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Bones of the Book: An Oblong Identity

Bones of the Book: An Oblong Identity by Ely, Timothy C

Colfax, WA, 2015. Unique. Timothy C. Ely. Bones of the Book is the second in a three-book series that differs significantly fro...

$110,000.00
FLIPPING, KICKING, HOWLING, ROLLING, SITTING, STANDING, CLIMBING, TELLING

FLIPPING, KICKING, HOWLING, ROLLING, SITTING, STANDING, CLIMBING, TELLING by (RUSCHA, EDWARD). Ruscha, Edward

(RUSCHA, EDWARD). Ruscha, Edward. FLIPPING, KICKING, HOWLING, ROLLING, SITTING, STANDING, CLIMBING, TELLING. Signed and Numbere...

$24,475.00
Phial

Phial by Ely, Timothy C

Colfax, WA: Timothy C. Ely, 2016. Unique. Hardcover. Fine. Timothy C. Ely. Artist's statement: Phial is an excurs...

$18,700.00
TOR

TOR by Ely, Timothy C., Robert Rowe, and Oscar Gillespie

Colfax, WA, 2014. Unique. Hardcover. Fine. Timothy C. Ely. Printed, engraved, and manuscript artists' book: a collaboratio...

$15,400.00
ALICE IN WONDERLAND

ALICE IN WONDERLAND by [Black Sun Press]: Carroll, Lewis [pseud. of C.L. Dodgson]

Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1930. Oblong small quarto. Printed wrappers. A fine, nearly untouched copy, without foxing, in glas...

$15,000.00
Vhor-text

Vhor-text by Ely, Timothy C

New York, 1991. Unique. Hardcover. Fine. Timothy C. Ely. Manuscript and binding signed by the artist. Vhor-text is a ...

$13,750.00
Lost & Found

Lost & Found by Berrigan, Daniel

n.p. [Montclair, NJ]: Caliban Press, 1989. Signed Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Timothy C. Ely. Illustrated by Timot...

$10,780.00
LA VIE À MONTMARTRE

LA VIE À MONTMARTRE by Montorgueil, Georges [pseud of Octave Lebesque], and Pierre Vidal [illustrator]

Paris: G. Boudet / Ch. Tallandier, 1889. Two volumes. Quarto (29 x 21 cm). Text volume: full crimson morocco, with inlaid color...

$9,500.00
The Ideal Giant. The Code of a Herdsman. Cantelman's Spring- Mate

The Ideal Giant. The Code of a Herdsman. Cantelman's Spring- Mate by WYNDHAM LEWIS, PERCY

London: The Little Review., 1917. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Octavo. Original cream cloth-backed white paper-covered card...

£6,500.00
SANTA CLAUS

SANTA CLAUS by [Calder, Alexander]: Cummings, E.E

Paris: Éditions de L'Herne, 1974. Large folio (78 x 53 cm; 26.5 x 20.75"). Loose bifolia and sheets laid into printed handmade...

$8,000.00
Isometria

Isometria by Ely, Timothy C

Colfax, WA, 2005. Unique. Hardcover. Fine. Timothy C. Ely. Manuscript book and binding signed by the artist. Artist&#...

$7,700.00
Tension d'ebene

Tension d'ebene by Cuenot, Claire

n.p.: Claire Ceunot, 2002. Unique. Hardcover. Fine. Claire Cuenot. Signed by the artist/poet. Copy 1/1. Claire Cuenot...

$7,150.00
SIMULACRE

SIMULACRE by [Masson, André]: Leiris, Michel

Paris: Editions de la Galerie Simon, 1925. Small quarto. Original pictorial wrappers. Spine glue dried out, otherwise a fine co...

$6,500.00
FEUILLES ÉPARSES

FEUILLES ÉPARSES by Crevel, René

[Paris]: Louis Broder, 1965. Small quarto (24.5 x 20 cm). Loose signatures laid into printed wrappers. Illustrated with fourtee...

$6,500.00
MARS

MARS by Kelm, Daniel E

[Easthampton, MA: Wide Awake Garage, 2005. Large, thick quarto quarter morocco box (30 x 21 x 7 cm), enclosing three metal obje...

$6,500.00



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