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Roy Leifflen Plate

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Roy Leifflen Plate
Context from a physical exhibition at the archive's reading room
Owner: Roy Leifflen was a lawyer and the brother-in-law of Baritone Leonard Warren. He donated Leonard Warren’s papers to the New York Public Library in 1984, before his death in 1986.

Plate: Ex Libris Roy Leifflen: Gold ink on black paper. Image portrays a magician as the central figure, with stylized male and female figures, arms raised, on either side.

Note: On the end page facing the plate, there is a French stanza from Paul Verlaine’s “Chanson d’automne.” This is not Verlaine’s handwriting, but is simply an inscription. Translation:
And I drift away
On a rank wind
Which carries me
Here, there
Just like a
Dead leaf
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Date of Book
1928
Description
Gold ink on black paper of a turbined man in the center with male and female figures, arms raised on either side
Owner
Roy Leifflen 
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