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Pierson, Jack. SING A SONG OF SIXPENCE: LIMITED EDITION. Cologne, Germany: Salon Verlag, 1997. Softcover. First Edition/First Printing. 32 pages. Fine.

Artist Book. Collection of black-and-white photographs. Limited Edition of 1000 numbered copies. Published as a softcover original only as Number 18 in the Series on Contemporary Artists by the Salon Verlag. The other participating artists are listed on the back cover and include Christian Boltanski, Joseph Kosuth, Sigmar Polke, Nan Goldin, and Roni Horn, among many others. A brilliant production by Jack Pierson: Small-size volume format. Pictorial softcovers with black titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Jack Pierson. There is no text. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in Germany to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Jack Pierson's black-and-white photographs of a good-looking young man. The English nursery rhyme dates from the 18th century, which Pierson alludes to in photographs of an 18th-century English castle. But Pierson is really fixated on the young English man, who looks good enough to eat. A "must-have" title for Jack Pierson completists. This presentation copy is very prominently and beautifully signed, dated, and inscribed in black pen on the title page by the artist/photographer: "Little niblet, my little smurfirific pal. Love, Jack '98". The recipient is named. This title is now collectible. As far as we know, this is the only such signed and inscribed copy of the Limited Edition available online, one of the best we have ever seen from Jack Pierson, and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. 30 plates. One of the most brilliant living American artist/photographers. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER JACK PIERSON TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 3932189183. $150.00

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