Book/Magazine Covers (All) · Illustration Art · Look Here

Look Here: THIS CITY IS OURS, with cover art by the great unknown

A dramatic illustration (by an uncredited artist) and a bold, complementary title treatment (by an uncredited designer) combine to lift the overall design of the cover of Denis Pitts’ thriller novel from the late 1970s about a terrorist threat to Manhattan to a very high level:

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The lesson here: even though some genres (or time periods) may appear to be (or may in fact be) more blessed than others, great illustrative book covers can appear in any genre (or period).

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