29 June 2005
Marc Chagall, Poèmes, Cramer Editeur, Geneva, 1968 (C. b. 74)
the complete set of 24 woodcuts in colour (of which six with collage), 1968, on Rives with a watermark designed by Chagall, with title, notice, justification, text and table of contents, signed on the justification page, copy number 49 from the edition of two hundred (there were also 12 hors commerce sets and a separate edition of 26 on Japon nacré), each plate with full margins, a deckle edge to the right, plates VI, VII and XIV with the palest foxing to the right sheet edge, otherwise in very good condition, loose as issued, within a folded paper wrapper with title in black, canvas-covered boards with parchment spine, titles in gold, and canvas slipcase, in very good condition
overall 395 x 310 mm.
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