Front Cover : Great Book Jacket and Cover Design

By: Powers, Alan

Price: $35.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


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A revealing and entertaining look at the great book jackets of the 20th century from across the world. Author Alan Powers tells the story of the book jacket from its early days, via the advent of the paperback, right up to the most eye-catching covers produced today. With over 300 illustrations, including first editions by famous authors, jackets by major designers and artists, groundbreaking series from major publishing houses, and classic pulp-fiction jackets, this unique and fascinating insight into the world of the front cover will appeal to anyone with a passion for books.

Title: Front Cover : Great Book Jacket and Cover Design

Author Name: Powers, Alan

Categories: Art & Decorative Arts, Books About Books,

Edition: First

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2001

ISBN Number: 1840004215

ISBN Number 13: 9781840004212

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 027078

Description: An unmarked "gift quality" book presented in original dust jacket with a tiny tear to upper back spine fold (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). "Complete with features on topics such as the Cold War novel, the auhtor as jacket artist and the Bond novel, and with almost 300 jackets illustrated in colour, this is an essential compendium of the book jacket for anyone with a passion for books and a love of great design."

Keywords: book Design, Graphic Art,