In 1957 Dutton released a series of paperbacks under
the Dutton Everyman Paperback label, which is a
predecessor to the Everyman's Library paperback series. A few of the
titles, such as Manzoni's Betrothed, were
already in the Everyman's Library catalog, but most were
new titles. Terry Seymour described the selections
best, calling them eclectic. Seventy-nine were
issued before Dent and Dutton launched the Everyman's
Library paperback series in 1961. When this
occurred, Dutton dropped the "Everyman" term,
labeling the existing and new titles with "A Dutton Paperback."
Existing cover images remained
the same, except for the removal of "Everyman," and even
the Dutton Everyman Paperback logo was retained on the
The Dutton Paperback series existed for a very long
time, with the series number reaching well over 400.
Each title was identified by a "D" followed by a
unique number. This series number appears on the lower
spine and front cover. The back cover includes the
logo at the top, a description of the book, and an
attribution for the cover design. A few titles
(D51, D59, and D77) are designated as a Dutton Everyman
The complete list of titles released as a Dutton
Everyman Paperback is shown below. If a title is highlighted,
an image is
available for that title.
In many cases, the Dutton Paperback image is displayed
as we do not yet have an image of the Dutton Everyman
If the Everyman version of the cover is found please
send it to the editor. Leading articles (A, An, and The)
have been removed from titles.