Desired Donations for Classics

Lower Umpqua Library depends on the serviced district to assist in the development of its collection. This means donations are ALWAYS accepted. The library is particularly interested in developing the Classics section. Here is a list of some desired titles. (Updated 9/22)

The original publication date is the date that the classic was originally published. We will accept donations from later editions.

Title
Author
Original Publication Date
The Song of Igor’s Campaign
1185 - 1187
Cinderella
1697
The Quest of the Holy Grail
1050 - 1485
The Tale of the Heike
1190 - 1221; 1240; 1371
The Treasury of Loyal Retainers
1748
Njal's Saga
1270- 1290
Reynard the Fox
1148
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
1300s
Robin Hood
1300s; 1377
Tristan and Iseult
1300s
The Mabinogion
1050 - 1225
The Poetic Edda
1270
The Treasury of Loyal Retainers
1748
The Tale of the Heike
1190 - 1221; 1240; 1371
Cinderella
1697
Reynard the Fox
1148
The Love Letters of Abelard and Heloise
Abelard, Peter
1100s
Things Fall Apart
Achebe, Chinua
1958
Cato, a Tragedy
Addison, Joseph
1712
Prometheus Bound
Aeschylus
400s BCE
Aesop's Fables
Aesop
500s BCE
Meadows of Gold and Mines of Gems
Al-Masudi, Abu al-Hasan
947
A Long Fatal Love Chase
Alcott, Louisa May
1866
The Book of Three
Alexander, Lloyd
1964
The High King
Alexander, Lloyd
1968
The Castle of Llyr
Alexander, Lloyd
1966
Taran Wanderer
Alexander, Lloyd
1967
The Black Cauldron
Alexander, Lloyd
1965
La Vita Nuova
Alighieri, Dante
1294
Clemencia
Altamirano, Ignacio Manuel
1869
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands
Amado, Jorge
1969
Captains of the Sands
Amado, Jorge
1937
The Golden Ass
Apuleius
100s
The Frogs
Aristophanes
405 BCE
Conspiracy
Arreola, Juan Jose
1952
The Grains, or Passages in the Life of Ruth Rover with Occasional Pictures of Oregon
Bailey, Margaret Jewett Smith
1854
Florante at Laura
Balagtas, Francisco
1838
The Bridge of the Gods
Balch, Frederic Homer
1890
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Baldwin, James
1953
Giovanni's Room
Baldwin, James
1956
The L-Shaped Room
Banks, Lynne Reid
1960
Peter Pan
Barrie, J.M.
1911
The Wizard of Oz
Baum, L. Frank
1900
The Last Unicorn
Beagle, Peter S.
1968
Vathek
Beckford, William
1782
Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave
Behn, Aphra
1688
The Stars My Destination
Bester, Alfred
1956
Forever...
Blume, Judy
1975
Robbery Under Arms
Boldrewood, Rolf
1882
Agnes Grey
Bronte, Anne
1846
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Bronte, Anne
1848
Villette
Bronte, Charlotte
1853
Shirley
Bronte, Charlotte
1849
Mr Standfast
Buchan, John
1919
Bulfinch's Mythology: Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne
Bulfinch, Thomas
1863
Andrew Henry's Meadow
Burn, Doris
1965
Cecelia
Burney, Frances
1782
The Wanderer
Burney, Frances
1814
Evelina
Burney, Frances
1778
A Princess of Mars
Burroughs, Edgar Rice
1912
The Land that Time Forgot
Burroughs, Edgar Rice
1918
The Lost Continent
Burroughs, Edgar Rice
1916
Molokai
Bushnell, O.A.
1960
Commentaries on the Gallic War; or Bellum Gallicum
Caesar, Julius
49 BCE
Dream of the Red Chamber
Cao, Xueqin
1764
Through the Looking Glass
Carroll, Lewis
1871
Silent Spring
Carson, Rachel
1962
History of My Life
Casanova, Giacomo
1797
The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing-World
Cavendish, Margaret
1666
Don Quixote Part Two
Cervantes, Miguel
1615
Murder on the Orient Express
Christie, Agathe
1934
And then there were none
Christie, Agathe
1939
Orator
Cicero, Marcus Tullius
46 BCE
Childhood's End
Clarke, Arthur C.
1953
For the Term of His Natural Life
Clarke, Marcus
1872
Shogun
Clavell, James
1975
Fanny Hill, or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
Cleland, John
1748
Beautiful Losers
Cohen, Leonard
1966
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
1798
The Moonstone
Collins, Wilkie
1868
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
Crane, Stephen
1893
Regiment of Women
Dane, Clemence
1917
The Descent of Man
Darwin, Charles
1871
On the Origin of Species
Darwin, Charles
1859
The Voyage of the Beagle
Darwin, Charles
1839
Fifth Business
Davies, Robertson
1970
The Manticore
Davies, Robertson
1972
World of Wonders
Davies, Robertson
1975
Macunaíma
De Andrade, Mario
1928
Dangerous Liaisons
De Laclos, Pierre Choderlos
1782
The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes and of His Fortunes and Adversities
De Mendoza, Diego Hurtado
1554
El Buscón
De Quevedo, Francisco
1604
La Celestina
De Rojas, Fernando
1499
The Little Prince
De Saint-Exupery, Antoine
1943
Arthurian Romances
De Troyes, Chretien
1100s
Life Is a Dream
De la Barca, Pedro Calderon
1636
Blake; or the Huts of America
Delaney, Martin
1862
The Man in the High Castle
Dick, Philip K.
1962
Our Mutual Friend
Dickens, Charles
1865
A Christmas Carol
Dickens, Charles
1843
Little Dorrit
Dickens, Charles
1857
Jacques the Fatalist and his Master
Diderot, Denis
1780
The Nun
Diderot, Denis
1780
The Songs and Sonets of John Donne
Donne, John
1633
Notes from Underground
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
1864
The Brothers Karamazov
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
1880
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Doyle, Arthur Conan
1927
His Last Bow
Doyle, Arthur Conan
1917
The Sign of Four
Doyle, Arthur Conan
1890
Rebecca
Du Maurier, Daphne
1938
Camille
Dumas, Alexandre Fils
1848
The Vicomte of Bragelonne
Dumas, Alexandre Pere
1850
The Three Musketeers
Dumas, Alexandre Pere
1844
The Black Tulip
Dumas, Alexandre Pere
1850
Poor Cow
Dunn, Nell
1967
A Boy and His Dog
Ellison, Harlan
1969
Invisible Man
Ellison, Ralph
1952
An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews
Fielding, Henry
1741
Amelia
Fielding, Henry
1751
The Worth of Women
Fonte, Moderata
1592
The Happy Return; or Beat to Quarters
Forester, C.S.
1937
Dragon's Egg
Forward, Robert L.
1980
The Diary of a Young Girl
Frank, Anne
1947
All That Swagger
Franklin, Miles
1936
My Brilliant Career
Franklin, Miles
1901
The death of Artemio Cruz
Fuentes, Carlos
1962
Starry Messenger; or the Sidereus Nuncius
Galilei, Galileo
1610
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems
Galilei, Galileo
1632
Dona Barbara
Gallegos, Romulo
1929
North and South
Gaskell, Elizabeth
1855
Wives and Daughters
Gaskell, Elizabeth
1866
Cranford
Gaskell, Elizabeth
1853
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Gibbon, Edward
1789
Cold Comfort Farm
Gibbons, Stella
1932
Broken Wings
Gibran, Kahlil
1912
Cheaper by the Dozen
Gilbreth, Frank B. Jr.
1948
Things as They Are; or, The Adventures of Caleb Williams
Godwin, William
1794
Lord of the Flies
Golding, William
1954
The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes
Goldsmith, Oliver
1765
The Quiet American
Greene, Graham
1955
Riders of the Purple Sage
Grey, Zane
1912
Black Like Me
Griffin, John Howard
1961
The Heart of the Bush
Grossman, Edith Searle
1910
The Outlander
Guevremont, Germaine
1945
She: A History of Adventure
Haggard, H. Rider
1887
The Forever War
Haldeman, Joe
1974
The Slaves of Solitude
Hamilton, Patrick
1947
Life's Little Ironies
Hardy, Thomas
1894
Dickon Among the Lenapes
Harrington, Mark Raymond
1937
Memoirs of Emma Courtney
Hays, Mary
1796
Catch-22
Heller, Joseph
1961
The Old Man and the Sea
Hemingway, Ernest
1951
Theogeny
Hesiod
700s BCE
Steppenwolf
Hesse, Hermann
1927
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Highsmith, Patricia
1955
The Weary Blues
Hughes, Langston
1925
A High Wind in Jamaica
Hughes, Richard
1929
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Hugo, Victor
1831
The Revolt of Mamie Stover
Huie, William Bradford
1951
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
Hume, Fergus
1886
Brave New World
Huxley, Aldous
1932
The Rihla
Ibn Battuta, Abu Abdullah Muhammad
1355
Nature and Art
Inchbald, Elizabeth
1796
A Simple Story
Inchbald, Elizabeth
1791
Ramona
Jackson, Helen Hunt
1884
A Century of Dishonor
Jackson, Helen Hunt
1881
Daisy Miller
James, Henry
1879
The American
James, Henry
1877
Every Man in His Humour
Jonson, Ben
1598
Volpone
Jonson, Ben
1606
The Alchemist
Jonson, Ben
1610
Antiquities of the Jews
Josephus, Flavius
94
The Jewish War
Josephus, Flavius
75
Ulysses
Joyce, James
1920
Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious
Jung, Carl
1954
The Phantom Tollbooth
Juster, Norton
1961
The Trial
Kafka, Franz
1925
Shakuntala (Abhijnanashakuntalam, The Recognition of Shakuntala)
Kalidasa
300s-400s
Kumārasaṃbhavam (The Birth of Kumāra)
Kalidasa
300s-400s
Letters of a Javanese Princess
Kartini, R.A.
1911
The Far Pavilions
Kaye, M.M.
1978
Somnium
Kepler, Johannes
1608
The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money
Keynes, John Maynard
1936
The Golden Dog
Kirby, William
1877
The Gladiators
Koestler, Arthur
1939
Darkness at Noon
Koestler, Arthur
1940
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Konigsburg, E.L.
1967
Under a Cruel Star
Kovály, Heda Margolius
1973
A Wrinkle in Time
L'Engle, Madeleine
1962
The Right to Be Lazy
Lafargue, Paul
1883
Zoological Philosophy, or Exposition with Regard to the Natural History of Animals
Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste
1809
The Diviners
Laurence, Margaret
1974
The Dispossessed
Le Guin, Ursula K.
1974
The Left Hand of Darkness
Le Guin, Ursula K.
1969
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
Leacock, Stephen
1912
Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief
Leblanc, Maurice
1907
Nine Years Among the Indians
Lehmann, Herman
1927
The Female Quixote
Lennox, Charlotte
1752
A Hero of Our Time
Lermontov, Mikhail
1840
The Monk
Lewis, Matthew Gregory
1796