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Broadway. SIGNED + EXTRA.

Author:Henderikse, Jan -
Title:Broadway. SIGNED + EXTRA.
Publisher:A. Jan Henderikse-Uitgeverij/Uitgeverij B?bert Edition, New York/Rotterdam, 1983
Description:White corrugated cardboard with ribbon ties (hardcover), 11,7 x 36,3 cms., leporello consisting of title-page + accordion-folded sheets containing b/w photographs (cross-sections, 3 pictures per page) showing perspectives of New York's Broadway by walking, some pages loose, loosely inserted a letter of recommendation on the publication housed in addressed and stamped envelope.
Note:Artist's book. ADDED: the extemely rare A4 size publisher's letter of recommendation with text by Pablo van Dijk: 'EINDELIJK is het dan zo ver!!!! HET Boek is UIT!!! Op de markt. TE KOOP. BROADWAY. Het meest aangekondigde boek van alle Artist's [sic] Books. Vorig jaar al...(etc)". Including Manhattan BUS MAP, inserted in rear pocket. Broadway is a book about Broadway, Manhattan, starting downtown in the financial district, then moving uptown to Soho, Times Square, the Upper West Side, Harlem, Sugar Hill and Inwood to Spuyten Duyvil, which separated Manhattan from the Bronx. "En nu dus BROADWAY. Zo'n 250 straten lang. Dat houdt in zo'n 250 foto's. 3 op een pagina. Fijn uitgevoerd in Harmonica stijl (...)." This rather general indication of the number of plates may indicate that the number of plates per copy can vary (i.a. according to the artist himself). From an edition of 100 signed copies only sold in Europe, this being numbered 'no. 5', dated '2/4 83' and signed in pencil by Henderikse on front panel. There was another edition of 100 for the U.S.A., unsigned.
Book No:24884
Price: € 1.100,00 order