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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 from United States. It is dated 1948 and we acquired it in 2001. Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

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Its medium is

lithograph on 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.

This object was graphic design by Alvin Lustig

This object was donated by Susan Lustig Peck

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Book Cover, Selected Poems by Ezra Pound, 1948 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 July 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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