Illuminations cover by Alvin Lustig

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    An Alvin Lustig dust jacket design.

    Illuminations by Rimbaud.
    New Directions, 1946. First Printing.

    letslookupandsmile, beautyislikeyeah, and 21 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. letslookupandsmile 64 months ago | reply

      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!

    2. 50 Watts 64 months ago | reply

      oh god I want it

    3. Scott Lindberg 64 months ago | reply

      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.

    4. 50 Watts 64 months ago | reply

      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.

    5. Scott Lindberg 64 months ago | reply

      Thanks!

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

    6. chelly-egg 63 months ago | reply

      so eye-catching!

    7. dilatedjunkie 63 months ago | reply

      nice, I would like to use this for a personal project...full res available?

    8. Scott Lindberg 63 months ago | reply

      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.

    9. gregoreverb 58 months ago | reply

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

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