No better than she should be


…. just very good indeed. Isaac Tobin’s jacket designs, mainly for the University of Chicago Press.

jacket design by Isaac Tobin

Pointer from The Book Design Review, a while back.

Image: jacket for Chad Heap’s Slumming: Sexual and Racial Encounters in American Nightlife, 1885-1940.

Interestingly, this seems not to be the final jacket – this is the book’s page at the University of Chicago Press – but I think this one’s better, implying as it does that this sort of thing was going on just a bit earlier than one might have thought…


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