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THE WORLD OF PENGUIN  THE PUBLISHER'S COMPLETE CATALOGUE, ANDREW LANGLEY
1 ANDREW LANGLEY THE WORLD OF PENGUIN THE PUBLISHER'S COMPLETE CATALOGUE
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1984 0140870024 / 9780140870022 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Illustrated card covers- Paperback.210 x 295 mm approx. Landscape format. 204pp + 4 of publisher's adverts. Trade Catalogue of Penguin Books with a short history of the publisher from it's origins with Allen Lane of The Bodley Head and notes on prominent authors. cover art etc. A must for any Penguin collector with over 5000 titles listed. Near Fine (Book- no previous owner name or insc. Crease to rear cover else negligible signs of use). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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HIGH RISING, ANGELA THIRKELL
2 ANGELA THIRKELL HIGH RISING
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1941 First Edition Thus Soft cover Very Good Book 
Orange and White Card covers (Paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx.192pp. Frontis Author Portrait. First Penguin Printing 1941, Greys Cigarette Advert to rear panel. No 339 In series. VG ( Book- spine a little tanned, A little light shelf soiling but no notable wear. War Economy Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. 20mm tear to half title at spine gutter where pulled). No other notable defects.). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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RIGHT OFF THE MAP, C.E.MONTAGUE
3 C.E.MONTAGUE RIGHT OFF THE MAP
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN 1940 1st Edition Thus, Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 
Orange and white paperback with black titles. 180 x 110 mm approx. 248 + 8pp of publisher's adverts, No 270 in series. First Penguin edition 1st printing in dust jacket. VG/VG (Book - crease to top front corner. Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable defects. Dust Jacket- Spine sunned and a little general shelf soiling. Non price clipped- cover 6d. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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SELECTED POEMS. [ D. H.LAWRENCE ], D.H.LAWRENCE ( W.E.WILLIAMS - Intro)
4 D.H.LAWRENCE ( W.E.WILLIAMS - Intro) SELECTED POEMS. [ D. H.LAWRENCE ]
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1950 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Grey and White Card covers. 180 x 100 mm approx. 160pp. No D11 in Poetry Series.Collection compiled and with an intro by W E Williams and printed in the order they were written. VG ( Spine a little tanned and as is paper of book block. No notable shelf wear or soiling and no previous owner name or annotations. Cover price 1/6) Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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MUST THE WAR SPREAD?, D.N.PRITT
5 D.N.PRITT MUST THE WAR SPREAD?
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN 1940 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 
Orange and white paperback with black titles, 180 x 110 mm approx. First Edition 1st printing of this Penguin Special No S51. The author's 2nd book on the progress of the 2nd world war since the outbreak of hostilities and written against the backdrop of the aggression in Finland and counter the then growing threat of war between Britain and the U.S.S.R. VG/VG (Book- Paper of book block a little tanned. No previous owner name , insc. nor annotations. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- a little colour rubbed at extremities with small nicks. No notable shelf soiling and non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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BEOWULF, DAVID WRIGHT (TRANSLATOR)
6 DAVID WRIGHT (TRANSLATOR) BEOWULF
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1957 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book BERTHOLD WOLPE 
Orange and White card covers (Paperback). 180 x 110 mm approx. First Edition 1st printing 1957 in The Penguin Classics No L70 in series. Translation and introduction by Wright of this Anglo-Saxon Old English Poem. Appendix on Sutton Hoo. Near Fine (Book- covers remarkably clean with negligible shelf wear. No previous owner name or insc.No notable tanning to paper of book block. Advert for the Penguin Bookshelf loosely laid in). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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AN INDIAN DAY, EDWARD THOMPSON
7 EDWARD THOMPSON AN INDIAN DAY
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1940 1st Ediiton Soft cover Very Good Book 
Orange and White paperback with flap folds.180 x 110 mm approx. 248pp Incl. glossary + publisher's adverts. 2nd printing 1940 No 125 in series. Very Good (Book- Mild shelf soiling and wear to covers. Spine a little tanned. Edges and margins of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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NEW and SELECTED POEMS, FELDMAN , Irving ,
8 FELDMAN , Irving , NEW and SELECTED POEMS
NEW YORK PENGUIN BOOKS (THE VIKING PRESS) 1979 0140422692 / 9780140422696 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Numerous Award winning Poet & Fellow I Feldman. Card Covers (Paperback) 235 x 150 mm approx. xii + 210 pp. First Edition 1st printing in "The Penguin Poets" series published simultaneously by Viking in Hard and Softback. From a stock of Penguin books which have been in store in "Penguin" boxes since publication. Near Fine (Book- no sign of use. Covers - a little speckled. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE PIT PROP SYNDICATE, FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS
9 FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS THE PIT PROP SYNDICATE
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1945 1st Ediition Thus Soft cover Good Book 
Green and White Card covers,( stapled paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx. First Penguin printing 1945 in the Penguin Mystery and Crime series no 512. 253 pp + 3 of publisher's adverts. Good no d/j (Book- spine a little sunned with tiny chip to tail and a little general shelf rubbing. Paper of book block evenly tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Publisher's price adjustment sticker w.e.f.1st Jan 1946 affixed to reverse of front cover). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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AMATEUR ADVENTURE, GANDER DOWER , K C ,
10 GANDER DOWER , K C , AMATEUR ADVENTURE
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1939 1st Edition Thus Soft cover Very Good Good Book 
Paper Back Cerise and White with black titles, 180 x 110 mm approx. First Penguin Printing March 1939 Travel and Adventure No 198 in series in dust jacket.High no to rear panel of jacket March 1939 200 "Back to Methuselah". 183 pp + 9 of publisher's and trade adverts. 10 b/w photos as called for. Record of a 7,000 mile flight to Madras by an amateur flier who had never previously ventured out of Europe. VG/G (Book- No notable wear or soiling to covers, Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- Chips to head and tail of spine and to top corner of upper panel. Wear to edges of flap folds which are consequently partially detached. Non price clipped and supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE TUNNELLERS OF HOLZMINDEN (WITH A SIDE ISSUE), H.G.DURNFORD , MC MA
11 H.G.DURNFORD , MC MA THE TUNNELLERS OF HOLZMINDEN (WITH A SIDE ISSUE)
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1940 First Edition Thus Soft cover Very Good Book 
Cerise and White card covers (paperback).180 x 110 mm approx. 160pp 8 pp of b/w photo. plates and 2 plans. First Penguin Printing No 286 Travel & Adventure being an account of the WWI prisoner escape attempt from Holzminden POW Camp. VG (Book- significant sun fade to spine and paper of book block quite browned. No other notable defects and no previous owner name or insc. Binding Sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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MEN WITHOUT WOMEN, HEMINGWAY, Ernest ,
12 HEMINGWAY, Ernest , MEN WITHOUT WOMEN
Harmondsworth PENGUIN Books 1955 1st Edition Thus Paper BAack Good Book 180x110mm Approx 
Orange bands paper wraps, 160pp. Penguin No.1067.1st ed.thus-Penguin books.unabridged. (Book- general tanning to book block and to spine. small neat ink name top inside front cover. A clean sound copy, 2/6 , crease-line to top rear corner. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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RAFFLES, HORNUNG , E W ,
13 HORNUNG , E W , RAFFLES
Harmondsworth PENGUIN Books 1948 Paper BAack Good Book 180x110mm Approx 
Green bands paper wraps, 256pp. Penguin No.63. Mystery & Crime 1/6 , Penguin books. (Book- general tan-browning to book block and to spine. no inscsp. sound copy, 1/6 , crease-line to top front. spine lines col.rubbed. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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HITLER'S WAR BEFORE AND AFTER, HUGH DALTON, M.P.
14 HUGH DALTON, M.P. HITLER'S WAR BEFORE AND AFTER
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1940 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 
Orange and White Wraps with Black Titles, 180 x 110 mm approx. 192pp. First Printing 1940 of this Penguin Special No 57 in series. Account of the 21 years prior to the outbreak of the 2nd world war, the kind of settlement which should follow upon it being won and the principles on which to build a new peace and security for the future. VG/VG (Book- Paper of book block tanned. No other notable defects and no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- a little light shelf rubbing and some fading to spine. 6d in blue ink to front cover. Non price clipped. Supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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MR PERRIN AND MR TRAILL, HUGH WALPOLE
15 HUGH WALPOLE MR PERRIN AND MR TRAILL
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1940 1st Ediiton Soft cover Good Book 
Orange and White paperback with flap folds.180 x 110 mm approx. 192pp .3rd Printing 1940 No 132 in series. Good (Book- Mild shelf soiling and wear to covers. Spine a little tanned. Edges and margins of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 1.50 GBP
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FONTAMARA, IGNAZIO SILONE
16 IGNAZIO SILONE FONTAMARA
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1940 1st Ediiton Soft cover Good Book 
Orange and White paperback with flap folds.180 x 110 mm approx. 156pp + 4 of publisher's adverts.3rd Printing 1940 No 143 in series.No dust jacket but covers have flap folds - not price clipped-cover 6d. Good (Book- Mild shelf soiling and wear to covers. Spine a little tanned. Edges and margins of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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NIGHT IN GLENGYLE, JOHN FERGUSON
17 JOHN FERGUSON NIGHT IN GLENGYLE
WEST DRAYTON PENGUIN BOOKS 1947 1st Ediition Thus Soft cover Good Book 
Green and White Card covers,(paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx. First Penguin printing 1947 in the Penguin Mystery and Crime series no 606. 224 pp + 8 of publisher's adverts. Good no d/j (Book- colour rubbing to spine edges and spine a little sunned. Paper of book block evenly tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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THE SEEDS OF TIME, JOHN WYNDHAM
18 JOHN WYNDHAM THE SEEDS OF TIME
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1959 1st Edition Thus Soft cover Very Good Book 
Orange and white card covers (Paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx.222pp. First Edition 1st printing 1959 of the Penguin Paperback Edition. No 1385 in series. Nine short stories by the creator of the Triffids. VG (Book- Spine a little tanned but no notable shelf wear or soiling. Light crease to upper cover. Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. 2/6 ). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 8, LEHMAN, JOHN (ED)
19 LEHMAN, JOHN (ED) THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 8
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1941 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 180x110mm Approx 
Stapled paper wraps, 136pp. 1st printing July 1941 of Vol 8 of Penguin New Writing with contributions specially written for the publication by C.Day Lewis, Stephen Spender, Laurie Lee , John Sommerfield , Dylan Thomas , etc.[ Good P/b No inscsp.War economy paper is a little tanned with some browning to top margin.sound binding. edge wear loss mainly 2 rear corners, max 35x5mm. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 28, LEHMANN , JOHN , Edited by
20 LEHMANN , JOHN , Edited by THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 28
Harmondsworth PENGUIN BOOKS 1946 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 180x120mm Approx 
P/b 1st ed.1946, No 28 of Penguin New Writing with contributions specially written for the publication & others [Laurie Lee , Clifford Hornby , Nigel Heseltine , Piper etc] literature, Stories. Plays ,Art, Critics , performing arts etc.[ illustrated 2x Colour & sepia plates [ No inscsp. war economy paper is edgewear tanned. 2 nick-lines to spine. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 1.00 GBP
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