Henry Altemus Company


Series 69 - Classics Series

Series Name:
Publish Dates:
Classics Series (See Slip-in-the-Pocket)
1907 - 1909
Varied reprint editions
Series Number:


Title: Author: Year: Illustrator:
1 Bab Ballads and Savoy Songs Gilbert, W.S.    
2 Battle of Life Dickens, Charles    
3 Biglow Papers Lowell, James Russell    
4 Camille Dumas, Alexandre    
5 Carmen Merimee, Prosper    
6 Child's Garden of Verses Stevenson, Robert Louis    
7 Chimes Dickens, Charles    
8 Christmas Carol Dickens, Charles    
9 Cricket on the Hearth Dickens, Charles    
10 Crown of Wild Olive Ruskin, John    
11 Days with Sir Roger De Coverley Addison, Joseph    
12 Endymion Keats, John    
13 Evangeline Longfellow, Henry    
14 Fanchon Sand, George    
15 Greatest Thing in the World Drummond, Henry    
16 Haunted Man Dickens, Charles    
17 In Memoriam Tennyson, Alfred Lord    
18 Kavanagh Longfellow, Henry    
19 Lays of Ancient Rome Macaulay, Thomas B.    
20 Poems, Volume I (Longfellow) Longfellow, Henry    
21 Poems, Volume II (Longfellow) Longfellow, Henry    
22 Man Without a Country Hale, Edward Everett    
23 Marmion Scott, Sir Walter    
24 Milton's Poems Milton, John    
25 Peter Schlemihl Chamisso, Adelbert    
26 Poems (Poe) Poe, Edgar Allan    
27 Princess and Maud Tennyson, Alfred Lord    
28 Rab and His Friends Brown, John    
29 Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Anonymous    
30 Sesame and Lilies Ruskin, John    
31 She Stoops to Conquer Goldsmith, Oliver    
32 Undine Fouque, De La Motte    
33 Rime of the Ancient Mariner Coleridge, Samuel Taylor    
34 Gold Dust Anonymous    
35 Daily Food for Christians Anonymous    
36 Midsummer Night's Dream Shakespeare, William    
37 As You Like It Shakespeare, William    
38 Hamlet Shakespeare, William    
39 Julius Caesar Shakespeare, William    
40 King Lear Shakespeare, William    
41 Macbeth Shakespeare, William    
42 Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare, William    
43 Othello Shakespeare, William    
44 Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare, William    
45 Sonnets Shakespeare, William    
46 Merchant of Venice Shakespeare, William    
47 Tempest Shakespeare, William    
48 Twelfth Night Shakespeare, William    
49 Buy Your Own Cherries Kirton, John W.    
50 Changed Life Drummond, Henry    
51 Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Byron, Lord    
52 Father Tom and the Pope Ferguson, Samuel    
53 J. Cole Gellibrand, Emma    
54 Jessica's First Prayer Stretton, Hesba    
55 Kept for the Master's Use Havergal, Frances Ridley    
56 King of the Golden River Ruskin, John    
57 La Belle Nivernaise Daudet, Alphonse    
58 Lady Geraldine's Courtship Browning, Elizabeth Barrett    
59 Tales of Wayside Inn Longfellow, Henry    
60 Marjorie Fleming Brown, John    
61 Our Dogs Stowe, Harriet Beecher    
62 Old Christmas Irving, Washington    
63 Rip Van Winkle Irving, Washington    
64 Paradise Regained Milton, John    
65 Rose and the Ring Thackeray, William Makepeace    
66 Shropshire Lad Housman, A.E.    
67 Courting of Dinah Shadd Kipling, Rudyard    
68 Drums of the Fore and Aft Kipling, Rudyard    
69 Three Musketeers Dumas, Alexandre    
70 Tribune Primer Field, Eugene    
71 Tent on the Beach Whittier, John Greenleaf    
72 Snowbound Whittier, John Greenleaf    
73 Friendship Thoreau, Henry    
74 Diamond Lens O'Brien, Fitzjames    
75 Hunting of the Snark Carroll, Lewis    
76 Romance of a Poor Young Man Feuillet, Octave    


Henry Altemus Company      Format: 1      Volumes: 1 - 76
Green cloth. Line drawn gold gilt pattern with series name and/or the title within the pattern. Brown uncoated dust jacket with a rectangle within which the title, series name and author is written. 5.5 x 4.5.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 2      Volumes: 1 - 76
Dark green/brown calf- leather with the same pattern as in format #1. Boxed. 5.5 x 4.5.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 3      Volumes: 1 - 76
Full green leather. Gold gilt oval on the front cover within which is the title. Boxed. 5.5 x 4.5.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 4      Volumes: 1 - 76
Green boards. Rectangular appliqué with pictorial picture. Green gold gilt title on the bottom right of the cover. 5.5 x 4.5 Dust jacket is brown with the title, author and series name within a box at the top of the front jacket cover.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 5      Volumes: 1 - 76
Brown boards. Title in gold gilt surrounded by a gold gilt decorative pattern. Boxed. 5.5 x 4.5.

Series Notes:
1. This series changed its name in 1909 to become the Slip-in-the Pocket Classics Series. See: http://henryaltemus.com/series/series166.htm
2. Formats #1, #4 and 5 are part of Series 166- Slip-in-the-Pocket Classics Series. Formats #1,2,3 are part of the Classics Series.
3. There is no priority between Formats 1 and 2.
4. Format 3 was published simultaneously with format 1.


Format 1 DJ (earliest)

Format 1 DJ (early)


Format 1 DJ (later)

Format 1

Format 2


Format 3

Format 3 Box

Format 4


Format 4 Dust Jacket

Format 5


Webmaster: webadm@henryaltemus.com   (Technical Help Only)

Last Revision: January 30, 2011