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All the Len Deighton covers that used this font:

here we are now entertain us (snoball), Sunday, 25 September 2016 19:21 (four years ago) link

Think maybe some recent Len Deighton covers pay tribute to that look.

Came to post all the Saul Bellow covers that looked like these:

Berberian Begins at Home (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 6 October 2016 01:09 (four years ago) link

this was the version of Lord of the Flies we had in my school library, the cover to the first edition by Anthony Gross:

soref, Thursday, 6 October 2016 01:22 (four years ago) link

eight months pass...

And the Avon cover of Herzog, recently discussed on the current rolling thread

Guidonian Handsworth Revolution (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 9 June 2017 03:10 (three years ago) link

Not a Delillo fan, so I like how inappropriately cheesey this one is:

Chuck_Tatum, Friday, 9 June 2017 14:20 (three years ago) link

there have been a zillion covers of gravity's rainbow but this one, which freaked me out a little when i first looked at it in a waldenbooks sometime in the late 90s, remains the "real" one for me:

I take my stand on this

alimosina, Friday, 9 June 2017 17:09 (three years ago) link

i used to have a copy of that one! i loaned it to someone who never returned it >:[

j., Saturday, 10 June 2017 03:33 (three years ago) link

two years pass...

The original cover of Mystery Train,t_large/v1548875166/ddmahcmmmt9ns6yex3j4.jpg

Later covers emphasized Elvis - seems there was at least one edition with a Warhol Double Elvis- and now there is just a black on white image of a guitar headstock.

The Fearless Thread Killers (James Redd and the Blecchs), Monday, 2 September 2019 18:42 (one year ago) link

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