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The Crooked Trail

Author: Donaldson, Fred.
Title: The crooked trail.
Publisher: New York : Dorchester Pub. Co., 1983.
Call Number: PS3554.O468 C766 1983.

An adhesive bound paperback book everyone is so familiar with. Paper bound books have been around for centuries, but the modern paperback has its roots in the late 19th century. For more examples of 20th century mass market binding, see 20th century.