CONTENTS | ARTISTS' BOOKS AND BOOKS ON ARTISTS' BOOKS

Books About Artists' Books

                                      

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

A Secret Location On The Lower East Side: Adventures in Writing 1960-1980
By Jerome Rothenberg. Contributions by Steven Clay, Rodney Phillips. >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123198
US $44.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 7 x 9 in. / 350 pgs / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/1998 Out of stock


As If It Is At All
By Simon Cutts. As If It Is At All compiles Simon Cutts's "transferable" (i.e. realizable in various media, whether print, sculpture, artist's book, etc.) poems of the past decade, in the fashion of such previous books as Seepages >>more

Granary Books/Coracle
ISBN 9781887123747
US $15.00 CAN $21.50 TRADE
Paperback, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 64 pgs.
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 In stock


Children's Corner
Foreword by Günther Januth, Daniela Rossi Saretto, Enzo Nicolodi, Sabina Kasslatter Mur, Luigi Cigolla, Florian Mussner. Text by Giorgio Maffei, Annie Pissard, Barbara Nesticň, Marzia Corraini, Valerio Dehň. El Lissitzky for kids? Ellsworth Kelly? Surprisingly, both artists have designed and created artistss books for small children--or children at heart. This anthology of children's artists' books from the ÓPLA Archive (Oasis for Art Books) >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875701123
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 152 pgs. / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Out of stock


Manuel Manilla: Mexican Engraver
Text by Mercurio López Casillas. Introduction by Jean Charlot. Horned, animated human skeletons, nineteenth century circus figures, devils, demons, card sharps, conjurers, bullfighters and boxers are just some of the 600 images that populate this exquisitely tactile first book in English devoted entirely to >>more

Editorial RM
ISBN 9789685208352
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Paperback, 8.75 x 13 in. / 208 pgs / 63 color / 535 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/15/2007 Out of stock


No Longer Innocent: Book Art In America 1960-1980
By Betty Bright. This important history of the artist's book, a flourishing form which over the years has often been greeted with confusion by critics, collectors, historians and artists, aims to spell out its role in contemporary art >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123716
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 10 in. / 350 pgs / 20 color / 95 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/15/2005 Out of stock


Posada: Illustrator of Chapbooks
Foreword by Raquel Tibol. Text by Mercurio López Casillas. This book is a must-have for any design aficionado, featuring José Guadalupe Posada's amazing illustrations for "penny chapbooks," which were published in large numbers for the consumption of a growing public of literate but poorly >>more

Editorial RM
ISBN 9789685208345
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Hardcover, 4 x 7.5 in. / 224 pgs / 245 illustrations.
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 Out of stock


Some Forms of Availability: Critical Passages on The Book and Publication
By Simon Cutts. Contributions by Erica Van Horn. Dubbed the "Apollinaire of our times" by fellow poet and publisher Jonathan Williams, Simon Cutts, born in 1944, has tirelessly worked the fertile gaps between genres, issuing poems, prints, sculpture, artist's books and combinations of >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123754
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 176 pgs / 72 color / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 In stock


Ted Berrigan: An Annotated Checklist
By Lewis Warsh, Ted Berrigan. Artwork by George Schneeman. Contributions by Aaron Fischer. >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123174
US $32.95 CAN $43.95 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 10 in. / 70 pgs / 8 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/1998 Out of stock


The Book as a Work of Art
Foreword by Maria Vittoria Marini Clarelli. Edited by Giorgio Maffei, Maura Picciau. Text by Giorgio Maffei, Maura Picciau, Barbara Cinelli, Sara Guindani, Annalisa Rimmaudo. This succinct catalogue features wonderful cover and interior spread reproductions of a selection of the most important and influential artist's books of the twentieth century. Beginning with Stéphane Mallarmé's 1914 Un Coup de Dés Jamais >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875700379
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Out of stock


The Book on Books on Artists Books
Edited by Arnaud Desjardin. Arnaud Desjardin’s The Book on Books on Artists Books is a bibliography of books, pamphlets, dealer catalogues and other printed materials on artists’ books that takes stock of a wide variety of publications on artists’ >>more

The Everyday Press
ISBN 9780956173881
US $27.00 CAN $37.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 320 pgs / 1000 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 Out of stock


The Century Of Artists' Books
By Johanna Drucker. Introduction by Holland Cotter. Now Back in Print! Johanna Drucker's The Century of Artists' Books is the seminal full-length study of the development of artists' books as a twentieth-century art form. By situating artists' books within the context of >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123693
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 378 pgs / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2004 In stock


Threads Talk Series
Edited by Steve Clay, Kyle Schlesinger. Threads, a series of talks devoted to the art of the book, includes poets, scholars, artists and publishers. It explores and enriches relationships between various strands of book culture that are often approached in isolation--poetry >>more

Granary Books/Cuneiform Press
ISBN 9781887123846
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 194 pgs / 17 color.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 In stock


When Will The Book Be Done?
Edited by Steven Clay. Foreword by Charles Bernstein. For over 15 years, Granary Books has brought together bookmakers, writers and artists to explore the relationships between the visual and the verbal in the time-honored spirit of independent publishing. Edited by Granary publisher Steven >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123433
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Paperback, 10 x 10 in. / 208 pgs / 109 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2001 In stock



                                         

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

A Book of the Book: Some Works and Projections about the Book & Writing
By Jerome Rothenberg. Contributions by Steven Clay. "A collection for the general reader and the specialist, A Book of the Book is an accessible and erudite set of readings on the book as a mythic and material object. These texts comprise a >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123280
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Paperback, 7 x 10 in. / 580 pgs / 1 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/1999 Not available


A Secret Location On The Lower East Side: Adventures in Writing 1960-1980
By Jerome Rothenberg. Contributions by Steven Clay, Rodney Phillips. >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123204
US $27.95 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 350 pgs / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/1998 Not available


Angel Hair Sleeps With A Boy In My Head
Edited by Anne Waldman, Lewis Warsh, Contributors include Bill Berkson, Joe Brainard, Tom Clark, Clark Coolidge, Robert Creeley, Kenward Elmslie, Tom Greenwald, Joanne Kyger, Bernadette Mayer, Alice Notley, Ron Padgett, Lorenzo Thomas, Anne Waldman, Lewis This anthology presents material selected from the collection of Angel Hair magazine and books edited by Anne Waldman and Lewis Warsh between 1966 and 1978. Included are substantial sections of writing--in some cases entire books--from >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123495
US $28.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 10 in. / 500 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/2001 Not available


Artists' Books: A Critical Survey Of The Literature
Artwork by Stefan Klima. >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123181
US $17.95 CAN $20.00 TRADE
Paperback, 5.25 x 8.75 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout
Pub Date: 05/02/1998 Not available


Book Art Object
Edited and with Introduction by David Jury. Preface by Peter R. Koch. Text by Sarah Bodman, Felipe Ehrenberg, Stefan Soltek, Robert Bringhurst, Crispen Elsted, Markus Fahrner, Martha Hellion, Jadwiga Jarvis, Gerald Lange. Book Art Object may be the most ambitious and diverse survey of artist's books and the book arts published to date. Across its 400-plus pages of sumptuous color reproductions, it tracks the present state of >>more

The Codex Foundation
ISBN 9780981791401
US $155.00 CAN $190.00 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 12 in. / 448 pgs / 735 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 Not available


Book Of The Book, A
By Jerome Rothenberg. Contributions by Steven Clay. "A collection for the general reader and the specialist, A Book of the Book is an accessible and erudite set of readings on the book as a mythic and material object. These texts comprise a >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123297
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Hardcover, 7 x 10 in. / 580 pgs / 1 color / 50 b&w
Pub Date: 11/02/1999 Not available


Book, Spiritual Instrument
By Jerome Rothenberg. Contributions by David Guss. >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123082
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Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 48 b&w
Pub Date: 10/02/1996 Not available


Century Of Artists Books, A
Essays by Riva Castleman, Foreword by Richard E. Oldenburg. This splendid celebration of the illustrated book as an art form begins with remarkable works produced in France by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Paul Gauguin at the end of the 19th century, and traces the >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870701528
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Paperback, 9.5 x 11 in. / 264 pgs / 76 color 148 b&w
Pub Date: 07/02/2002 Not available


Century Of Artists Books, A
Essay by Riva Castleman. Foreword by Richard E. Oldenburg. This splendid celebration of the illustrated book as an art form begins with remarkable works produced in France by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Paul Gauguin at the end of the 19th century, and traces the >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870701511
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 11 in. / 264 pgs / 76 color 148 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2002 Not available


Figuring The Word
introduction by Charles Bernstein. Essays by Johanna Drucker. Johanna Drucker is among the foremost authorities on the history of alphabets, writing, artists' books and visual poetry. This book is a compendium of Drucker's thought. Yet rather than anthologize from her numerous published books, >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123235
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 300 pgs / 55 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/1998 Not available


Looking, Telling, Thinking, Collecting
Edited by Liliana Dermatteis, Giorgio Maffei, Anne Moeglin-Delcroix and Annalisa Rimmaudo. This is a collection of seminal artists' books examined through four different avenues--looking, telling, thinking, and collecting. The "Looking" section is devoted to books that are not intended to be read, and so the shapes, >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788887942811
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 01/15/2005 Not available


No-ISBN: On Self-Publishing
Edited by Bernhard Cella, Leo Findeisen, Agnes Blaha. Text by Sylvie Boulanger, Ulises Carrión, Gabriele Cram, Constant Dullaart, Kenneth Goldsmith, Kit Hammonds, et al. In 2009, Austrian artist Bernhard Cella posted flyers outside the New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 asking artists to submit their book projects circulating without an International Standard Book Number (ISBN), the lack >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863358198
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 4.75 x 7 in. / 506 pgs / 497 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 Not available


Posada: Mexican Engraver
Text by Montserrat Galí Boadella, Mercurio López Casillas. Now available for the first time in English, this volume brings the distinctly Mexican flavor of José Guadalupe Posada's work home to the reader with the striking design of its uncoated pages in the three >>more

Editorial RM
ISBN 9789685208840
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Paperback, 9 x 13 in. / 144 pgs / 659 illustrations.
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 Not available


Sand In Der Vaseline
Essays by Uwe Koch, Sabine Roeder, Dorothea Klein, Klaus Pohl and Melitta Kliege. Unbenownst to your average chainstore shopper, the artist's book did in fact survive the last two decades of media saturation--and how. Today artist's books are more varied than ever, with practitioners treating the book as >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883756417
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 SDNR30
Paperback, 9.5 x 8.5 in. / 164 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 05/02/2003 Not available


The Book is Alive!
Edited by Emmanuelle Waeckerle, Richard Sawdon Smith. Introduction by Emmanuelle Waeckerle. Foreword by Richard Sawdon Smith. Text by Sarah Bodman, Marco Bohr, Didier Mathieu, Sharon Kirland, et al. The Book Is Alive! is a survey of current thinking and innovative practice in contemporary publishing based on papers presented at the Booklive! international symposium in London in June 2012. This event brought together theorists >>more

RGAP
ISBN 9780956902450
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 206 pgs / 26 color / 54 b&w / 2 duotone.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 Not available


The Bookmaker's Desire
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D.A.P.
ISBN 9780963504210
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 81 pgs
Pub Date: 04/02/1996 Not available


The Century Of Artists Books
By Johanna Drucker. The first full-length study of the development of artists' books as a 20th century art form. "...a crucial contribution to the history of the book in visual culture."--Buzz Spectator. "...the world of artists' books is >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123020
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Paperback, 6 X 9 in. / 396 pgs / 200 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/1997 Not available


The Century Of Artists Books
By Johanna Drucker. >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123013
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Hardcover, 6 X 9 in. / 396 pgs / 200 b&w
Pub Date: 07/02/1995 Not available


The Cutting Edge Of Reading
Contributions by Judd D. Hubert, Renee Riese Hubert. >>more

Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123211
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 7 x 9 in. / 263 pgs / 40 color / 85 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/1999 Not available


The Russian Avant-Garde Book 1910-1934
Edited by Deborah Wye and Margit Rowell. Essays by Jared Ash, Gerald Janecek, Nina Gurianova, Margit Rowell and Deborah Wye. Russian avant-garde books made between 1910 and 1934 reflect a vivid and tumultuous period in that nation's history that had ramifications for art, society and politics. The early books, with their variously sized pages of >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870700071
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 9.75 in. / 144 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 07/02/2002 Not available


Thinking Print
Essay by Deborah Wye. Foreword by Glenn D. Lowry. From Barbara Kruger's screenprinted feminist billboards to Felix Gonzalez-Torres's stacks of posters featuring head shots of people killed by guns; from Elizabeth Murray's colorful abstract lithographs to Anselm Kiefer's woodcuts embedded in Germany history; from >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870701245
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Hardcover, 10.25 x 9.75 in. / 160 pgs / 89 color / 63 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2002 Not available




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