Gallery of English Monarchs Series Covers
Book covers are supposed to tempt readers into buying the book and should be displayed face-out in a bookshop.
To mark fifty years of the publishing of the English Monarchs series this gallery is offered as a visual celebration of the books. The covers below are those of the original hardback issue or, where not originally a Methuen or Yale title, the hardback cover when introduced to the series. Also present are the “Companion Titles”.
Click on a cover to go to the page for that book.
For a description of the evolution of the series book cover styles see the Covers page.
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The slideshow reveals the covers in order added to the series from the first in 1964 to the most recent non-series book in 2021. These are the Yale books which we are observing as companion volumes.
Below are displayed the books in reign order.