Rare & Historical Artists' Books and Magazines

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  • How to Make a Happening        Allan Kaprow        Audio & Video / Vinyl        $600.00
  • Floating Bear        Diane Di Prima and Ray Johnson        Periodicals / Out of Print Periodicals        $100.00
  • It : A Poem / Play / Installation        Coco Gordon        Books / Signed        $125.00
  • Documentos: Actividades II–III        Antoni Muntadas        Books / Artists’ Books        $214.00
  • X Magazine        Jimmy De Sana, Lindzee Smith, Betsy Sussler and Coleen Fitzgibbon        Periodicals / Out of Print Periodicals        $125.00
  • Reminiscensijos (Reminiscences)        Jonas Mekas        Books / Artists’ Books        $1,500.00
  • 0 to 9        John Giorno, Bernadette Mayer, Vito Acconci, Aram Saroyan, Clark Coolidge, Ron Padgett and Ted Berrigan        Periodicals / Artists’ Books        $1,000.00
  • A Sailor’s Calendar : A Miscellany        Ian Hamilton Finlay and Gordon Huntly        Books / Out of Print Books        $225.00
  • Image Bank Postcard Show        Image Bank        Postcards / Multiples        $10.00
  • Top Stories        Lynne Tillman and Jane Dickson        Periodicals / Artists’ Writings        $100.00
  • How Love Can Lead Youngsters to Murder [The Adult Life of Toulouse Lautrec]        Kathy Acker        Books / Artists’ Writings        $300.00
  • Babycakes with Weights        Ed Ruscha        Books / Artists’ Books        $2,250.00
  • Four Events and Reactions        John Baldessari        Books / Out of Print Books        $350.00
  • MIM        Telfer Stokes and Helen Douglas        Books / Artists’ Books        $300.00
  • Isometric Drawings        Sol LeWitt        Books / Catalogs        $125.00
  • Two Lines Five Sections        Peter Downsbrough        Books / Artists’ Books        $135.00
  • Pocket Booklets Set        Athena Tacha        Books / Small Books        $260.00
  • Art-Rite        Art-Rite, Walter Robinson, Edit DeAk and Joshua Cohn        Periodicals / Out of Print Periodicals        $50.00
  • Boiling Coffee        Richard Nonas        Books / Out of Print Books        $200.00
  • Top Stories        Cookie Mueller        Periodicals / Artists’ Writings        $325.00
  • Loophole        Telfer Stokes and Helen Douglas        Books / Out of Print Books        $300.00

This collection includes rare and historical artists’ books published in the years just before and after Printed Matter’s founding. Featured items include issues of alternative artists’ magazines Art-Rite, the Vito Acconci & Bernadette Mayer-edited 0 to 9, and the oversized newsprint format X Magazine from Collaborative Projects (Colab). Additional early works are from Vancouver-based Image Bank collective and Scotland’s Weproductions (Helen Douglas and Telfer Stokes), among other gems.

Checklist
  1. John Baldessari
    Four Events and Reactions
    Florence and Paris, Italy and France: Centro Di and Galeria Sonnabend, 1976
    size unknown
    $350.00
  2. Telfer Stokes and Helen Douglas
    MIM
    Yarrow, Scotland: Weproductions
    $300.00
  3. Sol LeWitt
    Isometric Drawings
    New York, NY: Paula Cooper Gallery and John Weber Gallery, 1982
    unknown
    $125.00
  4. Peter Downsbrough
    Two Lines Five Sections
    London, UK: Jack Wendler Gallery, 1974
    500
    Out of stock
  5. Athena Tacha
    Pocket Booklets Set
    Washington D.C.; Oberlin, OH, USA: Athena Tacha, 1972–2015
    $260.00
  6. Art-Rite, Walter Robinson, Edit DeAk and Joshua Cohn
    Art-Rite
    New York, NY: Art-Rite Publishing, 1976
    unknown size
    $50.00
  7. Richard Nonas
    Boiling Coffee
    New York, NY: Tanam Press, 1980
    $200.00
  8. Cookie Mueller
    Top Stories
    New York, NY: Top Stories, 1984
    size unknown
    $325.00
  9. Telfer Stokes and Helen Douglas
    Loophole
    London, England: Weproductions, 1975
    size unknown
    $300.00
  10. Ed Ruscha
    Babycakes with Weights
    New York, NY: Multiples Inc., 1970
    size unknown
    $2,250.00
  11. Kathy Acker
    How Love Can Lead Youngsters to Murder [The Adult Life of Toulouse Lautrec]
    New York, NY: The Black Tarantula, 1975
    size unknown
    $300.00
  12. Lynne Tillman and Jane Dickson
    Top Stories
    Buffalo, NY: Top Stories, 1982
    size unknown
    $100.00
  13. Image Bank
    Image Bank Postcard Show
    Vancouver, Canada: Image Bank, 1977
    3000
    Out of stock
  14. Ian Hamilton Finlay and Gordon Huntly
    A Sailor’s Calendar : A Miscellany
    New York, NY: something else press, 1971
    1000
    $225.00
  15. John Giorno, Bernadette Mayer, Vito Acconci, Aram Saroyan, Clark Coolidge, Ron Padgett and Ted Berrigan
    0 to 9
    New York , NY: 0 to 9 Books, 1968
    $1,000.00
  16. Jonas Mekas
    Reminiscensijos (Reminiscences)
    New York, NY: Maciunas and Fluxus, 1972
    250
    $1,500.00
  17. Jimmy De Sana, Lindzee Smith, Betsy Sussler and Coleen Fitzgibbon
    X Magazine
    New York, NY: Collaborative Projects Inc., 1978
    Unknown
    $125.00
  18. Antoni Muntadas
    Documentos: Actividades II–III
    Madrid, Spain: Galeria Vandrés, 1976
    $214.00
  19. Allan Kaprow
    How to Make a Happening
    New York, NY: Mass Art, 1964
    $600.00
  20. Coco Gordon
    It : A Poem / Play / Installation
    New York, NY: W Space, 1987
    size unknown
    $125.00
  21. Diane Di Prima and Ray Johnson
    Floating Bear
    New York, NY: Floating Bear, 1969
    unknown
    $100.00
Last updated 4/8/2020
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