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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.

Moretti_Novel_v2_full

The Novel, Volume II