SKETCHBOOK 1980

First edition. Edition "A", limited to only 25 copies, comprising a signed copy of the facsimile sketchbook, the catalogue and two etchings with colour aquatint Mother and Child 1983 and Two Reclining Figures 1983 created by the artist for this part of the edition, each signed and numbered. Housed in the original solander box with a vellum spine, the sides covered with a Richard de Bas handmade paper. The original prospectus loosely laid in. A fine copy.

The introduction of the catalogue is by Ann Garrould, with a foreword by Bernard Baer. Numbered A17/25 and signed by Henry Moore in pencil at the rear of the sketchbook and the lower margin of each print, as called for. Rare in this complete, as issued form, the majority of the very small limitation having been broken up for framing.

Stock code: 17558

£8,500

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MOORE, Henry

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