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ART Book: Peter Blake, Alphabets, text by Mel Gooding

This beautifully produced book is published in a limited edition of 600 copies, each individually numbered and signed by Peter Blake.

The book is a complete record of Peter Blake’s alphabets, including 18 alphabets produced by the artist (both published and unpublished), and a collection of found materials.Introductory texts and section openers written by Mel Gooding.Contains over 250 four colour images.

‘Peter Blake has been a compulsive collector all his life, and his collections have provided him always with an inexhaustible source of popular materials for his art. His alphabets present us with a perfectly
paradigmatic example of this creative interplay between things found and things represented, between source materials and their transformations, between object and idea, thought and word, life and
(Mel Gooding)

/The book retails for £150 and £300 with an limited edition print specially produced by Peter Blake to go with the first 100 copies.

Format: 300mm x 240mm (Portrait) Extent: 224 printed pages in four colour. Includes three four page fold outs and one three page fold out.
Papers: Naturalis vanilla smooth 160gsm Naturalis absolute white smooth 150gsm PhoeniXmotion Zenon 150gsm PhoeniXmotion Xantur 150gsm
Weight: 2kilos, 4.5lbs
Binding: Cloth covered over 3mm boards Debossed panel with tipped on letterpress printed 3 colour label Head and tail bands Marker ribbon
Slipcase, paper covered 3mm board with label
Price: £150.00 Postage and packing extra, see below
ISBN 978-0-9547324-2-4




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