Billy Childish Frozen Estuary Catalogue

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£35.00£200.00

REJECTS & RARITIES SALE  2024

We have 1 boxed Erratum copy with additional prints, 5 copies with a typo on the spine, 2 signed & numbered copies, and 13 copies of the regular edition to sell.

First Edition, published 2012 to coincided with an exhibition of the same name at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham where Billy became, and still is, Artist in Residence.

Bound in heavy grey book board with quaterbound cloth, debossed titles on spine and pictorial label on the front.

21.4 x 24.4 cm
176 pages, full colour
Introduction by Harold Rosenbloom

Designed to accompany the exhibition at the dockyard rather than illustrate it, this book presents cycles of oil paintings, watercolours and studio photographs made during Childish’s residency at Chatham Dockyard, 2011 – 2012.

ONE Boxed Erratum Edition available: 

Erratum Limited Edition of 113 copies from the abandoned first issue with the artist’s name incorrectly spelt on the spine, housed in a custom card box with a Gestetner printed label.

Includes:
-Signed ltd edition prints of 3 key paintings that were shown at the Dockyard exhibition but do not appear in the book.
-Erratum Slip explaining the differences from the corrected edition
-Specially made ‘correction label’ for the typo on the spine
SIGNED and numbered by the artist on the prints and the title page

FIVE copies available of the 1st Issue with the artist’s name misspelt
There were 200 copies of this version bound before the mistake was noticed. Luckily 50 copies were sent in advance for the opening of the exhibition and production was stopped. We also changed the colour of the foiling for the corrected edition.

2 signed and numbered copies from the original limited edition

13 copies from the regular hardback edition also available