Near Fine. No Jacket, As Issued. 80 pp., many illustrations in full color. Purple velvet covers, pictorial pastedown. Gold endpapers. A few minor bumps to the cover, lower right-hand side, otherwise fine.
As New. No Jacket, As Issued. Book Hard bound in purple velvet boards, with pictorial paste-down to front board. No dust jacket, as issued. Housed in publishers folding purple cardboard box, as issued. 80 pages. Profusely illustrated, with many illustrations in full color. Gold end papers. Published in an edition of 2000 printed copies, and on the occasion of the exhibition held May 9-August 2, 2002, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY, and May 30-September 1, 2002, Ossorio Foundation, Southampton, NY. This copy is in as new condition, with the book unopened, and unread. Some minor shelf wear to box, otherwise as new. Ossorio, born the son of a Filipine sugar magnate, was influenced by Surrealism and Dubuffet's art brut. He was a major personality in the artworld of the Hamptons at mid-century, hosting artists like de Kooning and Pollock at his home, "The Creeks, " in East Hampton. A good overview of the work of Ossorio over a 50 year period.
New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery. 2000. (First edition). Small oblong octavo. Illustrated wraps with an illustration affixed to the front panel as issued. Fine. A gorgeous copy of this beautiful and profusely illustrated book which was issued on the occasion of the exhibition "Alfonso Ossorio. The Creeks. Before, During and After. Watercolors 1932-34 and Photographs 1990" held at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery in New York City in 2000. A wonderful book. Uncommon.
Used-Very Good. Box is included, but does have some scuffing and worn corners. Book itself is in practically new condition. Bright, crisp, and clean. Free of markings or creased pages. Binding feels excellent. Signed by the author.
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