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Main Series 1,000-1,099 (page 11)
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PAGE 11 Main Series (1,000 - 1,099)







Information and cover photographs of Main Series Penguins:

Number: 1,000
Main Series No.: 1,000
Title: ONE OF OUR SUBMARINES
Author: Edward Young
Illustrations: Contains 32 pages of photographic plates, 9 maps (by K. C. Jordan), drawings
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1954
Pages: 320pp. + 16p
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd; Collogravure Plates printed by Harrison and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.

This book contains a special eight page article 'Penguins, A Retrospect' reprinted from The Bookseller.

There are specially designed wreaths on front cover and spine. The top 'quartic' panel which usually contains the name PENGUIN BOOKS has the number '1000' printed on the panel to commemorate the thousandth book (in the main series).
Number: 1,001
Main Series No.: 1,001
Title: THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS: THE HUNCHBACK, SINBAD and OTHER TALES
Translated: and with an introduction by N. J. Dawood
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 27 August 1954
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: R. and R. Clark Ltd
Price: 2/-
Re-issued as Penguin Classic L64 in February 1955
Number: 1,002
Main Series No.: 1,002
Title: THE LONG ESCAPE
Author: David Dodge
Type: Crime
Date Published: 27 August 1954
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: The Campfield Press
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,003
Main Series No.: 1,003
Title: COME AWAY, DEATH
Author: Gladys Mitchell
Type: Crime
Date Published: 27 August 1954
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,004
Main Series No.: 1,004
Title: A SUMMER TO DECIDE
Author: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 November 1954
Pages: 368pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,005
Main Series No.: 1,005
Title: THE TONGUE-TIED CANARY
Author: Nicolas Bentley
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 September 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,006
Main Series No.: 1,006
Title: THE MAN WITH MY FACE
Author: Samuel Taylor
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 September 1954
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,007
Main Series No.: 1,007
Title: WITH A BARE BODKIN
Author: Cyril Hare
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 September 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: The Campfield Press
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,008
Main Series No.: 1,008
Title: RED IS FOR KILLING
Author: George Bagby
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,009
Main Series No.: 1,009
Title: APHRODITE MEANS DEATH
Author: John Appleby
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24September 1954
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: R. and R. Clark Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,010
Main Series No.: 1,010
Title: SEVEN MEN and two others
Author: Max Beerbohm
Cover illustration: self portrait by Max Beerbohm
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 September 1954
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,011
Main Series No.: 1,011
Title: THE STORY OF RAGGED ROBYN
Author: Oliver Onions
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 September 1954
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,012
Main Series No.: 1,012
Title: SYBIL or: The Two Nations
Author: Benjamin Disraeli
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 29 October 1954
Pages: 408pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,013
Main Series No.: 1,013
Title: JOSEPH ANDREWS The History of the Adventures of Jospeh Andrews and His Friend Mr Abraham Adams
Author: Henry Fielding
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 29 October 1954
Pages: 252pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,014
Main Series No.: 1,014
Title: THE HUCKSTERS
Author: Frederic Wakeman
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 29 October 1954
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,015
Main Series No.: 1,015
Title: DESERT AND FOREST - The Exploration of the Abyssinian Danakill
Author: L. M. Nesbitt
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 25 August 1955
Pages: 336pp.
Printer: Western Printing Services Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
[Note that book number 1155 'The Essential T. E. Lawrence' is erroneously also labelled No. 1015 on the spine]
Number: 1,016
Main Series No.: 1,016
Title: MCSORLEY'S WONDERFUL SALOON
Author: Joseph Mitchell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 29 October 1954
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-.
Number: 1,017
Main Series No.: 1,017
Title: A VIEW OF THE HARBOUR
Author: Elizabeth Taylor
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 29 October 1954
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,018
Main Series No.: 1,018
Title: THE ARABIAN BIRD
Author: Constantine Fitz Gibbon
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 November 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,019

Author: Keith West
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 November 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,020
Main Series No.: 1,020
Title: CHÉRI and THE LAST OF CHÉRI
Author: Colette
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 27 August 1954
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: R. and R. Clark Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,021
Main Series No.: 1,021
Title: LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME and OTHER STORIES: THE CANTERVILLE GHOST; THE MODEL MILLIONAIRE; THE YOUNG KING; THE FISHERMAN AND HIS SOUL; THE HAPPY PRINCE; THE PORTRAIT OF MR W. H.; THE DEVOTED FRIEND
Author: Oscar Wilde
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 September 1954
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Unwin Brothers Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,022
Main Series No.: 1,022
Title: PLUNDER OF THE SUN
Author: David Dodge
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 March 1955
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,023
Main Series No.: 1,023
Title: SIR JOHN MAGILL'S LAST JOURNEY
Author: Freeman Wills Crofts
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 February 1953
Pages: 256
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,024
Main Series No.: 1,024
Title: WIFE TO MR MILTON The Story of Marie Powell
Author: Robert Graves
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 27 August 1954
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,025
Main Series No.: 1,025
Title: COUNT BELISARIUS
Author: Robert Graves
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 March 1955
Pages: 432pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,026
Main Series No.: 1,026
Title: THE GREEK MYTHS (1)
Author: Robert Graves
Type: Unspecified: a brown coloured cover, probably emulating the 'Classics'*
Date Published: February 1955
Pages: 382pp.
Printer: R. and R. Clark Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
*These books were written specially as a companion to the Penguin Classics
Number: 1,027
Main Series No.: 1,027
Title: THE GREEK MYTHS (2)
Author: Robert Graves
Type: Unspecified: a brown coloured cover, probably emulating the 'Classics'*
Illustration: there is a folded pull-out map attached to the inside back cover
Date Published: February 1955
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: R. and R. Clark Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
*These books were written specially as a companion to the Penguin Classics
Number: 1,028
Main Series No.: 1,028
Title: CORK ON THE WATER
Author: MacDonald Hastings
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 April 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,029
Main Series No.: 1,029
Title: THE NEW STATESMAN CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 28 January 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: The Campfield Press
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,030
Main Series No.: 1,030
Title: NEST OF VIPERS
Author: Tod Claymore
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 March 1955
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,031
Main Series No.: 1,031
Title: COLLECTED SHORT STORIES
Author: E. M. Forster
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 29 October 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,032
Main Series No.: 1,032
Title: DEATH AMONG THE SUN BATHERS
Author: E. R. Punshon
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 January 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,033
Main Series No.: 1,033
Title: HERSELF SURPRISED
Author: Joyce Carey
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 28 January 1955
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,034
Main Series No.: 1,034
Title: THE JACARANDA TREE
Author: H. E. Bates
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 28 January 1955
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,035
Main Series No.: 1,035
Title: LONDON PARTICULAR
Author: Christianna Brand
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 January 1955
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,036
Main Series No.: 1,036
Title: MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON
Author: Jim Corbett
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 28 January 1955
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Unwin Brothers Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,037
Main Series No.: 1,037
Title: WHEN THE WIND BLOWS
Author: Cyril Hare
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 January 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,038
Main Series No.: 1,038
Title: HOLY DEADLOCK
Author: A. P. Herbert
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 February 1955
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,039
Main Series No.: 1,039
Title: THE HEADMISTRESS
Author: Angela Thirkell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 February 1955
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,040
Main Series No.: 1,040
Title: THE D. A. CALLS IT MURDER
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 February 1955
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,041
Main Series No.: 1,041
Title: GREAT EXPECTATIONS
Author: Charles Dickens
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 February 1955
Pages: 448pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,042
Main Series No.: 1,042
Title: SAINT JOAN OF ARC (Born January 6th, 1412; Burned as a heretic, May 30th, 1431; Canonized as a Saint, May 16th; 1920)
Author: Vita Sackville-West
Type: Biography
Illustration: includes maps
Date Published: 26 May 1955
Pages: 448pp.
Printer: Butler and Tanner Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,043
Main Series No.: 1,043
Title: SWAN SONG
Author: Edmund Crispin
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 February 1955
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,044
Main Series No.: 1,044
Title: MEMOIRS OF A MIDGET
Author: Walter de la Mare
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 March 1955
Pages: 386pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,045
Main Series No.: 1,045
Title: THE MISSING LINK
Author: Katharine Farrer
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 March 1955
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,046
Main Series No.: 1,046
Title: THE OBSERVER THIRD CROSSWORD BOOK (33 Ximenes Crosswords with an introduction and 67 Everyman Crosswords with solutions)
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 30 June 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: The Camelot Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,047
Main Series No.: 1,047
Title: POINT COUNTER POINT
Author: Aldous Huxley
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 28 April 1955
Pages: 448pp.
Printer: R. and R. Clark Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
One of ten books by Aldous Huxley published simultanously in April 1955 (41, 645, 748, 832 and 1047 - 1052)
Number: 1,048
Main Series No.: 1,048
Title: BEYOND THE MEXIQUE BAY A Traveller's Journal
Author: Aldous Huxley
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 28 April 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: R. and R. Clark Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by Aldous Huxley published simultanously in April 1955 (41, 645, 748, 832 and 1047 - 1052)
Number: 1,049
Main Series No.: 1,049
Title: AFTER MANY A SUMMER
Author: Aldous Huxley
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 28 April 1955
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Butler and Tanner Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by Aldous Huxley published simultanously in April 1955 (41, 645, 748, 832 and 1047 - 1052)
Number: 1,050
Main Series No.: 1,050
Title: EYELESS IN GAZA A Novel
Author: Aldous Huxley
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 28 April 1955
Pages: 384pp.
Printer: Unwin Brothers Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
One of ten books by Aldous Huxley published simultanously in April 1955 (41, 645, 748, 832 and 1047 - 1052)
Number: 1,051
Main Series No.: 1,051
Title: MORTAL COILS Five Stories
Author: Aldous Huxley
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 28 April 1955
Pages: 144pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by Aldous Huxley published simultanously in April 1955 (41, 645, 748, 832 and 1047 - 1052)
Number: 1,052
Main Series No.: 1,052
Title: BRAVE NEW WORLD
Author: Aldous Huxley
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 28 April 1955
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Western Printing Services Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by Aldous Huxley published simultanously in April 1955 (41, 645, 748, 832 and 1047 - 1052)
Number: 1,053
Main Series No.: 1,053
Title: TO CATCH A THIEF
Author: David Dodge
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 March 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Butler and Tanner Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,054
Main Series No.: 1,054
Title: THE CASE OF THE ROLLING BONES
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 April 1955
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,055
Main Series No.: 1,055
Title: THE ROD OF ANGER
Author: Derrick Nabarro
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 February 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 1,056
Main Series No.: 1,056
Title: THE AFFAIRS OF FLAVIE or THE EUFFE INHERITANCE
Author: Gabriel Chevallier
Translated: from the French by Jocelyn Godefroi
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 May 1955
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,057
Main Series No.: 1,057
Title: BYRON IN ITALY
Author: Peter Quennell
Type: Biography
Date Published: 26 May 1955
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: T. and A. Constable Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,058
Main Series No.: 1,058
Title: THE UNVANQUISHED
Author: William Faulkner
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 May 1955
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,059
Main Series No.: 1,059
Title: A ROOM WITH A VIEW
Author: E. M. Forster
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 May 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,060
Main Series No.: 1,060
Title: DEATH IS NO SPORTSMAN
Author: Cyril Hare
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 May 1955
Pages: 224
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,061
Main Series No.: 1,061
Title: APPOINTMENT IN NEW ORLEANS
Author: Tod Claymore
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 May 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,062
Main Series No.: 1,062
Title: PUZZLE FOR FIENDS
Author: Patrick Quentin
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26May 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,063
Main Series No.: 1,063
Title: THE PORT OF LONDON MURDERS
Author: Jospehine Bell
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 May 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,064
Main Series No.: 1,064
Title: THAT YEW TREE'S SHADE
Author: Cyril Hare
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 June 1956
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,065
Main Series No.: 1,065
Title: TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT
Author: Ernest Hemmingway
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 June 1955
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6
One of four books by Ernest Hemmingway published simultanously in June 1955 (2 and 1065 - 1067)
Number: 1,066
Main Series No.: 1,066
Title: FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS
Author: Ernest Hemmingway
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 June 1955
Pages: 432pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
One of four books by Ernest Hemmingway published simultanously in June 1955 (2 and 1065 - 1067)
Number: 1,067
Main Series No.: 1,067
Title: MEN WITHOUT WOMEN (Short Stories)
Author: Ernest Hemmingway
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 June 1955
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of four books by Ernest Hemmingway published simultanously in June 1955 (2 and 1065 - 1067)
Number: 1,068
Main Series No.: 1,068
Title: ESSAYS AND POEMS
Author: G. K. Chesterton
Edited: by Wilfrid Sheed
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 20 November 1958
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
'Belloc and Chesterton' - In November 1958 Penguin Books published simultaneously 11 volumes "to celebrate the association between these two great and controversial writers". The books were Belloc: 1325, 1326, 1327, 1349 and D44; Chesterton:1068, 1069, 1338, 95R and 765R; and a biography by Maisie Ward 1070
Number: 1,069
Main Series No.: 1,069
Title: THE INCREDULITY OF FATHER BROWN
Author: G. K. Chesterton
Type: Crime
Date Published: 20 November 1958
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
'Belloc and Chesterton' - In November 1958 Penguin Books published simultaneously 11 volumes "to celebrate the association between these two great and controversial writers". The books were Belloc: 1325, 1326, 1327, 1349 and D44; Chesterton:1068, 1069, 1338, 95R and 765R; and a biography by Maisie Ward 1070
Number: 1,070
Main Series No.: 1,070
Title: GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON
Author: Maisie Ward
Type: Biography
Date Published: 20 November 1958
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Note: The book is set in Perpetua, a type-face designed by Chesterton's friend Eric Gill
'Belloc and Chesterton' - In November 1958 Penguin Books published simultaneously 11 volumes "to celebrate the association between these two great and controversial writers". The books were Belloc: 1325, 1326, 1327, 1349 and D44; Chesterton:1068, 1069, 1338, 95R and 765R; and a biography by Maisie Ward 1070
Number: 1,071
Main Series No.: 1,071
Title: THE HUBERT PHILLIPS CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK (ONE HUNDRED CROSSWORD PUZZLES)
Author: Hubert Phillips Geo
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 30 June 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,072
Main Series No.: 1,072
Title: THE MOONSTONE
Author: Wilkie Collins
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 June 1955
Pages: 464pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,073
Main Series No.: 1,073
Title: DON AMONG THE DEAD MEN - A Satirical Thriller
Author: C. E. Vulliamy
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 June 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6
Number: 1,074
Main Series No.: 1,074
Title: THE CASE OF THE CARETAKER'S CAT
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 June 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,075
Main Series No.: 1,075
Title: THE KRAKEN WAKES
Author: John Wyndham
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 25 August 1955
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,076
Main Series No.: 1,076
Title: NIGHTRUNNERS OF BENGAL
Author: John Masters
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 25 August 1955
Pages: 368pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,077
Main Series No.: 1,077
Title: MURDERING MR VELFRAGE
Author: Roy Vickers
Type: Crime
Date Published: 29 September 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,078
Main Series No.: 1,078
Title: SHEAR THE BLACK SHEEP
Author: David Dodge
Type: Crime
Date Published: 29 September 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,079
Main Series No.: 1,079
Title: THE BOMBARD STORY
Author: Alain Bombard
Translated: by Brian Connell
Illustration: 8 pages of black-and-white photographic plates
Cover illustration: by C. Walter Hodges
Type: Fiction (in colour) but more properly Travel
Date Published: 30 July 1956
Pages: 224pp. + 8pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Please note that No. 1180 'Barchester Towers' is also erroneously labelled on the spine as 1079
Number: 1,080
Main Series No.: 1,080
Title: FER-DE-LANCE A Nero Wolfe Mystery
Author: Rex Stout
Type: Crime
Date Published: 27 October 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,081
Main Series No.: 1,081
Title: TENANT FOR DEATH
Author: Cyril Hare
Type: Crime
Date Published: 27 October 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,082
Main Series No.: 1,082
Title: DEATH IN VENICE together with two other stories: TRISTAN, TONIO KRÖGER
Author: Thomas Mann
Translated: by H. T. Lowe-Porter
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 November 1955
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,083
Main Series No.: 1,083
Title: REPUTATION FOR A SONG
Author: Edward Grierson
Type: Crime
Date Published: 29 September 1955
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,084
Main Series No.: 1,084
Title: INFORMATION RECEIVED
Author: E. R. Punshon
Type: Crime
Date Published: 29 September 1955
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,085
Main Series No.: 1,085
Title: THE DECEIVERS
Author: John Masters
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 27 October 1955
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,086
Main Series No.: 1,086
Title: HEMLOCK AND AFTER
Author: Angus Wilson
Cover illustration: drawing by Ronald Searle
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 April 1956
Pages: 154pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,087
Main Series No.: 1,087
Title: REUNION IN FLORIDA
Author: Tod Claymore
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 November 1955
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,088
Main Series No.: 1,088
Title: THE FOLLOWER
Author: Patrick Quentin
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 November 1955
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,089
Main Series No.: 1,089
Title: THE MASTERS
Author: C. P. Snow
Cover illustration: by Lynton Lamb
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 28 June 1956
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,090
Main Series No.: 1,090
Title: DEPARTMENT OF DEAD ENDS
Author: Roy Vickers
Introduction: by Ellery Queen
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 November 1955
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,091
Main Series No.: 1,091
Title: A YEAR OF GRACE Passages chosen and arranged to express a mood about God and man
Selected: by Victor Gollancz
Type: Essays and belles lettres
Date Published: 27 October 1955
Pages: 576pp.
Printer: The Camelot Press Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,092
Main Series No.: 1,092
Title: BERNARD SPILSBURY: HIS LIFE AND CASES
Authors: Douglas G. Browne and E. V. Tullett
Foreword: by W. Bentley Purchase
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 August 1955
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: Butler and Tanner Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,093
Main Series No.: 1,093
Title: COLONEL JULIAN AND OTHER STORIES
Author: H. E. Bates
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 29 September 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,094
Main Series No.: 1,094
Title: FAMOUS TRIALS (5): Thomas Neill Cream; Neville George Clevely Heath; John Watson Laurie; George Henry Lamson; Rattenbury and Stoner
Edited: by James H. Hodge
Type: Crime
Date Published: 29 September 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,095
Main Series No.: 1,095
Title: A FEARFUL JOY
Author: Joyce Cary
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 27 September 1956
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,096
Main Series No.: 1,096
Title: THE LITTLE SISTER
Author: Raymond Chandler
Type: Crime
Date Published: 27 October 1955
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,097
Main Series No.: 1,097
Title: MURDER EVERY MONDAY
Author: Pamela Branch
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 April 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,098
Main Series No.: 1,098
Title: THE DAILY TELEGRAPH FIFTH CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK (Fifth Series)
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 25 August 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,099
Main Series No.: 1,099
Title: MURDER IN MESOPOTAMIA
Author: Agatha Christie
Cover: includes Crime Club logo (of a masked man holding a gun) on the left hand side green vertical stripe
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 July 1955
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books to appear together in Penguins in July 1955 to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of Collins' Crime Club (1099 - 1108)

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