Sale 15BP01 | Lot 229

HOCKNEY, DAVID Hockney's Alphabet

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
HOCKNEY, DAVID  Hockneyand#39;s Alphabet

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Lot 229
HOCKNEY, DAVID Hockneys Alphabet. London: Faber & Faber, 1991. One of 250 numbered copies for sale. Bound in quarter vellum...
. London: Faber & Faber, 1991. One of 250 numbered copies for sale. Bound in quarter vellum with handmade Fabriano Roma paper sides, housed in matching box. 12 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches (32 x 24.5 cm); illustrated by David Hockney and signed by the following contributors: Douglas Adams, Martin Amis, Julian Barnes, William Boyd, Margaret Drabble, Patrick Leigh Fermor, William Golding, Seamus Heaney, David Hockney, Kazuo Ishiguro, Erica Jong, Doris Lessing, Norman Mailer, Ian McEwan, Arthur Miller, Iris Murdoch, Nigel Nicolson, John Julius Norwich, Joyce Carol Oates, V.S. Pritchett, Craig Raine, Susan Sontag, Stephen Spender, and John Updike. Fine copy.
This book was published to raise money for people living with AIDS. The book contains the 26 letters of the alphabet plus "&," each accompanied by a poem or short text with a full-page illustration by Hockney.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $4,687 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $4,687 (includes buyer's premium)

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