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Complete Alphabetical List of Vintage Paperback Publishers

 (Established before 1980)

 

 

NOTE: A link below might take you to an "Index Page" rather than to the exact page on which the publisher is displayed. For example, if the publisher you are looking for produced Digest-Sized books, you might find yourself on the "Digest Index Page," and you would then have to navigate to the area that displays the group of books you want.

If there is no link, then my database does not yet contain any books from that publisher.

 

Non-U.S. Publishers are listed at the bottom of the page.

 

 

 

Abbey Press

Acclaimed

Ace

Adult Books

Adventure Novel Classic

After Hours

Airmont

All Picture Mystery

All Saints

All Star Books

Ambassador

Amazing Stories

American Library

Americana

American Education Publishers

American Humor Guild

Americanist Library

American Red Cross

American Sports Library

Ampco

Anchor

Anchor (Adult)

Andor Classics

Ann Arbor

Antheneum

Apex

Appleton Century Crofts

Apollo

Arc

Archer

Archway

Arco Publishing

Argus Communications

Armed Services Editions

Army Romances

Arrow Mystery

Arrow Reader

Artful

Astro

Athena

Atlas

Atomic

Audubon Ace

Automotive

Avon

Avon (Various Digest-Sized Books)

Avon Bedside

Avon Dividend

Avon Love Book

Avon Special

Award

Bachelor

Baker Book House

Ballantine

Banner

Banner (Digest)

Banner Volume

Bantam

Bantam (Los Angeles)

Barbizon

Barclay

Bard

Barnaby

Baronet

Bart House

Bart House (Digest)

Batsford

Beacon

Beacon Press

Beagle

Beaver

Bedside

Bedtime

Bedtime (Digest)

Bee Hive

Bee-Line

Bell Ringer

Belmont

Berkley

Berrington

Best Detective Novel

Best Detective Selection

Best Seller Classics

Bestseller Mystery

Bethany

Bible Voice

Big Green

Bizarre

Black Cat (Grove)

Black Cat Detective

Black Cat Western

Black Knight Mysteries

Black Lizard

Bleak House

Blue Boy

Blue Light

Blue Lite

Blue Seal

Bob Hope

Bobley Books

Bonded (Various)

Boni Books

Book Co of America

Book Craft Guild

Books, Inc

Boudoir

Bow

Brandon House

Brandy French

Brentwood Books

Broadway Novel Monthly

Bronze

Brussel

Bullís-Eye

Bulova Watch Co

Cameo

Cal Tinney

Calga

Cambridge Book Co

Camelot

Cameo

Candid Books

Candid Reader

Candlelight

Canyon (Various)

Canyon (Adult)

Capricorn

Cardinal

Carlyle

Carnival

Carousel

Carousel Romance

Carroll & Graf

Castle

Catholic Digest

Cavalcade

Centaur

Centaur (Adult)

Century

Century (Adult)

Challenge

Chariot

Charisma

Charter

Charter (Digest)

Chartered

Checkerbooks

Chesterfield

Chevron

Chicago Paperback House

City Lights

Classics Library

Claxon House

Collier

Clover

Club

CLR James

Coach Volume

Columbia Broadcasting Sys (CBS)

Comet

Companion

Compass

Compass Line

Complete

Concordia

Condor

Continental

Continental (Digest)

Copley Square

Corinth

Corsair

Cosmic

Cougar

Coventry

Coward McCann

Crawford

Crescent (Adult)

Crescent (Digest)

Crest

Crime Book Society

Crime Case Book Mag

Crime Novel Selection

Crimes of Love & Passion

Cross Currents

Crossword Pleasure

Croydon

Croydon Mystery

Curtis

Dafran House

Dalhousie Press

Dagger House

Dale

Darkroom

David Cook

David McKay

DAW

Day

Death House

Del Rey

Dell (Various Labels)

Democratic National Committee

Detective Files

Detective Novel Classic

Diamond Library

Diversey (Various)

Docket

Dollar Double

Dominion

Domino

Dorene

Dove

Double Action Detective

Double-Action Pocketbook

Doubleday Doran

Dragon Edition

Dutton

Eagle

Earsight Products

Earth Publishing

Echo

Ecstasy

Edell

Edka

Eerie

Ember Books

Ember Library

Emerald Reader

Empire

Encore

Encore (Digest)

Endell

Epic

Epic (Digest)

Eros

Essandes

Essex House

Eton

Eugenics

Europa

Evening Reader

Evergreen (Grove)

Everyman's Library

Exotic

Exotik

Expubidence

F.J Low

Fabian

Falcon

Falcon (Digest)

Fantasy Books

Fantasy Classics

Fantasy Inc

Fantasy Reader

Far-Out

Fawcett How To

Feiner

Femack

Fictioneer

Fiesta

Fighting Western Novel

Fingerprint

Firefly

Fireside

First Niter

Five Star Mystery

Flagship

Flame

Fleming H. Revell

Fleur de Lis

Fotoform

Foto-Mate

Fotonovels

France

Freeway Press

French Line

Funk & Wagnalls

Futura

Galaxy

Galaxy (Adult)

Gallery

Gaslight

Gem

Gilt Edge

Global Press

Globe Volume

Gnome Press

Gold Medal

Gold Medal, Inc (1938)

Gold Seal

Gold Star

Golden Griffon

Golden Press

Golden Science Fiction

Golden Willow

Good Book

Gordy

Grafton

Graphic

Great American Publications

Green

Green Dragon

Greenberg

Greenleaf Classics

Griffin

Grosset & Dunlap

Groton

Grove

Guild-Hartford

Guinn

Gunfire Western Novel

H.L. Hunt

Handi-Books

Hangmanís House

Hanro

Harbrace

Harlequin (Non U.S.)

Harper

Harrow

Hart

Hart (Digest)

Harvest House

HEL

HIP

Headline

Headline (Digest)

Herlad

Heart Volume

Hecker

Hercules

Hi-Hat

Hillman

Hodgson House

Holloway House

Hollywood Awards

Holt Rinehart & Winston

Honor

Howard

Hustler

Ideal Publishing

Idle Hour

Illuminated Way

Image

Impact

Imperial

In Books

In Library

Infantry Journal

International Humor

Intimate Edition

Intimate Novel

Jay Broiler Company

J.O.B Classic

Jacket Library

Jade

Jet Reader

Jewel

Joe Moss

Jonathan Mystery

Jove

Kanrom

Keepworthy

Key Publishers

Keystone

Kirby

Knickerbocker

Knickerbocker Mystery

Knight Volume

Kozy

Jacket Library

Lancer

Lantern Pocket

Lantern Press

Lantern (Adult)

Larch

Laser (Non U.S.)

Late Hour Library

Late Late

Lay Awake

Leisure (Various)

Leisure Books (Adult)

Leisure Library

Ladder

Lanie Dills

Laura

Lev Gleason

Lexington House

Liberty Bell

Library Book

Lion

Little Library

Little People's

Living Age

Llewellyn

Lodestone

Logos International

Love Book Monthly

Love Romance

Lucom

Lumen

Macmillan

MC Publications

Macfadden

Macfadden Digest

Macro Development

Magabook

Magabook (Digest)

Magazine Village

Magenta

Magnet

Magnum

Major

Mankind Publishing

Manor

Marty Robbins

Marvel

Mask Reader

Masthead

Mayfair

Mayfair (Adult)

Mayfair Editions

Media Books

Medical Fiction

Mentor

Mercury (Adult)

Mercury Biography

Mercury Mystery

Meridian

Merit

Merit (Adult)

Merit (Digest)

Mermaid

Metro

Mid-America

Midland

Midnight Reader

Midwood (& Midwood Tower)

Miliken

Minnesota Fats

Mirage

Modern Age (ďSealĒ Digests)

Modern Fiction

Modern Biography

Modern Library

Modern Living Council

Monarch

Moonglow

Moonlight Reader

Montparnasse

Morganland

MPL

Muir

Mystery Book of the Month

Mystery Novel Classic

Mystery Novel of the Month

Narcissus

National Aeronautics Council

National Dairy Assoc

National Library

Natural Press

Neptune

Nesterman

Neva

New Age

New Classic House

New Imperial

Newport House

Newsstand Library

New World

Nightstand

Night Shadow

Night Light

Nite Lite

Nite Time

Nitime

Nitey Nite

Noble Library

Noonday

Norton

Nova

Novel Books

Novel Library

Novel Selections

Novels, Inc

Nutmeg

Olympia Press

Olympic Foto-Reader

Omnibus

Open Road

Ophelia (Olympia)

OPS (Olympia)

Oracle

Original

Other Traveller

Ottenheimer

Oval

Overseas Editions

Pad Library

Padell

Pagan

Pallete

Palo Duro Press

Paperback Library

Papillon

Paradise

Paralax

Paragon

Paraiso

Parliment

Parthena

Patman

Paulist Press

PEC (Publisherís Export Co)

Pelican

Pendulum

Penguin

Pennant

Pennant (Digest)

Pere Marquette

Perennial Library

Period

Perma

Peter Haddock

Peyote

Phantom

Phantom (Adult)

Phantom Mystery

Photo Crimes

Piccadilly

Pigale

Pike

Pillar

Pillar (Adult)

Pillow

Pinnacle

Pitman

Playboy

Playtime

Plaza Book Co

Pleasure Reader

Plume

Pocket Books

Pocket Books Armed Services

Pocket Library

Pocket Library of Art

Pompeii

Pony

Popper

Popular Digests

Popular Library

Powell

Preceptor

Pre-ferred

Premier

Private Edition (Digest)

Private Editions

Prize (Various Digests)

Prize Books

Prize Love Novel

Prize Volume

Problems

Publications Org

Putman

Pyramid

Python

Quarter Books

Quick Reader

Quill

Quokka

R.W. Company

RAF

Rainbow

Rainbow (MA)

Ram

Randen

Random House

Rapture

Raven

Raven (Nitetime)

Readerís Library

Reader Choice Library

Readers League of America

Red Arrow

Red Circle

Red Dagger (Dagger House)

Red Devil

Red Seal

Red Seal (Digest)

Reed Nightstand

Regal

Regnery

Regal Novels

Regency Books

Rendezvous

Retail Distributors

Rex

Rex Stout

Riverside

Robert Edwards

Romantic Novels

Room Mate

Royal

Royal Giant

Royal House

Royal Line

Saber

Saint Mystery Lib

Saint Novel

Satan Press

Satan's Library

Saturn

Scarlet Reader

Schocken

Scholastic

Science Fiction Classics

Scientific Detective Annual

Scorpio

Scorpion

Scribners

Series 70

Sharon

Shrewsbury

Simon & Schuster

Signet

Softcover Library

Spade Volume

Spartan Line

Special

Specialty

Spire

Sport Magazine Lib

Spotlight

Spur

SRI

Stag Snickers

Stallion

Stanley Library

Star Books

Star Novels

Stardust Reader

Sterling

Steiner

Stork

Stravon

Strode

Studio Pocket

Sundown Reader

Sunrise

Sun Volume

Superior (Digest)

Superior Reprints

Suppressed Books

Suspense Novel

Suspense Stories

Swan

Target Novel

Tauchnitz

Tech (Various Digests)

Tempo

Ternary

Thirteen Green

Three Star

Three Star (Adult)

Thriller Novel Classics

Thrilling Books

Tiger

Tiger Beat

Toby

Tom Doherty

Topaz

Topper

Tor

Torch Reader

Tower

Transition

Transsexual Library

Travellerís Companion (Olympia)

Triple Nickel

Triumph

Trojan

Trophy

Trophy (Digest)

Tropic

Tuxedo

Twentieth Century

Twilight Reader

Uni

Unibook

Unique

Universal Giant

Universal Library

Universal Romance

United Delco

United Playing Card Co

Uptown

Vagabond

Valentine

Valentine (Adult)

Value

Van Kampen

Vanguard

Vanitas

Vega (Various Adult)

Vega Science Fiction

Vega Western

Venice

Venus

Venus Library (Grove)

Venus-Freeway (Olympia)

Venus Volume

Vest Pocket

Viceroy

Victorian Classic

Viewpoint

Viking

Vintage Books

Vintage Russian Library

Vision House

Vital

Voliant

Voyager

Vulcan

Walter Wytres

Warner

Washington Square Press

Wee Hours

West in Action

Western Action Novel

Western Novel Classic

Western Novel of the Month

Western Publications

Western Thriller

Windsor House

Whitman

Wing

Wisdom House

Wizard

World Famous

World Wide Publications

Xerox

Yogi

Young Readers

Zebra (Grove)

Zenith

Zest

Zodiac

Zolar

Zondervan

Zondervan (Digest)

 

 

 

List of Non-U.S.

 

Vintage Paperback Publishers

 

 

The following publishers are all represented in BookScans.

 

Click HERE 

 

That will take you to the Non-U.S. Publishers' Index Page, and

 

you can navigate to the various series of books from there.

 

I've tried to determine nationality as best I can. "International" means that the book was produced in numerous countries ... usually Britain, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Please email me with corrections.

 

 

2in1Crime (International)

Ace (UK)

Action Detective

Albatross (Germany)

Alexander Moring

Amor Amor (France)

Armada (International)

Arrow (UK)

Avon (Canada)

Avon (UK)

Background

Badger (UK)

Ballantine (Canada)

Banner

Bantam (Canada)

Barker Dragon

Barrington Gray

Bestseller Library (UK)

Boardman (UK)

Bobcat Western

Bridbooks

Brown Watson

Caiman (Mexico)

Cardinal (Canada)

Cherry Tree (UK)

Ciboulette

Cleveland (Australia)

Coleccion (Argentina)

Collins (UK)

Compact (UK)

Comyns (UK)

Consul (UK)

Cooper (UK)

Corgi (UK)

Coronet (UK)

Cougar (Australia)

Coyote (Sweden)

Crow (Canada)

Curtis Warren (UK)

Curzon

Derby (UK)

Digit (UK)

Duchess (Canada)

Eclipse

Edgar Wallace

Editions Du Cerf (France)

Edwin Self (UK)

Elmsdale

Emece Distribuidora

En Texas Bog

Erich Pabel

Erle

Ernest Benn

Europa-America

Everest

Evergreen Books (UK)

Everyman's Library

Export

Fantasy (UK)

Federal (Canada)

Five Star

Fleuve Noir

Fontana (UK)

Four Square (UK)

Fredhois

Futura

Gallimard

Gannet Press (UK)

Gaywood (UK)

George Turton (UK)

Gerald Swan

Gibook

Gold Medal (UK)

Gold Medal (Canada)

Golden Fleece

Goulden (UK)

Granada

Greystoke Mobray

Greywood

Hai (Finland)

Hamilton (UK)

Hamish Hamilton (UK)

Hamlyn

Handy Library (Canada)

Hank Janson (Finland)

Harlequin (Canada)

HEL

Hemligt Uppdrag (Sweden)

Hodder (UK)

Hornasarja (Finland)

Horwitz (Australia)

Hutchinson (UK)

Ilvessarja (Finland)

Italian

Jaguar (Sweden)

Jay (UK)

John Murray

John Spencer  (UK)

Johnston Bacon (UK)

Jove

Jubilee (UK)

Kakabeka (Canada)

Kaner (UK)

Kaye (UK)

Key

King (Australian)

Knight (International)

Komet (Sweden)

K.T. McCall (Finland)

Kultamitali (Finland)

Kuukauden Shokki (Finland)

Laffin

Lannensarja (Finland)

Larry Kent (Australia)

Larry Kent (Finland)

Larry Kent (Sweden)

Laser (Canada)

Leisure

Lepohetki (Finland)

London Mystery

Magazine Services

Magnum (International)

Magpie

Manhattan (Finland)

Manhattan (Sweden)

Marc Brody (Finland)

Martin and Reid

Masquerade

Max Strong (Finland)

Mayfair

Mayflower (UK)

Mayflower Dell (UK)

Merlin

Meteor (Sweden)

Mews (UK)

Milestone (UK)

Mir Publishers

Modern Canadian Library

Modern Fiction

Montana (Finland)

Mystere (France)

Mystique

NCP

Nelson

New Canadian Library

New English Library (UK)

New Fiction Press (UK)

Nova (UK)

Olympia Traveller

Orbit (UK)

Original Novels (Australia)

Pan (UK)

Panther (UK)

Panther (Germany)

Pantteri (Finland)

Paper Jacks (Canada)

Paperback Library Ltd (UK)

P.C. Cheney

Peacock (UK)

Peter Cheney (Finland)

Peter Flynn (Finland)

Pelican (UK)

Pendulum

Penguin (UK)

Peter Flynn

Phantom (Australia)

Piccolo (International)

Pinnacle (UK)

Pinto Western (Australia)

Pocket Book (Canada)

Pocket Book (UK)

Pony (Canada)

Popular Library (Canada)

Priory

Private Eye

Puffin (UK)

Puumasarja (Finland)

Pyramid (Canada)

Quartet

Red Seal (UK)

Regal

Regular Publications

Roberts & Vinter

Romans Americains (France)

Scion (UK)

Scottie

Seitti (Finland)

Sexton Blake (Finland)

Sheriffi (Finland)

Sidgwick Jackson (International)

Signet (Canada)

Silver Star

Sphere (UK)

Stag

Star (Australia)

Starbooks (Australia)

Stoppress

Streamline

Studio (Canada)

Sun

Superior (UK)

Suspense

Tandem (UK)

Tandem (Australia)

Target (International)

Tauchnitz (Germany)

Thomas Nelson

Tiikeir (Finland)

Tikari (Finland)

Tit Bits

Todd Conrad (International)

Topliner

Torch (Canada)

Ullsteinbucher

Unicorn Bookshop

Venus Freeway

Viking (UK)

Virgo

Ward Lock (UK)

WDL

Western Monthly (Australia)

W.H. Allen (UK)

White Circle (Canada)

X Bokerna (Sweden)

Zebra (Sweden)

 

 

The following non-U.S. publishers are not yet represented in BookScans.

 

 

American Science Fiction Mag (Australia)

Confession Stories (Canada)

F.E. Howard (Canada)

Invincible (Australia)

Mark Goulden (UK)

Randall (Canada)

Serie Noire (France)

Strange Tales (UK)

Torch Books (Canada)

Travellerís Pocket Lib (Canada)

World Fantasy Classic (UK)