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1947

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1993

  • We acquired this object.

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2022

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Book Cover, Bookjacket by Alvin Lustig for "Exiles" by James Joyce, New Directions Books

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph in green and black ink on off-white shiny wove 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: 18.5 x 16.3 cm (7 5/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in printed white ink, front cover lower right: lustig.

It is inscribed

Printed vertically in white ink, spine: EXILES. Printed vertically in black ink, spine: JAMES JOYCE; printed horizontally in black ink, spine lower margin within white square: NC 13. Printed in black ink, upper left center: JAMES JOYCE; printed in white ink, upper left center: exiles.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Bookjacket by Alvin Lustig for "Exiles" by James Joyce, New Directions Books; Designed by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithograph in green and black ink on off-white shiny wove paper; H x W: 18.5 x 16.3 cm (7 5/16 x 6 7/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-165-12

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