Last Updated on 8/21/2004 by bidz

5,000 Collectible Penguin Books

Half Price Books purchases rare Penguin archive from England; Books being sold on
5,000 Collectible Penguin Books Now Offered on ABEBOOKS.COM

“VICTORIA, BC, Aug. 17 /CNW/ –, the world’s largest online
marketplace for books is pleased to announce that Austin-based Half Price
Books, the nation’s largest new and used bookstore chain, has made 5,000
collectible Penguin Books available for sale on
The books were a were a part of the Penguin Publishers’ archive storage
in Bristol, England, and include paperback copies of books by Isaac Asimov,
DH Lawrence, Iris Murdoch, George Orwell, John Buchan and James Joyce, some of
which include notes written by Penguin’s editorial staff.”

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