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The Curse of the Undead book cover

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Oct 18th, 2020. Artwork published in .
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The Curse of the Undead: Classic Tales of Vampire and Their Victims is a collection of short stories by the Marquis de Sade, Matthew Lewis, Poe, Le Fanu, Bram Stoker, Robert Bloch, and others. [Goodreads] The book was edited by M.L. Carter and published in paperback by Fawcett Publications in 1970, with cover art by Jeff Jones.

The title typeface is Benguiat Laurent. Drawn by Ed Benguiat for Photo-Lettering some time before 1971, it’s similar to the nowadays better known Roberta. Laurent is distinguished by bottom-heavy letterforms with serious flaring. Photo-Lettering made a digitization in 1992, but it is no longer available.

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