Three Items Mailed to James Butler. James Lee Byars.

Three Items Mailed to James Butler

Np: 1975. A suite of three items, all sent by Byars to James Butler, husband of Byars' gallerist Eugenia Butler.

a. Three panel folding room service menu from the Bellevue Palace Bern, annotated in pencil by Byars in his distinctive, star-studded handwriting to James Butler, with reference to "soft seats and a 2 o'clok checkout." Housed in the original punk mailing envelope, addressed and postmarked to Butler.

b. A copy of the 1973 Faber edition of Samuel Beckett's book "Not I", in which is written on the half title page "JlovesJ" in Byars' distinctive hand, in pencil.

c. A postcard exhibition announcement for Byars' 1973 exhibition at Wide White Space, addressed and postmarked to Butler.

A suite of items indicative of Byars' ludic sensibility with correspondence, which was central to his work.

Light creasing and wear, but all items very good or better. Item #25158

Price: $1,250.00

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