Levine, Jack. Very good in good dust jacket. Includes illustrations. One of 2, 500 copies. SIGNED by the author and the artist. 4 ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS and an hors-texte ORIGINAL WOODCUT by Levine. Illustrated text folded and loose in cloth wrap-around chemise with leather fastener. Theinterior is fin except for a fold in the center of the woodcut. Sketchbook by Levine printed by phototype and pochoir in leather wrap-around chemise. All in cloth clamshell box with leather fastener. Box is soiled.
Levine, Jack. Very Good. Elephant Folio-over 15"-23" tall. Signed by author James A. Michener and artist illustrator Jack Levine two (2) times; both once directly to limitation page and both also boldly to inside silk clamshell case. Near Fine. First Edition. Limited Numbered Edition. No. 922 of 2500 copies. Original prospectus/advertisement laid-in stating the 1970 $600.00 price for this Limited Edition Portfolio. Also laid-in is Philip C. Duschnes, Inc. Catalogue 232 page. Folio, loose as issued, enclosed in silk folding clamshell box case with black leather strap Still in the original shipping box. Volume I contains four (4) original colored lithographs and one (1) original woodcut on Kawanaka jap vellum paper with text by James A. Michener. Volume II contains the Sketchbook of Jack Levine which consists of 54 sheets of watercolors, gouaches and drawings printed by phototype and pochoir processes on Ingres paper. From two to forty colors were hand-brushed on each. Tissue guard protected. Highly collectible.
Fine. Michener, James A. Facing East. New York: Maecenas Press, Random House, 1970. #2299 of 2500 copies. 32pp. Folio. Book condition: Near fine with a few slight frays to edges of box. There is a faint stain on flap of linen chemise. Sketches, watercolors, and pages are in pristine condition. A wonderful compilation of colorful and expressive sketches and watercolors by Levine accompanied by Michener's text. Signed by Levine and Michener on inside of box and limitation page. #2299 of 2500 copies..
Hardcover. As new in publisher's shipping box. Art: Asian Art. Elephant folio. Two folios in a clamshell box. "The 2500 De Luxe Portfolios of this limited edition, numbered from 1 to 2500, were individually signed by the author and the artist. The four original lithographs, signed in the stone by the artist, were pulled on Rives paper. The text, handset in Caslon de Corps 24, and the original woodcuts were printed on Arches paper. The original "Hors-Texte" woodcut was pulled on Kawanaka Japanesevellum paper. The fifty-four watercolors, gouaches and drawings from the sketchbook by Jack Levine were printed by phototypie and pochoir processes on Ingres paper. From two to forty colors were hand-brushed on each."Priority or international shipping will require extra charges. Ships in a box directly from our store in Santa Barbara, California.
Very Good. SIGNED This Deluxe Limited Edition Portfolio is hand SIGNED twice by both Jack Levine and James Michener in the colophon and on the inside of the clameshell box; limited edition of 2500 numbered copies (this is # 1552); frist edition of these two portfolios; Part 1: Text by James A. Michener; illustrated with original woodcuts by Jack Levine; printed on Arches paper; the original "hors-texte" woodcut is printed on Japanese vellum paper, with 4 original lithographs signed in the plate by the artist, printed on Rives paper, loose-as issued-in a white silk portfolio with leather fastener. Part 2: The Sketchbook; with 54 watercolors, gouaches and drawings printed in phototype and pochoir processes on Ingres paper, from 2 to 40 colors were hand-brushed on each, in leather portfoko, Size: Elephant Folio-over 15"-23" tall; housed together in a white silk clamshell box with leather fastener; a few tiny creases to some of the tissue guards, just a little rubbing to clamshell box and almost invisible to the front and about 3 very thin and tiny marks to the back; otherwise the portfolios, text and plates in VERY GOOD COND. (*Extra Postage Required because of the large size)
Fine in J Fine Clamshell Box jacket. Folio-12"-15" Tall First, limited edition, number 1293 of 2500 copies, signed by both artist and author on both the limitations page and on the inner cover of the clamshell box. Part I includes text by Michener illustrated by Levine's woodcuts, plus four lithographs; Part II is Levine's sketchbook with 54 pochoir and phototype process reproductions of Levine's watercolors, gouaches and drawings, finished by hand, and housed in a goatskin leather portfolio. Both parts are housed in a pale pink moire silk clamshell box, measuring about 13" x 20", with goatskin closure. Fine condition, new and unread, in publisher's original mailing box. Signed: I Signed By Both Author and Illustrator.
Elephant Folio-over 15"-23" tall. Signed By Author & Artist First edition. Limitation of 2500 numbered copies signed by Michener and Levin and 16 lettered copies (A-P) and (according to the limitation sheet) "several" copies marked "H.C. " This copy is signed by Michener and Levine as issued and also signed by them on the inside front board of the clamshell box, but has no letter or number of limitation. An out-of-series copy with all contents in tact: four original lithographs signed in the stone by Levine and pulled on Rives paper, text handset in Caslon de Corps 24, original woodcuts printed on Arches paper 54 watercolors, gouaches and drawings printed on Ingres paper. Unbound sheets in Japanese-style portfolios with leather ties in silk-lined clamshell box. Very faint offsetting under one tie; otherwise, a Fine copy with all contents as issued in the publisher's original shipping carton. Actual image of the book; not a stock photo.
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