DIETER ROTH: GESAMMELTE WERKE BAND 36 - 96 PICCADILLIES (POSTKARTEN VON WERKEN 1968--77 / POSTCARDS OF WORKS 1968-77) - DELUXE LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION WITH AN ORIGINAL "SPEEDY DRAWING"
(ROTH, DIETER) aka (ROT, DITER). Roth, Dieter & Richard Hamilton. Introduction by Dieter Schwarz. Hansjorg Mayer & Dieter Roth, Editors. Stuttgart, GERMANY & London: Edition Hansjorg Mayer & Eaton House Publishers, Ltd., 1977. First Edition 1/200 Deluxe. Small 4to. Cloth in Jacket, Slipcased. Catalogue Raisonné. Fine/Fine. np, 96 color illustrations. Text in German and English. Issued in 1977 as the thirty-sixth volume of Edition Hansjorg Mayer's ambitious project of documenting the prolific artist book output of Dieter Roth, "96 Piccadillies" reproduces each of ninety-six commercial picture postcards of London's historic Piccadilly Circus altered during the seventies by Roth - some in conjunction with his frequent collaborator, Richard Hamilton. A most handsome example of this uncommon item from the deluxe slipcased edition limited to two hundred unnumbered copies (entry number I.3 cited on pages 210-211 of Dirk Dobke's "Dieter Roth in Print: Artist's Books / Kunstlerbucher") each with AN ORIGINAL "SPEEDY DRAWING" entitled "Selfportrait as Piccadilly-Eros" SIGNED AND DATED "D R 1978" in pencil laid in, as issued. Inventory Number: 022481