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The 100 Greatest Books of All Time Collection, Franklin Library

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The 100 Greatest Books of All Time Collection 

Franklin Library – Limited Edition 

100 Volumes – Complete Collection  

Includes the Notes from the Editor for All 100 Volumes in Original Cases

FINE Condition 

Published between 1974 and 1982, this is the most popular of the Franklin Library limited edition collections. From the publisher, “The 100 Greatest Books of All Time” include the most significant novels, biographies, histories and dramas, the greatest works of poetry, philosophy and science. Works that have stood the test of time. Masterpieces by such great authors as Dickens, Tolstoy, Shakespeare, Plato, Homer, Milton, Poe, Darwin, Mark Twain, and Whitman. Universal works of such power that they have helped to shape the very course of civilization.  These books feature all the usual Franklin Library fineries including full leather covers, silk moire endpapers, gold gilding and gilting, and satin bookmarks. The books in the collection are:

The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
Oresteia by Aeschylus
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
Five Comedies by Aristophanes
Politics by Aristotle
The Confessions of St. Augustine
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Selected Writings by Sir Francis Bacon
Pere Goriot by Honore 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 Bronte
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
The Pilgrims 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
The 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 the Species by Charles Darwin
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Stories by Guy de Maupassant
Essays by Michel de Montaigne
Philosophical Works by Rene Descartes
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Poems by John Donne
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
Collected Poems 1909-1962 by T.S. Eliot
Essays by 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
The Basic Works of Sigmund Freud
The Poetry of Robert Frost
Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Favorite Household Tales by The 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 by Henry James
Ulysses by James Joyce
The Trial by Franz Kafka
Poems by John Keats
Women in Love by D.H. Lawrence
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
Five Stories by Thomas Mann
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
Political Writings of John Stuart Mill
Paradise Lost by John Milton
Seven Plays by Moliere
Four Plays by 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 by Edgar Allen Poe
Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais
Six Tragedies by Jean Racine
Political Writings of Jean Jacques Rousseau
Eight Comedies by William Shakespeare
Six Histories by William Shakespeare
Poems by 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
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Aeneid by Virgil
Candide by Voltaire
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Selected Poems of William Butler Yeats
Nana by Emile Zola

The condition of the collection is FINE with a few volumes having minor marks to the gilted page ends and very superficial shelf wear. The books are in excellent condition and appear to have never been read. There are no signs of previous ownership.

The cost of shipping by USPS Media Mail with tracking is included in the price.

Stock photographs of the collection, features of the books, as well as examples of several books in the collection appear in the photo section of the listing.