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Andy Warhol Book "Exposures."


Andy Warhol's Exposures. Photographs by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Text by Andy Warhol with Bob Colacello. First Edition # 24/1000. New York: Andy Warhol Books and Grossett & Dunlap, A Filmways Company, New York, NY, 1979.

Gold Collectors Edition, signed and numbered in pencil by Andy Warhol on limitation page. Black leather hardbound boards, combination gold stamp and embossed front cover, silk endpapers on inside front and back covers, brilliant gold gilt on three edges, 9.5” x 11.5”. Black silk bookmark. Pages are clean and bright, there is no foxing on any of the pages. No bumps, cracks, or creases. Black and white photographs throughout.

RARE. Used, Fine, in splendid condition: Leather is clean, shiny, and supple. 

Please Note: The only blemish is a small scuff on the gold gilding in the capital "A" bottom left on the cover (see photo). This is the only flaw on an otherwise near fine book. (A seasoned restorer can match the gold foil stamping).

Provenance: Original acquisition letter of acknowledgement and Certificate of Authenticity insert note card w/envelope from Grossett & Dunlap publishing. In original presentation/protector box in fair condition with white label inscribed number "24" (gold seal sticker is gone with lingering adhesive residue on front of protector box).

Fun to behold and a great read. Warhol and Colacello are street smart and sharp as tacks.

An original silkscreen print Still Life: After the Party on Arches 88 Paper, 21.5″ x 30.5″ was included with Exposures by Interview magazine as a livres d’artiste.

This silkscreen print was auctioned for me by a leading auction gallery in Manhattan in 2005. Deviating from typical auction standards and practices, the Print Department did not want to include the book Exposures. The Art, Press & Illustrated Books department apologized for their oversight in 2015 and suggested that I sell it. (Documentation on this matter is available by request with mutual confidentiality).

Original owner; non-smoking household. 

Includes shipping, fully insured with signature verification, to USA only.

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