Top Five Books, LLC,
is a Chicago-based independent publisher dedicated to publishing only the finest fiction, timeless classics, and select nonfiction.

Top Five Classics is a series of illustrated great works, beautifully designed, formatted, and proofread for ereaders, and made available at low cost. All editions include helpful introductions, author bios, and illustrations. Many include annotations, bibliographies, glossaries, and other additional material such as relevant essays or short stories by the authors. All Top Five Classics titles are available as ebooks on Amazon (Kindle), Apple Books, Barnes & Noble (Nook), Google Play, and Kobo, with several titles also available in print editions (hardcover and paperback) available online and from your local bookstore. Top Five Classics was launched in November 2011, and in one year, the first seven titles had amassed more than 2 million downloads. There are now more than 35 books in the series, and new titles are released every season.

Anthology / Various Authors

Timeless Tales of Terror
Featuring 21 classic horror stories with more than 150 illustrations

Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice
Illustrated by brothers Charles E. and Henry M. Brock
Illustrated by Hugh Thomson and Philip Gough
Sense and Sensibility
Illustrated by Charles E. Brock
Illustrated by Charles E. Brock

Charlotte Brontë             Emily Brontë

Jane Eyre
Illustrated by Edmund Dulac and M.V. Wheelhouse
Wuthering Heights
Illustrated by Clare Leighton

Lewis Carroll

Alice in Wonderland
Includes all 92 original illustrations by John Tenniel

Daniel Defoe

Robinson Crusoe
Includes 28 full-color illustrations by N.C. Wyeth and Elenore Plaisted Abbott

Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities
Illustrated by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz") and Frederick Barnard, with an introduction by Andrei Baltakmens
A Christmas Carol
Includes all of the original full-color illustrations by John Leech, as well as 20 woodcut engravings by Sol Eytinge Jr.
Great Expectations
Includes more than 30 color and black-and-white illustrations and Dickens’s original ending as an addendum
Oliver Twist
Featuring 44 color illustrations by George Cruikshank and F.W. Pailthorpe

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Complete Sherlock Holmes (Illustrated)
All 4 novels and 56 stories in the Sherlock Holmes Canon, with more than 480 illustrations
A Study in Scarlet
With the original illustrations by D.H. Friston and others
The Sign of Four
With illustrations by F.H. Townsend, Arthur Twidle, and others
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Including all 104 illustrations by Sidney Paget from the Strand Magazine
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Including all 98 illustrations by Sidney Paget
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Including all 61 illustrations by Sidney Paget
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
Including all 95 illustrations by Sidney Paget and 13 by Frederick Dorr Steele
The Valley of Fear
Including all 31 illustrations by Frank Wiles from the Strand serial

Henry James

The Turn of the Screw
Includes the original illustrations by John La Farge and Eric Pape

James Joyce

Illustrated by the Dublin Photographs of J.J. Clarke

Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Books
Includes The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book and more than 45 illustrations by M. & E. Detmold, William Drake & John Lockwood Kipling

Jack London

The Call of the Wild / White Fang
Includes more than 30 illustrations by Philip R. Goodwin, Charles Livingston Bull, and Frank E. Schoonover

Charles Perrault

Tales of Times Past
A new translation of Perrault’s fairy tales, with 41 illustrations by Gustave Doré

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems
Includes 157 Poe works—annotated, with illustrations by Edmund Dulac, Harry Clarke, Gustave Doré, and Arthur Rackham
Edgar Allan Poe: Essential Tales & Poems
Annotated, with illustrations by Edmund Dulac, Harry Clarke, Gustave Doré, and Arthur Rackham
The Raven
A free ebook, illustrated by Gustave Doré

Mary Shelley

Illustrated by Lynd Ward and including both the original 1818 and revised 1831 texts

Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island
Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth & Louis Rhead, includes a glossary and Stevenson’s essay on Treasure Island
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Illustrated by Charles Raymond Macauley

Bram Stoker

Includes Stoker’s short story, “Dracula’s Guest,” illustrations, and maps

Mark Twain

Huckleberry Finn
Includes all 174 original illustrations by E.W. Kemble

P.G. Wodehouse

The Illustrated Jeeves and Wooster
The First 22 Stories, 1915–1925
Carry On, Jeeves
Including More Than 35 Original Illustrations