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Penguin MAIN SERIES (1 - 1,000)

Main Series 1-99 (page 1)
Main Series 100-199 (page 2)
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Main Series 400-499 (page 5)
Main Series 500-599 (page 6)
Main Series 600-699 (page 7)
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Main Series 800-899 (page 9)
Main Series 900-1,000 (page 10)

Main Series 1,000-1,099 (page 11)
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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)
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PAGE 9 Main Series (800 - 899)






Cover Colours are as follows:
Orange = General Fiction (F)
Green = Mystery and Crime (C)
Cerise = Travel and Adventure (T)
Dark Blue = Biography (B)
Grey = World Affairs (W)
Violet = Essays and Belles Lettres (E)
Red = Plays (P)
Yellow = Miscellaneous Penguins (M)

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Number: 800
Main Series No.: 800
Title: HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY
Author: Richard Llewellyn
Type: Fiction
Date Published: February 1951
Pages: 416pp. 'Double Volume'
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 801
Main Series No.: 801
Title: MARY LAVELLE
Author: Kate O'Brien
Type: Fiction
Date Published: February 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 802
Main Series No.: 802
Title: THE GOOD SOLDIER SCHWEIK
Author: Jaroslav Hasek
Translated: by Paul Selver
Illustrated: by Joseph Lads
Type: Fiction
Date Published: January 1951
Pages: 448pp. 'Double Volume'
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Issued previously in October 1939 as Penguin Special S37, in an abridged version
Number: 803
Main Series No.: 803
Title: NOTHING CAN RESCUE ME
Author: Elizabeth Daly
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 804
Main Series No.: 804
Title: SUDDENLY AT HIS RESIDENCE
Author: Christianna Brand
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 805
Main Series No.: 805
Title: THE CASE BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Type: Crime
Date Published: February 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 806
Main Series No.: 806
Title: MURDER DOWN UNDER
Author: Arthur W. Upfield
Type: Crime
Date Published: February 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 807
Main Series No.: 807
Title: THE LIFT AND THE DROP
Author: G. V. Galwey
Type: Crime
Date Published: March 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 808
Main Series No.: 808
Title: THE WAVES
Author: Virginia Woolf
Type: Fiction
Date Published: March 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 809
Main Series No.: 809
Title: THE CHINESE ROOM
Author: Vivian Connell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: March 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 810
Main Series No.: 810
Title: THE 'MANCHESTER GUARDIAN' THIRD CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: April 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 811
Main Series No.: 811
Title: THE WHITE PRIORY MURDERS
Author: Carter Dickson
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Carter Dickson's works published in June 1951. Books published nos. 811 - 820.
Number: 812
Main Series No.: 812
Title: THE READER IS WARNED
Author: Carter Dickson
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Carter Dickson's works published in June 1951. Books published nos. 811 - 820.
Number: 813
Main Series No.: 813
Title: DEATH IN FIVE BOXES
Author: Carter Dickson
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Carter Dickson's works published in June 1951. Books published nos. 811 - 820.
Number: 814
Main Series No.: 814
Title: AND SO TO MURDER
Author: Carter Dickson
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Carter Dickson's works published in June 1951. Books published nos. 811 - 820.
Number: 815
Main Series No.: 815
Title: THE RED WIDOW MURDERS
Author: Carter Dickson
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Northumberland Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Carter Dickson's works published in June 1951. Books published nos. 811 - 820.
Number: 816
Main Series No.: 816
Title: SHE DIED A LADY
Author: Carter Dickson
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Carter Dickson's works published in June 1951. Books published nos. 811 - 820.
Number: 817
Main Series No.: 817
Title: THE TEN TEACUPS
Author: Carter Dickson
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Carter Dickson's works published in June 1951. Books published nos. 811 - 820.
Number: 818
Main Series No.: 818
Title: HE WOULDN'T KILL PATIENCE
Author: Carter Dickson
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Carter Dickson's works published in June 1951. Books published nos. 811 - 820.
Number: 819
Main Series No.: 819
Title: THE JUDAS WINDOW
Author: Carter Dickson
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Northumberland Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Carter Dickson's works published in June 1951. Books published nos. 811 - 820.
Number: 820
Main Series No.: 820
Title: THE PLAGUE COURT MURDERS
Author: Carter Dickson
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Carter Dickson's works published in June 1951. Books published nos. 811 - 820.
Number: 821
Main Series No.: 821
Title: BRIDESHEAD REVISITED The sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
Author: Evelyn Waugh
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1951
Pages: 336pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Evelyn Waugh's works published in May 1951. Books published nos. 821 - 825 and reprints of nos. 75, 136, 179, 423, and 455.
Number: 822
Main Series No.: 822
Title: A HANDFUL OF DUST
Author: Evelyn Waugh
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Evelyn Waugh's works published in May 1951. Books published nos. 821 - 825 and reprints of nos. 75, 136, 179, 423, and 455.
Number: 823
Main Series No.: 823
Title: THE LOVED ONE An Anglo-American Tragedy
Author: Evelyn Waugh
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1951
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Evelyn Waugh's works published in May 1951. Books published nos. 821 - 825 and reprints of nos. 75, 136, 179, 423, and 455.
Number: 824
Main Series No.: 824
Title: WORK SUSPENDED and other stories, together with SCOTT-KING'S MODERN EUROPE
Author: Evelyn Waugh
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Evelyn Waugh's works published in May 1951. Books published nos. 821 - 825 and reprints of nos. 75, 136, 179, 423, and 455.
Number: 825
Main Series No.: 825
Title: WHEN THE GOING WAS GOOD
Author: Evelyn Waugh
Type: Fiction (though this should have been properly badged as a 'Travel and Adventure' book)
Date Published: May 1951
Pages: 336pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Evelyn Waugh's works published in May 1951. Books published nos. 821 - 825 and reprints of nos. 75, 136, 179, 423, and 455.
Number: 826
Main Series No.: 826
Title: MAIGRET TRAVELS SOUTH: LIBERTY BAR and THE MADMAN OF BERGERAC
Author: Georges Simenon
Translated: by Geoffrey Sainsbury
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1952
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Georges Simenon's works published in January 1952. Books published nos. 826 - 830, 855 - 858 and reprint of no. 739.
Number: 827
Main Series No.: 827
Title: MAIGRET SITS IT OUT: THE LOCK AT CHARENTON and MAIGRET RETURNS
Author: Georges Simenon
Translated: by Margaret Ludwig
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1952
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Georges Simenon's works published in January 1952. Books published nos. 826 - 830, 855 - 858 and reprint of no. 739.
Number: 828
Main Series No.: 828
Title: IN TWO LATITUDES: THE MYSTERY OF THE 'POLARLYS' and TROPIC MOON
Author: Georges Simenon
Translated: by Stuart Gilbert
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1952
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Georges Simenon's works published in January 1952. Books published nos. 826 - 830, 855 - 858 and reprint of no. 739.
Number: 829
Main Series No.: 829
Title: HAVOC BY ACCIDENT: TALATALA and THE BRETON SISTERS
Author: Georges Simenon
Translated: by Stuart Gilbert
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1952
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Georges Simenon's works published in January 1952. Books published nos. 826 - 830, 855 - 858 and reprint of no. 739.
Number: 830
Main Series No.: 830
Title: ESCAPE IN VAIN: THE LODGER and ONE WAY OUT
Author: Georges Simenon
Translated: by Stuart Gilbert
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1952
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Georges Simenon's works published in January 1952. Books published nos. 826 - 830, 855 - 858 and reprint of no. 739.
Number: 831
Main Series No.: 831
Title: THE MAN OF PROPERTY
Author: John Galsworthy
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1951
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: T. and A. Constable Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 832
Main Series No.: 832
Title: THOSE BARREN LEAVES A Novel
Author: Aldous Huxley
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1951
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Unwin Brothers Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 833
Main Series No.: 833
Title: THE GRAPES OF WRATH
Author: John Steinbeck
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1951
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 834
Main Series No.: 834
Title: A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN
Author: Betty Smith
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1951
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 835
Main Series No.: 835
Title: THE HAPPY RETURN
Author: C. S. Forester
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 836
Main Series No.: 836
Title: PRAY FOR THE WANDERER A Novel
Author: Kate O'Brien
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1951
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 837
Main Series No.: 837
Title: FARMER'S GLORY
Author: A. G. Street
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 838
Main Series No.: 838
Title: ANIMAL FARM A Fairy Story
Author: George Orwell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1951
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 839
Main Series No.: 839
Title: CRAZY LIKE A FOX
Author: S. J. Perelman
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 840
Main Series No.: 840
Title: JOANNA GODDEN
Author: Sheila Kaye-Smith
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1951
Pages: 296pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 841
Main Series No.: 841
Title: THE FRANCHISE AFFAIR
Author: Josephine Tey
Type: Crime
Date Published: November 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 842
Main Series No.: 842
Title: PLAIN MURDER
Author: C. S. Forester
Type: Crime
Date Published: April 1951
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 843
Main Series No.: 843
Title: SUMMER HALF A Novel
Author: Angela Thirkell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: October 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6
Number: 844
Main Series No.: 844
Title: THE BROOK KERITH A Syrian Story
Author: George Moore
Type: Fiction
Date Published: November 1952
Pages: 384pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6
Number: 845
Main Series No.: 845
Title: COLLECTED PLAYS The Shadow of the Glen; Riders to the Sea; The Tinker's Wedding; The Wall of the Saints; The Playboy of the Western World; and Deirdre of the Sorrows.
Author: John M. Synge
Type: Fiction
Date Published: October 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/6
Number: 846
Main Series No.: 846
Title: TEN YEARS UNDER THE EARTH
Author: Norbert Casteret
Translated and Edited: by Burrows Massey
Illustrations: 32 pages of photographic plates; sketch map and drawing
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: October 1952
Pages: 200pp. +32p
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd; photographic plates by Harrison and Sons Ltd.
Price: 2/6
Number: 847
Main Series No.: 847
Title: THE CASE FOR SERGEANT BEEF
Author: Leo Bruce
Type: Crime
Date Published: December 1952
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 848
Main Series No.: 848
Title: REUNION WITH MURDER
Author: Timothy Fuller
Type: Crime
Date Published: July 1952
Pages: 192pp.
Price: 2/-
Number: 849
Main Series No.: 849
Title: THE CASE OF THE TUDOR QUEEN
Author: Christopher Bush
Type: Crime
Date Published: October 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 850
Main Series No.: 850
Title: THE HOUSE WITHOUT THE DOOR
Author: Elizabeth Daly
Type: Crime
Date Published: September 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 851
Main Series No.: 851
Title: THE HIGH WINDOW
Author: Raymond Chandler
Type: Crime
Date Published: May 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 852
Main Series No.: 852
Title: BEFORE LUNCH
Author: Angela Thirkell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: August 1951
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 853
Main Series No.: 853
Title: THE HARP IN THE SOUTH
Author: Ruth Park
Type: Fiction
Date Published: August 1951
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 854
Main Series No.: 854
Title: FOMBOMBO
Author: T. S. Stribling
Type: Fiction
Date Published: March 1951
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 855
Main Series No.: 855
Title: THE MAN FROM EVERYWHERE and NEWHAVEN-DIEPPE
Author: Georges Simenon
Translated: by Stuart Gilbert
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1952
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Georges Simenon's works published in January 1952. Books published nos. 826 - 830, 855 - 858 and reprint of no. 739.
Number: 856
Main Series No.: 856
Title: A CRIME IN HOLLAND and A FACE FOR A CLUE
Author: Georges Simenon
Translated: by Geoffrey Sainsbury
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1952
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Georges Simenon's works published in January 1952. Books published nos. 826 - 830, 855 - 858 and reprint of no. 739.
Number: 857
Main Series No.: 857
Title: LOST MOORINGS: BANANA TOURIST and BLIND PATH
Author: Georges Simenon
Translated: by Stuart Gilbert
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1952
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Georges Simenon's works published in January 1952. Books published nos. 826 - 830, 855 - 858 and reprint of no. 739.
Number: 858
Main Series No.: 858
Title: ON THE DANGER LINE: HOME TOWN and THE GREEN THERMOS
Author: Georges Simenon
Translated: by Stuart Gilbert
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1952
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Georges Simenon's works published in January 1952. Books published nos. 826 - 830, 855 - 858 and reprint of no. 739.
Number: 859
Main Series No.: 859
Title: NOVEL ON YELLOW PAPER or Work it out for Yourself
Author: Stevie Smith
Type: Fiction
Date Published: April 1951
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 1/6d.
Number: 860
Main Series No.: 860
Title: THE PRIESTLEY COMPANION A Selection from the Writings of the author
Author: J. B. Priestley
Type: Fiction
Date Published: September 1951
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 861
Main Series No.: 861
Title: BRIGHT DAY
Author: J. B. Priestley
Type: Fiction
Date Published: September 1951
Pages: 296pp.
Printer: T. and A. Constable Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 862
Main Series No.: 862
Title: THE HOLLOW MAN
Author: John Dickson Carr
Type: Crime
Date Published: November 1951
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 863
Main Series No.: 863
Title: OFF TO PHILADELPHIA IN THE MORNING
Author: Jack Jones
Type: Fiction
Date Published: October 1951
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 864
Main Series No.: 864
Title: MORE WORK FOR THE UNDERTAKER
Author: Margery Allingham
Type: Crime
Date Published: April 1952
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 865
Main Series No.: 865
Title: THE CAMBRIDGE MURDERS
Author: Dilwyn Rees
Type: Crime
Date Published: March 1952
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 866
Main Series No.: 866
Title: A PROBLEM A DAY
Author: R. M. Lucey
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: April 1952
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 867
Main Series No.: 867
Title: THE LADY IN THE LAKE
Author: Raymond Chandler
Type: Crime
Date Published: May 1952
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 868
Main Series No.: 868
Title: THE GOLDEN BOX
Author: Frances Crane
Type: Crime
Date Published: May 1952
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 869
Main Series No.: 869
Title: GALLIONS REACH A Romance
Author: H. M. Tomlinson
Type: Fiction
Date Published: June 1952
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 870
Main Series No.: 870
Title: SOUTH Aspects and Images from Corsica, Italy and Southern France
Author: William Sansom
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1952
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 871
Main Series No.: 871
Title: THE THURBER CARNIVAL (Written and illustrated by the author)
Author: James Thurber
Type: Fiction
Date Published: June 1953
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 872
Main Series No.: 872
Title: THE PAINTED VEIL
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Type: Fiction
Date Published: June 1952
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 873
Main Series No.: 873
Title: SELECTED PROSE
Author: T. S. Eliot
Edited: by John Hayward
Type: Fiction
Date Published: March 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 874
Main Series No.: 874
Title: THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE
Author: James M. Cain
Type: Crime
Date Published: May 1952
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 875
Main Series No.: 875
Title: THE BLIND BARBER
Author: John Dickson Carr
Type: Crime
Date Published: August 1952
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 876
Main Series No.: 876
Title: THE CASK
Author: Freeman Wills Crofts
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1952
Pages: 384pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 877
Main Series No.: 877
Title: A PIN TO SEE THE PEEPSHOW
Author: F. Tennyson Jesse
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1952
Pages: 384pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 878
Main Series No.: 878
Title: THE VALLEYS OF THE ASSASSINS and other Persian Travels
Author: Freya Stark
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: May 1952
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: T. and A. Constable Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 879
Main Series No.: 879
Title: THE FAR CRY
Author: Emma Smith
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1952
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 880
Main Series No.: 880
Title: THE WOMAN OF ROME A Novel
Author: Alberto Moravia
Translated: by Lidia Holland
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1952
Pages: 382pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 3/-
Number: 881
Main Series No.: 881
Title: STRAIGHT IS THE GATE
Author: André Gide
Translated: by Dorothy Bussy
Type: Fiction
Date Published: September 1952
Pages: 144pp.
Printer: William Clowes and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 882
Main Series No.: 882
Title: TEA WITH MR ROCHESTER and other stories
Author: Frances Towers
Type: Fiction
Date Published: August 1952
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 883
Main Series No.: 883
Title: BRENSHAM VILLAGE
Author: John Moore
Illustration: Title page illustration by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1952
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 884
Main Series No.: 884
Title: MANY DIMENSIONS
Author: Charles Williams
Type: Crime
Date Published: August 1952
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 885
Main Series No.: 885
Title: MEN AND GODS
Author: Rex Warner
Type: Fiction
Date Published: September 1952
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 886
Main Series No.: 886
Title: DUET OF DEATH
Author: Hilda Lawrence
Type: Crime
Date Published: October 1952
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 887
Main Series No.: 887
Title: THE MYSTERIOUS MICKEY FINN An International Mystery
Author: Paul Elliot
Type: Crime
Date Published: December 1952 [printed date: 1953]
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 888
Main Series No.: 888
Title: CRIME AND THE POLICE
Author: Anthony Martienssen
Type: Crime
Date Published: March 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 889
Main Series No.: 889
Title: THE CASE OF THE BLACK-EYED BLONDE
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: August 1952
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 890
Main Series No.: 890
Title: THE BANDAGED NUDE
Author: Robert Finnegan
Type: Crime
Date Published: July 1952
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 891
Main Series No.: 891
Title: TRIAL BY FURY
Author: Rice Craig
Type: Crime
Date Published: October 1952
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 892
Main Series No.: 892
Title: DEADLY WEAPON
Author: Wade Miller
Type: Crime
Date Published: July 1952
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 893
Main Series No.: 893
Title: THE 'OBSERVER' SECOND CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK 25 Ximenes Crosswords with an introduction and 74 Everyman Crosswords. With Solutions.
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: March 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: The Campfield Press
Price: 2/-
Number: 894
Main Series No.: 894
Title: PRELUDE TO A CERTAIN MIDNIGHT
Author: Gerald Kersh
Type: Crime
Date Published: December 1952 [printed date: 1953]
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 895
Main Series No.: 895
Title: ZULEIKA DOBSON or an Oxford Love Story
Author: Max Beerbohm
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 August 1952
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Published in celebration of the author's eightieth birthday
Number: 896
Main Series No.: 896
Title: BETWEEN THE ACTS
Author: Virginia Woolf
Type: Fiction
Date Published: September 1953
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 897
Main Series No.: 897
Title: TRAGEDY AT LAW
Author: Cyril Hare
Type: Crime
Date Published: March 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 898
Main Series No.: 898
Title: THE SEA AND THE JUNGLE Being the narrative of the voyage of the tramp steamer 'Capella' (1909-10)
Author: H. M. Tomlinson
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: February 1953
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 899
Main Series No.: 899
Title: SANCTUARY
Author: William Faulkner
Type: Fiction
Date Published: February 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-

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