Hockney's Alphabet. David HOCKNEY, ed Stephen Spender.

Hockney's Alphabet

London: Faber and Faber for the AIDS Crisis Trust (1991). folio.

Item #8453

A collaborative abcderium created to raise money for the AIDS Crisis Trust orchestrated by Stephen Spender. British and American writers contributed texts to accompany Hockney's specially drawn alphabet. The written contributions are by Douglas Adams, Martin Amis, Julian Barnes, William Boyd, Margaret Drabble, Patrick Leigh Fermor, William Golding, Seamus Heaney, David Hockney, Kazuo Ishiguro, Erica Jong, Doris Lessing, Norman Mailer, Ian McEwan, Arthur Miller, Iris Murdoch, Nigel Nicolson, John Julius Norwich, Joyce Carol Oates, V. S. Pritchett, Craig Raine, Susan Sontag, Stephen Spender, John Updike, Anthony Burgess, Ted Hughes, Paul Theroux, Gore Vidal, and T. S. Eliot.
Near fine in original yellow buckram, spine lettered in gilt on a dark blue background, cream endpapers. Signed by Hockney and Spender. Housed in the original light gray cloth slipcase with 26 colour drawings, one for each letter of the alphabet by Hockney.

Price: $650.00

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