Flavorwire's compilation of cover designs for '1984' has some gems, including this one for a Swedish edition
I really good classic that takes communism and shows how easily it is corrupted by having animals play it out
A cover scan of the Hobbit by JRR Tolkien. Published by Harper Collins. This artwork was drawn by Tolkien himself and was used as the dust jacket for the first 1937 Allen & Unwin hardback edition. See JRR Tolkien: Artist & Illustrator, #143/#144. The portion of runes visible on the dustcover can be translated using the key below. When translated, the parts visible in this picture read: "n being the record of a years journey made by Bilbo Baggins of Hobbiton compiled from his memo". It should ...