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1960

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1993

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Book Cover, The Ideal Reader: Selected Essays by Jacques Rivière, 1960

This is a book cover. It was written by Jacques Rivière and designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and made for (as the client) Meridian Books. It is dated 1960 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 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: 18.1 x 23.4 cm (7 1/8 x 9 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in white, vertically, front cover lower right: Elaine Lustig; in white, front cover upper left: The Ideal Reader / Selected Essays by / Jacques Rivière; in white, front cover lower left: Edited, translated, / and introduced by / Blanche A. Price / with a preface by Henri Peyre / MERIDIAN BOOKS M103 $1.45

Cite this object as

Book Cover, The Ideal Reader: Selected Essays by Jacques Rivière, 1960; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927 - 2016); USA; lithograph on off-white wove paper; H x W: 18.1 x 23.4 cm (7 1/8 x 9 3/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-43

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