"A: A Novel" by Andy Warhol. First Edition, First Printing, 1968.
This is a signed first edition, first printing of Andy Warhol's critically acclaimed "a: A Novel" published by Grove Press, New York in 1968. This is the only novel written by Andy Warhol (written may be the wrong choice of words since the novel was completely taped by him on a tape recorder).From the publisher, As an artist who sets new images and reveals a culture to itself, Andy Warhol's reputation is firmly established. Originally entitled Cock, it has also had such working titles as SPEEED KILLS, Amphootimum, Co-Pilots, UPss, Or AAI, and TwentyFour Hours...
If an encyclopedia is a concise compendium of a man's knowledge, Andy Warhol's novel is the obverse - a total experience of a daily life raised to a fever pitch of brilliancy, vagueness, hilarity, confusion, insight through the abnormally extreme personalities of his real-life characters. The following are some excerpts from the original reviews."A: A Novel" is the perfect literary manifestation of Warhol's sensibility. "Like "Finnegan's Wake", it remakes the language". "A work of genius" -- "Newsweek". Measuring approximately 9" by 6", the book is a black cloth hardback with bright silver titles in an illustrated dust jacket.
The condition of the book is FINE in a Near FINE dust jacket with some age toning to the edges and some minor chipping to the head of the spine and on top of the back of the dust jacket. The book is protected by a mylar cover. The book is signed by Andy Warhol on the title page. This is a great opportunity to obtain a very rare signed copy of Andy Warhol's only novel.Photographs of thebook as well as the signature page appear in the photo section of the listing. Specializes in classic and author signed leather bound books, fine art photography featuring classic photobooks and original signed photographs, and the book as art. Our focus is to offer books that are truly beautiful as well as being significant literary works. You can view our offerings on-line or visit our gallery located in the historic town of Oldwick, New Jersey. We strive to provide impeccable customer service. The item "A A Novel by Andy Warhol, Signed First Edition" is in sale since Sunday, February 14, 2016. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".com" and is located in Lebanon, New Jersey.
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