Monday: Covers from the Hall Collection

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Before the covers of novels sported foil-embossed titles like “C is for Candy” and “BRUTAL INJUSTICE” surrounded by swirling, sateen colors, they were sometimes simple wood cuts, like this fetching number.  Immigrant worker, Jencic, vies for the affections of Teena.  Apparently he’s just a kind-hearted bruiser who Thames teaches to stand up for himself.  No shortage of ideology in this one; Thames also wrote on economics and democracy.  Of course he also wrote “D is for Dutch”, one of an American panorama of novels, about yes, you guessed it, the Pennsylvania Dutch.        -E. Scripsi

 

 

You can find more Covers from the Hall Collection here.

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