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Title The Penguin Classics book / Henry Eliot.
Author Eliot, Henry, author.
Publication [London] : Particular Books : Penguin Random House UK, 2018.
Description xix, 459 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Call # 686.2 E
Note Includes index.
Contents The ancient world. The Fertile Crescent ; Ancient India ; Ancient China ; Ancient Greece ; Ancient Rome -- The Middle Ages. Medieval Europe ; Medieval & classical Asia ; Medieval Africa -- Early modern Europe. The Renaissance ; The Enlightenment -- The industrial age. Britain ; Western Europe ; Central & Eastern Europe ; Scandinavia ; Russia ; Asia ; Australasia ; The Americas ; The First World War.
Summary "Penguin Classics is the largest and best-known classics imprint in the world. The Penguin Classics Book covers all the greatest works of fiction, poetry, drama, history, and philosophy in between, this reader's companion encompasses 500 authors, 1,200 books, and 4,000 years of world literature, from ancient Mesopotamia to World War I. Filled with stories of the series' UK origin, author biographies, short book summaries and recommendations, and illustrated with historic Penguin Classic covers, The Penguin Classics Book is an entertaining historic look at the earliest chapters of the world's best-known Classics publisher."--Amazon.com.
Subject Penguin classics.
Penguin classics -- History.
Penguin Random House -- History.
Canon (Literature) -- Publishing.
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain.
ISBN 9781524705879 (hardcover) :
152470587X (hardcover)

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