Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 239

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
MARK BEARD (1956-)

Manhattan Third Year Reader.

41 collage-linocuts by Beard. Calligraphic text printed in blue. Oblong folio, 11 1/4x15 inches, 28.6x38.5 cm., original red cloth; vertical crease with short tear in front free endpaper; else fine. New York: Vincent FitzGerald Gallery, 1984.

Additional Details

number two of only thirty copies, signed by beard. The work is Beard's autobiography and dream diary upon his arrival and first years in New York City from his Mormon youth in Utah. The papers used in printing were selected by FitzGerald on his way to Beard's loft each morning during this collaborative production.