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I like the older Bond movies and the style that was set at such a high standard in the beginning by Maurice Binder.

This set of Bond books, with painted Michael Gillette covers, really shows the continuing strength of the Penguin Publishing company and their take on that style. Even the spines when lined up are gorgeous (photo here).

“The centenary of Fleming’s birth was clearly a good time to revisit the Bonds and cover them in a package that says, yes these are fun, but also makes it implicit that there’s no reason not to take them seriously. Most importantly, they should look like books worth owning.”

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One response to “Excellent Penguin Bond book covers”

  1. Rick Avatar

    Yeah – they rock.
    Bond was always a fav of mine.
    Maybe something to do with my middle names (Ian, Fleming)