Lot 190 of 350:
Andy Warhol's Children's Book inscribed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,680
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Andy Warhol's Children's Book

Author:
Warhol, Andy

Place:
[Zürich]

Publisher:
[Galerie Bruno Bischofberger]

Date:
[1983]

Description:

[8] pp. With 12 full page illustrations, including front and rear boards. (12mo) 18x14 cm (7x5½'), original illustrated boards. First Edition.

The book is signed by Warhol in four places with black felt tip pen: inscribed on the top board: "To John [Fisher-Dann], what's a bagel?  Andy Warhol." (This is a reference to a passage on page 439 of the Andy Warhol Diaries, being a line from a television commercial that Warhol was featured in.) Also inscribed on p.1: "Andy Warhol, To Ernie [Ernie was Fisher-Dann's parrot]." Two other illustrations are signed by Warhol as well. A rare signed copy of Warhol's scare children's book, Illustrated with classic Warhol outlines in bright hot colors. A detailed letter of  provenance by John Fisher-Dann is included.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear and soiling to boards, top board with some rubbing with some loss to color; interior colors bright; very good.


 
Item number:
291127
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