[LMB] OT: Bad covers

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 03:55:01 BST 2020


The (pirated, boo hiss) Ace editions of Tolkien's LOTR had spectacularly
unbeautiful covers.

On Sat, Apr 25, 2020 at 3:43 PM <thirlsmith at greenbee.net> wrote:

> I have heard that early American editions of Tolkien had a similar
> problem. Judging by the text of the article I would say you were right
> about the Potter title.
>
> Martin
>
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> Subject: [LMB] OT: Bad covers
>
> Apparently, Lois is not the only person plagued by bad covers. I don't
> read Italian but the title seems to be Harry Potter and the Philosopher's
> Stone. Check it out here:
> https://www.comicsands.com/italian-harry-potter-book-cover-2645793497.html?fbclid=IwAR3l-8D-HiEKsKa256EaPYUptqLbQMIj2VZJozUmKStlfGsmrzjP0my7OVk
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>
> William A Wenrich
> Christian, Husband, Father, Granddaddy, Son, American. Here I stand. I can
> do no other. God help me.
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