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This section features rare Doctor Who books, most of which were deleted many years ago and are highly collectable. Listed in chronological order. Sold by Joyland Books.

The Dalek World
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 95 pages
Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd in association with panther Books Ltd
Date: 1965
Condition: Fair. Spine missing. Hinge loose. Boards well rubbed and scuffed. Pages 1 to 12 missing. Pages yellowing, but otherwise great!
Comment: Several stories.
Features include a cutaway of a Dalek flying saucer.
There is also a story to write - thirty five stills from the Doctor Who and the Daleks movie for the reader to add their own captions to.
25 13

The Dalek Annual 1976
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 62 pages
Publisher: World Distributors (Manchester) Limited
Date: 1975
Condition: Good. Some puzzles attempted, but text, strips, etc, are unaffected. Edges mildly "tanned" and final 10 pages have been strengthened using sellotape. Otherwise in good condition with nice cover.
Comment: Comic strips, stories, puzzles and facts.
35 15

Doctor Who Annual 1976
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 63 pages
Publisher: World Distributors (Manchester) Limited
Date: 1975
Condition: Very good, with pen mark on front cover (click on image for close-up) and crossword started.
Comment: All the usual stories, comic strips, puzzles and facts.
15 9 SOLD

Doctor Who Annual 1977
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 79 pages
Publisher: World Distributors (Manchester) Limited
Date: 1976
Condition: Very good condition with only general age-related wear showing. One of the puzzles has been completed.
Comment: This annual was a bigger format than previous and later ones - bigger dimensions and 16 more pages. All the usual stories, comic strips, puzzles and facts.
15 9

Doctor Who Annual 1978
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 63 pages
Publisher: World Distributors (Manchester) Limited
Date: 1977
Condition:
Excellent condition minimum light wear. Crossword has been completed and markings on one other page.
Comment: All the usual stories, comic strips, puzzles and facts.
20 11

Doctor Who Annual 1979
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 63 pages
Publisher: World Distributors (Manchester) Limited
Date: 1978
Condition: Good. Slightly shabby cover (see in detail by clicking on photo) with damage to the bottom of the spine. Puzzles have been attempted, and wear to inner sleeve and first page. Otherwise very good.
Comment:
Coloured pictorial title, coloured ills. throughout, pictorial endpapers, large format (10.5 x 7.5 inches approx.), laminated coloured pictorial montage boards lettered in red and black at spine, boards show Tom Baker in the BBC production of Dr Who. Illustrated By Paul Crompton (illustrator).
11 6

Doctor Who Annual 1981
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 63 pages
Publisher: World International Publishing Limited
Date: 1980
Condition: Good, tight book, with one damaged (creased) page.
Comment:
The usual mix of stories, comic strips, educational article, facts and puzzles.
15 8

Doctor Who Annual 1983
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 63 pages
Publisher: World International Publishing Limited
Date: 1982
Condition: Near fine, internally and externally, with no markings. A copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine shows almost no signs of wear. 
Comment:
Stories, facts and some very interesting behind the scenes articles about Doctor Who's production.
15 8

K9 Annual 1983
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 63 pages
Publisher: World International Publishing Limited
Date: 1982
Condition: Excellent condition, internally and externally, with no markings.
Comment:
Stories, facts and articles about K9 and associated subjects.
35 15

Doctor Who Annual 1984
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 63 pages
Publisher: World International Publishing Limited
Date: 1983
Condition: Near mint, internally and externally, with no markings.
Comment:
Stories, facts, photographs, article on the doctors and a behind the scenes article about Doctor Who's design.
15 10

Doctor Who Annual 1985
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 63 pages
Publisher: World International Publishing Limited
Date: 1984
Condition: Near mint, internally and externally, with no markings.
Comment:
Stories, facts, photographs, articles on set design and visual effects.
12 7 SOLD

Doctor Who Special - Journey Through Time
Anon
Format: Hardback book, 191 pages
Publisher: Galley Press
Date: 1985
Condition: Good, internally and externally, with no markings, although the laminate on the cover has wrinkled over time, which doesn't show much, although it is exaggerated on the scan to the left (click image for details).
Comment:
Stories from all of the first six doctors.
30 10

Doctor Who Annual 1986
BBC
Format: Hardback book, 62 pages
Publisher: World International Publishing Limited
Date: 1985
Condition: Mint
Comment: Doctor Who Annual 1986 with photos on both covers. Published by arrangement with BBC Television. This 10 3/4" by 8" Hardcover book is Near Mint condition. It contains several new stories plus a behind the scenes article on the make up for the show.
35 18 SOLD

The DWB Interview File
Compiled and edited by Gary Leigh
Format: Hardback book, 182 pages
Publisher: DreamWatch Publishing
Date: 1994
Condition: Mint, with mint dustjacket
Comment: This is the exceptionally rare hardback version of this huge book, packed with interviews with Doctor Who luminaries throughout its history, including Sydney Newman, Gerry Davis, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Graham Williams, Graeme Harper and John Nathan-Turner.
50 13 SOLD

Doctor Who Files: The Cybermen (Doctor Who Files 8)
BBC Books
Format: Hardback book, 48 pages
Publisher: The Penguin Group
Date: 2006
Condition: Fine
Comment:
Who are the Cybermen? Find out all about the Cybermen, their creator and enemies, their history and home planet. Then join one in a brand new adventure in Going Off the Rails
4

Doctor Who : The Price of Paradise
Colin Drake
Format: Hardback book, 48 pages
Publisher: The Penguin Group
Date: 2006
Condition: Fine
Comment:
Who are the Cybermen? Find out all about the Cybermen, their creator and enemies, their history and home planet. Then join one in a brand new adventure in Going Off the Rails
4

Doctor Who Files: The TARDIS (Doctor Who Files 12)
BBC Books
Format: Hardback book, 48 pages
Publisher: The Penguin Group
Date: 2007
Condition: Mint
Comment: Find out all about your favourite Doctor Who character in this fantastic factfile. With gate-fold flaps to test your knowledge, masses of facts and a brand new story this is a must-have for every discerning fan. Hugely collectable, there are now 12 Doctor Who Fact Files to own.
4

Doctor Who: The Official Annual 2008
BBC Books
Format: Hardback book, 64 pages
Publisher: The Penguin Group
Date: 2007
Condition: Very good
Comment: Bursting with facts and fun from Series three, including know your enemy sections, comic strips, activities and much, much more.
 
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Doctor Who: Glow in the Dark Monsters Sticker Guide
BBC Books
Format: Paperback book, 12 pages
Publisher: The Penguin Group
Date: 2007
Condition: Very good - all stickers intact
Comment: Use the glow in the dark stickers to complete this guide to some of the scariest monsters the Doctor has met.
 
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Doctor Who: Sting of the Zygons
Stephen Cole
Format: Hardback book, 248 pages
Publisher: Random House Group Ltd
Date: 2007
Condition: Very good
Comment: The TARDIS lands the Doctor and Martha in the Lake District in 1909, where a small village has been terrorised by a giant, scaly monster. The search is on for the elusive "Beast of Westmorland", and explorers, naturalists and hunters from across the country are descending on the fells. King Edward VII himself is on his way to join the search, with a knighthood for whoever finds the Beast. But there is a more sinister presence at work in the Lakes than a mere monster on the rampage, and the Doctor is soon embroiled in the plans of an old and terrifying enemy. And as the hunters become the hunted, a desperate battle of wits begins with the future of the entire world at stake...
 
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Doctor Who: The Time Traveller's Almanac
BBC Books
Format: Hardback book, 192 pages
Publisher: Random House Group
Date: 2008
Condition: Very good
Comment: "The Time Traveller's Almanac" provides an essential biography of the "Doctor Who" universe.
 
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Doctor Who: Decide Your Destiny - The Claws of the Macra
BBC Books
Format: Paperback book, 144 pages
Publisher: The Penguin Group
Date: 2010
Condition: Fair - some creasing to front and back covers and wear to top of back cover.
Comment: Choose a direction and let the adventures begin!
 
1.50

Doctor Who: The Official Annual 2012
BBC Books
Format: Hardback book, 62 pages
Publisher: The Penguin Group
Date: 2011
Condition: Very good
Comment: From the Matt Smith era.
 
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