Vintage book covers might look old-fashioned to some people. But I find them enchanting (and much more enticing than my Kindle covers). The texture, embossing, color, and design of an old book cover make it worth collecting. In fact, decorative covers have value even if you don’t know the author or have no intention of reading them.
This gallery is full of design inspiration in the public domain, meaning the copyright has likely expired. Use the images as a guide to enhance your current projects and make them look more nostalgic, or save the images on Pinterest to add some character to your mood boards.
Hover over each image to see the year the book was published.