New release: Telos has just released a beautiful new book called Cover Me: The Vintage Art of Pan Books. This 264-page hardcover features an overview of paperback history, production process, artists, and a fantastic collection of cover art up to 1965. The litho-printed illustrations include Spy Vibe faves such as Leslie Charteris, Agatha Christie, Peter Cheyney, and Ian Fleming. My friend Jules Burt has posted a great video review on Youtube, which you can watch here (I suggest subscribing to his channel if you are a book lover!). From the press release: "An affectionate and thoroughly-researched celebration of the classic Pan Books paperbacks, beautifully illustrated with sumptuous full-color reproductions of over 300 of the original cover artworks. From Robert Heinlein classics to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Agatha Christie mysteries to cheesecake, Pan has always commissioned their own art for their often-iconic paperback covers. Here’s that art, and the story behind the company." Spy Vibers can order from Telos in the UK and Bud Plant Art Books in the US. Publisher's promo video below. Enjoy!
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