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Fifth Planet by Fred and Geoffrey Hoyle (Fawcett)

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Jul 24th, 2019. Artwork published in .
Fifth Planet by Fred and Geoffrey Hoyle (Fawcett) 1
Source: License: All Rights Reserved.

“Alien spirits had slipped into the bodies of earthlings. Was this the end of the human race?”

Pousse Cafe (1969) in multi-colored use on the cover of Fawcett Book #M2873 from 1970. Fifth Planet is a science fiction novel written by astrophysicist Sir Fred Hoyle and his son Geoffrey Hoyle and was first published by Heinemann in 1963. The authors’ names are set in Tempo Heavy Condensed (with alternate monocular a). The teaser text is set in Trade Gothic Bold (or Alternate Gothic No. 3?).

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Fifth Planet by Fred and Geoffrey Hoyle (Fawcett) 2
Source: Cosmic Express Books (edited). License: All Rights Reserved.


  • Montgomery Pousse Cafe
  • Tempo
  • Trade Gothic




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