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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

Condition: Very good

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, bound and published by Boekie Woekie, Books by Artists, Amsterdam, on the occasion of an exhibition at Bound and Unbound, New Yo... View more info


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

Condition: Very good

[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. Very good. A special supplement to "AfterImage" published to accompany an exhibition held at the Visual Studies ... View more info

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FANZINI '75. John Jack Baylin, Editor; John Dowd, Concept & Design; Zeke, Cover Art & Logos.

By: Baylin, John Jack; Dowd, John; editors.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Brooklyn: John Dowd / Toronto: Art Metropole, 1975.: 1975.

Seller ID: 37636

Condition: Very good

- Small quarto, 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide, softcover staple-bound pictorial black & white wraps. The edges of the covers are lightly foxed. 92 pages with illustrations of conceptual art pieces and collages incorporating photographs, art, illustration, and text. Very good. Produced by Vancouver resident John Jack Baylin, "Fanzini" was first published as The John Dowd Fanzine. Baylin, a pen-pal of the American conceptual artist Ray Johnson, started the magazine as an homage to the works of the handsome New York bartender & leatherman John Dowd. Dowd participated in the producti... View more info


By: Berliner, Nancy

Price: $45.00

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

Seller ID: 26154

Condition: Very good

(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

Condition: Very good

- 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-white. There is a crease to the bottom corner of the outer layer of textured paper, else this beautiful little book with its ... View more info

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By: Drescher, Henrik.

Price: $250.00

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

Seller ID: 35316

Condition: Very good

- 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", "Invertebrator", "Transformer", "Breather", and "Soother". One tissue guard is creased. Near fine. Limited ... View more info


By: Ferrari, Vincenzo. (b. 1941)

Price: $500.00

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18490

Condition: Fine

(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 case. This is example number "193" of an undetermined limitation and the artist has signed his name in full with the ... View more info


By: Geller, Matthew

Price: $10.00

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

Seller ID: 13828

Condition: Fine

(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

Condition: Very good

- 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", "Spy", "Cache", "Hope", "Surprise", "Wrong", "Purge", and "Return", each... View more info


By: King, Susan

Price: $250.00

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27719

Condition: Very good

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. The white covers are bumped at the corners and slightly spotted. There are a couple of corner creases to the contents which a... 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

Condition: Fine

(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 soiling to the verso of 1 plate. Near fine. Collaborators Nora Ligorano and Marshall Reese have worked together since the e... View more info


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

Price: $275.00

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

Seller ID: 33841

Condition: Very good

[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 based on neo-dada assemblages. The contents are near fine. This is a supplementary issue of the periodical "Laza Lapok... View more info


By: Peters, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago Books, 1988.: 1988.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24920

ISBN: 0918914280

Condition: Very good

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 faded along the spine. Unnumbered, mechanically reproduced pages. Profuse illustrations in color and black & white interspersed... 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

ISBN: 0963812920

Condition: Fine

(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 light gray stock. Illustrations in black by Craig Pleasants. Near fine. Limited edition of 1,000 copies.The background note... 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

Condition: Fine

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 the artist Holly Roberts on the title page. Each print is additionally initialed and numbered at the bottom of the sheet.... View more info


By: Sackett, Colin.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London: Coracle, 1989.: 1989.

Seller ID: 34870

Condition: Very good

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 Selkirk, Scotland, who originally appeared in the long-running children's comic "The Dandy". Sackett describes his b... View more info


By: Tower, Jon

Price: $25.00

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

Seller ID: 21472

ISBN: 0936739223

Condition: Very good

(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 occasion of the exhibition "Adam's Sorrow: Genetic Mutation and the Fall of Man", a Hallwalls Project Room Installation b... 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

Condition: Good

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. Good. The edition was limited to 500 copies.The postcards are numbered "Verhaltens Forscher" 1-15, with the rear c... View more info


By: Wilson, Marcia.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Leonia, NJ: Published by the author, (1993).: (1993).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34649

Condition: Fine

Leonia, NJ: Published by the author, (1993).. (1993).. Fine. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY MARCIA WILSON - Quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 8- 1/2 inches wide], bound into white pictorial wrappers with tan cord & backed with decorative paper. An illustration in dark blue is stamped or block printed on the front wrap. 12 mechanically reproduced leaves, printed on one side only. Illustrated by the author in black & white with a title page vignette and an illustration above the text on each leaf. Near fine. Limited edition of 100 copies.Inscribed in pencil on the title page: "First edition / of ... View more info