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Arranged by spine color, vintage Penguin paperbacks add a graphic punch to shelves.

5 Brilliant Tips for Collecting What You Love

Unapologetic collector Mary Randolph Carter, author of the new book "Never Stop to Think…Do I Have a Place for This?", shares her five tips for living stylishly with the many, many things you love. (Shelves of vintage penguins)

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Romek Marber: Graphics

Frankenstein- Mary Shelley.   Penguin Clothbound Classics, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith.

Frankenstein - by Mary Shelley. Penguin Clothbound Classics, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith.

War of the Worlds by Penguin

A Visual History of the Evolution of the Penguin Paperback

Penguin covers: The Great Escape by Paul Brickhill, 1957.

Penguin book covers through the years – in pictures

1957 Abram Games Penguin book cover for The Great Escape by Paul Brickhill.

Gallery Tschichold: Design for the penguin paperback edition of The Great Gatsby by Tschichold

Designer Jan Tschichold in pictures: Penguins, paperbacks and posters

Jan Tschichold is one of the inescapable figures in twentieth-century typoraphy. This photo was taken in Richard Hollis has written an appreciation, called “Jan Tschichold: Titan of Typ…

the go-away bird - muriel spark [link to series of classic penguin book covers]

The Go-way Bird by Muriel Spark Cover drawing by Terence Greer Penguin Books 1963 (vintage art, illustration, illustrator)