VERVE. Illustrations for the Bible by Marc Chagall

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Marc CHAGALL

- BIBLE - Meyer Shapiro - Jean Wahl.

VERVE, artistic and literary revue, director Tériade. Vol. VIII, N' 33 and 34. 1956.
Volume with cased boards cover bearing the first lithograph in colors and title printed in black.
36,2 x 26,9 cm (14-1/4 x 10-1/2 in.). (P. Cramer, Marc Chagall les Livres Illustrés (Illustrated Books), catalogue raisonné n' 25).

Carrying 17 color lithographs inserted in the text of the English version, 1 color lithograph on cover, 12 black and white lithographs. Slightly yellowed cover with few abrasions and minor material flaking, adhesive band pasted on spine, re-sewn.

Overall, good state of conservation, creased end paper, slightly yellowed borders, small tearing of sheets along the hem (interior border), few stains in the pages with text. The last page has a reproduction (p. 105) as well as the title pages and the title of color lithographs and the final end paper are inserted on top edge of volume.

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