50 Book Literary Classics Library

Turn any room into an incredible literary resource with this set of 50 classics from the Everyman’s Library series.

This set of 50 books, 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.

This set makes an incredible gift for any avid reader, and iif you would like to create custom jackets for your set of 50, please contact us

Please note: Below is a representative list of titles. Each set will include 50 titles of or similar to those listed below:

  1. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  2. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  3. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  4. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  5. Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  6. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
  7. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  8. Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  9. The Histories by Herodotus
  10. Rights of Man and Common Sense by Thomas Paine
  11. Symposium and Phaedrus by Plato
  12. The Social Contract and The Discourses by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  13. Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
  14. Democracy in America by Alexis De Tocqueville
  15. Possession by A. S. Byatt
  16. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
  17. We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live by Joan Didion
  18. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  19. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  20. 1984 by George Orwell
  21. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
  22. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  23. My Antonia by Willa Cather
  24. Carried Away by Alice Munro
  25. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
  26. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  27. The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  28. Stories by Doris Lessing
  29. The Analects by Confucius
  30. The Complete Works by Michel De Montaigne
  31. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
  32. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  33. Villette by Charlotte Bronte
  34. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  35. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  36. Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  37. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  38. The Oresteia by Aeschylus
  39. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighier 
  40. Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov
  41. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  42. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  43. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine 
  44. The Postman Always Rings Twice Double Indemnity and Mildred Pierce by James M. Cain
  45. Plague Fall Exile Essays by Albert Camus
  46. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
  47. Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini
  48. Raymond Collected Stories by Raymond Chandler
  49. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins 
  50. Old Goriot by Honore De Balzac
  51. Eugenie Grandet by Honore De Balzac
  52. Collected Stories by Roald Dahl
  53. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  54. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
  55. Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens
  56. Hard Times by Charles Dickens
  57. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens
  58. The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  59. Augie March by Saul Bellow
  60. Victory by Joseph Conrad
  61. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  62. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  63. Parade's End by Ford Madox Ford
  64. Offshore Human Voices The Beginning of Spring by Penelope Fitzgerald Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 
  65. Selected Works by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 
  66. The Dain Curse by Dashiell Hammett
  67. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy 
  68. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
  69. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
  70. Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  71. Hindu Scriptures by Everyman's Library
  72. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
  73. Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo
  74. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  75. Collected Stories Vol. 2 by Henry James
  76. Princess Casamassima by Henry James
  77. Dubliners by James Joyce
  78. The Collected Stories by Franz Kafka
  79. Fear and Trembling The Book on Adler by Soren Kierkegaard
  80. Koran by Everyman's Library
  81. Tao Te Ching by Lao-Tzu
  82. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
  83. The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann
  84. Collected Stories by W. Somerset Maugham
  85. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  86. The New Testament by Everyman's Library
  87. Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
  88. His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman
  89. Comedies Volume 1 by William Shakespeare
  90. The Sonnets and Narrative Poems by William Shakespeare
  91. Theban Plays by Sophocles
  92. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The Girls of Slender Means, The Driver's Seat, The Only Problem by Muriel Spark 
  93. Childhood Boyhood and Youth by Leo Tolstoy
  94. Fathers and Children by Ivan Turgenev
  95. Lives of the Painters Sculptors and Architects (2 Vol. Set) by Giorgio Vasari 
  96. Three Novels by Jules Verne
  97. The Time Machine The Invisible Man The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
  98. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
  99. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton
  100. The Reef by Edith Wharton 
  101. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  102. The Maltese Falcon The Thin Man Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett
  103. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy
  104. The General in His Labyrinth by Marquez Gabriel Garica
  105. The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens
  106. Dombey & Son by Charles Dickens
  107. Collected Short Fiction by V.S. Naipul
  108. A House for Mr. Biswas by V.S. Naipul
  109. Snow by Orhan Pamuk
  110. Temple of the Golden Pavilion by Yukio Mishima
  111. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
  112. The Collected Works by Khalil Gibran
  113. The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz by Hector Berlioz
  114. The Adolescent by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  115. The Audubon Reader by John James Audubon
  116. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
  117. Typhoon by Joseph Conrad
  118. The Double and The Gambler by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  119. Nostromo by Joseph Conrad
  120. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin

SKU: EL50

Weight: 85.0 lb

Depth: 5.25 inches; width: 5.25 feet; height: 8.25 inches


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