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Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe As Milk album art

Contributed by Diego S. on Sep 18th, 2015. Artwork published in
April 1967
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    Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe As Milk album art 1
    Source: https://guywebster.com Guy Webster. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Cover design by Tom Wilkes, with fisheye photography by Guy Webster.

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    Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe As Milk album art 2
    Source: https://guywebster.com Guy Webster. License: All Rights Reserved.

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    1 Comment on “Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe As Milk album art”

    1. After having looked at a few specimens and re-read Mark Simonson’s valuable rundown of all the Bookmans included in the specimen to his own digital anthology Bookmania, my guess is that this is neo-Bookman Outline, a 1960s phototype version by Headliners International. It has the right weight and appears to include all alts. The nowadays better known ITC Bookman is quite different in many details, and it wasn’t released before 1975.

      See also The Baroness series.

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