Ulrich Luckhardt and Paul Melia. David Hockney.
Chronicle Books. San Francisco. 1996. First American edition. First published in Britain in 1995. Hardback; ivory cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 264 pages. Text illustrations and 165 colour full-page illustrations. English. 300 x 240mm. 1.7kg. 0811813142. Near fine, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear to jacket.
An illustrated overview of Hockney's drawings revealing his skill as a draftsman. Discussed and reproduced are over 150 works on paper and images from Hockney's sketchbooks. Many are from the artist's personal collection and have not been published before. The book accompanied an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London in 1995.