Blickfang: German book covers

The other day, I was fortunate enough to have a FABULOUS new Twitter friend retweet the link to my post on Carl Jung’s Red Book . This new Twitter friend, @roundmyskull, just so happens to have an amazingly overstimulating blog devoted to the treasures of “forgotten literature.” There, I discovered that, in German, “blickfang” means “eye-catcher,” and it is part of the title of a fabulous collection of thousands of book cover designs from Weimar Berlin, from 1919-1933. (Click HERE for a link to the book)

All images below have been graciously borrowed from the highly seductive blog, A Journey Round My Skull. I majorly encourage you to visit the blog… and the STELLAR Flickr stream. You’ll spend HOURS…










2 responses to “Blickfang: German book covers

  1. These are great! I love the one eyed monster. Very cool.

  2. Aren’t they amazing?? You should definitely check out RoundMySkull’s Flickr stream (linked above) for the whole set… swoon! 🙂 Thanks for commenting! 🙂

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