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30: Chagall's Illustrations for the Bible in Verve

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Description

Title: Bible
Author: Chagall, Marc
Description: Illustrated with 16 color lithograph plates, plus a color lithographed title page and covers, and 117 black and white illustrations (12 of which are lithographed plates), from the artwork of Marc Chagall. (Large 4to) 35.5x26 cm. (14x10¼"), original color lithographed pictorial boards. Slipcase. First Edition.Chagall's classic images from the Bible, issued as Verve double number 33/34. Printed in France by Draeger Frères; the color lithographs produced by Mourlot Frères. Issued in the U.S.A. as "Illustrations for the Bible".
Heading: Place Published: Paris
Publisher: Verve
Date Published: [1956]

Condition

Slipcase faded; spine a touch sunned, light wear to spine ends and corners; contents fine.
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Estimate $3,000 – $5,000
Starting Bid $1,500
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