A selection of classic paperback book covers from the 40s through 70s.

A general overview of paperback cover illustrators. Fantasy, science fiction and crime in particular.

Plus any other ephemera I feel like reblogging.

 

captainahabsrarebooks:

New Arrivals: First Edition of FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE (1952), by Isaac Asimov.  An attractive copy of the second volume in the author’s famed Foundation Trilogy.

captainahabsrarebooks:

New Arrivals: First Edition of FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE (1952), by Isaac Asimov.  An attractive copy of the second volume in the author’s famed Foundation Trilogy.

toomuchhorrorfiction:

Night Songs -Charles L. Grant
Jun 1984, publ. Pocket Books, 0-671-45249-5, $3.95, 346pp, pb
Cover: Rowena Morrill

toomuchhorrorfiction:

Night Songs -Charles L. Grant

Jun 1984, publ. Pocket Books, 0-671-45249-5, $3.95, 346pp, pb

Cover: Rowena Morrill

itcamefrommycloset:

Jealous Woman by James M. Cain
Avon Pocket-Size Books 1951 (No price on cover)
Printed in Canada

itcamefrommycloset:

Jealous Woman by James M. Cain

Avon Pocket-Size Books 1951 (No price on cover)

Printed in Canada

mortvillebooks:

The MIdwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham
John Wyndham’s science fiction/horror novel provides the basis for the equally classic movie, Village of the Damned. Man, those white-haired kids are creepy. Wyndham also wrote The Day of the Triffids, which was adapted into the b-movie of the same name. You can find a copy here.

mortvillebooks:

The MIdwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham

John Wyndham’s science fiction/horror novel provides the basis for the equally classic movie, Village of the Damned. Man, those white-haired kids are creepy. Wyndham also wrote The Day of the Triffids, which was adapted into the b-movie of the same name. You can find a copy here.