New Yorker covers by Abe Birnbaum

These covers are so amazing. I love his strong black line work and the simplicity of his images. And his depiction of weather! Breathtaking. Yeah. 

March 17 1962, Abe Birnbaum

March 17 1962, Abe Birnbaum

New Yorker cover | cop stopping traffic 10/10 1953 Abe Birnbaum via thejumpingfrog.com

New Yorker 1962 Abe Birnbaum

New Yorker 1966 Abe Birnbaum

New Yorker March 14, 1959 Abe Birnbaum

New Yorker Feb 4, 1956 Abe Birnbaum

Dec 12, 1952 Abe Birnbaum

Dec 12, 1952 Abe Birnbaum

New Yorker April 29, 1972 Abe Birnbaum

New Yorker April 29, 1972 Abe Birnbaum

Nov. 15, 1952 New Yorker by Abe Birnbaum

Nov. 15, 1952 New Yorker by Abe Birnbaum

September 10, 1966

New Yorker May 10, 1952 Abe Birnbaum

New Yorker May 10, 1952 Abe Birnbaum

Rabbit, Run x 2

Here is the well-known John Updike classic in its familiar first American edition, as well as the UK edition. 

John Updike. Rabbit, Run. New York: Knopf, 1960. First edition. This particular copy is signed by the author and will be auctioned on Heritage Auctions on April 2nd.

John Updike. Rabbit, Run. Andre Deutsch, [1961]. First UK edition. Signed by the author on the title page. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr. via

Roger Duvoisin

There's always room in my life for a little more of the beloved Swiss writer and illustrator Roger Duvoisin, so here is what I found around the web this morning.

Dozens of Cousins by Mabel Watts. Illustrations by Roger Duvoisin 1950 via eBay

July 10 1947 New Yorker Roger Duvoisin

I don't care for the dead deer in the center, but there's no disputing the beauty of this painting, otherwise.

I don't care for the dead deer in the center, but there's no disputing the beauty of this painting, otherwise.

1954 via eBay

1962 via eBay