Vintage Books

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Vintage Books
Parent company Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (Random House)
StatusActive
Founded1954;67 years ago (1954)
Founder Alfred A. Knopf Sr.
Country of originUnited States, United Kingdom
Headquarters location New York City
Imprints Vintage Classics, Vintage Contemporaries, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, Vintage International
Official website knopfdoubleday.com/imprint/vintage/

Vintage Books is a trade paperback publishing imprint established in 1954 by Alfred A. Knopf.

The company was purchased by Random House publishing in April 1960, and is a subdivision of Random House. In 1990, Vintage UK was set up in the United Kingdom. After Random House merged with Bantam Doubleday Dell, Doubleday's Anchor Books trade paperback line was added to the same division as Vintage. [1]

Vintage began publishing some mass-market paperback books in 2003. [2]

Famous Authors [3]

William Faulkner

Vladimir Nabokov

Albert Camus

Ralph Ellison

Dashiell Hammett

William Styron

Philip Roth

Toni Morrison

Dave Eggers

Robert Caro

Haruki Murakami

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Vintage Books First Edition Identification [4]

Vintage Books will have "First Edition" printed on the copyright page with a '1' that is present.

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