• current project

Re: Bicycling

Specific Object was pleased to present Re: Bicycling, an exhibition organized by David Platzker with Alex Ostroy of the cycling apparel brand Ostroy, held at Susan Inglett Gallery from June 17 to July 23, 2021.

image from Re: Bicycling
  • recent objects
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
  • reference book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 20.2 x 13.2 cm.
  • 458 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 067974195X

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Jane Jacobs

Seminal book on urban planning by Jane Jacobs originally published in 1961 and reissued in 1989. Includes an index. [details]

$15.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of cover edges and light yellowing of pages, otherwise Fine. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37852]
Andy Warhol : Portraits of the 70s
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21.5 x 23 cm.
  • 141 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0394737385

Andy Warhol : Portraits of the 70s

Andy Warhol, Robert Rosenblum, David Whitney

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held November 20, 1979 - January 27, 1980. Essay by Robert Rosenblum placing Warhol in context with society painters of the 18th and 19th century. ... [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Fine. Covers and contents clean and unmarked as New.
[Object # 25110]
Hell's Angels : The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gang
  • fiction / literature
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21.6 x 15 cm.
  • 278 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Hell's Angels : The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gang

[First Edition]

Hunter S. Thompson

First edition of Hunter S. Thompson's book about the Hell's Angels which he wrote after a year of embedded research with the group. [details]

New York, NY: Random House,
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Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper
  • reference book
  • paper boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 14.5 cm.
  • 370 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0375504443

Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper

[First Edition]

Nicholson Baker

An opinionated non fiction look at the destruction of books and newspapers in American libraries and archives in favor of microfilm, arguing for the preservation rather than destruction of "brittle paper. ... [details]

New York, NY: Random House,
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$20.99
Condition:  New
$1.99
Condition:  Used
Andy Warhol's Index Book
  • artists' book
  • board covers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • color
  • 28 x 22 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Andy Warhol's Index Book

[Hardcover / Lenticular Cover]

Andy Warhol, Stephen Shore, Paul Morrissey, Ondine, Nico, Christopher Cert, Alan Rinzler, Gerald Harrison, Akihito Shirakawa, David Paul, Nat Finkelstine, Billy Name

Hardcover artist's book with lenticular cover edition of Andy Warhol's "Index Book," produced with the assistance of Stephen Shore, Paul Morrissey, Ondine, Nico, Christopher Cert, Alan Rinzler, Gerald Harrison, Akihito Shirakawa, David Paul, Nat Finkelstine, Billy Name. ... [details]

New York / Toronto, NY / Canada: Random House, Inc.,
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Evidence : 1944 - 1994, Richard Avedon
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 35.5 x 28 cm.
  • 183 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0679754687

Evidence : 1944 - 1994, Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon, Jane Livingston, Adam Gopnik, David A. Ross

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, March 24 - June 26, 1994. Foreword by David A. Ross. Essays by Jane Livingston and Adam Gropnik. ... [details]

$64.98
Condition:  New
$12.00
Condition:  Used
Paradise Now : Collective Creation of the Living Theatre
  • critical theory
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 20.9 x 14.5 cm.
  • 154 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0394462823

Paradise Now : Collective Creation of the Living Theatre

Judith Malina, Julian Beck, Gianfranco Mantegna

Publication by the founders of The Living Theatre, Judith Malina and Julian Beck, on the collective creation of one of the experimental theater companies most famous performances, Paradise Now. Includes a list of illustrations and a chronology of performances. ... [details]

New York, NY: Random House,
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$31.99
Condition:  Used
Aram Saroyan
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 20.5 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown

Aram Saroyan

[Paperback Edition]

Aram Saroyan

Collection of poems, some of which were previously published in Poetry, The Paris Review, Art and Literature, The Chicago Review, An Anthology of Concrete Poetry (Something Else Press), Lines, C, Frice, Nice, Patterns, Drainage, Angel Hair, and 0 to 9. [details]

New York, NY: Random House,
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Harlem on My Mind : Cultural Capital of Black America 1900 - 1968
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 22 cm.
  • 255 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Harlem on My Mind : Cultural Capital of Black America 1900 - 1968

Allon Schoener, Thomas P.F. Hoving, Candice Van Ellison

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1968. Edited by Allon Schoener, preface by Thomas P.F. Hoving, and introduction by Candice Van Ellison. ... [details]

out of stock
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  • artists' book
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 31.4 x 23 cm.
  • 222 + [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0394553136

C. V. J. Nicknames of Maitre D's & Other Excerpts From Life

Julian Schnabel

Reflections collected from the artist's personal notebook, 1978. Writings complemented by large color plates of Schnabel's paintings. Profusely illustrated. Includes a list of illustrations. [details]

New York, NY: Random House,
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$89.98
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$20.00
Condition:  Used
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