Truly bizarre color combo. But kinda cool. Designed by Martin Bassett.
BTW, just posted the grid for these cover designs over at Gridness.net. Here it is…
The grid was designed by a pole living in London then (early 1960s), Romek Marber, who not only did that but designed 20+ covers for the Crime series in a ridiculously short period of time.
(Penguin Collector’s Society’s PENGUIN BY DESIGNERS is a must if you want to know about the making of these paperback Penguins in the 60s and 70s)
[...] by Alan Fletcher. Always interesting to find a cool Penguin from prior to their more well-known layout configuration. Oh, and of course, yay [...]