omg – best book cover ever designed??

Red Brain by Dashiell Hammett

i mean, aside from the fact that dashiell hammett never wrote a story called “the red brain”. a little misleading, that! anyhow, tonight’s episode of slugs and stars features the 1927 title story – which was already WELL retro by the time this book came out (1965)

via this excellent, high quality collection of old paperback covers: