Publishers & Series List

20th century publisher’s book series included on this site are linked below. Unlinked series names (in grey type) indicate the series is not yet documented on this site. Series dates vary in accuracy (see the main page for more information on series dates). Not included: paper bound series, children’s series, single author series. There are undoubtedly more series than listed here, and I will continue to add series as I learn of them.

Adelphi Co. (New York, US)
Poets Guild Series (1925-1926)

Philip Allen (London, UK)
Nautilus Library (1924-1936)
Scholar’s Library (1920)
Westminster Library (1925-1942)

Allen & Unwin (London, UK)
Library of Philosophy (1890-1980)
Sesame Library (1905-1951)
Scandinavian Classics (1927-1930)

Allyn & Bacon (New York, US)
Academy Classics (1892-1970)
Academy Series (1891-1920)

Alston Rivers Ltd. (London, UK)
Colonial Library (1909-1914)

Amalgamated Press (London, UK)
Companion Library (1910-1927)
Daily Mail Sixpenny Novels (1907-1930)

Sunday Companion Library (1900-1910)

F.M. Ambrose (Boston)
Windsor English Classics (1920-1929)

American Book Co. (New York, US)
American Fiction Series (1937-1939)
English Classics (Eclectic English Classics) (1892-1929)

American News Co. (New York, US)
Library of Popular Fiction (1890-1905)
People’s Library (1893-1905)
Superb Library (1899-1901)

American-Scandinavian Foundation (New York, US)
Scandinavian Classics (1914-1967)

Anderson’s (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK)
Thistle Library (1910-1932)

The Antioch Press (Yellow Springs, Ohio, US)
Classics of Russian Poetry (1964-1979)

D. Appleton & Co. (New York, US; London, UK)
Appleton Biographies (1932-1940)
A Century of French Romance / A Library of French Masterpieces (1902-1904)
Dollar Library (1927-1935, 1939-1940)
The Library of Useful Stories (1895-1935)
Library of Verse (1924-1927)
Modern Library (Appleton’s Modern Library, UK only) (1927-1937)
Modern Literature Series (1926-1960)
Town and Country Library (1888-1903)

Edward Arnold & Co. (London, UK)
Arnold’s English Literature Series (1906-1958)
Kingfisher Library (1931-1952)

ARS Bookshop / ARS Press (Tokyo, Japan)
ARS Booklets: A Series of Gems of Western Literature (1920-1928)

J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd. (Bristol, UK)
Arrowsmith’s Fiction Series (1943-1948)
Arrowsmith’s Three & Sixpenny Series (1892-1924)

Athenaeum Literature Department (London)
Westminster Classics (1918-1921)

Bakunin Press at Bakunin House (Dublin, Ireland)
The Revolt Library (1912-1913)
“Spur” Glasgow Library (1920)
Word Library (1940)

Baker & Taylor Co. (New York, US)
Red Label Reprints (1931-1940)

Barse & Hopkins (New York & Newark, NJ, US)
Pocket Classics (1925-1932)

B.T. Batsford Ltd. (London, UK)
Batsford’s Half-Guinea Library (1940-1951)

George Bell & Sons (London, UK)
Bell’s Annotated English Classics (1914-1930)
Bell’s English Classics (1893-1940)
Bohn’s Artists’ Library (British Artists’ Library) (1901-1910)
Bohn’s Classical Library (1864-1927)
Bohn’s Library of Sports and Games (1889-1913)
Bohn’s Novelist’s Library (1876-1918)

Bohn’s Popular Library (1913-1932)
Bohn’s Scientific Library (1864-1900)
Bohn’s Standard Library (1864-1932)
Classics of Scientific Method (1922-1934)

Great Masters in Painting & Sculpture (1899-1914)
York Library (1904-1909)

Ernest Benn Ltd. (London, UK)
Benn’s Sixpenny Library (1927-1939)
Mermaid Series (1926-1966)

Benzinger Brothers (London, UK)
Capuchin Classics (1930-1931)

A. & C. Black (London, UK)
Black’s Novel Library (1925-1940)

W.G. Black (New York, US)
Companion Classics (1932)

Blackie & Son Ltd. (London, Glasgow, UK)
Blackie’s Famous Books (1910-1965)
Blackie’s Standard English Classics (1930-1950)
Casket Library (1905-1929)
Imperial Library (1933-1936)
Order of Merit Series (1938-1940)
Red Letter Library (1903-1912)
Red Letter Poets (1902-1923)
Travel Library (1935-1938)

Wallet Library (1910-1929)
Warwick Library (1895-1909)

Basil Blackwell (Oxford, UK)
Little Nineteenth Century Classics (1925)
Percy Reprints (1920-1953)

Anthony Blond (London, UK)
Doughty Library (1966-1968)

Blue Ribbon Books (New York, US)
Blue Ribbon Books (1930-1933; continues publication by Reynal & Hitchcock [1933-1939] and Doubleday [1939-1949])

Boar’s Head Press (Samuel Roth) (New York, US)
Library of Unusual Books (1949-1965)

Henry G. Bohn (London, UK)
Bohn’s Antiquarian Library (1846-1864)
Bohn’s Cheap Series (1851-1863)
Bohn’s Classical Library (1847-1863)
Bohn’s Collegiate Series (1859-1863)
Bohn’s Ecclesiastical and Theological Library (1853-1862)
Bohn’s Historical Library (1847-1860)
Bohn’s Illustrated Library (1849-1864)
Bohn’s Philosophical Library (1852-1861)
Bohn’s Reference Library (1846-1860)
Bohn’s Scientific Library (1847-1864)
Bohn’s Standard Library (1846-1864)
Bridgewater Treatises (1852-1862)

Albert & Charles Boni (New York, US)
American Library (1924-1926)
Bonibooks (1929-1936)
Cosmos Library (1923)
St. Martin’s Library (1925)

Boni & Liveright (New York, NY)
Black and Gold Library (1927-1928) (continues, see Horace Liveright, Inc.)
Great Modern Stories Series (1919-1932)
Immortal Classics (1926-1928) (continues, see Horace Liveright, Inc.)

Modern Library (1917-1925)
Penguin Series (1917-1919)

Book Collectors’ Association, Inc. / Personal Books, Inc. (New York, US)
Book Collectors’ Association (1930-1935)
Personal Books (1935-1955)

Book League of America (New York, US)
Book League of America (1928-1932)

Books Inc. (New York, US)
University Library of Classics (1944-1955)
World’s Popular Classics (1938-1960)

Books Ltd. (Liverpool, UK)
Red Rose Series (1920)
Sign of the Rose Series (1920-1921)

Brentano’s (New York, US)
Bilingual Series (1921-1933)
Brentano’s Hispano-American Series (1920)
Contemporary Drama Series (1924-1937)
Lotus Library (1908-1929)

F.A. Brockhaus (Leipzig, Germany)
English Library (1911-1940)

Nicholas L. Brown (New York, US)
Sea Gull Library (1920-1922)

Burgess & Bowes (London, UK)
Pocket Series (1940-1947)

Burns & Oates (London, UK)
Orchard Books (1923-1935; 1952-1970)

A. L. Burt Co. (New York, US)
Burt’s Home Library (1880-1937)
Burt’s Mammoth Series (1926-1934)
Burt’s Pocket Edition of Standard Classics (1920-1937)
Cornell Series (1898-1927)
Ferret Library (1935)
Popular Copyright Fiction (1906-1937)

Thornton Butterworth (London, UK)
Home University Library (1928-1940)
Keystone Library (1922-1942)
Modern Writers and Playwrights (1933-1934)

W.R. Caldwell (New York, US)
Greek-Lamp Library (1911-1920)
International Adventure Library (1904-1924)

Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, UK)
Cambridge English Classics (1904-1941)

Jonathan Cape (London, UK)
Florin Books (1932-1945)
Life and Letters Series (1930-1941)
New Library (1937)
Saint Giles Library (1940)
New Travellers’ Library (1950-1955)
Travellers’ Library (1926-1947)

Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith (New York, US)
New Library (1929-1930)
Travellers’ Library (1927-1930)

Carlton House Publications (New York, US; imprint of Random House)
Carlton House (1936-1970)

Cassell & Co., Ltd. (London, UK)
Cassell’s National Library (1886-1914)
Cassell’s Pocket Library (1895, 1928-1955)
Cassell’s Shilling Novels (1885-1934)
First Novel Library (1966-1971)
Little Classics (1909)
Living Thoughts Library (1939-1950)
People’s Library (1907-1933)

Caxton Publishing Co. (London, UK)
Caxton Library of Modern Authors (1915-1920)

Caxton House (New York, US)
Caxton Library (1946-1954)
Popular Classics of the World (1940-1950)

Centaur Press (London, UK)
Centaur Classics (1960-1972)

Century Co. (New York, US)
Century Classics (1902-1925)

Chanticleer Press (New York, US)
Cresset Library (1949-1953)

Chapman & Dodd (London, UK)
Abbey Classics (1920-1937)
Abbey Copyright Novels (Abbey Novels, Abbey Copyright Fiction) (1922)
Abbey Library (1922-1927)
Abbey Nature Books (1920-1923)
New European Library (1923-1924)

Chapman & Hall (London, UK)
Chapman & Hall’s 2/- Net Library (1910-1925)

Chatto & Windus (London, UK)
Centaur Library (1930-1935)
Dolphin Books (1930-1937)
Golden Library (1875-1943)
Khaki Library (1915)

King’s Classics (1907-1913)
Landmark Library (1968-1975)
New Phoenix Library (1950-1956)
New Piccadilly Library (1932-1940)
Pelham Library (1941)
Phoenix Library (1928-1945)
Phoenix Living Poets (1960-1982)
St. Martin’s Library (1906-1922)
Vanguard Library (1952-1956)
Zodiac Books (1937-1942, 1946-1955)
Also see The Zodiac Press

H.B. Claflin Co. (New York, US)
Waistcoat Pocket Classics (1904-1907)

W.B. Clive (London, UK)
Selected English Classics (1925-1947)

Henry T. Coates & Co. (Philadelphia, US)
New Alta Library (1900-1903)

E.W. Cole Book Arcade (Melbourne, Australia)
Cole’s Victoria Library (1902-1920)

William Collins & Sons (London, Glasgow, UK)
Collins’ Classics (1903-1970)
Collins’ Pocket Classics (1905-1945)
First Novel Library (1921-1922)
Greenback Library (1946-1952)

King’s Way Classics (1927-1930)
Laurel and Gold Series (1930-1967)

Lotus Library (1920-1931)
Masterpieces of Literature (1929-1930)
Nations’ Library (1912-1920)
New Universal Library (1927-1930)
Novel Library (1920-1937) (published for Collins by the London Book Co.)

St. James’s Library (1950-1954)
Student’s Library (1920-1940)
Westminster Classics (1928-1940)

Commercial Press (Shanghai)
English Classics (1921-1940)

Louis Conard (Paris, France)
Standard Collection of British and American Authors (1915-1926)

W.B. Conkey Co. (Chicago, US)
Ivory Series (1901-1910)

Constable & Co., Ltd. (London, UK)
English Reprints (1895-1936)
Colonial Library (1902-1913)
Constable’s Miscellany (1928-1939)
Constable’s Sixpenny Series (1908-1920)
Crown Constable (1933-1953)

Cooper Square Publishers (New York, US)
Our Debt to Greece and Rome (1963)

Cornstalk Publishing Co. (Sydney, Australia)
Platypus Series (1924-1930)

Country Life Ltd. (London, UK)
Tavistock Library (1933-1936)

The Cresset Press Ltd. (London, UK)
Cresset Library (1935-1936, 1947-1953)

Thomas Y. Crowell Co. (New York, US)
Crowell’s Colonial Series (1917-1923)
Half-Hour Classics (1945-1955)
Handy Volume Classics (1892-1917)
Luxembourg Edition (1901-1934)
Luxembourg Illustrated Library (1928-1930)

Cyclopedia Corporation of America (New York)
World Classics (1930-1940)

Daily Express Fiction Library (London, UK)
Daily Express Fiction Library (1936-1940)

Daily Telegraph (London, UK)
Daily Telegraph Library (1910-1920)

Peter Davies (London, UK)
Covent Garden Library (1929-1932)

De La More Press (see Alexander Moring Ltd.)

J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd (London, UK)
Aldine Library (1938-1940)
Bedside Library (1923-1927)
Channels of English Literature (1912-1925)
Cities of the World (1965-1970)
The College Monographs (1906-1907)

Dent’s Double Volumes (1933-1936)
Dent’s Treble Volumes (1936-1939)
English Men of Science (1906-1908)

Everyman’s Library (1906-1982)
Everyman’s University Library (1972-1988)
Handy Library Edition (1926-1931)
The King’s Treasuries of Literature (1920-1970)
Master Musician Series (1902-2009)
Miranda’s Library (1901-1904)

New Adelphi Library (1932-1937)
New Poetry Series (1934-1937)
Open-Air Nature Books (1909-1951)
Outward Bound Library (1928-1933)
Saintly Lives Series (1899-1901)
Series of English Idylls (1904-1932)
Temple Classics (1896-1955)
Temple Cyclopedic Primers (1900-1929)
Wayfarer’s Library (1914-1942)

The Dial Press (New York, US)
The Bourbon Classics (1929-1930)
The Dial Detective Library (1924)
The Dial Standard Library (1925-1927 [?] may be ghost series)
Fireside Library (1925-1928)
Golden Dragon Library (1929-1931)
Library of Living Classics (1928-1931)
Permanent Library (1944-1966)
Rogue’s Library (1925)

Henri Didier (Paris)
English Classics (1905-1940)

Dennis Dobson Ltd. (London, UK)
Twentieth Century Classics (1952-1954)

Dodd Mead & Co. (New York, US)
Ajax Series (1898-1920)
Astor Library (1927-1935)
International Classics (1923-1939)
Quill Library (1927-1929)

Dodge Publishing Co. (New York, US)
People’s Books (1912-1925)

R.R. Donnelly & Sons Co. (Chicago, US)
Lakeside Classics (1915-2000)

M.A. Donohue & Co. (Chicago, US)
Calumet Series (1900-1930)
Donohue’s Popular Copyright Fiction (1900-1930)
Greek-Lamp Library (1920)

George H. Doran Co. (New York, US)
First Novel Library (1920-1922)
Murray Hill Library (1916-1925)
Pocket Books (1913-1926)

Doric Books (New York, U.S.)
Doric Books (1950)

Doubleday Co. (New York, US)
Book League of America (1936-1945)
Great French Romances (1923-1927)
Lambskin Library (1922-1934)
Series in Literature (1935-1937)
Triangle Books (1939-1949)
Week-End Library (1914)
Windmill Books (1929-1937)
also see Blue Ribbon Books
also see Garden City Publishing Co.
also see Halcyon House

Lindsay Drummond Ltd. (London, UK)
Russian Literature Library (1945-1947)

Gerald Duckworth & Co., Ltd. (London, UK)
Covent Garden Library (1920)
Crown Library (1912)

Great Lives (1933-1965)
Greenback Library (1902-1910)
Hundred Years Series (1922-1970)

Modern Plays (1910-1924)
New Reader’s Library (1910-1927)
Noted Irish Lives (1930-1939)
Reader’s Library (1927-1946)

Duffield & Co. (New York, US)
Interpreter’s Series (1919-1921)
Little Nineteenth Century Classics (1925)

E.P. Dutton (New York, US)
Broadway Oriental Library (1930-1932)
Coniston Classics (1912-1921)
Dutton Dollar Novels (1932-1935)

Everyman’s Library (1906-1982)
The King’s Treasuries of Literature (1920-1970)
Library of Early Novelists (1904-1932)
Library of French Fiction (1919-1921)

Muses’ Library (1904-1940)
Series of English Idylls (1904-1932)
To-day and Tomorrow Series (1924-1929)

Wayfarer’s Library (1914-1942)
New Universal Library (1890-1920)
The Wisdom of the East Series (1908-1930)

Peter Eckler Publishing Co. (New York, US)
Library of Liberal Classics (1885-1922)

Educational Company of Ireland (Dublin, Ireland)
Talbot Library of Standard Authors (1919-1940)

Educational Publishing Co. (Boston, US)
The Red Shield Classics (1924-1925)

Eerdmans-Sevensma (Grand Rapids, MI)
Knickerbocker Series: A Holland-American Library (1919-1921)

Dana Estes & Co. (Boston, US)
Illustrated Cabinet Edition (1880-1920)

R.A. Everett & Co. (London)
Everett’s Library (1912-1920)

Eyre & Spottiswoode (London, UK)
Century Library (1947-1950)

Faber & Faber, Ltd. (London, UK)
Faber Library (1932-1944, 1995-1997)

Falcon Press (London, UK)
Falcon Prose Classics (1948-1953)

Farrar, Straus & Young (New York, US)
Illustrated Novel Library (1951-1955)

Federation Press (London, UK)
Federation Press Library (1924-1925)
French Classic Library (1925)

J. G. Ferguson Publishing Co. (Chicago, US)
Twentieth Century Classics (1936-1970)

William Faro (New York, US)
Ardent Classics (1931-1934)
Modern Amatory Classics (1930-1934)

A. Flanagan Co. (Chicago, US)
Little Classics Series (1910-1922)

Foreign Languages Publishing House (Moscow) (continues as Progress Publishers)
Arts Library (1950)
Classics of Russian Literature (1954-1965)
Library of Selected Soviet Literature (1950-1956)
Library of Soviet Literature (1948-1965)

T.N. Foulis (Edinburgh, London, UK)
Foulis Books (1910-1917)
Foulis Fiction Series (1921-1923)
Library of English Prose (1904-1905)
Romantic Lives (1909-1919)
Roses of Parnassus (1904-1910)

W. Foulsham (London, UK)
Mayflower Library (1925-1935)
Pilgrim Library (1925-1930)

French Library Syndicate (New York, US)
Popular Edition Series (1917)

Funk & Wagnalls (New York, US; London, UK)
Cassell’s Little Classics (1914-1933)
Hour-Glass Stories (1902-1911)

Garden City Publishing Co. (Garden City, New York, US; imprint of Doubleday)
Star Dollar Books (1925-1950)
Sun Dial Library (1929-1930)

P. R. Gawthorn, Ltd. (London, UK)
Russell Classics (1947-1948)

Gay & Hancock Ltd. (London, UK)
Gay’s Shilling Library (1910-1913)
The World Beautiful Library (1898-1925)

Ginn & Co. (New York, US)
Albion Series of Anglo-Saxon and Middle English Poetry (1904-1910)
International Modern Language Series (1892-1944)
Modern Literature Series (1931-1933)
Selected English Classics (1931-1963)

Gowans & Gray (Glasgow, Scotland; London, UK)
Gowans Cosmopolitan Library (1912-1930)
Gowans International Library (1905-1930)

Grayson & Grayson (London, UK)
Grayson Books (1935)
Grayson’s Fiction Library (1931-1935)

Greenburg, Publisher (New York, US)
Rogues’ Bookshelf (1926)

Greening & Co. (London, UK)
Colonial Library (1909-1911)
Lotus Library (1901-1913)
Masterpiece Library (1899-1913)

Gregg Publishing Co. (Chicago; New York, US)
Living Literature Series (1919-1920)

Gresham Publishing Co. (Dublin, London, UK)
Irish Library (1910-1916)

Grey Walls Press (London, UK)
Crown Classics (1947-1954)

Greystone Press (New York, US)
Masterworks Series (1947-1955)

Grolier Society (New York, US)
Beaux Arts Classics (1915-1930)

Grosset & Dunlap (New York, US)
Books of Distinction (1926-1937)
Cameo Classics (1935-1948)
Ferret Library (1935)
Grosset & Dunlap reprints (1898-1982)
Macmillan Standard Library (1909-1913)
Novels of Distinction (1928-1942)
Universal Library (1931-1972)
Also see Books Inc.

Grove Press (New York, US)
Venus Library (1969-1972)

Halcyon House (Garden City, NY; imprint of Doubleday)
Halcyon House Illustrated Library (1950)
Illustrated Classics (1940-1950)

Hamish Hamilton (London, UK)
The Modern Library (1936-1940)
Novel Library (1947-1953)

John Hamilton Publishers (London)
Sundial Mystery and Adventure Library (1925-1936)
Sundial Mystery Library (1925-1936)

Harcourt, Brace & Co. (New York, US)
American Authors Series (1928-1936)
European Library (1921-1926)
Harbrace Modern Classics (1949-1970)
Broadway Medieval Library (1928-1929)

Harper & Brothers; Harper & Row (New York, US)
Continental Library (1887-1920)
Golden Hind Series (1927-1930)

Harper Dollar Library (1921-1939)
Harper Perennial Classics (1965-1968)
Harper’s Handy Classics (1890-1900)
Harper’s Library of Living Thought (1909-1922)
Harper’s Modern Classics (1917-1968)
Odd Number Series (1917-1938)
Pacific Coast Series (1898-1925)

George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. (London, UK)
Bilingual Series (1919-1972)
Harrap Library (1909-1947)
Harrap’s French Classics (1945-1987)
Harrap’s Shilling Library (1931-1937)
Harrap’s Standard Fiction Library (1925-1931)

Holborn Library (1947-1955)
Library of Living Classics (1928-1936)
Life, Literature and Thought Library (1951-1966)
Novels Beautiful (1921-1935)
Our Debt to Greece and Rome (1922-1960)
Poetry and Life Series (1911-1940)
Sesame Booklets (1908-1920)

Short Stories of To-Day and Yesterday (1928-1939)

Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd. (London, UK)
Reynard Library (1950-1971)

Hartsdale House (New York, NY)
Hartsdale House (Editions, Classics) (1946-1960)

Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, US)
Muses’ Library (1950-1971)
Reynard Library (1950-1971)

Robert Hayes (London, UK)
Robert Hayes’ Fiction Library (1920)
Rosebery series (1925-1930)
Sandringham Library (1923-1925)

Hearst’s International Library Co. (New York, US)
Miniature Classics (1914-1916)

D.C. Heath & Co. (Boston, US)
Heath’s English Classics (1892-1917)
Heath’s Golden Key Series (1929-1934)
Heath’s Modern Language Series (1888-1960)

William Heinemann (London, UK)
Acme Library (1921)
A Century of French Romance / A Library of French Masterpieces (1902-1904)
Bibliotheca Neerlandica (1963-1967)

Great French Romances (1923-1927)
Guide Novel Series (1948-1980)

Heinemann Pocket Editions (1907-1920 (?), 1945-1948)
Travellers’ Library (1928-1932)
Vanguard Library (1952-1956)
Windmill Library (1933-1939)

Hendricks House (Putney, VT, US)
University Classics (1980)

Hendricks House / Farrar Straus (New York, US)
University Classics (1942-1964)

William J. Hill (Chicago)
Modern Reader’s Library (1920-1930)

Hodder & Stoughton (London, UK)
Black Jacket Books (1937-1947)
Bookman Booklets (1902-1904)
Bookman Library (1923-1924)
Hodder & Stoughton’s Sevenpenny Library (1912-1925)
People’s Library (1923-1942)

Pocket Books (1910-1914)
Yellow Jacket Series (1923-1939; 1949-1957)

Henry Holt & Co. (New York, US)
Home University Library (1911-1940)

Holt, Rinehart & Winston (New York, US)
Rinehart Library Classics (1965-1967)

The Hogarth Press (London, UK)
Crown Library (1938-1943)
Hogarth Essays (1924-1947)
New Hogarth Library (1940-1947)

R. Holden & Co. Ltd. (London, UK)
Fortune Play Books (1925-1927)

Home Book Co. (New York, US)
New Beverly Edition (1895)

H. Hooks (London)
The Farringdon Library (1910-1938)

Houghton Mifflin Co. (Boston, US)
Cambridge Classics (1883-1938)
Cambridge Poets (1894-1933)

Evergreen Series (1923)
Holiday Edition (1879-1940)
New Poetry Series (1915-1916)
Riverside Aldine Classics (Riverside Aldine Series) (1885-1940)
Riverside College Classics (1907-1950)
Riverside Library (1929-1935)
Riverside Literature Series (1882-1970)

E.F. Hudson Ltd. (London, UK)
English Masterpieces (1930-1935)

Hurst & Blackett Ltd. (London, UK)
Hurst & Blackett’s 7d. Novels (1909-1917)
Hurst & Blackett’s Colonial Library (1912-1920)

Hurst & Co. (New York, US)
Best Value Books (1912-1915)
Companion Books (1918-1919)
Poetical Classics (1907-1911)
Magnolia Library (1906-1911)

Hutchinson International Authors Ltd. (London, UK; imprint of Hutchinson Ltd.)
Hutchinson International Authors (1940-1999)

Hutchinson & Co. (London, UK)
Blue Star Library (1929-1940)
Classic Novels (1904-1905)
First Novel Library (1933-1951)
Hutchinson’s 3/- Series of Popular Stories (1903-1920)
Hutchinson’s Colonial Library (1895-1925)
Hutchinson’s Pocket Library (1930-1939)

Hutchinson’s 7d. Novels (1911-1915)
Hutchinson Classic Novels (1904-1932)
Also see Hutchinson International Authors Ltd.

Illustrated Editions Co. (New York, US)
Illustrated Editions (1930-1942)

International Fiction Library (Cleveland, US) (Imprint of World Publishing Co.Cleveland, New York, US)
International Fiction Library (1929-1935)

International Book Publishing Co. (New York)
Russian Author’s Library (1919-1920)

Internationale Bibliothek (Berlin, Germany)
English Library (1921-1926)

T.C. & E.C. Jack (London & Edinburgh, UK)
People’s Books (1912-1925)
Romance of Reality (1914-1926)

George W. Jacobs & Co. (Philadelphia, US)
Rittenhouse Classics (1917-1925)
Washington Square Classics (1912-1925)

Jacobsen Publishing Co., Inc. (New York, US)
Modern Reprint Library (1926-1931)

Jarrold Publishing (London, UK)
Beacon Library (1937-1951)
Jay Library (1930-1931)
Jarrolds’ 2/- Novels (1919-1935)
Jarrolds’ 3/6 Novels (1919-1935)

Miniature Classics (1910-1923)

Herbert Jenkins (London, UK)
Fireside Library (1924-1928)
Herbert Jenkins Shilling Library (1920-1935)
Splendid Library (1919-1928)

Charles H. Kelly (London, UK)
Every Age Library (1912-1916)
Finsbury Library (1912-1913)

Kelly & Walsh (Shanghai)
Chinese Classics in English (1932-1940)

Kenkyusha (Tokyo, Japan)
Kenkyusha English Classics (1922-1983)

Mitchell Kennerley (Boston, US)
Modern Drama Series (1912-1916)

Alfred A. Knopf (New York, US)
Alblabooks (1937-1948)
Blue Jade Library (1925-1935)
Borzoi Classics (1922-1934)
Borzoi Pocket Books (1923-1935)
Great Lives in Brief (1954-1973)
Library of Contemporary Thought (1926-1931)
Student’s Library of Contemporary Fiction (1922-1933)

John Lane | The Bodley Head (London, UK)
Bodley Head Library (1937-1941, 1946-1970)
Golden Hind Series (1927-1934)
Lover’s Library (1901-1912)
The Modern Library (1934-1936)
New Pocket Library (1901-1909)
On Active Service Series (1919-1921)
Quill Library (1927-1929)

Week-End Library (1927-1935)

Laurel Book Co. (Chicago, US)
Laurel English Classics (1921-1931)

T. Werner Laurie Ltd. (London, UK)
Colonial Library (1906-1921)
Eclectic Library (1905-1931)

Lawrence & Bullen (London, UK)
Muses’ Library (1891-1900)

Leach, Shewell, & Sanborn (Boston, US)
The Students’ Series of English Classics (1889-1931)

John Lehmann Ltd. (London, UK)
Chiltern Library (1947-1953)
Holiday Library (1948-1953)
Modern European Library (1947-1955)

Libreria del Littorio (Rome, Italy)
Italian Classics (1930)

J.B. Lippincott Co. (Philadelphia, US)
Lippincott’s Classics (1920-1949)
Lippincott’s Popular Library (1896-1912)
Lotos Library (1896-1902)

Literary Guild (New York, US)
Book League of America (1932-1936)

Little, Brown & Co. (Boston, US)
Beacon Hill Bookshelf (1924-1945)
Beacon Library of Fiction Classics (1930-1937)
Burlington Library (1906-1912)
Contemporary Drama Series (1917-1928)
Handy Library (1883-1921)

Modern Drama Series (1916-1935)
Orchard House Edition (1925-1950)

Horace Liveright, Inc. (1928-33) / Liveright Publishing Co. (1933-69) (New York, US)
Black and Gold Library (1928-1971)
Immortal Classics (1928-1947)

London Book Co. (London, UK)
A Century of French Romance / A Library of French Masterpieces (1907-1908)
Novel Library (1920-1937) (published for Collins by the London Book Co.)

London House & Maxwell (New York, US)
Bibliotheca Neerlandica (1964-1967)

John Long Ltd. (London, UK)
Carlton Classics (1905-1928)
English Masterpieces (1930-1935)
John Long’s Select Half-crown Library (1923-1925)

Longmans, Green & Co. (London, UK; New York, US, Toronto, CA)
Indian Students’ Library (1919-1924)
Library of Living Classics (1928-1931)
Living Thoughts Library (1939-1950)
Longman’s English Classics (1879-1943)
Longmans’ Pocket Library (1907-1930)
Men and Books (1951-1960)
Our Debt to Greece and Rome (1922-1940)
Silver Library (1877-1929)
Swan Library (1931-1938)

Sampson Low (London, UK)
Globe Edition / Globe Novels (1873-1912)
Great Composers Series (1920-1936)

Loyola University Press (Chicago, US)
Loyola University Classics (1917-1942)

F.M. Lupton Publishing Co. (New York, US)
Daisy Series (1898-1901)

Lyons & Carnahan (Chicago, New York)
Stratford Classics (1923-1936)

Macaulay Co. (New York, US)
Gold Label Books (1927-1946)
Transatlantic Library (1928-1935)

Macmillan & Co., Ltd. (London, UK; New York, US)
Caravan Library (1922-1942)
Cottage Library (1928-1944)
Cranford Series (1895-1937)
Economic Classics (1895-1931)
English Reprints (1895-1936)
Eversley Series (1893-1926)
Globe Edition / Globe Library (1864-1976)
Golden Treasury Series (1862-2001)
Illustrated Pocket Classics (1902-1951)
Imperial Editions (1936-1944)
Library of English Classics (1901-1932)
Library of Philosophy:
Library of Philosophy (1890-1980)

Macmillan’s 7d. Series (1909-1914)
Macmillan’s Empire Library (1904-1926)
Macmillan’s Pocket American and English Classics (1899-1924)
Macmillan’s Pocket Classics (1901-1935)

Macmillan’s Pocket Library (1949-1968)
Macmillan’s Three & Sixpenny Novels (1886-1935)
Many Mansions Series (1929-1930)
Modern Readers’ Series (1926-1950)
Murder Revisited Series (1952-1968)
New Eversley Series (1927-1948)
New Pocket Classics (1929-1960)
Royal Editions (1900-1950)
Scholar’s Library (1930-1970)
Two-Shilling Series (1912-1937)

Macrae Smith Co. (Philadelphia, US)
Washington Square Classics (1912-1925)

George Macy Companies (New York, US)
Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf (1935-1970)
Heritage Press / Heritage Club (1935-1970)
Limited Editions Club (1929-1970)
Reader’s Club (1941-1970)

R.H. Macy (New York, US)
Macy Classics (1929-1942) (Published for Macy by Illustrated Classics / Three Sirens Press)
Macy Library (1930-1940)

Macy-Masius (New York, US)
An American Bookshelf (1927-1935)

Mandrake Press (London, UK)
Mandrake Booklets (1929-1930)

Marshall Jones Co. (Boston, US)
Our Debt to Greece and Rome (1922-1930)

Elkin Mathews & Marrot, Ltd. (London, UK)
Rescue Series (1927-1933)
Woburn Books (1928-1930)

Maunsel & Co. (Dublin, London, UK)
Modern Russian Library (1915-1917)

Robert M. McBride & Co. (New York)
Chelsea Classics (1920-1927)

A.C. McClurg (Chicago, US)
Little Books on Art (1905-1914)

David McKay Co. (Philadelphia, US)
American Classics Series (1890-1920)
International Library (1923-1928)
Living Thoughts Library (1939-1943)
Newbery Classics (1917-1947)
Pocket Classics (1929-1961)

McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie (New York, US)
International Adventure Library (1924-1929)
Scotland Yard Mystery Library (1915-1930)

Mellifont Press, Ltd. (London, UK)
Mellifont Classics (1944-1960)

Andrew Melrose Ltd. (London, UK)
Melrose’s Pocket Series (1920-1953)
Rogues Gallery (1954-1956)

Merrill & Baker (New York, US)
English Texts (1907-1933)
Standard Classics (1890-1920)

Methuen & Co., Ltd. (London, UK)
Colonial Library (1895-1960)
Famous Novels (1950-1960)
Fountain Library (1931-1941)
Gateway Library (1924-1940)
Little Books on Art (1903-1929)
Methuen’s Cheap Novels (1905-1920)
Methuen’s English Classics (1921-1970)
Methuen’s Half-Crown Library (1905-1915)
Methuen’s Modern Classics (1924-1974)

Methuen’s Shilling Library (1912-1919)
Methuen’s Shilling Novels (1905-1935)
Methuen’s Standard Library (1902-1912)
Modern Masterpieces (1905-1941)

Mills & Boon (London, UK)
Shilling Cloth Library (1913-1929)

The Modern Library / Random House (New York, NY)
Modern Library (1925-1927)

Modern Book Co. (Shanghai)
Modern Series (1920)

Montgomery Ward (Chicago, US)
La Belle Library (1893-1920)

Alexander Moring, De La More Press (London, UK)
De La More Booklets (1902-1925, “New Issue”: 1935)
King’s Classics (1902-06)
Saint George Series (1920-1938)
Smaller Classics Series (1906-1908)

John Murray (London, UK)
Murray’s 2/- net Novels (1922-1932)
Murray’s Fiction Library (1922-1932)
Murray’s Shilling Library (1910-1929)
The Wisdom of the East Series (1905-1962)

Murray (Murray’s Sales & Service Co., Murray Remainder Books) (London, UK)
Abbey Classics (1954-70)
Abbey Library (1955-1970)

Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Ltd. (London, UK)
Nash’s Famous Fiction Library (1921-1931)
Nash’s Great Novel Library (1921-1931)

National Home Library Foundation (Washington DC, US)
National Home Library (1935-1941)

T. Nelson & Sons Ltd. (London, UK)
Argosy Books (1935-1948)
Chelsea Classics (1930)

Discussion Books (1938-1967)
Edinburgh Library (1919-1931; 1950)
Modern Anthologies (1936-1938)
Nelson’s Classics (1905-1965)
Nelson’s Continental Library (1915-1925)
Nelson’s Library / Nelson’s Novels (1909-1937)
Nelson’s Sixpenny Classics (1905-1920)
Nelson Standard Library (1923-1933)
New Century Library (1899-1950)
People’s Books (1912-1925)
Premier Series (1919-1960)
Short Biographies (1938-1944)
Winchester Classics (1934-1945)

New Directions Publishing (New York, USA)
Direction Series (1946-1952)
Modern Readers Series (1947-1952)
New Directions Series (1939-1955)

George Newnes Ltd. (London, UK)
Caxton Series (1901-1904)
John O’London’s Library (1934-1938)
John O’ London’s Little Books (1924-1932)
The Library of Useful Stories (1895-1910)
Newnes Pocket Classics (1903-1906)

Newnes’ Sixpenny Series (1901-1920)

Nicholson & Watson (London)
Student’s Library (1920-1940)
University Extension Library (1934-1938)

Martinus Nijhoff (The Hague, Netherlands)
The Dutch Library (1924-1927)

W.P. Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell, Ltd. (Edinburgh, London, UK)
Nimmo’s Miniatures (1902-1922)

Nisbet & Co., Ltd. (London, UK)
Nisbets’ Shilling Novels (1914-1917)

Nonesuch Press (London, UK)
Nonesuch Library (1927-1964)

P. Noordhoff (Groningen, Netherlands)
English Classics (1907-1922)

W. W. Norton & Co. (New York, US)
Psyche Miniatures (1926-1928)
Scandinavian Classics (1927-1930)
White Oak Library (1924-1934)

Odham Press (London, UK)
Popular Library (1918-1920)

Odyssey Press (New York, US)
Odyssey Series in Literature (1935-1975)

Oxford University Press (London, UK; New York, US)
Chameleon Books (1939-1957)
Clarendon Series of English Literature (1921-1963)
Home University Library (1940-1970)
Oxford Bookshelf (1936-1946)
Oxford Miscellany (1906-1945)
Oxford Standard Authors (1904-1980)
World’s Classics (1905-date)
World’s Classics Galaxy Edition (1947-1955)

Packard & Co. (Chicago, IL, US)
University Classics (1941-1947)

Pantheon Books (New York, U.S.)
Novel Library (1948-1953)

S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd (London, UK)
Everyone’s Library (1902-1930)

Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co (London, UK)
Psyche Miniatures (1926-1945)

William Farquhar Payson (New York)
Deep Sea Library (1930-1935)

C. Arthur Pearson (London)
Pearson’s Sixpenny Novels (1908-1915)
Pearson’s Western Novels (1930)

Phaidon Publishers (New York, US)
Phaidon Pocket Series (1947-1960)

G. Philip & Son Ltd. (London, UK)
New Era Library (1920-1932)

Leroy Phillips (Boston, US)
Gowans Cosmopolitan Library (1912-1930)
Gowans International Library (1905-1930)

Philosophical Library (New York, US)
Philosophical Library (1941-2007)

Phoenix Publishing Co. Ltd. (Dublin, Ireland)
Irish Library (1910-1920)
Library of Modern Irish Fiction (1920-1944)

Pickering & Inglis (London, UK)
Golden Crown Series (1927-1950)

Platt & Munk (New York, US)
Great Writers Collection (1960-1965)

Prentice-Hall, Inc. (Englewood Cliffs, NJ, US)
New Library of French Classics (1969-1972)
Prentice-Hall Classics Series (1931-1966)
Prentice-Hall English Literature Series (1952-1974)

Progress Publishers (Moscow)
Soviet Author’s Library (1973-1990)

G.P. Putnam’s Sons (New York, US; London, UK)
Arabesque Series (1903-1906)
Ariel Booklets (1902-1930)
Bibliotheca Neerlandica (1965)

Black and White Library (1937)
Golden Hind Series (1935)
Mauve Library (1911-1915)

Queensway Library (London, UK) (imprint of Greycaine Book Manufacturing Co.)
Queensway Library (1933-1942)

Rand McNally & Co. (Chicago, New York, US)
Greek-Lamp Library (1906-1914)
Windermere Series (1912-1914)

Random House (New York, NY)
Modern Library (1925-1927)
Nonesuch Library (1933-1964)
Stanyan Books (1970-1973)
Also see Carlton House Publications

Readers’ League of America (New York)
The World’s Popular Classics (1930-1940)

Readers Library Publishing Co. Ltd. (London, UK)
Readers Library (1924-1935)

Charles Renard Co. (New York)
Renard’s Famous Authors Series (1925-1926)

Review of Reviews Co. (New York, US)
Lock and Key Library (1909-1915)

Reynal & Hitchcock (New York, NY)
Blue Ribbon Books (1933-1939)
Triangle Books (1933-1939)

Grant Richards (London, UK)
Smaller Classics Series (1904-1905)
World’s Classics (1901-1905)

Ronald Press Co. (New York, US)
English Series (1928-1958)

Routledge, Kegan & Paul (London, UK)
Broadway Library of Eighteenth-Century French Literature (Broadway Library of XVIII Century French Literature) (1927-1937)
Broadway Medieval Library (1928-1931)
Broadway Oriental Library (1930-1932)

Golden Dragon Library (1928-1930)
Library of Early Novelists (1904-1932)
Muses’ Library (1904-1940; 1950-1980)
New Universal Library (1884-1931)
Railway Library (1849-1898)

Rowfant Club (Cleveland, US)
The Wittol Series (1920)

A. C. Sandford (Sydney, Australia)
Sandford’s Popular Library (1920)

Scott, Foresman & Co. (Chicago, US)
Lake English Classics (1893-1930)
Lake Library Edition (1909-1933)

The Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd. (London, Newcastle-On-Tyne, New York)
Evergreen Library (1925-1940)
Scott Library (1876-1965)
Thistle Library (1928-1930)

Charles Scribner’s Sons (New York, US)
Batsford’s Half-Guinea Library (1940-1951)
Caxton Series (1901-1904)
Library of Literary History (1898-1935)
Little Treasury Series (1946-1970)

Mermaid Series (1887-1940)
Modern Student’s Library (1917-1931, 1955-1964)
Muses’ Library (1891-1900)
New Pocket Edition (1906-1939)
Pocket Classics (1917)

Scribner’s Famous Series (1908-1932)
Warwick Library (1895-1909)

J.H. Sears & Co. (New York, US)
American Home Classics (1925-1928)
Readers Library (1924-1930)
Royal Blue Library (1925-1930)
Royal Collection (1925-1928)
Royal Red Library (1925-1930)

Martin Secker (London, UK)
New Adelphi Library (1926-1932)

Seeley Service & Co. Ltd. (London, UK)
Things Seen Series (1920-1958)

Shakespeare Head Press (Sydney, Australia)
S.H.P. Pocket Classics (1948-1949)

Shakespeare House (New York, US)
Shakespeare House (1951)

Harold Shaylor (London, UK)
Modern Writers Series (1930-1931)

Sheed & Ward (London, UK)
Capuchin Classics (1930-1931)

Sibley & Co. (Boston, Chicago, US)
The Students’ Series of English Classics (1889-1917)

Siegle Hill & Co. (London, UK)
Langham Bibelots (1912-1914)
Langham Booklets (1908-1923)
Selected Series (1911-1914)
Queen’s Library of Literary Treasures (1910-1920)

Simpkin Marshall & Co. (London, UK)
Abbey Classics (1920-1937)
Cosmos Library (1926)
Evergreen Library (1925-1940)

Small Maynard (Boston, USA)
Abbey Classics (1920-1937)

Societe Des Beaux-Arts (Paris; London; New York, US)
Comedie d’Amour Series (1905-1915)
Masterpieces of French Literature Series (1905- 1910)

Somerset Books (New York, US)
Somerset Books (1940-1947)

S. Sonnenschein & Co. (New York, US)
Library of Philosophy (1890-1910)

Southern Illinois University Press (Carbondale, Il, US)
Centaur Classics (1960-1972)

Standard Book Co. (New York, US)
Standard Classics (1930-1933)

Stanley Paul & Co. (London, UK)
Essex Library (1913-1917)
International Library (1923-1928)
Lotus Library (1913-1920)
Treasure Library (1930-1940)

Stanyan Books (Los Angeles, US)
Stanyan Books (1970-1973)

Stein & Day Inc. (New York, US)
Doughty Library
 (1966-1968)

Frederick A. Stokes Co. (New York)
Library of Fiction (1900-1905)
Library of Irish Literature (1910-1915)
Nautilus Library (1924-1930)
Romance of Reality (1915)

The Stratford Co. (Boston, US)
Stratford Poets (1927-1935)
Stratford Universal Library (1918)

Sun Dial Press (imprint of Doubleday; Garden City, NY, US)
Center Books (1942-1943)
Hampton Court Edition (1937-1938)

Superior Printing Co. (Akron, Ohio, US)
Superior Library (1910-1915)

Sythoff (Leiden, Netherlands)
Bibliotheca Neerlandica (1963-1967)

The Talbot Press Ltd. (Dublin, Ireland)
Every Irishman’s Library (1915-1925)
New Era Library (1915-1924)
Noted Irish Lives (1930-1939)

Three Sirens Press (New York, US)
Three Sirens Classics (1930-1940)
See Illustrated Editions Co.

Anthony Treherne & Co. (London, UK)
Waistcoat Pocket Classics (1903-1907)

Tudor Publishing Co. (New York, US)
Library of Living Classics (1933-1941)

Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. (New York, US)
American Classics (1955-1980)

Universal Library Co. (London, UK; imprint of Hutchinson & Co., London, UK)
Universal Library (1916-1935)

University of Denver Press (Denver, Colorado, USA)
American Biographical Library (1942)
American Fiction Library (1942)

University of Oklahoma Press (Norman, OK, US)
Western Frontier Library (1953-date)

University Publishing Co. (Lincoln, NE, US)
University Classics (1923-1935)

T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd. (London, UK)
Adelphi Library (1908-1925)
Cabinet Library (1923-1927)
Colonial Library (1885-1911)
Every Irishman’s Library (1915-1925)
First Novel Library (1913-1927)
Library of Irish Literature (1910-1915)
Library of Literary History (1898-1927)

Mermaid Series (1894-1926)
Rogue’s Library (1925)
Unwin’s Library (1902-1914)

Valentine & Anderson, Ltd (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK)
Thistle Library (1911-1920)

Valentine & Sons Ltd. (Dundee, Scotland, UK; Dublin, Ireland, UK; London, UK)
Thistle Library (1907-1920)

G.B. van Goor & Zonen (Gouda, Netherlands)
Library of English Literature (1878-1930)

Nicholas Vane (London, UK)
Goldfinch Titles (1947-1952)

Vanguard Press (New York, US)
Vanguard Books (1926-1950)

Viking Press (New York, US)
Viking Portable Library (1943-date)

Henry Vizetelly & Co. (London, UK)
Mermaid Series (1887-1894)

Joseph F. Wagner (New York)
My Bookcase Series (1920-1928)

John Wanamaker (Philadelphia, New York)
Columbine Library (1884-1920)

Warburg Ltd. (London, UK)
New Adelphi Library (1936-1937)

Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. (London, UK)
Ward, Lock & Co.’s Sevenpenny Net Novels (1912-1917)
World Library (1870-1920)

Frederick Warne & Co. (London, UK)
Chandos Classics (1850-1950)
Treasure Library (1931-1950)

Warwick & York (Baltimore)
Nations’ Library (1912-1915)

Watts & Co. (London, UK)
New Thinker’s Library (1962-1971)
Thinker’s Library (1929-1951)

Weidenfeld & Nicolson (London, UK)
Illustrated Novel Library (1951-1955)

Western Printing & Lithographing Co. (Racine, Wisconsin, US)
Whitman Home Library (1910-1920)

Willey Book Co. (New York, US)
Comedie d’Amour Series (1935-1940)
Library of World’s Greatest Books (1935-1940)

Williams, Belasco & Meyers (New York, US)
New Classics Library (1930)
See Illustrated Editions Co.

Williams & Norgate (London, UK)
Home University Library (1911-1928)
Library of Contemporary Thought (1926-1931)

John C. Winston Co. (Philadelphia, US)
Handy Classics (1912-1925)
Ideal Classics (1908-1923)
Winston Companion Classics (1925-1935)

World Book Co. (Yonkers-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
Hawthorne Classics (1914-1924)

World Publishing Co. (Cleveland, New York, US)
Living Library (1946-1965)
World Books (1928-1942)
Also see International Fiction Library

World Syndicate Publishing Co. (Cleveland, New York, US), subsidiary of World Publishing Co. (Cleveland, US; 1928-1935)
Classics Series (1930-1940)
World Books (1928-1942)

World Wide Publishing (New York, US)
World Wide Edition (1929-1930)

A.A. Wyn, Inc. (New York, US)
Mermaid Series (1949-1955)

The Zodiac Press (London, UK; imprint of Chatto & WindusLondon, UK)
Zodiac Press (1946-1988)