Front cover in slipcase
Interior page
Interior page
Interior page
Interior page
Interior page
Interior page

David Hockney

Hockney's Alphabet

1991

Drawings by David Hockney; Edited by Stephen Spender.

13 × 10 inches (33 × 25.4 cm); Hardcover in slipcase; Fully illustrated

Published by Faber & Faber, London for the Aids Crisis Trust

Limited edition of 250 from a total edition 300 copies; Signed by many of the contributors

$2,250

Please contact rarebooks@gagosian.com to arrange for purchase.

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Hockney's Alphabet, published in 1991 by the Aids Crisis Trust, presents 26 lively drawings created by David Hockney, each accompanied by a written contribution from 26 well known authors. In addition there is a T.S. Eliot piece included for the ampersand, &. This book is just as relevant today as it was when published close to thirty years ago. This rare edition is signed by David Hockney, Stephen Spender and 22 of the authors. From a limited edition of 250 numbered copies and a total edition of 300; in mint condition.

In addition to Hockney and Spender, 22 of the contributors have also signed the book: Doris Lessing, William Boyd, Margaret Drabble, Martin Amis, William Golding, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Nigel Nicolson, Seamus Heaney, Douglas Adams, Julian Barnes, Craig Raine, Kazuo Ishiguro, Iris Murdoch, V.S. Pritchett, Erica Jong, Arthur Miller, John Julius Norwich, Susan Sontag, Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike, Norman Mailer, and Ian McEwan. (Not signing were Burgess and Eliot, of course, Ted Hughes, and Gore Vidal).

 

 

 

Front cover in slipcase
Interior page
Interior page
Interior page
Interior page
Interior page
Interior page

David Hockney

Hockney's Alphabet

1991

Drawings by David Hockney; Edited by Stephen Spender.

13 × 10 inches (33 × 25.4 cm); Hardcover in slipcase; Fully illustrated

Published by Faber & Faber, London for the Aids Crisis Trust

Limited edition of 250 from a total edition 300 copies; Signed by many of the contributors

$2,250

Please contact rarebooks@gagosian.com to arrange for purchase.

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Hockney's Alphabet, published in 1991 by the Aids Crisis Trust, presents 26 lively drawings created by David Hockney, each accompanied by a written contribution from 26 well known authors. In addition there is a T.S. Eliot piece included for the ampersand, &. This book is just as relevant today as it was when published close to thirty years ago. This rare edition is signed by David Hockney, Stephen Spender and 22 of the authors. From a limited edition of 250 numbered copies and a total edition of 300; in mint condition.

In addition to Hockney and Spender, 22 of the contributors have also signed the book: Doris Lessing, William Boyd, Margaret Drabble, Martin Amis, William Golding, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Nigel Nicolson, Seamus Heaney, Douglas Adams, Julian Barnes, Craig Raine, Kazuo Ishiguro, Iris Murdoch, V.S. Pritchett, Erica Jong, Arthur Miller, John Julius Norwich, Susan Sontag, Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike, Norman Mailer, and Ian McEwan. (Not signing were Burgess and Eliot, of course, Ted Hughes, and Gore Vidal).

 

 

 

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