WITH LARGE ORIGINAL COLOR
LITHOGRAPH SIGNED BY HOCKNEY
DAVID; SPENDER, STEPHEN.
“Let’s begin by saying it’s just a little personal trip we made
together. I think the book should be in that sense a bit bitty – like
life – patched up in some way, as if made by three schoolboys on a tour
of a continent for the first time.” –David Hockney on China Diary
EDITION, WITH AN ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH SIGNED BY DAVID HOCKNEY. One of
only 1000 copies signed by Spender and Hockney. With the original
folding five-color lithograph ("Red Square and the Forbidden City")
signed in pencil by Hockney loose in printed card sleeve; book with 158
illustrations, 84 in color.
London: Thames and Hudson Ltd, 1982. Quarto, original red cloth gilt,
original card slipcase with printed label. Slipcase very good with some
rubbing and spotting; book, lithograph, and folder fine. $3600.