AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE: Cockney Visionary; Featuring Several Essays, and a Catalogue of Artworks by "Hisself" in the Southwark Art Collection.
London: Jerusalem Press, 2010. Limited Edition of 900 copies, numbered. Fine Cloth Copy with illustrated dust jacket. This landmark book is comprised of: An introduction by Robert Ansell; A Cartographic Study by Gavin Semple; Biographical Essay by Geraldine Beskin of the Atlantis Bookshop; Map section with annotations by Gavin Semple with many period postcard images and shots of private views in pubs from Frank Letchford's archive. Essays by the curators, Christopher Jordan and Stephen Pochin, plus detailed commentaries on the works in the collection by renowned AOS commentator, Dr. William Wallace. Bonus: A DVD: "The Bones Go Last" (Biographical documentary showing footage of Spare's London, then and now. Featuring interviews with Robert Ansell, Phil Baker, Dr. Christopher Jordan, Stephen Pochin and Dr. Robert J Wallis. All Regions. 33 minutes. One hundred forty color images. 100 pages. Tall 4to. (Item ID: J-CV)