Dust Jacket photo collages

Here’s a sampling of a series of simple collages I made from great dust jackets I’ve come across in book scouting. I have much more raw material for another “Stuff I found in Books” post, a dozen posts really, but for now here are a few. I’m usually fairly good about preserving the source material in the original back cover, though I no longer have the source for Dr. JMP, which is a shame. If you know who this guy is please let me know, he is a special maniac.

         Going to try to freeze my fingers now and not over-comment on the photos, all tumblr style like a regular blog.Maybe I’ll just comment Fuck Yeah – Dust Jackets! but somehow I don’t think that’ll catch.

Original Dust Jacket pics & more:

DR JMP

More after the JMP

Mary Summer Rain

Ken Lange

author of

“How any Hairstylist can earn at least $30,000 a year”

perhaps true today, published in 1982

For this one I have to show the cover as well

two more that round out the composition:

Thomas N. Scorcia and Curtis Wood Jr.

And then there’s this

Goodnight.

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~ by 15wattLasVegas on November 20, 2011.

One Response to “Dust Jacket photo collages”

  1. What can you say about this? It’s brilliant. These are kick ass. I especially like Thomas Scortia.

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