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Penguin ILLUSTRATED CLASSICS Series




Illustrated Classics 1 - 10





A series designed so as to display wood-engraving. Only ten were issued, all in May 1938. C1 was Jane Austin's 'Pride and Prejudice' with wood-engravings by Helen Binyon. Robert Gibbings was the Series Editor (and illustrated book no. C8).



Information and cover photographs of the Penguin ILLUSTRATED CLASSICS series:

Number: C1
Series No.: C1
Title: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Author: Jane Austen
Wood-engravings by: Helen Binyon
Date Published: 20 May 1938
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Purnell and Sons Ltd
Price: 6d.
Number: C2
Series No.: C2
Title: A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY
Author: Laurence Sterne
Wood-engravings by: Gwen Raverat
Date Published: 20 May 1938
Pages:
Printer: Purnell and Sons Ltd
Price: 6d.
Number: C3
Series No.: C3
Title: TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Wood-engravings by: Douglas P. Bliss
Date Published: 20 May 1938
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Purnell and Sons Ltd
Price: 6d.
Number: C4
Series No.: C4
Title: WALDEN
Author: Henry David Thoreau
Wood-engravings by: Ethelbert White
Date Published: 20 May 1938
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Purnell and Sons Ltd
Price: 6d.
Number: C5
Series No.: C5
Title: SELECTED POEMS
Author: Robert Browning
Wood-engravings by: Ian MacNab
Date Published: 20 May 1938
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Purnell and Sons Ltd
Price: 6d.
Number: C6
Series No.: C6
Title: ROBINSON CRUSOE (I)
Author: Daniel Defoe
Wood-engravings by: J. R. Biggs
Date Published: 20 May 1938
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Purnell and Sons Ltd
Price: 6d.
Number: C7
Series No.: C7
Title: ROBINSON CRUSOE (II)
Author: Daniel Defoe
Wood-engravings by: J. R. Biggs
Date Published: 20 May 1938
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Purnell and Sons Ltd
Price: 6d.
Number: C8
Series No.: C8
Title: TYPEE
Author: Herman Melville
Wood-engravings by: Robert Gibbings
Date Published: 20 May 1938
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Purnell and Sons Ltd
Price: 6d.
Number: C9
Series No.: C9
Title: THE STORY OF MY HEART
Author: Richard Jefferies
Wood-engravings by: Gertrude Hermes
Date Published: 20 May 1938
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Purnell and Sons Ltd
Price: 6d.
Number: C10
Series No.: C10
Title: GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Author: Jonathan Swift
Wood-engravings by: Theodore Naish
Date Published: 20 May 1938
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Purnell and Sons Ltd
Price: 6d.



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