Original Triangle Books bookstore standee, circa 1939-1943
New York: Triangle Books, Circa 1939-1943. Vintage Triangle Books "A Brand New Series Now Only 39¢ Each" standee, circa 1939-1943, with attached easel on verso, unused.
Triangle Books were a reprint publisher, which published nearly 400 titles of hardbound, inexpensive editions of popular fiction between 1933 and 1949. First published in 1933 by Reynal and Hitchcock, they were acquired by Doubleday in 1939, which continued the series until 1949. The 39¢ sale price seen on the standee presented here, was the price point beginning in 1939, which continued until approximately 1943 when the price point was raised to 49¢.
12.75 x 22 inches. With light edgewear and faint rubbing and soiling to the bottom, else Near Fine.
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