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1989

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1996

  • We acquired this object.

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Book Cover, Don Quixote: A Novel, 1989

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Jo Bonney and written by Kathy Acker and photographed by Michel Delsol and published by Grove Press and Wheatland Corporation. It is dated 1989 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Steven Heller. It is credited Gift of Steven Heller.

Its dimensions are

20.5 × 28 cm (8 1/16 × 11 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black, lower left: Cover design by Jo Bonney / Cover photograph by Michel Delsol

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink inside a black box, lower right: "Scarified sensibility, subversive / intellect, and predatory wit make / her a writer like no other I know." / – Tom LeClair, / The New York Times Book Review[underlined]

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Don Quixote: A Novel, 1989; Designed by Jo Bonney (Australian, active USA); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 20.5 × 28 cm (8 1/16 × 11 in.); Gift of Steven Heller; 1996-74-8

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