Jonathan Bumas Collection


Vicki Principi

Graphic Arts Collection
Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Princeton University Library

Consists of seven book jackets for contemporary fiction and nonfiction, a letter to John Bidwell, a 1999 New Year's greeting card, a pencil portrait of Bumas' nine-week-old son (Adam), and an eight-page humorous booklet written about Adam. All items were created by Bumas.


Dancing on the bridge of Avignon, by Ida Vos [dust jacket]
F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Princeton years, selected writings 1914-1920, ed. by Chip Deffaa [dust jacket]
Nell's quilt, by Susan Terris [dust jacket]
Other minds, critical essays 1969-1994, by Thomas Nagel [dust jacket]
Paradise for the Portuguese queen, poems by Benjamin Ivry [dust jacket]
The pentum mission, by Joe Fontana [dust jacket]
The price of tea in China, by E. Shaskan Bumas [dust jacket]
New Year's greeting card; 1999
Adam Hollander Bumas sleeping at 9 1/2 weeks; 1998 [portrait]
We test the new '99 Adam 1.0; 1999 [booklet]
Letter to John Bidwell [curator of Princeton University Library's Graphic Arts Dept.]; 1999