Arikha, Samuel Beckett, Hermann, Thames and Hudson, 1985, HC, NF.

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Beckett, Samuel, et al. Paris, Hermann, 1985. 
English, Near Fine, HC, 4to, 11 1/2" x 10", 224 pp.
ISBN: 0500091714

Dark red cloth over board, stamped gilt cursive lettering to front, stamped gilt lettering and publisher's stamp to spine, slight cocking to spine and warp to text block, otherwise, superior copy inside and out, with only the most minimal, unobtrusive wear to bindings, text-block and endpapers. Very Good off-white pictorial dust jacket, featuring Avigdor Arikha's artwork "The Glass Doors" to front, artwork "Self-Portrait with Outstretched Arm" to back, some shelf wear to panels, small black line mark to front, price-clipped, otherwise, clean and intact. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. [8] 224 [1] pp., replete 189 images with 106 full-color, 3 poems by Samuel Beckett, essays by Barbara Rose, Robert Hughes, Jane Livingston, Richard Channin, Andre Fermigier, three interviews by Barbara Rose, Maurice Tuchman, and Joseph Shannon, Chronology, Selected Bibliography, and List of Works. From inside dust jacket: "One of the most original and accomplished living figurative artists, Avigdor Arikha's work is published here for the first time, printed largely in superb color reproductions, with tributes, penetrating analyses, and interviews by some of the most prominent writers and critics in the United States and France."