Things I Found in my Mother-in-Law’s House: 1930s paperbacks

From the bookshelves in what is now my office, here are two examples of some of the earliest mass-market paperback books, 1940 printings of The Good Earth and Gulliver’s Travels in Pocket Book format.

Cover art has come a long way since then, hasn’t it?

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