A collection of 21 artist's books by Raymond Pettibon. Raymond Pettibon, Nelson Tarpenny, David Larsen.
A collection of 21 artist's books by Raymond Pettibon
A collection of 21 artist's books by Raymond Pettibon
A collection of 21 artist's books by Raymond Pettibon
A collection of 21 artist's books by Raymond Pettibon
A collection of 21 artist's books by Raymond Pettibon
A collection of 21 artist's books by Raymond Pettibon
A collection of 21 artist's books by Raymond Pettibon
A collection of 21 artist's books by Raymond Pettibon

A collection of 21 artist's books by Raymond Pettibon

[Los Angeles]: SST Pubs. / Superflux Pubs / STP Pubs. 1982-1996.

21 artist's books, 16 of which are hand numbered by the artist. Staplebound wraps. Near Fine overall with light wear, staples a bit oxidized. These photocopied 'zines trace the LA music scene from its early hardcore days to the indie rock era of the '90s that labels like SST helped establish. All are from the collection of Steven Abrams, a friend of the artist. In addition being a self-taught artist whose drawings and artist's books are now represented in museums around the world, Pettibon was also the bassist for legendary punk band Black Flag. He designed their iconic black bar logo as well.

Collection is comprised of:

1. My Struggle for Life After Death. SST Pubs., [1982]. 32 pp. Unnumbered copy to match the edition of 500 copies, 400 of which were destroyed. Ohrt 5.
2. Tripping Corpse 5. SST Pubs., [1984]. 28 pp. No. 97 of 500 numbered copies, 400 of which were destroyed. Ohrt 18.
3. American Lynch Law. SST Pubs., [1985]. 28 pp. No. 37 of 500 numbered copies, 400 of which were destroyed. Ohrt 19.
4. The Express Sex Train. SST Pubs., [1985]. 28 pp. No. 196 of 500 copies, 400 of which were destroyed. Ohrt 22.
5. New Wavy Gravy with Nelson Tarpenny. SST Pubs., [1985]. 28 pp. No. 404 of 500 numbered copies. Ohrt 28.
6. New Wavy Gravy 2. SST World Library, 28 pp. Unnumbered copy to match the edition of 500, 400 of which were destroyed. Ohrt 29.
7. The Observable World. SST Pubs., [1985]. 28 pp. Unnumbered copy to match the edition of 500, 400 of which were destroyed. Ohrt 30.
8. Bluebeard's Boudoir. [1989]. 36 pp. No. 18 of 60 numbered copies. Ohrt 60.
9. Harlow Hair. STP Pubs., [1990]. 40 pp. No. 34 of 50 numbered copies. Ohrt 74.
10. Liz with Nelson Tarpenny. STP Pubs., [1990]. 40 pp. No. 43 of 50 numbered copies. Ohrt 77.
11. 12 O'Clock Shadow with Nelson Tarpenny. [Superflux Pubs], 1991. 32 pp. No. 15 of 100 numbered copies. Coffee stains to last few leaves and back cover. Ohrt 81.
12. From a Tower. Superflux Pubs., [1991]. 28 pp. No. 67 of 75 numbered copies. Ohrt 84.
13. Knocking on the Louvre. Superflux Pubs., [1991]. 40 pp. No. 54 of 75 numbered copies. Ohrt 87.
14. Origin Issue. [1991]. 40 pp. No. 30 of 75 numbered copies. Ohrt 88.
15. Sweet Luther. Superflux Pubs., 1991. 40 pp. No. 10 of 75 numbered copies. Ohrt 92.
16. Watching Onan. Superflux Pubs., [1991]. 40 pp. No. 70 of 75 numbered copies. Ohrt 95.
17. The Cloud of Unreading with Nelson Tarpenny. [1992]. 40 pp. No. 31 of 100 numbered copies. Ohrt 97.
18. The Language of Romantic Thought. Superflux Pubs., 1992. 36 pp. No. 27 of 100 numbered copies. Ohrt 98.
19. One Foot in the Mouth, One Foot on the Shelf. Superflux Pubs., [1992]. 36 pp. No. 63 of 100 numbered copies. Ohrt 101.
20. Super Session Ten. STP pubs., [1992]. 32 pp. No. 46 of 100 numbered copies. Ohrt 102.
21. Twice-Tolled Bells with David Larsen. Superflux Pubs., [1996]. 20 pp. Unnumbered copy to match the edition of 150. Ohrt 106. Item #140939215

Price: $12,000.00