1928 - 1987
A GOLD BOOK (F. & S. IV.106-124)
The book, comprising 19 offset lithographs, five with handcoloring, 1957, with the title page, 13 on gold paper and six on white wove paper, bound, with The Estate of Andy Warhol and the Authorized by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts inkstamps on the interior of the back cover, lacking the colophon (19 prints)
overall: 385 by 300 by 8 mm 15¼ by 11¾ by ½ in
The book is contained in buckram covered boards (not original) but the pages are still bound together. In good condition except the gold pages each with handling creases, a few with a small nick or tiny loss to gold in sheet edge and one with a 5mm tear. Title page also with a small printing imperfection and some slight discoloration. Wove pages with an occasional tiny fox mark. Interior covers each with pale discoloration and some fox marks. (Minor surface soiling to cover.)
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Ruth Horowitz, New York
Acquired from the above in February 2003