A Christmas Carol - The Penguin English Library (Hardback) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardback) The Picture of Dorian Gray (Hardback) Pride and Prejudice (Hardback) The Greatest Cases of Sherlock Holmes (Hardback) Jane Eyre (Hardback) Dracula (Hardback) Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Hardback) The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales (Hardback) Wuthering Heights (Hardback)

Penguin Leatherbound Classics

The old adage that you should never judge a book by its cover would perhaps, if written by Waterstones read you should never just judge a book by its cover. Thankfully our good friends at Penguin have ensured we don’t have to choose between style and substance, offering a wealth of riches from classic literature in coveted, collectable editions.

Beautifully designed by none other than former Waterstones Book of the Year Award winner Coralie Bickford-Smith and featuring gorgeous patterns stamped on linen cases, coloured endpapers, and ribbon markers, these are rich and sumptuous volumes to collect and treasure.

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Since it was first published in 1843 A Christmas Carol has had an enduring influence on the way we think about the traditions of Christmas. Adapted into countless film and stage versions since it was first published, A Christmas Carol is the quintessential Christmas story, a timeless tale of generosity, forgiveness and friendship.
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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith.'I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole ... without the least idea what was to happen afterwards,' wrote Lewis Carroll, describing how Alice was conjured up one 'golden afternoon' in 1862 to entertain his child-friend Alice Liddell....
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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life; indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentl...
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In the sparkling comedy of manners that follows, Jane Austen shows the folly of judging by first impressions and superbly evokes the friendships, gossip and snobberies of provincial middle-class life.Part of a special set of 10 hardcover classics, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, that innovatively use foil and a special new binding material to create a highly collectable set.
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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith.Sherlock Holmes, scourge of criminals everywhere, whether they be lurking in London's foggy backstreets or plotting behind the walls of an idyllic country mansion, and his faithful colleague Dr Watson solve these breathtaking and perplexing my...
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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. Charlotte Bronte's first published novel, Jane Eyre was immediately recognised as a work of genius when it appeared in 1847. Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane...
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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula with the purchase of a London house, he makes a series of horrific discoveries about his client. Soon afterwards, various bizarre incidents unfold in England: an apparently unman...

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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. Published as a 'shilling shocker', Robert Louis Stevenson's dark psychological fantasy gave birth to the idea of the split personality. The story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange association with 'damnable young man' Edward Hyde; the hunt t...
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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. Horror, madness, violence and the dark forces hidden in humanity abound in this collection of Poe's brilliant tales, including - among others - the bloody, brutal and baffling murder of a mother and daughter in Paris in 'The Murders in the Ru...
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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. In a house haunted by memories, the past is everywhere ...As darkness falls, a man caught in a snowstorm is forced to shelter at the strange, grim house Wuthering Heights. It is a place he will never forget. There he will come to learn the st...
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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. Obsessed by creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, which he shocks into life by electricity. But his botched creature, rejected by Frankenstein and denied human companionship, se...
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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. Pip doesn't expect much from life ... His sister makes it clear that her orphaned little brother is nothing but a burden on her. But suddenly things begin to change. Pip's narrow existence is blown apart when he finds an escaped criminal, is ...
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Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. Stepmothers, dark forests, strange beasts, broken promises, sinister brides, castle turrets, princes on horseback, magic lamps, industrious dwarves and a frog king. Collected and adapted from German folk tales, these imperishable stories can...
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