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1959

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Book Cover, Noble Savage 4, 1959

This is a book cover. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and edited by Saul Bellow and Keith Botsford and made for (as the client) Meridian Books. It is dated 1959 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 and Dave Slatoff and catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 22.9 × 12.1 cm (9 in. × 4 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in in lavender and orange, at top: the noble savage 4; in black, at center on headgear: Edited by; in white, curling across the face: Saul Bellow and Keith Botsford; in black, on red shape at lower left: "We will / now discuss/ in a little more / detail / the struggle for / existence." / DARWIN; in black, vertically, lower right: A MERIDIAN PERIODICAL

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Noble Savage 4, 1959; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927 - 2016); offset lithograph on white wove paper; H x W: 22.9 × 12.1 cm (9 in. × 4 3/4 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-37

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