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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde & Other Stories

by Robert Louis Stevenson Canterbury Classics (November 17, 2014)

A book so iconic that its title is synonymous with split personalities, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, was first released in 1886. The story of a virtuous...


Complete Works of William Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare & Michael A. Cramer Canterbury Classics (October 20, 2014)

Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Lear, Hamlet, and Macbeth—the works of William Shakespeare still resonate in our imaginations four centuries after they were written. The timeless characters...


Hans Christian Andersen Tales

by Hans Christian Andersen Canterbury Classics (November 17, 2014)

Fairy tales are timeless treasures passed from generation to generation, and few are as beloved as those of Danish author, Hans Christian Andersen. From the princess so sensitive she is discomforted by a single...


The Jungle Book

by Rudyard Kipling Canterbury Classics (November 17, 2014)

Penned by English Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling in 1894, The Jungle Book is a collection of allegorical stories that take place deep in the Indian jungle. The most famous stories of The Jungle Book are those...


Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson Canterbury Classics (November 17, 2014)

Perhaps the most iconic pirate story of all time, Treasure Island was written by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1881. The book follows young Jim Hawkins who finds himself in possession of a treasure map and embarks...


Bulfinch's Mythology

by Thomas Bulfinch & Stephanie L. Budin Canterbury Classics (October 20, 2014)

Can’t keep all your gods and goddesses straight? Wondering about mythological references in classic literature? Bulfinch’s Mythology offers approachable accounts of ancient legends in a compilation of the...


Black Beauty

by Anna Sewell Canterbury Classics (November 17, 2014)

Anna Sewell’s 1877 classic, Black Beauty, is considered to be one of the foremost works in animal welfare literature and a leading work in the children’s pony book genre. Narrated by the horse himself, the...


Moby-Dick

by Herman Melville Canterbury Classics (May 19, 2014)

“Call me Ishmael” is the iconic opening line of Herman Melville’s classic American novel, Moby-Dick. Ishmael is a seaman aboard the whaling vessel, Pequod, under the vengeful captain, Ahab. Maniacally seeking...


The Scarlet Letter

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Canterbury Classics (May 19, 2014)

In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne takes readers back to the puritan days of the American colonies, into a society as unforgiving as its harsh New England winters. The story of Hester Prynne, who bears...


Aesop's Fables

by Aesop & Arthur Rackham Canterbury Classics (October 21, 2013)

Aesop was a slave and storyteller who lived in ancient Greece around 620–564 BC. No writings by him exist (if they ever existed at all), yet numerous stories and tales have been credited to him and have been...


Emma

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (October 21, 2013)

Best-selling Victorian author Jane Austen has created many memorable female characters, with intriguing Emma Woodhouse being perhaps the most popular. Emma, a matchmaker at heart, is obsessed with love and romance—for...


A Christmas Carol: And Other Holiday Treasures

by Charles Dickens Canterbury Classics (October 21, 2013)

Best-selling author Charles Dickens has created some of the world’s most remarkable and memorable characters, including Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Jacob Marley, and Bob Cratchit--all from his famous novella,...


The Wizard of Oz

by L. Frank Baum & W. W. Denslow Canterbury Classics (October 21, 2013)

We all know the movie and storyline well. But have you ever read the original novel? Influenced by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, L. Frank Baum created this classic story and fantasy using the...


Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley Canterbury Classics (October 21, 2013)

The idea for the story came to the author, Mary Shelley, in a dream she had about a scientist who had created life and was horrified by what he had made. This Gothic-style romance is among the first of true...


Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

One of the most popular novelists ever, Charles Dickens wrote about what he saw in 19th century London: orphans, child labor, and the crime that was rampant in the city at the time. In the 1861 bestseller Great...


Little Women

by Louisa May Alcott Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

When Little Women was first published in 1868, it became an instant bestseller. The book’s gentle lessons and charming story of four adventurous sisters coming of age in Civil War-era New England was originally...


Jane Austen: Four Novels

by Jane Austen & Andrew Taggart Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

Jane Austen's stories of clever women, elusive love, and social mores have struck a chord with millions of fans who consider her work compelling, heartwarming, and essential. Adapted time and time again for...


Charles Dickens: Four Novels

by Charles Dickens & Ernest Hilbert Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

Oliver Twist. Pip. The ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. The characters of Charles Dickens live on in our imaginations long after we've read his renowned works of social commentary and vivid storytelling....


Anna Karenina

by Leo Tolstoy & Constance Garnett Canterbury Classics (March 18, 2013)

First published in the late 19th century, Anna Karenina, by famed Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, is widely regarded as one of the greatest novels of all time. Chronicling the turbulent affair between Anna Karenina...


Lady Chatterley's Lover

by D. H. Lawrence Canterbury Classics (March 18, 2013)

When first published privately in Italy, in 1928, Lady Chatterly’s Lover was too risqué for readers and was considered unprintable. It wasn’t until three decades later, in 1960, that the novel could be...


Persuasion

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (March 18, 2013)

Published in 1818, Persuasion was Jane Austen’s last completed novel. In this compelling love story, Anne Elliott is unhappy and unmarried at twenty-seven. At the urging of her family, she broke her engagement...


The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett Canterbury Classics (March 18, 2013)

A classic piece of children’s literature first published as a novel in 1911, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden is a story of transformation and renewal. Unwanted by her parents, Mary Lennox, a...


Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Harriet Beecher Stowe Canterbury Classics (March 18, 2013)

The story of a slave struggling to maintain his dignity during the pre-Civil War era, Uncle Tom’s Cabin was published in 1852 to tremendous success. Since then, the book has received significant acclaim and...


Madame Bovary

by Gustave Flaubert & Eleanor Marx-Aveling Canterbury Classics (March 18, 2013)

Gustave Flaubert is arguably one of the greatest novelists of all time. His first novel, Madame Bovary, was published in 1856 and is considered a literary masterpiece by critics and scholars. His skillful wordsmithing...


The Picture of Dorian Gray

by Oscar Wilde Canterbury Classics (March 18, 2013)

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a familiar story of greed, sin, and arrogance. A young man, infatuated with his own handsomeness and youth as depicted in a perfect portrait, makes a bargain he will come to regret....


Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne & Lewis Page Mercer Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea tells the classic story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the point of view of Professor Pierre Aronnax, who was commissioned to find the mysterious...


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

One of the most popular books of all-time, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been both venerated and vilified since it was first published in 1885. The story of a young abused boy on the run and his friendship...


Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Brontë Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

When Jane Eyre was first published in 1847, it became an instant bestseller, so popular that the publisher commissioned a second printing in just three months. The story of a young girl--plain, poor, and alone--who...


Dracula

by Bram Stoker Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

Irish author Bram Stoker introduced the character of Count Dracula and provided the basis of modern vampire fiction in his 1897 novel entitled Dracula. Written as a series of letters, newspaper clippings, diary...


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a collection of twelve short stories by Scottish author Arthur Conan Doyle, is considered a milestone in the genre of detective fiction. With Sherlock Holmes’s clever disguises...


Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

First published in 1813, Pride and Prejudice is one of the most popular and beloved British novels of all-time, maintaining its allure for contemporary readers everywhere and selling millions of copies worldwide!...


Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

Jane Austen wrote the original draft of Sense and Sensibility around 1795 at the age of nineteen, and published it in 1811. This classic tale takes place in southwest England and follows the Dashwood sisters,...


The Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales

by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm & Margaret Hunt Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

They are the stories of characters we’ve known since childhood: Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella. But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the...


The Three Musketeers

by Alexandre Dumas Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

“All for one, one for all!”--Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers, by French writer Alexandre Dumas, was first released in serial form in 1844, a year before Dumas’ publication of...


Classic Tales of Horror

by Editors of Canterbury Classics & Ernest Hilbert Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2015)

Spine-tingling tales that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

This chilling collection of scary stories will keep you awake for hours! Psychological horrors, disturbing dramas, and gruesome ghosts compose...


Classic Horror Tales

by Editors of Canterbury Classics Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2017)

Curl up with this collection of classic scary stories from the masters of the genre.

With dozens of stories of the macabre, fantastic, and supernatural, Classic Horror Tales is sure to keep readers on the edges...


Don Quixote

by Miguel de Cervantes Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

No home library is complete without the classics! Don Quixote is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

Miguel de Cervantes began to write this literary classic after serving in the Spanish militia, surviving a...


Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2013)

Horror. Romance. Science. A classic tale that would be a fright to miss!

The idea for the story came to the author, Mary Shelley, in a dream she had about a scientist who had created life and was horrified by...


Jules Verne

by Jules Verne & Ernest Hilbert Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

Get cozy with the classics! Jules Verne collects some of the author’s best-known works in a beautiful keepsake volume.

2013 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Finalist in Gift Books

 

Legendary science fiction...


The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories

by Stephen Crane Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

A stunning collection of works by Stephen Crane whom H.G. Wells called “the best writer of our generation

The best-known work by famed American writer Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage is a compelling...


Emma

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2013)

“She was one of those who, having once begun, would be always in love.”

Best-selling Victorian author Jane Austen has created many memorable female characters, with intriguing Emma Woodhouse being perhaps...


Iliad & Odyssey

by Homer, Samuel Butler & Stephanie Lynn Budin Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Iliad & Odyssey brings together  the two essential Greek epics from the poet Homer in an elegant, leather-bound, omnibus edition-a keepsake to be read and treasured....


Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe & A. J. Odasso Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No library's complete without the classics! This new, enhanced leather-bound edition collects some of the most influential stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe.

Edgar Allan Poe was a master of tales of the mysterious...


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other Stories

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & Michael A. Cramer Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other Stories brings together the essential works from Arthur Conan Doyle in an elegant, leather-bound, omnibus edition—a...


Persuasion

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

No home library is complete without the classics! Persuasion is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

Published in 1818, Persuasion was Jane Austen’s last completed novel. In this compelling love story, Anne...


Jane Austen

by Jane Austen & Andrew Taggart Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No library's complete without the classics! This new, enhanced leather-bound edition collects some of the most popular works of beloved author Jane Austen.

Jane Austen's stories of clever women, elusive love,...


Mark Twain

by Mark Twain & Elizabeth Boyle Machlan Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No library's complete without the classics! This new, enhanced leather-bound edition collects some of the most popular works of legendary humorist and novelist Mark Twain.

Mark Twain wrote his greatest works...


H. G. Wells

by H. G. Wells & Michael A. Cramer Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! H. G. Wells is a keepsake collection of the author's greatest work to be read and treasured.

He was the first to popularize the concept of time travel. He disturbed--and...


H. P. Lovecraft Cthulhu Mythos Tales

by H. P. Lovecraft Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2017)

The complete Cthulhu Mythos by master horror writer H. P. Lovecraft in one volume.

The Cthulhu Mythos is a collection of 23 loosely connected short stories by H. P. Lovecraft, one of the earliest masters of dark...


Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne & Lewis Page Mercer Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea tells the classic story of Captain Nemo and...