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1957

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Book Cover, The Varieties of History: from Voltaire to the Present, 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 off-white wove 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: 18.2 x 23.8 cm (7 3/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black, vertically, front cover lower left: elaine lustig; in white, front cover black rock: The / Varieties / of History; in black, on white rocks: edited, selected, / and introduced by / FRITZ STERN // from Voltaire / to the Present // Meridian Books / M37 // $1.55 / Canada $1.65

Cite this object as

Book Cover, The Varieties of History: from Voltaire to the Present, 1957; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); USA; lithograph on off-white wove paper; H x W: 18.2 x 23.8 cm (7 3/16 x 9 3/8 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-15

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