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1947

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1993

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Book Cover, Bookjacket by Alvin Lustig for "Monday Night" by Kay Boyle, New Directions Books, 1947

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithography in black, blue and grey ink on off-white shiny 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: 18.9 x 16.3 cm (7 7/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black ink, front cover upper right: lustig.

It is inscribed

Printed vertically in black ink, spine: MONDAY NIGHT KAY BOYLE; printed horizontally in black ink, spine lower margin within square: NC 20. Printed in white ink, front cover lower center left: monday night; printed in black ink, front cover lower right: kay boyle.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Bookjacket by Alvin Lustig for "Monday Night" by Kay Boyle, New Directions Books, 1947; Designed by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithography in black, blue and grey ink on off-white shiny wove paper; H x W: 18.9 x 16.3 cm (7 7/16 x 6 7/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-165-9

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