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Books in 1st. Page Classics series

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: illustrated - first published in 1876

    Mark Twain

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Jan. 29, 2018)
    "The old lady pulled her spectacles down and looked over them about the room; then she put them up and looked out under them. She seldom or never looked through them for so small a thing as a boy ..." Tom Sawyer, an impetuous and rascal lad growing up along the Mississippi River, lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid. Throughout the novel Tom is always busy to avoid visiting school. Besides that Tom falls in love with Becky Thatcher, is thought to be dead, becomes a pirate, and together with his friend Huckleberry Finn witnesses a murder - and much, much more ... "The adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain is a lovely tale of boyhood adventure and camaraderie.
  • White Fang: illustrated - first published in 1906

    Jack London

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Jan. 15, 2018)
    "Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway. The trees had been stripped by a recent wind of their white covering of frost, and they seemed to lean towards each other, black and ominous, in the fading light ..." The harsh and freezing cold nature of the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories of Canada is the setting of this novel. White Fang - half dog, half wolf - is forced to survive while the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush. Somewhere deep inside the heart of this not domesticated creature are memories of love and trust. Will White Fang throw off his independence and his impetuous wildness and start a journey to domestication ...?
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: unabridged - original text of the first edition - with 42 illustrations by John Tenniel

    Lewis Carroll, John Tenniel

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Oct. 12, 2016)
    "Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank ... ... and of having nothing to do." These are the first words of the most famous children book of all times. And then Alice follows a rabbit - and fells "down, down, down." She fells in a fantastical place: Animals talk, Mad Hatter's throws tea partys, and the Queen plays croquet ... 1st. Page Classics presents the unabridged original text and the original illustrations by John Tenniel.
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: unabridged - illustrated - first published in 1900

    L. Frank Baum

    (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Nov. 3, 2017)
    "Suddenly uncle Henry stood up: 'There's a cyclone coming ...'" A Cyclone, magic silver shoes, a yellow brick road, and a marvelous country called "Oz"; - Dorothy and Toto, her dog, must find their way home. But at first the girl needs to find the Emerald City, where the all-powerful "Wizard of Oz" lives. During her dangerous journey, Dorothy make friends: The Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion ...
  • A Christmas Carol: illustrated - first published in 1843

    Charles Dickens

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Sept. 1, 2017)
    "Bah!" said Scrooge, "Humbug!" For the old miser Ebenezer Scrooge is to wish a Merry Christmas "Humbug!" On a fateful Christmas Eve the old miser is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Marley. The ghost announces the visit of three haunting guests, representing Scrooge's past, present, and future. The three ghosts keep in mind that the time has come for Ebenezer Scrooge to change his way of life - before it is too late ...
  • The Call of the Wild: illustrated - first published in 1903

    Jack London

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, May 24, 2017)
    Buck is a strong and proud dog living a good life at a ranch in the sun-kissed Santa Clara Valley in California. But the good times are over as he gets kidnapped and sold. Days later he finds himself somewhere in the Yukon in Alaska. Against his will he becomes a sled dog. During the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush he is forced to survive and defend himself - against brutal men and other dogs in a harsh environment ...
  • The Invisible Man: unabridged - first published in 1897

    H. G. Wells

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Jan. 1, 2017)
    Griffin, a young English scientist, is experimenting and discovers the means to make himself invisible. He is able to see but no one can see him. As Griffin becomes mad, his secret gets uncovered – and the hunting for him begins … H. G. Wells is the true pioneer of modern Science Fiction. His merit is, that at the end of the nineteenth century he prophesied the abuse and the terror of invisible forces.
  • Robinson Crusoe: illustrated - first published in 1719

    Daniel Defoe

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, June 14, 2017)
    "I was born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull ...", says the protagonist at the beginning of one of the most famous novels ever written. Having been cast on shore by shipwreck, Robinson Crusoe is damned to live all alone in an uninhabited island in the middle of nowhere for more than 20 years. During this time he has to fight against himself, harsh weather conditions, - and cannibals ... The novel was first published in 1719 under the considerably longer original title: "The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner."
  • Black Beauty - The Autobiography of a Horse: first published in 1877

    Anna Sewell

    Paperback (Ocean of Minds Media House Ltd., June 5, 2019)
    "The first place that I can well remember, was a large pleasant meadow with a pond of clear water in it. Some shady trees leaned over it, and rushes and water-lilies grew at the deep end. ...""Black Beauty" is told by its hero: A remarkable black horse born with one white foot and a white star on his forehead. The autobiography begins with the first memories of idyllic country pastures, and ends with his work on cobblestoned streets in London. Black Beauty tells us about his experiences with cruel treatment, and how he finally finds love, peace and happiness.After publishing in 1877 the novel was an instant success and found his way into the hearts of millions of readers, and his place on the list of unforgettable world literature.
  • The Wealth of Nations - Book I: first published in 1776

    Adam Smith

    Paperback (Ocean of Minds Media House Ltd., July 1, 2019)
    To make it comfortable to read we subdivided Adam Smith's magnum opus "The Wealth of Nations" into four volumes: Book I; Book II + III; Book IV, and Book V. Furthermore we let space between the lines and the font size is always 11 pt. Please have a look into amazon's "look inside the book" and convince yourself. Here you'll find an overview of the series:Book I (260 pages) ISBN: 978-1-9991585-1-4Of the Causes of Improvement in the productive Powers of Labour, and of the Order according to which its Produce is naturally distributed among the different Ranks of the People.Book II + III (152 pages) ISBN: 978-1-9991585-2-1Of the Nature, Accumulation, and Employment of Stock. And: Of the different Progress of Opulence in different Nations.Book IV (280 pages) ISBN: 978-1-9991585-3-8Of Systems of political Economy.BookV (284 pages) ISBN: 978-1-9991585-4-5Of the Revenue of the Sovereign or Commonwealth.Adam Smith was a Scottish economist, philosopher, author, and a pioneer of political economy. His magnum opus "The Wealth of Nations" was originally published in 1776 during the Scottish Agricultural Revolution and the Scottish Enlightenment. Smith's magnum opus is probably the first and still the most eloquent description of the workings of a market economy. Adam Smith's theories formed the basis of a thriving capitalist system and is a highly readable and timeless work of genius.
  • Ivanhoe: illustrated - first published in 1820

    Walter Scott

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Nov. 20, 2017)
    Come, trowl the brown bowl to me, Bully boy, bully boy, Come, trowl the brown bowl to me: Ho! jolly Jenkin, I spy a knave in drinking, Come, trowl the brown bowl to me. The historical adventure-romance "Ivanhoe" is set in England and at the close of the 12th century. The novel describes the adventures of the heroic Wilfred of Ivanhoe in winning the hand of virtuous Lady Rowena. There are combats, tournaments, Kings and honorable Knights. Furthermore "Ivanhoe" is packed with a whole bunch of characters, like Wamba and Gurth, Cedric of Rotherwood, the fierce Templar knight or Sir Brian de Bois-Gilbert. The legendary Robin Hood is also a character in the Middle Age action-story.
  • Joseph Andrews; introduction and notes by James Gordon

    Henry Fielding

    Paperback (Pan Books, March 15, 1973)