Another gem from MIT Press. Love the back side, too.

Another good’n from MIT Press.

Wonder if Volume 1 is the same? Maybe different colors?

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Always love MIT press, for their minimal backs and nice, tidy spines.

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Diagonal type: Always a winner. Jacket designed by Bernie LaCasse.

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Theory of Colours, 1970

Aaah yes. This is the kinda book cover that got this whole thing started. Designed by Evelyn Bessudo.

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And I’ve always loved how MIT Press handled the backs.
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The Maze of Ingenuity, 1976

MIT Press.

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Another great one from MIT Press.

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Another great one from MIT Press. From 1974. No design credits, though from the © page, we know:

This book was set in IBM Composer Univers
by CCI Compositors
printed on Finch Publisher’s Offset,
and bound in G.S.B. S/535/99
by Halliday Lithograph Corp.
in the United States of America

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One of my favorite recent finds. (And more dots!)

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Another gem by MIT Press. Designed by the awesomely named Coco Raynes.

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