HOCKNEY'S ALPHABET

Hockney, David (illustrations); Spender, Stephen (editor)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Random House
Date Published: 1991
Edition: First American Edition
Book Id: 2967

Description

First Printing. Quarto (29.5cm); navy blue paper and red cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and in blind to front cover; dustjacket; xiv,92,[6]pp; illus. A faint, sprinkling of foxing to text edges, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $35.00), with some trivial shelfwear and faint foxing to flap folds.

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A volume conceived to benefit London's AIDS Crisis Trust, containing 26 full-page color illustrations - one for each letter - each with accompanying contribution by a prominent author: 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.


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