Winterich's notion of a prolonged, evolutionary development of the dust-jacket
The retired theatre critic from Midhurst, Sussex knew that the value of the books relied upon the condition of the original dust-jackets
and so has hardly removed them from the shelves over the years.
On the dust-jacket
of my copy, a reviewer states that L&R is a "high-minded rejoinder to the sexual revolution.
The Unlikely Spy'' by Daniel Silva comes with the garish raised lettering on the dust-jacket
that by the unwritten rules of book-cover semiotics normally identifies it as pulp, in this case a thriller in which civilization as we know it will be destroyed unless the hero catches the bad guys in time.
Anyone who picks up Black Wealth/White Wealth will have their expectations raised by the numerous quotes of praise that adorn the dust-jacket
and face plate of this volume.
The house is shown on the dust-jacket
, embossed on the cover and generously presented in the book itself.
the description on the dust-jacket
'the definitive biography' does not seem quite right for an account rendered in a mere 213 pages - particularly when Owen Dudley Edwards's vast 380-page study covers only the first twenty-three years of Doyle's life
Government, as well as his sketchy work history, I wonder if Kaye doesn't bias the reader against the poetry (the dust-jacket
photograph doesn't help either; Boyd is dressed in what appears to be a pair of pajamas).
For truth be told, and despite the extravagant dust-jacket
blurbs from a passel of distinguished intellectuals who should--and probably do--know better, Wilson is hardly the first major social thinker since Adam Smith to reflect on the moral springs of human activity.
ACCORDING to the brief biography on the dust-jacket
of his latest book, Terry Goodkind went to art school, had a career in wildlife art, constructed cabinets, made musical instruments and carried out restoration work on rare and exotic artifacts from around the world.
As the dust-jacket
blurb says, the information contained within is "a hand grenade.
The result is a handsome volume, from its fashionable full-bleed dust-jacket
to its generous black-and-white illustrations.
thus creating a strange contradiction because the dust-jacket
proclaims Evans to have written "a worthy successor to What is History?
Services include professional editing, proofreading, layout and design of text and photographs, index preparation, and cover and dust-jacket
The title Brink Road does not figure directly in any of the poems, but from the dust-jacket
copy we learn that "Brink Road lies off NY 96 between Candor and Catatonk.