by Kenneth C. Davis


Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984. Hardcover with jacket, 430 pages. A couple dozen full-page, B&W cover illustrations scattered throughout. A history of the "Paperback Revolution" from its origins through the mid-1980's. Some chapters outline books that changed the way publishing houses did business (Dr. Spock's "Baby and Child Care," for example -- the most-published paperback book in America, and the court cases surrounding "Lady Chatterly's Lover" and others.)






by Kenneth C. Davis. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA. 1984. Trade paperback. 430 pages. (6 X 9). Preface by the author. A reprint of the hardcover edition. (Two-BitCulture)



(Paperback Scan and comments by Bob Gaines)