Signed book: Grapefruit. Later printing. London: Sphere Books Limited, 1971. Paperback, 5 x 5. Signed in black felt tip on the first free end page by John Lennon and in blue felt tip by Yoko Ono. The consignor indicates that the signatures were obtained at the paperback launch of the book at Selfridges, London, on July 15, 1971. In very good condition, with uniform toning to all pages, and scattered creasing, soiling, wear, and surface impressions to covers and spine. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the original recipient of the signatures who attended the signing, as well as 21 reprinted photos of Lennon and Ono taken at Selfridges, ranging in size from 2.5 x 2.5 up to 3 x 4.5, and a certificate of authenticity from Tracks. A heralded collection of conceptual art and signatures straight from the paperback writers. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
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