Inscribed by Marc Chagall
Item Number: 5097
Paris: Editions d'Art Skira, 1956.
First edition. Small octavo, original cloth. Illustrated with tipped-in color plates. Inscribed by Marc Chagall on the title page, “Pour David de Marc Chagall en bon souvenir N.Y. 1967.” Fine in a very good dust jacket with the original slipcase.
Other Books by this Author
FIRST EDITION OF MARC CHAGALLS JERUSALEM WINDOWS, WITH TWO ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS; IN THE ORIGINAL SLIPCASE
New York: George Braziller, 1962.
First edition. Folio, original red cloth. With two original color lithographs specially prepared by Chagall for this edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Contains the rarely seen original slipcase, also present is the original blue ribbon. The rear panel of the acetate shows some wear.
New York: Braziller, 1962.
First edition. Folio, original red cloth. Original lithograph frontispiece. Wonderfully illustrated throughout; this is Chagall at his best. A fine copy in a fine price clipped dust jacket. A very sharp example.
New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1973.
First edition. Quarto, original cloth, pictorial endpapers. Signed by Marc Chagall on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"A seminal work on garden design": First Edition of Edith Wharton's Italian Villas and Their Gardens
New York: The Century Company, 1904.
First edition. Quarto, original dark green cloth, top edge gilt. With 45 full-page plates, including 26 illustrations by Maxfield Parrish (15 in color), seven in-text and 19 black-and-white photographic illustrations. In near fine condition with some light rubbing and wear. A very nice example.
Large original signed sketch of Patty Swanson wearing a large pair of heels. Signed in the lower left by Charles Schulz. In very good condition, with some wear to the fold edges. A uniquely massive sketch from the Peanuts creator, made all the more uncommon by the presence of Patty, who was featured in the very first Peanuts comic strip on October 2, 1950. The sketch measures 32 inches by 35 inches. The entire piece measures 38.5 inches by 42 inches. Rare and desirable.
“In art, immorality cannot exist. Art is always sacred”: Autograph Letter Signed by auguste rodin one day before the opening of his first and most important exhibition in paris, france
Autographed letter signed by August Rodin on Exposition A. Rodin Place de l’Alma letterhead. In full: “Hui madame, Oui demain matin l’exposition vers 11 heures. Je serai bonne heure de vour in. Affectueusement, Rodin” which translates as: “Dear Madame, Yes, tomorrow morning the exposition starts at 11 am. At the right moment, I will see it. Affectionately, Rodin.” Written the day before the opening of Rodin’s first solo exhibition in France at the Pavillion de l’Alma in Paris, a space specially built for the exhibition in 1900 to coincide with the Exposition Universelle, or Paris World Fair. Matted and framed with a photograph portrait of Rodin and one of his clay-sculpted female nudes. The entire piece measures 14.5 inches by 20.75 inches.
“Art should be something that liberates your soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further”: KEITH HARING AUTOGRAPH SIGNED NOTE
Autograph note signed by Keith Haring with his address and phone number, “Keith Haring 676 Broadway NYC 10012 – (with his phone number) Send me your picture – Keith” on personal stationary featuring his ‘Radiant Baby’ image. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 12.5 inches by 15.5 inches.