Tag Archives: book covers

What a Difference an ‘A’ Makes

Here's Waldo

The DaVinci Cod
 
Twilight: New Moo

More very clever covers at Lost at E Minor.

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Chip Kidd: Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is.

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The Making of a Book Cover: Photoshop Magic!

Via Scoop.it!

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British Book Covers of the ’50s & ’60s

More cool covers and other great stuff at Existential Ennui

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Literary Knitting

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By Stitchin Fingers

Clicking on the images will take you to their sources.

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20 Classic Novels’ First Covers

19 more at The Atlantic
Via The Centered Librarian

Check out the variety of covers for The Hobbit here.

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Publishers’ Bindings Online

A beautiful site with literary, historical and artistic galleries, teaching plans, tools and resources.

“Decorative bindings cover many of the books that people have in their homes today, but their owners are often unaware of their cultural and historical significance. These bindings reflect not only social and cultural history, but bibliographic history as well.

In September 2003, The University of Alabama, University Libraries, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries, received an IMLS National Leadership grant to create the digital resource, Publishers’ Bindings Online, 1815-1930: The Art of Books (PBO)

The project will also afford students, teachers, binders, and scholars in many different areas the opportunity to study up to 5,000 decorative bindings from two different physical collections in a single, virtual location.”

Via: The Centered Librarian

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