FOR SALE: 
ARTIST BOOKS OF RICHARD LONG 

An almost complete collection of artist books by Richard Long.

The only book not in the collection is 'Richard Long: Walking and Sleeping',
published by Ivory Press, London, in 2004 in an edition of 58.

The collection of books will be sold as one sale.
Shipping not included.

For further information: Vermeulen.G@kpnmail.nl 



1. 

1979

‘Richard Long: River Avon Book’.

Anthony d'Offay, London.

Book,
hard bound,
slipcase with handwritten title and name of the artist, by the artist,
slipcase: 16,3 x 14 cm,
book: 15,8 x 13,9 cm,
59 pages dipped in River Avon mud,
106 copies,
not signed,
not numbered.
The book is protected in a cardboard box.












2. 

1981


‘Richard Long: Twelve Works 1979 - 1981’.

Anthony d'Offay, London.

Book,
hard bound,
14 x 19,3 cm,
30 pages,
twelve text works in red and black
signed,
numbered,
250 copies,
this is number 233.

 




 

 



3.

1983

Richard Long: ‘Planes of Vision’.

Ottenhausen Verlag, Aachen.

Book,
hard bound,
25,5 x 13,5 cm,
54 pages,
three title pages,
47 pages Planes of Vision,
signed,
circular drawing,
numbered,
this is number 30,
35 copies.

 


4.

1984

‘Richard Long: Sixteen Works’.

Anthony d'Offay, London.

Book,
hard bound,
21,6 x 29,9 cm,
40 pages,
a portrait of the artist,

title page,
sixteen text works in red and black,
signed in red, 
not numbered,
500 copies.

 





 


 5.

1984  

‘Richard Long: Mud Hand Prints’.

Coracle Press, London.

Book,
hard bound,
34 x 29 cm,
two unique mud hand prints of the artist with River Avon mud,
not signed,
not numbered,
100 copies.
The book is protected in a cardboard box.

 

 


6.

 1987   

‘Richard Long: Dust Dobros Desert Flowers’.

The Lapis Press, Venice.

Book,
hardbound,
slipcase: 30,8 x 31 cm,
book: 30,1 x 30,4 cm,
26 pages,
colophon page,
3 pages text works,
two circles, etchings with dust from Death Valley, Californis USA,
five spirals, etchings with dust from Death Valley, California USA, 
inserted is a 45 RPM record with music composed by Richard Long based on 'Desert Flowers',
the dobro is played by Simon Childs,
signed,
numbered,
35 copies,
this is number 10.

 

 
 
 


 


7.

1990   

‘Richard Long: Nile, Papers of River Muds’.

 The Lapis Press, Los Angeles.

Book,
the pages are made with mud from rivers all over the world,
40 pages,
signed,

88 copies,
numbered,
this is number 50
.

 

The mud is from:
Nile (Egypt), Umpqua (USA), Indragoodbye (Australia),
Jordan (Jordan), Condamine (Australia),
Avon (England),
Chitravathri (India), 
Amazone (South America), Rhine(Europe),
Guatiquia (Columbia),
Huang He (China), Hudson (USA). 

The colophon is printed on the last page of the Hudson river.

Every river has got four pages.

The cover of the book is slightly smudged.

Both the slipcase and the book are protected in a cardboard box.

 

 



 
 

 


8.

  2006   

‘Richard Long: Dartmoor’.

Haunch of Venison, London/ Koenig Books, London.

Flip book in box,
spiral bound,
box:25,7 x 21,4 cm,
book: 24 x 17 cm,
two original river Avon mud drawings, one is signed and dated:24 x 17 cm,
78 pages,
not numbered,
15 copies.

 










 


9.

2007    

‘Richard Long: Six Walks’.

Edizioni Essegi, Villanova di Ravenna.

Book,
47,3 x 31,5 cm,
on the first page Richard Long had printed seven fingerprints with River Avon mud,
on the six right pages are photos of Dartmoor with the text in English,
on the left pages the texts are in Italian,
signed,
Korean stamp,

numbered,
1-70, I-XX copies,
this is number XVIII.