Sunday, 2 October 2016

A Visual History of Digit Books 1956 - 1967 (1)

Digit Books were one of a series published by Brown Watson first appearing in 1956 with the first 160 or so being unnumbered, numbering started with D139 April 1958.
Mostly Fiction and reprints although some were originals, genres included Science Fiction, Crime, Battle, Horror, Romance, Esoteric with a few Westerns plus about 20 Juvenile Delinquent titles mainly reprints of American titles which included the very scarce copy of Junkie by William Lee pseudonym of William S Burroughs 1957, this was the first time printed a a stand alone novel originally published in the U.S. as an Ace Double with Narcotics Agent by Maurice Helbrant Ace Books D-15, 1953.
All books are from my collection, N.N. = No Number, years of publication given where known.

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The Smouldering Sea  U.S. Andersen
1956 Digit Books N.N.

We Rendezvous at Ten  'BLAKE' Wing Commander Ronald Adam O.B.E.
1957 Digit Books N.N.

Spy Island  Michael Annesley
1956 Digit Books N.N.

Three Men Went to War  Bernard Ash
Digit Books N.N.

Nor Iron Bars a Cage  W.H. Aston M.M.
1957 Digit Books N.N.

Dachau  K.G. Bailey
1957 Digit Books N.N.

Submarine Commander Edward L. Beach U.S.N.
1958 Digit Books N.N.

Scramble!  Richard Townshend Bickers
1957 Digit Books N.N.

Air Patrol Biscay  Richard Townshend Bickers
1957 Digit Books N.N.

Steps in the Dark  Mansell Black
1957 Digit Books N.N.

Shadow of Evil  Mansell Black
Digit Books N.N.

White August  John Boland
1957 Digit Books N.N.

The Robot Brains  Sydney J. Bounds
1957 Digit Books N.N.

The Moon Raiders  Sydney J. Bounds
1958 Digit Books N.N.


Salute the Red Duster  Commander A.B. Campbell R.D.
1957 Digit Books N.N.

Outrageous Fortune  James Campbell
Digit Books N.N.

Free Agent  Eddie Chapman
Digit Books N.N.

Railroad of Death  John Coast
1957 Digit Books N.N.

Vengeance Trail  Robert Cole
1957 Digit Books N.N.

Canyon Rattlers  Eli Colter
1956 Digit Books N.N.

The Chinese Room  Vivian Connell
1957 Digit Books N.N.
also reprinted 1959 as same edition.

Prisoner Beyond the Chindwin  Hilda R. Corpe
Digit Books N.N.

Doctor Underground C. Corby
1958 Digit Books N.N.

Guns Across the Imjin  Rene Cutforth
Digit Books N.N.

The Stone Frigate  Lieutenant John Davies R.N.V.R.
Digit Books N.N.

Captive in Korea  Philip Deane
Digit Books N.N.

Eagle Butte  Boone Denver
Digit Books N.N.

The Folies Bergere  Paul Derval
1956 Digit Books N.N.

The Deep Six  Martin Dibner
1957 Digit Books N.N.

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