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Book, Bookjacket for "The Ghost in the Underblows" by Alfred Young Fisher, 1940

This is a Book. It was designed by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1940 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithography in orange and black ink on off-white 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: 23.9 x 31.5 cm (9 7/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, center: THE GHOST IN THE UNDERBLOWS; lower center right: BY ALFRED YOUNG FISHER/EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY / LAWRENCE CLARK POWELL - DESIGNED BY / ALVIN LUSTIG AND PRINTED BY THE / WARD RITCHIE PRESS AT LOS ANGELES / CALIFORNIA - NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY

Cite this object as

Book, Bookjacket for "The Ghost in the Underblows" by Alfred Young Fisher, 1940; Designed by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); lithography in orange and black ink on off-white wove paper; H x W: 23.9 x 31.5 cm (9 7/16 x 12 3/8 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-191-1

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