Hockney’s Alphabet. ed., contributor, David HOCKNEY, Stephen SPENDER.
Hockney’s Alphabet.
Hockney’s Alphabet.
Hockney’s Alphabet.
Hockney’s Alphabet.

Hockney’s Alphabet.

London: Faber and Faber, for the Aids Crisis Trust, 1991. Folio. Bound in original yellow buckram, with spine titled in gilt within a dyed blue vertical band, and housed in publisher’s grey cloth covered slipcase. Unpaginated. A Fine copy. Printed on Exhibition Fine Art Cartridge paper. Illustrated with reproductions of twenty-seven colour drawings by David Hockney depicting the letters of the alphabet; Q receives special treatment as the only letter twice depicted, with accompanying text by both William Golding and T.S. Eliot. Written contributions, in order of appearance, by Stephen Spender, Joyce Carol Oates, Iris Murdoch, Paul Theroux, Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer “whose letter refusing seemed such a good model for Polite Rejection that we decided to publish it as his contribution”, Seamus Heaney, Martin Amis, Erica Jong, Ian McEwan, Nigel Nicholson, 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. Signed by Spender and Hockney. Item #75

Price: $350.00