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Book Cover, Noble Savage 4, 1959

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithograph on 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: 22.9 × 12.1 cm (9 in. × 4 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in in lavender and orange, at top: the noble savage 4; in black, at center on headgear: Edited by; in white, curling across the face: Saul Bellow and Keith Botsford; in black, on red shape at lower left: "We will / now discuss/ in a little more / detail / the struggle for / existence." / DARWIN; in black, vertically, lower right: A MERIDIAN PERIODICAL

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Noble Savage 4, 1959; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); offset lithograph on white wove paper; H x W: 22.9 × 12.1 cm (9 in. × 4 3/4 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-37

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