Drawings for the Bible

By: Chagall, Marc; Gaston Bachelard (text)

Price: $5,500.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


First American edition of this double issue of Verve, Vol. X, nos 37/38, with additional title-page in English. "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. The present work comprises 96 reproductions in in black and white and 24 lithographs in color, as well as a cover specially designed for this volume. The heliogravure in black and white by the master printers Draeger Frères and the lithography in color by Mourlot Frères." Printed in France. Text by Gaston Bachelard, translated into English by Stuart Gilbert. [Sorlier no. 75; Mourlot nos. 230-277; Cramer no. 42]. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in virtually perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. All of the spectacular lithographs and heliogravures are in perfect condition, bright and clean. The dust jacket is still in its original Mylar cover. FINE/FINE.. Color and B&W Lithographs. Folio 13" - 23" tall. (xxxii), 96, (16) pp

Title: Drawings for the Bible

Author Name: Chagall, Marc; Gaston Bachelard (text)

Illustrator: Illustrated by Marc Chagall

Categories: Illustrated Books, Art, Antiques & Photography, Art History, Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books,

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1960

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Size: Folio

Item: 6.00 lbs

Seller ID: 27758

Keywords: Art; Art History; Chagall; Lithographs; Heliogravures;