The Alphabet Of Creation; An ancient legend from the Zohar. Ben Shahn.

The Alphabet Of Creation; An ancient legend from the Zohar

NY: Spiral Press, 1954. Shahn, Ben. First edition. Hardcover. Unpaginated. Approx. 60 pages. 27 x 17 cm. Limited edition, copy 171 of 550 copies on Rives mould-made paper, signed by Ben Shahn. Black and white drawings by Shahn. This work taken from legends of the "Sefer Ha-Zohar," or Book of Splendor, an ancient Gnostic work written in Aramaic by a thirteenth century scholar named Moses de Leon. Bright, fresh copy. Backstrip label nicked. Orig. cream basket weave cloth, front cover inset decorated in gilt and red. Near fine in very good slipcase. Item #19031

Price: $250.00

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