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Book Cover, The Mirror in the Roadway: A Study of the Modern Novel

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and photographed by Elliot Erwitt and published by Alfred A. Knopf. We acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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Book Cover, The Mirror in the Roadway: A Study of the Modern Novel; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on paper; 2016-54-260

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