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THE ESCAPING CLUB

By: A.J.EVANS (LATE MAJOR R.A.F.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1939

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122682


Cerise and White card covers (paperback).180 x 110 mm approx. 248pp 8 pp of publisher's and commercial adverts. First published in 1922 the copy offered by us is a first printing of the Penguin Paperback edition of May 1939 being No 202 Travel & Adventure.High No. to May 1939 list of titles rear panel 210. The book tells of the author's escapes from captivity in Germany and Palestine following engine failure over enemy lines in 1916. VG/VG (Book- covers bright and clean ... View more info

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MY JOURNEY TO LHASA

By: ALEXANDRA DAVID-NEEL

Price: £12.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123097


Sewn Paper Back Cerise and White with black titles, 180 x 110 mm approx. First Edition 1st printing 1940 Travel and Adventure No 310 in series. 284 + 5 pp of publisher's and trade adverts. The personal story of the only white woman who succeeded in entering the Forbidden City. Good no d/j (Book- Mild shelf wear to covers, spine little sunned.Crease to gutter of front cover from reading No notable shelf soiling. Binding generally sound. Paper of book block quite tanned. ... View more info

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THE 27TH KINGDOM

By: ALICE THOMAS ELLIS

Price: £3.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1982

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122725


Mass Market Paperback 200x130 mm approx. 160pp First printing by Penguin 1982. "A tale of damnation and death told in heavenly prose" -Vogue. Near Fine (Book- Light age tanning to paper of book block else as new with no previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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NORTH TO THE ORIENT

By: ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH

Price: £15.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1938

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122926


Cerise and White card covers (sewn paperback).180 x 110 mm approx. 216pp + 8 of adverts. First published in 1935 the copy offered by us is a first printing of the Penguin Paperback edition 1938 being No 161 and being a record of the flight by Colonel Lindbergh and his wife (as radio operator) from New York to Nankin in 1931.VG/Poor+ (Book- covers - no notable shelf wear or soiling . Paper of book block quite tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Ja... View more info

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STORIES OF THE MODERN SOUTH

By: BEN FORKNER & PATRICK SAMWAY,S.J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1981

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122728


First Penguin printing with 3 additional stories 1981.Mass Market Paperback 195x130 mm approx. 400pp. A Rich selection of Southern Fiction by some of the great story tellers. Includes contributions by Truman Capote, James Agee, William Faulkner, Anne Tyler, Tennessee Williams etc. Very Good (Book- negligible colour rubbing to covers, light age tanning to paper of book block. No previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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LAMB

By: BERNARD MACLAVERTY

Price: £3.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 122724


Mass Market Paperback 200x130 mm approx. 152pp + 8 of publisher's adverts. First printing 1981 by Penguin Books. Near Fine (Book- Light age tanning to paper of book block and light crease to bottom rear corner of cover else as new with no previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE SUMMER OF THE SWANS

By: BETSY BYARS

Price: £2.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PUFFIN BOOKS / PENGUIN BOOKS Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122723


Mass Market Paperback 195x130 mm approx. 142pp +2 of publisher's adverts. First Puffin Printing 1981.Newbery Award winning childrens book - ages 8-12. Cover illustration by Steven Assel. Near Fine (Book- Light age tanning to paper of book block and some discolouration to margins of inner sides of covers else as new with no previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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RIGHT OFF THE MAP

By: C.E.MONTAGUE

Price: £6.50

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition Thus,

Seller ID: 121464


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 ... View more info

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THE DARK INVADER

By: CAPTAIN VON RINTELEN

Price: £12.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1938

Seller ID: 122683


Cerise and White card covers (paperback).180 x 110 mm approx. 256pp. First published in 1933 the copy offered by us is a fifth reprint Feb 1938 of the Penguin Paperback edition. (First Penguin printing was Sept 1936) and being No 60 Adventure.High No.of Penguin books to rear panel no 115 Sept 1939 list.The book tells of the author's work as a German Officer heading a clandestine organisation in New York during WWI responsible for acts of sabotage against shipping of Alli... View more info

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MUST THE WAR SPREAD?

By: D.N.PRITT

Price: £5.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121519


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 ... View more info

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BRITISH POETRY SINCE 1945

By: EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH (EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1974

Seller ID: 122714


Mass Market Paperback 180x110 mm approx. 412pp + 4 of publisher's adverts. 1974 reprint.Contains a short biography and bibliography of each of the many poets featured. Near Fine (Book- negligible colour rubbing to covers, light age tanning to paper of book block else as new with no previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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A BOOK OF MEDITERRANEAN FOOD (Second Revised Edition)

By: ELIZABETH DAVID

Price: £3.50

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1971

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 122702


Illustrated Card covers (Paperback)180x110 mm approx. 208pp.1971 Printing of the 2nd Revised Edition.Author " a gastronome of rare integrity " Near Fine (Book- covers - no shelf wear or soiling, no sign of use. No previous owner name or insc. Paper of book block evenly tanned). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PENGUIN MODERN EUROPEAN POETS SELECTED POEMS OF EUGENIO MONTALE

By: EUGENIO MONTALE (TRANSLATOR GEORGE KAY)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1969

Edition: rst Ediiton Thus

Seller ID: 122708


Illustrated Card covers (Paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx. 128pp. First Edition Thus 1st Printing. VG+ (Book- covers- a little general shelf rubbing to extremities no other notable sign of use. Paper of book block evenly tanned with a couple of light soiling marks to fore edge. No previous owner name or insc.) Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE LAND OF THE BLUE POPPY Travels of a Naturalist in Eastern Tibet

By: F. KINGDON WARD Awarded Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society

Price: £6.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122987


Sewn Paper Back Cerise and White with black titles, 180 x 110 mm approx. 192pp. First Penguin Printing 1941 Travel and Adventure No 315 in series. Having served in the Indian Army in WWI the author (Awarded the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society) continued his explorations in China, Tibet, Burma and Assam , after the war. He considered Tibet the most beautiful country in the world.Very Good (Book- Spine a little sunned with colour rubbing to edges and chi... View more info

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NEW and SELECTED POEMS

By: FELDMAN , Irving ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, PENGUIN BOOKS (THE VIKING PRESS): 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120645


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. View more info

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ESCAPE TO SWITZERLAND

By: G.R.De BEER, F.R.S.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122975


Sewn Paper Back Cerise and White with black titles, 180 x 110 mm approx. First Edition 1st printing 1945 Travel and Adventure No 490 in series. 159PP + 1 of publisher's adverts. Series of chapters on Alpine related matters including climbing, visits by notable historical persons, including David Hume, Shelley, the battle of the St.Gotthard 1799 and biography of Marc-Theodore Bourit . FAIR no d/j (Book- Mild shelf wear to covers- mainly to head and tail of spine which is ... View more info

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE

By: GILBERT WHITE

Price: £5.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, ALLEN LANE / PENGUIN BOOKS Ltd: 1941

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122981


Yellow and white card covers (paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx.256 pp. Frontis b/w illustration of Hop Pickers + numerous other unspecified illustrations by Clare leighton. Edited with a preface and Notes by James Fisher. First Edition 1st printing as a Penguin Book being Nos. 296 in series. VG ( Light age toning to extremities of covers but no notable shelf wear or soiling save for a tiny 2mm chip to head of spine. No previous owner name or insc. War economy paper of ... View more info

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OUR MAN IN HAVANA

By: GRAHAM GREENE

Price: £2.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1975

Seller ID: 122713


Mass Market Paperback 180x110 mm approx. 220pp + 4 of publisher's adverts. 1975 reprint. Near Fine (Book- Light age tanning to paper of book block else as new with no previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PENGUIN MODERN EUROPEAN POETS POEMS OF GUNTER GRASS

By: GUNTER GRASS (TRANSLATORS MICHAEL HAMBURGER AND CHRISTOPHER MIDDLETON)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1971

Edition: rst Ediiton Thus

Seller ID: 122704


Illustrated Card covers (Paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx. 88 pp +8 of publisher's adverts. First Edition Thus 2nd Printing.Penguin Modern European Poets series. Author Famous novelist. VG (Book- covers- no notable rubbing. No sign of use. Paper of book block evenly tanned. No previous owner name or insc.) Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE TUNNELLERS OF HOLZMINDEN (WITH A SIDE ISSUE)

By: H.G.DURNFORD , MC MA

Price: £15.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1940

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122473


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. View more info