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Happening & Fluxus: Materials

By: Sohm, Hanns

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cologne, Köelnischer Kunstverein, 1970

Edition: First edition


Sohm, Hanns. Happening & Fluxus: Materials. Cologne: Köelnischer Kunstverein, 1970, first edition. Wraps, 6 by 9 1/8-inches, not paginated (336 pp). Very light wear to corners and edges, no spine creases. A stunning exhibition catalogue for a show at the Köelnischer Kunstverein from November 1970 to January 1971 which, after a short introduction in German, reproduces flyers, advertisements, publications, multiples, photographs, and works of art from the start of Fl... View more info

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Head, Heart and Hand: Elbert Hubbard and The Roycrofters

By: Via, Marie; Marjorie B. Searl

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, University of Rochester Press, 1994

Inscription: Signed


Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press, 1994. Fine/near fine. Green cloth with gilt spine titles, dust jacket, 22 by 28.5 cm, viii 168 pp., illus. Fine in near fine jacket with light sun fading on the spine panel. Includes two lengthy, heart-felt inscriptions from the authors to a previous owner – who contributed matter to this work – and short inscriptions from two of the photographers at the back. From the jacket: “Head, Heart and Hand is publis... View more info

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Henry Darger

By: [Henry Darger] Biesenbach, Klaus, ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Prestel, 2009

Edition: First edition


[Henry Darger] Biesenbach, Klaus, ed. Henry Darger. New York: Prestel, 2009, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, 33.5 by 26.2 cm, 319 pp., illus. Book and jacket are near fine aside from a light splash mark on the top edge of the textblock. The splash mark did not bleed onto the pages and can only be seen from the top. Includes essays by Brooke Davis Anderson, Michael Bonesteel and Carl Watson, and an introduction by the editor. Also includes a reproduction ... View more info

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Henry Moore: The Reclining Figure - SIGNED by Henry Moore

By: Steven W. Rosen, et al

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Columbus, Columbus Museum Of Art, 1984

Inscription: Signed


Columbus: Columbus Museum Of Art, 1984. Paperback. Good +. Bishop, Budd Harris; Steven W. Rosen; David Mitchinson; Henry Moore, et al. Henry Moore: The Reclining Figure. Columbus, Ohio: Columbus Museum of Art, 1984. Wraps, 12 by 9-inches, 148 pp. Light corner and edge wear with rubbing and a few light spots and scratches to the wraps. SIGNED by Henry Moore on the first leaf: “From Henry Moore.” Heavily illustrated, primarily in black and white with some color... View more info

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Hung Hunt: Duographie

By: Hung, Nguyen Van; Philippe Hunt; Jaco Van Dormael, intro.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Brussels, Foundation Van Hung,

Edition: 1998


Hardcover, black cloth with red cover titles, dust jacket, 27 by 21.5 cm, 86 pp., illus. The hardcover is near fine with only faint signs of wear; the jacket is fair with edge wear and small tears, some creases, and a faint damp stain on the front panel that has not affected the book. A scarce hardcover copy of this collaboration between the artist Nguyen Van Hung and philologist and philosopher Philippe Hunt. Features full-color images of Hung’s paintings and sculp... View more info

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In the Spirit of Fluxus Exhibition Poster - George Maciunas by Emmett Williams

By: Walker Art Center, Emmett Williams

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, 1993

Edition: Original


Walker Art Center. In the Spirit of Fluxus Exhibition Poster. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1993. Exhibition poster, offset lithograph, 24 by 36-inches. Tiny creases to the upper right and lower left corners, a few faint creases and rub marks here and there. A lovely copy featuring the mixed media image George Maciunas by Emmett Williams from his 1992 “Twelve Portraits” series. An influential show whose catalogue won the International Association of Art Criti... View more info

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John Currin

By: Robert Rosenblum

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2003


Currin, John; Robert Rosenblum. John Currin. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2010, presumed first (only) edition. Hardcover with decorative boards, 9 1/4 by 11 1/4-inches, 120 pp. New, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap. A much-needed monograph of Currin's career. Publishers Weekly said "his paintings' smoothly executed combination of droll social commentary, offhand reference to old masters and va-va-va-voom sexuality is hard to look away from-and easy to argue... View more info

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Joseph Beuys: Honigpumpe am Arbeitsplatz Exhibition Poster, 1977, Fluxus

By: Joseph Beuys

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Kassel, 1977, 1977

Edition: Original


Joseph Beuys: Honigpumpe am Arbeitsplatz Exhibition Poster. Kassel, Germany, 1977. Exhibit poster, offset lithograph, 22 7/8 by 33-inches. Features an image of Beuys by Schwerdtle Grunewald amidst his Honigpumpe. Honigpumpe am Arbeitsplatz (“Honey Pump at the Workplace”) was an installation piece first shown at “Documenta 6,” the largest art show ever held in Germany with over six hundred artists participating and hundreds of thousands of spectators. The Honi... View more info

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Joseph Beuys: Zeige Deine Wunde with Joseph Beuys: Zeige Deine Wunde Reaktionen (Show Your Wound)

By: Beuys, Joseph

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Munich, Verlag Schellmann & Klüser/Städt, 1980

Edition: First printing


Beuys, Joseph. Joseph Beuys: Zeige Deine Wunde with Joseph Beuys: Zeige Deine Wunde Reaktionen (Show Your Wound). Munich: Verlag Schellmann & Klüser/Städt. Galerie, 1980, first printing. Two volumes in plain card slipcase, 11 11/16 by 11 11/16-inches, not paginated (38 pp., 172 pp.). Volume one is near fine with yellowing on the spine. Volume two is near fine with yellowing on the spine, the newsprint pages are yellowed, and there is a bump to the upper corner. Th... View more info

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Kokeshi Doll Postcard Set 3

By: Yusuke Tsuzuki, ed.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hiroyuki Takehiko Publications, 1975


Scarce set of 30 (complete) postcards of Japanese kokeshi dolls; third in the series including card nos. 61-90. Housed in a tri-fold case with ribbon closure and paper cover label. Postcards are in full-color with designer, age, size and commentary on the verso. All text is in Japanese. The cards are fine; the case is near fine with a few pen notes in English on the inside of the lid. A beautiful set. View more info

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L’Archibras/Le Surrealisme Nos. 1, 2 and 3 - Journal of Surrealism, Surrealist Art

By: Schuster, Jean, ed.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, Le Terrain Vague, 1967-68

Edition: First edition


[Art] Schuster, Jean, ed. L’Archibras/Le Surrealisme Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Paris: Le Terrain Vague, 1967-68. The first three issues (of seven) of L’Archibras, including issue 1 (April 1967), issue 2 (October 1967), and issues 3 (March 1968). Wraps, 8 3/8 by 10 5/8-inches, 79 [20] pp., 87 [16] pp., 93 [16] pp. Text in French. All three have rubbing to the wraps and light corner wear. Issue two has a chip from the lower corner of the back cover. Short-lived but infl... View more info

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Making Monotypes Using a Gelatin Plate

By: Marculewicz, Nancy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rockport, MA, Hand Books Press, 2002

Edition: First printing


Glossy wraps, 21.7 by 27.8 cm, 127 (1) pp., heavily illustrated in full color. Very good with only faint signs of shelf wear. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Edition. View more info

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Maori Art

By: Phillipps, W.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, Harry H. Tombs Limited, 1946


Staple-bound self-wraps with color cover, 18.5 by 24.8 cm, [ii] 43 pp., illus. Fair with corner and edge wear, and the cover are nearly detached—hanging on by just a few centimeters of paper. A collection of Phillips’ articles on the Maori with well-illustrated chapters on Maori carving, houses, ancestor reverence, burial-chests, the Maori church at Otaki, and the Arawa. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. View more info

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Mersad Berber: Slike 1993-2003

By: Art Gallery Cimic, Milan Bešlic

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dubrovnik, Art Gallery Cimic, 2003


Wraps, 21 by 28 cm, [24] pp., illus. Very good with only minor shelf wear to the wraps. Exhibition guide with full-color depiction of 23 of Berber’s painting done from 1993-2003. The short introduction is in Croatian and English. First Edition. View more info

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Mike Kelley

By: Stals, José Lebrero, ed

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Consorci del Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 1997

Edition: First edition


Barcelona: Consorci del Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 1997. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. [Mike Kelley ] Stals, José Lebrero, ed. Mike Kelley. Barcelona: Consorci del Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 1997, first edition. Wraps, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2-inches, 150 pp. Light rubbing and a few faint scratches to the wraps, a tiny remainder dot on the bottom edge, and one paragraph is circled in pencil on page 20. No other writing or marks. A heav... View more info