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Inscription

on front free endpaper in blue ball-point pen: Dear Barbara, / I have not yet / begun to discard / my tools. / Love to you all / Sandy Calder / 14 Oct 75; on drawing, upper left in pen and black ink: Calder; by Barbara Harrison on page with publisher's note, lower center in pen and black ink: Thinking it would amuse the future / owner of this copy I asked my old / friend Sandy Calder for one of his / discarded tools to go with it, which / he indignantly but fondly refused. / Barbara Harrison of Paris Wescott. / October 15, 1975.

Provenance

(Ursus Rare Books Ltd., New York); purchased by NGA, 1996.

Bibliography
1994
Castleman, Riva. A Century of Artist's Books. Exh. cat. Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1994: 120.