Sunday, June 23, 2019

Endre Tót | Dirty Rains

Endre Tót
Dirty Rains
Lund, Sweden: Edition Sellem, 1979
[20 pp]., 8vo., staple-bound
Edition of 1000

A catalog issued on the occasion of Tót’s exhibition of the same name held at Galerie St Petri in Lund, Sweden from November 15th to the 25th, 1979. The slim volume features a series of appropriated nude graphic adult images overlaid with Tót’s signature typewriter slashes and texts.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Gabor Toth | Write an idea up here

Gabor Toth
Write an idea up here
Budapest, Hungary: Self-published,  1985
10.5 x 15 cm.
Edition size unknown

Artist's card printed black on white with rubber-stamp design to recto. Inscribed, dated and signed by Toth in purple pen to verso and dated 12.9.85.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Lutz Bacher | Shit for Brains

Lutz Bacher
Shit for Brains
Berlin/New York, Germany/USA: Galerie Bucholz, 2015
404 pp., 30.3 x 22.7 cm., softcover
Edition of 800

A novel that Bacher wrote in August of 2010, in California.

Bacher died last month at the age seventy-five.

Thursday, June 20, 2019


Jiri Valoch
Toronto, Canada: Ganglia Press, 1969
[unpaginated], 11 x 7 cm., staple-bound
Edition size unknown

The 24th title in the "5¢ Mini Mimeo Series", which also included publications by Gerry Gilbert, Margaret Avison, Jiri Valoch, David UU, Bill Bissett, Victor Coleman, George Bowering, Michael Ondaatje, and publishers bpNichol and David Aylward.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Raymond Pettibon | Thinking of You

Raymond Pettibon
Thinking of You
Chicago, USA: The Renaissance Society, 1998
[232] pp., 31 x 23.5 cm., hardcover
Edition of 2000

Produced in conjunction with Pettibon’s first North American museum exhibition at the Renaissance Society in 1998, this title features 115 illustrations of Pettibon's pen and ink drawings of phallic silhouettes, accompanied by texts and text fragments.

Available from Printed Matter, here, for $50.00 US.

Pettibon turns 62 today.

Friday, June 14, 2019


Posts will continue to be sporadic as we prep for our cross-country move. Instagram likely to be updated more frequently (even if it pains me to say).

Follow me there, at I suspect almost half of the posts will eventually end up being related to books, multiples and records.

Daniel Spoerri | Spiegelobjekt

Daniel Spoerri
Spiegelobjekt (Kunstmultiplikator) (Mirror Object (Art Multiplier))
Cologne, Germany: Édition MAT / Galerie der Spiegel, 1964
50 x 100 x 8 cm.
Edition of 100 signed and numbered copies

From the series Édition MAT Collection 64, this assemblage on mirrors in a hinged wooden frame featured various affixed objects, each edition with a different configuration. The work is signed and numbered on a paper label affixed to the verso.

Spoerri can be considered one of the originators of the artists' multiple, and already here is playing with variations: the unique multiple (with each arranged differently) and the idea of using mirrors to further multiply.

The work has an approximate value of $10 000.