We continue to highlight how images licensed from the Bridgeman archive were transformed into some of 2012’s most creative book covers. Which is your favourite?

Striding Dragon (stone with pigment), Chinese School, Five Dynasties (907-960) / Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA / Eleanor Evans Stout and Margaret Stout Gibbs Memorial Fund / in Memory of Wilbur D. Peat

Striding Dragon (stone with pigment), Chinese School, Five Dynasties (907-960) / Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA / Eleanor Evans Stout and Margaret Stout Gibbs Memorial Fund / in Memory of Wilbur D. Peat

Mr Chick, c.1920s (pen & ink with w/c on paper), Joseph Clayton (Kyd) Clarke  (1856-1937) / Free Library of Philadelphia / Rare Book Department, Free Library of Philadelphia

Mr Chick, c.1920s (pen & ink with w/c on paper), Joseph Clayton (Kyd) Clarke (1856-1937) / Free Library of Philadelphia / Rare Book Department, Free Library of Philadelphia

Scotland For Ever! 1881 (oil on canvas), Lady Butler (Elizabeth Southerden Thompson) (1846-1933) / Leeds Museums and Galleries (Leeds Art Gallery) U.K

Scotland For Ever! 1881 (oil on canvas), Lady Butler (Elizabeth Southerden Thompson) (1846-1933) / Leeds Museums and Galleries (Leeds Art Gallery) U.K

The crowned lion of England, Escott, Dan (1928-87) / Private Collection / © Look and Learn

The crowned lion of England, Escott, Dan (1928-87) / Private Collection / © Look and Learn

Jean Sebastien Bach I (canvas), Rohner, Georges (1913-2000) / Private Collection / Giraudon

Jean Sebastien Bach I (canvas), Rohner, Georges (1913-2000) / Private Collection / Giraudon

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