1887 - 1985
CHAGALL LITHOGRAPHE, TOME II (CRAMER BOOKS 56)
The complete deluxe book, comprising fourteen lithographs, seven printed in colours, 1963, two of the additional lithographs included in the deluxe edition signed in pencil, numbered 59/150, the title page also numbered 59 and signed by the artist and the publisher verso, with the title page, text, justification and reproductions of Chagall's prints from 1957-1962, on Arches wove paper, bound (as issued), in original boards covered with a sheet of Arches wove with four folded flaps, with the first lithograph printed on the front, with maroon cloth-covered boards and slipcase with Chagall stamped on the spine
each sheet: approx. 323 by 246mm 12¾ by 9¾in
overall: 337 by 259 by 65mm 13⅜ by 10¼ by 2½in
In good condition, a few sheets with pale fox marks and slight paper discoloration, the paper wrappers with a few small losses, short tears and creasing (mostly at corners). The first few pages loosened from the binding. The slipcase with some slight signs of wear.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.