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ARTISTS' BOOKS: THE BOOK AS A WORK OF ART, 1963-2000. Second edition. Stephen Bury. Bernard Quaritch Ltd, London, 2015. Original edition published 1995 by Scolar Press, Aldershot, as Artists' Books: The Book as a Work of Art, 1963-1995 {Worldwide 95727}. 258 pp. with 136 ills. (102 col.). 23 x 23 cm. ISBN 9780956301291 In English.
Publisher's description: This second edition of Bury's landmark 1995 publication, Artists' Books: The Book as a Work of Art, updates the history of artists' involvement with the book format from 1963 to 2000 and includes a fascinating range of artists and movements, from Mallarme to the Piece of Paper Press via Cubism, Futurism, Dada, Fluxus and Conceptual art. Presents an updated text with new bibliographic descriptions of 600 key artists' books and more than 130 new, full-page, color illustrations taken from the internationally renowned Chelsea College of Art & Design Library collection. It is an indispensable resource for the definition and classification of artists' books by a renowned scholar in the field.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1945 — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 166192
Hardcover $115.00    

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