100 Faber Postcards

Author: Faber & Faber, Limited
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780571320240
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A selection of classic book covers from the Faber archive.

Postcards From Puffin

Author: Puffin
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780141333373
File Size: 58,58 MB
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One hundred beautiful postcards in a collectible box representing seventy years of outstanding Puffin design! For over seventy years, Puffin UK has been designing memorable covers for children's books. Now available in the US for the first time, Postcards from Puffin is a collection of one hundred postcards of the best covers in Puffin's history. Each card is printed on thick, high-quality cardstock and features a different and iconic Puffin book cover. Packaged in a lovely box designed to look like a book, with a ribbon, this is a deluxe gift for any book lover or design enthusiast. From picture books to paperbacks, and teen fiction to Puffin Classics, this is a selection sure to appeal to children and adults alike. No matter what your age or what you're into, there's a Puffin for everyone!

Postcards From Penguin

Author: Penguin Group USA
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780141044668
File Size: 30,68 MB
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A collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a different and iconic Penguin book jacket. From classics to crime, here are over seventy years of quintessentially British design in one box. In 1935 Allen Lane stood on a platform at Exeter railway station, looking for a good book for the journey to London. His disappointment at the poor range of paperbacks on offer led him to found Penguin Books. The quality paperback had arrived. Declaring that 'good design is no more expensive than bad', Lane was adamant that his Penguin paperbacks should cost no more than a packet of cigarettes, but that they should always look distinctive. Ever since then, from their original - now world-famous - look featuring three bold horizontal stripes, through many different stylish, inventive and iconic cover designs, Penguin's paperback jackets have been a constantly evolving part of Britain's culture. And whether they're for classics, crime, reference or prize-winning novels, they still follow Allen Lane's original design mantra. Sometimes, you definitely should judge a book by its cover.

Bibliophilia

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Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0553447890
File Size: 66,43 MB
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One Hundred Writers In One Box

Author: Various
Publisher: Particular Books
ISBN: 9780141197333
File Size: 73,26 MB
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To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Penguin Modern Classics we are publishing an incredibly desirable and collectable postcard collection of 100 Modern Classics authors. Following the success of Postcards from Penguin this is a must-have box of beautifully produced postcards with memorable, often iconic photographs of writers such as Camus, Steinbeck, Orwell, Waugh, Nabokov. Each postcard is designed to evoke the iconic look of the Modern Classics series.

Postcards From Ladybird

Author: Ladybird
Publisher: Ladybird Books
ISBN: 9781409311522
File Size: 69,56 MB
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A unique collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a different and iconic Ladybird book cover from the 1940s to 1970s. From the first ever Ladybird book Bunnikin's Picnic Party, to Well-Loved Tales and How It Works, this is a selection from over thirty years of beloved Ladybird illustration in one sturdy little gift box. A perfect nostalgia gift for all Ladybird fans.

Postcards From Pelican

Author: Penguin
Publisher: Particular Books
ISBN: 9780241006375
File Size: 10,30 MB
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A collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a different Pelican Book jacket. Covering subjects from socialism to sex, psychoanalysis to atomic physics, and featuring great thinkers ranging from Lord Byron to Karl Marx, Pelican brought accessible, intelligent books to a generation, making knowledge everybody's property

Faber And Faber

Author: Joseph Connolly
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780571240005
File Size: 44,28 MB
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Joseph Connolly - book collector, antiquarian dealer, and acclaimed novelist - has compiled an impassioned guide and love letter to the designers, artists and authors at the heart of Faber's design story. From its beginnings in the 1920s and 1930s on to the classic years of innovation under Berthold Wolpe after the War, and from the celebrated period of collaboration with Pentagram on to the modern day, here is, as he concludes in his preface, 'a lavish celebration of the art and beauty of these magnificent covers, from just the first eighty years'.Even gazing at these so slim spines, I was taken. And at the foot of each one, the word Faber. The vitality of the design, even on these very narrow spines, compelled me to slide out the books. And the covers! Oh my goodness, the covers ... the colour, strength and typography were not at all brash, but merely dynamic: here, I thought, was splendour. And it was the covers that encouraged me to open the books. And to read. And then to discover.

70s Girls Comics 100 Postcards

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Publisher: Classic Comics
ISBN: 9781405268387
File Size: 30,22 MB
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A unique collection of 100 postcards, each featuring images of Misty, Tammy, and Jinty - the unforgettable, plucky heroines of the Golden Age of comics for girls. From gymnastics and school hijinks to spine-tingling mystery and menace, there's an abundance of classic images in this sturdy gift box. A perfect nostalgia gift for all fans of 1970s girls' comics.

Under The Skin

Author: Michel Faber
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547546114
File Size: 72,87 MB
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Hailed as "original and unsettling, an Animal Farm for the new century" (The Wall Street Journal), this first novel lingers long after the last page has been turned. Described as a "fascinating psychological thriller" (The Baltimore Sun), this entrancing novel introduces Isserley, a female driver who picks up hitchhikers with big muscles. She, herself, is tiny--like a kid peering up over the steering wheel. Scarred and awkward, yet strangely erotic and threatening, she listens to her hitchhikers as they open up to her, revealing clues about who might miss them if they should disappear. At once humane and horrifying, Under the Skin takes us on a heart-thumping ride through dangerous territory--our own moral instincts and the boundaries of compassion. A grotesque and comical allegory, a surreal representation of contemporary society run amok, Under the Skin has been internationally received as the arrival of an exciting talent, rich and assured.