Classic time-travel books

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The Time Machine (Penguin Classics)
1.  The Time Machine (Penguin Classics) by H.G. Wells
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  "Wells's all-time classic novella, and a (the?) foundational work of science-fiction.  Still very readable today.  See also George Pal's excellent 1960 movie version."
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The Time Machine: a sequel
2.  The Time Machine: a sequel by H.G. Wells
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  "Faithful and direct sequel novella to Wells's classic work."
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Up the Line
3.  Up the Line by Robert Silverberg
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Time and Again
4.  Time and Again by Jack Finney
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The Accidental Time Machine
5.  The Accidental Time Machine by Joe Haldeman
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The Man Who Folded Himself
6.  The Man Who Folded Himself by David Gerold
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  "A naff cover makes it look like 'young adult' pap, but a surprisingly literary and mature read."
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Orlando (Wordsworth Classics)
7.  Orlando (Wordsworth Classics) by Virginia Woolf
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  "Won't be to everyone's taste, but is a very enjoyable book. There's also a fine feature-film version starring Tilda Swinton."
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Tanglewreck
8.  Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson
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  "A venture into the literary 'young adult' novel, by a veteran British writer of fantastical adult fiction."
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Tom's Midnight Garden. Philippa Pearce
9.  Tom's Midnight Garden. Philippa Pearce by Philippa Pearce
The list author says:
  "Possibly the best known of the classic children's time-travel books."
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Wrinkle in Time (Puffin Modern Classics)
10.  Wrinkle in Time (Puffin Modern Classics) by Madeleine L'Engle
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  "Another classic children's book."
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The End of Eternity
11.  The End of Eternity by Isaac Asimov
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  "Asimov at his best, but he's dating a little now - and has become somewhat of an acquired taste."
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Doomsday Book
12.  Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
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The Time Ships
13.  The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter
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  "Starts from H.G. Wells, then roars off into Baxter territory with engines at maximum thrust..."
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The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed Set (A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, An Acceptable Time)
14.  The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed Set (A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, An Acceptable Time) by Madeleine L'Engle
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The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century: Stories by Arthur C. Clarke, Jack Finney, Joe Haldeman, Ursula K. Le Guin,
15.  The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century: Stories by Arthur C. Clarke, Jack Finney, Joe Haldeman, Ursula K. Le Guin, by Harry Turtledove
The list author says:
  "Chunky anthology of (mostly) classic stories by quality authors.  A good survey of time-travel in science fiction."
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Time Machines: The Best Time Travel Stories Ever Written
16.  Time Machines: The Best Time Travel Stories Ever Written by Bill Adler Jr.
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  "Another slightly smaller doorstop-sized anthology of (mostly) classic stories by quality authors."
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Time Travel: A Writer's Guide to the Real Science of Plausible Time Travel (Science Fiction Writing Series)
17.  Time Travel: A Writer's Guide to the Real Science of Plausible Time Travel (Science Fiction Writing Series) by Paul J. Nahin
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  "And lastly, an interesting curiosity - a writer's guide to time-travel!"
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