Sims Reed Rare Books:
Ocean Stripe Series 3
A very good copy of the rarest volume in Ian Hamilton Finlay's 'Ocean Stripe Series' and his first kinetic poem-booklet.
Finlay, Ian HamiltonOcean Stripe Series 31965
The 5 Continent Documenta 7
An excellent example of James Lee Byars' scarce announcement / poster / work for Documenta 7.
Byars, James LeeThe 5 Continent Documenta...1979
A Message from the Sculptors Gilbert...
An excellent example of Gilbert & George's extraordinary 'postal sculpture' including original photographs and 'sculpture samples'.
Gilbert & GeorgeA Message from the...1969
A Voyage on the North Sea
A good copy of the English edition of Marcel Broodthaers' legendary artist book.
Broodthaers, MarcelA Voyage on the...1973
Un Jardin d'Hiver
A good copy of Broodthaers' artist book 'Un Jardin d'Hiver' with the original portfolio.
Broodthaers, MarcelUn Jardin d'Hiver1974
Castellani & Manzoni
The original poster / announcement for the joint Manzoni / Castellani exhibition at Galleria La Tartuga in Rome, 1961.
Manzoni, Piero & Enrico CastellaniCastellani & Manzoni1961
Miró. 1959–60
Yvon Taillendier's study of Joan Miro's work with the original signed engraving with aquatint and the variant original colour lithographs.
Miro, Joan. Taillandier, YvonMiró. 1959–601961
Serie Negra
The extraordinary, scarce Pop artist book by the influential Spanish art collective 'Equipo Crónica'.
Equipo Cronica (Rafael Solbés & Manuel Valdés Blanco)Serie Negra1972
First Papers of Surrealism
An excellent copy of the seminal 1942 'Surrealism-in-Exile' exhibition catalogue.
Duchamp, Marcel & André BretonFirst Papers of Surrealism1942
bonalumi - castellani - manzoni
A very scarce, early exhibition catalogue for the group show by Piero Manzoni and his close artistic allies Agostino Bonalumi and Enrico Castellani.
Manzoni, Piero, Enrico Castellani and Agostino Bonalumi. Paolazzi, Leobonalumi - castellani -...1959, aprile
An excellent example of this very scarce English Surrealist tract on Buñuel and Dalì's film 'L'Age d'Or' likely written by Nancy Cunard and Louis Aragon and printed at Cunard's own Hours Press.
Cunard, Nancy & Louis Aragon. Cloud, Y. (Pseud. Nancy Cunard & Louis Aragon)A NOTE ON THE...1931
Katalog zur Ausstellung der K. G...
The very rare first exhibition catalogue for the Künstlergruppe Brücke illustrated with original woodcuts by Kirchner, Heckel, Pechstein and Schmidt-Rottluff.
Brucke (Kirchner, Pechstein, Heckel & Schmidt-Rottluff)Katalog zur Ausstellung der...1910
The scarce Surrealist tract 'AVIS' denouncing Giorgio de Chirico, his 1928 exhibition in Brussells, his arrogance and his treason.
Aragon, Louis, André Breton, Camille Goemans and Paul NougéAVIS1928
(Recherche et Présentation de Tout Ce...
The very scarce first edition of Christian Boltanski's fragile and ephemeral first artist book.
Boltanski, Christian(Recherche et Présentation de...1969
Poésie de mots inconnus
The scarce invitation to the opening of the exhibition of Iliazd's typographic masterpiece of visual, phonetic and sound poetry: 'Poésie de Mots Inconnus.
IliazdPoésie de mots inconnus1949
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
The first published facsimile of any of William Blake's illuminated books, John Camden Hotten's 'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell'.
Blake, WilliamThe Marriage of Heaven...1868
Eutychii Aegyptii, Patriarchae Orthodoxorum Alexandrini, Scriptoris,...
The first edition of the first book printed in England to make extensive use of Arabic type.
Selden, John. (Ed. & Trans.)Eutychii Aegyptii, Patriarchae Orthodoxorum...1642
Zeichnungen zu den beiden 1965 wiederentdeckten...
Joseph Beuys' meditations upon and interpretations of Leonardo da Vinci's Madrid Codices with the additional signed lithograph.
Beuys, JosephZeichnungen zu den beiden...1975
WENDINGEN. Year 4. Number 11. (Frank...
The famous Frank Lloyd Wright issue of Wendingen with the original lithographic cover by El Lissitzky.
Lissitzky. Wright, Frank LloydWENDINGEN. Year 4. Number...1921
Suggestions for the Architectural Improvement of...
The scarce first edition of Sydney Smirke's ambitious proposals for improvements in the West End.
Smirke, SydneySuggestions for the Architectural...1834