Accame, Jorge (text); Pitcher, Jonathan (trans); Dennerline, Thorsten (illus).
Vermont: The Bird Press. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "The basis of this book is a dynamic text/image collaboration between writer and im- age-maker. The collaborative process consisted of texts and images sent back and forth in dialogue with one another, each element continuing on from the last. This created a freely... Item #8771
nd [circa 1960]. Limited Edition. "Hans Bellmer (1902 Kattowitz-Paris 1975) Co-founder of the Fantastic Realism movement Hans Bellmer was born in Kattowitz in 1902. At his father's insistence, he worked in a steel factory and a coal mine. Bellmer managed to do some art work and exhibit it in Poland... Item #7630
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.
London: Inky Parrot Press, 2015. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Typeset in Breughel and printed by Northend Creative Print Solutions and bound by Ludlow Bookbinders. Issued in three editions, Standard (book alone); Special Edition (book and second volume, The Wasp in a Wig); and the Exemplary Edition (both volumes plus four giclée... Item #8954
Portland, ME: 1995. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "One of a number of books based on a vivid, haunting dream, possibly fueled by an overdose of Leonard Cohen poetry (“all your houses are burning”...)." In a period where a fair bit of "book art" is glib, Cawley's work is... Item #4463
Portland, ME: 2005. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "I found this book at our public library's spring book sale, and was attracted by its size, weight, and subject. I've always thought a concordance a very strange kind of book, reflecting a somewhat obsessive/compulsive approach to words. Not only did... Item #4428
London: Anthony D'Offay Gallery, 1986. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Thee eighty-five pastels were drawn in the spring of 1980, in Ponchicherry, a former French colony on the Eastern Coast of India. They are reproduced here in the original size. The book was made at the Kalakshetra Press, under the direction of... Item #7765
New York: Poote Press, 2005. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Jean Genet has spoken to me with surprising lucidity about life, love and morality. He saw beauty in the grotesque and elevated it to the status of a diamond. When I look through this diamond, I see life with a unique clarity... Item #7613
New York: Aperture, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Edited with Marvin Heiferman, Hark Holborn, and Suzanne Fletcher. Nan Goldin's breakthrough first book. Roth 101. Tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Quarterbound, blue cloth spine, textured paper boards, gilt lettering, black endpages, frontispiece. Oblong 8vo... Item #7966
2009-10. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. A collage with commentary and reporting on soil and its use in Southern Humboldt marijuana growing—one of five books in the chronic freedom suite made for growers and related individuals. Includes reporting on federal soil-survey scientists' work in area in 2007, pages from a pot-growing... Item #7617
Portland, OR: Scantron Press, 2013. Limited Edition. "In this body of work I intend to expose the tenacious, white, patriarchal power structure by using language as my witness. Over a three-year period I collected slang and derogatory words that exploit women. The exhaustive list came from friends, family, and several... Item #8346
The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova De Seingalt:. Complete in twelve volumes as translated into English by Arthur Machen with an introduction by Arthur Symons a new preface by the translator and twelve drawings by Rockwell Kent.
Aventuros, 1925. Limited Edition/First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Bookplate of Elmer B. Rowley. (1909–1992), noted collector, educator, author, and amateur mineralogist. "Privately printed for subscribers only". As noted above, includes prospectus and the very scarce order form, printed in yellow with Kent's decorative "W" at rear with Aventuros' mission, "WHAT WITH... Item #5506
Melbourne, Australia: Masterthief, 2009. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Bound by master binder Friedrich Pohlmann. "One Way Home takes the form of a private devotional codex–an intimate book for personal use much like a medieval book of hours. However, it becomes immediately apparent after a few pages that this is not a.... Item #8738
Set of Bibliography of REM Miniatures (Including the first five supplements).
New Britain, CT: REM Miniatures, 1978; 1982; 1987; 1994; 1999; 2005. Limited Edition. Various. Including: Bibliography of REM Miniatures, and 1st-5th Supplement. Uncommon generally, very unusual to find a set such as this. Tight, bright, and unmarred. V1 Black cloth boards, do-si-dos binding, pictorial labels on front cover, orange sleeve;... Item #8886
American Indian Mystery Press, 1997. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover. Twenty-three color printed etchings by Bogardus. Text printed by Arthur Larson, Horton Tank Graphics. Bound by Gray Parrot. "The Great Mystery is a collaboration between the artist Peter Bogardus, who made the etchings, and Russell Means, who composed a handwritten text... Item #6189
Vienna: Wolfgang Buchta, 2011. Limited Edition. Hardcover. “In 2009 July, the graphic structure of the newspaper gave me the impulse to draw over it. Then I thought this background was the ideal way for Bartleby. After this decision, I wrote the text by hand. August-December 2009. Drawings on the newspaper... Item #7623
Washington, DC: Jennaway Pearson, 2015. Limited Edition. No Shame, explores the landscapes and the legacy of Bob Knievel. The beloved American daredevil was a brave asshole who lived on his own terms, without care for consequence, for all of his days. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Etched glass slipcase, silkscreen, letterpress... Item #8928
The Debates, Resolutions, and Other Proceedings of the Convention of Delegates:. Assembled at Portland on the 11th, and Continued Until the 29th Day of October, 1819, for the Purpose of Forming a Constitution for the State of Maine - To Which is Prefixed The Constitution Taken in Convention.
Portland, ME: A. Shirley, 1820. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing of the proceedings for the creation of the State of Maine, published in Portland while it was still the District of Maine. Perley's later work is relatively common, but this edition is scarce and genuinely rare in its original boards... Item #6232
Manchester, UK: 1978. First Edition. Original Wraps. "The Secret Public was a collaborative project between Jon Savage and Linder Sterling. One thousand issues were printed in Manchester during early 1978 before being distributed through independent record shops such as Rough Trade. The Secret Public was the second project from the... Item #9055
Evanston, IL: The Schori Press, 1962. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Publisher. Bound in custom Cosway-style binding by Josephina Diaz in Madrid. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Burgundy leather boards, gilt decorative elements, marbled endpapers, portrait inserted front and back under faux glass. 44x57mm. 23pp. Limited edition, this being one of... Item #8252
New York: Flying Horse Press, 2010. Limited Edition. Hardcover. “For quite some time I’d been turning around in my head the idea of making relief prints using sections of lumber rather than planks of wood. I had already used sections of quarter inch pine to lay out an image on... Item #7618
Berkeley, CA: del Milion Editions, 2009. Limited Edition. Hardcover. I’ll Die Tomorrow was designed, printed, and bound in an edition of forty-five copies by Peter Rutledge Koch with the assistance of Jonathan Gerken at Peter Koch Printers for del Milion Editions. The text, set in Bookman Old Style, is printed... Item #7640
Tacoma, WA: Springtide Press, 2014. Limited Edition. Loose items in an archival box. "Printer's Blocks is an abecedarium composed of vintage wood type and printer’s blocks letterpress printed on Magnani Revere and formed into cubes. Letters are arranged in a box as they would be in a case of type... Item #8417
Davis, CA: JP Publications, 1984. First Printing. Hardcover. Very graphic images and textual descriptions by and of the artist in a variety of suspensions (various hook numbers, positions, locations). In 2007 the artist had his ear attached to his arm. Uncommon generally, scarce signed. Minor shelf/edge wear, signed by the... Item #7644
New York: Kaldewey Press, 1984. Limited Edition. The book illustrates the process of the creation of language. The last page includes the first sentence of the earliest known work of Japanese literature. Found in a handful of special collections and believed to be the first brought to market in a.... Item #7629