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Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 571 works in 618 publications in 2 languages and 58,641 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  History  Domestic fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Bildungsromans  Humorous fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Didactic fiction 
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.01
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Most widely held works by Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
The prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudolf Rossencyll falls in love with Princess Flavia on his perilous mission to release the king of Zenda from his captors
Les fleurs du mal : the complete text of The flowers of evil by Charles Baudelaire( Book )

3 editions published between 1940 and 1971 in English and French and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Fleurs du mal (English: The Flowers of Evil), first published in 1857, was influential in the development of the symbolist and modernist movements. The 157 poems in this edition deal with themes relating to decadence and eroticism and the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century
The dolphin : a journal of the making of the books( )

in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyrano de Bergerac : a heroic comedy in five acts by Edmond Rostand( Book )

2 editions published between 1936 and 1954 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1897 play is based on the life of Cyrano de Bergerac (1619-1655), a French dramatist and swordsman. Here he helps his less articulate friend woo the beautiful Roxanne, and himself falls in love with her
Madame Bovary: patterns of provincial life by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

2 editions published between 1938 and 1950 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Bovary becomes bored with her life and embarks on an affair
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Book )

2 editions published between 1933 and 1942 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huck tells of his adventures traveling down the Mississippi on a raft with an escaped slave, and of the many people they encounter, including a pair of swindlers and two families in a feud
Quarto-millenary : the first 250 publications and the first 25 years, 1929-1954, of the Limited Editions Club : a critique, a conspectus, a bibliography, indexes by Limited Editions Club( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brothers Karamazov : the Constance Garnett translation by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

2 editions published between 1933 and 1949 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three very different brothers following the murder of their barbaric father
Journals and other documents on the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus by Christopher Columbus( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A record of letters, maps, and other documents associated with Christopher Columbus's life and career in exploration. - Amazon
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

3 editions published between 1931 and 1981 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem recounting the trials of Odysseus as he travels for 10 years to return home after the ten year war whose events were told in the Iliad
Ten years and William Shakespeare : a survey of the publishing activities of the Limited Editions Club from October 1929 to October 1940 by Limited Editions Club( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Twain's experiences as an apprentice riverboat pilot in the days of the great Mississippi steamboats
The charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Charterhouse of Parma (1839) is a compelling novel of passion and daring, of prisons and heroic escape, of political chicanery and sublime personal courage. Set at the beginning of the nineteenth century, amidst the golden landscapes of northern Italy, it traces the joyous but ill-starred amorous exploits of a handsome young aristocrat called Fabrice del Dongo, and of his incomparable aunt Gina, her suitor Prime Minister Mosca, and Clelia, a heroine of ethereal beauty and earthly passion
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

2 editions published between 1934 and 1946 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott( Book )

2 editions published between 1940 and 1951 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of the Saxon knight Ivanhoe in 1194, the year of Richard the Lion-Hearted's return from the Third Crusade
Barchester towers by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Citizens enjoy their daily lives in Barchester, an English cathedral town, during the 19th century."
The Analects of Confucius by Confucius( Book )

2 editions published between 1933 and 1970 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through ethical debate, defining for ages to come the public mission of the intellectual
The song of Roland by Inc Icon Group International( Book )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Song of Roland is one of the oldest known pieces of French literature. The heroic poem depicts the Battle of Roncesvalles during Charlemagne's reign
The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A first-person account of a 2-month summer tour in 1846 of the U.S. states of Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, and Kansas. Covers the three weeks the author spent hunting buffalo with a band of Oglala Sioux
Quo vadis? by Henryk Sienkiewicz( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the tumultuous reign of Nero, Vinicius, a pagan, and Ligia, a Christian, fall in love
 
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