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Archive for the ‘Book Covers’ Category

  • Welcome to Beatville – Beatnik Book Covers

    • 10830 Views • 1950s, 1960s, Book Covers, LiteratureComments Off on Welcome to Beatville – Beatnik Book Covers

    Voices of East Anglia has previously delved into the world of the Beat Generation and went on the Road with Jack Kerouac. Now we’re giving you our favourite Beatnik “inspired” paperback book covers from the past. There are no works by...

  • Your Beautiful Home on a Budget

    • 6591 Views • 1970s, Architecture, Book Covers, Furniture, LiteratureComments Off on Your Beautiful Home on a Budget

    Your Beautiful Home on a Budget was a home decorating book published in 1974. It was aimed at people who wanted to brighten up their homes on a shoestring budget. The book was written by Dawn Marsden, who also published a book titled “Planning Colour...

  • The Pan Book of Horror Series

    • 5294 Views • Book Covers, LiteratureComments Off on The Pan Book of Horror Series

    We must confess that horror literature has never been a favourite of ours, but The Pan Book of Horror series of books, has always fascinated us…. Come with us, and journey back in time…. Started in 1959, and edited and compiled by Herbert Van...

  • Cover Versions

    • 5749 Views • Art, Book Covers, Music, Vinyl1 Comment

    These have been on the Internet for awhile – well since 2009, but they have only just appeared on the Voices of East Anglia radar. Freelance designers Littlepixel recreated some of their favourite album covers in the style of the Sixties...

  • The First Book of Jazz

    • 6278 Views • 1950s, Art, Book Covers, Literature, MusicComments Off on The First Book of Jazz

    J is for Jazz – some cool illustrations from the childrens book The First Book of Jazz  by Langston Hughes. The Artwork was created by Animator and Cartoonist Cliff Roberts. His pictures appeared in magazines such as the New Yorker and Playboy. He...

  • Jack Kerouac – On the Road again

    • 5367 Views • 1950s, 1960s, Book Covers, LiteratureComments Off on Jack Kerouac – On the Road again

    Legend has it that Kerouac wrote On the Road in 1951 virtually non-stop over a three week period (presumably stopping occasionally for food and sleep) and the text has that almost breathless, stream-of-consciousness feel to it. Influenced by a long, rambling...