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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 Nabob to Progress and Poverty

The Nabob by Alphonse Daudet (1840–1897)
Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne (1769–1834)
The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte by William Milligan Sloane (1850–1928)
The Life of Napoleon I. by John Holland Rose (1855–1942)
The History of Napoleon the First by Pierre Lanfrey (1828–1877)
Nathalie by Julia Kavanagh (1824–1877)
Nathan Burke by Mary Stanbery Watts (1868–1958)
Nathan the Wise by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–1781)
Natural History by Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707–1788)
Natural History by Pliny the Elder (23–79 A.D.)
The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne by Gilbert White (1720–1793)
Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection by Alfred Russel Wallace (1823–1913)
Neighbor Jackwood by John Townsend Trowbridge (1827–1916)
The Neighbors by Fredrika Bremer (1801–1865)
The Life of Nelson by Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840–1914)
The Life of Nelson by Robert Southey (1774–1843)
The Nemesis of Faith by James Anthony Froude (1818–1894)
Nero by Ernst Eckstein (1845–1900)
The Net by Rex Beach (1877–1949)
The Newcomes by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
A Compendious History of New England by John Gorham Palfrey (1796–1881)
The New England Primer—Authors Unknown
New Essays: Observations, Divine and Moral by John Robinson (1575?–1625)
The New Fiction by Henry Duff Traill (1842–1900)
The New Freedom by Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)
New Grub Street by George Gissing (1857–1903)
The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells (1866–1946)
Newport by George Parsons Lathrop (1851–1898)
The New Priest of Conception Bay by Robert Traill Spence Lowell (1816–1891)
The New Republic by William Hurrell Mallock (1849–1923)
A New Way to Pay Old Debts by Philip Massinger (1583–1640)
New Worlds for Old by H. G. Wells (1866–1946)
The Nibelungenlied by Unknown Author
Nick of the Woods by Robert Montgomery Bird (1806–1854)
Ninety-three by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
Nineveh and Its Remains and Monuments of Nineveh by Austen Henry Layard (1817–1894)
Nippur; or, Explorations and Adventures on the Euphrates by John Punnett Peters (1852–1921)
Noémi by Sabine Baring-Gould (1834–1924)
Introduction to the Study of North American Archæology by Cyrus Thomas (1825–1910)
The North Pole by Robert Edwin Peary (1856–1920)
The North West Passage by Roald Amundsen (1872–1928)
Nostromo by Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)
Not Like Other Girls by Rosa Nouchette Carey (1840–1909)
Notre-Dame of Paris by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
Nouveaux Lundis by Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804–1869)
The Novum Organum by Francis Bacon (1561–1626)
Numa Roumestan by Alphonse Daudet (1840–1897)
Adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck by Rodolphe Töpffer (1799–1846)
Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov (1812–1891)
Observations on Popular Antiquities by John Brand (1744–1806)
Oceana; or, England and her Colonies by James Anthony Froude (1818–1894)
The Octopus by Frank Norris (1870–1902)
The Odd Number by Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893)
The Odyssey by Homer (fl. 850 B.C.)
Œdipus at Colonus by Sophocles (c. 496–406 B.C.)
Œdipus the King by Sophocles (c. 496–406 B.C.)
Off the Skelligs by Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)
Ogier the Dane—Author Unknown
The Old House by Fyodor Sologub (1863–1927)
The Old Mam’selle’s Secret by E. Marlitt (Eugenie John) (1825–1887)
Old Sir Douglas by Caroline Elizabeth Sarah (Sheridan) Norton (1808–1877)
Old Story of My Farming Days by Fritz Reuter (1810–1874)
Old St. Paul’s by William Harrison Ainsworth (1805–1882)
Old Town Folks by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)
The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett (1867–1931)
Memoir of the Life of Laurence Oliphant, and of Alice Oliphant, His Wife by Margaret Oliphant (1828–1897)
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
One of Cleopatra’s Nights by Théophile Gautier (1811–1872)
Onesimus: Memoirs of a Disciple of St. Paul by Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838–1926)
One Summer by Blanche Willis Howard (1847–1898)
One Woman’s Life by Robert Herrick (1868–1938)
Only a Girl by Wilhelmine von Hillern (1836–1916)
On the Eve by Ivan Turgenev (1818–1883)
On the Heights by Berthold Auerbach (1812–1882)
Opus Majus, of Roger Bacon by Roger Bacon (1214?–1294)
The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman (1823–1893)
Oriental Religions by Samuel Johnson (1822–1882)
The Origin of Civilisation and Primitive Condition of Man by Sir John Lubbock (1834–1913)
Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1809–1882)
Orlando Furioso by Lodovico Ariosto (1474–1533)
Orloff and His Wife by Maksim Gorky (1868–1936)
The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers by Robert Henry Newell (1836–1901)
Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936)
Othello by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Ought We to Visit Her? by Annie Edwards (1830–1896)
Our Daily Bread by Clara Viebig (1860–1952)
Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
Our New Alaska by Charles Hallock (1834–1917)
Our Old Home by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864)
Our Village by Mary Russell Mitford (1787–1855)
The Oxford History of Music by William Henry Hadow, ed. (1859–1937)
The Oxford Reformers of 1498 by Frederic Seebohm (1833–1912)
Pagan and Christian Rome by Rodolfo Amedeo Lanciani (1847–1929)
History of Painting by Alfred Woltmann (1841–1880) and Karl Woermann (1844–1933)
The Palace of Pleasure by William Painter (1540?–1594)
In the Palace of the King by Francis Marion Crawford (1854–1909)
Palmerin de Oliva—Author Unknown
Palmerin of England—Author Unknown
Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded by Samuel Richardson (1689–1761)
Panama by Arthur Bullard (1879–1929)
The Pandects of Justinian—Various Authors
Paolo and Francesca by Stephen Phillips (1868–1915)
Paradise Lost by John Milton (1608–1674)
Paradise Regained by John Milton (1608–1674)
The Paradyse of Daynty Devises—Various Authors
Paris in America by Édouard René Lefebvre Laboulaye (1811–1883)
Parliamentary Novels by Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)
Parliamentary Reform by Walter Bagehot (1826–1877)
Past and Present by Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)
Paston Letters—Various Authors
Il Pastor Fido by Battista Guarini (1538–1612)
Patrins by Louise Imogen Guiney (1861–1920)
The Patriot by Antonio Fogazzaro (1842–1911)
Patronage by Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849)
Patty by Katharine Sarah Macquoid (1824–1917)
Paul and Virginia by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (1737–1814)
Paul Clifford by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873)
Paul Ferrol by Caroline Clive (1801–1873)
Pearl—Author Unknown
The Pearl of Orr’s Island by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)
La Peau de Chagrin by Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)
Pedagogics of the Kindergarten by Friedrich Fröbel (1782–1852)
Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen (1828–1906)
Peg Woffington by Charles Reade (1814–1884)
Pelham by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873)
Pelle the Conqueror by Martin Andersen Nexø (1869–1954)
Pendennis by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
Penguin Island by Anatole France (1844–1924)
Penrod by Booth Tarkington (1869–1946)
Pensées by Blaise Pascal (1623–1662)
Pensées Philosophiques by Denis Diderot (1713–1784)
A History of the People of the United States by John Bach McMaster (1852–1932)
Pepacton by John Burroughs (1837–1921)
Pepita Jiménez by Juan Valera (1824–1905)
Diary by Samuel Pepys (1633–1703)
Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)
Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Perkin Warbeck by John Ford (1586–c. 1640)
Persian Letters by Montesquieu (1689–1755)
Peter Ibbetson by George du Maurier (1834–1896)
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie (1860–1937)
Peter Schlemihl by Adelbert von Chamisso (1781–1838)
Dissertation on the Epistles of Phalaris by Richard Bentley (1662–1742)
Phases of Thought and Criticism by Brother Azarias (Patrick Francis Mullany) (1847–1893)
Essays on the Art of Pheidias by Charles Waldstein (1856–1927)
Philaster by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616) and John Fletcher (1579–1625)
Philip and his Wife by Margaret Deland (1857–1945)
Philip van Artevelde by Sir Henry Taylor (1800–1886)
The Philistines by Arlo Bates (1850–1918)
Philobiblon by Richard de Bury (1287–1345)
The Wonderful Adventures of Phra the Phœnician by Edwin Lester Linden Arnold (1857–1935)
Phroso by Anthony Hope (1863–1933)
Physiognomy by Johann Caspar Lavater (1741–1801)
Physiologus—Author Unknown
The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
Pictures of Travel by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
The Pilgrimage of Anacharsis the Younger by Jean-Jacques Barthélemy (1716–1795)
The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1628–1688)
The Pilot and His Wife by Jonas Lie (1833–1908)
The Pilot by James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)
Pioneers of France in the New World by Francis Parkman (1823–1893)
The Pit by Frank Norris (1870–1902)
The Plain Dealer by William Wycherley (1640–1716)
Plasher’s Mead by M. Compton Mackenzie (1883–1972)
Dialogues by Plato (429–347 B.C.)
The Playboy of the Western World by John Millington Synge (1871–1909)
Lives by Plutarch (c. 45–120 A.D.)
Edgar Allan Poe by George Edward Woodberry (1855–1930)
The Poet at the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1842–1917)
The Nature and Elements of Poetry by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
The Poets of America by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
Principles of Political Economy by John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)
The Politician by Antonio Fogazzaro (1842–1911)
Polyolbion by Michael Drayton (1563–1631)
Popular Tales from the Norse by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812–1885)
The Portion of Labor by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1852–1930)
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James (1843–1916)
Potiphar Papers by George William Curtis (1824–1892)
Poverty, A Study in Town Life by Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree (1871–1954)
Pragmatism by William James (1842–1910)
Les Précieuses Ridicules by Molière (1622–1673)
Prehistoric Europe by James Geikie (1839–1915)
The Prelude by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (1775–1817)
Primitive Man by Louis Figuier (1819–1894)
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain (1835–1910)
The Prince of India by Lewis Wallace (1827–1905)
The Princess Aline by Richard Harding Davis (1864–1916)
The Princess Casamassima by Henry James (1843–1916)
The Princess by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli (1469–1527)
Principia by Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727)
An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832)
The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope (1863–1933)
The Prisoner by Alice Brown (1857–1948)
Private Gaspard by René Benjamin (1885–1948)
Problematic Characters by Friedrich Spielhagen (1829–1911)
Problems of Modern Democracy by Edwin Lawrence Godkin (1831–1902)
The Prodigal Son by Hall Caine (1853–1931)
Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler (1862–1931)
The Professor’s Love Story by J. M. Barrie (1860–1937)
Progress and Poverty by Henry George (1839–1897)