Lot 192: HOCKNEY, DAVID. Hockney''s Alphabet.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: HOCKNEY, DAVID. Hockney''s Alphabet. Edited by Stephen Spender. Each letter of the alphabet illustrated by Hockney with descriptive prose by writers. 4to, gilt-lettered vellum-backed blue boards; publisher''s slipcase. London: Faber and Faber, 
Notes: number 128 of 300 copies signed by hockney, spender, and several of the contributors including Iris Murdoch, Doris Lessing, Seamus Heaney, Kazuo Ishiguro, Arthur Miller, John Updike, Julian Barnes, Norman Mailer, Martin Amis, William Boyd, Margaret Drabble, Erica Jong, Joyce Carol Oates, Susan Sontag, Gore Vidal, V. S. Pritchett, and others. Printed by Faber and Faber for the Aids Crisis Trust, all proceeds from the book were given to the Trust to support its many programs to help people with AIDS.