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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of the Collection
  • Introductory Essays
  • TABLES 1A-1B: Penguin Series, 1966-1999
  • TABLE 2: Penguin Subseries, 1935-1965
  • TABLE 3: Penguin First Editions, 1937-1950
  • TABLE 4: Reference Materials
  • TABLE 5: Index to Reference Materials
  • TABLE 6: Design Categories Within Each Penguin Series
  • TABLE 7: Design Variations in Production of Penguin Books

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books
    Date (inclusive): 1935-1965
    Collection Number: A26
    Collector: Foley, Donald L. and

    Foley, Katharine
    Extent: circa 2,500 vols.
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Includes more than 2,550 Penguin books published from 1935 through 1965, as well as about 175 reference items–books, serials, catalogs, and articles.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965, A26, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Related Material

    Title: Donald Foley Penguin Books Collector's File
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 99/45 z .
    Title: Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, post 1965
    Identifier/Call Number: A27

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Penguin (Firm)
    Penguin books (Series)
    Books
    Catalogs

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    This collection is donated to the Bancroft Library by Donald and Katharine Foley in memory of their son, William Ross Foley.

    Scope and Content of the Collection

    Includes more than 2,550 Penguin books published from 1935 through 1965, listed in the Container List below. Also includes about 175 reference items–books, serials, catalogs, and articles. This finding aid includes two essays about Penguin publishing and contents of the collection. Seven appended tables summarize Penguin series, list, index the reference items, and show design sequences and variations.

    Introductory Essays

    I. Penguin Books as a Publishing Venture

    by Donald L. Foley

    September 1998

    The Classic Period: 1935-1965

    Penguin Books as a publishing firm was the brainchild of Allen Lane, who in 1935 was the Managing Director of The Bodley Head. The Bodley Head was a reputable publishing house, well known in the 1890s for its avant-garde publishing of Oscar Wilde, Aubrey Beardsley, et al. Lane, faced with slumping sales and a serious financial squeeze was familiar with successful paperback publishing on the Continent (notably Tauchnitz Books and the attractive, color-coded Albatross Books). He dreamed up the idea of carefully-selected, well-designed, low-priced paperbacks for British readers and, as it turned out, for export to the world.
    The first 10 books were issued in July 1935 and were immediately successful, despite dire prophecies by others and considerable resistance by some hardback publishers. Groups of 10 followed every three months or so. Lane was joined by two of his brothers, Richard and John, and a small staff. By the end of 1936 The Bodley Head was in danger of bankruptcy. Therefore, Lane converted Penguin Books to a personal venture to avoid its being caught by creditors.
    In 1937 two significant series were added: Pelican Books (non-fiction titles) and Penguin and Pelican Specials (devoted mainly to current issues, and especially the rising threat of fascism in Spain, Germany and Italy). Other series followed. By the outbreak of World War II in September 1939, Penguin was well established. Its large paper usage entitled it to a sufficiently large paper ration, which put it in the forefront of paperback publishing during the war. This led to special series and arrangements for getting books to the troops. Other series aimed at providing the civilian population recreational and educational reading matter were ambitiously added or beefed up. Penguin Books was hard hit by the loss of key senior personnel to military service and had its new quarters west of London commandeered by the Air Force. But the firm managed to maintain a remarkable wartime output. This, in turn, fed back to the benefit of sales after the War, since so many new readers had become exposed to and often addicted to Penguins during these momentous years.
    The post-war period naturally saw fresh expansion. The number of first editions increased as well. Several influential series prospered. Pivotal to these series were a group of notable senior managers/editors, some of whom are briefly identified here:
    • Allen Lane. The dominant entrepreneurial director until his death in 1970. Lacking a university education, Lane had a feel for what would sell and had a knack for hiring able lieutenants. In later years in particular he would let most of the decisions be made by his senior staff and would often be absent for extended periods. But he kept his finger on critical developments and dominated the broad policies by which the firm operated. In the end he became a very wealthy man, but in earlier years he and his brothers scrambled to stay solvent.
    • Richard and John Lane. These two younger brothers were vital managers in the 1930s. Richard functioned as a sort of finance officer. He served as a naval officer in WWII. In 1955 he took over the Penguin operation in Australia. In the 1960s he sold his shares in Penguin to Allen and pulled out of further management. John, the youngest brother, specialized in sales and exports. He, too, was a naval officer who was killed during the North African landings.
    • William Emrys Williams. Became a close friend of Allen's. Served as advising editor for the Pelican series. With key government posts, Williams engineered several wartime arrangements for books for servicemen. Williams retired as editor-in-chief in 1965.
    • Eunice Frost. From a sort of office manager she evolved into the fiction editor and handled a wide range of editorial matters relating to various series.
    • A. S. B. Glover. With an encyclopedic mind, Glover became the overall fact-checking editor. There are many anecdotes about his queries to authors on matters presumably within the authors' competencies--with Glover proving to be right.
    • John Lehmann. Lehmann had been involved in a variety of roles before agreeing to edit Penguin New Writing series in 1940. He had been manager of the Hogarth Press, had edited earlier versions of New Writing, and had wide literary connections. The 40th and last issue was published in 1950.
    • E. V. Rieu. Rieu became the long-time editor of the Penguin Classics series, featuring fresh translations. Rieu himself translated the first title in the series, The Odyssey, which has reportedly sold 3 million copies at last count.
    • Nikolaus Pevsner. Pevsner served as the indefatigable editor of three Penguin series. In 1943 he picked up the editorship of the King Penguin series after Elizabeth Senior was killed in a London bombing. In 1951 his first volume in the Buildings of England series was published. There were to follow 45 volumes, the last in 1974, almost all of which were in fact written by Pevsner. It was a prodigious feat of field work/scholarship/writing. In 1953 he launched the Pelican History of Art series, a distinguished hard-cover series somewhat unusual for Penguin. The series continued until 1992 when it was taken over by the Yale University Press.
    • Eleanor Graham and Kaye Webb. These two women edited the Puffin Story Books, Graham from 1941 to 1961 and Webb from 1961 to 1979. Webb in particular was responsible for rejuvenating the series and promoting the Puffin Book Club among young readers.
    • Tony Godwin. A highly successful bookseller, Godwin joined the senior editorial group in 1960 with a focus on strengthening Penguin's contemporary fiction offerings. He was responsible for establishing the Penguin Modern Classics subseries in 1961 and The English Library series in 1965. After differences with Lane, he was fired in 1967.
    The wide publishing scope and the attempts by new senior staff to update editorial and design policies inevitably led to considerable internal differences and friction. Lane and the old-timers wanted to maintain traditional standards of content and taste, while newer editors, led by Tony Godwin, wanted Penguin to catch up with contemporary literary developments. Lane was still insistent on what had by now become fairly traditional covers--which, indeed, helped make Penguins distinctive. The 10 or 15 years up to 1965 witnessed a certain duality: most books continued to follow a traditional but evolving design, while some bore clear marks of experimentation.

    A Summary View of the Books Published 1935-1965

    During its first 30 years, Penguin published more than 5,000 titles in Britain. An additional 300 or so appeared in special World War II series for the armed forces, mainly duplicating titles published in regular Penguin series. Another 265 titles were published as American Penguins in the United States.
    In the beginning Penguin Books merely secured reprint rights to titles already published elsewhere. But starting in 1937 with the Pelican series, the Penguin Specials series and the Shakespeare series, a few first editions emerged. This number increased year by year. A rough estimate for the 30-year period suggests about 45% of the titles were first edition and 55% were first Penguin printings of books first published elsewhere.
    Once underway, Penguin Books produced a very large number of separate series. Indeed, in the 30-year period there were:
    • 80 different series
    • 9 different color codes in the main series (for types of literature--e.g. fiction, mystery & crime, biography & memoirs, etc.).
    • 11 different color codes in Penguin Classics (for countries of origin--e.g. Greece, Rome, France, Scandinavia).
    • 4 different color codes and, following, 4 different cover symbols in American Penguin series (for types of literature).
    • 29 subseries (within regular series, usually identified on cover and/or short-title page--e.g., Penguin Modern Classics, Pelican History of England, Penguin Modern Poets).
    This amounts to a total of some 133 identifiable book sequences published by Penguin Books during the period 1935-1965.
    The first and main Penguin series, consisting mainly of fiction but also serving as an omnibus series, includes an estimated 2,400 titles. The successive series with the most titles published between 1935 and 1965 follow:
    • Pelican Books (mainly non-fiction). 763 titles.
    • Puffin Story Books (for children & teenagers). 249 titles.
    • Penguin & Pelican Specials (non-fiction, current issues). 247 titles.
    • Penguin Classics (fresh translations). 165 titles.
    • American Penguin Books (publ. in U. S.). 159 titles.
    • Forces Book Club (12 installments, 10 titles each). 120 titles.
    • Puffin Picture Books (larger format, for children). 119 titles.
    • Penguin Handbooks (on wide range of subjects). 118 titles.
    • Prisoners of War Book Service (number estimated). 100 titles.
    Additional notable series include:
    • King Penguins. 76 hardbound titles 1939-1959. Originally sold for 1 shilling, each volume included at least 16 color plates. Became very collectible.
    • Penguin Poets. 88 titles 1941-1965. Almost completely first-edition groupings.
    • Penguin Plays. 61 titles 1946-1965. A mix of first editions and reprintings.
    • Pelican History of Art. 24 hardbound titles 1953-1965. (Series continued, with introduction of paperback editions in 1970.)
    • Buildings of England. 28 titles 1952-1965, both paperback and hardbound. (18 additional titles published after 1965.)
    • Penguin Modern Painters. 23 titles 1944-1959.
    • Penguin Music Scores. 30 titles 1949-1956.
    • Penguin Reference Books. 28 titles 1943-1965. (Continued after 1965.)
    Nine of the Penguin series were distinctive in being periodicals including:
    • Penguin New Writing. 40 issues 1940-1950.
    • Transatlantic. 34 issues 1943-1946. A monthly magazine seeking to interpret the United States as a wartime ally to British readers.
    • New Biology. 31 issues 1945-1960.
    • Science News. 54 issues 1946-1960.
    The series and subseries are fully listed in Tables 1A, 1B and 2.

    The Evolution of Penguin Book Design--1935-1965

    On the design and production side, two notable designers deserve special mention during this period:
    • Jan Tschichold. Tschichold, an eminent typographer and book designer, was brought in from Switzerland by Lane in 1946. During his tenure, through 1948, Tschichold tightened up design standards and simultaneously created options within these standards through which the large numbers of designers and printers involved in the huge Penguin production could operate.
    • Hans Schmoller. Schmoller picked up as chief designer and production manager in subsequent years. Design changes and experimentation marked the latter 1950s and the 1960s as Schmoller brought in a range of talented young designers.
    In very broad terms, the following time periods may be identified, roughly characterizing the evolution of design categories in all of the series:
    • 1935-1936. Penguin main series only. Three horizontal bands (color-white-color) and "Bodley Head" vertically on front cover.
    • 1937-1947. Penguin main series and Pelican. Three bands (continued). "Bodley Head" dropped. Other series with distinctive styles. Heavy type on covers. Pre-Tschichold.
    • 1947-circa 1952. Impact of Tschichold's 2 1/2-year consultancy. At first, experimental changes and then a settling into new styles. For all series, lighter type, generally cleaner design, and with time fresh covers and redesigned inside forematter. For Pelican Books, new cover with white vertical rectangle in middle (1949). Penguin Specials a new cover (1951). Penguin Classics a new cover and spine design (1949).
    • circa 1952-1957. Consolidation of new style under Schmoller's direction. Penguin main series, a bit later than the other series, shifted to vertical three-band design (1954). Up to 1957 all spine printing read up (a British publishing pattern).
    • 1957. Change in all Penguin books' spines--from reading up to reading down (which brought them into line with standard American practice). All other design features remained.
    • 1957-1965. A great deal of design experimentation for a substantial minority of Penguin titles. Many young designers brought in or contracted with. Included an outstanding (and very collectible) set of some 40 covers by Abram Games. This pattern of mixed covers was evident in several series.
    • 1962-1965. Spines were standardized in distinctive solid colors while permitting considerable leeway in cover design (although generally within a modular frame). This affected Penguin main series (orange spines), Pelican Books (blue spines), Penguin Specials (red spines), Penguin Classics (black spines), Penguin Handbooks (white and yellow spines). and Penguin Poetry (black spines). This was an unusual show of clean, recognizable designs with a considerable sense of commonality among the series. This was never to be repeated in subsequent Penguin publishing. The Classic Period was drawing to a close.
    Within a given design category, the front and back covers and the spines tend to be uniform in style. So, too, are the typographic formats of the short title page and the title page. Table 6 provides a summary listing of these design categories as developed for use with the Foley Collection and its database. The design category of each book is identified in the database as uppercase letters.
    Supplementing the design categories, which represent regularities during a production period, are what we have termed design variations--distinctive features by which individual books vary from the overall pattern for a design category. Examples include books with unusual self-wrappers (WWII), advertising on back cover (WWII), part of a boxed set, hard cover, private binding, etc. Table 7 lists all of the design variations found in the Foley Collection. The database also identifies these detailed variations book by book. These are shown in the database either as lowercase letters or as "v" numbers, in either case following the design category.

    Selected Designers and Illustrators

    In addition to Jan Tschichold and Hans Schmoller, several hundred designers and illustrators--mostly of covers but some of text illustrations--have been identified. Of these a few deserve special mention.
    • Edward Young. As a young member of the Penguin staff, in 1935 designed the first Penguin device, the cover and spine and the text typography for the main series. In 1937 designed the Pelican and Penguin Specials covers. During the war became a submarine commander, celebrated in Young's One of Our Submarines , published as number 1000 in the Penguin main series.
    • Robert Gibbings. Art Editor for the 10-book series, Penguin Illustrated Classics (1938), and illustrator for additional books.
    • Robert Jonas. A prolific illustrator of striking American Penguin covers, especially in the 1945-1948 period.
    • George Salter. Cover illustrator for both American and British, titles from 1946-1956.
    • Abram Games. Consulting art director with Penguin, 1956-1958. Responsible for what have become known as the Games covers on 43 Penguin titles. These have become very collectible.
    • Stephen Russ. Cover designer and illustrator, 1956-1964, including a number of D. H. Lawrence titles.
    • David Gentleman. A well-known and versatile designer of British postage stamps among other things. He designed or illustrated several Penguin books 1957-1963.
    • Ronald Searle. Illustrated covers and in some instances texts, 1957-1963.
    • Germano Facetti. Served as Penguin Art Director from 1960 to 1972 and contributed a few cover illustrations.
    • Romak Marber. An influential member of the Penguin design group from 1961-1965. He is particularly credited with designing the so-termed Marber grid, used effectively in design category P of the Penguin main series.
    • Paul Hogarth. From 1961-1965, designed or illustrated Penguin covers.
    • Alan Aldridge. Headed the Penguin fiction art department from 1963 to 1967.

    Prominent Penguin Authors; the "Million" Sets

    Penguin Books, like any publisher, has had its favorite authors. Presumably this was by mutual agreement, with Penguin seeking additional titles and authors welcoming further publication by Penguin. As time went on many authors came to welcome Penguin publication as prestigious. Penguin fell into a pattern of recognizing some of its most distinguished authors by simultaneously publishing 10 different titles by a given author, with 100,000 copies of each title, amounting to a run of a million copies. These came to be known as the "million" sets. Our listing here of these sets serves to identify a number of Penguin's most distinguished and popular authors. (The listings and discussion that follow reflect the British Penguin publishing and do not take into account the American Penguin series.)
    Bernard Shaw July 1946 For Shaw's 90th birthday
    H. G. Wells September 1946 For Wells' 80th birthday
    Agatha Christie August 1948 1st Christie set of 10
    Ngaio Marsh July 1949  


    D. H. Lawrence


    May 1950


    20th anniversary of Lawrence's death
    Margery Allingham June 1950  
    Evelyn Waugh January 1951  
    Carter Dickson June 1951  


    George Simenon


    January 1952
     
    Agatha Christie May 1953 2nd Christie set of 10
    Aldous Huxley April 1955  
    C. S. Forester January 1956  


    John Buchan


    May 1956
     
    Michael Innes May 1961  
    Below are listed additional popular Penguin authors. An author qualifies for this list by either having the simultaneous publication of a set of 5 of his titles or, arbitrarily, by having at least 8 entries in the Collection's database. This list is in alphabetic order:
    • Hillaire Belloc
    • Arnold Bennett
    • Louis Bromfield
    • John Dickson Carr
    • Raymond Chandler
    • Peter Cheyney
    • Freeman Wills Crofts
    • E. M. Forster
    • Erle Stanley Gardner
    • Robert Graves
    • Compton McKenzie
    • Nikolaus Pevsner
    • Ellery Queen
    • William Shakespeare
    • C. P. Snow
    In the two lists above the popularity of the "mystery and crime" authors is abundantly clear. Most of the titles of these authors were reprints of hardcover books previously issued by other publishers. In this respect, Penguin was being the paperback reprinter. Nikolaus Pevsner's titles, in contrast, were Penguin originals.
    It remains for individual users of the collection to serve as their own literary critics of the merits of the large and varied output of Penguin Books. The Penguin mission was wide ranging--from making inexpensive reprints of widely selling titles to publishing more specialized books with lower sales volumes.

    Subsequent Penguin Publishing: Post 1965

    Allen Lane died in 1970 without identifying a permanent successor. By prearrangement, Penguin was almost immediately absorbed by the Longmans Group. In 1975, Penguin and Longmans bought out The Viking Press in the United States as a means of entering the American market. There have been numerous further acquisitions and consolidations over the years. A few developments are noted here.
    In 1967 Lane, with Godwin's aid, embarked on a new deluxe hardback series entitled Allen Lane The Penguin Press. This fulfilled a dream of Lane's and became his own successor to the earlier firm, John Lane The Bodley Head. And to top things off, Lane succeeded in repurchasing the very building that had earlier housed the former firm. The series had only mediocre success.
    It was also decided in the late 1960s to create a very strong presence in textbooks and teaching materials. An ambitious Education series was established. And this, over time, spawned numerous subseries. The books were produced for the full range of educational use. While the Education series was formally abandoned in the l980s, Penguin Books continued to be a strong supplier of books used by university students and by students at lower levels. The widespread dependence upon Penguin Classics is a notable example.
    It has been reported that Penguin published over 30,000 titles in its first 50 years. This suggests that nearly 25,000 titles were published in the 1966-85 period, a prodigious output. Many of these titles, while carrying some of the former design symbols and designated formally as Penguin products, gradually lost much of their distinctiveness. Viking and other paperbacks were mixed in.
    As a global publishing venture, Penguin has continued to do well. An Australian branch has had a healthy output of its own titles as well as distributing books from Britain and the United States. Penguin is well integrated into the American publishing scene.
    In 1985 Penguin celebrated its 50th anniversary. In cooperation with the Penguin Collectors' Society (founded in 1974), a special exhibition was displayed at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Facsimile volumes of the first ten Penguins were produced in a boxed edition. In subsequent years several of the separate series' 50th anniversaries have been duly commemorated. To celebrate Penguin's 60th anniversary in 1995, Penguin produced sets of miniature volumes, The Penguin 60s, excerpting earlier texts.
    For a more detailed account, "Post-1965 Evolution of Penguin Books", see A27 Finding Aid

    II. The Foley Collection of Penguin Books

    by Donald L. Foley

    September 1998

    Introductory Comments

    This portion of the Foley Collection of Penguin Books focuses on the 1935-1965 period, the first thirty years of Penguin Books' publishing. It is donated by Katharine and me in memory of our son, William Ross Foley. Started as my hobby in the early 1980s (following retirement), the collection will be referred to as mine in this essay. I took advantage of a summer in Britain and two further visits to Britain and Ireland where I picked up titles that interested me, particularly in the "first thousand" of the main series. My collecting was less active from 1986 to 1995. During the past four years I developed a full-blown working collection for exploring and documenting the wide variety of Penguin series and the design evolution within each series. I also refined the accompanying database, added reference items and built a detailed index to these reference materials.
    The Collection is by no means complete, containing less than half of the 5,000 or so Penguin titles published from 1935 through 1965. The main series and the Pelican series are particularly strong for the 1946 to 1955 period. The King Penguin series and several shorter series are complete. Most of the series have at least some representation. The most serious deficiencies are for titles (some special issues for the services) published during World War II.
    The bulk of the items were procured from Britain, with some from Ireland, Canada and, of course, the United States. The earlier books have not been readily available in the United States. In particular, titles in the main series (nearly half of the total Penguin output 1935-1965) were generally not for sale in the United States for copyright reasons. Penguins, particularly first-edition titles such as Penguin Classics, came to be sold more commonly in the United States from about 1950 on. And second-hand Penguins for the 1950-1965 period also found their way to our bookstores.
    There are, in effect, two separable aspects of the Collection:
    • The Penguin books as such and that part of the database specifically describing these books.
    • A broader description of the series and subseries coupled with the indexed reference materials that cover all aspects of Penguin publishing. This second part of the collection provides a more rounded picture of Penguin publishing than would be evident only from the collected books.
    In brief summary, the Collection comprises:
    • About 2500 Penguin titles, mainly paperback, published 1935-1965.
    • About 100 reference items: books, reports, special catalogs, Penguin Collectors' Society periodicals, etc., accompanied by a comprehensive index.
    • Some ephemera: advertising material, special binders, etc.
    • A computerized database describing (a) each book in the collection and (b) each series, whether or not represented in the collection.
    • A computer searchable finding aid to the collection.
    • The present essays

    Penguin Books in the Collection: A Summary

    The Collection contains about 2500 titles published between July 1935 and December 1965. (Technically, the first 30 years would have ended June 1965, but because Penguin reprints do not state the month published, I opted to collect through the end of 1965.)
    A central feature of my Collection when it was shelved at home was its physical organization. The books were shelved by series. Within each series, the books were shelved by design category and the viewer could readily sense the evolution of design categories. Unfortunately, the Bancroft Library user will no longer be able to view the collection in its entirety. Happily, the books in the Collection all have their original covers, so that the books' designs can be examined (in contrast, many of the Penguins in other parts of the UC Library system have been rebound and have lost their original covers).
    A comment may be in order about the condition of the books in the Collection. It is a working collection. Paperbacks by their nature are unlikely to have been set aside by fastidious collectors. Wartime paperbacks in particular were passed from reader to reader and are often worn. Some Penguin books published before World War II and for a brief period after (but not during the war because of paper rationing) were issued with dust wrappers. But wrappers on these early paperbacks have characteristically been lost along the way.
    Tables 1A and 1B list the Penguin series. For each series, the table shows the inclusive publication dates, the number of first editions held, the number of first Penguin printings held, the number of reprints of Penguin printings held, and the total number of titles published.
    Table 2 shows similar information for the color-codings and subseries that were also created in the course of Penguin's publishing during the first 30 years. The color-codings refer to cover colors indicating the character of the contents. For the main series, orange denoted fiction, green denoted mystery and crime, etc. For the Penguin Classics series, the color denoted the country from which the work was drawn. Subseries were usually indicated on the cover and/or on the short-title page.
    The listings in Tables 1A and 1B and the counts of books published in each series represent an understandable simplification. In fact, the starts of some series were rather confusing. One pattern was for the Penguin main series to serve an omnibus role in early years. And then as other series were conceived, books already published and numbered in the main series were also given fresh serial numbers in new series. For example, the first dozen or so Penguin Plays serial numbers are for titles already published in the main series. Early titles in the Penguin Handbook series had already been published and given serial numbers in the Penguin Specials series.
    Similarly, the World War II series for the armed services and for prisoners of war involved cases of double numbering--one number for regular series publications and another number for the armed services series. And the sequence in which such paired publications were issued varied. In many cases the armed services versions followed earlier regular publication. But in some instances, this was reversed.
    A few titles in the American Penguin series were published in Britain and given new, but similarly designed covers. A number appear to be reprints of British Penguins printed in the United States. And then, finally, came the larger run of independently produced American Penguins and Pelicans.
    One-third of the books in the Collection are first editions, two-fifths are Penguin first printings but not first editions, and one quarter are reprints of Penguin printings. Most collectors, particularly in Britain, seek only first editions or first Penguin printings (where the first edition was another publisher's). But a strong case can be made (and has been made by a few active "researchers" in the Penguin Collectors' Society) for including reprints. The reprints provide direct evidence of the continued sales of titles and show the evolution of cover design, and, of course, the reprints fill in where first editions or first printings are not available.
    Table 3 lists Penguin first editions, year by year, from 1937 through 1950 in the Collection. The Collection contains no first editions published July 1935 through December 1936. The first original titles (or, in some cases, revisions or fresh introductions making the titles technically first editions) came in 1937 with two Pelican titles, five Penguin Shakespeare titles, one Penguin main series title, one Penguin Specials title and the first periodical title, Penguin Parade 1. As Table 3 shows, the number of first edition titles increased year by year. Remarkably, even the war years (1939-1945) saw an output of first editions, including the Penguin New Writing series, a steady flow of Penguin Specials, a slowly increasing number of Penguin main series, the start of American Penguin Specials, the initiation of the Penguin Painters series, and after a lapse in 1942, a pickup in King Penguin series. The Penguin Classics series, launched in 1946, published only first edition translations. Puffin Picture Books were entirely first edition, as were Penguin Guides. Penguin Handbooks were mainly first edition. And of course the various periodical series were essentially first edition. Penguin New Writing contained reprinted material along with fresh contributions. Pelicans, while mixed, came to have a preponderance of first editions.

    Regarding Series Identification

    Every title published by Penguin Books is in a series, so identifying the series is an essential part of describing the book. Over half of the titles are also in subseries or color-codings, within their respective series.
    The titles in the initial Penguin main series (comprising nearly half of the first 30 years' titles) were merely assigned serial numbers, starting with 1. These appeared on the spine and starting in 1944, also appeared on the short-title page. Each of the other series was assigned a letter or a combination of letters that preceded the serial number. Thus Pelican Books carried an "A" preceding the serial number, Penguin Specials an "S", Poetry a "D" and Classics an "L". The letters were partly assigned alphabetically and partly (as with Specials) to match the distinctive word or words in the series name. These letters are sometimes referred to as prefix letters. I have termed them preletters.
    In developing the database, I generally followed the Penguin designations of preletters. But to avoid ambiguity, I assigned "P" (unused by Penguin Books) to the main series. Thus, serial number 947 is treated in the database as P947. I made a few other minor preletter modifications for database clarity.
    When the Collection was at home, I depended primarily on the preletter for identifying a particular series. Now that the Collection is at The Bancroft Library and a series library identification has been added as part of the call number, each series can conveniently be identified by this library identification. For example, the Penguin main series with its database preletter, "P", can be identified by "A1", its library identification for series numbers up to 9999. And the Pelican series, with its preletter, "A", can be identified by "B1". The preletter is commonly used among Penguin collectors. The library designation helps one to keep track of the series and books within The Bancroft Library system.
    Titles that are also in subseries or that have color-coded covers carry the library designation, the preletter, and the serial numbers of the main series in which they are located. The subseries titles are physically identified by the name of the subseries on the cover and/or the short-title page or, in same instances, by a distinctive cover design. The color-coded titles are physically identified by the colors of their covers.

    Reference Materials in the Collection: A Summary

    The Collection's reference holdings are listed in Table 4. Items are grouped as books, short monographs, Penguin Collectors' Society serials, checklists, etc.
    The few main works dealing with Penguin Books' publishing history and with Allen Lane's pivotal role provide broad-brush accounts and, selectively, some information about the creation and evolution of individual series. But providing definitive accounts of specific series and probing the details of individual books remained for a number of diligent collector-and dealer-members of the Penguin Collectors' Society. Their reports are more elusive and not commonly available in libraries, particularly American libraries.
    The Penguin Collectors' Society was founded in 1974, with Tanya and Hans Schmoller taking the lead. The Society has provided a social and intellectual base for Penguin book collectors. Many of these have been avid in their interest and some, at least, diligent in their researching and reporting. A PCS Newsletter has published short articles and news notes and encouraged members to share their findings. In 1993, the newsletter became the semiannual Penguin Collector. From 1986 on, the Society has published Miscellany annually, with definitive articles and, usually, a sharp focus to each issue. In addition, the Society has published a few other short monographs and checklists. My holdings of PCS publications are virtually complete, lacking only Newsletter issues 1-2 and 4-11. The earliest newsletters were fairly short. And some of their articles have been reprinted in later years in some of the Miscellany issues. In the judgment of at least one present PCS editor, the gaps in my holdings of these earliest newsletters are of no great consequence.
    Several dealers have periodically issued catalogs listing Penguin books for sale. Richard Williams (who is also the proprietor-editor of Dragonby Press) has produced excellent specialized checklists. And there have been occasional articles about Penguin books and Penguin Books publishing history in journals devoted to the book trade.
    A few files are also included. One file in particular deals with the Weber Penguin Collection at the University of Notre Dame. This superb collection of Penguin books is virtually complete for the 1935-1965 period. It is undoubtedly the single strongest American collection of early Penguin books. It was purchased from a British book dealer in 1989, financed by a generous donation from Theodore Weber, currently residing in El Cerrito, here in the East Bay.
    As a guide for persons desiring to learn about the Penguin story and about Penguin books, the following are suggested for starters. All of the suggested materials are available in the Collection. The relevant section of Table 4 is shown in brackets following each item.
    For a general introduction to Penguin Books publishing history:
    • Jones & Aynsley, Fifty Penguin Years. [Books]
    • Hare, Penguin Portrait. [Books]
    • Edwards, Twenty-One Years. [Short Monographs]
    For an alphabetized, encyclopedic coverage of Penguin books and publishing:
    • Edwards, Penguin Collector's Companion, A (1997 rev. single-vol. edit.) [Short Monographs]
    For bibliographies of Allen Lane, Penguin's founder and dominant leader:
    • Morpurgo, Allen Lane King Penguin: A Biography. [Books]
    • Williams, Allen Lane: A Personal Portrait. [Books]
    For listings of all of Penguin books:
    • Williams, The Penguin Story, includes a full listing, by series, of Penguin books published 1935-1956. [Checklists . . . ]
    • Penguin Collectors' Society, Supplementary Catalogue of Penguin Books 1956-1971. [Checklists . . . ]
    For information about specific series of Penguin books:
    • Various titles [Short Monographs]
    • Various checklists [Checklists . . . ]
    For information about the design of Penguin books and their covers:
    • Aynsley, "Fifty Years of Penguin Design," part 2 of Jones & Aynsley, Fifty Penguin Years. [Books]
    • McLean, Jan Tschichold: Typographer, esp. Chap. 5 on Tschichold's 1947-1949 consulting mission at Penguin Books. [Books]
    • Green, Penguin Books: The Pictorial Cover 1960-1980. [Short Monographs]
    For information about the Penguin Collectors' Society and its continuing production of materials about Penguin books:
    • Penguin Collectors' Society Newsletter, 1974-1993. [Penguin Collectors' Society]
    • Penguin Collector, The, 1993-present. [Penguin Collectors' Society]
    • Miscellany, 1986-present. [Penguin Collectors' Society]

    Making Use of the Checklists of Penguin Books

    It may prove helpful to tap the checklists as listed in the "Checklists . . . " section of Table 4. While my database provides convenient access to titles actually in the Collection, these checklists offer a comprehensive view of all Penguin titles whether or not in the Collection.
    In particular the checklists published by Williams and his Dragonby Press are a fine resource. They are in a British Paperback Checklist series. They include the following Penguin series and dates:
    • Main Penguin series 1-1000 (1935-1954) Checklist No. 11
    • Main Penguin series 1001-2000 (1954-1964) Checklist No. 32

      Note: The numbers above match the actual books. In the Foley database the preletter "P" is used (e.g., P1-P1000; P1001-P2000).
    • Pelican Books A1-A507 (1937-1960) Checklist No. 10
    • Penguin Specials S1-S393 (1937-1987) Checklist No. 9

      Includes Pelican Specials and early Penguin Handbooks in the Specials series.
    • Puffin Story Books PS1-PS148 (1941-1960) Checklist No. 33
    • Puffin Picture Books PP1-PP120 (1940-1965) Checklist No. 19

      Includes Baby Puffins, Puffin Cut-Out, Porpoise and certain other non-Penguin imprints that reprinted Puffin books or were related to them. (The Collection includes 2nd rev. ed (1985) and 3rd rev. ed. (1996).
    The main portion of each of the above checklists lists titles in series-number order. For each title the following information is provided:
    • Series number
    • Author
    • Title
    • Translator (if any)
    • Whether first edition
    • Month and year published
    • Number of pages
    • Printer
    • Cover price
    • Cover color code (if any) and cover format
    • Whether published with dust wrapper
    • Contents of back cover
    • Estimated retail price for very good copy with dust wrapper (if thus issued)

      Note: In the basic listing only first printings are included, although, where identified, subsequent "issues" of the first printing are given separate listings. (See also below re the separate listing of Penguin reprint printings.)
    In addition to the above basic information for each book, some of the checklists offer additional information or features.
      Main Series Pelican

    Books
    Penguin

    Specials
    Puffin

    Story Books
    Puffin

    Picture Books
    Publisher & date of 1st edition   X   X  
    Reprints also listed         X
    Alphabetic list of authors with series numbers, each author X X X X X
    List of authors for whom 5 or 10 titles publ. simultaneously X        
    Alphabetic list of titles         X
    Alphabetic list of cover designers X (1001-2000)       X
    Alphabetic list of text illustrators       X  
    Other checklists can be helpful for titles not covered by the British Paperback Checklists just described. The most convenient are:
    • Williams and Schmoller, The Penguin Story (1956), pp.60-124, providing a comprehensive listing, by series, for Penguin publications 1935 to 1956.
    • Penguin Collectors' Society, Supplemental Catalog of the Publications of Penguin Books 1956-71 (1981), 5 sections totaling 90 pages.
    These two checklists follow a uniform pattern. Series by series, they list titles in series-number order, showing this information:
    • Series number
    • Title
    • Subseries code for main series, 1068-3311 (By this point cover color coding had been discontinued.)
    • Author
    • Month and year of publication

    Index to Reference Material

    The main books about Allen Lane and Penguin publishing have generally been well indexed. But the materials published by the Penguin Collectors' Society have been given only scant and infrequent indexing. I built a comprehensive, computerized index that is very complete for the PCS publications, for the dealers' checklists and for a handful of other articles. It deals only selectively with already-indexed books. The index is presented in full as Table 5.
    The index often groups more precise topics or specific persons within broader categories. Until one gets used to the index this may be a bit troublesome. There are, however, numerous cross-references from the more precise listings to the group listing actually used. The advantage of the group listings for some one not familiar with, say, individual names is that one can grasp the context--whether the person was an editor, a designer, a writer, etc.
    A few comments about the middle "Source" column: my format for this column reflects the operating pattern employed in PCS publications. Because the early PCS newsletters have been out of print and difficult to find and because some of the articles in these early newsletters needed updating in subsequent years as fresh information became available, the Miscellany series in particular and in some cases, the Penguin Collector or later issue of PCS newsletters took to reprinting early newsletter articles--sometimes in full, sometimes abridged, and often updated. When this was done, the exact early source would be cited. My index seeks to preserve the earlier source where room in the "Source" column permits. Features of the "Source" column format include:
    • The source within brackets following the current source is the original source on which the main source was based. E.g., the item, "American Penguin Specials" lists "Miscellany 2:16-19" as the current source, but "[PCSN17]" as the original source.
    • A name in parentheses following the current source shows the author. E.g., for the same item as above, the author of the main source is "(Edwards)".
    • In certain cases some additional information may be added following the current source.
    Where the item being indexed is in a series, there may sometimes be listed the series and the specific serial number of a book within that series. E.g., the item "Main series--683" refers to serial number 683, and in this case the "(Hiroshima)" that follows gives the title. (In indexing the "Main series," I used the actual serial numbers without any preletter as Penguin Books did, and did not add the preletter "P" which I used in the database.)
    Identical entries (e.g., nine entries for "Publ. hist.") are ordered by Source Date (the publication date of each item, in this example ranging from 1956 to 1995) so that the user may either start with the most recent sources and work backwards or follow the sources in their chronological order.

    The Database Aspect of the Collection: A Quick Summary

    As the Collection grew, it became clear that an accompanying computerized database would permit ready updating of a perpetual inventory of what was held. And, of course, it would permit the very rapid retrieval of information.
    This short subsection offers a brief sketch of the main elements of the database as it is available to the library user. There are two main facets of the database, representing two levels at which Penguin books can be viewed:
    • The description of each book held in the collection. This part is analogous to a library's computerized catalog. For each book, there are appropriate "fields" in which the traditional characteristics--author, title, publisher, date of publication, etc.--are reported. Additions and adaptations have been made to report features that seem particularly significant for the Penguin titles in this collection. Thus, the series, the series number, the subseries (if any), color-coding (if any), information as to the printing (whether a first printing or a reprint) and certain design features have also been included.
    • The description of each series, subseries or color-coded group whether or not held in the collection. This part is probably given greater emphasis than one might expect in a library's computerized catalog. But series are so integral to the publishing pattern of Penguin Books that this part of the database helps us to understand what Penguin Books really produced.
    Other portions of the database list and index reference materials.
    In the present case, where the books and reference materials are "archived" in The Bancroft Library and where the potential user cannot walk in and physically browse the collection (as I was able to do), the database becomes a particularly important tool for learning what the collection contains and, thus, what the user may expect to find in it.

    A Note About Post-1965 Penguin Books

    The Bancroft Library also holds a second portion of the Foley Collection of Penguin Books covering the period from 1966 on. For more information about the contents of that collection and for an essay, "The Post-1965 Evolution of Penguin Books," see A27 Finding Aid.
    Some series carried on after 1965 with no great changes. But Penguin's publishing history during these more recent years also encompassed new ventures and great change:
    • An Education series and associated subseries were introduced and vigorously promoted in the latter 1960s and the early 1970s.
    • ISBN codes came into use in about 1971, replacing the earlier preletters.
    • Penguin Books underwent successive reorganizations as part of a growing conglomerate.
    • Series and subseries emerged and dissolved. Titles were transferred, reissued, and in miraculous ways slipped from one series to another and from one serial number to another. (This seems to have been abetted by reliance on ISBN codes which are not normally "decoded" by book handlers.)
    • The volume of book production increased enormously. An estimated 25,000 titles were published between 1966 and 1985. And production into the 1990s continued to soar.
    A collector can develop a manageable collection for the earlier Classic Period. In contrast, a collector approaches the most recent 30+ years of Penguin output at his own peril.

    TABLES 1A-1B: Penguin Series, 1966-1999

    1A: By Library Designation

    Library Desig. Series Name Dates Held in Collection
    A1 PENGUIN BOOKS main series 1935-1989 73 1st eds, 692 1st prtgs & 263 reprs est. 2,400
    A5 PENGUIN BOOKS: BOUND EDITION 1953 None of 1 [BP956]
    B1 PELICAN BOOKS 1937-1990 188 1st eds, 118 1st prtgs & 142 reprs est. 763
    B2 PELICAN BOOKS: BOUND EDITION 1951-1954? 1 1st ed, 1 1st prtg & 1 repr of est.22
    C1 PENGUIN AND PELICAN SPECIALS 1937- 91 1st eds, 12 1st prtgs & 23 reprs of 247
    D1 PENGUIN CLASSICS 1946-1992 74 1st eds, 1 1st prtg & 38 reprs of 166
    D2 PENGUIN CLASSICS: BOUND EDITION 1951-1954? 3 1st eds & 1 repr of est.16
    E1 KING PENGUIN BOOKS original series 1939-1959 76 1st eds, 1st prtg & 26 reprs [complete]
    F1 PENGUIN POETS 1941- 49 1st eds, 1 1st prtgs & 18 reprs of 88
    G1 PENGUIN GUIDES 1939-1960 15 1st eds & 4 reprs of 18
    G2 PENGUIN HANDBOOKS 1942- 12 1st eds, 7 1st prtgs & 13 reprs of 118
    G4 PENGUIN HANSARD 1940-1942 3 1st eds & 1 repr of 6
    G6 PENGUIN REFERENCE BOOKS 1943- 8 1st eds, 1 1st prtg & 2 reprs of 28
    G7 PENGUIN REFERENCE BOOKS: BOUND ED. 1951-1954? None of est.4
    H1 BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND paperback 1951-1964 11 1st eds of 28
    H2 BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND hardback 1952-1982? 1 1st ed of 29
    H3 PELICAN HISTORY OF ART hardback 1953-1992 1 1st ed of 24
    H5 PENGUIN MODERN PAINTERS 1944-1959 12 1st eds & 3 reprs of 23
    H6 PENGUIN MUSIC SCORES 1949-1956 14 1st eds of 30
    H7 PLANNING, DESIGN AND ART BOOKS 1942-1951 3 1st eds of 8
    H8 THINGS WE SEE, THE 1947-1953 6 1st eds of 7
    H9 PENGUIN PRINTS 1948-1952 2 1st eds of 11
    H9.1 PRINTS BY TOPOLSKI 1940-1941 None of 4
    J1 PENGUIN ILLUSTRATED CLASSICS 1938 10 1st prtgs of 10 [complete]
    J2 PENGUIN ENGLISH LIBRARY 1965-1985 2 1st eds of 12
    J4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE BOOK SOCIETY 1962-? None
    J5 PENGUIN PLAYS 1946-? 5 1st eds, 1 1st prtgs & 6 reprs of 61
    J6 PENGUIN SHAKESPEARE 1937-1959 9 1st prtgs & 8 reprs of 37
    K1 PUFFIN [STORY] BOOKS 1941- 4 1st eds, 31 1st prtgs & 17 reprs of 243
    K2 PUFFIN PICTURE BOOKS 1940-1965 15 1st eds & 7 reprs of 119 prior '65
    K3 BABY PUFFIN BOOKS 1943-1948 None of 8
    K4 PUFFIN CUT-OUT BOOKS 1947-1953 None of 10
    K6 PORPOISE BOOKS 1948 1 1st ed of 4
    K8 PEACOCK BOOKS 1962-1979? 3 1st prtgs of 53
    L1 MISCELLANEOUS 1938-? 9 1st eds & 4 reprs of 32
    L3 PENGUIN AFRICAN LIBRARY 1962-? 4 1st eds & 1 1st prtg of 16
    L4 PENGUIN [WEST] AFRICAN SERIES 1953-1957 3 1st eds of 14
    L6 PEREGRINE BOOKS 1962-? 5 1st prtgs of 53
    L7 PTARMIGAN BOOKS 1945-1947 7 1st eds & 1 repr of 9
    L8 HUMMINGBIRD BOOKS 1965-1974? None
    M1 NEW BIOLOGY 1945-1960 1 1st ed of 31
    M2 PENGUIN FILM REVIEW 1946-1949 9 1st eds of 9 [complete]
    M3 PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 1946-1949 9 1st eds of 9 [complete]
    M4 PENGUIN NEW WRITING 1940-1950 41 1st eds & 1 repr of 40 [complete]
    M5 PENGUIN PARADE 1st Series 1937-1945 10 1st eds & 1 repr of 11 [complete]
    M6 PENGUIN PARADE 2nd Series 1947-1948 3 1st eds of 3 [complete]
    M7 RUSSIAN REVIEW 1945-1948 1 1st ed of 4
    M8 SCIENCE NEWS 1946-1960 11 1st eds of 54
    M9 TRANSATLANTIC 1943-1946 1 1st ed of 34
    N1 PENGUIN BOOKS (AND SIGNET) (U.S.) 1942-1948+ 4 1st eds, 72 1st prtgs & 20reprs
    N2 PELICAN BOOKS (AND MENTOR) (U.S.) 1946-1948+ 19 1st prtgs & 1 repr of 25
    N3 PENGUIN SPECIALS (U.S.) 1942-1945 6 1st eds, 8 1st prtgs & 9 reprs of est. 32
    N5 PENGUIN SHAW (U.S.) 1951-1955 8 1st prtgs & 6 reprs of 10
    N6 PELICAN SHAKESPEARE (U.S.) 1956-1966 7 1st eds & 3 reprs of 31
    N7 PENGUIN GUIDES (U.S.) 1947 1 1st ed. of 1 [complete]
    N8 EAGLE BOOKS (U.S.) 1947 1 1st prtg of 1 [complete]
    P1 CANADIAN PENGUINS wartime (CAN.) 1942-1943? 1 repr of est.20
    P2 PELICAN BOOKS: LIBR. ED. (CAN.) 1938-1940? None of 5 [Brit. prtg. Canadian binding]
    P3 PENGUIN SPECIALS: LIBR. ED. (CAN.) 1938-1939? 1 1stprtg of 22 [Brit.prtg. Canad.binding]
    P5 AUSTRALIAN PENGUINS wartime (AUS.) 1942-1946 None of 57
    P5.1 AUSTRALIAN PELICANS wartime (AUS.) 1942-1943 None of 5
    P5.2 AUSTRALIAN SPECIALS wartime (AUS.) 1940-1944 None of 8
    P6 AUSTRALIAN PENGUIN BOOKS (AUS.) 1963-? 1 1st ed, 1 1st prtg & 1 reprint of 14
    P8 NEW ZEALAND PENGUINS wartime (N.Z.) 1941-1945 1 repr of est. 27 [1941-45]
    Q1 EDITIONS PENGUIN in French 1944-1947 1 1st ed of 18
    Q2 EDITIONS PINGOUIN in French 1941-1945 3 1st ed of 6
    Q3 EGYPTIAN PENGUINS (EGYPT) 1942-1943 1 repr of 20
    Q5 FORCES BOOK CLUB 1942-1943 1 1st ed. of 120
    Q6 PRISONERS OF WAR BOOK SERVICE 1943-1944 None
    Q7 SERVICES EDITION 1945 1 1st ed & 1 1st prtg of 15
    Q8 STANDARD UNIT LIBRARIES; EVT PROGR. 1941-1946? 1 repr. [1st SUL prtg]
    R1 ALLEN LANE CHRISTMAS BOOKS 1929-1965 1 1st ed
    R2 BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS 1945 ? 1 repr
    R2.1 BRITISH EUROPEAN AIRWAYS 1946 ? None
    R3 COLECCION PINGUINO (ARGENTINA) 1947-1951? None of est. 38
    R4 ISRAELI PENGUINS (ISRAEL) undated 1 repr of est.1
    R6 MODERN LIBRARY DISTRIBUTED BY PENG. 1940 ? None
    R7 PENGUINS PROGRESS 1st Series 1936-1940 None of 6
    R8 PENGUINS PROGRESS 2nd Series 1946-1951 4 1st eds of 14
    R9 SCHOOLS SPECIAL EDITION 1938 ? None of est. 45

    1B: Alphabetically by Series Name

    Library Desig. Series Name Dates Held in Collection
    R1 ALLEN LANE CHRISTMAS BOOKS 1929-1965 1 1st ed
    P5.1 AUSTRALIAN PELICANS wartime (AUS.) 1942-1943 None of 5
    P6 AUSTRALIAN PENGUIN BOOKS (AUS.) 1963-? 1 1st ed, 1 1st prtg & 1 reprint of 14
    P5 AUSTRALIAN PENGUINS wartime (AUS.) 1942-1946 None of 57
    P5.2 AUSTRALIAN SPECIALS wartime (AUS.) 1940-1944 None of 8
    K3 BABY PUFFIN BOOKS 1943-1948 None of 8
    R2.1 BRITISH EUROPEAN AIRWAYS 1946 ? None
    R2 BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS 1945 ? 1 repr
    H2 BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND hardback 1952-1982? 1 1st ed of 29
    H1 BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND paperback 1951-1964 11 1st eds of 28
    P1 CANADIAN PENGUINS wartime (CAN.) 1942-1943? 1 repr of est.20
    R3 COLECCION PINGUINO (ARGENTINA) 1947-1951? None of est. 38
    N8 EAGLE BOOKS (U.S.) 1947 1 1st prtg of 1 [complete]
    Q1 EDITIONS PENGUIN in French 1944-1947 1 1st ed of 18
    Q2 EDITIONS PINGOUIN in French 1941-1945 3 1st ed of 6
    Q3 EGYPTIAN PENGUINS (EGYPT) 1942-1943 1 repr of 20
    J4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE BOOK SOCIETY 1962-? None
    Q5 FORCES BOOK CLUB 1942-1943 1 1st ed. of 120
    L8 HUMMINGBIRD BOOKS 1965-1974? None
    R4 ISRAELI PENGUINS (ISRAEL) undated 1 repr of est.1
    E1 KING PENGUIN BOOKS original series 1939-1959 76 1st eds, 1st prtg & 26 reprs [complete]
    L1 MISCELLANEOUS 1938-? 9 1st eds & 4 reprs of 32
    R6 MODERN LIBRARY DISTRIBUTED BY PENG. 1940 ? None
    M1 NEW BIOLOGY 1945-1960 1 1st ed of 31
    P8 NEW ZEALAND PENGUINS wartime (N.Z.) 1941-1945 1 repr of est. 27 [1941-45]
    K8 PEACOCK BOOKS 1962-1979? 3 1st prtgs of 53
    B1 PELICAN BOOKS 1937-1990 188 1st eds, 118 1st prtgs & 142 reprs est. 763
    N2 PELICAN BOOKS (AND MENTOR) (U.S.) 1946-1948+ 19 1st prtgs & 1 repr of 25
    B2 PELICAN BOOKS: BOUND EDITION 1951-1954? 1 1st ed, 1 1st prtg & 1 repr of est.22
    P2 PELICAN BOOKS: LIBR. ED. (CAN.) 1938-1940? None of 5 [Brit. prtg. Canadian binding]
    H3 PELICAN HISTORY OF ART hardback 1953-1992 1 1st ed of 24
    N6 PELICAN SHAKESPEARE (U.S.) 1956-1966 7 1st eds & 3 reprs of 31
    L3 PENGUIN AFRICAN LIBRARY 1962-? 4 1st eds & 1 1st prtg of 16
    L4 PENGUIN [WEST] AFRICAN SERIES 1953-1957 3 1st eds of 14
    C1 PENGUIN AND PELICAN SPECIALS 1937- 91 1st eds, 12 1st prtgs & 23 reprs of 247
    A1 PENGUIN BOOKS main series 1935-1989 73 1st eds, 692 1st prtgs & 263reprs est. 2,400
    N1 PENGUIN BOOKS (AND SIGNET) (U.S.) 1942-1948+ 4 1st eds, 72 1st prtgs & 20reprs
    A5 PENGUIN BOOKS: BOUND EDITION 1953 None of 1 [BP956]
    D1 PENGUIN CLASSICS 1946-1992 74 1st eds, 1 1st prtg & 38 reprs of 166
    D2 PENGUIN CLASSICS: BOUND EDITION 1951-1954? 3 1st eds & 1 repr of est.16
    J2 PENGUIN ENGLISH LIBRARY 1965-1985 2 1st eds of 12
    M2 PENGUIN FILM REVIEW 1946-1949 9 1st eds of 9 [complete]
    G1 PENGUIN GUIDES 1939-1960 15 1st eds & 4 reprs of 18
    N7 PENGUIN GUIDES (U.S.) 1947 1 1st ed. of 1 [complete]
    G2 PENGUIN HANDBOOKS 1942- 12 1st eds, 7 1st prtgs & 13 reprs of 118
    G4 PENGUIN HANSARD 1940-1942 3 1st eds & 1 repr of 6
    J1 PENGUIN ILLUSTRATED CLASSICS 1938 10 1st prtgs of 10 [complete]
    H5 PENGUIN MODERN PAINTERS 1944-1959 12 1st eds & 3 reprs of 23
    M3 PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 1946-1949 9 1st eds of 9 [complete]
    H6 PENGUIN MUSIC SCORES 1949-1956 14 1st eds of 30
    M4 PENGUIN NEW WRITING 1940-1950 41 1st eds & 1 repr of 40 [complete]
    M5 PENGUIN PARADE 1st Series 1937-1945 10 1st eds & 1 repr of 11 [complete]
    M6 PENGUIN PARADE 2nd Series 1947-1948 3 1st eds of 3 [complete]
    J5 PENGUIN PLAYS 1946-? 5 1st eds, 1 1st prtgs & 6 reprs of 61
    F1 PENGUIN POETS 1941- 49 1st eds, 1 1st prtgs & 18 reprs of 88
    H9 PENGUIN PRINTS 1948-1952 2 1st eds of 11
    G6 PENGUIN REFERENCE BOOKS 1943- 8 1st eds, 1 1st prtg & 2 reprs of 28
    G7 PENGUIN REFERENCE BOOKS: BOUND ED. 1951-1954? None of est.4
    J6 PENGUIN SHAKESPEARE 1937-1959 9 1st prtgs & 8 reprs of 37
    N5 PENGUIN SHAW (U.S.) 1951-1955 8 1st prtgs & 6 reprs of 10
    N3 PENGUIN SPECIALS (U.S.) 1942-1945 6 1st eds, 8 1st prtgs & 9 reprs of est. 32
    P3 PENGUIN SPECIALS: LIBR. ED. (CAN.) 1938-1939? 1 1stprtg of 22 [Brit.prtg. Canad.binding]
    R7 PENGUINS PROGRESS 1st Series 1936-1940 None of 6
    R8 PENGUINS PROGRESS 2nd Series 1946-1951 4 1st eds of 14
    L6 PEREGRINE BOOKS 1962-? 5 1st prtgs of 53
    H7 PLANNING, DESIGN AND ART BOOKS 1942-1951 3 1st eds of 8
    K6 PORPOISE BOOKS 1948 1 1st ed of 4
    H9.1 PRINTS BY TOPOLSKI 1940-1941 None of 4
    Q6 PRISONERS OF WAR BOOK SERVICE 1943-1944 None
    L7 PTARMIGAN BOOKS 1945-1947 7 1st eds & 1 repr of 9
    K1 PUFFIN [STORY] BOOKS 1941- 4 1st eds, 31 1st prtgs & 17 reprs of 243
    K4 PUFFIN CUT-OUT BOOKS 1947-1953 None of 10
    K2 PUFFIN PICTURE BOOKS 1940-1965 15 1st eds & 7 reprs of 119 prior '65
    M7 RUSSIAN REVIEW 1945-1948 1 1st ed of 4
    R9 SCHOOLS SPECIAL EDITION 1938 ? None of est. 45
    M8 SCIENCE NEWS 1946-1960 11 1st eds of 54
    Q7 SERVICES EDITION 1945 1 1st ed & 1 1st prtg of 15
    Q8 STANDARD UNIT LIBRARIES; EVT PROGR. 1941-1946? 1 repr. [1st SUL prtg]
    H8 THINGS WE SEE, THE 1947-1953 6 1st eds of 7
    M9 TRANSATLANTIC 1943-1946 1 1st ed of 34

    TABLE 2: Penguin Subseries, 1935-1965

    Color-coded covers in Penguin main series    
    Subseries Name Dates Held in Collection
    Penguin Biogr. & Memoirs (Dark blue) 1935-1957 4 1st eds, 35 1st prtgs & 6 reprs
    Penguin Classics (Brown) 1955 2 1st prtgs & 1 repr
    Penguin Essays & Belles Letters (Purple) 1937-1954 5 1st eds, 4 1st prtgs & 2 reprs
    Penguin Fiction (Orange) 1935-1958+ 11 1st eds, 280 1st prtgs & 102 reprs
    Penguin Miscellaneous (Yellow) 1937-1955 9 1st eds, 9 1st prtgs & 8 reprs
    Penguin Mystery & Crime (Green) 1935-1959+ 3 1st eds, 103 1st prtgs & 35 reprs
    Penguin Plays (Red) 1946-1957 4 1st eds, 9 1st prtgs & 9 reprs
    Penguin Travel & Adventure (Cerise) 1936-1957 4 1st eds, 31 1st prtgs & 7 reprs
    Penguin World Affairs (Gray) 1947 5 1st eds, 1 1st prtg & 1 repr
         
    Subseries within Penguin main series    
    Subseries Name Dates Held in Collection
    Penguin Biography 1960 1 1st prtg & 1 repr
    Penguin Crime 1945- 2 1st eds, 16 1st prtgs & 12 reprs
    Penguin Crossword Puzzles 1963?- None [excludes early color-coded books]
    Penguin Maigret 1963 3 1st eds & 2 reprs
    Penguin Modern Classics 1961- 11 1st prtgs & 8 reprs
    Penguin Parallel Texts 1963-1976? 1 1st ed
    Penguin Science Fiction 1963- 1 1st ed & 3 1st prtgs
    Penguin Short Stories 1960 1 1st ed
         
    Subseries within Pelican main series    
    Subseries Name Dates Held in Collection
    Pelican Book of English Prose 1956 3 1st eds of est.5
    Pelican Gospel Commentaries 1963 1 1st ed
    Pelican Guide to English Literature 1954-1963 2 1st eds & 3 reprs
    Pelican History of England 1950-1965 6 1st eds & 9 reprs
    Pelican History of the World 1954?- 3 1st eds
    Pelican Medical Series 1958?- 1 1st ed
    Pelican Original, A 1960?- 8 1st eds, 2 1st prtgs & 22 reprs
    Pelican Philosophy 1951-1963 4 1st eds
    Pelican Psychology Series 1956 1 1st prtg & 1 repr
    Studies in Social Pathrology 1964-1973 2 1st eds
         
    Subseries within Peng. & Pelican Specials series    
    Subseries Name Dates Held in Collection
    Britain in the Sixties 1962-1964 5 1st eds
    Penguin Science Survey 1961-1968 2 1st eds
         
    Color-coded covers in Penguin Classics series    
    Subseries Name Dates Held in Collection
    Penguin Classics British (Dull orange) 1951-1959 6 1st eds & 1 repr
    Penguin Classics French (Green) 1947-1959 13 1st eds & 4 reprs
    Penguin Classics German (Dull olive) 1949-1959 2 1st eds & 1 repr
    Penguin Classics Greek (Brown) 1946- 13 1st eds & 11 reprs
    Penguin Classics Italian (Blue) 1949-1958 5 1st eds & 3 reprs
    Penguin Classics Latin (Purple) 1949-1957 11 1st prtgs & 5 reprs
    Penguin Classics Middle & Far East (Yellow) 1959 1 1st ed
    Penguin Classics Portuguese (Pink) 1952 1 1st ed
    Penguin Classics Russian (Red) 1950-1959 9 1st eds & 2 reps
    Penguin Classics Scandinavian (Faun) 1950-1960 3 1st eds & 1 repr
    Penguin Classics Spanish (Turquoise) 1950 1 repr
         
    Subseries within other Penguin regular series    
    Subseries Name Dates Held in Collection
    Edizione del Penguine 1942 None of 1 [Q1, Misc.ser. OnlyPeng.in Ital.]
    New English Dramatists 1959-1970? 2 1st edits
    Penguin Modern European Poets 1964-? None
    Penguin Modern Poets 1962- 6 1st eds
    Young Puffin, A 1959?- 1 1st prtg & 1 repr
         
    Color-coded covers in American Peng. main series    
    Subseries Name Dates Held in Collection
    Penguin U.S. Anthol. & Poetry (Blue) 1942-1945 1 1st ed, 3 1st prtgs & 2 reprs
    Penguin U.S. Fiction (Red) 1942-1945 9 1st prtgs & 4 reprs
    Penguin U.S. Miscellaneous (Yellow) 1942-1945 2 1st prtgs & 2 reprs
    Penguin U.S. Mystery & Crime (Green) 1942-1945 5 1st prtgs & 1 repr
         
    Symbol-coded covers in American Peng. main series    
    Subseries Name Dates Held in Collection
    Penguin U.S. Anthol. & Poetry <Circle> 1942-1945 1 1st ed & 1 1st prtg
    Penguin U.S. Fiction <Square> 1942-1945 1 1st ed, 36 1st prtgs & 6 reprs
    Penguin U.S. Miscellaneous <Diamond> 1942-1945 1 1st ed, 3 1st prtgs & 1 repr
    Penguin U.S. Mystery & Crime <Triangle> 1942-1945 5 1st prtgs

    TABLE 3: Penguin First Editions, 1937-1950

    Published in 1937

    A1 99 Cherry-Garrard, Apsley

    WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD, THE: THE STORY OF SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION.. v.1
    B1 1 Shaw, Bernard

    INTELLIGENT WOMAN'S GUIDE TO SOCIALISM, CAPITALISM, SOVIETISM AND FASCISM v.1
    B1 2 Shaw, Bernard

    INTELLIGENT WOMAN'S GUIDE TO SOCIALISM, CAPITALISM, SOVIETISM AND FASCISM v.2
    B1 6 Cole, G. D. H.

    PRACTICAL ECONOMICS
    C1 1 Mowrer, Edgar

    GERMANY PUTS THE CLOCK BACK
    J6 1 Shakespeare, William

    TWELFTH NIGHT
    J6 2 Shakespeare, William

    HAMLET
    J6 3 Shakespeare, William

    HENRY THE FIFTH
    J6 4 Shakespeare, William

    TRAGEDY OF KING LEAR, THE
    J6 6 Shakespeare, William

    MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A
    M5 1 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE 1

    Published in 1938

    A1 170 Steele, Alan (ed.)

    SELECTED MODERN SHORT STORIES v.2
    B1 37 Cole, G. D. H.

    SOCIALISM IN EVOLUTION
    B1 38 Lambert, R. S.

    ART IN ENGLAND
    B1 39 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    CENTURY'S POETRY, 1837-1937, THE: v.1 HOOD TO HARDY
    C1 2 Garratt, G. T.

    MUSSOLINI'S ROMAN EMPIRE
    C1 3 Tabouis, Genevieve

    BLACKMAIL OR WAR
    C1 4 Duchess of Atholl

    SEARCHLIGHT ON SPAIN
    C1 6 Thoene, Peter

    MODERN GERMAN ART
    C1 8 Charlton, L. E. O.; Garratt, G. T.; Fletcher, R.

    AIR DEFENCE OF BRITAIN, THE
    C1 9 Duff, S. Grant

    EUROPE AND THE CZECHS
    C1 10 Golding, Louis

    JEWISH PROBLEM, THE
    C1 14 Mowrer, Edgar Ansel

    MOWRER IN CHINA
    C1 16 Gibbings, Robert

    BLUE ANGELS AND WHALES
    C1 17 Macmillan, W. M.

    WARNING FROM THE WEST INDIES: A TRACT FOR THE EMPIRE
    C1 20 Steed, Wickham

    PRESS, THE
    C1 24 George, G. J.

    THEY BETRAYED CZECHOSLOVAKIA
    J6 14 Shakespeare, William

    SECOND PART OF HENRY THE FOURTH, THE
    M5 2 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE 2
    M5 3 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE 3
    M5 4 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE 4
    P3 20 Steed, Wickham

    PRESS, THE

    Published in 1939

    A1 221 O'Faolain, Sean (Whelan, John)

    DE VALERA
    A1 223 Gordon, Jan and Cora

    TWO VAGABONDS IN SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO
    B1 44 Stebbing, L. Susan

    THINKING TO SOME PURPOSE
    B1 45 Wedgwood, Josiah

    ECONOMICS OF INHERITANCE, THE: WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION
    B1 49 Kropotkin, P.

    MUTUAL AID
    B1 50 Halevy, Elie

    HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE EPILOGUE Bk.1
    B1 53 Stapledon, Olaf

    PHILOSOPHY AND LIVING v.1
    B1 54 Stapledon, Olaf

    PHILOSOPHY AND LIVING v.2
    B1 57 Hampden, John (ed.)

    GREAT ENGLISH SHORT STORIES: DEFOE TO DICKENS
    C1 7 Pringle, J. M. D.

    CHINA STRUGGLES FOR UNITY
    C1 15 Heiden, Konrad

    ONE MAN AGAINST EUROPE
    C1 19 Madge, Charles; Harrison, Tom

    BRITAIN BY MASS-OBSERVATION
    C1 25 Lorant, Stefan

    I WAS HITLER'S PRISONER
    C1 26 "Vigilantes" (Zilliacus, K.)

    BETWEEN TWO WARS? The Lessons of The Last War in Relation to Preparation...Next
    C1 27 Herbert, S. Mervyn

    BRITAIN'S HEALTH
    C1 28 Nicol, Hugh

    MICROBES BY THE MILLION
    C1 29 Angell, Norman; Buxton, Dorothy F.

    YOU AND THE REFUGEE
    C1 30 Keane, Richard (ed.)

    GERMANY--WHAT NEXT?
    C1 31 Joad, C. E. M.

    WHY WAR?
    C1 35 Moholy, Lucia

    HUNDRED YEARS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, A
    C1 36 Jones, Elwyn

    ATTACK FROM WITHIN, THE: THE MODERN TECHNIQUES OF AGGRESSION
    C1 38 Astor, Viscount; Rowntree, B. S.

    BRITISH AGRICULTURE: THE PRINCIPLES OF FUTURE POLICY
    C1 39 Schonfield, Hugh J.

    SUEZ CANAL, THE
    C1 41 Wells, H. G.

    TRAVELS OF A REPUBLICAN RADICAL IN SEARCH OF HOT WATER
    C1 44 Pritt, D. N.

    LIGHT ON MOSCOW: SOVIET POLICY ANALYSED
    C1 46 Curry, W. B.

    CASE FOR FEDERAL UNION, THE
    C1 47 Nicolson, Harold

    WHY BRITAIN IS AT WAR
    E1 1 Barclay-Smith, Phyllis

    BRITISH BIRDS ON LAKE, RIVER ABD STREAM
    E1 2 Ramsbottom, John

    BOOK OF ROSES, A.
    G1 1 Winbolt, S. E.

    KENT, SUSSEX AND SURREY
    G1 2 Winbolt, S. E.

    SOMERSET
    G1 4 Loveridge, F. L. and E. A.

    DEVON
    G1 5 Mutton, F. C.

    DERBYSHIRE
    M5 5 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE 5
    M5 6 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE 6

    Published in 1940

    A1 241 "Shalimar" (Hendry, F. C.)

    WINDJAMMER'S HALF DECK, A
    A1 260 Williams, W. T.; Savage, G. H.

    PENGUIN PROBLEMS BOOK, THE
    A1 303 Bramah, Ernest

    EYES OF MAX CARRADOS, THE
    A1 306 Jones, Gwyn (ed.)

    WELSH SHORT STORIES
    B1 61 Richards, J. M.

    INTRODUCTION TO MODERN ARCHITECTURE, AN
    B1 66 Sharp, Thomas

    TOWN PLANNING
    B1 78 Fox, H. Munro

    PERSONALITY OF ANIMALS, THE
    B1 81 Lehmann, John

    NEW WRITING IN EUROPE
    C1 40 Dent, Edward J.

    OPERA
    C1 49 Low

    EUROPE SINCE VERSAILLES: A HISTORY IN 100 CARTOONS WITH A NARRATIVE TEXT
    C1 50 Wells, H. G.

    RIGHTS OF MAN, THE, OR WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING FOR?
    C1 55 Hadham, John

    GOOD GOD: SKETCHES OF HIS CHARACTER AND ACTIVITIES
    C1 56 Citrine, Sir Walter

    MY FINNISH DIARY
    C1 57 Dalton, Hugh

    HITLER'S WAR: BEFORE AND AFTER
    C1 59 Fischer, Louis

    STALIN AND HITLER: THE REASONS FOR AND THE RESULTS OF THE NAZI-BOLSHEVIK PACT
    C1 62 Angell, Norman

    WHY FREEDOM MATTERS
    C1 63 Hilyer, C. Isabel

    HYDROPONICS: FOOD WITHOUT SOIL A Journal of Experiments 1938 to 1940
    C1 64 Wells, H. G.

    COMMON SENSE OF WAR AND PEACE, THE: WORLD REVOLUTION OR WAR UNENDING
    C1 65 Bishop of Chichester, The (Bell, G. K. A.)

    CHRISTIANITY AND WORLD ORDER
    C1 66 Johnson, S. C. (compiler and drawer)

    PENGUIN POLITICAL ATLAS, THE
    C1 70 Price, John

    ORGANISED LABOUR IN THE WAR
    C1 72 Rathbone, Eleanor F.

    CASE FOR FAMILY ALLOWANCES, THE
    C1 74 [none]

    SCIENCE IN WAR
    C1 75 Wintringham, Tom

    NEW WAYS OF WAR
    C1 76 Horsefield, J. Keith

    REAL COST OF THE WAR, THE
    C1 79 Lafitte, F.

    INTERNMENT OF ALIENS, THE
    C1 80 Einzig, Paul

    EUROPE IN CHAINS
    G4 2 [none]

    PENGUIN HANSARD, THE: v.2: THE NATIONAL EFFORT
    M4 1 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 1
    M5 7 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE 7
    N3 75 Wintringham, Tom

    NEW WAYS OF WAR

    Published in 1941

    A1 308 Jacobs, W. W.

    NIGHT WATCHES
    A1 312 Anand, Mulk Raj

    UNTOUCHABLE
    A1 330 Evans, A. J. (ed.)

    PENGUIN HERODOTUS, THE
    A1 334 Ecclestone, Eric

    SIR WALTER RALEGH
    B1 67 Adam, L.

    PRIMITIVE ART
    B1 77 Wedgwood, Josiah C.; Nevins Allan

    FOREVER FREEDOM
    C1 81 Pares, Bernard

    RUSSIA
    C1 83 Low

    EUROPE AT WAR: A HISTORY IN SIXTY CARTOONS WITH A NARRATIVE TEXT
    C1 84 Levy, Louis

    TRUTH ABOUT FRANCE, THE
    C1 88 Hardy, A. C.

    WORLD SHIPPING: A NOTEBOOK ON SEAWAYS AND SEA TRADE AND A MARITIME GEOGRAPHY ...
    C1 90 Carter, F. W. P.

    PENGUIN BOOK OF FOOD GROWING, STORING AND COOKING
    E1 3 Mitchell, Charles

    BOOK OF SHIPS, A
    E1 4 Kitzinger, Ernst; Senior, Elizabeth

    PORTRAITS OF CHRIST
    E1 5 Gombrich, E. H.; Kris, E.

    CARICATURE
    E1 5a Gombrich, E. H.; Kris, E.

    CARICATURE
    F1 1 Williams, W. E. (ed.)

    TENNYSON
    G4 3 [none]

    PENGUIN HANSARD, THE: v.3: BRITAIN GATHERS STRENGTH
    M4 3 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 3
    M4 4 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 4
    M4 5 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 5
    M4 6 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 6
    M4 7 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 7
    M4 7a Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 7
    M4 8 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 8
    M4 8a Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 8
    M4 9 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 9
    M4 10 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 10
    M4 11 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 11
    M5 8 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE 8
    Q2 1 Levy, Louis

    VERITES SUR LA FRANCE
    Q2 1a Levy, Louis

    VERITES SUR LA FRANCE

    Published in 1942

    A1 350 Merwin, Samuel

    SILK
    A1 368 Berkeley, Anthony

    SILK STOCKING MURDERS,THE: ROGER SHERINGHAM CASE
    A1 370 Pearson, Kesketh

    LIFE OF SHAKESPEARE, A
    A1 375 Mahan, Captain A. T.

    LIFE OF NELSON, THE
    A1 390 Krylaov, Ivan [Pares, Bernard translat.]

    RUSSIAN FABLES OF IVAN KRYLOV Russian and English text
    B1 86 Galbraith, Winifred

    CHINESE, THE
    B1 95 Nevinson, H. W.

    WORDS AND DEEDS
    B1 100 Read, John

    EXPLOSIVES
    B1 101 Elvin, Lionel

    MEN OF AMERICA
    C1 91 Stokes, H. G.

    SIGNALLING AND MAP READING FOR THE HOME GUARD
    C1 99 Stapledon, R. G.; Davies, William

    LEY FARMING
    C1 114 Woodman, Dorothy

    A.B.C. OF THE PACIFIC, AN
    C1 115 Low

    WORLD AT WAR, THE: A HISTORY IN SIXTY CARTOONS WITH A NARRATIVE TEXT
    C1 119 Bush, Raymond

    SOFT FRUIT GROWING
    G4 4 [none]

    PENGUIN HANSARD, THE: v.4: THE SECOND WINTER
    L1 3 Szobel, Geza

    CIVILISATION
    M4 12 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 12
    M4 13 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 13
    M4 14 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 14
    M4 15 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 15
    N3 209 Johnston, Edward S.; Cain, James M.,II; Cooke, Elliot D.; et al

    AMERICAN VS. GERMANS: THE FIRST AEF IN ACTION
    Q2 2 Bisson, Laurence (ed.)

    DES VERS DE FRANCE: A BOOK OF FRENCH VERSE

    Published in 1943

    A1 401 Bates, H. E.

    COUNTRY LIFE
    A1 422 Graves, Robert

    CLAUDIUS THE GOD AND HIS WIFE MESSALINA v.2
    A1 439 Allen, W. E. D.

    GUERILLA WAR IN ABYSSINIA
    B1 106 Winbolt, S. E.

    BRITAIN B.C.
    C1 111 Uvarov, E. B.

    DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE, A
    C1 122 Murray, D. Stark

    FUTURE OF MEDICINE, THE
    E1 6 Duncan, F. Martin

    BRITISH SHELLS
    E1 7 Laver, James

    FASHIONS AND FASHION PLATES
    E1 8 Winter, Carl

    ELIZABETHAN MINIATURES
    E1 9 Summerson, John

    MICROCOSM OF LONDON, THE
    E1 10 Maclagan, Eric

    BAYEUX TAPESTRY, THE
    E1 11 Norman, J. R.

    FISHES OF BRITAIN'S RIVERS AND LAKES
    E1 12 Beerbohm, Max Rothenstein, J. Introduction

    POET'S CORNER, THE
    E1 14 Stoker, Fred

    A BOOK OF LILIES
    K2 29 Chopping, Richard

    BUTTERFLIES IN BRITAIN
    K2 31 Badmin, S. R.

    TREES IN BRITAIN
    M4 16 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 16
    M4 17 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 17
    M4 18 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 18
    M5 10 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE 10
    N3 212 National Research Council Committee

    PSYCHOLOGY FOR THE FIGHTING MAN
    N3 216 Modley, Rudolf

    HISTORY OF THE WAR, A
    Q5 7 Sawyer, W. W.

    MATHEMATICIAN'S DELIGHT

    Published in 1944

    A1 467 Allen, W. E. D.; Muratoff, Paul

    RUSSIAN CAMPAIGNS OF 1941-43, THE
    B1 126 Manvell, Roger

    FILM
    B1 127 Mead, Margaret

    GROWING UP IN NEW GUINEA
    E1 13 Ramsbottom, John

    EDIBLE FUNGI
    E1 15 Stephenson, T. A.

    SEASHORE LIFE AND PATTERN
    E1 16 Tomlinson, R. R.

    CHILDREN AS ARTISTS
    E1 20 Leeper, Janet

    ENGLISH BALLET
    G2 4 Goodchild, Claude H.

    RABBIT FARMING
    H5 1 Grigson, Geoffrey

    HENRY MOORE
    H5 2 Sackville-West, Edward

    GRAHAM SUTHERLAND
    H5 3 Mortimer, Raymond

    DUNCAN GRANT
    H5 4 Read, Herbert

    PAUL NASH
    H5 6 Betjeman, John

    JOHN PIPER
    M4 19 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 19
    M4 20 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 20
    M4 21 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 21
    M4 22 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 22
    N1 537 Fast, Julius (ed.)

    OUT OF THIS WORLD: AN ANTHOLOGY
    N3 224 Pratt, Fletcher

    SHORT HISTORY OF THE ARMY AND NAVY, A
    N3 240 Marshall, S. L. A.

    ISLAND VICTORY [THE BATTLE OF KWAJALEIN ATOLL]

    Published in 1945

    A1 444 Times, The

    "THE TIMES" FOURTH LEADERS
    A1 490 de Beer, G. R.

    ESCAPE TO SWITZERLAND
    A1 501 Lancaster, Osbert

    OSBERT LANCASTER CARTOONS
    B1 142 Farrington, Benjamin

    GREEK SCIENCE v.1 THALES TO ARISTOTLE
    B1 151 Belgion, Montgomery

    READING FOR PROFIT
    B1 153 Hutchinson, J.

    COMMON WILD FLOWERS
    B1 162 Jackson, W. Eric

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN ENGLAND AND WALES
    E1 17 Pevsner, Nikolaus

    LEAVES OF SOUTHWELL, THE
    E1 18 Riley, Norman

    SOME BRITISH MOTHS
    E1 19 Gould, John

    GARDEN BIRDS
    E1 21 Carrington, Noel

    POPULAR ART IN BRITAIN
    E1 23 Ramsbottom, John

    POISONOUS FUNGI
    E1 24 Lockley, R. M.

    BIRDS OF THE SEA
    G2 6 Rowe, W. H.

    TREES & SHRUBS AND HOW TO GROW THEM
    G2 9 Wiseman, Foster

    PENGUIN HANDYMAN, THE
    H5 7 Rothenstein, John

    EDWARD BURRA
    H5 8 Bell, Clive

    VICTOR PASMORE
    H7 35 Carter, E. J.; Goldfinger, Erno

    COUNTY OF LONDON PLAN, THE
    L1 5 Horrabin, J. F.; Gregory, James S.

    AN ATLAS OF THE U.S.S.R.
    L7 3 Phillips, Hubert; Reese, Terence

    HOW TO PLAY BRIDGE
    L7 4 Phillips, Hubert

    WORD PLAY
    M4 23 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 23
    M4 24 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 24
    M4 25 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 25
    M4 26 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 26
    M5 11 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE 11
    M7 1 [none]

    RUSSIAN REVIEW 1
    M9 21 [none]

    TRANSATLANTIC MAGAZINE 21
    Q7 12 Belgion, Montgomery

    READING FOR PROFIT

    Published in 1946

    A1 484 Gustafson, Ralph ed.

    CANADIAN ACCENT: A COLLECTION OF STORIES AND POEMS
    A1 500 Shaw, Bernard

    MAJOR BARBARA: A SCREEN VERSION
    A1 518 Allen, W. E. D.; Muratoff, Paul

    RUSSIAN CAMPAIGNS OF 1944-45, THE
    A1 526 Machen, Arthur

    HOLY TERRORS
    A1 603 Hersey, John

    HIROSHIMA
    B1 134 Winbolt, S. E.

    BRITAIN UNDER THE ROMANS
    B1 147 Stephenson, E. M.; Stewart, C.

    ANIMAL CAMOUFLAGE
    B1 152 Richmond, W. Kenneth

    EDUCATION IN ENGLAND
    B1 167 Baker, Canon A. E.

    WILLIAM TEMPLE AND HIS MESSAGE: SELECTIONS FROM HIS WRITINGS
    D1 1 Homer

    ODYSSEY, THE
    E1 22 Wagner, Anthony

    HERALDRY IN ENGLAND
    E1 26 White, Gwen

    BOOK OF TOYS, A
    E1 27 Williams, Iolo A.

    FLOWERS OF MARSH AND STREAM
    F1 3 Meikle, Henry; Beattie, William (eds.)

    POEMS OF ROBERT BURNS
    H7 33 Sharp, Thomas

    ANATOMY OF THE VILLAGE, THE
    K2 39 Bowen, Frank; Mason, Frank

    FAMOUS SHIPS
    K2 58 Alexander, Isabel

    STORY OF PLANT LIFE, THE
    M2 1 Manvell, Roger (ed.)

    PENGUIN FILM REVIEW, THE 1
    M3 1 Hill, Ralph (ed.)

    PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 1
    M4 27 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 27
    M4 28 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 28
    N1 593 Mellett, Lowell

    HANDBOOK OF POLITICS AND VOTER'S GUIDE
    N1 614 Morehead, Albert H.; Mott-Smith, G.

    PENGUIN HOYLE, THE
    Q1 9 de Tocqueville, Alexis

    OEUVRES CHOISIES

    Published in 1947

    A1 540 Williams, W. T.; Savage, G. H.

    THIRD PENGUIN PROBLEMS BOOK, THE
    A1 601 Hastings, Lewis

    DRAGONS ARE EXTRA
    A1 612 Hall, J. E. D.

    LABOUR'S FIRST YEAR
    A1 614 Wilson, Francesca M.

    AFTERMATH
    A1 628 Parker, John

    LABOUR MARCHES ON
    B1 157 Mann, Ida; Pirie, Antoinette

    SCIENCE OF SEEING, THE
    B1 164 Aitken, James

    ENGLISH LETTERS OF THE XIX CENTURY
    B1 165 Tyrrell, G. N. M.

    PERSONALITY OF MAN, THE
    B1 168 Edwards, I. E. S.

    PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT, THE
    B1 169 Rubinstein, Ronald

    JOHN CITIZEN AND THE LAW
    B1 170 [none]

    SCIENCE AND THE NATION
    B1 173 Moore, W. G.

    WORLD'S WEALTH, THE
    B1 186 Ashby, Eric

    SCIENTIST IN RUSSIA
    D1 3 Sophocles

    THEBAN PLAYS, THE
    D1 4 Voltaire

    CANDIDE
    E1 25 Woolley, Leonard

    UR: THE FIRST PHASES
    E1 28 Symonds, R. W.

    HISTORY OF ENGLISH CLOCKS, A
    E1 29 Salisbury, E. J.

    FLOWERS OF THE WOODS
    E1 30 Rayner, John

    SELECTION OF ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD BY THOMAS BEWICK, A
    E1 31 James, Philip

    ENGLISH BOOK ILLUSTRATION 1800-1900
    E1 33 Rice, David Talbot

    RUSSIAN ICONS
    E1 34 Gloag, John

    ENGLISH TRADITION IN DESIGN, THE
    E1 35 Bristowe, W. S.

    SPIDERS
    E1 37 Gilmour, John

    WILD FLOWERS OF THE CHALK
    E1 38 Ettlinger, L. D.; Holloway, R. G.

    COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON
    G2 13 Thompson, Alan

    YOUR SMALLHOLDINGS
    H5 9 Richards, J. M.

    EDWARD BAWDEN
    H5 10 Newton, Eric

    STANLEY SPENCER
    H5 11 Soby, James Thrall

    BEN SHAHN
    H5 11a Soby, James Thrall

    BEN SHAHN
    H8 1 Jarvis, Alan

    THINGS WE SEE, THE --INDOORS AND OUT
    K2 50 Russell, Gordon; Groag, Jacques

    STORY OF FURNITURE, THE
    L1 11 Bureau of Current Affairs

    FIRST EIGHTEEN MONTHS, THE
    L7 6 Phillips, Hubert

    CHIPWINKLE
    L7 7 Cross, Beryl; Phillips, Herbert

    TRIPLETS
    L7 8 Phillips, Hubert

    PLAYTIME
    L7 9 Dixon, Margaret; Dixon, W. Norman

    TO TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
    M2 2 Manvell, Roger (ed.)

    PENGUIN FILM REVIEW, THE 2
    M2 3 Manvell, Roger (ed.)

    PENGUIN FILM REVIEW, THE 3
    M2 4 Manvell, Roger (ed.)

    PENGUIN FILM REVIEW, THE 4
    M3 2 Hill, Ralph (ed.)

    PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 2
    M3 3 Hill, Ralph (ed.)

    PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 3
    M3 4 Hill, Ralph (ed.)

    PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 4
    M4 29 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 29
    M4 30 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 30
    M4 31 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 31
    M4 32 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 32
    M6 1 Morpurgo, J. E. (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE SECOND SERIES 1
    M8 2 Peierls, R. E.; Enogat, John (eds.)

    SCIENCE NEWS 2
    M8 4 Enogat, John (ed.)

    SCIENCE NEWS 4
    M8 5 Enogat, John (ed.)

    SCIENCE NEWS 5
    N1 636 Kantor, MacKinlay

    VOICE OF BUGLE ANN, THE and THE ROMANCE OF ROSY BRIDGE
    N7 1 Maas, Carl

    PENGUIN GUIDE TO CALIFORNIA

    Published in 1948

    A1 631 Hollowood, Bernard

    SCOWLE AND OTHER PAPERS
    A1 643 Manchester Guardian

    MANCHESTER GUARDIAN SECOND CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK
    A1 675 Flecker, James Elroy

    HASSAN
    B1 166 Haynes, E. Barrington

    GLASS THROUGH THE AGES
    B1 172 Evans, B. Ifor

    SHORT HISTORY OF ENGLISH DRAMA, A
    B1 174 Hubback, Eva M.

    POPULATION OF BRITAIN, THE
    B1 175 Fisher, James

    BIRD RECOGNITION v.1 SEA-BIRDS AND WADERS
    B1 179 Kalmus, H.

    GENETICS
    B1 180 Hutchinson, J.

    MORE COMMON WILD FLOWERS
    B1 184 O'Faolain, Sean

    IRISH, THE
    B1 189 Cadoux, C. J.

    LIFE OF JESUS, THE
    B1 193 Hargreaves, F. J.

    SIZE OF THE UNIVERSE, THE
    D1 2 Maupassant, Guy de

    BOULE DE SUIF AND OTHER STORIES
    E1 36 Gibbs-Smith, C. H.

    BALLOONING
    E1 39 Barlow, T. D.

    WOODCUTS OF ALBRECHT DURER
    E1 40 Leeper, Janet

    EDWARD GORDON CRAIG: DESIGNS FOR THE THEATRE
    E1 42 Laver, James

    BRITISH MILITARY UNIFORMS
    E1 43 Jones, Gwyn

    PROSPECT OF WALES, A
    E1 45 Tanner, Lawrence

    UNKOWN WESTMINSTER ABBEY
    E1 46 Collie, George E.

    HIGHLAND DRESS
    F1 4 Eliot, T. S.

    SELECTED POEMS
    K2 53 Venables, Bernard

    FISH AND FISHING
    K2 70 Curwen, Harold

    PRINTING
    K2 72 Skibulits, Anne; Hutton, Clarke

    STORY OF TEA, THE
    K2 79 Fortune, J. B.; Mann, Paul B.

    STORY OF IRON, THE
    K6 4 Drummond, V. H.

    FLYING POSTMAN, THE
    L7 5 Phillips, Hubert

    WHO WROTE THAT?
    M2 5 Manvell, Roger (ed.)

    PENGUIN FILM REVIEW, THE 5
    M2 6 Manvell, Roger (ed.)

    PENGUIN FILM REVIEW, THE 6
    M2 7 Manvell, Roger (ed.)

    PENGUIN FILM REVIEW, THE 7
    M3 5 Hill, Ralph (ed.)

    PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 5
    M3 6 Hill, Ralph (ed.)

    PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 6
    M3 7 Hill, Ralph (ed.)

    PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 7
    M4 33 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 33
    M4 34 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 34
    M4 35 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 35
    M6 2 Morpurgo, J. E. (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE SECOND SERIES 2
    M6 3 Morpurgo, J. E. (ed.)

    PENGUIN PARADE SECOND SERIES 3

    Published in 1949

    A1 677 Morpurgo, J. E. (ed.)

    CHARLES LAMB AND ELIA
    A1 680 Pemberton, W. Baring

    WILLIAM COBBETT
    B1 149 Chesser, Eustace

    GROW UP --AND LIVE
    B1 182 Rice, Tamara Talbot

    RUSSIAN ART
    B1 183 Ranson, Florence

    BRITISH HERBS
    B1 192 Farrington, Benjamin

    GREEK SCIENCE v.2 THEOPHRASTUS TO GALEN
    B1 196 Barrow, R. H.

    ROMANS, THE
    B1 199 Albright, W. F.

    ARCHAEOLOGY OF PALESTINE, THE
    B1 201 Rosenthal, Ernst

    POTTERY AND CERAMICS: FROM COMMON BRICK TO FINE CHINA
    B1 202 Giles, F. T.

    MAGISTRATES' COURTS, THE
    B1 203 Craig, Dennis

    HORSE-RACING: THE BREEDING OF THOROUGHBREDS AND A SHORT HISTORY...ENGLISH TURF
    B1 214 Heaton, Peter

    SAILING
    B1 218 Newsom, J. H.

    CHILD AT SCHOOL, THE
    D1 7 Xenophon

    PERSIAN EXPEDITION, THE
    D1 8 Virgil

    PASTORAL POEMS, THE (THE ECOLOGUES) No Latin text
    D1 12 Goethe

    FAUST Part 1 [Part 2, L93]
    E1 47 Smith, Malcolm

    BRITISH REPTILES AND AMPHIBIA
    E1 48 Fairbank, Alfred

    BOOK OF SCRIPTS, A
    E1 49 Taylor, Geoffrey

    SOME BRITISH BEETLES
    E1 50 Christensen, Erwin O.

    POPULAR ART OF THE UNITED STATES
    E1 51 Carrington, Noel

    LIFE IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE
    F1 7 Roberts, Denys Kilham (ed.)

    CENTURIES' POETRY, THE: v.2 DONNE TO DRYDEN
    G1 7 Messant, Claude J. W.

    SUFFOLK AND CAMBRIDGESHIRE
    G1 8 Harland, Elizabeth M.

    NORFOLK AND THE ISLE OF ELY
    G1 9 Howard, Nesta; Underwood, Spender

    WILTS AND DORSET
    G1 11 Winbolt, S. E.

    HERTFORDSHIRE AND BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
    G1 12 Palmer, W. T.

    NORTH WALES
    G6 2 Moore, W. E.

    DICTIONARY OF GEOGRAPHY, A
    H6 1 Mozart

    SYMPHONY NO.40 IN G MINOR
    H6 2 Bach

    BRANDENBURG CONCERTO NO. 3 IN G
    H6 3 Beethoven

    CORIOLAN AND EGMONT
    H8 2 Brett, Lionel

    HOUSES
    H8 3 Russell, Gordon

    FURNITURE
    H8 4 Hollowood, Bernard

    POTTERY AND GLASS
    H8 5 Barman, Christian

    PUBLIC TRANSPORT
    M2 8 Manvell, Roger (ed.)

    PENGUIN FILM REVIEW, THE 8
    M2 9 Manvell, Roger (ed.)

    PENGUIN FILM REVIEW, THE 9
    M3 8 Hill, Ralph (ed.)

    PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 8
    M3 9 Hill, Ralph (ed.)

    PENGUIN MUSIC MAGAZINE 9
    M4 36 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 36
    M4 37 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 37
    M4 38 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 38
    M8 11 Crammer, J. L. (ed.)

    SCIENCE NEWS 11
    M8 13 Crammer, J. L. (ed.)

    SCIENCE NEWS 13
    M8 14 Crammer, J. L. (ed.)

    SCIENCE NEWS 14
    R8 7 Penguin Books

    PENGUINS PROGRESS 2nd Series 7
    R8 8 Penguin Books

    PENGUINS PROGRESS 2nd Series 8

    Published in 1950

    A1 751 Lawrence, D. H.

    KANGAROO
    A1 752 Lawrence, D. H.

    LOST GIRL, THE
    A1 753 Lawrence, D. H.

    SELECTED ESSAYS
    A1 754 Lawrence, D. H.

    PLUMED SERPENT, THE
    A1 755 Lawrence, D. H.

    AARON'S ROD
    A1 756 Lawrence, D. H.

    ETRUSCAN PLACES
    A1 757 Lawrence, D. H.

    ST MAWR; THE VIRGIN AND THE GIPSY
    A1 758 Lawrence, D. H.

    WOMAN WHO RODE AWAY, THE, AND OTHER STORIES
    A1 759 Lawrence, D. H.

    SELECTED LETTERS
    A1 760 Lawrence, D. H.

    WHITE PEACOCK, THE
    A1 763 Morrell, J. M. (ed.)

    FOUR ENGLISH COMEDIES: VOLPONE; WAY OF THE WORLD; SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER; SCHOOL.
    A1 787 Hodge, James H.

    FAMOUS TRIALS 3
    B1 205 Piggott, Stuart

    PREHISTORIC INDIA
    B1 208 Mackenzie, Kenneth

    ENGLISH PARLIAMENT, THE
    B1 209 Sutton, O. G.

    SCIENCE OF FLIGHT, THE
    B1 212 Bindoff, S. T.

    TUDOR ENGLAND
    B1 222 Rothstein, Andrew

    HISTORY OF THE U.S.S.R., A
    B1 223 Hutchinson, J.

    UNCOMMON WILD FLOWERS
    B1 224 Crammer, A. L.; Peierls, R. E. (eds.)

    ATOMIC ENERGY
    B1 225 Hill, Ralph (ed.)

    MUSIC 1950
    B1 226 Manvell, Roger (ed.)

    CINEMA 1950, THE
    B1 229 Knight, Margaret

    WILLIAM JAMES
    B1 231 Plumb, J. H.

    ENGLAND IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY (1714-1815)
    D1 9 Turgenev, I. S.

    ON THE EVE
    D1 11 Apuleius

    GOLDEN ASS, THE
    D1 13 Prevost, Abbe

    MANON LASCAUT
    D1 14 Homer

    ILIAD, THE
    E1 44 Blunt, Wilfrid

    TULIPOMANIA
    E1 52 Jones, Barbara

    ISLE OF WIGHT, THE
    E1 53 Grigson, Geoffrey

    FLOWERS OF THE MEADOW
    E1 55 Piper, John

    ROMNEY MARSH
    E1 56 Barman, Christian

    EARLY BRITISH RAILWAYS
    E1 57 Richard, Paul

    BOOK OF MOSSES, A
    F1 11 Lawrence, D. H.

    SELECTED POEMS
    F1 12 Allott, Kenneth (ed.)

    PENGUIN BOOK OF CONTEMPORARY VERSE, THE
    F1 13 Donne, John

    JOHN DONNE: A SELECTION OF HIS POETRY
    F1 14 Pope, Alexander

    POEMS OF ALEXANDER POPE
    G1 13 Jowitt, R. L. P.

    BERKSHIRE AND OXFORDSHIRE
    G6 4 Illing, R.

    DICTIONARY OF MUSIC, A
    H6 5 Mendelssohn

    OVERTURES: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and FINGAL'S CAVE
    H6 6 Schubert

    SYMPHONY NO. 8 IN B MINOR 'UNFINISHED'
    H6 7 Bach

    BRANDENBURG CONCERTOS NO. 1 IN F; NO. 2 IN F
    H6 8 Weber

    OVERTURES: FREISCHUTZ and OBERAN
    H8 6 Pye, David

    SHIPS
    H9 6 Modigliani, Amedeo

    PETIT PAYSAN, LE
    K1 66 Cheesman, Evelyn

    LANDFALL THE UNKNOWN
    K2 66 Smith, Arthur

    INSECT LIFE
    K2 67 Hood, Peter

    ABOUT MAPS
    M4 39 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 39
    M4 40 Lehmann, John (ed.)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING, THE 40
    M8 18 Crammer, J. L. (ed.)

    SCIENCE NEWS 18
    R8 10 Penguin Books

    PENGUINS PROGRESS 2nd Series 10
    R8 11 Penguin Books

    PENGUINS PROGRESS 2nd Series 11

    TABLE 4: Reference Materials

    Note: Call numbers below are for The Bancroft Library unless otherwise noted.

    Books

    Dutton, Geoffrey

    RARE BIRD, A: PENGUIN BOOKS IN AUSTRALIA 1946-96

    Ringwood, Victoria, Australia: Penguin Books Australia

    Z533.3.P46.D88 1996

    Description: Paperb. xiii, 298p. With illustrations.

    To commemorate 50 years of Australian Penguin publishing.
    Hare, Steve (editor)

    PENGUIN PORTRAIT: ALLEN LANE AND THE PENGUIN EDITORS 1935-1970

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd., 1995

    Z325.P42.P46 1995

    Description: Paperb. xvi, 368p. + unpaged plates.

    Draws particularly on the Penguin Books archives, University of Bristol Library. The best account yet of the roles and operating styles of some two dozen senior Penguin editors and managers.
    Jones, Linda Lloyd and Aynsley, Jeremy

    FIFTY PENGUIN YEARS

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1985

    Z473.F531 1985

    Description: Cloth. 142p. Many illustrations.

    To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first Penguin books. Foreward by Malcolm Bradbury.
    Lehmann, John (editor)

    PLEASURES OF NEW WRITING

    London: John Lehmann, 1952

    PR1149.L35 1952

    Description: Cloth. 430p.

    A confusing anthology of writings from Penguin New Writing and from other New Writing series (not Penguin) also edited by Lehmann. This is sorted out in Whitehead, Ella (compiler), JOHN LEHMANN'S 'NEW WRITING': AN AUTHOR-INDEX 1936-1950 (UCB main libr AP4 F68 1990 Supp).
    Lehmann, John and Fuller, Ron (editors)

    PENGUIN NEW WRITING 1940-1950, THE

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1985

    PN6014.P441 1985

    Description: Paperb. 496p. In Penguin main series, #7484.

    An anthology of stories, essays, memoirs and poems from Penguin New Writing.
    McLean, Ruari

    JAN TSCHICHOLD: TYPOGRAPHER

    Boston: David R. Godine, 1975 1st U.S. edition.

    Z232.T863.M3 1975b

    Description: Cloth. Dj. 160p.

    Chap. 5, pp. 87-104, reports on Tschichold's 2 1/2 year design work at Penguin. McLean had also been at Penguin.
    Morpurgo, J. E.

    ALLEN LANE KING PENGUIN: A BIOGRAPHY

    London: Hutchinson, 1979

    Z325.L247.M67 1979

    Description: Cloth. Dj. 406p. 15 illustrtions.

    Morpurgo, an historian, worked for Penguin after the war. Morpurgo's son married Lane's daughter.
    Rolph, C. H.

    TRIAL OF LADY CHATTERLEY, THE: REGINA V. PENGUIN BOOKS

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd., 1961

    PR6023.A93 L23

    Description: Paperb., 249p.

    The story of the trial, won by Penguin Books, in which the government sought to prevent Penguin from publishing its unexpurgated version of Lady Chatterley's Lover. Also in the collection as A26 C1 No 192.
    Whitehead, Ella (compiler) and Whitehead, John

    JOHN LEHMANN'S 'NEW WRITING': AN AUTHOR-INDEX 1936-1950

    Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 1990

    AP4.F68 1980 suppl.

    Description: Cloth. x, 107p. [UC Berkeley libr.: AP4.F68 1990 Suppl.]

    Studies in Comparative Literature Vol. 13. Provides index to writings in six different "New Writing" series all edited by John Lehmann. Contains John Whitehead's Introductory Essay, pp. 1-29, esp. pp.13 ff for the story on Penguin New Writing. [In UC Berkeley libr. & not in DF collection.]
    Williams, W. E.

    ALLEN LANE: A PERSONAL PORTRAIT

    London: The Bodley Head, 1973

    Z325.P42.W49 1973

    Description: Cloth. Dj. 96p. Several plates.

    Williams a close colleague and friend.

    Short Monographs (mainly Penguin Collectors Society publications)

    Cherry, Bridget

    BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND AND WALES, THE: A SHORT ...

    [no place stated]: Penguin Collectors' Society, March 1998

    pNA961.C49 1998

    Description: Wraps. 68p. 23cm x 12cm.

    This is an expanded edition. Includes "An Appreciation of Sir Nikolous Pevsner" by John Newman, pp. 51-67.
    Cherry, Bridget

    BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, THE: A SHORT HISTORY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Cambridge: Andrew Dalby for Penguin Collectors' Society, March 1983

    pZ5944.G7 C48 1983

    Description: Wraps. 27p.

    "Historical Survey", pp.4-10; "Design & Format, pp.11-17; "Bibliography", pp.18-26.
    Dalby, Andrew

    SF[SCIENCE FICTION] PAPERBACKS OF THE SIXTIES

    Linton: Andrew Dalby, [1979]

    pZ2014.S33 D34 1980

    Description: Wraps. Unbound. Unpaged.

    Deals with range of paperback publishers. Includes some Penguin titles, mainly 1st published elsewhere.
    Edinburgh University Library

    'PICK UP A PENGUIN': PENGUIN BOOKS 1935-1960

    Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Library, 1986

    pZ121.P52 1986

    Description: Paperb. 26p.

    This was the catalog accompanying an exhibit at the Library 27 Nov. 1985 - 30 Sept. 1986, shortly after the 50th anniversary of the 1st Penguins. Following a 1-page Preface by John Hall, Marjorie Robertson and Sally Wood, there is an annotated list of the 183 books exhibited.
    Edwards, Russell (editor)

    CHRISTMAS CRACKERS

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 4 (1989)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 4

    Description: Wraps. Pp.28-56

    The second part of this 2-part MISCELLANY provides an illustrated checklist of the Christmas books and cards that Allen Lane distributed from 1928 to 1965.
    Edwards, Russell (editor)

    COLLECTOR'S COMPANION, A

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 7-8 (1992-93)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 7-8

    Description: Wraps. 39p. 49p.

    These two issues of MISCELLANY comprise an alphabetized mini-encyclopedia dealing with series, topics and persons related to Penguin Books and their publication.
    Edwards, Russell (editor)

    FOR THE FORCES

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 2 (1987)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 2

    Description: Wraps. 24p.

    Notes and articles on various wartime series. Includes reprints from early PCS NEWSLETTERS.
    Edwards, Russell (editor)

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY PUFFIN

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 6 (1991)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 6

    Description: Wraps. 44p.

    Commemorating the anniversaries of Puffin Picture Books (from 1940) and Puffin Story Books (from 1941), this issue of MISCELLANY also deals with Baby Puffins and two or three other related series.
    Edwards, Russell (editor)

    PENGUIN CLASSICS, THE

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 9 (1994)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 9

    Description: Wraps. 53p.

    This issue of MISCELLANY focuses on E. V. Rieu and Betty Radice and the impressive Penguin Classics series. Checklist of books includes translators, color codes, medallion artists.
    Edwards, Russell (editor)

    PENGUIN COLLECTOR'S COMPANION, A

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 7-8 (1997) 1-vol., rev. ed.

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 7-8 (1997)

    Description: Wraps. 116p.

    This single-vol. revision of MISCELLANY 7-8 comprises an alphabetized mini-encyclopedia dealing with series, topics and persons related to Penguin Books and their publication. This edition is not separately indexed in DF's computerized index, for it is alphabetically arranged.
    Edwards, Russell (editor)

    PENGUIN ILLUSTRATED CLASSICS

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 5 (1990)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 5

    Description: Wraps. 41p.

    Focuses on the 10-book series published in May 1938. Includes examples of illustrations. Describes the 2nd group the publication of which was aborted.
    Edwards, Russell (editor)

    YANKEE DOODLE PENGUIN

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 4 (1989)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 4

    Description: Wraps. Pp.1-27

    The first part of this 2-part MISCELLANY deals with American Penguins and their history. Checklist included.
    Edwards, Russell and Hare, Steve (eds.)

    PELICAN BOOKS: A SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 12 (1997)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 12

    Description: Wraps. 88p.

    Focuses on the Pelican Books series, first issued May 1937.
    Edwards, Russell and Hare, Steve editors)

    TWENTY ONE YEARS

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY, 10 (1995)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 10

    Description: Wraps. 60p.

    This pulls together about a dozen recollections by Penguin personnel providing personalized glimpses of Penguing publishing history.
    Green, Evelyne

    PENGUIN BOOKS: THE PICTORIAL COVER 1960-1980

    Manchester: Manchester Polytechnic Central Library, 1981

    Z121.G726 1981

    Description: Paperb. 40p. + unpaged listing of 219 titles.

    This was a catalog accompanying an exhibit at the Library, May-June 1981 emhasizing the evolution in the design of Penguin covers over the 20-year period, 1960-80.
    Hall, David J.

    KING PENGUIN SERIES, THE

    Cambridge: Andrew Dalby for Penguin Collectors' Society, May 1980.

    pZ325.P42 H34 1980

    Description: Wraps. 28p.

    Introduction, pp. 3-8. Detailed check list, pp. 9-27.
    Hare, Steve

    LIFE HISTORY OF "LIFE HISTORIES", THE

    [no fixed address]: Penguin Collectors' Society, 1995

    Z235.P42.H37 1995

    Description: Wraps. 12p.

    This accompanied the publication by the PCS of Chatwick's LIFE HISTORIES, Picture Puffin 116 (in collection as A26 K2 No. 116). This is an extended version of an article publ. in July 1995 Antiquarian Book Monthly.
    Hare, Steve (editor)

    FATHER AND SON

    [no place:] Penguin Collectors' Society, 1999

    pZ991.P45.F37 1999

    Description: Paperb. 67p.

    Privately printed for members to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Penguin Collectors' Society. Essays by literary children about their literary parents who produced works published by Penguin Books. Cover illustration by David Gentleman.
    Hare, Steve (editor)

    LOST CAUSES

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 13 (1998)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 13

    Description: Wraps. 18cm. high x 23cm. wide. 65p.

    Essays about Penguin undertakings that failed or were dropped.
    Pearson, Joe

    PENGUINS MARCH ON: BOOKS FOR THE FORCES DURING WORLD WAR II

    Penguin Collectors' Society, MISCELLANY 11 (1996)

    Z991.P45.M5 no. 11

    Description: Wraps. 97p.

    Provides fresh and thorough accounts of the various series and special editions during WWII. Includes a number of checklists. Full-page bibliography and list of sources, p.96.

    Penguin Collectors' Society Newsletters & other serial publication

    Penguin Collectors' Society

    MISCELLANY 1 (1986) - 13 (1998)

    [no stated place] Penguin Collectors' Society, 1986-1998

    Z991.P45.M5

    Description: Wraps. Various pagings: 1 15p. to 11 96p.

    An annual compendium of information, sometimes on a given series or theme. Issues 7 & 8 comprise a small encyclopedia, covering many terms & topics, alphabetically. Several of these MISCELLANY issues are listed separately in the section on Short Monographs above.
    Penguin Collectors' Society

    PENGUIN COLLECTOR, THE 41 (Dec. 1993) - 52 (July 1999)

    [no fixed address] Penguin Collectors' Society, 1993-1999

    Z991.P45.P4

    Description: Wraps. Paging varies from 52 to 64p. each issue.

    Continues Penguin Collectors' Society Newsletter, but now on a twice-a-year basis with a more professional look. DF's index to reference materials offers a helpful way to find information.
    Penguin Collectors' Society

    PENGUIN COLLECTORS' SOCIETY NEWSLETTER 3(1975), 12(1979)-40(1993)

    [no fixed address] Penguin Collectors' Society, 1975-1993

    Z990.P45

    Description: Wraps. Paging varies 3 pp.33-48 40 50p.

    Combines Society news with notes or articles about books or series. Since contents so mixed, DF's index to reference materials is recommended.

    Articles

    Baker, John F.

    "Penguin Dreams: How the Future Looks, After 50 Years"

    PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY Aug.2, l985

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Cutting of article. Pp. 26-27.

    Stapled together with Davis article.
    Davis, Kenneth C.

    "Penguin Then"

    PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY Aug.2, l985

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Cutting of article. Pp. 28-30.

    Stapled together with Baker article.
    Hedges, David

    "Priceless Penguins: The First Ten Years"

    ABMR [ANTIQUARIAN BOOK MONTHLY REV.], v12,no.7,issue135 (July 1985)

    Z232.P42.H4 1985

    Description: Complete issue. 3 penguins on cover. Article pp.256-263. Illlustrat.

    Hedges worked for Penguin Books for a number of years, probably after this first period.
    McLean, Ruari

    "Collecting Books for Their Design; I Cheap Edits. Before Penguin"

    ABMR [ANTIQUARIAN BOOK MONTHLY REVIEW]. v8,no.6,issue86 (June 1981)

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Stapled cutting of article pp.224-27.

    A look at Everyman, Tauchnitz, Albatross, etc.
    McLean, Ruari

    "Collecting Books for Their Design; II Penguins .. by Tschichold"

    ABMR [ANTIQUARIAN BOOK MONTHLY REVIEW]. v8,no.8,issue88 (Aug. 1981)

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Stapled cutting of article cover + pp.292-95.

    Brief summary of what Tschichold did for Penguin, suggesting the books are collectible for their design.
    Swift, Ken

    "Taste & Technique in Penguin Collecting"

    ABMR [ANTIQUARIAN BOOK MONTHLY REV.], v12,no.11,issue139 (Nov.1985)

    Z987.S85 1985

    Description: Complete issue. Article pp. 416-19, 421. Illustrated.

    Swift a knowledgeable collector and bookdealer.

    Checklists of Penguin books

    Date, Bob and Williams, Richard

    PUFFIN PICTURE BOOKS [& OTHER SERIES] A BIBLIOGRAPHIC CHECKLIST

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, June 1987. 2nd revised edition.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 19 (1996)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 18p.

    Detailed. Includes some variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. British Paperback Checklists: No. 19. Also includes Baby Puffins, Puffin Cut-Outs & Porpoise.
    Penguin Books

    PENGUIN BOOK AVAILABILITY 5/5/81

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1981

    MICROFICHE 748

    Description: Microfiche Set of six.

    List of all Penguin Books publ. 1935-1981 in three listings: (1) by author; (2) by title; (3) by ISBN number.
    Penguin Collectors' Society

    SUPPLEMENTARY CATALOGUE OF THE PUBLICATIONS OF PENGUIN BOOKS 1956-71

    Linton: Andrew Dalby for Penguin Collectors' Society, 1981

    Z325.P4.S9 1981

    Description: Wraps. 5 sections totalling 90p.

    This supplements the 1935-1956 catalogue listing in Williams, THE PENGUIN STORY (1956).
    Williams, Richard

    FIRST THOUSAND PENGUINS, THE: ... A BIBLIOGRAPHIC CHECKLIST ...

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Jan. 1999. Third edition Revised.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 11 (1999)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 42p.

    Detailed. Includes some variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. Author index. British Paperback Checklists: No. 11. Dragonby Bibliographies: No. 2.
    Williams, Richard

    FIRST THOUSAND PENGUINS, THE: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC CHECKLIST ...

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Feb. 1991. Revised edition.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 11 (1991)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 47p.

    Detailed. Includes some variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. British Paperback Checklists: No. 11. Dragonby Bibliographies: No. 2.
    Williams, Richard

    PELICAN BOOKS A1-A507 (1937-1960) A CHECKLIST

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Jan. 1990. 2nd edition. Revised.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 10 (1990)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 26p.

    Detailed. Includes some variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. British Paperback Checklists: No. 10.
    Williams, Richard

    PELICAN BOOKS A1-A507 (1937-60) WITH A GUIDE TO THEIR VALUE

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Jan. 1999. 3rd edition. Revised.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 10 (1999)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 22p.

    Detailed. Includes some variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. Author index. British Paperback Checklists: No. 10.
    Williams, Richard

    PENGUIN CRIME FICTION 1935-1990: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CHECKLIST

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Feb. 1991 Revised edition.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 22

    Description: Stapled sheets. 66p.

    Detailed. Includes a few reprints and some variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. British Paperback Checklists: No. 22.
    Williams, Richard

    PENGUIN SPECIALS, PELICAN SPECIALS, EARLY PENG. HANDBOOKS: CHECKLIST

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Jan. 1990. 3rd revised edition.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 9 (1990)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 23p.

    Detailed. Includes some variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. British Paperback Checklists: No. 9.
    Williams, Richard

    PUFFIN STORY BOOKS PS1-PS148 (1941-1960): A CHECKLIST

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Sept. 1996. 2nd revised edition.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 33 (1996)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 12p.

    Detailed. Includes reprints, variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. British Paperback Checklists: No. 33.
    Williams, Richard (ed.)

    PUFFIN PICTURE BOOKS AND OTHERS: A CHECKLIST . . .

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Sept. 1996. 3rd revised edition.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 19 (1987)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 22p.

    Detailed. Includes reprints, variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. British Paperback Checklists: No. 19. Also includes Baby Puffins, Puffin Cut-Outs, Porpoise Books, and other related non-Penguin series.
    Williams, Richard and Barling, Chris

    SECOND THOUSAND PENGUINS: MAIN SERIES 1001-2000: BIBLIOGR. CHECKLIST

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Jan. 1999. 2nd edition. Revised.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 32 (1999)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 35p.

    Detailed. Includes some variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. Author index. British Paperback Checklists: No. 32.
    Williams, Richard and Barling, Chris

    SECOND THOUSAND PENGUINS: MAIN SERIES 1001-2000: BIBLIOGR. CHECKLIST

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Feb. 1991. 1st edition.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 32 (1991)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 44p.

    Detailed. Includes some variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. British Paperback Checklists: No. 32.
    Williams, Richard and Homan, J. C.

    PENGUIN SPECIALS AND EARLY PENGUIN HANDBOOKS S1-S396 (1937-1987) ...

    Scunthorpe: Dragonby Press, Jan. 1999. 4th Edition. Revised.

    fZ286.P35.B7 no. 9 (1999)

    Description: Stapled sheets. 19p.

    Detailed. Includes some variations. Also printer, cover price, whether DW, retail value. Author index. British Paperback Checklists: No. 9.
    Williams, W. E.

    THE PENGUIN STORY MCMXXXV - MCMLVI

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1956

    Z325.P4.W5

    Description: Paperb. 124p.

    Actually Q21 in Miscellaneous Series. In collection as A26 L1 No.21. Text, pp.9-59 + separate pages of plates. Complete catalog of Penguin books published to 1956, pp.60-124. [See also Supplemental Catalog covering 1956-71.]

    Catalogs or publicity material issued by Penguins Books

    Penguin Books

    Catalogs of Penguin Books [8 different from 1980 to 1984]

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1980-84

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps. Varying paging.

    Penguin Books

    GIFT BOOKS FROM PENGUIN BOOKS

    Rutherford, NJ: Penguin Books, [Nov. 1988]

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Single 8.5" x 11" glossy sheet

    Front: colored photomontage of about 45 Penguin books. Back: list these books, with space for ordering.
    Penguin Books

    PENGUIN CLASSICS CATALOGUE 1996

    Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books, 1996

    pZ1217.P392 1996

    Description: Paperb. 157p. + index.

    A catalog commemorating 50 years of Penguin Classics. 6-p. Introduction by Steve Hare, also editor, PENGUIN COLLECTOR, newsletter of the Penguin Collectors' Society.
    Penguin Books

    PENGUIN CLASSICS QUIZ

    Baltimore: Penguin Books, ca. 1961

    pPN6014.P43 1961

    Description: Small pamphlet, ca. 30pp.

    A list of inprint Penguin Classics as middle-fold.
    Penguin Books

    PENGUINS IN PRINT: SUBJECT LISTING

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1975

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps. 100 numbered columns = 50pp.

    Including books published to September 1975. List of series and index to subjects on front cover.
    Penguin Books

    PENGUINS PROGRESS [2nd series] 4 issues: 7, 8, 10 & 11

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1949-50

    A26.R8 nos. 7, 8, 10, 11

    Description: Wraps. 7 16p.; 8 18p.; 11 32p.

    A little "magazine" sent free to large mailing list with information about new series or new titles. In collection as A26 R8 Nos. 7, 8, 10, 11.
    Penguin Books

    PENGUINS PROGRESS 1935-1960

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1960

    Z325.P38

    Description: Paperb. 87p. Fancy cover's title reads: Twentyfive Years.

    Publ. for Penguin's silver jubilee. Various authors, including a "Forward" by Allen Lane. In collection as A26 L1 No. 25. Published in Q Series, Miscellaneous.
    Penguin Books

    PENGUINS: A RETROSPECT 1935-1951

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 1951

    pZ325.P43

    Description: Wraps. 18p.

    A small pamphlet updating TEN YEARS OF PENGUINS which had reprinted three articles from THE BOOKSELLER.
    Penguin Books

    Publicity packet for Joyce, ULYSSES, publ. by Penguin 23 Apr. 1969.

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1969

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Poster; booklet by Ellman; letter from Penguin Education; misc.

    (1) 30" x 20" poster printed on both sides; (2) 19p. pamphlet: Richard Ellman, JAMES JOYCE ULYSSES: A SHORT HISTORY; (3) covering publicity letter from Penguin Education; (4) brochure about "Voices" series, Penguin Education; (5) reply order card. All in the original envelope as mailed in UK by Penguin 15 May 1969.
    Penguin Books

    TEN YEARS OF PENGUINS 1935-1945

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 1945

    pZ325.P4

    Description: Wraps. 21p.

    A small pamphlet reprinting three articles from THE BOOKSELLER (Aug-Sept. 1945).
    Penguin Books

    WORLD OF PENGUIN, THE: THE PUBLISHER'S COMPLETE CATALOGUE

    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1984

    pfZ1217.P394 1984

    Description: Wraps. 21cm high x 30cm wide. 209p.

    Adult Section and Children's Section: In each, titles listed alphabetically by author. Separate subject and title indexes for each section.
    Penguin USA

    COMPLETE LIST OF TITLES THROUGH APRIL 1997, BY CATEGORY AND SERIES

    New York: Penguin USA, [April 1997?]

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps. 79p. [+1 unpaged order form]

    15 imprints listed, p. 2. This comprises a trade paperback backlist.
    Penguin USA

    COMPLETE LIST OF TITLES THROUGH DECEMBER 1996, ALPHABETICAL BY TITLE

    New York: Penguin USA, [Dec. 1996?]

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps. 40p. [+8 unpaged order forms]

    15 imprints listed, p. 2. This comprises a trade paperback backlist.
    Penguin USA

    PENGUIN BOOKS 3 4-month catalogs (Jan-Apr.'97 - Sept.-Dec.'97)

    New York: Penguin USA, 1997

    Z1217.P39

    Description: Wraps. Each ca 110p.

    Display new titles, usually 1 or 2 per page. Also reprints with new covers. Author and title index.
    Penguin USA

    PENGUIN BOOKS 6 bi-monthly catalogs (Jan-Feb.'95 - Nov.-Dec.'95)

    New York: Penguin USA, 1995

    Z1217.P39

    Description: Wraps. Paging varies.

    Display new titles, usually 1 per page. Also reprints with new covers. Author and title index.
    Penguin USA

    READING GROUP GUIDE TO LEO TOLSTOY, ANNA KARENIN

    New York: Penguin USA [Feb. 1997]

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps. 9p.

    This is to supplement (and advertise) Penguin Classics.
    Penguin/Plume

    TRADE PAPERBACK BACKLIST ORDER FORM THROUGH Dec. 1998

    New York : Penguin Putnam Inc.

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: 121 p.

    Penguin/Plume

    TRADE PAPERBACK BACKLIST ORDER FORM THROUGH Apr. 1999

    New York : Penguin Putnam Inc.

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: 121 p.

    British dealers' catalogs

    Dale-Jones, Don

    PAPAGENO (Penguin cats.) List 9(Spring 1996)-List 15(Spring 1998)

    Carmarthen: Don Dale-Jones, 1996-98

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps.

    Good listings. Prices generally slightly lower than most other Penguin specialists.
    Hedges, David

    CATALOG NO. 2 OF COLLECTABLE PENGUINS

    Windsor: Marbeck Books,1985

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps. 50p.

    Kesterton, Brian

    EARLY PENGUIN FIRST EDITIONS Catalogs 44(Nov.1995)-54(Oct.1997)

    Charmouth: Brian Kesterton, 1995-1997

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps. Variable paging.

    Reliable catalogs.
    Pearson, Joe

    PEARSON'S PENGUINS PELICANS PUFFINS

    London: Joe Pearson, Nov. 1997

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps. 22p.

    Pearson mainly a Penguin collector.
    Phillips [Auctioneers]

    BOOKS SOLD IN CELEBRATION OF 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF PENGUIN BOOKS

    London: Phillips, 1985

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: 4p. auction listing + 1p. covering memo.

    Sale organized jointly by Phillips and Penguin Books. The prices realized are not included.
    Quay Books

    PENGUIN FIRST EDITIONS 1997

    Exeter: Nick Allen

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: 2 v.

    Swift, Ken

    Penguin Catalogs 6 different catalogs, July 1982-Sept. 1986

    Oxford: K. W. Swift Bookseller, 1982-86

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps. Varying paging.

    Williams, Richard

    Book catalogs Cats 54(Spr.'96)-57(Dec.'96), 60(July'97)-67(Aut.'99)

    Scunthorpe: Richard Williams Bookdealer, 1996-99

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Wraps.

    Usually about 3-4pp. of Penguin titles.
    Williams, Richard

    STOCKLIST 1993

    Sconthorpe: Richard Williams Bookdealer, Autumn 1993

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Stapled xerox copy of catalog. 39p.

    A remarkably complete listing of Penguins in all series available from Williams. Lacks the details in his bibliographic checklists, but updates his retail prices.
    Williams, Richard

    STOCKLIST P1998.02

    Scunthorpe: Richard Williams Bookdealer, [Sept.] 1998

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: unpaged [18pp.]

    A complete listing of Penguins in all series available from Williams.
    Williams, Richard

    STOCKLIST P98

    Scunthorpe: Richard Williams Bookdealer, Jan. 1998

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: 44p.

    A remarkably complete listing of Penguins in all series available from Williams. Lacks the details in his bibliographic checklists, but updates his retail prices. p.3 has series list with preltrs and ISBNcodes.
    Misc. Catalogs

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Correspondence and Information File

    File on: EDWARDS - FOLEY CORRESPONDENCE



    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: June 1996 -

    Russell Edwards edited the annual MISCELLANY monographs published by the PCS. He is currently Secretary of the PCS.
    File on: HARE - FOLEY CORRESPONDENCE



    Jan. 1996 -

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Steve Hare also Editor of PENGUIN COLLECTOR (the PCS Newsletter-Journal). And author of PENGUIN PORTRAITS.
    File on: MISCELLANEOUS CLIPPINGS RE PENGUIN BOOKS



    March 1995 -

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Obituaries of Ian Ballantine, Abram Games.,etc.
    File on: MISCELLANEOUS FOLEY CORRESPONDENCE RE PENGUINS



    June 1985 -

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Scattered letters that happened to be saved. Excludes direct correspondence with dealers where seeking or purchasing Penguins.
    File on: PENGUIN COLLECTORS' SOCIETY



    June 1985 -

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Misc. correspondence. Publications available. Membership lists.
    File on: WEBER PENGUIN COLLECTION, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME



    July 1996 -

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description of collection. Correspondence with Theodore Weber, the donor; with the Librarian; with Thomas Bonn.

    File on: EVOLUTION OF PENGUIN BOOKS IN RECENT YEARS; PEARSON GROUP



    June 1997 -

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Clippings, internet printouts, some Foley notes. Focuses on the organizational and publishing evolution of Penguin Books in the context of its parent Pearson Group.

    Ephemera

    Box for Penguin 60s Classics boxed set



    London: Penguin Books, 1995

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: 13.5" x 5.5" x 4.25". Black paper covering.

    Designed to hold set of 60 books. Labels on both outside ends of box. Alphabetic list of titles on outside back of box. On bottom of box: ISBNcode: 0-14-095272-1. Box damaged at top of one end.
    Display rack for Penguin paperbacks.



    [No information, except "Printed in the U.S.A." Est. ca 1985.]

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: 7" high, 9.25" wide, 6" deep.

    Durable cardboard. Outside black. Printing and Penguin logos in white. Ends are triangular.
    Large clear plastic pouchlike case



    Penguin Books, date unknown

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: 26cm. high x 33cm. wide. With embossed penguin.

    Like the large red plastic case, this must have been intended for customer's or dealer's storage of catalogs or releases re new titles.
    Large red plastic case



    Penguin Books, date unknown

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: 22cm x 31cm. NEW FROM PENGUINS and penguin in oval, both in black.

    This large case must have been intended for catalogs, release information or other lists issued by Penguin.
    Penguin T-Shirt



    [Source unknown, perhaps part of 60th anniversary, 1995]

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: In 12.5" x 12.5" clear plastic envelope with Penguin label

    Front of T-shirt: Replica of green-white-green front book cover with FAREWELL, MY LOVELY / RAYMOND CHANDLER. Envelope label reads: "100% COTTON T-SHIRT/SHORT SLEEVE/One size". On back of envelope: ISBNcode reads: 0-14-088292-8.
    Printer's type with penguin designs



    Four examples.

    To BART collection

    Description: Two wooden with metal faces; two all-metal.

    The penguin designs appeared in different places--on spines, on covers, on short-title pages, etc. These examples of printer's type date from period when such type being relied upon, roughly up to the late 1950s.
    Publicity material of various sorts



    Mostly Penguin Books, various dates (mainly unknown).

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: About 18 different examples

    Various cards or slips with advertising for Penguin series or titles, special bookplates used by Penguin for complimentary copies, and a few odds and ends,
    Small blue stiff case



    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, ca. 1937-38

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Dull blue, with silver penguin in middle front cover.

    These cases were for sale from Penguin. The covers of a Penguin paperback could be slipped into the case so that one had a more durable book. At the bottom of back flap of dustwrapper was a rectangular label with author and title that could be cut out and affixed to the case's spine.
    Small clear plastic case



    Penguin Books? Two identical exmples

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Clear plastic with embossed penguin.

    This clear plastic case is of the same design as the red one, but has no bookmark.
    Small red plastic case



    Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, (date unknown)

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Red plastic with embossed penguin in oval on front cover.

    Like the blue stiff case this could enclose a Penguin book. Unlike the blue stiff one, this case has no firm spine and may not have taken any label. This case includes a long, flexible, attached book mark.
    Penguin Books

    Lapel pin

    [Source not known. Perhaps part of 60th anniversary, 1995.]

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Oval enameled pin, ca 1" high.

    Traditional black and white penguin on orange background, with black boarder.
    Penguin Books

    Miscellaneous ephemera

    [Varied]

    BANC MSS 99/45 z

    Description: Various.

    Paper or plastic bags with Penguin identification, bookmarks or small display items.

    TABLE 5: Index to Reference Materials

    Note: "A PENGUIN COLLECTOR'S COMPANION", 1997 revised edition, offers authoritative encyclopedic entries and deserves to be an active adjunct of the present index. Since its entries are alphabetically arranged, it has not been indexed here. This may be asked for at The Bancroft Library as Edwards (ed.), "A Penguin Collector's Companion," MISCELLANY, 7-8 (1997 revised 1-vol. edit.)
    The section, "Index to Reference Materials", in Part II of the above essay provides a fuller account of the Index and the structure of the entries in the "Source" column.

    A-B

    Item Source Source Date
    Advertisements See: Wartime advertisements  
    African Library, Penguin See: Penguin African Library  
    Albatross Mod. Continental Libr. Newsletter 14:101-112 (4 pp.) 1980/05
    Albatross Mod. Continental Libr. Penguin Collector 46:23-26 (Guthercole) 1996/07
    Aldridge, Alan See: Design--Aldridge, Alan  
    Allen Lane The Penguin Press Fifty Penguin Years pp.72-74; 125-26 1965/09
    Allen Lane The Penguin Press Penguin Portrait pp. 328-331 [launched 1967] 1995/06
    American Pelicans Newsletter 13: 83-85 (Dalby) 1979/11
    American Penguin Specials Miscellany 2:16-19 [PCSN 17] (Edwards) 1987/10
    American Penguin Specials Miscellany 11:77-86 (Pearson) 1996/12
    American Penguin Specials--S208 Newsletter 34:40-41 (Kesterton & Edwards) 1990/06
    American Penguins Newsletter 13: 80 1979/11
    American Penguins Newsletter 14:116-118 1980/05
    American Penguins Schreuders, Paperbacks, U.S.A. pp.37-46,165ff. 1981/07
    American Penguins Newsletter 19:298 1982/11
    American Penguins Miscellany 4: 3-22 [new + cklist PCSN 17] 1989/10
    American Penguins Newsletter 34:41-43 (Jollans;Crutch;Faulds;etc.) 1990/06
    American Penguins Newsletter 35:37 (Hare) 1990/12
    American Penguins Penguin Collector 44:14-23 1995/07
    American Penguins--276 Penguin Collector 49:40 (Pearson) 1997/12
    American Penguins--556 not issued Penguin Collector 47:52-53 1996/12
    American Penguins--Ballantine, I Penguin Collector 44:12-13 1995/07
    American Penguins--cover design Newsletter 17:194-196 (Bonn) 1981/11
    American Penguins--publ. hist. Penguin Portrait pp.148-155 1995/06
    American Penguins--publ. hist. Miscellany 10:16-19 (Ballantine & Patrick) 1995/10
    American Superior reprints Miscellany 11:86 (Pearson) 1996/12
    Ardizzone, Edward See: Design--Ardizzone, Edward  
    Arnold, H. A. W. See: Publ. hist.--Arnold, H. A. W.  
    Atlas project See: Penguin Atlas Project  
    Auden, W. H. See: Authors--Auden, W. H.  
    Australian Christmas cards Penguin Collector 48:33-36 (Hare) 1997/07
    Australian Penguins Newsletter 31:60 (Barling) 1988/12
    Australian Penguins Newsletter 33:39 (Ferris) 1989/12
    Australian Penguins Newsletter 34:43 (Barling) 1990/06
    Australian Penguins Newsletter 40:16-18 (Barling) 1993/06
    Australian Penguins--1940-46 Newsletter 28: 3-9 (Barling) 1987/05
    Australian Penguins--1946-96 Penguin Collector 46:35-40 (Dutton) 1996/07
    Australian Penguins--AU7(Hughes) Penguin Collector 52:46-47 (Hare) 1999/07
    Australian Penguins--Dutton, G. Penguin Collector 52:55-59 (Orton) 1999/07
    Australian Penguins--Horwitz Newsletter 36:34 (Whitford) 1991/06
    Australian Penguins--Horwitz Bks Penguin Collector 47:40-42 (Barling) 1996/12
    Australian Penguins--Lady Chatt. Penguin Collector 51:20-25 (Orton) 1998/12
    Australian Penguins--Perm. Peng. Penguin Collector 46:45 1996/07
    Australian Penguins--publ. hist. Penguin Portrait pp.270-278 1995/06
    Australian Penguins--publ. hist. Penguin Collector 46: 3-7 (Oakley; Stonier) 1996/07
    Australian Penguins--S182 Penguin Collector 46:41-43 1996/07
    Australian Penguins--Sixties Penguin Collector 51:61 (Hare) 1998/12
    Australian Penguins--Stonier Penguin Collector 49:37 1997/12
    Australian Penguins--verse Penguin Collector 50:34-37 (Orton) 1998/07
    Author index--Pelican Books Brit.Paperb.Chklist 10:17-26 (Williams) 1990/01
    Author index--Penguin 1-1000 Brit.Paperb.Chklist 11:31-47 (Williams) 1991/02
    Author index--Penguin 1001-2000 Brit.Paperb.Chklist 32:27-41 (Williams&Barling) 1991/02
    Author index--Penguin New Writ. John Lehmann's New Writing pp.31-107 [UC Libr.] 1990/06
    Author index--Puffin Pict. Bks Brit.Paperb.Chklist 19:18-21 (Williams) 1996/09
    Author index--Puffin Story Bks Brit.Paperb.Chklist 33: 9-11 (Williams) 1996/09
    Authors--Auden, W. H. Penguin Portrait pp.220-222 1995/06
    Authors--Bell, Adrian Father and Son pp.11-16 (Bell) 1999/09
    Authors--Blythe, Ronald Penguin Portrait pp.332-337 1995/06
    Authors--Carroll, Lewis Newsletter 27: 2-6 (Goodacre) 1986/12
    Authors--Childe, Vere Gordon Penguin Collector 46:23-26 (Guthercole) 1996/07
    Authors--Cohen, J. M. Father and Son pp.17-22 (Cohen) 1999/09
    Authors--Deighton, Len Penguin Portrait pp.313-319 1995/06
    Authors--Graves, Robert Penguin Portrait pp.190-200 1995/06
    Authors--Graves, Robert Penguin Collector 51:14-19 (Antin) 1998/12
    Authors--Greene, Graham Penguin Portrait pp.161-163 1995/06
    Authors--Hemingway, Ernest Newsletter 40:19 21 (Edwards) 1993/06
    Authors--Hoggart, Richard Father and Son pp.23-29 (Hoggart) 1999/09
    Authors--Kitto, H. D. F. Miscellany 12:64-75 (Hare) 1997/07
    Authors--Lawrence, D. H. Newsletter 36: 2-7 (Platt) 1991/06
    Authors--Lawrence, D. H. Penguin Portrait pp236-249 1995/06
    Authors--Lawrence, T. E. Newsletter 39: 7-11 (Edmonds) 1992/12
    Authors--Lewis, D. B. Wyndham Penguin Portrait pp.156-159 1995/06
    Authors--Linklater, Eric Father and Son pp.30-40 (Linklater) 1999/09
    Authors--Masereel, Frans Penguin Collector 51:44-50 (Hare) 1998/12
    Authors--Mason, Kenneth A. Miscellany 12:82-88 (Hare) 1997/07
    Authors--Maugham, Somerset cklst Newsletter 25:15-16 (Edwards) 1985/11
    Authors--Nevinson, Henry Woodd Penguin Portrait pp.83-87 1995/06
    Authors--Nicolson, Harold Father and Son pp.41-46 (Nicolson) 1999/09
    Authors--Orwell, George Penguin Portrait pp.101-104 1995/06
    Authors--Russell, Betrand Penguin Portrait pp.285-287 1995/06
    Authors--Sackville-West, Vita Father and Son pp.41-46 (Nicolson) 1999/09
    Authors--Sayers, Dorothy Penguin Portrait pp.201-209 1995/06
    Authors--Shaw, G. B. Penguin Collector 42:22-27 1994/06
    Authors--Shaw, G. B. Penguin Portrait p.74 1995/06
    Authors--Shaw, G. B. Penguin Portrait pp.56-65 1995/06
    Authors--Shaw, G. B. Penguin Collector 48:46-47 1997/07
    Authors--Shaw, G. B. Am. cklst Newsletter 29: 19 (Bur) 1987/12
    Authors--Shaw, G. B. with chklst Newsletter 34:17-23 (Edwards) 1990/06
    Authors--Simenon Maigret cklst Newsletter 29: 5-18 (Barling) 1987/12
    Authors--Thomas, Dylan Penguin Collector 43:27-28 1994/12
    Authors--Toklas, Alice B. Penguin Portrait pp.2670270 1965/06
    Authors--Tubbs, Ralph Penguin Collector 49:52-56 (Cadbury-Brown) 1997/12
    Authors--Waugh, Evelyn Newsletter 21:10-11 (McGarva) 1983/11
    Authors--Waugh, Evelyn Father and Son pp.61-67 (Waugh) 1999/09
    Authors--Waugh, Evelyn cklist Newsletter 26:10 (Edwards) 1986/06
    Authors--Wodehouse, P. G. Newsletter 34: 7-9 (Edmonds) 1990/06
    Authors--Wyndham, John Penguin Portrait pp.222-226 1995/06
    Baby Puffin Books Miscellany 6:22-23 1991/10
    Baby Puffin Books--7 U.S.distrib Penguin Collector 49:38 1997/12
    Baby Puffin Books--checklist Brit.Paperb.Chklist 19 p12 (Date & Williams) 1987/06
    Baby Puffin Books--checklist Brit.Paperb.Chklist 19 p2 (Williams) 1997/09
    Beales, H. L. See: Publ.hist.--Beales, H. L.  
    Bell, Adrian See: Authors--Bell, Adrian  
    Bk rev: Bonn, Undercover Miscellany 4:26-27 [PCSN 19] (Dalby) 1989/10
    Bk rev: Edwards, So Much Admired Newsletter 31:55-59 (Flood et al) 1988/12
    Bk rev: Green, Penguin Books ... Newsletter 17:215-216 (Foley) 1981/11
    Bk rev: Hans Schmoller ... Newsletter 29:36-37 (Edwards) 1987/12
    Bk rev: Hare, Penguin Portraits Penguin Collector 45:58-60 1995/12
    Bk rev: Holland, Mushroom Jungle Penguin Collector 43:45 1994/12
    Bk rev: John Lehmann's New Writ. Newsletter 38:36-37 (Edwards) 1992/06
    Bk rev: Morpurgo, Allen Lane Newsletter 14: 94-95 (Scott) 1980/05
    Bk rev: Noel Carrington & Puffin Newsletter 39:38 (Simpson) 1992/12
    Bk rev: Peng.Publs.for Children Newsletter 30:59 (Morris) 1988/07
    Bk rev: Radice,Translator's Art Newsletter 30:57-59 (Dalby) 1988/07
    Bk rev: Schreuders, Bk of Paperb Newsletter 17:216-217 (Hall) 1981/11
    Bk rev: Schreuders, Paperbacks Miscellany 4:23-25 [PCSN 16, 17] (Dalby, Hall) 1989/10
    Bk rev: Tschichold,Typografische Newsletter 37:23 (Schmoller) .. Entwurftstechnik 1991/12
    Bk rev: Wood, Paper Chase Newsletter 28:26-27 (Edwards) 1987/05
    Bk.rev: Flanagan, Brit.Gang..Pap Penguin Collector 49:61-62 (Hare?) 1997/12
    Bk.rev: Tschichold, New Typogr. Penguin Collector 47:20-23 (McLean) 1996/12
    Blythe, Ronald See: Authors--Blythe, Ronald  
    Bookseller catalogues Penguin Collector 41:51-52 1993/12
    Bookseller catalogues Penguin Collector 42:52-53 1994/06
    Bookseller catalogues Penguin Collector 43:49 1994/12
    Bound Penguins See: Hardback Penguins  
    Boxed sets Newsletter 38:40 (Schmoller) 1992/06
    British European Airways Newsletter 40:36 (Cornelius) 1993/06
    British European Airways Penguin Collector 45:43-45 1995/12
    British European Airways Penguin Collector 52:50-51 (Hare) 1999/07
    British Local Building Styles Miscellany 13:50-55 (Hare, Potter) 1998/12
    British Natural History Miscellany 13:25-35 (Hare) 1998/12
    British Natural History Miscellany 13:36-40 (Chopping) 1998/12
    British Natural History Miscellany 13:41-46 [1990] (Partridge) 1998/12
    British Natural History Miscellany 13:47-49 (Venables) 1998/12
    British Overseas Airways Penguin Collector 52:50-51 (Hare) 1999/07
    British paperbacks Newsletter 12: 55 (Dalby) 1979/05
    British paperbacks--publ. hist. Newsletter 19:273-275 (Williams) 1982/11
    Buildings of England Cherry, Buildings of England (Peng 1983) 1983/03
    Buildings of England Penguin Portrait pp.209-218 1995/06
    Buildings of England Cherry, Buildings of England (PCS, 1998) 1998/03
    Buildings of England Penguin Collector 50:13 1998/07
    Buildings of England & Wales Penguin Collector 47:34-36 (Aldous) 1996/12
    Buildings of England--Bucks Penguin Collector 44:44-47 1995/07
    Buildings of England--CD-ROMs Penguin Collector 51:61 (Hare) 1998/12
    Buildings of England--London Penguin Collector 50: 8-12 1998/07
    Buildings of Ireland Cherry, Buildings of England ('98) pp.19,48 1998/03
    Buildings of Scotland Cherry, Buildings of England ('98) p.16-19,48-49 1998/03
    Buildings of Wales Cherry, Buildings of England ('98) pp.19,49-50 1998/03

    C-D

    Item Source Source Date
    Canadian Penguins Miscellany 11:87-88 (Pearson) 1996/12
    Carrington, Noel See: Publ. hist.--Carrington, Noel  
    Chadwick, Paxton See: Design--Chadwick, Paxton  
    Cherry: Buildings of England ... Penguin Collector 50:13 1998/07
    Christie, Agatha See: Authors--Christie, Agatha  
    Cinamon, Gerald See: Design--Cinamon, Gerald  
    Classics, Penguin See: Penguin Classics  
    Cohen, J. M. See: Authors--Cohen, J. M. 1999/09
    Coleccion Pinguino Newsletter 23: 7 (Edwards) 1984/11
    Coleccion Pinguino--history Miscellany 10:20-21 (T. Schmoller) 1995/10
    Collecting Penguins See: Penguin collecting  
    Collection du Vieux Chamois--ckl Brit.Paperb.Chklist 19 p11 (Date & Williams) 1987/06
    Collection du Vieux Chamois--ckl Brit.Paperb.Chklist 19 p2 (Williams) 1996/09
    Collins Crime Club subser. Newsletter 14:122 (10-title sequence) 1980/05
    Complete Pelican Shakespeare Fifty Penguin Years plate c54 in Design sect. 1985/09
    Cover design typology--main ser. Newsletter 30: 3-11 (Barling) 1988/07
    Cover design--plain rear cover Penguin Collector 47:51 (Gadd) 1996/12
    Cover design--Shaw plays Penguin Collector 48:46 (Orton) 1997/07
    Cover price when published Brit.Paperb.Chklists (cover price, each book)  
    Cover type--better quality pap. Penguin Collector 46:41-43 1996/07
    Cover type--bound or hardback See: Hardback  
    Cover type--self-wrapper Newsletter 40:37 (Edwards) 1993/06
    Crime See also: Main series--Collins Crime Club  
    Crime See: Penguin Crime Fiction  
    Cut-Out Books, Puffin See: Puffin Cut-Out Books  
    Deighton, Len See: Authors--Deighton, Len  
    Design Green, E., The Pictorial Cover 1960-1980 (1981) 1981/05
    Design ABMR v. 8,no. 8 (Aug 81) pp.191-295 (McLean) 1981/08
    Design Newsletter 20:311-312 (Hazlehurst) 1983/06
    Design Fifty Penguin Years pp.105-140 1985/09
    Design index--Penguin 1001-2000 Brit.Paperb.Chklist 32:42-43 (Williams&Barling) 1991/02
    Design index--Puffin Story Bks Brit.Paperb.Chklist 33:12 (Williams) 1996/09
    Design index--Puffin Story Bks Brit.Paperb.Chklist 33:12 (Williams) 1996/09
    Design--Ardizzone, Edward Penguin Collector 49:19 (McLean) 1997/12
    Design--Baynes, Pauline Penguin Collector 52:44 (Hare) 1999/07
    Design--Chadwick, Paxton Penguin Collector 49:34-36 (Chadwick) 1997/12
    Design--Chapping, Richard Miscellany 13:36-40 (Chopping) 1998/12
    Design--Chopping, Richard Miscellany 13:32-36 (Hare) 1998/12
    Design--Chopping, Richard Miscellany 13:41-46 [1990] (Partridge) 1998/12
    Design--Cinamon, Gerald Miscellany 12:56-63 (Cinamon) 1997/07
    Design--cover artists listed Brit.Paperb.Chklist 32: 42-43 (main: 2nd thous.) 1991/02
    Design--cover design policy Penguin Portrait pp.226-230 1995/06
    Design--covers Penguin Collector 51:59-60 (Hare) 1998/12
    Design--covers Penguin Collector 52:14-24 (Hollis) 1999/07
    Design--covers, front & spine Brit.Paperb.Chklists (front matter, each list)  
    Design--covers, history of Penguin Collector 52:25-28 (Scanlon) 1999/07
    Design--covers, postcards of Penguin Collector 52:44 (Hare) 1999/07
    Design--covers, rear Brit.Paperb.Chklists (front matter, each list)  
    Design--covers, typology of Newsletter 30: 3-11 (Barling) 1988/07
    Design--early paperbacks ABMR v. 8,no. 6 (Jun 81) pp.224-227 (McLean) 1981/01
    Design--Facetti, Germano Penguin Collector 52:14-24 (Hollis) 1999/07
    Design--Friedlander, Elizabeth Penguin Collector 51:26-29 (Paucker) 1998/12
    Design--Games, Abram Penguin Collector 47:11-14 [The Guardian] 1996/12
    Design--Games, Abram (1914-96) New York Times obituary 9/27/96 [clipping box] 1996/09
    Design--Games, Abram covers Newsletter 26: 9 (Homan) 1986/06
    Design--Games, Abram covers Newsletter 40:35 (Edwards) 1993/06
    Design--Games, Abram covers Penguin Portrait pp.229-230 1995/06
    Design--Games, Abram covers Miscellany 10:43-46 32 titles listed (Games) 1995/10
    Design--illustr,Puffin Story Bks Brit.Paperb.Chklist 33:12 (Williams) 1996/09
    Design--Kelly, R. B. T. Penguin Collector 49:20-23 (Haworth) 1997/12
    Design--Music Score covers Newsletter 36:38 (Hall) 1991/06
    Design--patterned papers Penguin Collector 50:62-63 (Fox) 1998/07
    Design--patterned papers Penguin Collector 51:26-29 (Paucker) 1998/12
    Design--Potter, Margaret Penguin Collector 49:49-51 (Obituary, The Times) 1997/12
    Design--roundel Penguin Collector 51:26-29 (Paucker) 1998/12
    Design--Schmoller, Hans Newsletter 26: 8 1986/06
    Design--Schmoller, Hans Newsletter 29:36-37 (Edwards) 1987/12
    Design--spineless Penguins Penguin Collector 48:29-31 (Mitchell) 1997/07
    Design--Tschichold, Jan McLean, R., Jan Tschichold (1975) pp.87-104 ff. 1975/07
    Design--Tschichold, Jan Penguin Collector 49:57-60 (McLean) 1997/12
    Design--Tschichold, Jan Penguin Collector 51:14-19 (Antin) 1998/12
    Design--Venables, Bernard Miscellany 13:47-49 (Venables) 1998/12
    Design--Venables, Bernard Penguin Collector 51:61 (Hare) 1998/12
    Design--Wolpe, Berthold Newsletter 33:41 (Edwards) 1989/12
    Dustwrappers Newsletter 36:22-26 (Barling) 1991/06
    Dustwrappers Brit.Paperb.Chklists (whether dw, each book)  
    Dustwrappers--King Penguin Newsletter 36:27 (Hall) 1991/06
    Dutch Penguins Newsletter 40:38 (Peters) 1993/06

    E-G

    Item Source Source Date
    Education, Penguin Penguin Portrait pp.306-312 1995/06
    Egg, The (Jr.Puff.Club magazine) Penguin Collector 41:36-37 1993/12
    Egyptian Penguins Newsletter 12: 58 1979/05
    Egyptian Penguins Newsletter 22:14-16 (Seymour-Ure) 1984/05
    Egyptian Penguins Miscellany 2:14-15 [PCSN 10] (Swale) 1987/10
    Egyptian Penguins Miscellany 11:71-73 (Pearson) 1996/12
    Egyptian Penguins Penguin Collector 49:37 (Maynard) 1997/12
    English Language Book Society Newsletter 38:41 (Edwards) 1992/06
    English Language Book Society Newsletter 39:39 (Hare) 1992/12
    English Library, Penguin See: Penguin English Library  
    Errors & omissions Newsletter 21: 3-5 (Wilmott) 1983/11
    EVT Penguins Educ.&Vocat.Train. See: Standard Unit Libraries--EVT  
    Facetti, Germano See: Design--Facetti, Germano  
    Film Review See: Penguin Film Review  
    Film, Penguins dealing with Newsletter 32: 2-8 (Edwards) 1989/07
    First editions Newsletter 15:126-134 (Orr) 1980/11
    First editions Newsletter 35:39 (Edwards) 1990/12
    For the Forces Penguin Portrait pp.104-107 1995/06
    For the Forces