Tag Archives: book cover art

What Do Lou Reed and Agatha Christie Have in Common

What Lou Reed and Agatha Christie have in common is the American-born, but British-raised illustrator Tom Adams. When Reed was searching for an artist to design his self-titled album for the UK market in 1972, he chose Adams. Ironically, although … Continue reading

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Mid-century Minimalist Monday

Way back in the days before plague times, I previously featured artist Henning M.Lederer’s animations  and gifs of mid-century minimalist book covers and vintage psychology and philosophy books. He reimagines the abstract geometric patterns frequently used by book and record company designers … Continue reading

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Every day I write the book

h/t Todd Alcott & Elvis          

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Picture yourself on a boat on a river…

You all know that I’m a big sucker for clever mash-ups that include book cover art. Well, it will be no surprise that I love writer and graphic artist Todd Alcott’s crazy re-imaginings of classic Beatles tunes and paperback books. … Continue reading

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Cringeworthy but on the nose

If you stop by this humble blog on a regular basis, you are probably aware that I love good faux book cover art. I recently ran across this selection and thought that I’d share some. While they’re all amusing, they … Continue reading

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Vintage Covers

I know that it’s my juvenile sense of humor, but I do love these silly re-imagined vintage book covers. You can find more of these parody covers at the website for Vintage Covers and even purchase posters and postcards of … Continue reading

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Blue Mondays

 

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Blue Mondays

Death Croons the Blues. James Ronald. New York: Phoenix Press. (1940). First edition. Original dust jacket. Mystery in which a blues singer is murdered and the murder is solved by a crime reporter.  

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Judging By The Cover

  h/t Invaluable Blog

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