Annual periodical edited by William Seitz, "Contemporary Sculpture : Arts Yearbook 8," is a compendium of essays on sculpture of the early 1960s. This volume contains the first publication of Donald Judd's seminal essay "Specific Objects," as well as Judd's review of the Howard and Jean Lipman Collection.
Condition: Good. Former library copy. Moderate rubbing to covers and bumping to edges and corners. "1965" written in blue pen on spine and on recto. 2 cm. tear to spine. "3339" written in blue pen twice on title page and once on inside of recto which also has a name plate for the Library of the San Francisco Museum of Art. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25183]
Condition: Good. 3.3 cm. tear to upper layer of paper along spine and a 3 cm. area of tearing and wear to spine. 6.8 cm. area of yellow speckling to verso. Light markings from erased pencil to top right corner of title page and 3 mm. tear to page edge. 3 cm. areas of light soiling to upper right portion of pages throughout the first half of the publication.
[Object # 25184]
Condition: Fair / Good. Moderate wear to covers along edges, overall soiling to covers, bumping to corners, with significant wear to spine and loss to large areas of surface layer of paper along spine. 2.5 cm. pen mark to recto. Approximately 3.8 cm of soiling to edge of interior pages from inside front cover through to page 23.
[Object # 25186]