The Hidden Dimension, 1966

Jacket design by George Giusti. That was one selling point. The other was the fact that it apparently came from the library of one of my favorite Brutalists.

Water, The Mirror of Science, 1961.

Cover design by our pal George Giusti.

He really made the most of two colors:

There are a lot of cool covers in this “Science Study Series” from Anchor Books.

An American Dialogue, 1961

Cover design by (the hardest-working designer in the 60s) George Giusti.

Literary Biography, 1959

Cover design by George Giusti.

The Organization Man, 1957

Thought I’d follow up the last post with another minimal typographic cover w/ condensed type. Cover by George Giusti. And interestingly, there’s another credit: “Typography by Edward Gorey“, which I assume is for the (fairly straightforward) interior layout.

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Why Man Takes Chances, 1968

Cover design by George Giusti.

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The Iceman Cometh

Just finished reading this last night. Damn! Great characters, but bleak.

Cover illo by George Giusti. I think this edition is 1967, but the art could be as early as 1957.

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Another abstract horse. This one by George Giusti.

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Automation, 1962

Pink and red again! Or pink and orange? And more Univers, too.

I love the big block of text on the front. Can’t imagine getting away with that today. Or with how little is going on on the back!

Designed by George Giusti.

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