26 Iconic Book Covers Changing Over Time

The evolution of the classics, from first edition to current.

1. Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

William Heinemann Ltd., Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ID: 3407692

2. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley

Chatto & Windus, Harper Perennial
ID: 3408364

3. Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston

J. B. Lippincott, Harper Perennial
ID: 3413931

4. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien

George Allen & Unwin, Harper Collins
ID: 3408417

5. To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf

Hogarth Press, Harcourt
ID: 3408481

6. Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison

Random House, Vintage
ID: 3409101

7. Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut

Delacorte, Dell
ID: 3408567

8. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell

Secker and Warburg, Penguin
ID: 3408700

9. On the Road, Jack Kerouac

Viking Press, Penguin
ID: 3408798

10. The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway

Scribner, Scribner
ID: 3408907

11. Native Son, Richard Wright

Harper & Bros., Harper Perennial
ID: 3409055

12. Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh

Chapman and Hall, Penguin
ID: 3409444

13. Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Joan Didion

Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ID: 3409720

14. The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton

D. Appleton & Company, Modern Library
ID: 3409793

15. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith

Harper & Brothers, Harper Perennial
ID: 3409926

16. The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway

Charles Scribner’s Sons, Scribner
ID: 3409977

17. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum

George M. Hill Company, Puffin Classics
ID: 3413348

18. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis

Geoffrey Bles, Harper Collins
ID: 3413492

19. The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner

Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, Vintage
ID: 3408323

20. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Random House, Virago Press
ID: 3413600

21. A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess

William Heinemann, Penguin
ID: 3408942

22. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain

Charles L. Webster And Company, Penguin Classics
ID: 3413641

23. Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison

Alfred Knopf, Plume
ID: 3413727

24. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

J. B. Lippincott & Co, Grand Central Publishing
ID: 3414002

25. Middlemarch, George Eliot

William, Blackwood & Sons; Penguin Classics
ID: 3413877

26. A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle

Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Square Fish
ID: 3432782

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