Thursday, September 13th, 2012

The Vintage Age

God, remember Vintage Contemporaries? When I was a teen haunting bookstores (God, remember bookstores?) and wondering what book to get with the limited cash I had, anything with that spine went right to the top of this list. Anyway, here's a terrific look back.


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Mr. B (#10,093)

SO much better than Harper Perennials. Sigh …

libmas (#231)

"The legs and the wind-blown skirt I did like (at least as a concept), because I thought they were sexy (the legs were actually a drawing of Amanda Urban’s legs taken from a photograph)." – Richard Ford, commenting on the cover of The Sportswriter.

LondonLee (#922)

Nice, but I think even back then I thought they were a bit over-designed.

JHenryWaugh (#212)

I was in high school in their hey day and I checked every one out from the library. Read maybe a third.

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