30 - 31 October 2007
DAVID HOCKNEY (B. 1937)
Illustrations for Fourteen Poems by C.P. Cavafy, London, Editions Alecto, 1966 (Scottish Arts Council 47-59; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo 47-59; Alecto 458-472)
the complete deluxe set of 13 etchings ((S.A.C. 59) signed and dated on the reverse), hors-texte, title page, table of contents and justification, on handmade Crisbrook, signed in pencil on justification, Edition A, copy 37 of 500 (there were also 50 signed artist's proofs in this edition), the etchings stamped 'Edition A ea 362-373' on the reverse ((S.A.C. 59) stamped 'A ea 431'), with full margins, 12 bound (as issued), the signed impression loose (as issued ), the plate facing (S.A.C. 58) with a foxmark at the upper left platemark and scattered foxing along the lower platemark, the plate facing (S.A.C. 49) with a very pale foxmark below center left in the plate, otherwise in very good condition, original lilac cloth cover with black cloth-covered slipcase (light-staining and minor wear) 475 x 337 mm.
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