He is a collector of books too, mainly for the designs on the covers. Each day he puts up a post called 'Daily Book Graphics' - which showcases a book cover from his collection and sometimes the illustrations from within.
Here are a few examples:
Leaving two sides brown and two black is a great design decision, I bet I'd have been tempted to make the whole thing black...
And the images work so well with the titles - well I suppose they should do really - that's why they were chosen to go to print!
Take a look for yourself - which are your favourites?
There's a grand page on the Montague blog where you can see tiles of all the covers so far - called the Flipcard
Take a look here
Thanks to Julian Montague for a lovely useful resource / inspiration / research tool
And thanks Rob for finding it!