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Number: 2,900
Main Series No.: 2,900
Title: OVER THE GATE
Author: 'Miss Read'
Illustrated: by J. S. Goodall
Cover: illustration by Jonnat Houston
Type: Fiction
Date Published: December 1968
Pages: 208pp.
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Number: 2,901
Main Series No.: 2,901
Title: HORNBLOWER AND THE HOTSPUR
Author: C. S. Forester
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Type: Fiction
Date Published: November 1968
Pages: 304pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
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Number: 2,902
Main Series No.: 2,902
Title: THE DRESDEN GREEN
Author: Ngicolas Freelin
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Type: Crime
Date Published: February 1969
Pages: 192pp.
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Number: 2,903
Main Series No.: 2,903
Title: THE RETURN OF HYMAN KAPLAN
Author: Leo Rosten (Leonard Q. Ross)
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Type: Fiction
Date Published: November 1968
Pages: 176pp.
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Number: 2,904
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Title: ANCIENT SORCERIES AND OTHER STORIES
Author: Algernon Blackwood
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Date Published: December 1968
Pages: 208pp.
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Number: 2,905
Main Series No.: 2,905
Title: TEN NOVELS AND THEIR AUTHORS
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 304pp.
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Number: 2,906
Main Series No.: 2,906
Title: THE EXPLORER
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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Type: Fiction
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 208pp.
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Number: 2,907
Main Series No.: 2,907
Title: HARVEST COMEDY: A Dramatic Chronicle
Author: Frank Swinnerton
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Type: Fiction
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 560pp.
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Number: 2,908
Main Series No.: 2,908
Title: VENOM HOUSE
Author: Arthur Upfield
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Type: Crime
Date Published: February 1969
Pages: 208pp.
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Number: 2,909
Main Series No.: 2,909
Title: THE JUDGE AND HIS HANGMAN
Author: Frederich Dürrenmatt
Translated: from the German by Cyrus Brooks
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Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 112pp.
Printer: NV Drukkerij Bosch
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Number: 2,910
Main Series No.: 2,910
Title: THE YOUNG VISITORS
Author: John Wain
Cover: illustration by Owen Wood
Type: Fiction
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 176pp.
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Number: 2,911
Main Series No.: 2,911
Title: TREMOR OF INTENT
Author: Anthony Burgess
Cover: design by Anthony Stern
Type: Fiction
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 208pp.
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Number: 2,912
Main Series No.: 2,912
Title: THE EVENING OF THE HOLIDAY
Author: Shirley Hazzard
Cover: design by Russell and Hinrichs, Inc.
Type: Fiction
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 144pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
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Number: 2,913
Main Series No.: 2,913
Title: THE MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI ON THE BHAGAVAD-GITA: A NEW TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY WITH SANSKRIT TEXT (Chapters 1 to 6)
Author: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Cover: design by David Pelham
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: March 1969
Pages: 496pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
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Number: 2,914
Main Series No.: 2,914
Title: CLOCHEMERIE-LES-BAINS
Author: Gabriel Chevallier
Translated: from the French by Xan Fielding
Cover: illustration by Abram Games
Type: Fiction
Date Published: December 1968
Pages: 400pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 37½p 7/6d.
Number: 2,915
Main Series No.: 2,915
Title: HOLLYWOOD THE HAUNTED HOUSE
Author: Paul Mayersberg
Cover: design by Ink Studio
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,916
Main Series No.: 2,916
Title: BEFORE MY TIME
Author: Niccolò Tucci
Cover: illustration by Colin Mier
Type: Fiction
Date Published: November 1968
Pages: 552pp.
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Number: 2,917
Main Series No.: 2,917
Title: THE FATHER'S COMEDY
Author: Roy Fuller
Cover: design by Russell and Hinrichs, Inc.
Type: Fiction
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,918
Main Series No.: 2,918
Title: THE FATHERS
Author: Allen Tate
Cover: shows detail from 'The Plantation' c. 1825, unknown American artist
Type: Penguin Modern Classics
Date Published: April 1969
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 35p 7/-
Number: 2,919
Main Series No.: 2,919
Title: THE PENGUIN BOOK OF AMERICAN SHORT STORIES
Edited: by James Cochrane
Cover: design by David Pelham
Type: Fiction
Date Published: February 1969
Pages: 424pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 35p 7/-
Number: 2,920
Main Series No.: 2,920
Title: THE MIDDLE PASSAGE: Impressions of Five Societies - British, French and Dutch - in the West Indies and South America
Author: V. S. Naipaul
Cover: design by Omnific
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: March 1969
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,921
Main Series No.: 2,921
Title: CHINESE LOOKING GLASS
Author: Dennis Bloodworth
Cover: design by Russell and Hinrichs, Inc.
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: April 1969
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 40p 8/-
Number: 2,922
Main Series No.: 2,922
Title: THE PENGUIN BOOK OF MODERN EUROPEAN SHORT STORIES
Edited: by Robert Taubman
Cover: design by David Pelham
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 336pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,923
Main Series No.: 2,923
Title: MY DEAR TIMOTHY: an autobiographical letter to his gandson
Author: Victor Gollancz
Cover: (in style of Victor Gollancz's covers from his publishing house)
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: April 1969
Pages: 448pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
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Number: 2,925
Main Series No.: 2,925
Title: MANCHILD IN THE PROMISED LAND
Author: Claude Brown
Cover: design by Bill Picknell
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: March 1969
Pages: 448pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 50p 10/-
Number: 2,926
Main Series No.: 2,926
Title: SPEAK, MEMORY: An Autobiography Revisited
Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Illustration: 12 pages of black-and-white photographic plates
Cover: shows manor belonging to author at Rozhestveno, fifty miles south of St. Petersburg
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: July 1969
Pages: 242pp. + 12pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,927
Main Series No.: 2,927
Title: ASSASSINS
Author: Nicholas Mosley
Cover: design by Holmes/Kitley, photograph by Michael King
Type: Fiction
Date Published: February 1969
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: NV Drukkerij Bosch
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,928
Main Series No.: 2,928
Title: THE END OF SOMETHING NICE
Author: Angus Wolfe Murray
Cover: illustration by Philip Castle
Type: Fiction
Date Published: February 1969
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,929
Main Series No.: 2,929
Title: THE MIDDLING: Chapters in the Life of Ellie Toms
Author: A. L. Barker
Cover: illustration by Richard Eckford
Type: Fiction
Date Published: February 1969
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,930
Main Series No.: 2,930
Title: THE THIRD WEDDING
Author: Costas Taktsis
Translated: from the Greek by Leslie Finer
Cover: design by Wendy Coates-Smith
Type: Fiction
Date Published: February 1969
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,931
Main Series No.: 2,931
Title: A FORTUNATE MAN The Story of a Country Doctor
Authors: John Berger and Jean Mohr
Cover: photograph by Jean Mohr
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: July 1969
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Butler and Tanner Ltd
Price: 45p 9/-
Number: 2,932
Main Series No.: 2,932
Title: A HOUSE IN ORDER
Author: Nigel Dennis
Cover: design by Heather Mansell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: February 1969
Pages: 120pp.
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Number: 2,933
Main Series No.: 2,933
Title: JERUSALEM THE GOLDEN
Author: Margaret Drabble
Cover: illustration by Colin Mier
Type: Fiction
Date Published: March 1969
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
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Number: 2,934
Main Series No.: 2,934
Title: NORWOOD
Author: Charles Portis
Cover: shows scene from Paramount's film 'Norwood' starring Glen Campbell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: March 1971
Pages: 144pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
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Number: 2,935
Main Series No.: 2,935
Title: COLLEGE OF ONE
Author: Sheilah Graham
Cover: design by John Byrne
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: November 1969
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
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Number: 2,936
Main Series No.: 2,936
Title: OWNING-UP
Author: George Melly
Illustrated: by Trog
Cover: drawing by Trog
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: October 1970
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 35p 7/-
Number: 2,937
Main Series No.: 2,937
Title: ALAMEIN TO ZEM ZEM
Author: Keith Douglas
Illustrated: by the author
Cover: shows detail from 'Shapes of Derelicts' by the author
Type: Penguin Modern Classics
Date Published: 1969
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,938
Main Series No.: 2,938
Title: THE SUFFRAGE OF ELVIRA
Author: V. S. Naipaul
Cover: design by Omnific
Type: Fiction
Date Published: March 1969
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,939
Main Series No.: 2,939
Title: A FLAG ON THE ISLAND
Author: V. S. Naipaul
Cover: design by Omnific
Type: Fiction
Date Published: March 1969
Pages: 216pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,940
Main Series No.: 2,940
Title: THE MIMIC MEN
Author: V. S. Naipaul
Cover: design by Omnific
Type: Fiction
Date Published: March 1969
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
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Number: 2,941
Main Series No.: 2,941
Title: THE BIG KNOCKOVER AND OTHER STORIES
Author: Dashiell Hammett
Edited: and with an Introduction by Lillian Hellman
Cover: design by David Pelham
Type: Crime
Date Published: March 1970 [printed date: 1969]
Pages: 416pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 40p 8/-
Number: 2,942
Main Series No.: 2,942
Title: CLEAN YOUNG ENGLISHMAN
Author: John Gale
Cover: design by Wendy Coates-Smith
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: October 1969
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,943
Main Series No.: 2,943
Title: A SOLDIER'S DIARY: SINAI 1967
Author: Yael Dayan
Cover: design by David Pelham and Ivan Holmes, photographs by Cornell Capa
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: 1969
Pages: 144pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,944
Main Series No.: 2,944
Title: COUPLES
Author: John Updike
Cover: shows detail from 'Adam and Eve Sleeping' by William Blake
Type: Fiction
Date Published: January 1970
Pages: 514pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 4/- 80p
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Number: 2,945
Main Series No.: 2,945
Title: PHILBY: THE SPY WHO BETRAYED A GENERATION
Authors: Bruce Page, David Leitch and Phillip Knightly
Introduction: by John le Carré
Illustration: 16 pages of black-and-white photographic plates
Cover: design by Grant Grimbly
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: April 1969
Pages: 336pp. + 16pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 37½p 7/6d.
Number: 2,946
Main Series No.: 2,946
Title: THE FLIGHT OF THE FALCON
Author: Daphne du Maurier
Cover: illustration by Colin Mier
Type: Fiction
Date Published: February 1969
Pages:
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Number: 2,947
Main Series No.: 2,947
Title: THE SHELTERING SKY
Author: Paul Bowles
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Number: 2,948
Main Series No.: 2,948
Title: DESTINY OF FIRE
Author: Zoé Oldenbourg
Translated: from the French by Peter Green
Cover: shows detail depicting St. Augustine from a fifteenth century French illuminated manuscript, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris
Type: Fiction
Date Published: September 1969
Pages: 368pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 40p 8/-
Number: 2,949
Main Series No.: 2,949
Title: SLEEP NO MORE
Author: George Sims
Cover: design by Robert Lawrie
Type: Crime
Date Published: April 1969
Pages: 144pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,950
Main Series No.: 2,950
Title: SATURDAY THE RABBI WENT HUNGRY
Author: Harry Kemelman
Cover: design by Chris Churchill Associates
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1969
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,951
Main Series No.: 2,951
Title: THE BLINDER
Author: Barry Hines
Cover: design by Grant Gimbly
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1969
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,952
Main Series No.: 2,952
Title: A KESTREL FOR A KNAVE
Author: Barry Hines
Cover: design by Grant Gimbly, photograph by Humphrey Sutton
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1969
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,953
Main Series No.: 2,953
Title: THE CAPTIVE
Author: Colette
Translated: from the French by Antonia White
Cover: design by Mervyn Kurlansky, engraving by A. Florent from 'Le Salon de la Mode 1902'
Type: Fiction
Date Published: August 1970
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,954
Main Series No.: 2,954
Title: NEW WRITING IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA
Edited: by George Theiner
Cover: design by John Sewell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: October 1969
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 40p 8/-
Number: 2,955
Main Series No.: 2,955
Title: THE DARIEN DISASTER
Author: John Prebble
Cover: design by David Pelham
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: March 1970
Pages: 384pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 40p 8/-
Number: 2,956
Main Series No.: 2,956
Title: CAPTAIN COOK, THE SEAMEN'S SEAMAN: A study of the Great Discoverer
Author: Allan Villiers
Illustrated: by Adrian Small
Cover: design by David Pelham
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: June 1969
Pages: 328pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,957
Main Series No.: 2,957
Title: THERE WAS A TIME
Author: Walter Greenwood
Cover: design by Leigh Taylor
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: August 1969
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,958
Main Series No.: 2,958
Title: ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
Author: Arthur Koestler
Cover: design by David Pelham
Type: Fiction
Date Published: June 1969
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,959
Main Series No.: 2,959
Title: HEAR US O LORD FROM HEAVEN THY DWELLING PLACE
Author: Malcolm Lowry
Cover: illustration by George Tute
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,960
Main Series No.: 2,960
Title: VOYAGE IN THE DARK
Author: Jean Rhys
Cover: illustration by Faith Jacques
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,961
Main Series No.: 2,961
Title: GOOD MORNING, MIDNIGHT
Author: Jean Rhys
Cover: illustration by Faith Jacques
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,962
Main Series No.: 2,962
Title: THE SPIKE
Author: Peter Forster
Cover: design by David Pelham
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,963
Main Series No.: 2,963
Title: THE MAN ON A DONKEY
Author: H. F. M. Prescott
Cover: shows detail from 'St. Francis in Ecstacy' by Bellini
Type: Penguin Modern Classics
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 784pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 80p 16/-
Number: 2,964
Main Series No.: 2,964
Title: EXHUMATIONS: Stories, Articles, Verses
Author: Christopher Isherwood
Cover: design by Tony Yates, photograph by Anthony Booth
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: August 1969
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,965
Main Series No.: 2,965
Title: THE SCARCE AUSTRALIANS
Author: John Yeomans
Cover: no information provided
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: November 1969
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,966
Main Series No.: 2,966
Title: THE CRYSTAL SPIRIT: A study of George Orwell
Author: George Woodcock
Cover: design by Idea
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: 1970
Pages: 290pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 40p 8/-
Number: 2,967
Main Series No.: 2,967
Title: A VERY EASY DEATH
Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Translated: from the French by Patrick O'Brien
Cover: design by Ivan Holmes, photograph by Giselle Freund
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: August 1969
Pages: 96pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,968
Main Series No.: 2,968
Title: FATHER FIGURES: A FIRST VOLUME OF AUTOBIOGRAPHY 1897 - 1931
Author: Kingsley Martin
Cover: design by Ivan Holmes
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: October 1969
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,969
Main Series No.: 2,969
Title: THE ARMIES OF THE NIGHT: History as a Novel - The Novel as History
Author: Norman Mailer
Cover: confrontation during the Pentagon demonstration, photograph by Marc Riboud
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: February 1970
Pages: 304pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 37½p 7/6d.
Number: 2,970
Main Series No.: 2,970
Title: BILL, THE GALACTIC HERO
Author: Harry Harrison
Cover: design by Franco Grignani
Type: Science Fiction
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,971
Main Series No.: 2,971
Title: NO LAUGHING MATTER
Author: Angus Wilson
Cover: design by Romek Marber
Type: Fiction
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 480pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 40p 8/-
Number: 2,972
Main Series No.: 2,972
Title: A FOOL AT THE FEAST
Author: John Hale
Cover: design by Dennis Bailey
Type: Fiction
Date Published: April 1969
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,973
Main Series No.: 2,973
Title: MIAMI AND THE SIEGE OF CHICAGO: An Informal History of the American Political Conventions of 1968
Author: Norman Mailer
Cover: shows Democratic Convention in Chicago, photograph by Bert Glinn/Magnum
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: February 1969
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,974
Main Series No.: 2,974
Title: ONCE A GREEK ...
Author: Friedrich Dürrenmatt
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Number: 2,975
Main Series No.: 2,975
Title: THE SOLID MANDALA
Author: Patrick White
Cover: illustration by Phillippe Poncet de la Grave
Type: Fiction
Date Published: June 1969
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 40p 8/-
Number: 2,976
Main Series No.: 2,976
Title: THE ROMAN SPRING OF MRS STONE
Author: Tennessee Williams
Cover: illustration by Freire Wright
Type: Fiction
Date Published: June 1969
Pages: 120pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,977
Main Series No.: 2,977
Title: INCUBUS
Author: Giuseppe Berto
Translated: from the Italian by William Weaver
Cover: design by David Pelham
Type: Fiction
Date Published: November 1969
Pages: 384pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 50p 10/-
Number: 2,978
Main Series No.: 2,978
Title: DOLL
Author: Ed McBain
Cover: design by Wendy Coates-Smith
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1969
Pages: 160pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,979
Main Series No.: 2,979
Title: INSPECTOR GHOTE CAUGHT IN MESHES
Author: H. R. F. Keating
Cover: photograph by Dennis Rolfe
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1969
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,980
Main Series No.: 2,980
Title: TOWARDS THE END OF THE MORNING
Author: Michael Frayn
Cover: illustration by Sydney King
Type: Fiction
Date Published: June 1969
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,981
Main Series No.: 2,981
Title: LABYRINTHS
Author: Jorge Luis Borges
Edited: by Donald A. Yates and James E. Irby
Preface: by André Maurois
Cover: shows detail from 'Le Havane' by Portocarrero, photograph by C. Marker
Type: Penguin Modern Classics
Date Published: March 1970
Pages: 304pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 40p 8/-
Number: 2,982
Main Series No.: 2,982
Title: RODERICK HUDSON
Author: Henry James
Edited: editorial note by S. Gorley Putt
Preface: by the author
Cover: shows detail from 'Homage to Manet' by Sir William Orpen
Type: Penguin Modern Classics
Date Published: June 1969
Pages: 352pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 35p 7/-
Number: 2,983
Main Series No.: 2,983
Title: CHIPS: THE DIARIES OF SIR HENRY CHANNON
Edited: by Robert Rhodes James
Cover: design by Ivan Holmes
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: January 1970
Pages: 608pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 75p 15/-
Number: 2,984
Main Series No.: 2,984
Title: THE NINTH PENGUIN CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK
Compiled: by Alan Cash
Cover: design by Robert Hollingsworth
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: July 1969
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,985
Main Series No.: 2,985
Title: ON THE MARBLE CLIFFS
Author: Ernst Juenger
Translated: from the German by Stuart Hood
Cover: shows detail from 'The Storm' by August Macke
Type: Penguin Modern Classics
Date Published: August 1970
Pages: 120pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,986
Main Series No.: 2,986
Title: YOU CAN'T GO HOME AGAIN
Author: Thomas Wolfe
Cover: shows detail from 'Christopher Street, Greenwich Village' by Beula Bettersworth
Type: Penguin Modern Classics
Date Published: April 1970
Pages: 680pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 60p 12/-

Main Series No.: 2,987

THIS NUMBER (No. 2,987) WAS NOT USED.

It was allocated for Penguin Main Series 2,987 THE FOUR FACES by Han Suyin (Fiction), but was never issued. It was subsequently published by Panther in 1971.
Number: 2,988
Main Series No.: 2,988
Title: THE CABALS
Author: Thornton Wilder
Cover: no information provided; probably by David Hillman
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1969
Pages: 144pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,989
Main Series No.: 2,989
Title: THE WOMAN OF ANDROS
Author: Thornton Wilder
Cover: design by David Hillman
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1969
Pages: 80pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 15p 3/-
Number: 2,990
Main Series No.: 2,990
Title: HEAVEN'S MY DESTINATION
Author: Thornton Wilder
Cover: design by David Hillman
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1969
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,991
Main Series No.: 2,991
Title: CARGO OF EAGLES
Author: Margery Allingham
Cover: design by Michael Trevithick
Type: Crime
Date Published: July 1969
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,992
Main Series No.: 2,992
Title: THE LEGACY OF THE STIFF UPPER LIP or the Astonishing Social Hinterland of a Lapse
Author: Robin Cook
Cover: design by Ink Studios
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1969
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,993
Main Series No.: 2,993
Title: THE REIVERS: A Reminiscence
Author: William Faulkner
Cover: shows Steve McQueen in a scene from the film 'The Reivers'
Type: Fiction
Date Published: March 1970
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 25p 5/-
Number: 2,994
Main Series No.: 2,994
Title: ENDERBY OUTSIDE
Author: Anthony Burgess
Cover: design by Head Office
Type: Fiction
Date Published: July 1971
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 30p
Number: 2,995
Main Series No.: 2,995
Title: THE GREENING OF AMERICA
Author: Charles A. Reich
Cover: design by Robert Hollingsworth
Type: World Affairs
Date Published: 1971
Pages: 336pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 40p
Number: 2,996
Main Series No.: 2,996
Title: THE RED PAVILLION: A Chinese detective story
Author: Robert van Gulik
Illustrated: with six illustrations by the author in Chinese style
Cover: design by David Pelham
Type: Crime
Date Published: June 1969
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 2,997
Main Series No.: 2,997
Title: JOURNEY DOWN A RAINBOW
Authors: J. B. Priestley and Jacquetta Hawkes
Cover: design by David Pelham, photograph by Michael King
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: September 1969
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 30p 6/-
Number: 2,998
Main Series No.: 2,998
Title: LITERATURE AND WESTERN MAN
Author: J. B. Priestley
Cover: design by David Pelham, photograph by Michael King
Type: Non-Fiction
Date Published: September 1969
Pages: 528pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
Price: 50p 10/-
Number: 2,999
Main Series No.: 2,999
Title: BULLITT
Author: Robert L. Pike
Cover: shows Steve McQueen in a scene from the film 'Bullitt'
Type: Crime
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 20p 4/-
Number: 3,000


Main Series No.: 3,000
Title: ULYSSES
Author: James Joyce
with: Ulysses: A Short History by Richard Ellmann
Cover: design by Hans Schmoller
Back cover: drawing of James Joyce by Augustus John
Type: Penguin Modern Classics
Date Published: 23 April 1969; in association with The Bodley Head for sale in the UK 1969
Pages: 720pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 50p 10/-

When Allen Lane ran The Bodley Head he wanted to publish James Joyce's Ulysses and had to personally underwite the purchase of the rights and the printing venture. In 1936, after he had founded Penguin Books, he managed to publish Ulysses, but only in hardback, and initially as a limited printing. He had wanted to publish the book in paperback but feared prosecution. Though the hardback book was a success, he was not able to save The Bodley Head from liquidation and being bought by a consortium of other publishers.
In 1968 he finally acquired the British paperback rights to Ulysses, paying an advance of £75,000, then the highest in paperback history. 35 years after he first tried, he was able to publish the paperback version in Britain as Penguin no. 3,000. This he did on 23rd April 1969, the 50th Anniversary of his start in publishing at The Bodley Head. By the end of 1970, the book had sold 420,000 copies.

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