John Baldessari (American, born 1931)
A collection of three photobooks:
Throwing Three Balls In The Air To Get A Straight Line (Best of Thirty-Six Attempts), 1973. 1st edition, from the limited edition of 2,000 published by Giampaolo Prearo/Galleria Toselli Milano. 14 loose plates in blue presentation slipcase, 25 x 33cm (9 7/8 x 13in).
Throwing A Ball Once To Get Three Melodies And Fifteen Chords, 1973. 1st edition, from the limited edition of 2,500 published by the Art Gallery University of California, Irvine, 1975. 15 four-colour illustrations, bound in grey wrappers, 20.4 x 25.3cm (8 1/16 x 9 15/16in).
Zorro: Two Gestures And One Mark, 1998. 1st edition, signed in ink on the inside front cover. Number 626 from the edition of 800 published by Oktagon Verlag Cologne. A flip book of 76 black and white images, bound in paper wrappers, 10.1 x 15.2cm (4 x 6in).