This rather curious dust jacket (is that man throwing up?) is by noted graphic designer and photographer Jozef Gross and was produced for this 1962 volume of journalist’s reminiscences. Tudor Jenkins wrote ‘The Londoner’s Diary’ for the Evening Standard over a period of 20 years.
Osbert Lancaster provided the artwork for the cover of Inside the Pub, an architectural study of British pubs, published in 1950. Is there a pub left in the land that looks like this?
London meets Miami in this 1926 book cover designed by B Wallace.
Who needs and A to Z when you can go To & Fro!
Ethel ‘Bip’ Pares was the designer of this very stylish 1928 booklet for the General Omnibus Company. Pares, though still largely unrecognised, was one of the UK’s great art deco illustrators, responsible for over 600 book cover designs. This one is up for auction soon.
John Meade (about whom I know nothing) designed this appealing cover for the 1966 edition of Nicholas Wollaston’s highly entertaining English journey, undertaken during the winter of 1963-64.