Leeds: The Gehenna Press, 1989. Limited Edition. Hardcover. This being one of the 50 specially bound by Daniel Gehnrich with paste paper boards by Babette Gehnrich. Includes signed portfolio of etchings of Baldwin by Baskin, each signed. Baskin had been working with Baldwin to produce a book of unpublished poems... Item #6193
New York: Pantheon, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Preface by S. Dillon Ripley. Commentary by Jose Yglesias. Inscribed to a friend with a a full-page black ink raptor (striking image) at the ffep. Laid in color print of a similar raptor. Minimal shelf/edge wear, full-page inscription/illustration at ffep, else tight, bright... Item #7680
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
New York: Khelcom Press, 2004. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Text in Arabic and English. Photography by Peter Bogardus, calligraphy by Cherif Assane Fall. "The photogravures were printed from copper and the text from wood at Khelcom, New York in 2004-05 on Kumohadamashi paper. Takuji Hamanaka printed the woodcuts by Peter Bogardus... Item #8776
Israel: Even Hoshen, 2007. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Text in Hebrew and English. "The seventh book in the book series of Typography- 'Bareket' (Emerald). Set in Bernhard Modern type. This Haggadah was designed as a tribute to the Middle Ages. The Collages include layouts and illuminations taken from those Classic versions... Item #8731
Portland, ME: 2002. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "This wonderful object was discovered in a musty antiques barn by my partner. I put it out in the sun and air for almost a whole summer, to get the fusty smell out of it. The front “doors” were off so... Item #4429
Monsters & Beasts: Tales Imagined from Greek Myths.
Tacoma, WA: Cooksey, 2014. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Letterpress printed at Springtide Press with Jessica Spring. Colophon: "Monsters and Beasts is a look at a few animals from Greek myths where they were wronged, or loved or hurt. They are a few of my favorite stories shorted down to a.... Item #8761
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
A Narrative of a Nine Months' Residence in New Zealand in 1827; Together With a Journal of a Residence in Tristan d’Acunha, an Island Situated Between South America and the Cape of Good Hope. [Draughtsman to His Majesty’s surveying-ship THE BEAGLE].
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1832. First Edition. Hardcover. An early and important work on New Zealand (Maori social life, Hokianga, etc.). Overall, a rather handsome copy. From the collection of Edouard Stackpole, renowned whaling scholar, curator of Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT. 1951-1966) and director of... Item #6474
Interstices & Intersections or, An Autodidact Comprehends a Cube.
New York: Russell Maret, 2014. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "The typefaces are Gremolata, Cancellaresca Milanese, Saturn, Saturn Shadow, and Texto Portuguez, all of which were designed by the printer. The text and the images were printed from photopolymer plates on a Vandercook Universal III proof press. Nancy Loeber assisted in the... Item #8634
Joint Show:. [Show poster for the 'Joint Show' at the Moore Gallery in San Francisco, 1967, together with the gate-folded Private Invitation and the original giant Zig-Zag rolling papers box used to hold handbills].
San Francisco, CA: 1967. First Printing (Stated). The Joint Show was a pioneering event in the evolution of psychedelic poster art. It was held in July 1967 at the Moore Gallery in San Francisco, and featured the artwork of the "Big Five" psychedelic poster artists. This was the first time... Item #3820
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia Palacio de Cristal Parque del Retiro, 2000. First Edition. The Global Fax Festival was an event created at the Crystal Palace in Madrid from June 1 – November 6, 2000, during which fax machines were suspended from the ceiling of the gallery and... Item #8012
Portland, OR: Scantron Press, 2010. 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 #8068
Vermont: The Bird Press. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "This project involves many years of careful work photographing, printing, drawing and printing, writing and then printing again. It began in 2002, when I started photographing insects from the collection of the Entomology labs at the University of Massachusetts. At the time, I.... Item #8772
Melbourne: Masterthief, 2014. Limited Edition. Hardcover. The text "was written [by Lyssiotis] in Cyprus in 2011 at the Monastary of Saint Georgios, at Mavrovouni in the district of Larnaca. ... These etchings are printed in the colour of the Cypriot hills and the dry soil; they are witnesses to the... Item #8746
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
New York: Penguin Books/Herringbone Bindery, 2003 . Later Printing/Unique Binding. Hardcover. "During the 16th and 17th centuries, an abundance of embroidered bindings appear in England. Traditionally bound in silk, velvet or canvas, these bindings were hand embroidered with imagery inspired by the text to be bound. Taking cue from Miller's... Item #8652
London: Rainbow Press, 1981. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Designed and printed by Sebastian Carter at the Rampart Lions Press (Cambridge) and hand-set in F. Warde's Arrighi-Vienza type. Printed on Barcham Green Canterbury hand-made paper. A very handsome copy. Minor toning to vellum, small area of erasure at ffep, else tight, bright... Item #7169
Austin, TX: Tarantula Press, 1993. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Signed by binder, Suzzanah Kent. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Blue Nigerian goat skin boards, silver stamping, hand painted flowers on upper cover, lilac endpapers, cloth clamshell case. 73x60mm. 23pp. Lettered limited edition, this being copy H of 26 deluxe copies. Item #7376
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
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
New York: Kaldewey Press, 1984. Limited Edition. Hinged Metal Binding. 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... Item #7629
Wenatchee, WA: Mystical Places Press, 2004. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Only other copy has been institutionalized. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Printed paper boards, six boards with envelopes holding French stamps that depict famous musicians and text describing them, blue paper slipcase. 88x101mm. 12pp. Illus. (b/w postage stamps). Numbered limited edition this... Item #7716
Montreal: Cécile Côté, 2011. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated and designed by Nastassja Imiolek under the artistic direction of Cécile Côté. Bound by Sonya Sheets: "This structure features an open joint between the spine and the boards. The boards are held to the book block by the leather supports, or tapes... Item #8704