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1993

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Book Cover, The Federalist, 1961

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen. It is dated 1961 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: 20.4 x 13.7 cm (8 1/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in blue, vertically, lower left: elaine lustig; in black, upper right: A definitive / edition of / America's greatest / contribution / to political / philosophy, by / Alexander Hamilton, / James Madison, / and John Jay.; at lower right: Edited, with / Introduction and / Notes, by / JACOB E. COOKE / Meridian Books MG39 $2.45

Cite this object as

Book Cover, The Federalist, 1961; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); USA; lithograph on paper; H x W: 20.4 x 13.7 cm (8 1/16 x 5 3/8 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-11

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