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50 beautiful books

There's only one thing better than curling up with a really good book - and that's when the book in question brings you pleasure from the simply looking at its cover.

From classic works of literature to tomes on specialist subjects, below is our selection of our 50 favourite book covers, crafted with as much love and consideration as the story on its enclosed pages. Definitely worthy additions to your bookcase...

Click an image below to launch the gallery. What's your favourite cover from our 50? Let us know in the comments section below.



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“Cellphone use can undermine the bedrock of our happiness – our relationships with our romantic partners.” by Harriet Hall

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