Skip to content
Advertisements

Vintage Book Covers

November 10, 2014

Happy Monday everyone, I trust this finds you well. To ease you gently (and colourfully) into the week, here are some more retro book cover online discoveries for your (and my) visual delight ! I hope you enjoy them.

Fishinkblog 8071 Vintage Book Covers 11

There definitely appears to be more mid century book covers aimed at boys than girls. These Polish ones are lovely, I really like the two little guys in the tree.

Fishinkblog 8072 Vintage Book Covers 12

A couple more girl focussed pages.

Fishinkblog 8073 Vintage Book Covers 13

Fishinkblog 8074 Vintage Book Covers 14

Tons of space books from the 50’s and 60’s. It appears that everyone liked making rockets.

Fishinkblog 8075 Vintage Book Covers 15 Fishinkblog 8076 Vintage Book Covers 16 Fishinkblog 8077 Vintage Book Covers 17

A book about being a chimney sweep, not so much of a profession these days but again fab illustrations.

Fishinkblog 8078 Vintage Book Covers 18

And for those of you who have been waiting for the kids to go back to school before you go on your late year holidays, here are some cars, planes and travel guides just for you. Gosh I do try to think of everyone : ) Comments welcome as always please.

Fishinkblog 8079 Vintage Book Covers 19 Fishinkblog 8080 Vintage Book Covers 20

Advertisements
8 Comments leave one →
  1. November 10, 2014 2:47 pm

    wow, I love these, thank you posting

  2. November 10, 2014 10:57 pm

    As always, lots of yummy color.

  3. November 11, 2014 3:45 pm

    Hello Craig! What a lovely post! It always makes me super happy and proud seeing some Czech illustration work on your blog. Can you mention Jiri Trnka or Jiri Salamoun’s work sometime? Love Marta

  4. November 11, 2014 4:36 pm

    Thank you Marta, I will certainly check them out and if I like their style too then.. watch this space lol Any more recommendations along the czech lines, feel free to pass them on, it’s a whole new world for me : )

    • November 11, 2014 10:35 pm

      Thanks for the reply Craig! I think you might also like Miroslav Hanak’s work, he did beautiful illustrations of animals and wild life.

      • November 12, 2014 9:41 am

        Thanks Marta I’ll give his work a look also. Keep them coming : ) and thanks for reading and commenting too

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: