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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)
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Number: 900
Main Series No.: 900
Title: SEVEN FAMOUS ONE-ACT PLAYS (Second Series) John Ferguson 'On Reading Plays'; Sacha Guitry 'Villa For Sale'; Noel Coward 'We Were Dancing'; Philip Johnson 'Master Dudley'; Paul Vincent Carroll 'Interlude'; Ronald Elwy Mitchell 'A Husband For Breakfast'; Margaret Luce 'The Rose in the Cloister'; J. M. Barrie 'The Will'
Editor: John Ferguson
Type: Plays
Date Published: 20 November 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 901
Main Series No.: 901
Title: A VOYAGE TO PURILIA
Author: Elmer Rice
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 February 1954
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 902
Main Series No.: 902
Title: SERENADE
Author: James M. Cain
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 19 June 1953
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 903
Main Series No.: 903
Title: THE SURE THING
Author: Merle Miller
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 11 December 1953
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 904
Main Series No.: 904
Title: THE LAST FRONTIER
Author: Howard Fast
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 11 December 1953
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 905
Main Series No.: 905
Title: THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDS A Record of Secret Service
Author: Erskine Childers
Type: Crime
Date Published: 14 November 1952
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 906
Main Series No.: 906
Title: TENDER IS THE NIGHT A Romance
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Preface: Malcolm Cowley
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 November 1954
Pages: 352pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 907
Main Series No.: 907
Title: THE TRIAL
Author: Franz Kafka
Epilogue: by Max Brod
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 20 February 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 908
Main Series No.: 908
Title: THE THREE HOSTAGES
Author: John Buchan
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 April 1953
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 909
Main Series No.: 909
Title: JOURNEY INTO SPRING
Author: Winston Clewes
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 July 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 910
Main Series No.: 910
Title: DEVIL'S CLUB
Author: Georgette Heyer
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 20 March 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 911
Main Series No.: 911
Title: THE CASE OF THE SUBSTITUTE FACE
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 20 February 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 912
Main Series No.: 912
Title: THE CASE OF THE LAME CANARY
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 19 June 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 913
Main Series No.: 913
Title: OUT OF AFRICA
Author: Karen Blixen
Type: Travel and Adventure
Date Published: 23 April 1954
Pages: 352pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 914
Main Series No.: 914
Title: DEATH-WATCH
Author: John Dickson Carr
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 July 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of John Dickson Carr's works published on 24 July 1953. Books published nos. 914, 947 - 950.
Number: 915
Main Series No.: 915
Title: TRENT INTERVENES
Author: E. C. Bentley
Type: Crime
Date Published: 20 February 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 916
Main Series No.: 916
Title: DEATH OF A TRAIN
Author: Freeman Wills Crofts
Type: Crime
Date Published: 23 January 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of Freeman Wills Crofts' works published on 23 January 1953. Books published nos. 916 - 920.
Number: 917
Main Series No.: 917
Title: INSPECTOR FRENCH AND THE CHEYNE MYSTERY
Author: Freeman Wills Crofts
Type: Crime
Date Published: 23 January 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of Freeman Wills Crofts' works published on 23 January 1953. Books published nos. 916 - 920.
Number: 918
Main Series No.: 918
Title: INSPECTOR FRENCH'S GREATEST CASE
Author: Freeman Wills Crofts
Type: Crime
Date Published: 23 January 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of Freeman Wills Crofts' works published on 23 January 1953. Books published nos. 916 - 920.
Number: 919
Main Series No.: 919
Title: THE LOSS OF THE 'JANE VOSPER'
Author: Freeman Wills Crofts
Type: Crime
Date Published: 23 January 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of Freeman Wills Crofts' works published on 23 January 1953. Books published nos. 916 - 920.
Number: 920
Main Series No.: 920
Title: THE 12.30 FROM CROYDON
Author: Freeman Wills Crofts
Type: Crime
Date Published: 23 January 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: R. and R. Clark Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of Freeman Wills Crofts' works published on 23 January 1953. Books published nos. 916 - 920.
Number: 921
Main Series No.: 921
Title: AN AVENUE OF STONE
Author: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 20 March 1953
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 922
Main Series No.: 922
Title: THE BRAVE BULLS
Author: Tom Lea
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 19 June 1953
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 923
Main Series No.: 923
Title: BULLETS FOR THE BRIDEGROOM
Author: David Dodge
Type: Crime
Date Published: 19 June 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 924
Main Series No.: 924
Title: THE BODY IN THE LIBRARY (with a new foreword by the author)
Author: Agatha Christie
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 May 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Agatha Christie's works published on 22 May 1953. Books published nos. 924 - 932, and Reprint of no. 684.
Number: 925
Main Series No.: 925
Title: CROOKED HOUSE (with a new foreword by the author)
Author: Agatha Christie
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 May 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Agatha Christie's works published on 22 May 1953. Books published nos. 924 - 932, and Reprint of no. 684.
Number: 926
Main Series No.: 926
Title: DEATH COMES AS THE END (with a new foreword by the author)
Author: Agatha Christie
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 May 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Agatha Christie's works published on 22 May 1953. Books published nos. 924 - 932, and Reprint of no. 684.
Number: 927
Main Series No.: 927
Title: DEATH ON THE NILE (with a new foreword by the author)
Author: Agatha Christie
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 May 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Agatha Christie's works published on 22 May 1953. Books published nos. 924 - 932, and Reprint of no. 684.
Number: 928
Main Series No.: 928
Title: THE LABOURS OF HERCULES (with a new foreword by the author)
Author: Agatha Christie
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 May 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Agatha Christie's works published on 22 May 1953. Books published nos. 924 - 932, and Reprint of no. 684.
Number: 929
Main Series No.: 929
Title: MISS MARPLE AND THE THIRTEEN PROBLEMS (with a new foreword by the author)
Author: Agatha Christie
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 May 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Agatha Christie's works published on 22 May 1953. Books published nos. 924 - 932, and Reprint of no. 684.
Number: 930
Main Series No.: 930
Title: THE MOVING FINGER (with a new foreword by the author)
Author: Agatha Christie
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 May 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Agatha Christie's works published on 22 May 1953. Books published nos. 924 - 932, and Reprint of no. 684.
Number: 931
Main Series No.: 931
Title: THE MYSTERIOUS MR QUINN (with a new foreword by the author)
Author: Agatha Christie
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 May 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Agatha Christie's works published on 22 May 1953. Books published nos. 924 - 932, and Reprint of no. 684.
Number: 932
Main Series No.: 932
Title: PARKER PYNE INVESTIGATES (with a new foreword by the author)
Author: Agatha Christie
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 May 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of ten volumes of Agatha Christie's works published on 22 May 1953. Books published nos. 924 - 932, and Reprint of no. 684.
Number: 933
Main Series No.: 933
Title: THE INIMITABLE JEEVES
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 April 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of P. G. Wodehouse's works published on 24 April 1953. Books published nos. 933 - 937.
Number: 934
Main Series No.: 934
Title: RIGHT HO, JEEVES
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 April 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of P. G. Wodehouse's works published on 24 April 1953. Books published nos. 933 - 937.
Number: 935
Main Series No.: 935
Title: THE CODE OF THE WOOSTERS
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 April 1953
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of P. G. Wodehouse's works published on 24 April 1953. Books published nos. 933 - 937.
Number: 936
Main Series No.: 936
Title: LEAVE IT TO PSMITH
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 April 1953
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of P. G. Wodehouse's works published on 24 April 1953. Books published nos. 933 - 937.
Number: 937
Main Series No.: 937
Title: BIG MONEY
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 24 April 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of P. G. Wodehouse's works published on 24 April 1953. Books published nos. 933 - 937.
Number: 938
Main Series No.: 938
Title: THE NIGHTWALKERS
Author: James Norman
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 September 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 939
Main Series No.: 939
Title: THE CASE OF THE STUTTERING BISHOP
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 September 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 940
Main Series No.: 940
Title: THE 'SPECTATOR' CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 25 September 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 941
Main Series No.: 941
Title: THREE SISTERS FLEW HOME
Author: Mary Fitt
Type: Crime
Date Published: 23 October 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 942
Main Series No.: 942
Title: GREEKS AND TROJANS
Author: Rex Warner
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 25 September 1953
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 943
Main Series No.: 943
Title: THE YELLOW ROOM
Author: Mary Roberts Rinehart
Type: Crime
Date Published: 20 November 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 944
Main Series No.: 944
Title: COMES THE BLIND FURY
Author: Douglas Rutherford
Type: Crime
Date Published: 20 November 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 945
Main Series No.: 945
Title: ONE HUNDRED CROSSWORD PUZZLES FROM THE 'DAILY TELEGRAPH' Fourth Series (100 CROSSWORD PUZZLES - 4 'THE DAILY TELEGRAPH')
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 19 June 1953
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 946
Main Series No.: 946
Title: JASSY
Author: Norah Lofts
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 19 June 1953
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 947
Main Series No.: 947
Title: THE CASE OF THE CONSTANT SUICIDES
Author: John Dickson Carr
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 July 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of John Dickson Carr's works published on 24 July 1953. Books published nos. 914, 947 - 950.
Number: 948
Main Series No.: 948
Title: HE WHO WHISPERS
Author: John Dickson Carr
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 July 1953
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of John Dickson Carr's works published on 24 July 1953. Books published nos. 914, 947 - 950.
Number: 949
Main Series No.: 949
Title: THE EMPEROR'S SNUFF-BOX
Author: John Dickson Carr
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 July 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of John Dickson Carr's works published on 24 July 1953. Books published nos. 914, 947 - 950.
Number: 950
Main Series No.: 950
Title: TILL DEATH DO US PART
Author: John Dickson Carr
Type: Crime
Date Published: 24 July 1953
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of John Dickson Carr's works published on 24 July 1953. Books published nos. 914, 947 - 950.
Number: 951
Main Series No.: 951
Title: THE 'MANCHESTER GUARDIAN' FOURTH CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 24 July 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 952
Main Series No.: 952
Title: THE CASE OF THE COUNTERFEIT EYE
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 21 August 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 953
Main Series No.: 953
Title: MURDER OF MY AUNT
Author: Richard Hull
Type: Crime
Date Published: 21 August 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 954
Main Series No.: 954
Title: TOM BROWN'S BODY
Author: Gladys Mitchell
Type: Crime
Date Published: 21 August 1953
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 955
Main Series No.: 955
Title: EDMUND CAMPION
Author: Evelyn Waugh
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 21 August 1953
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 956
Main Series No.: 956
Title: FOUR ENGLISH TRAGEDIES of the 16th and 17th Centuries. Christopher Marlowe 'Edward II'; Thomas Heywood 'A Woman Killed with Kindness'; John Webster 'The Duchess of Malfy'; John Dryden 'All for Love or, The World Well Lost'
Edited: by J. M. Morrell
Type: Plays
Date Published: 21 August 1953
Pages: 384pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 957
Main Series No.: 957
Title: SELECTED ESSAYS AND POEMS The Soul of Man under Socialism; The Decay of Lying; De Profundis; The Ballad of Reading Gaol; Sonnet to Liberty; Portia; Magdelen Walks; and others
Author: Oscar Wilde
Introductions: by Hesketh Pearson and Vyvyan Holland
Type: Essays and Belles Lettres
Date Published: 24 September 1954
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Butler and Tanner Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 958
Main Series No.: 958
Title: LOVING
Author: Henry Green
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 21 August 1953
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 959
Main Series No.: 959
Title: SIX CURTAINS FOR STROGANOVA
Author: Caryl Brahms and S. J. Simon
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 23 October 1953
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 960
Main Series No.: 960
Title: JANE EYRE
Author: Charlotte Brontë
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 19 June 1953
Pages: 448pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 961
Main Series No.: 961
Title: THE HEALING KNIFE A Surgeon's Destiny
Author: George Sava
Type: Biography
Date Published: 20 November 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This book was numbered '615' on the spine by mistake, and has a label overstuck by Penguin with the number '961'.
Number: 962
Main Series No.: 962
Title: LUCINDA BRAYFORD
Author: Martin Boyd
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 November 1954
Pages: 512pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
Number: 963
Main Series No.: 963
Title: TRIO
Author: Dorothy Baker
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 11 December 1953
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 964
Main Series No.: 964
Title: THE CASE OF THE BORROWED BRUNETTE
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 January 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of Erle Stanley Gardener's works published on 22 January 1954. Books published nos. 964 - 968.
Number: 965
Main Series No.: 965
Title: THE CASE OF THE DROWSY MOSQUITO
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 January 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of Erle Stanley Gardener's works published on 22 January 1954. Books published nos. 964 - 968.
Number: 966
Main Series No.: 966
Title: THE CASE OF THE SLEEPWALKER'S NIECE
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 January 1954
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of Erle Stanley Gardener's works published on 22 January 1954. Books published nos. 964 - 968.
Number: 967
Main Series No.: 967
Title: THE D. A. CALLS A TURN
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 January 1954
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of Erle Stanley Gardener's works published on 22 January 1954. Books published nos. 964 - 968.
Number: 968
Main Series No.: 968
Title: MURDER UP MY SLEEVE
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Type: Crime
Date Published: 22 January 1954
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of Erle Stanley Gardener's works published on 22 January 1954. Books published nos. 964 - 968.
Number: 969
Main Series No.: 969
Title: ONE PAIR OF FEET
Author: Monica Dickens
Cover illustration: by Geoffrey Salter
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1956
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 970
Main Series No.: 970
Title: AS I WAS GOING DOWN SACKVILLE STREET A Phantasy in Fact
Author: Oliver St John Gogarty
Type: Biography
Date Published: 29 October 1954
Pages: 352pp.
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 971
Main Series No.: 971
Title: UNCLE FRED IN SPRINGTIME
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of P. G. Wodehouse's works published on 30 July 1954. Books published nos. 971, 985, 986, 994 and 995.
Number: 972
Main Series No.: 972
Title: NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR A Novel
Author: George Orwell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 26 February 1954
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 973
Main Series No.: 973
Title: THE CASE OF THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN
Author: Nicholas Blake
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 February 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 974
Main Series No.: 974
Title: LOVE LIES BLEEDING
Author: Edmund Crispin
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 February 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 975
Main Series No.: 975
Title: THE FLOATING DUTCHMAN
Author: Nicolas Bentley
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 March 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 976
Main Series No.: 976
Title: RED THREADS
Author: Rex Stout
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 March 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 977
Main Series No.: 977
Title: DEATH OF A DOLL
Author: Hilda Lawrence
Type: Crime
Date Published: 26 March 1954
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 978
Main Series No.: 978
Title: CURLEW AND SARDONYX CROSSWORDS FROM 'TIME AND TIDE' (THE 'TIME AND TIDE' CROSSWORD BOOK)
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 26 March 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 979
Main Series No.: 979
Title: MAIDEN VOYAGE
Author: Denton Welch
Type: Biography
Date Published: 23 April 1954
Pages: 305pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 980
Main Series No.: 980
Title: THE HEYDAY IN THE BLOOD A Novel
Author: Geraint Goodwin
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 23 April 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 981
Main Series No.: 981
Title: CAN YOU TELL ME?
Authors: Norman and Margaret Dixon
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 23 April 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 982
Main Series No.: 982
Title: BYRON: THE YEARS OF FAME
Author: Peter Quennell
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 23 April 1954
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Butler and Tanner Ltd
Price: 2/6d.
Number: 983
Main Series No.: 983
Title: FAMOUS TRIALS Fourth Series Winifred Duke 'Harold Greenwood'; J. W. Hall 'William Joyce'; F. tennyson Jesse 'Ley and Smith'; William Roughead 'Dr Pritchard'; Basil Hogarth 'Robert Wood'.
Edited: by James H. Hodge
Type: Crime
Date Published: 23 April 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: R. R. Clark Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 984
Main Series No.: 984
Title: LOVE IN A COLD CLIMATE
Author: Nancy Mitford
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 23 April 1954
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 985
Main Series No.: 985
Title: BLANDINGS CASTLE and Elsewhere
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1954
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of P. G. Wodehouse's works published on 30 July 1954. Books published nos. 971, 985, 986, 994 and 995.
Number: 986
Main Series No.: 986
Title: THE LUCK OF THE BODKINS
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1954
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of P. G. Wodehouse's works published on 30 July 1954. Books published nos. 971, 985, 986, 994 and 995.
Number: 987
Main Series No.: 987
Title: ONE HUNDRED CROSSWORD PUZZLES FROM 'THE SCOTSMAN' (100 CROSSWORD PUZZLES - 'THE SCOTSMAN')
Type: Miscellaneous
Date Published: 30 July 1954
Pages: 244pp.
Printer: The Campfield Press
Price: 2/-
Number: 988
Main Series No.: 988
Title: THE CASE OF THE GILDED FLY
Author: Edmund Crispin
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 June 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 989
Main Series No.: 989
Title: THE IMMATERIAL MURDER CASE
Author: Julian Symons
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 June 1954
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 990
Main Series No.: 990
Title: THE DAUGHTER OF TIME
Author: Josephine Tey
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 June 1954
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 991
Main Series No.: 991
Title: BLOOD UPON THE SNOW
Author: Hilda Lawrence
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 June 1954
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 992
Main Series No.: 992
Title: KEEP IT QUIET
Author: Richard Hull
Type: Crime
Date Published: 25 June 1954
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 993
Main Series No.: 993
Title: THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS
Author: John Wyndham
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 22 January 1954
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: Hunt, Barnard and Co Ltd
Price: 2/-
Number: 994
Main Series No.: 994
Title: QUICK SERVICE
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1954
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Wyman and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of P. G. Wodehouse's works published on 30 July 1954. Books published nos. 971, 985, 986, 994 and 995.
Number: 995
Main Series No.: 995
Title: SUMMER LIGHTNING
Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1954
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of five volumes of P. G. Wodehouse's works published on 30 July 1954. Books published nos. 971, 985, 986, 994 and 995.
Number: 996
Main Series No.: 996
Title: RICEYMAN STEPS
Author: Arnold Bennett
Introduction: by Frank Swinnerton
Cover Drawing of Arnold Bennett: by Walter Tittle
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 21 May 1954
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 2/-
This edition is one of a uniform set of six volumes of Arnold Bennett's works published on 21 May 1954. Books published nos. 996 - 999 and Reprints of nos. 33 and 176.
Number: 997
Main Series No.: 997
Title: CLAYHANGER
Author: Arnold Bennett
Introduction: by Frank Swinnerton
Cover Drawing of Arnold Bennett: by E. A. Rickards
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 21 May 1954
Pages: 528pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of six volumes of Arnold Bennett's works published on 21 May 1954. Books published nos. 996 - 999 and Reprints of nos. 33 and 176.
Number: 998
Main Series No.: 998
Title: THE OLD WIVES' TALE
Author: Arnold Bennett
Introduction: by Frank Swinnerton
Cover Drawing of Arnold Bennett: by Sir William Rothenstein
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 21 May 1954
Pages: 592pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of six volumes of Arnold Bennett's works published on 21 May 1954. Books published nos. 996 - 999 and Reprints of nos. 33 and 176.
Number: 999
Main Series No.: 999
Title: THE JOURNALS OF ARNOLD BENNETT
Author: Arnold Bennett
Selected and Edited: by Frank Swinnerton
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 21 May 1954
Pages: 496pp.
Printer: The Whitefriars Press Ltd
Price: 3/6d.
This edition is one of a uniform set of six volumes of Arnold Bennett's works published on 21 May 1954. Books published nos. 996 - 999 and Reprints of nos. 33 and 176.
Number: 1,000
Main Series No.: 1,000
Title: ONE OF OUR SUBMARINES
Author: Edward Young
Illustrations: Contains 32 pages of photographic plates, 9 maps (by K. C. Jordan), drawings
Type: Fiction
Date Published: 30 July 1954
Pages: 320pp. + 16p
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd; Collogravure Plates printed by Harrison and Sons Ltd
Price: 2/6d.

This book contains a special eight page article 'Penguins, A Retrospect' reprinted from The Bookseller.

There are specially designed wreaths on front cover and spine. The top 'quartic' panel which usually contains the name PENGUIN BOOKS has the number '1000' printed on the panel to commemorate the thousandth book (in the main series).

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