In a fit of boredom, I recently took all the jackets off my cookbooks only to discover the most beautiful covers hiding underneath. No more staring at Jamie Oliver’s cheesy face, instead lovely fabric covers with gold lettering. I also love that there’s a blog or Tumblr or whatever for pretty much anything and everything… even what books look like without their covers.
In a project called Cover Under Cover, photographer Nick Ceglia has actually started documenting books without their jackets. Here are a few from this collection: