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Warren Special Edition: Lord of the Rings

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Pride and Prejudice

By: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817; Thomson, Hugh, 1860-1920, Illustrator

Family ; Courtship

The romantic clash of two opinionated people in England; The romantic clash of two opinionated people in England

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A Christmas Carol

By: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Coburn, Frederick Simpson

The old miser Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future; The old miser Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future

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Dracula : A Mystery Story

By: Bram Stoker
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Heart of Darkness

By: Joseph Conrad

Excerpt: THE Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide. The sea?reach of the Thames stretched before us like the beginning of an interminable waterway. In the offing the sea and the sky were welded together without a joint, and in the luminous space the tanned sails of the ...

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Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus

By: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings. I arrived here yesterday, and my first task is to assure my dear sister of my welfare and increasing confidence in the success of my undertaking. I am already far north of London, and as I walk in the streets of Petersburgh, I feel a cold northern breeze play upon my cheeks...

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

By: L. Frank Baum

Introduction: Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal. The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations.

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

By: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910; Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933, Illustrator

The adventures of a young boy and a run-away slave as they float down the Mississippi on a raft

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By: Mark Twain
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Ben-Hur

By: Lewis Wallace
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Romeo and Juliet

By: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; American University Library Collection

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (the Chronicles of Narnia)

By: C. S. Lewis
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Pinocchio

By: Carlo Collodi

Come andò che maestro Ciliegia, falegname, -- Maestro Ciliegia regala il pezzo di legno al suo amico Geppetto, -- Geppetto, tornato a casa, comincia subito a fabbricarsi -- La storia di Pinocchio col Grillo-parlante, dove si vede -- Pinocchio ha fame, e cerca un uovo per farsi una frittata; -- Pinocchio si addormenta coi piedi sul caldano, -- Geppetto torna a casa, rifa i piedi al burattino -- Geppetto rifa i piedi a Pinocchio -- Pinocchio vende l'Abbecedario per andare ...

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Great Expectations

By: Charles Dickens

My father?s family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip. So, I called myself Pip, and came to be called Pip.

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Robinson Crusoe

By: Defoe, Daniel, 1661-1731

Title-page in red and black; running title underscored in red; ornamental red initials

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Washington Square

By: James, Henry, 1843-1916
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Les Liaisons Dangereuses

By: Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

Tu vois, ma bonne amie, que je te tiens parole, et que les bonnets et les pompons ne prennent pas tout mon temps; il m'en restera toujours pour toi. J'ai pourtant vu plus de parures dans cette seule journee que dans les quatre ans que nous avons passes ensemble; et je crois que la superbe Tanville aura plus de chagrin a ma premiere visite, ou je compte bien la demander, qu'elle n'a cru nous en faire toutes les fois qu'elle est venue nous voir in fiocchi. Maman m'a consul...

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Peter Pan

By: J. M. Barrie

All children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. One day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another flower and ran with it to her mother. I suppose she must have looked rather delightful, for Mrs. Darling put her hand to her heart and cried, Oh, why can’t you remain like this for ever! This was all that passed between them on the subject, but henceforth Wendy knew that she must...

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Wuthering Heights

By: Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849

Wellesley College Library ; Wellesley College Library ; Boston Library Consortium

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Jane Eyre

By: Bront, Charlotte, 1816-1855
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