Edition Bischofberger, and Boone, 1985. [zurich & n.y.]hard bound w/dust jacket. first edition. this a/p was for basquiat's personal use designated “proof” in his hand and inscribed by him: "FOR RUTHANDHER DOG,"next to that basquiat has added a circled copyright symbol.below he has written: "The Great" which he has drawn a line through with his signature below. the edition limitation "1000" he has crossed out, and wrote "A.D." with a boxdrawn around it. this blank space is where the copy number would have been.on the title page basquiat has drawn a box around the title drawings with "proof"written underneath. he has added a "TM" (trademark) symbol to the side with a circledcopyright symbol. presentation copies of this book are extremely rare, and this personalcopy with basquiat's various markings is especially desirable.
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