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The Penguin Collector 89

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Editor: James Mackay
Date: Dec 2017
Type: Newsletter (The Penguin Collector)
Pages: 80
Medium: Newsletter
Focus: Books, Design, History of Penguin, Penguin Personalities

The sections in this issue are Making Penguins; Selling Penguins; Penguin Points and Society News. In his ‘Editorial and Introduction’, James Mackay refers back to Collector 88, both to update on the situation of Pearson/Penguin Random House and also to comment on the quality of some of the colour reproductions. Two of the images are reprinted.

Contents include:

   • ‘Allen and Richard Lane’ by Victor Weybright
   • ‘A Flock of Penguins’ by Patricia Morriss
   • ‘The Belle Sauvage Library’ by Paul Lickiss
   • ‘Where have all the Hummingbirds gone’
   • ‘Designing Penguin Modern Classics’
   • ‘A Bookselling Revolution’ by James Mackay
   • ‘Heffers Penguin Bookshop’ by Julie Bounford
   • ‘Augmenting the Archive’ by Hannah Lowery
   • Jeremy Lewis 1942-2017
   • Report on Members' Visit to The London Library
   • Report on Bedford AGM

The Penguin Collector 89 contains an insert on the Society's Annual Meeting for 2018.

Also mailed is a Supplement to the Checklist of the Picture Puffin Books and Related Series.