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Hamilton Finlay, Ian 17 typescript and 9

Estimate: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,227 - US$1,841
Price realised:  £1,250
ca. US$1,918
Lot number 214, Views: 3

Hamilton Finlay, Ian 17 typescript and 9 autograph letters from Ian Hamilton Finlay to Joanne Soroka discussing tapestries commissioned from Ivory Tapestries by Finlay between 1988 and 1997 and 26 carbon copies of letters from Soroka to Finlay, and 3 diagrams and a slide. The tapestries were all based on Finlay's concrete poetry and mainly consisted of one-word-per-line short poems: Star/Steer, Wave, Wave/rock. Tye/cringle & Green waters, &c.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Lyon & Turnbull
Title: Auction | Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs
Date of the auction: 2 Sep 2015
Address: Lyon & Turnbull
33 Broughton Place
EH1 3RR Edinburgh
United Kingdom
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