Illuminations cover by Alvin Lustig

An Alvin Lustig dust jacket design.


Illuminations by Rimbaud.

New Directions, 1946. First Printing.

  • letslookupandsmile 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Font of All Wisdom - Unique lettering in design [VINTAGE], and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Will 6y

    oh god I want it
  • Scott Lindberg 6y

    I think I just about had an aneurism when I found it this weekend. We were just leaving the booksellers, but off in the corner was a teeny little section I hadn't looked in yet. My wife stopped to check something out, so I went over to take a quick peek. Found this little beauty on the bottom shelf for three bucks.
  • Will 6y

    Great score!

    I've seen reproductions of this cover, but it never looked so shockingly red. Now I *need* it.

    Thanks for sharing all your Lustig covers.
  • Scott Lindberg 6y


    It's definitely a fiery red -- very appropriate to the design. Good luck in your hunt!
  • chelly-egg 6y

    so eye-catching!
  • Oliver Clothezoff 6y

    nice, I would like to use this for a personal project...full res available?
  • Scott Lindberg 6y

    I have my account set up so only my contacts can download full res images. Feel free to mark me as a contact, and I'll do the same. Please also be sure to give credit to Alvin Lustig as the designer, as well as myself for the photograph.
  • gregoreverb 6y

    This sucker needs to be blown up poster size. Hot dang!
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