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Cover design by Peter Mendelsund for Julio Cortázar’s novel Hopscotch
From the Mendelsund:

“There are certain books, this being one, for which one could, theoretically, just envisage cover after cover, all incorporeal, safe from the press rollers, lovely abstractions, covers which, asymptotically, inch ever closer to the text itself, to the book’s quiddity, until the cover becomes the text, and they are indistinguishable, cover and text, text and cover[….]”

via Jacket Mechanical

Cover design by Peter Mendelsund for Julio Cortázar’s novel Hopscotch

From the Mendelsund:

“There are certain books, this being one, for which one could, theoretically, just envisage cover after cover, all incorporeal, safe from the press rollers, lovely abstractions, covers which, asymptotically, inch ever closer to the text itself, to the book’s quiddity, until the cover becomes the text, and they are indistinguishable, cover and text, text and cover[….]”

via Jacket Mechanical