Appleton Biographies

D. Appleton & Company (New York, US)
Series dates: 1932-1940
Size: 5.25″ x 7.5″

Appleton Biographies were a uniform series of previously published biographies. Jackets were unique to each title, with a book blurb on the front jacket flap and titles listed on the back of the jacket. The price on the jacket ($2.00) shows a decrease in price to $1.50 suggesting the titles may not have been selling well during the Depression.

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The initial offering of eight titles were issued in 1932 and another 30 or so titles were published through 1940. The back jacket flap includes an author bio.

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