• HOCKNEY, David (b. 1937. illustrator) & Stephen SPENDER (1909-95).  China Diary. [London:] Thames... Image
  • HOCKNEY, David (b. 1937. illustrator) & Stephen SPENDER (1909-95).  China Diary. [London:] Thames... Image
  • HOCKNEY, David (b. 1937. illustrator) & Stephen SPENDER (1909-95).  China Diary. [London:] Thames... Image
  • HOCKNEY, David (b. 1937. illustrator) & Stephen SPENDER (1909-95).  China Diary. [London:] Thames... Image
  • HOCKNEY, David (b. 1937. illustrator) & Stephen SPENDER (1909-95).  China Diary. [London:] Thames... Image
  • HOCKNEY, David (b. 1937. illustrator) & Stephen SPENDER (1909-95).  China Diary. [London:] Thames... Image
  • HOCKNEY, David (b. 1937. illustrator) & Stephen SPENDER (1909-95).  China Diary. [London:] Thames... Image

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HOCKNEY, David (b. 1937. illustrator) & Stephen SPENDER (1909-95). China Diary. [London:] Thames...

HOCKNEY, David (b. 1937. illustrator) & Stephen SPENDER (1909-95). China Diary. [London:] Thames and Hudson, 1982. 4to (250 x 190mm). Plates and illustrations, many coloured. Original red cloth with Chinese character stamped in gilt on the upper cover and the spine lettered in gilt, original white slipcase with red printed label. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AT THE FRONT BY THE ARTIST AND AUTHOR. WITH AN ORIGINAL FOLDING COLOURED LITHOGRAPH BY DAVID HOCKNEY, SIGNED AND NUMBERED "310/1,000" IN PENCIL BY THE ARTIST. "This folder contains an original five-colour hand-drawn lithograph, specially made for the signed edition of China Diary which is limited to 1,000 numbered copies worldwide. The lithograph, Red Square and the Forbidden City, 1982, by David Hockney, was printed at Petersburg Studios, New York, from one lithographic stone and four aluminium plates, all drawn by the artist, on Somerset satin-finish mould-made rag paper ... The lithograph is folded three times to form four paper panels ..." (from the folder). With 5 other books by, or relating to, David Hockney, including the brochure for Victoria Wood in Cabaret at Salts Mill. Sunday 3rd March 1996 (Bradford, 1996, front cover with a reproduction of a painting by David Hockney, number 352 of 500 copies), David Hockney's That's the way I see it (London, reprinted 2002) and the same author's Secret Knowledge. Rediscovering the lost techniques of the Old Masters ... new and expanded edition (London, 2006). (6)