Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Best Book Cover Ever, Part 2

The book cover bearing the planaria worm (not, alas, a squid, but nonetheless a character whose comedic potential has never been adequately explored) and his posse will continue to yield visual pleasures and commentary. As it happens, I cannot resist the visual joke provided by invertebrates on a spine. Professor Buchsbaum and the University of Chicago Press (first edition 1938, second edition, 1948; this a fourth printing in 1955) refuse to disappoint.

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