• current project

Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured

Specific Object and Jonathan Monk are pleased to announce the publication of the twentieth "Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured,” the latest addition to his ongoing series. For this iteration of his mail art project Monk has chosen an image of the postbox around the corner his mother’s house in the village where the artist grew up, just outside of Leicester, England.

image from Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured
  • recent objects
Some Cities
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 23.4 x 15.6 cm.
  • 223 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0520206363

Some Cities

Victor Burgin

"Victor Burgin recalls some of the cities he has known in a way familiar to all who have travelled, by showing photographs and telling anecdotes. 'Some Cities' gathers places and moments along a life route that the author has taken from the north of England to his present home in northern California. ... [details]

$25.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Minimal rubbing of covers and light handling wear. Due to large size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 36785]
L'Erouv de Jérusalem
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 18.9 x 10 cm.
  • 59 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 2742709649

L'Erouv de Jérusalem

Sophie Calle

Artist's book by Sophie Calle featuring black-and-white photographs, texts in French, and maps of the Eruv area and it's perimeter in Jerusalem with Hebrew and French text. [details]

Paris, France: Actes Sud,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Minimal edge-wear including light rubbing. Original pricing sticker on verso. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36780]
Sophie Calle : True Stories
  • artists' book
  • cloth boards issued without dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 24.7 x 14.4 cm.
  • 225 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sophie Calle : True Stories

Sophie Calle, Mordechai Omer, Nehama Guralnik

Artist's book / exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, February 22 - May 7, 1996. Curated and with an essay by Mordechai Omer with an essay by Nehama Guralnik. ... [details]

$175.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of covers with 1 cm. mark of discoloration to recto and 5 mm. mark from binders PVA glue on verso. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36786]
The Detachment / Die Entfernung
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 31 x 19.5 cm.
  • [104] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Detachment / Die Entfernung

Sophie Calle

Artist's book published in conjunction with exhibition held at Arndt & Partner Gallery, Berlin, October 26 - December 8, 1996. An intriguing artist's book in which Calle documents "lost" or soon to be "lost" Soviet era monuments in formerly East Berlin. ... [details]

Berlin / Berlin, Germany / Germany: G+B Arts International / Arndt & Partner Gallery,
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$175.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light edge-wear including rubbing and slight curl to covers. 3.9 cm. area of marking from erased price written in pencil on endpaper. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36782]
Drag Dolls : Eight Cut-Out Drag Queens and their Fabulous, Over-the-top Ensembles
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 30.1 x 22.7 cm.
  • [32] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • signed and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0811814114

Drag Dolls : Eight Cut-Out Drag Queens and their Fabulous, Over-the-top Ensembles

[SIGNED COPY]

David Croland, Joey Arias, Lady Bunny, The Misstress ForMika, Hedda Lettuce, Raven-O, Richie Rich, Miss Understood, Sherry Vine

Book of paper dolls of Drag Queens and their ensembles, photographed and illustrated by David Croland. "Cast" includes Joey Arias, Lady Bunny, The Misstress ForMika, Hedda Lettuce, Raven-O, Richie Rich, Miss Understood and Sherry Vine. [details]

Warwick / San Francisco, NY / CA: Roundtable Press, Inc. / Chronicle Press,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light bumping of bottom right corner of publication. 3.8 cm. Autographed Copy sticker on verso. Signed in blue ink by Richie Rich and Miss Understood. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36790]
'Oh, the Grand old Duke of York'
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 11.3 x 8.4 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size 900
  • signed and numbered
  • ISBN 3896110071

'Oh, the Grand old Duke of York'

[Signed]

Gilbert & George, Hans Ulrich Obrist

Qquaint artist's book in flip-book format of images of a young Gilbert & George descending a staircase. Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist. [details]

Cologne, Germany: Oktagon Verlag,
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$125.00
Condition:  Fine. As issued, contents clean and unmarked. Signed in red pen by Gilbert & George and numbered (with stamp) 225[/800].
[Object # 36804]
Legendary, Lexical, Loquacious Love : An Adult Romance for the Post Structuralist Woman
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 17 x 10.5 cm.
  • 343 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 1888636092

Legendary, Lexical, Loquacious Love : An Adult Romance for the Post Structuralist Woman

Karen Reimer, Eve Rhymer, Sally Alatalo

Artist's novel by Karen Reimer writing as Eve Rhymer. Edited, compiled and designed by Sally Alatalo. The words of the novel are rearranged to be in alphabetical order, divided by letters into chapters. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of cover edges, otherwise Fine. 1.4 cm. dog-ear to final 8 pages. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36750]
A Rearranged Affair, Romance Series : Special Collector's Edition
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 17.2 x 10.1 cm.
  • 188 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 1888636092

A Rearranged Affair, Romance Series : Special Collector's Edition

[First Edition]

Sally Alatalo, Anita M-28

A romance novel by Sally Alatalo writing as Anita M-28 produced using pages from found romance novels. Thus the contents of each copy of this title is unique. [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. 8 mm. bumping to upper edge of recto. 5 mm. tear to edge of pages 5-8 and yellowing of pages, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36752]
Illuminated Poems
  • fiction / literature
  • cloth boards issued without dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • slipcase
  • black-and-white & color
  • 26.8 x 20.1 cm.
  • 141 pp.
  • edition size 300
  • signed and numbered
  • ISBN 1568580452

Illuminated Poems

[Singed / Numbered Limited Edition]

Allen Ginsburg, Eric Drooker

Special limited edition book of poems by Allen Ginsberg with illustrations by Erick Drooker. Introduction by Ginsberg, prologue by Drooker. Includes biographies of the artist and author. [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very light dusting of slipcase, otherwise Fine. Contents clean and unmarked. Signed by Allen Ginsberg and Eric Drooker in black in and numbered 80 / 300.
[Object # 5994]
Zeit
  • artists' book
  • pictorial boards
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21 x 13.8 cm.
  • [64] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 3929078570

Zeit

Christian Boltanski

Artist's book by Christian Boltanski featuring black-and-white juxtapositions of photographic portraits of children alongside pictures of the children as adults. [details]

Munich, Germany: Gina Kehayoff Verlag,
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$45.00
Condition:  Fine. As New, contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 5553]
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