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OPERATION:MADMAN PRESENTS: The Reader

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OPERATION:MADMAN PRESENTS: The Reader

55.00

A stunning artist's book of collage work by prominent street artist, The Reader. Previously issued in a hand-bound edition of 12 in 2005, this one of 2000 copies, hand-numbered by the artist to a gold foil sticker as "XXX of 2000" to the copyright page. The Reader (or Read, Readmore, Readmorebooks, Boans, Booker, The Bookman, etc....) has been and continues to be one of the most prolific and accomplished writers of the 21st Century. His bibliophilic-themed work can be seen in often impossible-seeming locations from coast to coast.

A brilliant and original typographer, his work has earned International recognition including a chapter (and appearance on the rear jacket) of The Yale Press' THE WORLD ATLAS OF STREET ART AND GRAFFITI (Schacter, 2013) and most recently a 2017 indoor exhibition at New Orleans' Arthur Roger Gallery. Previously offered online, though currently unavailable elsewhere. WorldCat notes two holdings, at NYU and University of Texas.

[The Reader]. OPERATION:MADMAN PRESENTS: The Reader. n.p. : Operation:Madman, (2010). 12mo. [175]pp. Smooth black leather over boards. Blindstamped title to front, gilt design of a buzzard to lower spine. All page edges gilt. Matte black endpapers. As new.

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A stunning artist's book of collage work by prominent street artist, The Reader. Previously issued in a hand-bound edition of 12 in 2005, this one of 2000 copies, hand-numbered by the artist to a gold foil sticker as "XXX of 2000" to the copyright page. The Reader (or Read, Readmore, Readmorebooks, Boans, Booker, The Bookman, etc....) has been and continues to be one of the most prolific and accomplished writers of the 21st Century. His bibliophilic-themed work can be seen in often impossible-seeming locations from coast to coast.

A brilliant and original typographer, his work has earned International recognition including a chapter (and appearance on the rear jacket) of The Yale Press' THE WORLD ATLAS OF STREET ART AND GRAFFITI (Schacter, 2013) and most recently a 2017 indoor exhibition at New Orleans' Arthur Roger Gallery. Previously offered online, though currently unavailable elsewhere. WorldCat notes two holdings, at NYU and University of Texas.

[The Reader]. OPERATION:MADMAN PRESENTS: The Reader. n.p. : Operation:Madman, (2010). 12mo. [175]pp. Smooth black leather over boards. Blindstamped title to front, gilt design of a buzzard to lower spine. All page edges gilt. Matte black endpapers. As new.