06 September 2011

Sleazy Paperbacks Shelf #5 - The art of Harry Barton

hHarry Barton, Jr. , born in 1909, graduated Seattle's Broadway High School in 1926 and began to work as a commercial artist in a sign shop.Throughout the 1950s and the early 1960s he painted covers for digests and paperback books produced by Avon, Bantam, Dell, Monarch, and Pocket Books.Barton died at the age of ninety-three on August 12, 2001.

 Original artwork for the cover of "Tracked Down", 1953
 Original artwork for GATEWAY TOE ELSEWHERE

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