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Ariel (1935) by André Maurois.

This was the first book ever published by Penguin Books. It was a a biography of the English poet Shelley. This volume features the coveted number "1" on the spine and a chubby Penguin logo.



PENGUIN BOOKS - CHECKLIST
Serial No./Author/Title/Year first published in Penguin Books


1 Ariel - André Maurois (1935)
2 A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway (1935)
3 Poets Pub - Eric Linklater (1935)
4 Madame Claire - Susan Ertz (1935)
5 The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club - Dorothy Sayers (1935)
6 The Mysterious Affair at Styles - Agatha Christie (1935)
6a The Murder on the Links - Agatha Christie (1936)
7 Twenty-Five - Beverley Nichols (1935)
8 William - E. H. Young (1935)
9 Gone to Earth - Mary Webb (1935)
10 Carnival - Compton Mackenzie (1935)

11 South Wind - Norman Douglas (1935)
12 The Purple Land - W. H. Hudson (1935)
13 Patrol - Phillip MacDonald (1935)
14 The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett (1935)
15 Four Frightened People - E. Arnat Robertson (1935)
16 The Edwardians - V. Sackville-West (1935)
17 The Informer - Liam O’Flaherty (1935)
18 Debonair - G. B. Stern (1935)
19 The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg - Louis Bromfield (1935)
20 Erewhon - Samuel Butler (1935)

21 Our Mr Wrenn - Sinclair Lewis (1936)
22 Dr Serocold - Helen Ashton (1936)
23 Esther Waters - George Moore (1936)
24 Hangman’s House - Donn Byrne (1936)
25 Naval Occasions - _____ Bartimeus (1936)
26 Odd Craft - W. W. Jacobs (1936)
27 My Man Jeeves - P. G. Wodehouse (1936)
28 The Owl’s House - Crosbie Garstin (1936)
29 Autobiography (1) - Margot Asquith (1936)
30 Autobiography (2) - Margot Asquith (1936)

31 A Short History of the World - H. G. Wells (1936)
32 The Wayward Man - St. John Ervine (1936)
33 Anna of the Five Towns - Arnold Bennett (1936)
34 Mr Fortune, Please - H. C. Bailey (1936)
35 The Rocklitz - George Preedy (1936)
36 Almayer’s Folly - Joseph Conrad (1936)
37 The Pilgrim of a Smile - Norman Davey (1936)
38 The Return - Walter de la Mare (1936)
39 The Wallet of Kai Lung - Ernest Bramah (1936)
40 Dodo - E. F. Benson (1936)

41 Crome Yellow - Aldous Huxley (1936)
42 Death of a Hero - Richard Aldington (1936)
43 A Safety Match - Ian Hay (1936)
44 A Cuckoo in The Nest - Ben Travers (1936)
45 The Glen O’Weeping - Marjorie Bowen (1936)
46 A Hind Let Loose - C. E. Montague (1936)
47 The Lonely Plough - Constance Holme (1936)
48 A Passage to India - E. M. Forster (1936)
49 The Jungle - Upton Sinclair (1936)
50 The W Plan - Graham Seton (1936)

51 Morning Tide - Neil M. Gunn (1936)
52 The Spanish Farm - R. H. Mottram (1936)
53 Dusty Answer - Rosamund Lehmann (1936)
54 I am Johnathon Srivener - Claude Houghton (1936)
55 The Party Dress - Joseph Hergesheimer (1936)
56 The Hounds of Spring - Sylvia Thompson (1936)
57 The Black Diamond - Francis Brett Young (1936)
58 Poisoned Chocolates Case - Anthony Berkeley (1936)
59 Three Wives - Beatrice Kean Seymour (1936)
60 The Dark Invader - Capt. von Rintelen (1936)

61 The Mysterious Affair at Styles - Agatha Christie (1936)
62 The Missing Money Lender - W. Stanley Sykes (1936)
63 Raffles - E. W. Hornung (1936)
64 The Four Just Men - Edgar Wallace (1936)
65 The Man in the Dark - John Ferguson (1936)
66 The Surgeon’s Log - J. Johnston Abraham (1936)
67 My South Sea Island - Eric Muspratt (1936)
68 With Mystics and Magicians in Tibet - Alexandra David-Neel (1936)
69 Some Experiences of a New Guinea Resident Magistrate (1) - C. A. W. Monckton (1936)
70 Some Experiences of a New Guinea Resident Magistrate (2) - C. A. W. Monckton (1936)

71 Confessions and Impressions - Ethel Mannin (1937)
72 Still She Wished for Company - Margaret Irwin (1937)
73 Mr Weston’s Good Wine - T. F. Powys (1937)
74 Thunder on the Left - Christopher Morley (1937)
75 Decline and Fall - Evelyn Waugh (1937)
76 Dangerous Ages - Rose Macaulay (1937)
77 Grey Wolf - H. C. Armstrong (1937)
78 Trent’s Last Case - E. C. Bentley (1937)
79 The Rasp - Phillip Macdonald (1937)
80 The Dawn of Reckoning - James Hilton (1937)

81 Tarka the Otter - Henry Williamson (1937)
82 Undertones of War - Edmund Blunden (1937)
83 The Poacher - H. E. Bates (1937)
84 Lolly Willowes - Sylvia Townsend Wraner (1937)
85 Sir Isumbras at the Ford - D. K. Broster (1937)
86 These Charming People - Michael Arlen (1937)
87 Greenery Street - Denis Mackail (1937)
88 The Green Lacquer Pavilion - Helen Beauclerk (1937)
89 The Documents in the Case - Dorothy L. Sayers (1937)
90 The Sanfield Scandal - Richard Keverne (1937)

91 Ghost Stories of an Antiquary - M. R. James (1937)
92 The Hampdenshire Wonder - J. D. Beresford (1937)
93 Wild Strawberries - Angela Thirkell (1937)
94 Saturday Night at the Greyhound - John Hampson (1937)
95 The Man Who Was Thursday - G. K. Chesterton (1937)
96 Selected Modern Short Stories - Alan Steele (ed.) (1937)
97 Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. - ___ Somerville & ___ Ross (1937)
98 The Murders in Praed Street - John Rhode (1937)
99 The Worst Journey in The World (1) - Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1937)
100 The Worst Journey in The World (2) - Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1937)


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