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The Hundred Greatest Books of All Time
Publisher: The Franklin Library. Country: United States. Date: c. 1974-82.

Series Note:
This series was published between 1974-1982 and was sold exclusively to The Franklin Library subscribers. Each volume was an illustrated hardback, bound in full leather with moire silk endpapers, with its boards and spines heavily decorated in gilt, and with a silk bookmark sewn in. Each volume came with a small booklet entitled 'Notes from the Editors'. Listed below are all the 100 titles, listed alphabetically by author.

The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
Oresteia by Aeschylus
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen
Five Comedies by Aristophanes
Politics by Aristotle
Confessions of St. Augustine
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Selected Writings of Sir Francis Bacon
Le Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac

The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire
Songs of Innocence and of Experience by William Blake
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Brontë
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
Tales From The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard F. Burton
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Don Quixote de La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Plays by Anton Chekhov
Analects of Confucius
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Stories of Guy de Maupassant
Essays of Michel de Montaigne

Philosophical Works of René Descartes
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Poems of John Donne
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
Collected Poems (1909–1962) of T. S. Eliot
Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson
Plays by Euripides
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
The Basic Works of Sigmund Freud
The Poetry of Robert Frost
Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Favorite Household Tales of the Brothers Grimm Brothers Grimm
The Federalist by Hamilton, Madison and Jay
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
The Iliad by Homer
The Odyssey by Homer
Plays by Henrik Ibsen
The Ambassadors by Henry James
Nine Tales of Henry James
Ulysses by James Joyce
The Trial by Franz Kafka
Poems of John Keats

Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
Five Stories of Thomas Mann
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
Political Writings of John Stuart Mill
Paradise Lost by John Milton
Seven Plays by Molière
Four Plays of Eugene O'Neill
Political Writings of Thomas Paine
Pensees by Blaise Pascal

Satyricon by Petronius
The Republic by Plato
Twelve Illustrious Lives by Plutarch
Tales of Edgar Allan Poe
Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais
Six Tragedies by Jean Racine
Political Writings of Jean Jacques Rousseau
Eight Comedies by William Shakespeare
Six Histories by William Shakespeare

Poems of William Shakespeare
Six Tragedies by William Shakespeare
Three Plays by Bernard Shaw
The Tragedies of Sophocles
The Red and the Black by Stendhal
Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
Walden by Henry D. Thoreau

The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Candide by Voltaire
The Aeneid by Virgil
Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Selected Poems by William Butler Yeats
Nana by Emile Zola

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