Lord of the Flugornas: More Vintage Swedish Book Covers

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P-E Fronning of Martin Klasch shared more covers from his book collection. If you like what you see, definitely visit his site often.

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Opfermann - Smalfilmskolan (2),
H. C. Opfermann, Smalfilmskolan (The School of Narrow Film), cover by Rolf Lagerson, printed 1955

George Gamow - Jordklotets biografi, cover by Olle Eksell, printed  1947
George Gamow, Jordklotets biografi, cover by Olle Eksell, printed 1947

Bloke Modisane - Lagen är vit, Original title: Blame Me On History,  cover by Per Åhlin, printed 1965
Bloke Modisane, Lagen är vit, original title Blame Me On History, cover by Per Åhlin, printed 1965

Eric Linklater - Det blåser på månen (front/back), Original title:  The Wind on the Moon, cover by Gunnar Brusewitz, printed 1954
Eric Linklater, Det blåser på månen (front/back), original title The Wind on the Moon, cover by Gunnar Brusewitz, printed 1954

Patricia Highsmith - Djupt vatten (front/back), Original title:  Deep Water, Cover by Per Åhlin, printed 1965
Patricia Highsmith, Djupt vatten (front/back), original title Deep Water, cover by Per Åhlin, printed 1965

Margery Allingham - De sju visslarna (front/back), Original title:  Mystery Mile, cover by Per Åhlin, printed 1966
Margery Allingham, De sju visslarna (front/back), original title Mystery Mile, cover by Per Åhlin, printed 1966

John Dickson Carr - Bruden i Newgate (Original title: The Bride of  Newgate), cover by Rolf Lagerson, printed: 1965 (1962)
John Dickson Carr, Bruden i Newgate, original title The Bride of Newgate, cover by Rolf Lagerson, printed 1965 (1962)

Spencer Dean - Dödande dofter, Original title: The Scent of Fear,  cover by Hans Arnold, printed 1956
Spencer Dean, Dödande dofter, original title The Scent of Fear, cover by Hans Arnold, printed 1956

Francis Didelot - Ångestens timmar (Original title: Six heures  d'angoisse), cover by Rolf Lagerson, printed 1960
Francis Didelot, Ångestens timmar, original title Six heures d’angoisse, cover by Rolf Lagerson, printed 1960

Göran Schildt - Med Daphne i sexton länder, cover by Per Åhlin,  printed 1964
Göran Schildt, Med Daphne i sexton länder, cover by Per Åhlin, printed 1964

Warren Weaver - Sannolikhet, Original title: The Theory of  Probability, cover by Rolf Lagerson, printed 1964
Warren Weaver, Sannolikhet, original title The Theory of Probability, cover by Rolf Lagerson, printed 1964

Hjalmar Söderberg - Doktor Glas, cover by Jane Bark, printed 1977
Hjalmar Söderberg, Doktor Glas, cover by Jane Bark, printed 1977

I love this book, but watch out: it is incredibly depressing.

Franz Kafka - Processen (The Trial), cover by Per Åhlin, printed  1974 (1963)
Franz Kafka, Processen (The Trial), cover by Per Åhlin, printed 1974 (1963)

Bo Setterlind - Pandoras ask, cover by Dan Jonsson, printed 1965
Bo Setterlind, Pandoras ask, cover by Dan Jonsson, printed 1965

Karin Boye: Kallocain, Cover by Melin & Österlin, printed 1970
Karin Boye, Kallocain, cover by Melin & Österlin, printed 1970

Howard Nemerov - Federigo... (Original title: Federigo, or, the  Power of Love), cover by Martin Gavler, printed 1957
Howard Nemerov, Federigo… , original title Federigo, or, the Power of Love, cover by Martin Gavler, printed 1957

William Golding - Flugornas herre, Original title: Lord of the  Flies, cover by Martin Lamm, printed 1968 (1964)
William Golding, Flugornas herre, original title Lord of the Flies, cover by Martin Lamm, printed 1968 (1964)


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