Savage (1803–1872)
Ballades and Verses Vain by Andrew Lang (1844–1912)
Ballads and Barrack-Room Ballads by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child (1825–1896)
The Banquet by Plato (429–347 B.C.)
The Banquet by Xenophon (c. 430–c. 350 B.C.)
Barabbas by Marie Corelli (1855–1924)
Barbara’s History by Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards (1831–1892)
The Barber of Seville by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (1732–1799)
Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)
Barlaam and Josaphat—Author Unknown
Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
The Life and Death of John of Barneveld by John Lothrop Motley (1814–1877)
Barriers Burned Away by Edward Payson Roe (1838–1888)
Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff by Marie Bashkirtseff (1860–1884)
The Battle of Dorking by George Tomkyns Chesney (1830–1895)
The Battle of the Books by Jonathan Swift (1667–1745)
The Battle of the Frogs and Mice (Batrachomyomachia)—Author Unknown
Beauchamp’s Career by George Meredith (1828–1909)
The Beaux’ Stratagem by George Farquhar (1677?–1707)
The Beggar’s Opera by John Gay (1685–1732)
The Beginners of a Nation by Edward Eggleston (1837–1902)
The Beginnings of New England by John Fiske (1842–1901)
The Begum’s Daughter by Edwin Lassetter Bynner (1842–1893)
Behind the Blue Ridge by Frances Courtenay Baylor (1848–1920)
Belinda by Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849)
The Bell of St. Paul’s by Sir Walter Besant (1836–1901)
The Belovèd Vagabond by William John Locke (1863–1930)
Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lewis Wallace (1827–1905)
Beowulf by Unknown Author
The Berber by William Starbuck Mayo (1812–1895)
Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry by Mary Berry (1763–1852)
Beside the Bonnie Briar Bush and The Days of Auld Lang Syne by John Watson (Ian Maclaren) (1850–1907)
The Story of Bessie Costrell by Mary Augusta Ward (1851–1920)
The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni (1785–1873)
Betty Alden by Jane Goodwin Austin (1831–1894)
Beverly of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon (1866–1928)
Bewick, Thomas, and his Pupils by Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
Beyond the Pale by Bithia Mary Croker (1849–1920)
The Bible in Spain by George Borrow (1803–1881)
Bible Lands by Hermann V. Hilprecht, ed.
The Bible—Various Authors
The Polychrome Bible by Paul Haupt, ed. (1858–1926)
The Biglow Papers by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Bimbi: Stories for Children by Ouida (Marie Louise de la Ramée) (1839–1908)
Biographia Literaria by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Birch Dene by William Westall (1835–1903)
The Birds of America by John James Audubon (1785–1851)
The Birds by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
The Bird by Jules Michelet (1798–1874)
Bismarck, Some Secret Pages of His History by Moritz Busch (1821–1899)
Bitter-Sweet by Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819–1881)
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (1820–1878)
Black Diamonds by Mór Jókai (1825–1904)
The Black Sheep by Edmund Yates (1831–1894)
Bleak House by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
The Blind by Maurice Maeterlinck (1862–1949)
The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864)
A Blot in the ’Scutcheon by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
The Blue Bird by Maurice Maeterlinck (1862–1949)
Bluffton by Minot Judson Savage (1841–1918)
Bob, Son of Battle by Alfred Ollivant (1874–1927)
Giovanni Boccaccio as Man and Author by John Addington Symonds (1840–1893)
Body and Mind by Henry Maudsley (1835–1918)
The Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henri Murger (1822–1861)
Bohn’s Libraries—Various Authors
The Bondman by Hall Caine (1853–1931)
The Book of Days by Robert Chambers (1802–1871)
The Book of Martyrs by John Foxe (1516–1587)
Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear (1812–1888)
The Book of Snobs by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
The Book of the Courtier by Baldassare Castiglione (1478–1529)
Books and Bookmen by Andrew Lang (1844–1912)
Books and their Makers, A.D. 476–1709 by George Haven Putnam (1844–1930)
Boots and Saddles by Elizabeth Bacon Custer (1842–1933)
Boris Godounoff by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin (1854–1934)
The Bostonians by Henry James (1843–1916)
The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin (1731–1802)
A History of Botany, 1530–1860 by Julius Sachs (1832–1897)
The Bravo by James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)
The Bread-Winners by John Hay (1838–1905)
A Bride from the Bush by Ernest William Hornung (1866–1921)
The Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
The Bridgewater Treatises—Various Authors
The Life of John Bright by George Macaulay Trevelyan (1876–1962)
Ecclesiastical History of Britain by Saint Bede the Venerable (673–735)
The Broad Highway by Jeffery Farnol (1878–1952)
Charlotte Brontë and Her Circle by Clement King Shorter (1857–1926)
Life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–1865)
Brook Kerith by George Moore (1852–1933)
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821–1881)
The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning by Frederic George Kenyon (1863–1952)
Roman de Brut by Wace (c. 1110–c. 1175)
The Brut by Layamon (Twelfth/Thirteenth Century)
Brutus; or, Dialogue concerning Illustrious Orators by Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)
Life of Robert Burns by John Gibson Lockhart (1794–1854)
Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton by Lady Isabel Burton (1831–1896)
The Business of Being a Woman by Ida Minerva Tarbell (1857–1944)
Bussy d’Ambois by George Chapman (1559?–1634)
But Yet a Woman by Arthur Sherburne Hardy (1847–1930)
John Cabot, the Discoverer of North America, and Sebastian, His Son by Henry Harrisse (1829–1910)
Saint Cædmon by Cædmon (d. c. 680)
Cædmon’s Writings by Cædmon (d. c. 680)
Cæsar by James Anthony Froude (1818–1894)
Cæsar and Cleopatra by George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)
Commentaries by Julius Cæsar (100–44 B.C.)
The Lives of the First Twelve Cæsars by Suetonius (c. 69–c. 122 A.D.)
Adventures of Caleb Williams by William Godwin (1756–1836)
Called Back by Hugh Conway (Frederick John Fargus) (1847–1885)
Callista by John Henry Newman (1801–1890)
The Call of the Blood by Robert Smythe Hichens (1864–1950)
Call of the Wild by Jack London (1876–1916)
Cambridge Described and Illustrated by Thomas Dinham Atkinson (1864–1948)
Camille by Alexandre Dumas, Jr. (1824–1895)
Candida by George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)
Candide by Voltaire (1694–1778)
The Canterbury Pilgrims by Percy MacKaye (1875–1956)
Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)
Cape Cod by Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)
Capital by Karl Marx (1818–1883)
Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier (1811–1872)
Captain Gore’s Courtship by Thornton Jenkins Hains (1866–1953)
The Captain of the Janizaries by James Meeker Ludlow (1841–1932)
Captains All by William Wymark Jacobs (1863–1943)
Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
The Captain’s Daughter by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
Captain Veneno by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón (1833–1891)
Caractères ou Mœurs de ce Siècle by Jean de La Bruyère (1645–1696)
Caricature and Other Comic Art by James Parton (1822–1891)
The Carissima by Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger Kingsley) (1852–1931)
Carlingford by Margaret Oliphant (1828–1897)
Life of Thomas Carlyle by James Anthony Froude (1818–1894)
Carmen by Prosper Mérimée (1803–1870)
Carthage and the Carthaginians by Reginald Bosworth Smith (1839–1908)
Casa Braccio by Francis Marion Crawford (1854–1909)
Castilian Days by John Hay (1838–1905)
The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine by Frank Richard Stockton (1834–1902)
Castle Daly by Annie Keary (1825–1879)
The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford (1717–1797)
Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849)
Catharine by Leonard Sylvain Jules Sandeau (1811–1883)
Catharine Furze by William Hale White (Mark Rutherford) (1831–1913)
Cato of Utica by Joseph Addison (1672–1719)
Causeries du Lundi by Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804–1869)
The Cavalier by George Washington Cable (1844–1925)
Cavalleria Rusticana by Giovanni Verga (1840–1922)
Cavour by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco (1852–1931)
The Life and Times of Cavour by William Roscoe Thayer (Paul Hermes) (1859–1923)
The Caxtons by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873)
Cecil Dreeme by Theodore Winthrop (1828–1861)
Cecilia by Frances (Fanny) Burney (Madame d’Arblay) (1752–1840)
Cecilia de Noel by Lanoe Falconer (Mary Elizabeth Hawker) (1848–1908)
The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1500–1571)
The Cenci by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles—Author Unknown
Central America, Notes on, and The States of by Ephraim George Squier (1821–1888)
Incidents of Travel in Central America by John Lloyd Stephens (1805–1852)
A Treatise on Ceramic Industries by Émile Bourry
César Birotteau by Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)
The Chaldee MS.—Author Unknown
A Chance Acquaintance by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
Chanson de Roland—Author Unknown
Chantecler by Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)
The Chaplain of the Fleet by Sir Walter Besant (1836–1901) and James Rice (1843–1882)
Characteristics by Lord Shaftesbury (1671–1713)
Charicles, or Illustrations of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks by Wilhelm Adolf Becker (1796–1846)
Charles Auchester by Elizabeth Sara Sheppard (1830–1862)
History of Charles the Bold by John Foster Kirk (1824–1904)
History of Charles XII. by Voltaire (1694–1778)
Charlotte Temple by Susanna Haswell Rowson (1762–1824)
Chastelard by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Studies in Chaucer: His Life and Writings by Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury (1838–1915)
The Student’s Chaucer by Walter William Skeat (1835–1912)
The New Chemistry by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1827–1894)
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov (1860–1904)
The Chevalier d’Auriac by Sidney Kilner Levett-Yeats (c. 1858–1916)
The Chevalier of Pensieri-Vani by Henry Blake Fuller (1857–1929)
Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Child of the Ball by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón (1833–1891)
A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison (1863–1945)
Children of Gibeon by Sir Walter Besant (1836–1901)
The Children of the Abbey by Regina Maria Roche (1764?–1845)
Children of the Ghetto by Israel Zangwill (1864–1926)
Children of the Soil by Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846–1916)
Children of the World by Paul Heyse (1830–1914)
Chinese Letters by Oliver Goldsmith (1730?–1774)
Chippinge Borough by Stanley John Weyman (1855–1928)
Chips from a German Workshop by Friedrich Max Müller (1823–1900)
The Choice of Books by Frederic Harrison (1831–1923)
The Choir Invisible by James Lane Allen (1849–1925)
The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)
Christianity and Islam; the Bible and the Koran by William Richard Wood Stephens (1839–1902)
Christianity in China, Tartary, and Thibet by Abbé Évariste Régis Huc (1813–1860)
The Christian by Hall Caine (1853–1931)
A Christian Woman by Emilia Pardo Bazán (1852–1921)