The Novel, Volume I

The editor wanted the design for this series to have a scholarly and authoritative tone to match the monumental scope of the project itself. I had two very different author-supplied images (a Picasso and a contemporary illustration by Dino Battaglia) and a very short deadline. In the end, the heft of the books (each about 500 pages) and the traditional treatment conveyed that these were books to take seriously.


The Novel, Volume II