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1961

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1993

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2021

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Book Cover, Clear Writing, 1961

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen. It is dated 1961 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on 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: 20.3 × 29.5 cm (8 in. × 11 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in orange, vertically, front cover lower left: elaine lustig; in black, front cover top: Clear Writing; in black, front cover, within purple rectangle: LEO KIRSCHBAUM / A guide to the basic principles of / good prose: clear diction, clear sen- / tence structure, clear organization.; in purple, front cover bottom: Meridian Books MG38 $1.95

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Clear Writing, 1961; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); lithograph on paper; H x W: 20.3 × 29.5 cm (8 in. × 11 5/8 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-45

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