Nativity. The Genealogy and Nativity of Christ with the offerings of the wise men. (#31/50 hand colored copies)

By: [MacWeeney, Leslie]

Price: $650.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


1st ed., 16mo. ¼ vellum, gray boards. Black titling on spine spinese. Limited to a total printing of 350 copiesthis is one of only 50 copies hand-colored and signed by the artist. (#31/50] The text is from the Douai version of Saint Matthew's Gospel. A near fine copy of this very scarce Dolmen press item. A 1” crease runs along the upper right front corner; otherwise pristine. Contains three line drawings by MacWeeney plus a small graphic on the title page. The larger edition was issued in red cloth boards with a matching slipcase. We do not know if this hand-colored smaller edition was issued with slipcase as well; if so, it is lacking.

Title: Nativity. The Genealogy and Nativity of Christ with the offerings of the wise men. (#31/50 hand colored copies)

Author Name: [MacWeeney, Leslie]

Illustrator: Leslie MacWeeney

Categories: Illustrated Books, Fine Printing/Small Press, Miniature Books, Religion & Philosophy,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Dolmen Press: 1955

Book Condition: Fine

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: k181227b

Keywords: st. matthew, christ, nativity