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« on: July 22, 2016, 10:57:26 PM »
Lets talk about various Watership Down covers. What's your favorite cover? Which copy do you own? Which one suits the story best?

I own this one
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2016, 02:51:13 AM »
My favourite:

I have even concidered getting the rabbit and compass tattooed, I think it would look good.

And these are the ones I own

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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2016, 05:09:18 AM »


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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2016, 06:47:16 AM »
Quote from: Darkling Nocturnal on Jul 27 2016, 01:09:18 AM
Due to that watermark, for a while I believed you have your very own High Lonely Hills special edition of the book...
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« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2016, 12:20:14 PM »
I think my favourites are:


and this one, which is one I own:


I love how the cover stretches across the front and the back.

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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2016, 01:14:35 AM »
Quote from: Hazel on Jul 27 2016, 08:20:14 AM
I think my favourites are:


I love that one too
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« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2016, 05:04:05 PM »
I like that 40th anniversary cover which looks like somebody's drawn on it with felt tip; it's effective. :D

Thankfully BigwigIs posted my books already, so saves me a struggle with Photobucket. :D I own the one the furthest left, and we also have the one far right with the creepy film image floating around somewhere. Both pretty old now so not the best condition and with yellowed pages!
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« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2017, 05:26:36 AM »

Okay you guys are going to force me to haul out all my editions now...I have the ones that BigwigisloveBigwigislife( LOVE that username!!!!!!!!) and I like the original one, but all the different ones from all over the world too...

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« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2017, 04:26:07 PM »
I only got these two versions. The newest, and as far as I know, the first one released here in Germany. :)
I like both pretty much, tho I guess the 2nd cover fits the emotions better, by the protagonists facial expressions, in this movie screenshot.  :fiver2

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« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2017, 04:58:22 PM »
These are pretty amazing covers my dear friends. :silverweed3


My own books I had purchased from Barnes and Nobles a while back. :)
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« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2017, 05:00:43 PM »
Love your novel's Cover, Vesper! :) Such a pretty cover, perfectly draws you into the downs, how you might imagine them, while reading.  :bigwig3
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« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2017, 03:04:11 AM »
I've got the same as Vesper's.
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« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2017, 05:38:42 AM »
I have the hardcover for tales from watership down

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« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2018, 06:49:25 PM »
*bump*

A few days a new edition of the book, with this as the cover, in honour of the miniseries:



A creepy Polish cover:



The cover of my personal copy is almost identical to that posted by @CockatielPony in the first post, but it also has a blurb promoting the 1978 film.  I should scan it at some point.
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Re: Covers
« Reply #14 on: December 02, 2018, 05:46:46 AM »
The covers of hipster Roo are the best for my XD.
For my part I prefer to create my own covers with art of Devian art.   :silverweed3
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