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1961

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2016

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Book Cover, Yestermorrow: Notes on Man's Progress

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and published by Alfred A. Knopf. It is dated 1961 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors.

Its dimensions are

23.3 × 27.2 cm (9 3/16 × 10 11/16 in.) Verso: 23.3 × 24.9 cm (9 3/16 × 9 13/16 in.) Open: 23.3 × 52.2 cm (9 3/16 × 20 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in blue ink, bottom of right flap: TYPOGRAPHY, BINDING, AND / JACKET DESIGN BY HERBERT BAYER; in violet ink, verso, above photograph: © Haschi-Photo/Woodstock, N.Y.

It is inscribed

Printed in blue ink, verso, bottom left: PRINTED IN U.S.A.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Yestermorrow: Notes on Man's Progress; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on paper; 23.3 × 27.2 cm (9 3/16 × 10 11/16 in.) Verso: 23.3 × 24.9 cm (9 3/16 × 9 13/16 in.) Open: 23.3 × 52.2 cm (9 3/16 × 20 9/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-262

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