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Penguin MAIN SERIES

Main Series 1-99 (page 1)
Main Series 100-199 (page 2)
Main Series 200-299 (page 3)
Main Series 300-399 (page 4)
Main Series 400-499 (page 5)
Main Series 500-599 (page 6)
Main Series 600-699 (page 7)
Main Series 700-799 (page 8)
Main Series 800-899 (page 9)
Main Series 900-1,000 (page 10)

Main Series 1,000-1,099 (page 11)
Main Series 1,100-1,199 (page 12)
Main Series 1,200-1,299 (page 13)
Main Series 1,300-1,399 (page 14)
Main Series 1,400-1,499 (page 15)
Main Series 1,500-1,599 (page 16)
Main Series 1,600-1,699 (page 17)
Main Series 1,700-1,799 (page 18)
Main Series 1,800-1,899 (page 19)
Main Series 1,900-2,000 (page 20)

Main Series 2,000-2,099 (page 21)
Main Series 2,100-2,199 (page 22)
Main Series 2,200-2,299 (page 23)
Main Series 2,300-2,399 (page 24)
Main Series 2,400-2,499 (page 25)
Main Series 2,500-2,599 (page 26)
Main Series 2,600-2,699 (page 27)
Main Series 2,700-2,799 (page 28)
Main Series 2,800-2,899 (page 29)
Main Series 2,900-3,000 (page 30)



PAGE 12 Main Series (1,100 - 1,199)







Information and cover photographs of Main Series Penguins:

Number: 1,100
Main Series No.: 1,100
Title: SURFEIT OF LAMPREYS
Author: Ngaio Marsh
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: 304
Printer: Wyman and Sons 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)
Number: 1,101
Main Series No.: 1,101
Title: A QUESTION OF PROOF
Author: Nicholas Blake
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: 208pp.
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)
Number: 1,102
Main Series No.: 1,102
Title: SPEAK NO EVIL
Author: Mignon G. Eberhart
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: 208pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press 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)
Number: 1,103
Main Series No.: 1,103
Title: THE CRETAN COUNTERFEIT
Author: Katharine Farrer
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: 272pp.
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)
Number: 1,104
Main Series No.: 1,104
Title: THE WHEEL SPINS
Author: Ethel Lina White
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: 192pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons 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)
Number: 1,105
Main Series No.: 1,105
Title: THE BLACK STAGE
Author: Anthony Gilbert
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)
Number: 1,106
Main Series No.: 1,106
Title: OVER MY DEAD BODY A Nero Wolfe Mystery
Author: Rex Stout
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: 208pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press 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)
Number: 1,107
Main Series No.: 1,107
Title: X V. REX
Author: Philip MacDonald
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)
Number: 1,108
Main Series No.: 1,108
Title: MURDER IN TIME
Author: Elizabeth Ferrars
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: 208pp.
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)
Number: 1,109
Main Series No.: 1,109
Title: SELECTED TALES
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Edited: and with an introduction by John Curtis
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1955
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,110
Main Series No.: 1,110
Title: FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE 1820 - 1910
Author: Cecil Woodham-Smith
Type: Fiction (in colour) more properly Biography
Date Published: 29 September 1955
Pages: 448pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,111
Main Series No.: 1,111
Title: PAYMENT DEFERRED
Author: C. S. Forester
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 November 1955
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,112
Main Series No.: 1,112
Title: THE AFRICAN QUEEN
Author: C. S. Forester
Cover illustration: drawn by Robin Jacques
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 12 January 1956
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by C. S. Forester published simultanously in January 1956 (229, 698 and 1112 to 1119)
Number: 1,113
Main Series No.: 1,113
Title: FLYING COLOURS (A Hornblower Novel)
Author: C. S. Forester
Cover illustration: drawn by Robin Jacques
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 12 January 1956
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by C. S. Forester published simultanously in January 1956 (229, 698 and 1112 to 1119)
Number: 1,114
Main Series No.: 1,114
Title: A SHIP OF THE LINE (A Hornblower Novel)
Author: C. S. Forester
Cover illustration: drawn by Robin Jacques
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 12 January 1956
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by C. S. Forester published simultanously in January 1956 (229, 698 and 1112 to 1119)
Number: 1,115
Main Series No.: 1,115
Title: MR MIDSHIPMAN HORNBLOWER (A Hornblower Novel)
Author: C. S. Forester
Cover illustration: drawn by Robin Jacques
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 12 January 1956
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by C. S. Forester published simultanously in January 1956 (229, 698 and 1112 to 1119)
Number: 1,116
Main Series No.: 1,116
Title: THE COMMODORE (A Hornblower Novel)
Author: C. S. Forester
Cover illustration: drawn by Robin Jacques
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 12 January 1956
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by C. S. Forester published simultanously in January 1956 (229, 698 and 1112 to 1119)
Number: 1,117
Main Series No.: 1,117
Title: THE GENERAL
Author: C. S. Forester
Cover illustration: drawn by Robin Jacques
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 12 January 1956
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by C. S. Forester published simultanously in January 1956 (229, 698 and 1112 to 1119)
Number: 1,118
Main Series No.: 1,118
Title: BROWN ON RESOLUTION
Author: C. S. Forester
Cover illustration: drawn by Robin Jacques
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 12 January 1956
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by C. S. Forester published simultanously in January 1956 (229, 698 and 1112 to 1119)
Number: 1,119
Main Series No.: 1,119
Title: DEATH TO THE FRENCH
Author: C. S. Forester
Cover illustration: drawn by Robin Jacques
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 12 January 1956
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by C. S. Forester published simultanously in January 1956 (229, 698 and 1112 to 1119)
Number: 1,120
Main Series No.: 1,120
Title: ELEPHANT BILL
Author: J. H. Williams
Foreword: by Field-Marshall Sir William Slim
Type: Fiction
Illustration: 32 pages of black-and-white photographic plates; drawings by John Bruce from sketches by the author; maps drawn by K. C. Jordan
Cover: illustration by John Miles
Date Published: 23 February 1956
Pages: 256pp. + 32pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,121
Main Series No.: 1,121
Title: THE CRUEL SEA
Author: Nicholas Monsarrat
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 25 October 1956
Pages: 448pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
This was the first 'War Story' published by Penguin, and with the first main series photographic cover.
Number: 1,122
Main Series No.: 1,122
Title: FAINTLEY SPEAKING
Author: Gladys Mitchell
Type: Crime
Date Published: 23 February 1956
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,123
Main Series No.: 1,123
Title: AN ENGLISH MURDER
Author: Cyril Hare
Type: Crime
Date Published: 29 March 1956
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,124
Main Series No.: 1,124
Title: THE VOICE OF THE CORPSE
Author: Max Murray
Type: Crime
Date Published: 23 February 1956
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,125
Main Series No.: 1,125
Title: THE 'MANCHESTER GUARDIAN' FIFTH CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 26 April 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,126
Main Series No.: 1,126
Title: POST MORTEM
Author: Guy Cullingford
Type: Crime
Date Published: 23 February 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,127
Main Series No.: 1,127
Title: THE LIGHTS OF SKARO
Author: David Dodge
Type: Crime
Date Published: 29 March1956
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,128
Main Series No.: 1,128
Title: DIAMONDS FOR MOSCOW
Author: David E. Walker
Type: Crime
Date Published: 29 March 1956
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,129
Main Series No.: 1,129
Title: MURDER ON SAFARI
Author: Elspeth Huxley
Type: Crime
Date Published: 18 April 1957
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,130
Main Series No.: 1,130
Title: THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS
Author: John Buchan
Cover illustration: by Stephen Russ
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 31 May 1956
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by John Buchan published simultanously in May 1956 (908 and 1130 - 1138)
Number: 1,131
Main Series No.: 1,131
Title: THE ISLAND OF SHEEP
Author: John Buchan
Cover illustration: by Stephen Russ
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 31 May 1956
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by John Buchan published simultanously in May 1956 (908 and 1130 - 1138)
Number: 1,132
Main Series No.: 1,132
Title: GREENMANTLE
Author: John Buchan
Cover illustration: by Stephen Russ
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 31 May 1956
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by John Buchan published simultanously in May 1956 (908 and 1130 - 1138)
Number: 1,133
Main Series No.: 1,133
Title: HUNTINGTOWER
Author: John Buchan
Cover illustration: by Stephen Russ
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 31 May 1956
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by John Buchan published simultanously in May 1956 (908 and 1130 - 1138)
Number: 1,134
Main Series No.: 1,134
Title: MR STANDFAST
Author: John Buchan
Cover illustration: by Stephen Russ
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 31 May 1956
Pages: 352pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
One of ten books by John Buchan published simultanously in May 1956 (908 and 1130 - 1138)
Number: 1,135
Main Series No.: 1,135
Title: JOHN MACNAB
Author: John Buchan
Cover illustration: by Stephen Russ
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 31 May 1956
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by John Buchan published simultanously in May 1956 (908 and 1130 - 1138)
Number: 1,136
Main Series No.: 1,136
Title: CASTLE GAY
Author: John Buchan
Cover illustration: by Stephen Russ
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 31 May 1956
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by John Buchan published simultanously in May 1956 (908 and 1130 - 1138)
Number: 1,137
Main Series No.: 1,137
Title: THE HOUSE OF THE FOUR WINDS
Author: John Buchan
Cover illustration: by Stephen Russ
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 31 May 1956
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by John Buchan published simultanously in May 1956 (908 and 1130 - 1138)
Number: 1,138
Main Series No.: 1,138
Title: PRESTER JOHN
Author: John Buchan
Cover illustration: by Stephen Russ
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 31 May 1956
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of ten books by John Buchan published simultanously in May 1956 (908 and 1130 - 1138)
Number: 1,139
Main Series No.: 1,139
Title: THE CASE OF THE HALF-WAKENED WIFE
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 June 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,140
Main Series No.: 1,140
Title: THE SHORT WEEKEND
Author: T. S. Strachan
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 June 1956
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,141
Main Series No.: 1,141
Title: THE PAJAMA GAME
Author: Richard Bissell
Cover illustration: by Peter Arno
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 13 December 1955
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Book signed by author on front cover (Bristol Library Collection)
Number: 1,142
Main Series No.: 1,142
Title: ONE'S COMPANY A Journey to China in 1933
Author: Peter Fleming
Cover illustration: by Frank Wilson
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 30 July 1956
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,143
Main Series No.: 1,143
Title: JUAN IN AMERICA
Author: Eric Linklater
Cover illustration: by Nicolas Bentley
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1956
Pages: 352pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,144
Main Series No.: 1,144
Title: DUBLINERS (Short Stories)
Author: James Joyce
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,145
Main Series No.: 1,145
Title: WAR IN VAL D'ORCIA - A Diary
Author: Iris Origo
Cover illustration: by David Gentleman
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,146
Main Series No.: 1,146
Title: RACUNDRA'S FIRST CRUISE
Author: Arthur Ransome
Cover illustration: by anon.
Illustration: 24 pages with 35 black-and-white photographic plates; maps
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1956
Pages: 160pp. + 24pp.
Printer: Butler and Tanner Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,147
Main Series No.: 1,147
Title: THE AMERICAN GUN MYSTERY
Author: Ellery Queen
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of five books by Ellery Queen published simultanously in August 1956 (1147 - 1151). Ellery Queen is the pseudonym for the writers Frederick Dannay and Manfred B. Lee.
Number: 1,148
Main Series No.: 1,148
Title: THE FRENCH POWDER MYSTERY
Author: Ellery Queen
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of five books by Ellery Queen published simultanously in August 1956 (1147 - 1151). Ellery Queen is the pseudonym for the writers Frederick Dannay and Manfred B. Lee.
Number: 1,149
Main Series No.: 1,149
Title: THE ROMAN HAT MYSTERY
Author: Ellery Queen
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of five books by Ellery Queen published simultanously in August 1956 (1147 - 1151). Ellery Queen is the pseudonym for the writers Frederick Dannay and Manfred B. Lee.
Number: 1,150
Main Series No.: 1,150
Title: THE CHINESE ORANGE MYSTERY
Author: Ellery Queen
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of five books by Ellery Queen published simultanously in August 1956 (1147 - 1151). Ellery Queen is the pseudonym for the writers Frederick Dannay and Manfred B. Lee.
Number: 1,151
Main Series No.: 1,151
Title: THE DUTCH SHOE MYSTERY
Author: Ellery Queen
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of five books by Ellery Queen published simultanously in August 1956 (1147 - 1151). Ellery Queen is the pseudonym for the writers Frederick Dannay and Manfred B. Lee.
Number: 1,152
Main Series No.: 1,152
Title: THE PURPLE PLAIN
Author: H. E. Bates
Cover illustration: by John Diebel
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,153
Main Series No.: 1,153
Title: THE RED DANUBE
Author: Bruce Marshall
Cover illustration: by Leonard Rosoman
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,154
Main Series No.: 1,154
Title: THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE
Author: B. Traven
Translated: from the German by Basil Creighton
Cover illustration: by John Minton
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,155
Main Series No.: 1,155
Title: THE ESSENTIAL T. E. LAWRENCE
Selection: and with a preface by David Garnett
Cover illustration: by George Buday
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 336pp.
Printer: Western Printing Services Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Note that the spine states in error No. '1015'
Number: 1,156
Main Series No.: 1,156
Title: THE HARSH VOICE Four short novels
Author: Rebecca West
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,157
Main Series No.: 1,157
Title: PASSAGES FROM ARABIA DESERTA
Author: C. M. Doughty
Selected: by Edward Garnett
Cover illustration: by George Buday
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 30 August 1956
Pages: 328pp.
Printer: Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,158
Main Series No.: 1,158
Title: THE FOURTH PENGUIN CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK
Compiled: by Alan Cash
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 25 October 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,159
Main Series No.: 1,159
Title: END OF THE LINE
Author: Stanley Wade Baron
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 27 September 1956
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,160
Main Series No.: 1,160
Title: THE EGG AND I
Author: Betty MacDonald
Cover illustration: by Peter Probyn
Type: Biography
Date Published: 27 September 1956
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,161
Main Series No.: 1,161
Title: THE SUNSHINE CORPSE
Author: Max Murray
Type: Crime
Date Published: 29 November 1956
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,162
Main Series No.: 1,162
Title: SUICIDE EXCEPTED
Author: Cyril Hare
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 October 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,163
Main Series No.: 1,163
Title: NOT WANTED ON VOYAGE
Author: Nancy Spain
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 October 1956
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,164
Main Series No.: 1,164
Title: BELOW SUSPICION
Author: John Dickson Carr
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 October 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,165
Main Series No.: 1,165
Title: LOVE FOR LYDIA
Author: H. E. Bates
Cover illustration: by John Diebel
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 29 November 1956
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,166
Main Series No.: 1,166
Title: THE LOTUS AND THE WIND
Author: John Masters
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 29 November 1956
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,167
Main Series No.: 1,167
Title: MY NAME IS MICHAEL SIBLEY
Author: John Bingham
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 June 1958
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,168
Main Series No.: 1,168
Title: JOY AND JOSEPHINE
Author: Monica Dickens
Cover illustration: by Janina Ede
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 June 1958
Pages: 384pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,169
Main Series No.: 1,169
Title: THE APPLECART - A political extravaganza
Author: George Bernard Shaw
Type: Plays
Date Published: 28 June 1956
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: R. and R. Clark Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,170
Main Series No.: 1,170
Title: PIGS HAVE WINGS
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Cover illustration: by Geoffrey Salter
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 10 January 1957
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of five books by P. G. Wodehouse published simultanously in January 1957 (1170 - 1174).
Number: 1,171
Main Series No.: 1,171
Title: THE MATING SEASON
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Cover illustration: by Geoffrey Salter
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 10 January 1957
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of five books by P. G. Wodehouse published simultanously in January 1957 (1170 - 1174).
Number: 1,172
Main Series No.: 1,172
Title: LAUGHING GAS
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Cover illustration: by Geoffrey Salter
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 10 January 1957
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of five books by P. G. Wodehouse published simultanously in January 1957 (1170 - 1174).
Number: 1,173
Main Series No.: 1,173
Title: VERY GOOD JEEVES!
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Cover illustration: by Geoffrey Salter
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 10 January 1957
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of five books by P. G. Wodehouse published simultanously in January 1957 (1170 - 1174).
Number: 1,174
Main Series No.: 1,174
Title: CARRY ON, JEEVES
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Cover illustration: by Geoffrey Salter
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 10 January 1957
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
One of five books by P. G. Wodehouse published simultanously in January 1957 (1170 - 1174).
Number: 1,175
Main Series No.: 1,175
Title: THE RED BOX
Author: Rex Stout
Type: Crime
Date Published: 10 January 1957
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,176
Main Series No.: 1,176
Title: CORK IN BOTTLE
Author: Macdonald Hastings
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 February 1957
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,177
Main Series No.: 1,177
Title: THE KING AND THE CORPSE
Author: Max Murray
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 February 1957
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,178
Main Series No.: 1,178
Title: THE DOCTOR AND THE CORPSE
Author: Max Murray
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 May 1957
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,179
Main Series No.: 1,179
Title: GUYS AND DOLLS Twenty Stories
Author: Damon Runyon
Preface: bibliograhical preface by Michael Sadler
Cover illustration: by Geoffrey Salter
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 27 September 1956
Pages: 286pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,180
Main Series No.: 1,180
Title: BARCHESTER TOWERS
Author: Anthony Trollope
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 28 March 1957
Pages: 480pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 4/-
The spine is erroneously numbered '1079'
Number: 1,181
Main Series No.: 1,181
Title: MADAME DE POMPADOUR
Author: Nancy Mitford
Illustration: 16 pages with 20 black-and-white photographic plates
Type: Fiction (in colour) more properly Biography
Date Published: 28 August 1958
Pages: 256pp. + 16pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,182
Main Series No.: 1,182
Title: TELLING OF MURDER
Author: Douglas Rutherford
Type: Crime
Date Published: 29 November 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,183
Main Series No.: 1,183
Title: THE MAN WHO NEVER WAS
Author: Ewen Montagu
Foreword: by Lord Ismay
Cover illustration: by anon.
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 25 October 1956
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,184
Main Series No.: 1,184
Title: BRAZILIAN ADVENTURE
Author: Peter Fleming
Illustration: sketch maps
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 28 February 1957
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,185
Main Series No.: 1,185
Title: SELECTED ESSAYS
Author: George Orwell
Type: Essays and Belles Lettres
Date Published: 28 February 1957
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,186
Main Series No.: 1,186
Title: RETURN TO PARADISE
Author: James A. Michener
Cover illustration: by David Gentleman
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 28 February 1957
Pages: 384pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,187
Main Series No.: 1,187
Title: THE GREAT ESCAPE
Author: Paul Brickhill
Illustrated: with drawings by Ley Kenyon
Cover illustration: by Abram Games
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 18 April 1957
Pages: 224pp. + 8pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,188
Main Series No.: 1,188
Title: AGAINST THE LAW
Author: Peter Wildeblood
Type: Fiction (in colour) more properly Biography
Date Published: 28 March 1957
Pages: 190pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,189
Main Series No.: 1,189
Title: THE SONG OF THE WHIP
Author: Evan Evans
Cover illustration: by Abram Games
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 May 1957
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,190
Main Series No.: 1,190
Title: MONTANA RIDES!
Author: Evan Evans
Cover illustration: by Derek Mckay
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 May 1957
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,191
Main Series No.: 1,191
Title: SELECTED SHORT STORIES
Author: Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 28 March 1957
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,192
Main Series No.: 1,192
Title: BONJOUR TRISTESSE
Author: Françoise Segan
Translated: by Irene Ash
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 11 December 1958
Pages: 112pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,193
Main Series No.: 1,193
Title: SON OF OSCAR WILDE
Author: Vyvyan Holland
Illustration: 8 pages of black-and-white photographic plates
Type: Fiction (in colour) more properly Biography
Date Published: 18 April 1957
Pages: 240pp. + 8pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 1,194
Main Series No.: 1,194
Title: WATSON'S CHOICE
Author: Gladys Mitchell
Type: Crime
Date Published: 28 March 1957
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,195
Main Series No.: 1,195
Title: MURDER IS EASY
Author: Agatha Christie
Cover illustration: by Stanley Godsell
Type: Crime
Date Published: 27 June 1957
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,196
Main Series No.: 1,196
Title: THE BIG FOUR
Author: Agatha Christie
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 July 1957
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,197
Main Series No.: 1,197
Title: SPANISH RAGGLE-TAGGLE Adventures with a Fiddle in North Spain
Author: Walter Starkie
Cover illustration: by Charles Raymond
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 23 November 1961
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 4/-
Number: 1,198
Main Series No.: 1,198
Title: THE GREEK COFFIN MYSTERY
Author: Ellery Queen
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 May 1957
Pages: 290pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 1,199
Main Series No.: 1,199
Title: CONJURER'S COFFIN
Author: Guy Cullingford
Type: Crime
Date Published: 30 May 1957
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.

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