Let’s see Santa get this down the chimney!

This has to be one of the most expensive ‘stocking-fillers’ available in Bath for this Christmas – and you’re going to have to knit a very big – and strong – stocking to put it in too!


The Holburne Museum is exhibiting a copy of ‘A Bigger Book‘, Taschen’s SUMO-sized David Hockney monograph which hovers – given the rate of exchange – around £2,250 a king-sized copy.

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It’s one of a limited Collector’s  Edition of 9,000 numbered copies – signed by the artist –  which – at 498 pages – weighs in at 34 kg.

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It does come with a Marc Newson bookstand and covers more than 60 years of work.


I am told they have been flying out of the Tate at the rate of ten a week – wonder if Bath can beat that!