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A Finding Aid to the Ex Libris records, 1973-2007

Ex Libris records, 1973-2007

Ex Libris

Collection Information

Size: 2.0 linear feet

Summary: The records of Ex Libris measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1973-2007. Ex Libris was a New York City based antiquarian establishment that dealt in rare 20th century avant-garde books and periodicals, and was founded by Elaine Lustig Cohen and her husband Arthur A. Cohen. The records include professional files, sales records, printed material, and photographic material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ex Libris, a New York City based antiquarian establishment that dealt in rare 20th century avant-garde books, periodicals, and archives, operated from 1973-circa 2000, and was founded by Elaine Lustig Cohen (1927- ) and her husband Arthur A. Cohen (1928-1986). Ex Libris specialized in rare 20th century archives, serials, and artist books of the Futurists, Dadaists, and Surrealists.

Provenance

The records were donated in 2015 by Elaine Lustig Cohen, co-founder of Ex Libris.

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