pp. Single folded A3 sheet. Amsterdam: Art & Project, 1979.
Fulton’s third and final Art & Project Bulletin. This copy is addressed to the influential German gallerist Konrad Fischer, but looks like it was not mailed. In excellent condition. From an edition of ca. 800 copies.
❧ Art & Project Bulletins 1-156, September 1968-November 1989 (2011), pp. 56-57.
S. Leiber, curator, Extra Art: A Survey of Artists’ Ephemera, 1960-1999 (2001) 602.
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 pp. Single folded A3 sheet. Amsterdam: Art & Project, 1979.
One double-page black & white illus.  pp. Single folded A3 sheet. Amsterdam: Art & Project, 1972.
Hamish Fulton’s first Art & Project Bulletin, mailed to the fabled Wide White Space gallery founded by Anny de Decker and Bernd Lohaus. When opened the issue has a photograph by Fulton (b. 1946) with the caption: “Walking the Pekisko Road / Alberta.”
In fine condition, but for a few small marks from mailing. From an edition of ca. 800 copies.
❧ Art & Project Bulletins 1-156, September 1968-November 1989 (2011).
S. Leiber, curator, Extra Art: A Survey of Artists’ Ephemera, 1960-1999 (2001) 576.
Stamped illus. throughout on rectos.  leaves & colophon. Small 4to, stamped wrappers, staple-bound. Zoersel, Belgium: Guy Schraenen éditeur, 1978.
One of 50 numbered copies (+ 5 “de luxe”) of this rare stamped artist’s book, signed by the artist on the colophon leaf. Gaglione (b. 1943) created a series of stamped poems with rubber stamps using blue ink and red ink type. This work was published by the collector and scholar Guy Schraenen (1941-2018). The “de luxe” copies came with an original typewriter poem.
A fine copy. Ours is no. 23 and signed by Gaglione in pencil. WorldCat locates just...
 leaves & ads. Square 4to, pictorial wrappers, staple-bound. Aachen: 1970.
A very nice signed copy of this scarce Lawrence Weiner (1942-2021) “catalogue as exhibition.” To the shock and ridicule of attendees to Weiner’s exhibition, there was only the catalogue to read through, no paintings, drawings, etc. Weiner has signed the present example on the upper left corner of the inside wrapper.
“One of the most controversial exhibitions presented at Gegenverkehr was Lawrence Weiner’s An Exhibition in May 1970, as Klaus Honnef summarizes: ‘Larry Weiner’s exhibition was the fifth or sixth in the chronology, consisting only of a catalogue. Larry...
One tipped-in color illus. Unpaginated. 8vo, blue printed softcover. Eindhoven: Van Abbemuseum, 1992.
A finely printed exhibition catalogue on Yves Gevaert’s multifaceted publishing concern. He collaborated with artists such as Stanley Brouwn, Daniel Buren, Thierry de Cordier, Dan Graham, Matt Mullican, Jan Vercruysse, Lawrence Weiner, etc. on an impressive range of books, prints, and multiples. Preface by museum director Jan Debbaut. All 53 of Gevaert’s productions are listed with bibliographical details.
In fine condition.
Black & white illus.  pp. (incl. inside of wrappers). 16mo, illustrated wrappers, staple-bound. N.p.: .
Scarce collaborative publication by Michael Gibbs and Bill Gaglione, not recorded in All or nothing and other pages. WorldCat locates just four copies in American institutions. Fine, inscribed “to Carol / It’s it. / dadaland” on the upper wrapper.
❧ G. J. de Rook & A. Wilson, eds., All or nothing and other pages (2016).
 pp. Small 4to, printed wrappers, staple-bound. Cardiff: Second Aeon Publications, 1973.
First edition of Michael Gibbs’s second book. This is one of the “paperback” version copies, Peter Finch’s Second Aeon Publications also produced a limited edition version of 12 signed examples.
“In 1973 Peter Finch’s publishing house Second Aeon, published Gibbs’s collection of concrete/visual poetry Connotations. Despite his regrets about the poor quality of the printing, it still gives an impressive picture of the varied methods he used to deal with language. On the back flap he states that: “I’m concerned with the reduction of language in its structural...
Some black & white illus. Unpaginated. 4to, pictorial wrappers, title on spine. Amsterdam: Boekie Woekie, 2004.
One of 200 numbered copies, scarce collection of previously unpublished texts and illustrations by language artist and poet Michael Gibbs (1949-2009). According to WorldCat, there is just one copy in North America (as of September 2022).
❧ G. J. de Rook & A. Wilson, eds., All or nothing and other pages (2016), p. 218.
Single long folded paper sheet folded into three panels, stamped text. [Amsterdam]: Self-published, 1978.
A very rare work by visual poet, publisher, and editor Michael Gibbs (1949-2009); this is one of 25 copies – the limitation is written on the first panel – and is signed and dated by the artist. Gibbs has stamped the numbers one to nine, each once more than the previous, increasing the boldness of the impression.
In fine condition. WorldCat records just the copy at Princeton.
❧ Not in G. J. de Rook & A. Wilson, eds., All or nothing and other pages (2016).
 leaves. Square 4to, crudely stapled leaves. [Netherlands]: June 1976.
Scarce artist’s publication; one of 14 copies and signed by Gibbs (1949-2009) on the verso of the final leaf. The booklet is composed of pages cut out from an original pen drawing. The title-page is entirely stamped, and the “Small Press Festival” stamp implies the book was distributed there. It also has the stamp of Gibbs’s gallery, Galerie Kontakt, and the date “12 Juin 1976” on the final leaf’s verso.
Near fine; minor browning to the edges. WorldCat records just one copy, in Switzerland.
Black & white illus, mimeographed text.  pp. Large 4to, brown paper printed wrappers (head of spine a little worn). Amsterdam: Kontexts Publications, 1978.
One of 300 copies from the regular edition of this publication by the visual poet and publisher Michael Gibbs (1949-2009). There was a separate lettered edition of 26 copies, all signed and with an added “original page.”
“Gibbs presented a summary of ways of working with text in his book Selected Pages (1978). He starts by listing sixteen approaches to dealing with texts, which vary from ‘kindly’ to ‘with contempt.’ After that printed texts are juxtaposed...
 leaves with 6 black & white illus. 12 pp. 8vo, printed wrappers, staple-bound. London: Self-published, Autumn 1971.
One of 1000 copies, hand-numbered on the lower wrapper and with the artists’ stamped monogram on the final page. Published under Gilbert & George’s Art for All imprint, this booklet is labeled their “Third Booklet.” In very good condition; some faint staining to the upper wrapper. Lacking the stamped envelope.
Many black & white illus. 126,  pp. 4to, pictorial softcover, title on spine. Toronto: Art Metropole, 1981.
An essential reference work on artists’ books. Celant’s seminal essay is republished in English and French. Near fine copy.
❧ A. Desjardin, The Book on Books on Artists Books (2nd ed.: 2013) 145.
Unpaginated. 8vo, pictorial wrappers, staple-bound. London: 1996.
Scarce catalogue. “This catalogue was produced on the occasion of ‘Curved Space: a survey of contemporary British artists’ books’ which took place at ART ‘96 at the Business Design Centre, London at the invitation of The Contemporary Art Society.”
Near fine; some minuscule stains to wrappers. Laid-in Hardware Gallery brochure.
 folded leaves, printed letterpress. Large 4to (320 x 340 mm.), orig. bright orange dust-jacket pasted to semi-stiff covers, plastic spiral-bound. Stuttgart: Edition Hansjörg Mayer, 1967.
First edition of this scarce letterpress transcription of Harig’s original stereophonic soccer radio play. A devoted soccer fan, Harig (1927-2018) composed this play to capture the ups and downs of a frenetic soccer match. He was a close associate of Max Bense and other members of the Stuttgart school who experimented with Concrete poetry. Partnering with the publisher and typographical artist Hansjörg Mayer, the author transformed his groundbreaking radio play into a beautifully presented...
Several black & white illus. 63,  pp. of index. 4to, pictorial wrappers, staple-bound. New York: n.d. [ca. 1980].
Herlin’s rare sixth catalogue, the first issued from his 68 Thompson Street location. It offers an outstanding selection of exhibition catalogues, books, posters, announcements, and periodicals (491 items total). We note the following listings: Flavin’s Pink and Gold exhibition catalogue (no. 122, $35); a signed copy of LeWitt’s 49 three-part variations using three different kinds of cubes (no. 241, $85); along with materials related to Josef Albers, Jackie Ferrara, Robert Indiana, Donald Judd, Louise Nevelson, etc. With a useful index in-fine.