One of 1,000 offset printed copies of the second edition printed at the Women's Graphic Center. An example of rape and/or female objectification is given on each recto page.
Edition of 50 signed and numbered copies, Art Library has copy 7.
"Relation explores the constantly shifting network of connection and separation inherent in the fabric of intimate relationships. The book's binding structure is designed to fold flat, and expand into a sculptural, interwoven front when opened. Delicate images of fabric form a rich visual field for interlocking, shifting texts." wsworkshop.org (viewed 10/18/2018)
"This book uses the August 26, 2001 obituary page from The New York Times to create new readings of the existing text by isolating different words and lines. The visible and underlying structures of obituaries, families, society, and the qualities of life and death itself are explored revealing both the cold commonalities and the very personal specifics of the lives of the deceased." -- Judith Mohns, quoted on the Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers website, viewed Jan. 31, 2011.
Created in an edition of 30, Art Library has copy 8. Features 10 prints by the artists exploring visual responses to sound within the landscape of Washington, D.C. Includes QR codes linked to sound files and sound logs of recordings. Created in Fall 2015 by the Studio II class of the Art and the Book Master's Program at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at George Washington University, in Washington D.C. A collaboration ... under the guidance of instructor Sarah McDermott. Created by Ian D. Warren, Rawan Alferaehy, Magdalena Cordero, Marisol Ardón, Sara A. Friedman."--Colophon.
One poem for each word in the preamble to the Constitution. "All books in this edition are hand bound with letterpress covers. Four hundred proletarian copies with scrolling sidebar are numbered 1 to 400. Fifty bourgeois copies with index tabs and double-ply pages are named after the fifty states"--Jacket.
Limited ed. of 25 signed and numbered copies, Art Library has copy 11. Includes the text of William Stafford's poem A ritual to read to each other on inside cover flap. "This book was created in reaction against the US/Iraq and Afghanistan war. The two-dimensional woodcut image that makes up the tunnel structure was originally titled, 'Peace Inside the Noise' and was meant to stand on it own. As a tunnel book, I feel the piece visually and conceptually supports Stafford's message in his poem, 'A Ritual to Read to Each Other'--A plea for reliance on community and cooperation for peace and harmony"--Artist's statement from 23 Sandy Gallery website.
One-of-a-kind. From the series River Rock ; no. 64
Edition of 105 copies.
Issued in connection with a travelling exhibition of the same title, organized by Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and opened Sept. 12, 1993. "The box includes reprints of texts that Cage found useful and inspiring, as well as important new essays. Also included are writings and letters by Cage, reproductions of works by Cage and others, musical scores, recipes, advice on healthy eating, and photographs"--Prospectus.
"500 copies printed in October 1977 at the Ecart Workshop, Geneva, for the account of Farideh Cadot Gallery, Paris"--Colophon.
Limited edition of 50 copies, signed "Catherine Alice" by the artist. The Art Library has copy 26. Each book varies slightly since each page is a handmade botanical print. Each page is labeled with that plant's name. The front cover is a Sweet Woodruff print, the back cover a Coltsfoot print. Paper covers with handsewn binding. Designed and printed by Michaelis. --Vamp & Tramp Booksellers website, viewed June 22, 2018.
Contains 6 pop-up illustrations by the artist accompanied by an illustrated essay on Grooms' life and work by Barbara Haskell, Curator at Whitney Museum of American Art.
Griffiin & Sabine, the most creative and discussed bestseller of 1991, left readers on the edge of a precipice. In the second volume of this inventive trilogy, they begin--along with Griffin--the fall. Told through strangely beautiful postcards and richly decorated letters, that actually must be taken from their envelopes to be read, the story is also culled from the sketchbook and diary kept by the possible unreal Sabine.
Limited edition of 90 copies, signed and numbered by the artist, the Art Library has copy 69. "This is a print. This is a book. Printed in Gainesville, Florida, after the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School. We cannot keep living like this -- in fear and in fear-mongering. This piece is part of the Enough is Enough print exchange to support Everytown for Gun Safety."--Colophon
Limited edition of 300 copies, Art Library has copy 74. "I was with my sailing boat in the Lesbos (Greece) in May-June and in the Leros Island[s] (Greece) in September 2015: two 'hotspots' for the refugees"--Colophon.
Edition of 38. "Sentences is a book that uses hand-drawn text as image to convey a virtual personality. The arrangement of the book allows the viewer to explore a typographic narrative"--Abecedarian Gallery website (accessed July 21, 2016).
This deck of cards can be used as a musical score.
Limited edition of 35 copies, Art Library has copy 19. "The text is a set of 50 short, sometimes very short, stories of events from my growing up. It started as a remembrance of my mother and expanded out to include my family, my neighborhood, my elementary school and my nervous stomach. The pressure printed images included relate to certain of the stories. Bound using the 'Secret Belgian' binding, a binding with an interesting sewing pattern at the spine."--Artist's Website.
Edition of 300 copies. Describes and documents the Ardennes American Cemetery, Neuville-en-Condroz, Belgium. Lists the names, death dates, locations of graves, serial numbers and decorations of 5,328 American dead and missing World War II soldiers who are memorialized at the cemetery, one of fourteen such cemeteries in Europe.
Edition of 500. "This 'site' work is intended to celebrate the place of nature and what it can teach us about process, preservation, and meaning in ways seemingly lost to us now ..."
Limited edition of 300 copies. Poems by Michael Hannon.
Edition limited to 300 copies, Art Library has copy 46. Designed by Julius Friedman, handbound by Friedman and Nana Lampton.
Limited edition of 55 copies, signed and numbered by the authors. Art Library has copy 39. "Dirt animated with life in the form of fungus, microbes, and bugs, is transformed into soil, the substrate upon which we reside. 'Soil Dwellers' is a collaborative work inspired by insects that work the earth. Emilie Bess served up insect lore and language while carving what's below. Emily Van Kley's words lifted what's underneath into view. Wondering what kind of sound comes from underground, Melanie Valera burrowed below the surface to write the musical score. Catherine Alice Michaelis marked paper with plants and handset type. She designed a structure, segmented and articulated, a place for our broodings to dwell. Like insects sharing tunnels, we moved through each other's worlds: Bess stole words from Linnaeus, Michaelis deposited them into verse; Bess dissected the vernacular of Collembola for Van Kley to reassemble"--Artist's statement, Vamp & Tramp Booksellers' website, November 9, 2016.
Limited edition of 300 copies.
Consists of images of beachhead memorial sites in France, military cemeteries, World War II monuments, and black & white photographs of one U.S. army soldier in particular.
"This cleverly constructed fold-out book is concerned with celestial bodies and mythic gods. Woven throughout the scientific drawings and diagrams are snippets of the testimony from the Anita Hill Clarence Thomas hearings. Could take a minute to unravel." Printed Matter
Limited edition of 40 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. "Egyptian uprising called for democratic reform. Tahrir Square in Cairo became the focal point and the most effective symbol of the protests in January and February 2011. For 18 days Egyptians repeated the slogan: The People Want to Bring down the Regime (al-sha`b yurid isqat al-nizam) until the regime stepped down on the 11th of February 2011. This book focuses on the revolution slogan 'al-sha`b yurid isqat al-nizam.' Using Arabic Kufic script the words of the slogan are repeated in an ascending sequence. Section 19 contains the English translation for the slogan 'The People Want to Bring down the Regime.' The last section contains the time and date when the regime stepped down along with the sentence 'Al Saa'b Askat al Nezam' with its English translation 'The People have Brought down the Regime'. Cairo's map is laser engraved on the book covers. Three edges of the book are colored then laser engraved to show the streets of Cairo"--Artist's statement at the Vamp & Tramp Booksellers' website, viewed on June 15, 2016.
Limited ed. of 30, issued in matching case. Art Library has copy 20. "Star poems presents quotes that document response to the night sky across the ages by philosophers, artists, and poets from Plato and Byron to contemporary writers, scientists and astronauts. This text is paired with 17th century mythological images of constellation forms and images of early star gazers on a background of a NASA photograph of the Milky Way. The book can be held in the hand and read page by page like a traditional book, can be removed from its jacket and unfolded flat to reference historical astronomical charts or contemporary NASA composite photos, or can be folded into an infinite variety of sculptural shapes."--Artist's Website./p>
Limited edition of 50 copies, Art Library has copy 10. Artist's book to accompany the video project of the same name, part of the "Come on Pilgrim'' exhibition, held May 13-20, 2007.
Edition of 300 numbered and signed copies. Art Library has copy 37.
Edition of 24, Art Library has copy 17. "A book about the foreclosure crisis of 2009-2010 ... printed from hand-set type at the San Francisco Center for the Book ..."--Colophon.
Edition of 1000, Art Library has copy 18. "One hundred copies of this collection have been printed in conjunction with the author's performance at Vancouver's PuSh Festival, January 23, 2016. The poems have been set in Bodoni types & printed letterpress by Rollin Milroy at Heavenly Monkey. Copies 1-20, printed on Arches wove paper and sewn into a paste-paper wrap, have been signed by the author and reserved for distribution by the publisher. Copies 21-1000, printed on Somerset Book paper, are for distribution by the author."--Colophon.
Sunrise 1 -- Sunrise 2.
Edition of 500.
Edition of 40 copies, two of which are artists proofs. Art Library has copy 36. Includes quotations from Hans Christian Anderson and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.
Published in a limited numbered and signed edition of 100 copies. Art Library has copy 19. Artist's book consisting of poems.
Limited edition of 60, Art Library has copy 23."The illustrations started as photographs by Jill Timm than using the Macintosh computer as her paintbrush she turned the images into vivid watercolor illustrations."--Colophon.
Edition of 75, Art Library has copy 26. "[C]ontains two original poems by poet, teacher, writer and film critic, Morton Marcus (1936-2009). While preserving the integrity of the author's original text, the decision to marry these two poems and their respective titles creates a third poem in which urban and rural themes interact ... A single poem, That's What You Write About, can be read on the left hand page of the double page spread and a single poem, Give & Take, can be read on the right hand page of the double page spread. A second choice comes into play when the reader chooses to read the book in sequential order, from left to right. Only then a new poem is realized in which the urban and rural interact with the turning of each page."--Prospectus.
Edition is limited to 250 signed copies. English verse and corresponding "bone alphabet" translation on facing pages. Issued in a folded paper wrapper decorated with the artist's bone alphabet.
Limited edition of 80 copies, Art Library has copy 52. Ken Campbell includes his poem Storm song, and illustrations of a statue of Shiva, the flagstone steps up to Whitby Abbey, and the black flag of anarchy. Each page reveals another line of the poem.
Limited edition of 30 copies, Art Library has copy 7. "Timeless Flow: A Willamette Calendar is the second collaboration of three artists: poet, Paulann Petersen; printmaker, Barbara Mason; and bookbinder, Laurie Weiss. These poems follow the changes of the seasons along the Willamette River in Oregon."--Colophon.
Limited edition of 25 copies, and two artist's proofs, signed by the artist. Art Library has copy no. 1 of the artist's proofs, signed by the artist and designer. "Commentary from a lecture by Dainen [sic] Katagiri, 1928-1990, [the first] abbot of the Minnesota Zen Meditation Center."
Edition of 30, numbered and signed by the artist. Art Library has copy 12. Contains quotes of Joseph Conrad, English novelist of Polish descent (b. 1857-d. 1921), and Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Roman philosopher (circa 4 BC-AD 65)..
"Tolerance is single sheet folded into a 'zine format book. Its content is a reflection of my ongoing attempt to use a first person unreliable narrator voice to create flash fiction that address large social issues but puts them on a human scale. The form is a reflection of my interest in the printed multiple as a means of delivering an 'art experience' to viewers where they live and work"--Artist's statement at the Vamp & Tramp Booksellers' website, viewed on March 22, 2016.
Edition of 40 signed and numbered copies. "A torn web is volume five of the "Stratigraphic Archives." Ruth Stone's poems were the source and provided a certain recognition of forms that evolved into Michele Burgess's etchings and book design, created in Vermont during the summer of 2010. The poet Chard deNiord facilitated the conversations between poet and artist and collaborated on the initial selection of poems"--Colophon.
English and Italian.
Follow the silvery trail through an enchanting maze of stunning pop-up landscapes that range from tranquil to mysterious to magical. This sparkling creation will amaze and delight all who take the journey through this book.
"The train game is a true story of two adventurous friends who thought riding the rails would make for a good story for their college literary magazine. This was way back in 1968 when they were young and naive."--Colophon.
Limited edition of 1000 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. Art Library has copy 493. "This book evolved from a project for which I folded origami cranes from pages of white supremacist books for the exhibition, 'Speaking volumes: transforming hate' ... The process of making this book came later. I was trying to look at what it was like for me to turn hateful words into a beautiful art object. What actually evolved from that exploration helped me understand more fully the many levels of oppression and violence at the intersections of race, gender, class and sexual orientation ... We make decisions about who gets to have rights and who is marginalized in our society. From the place I now stand, I can see the courage and strength of my grandmother and mother and the path they made for me. I ask the viewer to question her or his perceptions about history, reality, identity and voice"--Foreword.
An open edition, each copy is unique; hand watercolored and pages sewn in various order. Art Library has copy 14, signed by artist.
Limited edition of 800 copies. "A publication of Montage 93: International Festival of the Image ... Project Director: Joan Lyons."
Edition of 100, Art Library has copy 52. "These Sierra Nevada trees were painted onsite by Donna. Handmade paper by Peter."
"With a different die-cut on every page, Tree of Codes explores previously unchartered literary territory. Initially deemed impossible to make, the book is a first -- as much a sculptural object as it is a work of masterful storytelling. Tree of Codes is the story of an enormous last day of life -- as one character's life is chased to extinction, Foer multi-layers the story with immense, anxious, at times disorientating imagery, crossing both a sense of time and place, making the story of one person's last day everyone's story. Inspired to exhume a new story from an existing text, Jonathan Safran Foer has taken his 'favorite' book, The Street of Crocodiles by Polish-Jewish writer Bruno Schulz, and used it as a canvas, cutting into and out of the pages, to arrive at an original new story ..."--Publisher description.
One-of-a-kind. Three dolls named "Mexico," "Switzerland," and "America."
"Of the 1750 copies printed, 1600 copies are in a trade edition. 100 copies are in a limited deluxe edition, and 50 copies are in a special display version"--Title page verso.
Edition of 100, Art Library has copy 80."This latest bookwork from Julie Chen is about the subtle yet powerful influence that memory has on daily life. Personal history, while seemingly rooted in fact, may contain more meaning as narrative than it does as documentation of truth. In the form of a tablet with sliding pages, True to Life offers an innovative physical structure which corresponds to the shifting nature of memory, allowing the reader to create different combinations of text and image and thus alter the content of the piece, deliberately or by chance, with each reading"--Publisher's website.
Edition of 1. "Curled pages of descending size suggest the force of a large wave.--Publisher info."
"Signed limited edition of seventy five copies and on Khadi pure rag-made paper in an unlimited edition"--Cover p. .
"Edition of 700 copies, of which 26 are specially bound by Daniel Kelm. Conceived and designed by Ligorano/Reese ... The photographs of are books and archives throughout Spain ... Gerrit Lansing wrote the poem that appears through this book ... "--Colophon.
" ... edition of two hundred. Fifty artist proofs and one hundred and fifty signed and numbered by the artist."
"First edition, 1963, 400 numbered copies ; second edition, 1967, 500 unnumbered copies ; third edition, 1969, 3000 unnumbered copies"--Colophon.
Limited edition of 10 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. Art Library has copy 6. "My indentical twin sister and I share an understood code. One might argue that it is written into our DNA, but certainly it developed long after we were born. The rules in this book are just some of the many unspoken, yet implied, principles that we follow"--Colophon.
Published in a numbered edition of 91, of which the first 45 copies were given as keepsakes. The Art Library has copy 48. "The Twins Travels commemorates a trip to Amsterdam for the XXXIII Conclave of the Miniature Book Society in August 2015."--from colophon
Limited edition of 10 copies, signed by the author, Art Library has copy 2. "This is the second in a series of books inspired by a round, metal typewriter ribbon box."--Colophon.
Edition of 65.
Edition of 175 numbered copies, the Art Library has 153. "The intention was to prepare and present action, vision, thought and reading via manual typesetting and printing. The raw materials available were lead letters, brass lines, typographic characters and the Parisian carved wooden setting board..."-- translation of colophon.