Emanuel Haldeman-Julius : Pocket Series and the Little Blue Books

Front Wrapper Design Style: "Property Of"

Despite strong similarities to the Large Title wrapper design, these booklets can easily be identified by the presence of the one or two blank signature lines they support. It is believed to have been was created in the 1960's in order to better market select titles to students and schools. Interestingly, some booklets have been found that continue to carry the "Edited by E. Haldeman-Julius" Series Editor Statement, despite being printed a decade or more after the editor's death. Copies of booklets in these wrappers are known to have been part of physical inventory right up until the plant was destroyed by fire in 1978.

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