JOHN BALDESSARI (1931-2020) - Throwing Three Balls in the Air to Get a Straight Line (Best of Thirty-Six Attempts). Milan: Giampaolo Prearo e Galleria Toselli, 1973.A fine copy of this limited edition of 2,000 which reproduces with photographic plates the performance of the renown American artist John Baldessari. It is number 269 from an edition of 500 publisher's reserved sets (aside from the edition of 2000 sets which are not signed and numbered). Preserved in the editorial blue portfolio which is often missing. Oblong folio (244 x 320mm). Title page, 12 full-page photographic plates, colophon. Original blue letter-press paper slipcase (slight mark on rear of case possibly from a removed label) and blue editorial blue portfolio.ENJOHN BALDESSARI (1931-2020) - Throwing Three Balls in the Air to Get a Straight Line (Best of Thirty-Six Attempts). Milan: Giampaolo Prearo and Galleria Toselli, 1973.Excellent copy in perfect condition of this limited edition of 2,000 copies which reproduces the performance of the famous American artist John Baldessari with photographs. One of 500 copies reserved and signed by the publishers. This is no. 269 with the original blue cloth slipcase which is often missing.Folio oblong (244 x 320mm). Frontispiece, 12 plates with full-page photographic illustrations and a final colophon sheet. Original blue paperback with gilt title and central window (glue mark to rear probably from removed label). Publisher's case in blue cloth decorated in gold. Provenance: Artdata.ch (label on the back of the plates).