85
85
(Chagall, Marc, illus.)
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT
85
(Chagall, Marc, illus.)
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The White House Years of Robert S. McNamara

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(Chagall, Marc, illus.)
Léopold Sédar Senghor. Lettres d'hivernage. Tours: L'Edition du Seuil, 1973; Tours: Nouvelles éditions africaines/Seuil, 1973

2 copies, 4to (11 x 9 in.; 280 x 225 mm, uncut). 8 full-page illustrations in black-and-white and color by Chagall, pictorial wrappers and glassine; a short tears to glassine on Editions du Seuil issue, glassine yellowed and frayed on Nouvelles éditions africaines issue.


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Catalogue Note

Both copies inscribed by the poet, President Léopold Sédar Senghor of Senegal. The Nouvelles éditions africaines issue reads: "A Monsiuer et Madame Robert McNamara | des poèmes pour hauter la beauté | de la Femme sur le versant de l'âge" and is dated 11 February 1974. The Edition du Seuil issue is inscribed solely to Robert McNamara and is dated 14 November 1977.  Both issues are on vélin Mazarine of which 2,000 copies were printed from a total edition of 2,360.

The White House Years of Robert S. McNamara

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New York