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Thursday, December 23, 2010


Once percent standard: 500,000 copies

(Authors color-coded by nation of origin/publication: United States, EnglandScotland, France, Switzerland, Russia)

Uncle Remus, Joel Chandler Harris
(Mott & Hart.)

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew, Margaret Sidney

Ben-Hur, Lew Wallace
(Mott & Hart.)

Nana, Emile Zola

Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert
(Mott. First written in French in 1856 and translated into English at an unknown date; first American edition: 1881)

L'Abbe Constantin, Ludovic Halevy
(Mott & Hart.)

The Old Swimmin' Hole and 'Leven More Poems, James Whitcomb Riley
(Mott & Hart.)

The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life, Hannah Whitall Smith

Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain
(Mott & Hart.)

Heidi, Johanna Spyri

Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson

Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
(Mott & Hart.)

A Child's Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson

King Solomon's Mines, H. Rider Haggard
(Mott & Hart. First American edition: 1886)

Little Lord Fauntleroy, Frances Hodgson Burnett
(Mott & Hart.)

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson
(Mott & Hart. First American edition: 1893)

War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
(Mott & Hart. First written in Russian and French in 1869)

Thelma, Marie Corelli
(Mott & Hart.)

Mr. Barnes of New York, A. C. Gunter
(Mott & Hart. First American edition: 1888)

She, H. Rider Haggard
(Mott & Hart.)

A Study in Scarlet, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(Mott & Hart. First American edition: 1890)

Looking Backward, Edward Bellamy
(Mott & Hart.)

The Deemster, Sir Hall Caine

A Romance of Two Worlds, Marie Corelli
(Mott & Hart.)

Plain Tales from the Hills, Rudyard Kipling
(Mott. First American edition: 1890)

Robert Elsmere, Mrs. Humphry Ward
(Mott & Hart.)

Stories, Guy de Maupassant*
(Mott. de Maupassant's first collection of short stories was published in French in 1881; the first English collection was published in 1888 under the title The Odd Number and appeared in an American edition in 1889.)

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