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Top 25 best novels to own from the
list of19th century literatureby James Cahill, owner of Quintessential Rare Books, LLC.

  1. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

  2. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

  3. Frankenstein

  4. The Scarlet Letter

  5. UNCLE TOM'S CABIN

  6. Moby Dick

  7. the Count of Monte Cristo

  8. A TALE OF TWO CITIES

  9. Jane Eyre

  10. wuthering Heights

  11. Walden

  12. The Picture of Dorian Gray

  13. Great Expectations

  14. Crime and Punishment

  15. Emma

  16. Treasure Island

  17. The Importance of Being Earnest

  18. War and Peace

  19. Little Women

  20. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

  21. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  22. The Hunchback of Notre Dame

  23. The Three Musketeers

  24. Dracula

  25. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Top 25 best novels to own from the
list of20th Century Literatureby James Cahill, owner of Quintessential Rare Books, LLC.

  1. The Great Gatsby

  2. Ulysses

  3. The Atlas Rebellion

  4. The Call of the Wild

  5. 1984

  6. The Catcher in the Rye

  7. To Kill a Mockingbird

  8. The Grapes of Wrath

  9. The Spring

  10. Light in August

  11. Farewell to Arms

  12. Lord of the Flies

  13. Animal Farm

  14. A Brave New World

  15. On the Road

  16. As I Lay Dying

  17. The Old Man and the Sea

  18. Of Mice and Men

  19. Trap 22

  20. A Clockwork Orange

  21. Somebody flew over the cuckoo's nest

  22. The Good Earth

  23. All the King's Men

  24. BABBITT - Antifriction Metal Coating

  25. Gone with the Wind

1001 books to read before you die

UNTIL THE VIII CENTURY

0001 - The Thousand and One Nights - Anonymous

0002 - The Story of Genji - Murasaki Shikibu

0003 - Song of Mio Cid - Anonymous

0004 - Book of good love - Juan Ruiz "Archpriest of Hita" - Juan Ruiz "Arcipreste de Hita"

0005 - Count Lucanor - Don Juan Manuel

0006 - Metamorphosis, or The Golden Ass - Lucius Apuleius

0007 -Tirant lo Blanc (Tirante the White) - Joanot Martorell

0008 - The Celestina - Fernando de Rojas

0009 - Amadís de Gaula - Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo

0010 - Lazarillo de Tormes - Anonymous

0011 - Gargantua and Pantagruel - François Rabelais

0012 - The Lusiads - Luis Vaz de Camôes

0013 - Book of Life - Teresa of Jesus

0014 - Guzmán de Alfarache - Mateo Alemán

0015 - Exemplary Novels - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

0016 - Don Quixote of La Mancha - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

0017 - The Labours of Persiles and Segismunda - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

0018 - The Buscón - Francisco de Quevedo

0019 - True History of the Conquest of New Spain - Bernal Díaz del Castillo

0020 - La Dorotea - Lope de Vega

0021 - The Critic - Baltasar Gracián

0022 - The Princess of Cléves - Marie-Madelaine Pioche de Lovergne, Countess of La Fayette

0023 - Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe

0024 - Love in Excess - Eliza Haywood

0025 - Moll Flanders - Daniel Defoe

0026 - Gulliver's Travels - Jonathan Swift

0027 - A Modest Proposal - Jonathan Swift

0028 -Joseph Andrews - Henry Fielding

0029 - Momoirsof Martinus Scriblerus - J. Arbuthnot, J. Gay, T. Parnell, A. Pope, J. Swift

0030 - Pamela- Samuel Richardson

0031 - Clarissa- Samuel Ricradson

0032 - TomJones - Henry Fielding

0033 - FannyHill: Memoirs of a Courtesan - John Cleland

0034 - Peregrine Pickle - Tobias George Smollett

0035 - Candide, or Optimism - Voltaire

0036 - TheStory of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia - Samuel Johnson

0037 - Julia, or The New Eloise - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

0038 - Emilie, or Education - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

0039 - TheCastle of Otranto - Horace Walpole

0040 - TheVicar of Wakefield - Oliver Goldsmith

0041 - TristamShandy - Laurence Sterne

0042 -SentimentalJourneythrough France and Italy - Laurence Sterne

0043 - Theman of Feeling - Henry Mackenzie

0044 - HumphryClinker - Tobias George Smollett

0045 - TheMisadventures of Young Werther - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

0046 - Evelina- Fanny Burney

0047 - TheDaydreams of the Solitary Stroller - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

0048 -Dangerous Friendships - Pierres Choderlos de Laclos

0049 -Confessions - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

0050 - TheOne Hundred and Twenty Days of Sodom - Marquis de Sade

0051 - AntonReiser - Karl Philipp Moritz

0052 - Vathek- William Beckford

0053 - Justine - Marquis de Sade

Justine, a young orphan, tries to lead a virtuous life in a France full of degenerates who seek to cause her as much pain as possible.

0054 - Dreamin the red pavilion - Cao Xueqin

0055 - TheAdventures of Caleb Williams - William Godwin

0056 - Narration of thelife of Olaudah Equiano - Olaudah Equiano

0057 - TheMysteries of Udolfo - Ann Radcliffe

0058 -Wilhelm Meister's Years of Apprenticeship - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

0059 - TheMonk - M.G. Lewis

0060 - Camilla - Fanny Burney

0061 - Jacquesthe Fatalist - Denis Diderot

0062 - The Religious - Denis Diderot

0063 - Hyperion- Friedrich Hölderlin

XIX CENTURY

0064 -Rackrent Castle - Maria Edgeworth

0065 -Henry of Ofterdingen - Novalis

0066 -Rameau's Nephew - Denis Diderot

0067 -Elective Affinities - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

0068 -Michael Kohlhaas - Heinrich von Kleist

0069 - Senseand Sensibility - Jane Austen

0070 - Prideand Prejudice - Jane Austen

0071 - MansfieldPark - Jane Austen

0072 - Emma- Jane Austen

0073 - Rob Roy - SirWalter Scott

0074 - Frankenstein- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

0075 - Ivanhoe - Sir WalterScott

0076 - Melmoththe Wanderer - Charles Robert Maturi

0077 -Murr catreviews- Hoffma

0078 -PrivateMemoirsand Confessions of a Justified Sinner - James Hogg

0079 - Of thelife of a useless man - Joseph von Eichendorff

0080 - TheLast of the Mohicans - James Fenimore Cooper

0081 - Thebride and groom - Alessandro Manzoni

0082 - Redand black - Stendhal

0083 - The Hunchbackof Notre Dame - Victor Hugo

0084 - EugeneOnegin - Alexander Pushkin

0085 - EugénieGrandet - Honoré de Balzac

0086 - PapaGoriot - Honoré de Balzac

0087 - TheNose - Nicolai Gogol

0088 -Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens

0089 - The Lionof Flanders - Hendrick Conscience

0090 - TheCharterhouse of Parma - Stendhal

0091 - TheFall of the House of Usher - Edgar Allan Poe

0092 -Camera Obscura - Hildebrand

0093 - AHero of Our Time - Mikhail I. Lermontov

0094 -DeadSouls- Nicolai Gogol

0095 -Lost Illusions - Honoré de Balzac

0096 - ThePit and the Pendulum - Edgar Allan Poe

0097 - TheThree Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas

0098 - Facundo- Domingo Faustino Sarmiento

0099 - TheDevil's pond - Georges Sand

0100- TheCount of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas

0101 - JaneEyre - Charlotte Brontë

0102 - TheVanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeroy

0103 -WutheringHeights- Emily Brontë

Lockwood arrives at the Wuthering Heights estate, where he is plunged into the conflicts of the families who occupy it.

0104 - The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - Anne Brontë

0105 - David Copperfield - Charles Dickens

0106 - The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne

0107 - MobyDick - Herman Melville

0108 - The House of the Seven Towers - Nathaniel Hawthorne

0109 -Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe

0110 - Cranford - Elizabeth Gaskell

0111 - The Bleak House - Charles Dickens

0112 - Walden - Henry David Thoreau

0113 - Henry the Green - Gottfried Keller

0114 - North and South - Elizabeth Gaskell

0115 - MadameBovary - Gustave Flauber

0116 - Der Nachsommer (St. Martin's Summer) - Adalbert Stifter

0117 - Adam Bede - George Eliot

0118 - Oblomov - Ivan Goncharov

0119 - The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins

0120 - The Floss Mill - George Eliot

0121 - Max Havelaar - Multatuli

0122 - Great Expectations - Charles Dickens

0123 - Silas Marner - George Eliot

0124 - Fathers and Sons - Ivan Turgenev

0125 - Les Miserables - Victor Hugo

0126 - The Children of the Water - Charles Kingsley

0127 - Memoirs from Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

0128 - Uncle Silas - Sheridan Le Fanu

0129 - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll

0130 - Journey to the center of the Earth - Jules Verne

0131 - Crimeand Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

0132 - Maria - Jorge Isaacs

0133 - Therese Raquin - Émile Zola

0134 - The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins

0135 - Little Women - Louisa May Alcott

0136 - The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

0137 - The Songs of Maldoror - Count de Lautréamont

0138 - Phineas Finn - Anthony Trollope

0139 - Sentimental Education - Gustave Flaubert

0140 -War and Peace - Lev Tolstoy

0141 - Legends- Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer

0142 - Alice Through the Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll

0143 - Middlemarch - George Eliot

0144 - Spring waters - Ivan Turgenev

0145 - Erewhon - Samuel Butler

0146 - The Demons - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

0147 - The Creatures in the Mirror - Sheridan Le Fanu

0148 -Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne

0149 - National Episodes - Benito Pérez Galdós

0150 - Far from the madding crowd - Thomas Hardy

0151 - Pepita Jiménez - Juan Valera

0152 - The Crime of Father Amaro - José María Eça de Queirós

0153 - The Tavern - Émile Zola

0154 - Anna Karenina - Lev Tolstoy

0155 - Martín Fierro - José Hernández

0156 - The Red Room - August Strindberg

0157 - Ben-Hur - Lew Wallace

0158 - Lullaby - Émile Zola

0159 - Portrait of a Lady - Henry James

0160 - The Malavoglia - Giovanni Verga

0161 - Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas - Joaquim María Machado de Assis

0162 - The gentle friend - Benito Pérez Galdós

0163 -Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson

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