Henry Moore. Sketchbook 1980.
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DescriptionHenry Moore. Sketchbook 1980. Much Hadham [England]: Raymond Spencer Co., 1985. Limited edition B of 75 copies, of which this is number B57. Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist to limitation bookplate mounted on page  of the facsimile sketchbook. Edition B: 16 x 12.7 inches; 410 x 325mm. Solander box by Demont-Duval (Paris) covered in fawn Richard de Bas paper with artist's signature blocked in black to upper cover and black lettered spine. Contains a signed and numbered print, facsimile sketchbook, and a catalogue in English by Ann Garould.
Etching of Moore's CGM 670, "Reclining Nude" (1983), signed and numbered "57/75" by the artist. Printed on Arches paper by James Collyer and John Crossley (London). 15 x 11.8 inches (381 x 302mm). Housed in a cream paper folder with the artist's signature blocked in black to the front. [Together with]: Facsimile sketchbook; reproduced by Kunstanstalt Max Jaffé (Vienna). 9.13 x 7.08 inches; 232 x 180mm. 86 pages. Front endpaper with facsimile sketch of the title, rear pastedown with limitation bookplate. Full maroon publisher's cloth. [And]: Catalogue. Octavo (9.44 x 7.28 inches; 240 x 185mm). 24 pages. Brown paper wrappers lettered in cream to upper wrapper. Case corners just bumped. Fine.
This facsimile edition of Sketchbook 1980 was released in 3 versions (A, B, and C), designed by Bernhard and Ann Baer, for a total limited edition of 520 copies.
Mitchinson, Henry Moore: Prints and Portfolios, POR 68.
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