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Columbus, OH: Logan Elm Press, 2010. Rice, Anthony H.. Folio. (151)pp. One of twenty-six copies. Signed by the contributors at the colophon. Each of the twelve chapters begins with a drypoint monoprint menu, drawn and painted by Rice, with calligraphy by Andy Barkus, followed by a six-line initial by Ann Alaïa Woods. Imagined as a confluence of Edmund Spenser's… Read more
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$3,500.00
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Romeo and Juliet: A Tragedy

by Shakespeare, William

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Published
1988
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Greenbrae, CA: Allen Press, 1988. Forgeois, Michele. Small quarto. 136pp. One of ten copies bound in full vellum by Jenifer Lindsay. Handsomely illustrated with black & white drawings by Michèle Forgeois. Calligraphic variations on the letters "R" and "J" by Mark Livingston are printed in the margins in lush purple, orange, green, blue, and brown. Lindsay's binding is beautifully… Read more
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Boston: Bromer Booksellers & Gallery, 2021. Octavo. 160pp. A catalogue of over 100 items pertaining to social justice, identity, and equality. The collection, which includes artists' books, fine press, original art, and posters, represents over a century of responses from book artists to oppression and its impact. It gathers a diverse array of artists to comment on a similarly… Read more
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$10.00
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C-S, The Master Craftsman: An Account of the Work of T. J. Cobden-Sanderson

by Strouse, Norman H.

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Published
1969
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Harper Woods: Adagio Press, 1969. Folio. 54pp. With a Preface by Strouse and a Note by the Printer, Leonard F. Bahr. From an edition of 329, this is one of seventy-five copies with a Bible leaf on handmade paper and a quarto leaf on vellum. In this copy, the paper leaf is from the Apocryphal Book of Tobit, and… Read more
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Choix de Vivre

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Published
2008
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(Claremont, CA): Scripps College Press, 2008. Square octavo. (58)pp. One of 90 copies, signed by all the student involved in the creation of the book, which is a collaborative final project for their fall 2008 Typography class at Scripps College. Linocuts throughout in a range of colors. Under the direction of Kitty Maryatt, whose signature appears below her preface,… Read more
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[Square]2

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Published
2003
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Claremont, CA: Scripps College Press, 2003. Square small octavo. (36)pp. One of 90 copies, signed by the artists, who were students in a Typography class directed by Kitty Maryatt at Scripps College. The book is a final project for the class and a collaboration between all seven students, who imagined it as a method of interrogating the accepted standards… Read more
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Power of Ten

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2006
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(Claremont, CA): Scripps College Press, 2006. Small octavo. (84)pp. One of 100 copies. Signed by Kitty Maryatt, under whose instruction these ten students in her fall 2006 typography class created the book. Heavily illustrated throughout with linocuts and poetic text in red, the book represents the final project for the class, a collaborative endeavor in which each student used… Read more
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Papermaking by Hand in India

by Hunter, Dard

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Published
1939
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NY: Pynson Printers, 1939. Quarto. 134pp. One of 370 copies signed by Hunter and by Elmer Adler, the printer. Contains 85 photogravure illustrations, many from photographs taken by Hunter, and twenty-seven paper samples tipped-in. In this companion to his "Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea and China," Dard Hunter highlights the difficulties particular to papermaking in India, warning, "the handmade… Read more
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Early Perpetua specimen sheet

by Morison, Stanley

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Published
1926
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$500.00

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1926. Gill, Eric. Single sheet of wove paper measuring 4.75 by 8 inches with six letterpress-printed lines. Everything about the evolution of Perpetua flew in the face of traditional type design: Stanley Morison tapped Eric Gill, whose reputation at that point rested primarily in his stonecarving work, to create a "roman letter suitable for book reading" that was not… Read more
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Original illustration: Raised Fist

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Published
1971
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1971. (Holden, Herbert). An original illustration capturing a moment of protest by the black community, showing a young Black man raising his fist in a timeless and insistent gesture of power and belief. Jarring in its continued relevancy, the illustration is finely executed in mixed media, including tempera, watercolor, conté crayon, pen, and ink over graphite on board. Signed… Read more
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Edward Gorey: The First British Exhibition

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Published
1979
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(London: Francis Kyle Gallery, 1979. (Gorey, Edward). Exhibition poster, signed by Edward Gorey. An advertisement for Gorey's first foray into the British art gallery scene, taking place at Francis Kyle Gallery in London from February 20 to March 23, 1979. Adorning the poster are two of Gorey's signature bearded men in fur coats, and a small dog. At the… Read more
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Angela Davis urges- Declare Your Independence

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Published
1976
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NY: Hall-Tyner Election Campaign Committee, 1976. Poster prominently portraying Angela Davis and the imperative to "Declare Your Independence/Vote Hall and Tyner." A sublimated reproduction of the Declaration of Independence constitutes the background, leveraging the United States' bicentennial against the continued fight for equality and the 1976 election race. A blurb at the margin quotes Davis' advocacy for the Communist… Read more
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Remembrance

by Colvin, Robert

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Published
2009
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(Melbourne): Masterthief, 2009. Lyssiotis, Peter and Theo Strasser. Folio. (44)pp. One of ten copies, signed by the artists, Peter Lyssiotis and Theo Strasser. An imposing work, monumental in many senses, Remembrance matches Robert Colvin's poetry with hand-painted pages and original screenprints to underscore the consequences of actions, especially those by the military. It demands a closer look at the… Read more
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Remember

by McKinnon, Nora

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Published
2014
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Oakland, CA: Liquid Impressions, 2014. McKinnon, Nora. Oblong 24mo. (8)pp. One of fifteen copies, initialled by the artist, Nora McKinnon. A list of names and locations of some of the transgender individuals reported murdered between November 2013 and November 2014. The names were compiled from databases found on the Trans Violence Tracker and the Trans-Respect Versus Transphobia Worldwide Project… Read more
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The Kiss

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c. late 20th century)
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(Oklahoma, c. late 20th century). Hacker, Paul. Colored pencil on original Oklahoma Territory ledger paper, signed by the artist. Paul Hacker, a Choctaw/Cherokee artist, here layers nostalgia with history, two approaches to memory too often bifurcated when reflecting on the injustices suffered by Native Americans. Hacker's drawing of an indigenous man and woman locked in a swooning embrace recalls… Read more
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War on Terror

by Osman, Laimah

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Published
2010
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AZAD, 2010. Osman, Laimah. Octavo. Trifold with internal flap structure. One of five copies, of which this is the first, signed and dated by the artist, Laimah Osman. Interacting with the multiple flaps of this book reveals permutations of cut-out bullets, soldiers, and civilians with raised arms, which overlay inkjet-printed maps of Afghanistan and the United States. The maps… Read more
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In Response to Katrina

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Published
2006
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Washington, D.C.: Platt Studio, 2006. Platt, Michael B.. Folio. (6)ff., loose. All prints signed and titled by the artist, Michael B. Platt. The five prints in this series are a visceral, grief-stricken response to Hurricane Katrina and its aftereffects on the city of New Orleans and environs. The natural disaster decimated communities, especially those of lower incomes and of… Read more
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Replica Vietnamese Communist propaganda posters

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Published
1999
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1999. Two posters, one featuring an armed young man beneath the Vietnamese flag watching an American fighter plane crash, and the other depicting Ho Chi Minh amidst the flags for North Vietnam and the Viet Cong. Though reproductions, these posters mark a shift in post-war Vietnam, in which propaganda art has taken on commercial value. Essentially knock-offs, being stenciled… Read more
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NY: United American Artists, 1941. Kent, Rockwell, et al.. Small quarto. (17)ff. Cover design by Rockwell Kent, showing a warrior-like personification of democracy, armed with a sword and the American flag and protecting a cluster of vulnerable people. Following are fifteen sheets marking each month and the notable labor-related holidays of May Day and Labor Day, as well as… Read more
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No More

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Published
1977
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1977. Ziering, Bob. Original conté pencil illustration, signed by the artist, Bob Ziering, depicting a Black youth breaking a chain, under which reads "No More" in block letters. The youth's hands are drawn together as a single line, connected by a square border that immediately draws the eye to the desperate strength of their gesture and the expression of… Read more
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