James Lee Byars

Mexico/Koln/NYC: Museo Jumex/ Walther König/MoMA PS1, 2014. 24 x 17cm, 302pp plus plasticised wrappers. Monograph and exhibition catalogue for a large scale retrospective that began in Mexico but travelled to the USA. Colour and b/w images throughout. Texts in Spanish. VG+....

Haute-Normandie: Editions Vitriol, 1999 17 x 14cm, unpaginated in cream silk covered boards and in original black plastic slipcase with hole. Monograph and exhibition catalogue with one full colour images of Byars. Text is white on white. VG but the choice of silk was unfortunate as it seems to sweat and stick to the plastic slipcase. The whole in a pink paper wrapper with gold closure sticker. ...

Köln. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, 1999 22.5 x 14.55 cm. Unpaginated. Artist’s book published after the artist’s death - every page is black as are the boards and slip case and texts by Byars are included on some pages by die cut holes. One of 333 copies - fine. Rather beautiful. ...