Steven Leiber, Catalog 21 : Inventory of the Swedish Archives of Artist Books
  • reference book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 13.7 cm.
  • [44] pp.
  • edition size ~200
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Steven Leiber, Catalog 21 : Inventory of the Swedish Archives of Artist Books

(November 1996)

Steven Leiber, Leif Eriksson

Steven Leiber, Catalog 21 : Inventory of the Swedish Archives of Artist Books

description

Catalog 21 co-distributed in 1996 by the late San Francisco book dealer Steven Leiber and 20th Century Art Archives offering artists' books from the collection of Leif Eriksson, a.k.a. SAAB, the Swedish Archives of Artists' Books. Two-volume catalog, one with images and one with descriptions housed in a slipcase. "Modeled after Christian Boltanski's artist's book "Inventaire des objets appartenant à un habitant d'Oxford Précédé d'un avant propos et suivi de quelques réponses à ma proposition. Verzeichnis der Objekte, die einem Einwohner Oxford's gehören eingeleitet durch ein Vorwort und gefolgt von einigen Antworten auf meinen Vorschlag (Inventory of the objects belonging to an inhabitant of Oxford introduced by a preface and followed by some answers to my proposal), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany, 1973." -- from "Steven Leiber : Catalogs," Inventory Press, Los Angeles, 2019.

references

No. 21 in "Steven Leiber Catalogs" by Robin Wright, David Senior, Lawrence Rinder, Marcia Reed, Philip Aarons, Elisheva Biernoff, Alexandra Bowes, Jessica Brier, Ann Butler, Genie Candau, Christophe Cherix, Susanne Cockrell, Arnaud Desjardin, Mike Dyar, Marc Fischer, Chris Fitzpatrick, Michael Lowe, Tom Patchett, David Platzker, Anne Rorimer, Erika Torri, Andrew Tosiello, Adam Michaels. Los Angeles / San Francisco, CA / CA : Inventory Press / Rite Editions, 2019, pp. 83 - 85.
San Francisco / Cambridge, CA / United Kingdom: Steven Leiber / 20th Century Art Archives,
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$250.00
Condition:  Good. Multiple 1 mm. spots of soiling sprinkled across recto and a 1 cm. indentation. 1 mm., 5 mm., and 6 mm. areas of light soiling to verso. Three 1 mm. spots of light soiling to inside of recto. Contents are otherwise clean and unmarked and binding is tight to the spine. ONE VOLUE ONLY, does not include first volume with descriptions or slipcase. This offering is of the "Illustrations" volume only.
[Object # 27754]