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The Originals: Dust Jacket Art of Ian Fleming First Editions

The art of a first edition dust jacket is magical.

Twenty, fifty, even one hundred years removed from the date on which the book was first published, the dust jacket design reveals the book as it was first pulled off the shelves and read. 557 more words


The Year of the Hydra

Reviewing things and taking names!

I’m not really taking names… but I am reviewing a lot these days, and getting quoted on book jackets!

I recently got to read an advance copy of The Year of the Hydra by W.B. 25 more words


Warhol by the Book

Out with the old and in with the new is right. I’ve posted earlier about the first (at least that i know about) exhibition of Warhol’s books called… 924 more words

Exclusive Interview with James Bond Book Cover Artist Bill Botten

We are delighted to get the chance to put some questions to legendary book jacket artist, Bill Botten. Bill’s work has adorned hundred’s of famous author’s novels including Kingsley and Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, William Plomer, Salman Rushdie, Kurt Vonnegut, Michael Crichton and J.G. 502 more words

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Top 10 Most Collectable James Bond Paperbacks

Thanks to PizGloria.com for this hand-picked selection.

1) “Casino Royale” (334) published by Pan Books in 1955 – (artist Roger Hall).

First Bond paperback and first portrayal of Bond on a cover.   337 more words

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Dust Jackets or Naked Books?

I undress my hardcovers before I take them onto the bus with me. (Did I feel somewhat sadistic when I typed that? Oh yes I did.) 367 more words