…for the purpose of appreciation and categorisation. Or, if you like book covers, a website to get lost in: The Book Cover Archive.
You can search the archive by designer, title, author, art director, photographer, illustrator, genre, publication date, publisher or typeface.
A search by book gives you:
and filtering by typeface gives:
The site provides links to book cover design and designer sites. It also has adverts, but so unobtrusive they’re almost invisible – and the more effective for that.
By Marian Dougan