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    Lilliput [v37 #5, #221, November 1955] (2/-, 80pp, octavo, cover photo)
    From this issue the cover paintings change to glamour photos. Internally there are now many full colour illustrations rather than two-tone. Also the editorial names all vanish. This may be when William Richardson became editor.


    Lilliput [v37 #6, #222, December 1955] (2/-, 104pp, octavo, cover photo)
    104 pages for the Xmas issue.
    • 13 · Music Maestro, please! · Lemuel Gulliver · cl
    • 20 · Rallymania · Jocelyn Stevens · ar
    • 25 · Breaking-up · Nicholas Butler · ss
    • 28 · Sergeant Houck · Jack Schaefer · ss Collier’s Jul 14 1951; western.from The Big Range.
    • 37 · What Women seek in Men · S. L. Solon · ar
    • 40 · Project Atlantaropa · Anon. · ar; about the projected Gibraltar Dam with details taken from Willy Ley’s book Engineers’ Dreams.
    • 45 · Steer Course 180 · N. J. Crisp · ss
    • 48 · A Man and Christmas Shopping · Graham · hu; cartoon sequence.
    • 50 · Up to the Neck · Patrick Campbell · ar
    • 53 · They never Fade Away · Patrick Campbell · ar
    • 59 · A Creep at Christmas · Charles Raven · ss
    • 64 · The Funniest man in the World · Richard Lane · ar; about W. C. Fields.
    • 69 · The Ugly Face of Love · Gerald Kersh · ss
    • 75 · Good Books Lately · [Various] · br



    Lilliput [v38 #2, #224, February 1956] (2/-, 80pp, octavo, cover photo)
    • 5 · “But Keep It Under Your Drier” · Lemuel Gulliver · cl
    • 9 · The Adventures of René Cutforth: 2. The Reverend · René Cutforth · ts
    • 13 · What’s Wrong with British Sport?—How to Put It Right · Anon. · ar
    • 16 · Cooter James · Jack Schaefer · ss Collier’s Jan 12 1952; western. from The Canyon.
    • 24 · Love Among the Cave-Men · Siggs · hu; cartoons.
    • 25 · A Story That Reflects Credit on Practically Everybody · Charles Raven · ar
    • 27 · A.D. 2056 · Sir George Thomson · ex (r); from The Foreseeable Future, Cambridge University Press, 1955.
    • 28 · Queen of all She surveys · S. L. Solon · ar; about American beauty.
    • 31 · Through-Coach · Peter Towry · ss
    • 34 · How to Dance the Mambo · Russ Allen · ar
    • 36 · Room for another on Top? · Ronald Clarke · ar; about stegophily.
    • 42 · Foxing the Krauts · John Baker White · ex (r); from The Big Lie.
    • 43 · A Banger for a Monkey · David Langdon · hu; cartoons.
    • 45 · The Smile of Sgt. Musa · R. Stanley Morton · ss
    • 50 · The Big Fellow · Richard Lane · ar; about Michael Collins.
    • 54 · A Man Entertains · Graham · hu; cartoon sequence.
    • 56 · K2 Conquered! · Ardito Desio · ts
    • 62 · Good Books Lately · [Various] · br
    • 65 · Value for Money · Franklin Engelmann · ms; holiday supplement.
    • 72 · The Shape of Things to Come · Jon Pertwee · pi; fashion!


    Lilliput [v38 #3, #225, March 1956] (2/-, 80pp, octavo, cover photo)
    • 5 · Sitting Duck · Lemuel Gulliver · cl
    • 9 · First Aid on the Second Front · Richard Gordon · ts; start of series “Where the Fighting was Thinnest” about people’s wartime recollections.; illustrated by Norman Thelwell
    • 13 · The Vanishing Jezebel · Roly Larson · ar; on prostitution.
    • 16 · Rupert at Naseby · Hugh Ross Williamson · ar
    • 25 · What’s Wrong with British Sport?—The Great Amateur Sham · Anon. · ar
    • 28 · Death on the Longsand · G. Goldsmith Carter · ar; about a shipping tragedy in the Thames in January 1881.
    • 30 · Three in a Peter · Charles Raven · ar
    • 32 · An Orchid or a Brussels-Sprout? · S. L. Solon · ar; about English beauty.
    • 35 · Scandal in Bohemia · Guy Deghy & Keith Waterhouse · ex (r); from Café Royal.
    • 38 · The Big Marlin · Francis de Wolfe · ss
    • 42 · I Mustn’t Be a Bully, Ma’am · Cecil Beaton · ex (r); from It Gives Me Great Pleasure.
    • 45 · Perfectly Suited · David Langdon · hu; cartoons.
    • 47 · Excellent Turn-out · Alan Roland · ex (r); from Guardsman.
    • 50 · The Diffident Dynamiter · Richard Lane · ar; about Alfred Nobel.
    • 54 · A Man and His Sport · Graham · hu; cartoon sequence.
    • 56 · The Ball of Paper · William Cooper · ss
    • 63 · Good Books Lately · [Various] · br
    • 66 · It’s Our Staple Tipple · Malcolm Monteith · ar (r); Lilliput Beer Report, Part 1.


    Lilliput [v38 #4, #226, April 1956] (2/-, 80pp, octavo, cover photo)
    • 4 · Under the Cover-charge · Lemuel Gulliver · cl
    • 9 · Murder at the office · S. L. Solon · ar
    • 12 · The Naturalist · Stanley Moss · ts; second in series about people’s wartime experiences, “Where the Fighting was Thinnest”.; illustrated by Norman Thelwell
    • 17 · Death of an Old Soldier · Roderick Milton · ss; historical.
    • 25 · Three for Great Britain · Rex Hays · ar; motoring feature.
    • 29 · The Adventures of René Cutforth: 3. Running Away from School · René Cutforth · ts
    • 31 · Tragedy at the Buzz · Charles Raven · ss
    • 36 · Belfry-ed Batsmen, Devilled Bowlers · Godfrey Willans · ex (r); from Crisis Cottage.
    • 37 · Lost in a Volcano · Gibson Cowan · ss
    • 39 · Starke Crazy · Leslie Starke · hu; cartoons.
    • 43 · Just One Club · John Stobbs · ar
    • 45 · View: Matrimony · David Langdon · hu; cartoons.
    • 47 · The First Guided Missile · Jack Tarrant · ar; about the boomerang.
    • 50 · Titan of the Tightrope, Hero of the Handcuff · Richard Lane · ar; about Blondin and Houdini - it mentions how [William Hope] Hodgson nearly defeated Houdini.
    • 55 · Grift, Brash and Antol · Edward Hyams · ss
    • 64 · Good Books Lately · [Various] · br
    • 67 · The Lilliput Beer Report, Part 2 · Malcolm Monteith · ar (r)


    Lilliput [v38 #5, #227, May 1956] (2/-, 80pp, octavo, cover photo)
    This issue is lacking a contents page even though it is complete.
    • 4 · “Never any dropsy from a Pudden” · Lemuel Gulliver · cl
    • 9 · The White Spell · Victor Canning · ss; author not credited here but is revealed in the next issue.
    • 13 · In Ever-Decreasing Circles · Peter Small & Norman Ash · ar
    • 16 · The Long, Long Drift · John Prebble · ar; about the Shackleton Endurance expedition.
    • 25 · Full Circle · Alex Kennington · ss
    • 28 · Girl Bullfighter Gets Gored · Patricia McCormick · ex (r); from Lady Bullfighter.
    • 29 · Are Women What They Were? · Anon. · pi; compares pin-ups over the years.
    • 32 · Fireside Golf · John Stobbs · ar
    • 33 · The Fence and the Fairy-Tale · Charles Raven · ss
    • 35 · Espressociety · David Langdon · hu; cartoons.
    • 37 · Mightier than the Sword · Alex Atkinson · ts; third in series about people’s wartime experiences, “Where the Fighting was Thinnest”.; illustrated by Norman Thelwell
    • 42 · The Invaders with a sting in their tail · S. L. Solon · ar
    • 46 · Indoors with Dors · Richard Lane · ar; about Diana Dors.
    • 48 · How to Make Trick Shots · Joe Davis · ia
    • 50 · Passage to Paradise · Denis Gray Stoll · ss
    • 54 · A Man in the Country · Graham · hu; cartoon sequence.
    • 56 · The Taste of Ashes · Edgar Lustgarten · ss
    • 64 · Good Books Lately · [Various] · br
    • 65 · Currying Flavour · Malcolm Monteith · ar; start of a guide to eating foreign foods.
    • 72 · Down the Severn in a Sheep-Trough · A. J. Booth · ts; prize-winning story in Holiday Adventure contest set in the January issue.


    Lilliput [v38 #6, #228, June 1956] (2/-, 80pp, octavo, cover photo)
    • 8 · Lack of Practice · Lemuel Gulliver · cl
    • 13 · League Cricket Gets Results · Peter Small · ar
    • 16 · Subsmash! · Marshall Pugh · ar; about the search for the submarine Affray in 1952.
    • 29 · Raising the Man-Power · John Watney · ts; fourth in series about people’s wartime experiences, “Where the Fighting was Thinnest”.; illustrated by Norman Thelwell
    • 35 · Operation Pussy Van · Charles Raven · ss
    • 38 · Dish of the Day · C. Gordon Glover · ss
    • 42 · How to Shrink a Head · F. Terry Newman · ar
    • 45 · Fixers with Gigs · David Langdon · hu; cartoons.
    • 47 · The Angel from Ridley Road · Richard Lane · ar; about Jack Solomons.
    • 50 · A Man and His Bank · Graham · hu; cartoon sequence.
    • 52 · Chinese Chow · Malcolm Monteith · ar; second part of a guide to eating foreign foods.
    • 56 · The First Battle of the Ironclads · John Prebble · ss
    • 64 · Good Books Lately · [Various] · br


    Lilliput [v39 #1, #229, July 1956] (2/-, 80pp, octavo, cover photo)
    From this issue the letter column is dropped.


    Lilliput [v39 #2, #230, August 1956] (2/-, 80pp, octavo, cover photo)
    • 6 · The Slow Porter Torture · Lemuel Gulliver · cl
    • 11 · A Matter of Time · R. M. Martin · ss
    • 14 · Cross-Country Golf · John Stobbs · ar
    • 18 · Last Bus, Last Round · Roderick Milton · ar; sixth in series “Where the Fighting was Thinnest”.; illustrated by Norman Thelwell
    • 20 · Who Killed Sir Edmund? · Nesta Paine · ar; reinvestigates the murder in 1678 of Sir Edmund Godfrey.
    • 29 · The Short, Honest Life of Walker the Talker · Charles Raven · ar
    • 31 · How to Cheat at Cards · John Scarne · ex (r); from Scarne on Cards.
    • 35 · Yondo, the Hunter · Dennis Gray Stoll · ss
    • 37 · The Smudge-Boys · David Langdon · hu; cartoons.
    • 39 · Grabbing an Island · James Fisher · ex (r); similar to the feature in the Sep 1952 issue.; from Rockall.
    • 42 · The Unwelcome Return of the Mimser · Anon. · ar
    • 44 · “And Then he heard the Angels call” · Anon. · ar; about handguns.
    • 47 · Study in Leadership · Richard Lane · ar
    • 49 · A Man in Scotland · Graham · hu; cartoon sequence.
    • 52 · Able Baker [Able Baker] · Joseph Whitehill · ss The Atlantic Monthly Apr 1955
    • 60 · Good Books Lately · [Various] · br
    • 61 · Poisoners All! · Gustav Schenk · ar The Book of Poisons, Gustav Schenk, Rinehart & Co. 1955
    • 62 · Eggy-Sheggy-ay · Malcolm Monteith · ar


    Lilliput [v39 #3, #231, September 1956] (2/-, 80pp, octavo, cover photo)
    • 6 · Blue Lamp and Red Lights · Lemuel Gulliver · cl
    • 15 · The Toughest Digestion in the World · John Sidney · ar
    • 17 · Fast Driving Can Be Safe Driving · S. L. Solon · ar
    • 20 · End of the Graf Spee · Dudley Pope · ar (r); from The Battle of the River Plate.
    • 29 · Never go crewing with an Upper-Crust Teddy-Boy · Charles Raven · ar
    • 35 · The Hired Woman · Rearden Conner · ss
    • 37 · Honkers on Champers · David Langdon · hu; cartoons.
    • 39 · The Flying St. Bernard · Hermann Geiger · ex (r); from Alpine Pilot.
    • 42 · The Klagenfurt Tote · Michael Gilbert · ar; seventh in series “Where the Fighting was Thinnest”.; illustrated by Norman Thelwell
    • 44 · Low-down on Hi-Fi · Roger Wood · ar
    • 47 · 15 Million Mummys Can’t Be Wrong · Richard Lane · ar
    • 50 · A Man and a Caravan · Graham · hu; cartoon sequence.
    • 52 · The Priest and the Pirates · John Watney · ss; based on a true incident in 1725 featuring Captain John Gow.
    • 60 · Good Books Lately · [Various] · br
    • 64 · Law at the Local · Michael Thomas · ar




    Lilliput [v39 #6, #234, December 1956] (2/-, 96pp, octavo, cover photo)
    96 pages for Xmas issue.
    • 10 · Present Company · Marcus Sackville · ar; really a continuation of the regular fashion column “Off the uff” but this time with photos of celebrities in fashion of their choice, including Francis Burbridge, Tyrone Power and Marcus Lipton.
    • 19 · The Strange Case of A/C O’Hara · R. F. Delderfield · ar; tenth in series “Where the Fighting was Thinnest”.; illustrated by Norman Thelwell
    • 22 · Ironmongery on the Mountains · Ronald Clarke · ar
    • 24 · Fall Into Wilderness · Kem Bennett · nv
    • 41 · Christmas Eve at the Grass · Charles Raven · ar
    • 42 · “And a Merry Christmas to you, too!” · David Langdon · hu; cartoons.
    • 45 · Red Rubies for Anushka · R. S. Sabor · ss
    • 51 · Men with Horse · Alan Swinton · ss; western.
    • 55 · A New Look for Soccer · G. A. McPartlin · ar
    • 58 · A Man and Christmas · Graham · hu; cartoon sequence.
    • 61 · Walking Backwards for Christmas · Richard Lane · ar; about Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan.
    • 65 · My First Affair · Alex Atkinson · ss
    • 72 · Good Books Lately · [Various] · br


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