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What is this?

Vertical stripes of cream, gray, rust, and taupe. Undulating forms in rust, black, and white.

This is a book cover. It is dated 1901–50 and we acquired it in 2001. Gift of Susan Lustig Peck. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

thin glossy paper

Its dimensions are

18.4 x 18.4 cm (7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. )

It is signed

Signature printed in rust-colored ink, lower left: lustig.

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, front cover upper right: selected; printed in black ink, front cover upper right: poems; left center: ezra pound. Printed vertically in rust ink, side cover: SELECTED POEMS; printed vertically in black ink: EZRA POUND; printed horizontally in black ink: NO./22.

Susan Lustig Peck was the donor and Alvin Lustig was the graphic designer of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18694761/ |title=Book Cover, "Selected Poems by Ezra Pound", 1901–50 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=16 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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