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1957

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Book Cover, New Directions in Prose and Poetry, 16, 1957

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and made for (as the client) New Directions Books. It is dated 1957 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: 18.3 x 11.7 cm (7 3/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black script, vertically, lower left: e. lustig + barrows; in black, upper right: NEW DIRECTIONS / in prose and poetry / 16; in black, bottom left: NEW DIRECTIONS Paperbook $1.35

Cite this object as

Book Cover, New Directions in Prose and Poetry, 16, 1957; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); USA; offset lithograph on white wove paper; H x W: 18.3 x 11.7 cm (7 3/16 x 4 5/8 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-46

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