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Book Cover, Five Stories by Willa Cather, 1955

This is a Book cover. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1955 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is lithograph on heavy paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

Its dimensions are

19.1 x 25.4 cm (7 1/2 x 10 in. )

It is signed

Signature printed vertially, lower left: lustig.

It is inscribed

Printed in light blue ink, front cover upper left: five. Printed in white ink, front cover upper center: stories/Willa Cather. Printed in magenta ink, lower center: A VINTAGE BOOK K-28 95 In Canada $1.00. Printed vertically in magenta ink, side cover: five stories Willa Cather VINTAGE; printed horizontally in magenta ink, side cover: K-28. Printed in blue ink, back cover upper left: Willa Cather; lower left: A VINTAGE BOOK. Printed in magenta ink, back cover: five stories/Five Stories by Willa Cather/contains, in this order:/THE ENCHANTED BLUFF/TOM OUTLAND’S STORY/NEIGHBOUR ROSICKY/THE BEST YEARS/PAUL’S CASE/and an essay, Willa Cather’s/Unfinished Avignon Story,/by George N. Kates./Cover design by Alvin Lustig.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Five Stories by Willa Cather, 1955; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithograph on heavy paper; 19.1 x 25.4 cm (7 1/2 x 10 in. ); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-30

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