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Book Cover, Proust, 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 offset lithograph on 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: 18.6 × 11.2 cm (7 5/16 × 4 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black script, lower left: e. lustig; lower margin: M 54 Meridian Books $1.45 Canada $1.60; in white, center: PROUST / a biography; in black script, on white notecard: André Maurois

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Proust, 1957; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); USA; offset lithograph on white wove paper; H x W: 18.6 × 11.2 cm (7 5/16 × 4 7/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-31

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