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Paperbacks, U.S.A.: Een Grafische Geschiedenis, 1939-1959 (Second Printing, signed)

by Schreuders, Piet

Condition: Very Good


Loeb, 1981. Very Good. Second printing, octavo softcover in jacket. Dutch language. Signed by Schreuders on jacket front panel. Presumably, this printing was a limited edition run, sent as gifts from the author. Classic text on the first 20 years of mass market paperbacks in the US, photo-illustrated in b/w/color. Published later the same year as "The Book of Paperbacks" (UK), and as "Paperbacks, U.S.A.: A Graphic History, 1939 - 1959" (US). Very Good in Very Good jacket, slight lean, light foxing, a tiny tear, faint pencil on title page, and jacket with rubbing, fading, a few small chips and tears.


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