Re: RARA-AVIS: Fawcett Crest

From: Rene Ribic (
Date: 03 Aug 2002

> I was looking at some books I thought were Fawcett Gold Medals but it
> turns out they're from their Crest imprint. They look the same. The
> books are by Harry Kemelman (pre-Rabbi Small), Helen MacInnes and
> else I forget, so could this have been a line for non-tough guy stuff?
> What was their intent with the Gold Medal imprint? I don't have
> anything about the PBO/post-pulp era at hand but if anyone has any
> it'd be great to hear.
> Bill
> --

Although it didn't always work out that way in practice, the theory was that GM would publish originals & Crest would do pb reprints of hardback books.


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