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(CHAGALL, MARC). OPATOSHU, JOSEPH - THE LAST REVOLT: THE STORY OF RABBI AKIBA - SIGNED BY MARC CHAGALL

Title: THE LAST REVOLT: THE STORY OF RABBI AKIBA - SIGNED BY MARC CHAGALL
Description: Philadelphia, PA, The Jewish Publication Society of America., 1952, First Edition. Illustrated Wrappers, Small 4to, 310pp, 1 b&w illustration by Marc Chagall. Published in 1952, this is the first English language translation of Joseph Opatoshu's historical account of inspirational shepherd, scholar, teacher, and martyr Rabbi Akiva ben Joseph and his involvement in the Bar Kokhba rebellion and its attempt to emancipate the Jews of the Judea province from the yoke of Roman rule in the second century. An internally most handsome example of The Jewish Publication Society of America first edition (entry number forty-two in Patrick Cramer's "Marc Chagall: The Illustrated Books - Catalogue Raisonné") additionally BOLDLY SIGNED "Marc Chagall" in pencil beneath the renowned late artist's black and white frontispiece illustration showing a bit of light wear, creasing, and minor chipping along the bottom edge of the dust jacket. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase.. Fine/Near Fine.

Keywords: Marc Chagall, Joseph Opatoshu, Rabbi Akiba, the Bar Kokhba Rebellion, Biblical History, Judaism, Russian Jewish Art, Artist Monograph, Signed Book Books, Consignment, - CHAGALL, MARC

Price: US$ 200.00 Seller: Arcana: Books on the Arts
- Book number: 024482

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