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Publisher: New American Library. Country: United States. Date: 1959-

Humphrey Clinker (image)

The Adventures of Humphry Clinker
by Tobias Smollett
New York, New American Library, 1960 (Signet Classics, CD30).
Paperback. 360 pages. Size: 4.25 x 7 inches.

Publisher's blurb:
"A classic 18th century England tale-a tour by coach through city and countryside by five people who are joined en route by Humphrey Clinker,a 'Wiltshire lad of tattererd cloth and empty purse'. A humorous attack on the 'foibles and frivolity' of 18th century England."

Series Note:
Signet Classics is a paperback series published by the New American Library (NAL). Each volume contains literary fiction (in contrast to the Signet Books series from the same publisher in which each volume contains popular fiction and non-fiction).

Most volumes have a commentary in the form of an introduction, a foreword or an afterword.

Serial Number / Title / Author / Other Details

CD1 Adolphe and The Red Notebook by Benjamin Constant.
CD2 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Afterword by George P. Elliott.
CD3 Animal Farm by George Orwell.
CD4 Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad. Introduction by Albert J. Guerard.
CD5 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Afterword by George P. Elliott.
CD6 Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson. Afterword by Gerard Previn Meyer.
CD7 The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy.
CD8 The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
CD9 The Unvanquished by William Faulkner.
CD10 Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte.

CD11 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.
CD12 The Ambassadors by Henry James.
CD13 The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy.
CD14 Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift. Foreword by Marcus Cunliffe.
CD15 A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. Afterword by Joseph Mersand.
CD16 The Red Badge of Courage and Selected Stories by Stephen Crane. Foreword by R. W. Stallman.
CD17 Platero and I by Juan Ramon Jiminez. Translated by William H. and Mary M. Roberts, with an Introduction by William H. Roberts.
CD18 Orlando by Virginia Woolf.
CD19 Man and Superman, Arms and the Man, Mrs. Warren's Profession, and Candida, by George Bernard Shaw.
CD20 The Call of the Wild and Selected Stories by Jack London.

CD21 Silas Marner by George Eliot. Afterword by Walter Allen.
CD22 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll. Foreword by Horace Gregory.
CD23 Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman.
CD24 Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe.
CD25 The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilberg Clark.
CD26 Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy.
CD27 The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler.
CD29 The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
CD30 Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smollett

CD31 The Troll Garden by Willa Cather
CD32 Walden and the famous essay on "Civil Disobedience" by Henry David Thoreau.
CD35 Candide, Zadig and Selected Stories by Voltaire.
CD36 The Jungle by Upton Sinclair.
CD37 Early Stories by Anton Chekhov.
CD38 Adventures in the Skin Trade and Other Stories by Dylan Thomas.
CD40 The Diary of a Madman and Other Stories by Nicolai Gogol.

CD41 Erewhon by Samuel Butler.
CD42 Idylls of the King and a Selection of Poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson.
CD43 Tono-Bungay by H. G. Wells.
CD44 Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy.
CD45 The Duel and Selected Stories by Alexander Kuprin.
CD46 Night Flight by Antoine de Saint-Exupery.
CD48 Democracy: A Novel by Henry Adams.
CD50 Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev.

CD51 Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad.
CD52 The Great Meadow by Elizabeth Madow Roberts.
CD53 The Autocrat at the Breakfast-Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes.
CD54 The Death of a Nobody by Jules Romains.
CD55 Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.
CD56 The Cossacks and The Raid by Leo Tolstoy.
CD57 Georgia Boy by Erskine Caldwell.
CD58 The House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
CD59 Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen.
CD60 In the Midst of Life and Other Stories by Ambrose Bierce.

CD61 Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding.
CD62 The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith.
CD64 Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler.
CD65 The Jungle Books by Marcus Cunliffe.
CD66 Dead Souls by Nicolai Gogol.
CD67 A High Wind in Jamaica or The Innocent Voyage by Richard Hughes.
CD68 The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories by Mark Twain.
CD69 The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens.
CD70 The Queen of Spades and Other Stories by Alexander Pushkin.

CD71 The Ordeal of Richard Feverel by George Meredith.
CD72 The Outcasts of Poker Flat and Other Tales by Wallace Stegner.
CD73 The Rough Riders by President Theodore Roosevelt.
CD74 Autobiography and Other Writings by Benjamin Franklin.
CD75 Billy Budd followed by The Piazza, Bartleby, The Lightning-Rod Man, The Entcantadas, The Bell-Tower, and The Street-Ho's Story, by Herman Melville.
CD76 Adam Bede by George Eliot.
CD77 The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing.
CD78 Elsie Venner by Oliver Wendell Holmes.
CD79 Hard Times by Charles Dickens.
CD80 The Informer by Liam O'Flaherty.

CD82 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.
CD85 Twenty Years at Hull-House by Jane Addams.
CD86 Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser.
CD87 The Marriages and Other Stories by Henry James.
CD88 The Pathfinder by James Fenimore Cooper.
CD89 The Princess of Cleves by Madame de La Fayette.

CD92 Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis.
CD93 Main Street by Sinclair Lewis.
CD95 Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy.
CD96 Manon Lescaut by Abbe Prevost.
CD97 The Travels of Marco Polo.
CD98 A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau.
CD99 Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington.

CD101 Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
CD103 Atala and Rene by Chateaubriand.
CD105 The Madonna of the Future and Other Early Stories by Henry James.
CD106 The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton.
CD107 The Golovlovs by M. Saltykov-Shchedrin.
CD108 Jonathan Wild by Henry Fielding.
CD109 McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader. 1879 Edition.
CD110 The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy.

CD112 The Marble Faun, or The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
CD113 Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli.
CD114 The Golden Serpent by Ciro Alegria.
CD115 The Picture of Dorian Gray, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, The Happy Prince, and The Birthday of the Infanta, by Oscar Wilde.
CD118 Man and Superman, Arms and the Man, Mrs. Warren's Profession, and Candida, by George Bernard Shaw.
CD119 The Underdogs by Marino Azuela.
CD120 The Celtic Twilight and a selection of early poems by W. B. Yeats.

CD122 Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy.
CD125 The Story of Gösta Berling by Selma Lagerlof.
CD126 The Marquise of O-- and Other Stories by Heinrich von Kleist.
CD128 L'Assommoir by Emile Zola.
CD130 The Jungle by Upton Sinclair.

CD131 Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland.
CD132 Fables and Fairy Tales by Leo Tolstoy.
CD133 The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Stories (The Aspern Papers, The Altar of the Dead, Daisy Miller, An International Episode, and The Beast in the Jungle) by Henry James
CD137 Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Anne Porter.
CD139 Pere Goriot by Honore de Balzac.
CD140 The Sorrows of Young Werther and Selected Writings by Goethe.

CD143 Roughing It by Mark Twain.
CD145 Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton.
CD146 A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe.
CD148 The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper.
CD149 The Restlessness of Shanti Andia and Selected Stories by Pio Baroja.
CD150 Typhoon and Other Tales by Joseph Conrad.

CD152 The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman.
CD153 The Celestial Railroad and Other Stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
CD157 The Deceitful Marriage and other exemplary novels by Cervantes.
CD158 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain.
CD160 The Tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare.

CD161 Macbeth by William Shakespeare.
CD162 The Tragedy of Othello by William Shakespeare.
CD163 The Tragedy of King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare.
CD164 The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare.
CD168 As You Like It by William Shakespeare.
CD169 The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare.
CD170 The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare.

CD171 A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare.
CD172 Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare.
CD173 Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare.
CD174 The Tempest by William Shakespeare.
CD176 The Good Soldier Schweik by Jaroslav Hasek.
CD177 Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara.
CD179 Tom Jones by Henry Fielding.
CD180 Carmen, Colomba and Selected Stories by Prosper Merimee.

CD184 The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain.
CD185 The Americans by Henry James.
CD186 Bread and Wine by Ignazio Silone.
CD187 The Fatal Skin by Honore de Balzac.
CD190 Tess of the D'Urbevilles by Thomas Hardy.

CD194 Burmese Days by George Orwell.
CD196 Gigi by Colette.
CD197 The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare.

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