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Book Cover, Literature in America, 1957

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tamar Cohen. It is credited Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 20.3 x 13.5 cm (8 in. x 5 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black, vertical script, lower left: e. lustig; in black, center: LITERATURE / IN / AMERICA / an anthology / of literary criticism / selected and / introduced by / PHILIP RAHV; in orange, at left: the national / literature / in the light / of the national / experience

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Literature in America, 1957; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); USA; lithograph on paper; H x W: 20.3 x 13.5 cm (8 in. x 5 5/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-10

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