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1958

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Book Cover, Civilization on Trial and the World and the West, 1958

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen. It is dated 1958 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is 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: 18.8 x 11.4 cm (7 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black script, vertically, lower left: e. lustig; in pink, at top: TOYNBEE; in black, within pink shape at bottom: CIVILIZATION ON TRIAL AND / THE WORLD AND THE WEST / both unabridged volumes are supplemented by / the Somervell summation of A Study Of History; in black, at bottom: MERIDIAN BOOKS M 52 $1.45 Canada $1.60

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Civilization on Trial and the World and the West, 1958; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); USA; lithograph on white wove paper; H x W: 18.8 x 11.4 cm (7 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-32

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