Sunday, April 15, 2012

The Abram Games cover experiment 1957-1958

Penguin no. 1187 (1st, 1957).
Cover illustration by Abram Games.

Penguin no. 1085 (2nd, 1957).
Cover illustration by David Caplan.

Penguin no. 1250 (1st, 1957).
Cover illustration by Stanley Godsell.

Penguin no. 1260 (1st, 1958).
Cover illustration by Stanley Godsell.

Penguin no. 797 (9th, 1959).
Cover illustration by Abram Games.
Reviewed here.

Penguin no. 1056 (4th, 1959).
Cover illustration by Abram Games.
Reviewed here.

Penguin no. 1189 (1st, 1957).
Cover illustration by Abram Games.

Penguin no. 1238 (1st, 1957).
Cover illustration by Hans Unger.

Penguin no. 667 (2nd, 1958).
Cover illustration by Denis Piper.

Penguin no. 1239 (1st,1957).
Cover illustration by Edwn Tatum.

Penguin no. 1215 (1st,1957).
Cover illustration by Abram Games.
Penguin no. 1236 (1st, 1957).
Cover illustration by Derek McKay.
Penguin no. 1267 (1st, 1958).
Cover illustration by Pat Keely.

Penguin no. 1076 (reprint, 1957).
Cover illustration by Stanley Godsell.

The provisional list of titles with coloured covers commissioned by Abram Games can be found here.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Karyn
    Once again I am in awe of you here. I have only 4 of these covers, and would love to find more, They seem to be particularly scarce.

    Best wishes
    Chris

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