Sometimes It’s OK To Judge A Book By Its Cover
We all know it’s good to read. It broadens the mind and takes you to a whole different place in time without you having to get off your sofa. And although modern technology has transformed us into a planet of screen addicts, there’s still something truly unbeatable about the look, feel and smell of a brand new book. Now, we’re all for the don’t-judge-a-book-by-its-cover adage but come on, let’s be honest, we’re more drawn to a book whose cover is easy on the eye. That’s why we’ve put together a selection of some of the world’s best-loved titles with newly revamped, beautiful book covers, designed to be treasured for years to come.
We’ve got all the classics; from the complete Jane Austen collection and Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales to William Shakespeare’s plays and Aesop’s Illustrated Fables, all with beautiful book covers that’ll look as good on the shelf as they will in your hands!
So, what are you waiting for? Delve into our magical world of well-designed fiction and we’re sure you’ll love our pick of the best modern makeovers.
Find true love for just £57.59
The Jane Austen novels are absolute must-reads. Whether you’re a full-on bookworm or just like to dip in and out of literature, we can’t recommend them enough. Austen’s subtleties, wit and insight have never been matched and whether or not you have a thing for late-eighteenth century English middle-class romance, one must simply give this collection a go. What’s more, these collectable covers have recently been redesigned using high-quality materials to reflect Austen’s elegant works. We dare you not to fall in love!
A feast for the curious, just £11.93
Lose yourself down the world’s most famous fictional rabbit hole with this visually delicious new version of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass. Featuring stunning illustrations, this Lewis Carroll classic is bound in beautiful bonded leather and comes with a satin ribbon bookmark, as well as distinctive gilt edging.
Share the joy and sorrow for just £18.20
If you enjoy stories such as Rapunzel, Hanzel and Grethel and Cinderella, you’ll love this collection of much-loved fairy tales, written by the brothers Grimm. Set in the early nineteenth century, there are more than 200 stories, including 10 rarely seen children’s legends. The book cover is also a thing of beauty, featuring full-colour artwork by super-talented illustrator Arthur Rackham.
Words, words, mere words, only £18.20
Nobody does comedy and tragedy quite like the bard himself. In this book of William Shakespeare’s complete works, you’ll find classic plays like Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and King Lear to name but a few, all presented within a stunning leather-bound cover.
More Beautiful Book Covers Then You Can Shake a Bookmark At
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