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Stunning Art Nouveau Book Covers

Book Covers
It’s no secret that we at Books on the Wall love beautiful book covers. We especially love how book covers enhance the experience of reading a book by distilling its mood into a work of art. Book covers not only reflect various themes within a book, but they are also perfect illustrations, time capsules really, of art that was popular when a particular book was published. Since one of our favorite art movements is Art Nouveau, we thought we’d do a little research into Art Nouveau book covers. Art Nouveau was a lifestyle/art movement popular in the late 1800s and […] Continue Reading

15 Vintage Alice in Wonderland Book Covers and Illustrations

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Alice in Wonderland Book Covers blog feature image - Books on the Wall “But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “We’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice. “You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.”  – Lewis Carroll, The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland Original Alice in Wonderland Book Covers These illustrations from vintage editions of The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland are gorgeous. Did you know that Lewis Carroll was inspired by a real-life Alice? He first told Alice Liddell and her sisters the story of Alice […] Continue Reading

Beautiful Wizard of Oz Book Covers

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There’s nothing we love more than beautiful book covers. Check out these awesome book covers we found on Pinterest of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum. If you like these pins, be sure to head over to the original pinners’ boards to see more great book-related pins. Did you know? You can also follow Books on the Wall on Pinterest for all things book-related. Continue Reading