book covers.

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1970, Andrej Guľaški,
Dobrodružstvo daždivej jesene



1961, Alexandrovič Michail Šolochov,
Rozoraná celina II



1965, binding illustration for Tajní boháči
by Jozef Gregor-Tajovský



designer/illustrator unknown, binding illus.,
Božena Mačingová, Taký veľký deň




Milada Marešová, 1977, binding illus. for
Milan Húževka, Psí knieža



They just don't make book covers like they used to. These gorgeous Eastern European book covers from the 1970s don't even need text. The simple lines and great illustrations do them justice. I feel like these could have been the basis for a lot of modern graphic design.






PHOTOS COURTESY OF: A JOURNEY ROUND MY SKULL

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2 comments

  1. Love these book covers! Just reblogged them: http://haj718.tumblr.com/post/668303153/book-covers

    Thanks for the cool postings as always!

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  2. Thanks, Haj! Thanks for finding my blog and reblogging my post!

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