Another quickie, this time updating the posts about the great literary catastrophist John Christopher. I came across a new-to-me blog, Bookride, about collecting/buying/selling rare books, and they had a post on the first edition of Christopher's The Death of Grass, showing the original UK jacket by Trevor Denning (click for much bigger version).
I am also reliably informed by a Man Who Knows that this excellent book is to appear as a Penguin Modern Classic in 2009. Huzzah!
While we're here, have a couple more Trevor Denning covers: