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Dust Jacket Artists and Illustrators

Dustwrapper Artwork

This section aims to bring together the artists with their work.
Sadly, many are now all but forgotten, hopefully this section will do something to stop that.
An even greater disappointment is the number of  dust wrappers that are unattributed,
many of these can be found in our bibliography section
We are constantly developing this section
So please keep checking for latest additions

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Artist Notes
Abbey Covers the output of both brothers
Aker Ernest Agatha Christie
Asta V Worked on many Collins Crime Club titles
Atkinson JZ ECR Loarc

Bacon CW Superb artist, aka CWB
Barbosa Arthur Cyril Hare
Biro Prolific in the 1950s

Carter Youngman One of the best !
Cousland Gilbert Agatha Christie
Cowles Hookway John Dickson Carr

Edwards Ellen Classic work in the 1920s
EPK Francis Beeding
Evans ECR Lorac

Farnhill Kenneth Extensive work in the 1950s
Fox Great hard boiled style jackets

Goss GW Gladys Mitchell
Graves Percy 1920's artist

Hassall Ian John Rhode
Hastain Eugene Absolutely Fabulous !
Heade Reginald The ultimate portrayer of women

Jardine Alex Superior work
Jarvis Leading 1950's illustrator

Lynne Broom Mary Fitt and many others

Marriott Mudge Frank Lester and Herbert Adams
Marston Frank Herbert Adams and Leslie Charteris
Matthew Jack Cassell and Collins
McConnell James E Fabulous, we need more information
Mcloughlin Denis Great work with Boardman
Mee Anthony Berkeley
Micklewright GP One of my personal favourites
Morse C Classic Golden Age

Nichols Freda Christianna Brand
Nick - Nicholson Excellent work

Pares Bip The queen of jacket design
Pollack Great lurid work

Randell William Hugely prolific
Reinganum Victor Notably Cyril Hare
Robb Rare to find examples

Sale Morton Iconic Henry Wade cover
Sax Prolific with the publishers Hammond
Sears Evocative and effective
Sington Worked with Hennel Locke
Stead One of the best
Stein Large and impressive catalogue

Thompson Mainly Hodder and Collins

Walton Barbara Prolific artist for Robert Hale chiefly
Warren Agatha Christie
Wright Frank Very rare covers


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