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Publication Series: Modern Library Giant

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  • Publication Series: Modern Library Giant Pub. Series Record # 1418
  • Note: Inaugurated September 1931 Price $1.00 (or $1.10 postage paid, by mail from the publisher) "Every Modern Library Giant is complete and unabridged and over 1200 pages long." (late 1932 or early 1933, comprising #G1 to G7 only) Sources: contemporary newspaper notices, reviews, and publisher advertisements (as Modern Library, Inc (Modern Library); not yet as Random House); and back pages of volumes in the regular series An early panel advertisement promoting the new Giant series features G1 to G3 with a drawing of the three jacketed books, and a long list selected from #1 to #192 in The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ($0.95, or $1.00 postage paid by mail order). --NY Times 1931-09-27 pBR11
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