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PENGUIN BOOKS
 A Collectors' Companion (Part 1, A-L), PCS Miscellany vol.7, 1992, ISSN 0954-8157
 A Collectors' Companion (Part 2, M-Z), PCS Miscellany vol.8, 1993, ISSN 0954-8157
 Advertising in Penguins, PCS Miscellany vol.1, 1986, ISSN 0954-8157
 Classified List, Penguin Books, 1962
 Fifty Penguin Years, Penguin Books, 1985, ISBN 0140085890
 For the Forces, PCS Miscellany vol.2, 1987, ISSN 0954-8157
 Happy Birthday Puffin, PCS Miscellany vol.6, 1991, ISSN 0954-8157
 Mock... Missing... Miscellaneous..., PCS Miscellany vol.3, 1988, ISSN 0954-8157
 Pelican Books: A Sixtieth Anniversary Celebration, PCS Miscellany vol.12, 1997, ISSN 0954-8157
 The Penguin Classics, PCS Miscellany vol.9, 1994, ISSN 0954-8157
 Penguin Illustrated Classics, PCS Miscellany vol.5, 1990, ISSN 0954-8157
 Penguins Progress, Penguin Books, (1936-1940 and 1946-1951) leaflets and booklets
 Penguins Progress 1935-1960, Penguin Books, 1960, Q25
 Twenty One Years, PCS Miscellany vol.10, 1995, ISSN 0954-8157
 Yankee Doodle Penguin; Christmas Crackers, PCS Miscellany vol.4, 1989, ISSN 0954-8157
Bishop,DKing Penguins, Penguin Collectors' Society, 1982
Cherry,BThe Buildings of England, Penguin Collectors' Society, 1983, ISBN 0907049060
Dutton,GA Rare Bird: Penguin Books in Australia 1946-96, Penguin Australia, 1996, ISBN: 0145000001
Edwards,RSo Much Admired: Die InselBucherei and the King Penguin Series, Salvia Books, 1988
Green,EPenguin Books: The Pictorial Cover 1960-1980, Manchester Polytechnic Library, 1981
Hall,DJThe King Penguin Series, Penguin Collectors' Society, 1980, ISBN 0907049028
Hare,StevePenguin Portrait: Allen Lane and the Penguin Editors 1935-1970, (Q60) Penguin Books, 1995, ISBN 0140238522
Morpurgo,JEAllen Lane - King Penguin, 1979, ISBN 0091396905
Pearson,JPenguins March On: Books for the Forces during World War II, PCS Miscellany vol.11, 1996, ISSN 0954-8157
Whitehead,EJohn Lehmann's New Writing: An Author Index 1936-50, Edwin Mellen Press, Lampeter, 1990
Williams,WEAllen Lane: A Personal Portrait, Bodley Head, 1973, ISBN 0370104749
Williams,WEPenguin Story 1935-1956, Penguin Books, 1956, Q21
Wood,SA Sort of Dignified Flippancy: Penguin Books 1935-1960, Edinburgh University Library, 1985, ISBN 0907182046
Wood,SPick Up A Penguin: Penguin Books 1935-1960, Catalogue of Exhibition at Edinburgh University Library, 1988
SPECIFIC PUBLISHERS OR SERIES
Lewis,FA Brief History of Pocket Books 1939-1967, New York, Pocket Books, 1967
Petersen,CThe Bantam Story: Thirty Years of Paperback Publishing, New York, Bantam Books, 1975
Tauchnitz,BThe Harvest: Being the Record of One Hundred Years of Publishing, 1837-1937, Leipzig, Tauchnitz, 1937
GENERAL BOOKS
Bannon, AnnStrange Sisters: The Art of Lesbian Pulp Fiction 1949-1969, Viking Studio, 1999
Bonn, TLPaperback Primer: A Guide for Collectors, Paperback Quarterly Publications, 1981
Bonn, TLUndercover: An Illustrated History of American Mass Market Paperbacks, Penguin, 1982
Breen, JLMurder Off the Rack: Critical Studies of Ten Paperback Masters, Scarecrow Press, 1989, ISBN:0810822326
Canja, JeffCollectable Paperback Books, Glenmoor Publishing, 2nd Ed., 2002
Cinamon,G (ed.)Hans Schmoller, Typographer, Monotype, 1987
Cole, John YBooks in Action: The Armed Services Editions, Library of Congress.
Crider, ABMass Market Publishing in America, G K Hall, 1982, ISBN:0816185905
Davis, KCTwo-Bit Culture: The Paperbacking of America, Houghton Mifflin, 1984
Day, BChecklist of Fantastic Literature in Paperbound Books
Dystel, OMass-Market Publishing: More Observations, Speculations, and Provocations, Bowker, 1981, ISBN:9993424986
Flanagan, MBritish Gangster & Exploitation Paperbacks of the Postwar Years, Zeon Books, England, 1997
Flower,DThe Paper Back: It's Past, Present and Future, Arborfield, 1959
Hackett,APSixty Years of Best Sellers, New York, Bowker, 1956
Hamilton, CinthiaWestern and Hard-Boiled Detective Fiction in America, University of Ohio Press, 1987
Hancer,KThe Paperback Price Guide, Cleveland, Overstreet Publications, 1980 (2nd edition 1982, 3rd edition 1990)
Harbottle, PBritish science fiction paperbacks and magazines, 1949-1956: an annotated bibliography
Haut, WoodyPulp Culture, Serpents Tail, 1995
Holland,SThe Mushroom Jungle: A History of Post-war Paperback Publishing, Zeon Books, 1994
Holroyd, GrahamPaperback Prices and Checklist, iGuide Media, 2003
Huxford, Bob & SharonHuxford's Paperback Value Guide, Collectors Books, 1994
Kaplan, JB (ed)Love Was Cheap and Life Was High : Postcards from Paperback Cover Art of the 40s and 50s, Collier, 1990
Lovisi, GInstant Expert: Collecting Science Fiction and Fantasy, Alliance, 1997, ISBN 1-887110-12-7
Lupoff, Richard AThe Great American Paperback, Collectors Press, 2001
Lyles, WHDell Paperbacks, 1942 to Mid-1962: A Catalog-Index, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1983, ISBN: 0313236682
Lyles, WHPutting Dell on the Map: A History of the Dell Paperbacks, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1984, ISBN:0313236674
McLean,RuariJan Tschichold: A Life in Typography, Lund Humphries, ISBN: 08533166886
McLean,RuariJan Tschichold: Typographer, David R. Godine, 1990, ISBN: 0879238410 (featuring, amongst other things, his Typographic Composition Rules for Penguin Books)
O'Brien, GHardboiled America, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981
Petersen, ClarenceThe Bantam Story, Bantam, 1970
Reginald, R & Burgess, MRCumulative Paperback Index 1939-1959, Gale Research Company, Detroit, 1973
Reginald,RCumulative Paperback Index, 1939-1959, Chicago, Gale, 1973
Schick,FLThe Paperbound Book in America, New York, Bowker, 1958
Schreuders,PThe Book of Paperbacks, Virgin Books, 1981, ISBN 0907080189
Server, LOver My Dead Body: The Sensational Age of the American Paperback: 1945-1955, Chronicle Books, 1994, ISBN:0811805506
Server, LeeEncyclopedia of Pulp Fiction Writers, Checkmark Books, 2002
Server, LeeDanger Is My Business, Chronicle Books, 1993
Smith,RHPaperback Parnassus, Boulder, Westview Press, 1976
Stryker, SusanQueer Pulp, Chronicle Books, 2001.
Tebbel,JPaperback Books: A Pocket History,New York, Pocket Books, 1964
Walters, RPaperback Talk, Academy Chicago Pub, 1985, ISBN:0897331087
Warren, JThe Official Price Guide Paperbacks, House of Collectibles, 1991

Articles
Articles in the following journals are excluded:
Penguin Collectors' Society Newsletter (vol.1, 1974 - vol.40, 1993) ISSN 0955-0941
The Penguin Collector (vol.41, 1993 - ) ISSN 1353-0143
Collecting Paperbacks? (vol.1, 1979 - ) (Portland, Oregon)
Paperback Quarterly (vol.1 1978 - ) (Brownwood, Texas)

 Ten years of Penguins, in The Bookseller, 23/8/1945, 6/9/1945, 113/9/1945
 The Penguin Look and 'Monotype' Faces, The Monotype Corporation Ltd., 19?? - Insert in ??
Berry,J & Miller, KPreference for paperbacks, in Library Journal, vol.106, no.16, 15/9/1981, p.1687-1691
Bonn,TLAmerican mass-market paperbacks, in Collectible Books, (Editor J.Peters), New York, Bowker, 1979
Burbridge,PPenguin Panorama, in Printing Review, No. 72, Autumn 1956, p5-35
Carrington,NA century for Puffin Books, in Penrose Annual, 1957, p.62-64
Cole,MBooks for the people, in Times Literary Supplement, 26/11/1938, p.751
Edwards,RInsel Books, in Antiquarian Book Monthly Review, vol.11, April 1984, p.18-25
Edwards,RSixty Penguin Years, in The Bookdealer, no.1024, 4/5/1995
Graham,EPuffin Books, in Signal Magazine, September 1973, p.115-122
Hall,DJPenguin collectors' story, in Antiquarian Book Monthly Review, vol.5 September 1978, p.7-26
Holloway,DThe day of the Penguin, in The Daily Telegraph, 13/7/1985
Jackson,KCollecting Penguins, in Book and Magazine Collector, March 1984, p.18-25
Joicey,NA Guide to Paperback Progress, in Twentieth Century British History, vol.4, no.1, 1993
Lewis,JThe paperback explosion and the design of the modern book, in The Twentieth Century Book: Its Illustration and Design, Studio Vista, 1967
McLean,RCollecting books for their design, part 1, in Antiquarian Book Monthly Review, vol.8, 1981, p.224-227
McLean,RPenguins planned by Tschichold, in Antiquarian Book Monthly Review, vol.8, August 1981, p.292-295
Morpurgo,JEThe King and I, in Blackwoods Magazine, December 19799, p.477-487
Pressler,KHThe Tauchnitz Edition, beginning and end of a famous series, in Publishing History, vol.6, 1979/80, p.62-78
Rogerson,INoel Carrington and his Puffin Picture Books, an Exhibition Catalogue, Manchester Polytechnic Library, 1992
Russell,THalf a century of Penguin, in The Listener, June 1985, p.13-15
Schmoller,HThe Paperback Revolution, in Essays in the History of Publishing, (Editor A. Briggs), Longman, 1974
Spencer,HPenguins on the march, in Typographica (New Series) No.5 June 1962
Facetti,Germano(letter - correcting Herbert Spencer in the previous issue. The then new design format was in fact originated by Romek Marber along with a number of other Graphic Designers of note. The letter is made all the more interesting by the reproduction of Marber's notes), in Typographica (New Series) No.6
Swift,KFirst Penguin proof, in Antiquarian Book Monthly Review, vol.8, January 1981, p.16-17
Todd,WBFirma Tauchnitz: a further investigation, in Publishing History, vol.2, 1978, p.360-367
Turan,KPassion's Plaything: Paperback Parade, in New West, 12/3/1979
Unwin,SConcerning sixpennies, in Times Literary Supplement, 19/11/1938, p.737
Wilson, Ken(article on the cover designs of The Penguin Poets), Graphics International, Issue 75, 2000

Thanks to Richard Weston for some recent suggestions for addition to this list
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