In no particular order, AbeBooks presents 50 iconic book covers that we love. If you saw these particular editions in a bookshop window, then we believe you would stop and stare. Most have been around for some decades, some are very famous, some were famous, and a few have been forgotten. Every one is all worth a second look.


Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Lord of the Flies
William Golding

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The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies
The Welsh Girl
Peter Ho Davies

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The Informer by Liam O'Flaherty
The Informer
Liam O'Flaherty

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