Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Vintage Penguin Puffins

The following Puffins are in my collection.  I try to collect first published Penguins only. This makes for an interesting challenge.  Dates indicate the year that Penguin published these books.

PS   5:  Smoky The Story of a Horse by Will James (1949- reprint)
PS   8:  The Microbe Man, A Life of Pasteur by Eleanor Doorly
PS 10:  Tents in Mongolia by Henning Haslund (1943)
PS 30:  Worzel Gummidge and Sauce Nancy by Barbara Euphan Todd (1951-reprint)
PS 40:  Discovery by Sir Richard Gregory (1949)
PS 44:  Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll (1948)
PS 47:  The Young Detectives by R J McGregor (R1963)
PS 51:  The Grey Goose of Kilnevin (R1968)
PS 55:  Strangers at the Fair by Patricia Lynch (1949)
PS 60:  Tarka the Otter by Henry Williamson (R1961)
PS 67:  Selected Cautionary Verses (1950)
PS 68:  The Radium Woman by Eleanor Doorly (1953)
PS 70:  Selected Stories and Verses by Walter de la Mare  (1952)
PS 72 A Puffing Book of Verse compiled by Eleanor Graham (1963) - reprint
PS 80:  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain ((1961-reprint)
PS 81:  Tarka the Otter by Henry Williamson (1949)
PS 87:  Fell Farm For Christmas by Marjorie Lloyd (1954)
PS 91:  The Children Who LIved in a Barb(1965-reprint)
PS 94:  The Heir of Charlecote by Mark Dallow (1955)

PS 101:  Robin Hood by Roger Lancelyn Green  (R1963)
PS 111: King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard (1965)-reprint
PS 115:  Bush Holiday by Stephen Fennimore (1958)
PS 126:  Emil and the Detectives (1964 reprint)
PS 131:  Avalanche by A. Rutgers Van Der Loeff (1964-reprint)
PS 133:  The Good Master by Kate Seredy (1959)
PS 139:  The Saga of Asgard by Roger Lancelyn Green
PS 148:  Four Feet and Two (compilation) (1964- reprint)
PS 150:  Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson (1961)
PS 150:  Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson (R1964)
PS 163:  The Otterbury Incident by C. Day Lewis (1963-reprint)
PS 166:  Greyfriars Bobby by Eleanor Atkinson (1962)x 2
PS 168:  Moonfleet by J. Meade Falkner (R1964)
PS 183:  The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden (1963)
PS 187:  The Midnight Folk by John Masefield (1963)
PS 197:  The Spanish Cave by Geoffrey Household (1963)

PS 208:  The Hill of the Red Fox by Allan Campbell McLean (1964)
PS 218:  The Bookshop on the Quay by Patricia Lynch (1964)
PS 221:  Aidan and the Strollers by Frederick Grice ((R1964)
PS 222:  Landslide by Véronique Day (1964)
PS 238:  A Valley Full of Pipers by Richard Parker (1965)
PS 249:  A Book of Princesses selected by S. P. Johnson (1967-reprint)
PS 261:  Ponder and William by Barbara Softley (1966)
PS 264:  In The Daisy-Field by Eleanor Farjeon (1966)
PS 268:  Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell (1960R)
PS 280:  St George and the Dragon & Punch and Judy by Diana
               John (1966)
PS 291:  Dr. Doolittle's Post Office by Hugh Lofting (1967)
PS 293:  The Growing Summer by Noel Streatfeild (1966)
PS 295:  The Humpy in the Hills by John Gunn (1967)

PS 302:  The Country Child by Alison Uttley (1966) (Penguin also
               published this in Peacock Bks)
PS 305:  The Luck of Troy by Roger L. Green (1967)
PS 306:  The Copper Nail by C.J. Lambert (1967)
PS 311:  The Flying Classroom by Erich Kastner (1967)
PS 316:  The Four-Storey Mistake by Elizabeth Enright (1967)
PS 318:  Jack Holborn by Leon Garfield (1967)
PS 326:  The Merry Go Round (1967) chosen by James Reeves
PS 332:  The Pig in the Middle by William Mayne (1968)
PS 335:  The Golden Goblet by E.J. McGraw (1968)
PS 339:  Swallowdale by Arthur Ransome (1968)
PS 345:  Black Hearts in Battersea by Joan Aiken (1968)
PS 368:  Doctor Doolittle's Garden by Hugh Lofting (1968)
PS 375:  The Chesterfield Gold by Roger Pilkington (1968)
PS 379:  Harriet and The Cherry Pie by Clare Compton (1963)
PS 380:  The High Deeds of Finn Mac Cool (1960)
PS 382:  Half Magic by Edward Eager (1968)
PS 387:  Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes (1969)

PS 402:  The Grove of Green Holly by Barbara Willard (1969)

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