Arthur Szyk. [Visual History of Nations]. A collection of 11 heliochrome lithographs, eight of which are signed by Szyk, and five are signed by the publisher, Kasimir Bileski. [Winnipeg:] 1946-1947. Fine. Some minor rubbing. Approximately 11.5 x 10 inches. This includes the entire completed output of the planned stamp album of 60 planned illustrations commissioned by Bileski to commemorate the founding nations of the United Nations (Szyk had only completed 9 nations and a print entitled "Airmails of the World" before his sudden death in 1951. The completed prints are Great Britain, Poland, U.S.S.R., France, Israel, Canada, The United States of America, China (two copies included, one unsigned), Switzerland (unsigned), and Airmails of the World (unsigned). With 9 tissue guards, two of which are printed.

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