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SOME PAGES OF A VERY BIG BOOK. (Text by Jan Voss). SIGNED by Jan Voss, Runa Thorkelsdottir and Henriette van Egten, three of the original artist-founders of Boekie Woekie

By: (Boekie Woekie and friends). Voss, Jan

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands: Boekie Woekie, 1999.: 1999.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 20582


Amsterdam, Netherlands: Boekie Woekie, 1999.. 1999.. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers printed in French fold. There is some light creasing to the top & bottom edges of the wraps with some minor chipping to the bottom edge of the rear wrap. Unpaginated. Title, 2 pages of text, numerous pages of color illustrations printed in French fold & pictorial index plus colophon. Near fine. A catalog printed, bou... View more info

THE CZECH AVANT-GARDE AND THE BOOK, 1900-1945

By: (Kupka, Frantisek; Bilek, Frantisek; Vachal, Josef; et al). Andel, Jaroslav

Price: $125.00

Publisher: [Rochester, NY]: The Visual Studies Workshop, 1984.: 1984.

Seller ID: 28452


[Rochester, NY]: The Visual Studies Workshop, 1984.. 1984.. Very good. - Small folio [17-1/2 inches high by 11-1/4 inches wide], softcover, unbound pictorial self-wraps. 16 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. The title page is lightly soiled with its front edge chipped & there are several pinholes in the front margins of pages 9-16. The page corners are lightly bumped & there is some creasing & occasional chipping to the page edges. The publication has been folded once... View more info

ON THE CAPE

By: (Spector, Buzz). Upshaw, Reagan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Press of Events, (1988).: (1988).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25555


The Press of Events, (1988).. (1988).. Very good. - Small octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a vignette in brown & white on each wrap. The bottom corner of the front wrap is lightly bumped & the spine is lightly rubbed with the head & tail slightly chipped. 24 pages. The first few bottom page corners are slightly creased. 1 double-page illustration & 4 full-page illustrations in black & white by Buzz Spector. Very good. Inscribed by Buzz Spector to Dic... View more info

DIGGING TO CHINA

By: Berliner, Nancy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (Cambridge, MA: Firefly Press, 1980).: 1980).

Seller ID: 26154


(Cambridge, MA: Firefly Press, 1980).. 1980).. Very good. - Small oblong quarto [5-1/2 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in printed rice paper over stiff black paper wrappers. [47] pages. After the first 3 pages of minimal text there is a hole in each succeeding page [representing the hole being dug to China in the text]. Several black- and-white illustrations. Very good. Limited edition of 100 copies hand- printed by the author.Scarce, View more info

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DIAZ BOOK 1995. SIGNED by David Diaz.

By: Diaz, David.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: (Rancho La Costa, CA: Diaz Icon), 1995.: 1995.

Seller ID: 35331


- Small quarto [5-1/2 inches high by 5-3/4 inches wide] bound with a green silk ribbon between a front cover consisting of 4 layers of textured tan paper & a cardboard rear board, with a decorative black-and-white printed label on the front cover & with color vignettes stamped on both sides of the rear board. [29] pages plus colophon printed in French fold. 27 pages of illustrations, including 16 vivid tipped-in plates in color and 8 full-page illustrations in black-and-... View more info

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EIGHT LURES.

By: Drescher, Henrik.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York: Ruth Linden and Katherine Kuehn, 1992.: 1992.

Seller ID: 35316


- A portfolio of eight original copper plate prints by Henrik Drescher printed in relief by Ruth Lingen and Katherine Kuehn on 10 inch high by 7-3/4 inch wide heavy art stock. The prints are laid loose, with tissue guards, into a folding stiff black paper chemise with a printed title label on the cover. The white on black abstract line images are respictively titled: "Dissapointer", "Thruster", "Influxer", "Manipulator", "Invertebrato... View more info

ARTISTS' BOOKS / BOOKED ART. KONSTNARSBOCKER / KONST PA BOK. Galleri Skanes Konst. 13-29 December 1983. Malmo, Sweden. (Cover title).

By: Eriksson, Leif.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sweden: The Swedish Archive of Artists' Books, 1983.: 1983.

Seller ID: 33903


Sweden: The Swedish Archive of Artists' Books, 1983.. 1983.. Very good. - 12mo [5-7/8 inches high by 4-1/8 inches wide], softcover bound in yellow wrappers printed in teal with a folded sheet of heavier blue stock mounted on the rear wrap. [120] blank pages of yellow stock. The top corner of the outer fold of blue stock is creased. Very good. View more info

IL DIVERTIMENTO INTELLETTUALE DELL'INFINITO. SIGNED by Vincenzo Ferrari

By: Ferrari, Vincenzo. (b. 1941)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: (Milano: Mercato del Sale), [1976].: [1976].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18490


(Milano: Mercato del Sale), [1976].. [1976].. Fine. - Small quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover. The contents are laid into a black stiff paper folding case with the artist's name printed in white on the front panel. The case is lightly rubbed & bumped. 11 sheets, each of a different color & type of stock, each an original artwork employing various techniques, including printing, stamping, tearing, burning and collage. Near fine in a very good cas... View more info

HIDDEN AWAY IN A MUSTY CHAMBER

By: Geller, Matthew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (New York: Wedge Press, 1983).: 1983).

Seller ID: 13828


(New York: Wedge Press, 1983).. 1983).. Fine. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial cream & black wraps. [10] pages, including pictorial title & 9 pages of black-and-white illustrations with brief texts. Near fine. Wedge Pamphlet 5. An artist's book on the early history and future of television and video. View more info

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ELEGY: An Intuitive Chronicle of War.

By: Hastings, Pattie Belle; and Michel, Karl.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: [Atlanta, Georgia]: Ice House Press, (1992).: (1992).

Seller ID: 36442


- 12mo, 4-1/2 inches high by 5-3/4 inches wide. A fine press artist's book, consisting of 8 letters from the front written by a young Vietnam veteran dating from October 1968 to June 1969. Each letter is printed on 16 inch high by 5-1//2 inch wide fine buff paper between illustrations of a medal at the top and bottom. Each broadsheet letter is further illustrated with several monochrome photographs of war scenes printed in offset on the verso. Titled "Sweep", ... View more info

LETTER PORTFOLIO. By Susan King

By: King, Susan

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California: Women's Graphic Center, circa [1978].: [1978].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27719


Los Angeles, California: Women's Graphic Center, circa [1978].. [1978].. Very good. WONDERFUL ASSOCIATION COPY OF THIS LIMITED EDITION ARTIST'S BOOK - sc Quarto, 11-3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide. A portfolio consisting of 20 letters, 6 postcards and 2 greeting cards, all reproduced in offset lithography, laid into a white portfolio with a silver ribbon and red wax seal with the author's monogram. Additional letters are reproduced on the inner panels of the portfolio. ... View more info

LIGORANO/REESE: Selected Works 1991-95

By: Ligorano, Nora; Reese, Marshall

Price: $250.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY: Published by the artists, n.d. [circa 1995].: n.d. [circa 1995].

Seller ID: 20973


(Brooklyn, NY: Published by the artists, n.d. [circa 1995].. n.d. [circa 1995].. Fine. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover. The contents are bound with cream cord between decorative printed blue cover sheets. [26] leaves printed on one side only, including 14 color xerox plates. There is a small label mounted on each plate giving the title and date of the work depicted. Also with black-and-white textual illustrations. There is a very small area of s... View more info

ELOHOLT SZOBA.

By: Marias, Bela. (b. 1966).

Price: $275.00

Publisher: [Budapest: Laza Lapok], [1993].: [1993].

Seller ID: 33841


[Budapest: Laza Lapok], [1993].. [1993].. Very good. - Octavo, softcover. The contents are laid into a white stiff paper case titled in blind on the front panel and with a black-and-white vignette on each of the three panels. There is some light foxing & minor soiling to the case with a tiny stain to the front panel. A phone number is written on the back panel of the case. Laid in are 50 loose sheets, 13 with text printed on glassine, and the remaining 37 with images bas... View more info

GOLD & SILVER DO NOT SPOIL

By: Peters, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago Books, 1988.: 1988.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24920


Chicago Books, 1988.. 1988.. Very good. SIGNED BY ROBERT PETERS - Small quarto [10 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in plain dark brown wraps with a keyhole in the front wrap revealing part of a color title page vignette & and a keyhole in the rear wrap revealing a small section of text. There is a light crease & 2 short tears to the top edge of the front wrap keyhole. There is a tiny chip out of the bottom corner of the rear wrap. The wraps are slightly fa... View more info

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS. As it was originally passed into English Folklore in 1620

By: Pleasants, Craig

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Richmond, VA: Gates of Heck, 1994).: 1994).

Seller ID: 22815


(Richmond, VA: Gates of Heck, 1994).. 1994).. Fine. - Oblong 12mo [approximately 4 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in tan-striped textured black wrappers with a house-shaped keyhole in the front wrap revealing the title on the first leaf. The book is housed in an envelope with a printed label reading "The Art Market" mounted on the recto. [17] pages plus colophon with the first & last leaf printed on tan card stock & the remaining pages on ligh... View more info

ADVERTISING THE CONTRADICTIONS.

By: Ray, Violet.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Berkeley, CA: Violet Ray, 1984).: 1984).

Seller ID: 35142


- Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wrappers. The wraps are slightly bumped with a few tiny gray marks to the front wrap. There is a tiny chip out of the head of the spine. [26] pages, including 26 full-page collages in color. Very good. This striking collection of collages was published in conjunction with an exhibition at the New College of California Gallery from August 2-31, 1984.Violet Ray writes in an introductor... View more info

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A CRACKED WOMAN. A Book by Holly Roberts

By: Roberts, Holly

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Corrales, New Mexico: Holly Roberts, 1993.: 1993.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 31088


Corrales, New Mexico: Holly Roberts, 1993.. 1993.. Fine. - Folio, 21 inches high by 16-1/2 inches wide. A portfolio of 10 color images, each printed on 17 inch high by 11 inch wide sheets and individually mounted in 20 inch high by 16 inch wide mats. The images are laid loose, with a pictorial title page, in a hardcover black folding tray case titled in grayish white on the front cover. Fine. Limited edition of only 50 numbered copies, inscribed signed and numbered by... View more info

BLACK BOB.

By: Sackett, Colin.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London: Coracle, 1989.: 1989.

Seller ID: 34870


London: Coracle, 1989.. 1989.. Very good. - Octavo, blue boards with the title printed in black & white on the front cover & in reverse on the rear cover. The binding is very lightly rubbed & bumped with some minor soiling. Unnumbered pages of richly printed black- and-white illustrations, each page depicting the very same image of the shepherd with Black Bob herding sheep. Very good. First edition, limited to 100 copies.Black Bob was a fictional Border Collie from... View more info

GARDEN VOICE FAULT LINE

By: Tower, Jon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Buffalo, NY): Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, (1990).: (1990).

Seller ID: 21472


(Buffalo, NY): Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, (1990).. (1990).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in white wrappers. The extremities are slightly soiled & darkened & there is a small, light stain to the front wrap. 60 pages. Black-and-white illustrations & a black oscillating line over a number of pages, being a graphic imprint of the author's voice. Very good. This publication, the first of Hallwalls' Project Room/Artist Book Series, was produced on the occas... View more info

COPING AND HOPING: against terrorism but no real solution ye....

By: van Raay, Jan; Niggl, Thomas.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Muenchen, [Germany]: Omnibus Press, (1978).: (1978).

Seller ID: 33955


Muenchen, [Germany]: Omnibus Press, (1978).. (1978).. Good. - Small oblong octavo. Postcard book of 16 cards, each approximately 4-1/2 inches high by 6 inches wide, including a color pictorial title card, a printed rear cover card & 14 cards, each illustrated in black & white. The cards were originally bound together but are now disbound. The title card is rubbed and slightly darkened with a light vertical crease and with its top left corner soiled & slightly bumped. Goo... View more info