Thorpe & Porter, 1951 Series
 

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1951-10-00 October 1951 1 Huckleberry Finn ? ?
1951-11-00 [November 1951] 16 [HRN82] Gulliver's Travels ? ?
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1952-00-00 [1952] 2 [HRN 77-167] Ivanhoe ? ?
1952-00-00 [1952] 40 [HRN77-19] Mysteries Strato Publications Ltd.   52 1/6 [0-1-6 GBP]
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1952-03-00 [March 1952] 17 [HRN77-10T] The Deerslayer ? ?
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1952-05-00 [May 1952] 6 [HRN 77-16T] A Tale of Two Cities ? ?
1952-06-00 [June 1952] 7 [HRN 77-16T] Robin Hood ? ?
1952-07-00 [July 1952] 10 [HRN 77-16T] Robinson Crusoe ? ?
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1958-00-00 1958 ? 1958 ? 73 The Black Tulip ? ? 52
1958-00-00 1958 ? 1958 ? 82 [Painted Cover UK] The Master of Ballantrae ? ? 52
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1959-00-00 [1959] 56A The Corsican Brothers ? ?
1959-00-00 1959 1959 84 The Gold Bug ? ?
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1961-00-00 [1961] 139[A] [HRN141] The Food of the Gods ? ?
1961-00-00 [1961] 139B [HRN 139B] Cleopatra ? ?
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1962-00-00 1962 1962 84 [b] The Gold Bug ? ? 36
1962-00-00 1962 1962 143 Sail with the Devil ? ? 36
1962-00-00 1962 1962 146 Adventures of Baron Munchausen ? ? 36
1962-00-00 1962 1962 147 Through the Looking-Glass ? ? 52
1962-00-00 1962 1962 148 Nights of Terror ? ? 36
1962-00-00 1962 1962 149 The Gorilla Hunters ? ? 52
1962-00-00 1962 1962 150 The Canterville Ghost ? ? 36
1962-00-00 1962 1962 156 The Dog Crusoe ? ? 52
1962-00-00 1962 1962 157 The Queen of Spades ? ? 36
1962-00-00 1962 1962 158 Faust ? ? 52
1962-00-00 1962 1962 160 In Freedom's Cause ? ? 52 ? 1/3 [0-1-3 GBP]
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1962-12-10 None Listed [December 1962] 158A Doctor No ? ? 36 2/- [0-2-0 GBP]
1963-00-00 1963 1963 159 Master and Man ? ? 36
1963-00-00 1963 1963 161 The Aeneid ? ? 52
1963-00-00 1963 1963 162 Saga of the North ? ? 36
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1963-06-00 [June ?, 1963] 1963-06 ? 163 The Argonauts ? ? 52 1/- [0-1-0 GBP]

These issues have no key date and cannot be placed in a timeline:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price
1 [Price variant HRN #129] Huckleberry Finn ? ?
2 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ? ?
3 The Mysterious Island ? ?
4 MacBeth ? ?
4 [Price variant] MacBeth ? ?
5 Moby Dick ? ?
6 [HRN 77-16T] [Price difference] ? ? ?
7 [1'3 Price Black Title] Robin Hood ? ?
7 [1'3 Price White Title] Robin Hood Strato Publications Ltd. Classics Illustrated 52 [0-1-3 GBP]
7 [Price difference] Robin Hood ? ?
8 The Odyssey ? ?
8 [Cover B] The Odyssey ? ?
9 Caesar's Conquests ? ?
9 [HRN 129] Caesar's Conquests ? ?
10 Robinson Crusoe ? ?
11 The Time Machine Strato Publications Ltd. Classics Illustrated 52 1'3 [0-1-3 GBP]
12 The Dark Frigate ? ?
13 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ? ?
14 Westward ho! ? ?
14 [Price difference HRN #141] Westward ho! ? ?
15 Uncle Tom's Cabin ? ?
16 Gulliver's Travels ? ?
17 The Deerslayer ? ?
18 Waterloo ? ?
19 The Covered Wagon ? ?
20 Ivanhoe ? ?
21 The Count of Monte Cristo ? ?
22 The Pathfinder ? ?
23 Oliver Twist ? ?
24 A Journey to the Center of the Earth ? ?
25 Two Years Before the Mast ? ?
25 [HRN #112] Two Years Before the Mast ? ?
[undated] 26 The Little Savage Strato Publications Ltd.   52 1'3 [0-1-3 GBP]
27 The Spy ? ?
28 The Lady of the Lake ? ?
29 The Prince and the Pauper ? ? 52
29 [HRN 129] The Prince and the Pauper Strato Publications Ltd. ? 52 1/3 [0-1-3 GBP]
30 A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court ? ?
31 The Black Arrow ? ?
31 [HRN 125] The Black Arrow ? ?
32 Lorna Doone ? ?
33 Tom Sawyer ? ?
34 Sea Wolf ? ?
35 Jane Eyre ? ?
36 The Man in the Iron Mask ? ?
37 The Pioneers ? ?
38 The House of the Seven Gables ? ?
39 The Scottish Chiefs ? ?
39 [Price difference] The Scottish Chiefs ? ?
40 Benjamin Franklin ? ?
41 The Pilot ? ?
41 [Price difference] The Pilot ? ?
42 Swiss Family Robinson ? ?
43 A Midsummer Night's Dream ? ?
44 Pudd'nhead Wilson ? ?
45 The Bottle Imp ? ?
46 Kidnapped ? ?
47 In the Reign of Terror ? ?
48 David Copperfield ? ?
48 [Price difference] David Copperfield ? ?
49 Alice in Wonderland ? ?
50 Castle Dangerous ? ?
51 Lord Jim ? ?
52 The First Men in the Moon Strato Publications Ltd. Classics Illustrated 52 1/3 [0-1-3 GBP]
52 [HRN 129] The First Men in the Moon ? ?
53 A Christmas Carol ? ?
53 [HRN #124] A Christmas Carol ? ?
54 With Fire and Sword ? ?
55 Silas Marner ? ?
56 Hunchback of Notre Dame ? ?
56A [Price variant] The Corsican Brothers ? ?
57 The Song of Hiawatha ? ?
57 [HRN #15] The Song of Hiawatha ? ?
58 The Prairie ? ?
59 Ben Hur ? ?
60 Black Beauty ? ?
61 The Buccaneer ? ?
62 Western Stories ? ?
63 Off on a Comet ? ?
64 Treasure Island ? ?
65 The King of the Mountains ? ?
66 The Last of the Mohicans ? ?
67 The Three Musketeers ? ?
68 Julius Caesar ? ?
69 Around the World in 80 Days ? ?
70 The Virginian ? ?
71 The Man Who Laughs ? ?
72 The Oregon Trail ? ?
72 [HRN 121] The Oregon Trail ? ?
73 [HRN 120] The Black Tulip ? ?
74 Mr Midshipman Easy ? ? 52
75 On Jungle Trails ? ?
76 Rip Van Winkle ? ?
77 Iliad ? ?
77 [price variant] Iliad ? ?
77 [HRN 82] Iliad ? ?
77 [HRN #82] Iliad ? ?
78 Joan of Arc ? ?
79 Cyrano de Bergerac ? ?
80 White Fang ? ?
81 The Adventures of Marco Polo ? ?
82 The Master of Ballantrae ? ?
83 Won by the Sword ? ?
85 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ? ?
86 Under Two Flags ? ?
87 Abraham Lincoln ? ?
88 Men of Iron ? ?
89 Crime and Punishment ? ?
90 Green Mansions ? ?
91 The Call of the Wild ? ?
91 [Cover B] The Call of the Wild ? ?
92 Les Miserables ? ?
93 Wild Animals I Have Known ? ?
94 David Balfour ? ?
95 The Crisis ? ?
96 Daniel Boone ? ?
97 King Solomon's Mines ? ?
98 The Red Badge of Courage ? ?
99 Hamlet ? ?
100 Mutiny on the Bounty ? ?
101 William Tell ? ?
102 The Moonstone ? ?
103 Men Against the Sea ? ?
104 Bring 'Em Back Alive ? ?
104 [Price difference HRN 106] Bring 'Em Back Alive ? ?
105 From the Earth to the Moon ? ?
106 Buffalo Bill ? ?
106 [Price difference HRN 106] Buffalo Bill ? ?
107 King of the Khyber Rifles ? ?
107 [HRN 129] King of the Khyber Rifles ? ?
107 [Price difference HRN121] King of the Khyber Rifles ? ?
108 Knights of the Round Table Thorpe & Porter, Ltd. Classics Illustrated 52 1/3 [0-1-3 GBP]
108 [HRN 106] Knights of the Round Table ? ?
109 Pitcairn's Island ? ?
110 Michael Strogoff ? ?
111 The Talisman ? ?
111 [Price difference HRN 112] The Talisman ? ?
112 Kit Carson ? ?
112 [Price variant] Kit Carson ? ?
112 [Price difference HRN 106] Kit Carson ? ?
113 The Forty-five Guardsmen ? ?
114 The Red Rover ? ?
114 [Price difference HRN 115] The Red Rover ? ?
115 How I Found Livingstone ? ?
115 [Price difference] How I Found Livingstone ? ?
116 Typee ? ?
117 Twenty Years After ? ?
118 Rob Roy ? ?
118 [Price difference HRN #123] Rob Roy ? ?
119 Soldiers of Fortune ? ?
120 The Hurricane ? ?
120 [Price difference HRN #120] The Hurricane ? ?
121 Wild Bill Hickok ? ?
122 The Mutineers ? ?
123 Fang and Claw ? ?
123 [Price difference HRN 123] Fang and Claw ? ?
124 The War of the Worlds Strato Publications Ltd. Classics Illustrated 52 1'3 [0-1-3 GBP]
125 The Ox-Bow Incident ? ?
126 The Downfall ? ?
127 The Invisible Man ? ?
128 Wuthering Heights ? ?
129 Davy Crockett ? ?
129 [Price difference] Davy Crockett ? ?
130 The Woman in White ? ?
131 The Man Without a Country ? ?
132 The Conspiracy of Pontiac ? ?
133 The Lion of the North ? ?
134 The Conquest of Mexico ? ?
135 Great Expectations ? ?
136 Lives of the Hunted ? ?
137 The Conspirators ? ?
138 Don Quixote ? ?
139 The Octopus ? ?
139 [HRN 139] The Octopus ? ?
139B [HRN 139B] [Price difference] Cleopatra ? ?
140 Robur the Conqueror ? ?
141 Master of the World ? ?
142 The Cossack Chief ? ?
144 The Queen's Necklace ? ?
145 Tigers and Traitors Thorpe & Porter, Ltd. Classics Illustrated 52 2' [0-2-0 GBP]
151 Tom Brown's School Days ? ?
152 The Toilers of the Sea ? ?
152 Wild Animals I Have Known ? ?
153 The Last Days of Pompeii ? ?
154 Arabian Nights ? ?
155 Adventures of Cellini ? ?
156 [Different cover price HRN 156] The Dog Crusoe ? ?
157 [Different cover price HRN #156] The Queen of Spades ? ?
158A [Price difference] Doctor No ? ? 36
161 [HRN 156] The Aeneid ? ?