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

Regular price $600.00

Steven Leiber. 
Catalog 21: Inventory of the Swedish Archive of Artist Books. 

San Francisco: Steven Leiber, 1996. 
Two staple-bound softcover
with slipcase.
Catalogues: 8.5" x 5.25". 
Slipcase: 8.5" x 5.75" x .75". 
Unpaginated. 
Edition of 200. 

Catalogues near fine, 
but for slight wear to edges and toning. 
Slipcase good,
isn't square anymore with tears at top and bottom. 

Steven Leiber’s scarce 21st catalog issued as two pamphlets in slipcase,
one pamphlet with description while the other holds illustrations,
offered primarily artists' books from the collection of Leif Eriksson
a.k.a. SAAB, The Swedish Archive of Artists' Books.
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. 

Sharp copy of rare dealer catalog that engages
with art history in an uncommon and creative way directly acquired
from a mail art participant and publisher
who received this in the mail from Leiber in 1996.