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
Rare Exhibition Catalog From Chagall's 6 Livres Illustres; One of 1500 copies signed by Marc Chagall
Lausanne: Imprimeries Reunies, 1976.
Rare exhibition catalog from the 1976 Chagall exhibition ‘6 Livres Illustres’ at Galerie Patrick in Geneva, Switzerland. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers as issued containing 6 black-and-white plates. One of 1500 copies singed by Marc Chagall on the verso of the front wrapper. In near fine condition. A nice example.
Boston and Monte Carlo: Boston and Monte Carlo, 1960-1986.
First editions of all six volumes in the catalogue raisonne of Chagall’s lithographs, richly illustrated with 28 original lithographs. Quarto, original cloth, original dust jackets each with original lithograph, original acetates. Introduction by Marc Chagall. Fine in fine dust jackets. Volumes 1-3 have the original cardbard boxes. Scarce complete set of all 6 volumes with all lithographs present.
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.
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: 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.
Photographic portrait of Henry James by John Singer Sargent, boldly signed by James and Sargent. The portrait measures 10.5 inches by 13 inches. Double matted and framed. In fine condition. Rare and desirable signed by both James and Sargent.
First edition of Ackermann's Historical Sketch of Moscow; With the 12 original hand-colored aquatint plates; In the rare original boards
R. Ackermann, 1813.
First edition of this stunning work. Folio, original boards. Illustrated with 12 hand-colored aquatint plates. This work was issued in both colored and black and white plates. Rare in this colored state and in the original boards. Abbey Travel 224; Tooley 262.
"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 of Wharton’s classic treatise on “Italian garden-magic.” 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 very good condition with some light rubbing and wear. A nice example.
Portrait of the influential Austrian School economist Ludwig Von Mises. Boldly signed, “August 27, 1971 Ludwig Mises.” The portrait measures 8 inches by 10 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 16.5 inches by 16.5 inches. Rare and desirable.