The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, by Laurence Stern
  • artists' book
  • paper over boards issued without dust-jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • slipcase
  • black-and-white & color
  • 3 vol. : 26 x 17 cm. (essay) ; 26.7 x 17.6 cm. (Tristram Shandy) ; 26 x 17.2 cm. (Baldessari) + 27.6 x 19.3 x 11 cm. (slipcase)
  • 3 vol. : 42 pp. (essay) ; 620 pp. (Tristram Shandy) ; [unpaginated] (Baldessari)
  • edition size 400 + 26 hors de commerce
  • signed and unnumbered

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, by Laurence Stern

John Baldessari, Laurence Sterne, Melvyn New

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, by Laurence Stern

description

Three volume special edition of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" by Laurence Sterne," with a critical essay by Melvyn New and photo-collages by John Baldessari, published by Arion Press. Vol. 1: "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" by Sterne with half-calf and marbled covers. Vol. 2: "Laurence Sterne and Tristram Shandy," an essay by Melvyn New with board covers. Vol. 3: "John Baldessari: Photo-collages for Tristram Shandy with Quotations from the novel by Laurence Stern" an accordion fold artist's book with partial board covers featuring 39 black-and-white and color images by John Baldessari interspersed with text by Sterne, signed in pencil by Baldessari. Three volumes housed in a single slipcase.

references

No. AB1988.2 in "John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonné, Volume Six: 2011 - 2019" by John Baldessari, Patrick Pardo, Robert Dean, Michael Auping, Philipp Kaiser, David Platzker. New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2020, pp. 488 - 489.
San Francisco, CA: The Arion Press,
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$3,500.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light scuffing of spine edge of "Tristram Shandy," light rubbing of verso of Melvyn essay volume, very gentle bumping of edges of slipcase. Contents of all three volumes are clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36691]