Stephen Spender & David Hockney.
Abrams. New York. 1982. First edition. Hardback; red cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 200 pages. 158 watercolours, drawings, and photographs, including 84 colour plates. English. 255 x 195mm. 1kg. 0810907836. Fine, in fine dust jacket.
The travel diary of Stephen Spender and David Hockney created during their trip to China in 1981. Hockney provides the drawings, watercolours and photographs and Spender supplies the descriptive prose. The trip and the memories involved a mix of high and low culture, providing a spirited blend of words and images.