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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

Christie Johnstone to Donovan

Christie Johnstone by Charles Reade (1814–1884)
Christopher by Richard Pryce (1864–1942)
The Chronicles of Clovernook by Douglas William Jerrold (1803–1857)
The Chronicles of Froissart by Jean Froissart (c. 1337–1410?)
Chronicles of the Schönberg-Cotta Family by Elizabeth Rundle Charles (1828–1896)
Chrysal; or, The Adventures of a Guinea by Charles Johnstone (1719?–1800?)
Lord Randolph Churchill by Winston Churchill (1874–1965)
Cicero and His Friends by Gaston Boissier (1823–1908)
Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero by William Forsyth (1812–1899)
El Cid (c. 1043–1099)—Author Unknown
The Cid by Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)
Cinq-Mars by Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863)
Cities of Northern and Central Italy by Augustus John Cuthbert Hare (1834–1903)
Citoyenne Jacqueline by Sarah Tytler (1827–1914)
The City of God by Saint Augustine (354–430)
History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1821–1862)
General History of Civilization in Europe by François Guizot (1787–1874)
A History of the Civil War in America by Louis-Philippe-Albert d’Orléans, Count of Paris (1838–1894)
Clara Vaughan by Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1825–1900)
Clarissa Furiosa by William Edward Norris (1847–1925)
Clarissa Harlowe by Samuel Richardson (1689–1761)
Clark’s Field by Robert Herrick (1868–1938)
Classical Greek Poetry by Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1841–1905)
The Claverings by Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)
Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett (1867–1931)
Clélie by Madeleine de Scudéry (1607–1701)
Cleopatra by H. Rider Haggard (1856–1925)
The Cliff-Dwellers by Henry Blake Fuller (1857–1929)
The Clockmaker by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1796–1865)
The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade (1814–1884)
The Clouds by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
Codex Argenteus—Various Authors
Cœlebs in Search of a Wife by Hannah More (1745–1833)
Cœur d’Alene by Mary Hallock Foote (1847–1938)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge: A Narrative of the Events of his Life by James Dykes Campbell (1838–1895)
Colin Clout by John Skelton (1460?–1529)
The Collegians by Gerald Griffin (1803–1840)
The Colloquies by Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1467–1536)
Colomba by Prosper Mérimée (1803–1870)
Colonel Enderby’s Wife by Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger Kingsley) (1852–1931)
The Colonel’s Daughter by Charles King (1844–1933)
The Colonel’s Opera Cloak by Christine Chaplin Brush (1842–1892)
History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus by Washington Irving (1783–1859)
The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Coming Race by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873)
The Commentaries of Pius II. by Pius II. (1405–1464)
Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1763–1847)
Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone (1723–1780)
The Commerce of Nations by Charles Francis Bastable (1855–1945)
The Commodore’s Daughters by Jonas Lie (1833–1908)
The Complete Angler by Izaak Walton (1593–1683)
On Compromise by John Morley (1838–1923)
Concerning Isabel Carnaby by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler (1860–1929)
Speech on Conciliation with the American Colonies by Edmund Burke (1729–1797)
The Confession of a Fool by August Strindberg (1849–1912)
Confessions by Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778)
Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859)
The Confessions of Saint Augustine by Saint Augustine (354–430)
History of the Conflict between Religion and Science by John William Draper (1811–1882)
The Conflict of Ages by Edward Beecher (1803–1895)
Coningsby by Lord Beaconsfield (1804–1881)
Coniston by Winston Churchill (1871–1947)
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (1835–1910)
The Conqueror by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (1857–1948)
The Conquest of Canaan by Booth Tarkington (1869–1946)
History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Prescott (1796–1859)
The Conscript by Émile Erckmann (1822–1899) and Alexandre Chatrian (1826–1890)
The Consolations of Philosophy by Boethius (d. 524)
Archibald Constable and His Literary Correspondents by Thomas Constable (1812–1881)
The Memoir of John Constable by Charles Robert Leslie (1794–1859)
Constance Trescot by Silas Weir Mitchell (1829–1914)
Consuelo by George Sand (1804–1876)
History of the Consulate and the Empire of France under Napoleon (1799–1815) by Adolphe Thiers (1797–1877)
Conventional Lies of Our Civilization by Max Simon Nordau (1849–1923)
Cook’s Voyages—Various Authors
James Fenimore Cooper by Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury (1838–1915)
The Question of Copyright by George Haven Putnam (1844–1930)
Corinne; or, Italy by Madame de Staël (1766–1817)
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Corleone by Francis Marion Crawford (1854–1909)
Life of Hernando Cortes by Sir Arthur Helps (1813–1875)
Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy by John Fiske (1842–1901)
Cosmopolis by Paul Bourget (1852–1935)
Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk-tales by Robert Nisbet Bain, ed. (1854–1909)
The Cossacks by Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)
The Cotton Kingdom by Frederick Law Olmsted (1822–1903)
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (1802–1870)
Count Robert of Paris by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
The Country Doctor by Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)
The Country House by John Galsworthy (1867–1933)
Country Living and Country Thinking by Mary Abigail Dodge (Gail Hamilton) (1833–1896)
The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909)
Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)
Cousin Pons by Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)
The Coventry Plays—Author Unknown
Coverdale’s Bible by Myles Coverdale, trans. (c. 1488–1569)
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–1865)
History of Creation by Ernst Haeckel (1834–1919)
The Story of Creation by Edward Clodd (1840–1930)
Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson (1859–1941)
The Cretan Insurrection of 1866–8 by William James Stillman (1828–1901)
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821–1881)
The Crime of Henry Vane by Frederic Jesup Stimson (1855–1943)
The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France (1844–1924)
The Crime of the Boulevard by Jules Claretie (1840–1913)
Cripps the Carrier by Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1825–1900)
The Crisis by Winston Churchill (1871–1947)
The Critic by Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751–1816)
The Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1724–1804)
Oliver Cromwell’s Letters and Speeches: With Elucidations by Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658)
Cromwell’s Place in History by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1829–1902)
Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866)
The Cruise of the Midge by Michael Scott (1789–1835)
The History and Literature of the Crusades by Heinrich von Sybel (1817–1895)
The Crust and the Cake by Edward Garrett (Isabella Fyvie Mayo) (1843–1914)
Cudjo’s Cave by John Townsend Trowbridge (1827–1916)
Culture and Anarchy by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
The Culture Demanded by Modern Life by Edward Livingston Youmans, ed. (1821–1887)
Cuore by Edmondo De Amicis (1846–1908)
Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1766–1848)
Curiosities of Natural History by Francis Trevelyan Buckland (1826–1880)
Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang (1844–1912)
A Cycle of Cathay by William Alexander Parsons Martin (1827–1916)
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)
Daisy Miller by Henry James (1843–1916)
Dame Care by Hermann Sudermann (1857–1928)
The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic (1856–1898)
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1819–1880)
A Shadow of Dante by Maria Francesca Rossetti (1827–1876)
The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley (1859–1925)
Daphnis and Chloe by Longus (Second Century?)
The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy (1867–1933)
The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole (1884–1941)
The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov (1860–1904)
A Daughter of Heth by William Black (1841–1898)
Daughter of Jorio by Gabriele D’Annunzio (1863–1938)
David Balfour by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
David Blaize by Edward Frederic Benson (1867–1940)
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
The History of David Grieve by Mary Augusta Ward (1851–1920)
David Harum by Edward Noyes Westcott (1847–1898)
David Penstephen by Richard Pryce (1864–1942)
The Dawn of Astronomy by Norman Lockyer (1836–1920)
The Dawn of the XIXth Century in England by John Ashton (1834–1911)
The Day of Doom by Michael Wigglesworth (1631–1705)
Days Near Rome by Augustus John Cuthbert Hare (1834–1903)
Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol (1809–1852)
Death and the Fool by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874–1929)
The Death of Ivan Ilyitch by Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)
Debit and Credit by Gustav Freytag (1816–1895)
Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–1375)
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1737–1794)
The Deemster by Hall Caine (1853–1931)
Deephaven by Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909)
The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)
Degeneration by Max Simon Nordau (1849–1923)
The Delectable Duchy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863–1944)
The Deliverance by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (1873–1945)
Delphine by Madame de Staël (1766–1817)
The Deluge by David Graham Phillips (1867–1911)
Democracy and Education by John Dewey (1859–1952)
Democracy and Liberty by William Edward Hartpole Lecky (1838–1903)
Democracy and the Organization of Political Parties by Moisei Ostrogorski (1854–1919)
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–1859)
Democracy in Europe: A History by Thomas Erskine May (1815–1886)
Demonology and Devil-Lore by Moncure Daniel Conway (1832–1907)
The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin (1809–1882)
Destiny by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier (1782–1854)
The Destiny of Man by John Fiske (1842–1901)
Dialogues of the Dead by Lucian (c. 125–after 180)
Dialogues of the Dead by George, Lord Lyttelton (1709–1773)
The Diamond Lens by Fitz-James O’Brien (1828–1862)
Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith (1828–1909)
Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley (1859–1925)
Diary of Two Parliaments by Sir Henry William Lucy (1845–1924)
The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1812–1876)
The Dictator by Justin McCarthy (1830–1912)
Bayle’s Dictionary, Historical and Critical by Pierre Bayle (1647–1706)
Diderot and the Encyclopædists by John Morley (1838–1923)
The Disciple by Paul Bourget (1852–1935)
Discourses Delivered in the Royal Academy by Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723–1792)
Discoveries of America to the year 1525 by Arthur James Weise (1838–1910/1)
The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield by William Flavelle Monypenny (1866–1912) and George Earle Buckle (1854–1935)
The Diversions of Purley by John Horne Tooke (1736–1812)
A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (1265–1321)
The Divine Fire by Mary Amelia St. Clair (May Sinclair) (1863–1946)
Dmitri Rudin by Ivan Turgenev (1818–1883)
Doctor Antonio by Giovanni Ruffini (1807–1881)
Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593)
The Doctor by Robert Southey (1774–1843)
The Doctor by Ralph Connor (1860–1937)
Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)
The Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen (1828–1906)
Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
Donal Grant by George MacDonald (1824–1905)
Doña Luz by Juan Valera (1824–1905)
Doña Perfecta by Benito Pérez Galdós (1843–1920)
Don John by Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)
Don Juan by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Don Orsino by Francis Marion Crawford (1854–1909)
Donovan by Ada Ellen Bayly (Edna Lyall) (1857–1903)