Detail from: The Snail that Climbed the Eiffel Tower

Detail from: The Snail that Climbed the Eiffel Tower

The Mainstone Press are working on the following titles:

The Snail that Climbed the Eiffel Tower and other Work by John Minton

by Martin Salisbury

John Minton (1917–1957) – a leading artist in the 20th Century Neo-Romantic movement – was also an innovative and highly sought after commercial illustrator. In this – the first survey of his commercial work – we celebrate his extraordinary output of dust jackets, book illustrations, film posters, magazine work and wallpaper design. 

Publication date: July 2017

 

Are you Sitting Comfortably? The Book Jackets of Edward Bawden

by Peyton Skipwith & James Russell

Edward Bawden was a prolific designer of dust jackets and illustrated an extraordinary number of books from the 1920s to the 1980s. This new book will provide an overview of some of his most iconic covers – featuring some extremely early and rarely seen examples to some of his most-loved work.

Publication date: December 2017