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Book Cover, Thomas Mann The Ironic German, 1961

This is a book cover. It was written by Erich Heller and designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and made for (as the client) Meridian Books. It is dated 1961 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 Dave Slatoff and Tamar Cohen and catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 18.3 x 11 cm (7 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in orange, vertically, upper left: elaine lustig; printed in red, at left: Thomas / Mann / The / Ironic / German; in orange, below: Erich Heller; in red, vertically, lower right: Meridian Books M118 $1.55

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Thomas Mann The Ironic German, 1961; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927 - 2016); USA; lithograph on white wove paper; H x W: 18.3 x 11 cm (7 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-34

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