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LX Commute: My Sentence

By: Ann Whipple

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, D'Ambrosio: 1996

Seller ID: MM219-011

Condition: Used: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies designed and typeset by Joseph D'Ambrosio (1934-2009) in 12-point Palatino. Small 8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 inches. [vi], 56, [4] pp. AC Transit Schedule for Line LX, Express Richmond - San Francisco mounted at the half-title, cityscape dingbats in the text; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth with a specially designed 7-color illustration on the front cover, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED by Ann Whipple on the title page. SIGNED by the designer / illustrator, Joe D'Ambrosio, on the front cover. MM219-011. Fine. This book is a memoir, in poetry a... View more info

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PatternPattern: The Geometry of Motion

By: Barbara Hodgson (b. 1955) and Claudia Cohen

Price: $6,000.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, HM Editions: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: MR819-006

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 30 copies, this is number 23, this is one of 6 hard-cover copies, SIGNED by Barbara Hodgson and Claudia Cohen on the colophon. Square 4to. 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. (54) pp. Half-title, title page printed in 2 colors, included throughout are plates printed on translucent papers, paper samples, tipped-in plates, samples mounted with cut-out slots, French-fold plates, folding plates, text figures throughout, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Vellum spine with gilt-stamped black leather spine label, patterned paper over boards, fore-edge covered in gilt-stamped black leather, pat... View more info

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A Small Archive of 10 Joseph D'Ambrosio Ephemera, 1979-1994

By: Joseph D'Ambrosio (1934-2009)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sherman Oaks, CA, Joseph D'Ambrosio: 1979-1994

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: PM1019-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


This archive includes a poster from the California State Library, and 8 pieces of correspondence between Joseph D'Ambrosio and his personal friend of 15 years, Marion Ruth Pattenson (1921-2019). Marion Pattenson was born in Los Molinos, CA, attended high school in Santa Paula, CA, and graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Political Science. After meeting at Berkeley, Pattenson married her first husband, William Cox. After WWII she moved to Altadena, CA where she was active in civic activities and organizations. At age 50 Marion took a job at the Huntington Library and after retirement sh... View more info

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Ruminations.

By: Kitty Maryatt, et al.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Claremont, CA, Scripps College Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OYUC52811-1

Condition: New


LIMITED EDITION of 103 copies, this is number 72. Folio. 14 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches. [36] pp The text of this book presents a thirteenth-century Rumi poem as interpreted by Coleman Barks, with responses from the students in the Typography and Book Arts Class, each page is illuminated with linoleum cuts in blue, red, and purple. Bound in Ginga Iridescent Orange book cloth, spine bound open so that the signatures and stitching are visible. SIGNED by Kitty Maryatt and the 12 Typography and Book Arts students. Fine. The text includes a poem by Coleman Barks, "An Understanding of the Question,... View more info

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Deluge.

By: Kitty Maryatt, et. al.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Claremont, CA:, Scripps College Press,: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: SCP111-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 103 copies, this is number 72. Oblong Folio. 11 7/16 x 17 5/16 inches. [44] pp. The text presented in various typefaces with color illustrations and the pages presented as if they are layered windows open on a computer desktop. Full dark red cloth over boards, three holes in the top cover reveal red, green and blue dots. Fine. The Typography class was asked to develop a list of one hundred significant problems in America, and subsequently organized them into seven categories. After extensive in-class discussion, they decided to select addiction to media for their advoc... View more info

Intimacy: Drawing with Light, Drawn from Stone

By: Mary Heebner (b. 1951)

Price: $8,000.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Simplemente Maria Press,: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: SMP819-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Folio. Housed in a 15 x 16 7/8-inch anodized aluminum box fabricated at Neal Fray Co., with a hand-carved marble relief sculpture by Anders Johnson of an open, blank book affixed to the top cover. Housed within is a hinged, 3-part plexiglass viewing easel which fits within the base of the aluminum box, one of the panels of the plexiglass stand has openings to hold 2 books. 2 6 x 4 inch books are: Marmo and Schizzi; Marmo is an accordion-fold volume with 14 panels of color illustrations of nude figures and includes an original text about the nature of marble by Mary Heebner and an Italian trans... View more info

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Island: Journal from Iceland, September 1995.

By: Mary Heebner (b. 1951).

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA:, Simplemente Maria Press,: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: OU417-001

Condition: New


LIMITED EDITION of 60 copies, this is number 44, numbered and SIGNED by Mary Heebner, each illustration is hand-touched with watercolors. Folio. 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches. Title-page printed on hand-made Abaca paper with introduction, 12 original watercolor monotypes scanned to produce a suite of giclee prints on Somerset rag paper, each print inserted into a hand-made Abaca paper folio created by Rie Hachiyanagi, and letterpress printed from photo polymer plates by Lucy Brown in Galliard types, colophon also printed on an Abaca paper folio; text clean, unmarked. All housed in a chemise wrap d... View more info

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An ABECEDARIUM For The Makers of Artist's Books.

By: Nancy Trottier.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Deep River, Ontario:, Ducks in a Row Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AK314-3

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 26 copies (plus 4 proof copies), this is copy number 19, printed in Caledonia and Bulmer types set at the Firefly Press in Boston by John Kristensen, Massachusetts and printed by Nancy Trottier in her studio in Cambridge, MA. Designed, printed, and hand-bound at Trottier Studios, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Handmade Artist's Book. 5 3/4 x 2 3/8 inches. Unpaginated. [59, 1 blank] pp. Asian-style rubber stamp on the title page, colophon with 2 asian-style rubber stamps, linoleum Ducks in a Row Press printer's mark, mounted "In My Soul I Am Free" calligraphy opposit... View more info

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A Visit to Cross Creek. With an Essay by John Cutrone

By: Paula Marie Gourley and John Cutrone

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Eugene, OR; Boca Raton, FL, Lillyhouse Studio Editions; Minerva, the Press at Wimberly: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: LHE220-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Oblong 4to. 8 x 8 1/4 inches. Unpaginated. [106] pp. Color pochoir illustration on title page frames the title, 79 photographic illustrations (most color, 3 double-page), Cutrone's essay, "Searching for Marjorie," receives a double-page treatment with title printed in colors using wood type, several pages highlighted with color pochoir accents; text clean, unmarked. Quarter tan linen, printed rustic blue paper over boards, decorative end-papers, presentation cardboard folding box printed letter-press and tied with cotton string, plain wax-paper wrapper over all; binding square and tight, wax p... View more info

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Giant: A Deity with Leaves

By: Rebecca Chamlee

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Simi Valley, CA, Pie in the Sky Press: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: SP1019-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Folio. 11 x 7 5/8 inches. Unpaginated. [64] pp. Half-title, title page printed in brown and green inks with an oak illustration in green, the text is printed on alternating Zerkall Book Wove and handmade Kitakata and Korean Hanji papers (the latter 2 presented in a French-fold format), using Centaur and Arrighi types, botanical prints are contact prints on Strathmore Aquarius II watercolor paper; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers of contact printed and dyed handmade Indigo watercolor paper, white oak panel on the spine is stitched with hand-dyed Kinglet Cottage linen thread, housed in a b... View more info

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Thomas McKnight's World: A Vision of Earthly Happiness.

By: Thomas McKnight.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: New York:, Abbeville Press,: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: STV-6b

ISBN: 0896597814

Condition: Collectible: Like New


SCARCE! LIMITED to 950 copies, this is number 681. This specially bound and signed edition of Thomas NcKnight's World is accompanied by the original serigraph suite, The Four Seasons. The individual pieces within the suite are titled Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Each of The Four Seasons is 10 3/8 inches high and 11 1/2 inches wide, printed by Willco Fine Art, New York, on Coventry Rag Soft White Paper and signed and numbered by the artist. After the edition was completed, the screens were destroyed. Folio. 199 pp. Preface & Commentaries by Thomas McKnight, Introduction by Ronny Co... View more info