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.

 

sciencefictioncollection:

Lancer Books, Inc., 1971. The copyright is held by the author. This novel is a part of the Sam Space detective series. “Sam Space” is a play on the name of the classic character created by Dashiell Hammett, Sam Spade. 

Cover by Gene Szafran

sciencefictioncollection:

Lancer Books, Inc., 1971. The copyright is held by the author. This novel is a part of the Sam Space detective series. “Sam Space” is a play on the name of the classic character created by Dashiell Hammett, Sam Spade. 

Cover by Gene Szafran

sciencefictioncollection:

Ace Books, Inc., 1965. It was bound tête-bêche with Fred Saberhagan’s novel The Water of Thought. 

sciencefictioncollection:

Ace Books, Inc., 1965. It was bound tête-bêche with Fred Saberhagan’s novel The Water of Thought

arcaneimages:

I just picked this up. Don’t act like you’re not jealous

arcaneimages:

I just picked this up. Don’t act like you’re not jealous

spookshowvixens:

A few of the covers to some of the novels in the “Frankenstein Horror Series”.  I’m not sure how much this series had to do with Frankenstein or his monster other than a few books focusing on them.  Instead, the rest seem to be tales of mad science, the living dead and evil curses.

dustrial-inc:

“ #Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts… A graphic representation of data abstracted from banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding…” ― William Gibson, #Neuromancer (via Neuromancer QFT : Dustrial, Culture and Nightlife, Boston.)

dustrial-inc:

“ #Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts… A graphic representation of data abstracted from banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding…”

― William Gibson, #Neuromancer (via Neuromancer QFT : Dustrial, Culture and Nightlife, Boston.)