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Collins Classics
Publisher: Collins, Glasgow. Country: U.K. Date: c. 1950s - c. 1970s.

The Mill on the Floss (George Eliot) (Collins Classics) (image)

The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
Introduction by Gerald Bullett.

Glasgow, Collins, 1959 (Collins Classics)
Hardcover. Dustwrapper. Jointly published in the U.S. by Norton.

Series Note (1): "Collins Classics offer the best reading value you can obtain. The texts have been chosen and edited with the greatest care, and the supplementary matter in each volume includes an authoritative introduction, a short biography of the author and a useful bibliography. These features add to the enjoyment of the general reader and greatly enhance the value of the book to students, to whom the series is also especially suited as regards format and price. There is something to suit everyone in Collins Classics -- well-tried favourites for younger readers; short-story volumes; novels from many hands, from Dickens and the Brontes to Conrad and Wells; Shakespeare and the great poets; biographies, plays, essays and travel books. Begin now to collect Collins Classics and invest in a library of great books that will be a constant source of pride and pleasure as the years go by."
-- Source: Back flap of dust wrapper of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (Collins Classics series). Glasgow, Collins, 1953; reprinted in 1970.

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Series Note (2): "In their now familiar larger size, Collins Classics are well suited to home and library bookshelves, yet still compact enough to fit the pocket. Every volume has been newly set and where necessary new texts have been adopted to meet the most exacting academic standards. Several volumes contain more than one work by the author.

Special features include a portrait and brief life of the author, an introduction, and a concise bibliography. The writer of the introduction is shown in italics after each title in this list.

Leaf size: 7 1/8 x 4 3/8 in.

Titles available in the following bindings:
-- Canterbury -- dark blue leatheroid, fine grain flexible covers with gold stamping on the spine; individually slipcased.
-- Leather -- a number of titles, marked (L) in this list, are available in full red goat grained leather with flexible covers, gold blocked, gilt top, head-band and ribbon marker, individually slipcased.

Note: A few titles on listed on the inside of the back cover are not available in U.S.A.

Canterbury (leatheroid): $1.95 per volume
Canterbury (giant volumes) $2.95 per volume
Leather $3.50 per volume

Special Boxed Sets
The following sets are available in the leather binding, each supplied in a presenation box:
- Six Novels of Jane Austen $17.50
- Seven Novels and other works of the Brontë sisters $21.00
- Sixteen novels and other works of Charles Dickens $56.00
- Five volumes of the Poems of Byron, Keats, Shelley, Tennyson and Wordsworth $17.50
- Alexandre Dumas - five D'Artagnan Romances $17.50
- Complete works of Shakespeare $14.00

Canterbury Sets:
- Jane Austen Set $9.75
- Brontë Set $11.50
- Dickens Set $31.20
Shakespeare Set $7.80 "

Complete Annotated List of Collins Classics - 1967

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(A) List Arranged Alphabetically by Author

THE NEW TESTAMENT The Authorised Version set as prose and verse, introduction and short notes - Austin Farrer, D.D. (L)400*

Alcott, Louisa M. (1832-88)
Little Women & Good Wives Marjory Swinton. The much beloved Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy. Illustrated by Dorothy Colles. (L)407

Little Men Ann Brunton. The humorous escapades of Jo's pupils. Illustrated by John Gardner. 403

Jo's Boys Christine Rolland. They reach maturity and travel abroad. Illustrated by John Gardner. 406.

Andersen, Hans (1805-75)
Fairy Tales Margaret W. J. Jeffrey. 35 firm favourites, including The Ugly Duckling. Illustrated by Vernon Soper. (L)408

Austen, Jane (1775-1817)
These 6 great novels published in 5 volumes. Specially cased sets available in the Canterbury and Leather bindings.

Pride & Prejudice V. S. Pritchett. The fascinating Bennet family, their lives and loves, Darcy, Lady Catherine de Bourgh. (L)411

Sense & Sensibility A. C. Ward. Elinor Dashwood has Sense but Marianne has Sensibility. (L)412

Emma G. B. Stern. The self-satisfied Emma Woodhouse and the simple Harriet Smith, Frank Churchill, The Westons. L(413)

Mansfield Park G. B. Stern. The self-effacing but charming Fanny Price is the heroine, adopted by the Bertram family. (L)414

Northanger Abbey & Persuasion R. B. Johnson. Her first novel, an amusing skit, and her last, semi-autobiographical. (L)415

Ballantyne, R. M. (1825-94)
Coral Island Margaret W. J. Jeffrey. The classic desert island story. Jack, Peterkin and Ralph. Illus. by W. M. Ireland. (L)420

Martin Rattler J. B. Foreman. Martin's exciting adventures in tropical Brazil. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam. 424

Beck L. Adams ( ?-1931)
The Life of the Buddha George F. Maine. A fine biography great spiritual teacher. 418**

Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931)
Riceyman Steps & Elsie and the Child Michael Sadlier. The miser Earlforward, his wife, their maid Elsie and Jo. 419**

Blackrnore, R. D. (1825-1900)
Lorna Doone L. A. G. Strong. Set in lovely Exmoor. (L)421
Illustrated edition with 18 photographs also available.

Boldrewood, Rolf (T. A. Browne 1825-1915)
Robbery Under Arms G. F. Maine. Bushranging, cattle stealing and highway robbery in Australia in the 1850's. 422*

Borrow, George (1803-81)
Wild Wales Cecil Price. The vivid story of a tour of Wales in 1854 includes map and index. 423*
Souvenir edition also available with over 100 photographs.

Boswell, James (1740-95)
A Tour of the Hebrides T. C. Livingstone. The famous 1775 tour with Dr. Samuel Johnson (map, index and poems). 425*

Bronte, Charlotte (1816-55), Emily (1818-48) and Anne (1820-49)
A fine 6 volume set containing 7 novels and other writings; the last edited with a long biographical and critical introduction by Phyllis Bentley. "A fine and explicit piece of guidance." Yorkshire Post

Shirley (C) Phyllis Bentley. The heroine is said to be based on the personality of Emily. The advent of the Machine Age. (L)431*

Jane Eyre (C) Bonamy Dobree. Jane the Governess and the tragic Rochester, owner of Thornfield Hall. (L)432*

Wuthering Heights (E) Bonamy Dobree. Heathcliff, Earnshaw and Linton. Set on the wild Yorkshire moors. (L)433

Villette (C) Phyllis Bentley. Lucy Snowe, M. Paul and Madame Beck, partly autobiographical and set in Brussels. (L)434*

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall & Agnes Grey (A) Phyllis Bentley. Two simple romantic novels. (L)435**

The Professor & Some Angrian Tales (C) & Poems Phyllis Bentley. All three are represented in the Poems. (L)436**

Bullen, Frank T. (1857-1915)
The Cruise of the Cachalot & The Log ot a Sea Waif Hammond Innes. The best description of whaling including a voyage round the world. The Log describes his early days in sail. 440*

Bunyan, John (1628-88)
The Pilgrim's Progress Hugh Ross Williamson. The great allegory of Man's journey through the pitfalls of this World. (L)441

Burns, Robert (1759-96)
Poems & Songs James Barke. Some 60 poems not previously appearing in a collected edition; introduction, chronology and complete glossary are included. (L)442**
A Souvenir edition with photographs is also available.

Butler, Samuel (1835-1902)
The Way of All Flesh A. C. Ward. Autobiographical. A witty and ironic study of parent-child relationship. 443**

Byron, Lord (1788-1824)
Poems & Prose Selected and edited with a long biographical
and critical introduction by Peter Quennell. (L) 444***

Carroll, Lewis (C. L. Dodgson, 1832-98)
Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-GIass with The Hunting of the Snark and other Poems Robin Denniston. Illustrated by Dorothy Colles in the manner of Tenniel. 450*

Chesterton, G. K. (1874-1936)
Selected Essays John Guest. A skilful selection showing his humour and his love of paradox and of his fellow-men. 451*

Clarke, Marcus (1846-81)
For the Term of his Natural Life George Ivor Smith. The life of a wrongly convicted convict sent out to Tasmania in the early nineteenth century. 452**

Collins, Wilkie (1824-89)
The Woman in White E. C. R. Lorac. In an eerie atmosphere a complicated mystery story developes dramatically. 455**

The Moonstone G. D. H. and M. Cole. "The first, the longest and the best of modern English detective novels." 456**

Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924)
Six titles in three volumes, a fine cross-section of his varied work.

An Outcast of the Islands & Almayer's Folly Oliver Warner. His first vivid and powerful novel set in the East Indies. 457**

The Nigger of the Narcissus & Typhoon & 'Twixt Land and Sea Oliver Warner. His greatest stories of the sea. 458**

Lord Jim Sir Ivan Thompson. The tragic story of a young mate trying to live down an early error of judgment. 459*

Coolidge, Susan (1835-1905)
What Katy Did & What Katy Did at School Margaret Tempest. Two fine school stories set in the United States. Illustrated by Victor Bertoglio. 464*

Cooper, J. Fenimore (1789-1851)
The Last of the Mohicans The Author. Natty Bumppo in the classic Red Indian story. One of the Leatherstocking Sagas. (L)461*

Craik, Mrs. (Dinah M. Mulock 1826-87)
John Halifax, Gentleman Robin Denniston. The start of the Industrial Revolution. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whit tarn. 462*

Crockett, S. R. (1860-1914)
The Raiders & The Lilac Sunbonnet George Blake. A swash-buckling tale and a simple romance, set in Scotland. 463**

Defoe, Daniel (1660-1731)
Robinson Crusoe (Parts I & II) F. Brereton. Contains The Life & Adventures and The Farther Adventures. (L)470*

Dickens, Charles (1812-70)
All the novels and Christmas Stories. Some famous characters and places are mentioned under each title.

David Copperfield Norman Collins. Mr. Micawber, Uriah Heep, Betsy Trotwood, Barkis, part-autobiographical. (L)471**

Great Expectations Kenneth Hayens. Joe Gargery, Miss Havisham, Pip and Estella, Mr. Jagger. (L)472*

Old Curiosity Shop R. Brimley Johnson. Little Nell, Quilp, Sampson and Sally Brass, Dick Swiveller. (L)473*

Bleak House R. Brimley Johnson. Esther Summerson and Dr. Woodcourt, Mrs. Jellyby, Miss Flite and Jo. (L)474***

Pickwick Papers Alec Waugh. Tupman, Winkle, Snodgrass, Jingle, Sam Weller, Mrs. Bardell, the Wardles. (L)475**

Martin Chuzzlewit Kenneth Hayens. Includes a trip to the U.S.A., Sarah Gamp, Pecksniff, Tom Pinch. (L)476***

Barnaby Rudge Kenneth Hayens. The Gordon Riots of 1780, the Vardens, Miss Miggs and Samuel Tappertit. (L)478***

Nicholas Nickleby Alec Waugh. Dotheboys Hall, Squeers, the Cheerybles, the Mantalinis, Madeleine Bray. (L)477**

Dombey & Son Mark Twain. Dr. Blimber's school, son Paul, daughter Florence and Walter Gay, Captain Cuttle. (L)479***

A Tale of Two Cities Sidney Dark. Paris and London, Sidney Carton, Dr. and Lucy Manette, Madame Defarge. (L)480*

Oliver Twist Kenneth Hayens. Fagin, the Artful Dodger, Bill Sykes and Nancy, Mr. Brownlow and Bumble. (L)481*

Christmas Books D. N. Brereton. Includes A Christmas Carol (Scrooge, the Cratchits), The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man. (L)482*

Hard Times Frederick Brereton. The effects of the Industrial Revolution, The Gradgrinds, Stephen Blackpool. (L)483*

Little Dorrit Mark Whyte. Amy, the Marshalsea prison for debtors, the Barnacles, Arthur Clenman. (L)484***

Our Mutual Friend Jerome K. Jerome. John Harmon, Hexham, Bella Wilfer, Nicodemus Boffin, Jenny Wren. (L)485***

Edwin Drood C. Day Lewis. Unfinished mystery with a possible solution by Edmund Wilson and useful appendices. (L)486**

Drummond, Henry (1851-97)
The Greatest Thing in the World & 21 Other Addresses J. Y. Simpson. Includes also The Programme of Christianity, The City Without a Church, The Changed Life and Pax Vobiscum. Also 15 addresses published under the title The Ideal Life and Baxter's Second Innings. (L)496

Dumas, Alexandre (1802-70)
The most comprehensive range of titles in a standard series.

The D'Artagnan Romances should be read in this order and tell of Athos, Porthos, and Aramis in the time of Cardinal Richelieu and Louis XIII and XIV.

The Three Musketeers Sidney Dark. (L)501**

Twenty Years After R. Brimley Johnson. (L)502**

The Vicomte de Bragelonne R. Brimley Johnson. (L)505**

Louise de la Valliere Sidney Dark. (L)503**

The Man in the Iron Mask Sidney Dark. (L)506**

The Valois Romances. The period of Charles IX, his sister Marguerite, wife of Henry of Navarre and the Huguenots.

Chicot the Jester Mark Whyte. 509**

The Forty-Five Guardsmen Mark Whyte. 510**

Other Novels

The Black Tulip D. N. Brereton. Political intrigue in Holland in the time of William of Orange. (L)504*

The Count of Monte Cristo Richard Church. The revenge of Edmond Dantes after escaping from Chateau d'If. 507G

du Maurier, George (1834-96)
Trilby James Laver. Bohemian life in Paris, and the evil influence of the hypnotist Svengali; Little Billie, Taffy and Sandy. 520*

Eliot, George (Mary A. Evans 1819-80)
Adam Bede Gerald Bullett. A powerful story of rivalry between a carpenter and squire's son for Hetty Sorrell. 521*

Mill on the Floss Gerald Bullett. The conflict of personality between Maggie and Tom Tulliver at Darlcote Mill. (L)522*

Silas Marner Winifred Mulley. An embittered man re-establishes himself; this volume includes Brother Jacob, The Lifted Veil (two macabre short stories) and five Poems. 523

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-82)
Essays, Representative Men and Poems DeLancey Ferguson. Also The Transcendentalist and some English Traits. (L)526***

Fielding, Henry (1707-54)
Tom Jones Alan Pryce-Jones. The first great English novel: Tom's amours, duels and dare-devil escapades. 529***

FitzGerald, Edward (1809-83)
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Euphranor & Salaman and Absal Laurence Housman. Edited by G. F. Maine, Versions I, II and V with variants for III and IV, Euphranor, a Platonic dialogue, and Salaman and Absal, a Sufi allegorical poem. (L)530

Flaubert, Gustave (1821-80)
Madame Bovary. Translated and introduced by J. Lewis May. The best translation of this tragic masterpiece. 531*

Galsworthy, John (1867-1933)
The Man of Property Ivor Brown. First and greatest of the Forsyte Saga; telling of Victorian middle-class life. 532**

Gaskell, Mrs. (Elizabeth Stevenson 1810-65)
Cranford David Ascoli. Gentility in the 1800's. Miss Matty, Miss Deborah, Captain Brown, Lady Glenmire. 540*

Goldsmith, Oliver (1728-74)
The Vicar of Wakefield, She Stoops to Conquer, The Deserted Village and Other Poems C. E. Vulliamy. His greatest novel, play and poem, all in one volume. 541

Grimm, The Brothers (J. 1785-1863, W. 1786-1859)
Fairy Tales Margaret Jeffrey. 100 stories including Cinderella, The Frog Prince, etc. Illustrated by Marjory Anderson 542*

Grossmith, George (1847-1912), Weedon (1853-1919)
The Diary of a Nobody Alan Pryce-Jones. Charles and Carr Pooter—suburban life in the eighties, humorously described. With Weedon's delightful original illustrations. 543*

Haggard, Sir Henry Rider (1856-1925)
These five volumes represent the cream of his writings, and all are illustrated by Will Nickless.

She Stuart Cloete. Leo Vincey and Horace Holly first meet the mysterious and timeless She in Africa. 544*

Ayesha: The Return of She J. B. Foreman. The two again meet She, now priestess in Central Asia. 344*

King Solomon's Mines Roger Green. Allan Quatermain, Sir Henry Curtis and Captain Good in search of diamonds. 545*

Allan Quatermain Roger Green. The same trio with Umslopogaas reach the hidden capital of the Zu-Vendi. 546*

Nada the Lily Edward Boyd. An epic of the dying Zulu people; Umslopogaas and Mopo the witch doctor. 547*

Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928)
Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman C. Day Lewis. His greatest work—a Wessex tragedy. 537**

Under the Greenwood Tree C. Day Lewis. A charming story of village life. Dick Dewey, Fancy Day, Mellstock Quire. 538*

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-64)
Tanglewood Tales Noel Streatfeild. Six ancient myths, e.g., The Minotaur, The Golden Fleece. Illustrated by Kenneth Ody. 548

Henry, O. (W. S. Porter 1862-1910)
58 Short Stories Geoffrey Moore. All the stories in Heart of the West, The Gentle Grafter, and The Voice of the City. 549*

69 Short Stories Woodrow W. Wyatt. All the stories in Cabbages and Kings, The Four Million, and The Trimmed Lamp. (L)550*

Hornung, E. W. (1866-1921)
Raffles M. R. Ridley. Sixteen Stories from the Amateur Cracks-man and The Black Mask with his accomplice, Bunny. 556*

Hudson, W. H. (1841-1922)
Green Mansions H. E. Bates. The strange tale of the supernatural Rima and Abel, set in northern South America. 555**

Hughes, Thomas (1822-96)
Tom Brown's Schooldays Lord Elton. Life at Rugby under ths great Dr. Arnold. Illustrated by Will Nickless. 551

Hugo, Victor (1802-85)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame M. Young. In Paris in 1482. Quasimodo the dwarf and the dancer Esmeralda. 552*

Les Miserables J. B. Morton. A fine translation (1,300 pages) of the great story of the unfortunate Jean Valjean. 553G

James, Henry (1843-1916)
The Turn of the Screw, The Aspern Papers and Seven Other Stories Michael Swan. Incl., The Figure in the Carpet, Brooksmith. 559**

Jerome, Jerome K. (1859-1927)
Three Men in a Boat Anthony Armstrong. The famous comic voyage on the Thames with George, Harris, I and Montmorency the dog. Illustrated by Elizabeth Odling. 558*

Keats, John (1795-1821)
Poems selected with notes and a long biographical and critical introduction by Edmund Blunden. (D560*

Kingsley, Charles (1819-75)
Westward Ho! L. A. G. Strong. The splendour of the Elizabethan era and defeat of the Spanish Armada. (L)561**

Water Babies & Selected Poems David Davis. A "fairy tale for Land Babies." Illustrated by Jean Cruikshank. 562

Hereward the Wake L. A. G. Strong. The bold fight of the English against the Normans in the 11th century. 563*

Lamb, Charles (1775-1834)
Essays, Poems and Letters J. Lewis May. All the essays of Elia, eight poems and twenty letters. 570**

Tales from Shakespeare Martin Armstrong. Stories of 20 of the great plays. Written with Mary, his sister. (L)571

Lawrence, D. H. (1885-1930)
Sons & Lovers John Raymond. A great novel, now filmed, of the love of Paul Morel for Miriam, Clara and his mother. 572**

London, Jack (1876-1916)
The Call of the Wild & White Fang & The Scarlet Plague Bernard Fergusson. Two classic stories about dogs and men in the Klondyke Gold Rush and California. (L)575*

Lytton, Lord (1803-73)
The Last Days of Pompeii Lettice Cooper. The eruption of Vesuvius in A.D. 79 and the ensuing tragedy. 576*

Mansfield, Katherine (1888-1923)
34 Short Stories Elizabeth Bowen's selection includes Bliss, The Garden Party, Prelude, The Dove's Nest and The Fly. 577**

Marryat, Captain Frederick (1792-1848)
Mr. Midshipman Easy Christopher Lloyd. Life in the Royal Navy in the early 19th century, Gascoigne and Mesty. 579*

Children of the New Forest Oliver Warner. Children hiding from the Roundheads. Illustrator Geoffrey Whittam. 580

Melville, Herman (1819-91)
Moby Dick J. N. Sullivan. The epic story of Captain Ahab's struggle with the fabulous white whale. (L)581**

Merriman, H. Seton (H. S. Scott 1862-1903)
Barlasch of the Guard Norman Collins. A vigorous story of the Retreat from Moscow, 1812. 583

Mountevans, Lord (1881-1957)
South with Scott The story of Scott's gallant but tragic 1910 expedition, by his second-in-command. With maps. 582*

Palgrave, F. T. (1824-97)
The Golden Treasury Edited and expanded by Cecil Day Lewis. The additional fifth book (229 poems) bringing "the best anthology of its kind ... up-to-date." (L)590**

Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-49)
Tales, Poems and Essays Lawrence Meynell. 36 stories, including all the Tales of Mystery and Imagination (e.g., The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Gold Bug). 41 Poems. 16 Essays. (L)592***

"Saki" (H. H. Munro 1870-1916)
76 Short Stories E. V. Knox. All the stories from Reginald. The Chronicles of Clovis, and The Toys of Peace. 609**

Schreiner, Olive (1855-1920)
The Story of an African Farm S. C. Cronwright-Schreiner. Waldo, Lindall and Em, the Veld in the late 19th century. 610* *

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832)
Ivanhoe includes a fins critical essay by Sir Herbert Grierson.

Kenilworth Sir Herbert Grierson. Queen Elizabeth, the Earl of Leicester and his wife, Amy. (L)611*

Ivanhoe Sir Herbert Grierson. Jousting and tournaments in the time of Richard the Lion Heart; Rebecca, Rowena. (D612*

Quentin Durward J. T. Christie. France in the 15th century; a young Scotsman in the Scots Guard of Louis XI. 613*

Heart of Midlothian Sir Herbert Grierson. The Porteous Riots, 1736, and Jeanie Deans's walk to London. 614*

Rob Roy J. T. Christie. The famous outlawed chief at the time of the Jacobite Rebellion, 1715. 615*

The Talisman J. T. Christie. Richard the Lion Heart, Saladin and the Third Crusade, 1189-92. 616

Old Mortality J. T. Christie. Centred on Claverhouse: includes Poundtext, Kettledrum, Jenny Dennison, etc. 617*

Sewell, Anna (1820-78)
Black Beauty J. T. Mulley. The classic " autobiography " of a thoroughbred horse. Illustrated by Frank R. Grey. (L)625*

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
This fine set, specially prepared by Professor Peter Alexander, is the Tudor text improved and revised. An introduction is provided for each play and group introductions to the Comedies, Histories, Tragedies and Poems. In addition to extensive glossaries to each volume a textual introduction and an Index of Characters is included in the fourth volume. A Life of Shakespeare is in Vol. I.

Vol. I Comedies (L)626**

Vol. II Histories (L)627**

Vol. III Tragedies (8 plays, Troilus—Hamlet) (L)628**

Vol. IV Tragedies & Poems (5 plays, Lear—Pericles) (L)629**

Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822)
Poems Selected and edited with a long critical and biographical
introduction by Edmund Blunden. (L)631 * *

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816)
Complete Plays Tyrone Guthrie. School for Scandal, The Rivals (Mrs. Malaprop), The Duenna, St. Patrick's Day, etc. 624**

Smollett, Tobias (1721-71)
Humphry Clinker V. S. Pritchett. The Brambles's entertaining 18th century tour of Britain. Tabitha and Capt. Lismahago. 632***

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-94)
These 9 volumes contain 20 separate works and many fragments making this the most extensive modestly priced set available.

Treasure Island Neil Munro. Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver and the hidden treasure. Illustrator Arnold Beauvais. (L)635

Kidnapped & Catriona Rosaline Masson and George Eyre-Todd. All David Balfour's adventures, Alan Breck-Stewart. (L)636*

The Black Arrow Rosaline Masson and Eric Braybrook. The Wars of the Roses. 637*

The Master of Ballantrae, Weir of Hermiston Neil Munro and Louis J. McQuilland. Includes several other pieces. 638*

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Island Night's Entertainments, The Merry Men & Other Stories John Kelman. 13 Stories, e.g., Beach at Falesa, Bottle Imp, Olalla, Story of a Lie., etc. (L)639*

A Child's Garden of Verses Elizabeth Goudge. With nearly 150 illustrations by Hilda Goldwag. (L)641

Familiar Studies of Men & Books, Virginibus Puerisque, Selected Poems G. B. Stern. 9 studies of distinguished writers, 15 charming essays, and over 50 poems. 642**

An Inland Voyage, Travels with a Donkey, the Silverado Squatters, the Amateur Emigrant, etc. G. B. Stern. Delightful essays on his own travels in Europe and America. 643**

Strachey, Lytton (1880-1932)
Queen Victoria Ivor Brown. A unique, vivid and witty assessment of the great Queen and those surrounding her. 647**

Eminent Victorians Noel Annan. Brilliant lives of Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold, General Gordon. 648**

Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745)
Gulliver's Travels Peter Quennell. The unexpurgated (Nonesuch) text of the travels to Lilliput, Brobdignag, Laputa, etc. (L)646

Tennyson, Alfred, Lord (1809-92)
These two volumes are edited with notes and a long introduction
by Sir Charles Tennyson the poet's grandson.

Poems (L)650***

The Idylls of the King & The Princess 651**

Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-63)

Henry Esmond Norman Collins. Marlborough, the Old Pretender, Swift and Steele appear. (L)655**

Vanity Fair Elizabeth Jenkins. A novel without a Hero; Becky Sharp, Amelia and Joss Sedley, Sir Pitt Crawley. (L)656**

Thomas a Kempis (1380-1471)
The Imitation of Christ The four books of this great devotional classic, newly translated and introduced by G. F. Maine. (L)659*

Trollope, Anthony (1815-82)
The Warden Anthony Cockshut. First of the Barsetshire series. 661 *

Barchester Towers Pamela Hansford Johnson. His greatest work, including the Proudies, Mr. Slope, etc. (L)660*

Twain, Mark (S. L. Clemens 1835-1910)
The Innocents Abroad DeLancey Ferguson. Brilliant description, characterisation and humour on a tour in the Old World. 668**

Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn Marjory Swinton. A double volume of their amusing adventures on the Mississippi. Illustrated by W. M. Ireland. (L)669*

Verne, Jules (1828-1905)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Geoffrey Castle. Captain Nemo and his famous submarine Nautilus. (L)671

Round the World in Eighty Days G. B. Young. The amazing adveuture of Phileas Fogg and Passepartout in 1872. 672

Wallace, Lew (1827-1905)
Ben Hur Maryvonne Butcher. Set in Jerusalem in the first century A.D.; includes the famous chariot race. (L)675**

Wells, H. G. (1866-1946)
A remarkably interesting selection, many introduced by his son who tells some fascinating stories about his remarkable father.

A Short History of the World. New edition revised by Professor G. P. Wells with new chapters from 1918 to 1963 by Raymond Postgate. 684*

Kipps Edward Shanks. His masterpiece. 681"
Tono Bungay C. E. M. Joad. Irresponsible capitalism. 685*
Love and Mr. Lewisham Frank Wells. Part autobiographical. 688*
The History of Mr. Polly Frank Wells. His happiest book. 692*

Short Stories
Tales of Wonder Frank Wells (17 Stories). 682*
Tales of Life and Adventure Frank Wells (21 Stories). 686*
Tales of the Unexpected Frank Wells (15 Stories). 687*

Scientific and Prophetic Novels
The Invisible Man Frank Wells. 683*
The First Men in the Moon Frank Wells. 689*
In the Days of the Comet Frank Wells. 690*
The Sleeper Awakes Montgomery Belgion. 691 *
The Food of the Gods Ronald Seth. 693*
The World Set Free Ritchie Colder. 694*

Weyman, Stanley J. (1855-1928)
Under the Red Robe Mary Macrae. Espionage and adventure in France under Richelieu. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam. 677*

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900)
Stories John Guest. 14, including Picture of Dorian Gray, The Happy Prince, Selfish Giant, Canterville Ghost. (L)701*

Complete Plays Tyrone Guthrie. Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, The Importance of Being Earnest, Salome and four others. 702*

Poems and Essays Kingsley Amis. The Sphinx, Ballad of Readin o Gaol De Profundis, The Critic as Artist, etc. 703**

Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)
Poems A new selection, edited with long biographical and critical introduction by H. M. Margoliouth. (L)710***

(B) List Arranged Alphabetically by Title

This contains more entries than the list alphabetically under authors because of the large number of comprehensive and short story volumes. To facilitate finding Essay, Play, Poetry and Short Story volumes, they are also thus grouped in this list.

Adam Bede George Eliot 521*
Agnes Grey Anne Bronte 435**
Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll 450*
Allan Quatermain Rider Haggard 546*
All's Well that End's Well William Shakespeare 626**
Almayer's Folly Joseph Conrad 457**
Amateur Cracksman (The) E. W. Hornung 556*
Amateur Emigrant (The) R. L. Stevenson 643**
Angrian Tales (Some) Charlotte Bronte 436**
Antony and Cleopatra Wm. Shakespeare 629**
Argonauts of the Air (The) H. G. Wells 686*
Aspern Papers (The) Henry James 559**
As You Like It Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Ayesha: The Return of She Rider Haggard 344*

Barchester Towers Anthony Trollope 660*
Barlasch of the Guard H. Seton Merriman 583
Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens 478***
Battle of Life, (The) Charles Dickens 482*
Baxter's Second Innings Henry Drummond 496
Beach of Falesa (The) R. L. Stevenson 639*
Bells (The) Edgar Allan Poe 592***
Ben Hur Lew Wallace 675**
Black Arrow (The) R. L. Stevenson 637*
Black Beauty Anna Sewell 625*
Black Mask (The) E. W. Hornung 556*
Black Tulip (The) Alexandre Dumas 504*
Bleak House Charles Dickens 474***
Bliss Katherine Mansfield 577**
Body Snatcher (The) R. L. Stevenson 639*
Bottle Imp (The) R. L. Stevenson 639*
Brooksmith Henry James 559**
Brother Jacob George Eliot 523

Cabbages and Kings O. Henry 550*
Call of the Wild (The) Jack London 575*
Canterville Ghost (The) Oscar Wilde 701*
Cask of Amontillado (The) E. A. Poe 592***
Catriona R. L. Stevenson 636*
Chicot the Jester Alexandre Dumas 509**
Childe Harold Byron 444***
Children of the New Forest Captain Marryat 580
Child's Garden of Verses (A ) R. L. Stevenson 641
Chimes (The) Charles Dickens 482*
Christmas Books Charles Dickens 482*
Christmas Carol (A) Charles Dickens 482*
Chronicles of Clovis (The) Saki 609**
Comedy of Errors (The) Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Cone (The) H. G. Wells 686*
Coral Island (The) R. M. Ballantyne 420
Coriolanus Wm. Shakespeare 628**
Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas 507G
Country of the Blind (The) H. G. Wells 682*
Cranford Mrs. Gaskell 540*
Cricket on the Hearth (The) Charles Dickens 482*
Critic as Artist (The) Oscar Wilde 703**
Cruise of the Cachalot (The) Frank T. Bullen 440*
Cymbeline Wm. Shakespeare 629**

David Copperfield Charles Dickens 471**
De Profundis Oscar Wilde 703**
Deal in Ostriches (A) H. G. Wells 686*
Descent into the Maelstrom E. A. Poe 592***
Deserted Village (The) Oliver Goldsmith 541
Diary of a Nobody (The) George and Weedon Grossmith 543*
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde R. L. Stevenson 639*
Dombey and Son Charles Dickens 479***
Don Juan Byron 444***
Dream of Armageddon H. G. Wells 687*
Duchess of Padua (The) Oscar Wilde 702*

Edwin Drood Charles Dickens 486**
Elia, Essays of, and Last Essays of, Charles Lamb 570**
Elsie and the Child Arnold Bennett 419**
Eminent Victorians Lytton Strachey 648**
Emma Jane Austen 413*
Emma, a Fragment Charlotte Bronte 436*
English Traits, A Selection from, R. W. Emerson 526***
Essays R. W. Emerson 526***
Essays G. K. Chesterton 451**
Essays Charles Lamb 570**
Essays Edgar Allan Poe 592***
Essays Oscar Wilde 703**
Essays Literary and Travel R. L. Stevenson 642** 643**
Ethics of Pig (The) O. Henry 549*
Euphranor Edward FitzGerald 530

Fairy Tales Hans Andersen 408
Fairy Tales Brothers Grimm 542*
Fall of the House of Usher (The) Edgar Allan Poe 592***
Familiar Studies in Men and Books R. L. Stevenson 642**
Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe D. Defoe 470*
Figure in the Carpet (The) Henry James 559**
Filmer H. G. Wells 686*
First Men in the Moon (The) H. G. Wells 689*
Florentine Tragedy (A) Oscar Wilde 702*
Food of the Gods (The) H. G. Wells 693*
For the Term of His Natural Life Marcus Clarke 452**
Forty-Five Guardsmen (The) A. Dumas 510**
Four Million (The) O. Henry 550*
Freya of the Seven Isles Joseph Conrad 458**

Garden Party (The) Katherine Mansfield 577**
Gentle Grafter (The) O. Henry 549*
Gift of the Magi (The) O. Henry 550*
Gold Bug (The) Edgar Allan Poe 592***
Golden Treasury (The) F. T. Palgrave 590**
Good Wives Louisa M. Alcott 407*
Great Expectations Charles Dickens 472*
Great North Road (The) R. L. Stevenson 638*
Greatest Thing in the World (The) Henry Drummond 496
Green Mansions W. H. Hudson 555**
Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift 646

Haarlem Tragedy (A) O. Henry 550*
Hamlet Wm. Shakespeare 628**
Hand that Rules the World (The) O. Henry 549*
Happy Prince (The) and Other Tales Oscar Wilde 701*
Hard Times Charles Dickens 483*
Haunted Man (The) Charles Dickens 482*
Heart of Midlothian (The) Sir Walter Scott 614*
Heart of the West O. Henry 549*
Henry Esmond Wm. Thackeray 655**
Hereward the Wake Charles Kingsley 563*
House of Pomegranates (The) Oscar Wilde 701*
Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain 669*
Humphry Clinker Tobias Smollett 632***
Hunchback of Notre Dame (The) Victor Hugo 552*
Hunting of the Snark (The) Lewis Carroll 450*

Ideal Husband (An) Oscar Wilde 702*
Ideal Life (The) Henry Drummond 496
Idylls of the King (The) Alfred, Lord Tennyson 651**
Imitation of Christ (The) Thomas a Kempis 659*
Importance of Being Earnest (The) Oscar Wilde 702*
Inland Voyage (An) R. L. Stevenson 643**
Innocents Abroad (The) Mark Twain 668**
In the Abyss H. G. Wells 682*
In the Days of the Comet H. G. Wells 690*
Invisible Man (The) H. G. Wells 683*
Island Night's Entertainments R. L. Stevenson 639*
Isle of Voices (The) R. L. Stevenson 639*
Ivanhoe Sir Walter Scott 612*

Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë 432*
John Halifax, Gentleman Mrs. Craik 462*
Jo's Boys L. M. Alcott 406
Julius Caesar Wm. Shakespeare 628**

Kenilworth Sir Walter Scott 611*
Kidnapped R. L. Stevenson 636*
King Lear Wm. Shakespeare 629**
King Solomon's Mines Rider Haggard 545*
Kipps H. G. Wells 681*

Lady Barbarina Henry James 559**
Lady Windermere's Fan Oscar Wilde 702*
La Sainte Courtisane Oscar Wilde 702*
Last Days of Pompeii (The) Lord Lytton 576*
Last of the Mohicans (The) J. Fenimore Cooper 461*
Legend of Tubal George Eliot 523
Les Miserables Victor Hugo 553G
Lesson of the Master (The) Henry James 559**
Letters Byron 444***
Letters Charles Lamb 570**
Letters Oscar Wilde 703**
Life of the Buddha L. Adams Beck 418**
Lifted Veil (The) George Eliot 523
Lilac Sunbonnet (The) S. R. Crockett 463**
Little Dorrit Charles Dickens 484***
Little Men Louisa M. Alcott 405
Little Women Louisa M. Alcott 407*
Log of a Sea Waif (The) Frank T. Bullen 440*
Lord Arthur Saville's Crime Oscar Wilde 701*
Lord Jim Joseph Conrad 459*
Lord of the Dynamos H. G. Wells 686*
Lorna Doone R. D. Blackmore 421**
Louise de la Valliere Alexandre Dumas 503**
Love and Mr. Lewisham H. G. Wells 688*
Love's Labour's Lost Wm. Shakespeare 626**

Macbeth Wm. Shakespeare 628**
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert 531*
Madison Square Arabian Night (A) O. Henry 550*
Man Higher Up (The) O. Henry 549*
Man in the Iron Mask (The) Alexandre Dumas 506**
Man of Property (The) John Galsworthy 532**
Man Who Could Work Miracles (The) H. G. Wells 687*
Mansfield Park Jane Austen 414*
Markheim R. L. Stevenson 639*
Martin Chuzzlewit Charles Dickens 476***
Martin Rattler R. M. Ballantyne 424
Master of Ballantrae (The) R. L. Stevenson 638*
Measure for Measure Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Merchant of Venice (The) Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Merry Men (The) R. L. Stevenson 639*
Merry Wives of Windsor Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Midsummer Night's Dream (A) Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Mill on the Floss (The) George Eliot 522*
Misadventures of John Nicholson (The) R. L. Stevenson 639*
Miss Winchelsea's Heart H. G. Wells 686*
Moby Dick Herman Melville 581**
Moonstone (The) Wilkie Collins 456**
Mr. Leadbetter's Vacation H. G. Wells 686*
Mr. Midshipman Easy Captain Marryat 579*
Mr. Polly, History of H. G. Wells 692*
Much Ado About Nothing Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Murders in the Rue Morgue (The) E. A. Poe 592***
Mystery of the Marie Roget (The) E. A. Poe 592***

Nada the Lily Rider Haggard 547*
New Testament (The) 400*
Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens 477**
Nigger of the Narcissus (The) Joseph Conrad 458*
Northanger Abbey Jane Austen 415*

Olalla R. L. Stevenson 639*
Old and New Pacific Capitals R. L. Stevenson 643**
Old Curiosity Shop (The) Charles Dickens 473*
Old Mortality Sir Walter Scott 617*
Oliver Twist Charles Dickens 481*
Othello Wm. Shakespeare 629**
Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens 485***
Outcast of the Islands (An) Joseph Conrad 457**

Pericles Wm. Shakespeare 629**
Persuasion Jane Austen 415*
Pickwick Papers (The) Charles Dickens 475**
Picture of Dorian Gray (The) Oscar Wilde 701*
Pilgrim's Progress (The) John Bunyan 441
Pit and the Pendulum (The) E. A. Poe 592***
Planner Story (The) H. G. Wells 687*
Plays Oliver Goldsmith 541
Plays R. B. Sheridan 624**
Plays Shakespeare 626**-629** incl.
Plays Oscar Wilde 702*
Poems the Brontes 436**
Poems Robert Burns 442**
Poems Lord Byron 444***
Poems Lewis Carroll 450*
Poems George Eliot 523
Poems R. W. Emerson 526***
Poems Golden Treasury 590**
Poems John Keats 560*
Poems Charles Kingsley 562
Poems Charles Lamb 570**
Poems Edgar Allan Poe 592***
Poems Wm. Shakespeare 629**
Poems P. B. Shelley 631**
Poems R. L. Stevenson 641 642**
Poems Lord Tennyson 650*** 651**
Poems Oscar Wilde 703**
Poems Wordsworth 710***
Portrait of Mr. W. H. Oscar Wilde 703**
Prelude Katherine Mansfield 577**
Prelude (The) Wm. Wordsworth 710***
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen 411
Princess (The) Alfred, Lord Tennvson 651**
Professor (The) Charlotte Bronte 436**
Programme of Christianity (The) Henry Drummond 496
Purloined Letter (The) E. A. Poe 592***
Purple Pileus (The) H. G. Wells 682*

Queen Victoria Lytton Strachey 647**
Quentin Durward Sir Walter Scott 613*

Raffles E. W. Hornung 556*
Raiders (The) S. R. Crockett 463**
Rajah's Diamond R. L. Stevenson 640*
Raven (The) Edgar Allan Poe 592***
Reginald Saki 609**
Representative Men R. W. Emerson 526**
Riceyman Steps Arnold Bennett 419**
Rise of Historical Criticism (The) Oscar Wilde 703**
Rivals (The) R. B. Sheridan 624**
Robbery Under Arms Rolf Boldrewood 422*
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe 470*
Rob Roy Sir Walter Scott 615*
Romeo and Juliet Wm. Shakespeare 628**
Round the World in Eighty Days Jules Verne 672
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Edward FitzGerald 530

Salaroan and Absal Edward FitzGerald 530
Salome Oscar Wilde 702*
Scarlet Plague (The) Jack London 575*
School for Scandal (The) R. B. Sheridan 624**
Secret Sharer (The) Joseph Conrad 458**
Selfish Giant (The) Oscar Wilde 701*
Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen 412
She and The Return of She Rider Haggard 544* and 344*
She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith 541
Shirley Charlotte Bronte 431*
Short History of the World (A) H. G. Wells 684*
Short Stories the Brontes 436**
Short Stories Joseph Conrad 458**
Short Stories George Eliot 523
Short Stories O. Henry 549* 550*
Short Stories Henry James 559**
Short Stories Katherine Mansfield 577**
Short Stories Saki 609**
Short Stories R. L. Stevenson 639* 640*
Short Stories H. G. Wells 682* 686* 687*
Short Stories Oscar Wilde 701*
Silas Marner George Eliot 523
Silverado Squatters (The) R. L. Stevenson 643**
Sleeper Awakes (The) H. G. Wells 691*
Smile of Fortune Joseph Conrad 458**
Sons and Lovers D. H. Lawrence 572**
Soul of Man under Socialism (The) Oscar Wilde 703**
South with Scott Lord Mountevans 582*
Stolen Bacillus (The) H. G. Wells 686*
Story of an African Farm (The) Olive Schreiner 610**
Story of a Lie (The) R. L. Stevenson 639*
Suicide Club (The) R. L. Stevenson 640*

Tale of Two Cities (A) Charles Dickens 480*
Tales from Angria Charlotte Bronte 436**
Tales from Shakespeare Charles and Mary Lamb 571
Tales of Life and Adventure H. G. Wells 686*
Tales of Mystery and Imagination Edgar Allan Poe 592***
Tales of the Unexpected H. G. Wells 687*
Tales of Wonder H. G. Wells 682*
Talisman (The) Sir Walter Scott 616
Taming of the Shrew (The) Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne 548
Tempest (The) Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Temptation of Harringay H. G. Wells 687*
Tenant of Wildfell Hall Anne Bronte 435**
Tess of the D'Urbervilles Thomas Hardy 537**
Three Men in a Boat Jerome K. Jerome 558*
Three Musketeers (The) Alexandre Dumas 501**
Through the Looking Glass Lewis Carroll 450*
Timon of Athens Wm. Shakespeare 628**
Titus Andronicus Wm. Shakespeare 628**
Tom Brown's Schooldays Thomas Hughes 551
Tom Jones Henry Fielding 529***
Tom Sawyer Mark Twain 669*
To no Bungay H. G. Wells 685*
Tour of the Hebrides James Boswell 425*
Toys of Peace (The) "Saki" 609**
Transcendentalist (The) R. W. Emerson 526***
Treasure Island R. L. Stevenson 635
Treasure of Franchard (The) R. L. Stevenson 639*
Treasure of the Forest (The) H. G. Wells 686*
Trilby George du Maurier 520*
Trimmed Lamp (The) O. Henry 550*
Troilus and Cressida Wm. Shakespeare 628**
Truth about Pyecraft (The) H. G. Wells 682*
Turn of the Screw (The) Henry James 559*
Twelfth Night Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne 671
Twenty Years After Alexandre Dumas 502**
Two Gentlemen of Verona Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen O. Henry 550*
Twixt Land and Sea Joseph Conrad 458**
Typhoon Joseph Conrad 458**

Under the Greenwood Tree Thomas Hardy 535*
Under the Red Robe Stanley J. Weyman 677*

Vanity Fair W. M. Thackeray 656**
Vera, or the Nihilists Oscar Wilde 702*
Vicar of Wakefield (The) Oliver Goldsmith 541
Vicomte de Bragelonne Alexandre Dumas 505**
Villette Charlotte Bronte 434*
Voice of the City (The) O. Henry 549*

Warden (The) Anthony Trollope 661*
Water Babies (The) Charles Kingsley 562
Way of All Flesh (The) Samuel Butler 443**
Weir of Hermiston R. L. Stevenson 638*
Westward Ho! Charles Kingsley 561**
What Katy Did & What Katy Did at School Susan Coolidge 464*
White Fang Jack London 575*
Wild Wales George Borrow 423*
Windsor Castle W. H. Ainsworth 401
Winter's Tale (The) Wm. Shakespeare 626**
Woman in White (The) Wilkie Collins 455**
Woman of No Importance (A) Oscar Wilde 702*
World Set Free (The) H. G. Wells 694*
Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë 433

Source of the above lists:
Complete Annotated List of Collins Classics - 1967 [booklet, 18 pages].

Our copy of this booklet was purchased in Massachusetts, United States in 2016. The booklet contains the following introductory paragraph:

"This booklet consists ol two alphabetical lists of the series: the first under Authors with their dates and a few words on most titles; the second under Titles with special additional grouping of Essays, Plays, Poems and Short Stories. The two sections are divided by a selected list of outstanding introducers. It is hoped it will be of real interest and value to readers."

It also contains pricing in $US and includes the following caution:

"Note: The underlisted Books are not available in the U.S.A.
New Testament 400.
Bennett 419.
Chesterton 451.
Conrad 458.
Lawrence 572.
London 575.
Mansfield 577.
Strachey 647 684.
Wells 682, 684, 686, 687 694.

Author: David Paul Wagner

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