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        High performance: the performance art quarterly [subtitle varies]. All original copies. Nos. 1-76, plus out-of-series issue (all pub.; ceased with 76)

      Edited and published by Linda Frye Burnham [later Steven Durland]. Los Angeles [later Santa Monica], 1978-Summer 1997. All issues original, most as new; some extremely rare. **Summer 1992, "The violence and the verdict," is an out-of-series issue. Number 23 is an album of 2 LP records and not available separately. Perhaps the longest-lived magazine of its type, High Performance has features on Vito Acconci, Terry Allen, Laurie Anderson, Chris Burden, David Byrne, John Cage, Lucinda Childs, Karen Finley, Diamanda & Philip-Dimitri Galas, Philip Glass, Spalding Gray, Helen & Newton Harrison, Dick Higgins, Bill Irwin, Ray Johnson, Bill T. Jones, Allan Kaprow, Alison Knowles, Suzanne Lacy, George Maciunas, Paul McCarthy, Linda Montano, Nam June Paik, Tim Rollins, Rachel Rosenthal, Carolee Schneeman, Barbara T. Smith, Lily Tomlin, Bill Viola, Robert Wilson, and hundreds of others. Our free, on-line index to most issues of High Performance is available at our own site, mcgilvery-dot-com; click on "Indexes." Most single issues available at US$20 and up. Numbers 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 23 (LP album), and 58/9 not available singly in original copies. A priced list, including Astro Artz publications, is on pp. 112-115 of the HP Index. Please inquire for details.

      [Bookseller: Laurence McGilvery ]
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        Mark Boyle's Journey to the Surface of the Earth. (DELUXE ISSUE).

      Hansjorg Mayer, Stuttgart and London, 1978.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Inscribed by Author(s) The deluxe issue of the first edition, complete with an original Boyle resin cast in presentation case, inscribed by the artist at the base of the frame and collectively housed in a slipcase. Square 4to. 270pp. Black cloth. In fine state with dust wrapper, lightly rubbed at extremities. The limitation of this deluxe issue is not stated, but we have identified no other copies for sale. The cast is inscribed by Boyle to Julian Andrews, head of the Fine Art Department of the British Council and a long-time supporter of his work. Very scarce. A detailed interpretation of Boyle's ambitious Journey to the Surface of the Earth project, where he and his family set out to recreate in the smallest detail 1000 randomly selected six-foot square sites on the surface of the earth. The work of the Boyle Family represented in numerous public collections with major works in Tate Britain; Stuttgart Staatsgalerie; Los Angeles County Museum; Kunstmuseum Luzern; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum and Museum Moderna Kunst Vienna.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        The Inland Printer, Volumes 44-165 (1909-1970) and 83 single issues (1970-1978)

      The Inland Printer Company Chicago: The Inland Printer Company. (1909-1978). First. Magazine. Large quartos. A consecutive run of bound volumes 44-165 (October 1909-September 1970), and 83 loose issues in wrappers (from 1970-1978) of The Inland Printer, one of the most influential magazines in the printing, engraving, and graphic arts. Throughout the 20th Century, the IP was known for its innovative typography and design, its historical surveys of leading figures and movements, and its many articles on current practices and technical innovations in the field.The issues from the 1910s to the 1930s feature art nouveau and modern covers by leading Chicago-based designers and illustrators such as Oswald Cooper, Gordon Ertz, Carl Scheffler, Carl S. Junge, and Frederick Trezise, among others, including two by Will Bradley, famous for introducing distinct arts & crafts themes to American graphic design. Beginning in 1928, when J.L. Frazier became editor, and continuing on up through the 1960s, IP published articles, monthly columns, and correspondence relating to hand and machine composition, typography, advertising, and design by Frazier, Henry Lewis Bullen, Douglas McMurtrie, and others, including Frederic W. Goudy. Alexander S. Lawson, America's most influential typographer after World War II, published over 150 articles from 1954-1966 in his monthly column "Composing Room," along with other contributions.Volumes 44-103 in quarter cloth and dark blue cloth boards, volumes 104-158 in full beige linen cloth, volumes 159-165 (and 167) in buckram, all with the original pictorial covers bound in. Many volumes contain full-page and tipped-in color plates, type and design specimen sheets, printed paper specimen sheets, and advertisement supplements at the front and rear of each issue. Overall a handsome, very good ex-library set with a small bookplate or ink stamp on the front pastedowns, small ink stamp on the front covers or first text page, and perforated stamps to some of the full-page and tipped-in plates in the earlier volumes. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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