Collectable Penguins and other Paperbacks

  1. The Golden Casket: Chinese novellas of two millennia. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967. 1st. Penguin edn. 393pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers rubbed on edges and spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3905) £6.00

 

  1. Arrian: The Life of Alexander Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1958 1st. Penguin edn. 256 pp. Translated by Aubrey de Selincourt. Pages somewhat browned as usual. Pictorial card covers slightly creased on spine and very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2632) £6.00

 

  1. Ballard, J. G.: The Burning World. New York: Berkley Publishing, 1964 1st. P/B edn. 160pp. All pp slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly creased on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4599) £10.00

 

  1. Baudelaire, Charles-Pierre.: Selected Writings on Art and Artists. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 1972. 1st. Penguin edn. 460pp. All pp slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and with some slight crease marks to front panel otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4972) £10.00

 

  1. Beckett, Samuel et al.: Our Exagmination Round his Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress London: Faber & Faber, 1972 1st. P/B edn. viii, 194 pp. Includes essays by Beckett, William Carlos Williams, Marcel Brion et al. Card covers showing some light shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2304) £20.00

 

  1. Branch, Pamela: Murder Every Monday Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1956 1st. Penguin edn. 224pp. All pp very slightly tanned. Card covers slightly rubbed on edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3064) £10.00

 

  1. Burroughs, William.: Dead Fingers Talk. London: Tandem Books, 1966. 1 st. UK p/b edn. 224 pp. All pp. rather tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2968) £20.00

 

  1. Carpozi Jnr., George.: The Agony of Marilyn Monroe. London: World Distributors, 1962 1st. UK P/B edn. 188pp. B/w photos.. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 4955) £15.00

 

  1. Cherry-Garrard, Apsley: The Worst Journey in the World Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1948 1st. Penguin single volume edn. 570pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned around margins. Pictorial card covers with a small tear to spine head. D/w a little rubbed and chipped on edges with some minor loss at spine head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2954) £7.50

 

  1. Christie, Agatha.: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1948. 1st. Penguin edn. 250pp. plus 4pp publisher’s list. Card covers rather rubbed on edges and corners with some chipping and tearing at spine foot. Otherwise, a sound copy. (Stock ref 4964) £6.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Crime at Guildford Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959 1st. Penguin edn. 252pp pluss 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3051) £10.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Mystery in the Channel Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959 1st. Penguin edn. 222pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3067) £8.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Sir John Magill’s Last Journey Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1955 1st. Penguin edn. 255pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges, particularly at the spine and there is some light staining on the front panel. Otherwise, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3069) £15.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: The Cheyne Mystery Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1953 1st. Penguin edn. 253pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Small, neat gift inscription to inside of front panel. Card covers slightly rubbed with two small tears to spine tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3071) £7.50

 

  1. Diaz, Bernal: The Conquest of New Spain Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1963 1st. Penguin edn. 413 pp. Three maps. Translated and with an introduction by J. M. Cohen. Page edges very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2748) £5.00

 

  1. Dobson, Christopher.: The Human Jungle. London: World Distributors, 1963. 1st. P/B edn. 157pp. All pp tanned. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4953) £10.00

 

  1. Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.: The Devils. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1953. 1st. Penguin edn. 669pp. New translation by David Magarshack. All pp lightly tanned. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges with spine slightly stained and frayed at head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 4973) £15.00

 

  1. Eusebius: The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine Harmondsorth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 429 pp. Translated and with an introduction by G. A. Williamson. Pages slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2658) £10.00

 

  1. Fleming, Ian: Dr. No London: Pan Books, 1960 1st. p/b edn. 189 pp plus 3 pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and with a noticeable lean to the spine otherwise a good, sound copy. (Stock ref 1878) £10.00

 

  1. Fleming, Ian: For Your Eyes Only: five secret occasions in the life of James Bond London: Pan Books, 1962 1st. p/b edn. 191 pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners, particularly spine tail which has a small split otherwise a very good, clean copy. (Stock ref 1879) £20.00

 

  1. Fleming, Ian: From Russia With Love London: Pan Books, 1959 1st. p/b edn. 207 pp. Pictorial card covers rubbed on edges particularly spine tail where there is a small split otherwise a good, sound copy. (Stock ref 1877) £20.00

 

  1. Fleming, Ian: Live and Let Die: a James Bond adventure London: Pan Books, 1957 1st. p/b edn. (6) 247 pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and with a slight lean and curl to spine. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1876) £40.00

 

  1. Fleming, Ian: Moonraker: an adventure of James Bond London: Pan Books, 1956 1st. p/b edn. 185 pp. plus 7 pp publisher’s catalogue. Pictorial card covers just rubbed on edges particularly spine head and tail where there are a couple of small splits. Spine curled slightly. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1875) £100.00

 

  1. Goldoni, Carlo: Four Comedies Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1968 1st. Penguin ed. 332 pp. Translated with an introduction by Frederick Davies. The plays are The Venetian Twins, The Artful Widow, Mirandolina and The Superior Residence. Pages very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and creased on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2684) £8.50

 

  1. Gower, John: Confessio Amantis Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1963 1st. Penguin edn. 287 pp. Translated into modern English and with an introduction by Terence Miller. Page edges slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on top edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2747) £10.00

 

  1. Greene, Graham: The Lawless Roads Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1947 1st. Penguin edn. 256pp. All pp slightly tanned on margins and edges. Pictorial ccard covers showing a little shelf wear otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2970) £7.50

 

  1. Hastings, Macdonald.: Cork in Bottle. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1957. 1st. Penguin edn. 224pp. Ownership signature to half-title. Binding slightly cocked and all pp lightly tanned. Card covers slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4965) £6.00

 

  1. Hemingway, Ernest: A Farewell to Arms London: Penguin Books, 1935 1st. Penguin edn. 288 pp. All pp. slightly tanned on margins and edges. D/w rather rubbed and worn with several closed tears and some loss to spine head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2929) £100.00

 

  1. Hervey, H. E.: Cage-Birds. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1940. 1st. Penguin edn. 155pp plus 5pp publisher’s list. All pp somewhat tanned. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges, darkened on spine and with a small tear in bottom of front hinge. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3763) £7.50

 

  1. Jesse, F. Tennyson.: A Pin to See the Peepshow. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1952. 1st. Penguin edn. 380pp. All pp. tanned and binding cocked. Card covers rather rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4960) £8.00

 

  1. Keverne, Richard: The Fleet Hall Inheritance Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1939 1st. Penguin edn. 278 pp. plus 9 pp publisher’s list. Ownership signature to half-title. Pages lightly tanned with occasional foxing and binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers a little grubby and showing some shelf wear otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2793) £10.00

 

  1. Knight, David.: Case No. 561 Dragnet. London: World Distributors, 1957. 1st. UK P/B edn. 191pp. All pp lightly tanned on edges. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4954) £15.00

 

  1. Koestler, Arthur.: The Gladiators. London: Ace Books, 1960. 1st. P/B edn. 221pp plus 3pp publisher’s list. All pp tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and creased on spine with some staining to front panel. A good copy. (Stock ref 4958) £7.50

 

  1. Lautreamont, Le Comte de (Isidore Ducasse): Maldoror and Poems Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1978 1st. Penguin edn. 287 pp. Translated with an introduction by Paul Knight. Pages very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2686) £10.00

 

  1. Lewis, Wyndham.: The Apes of God. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965. 1st. Penguin edn. 650pp. All pp rather tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and with a small stain to back panel otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3781) £15.00

 

  1. Livy: The War with Hannibal Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 688 pp. Translated by Aubrey de Selincourt, edited and introduced by Betty Radice. The text comprises books XXI to XXX of The History of Rome from its Foundation. Pages edges rather browned. Pictorial card covers rubbed on corners and slightly creased on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2685) £10.00

 

  1. Maron, Monika.: Flight of the Ashes. London: Readers International, 1986. 1st. UK edn. (4)188pp. Translated frrom the German by David Newton Marinelli. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed and creased on front panel otherwose a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3950) £10.00

 

  1. Musil, Robert.: The Man Without Qualities. London: Pan Books, 1979. 1st. Picador edns. Threee vols.: xxxiv,365pp, vii,454pp andxii, 445pp. All pp somewhat tanned. Bindings of vols I and II slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and vol I is creased on spine but, overall, a clean, sound set. (Stock ref 4967) £25.00

 

  1. Niven, Larry.: All the Myriad Ways. New York: Ballantine Books, 1971. 1st. P/B edn. (10)182pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4600) £10.00

 

  1. Niven, Larry.: Ringworld. New York: Ballantine Books, 1970. 1st. P/B edn. (8)342(2)pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly creased on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4601) £6.00

 

  1. Perez Galdos, Benito: Fortunata and Jacinta: two stories of married women Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1973 1st. Penguin edn. 1069 pp. Translated with an introduction by Lester Clark. Pages edges slightly browned, pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and with a light crease to spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2755) £10.00

 

  1. Powys, John Cooper.: A Glastonbury Romance. London: Pan Books, 1975. 1st. Picador P/B. 1120pp. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges and corners with spine creased otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4968) £7.50

 

  1. Punshon, E. R.: Death Among the Sunbathers. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1955. 1st. Penguin edn. 224pp. All pp lightly tanned. Card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4963) £6.00

 

  1. Queen, Ellery.: The Door Between. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1958. 1st. Penguin edn. 208pp. All pp slightly tanned, binding slightly cocked. Card covers a little rubbed on edges and tanned on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4971) £5.00

 

  1. Simenon, Georges: Maigret on Holiday Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1970 1st. Penguin edn. 158pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers just showing some minimal rubbing on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3073) £10.00

 

  1. Simenon, Georges: The Sailor’s Rendez-Vous: a Maigret mystery Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1970 1st. Penguin edn. 127pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers a trifle rubbed at spine head and tail otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3074) £10.00

 

  1. Tey, Josephine.: The Daughter of Time. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1954. 1st. Penguin edn. 189pp, All pp tanned and binding slightly cocked. Card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very good , sound copy. (Stock ref 4959) £5.00

 

  1. Upfield, Arthur W.: Murder Down Under Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1951 1st. Penguin edn. 254pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and with a tiny piece missing from spine tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3075) £15.00

 

  1. Vian, Boris: Froth on the Daydream Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1970 1st. Penguin edn. 188pp. Translated from the French by Stanley Chapman. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3032) £25.00

 

  1. Westlake, Donald E.: Pity Him Afterwards. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1964. 1st. Penguin edn. 185pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4961) £15.00

 

  1. Wharton, Edith.: The Age of Innocence. Londin: Virago Press, 1988. 1st. Virago edn. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4966) £7.50