Paperbacks - American

Pocket Books introduced the mass market paperback in the US in 1939.  (At least one other publisher, Penguin,  had preceded them in England.)

The new format caught on, and today, collectors prize these books for their artwork and content, much of which was original by the 1950's.  There are many collectors who collect in this format, trying to get complete runs by various publishers.


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Axelrod, George -  Beggar's Choice

Axelrod, George - Beggar's Choice

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near fine. Published by Bantam 1948, 1st thus.(403) (Laminate just starting to separate at base of back cover. Trivial corner creasing.) , by George Axelrod. ..

$11.95

Babington-Smith, Constance -  Air Spy

Babington-Smith, Constance - Air Spy

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near very good, cocked, creases. Published by Ballantine 1959, 1st thus.(F307K) (Photos. As is common, the binding is weakened at the photo section.) , by Const..

$23.84

Bagby, George   (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein.)  -  Corpse Candle

Bagby, George (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein.) - Corpse Candle

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near fine. Published by Popular Library (Canadian) [1968].(60-2328) (A beautiful copy: clean, square, and tight; looks unread, with all pages intact and unmarked...

$11.95

Bagby, George   (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein.)  -  Give the Little Corpse a Great Big Hand   (Also released as: A Big Hand for the Corpse.)

Bagby, George (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein.) - Give the Little Corpse a Great Big Hand (Also released as: A Big Hand for the Corpse.)

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near fine. Published by Paperback Library 1972.(65-873) (A beautiful copy: clean, square, and tight; looks unread, with all pages intact and unmarked. Minor edge..

$11.95

Bagby, George   (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein.)  -  Murder's Little Helper

Bagby, George (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein.) - Murder's Little Helper

Mass market paperback. Condition: Very good. Published by Cardinal 1964, 1st thus.(35007) , by George Bagby. Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein. ... [Mystery]..

$10.00

Bagby, George   (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein.)  -  Scared to Death

Bagby, George (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein.) - Scared to Death

Mass market paperback. Condition: Very good. Published by Warner Paperback Library 1972.(65-968) , by George Bagby. Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein. ... [Mystery]..

$10.00

Bagby, George   (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein.)  - The Corpse with Sticky Fingers

Bagby, George (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein.) - The Corpse with Sticky Fingers

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near very good. Published by Berkley (Canadian) 1957, 1st thus.(G-84) (Cover creases, there is some separating at the base of the spine. Previous owner's name. ..

$10.00

Bagby, M. G. -  Strangle Hold

Bagby, M. G. - Strangle Hold

Mass market paperback. Condition: Very good. Published by Major 1977.(3125) (Previous dealer's stamp.) , by M. G. Bagby. ... [Fiction]..

$19.98

Baker Jr., Ledru - ... And Be My Love

Baker Jr., Ledru - ... And Be My Love

Mass market paperback original. Condition: Near fine. Published by Gold Medal [1951], [1st] edition.(183) (A beautiful copy: clean, square, and tight; looks unread, with all pages intact and unmar..

$11.95

Baker, W. Howard - The Dirty Game   (Also released as: The Guardians.)

Baker, W. Howard - The Dirty Game (Also released as: The Guardians.)

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near fine. Published by Lancer 1967.(73-671) (A beautiful copy: clean, square, and tight; looks unread, with all pages intact and unmarked. Minor edgewear or she..

$11.95

Baldwin, Faith -  There Is a Season

Baldwin, Faith - There Is a Season

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near fine. Published by Dell (Canadian) 1967, 1st thus.(8681) (A beautiful copy: clean, square, and tight; looks unread, with all pages intact and unmarked. Mino..

$10.00

Ball, Brian N. -  Montengrin Gold

Ball, Brian N. - Montengrin Gold

Mass market paperback. Condition: Very good. Published by Walker 1984.(0-8027-3050-7) (Light scratching to cover where a sticker was removed.) , by Brian N. Ball. ... Cover illustration by Joh..

$10.00

Ball, Brian N. - The Space Guardians

Ball, Brian N. - The Space Guardians

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near fine. Published by Pocket (Canadian) 1975, 1st thus. (0-671-80198-8) , by Brian N. Ball. ... TV tie-in. ... Series: Space: 1999 3. ... [Science Fiction]..

$11.95

Ballard, J. G. -  Passport to Eternity

Ballard, J. G. - Passport to Eternity

Mass market paperback original. Condition: Good. Published by Berkley 1963, 1st edition.(F823) (Spine and cover creases; there is some separating at the spine ends. Small discoloration at bottom..

$14.95

Ballard, P. D.   (Pseudonym of W. T. Ballard.)  -  Age of the Junkman

Ballard, P. D. (Pseudonym of W. T. Ballard.) - Age of the Junkman

Mass market paperback original. Condition: Near fine. Published by Gold Medal 1963, 1st edition.(d1352) (Very slight back cover crease.) , by P. D. Ballard. Pseudonym of W. T. Ballard. ... Cove..

$15.00

Ballard, Todhunter   (Pseudonym of W. T. Ballard.)  -  Gunman from Texas

Ballard, Todhunter (Pseudonym of W. T. Ballard.) - Gunman from Texas

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near fine. Published by Popular Library (Canadian) [1965].(SP317) (A beautiful copy: clean, square, and tight; looks unread, with all pages intact and unmarked. ..

$10.00

Ballard, W. T.   (Byline sometimes Willis T. Ballard.)  -  Fury in the Heart

Ballard, W. T. (Byline sometimes Willis T. Ballard.) - Fury in the Heart

Mass market paperback original. Condition: Good. Published by Monarch 1959, 1st edition.(134) (Spine and cover creases; there is some separating at the spine ends. Contents shaken.) , by W. T. ..

$13.99

Ballard, W. T.   (Byline sometimes Willis T. Ballard.)  -  Murder Can't Stop

Ballard, W. T. (Byline sometimes Willis T. Ballard.) - Murder Can't Stop

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near fine. Published by Graphic (Canadian) 1956, 3rd printing.(506) (Previous owner's name blacked out with a marking pen., previous owner's initials.) , by W. T..

$14.95

Ballinger, Bill S. -  Beacon in the Night

Ballinger, Bill S. - Beacon in the Night

Mass market paperback. Condition: Very good. Published by Signet (Canadian) 1960, 1st thus.(S1794) (Slight moisture discoloration to edge color on bottom page edges. Spine and cover creases, edge..

$10.00

Ballinger, Bill S. - The Longest Second

Ballinger, Bill S. - The Longest Second

Mass market paperback. Condition: Near very good. Published by Signet (Canadian) 1959, 1st thus.(1730) (Trivial spine crack.) , by Bill S. Ballinger. ... Cover illustration by Robert Schulz. ...

$10.00

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