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The Tiki paperback cover art thread
Trader Tom
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Posted: 2011-01-12 01:58 am   Permalink

Here's some I don't think were posted yet. Apologies if they were and I missed them...











 
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Trader Tom
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Posted: 2011-01-12 1:44 pm   Permalink

khan_tiki_mon has a good selection of covers posted on his website below. Some of them we've seen on this thread, but some we haven't:

http://mysite.verizon.net/vzep0565/id35.html

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Trader Tom
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Posted: 2011-01-14 12:25 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2011-01-01 22:09, martian-tiki wrote:
Covers found here http://www.coverbrowser.com/covers/vintage-books
(I was looking for old rockets actually)



Okay...trying to re-populate some of the lost pictures here from the server fail. Here's the ones I spotted on that website. Which ones did I miss?











 
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Kaiwaza
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From: Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
Posted: 2011-01-14 2:11 pm   Permalink

Man, I can not tell you how much I'm enjoying this thread! I've always love Hawaiian/Exotica LPs for their great source of cool visuals, now, there's a whole new world opening up...Paperback novels! Who knew?

 
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MadDogMike
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Posted: 2011-01-14 2:45 pm   Permalink

Cool thread! If I had seen this 2 weeks ago I might have chosen a different cover for my faux book




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Trader Tom
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Posted: 2011-01-15 02:58 am   Permalink

Here's a few more...

Better known in its film version with Dorothy Lamour, but here's the paperback:



Tiny hula girl on cover:



Finally, the story behind the missionary's downfall:



Apparently this book spawned a TV show as well, but here's the paperback:



More on the TV show here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ensign_O'Toole

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martian-tiki
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Posted: 2011-01-15 6:18 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2011-01-14 12:25, Trader Tom wrote:
Quote:

On 2011-01-01 22:09, martian-tiki wrote:
Covers found here http://www.coverbrowser.com/covers/vintage-books
(I was looking for old rockets actually)



Okay...trying to re-populate some of the lost pictures here from the server fail. Here's the ones I spotted on that website. Which ones did I miss?










 
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Trader Tom
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Posted: 2011-01-16 02:59 am   Permalink

Thanks, Martian Tiki.

 
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Mister Naufrago
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Posted: 2011-01-16 12:32 pm   Permalink

Not exactly pulp literature





Better small Tiki than no Tiki



 
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martian-tiki
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Posted: 2011-02-06 1:32 pm   Permalink



Greenleaf Classic # GC325 PLEASURE ISLAND by Ramon Albars 1968


 
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khan_tiki_mon
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Posted: 2011-02-06 9:34 pm   Permalink

I just put about 15 new paperbacks that I recently acquired on my website.
http://mysite.verizon.net/vzep0565/id35.html
I also posted 2 new Trader Vic's postcards to my Trader Vic's page.
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Mister Naufrago
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Posted: 2011-02-08 12:38 am   Permalink

Cover art by the great French pin-up artist Aslan.





 
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Club Nouméa
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Posted: 2011-04-04 04:14 am   Permalink



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The earliest known tiki mug: "Ruru and Weku", designed by Harry Hargreaves of Crown Lynn, New Zealand, 1949.


 
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Mister Naufrago
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Posted: 2011-04-14 04:24 am   Permalink

The many faces of...












 
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POCKETIKI
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Posted: 2011-04-14 1:10 pm   Permalink

Quote:

Anyone old enough to remember this Miriam Linna´s zine?



Fine publication! My copy has worn much better than I have!!

Trader Jim - Make Mine a MAI-TAI!


 
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