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Book cover with undulating colored lines surrounding black oval-like shape at upper right with book title printed at center. Printed in white ink, front cover right center: SIDDHARTHA; printed in black ink, lower left: HERMANN HESSE. Printed vertically in black ink, side cover: SIDDHARTHA; printed horizontally in black ink, lower center: NC 34. Printed vertically in white ink, side cover: HERMANN HESSE.

This is a book cover from United States. It is dated 1951 and we acquired it in 2001. Gift of Susan Lustig Peck. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

lithograph on thin glossed paper

Its dimensions are

18.4 x 17.5 cm (7 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. )

It is signed

Signature printed, lower right: lustig.

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=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18694799/ |title=Book Cover, "Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse", 1951 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 October 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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