Talbot Press Covers

October 28, 2009

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These four covers are from the 1968 Talbot Press editions of humourous works by John D. Sheridan. Originally published in the forties and fifties, these books are collections of short stories, some of which had appeared first in the Irish Independent. Unfortunately I can find little information on the Talbot Press and the cover designer is uncredited. I have a feeling whoever the designer was had a few Faber Paper Covered Editions in their collection.

2 Responses to “Talbot Press Covers”

  1. Davy Says:

    Niall,

    These are wonderful: simple and clear. I like the way the illustration counterpoints the text. Do you have these books? I would love to read some of them.


  2. […] Her jacket for I Can’t Help Laughing (I featured a later edition of the book in an earlier post) shows her lively drawing style which she put to good use in her children’s books. Her style […]


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