Sale 22SC02 | Lot 63

HOCKNEY, DAVID Hockney's Alphabet

Catalogue: Selections from the Private Collection of Barbara and Ira Lipman
HOCKNEY, DAVID  Hockney's Alphabet

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Lot 63
HOCKNEY, DAVID Hockney's Alphabet
. London: Faber & Faber, 1991. Copy 178 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 and signed 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. Four living contributors (Anthony Burgess, Ted Hughes, Paul Theroux and Gore Vidal) did not sign; T.S. Eliot (d. 1965) could not sign. 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.


C Private Collection of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $4,725 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $4,725 (includes buyer's premium)

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