This extraordinary book pairs two major talents of our time, the painter/sculptor/printmaker Jasper Johns and the bestselling novelist/filmmaker/physician Michael Crichton. Long considered to be the preeminent study of one of America's foremost living artists, this edition is completely revised, expanded, and updated. 417 illustrations, including ...Read MoreThis extraordinary book pairs two major talents of our time, the painter/sculptor/printmaker Jasper Johns and the bestselling novelist/filmmaker/physician Michael Crichton. Long considered to be the preeminent study of one of America's foremost living artists, this edition is completely revised, expanded, and updated. 417 illustrations, including 103 in full color.Read Less
Good. 0810911612 Hardcover book that is a former library item with typical library markings. There is some overall reader wear to the exterior. There is mylar plastic over the dust jacket. The text is clean throughout. The binding was repaired by library with cloth tape. Fast shipper.
Good. Ex-library with usual stampings, etc. Hardcover with dj. DJ is very bright and has no library markings. Contents clean and tight with a stain to rear endpapers. 243 pages, index, bibliography, notes, color and b&w illus.
VG-(Label & few marks from previous gallery owner; slight aging to cover; page margins are beginning to tan. ) Color wraps, French flaps, 248 pp., 172 plates, chiefly in color, 5 fold-outs. Issued in conjunction with a series of 1977-1978 exhibitions, beginning at the Whitney Museum in New York. The plates make up the bulk of the book; the text covers the topics 1) impressions of the artist, 2) a brief history of the work, and 3) the function of the observer. Also includes a bibliography and an index of illustrated works. A revised edition was published in 1994.
Fine. Book Quarto, color illustrated stiff self-wraps (trade paperback). 248 including Checklist of Exhibition, Alphatbetical List of Works Illustrated by Japer Johns and selected bibliography. Very generously illustrated throughout with color and black and white reproductions of works by Jasper Johns including one color folding plate. A comprehensive catalog of the 1977 exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Modern Art. A tight, clean, fresh, square, stiff, bright, unmarked volume with a flat uncreased spine. FINE.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. First Edition, no other editions/printings indicated. NOT ex-library, no library markings whatsoever. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text/prints also very good. A few fold-out prints. Shelfwear is very minor. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. Due to the size/weight of this book it is not available for expedited delivery; extra charges may apply for international shipping. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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