Drawings for the Bible: Verve Double Issue [37/38]

By: Chagall, Marc & Gaston Bachelard, Text

Price: $4,905.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Dust jacket has some shallow chipping and creasing to extremities, a little faint foxing to bottom three inches, price-clipped, 1.3 inch chip at foot of spine, one-inch tear along crease at top edge. Except for the spine chip, the defects are minor. Jacket is bright and attractive, now in fresh mylar sleeve. Book is in excellent condition, with a little spotting and darkening to top page ends and a few rubbed spots to extremities of cover. Contents are Fine, with no defects aside from a faint small label ghost. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. The book is a Folio, 14.3 inches x 10.5 inches. . "This double number of Verve contains the drawings made by Chagall in 1958 and 1959 on biblical themes which in general he had not dealt with in his illustrations for the Bible reproduced in Verve 33/34." Includes 96 b/w reproductions and 24 spectacular lithographs in full color, with the b/w heliogravure by Draeger Frres and the color lithographs by Mourlot Frres. The color lithographs each occupy a full page. There are ninety-five numbered pages plus 16 pages of captions. The colors on the jacket, front cover and interior lithographs are bright and vibrant; overall, this is a handsome, highly collectible copy. Complete with all lithographs in fine condition. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 111 pages. A0

Title: Drawings for the Bible: Verve Double Issue [37/38]

Author Name: Chagall, Marc & Gaston Bachelard, Text

Categories: Philosophy and Religion, General,

Edition: 1st American Edition

Publisher: NY. NY, Harcourt Brace: 1960

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 29743

Keywords: Bible Chagall Lithographs