50 Book Literary Classics Library

This set of 50 books from Everyman's Library, carefully chosen by our curators, will fill any room with the most influential literature in history. Each set will vary slightly, but every collection will include novels that span time and genre with books for every kind of reader. The set, a true centerpiece of any home, is an heirloom worth passing on to loved ones, and owners will find endless wisdom and entertainment within the thousands of pages.

Everyman's Library offers these novels as beautifully bound volumes with easy-to-read typography, acid-free paper, sewn cloth bindings, silk ribbon markers, and European half-round spines.

Please contact us if you would like to create custom jackets for your set of 50. 

Please note: Below is only an example list of titles. Each set will try to include the 50 titles and authors in the list below, but we will pull your set based on availability at the time of your order. If you would like to choose the books you receive, please contact customer service, and they will discuss a custom curation price based on your wish list. 

  1. The African Trilogy (Things Fall Apart; No Longer at Ease; Arrow of God) by Chinua Achebe 
  2. The Oresteia by Aeschylus 
  3. The Divine Comedy: Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso by Dante Alighieri 
  4. The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende 
  5. The Audubon Reader by John James Audubon 
  6. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 
  7. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 
  8. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen 
  9. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin 
  10. Old Goriot by Honore de Balzac 
  11. The Stories of Ray Bradbury by Ray Bradbury 
  12. Shirley; The Professor by Charlotte Bronte 
  13. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov 
  14. Possession by A.S. Byatt 
  15. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather 
  16. My Antonia by Willa Cather 
  17. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes 
  18. The Lady in the Lake; The Little Sister; The Long Goodbye; Playback by Raymond Chandler
  19. Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer 
  20. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins 
  21. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad 
  22. Collected Stories by Roald Dahl 
  23. The Origin of Species and The Voyage of the 'Beagle' by Charles Darwin
  24. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 
  25. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens 
  26. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 
  27. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 
  28. The Complete English Poems of John Donne by John Donne 
  29. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky 
  30. The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
  31. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas 
  32. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 
  33. The Bookshop; The Gate of Angels; The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald
  34. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  35. A Portrait of the Artist of a Young Man by James Joyce
  36. The Woman Warrior; China Men by Maxine Hong Kingston
  37. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli 
  38. Complete Shorter Fiction of Herman Melville by Herman Melville 
  39. The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu 
  40. The Complete Novels of Flann O'Brien by Flann O'Brien 
  41. The Best of Frank O'Connor by Frank O'Connor 
  42. Animal Farm by George Orwell 
  43. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 
  44. Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  45. First Love and Other Stories by Ivan Turgenev 
  46. Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 
  47. The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain by Mark Twain 
  48. Journey to the Center of the Earth; Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea; 'Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  49. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton 
  50. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf 



Weight: 85.0 lb

Width: 5.25 feet x Height: 8.25 inches x Depth: 5.25 inches 

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