Hockney's Alphabet. SPECIAL Edition, SIGNED by both Hockney and Spender, in Slipcase. Drawings by David Hockney & Written Contributions Edited by Stephen Spender.


FINE in a Near Fine slipcase. Specially bound in yellow buckram, the spine blocked in dark blue and lettered in gilt. In the original pale grey cloth-covered SLIPCASE. Some tiny spots/light marks from storage to the Slipcase and a slight 'bump' to the bottom corner - all almost unseen - negligible. Otherwise near as new, a very handsome book. Drawings by David Hockney, with written contributions edited by Stephen Spender. One of an unspecified number of Special copies, SIGNED by BOTH Hockney & Spender to a special endpaper. The book consists of a drawing for each letter of the alphabet by Hockney printed in colours, with facing prose & verse texts by 27 different writers. Printed on Exhibition Fine Art Cartridge. Contributors are: - Stephen Spender, Joyce Carol Oates, Iris Murdoch, Paul Theroux, Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer, Seamus Heaney, Martin Amis, Erica Jong, Ian McEwan, Nigel Nicolson, Margaret Drabble, Craig Raine, William Boyd, V. S. Pritchett, Doris Lessing, William Golding, T. S. Eliot, Arthur Miller, Ted Hughes, Kazuo Ishiguro, Julian Barnes, John Updike, Susan Sontag, Anthony Burgess, Douglas Adams and Patrick Leigh Fermor. Plus 'Alphabetical Alliteration' by C. C. Bombaugh. Hockney's disapproval with the production values employed in the American 1st edition are well documented. When the book was reprinted he insisted that it be produced to the same high standards as the original British edition. This is an extra Special Edition - SIGNED by Hockney and Spender - Limited Edition. This book is overweight and MAY require extra postage depending on your location. See Images. ; Folio 13" - 14" tall; Signed by Author and Editor

Title: Hockney's Alphabet. SPECIAL Edition, SIGNED by both Hockney and Spender, in Slipcase. Drawings by David Hockney & Written Contributions Edited by Stephen Spender.

Author Name: Hockney, David and edited by Stephen Spender (Signed by Both The Artist and The Writer)

Illustrator: Illustrated by DAVID HOCKNEY

Categories: Illustrated, Architecture. Art. Crafts, Signed &/or Limited Edns,

Edition: 1st UK Special Edition; First Printing

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber for the Aids Crisis Trust (1991).: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114868

Keywords: Art - David Hockney - Coloured Alphabet Hockney's Alphabet. SIGNED Copy. Drawings By David Hockney & Written Contributions Edited By Stephen Spender. Illustrated By David Hockney. Stephen Spender, Joyce Carol Oates, Iris Murdoch, Paul Theroux, Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer, Seamus Heaney, Martin Amis, Erica Jong, Ian Mcewan, Nigel Nicolson, Margaret Drabble, Craig Raine, William Boyd, V. S. Pritchett, Doris Lessing, William Golding, T. S. Eliot, Arthur Miller, Ted Hughes, Kazuo Ishiguro, Julian Barnes, John Updike, Susan Sontag, Anthony Burgess, Douglas Adams And Patrick Leigh Fermor. Plus ' Alphabetical Alliteration' By C. C. Bombaugh. Faber And Faber For The Aids Crisis Trust (1991). One of an unspecified number of Special copies, SIGNED by BOTH Hockney & Spender to a special endpaper. Martin Amis