Celestial Toybox: William Hartnell

Doctor Who and the Crusaders

William Hartnell 

Books  Target Books 

Released: 1966
Cost: 12s 6d

Released as a hardback in 1966, this is one of many covers or guises for the story The Crusade. The novel remians the same in all editions, it is just the cover that changes. The rights to this book, along with those for 'The Daleks' and 'The Zarbi' were bought by Universal Tandem publishing in the 1970s to launch their Doctor Who Target book range.

Doctor Who and the Daleks

William Hartnell 

Books  Daleks  Target Books 

Released: 1964
Cost: 12s 6d

This is the second edition of this book. The first edition has a pink cover. This is one of the h/b edition of this book and many copies were bought by, and subsequently borrowed from, public libraries.

The rights to this book, along with those for 'The Crusades' and 'The Zarbi' were bought by Universal Tandem publishing in the 1970s to launch their Doctor Who Target book range.

Doctor Who and the Zarbi

William Hartnell 

Books  Target Books 

Released: 1965
Cost: 12s 6d

This hardback has a different cover to the other releases of The Zarbi. This book was released by Muller in 1965.

The rights to this book, along with those for 'The Daleks' and 'The Crusade' were bought by Universal Tandem publishing in the 1970s to launch their Doctor Who Target book range.

Doctor Who Annual

William Hartnell 

Annual  Books 

Released: 1966
Cost: 5s

Here is another example of a 'spin-off' annual type book. At 46 pages it ha the distinction of being the first Doctor Who novella and the first piece of published original Doctor Who fiction (bar comic strips).