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1959

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1993

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Book Cover, A History of Militarism, 1959

This is a book cover. It was written by Alfred Vagts and designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and made for (as the client) Meridian Books. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithograph on 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: 22.1 × 52.5 cm (8 11/16 × 20 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in white, spine: a history of / militarism; in black, spine: ALFRED VAGTS / GREENWICH - MERIDIAN; in black, vertically, front cover lower left: elaine lustig; in red, front cover upper left: a history of / militarism; in white, on lower two medals: Civilian / and / Military / ALFRED / VAGTS

Cite this object as

Book Cover, A History of Militarism, 1959; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927 - 2016); offset lithograph on paper; H x W: 22.1 × 52.5 cm (8 11/16 × 20 11/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-5

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