10 Grunge Book Cover Textures

I found an awesome set of book cover images registered in the public domain over at and thought I'd dirty them up a bit and post them for you guys. Just a forewarning: these textures aren't super high-res, most are around 1200px-1500px.

Also, don't forget about our previous book cover posts:

15 Old Book Cover Textures - high res and free

17 More Old Book Cover Textures

Click on the textures below to download the high-res version or download them all in a zip file at the bottom of the post. Enjoy!

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Reader Comments (45)

these are great! thanks for posting them, can't wait to use them!

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterjacob


July 2, 2009 | Unregistered Commenternaimalwan

Awesome. Thanks! =)

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterashyda

Coolio, Danke!

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAngus

Another awesome collection of textures. Thanx for sharing! Saludoz desde España

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSteffen

Wow, cool!

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCam

Thank you very much. These are awesome.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterNikki

What wonderful textures! Thank you!

July 9, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterEllay

Wow! Great Book Covers! Thank you very much. These are awesome. :-)

July 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBenDesign

Fantastic textures, thank you again! :)

July 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterfm

Fantastic! Thank you!

July 11, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSandy_in_MD

LOVE these book covers - thank you!

July 11, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGail

Very cool is pretty tough trying to find textures as varied and as useable as these...thanks a lot for the post!

July 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterInterface

So I just stumbled on your site and am addicted. You are incredible. Thank you so much for your stuff!

July 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa

You rock!

July 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterA

Great stuff! Worth every penny, had to donate instantly. Keep up the good work ;-)

July 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMrMe


July 29, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterUlla

All i can say is, Wow!

August 4, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBoaz Crawford

These are fantastic....Thank You

August 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGrammadiane

Thank you! Will have fun playing with these :) You are so generous!

August 21, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterdg

Stunning is the first word that comes to mind, these are just ... well stunning!!!!!!!
Thank you so much.

August 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLina

this site ROCKS !!!

August 25, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterzezza

Dude, these are awesome! Came across your site on a google search and just had to say thanks. Sent you a donation ;) Just saved me hours of work. Bookmarked!

August 26, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBill

These book textures are great! Thanks for sharing them with us. Just love the look of the oldies.

August 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCauleen

Great work, Caleb. I wish I could contribute something, maybe if this economy turns around I will on my next visit. Thanks, though!

September 23, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDoug Peters

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