With Sixteen Color Lithographs
[Marc Chagall]. Illustrations for the Bible.
Text by Jean Wahl. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1956.
First American edition. Folio. Fully illustrated by Chagall with
sixteen full-color lithographs and twelve illustrations in black
and white as well as the cover and title-page. Illustrated paper
over boards, dust jacket. Jacket separated at folds, chipped, and
with a large portion of the front panel missing (with loss of
text), front joint of binding cracked, spine chipped and loose,
front hinge cracked, some rubbing and wear to binding. Interior
still clean and bright. Good condition.
"This work is dedicated to the integral reproduction in heliogravure of the 105 etchings made by Marc Chagall for the illustration of the Bible. The artist specially composed for the present work 16 lithographs in colors and 12 in black as well as the cover and title page. This book constitutes a double number (33-34) of VERVE in the French edition." Cramer 25.
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