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Shark Attack by H. David Baldridge

Contributed by Rachel Laine on May 24th, 2017. Artwork published in
circa 1975
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    License: All Rights Reserved.

    Berkley Books edition

    This book with “true tales of shark attacks in man — facts more terrifying than the fiction of JAWSapes Novel Gothic’s use on the Pan edition of Peter Benchley’s novel released the year before.

    The Shark Attack edition by Everest Books (pictured below) even goes to the trouble of modifying the ‘H’ and the ‘K’ as had the original book with the ‘J’ and ‘W’. In fact, the only letterforms that match Novel Gothic are the ‘S’ and the ‘A’, suggesting that this knock-off is lettering solely based on the JAWS cover, without the involvement of type.

    Source: License: All Rights Reserved.

    Everest Books Limited


    • Novel Gothic


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