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Top 25 Novels to Own of 19th Century Literature
List Made by James Cahill, Owner of Quintessential Rare Books, LLC.

  1. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  2. Pride and Prejudice
  3. Frankenstein
  4. Scarlet Letter
  5. Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  6. Moby Dick
  7. 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 Novels to Own of 20th Century Literature
List Made by James Cahill, Owner of Quintessential Rare Books, LLC.

  1. The Great Gatsby
  2. Ulysses
  3. Atlas Shrugged
  4. Call of the Wild
  5. Nineteen Eighty Four
  6. Catcher in the Rye
  7. To Kill a Mockingbird
  8. The Grapes of Wrath
  9. The Fountainhead
  10. Light in August
  11. A Farewell to Arms
  12. Lord of the Flies
  13. Animal Farm
  14. 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. Catch 22
  20. A Clockwork Orange
  21. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  22. The Good Earth
  23. All the King’s Men
  24. Babbitt
  25. Gone with the Wind
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  • Robert Penn Warren – All the Kings Men.
  • George Orwell – Animal Farm.
  • John O’Hara – Appointment in Samarra.
  • William Faulkner – As I Lay Dying.
  • Ayn Rand – Atlas Shrugged.
  • Sinclair Lewis – Babbitt.
  • Raymond Chandler – The Big Sleep.
  • Edward Abbey – The Brave Cowboy.
  • Aldous Huxley – Brave New World.
  • Jack London – The Call of the Wild.
  • Stephen King – Carrie.
  • Ian Fleming – Casino Royal.
  • Dr. Seuss – The Cat in the Hat.
  • Joseph Heller – Catch 22.
  • J.D. Salinger – The Catcher in the Rye.
  • Roald Dahl – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
  • E.B. White – Charlotte’s Web.
  • Anthony Burgess – A Clockwork Orange.
  • Arthur Miller – Death of a Salesman.
  • Robert A. Heinlein – Double Star.
  • Frank Herbert – Dune.
  • Ernest Hemingway – A Farewell to Arms.
  • Ayn Rand – The Fountainhead.
  • T.S. Eliot – Four Quartets.
  • James Baldwin – Go Tell it on The Mountain.
  • Margaret Mitchell – Gone With The Wind.
  • Pearl S. Buck – The Good Earth.
  • John Steinbeck – The Grapes of Wrath.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby.
  • J.R.R. Tolkein – The Hobbit.
  • Isaac Asimov – I, Robot.
  • William Faulkner – Light in August.
  • Antoine De Saint-Exupery – The Little Prince.
  • William Golding – Lord of the Flies.
  • Sinclair Lewis – Main Street.
  • Dashiell Hammett – The Maltese Falcon.
  • Robert A. Heinlein – The Moon is a Harsh Mistress.
  • Ian Fleming – Moonraker.
  • Robert Frost – New Hampshire.
  • George Orwell – Nineteen Eighty-Four.
  • John Steinbeck – Of Mice and Men.
  • Ernest Hemingway – The Old Man and the Sea.
  • Jack Kerouac – On the Road.
  • Ken Kesey – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
  • Cormac McCarthy – The Orchard Keeper.
  • James M. Cain – The Postman Always Rings Twice.
  • Stephen King – ‘Salem’s Lot.
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. – Slaughterhouse-Five.
  • William Faulkner – The Sound and the Fury.
  • Robert A. Heinlein – Starship Troopers.
  • Tennessee Williams – A Streetcar Named Desire.
  • E.B. White – Stuart Little.
  • Ernest Hemingway – The Sun Also Rises.
  • T.H. White – The Sword in the Stone.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald – Tender is the Night.
  • John Dos Passos – The 42nd Parallel.
  • C.S. Lewis – The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.
  • Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird.
  • James Joyce – Ulysses.
  • Maurice Sendak – Where the Wild Things Are.
  • A. A. Milne – Winnie The Pooh.
  • Mark Twain – Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
  • Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice.
  • Mary Shelley – Frankenstein.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne – Scarlet Letter.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe – Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
  • Herman Melville – Moby Dick.
  • Alexandre Dumas – Count of Monte Cristo.
  • Charlotte Brontë – Jane Eyre.
  • Emily Brontë – Wuthering Heights.
  • Henry David Thoreau – Walden.
  • Oscar Wilde – The Picture of Dorian Gray.
  • Charles Dickens – Great Expectations.
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky – Crime and Punishment.
  • Jane Austen – Emma.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson – Treasure Island.
  • Oscar Wilde – The Importance of Being Earnest.
  • Leo Tolstoy – War and Peace.
  • Louisa May Alcott – Little Women.
  • Mark Twain – Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
  • Arthur Conan Doyle – Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
  • Victor Hugo – The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
  • Alexandre Dumas – The Three Musketeers.
  • Bram Stoker – Dracula.
  • Jules Verne – Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.
William Faulkner - Light in August - First Edition Antoine De Saint-Exupery - The Little Prince - First Edition William Golding - Lord of the Flies - First Edition Sinclair Lewis - Main Street - First Edition Dashiell Hammett - The Maltese Falcon - First Edition Robert A. Heinlein - The Moon is a Harsh Mistress - First Edition Ian Fleming - Moonraker - First Edition Robert Frost - New Hampshire - First Edition George Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four - First Edition John Steinbeck - Of Mice and Men - First Edition Ernest Hemingway - The Old Man and the Sea - First Edition Jack Kerouac - On the Road - First Edition Ken Kesey - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - First Edition Cormac McCarthy - The Orchard Keeper - First Edition James M. Cain - The Postman Always Rings Twice - First Edition
Stephen King - 'Salem's Lot - First Edition Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. - Slaughterhouse-Five - First Edition William Faulkner - The Sound and the Fury - First Edition Robert A. Heinlein - Starship Troopers - First Edition Tennessee Williams - A Streetcar Named Desire - First Edition E.B. White - Stuart Little - First Edition Ernest Hemingway - The Sun Also Rises - First Edition T.H. White - The Sword in the Stone - First Edition F. Scott Fitzgerald - Tender is the Night - First Edition John Dos Passos - The 42nd Parallel - First Edition C.S. Lewis - The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - First Edition Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird - First Edition James Joyce - Ulysses - First Edition Maurice Sendak - Where the Wild Things Are - First Edition A. A. Milne - Winnie The Pooh - First Edition