Penguin Publishing

In 1935, if you wanted to read a good book, you needed either a lot of money or a library card. Cheap paperbacks were available, but their poor production generally tended to mirror the quality between the covers. Penguin paperbacks were the brainchild of Allen Lane, then a director of The Bodley Head. After a weekend visiting Agatha Christie in Devon, he found himself on a platform at Exeter station searching its bookstall for something to read on his journey back to London, but discovered only popular magazines and reprints of Victorian novels. Appalled by the selection on offer, Lane decided that good quality contemporary fiction should be made available at an attractive price and sold not just in traditional bookshops, but also in railway stations, tobacconists and chain stores. He also wanted a 'dignified but flippant' symbol for his new business. His secretary suggested a Penguin and another employee was sent to London Zoo to make some sketches. Seventy years later Penguin is still one of the most recognizable brands in the world.

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Age of Turbulence, The - Adventurers in a New World

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $35.00

Ardennes 1944 - Hitler's Last Gamble

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

Barracuda - Final Bearing

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Modern Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $6.99

Blossoms in the Wind - Human Legacies of the Kamikaze

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $24.95

(dust jacket VG+)

Code Name Caesar

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $16.00

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Command of Honor

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(dust jacket VG+)

Complete Idiot's Guide to The Civil War, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $19.95

Conflict of Interest

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Mystery Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $6.95

Critical Role - Vox Machina, Kith & Kin

By: Penguin Publishing

Stock #: RAN96626

Product Line: Fantasy Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $28.00

Cybergypsies, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Modern Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $28.95

D-Day - The Battle for Normandy

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $32.95

(dust jacket VG)

D-Day - The Battle for Normandy Audiobook

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

Eastern Front 1914-1917, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

Face of Battle, The - A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo and the Somme

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

Fantastic Voyage - Microcosm

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Science Fiction Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $6.99

Game Boys

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $24.95

Halbritter's Arms Through the Ages - An Introduciton to the Secret Weapons of History

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

Hero of Ticonderoga, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Modern Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $6.99

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History of the Peloponnesian War

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $12.95

History of the Second World War

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $15.95

In Trump We Trust - E Pluribus Awesome!

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Politcal Discourse (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $23.00

Isle of Stone, The - A Novel of Ancient Sparta

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $7.99

Khare - Cityport of Traps (2nd Printing)

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Steve Jackson's Sorcery!

Khare - Cityport of Traps (3rd Printing)

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Steve Jackson's Sorcery!

King's Peace, The - 1637-1641

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

(name inside)

Laundry Files #1 - The Atrocity Archives

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Horror Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $14.00

Laundry Files #2 - The Jennifer Morgue

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Horror Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $15.00

Mask of Command, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $10.00

Miracle of Dunkirk, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Novels (Penguin Publishing)

Napoleon's Wars - An International History 1803-1815

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $35.00

Naval Battles of the First World War

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

On the Shortness of Life - Life is Long if You Know How to Use It

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

One Square Mile of Hell - The Battle for Tarawa

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

Penguin Book of the Undead, The - Fifteen Hundred Years of Supernatural Encounters

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Horror Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $17.00

Penguin Book of Witches, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $17.00

People of the Mesa

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $5.99

Persian Expedition, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

Pillars of the Earth, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Novels (Penguin Publishing)

Portable Chaucer, The (School and Library Binding Edition)

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $12.50

Price of Glory, The - Verdun 1916

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $14.95

(dust jacket VG+)
(dust jacket Fair, name inside)

Reindeer Hunters, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $5.99

Returns of Nightfall, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Fantasy Novels (Penguin Publishing)

Riddles of the Sphinx, The - And the Puzzles, Word Games, Brainteasers, Conundrums, Quizzes, Mysteries, Code and Ciphers That Have Baffled, Entertained and Confused the World Over the Last 100 Years

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Mystery Novels (Penguin Publishing)

Rocksburg Railroad Murders, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Mystery Novels (Penguin Publishing)

(stamp inside cover)

Russia Against Napoleon - The True Story of the Campaigns of War and Peace

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $23.00

Secret History of MI6

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $20.00

Seven Serpents, The (3rd Printing)

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Steve Jackson's Sorcery!

Shamutanti Hills, The (3rd Printing)

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Steve Jackson's Sorcery!

Sink the Shigure

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $7.99

Spirits Walking Woman

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Fantasy Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $5.99

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Modern Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $9.99

(name inside)

Trial of Charles I, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Reference Books (Penguin Publishing)

(name inside)
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Tribune, The

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Tribune, The

By: Penguin Publishing

Product Line: Historical Novels (Penguin Publishing)

MSRP $7.99

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