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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 ...Show synopsisA 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.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books...Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Very good hardcover in very good...Very Good in Very Good jacket. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards, text and illustrations also very good. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. Due to the size/weight of this book it is not available for expedited delivery; international shipping may cost extra. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Description:NF. First edition bound in red cloth. About Fine in Fine DJ....NF. First edition bound in red cloth. About Fine in Fine DJ. Owner's addre ss label on front fly & his name is stamped to the top and bottom edge of the page blocks. Otherwise Fine in Fine DJ.
Description:Fine in Near Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall. 1st Printing....Fine in Near Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall. 1st Printing. First edition. Heavy quarto hardback. 144 pp. Colour illustrations throughout. Fine condition in near Fine, unclipped dust jacket (spine and jacket near spine slightly sunned). No inscriptions.
Description:Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition...Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 144 p. Contains: Illustrations.
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