Wednesday, 30 May 2018

The Art of the Dust Jacket

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison (Random House, 1952) Illustrator: Edward McKnight Kauffer

Metropolis by Thea von Harbou (Readers Library, 1927) Illustrator: Aubrey Hammond

Three Comrades by Erich Maria Remarque (Little, Brown & Co, 1937) Illustrator: Paul Wenck

The Unsophisticated Arts by Barbara Jones (The Architectural Press, 1951) Illustrator: Barbara Jones

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe (Farrar, Straus Giroux, 1968) Illustrator: Milton Glaser

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway (Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1928) Illustrator: Cleonike ‘Cleon’ Damianakes

The Night Flower by Walter C. Butler (Macaulay, 1936) Illustrator: Edward D'Ancona

Time Was Away: A Notebook in Corsica by Alan Ross and John Minton (John Lehmann, 1948) Illustrator: John Minton

Roads To Glory by Richard Aldington (Chatto & Windus, 1930 ) Illustrator: Paul Nash

Mountain Meadow by John Buchan (Literary Guild of America, 1941) Illustrator: Rockwell Kent

Drugs and the Mind by Robert S. de Ropp (Scientific Book Club, 1957) Illustrator: Eric Fraser

Baron Ixell: Crime Breaker by Oscar Schisgall (Longmans, 1929) Illustrator: Arthur Hawkins

Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne (1959) Illustrator: Adlof Hoffmesiter

The Faber Book of Children's Verse edited by Janet Adam Smith (Faber, 1953) Illustrator: Barnett Freedman

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From Martin Salisbury’s The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920-1970 (Thames & Hudson)

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