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NYRB Classics

Contributed by Claude South on Nov 14th, 2014. Artwork published in .
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    Source: http://www.nybooks.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb

    These are beautiful books all around. Published in “handsome uniform trade paperback editions,” they have consistent covers, each featuring a painting or photo overlaid with the book’s title in FF Meta. The interiors are usually typset in Trump Mediaeval (the older editions) or Adobe Garamond Premier (for the most recently published), if not reproduced photographically from some original printing.

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    The Land Breakers by John Ehle

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    In the Heart of the Heart of the Country by William H. Gass

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    Totempole by Sanford Friedman

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    Source: http://www.nybooks.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    Midnight in the Century by Victor Serge

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    The Peach Blossom Fan by K’ung Shang-jen

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    1 Comment on “NYRB Classics”

    1. Nov 17th, 2014  8:29 pm

      Don’t miss Rick Poynor’s paean of praise for “Katy Homans’ daring and ambitious cover designs” in Eye no. 66 vol. 17 2007.

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