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    Michael Crichton. Jasper Johns. New York: Abrams, [1977]. First edition. Inscribed and signed by Crichton.

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    Michael Crichton. Jasper Johns. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers in Association with the Whitney Museum of American Art, [1977]. First edition. Inscribed and signed by Crichton, "For Ludi Strauss - / With best wishes - / Michael Crichton" on the front free endpaper. Also inscribed and signed on the same page in an unknown hand, "For Ludi / With love - / Kurt / Feb. 1978." Folio. 243 pages. With 128 large plates, including sixty-one in full color and six folding plates, and 149 black-and-white illustrations in the text. Publisher's white cloth with gilt spine titles. Original illustrated dust jacket picturing an untitled Johns 1977 lithograph. Very minor spotting to the edges of the cloth, else a fine copy of a rare exhibition catalog, rare still for Crichton's inscription.

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