The Book of Paperbacks: A Visual History of the Paperback Book -by Piet Schreuders ( Bibliography -includes: Pocket Books; Avon; Penguin; Popular Library; Dell; Bantam; Signet; Graphic, Checker, Pyramid, Lion, Fawcett, Ballantine, Ace, Berkley; Artists,)

By: Schreuders, Piet

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Book Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good example, a bit of light rubbing, remainder dot, 259 pages, b&w and colour photos and illustrations, ---contents include: Preface; Intro / European Prelude; American Prelude; Pocket Books 1939-1959; Avon Books 1941-1959; Penguin Books 1941-1948; Books in Wartime 1941-1947; Popular Library 1943-1959; Dell Books 1943-1959; Bantam Books 1945-1959; Signet books 1948-1959; Graphic, Checker, Pyramid, Lion, Fawcett, Ballantine, Ace and Berkley; The Distribution of Paperbacks in America; Paperback Covers: A Few Generalizations; A Few Particulars; Art Directors; How Are Covers Produced?; Artistic Influences; Recognition of Cover Artists; The Artists Speak; Appendices: Year by Year; Overview of American Paperback Publishers; The First Hundred; From Avati to Zuckerberg: Who's Who in Cover Art; Collecting Paperbacks; Bibliography; Index; examples of pb advertisements, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: The Book of Paperbacks: A Visual History of the Paperback Book -by Piet Schreuders ( Bibliography -includes: Pocket Books; Avon; Penguin; Popular Library; Dell; Bantam; Signet; Graphic, Checker, Pyramid, Lion, Fawcett, Ballantine, Ace, Berkley; Artists,)

Author Name: Schreuders, Piet

Illustrator: Uncredited Cover Art

Categories: Antiques, Collectibles,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: St Martin's Press, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

ISBN Number: 0312098812

ISBN Number 13: 9780312098810

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157706

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