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Guide to the Beau Geste Press Ephemera, 1970-1976
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Accession 1994-094

 

Series 1: Artist books

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See also Box 4
Box 1, Folder 1

[An Argentinian Male Teenager.] Club de Orientacion Juvenil et infantil. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. Stamped "Archive Copy." c1973

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Box 1, Folder 2

Beau Geste Press. 1973-1974 catalogue with provision to keep adding sheets as you receive them. Mail order catalog of BGP publications with brief descriptions. Wrappers. 1973

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Box 1, Folder 3

Chadwick, Helen and Mayor, David. Door to Door. Edition of 250. Artist book. Wrappers. Signed in black pen: "happy christmas father, love David X." 1973

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Box 1, Folder 4

Coum. Transmissions. Untitled postcard. Self-published. Stamped "Archive copy." 1973

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Box 1, Folder 5

Ehrenberg, Felipe. Pussywillow, a journal of conditions. Artist book. Wrappers. Stamped "Archive Copy." 1973

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Box 1, Folder 5

Ehrenberg, Felipe. Flechas. Artist book. Wrappers. Edition of 100. Feb. 1973

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Box 1, Folder 6

Ehrenberg, Felipe. A Testimonial of Hostage Objects. Printed by BGP for Fignal in Amsterdam, Holland. Artist book. Wrappers. Stamped Archive Copy. Edition of 300 copies. 1972

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Box 1, Folder 7

Ehrenberg, Felipe. Generacion. Libro I, Book I. Artist book. Wrappers. Dust jacket. Some hand correction. Stamped "Fun Fare Sites as Soon as Practicable." Edition of 200. 1973

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Box 1, Folder 7

Ehrenberg, Felipe. Generacion. Unfolded dust jacket. Rubber stamped "Fun Fare Sites as Soon as Practicable." 1973

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Box 1, Folder 7

Ehrenberg, Felipe. Libro Accion Libre/Beau Geste Press, England, Mexico. Distributed by Books Ltd., Leeds England. Mail order catalog of BGP publications available from first distributor. Wrappers. Staple bound. Feb./March 1974

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Box 1, Folder 7

Ehrenberg, Felipe. World Art Organizations. Organisation Mondiale de l'art. Organizacion Mundial del arte. Copy 43/60. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. Signed and numbered. Dec. 1971

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Box 1, Folder 8

Ehrenberg, Matthias and Yael. Dibujos de Matthias y Yael. Published prior to adoption of name BGP. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. 1971

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Box 1, Folder 8

Ehrenberg, Yael. Catch every Monday. Artist book. Wrappers. String bound. Edition of 59. Stamped "Archive copy." 1973

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Box 1, Folder 8

Ehrenberg, Yael. Things by Yael. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. Edition of 60. Stamped "Archive copy." 1972

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Box 1, Folder 9

Fisher, Allen. blueprint only. Spaces for Winter Solstice. Printed at BGP for Fluxshoe Exeter. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. Stamped "Archive Copy." 1972

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Box 1, Folder 9

Fisher, Allen. taken the days after we had beef curry between 28.7.72 & 28.10.72. Artist book. Wrappers. Saddle-stitched. 1974

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Box 1, Folder 10

Freidman, Ken. The Aesthetics. Complete edition. First edition 91/300. March 1973

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Box 1, Folder 11

Gibbs, Michael. Lifeline. Published in edition of 100 by KONTEXTS. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. Stamped "Archive copy." May 1972

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Box 1, Folder 11

Groh, Klaus. "Art Impressions"USA + Canada. Edition of 700 copies; 500 bound with Schmuck 7. BGP Barhatch Farm. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. 1975

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Box 1, Folder 12

Haut, Woody. The Cartographers. Wrappers. Poems. Copy 107/400. 1973

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Box 1, Folder 12

Hendrix, Jan. hoofsdstuk 1. Object book: loose cards in sewn-up paper potato sacks which are stitched closed. Unopened. #000026. Stamped "Archive Copy." 1973

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Box 1, Folder 13

Hompson, Davi Det. Seven Postcards. Everyday Friendship Series. Self-published. 2 sets of postcards in the same wrapper. 13 postcards total. c 1972-3

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Box 1, Folder 13

Koike, Ryp and Hiroko. Twelve Zodiac Signs. Artist book. Wrappers. Litho-offset drawings. Copy 4/150. 1972

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Box 1, Folder 14

Koslowski, Jaroslaw. Lesson. BGP, Barhatch Farm, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. Artist book. Wrappers. Edition of 900. 1975

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Box 1, Folder 15

Leggett, Michael. Afini/Erotica. Verse interpreted by Peter Foster-Marr. Edition of 200. Artist book. Wrappers. 1973

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Box 1, Folder 15

Marroquin, Raul. How? Printed at Agora, Maastricht, Holland. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. 1974

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Box 2, Folder 1

Maya, Pepe. Cuaderno de Apuntes. Portfolio containing 28 prints. Originals reproduced on paper plates and lithoed by F.Ehrenberg. 1973

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Box 2, Folder 2

Mayor, David. autobook.(preface)(text). DIS/ -series. Artist book. Bound w/rubber band. 2nd edition of 200. Initialed.

Physical Description: 1972

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Box 2, Folder 2

Mayor, David. Extra. Some words and visions by david mayor. DIS/ -series. Artist book. Wrappers. Copy 89/100. 1971

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Box 2, Folder 3

Mayor, David. This is to Certify that I... Event cards, sheets. Wrappers. Plastic spine and enclosing sleeve. Tiny edition. 1973

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Box 2, Folder 4

McCall, Anthony. Wipes Fades Dissolves. Artist book. Wrappers. Signed and numbered 18/20. Stamped "Archive Copy." 1972

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Box 2, Folder 4

McCall, Anthony. Landscape for fire. Photograph by Carolee Schneemann, of event by Anthony McCall. Postcard. 1972

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Box 2, Folder 4

Musgrave, Victor. The First Lecture by the Intermediary. Printed by BGP, St. George's View. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. Edition of 880. 1974

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Box 2, Folder 5

Nations, Opal L. Banners Death. Specially made by Opal L. Nations. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. 1972

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Box 2, Folder 6

Naylor, Colin. The Book of the Sphinx. Printed by BGP, St. George's View. Artist book. Spiral bound. 42 identical pages. Edition of 450. 1974

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Box 2, Folder 7

Plant, John. Save yourself for the hounds of Hell they can have you all to themselves. John Cale. Self-published card. Stamped "Archive copy." c1973

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Box 2, Folder 7

Robertson, Clive and Su. Ehrenberg, Yael. Contact 26 of a year of.f. drawings. Deckle edged card. Stamped "Archive copy." 1973

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Box 2, Folder 8

Saito, Takako. To my friends.Artist book in a solid hand-dyed box. Wrappers. Innumerable pages and several books within the book. Edition of 110.Signed. 1974

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Box 2, Folder 9

Tôt, Endre. Night Visit to the National Gallery. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. Edition of 500. 1974

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Box 2, Folder 9

Tsushiya, Yukio. Works in Progress 1972-73. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. Initial mimeographic edition of 100. 1972

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Box 2, Folder 10

Vicuna, Cecilia. Sabor a mi. Bilingual edition in Spanish and English. Artist book. Wrappers. Edition of 250. Each book is different, containing envelopes rec'd by Vicuna, tree leaves,... 1973

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Box 2, Folder 11

W.O.R.K.S. w.o.r.k.s.c.o.r.e.p.o.r.t. Printed at BGP, St. George's View, Cullompton, Devon, UK. Artist book. Wrappers. Edition of 500: 300 for distribution by BGP, 200 by W.O.R.K.S. 1975

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Box 2, Folder 11

Vautier, Ben. Me Ben I Sign. Printed by BGP, Barhatch Farm. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. Published as first chapeter of Ecrit pour la gloire a force de tourner en rond et d'etre jaloux.(1970) Edition of 950. 1975

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Box 2, Folder 11

Yoshida, Hideki. 1971.7.4. P.M. 2:00-4:00. Edition of 500. Artist book. Wrappers. Stapled. 1976

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Erhenberg, Felipe. La Dolcena y el Pilon (Painter's Dozen). 12 lithographs in portfolio. Edition of 60. Each print hand-signed. 1973

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Ehrenberg, Felipe. Cantata Dominical. The Sunday February 1972. Artist book. Wrappers. Signed and numbered. Copy 2/25. 1972

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Nations, Opal L., interpreted by Felipe Ehrenberg. The Man Who Entered Pictures. Artist book. Wrappers. Copy 96/150. June/July 1972

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Nations, Opal L., interpreted by Felipe Ehrenberg. The Man Who Entered Pictures. Artist book. Wood covers. 30 copies bound into wood covers, signed by Nations and Ehrenberg. June/July 1972

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Sitting Dog & Co. (Manifesto Pamphlet). 1972

Physical Description: Wrappers. Staple bound. 1st edition.

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Sitting Dog & Co. (Manifesto Pamphlet.) 1972

Physical Description: Mimeographed envelope ready for mailing containing 5 cards. 2nd edition.

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Shoe Box 4, Folder 1

Artist unknown. In defence of memory. (Emancipation of a substitute) ,,Just a Free Zone Story - until this moment" Refill Time... Architecture. Balloon. Printed black on red rubber (a little dried out). n.d.

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Shoe Box 4, Folder 2

Ehrenberg, Felipe. -P-. Cardboard cigarette box hand-painted purple with a silver letter P containing 66 cards printed on 1 side w/letters A-Z and &. Stamped Archive Copy. Signed and numbered. 4/50. "a throw it yourself poetry kit." 1972

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Shoe Box 4, Folder 3

Harding, Mary. 11 a.m. box. 5 cardboard boxes, nesting in one another, with original bromide prints printed by the artist. Initialed. Stamped Mary Harding Photo. Edition of 60. 1973

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Shoe Box 4, Folder 4

Anon. (David Mayor). It's an Old Story. Artist book. Wrappers. Cloth-backed. Hand-stamped in 26 different colors. Limited ed. Tiny book 1 1/4" all round. 1974

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Shoe Box 4, Folder 5

Mayor, David. Fragmen. Artist book. Wrappers. Staple bound. Signed. Very small edition. Poetry flip-book on card. c 1973

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Shoe Box 4, Folder 6

Mayor, David. Microgames. (For want of title). Individually: Gong, Spiral, Frozen Phosphorus, Safety Ship Match Household. Matchbox containing card and 3 small matchboxes. Complete edition, Smaller matchboxes also sold separately. Edition of 40. 1973

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Series 2: Broadsides

Oversize Box 3, Folder 7

Artist unknown. A Community of Duplicators, Printers and Artisans. - Our Press is Not a Business, It's a Way of Life. Flier. Mimeographed w/rubber stamps. Printed on both sides. Archive copy. c 1972

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Artist unknown. Latest BGP Productions. Flier, offprint from Schmuck -Hungary (#3). 1973

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Artist unknown. BGP, a communal company of duplicators disseminating, discovering, disconcerting & generally publishing... Mail order catalog of recently published titles. c1972

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Artist unknown. Mail order catalog of recently published titles. Stamped "Archive copy." c1972

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Artist unknown. The Man Who Entered Pictures. Flier announcing the publication. Stamped "Archive Copy." 1972

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Artist unknown. The Man Who Entered Pictures. Flier announcing the publication. Tiny. 1973

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Ehrenberg, Felipe. Title:/Run:/ISBN:/... Imposition sheet for book design. Stamped "Archive copy." c1973

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Ehrenberg, Felipe. Stencil need:/Printing to go:/Empty Page:/Stencil ready:/Printed. Imposition sheet for book design. Stamped "Archive copy." c1972

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Ehrenberg, Felipe. Schmuck America Latina. Flier to announce the Latin American Schmuck. Stamped "Archive copy." 2 copies. 1973

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Ehrenberg, Felipe/Wright, F. Terry. Invoice. BGP. BGP invoice form. Stamped "Archive copy." c 1973

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Ehrenberg, Felipe/Mayor, David. Joint Communique. BGP England/Libro Accion Libre/Mexico. Flier to announce the decentralization of BGP and the formation of BAAA, the Beau and Aloes Arc Association. 1974

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Ehrenberg, Felipe/Gibbs, Michael. 19 Bowl Along to the Cumin-out even of Gingersnaps. Flier to announce evening events to launch Gingersnaps at Exeter Univ. Stamped "Archive copy." 1972

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Ehrenberg, Felipe. Your Silence can destroy the heart of London. Speak Up! Kill the Piccadilly Plan. Flier to protest the redev't plan for Piccadilly, London. Stamped "Archive copy." c1973

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Ehrenberg, Felipe. The Fluxshoe. Travelling thru the U.K. from Oct. 72 to Oct. 73. Flier announcing the Fluxshoe to prospective venues. Stamped "Archive copy." 1972

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Ehrenberg, Felipe. Surely this piece is by the famous artist Christo? Hey you country without a name: 14 Sept. 1973. Flier on Chile and Cambodia. Stamped "Archive copy." 1973

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Ehrenberg, Felipe. Allende Vive is Alive. Flier. Stamped "Archive copy." 1973

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Equipo Movimiento. Targetapostal. Post Card. Marroquin/Young-Tchong. Postcard. Stamped "Archive copy." 1973

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Equipo Movimiento. A Reconstruction of Rodin's 'The Thinker." Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Holland. Flier to announce the availability of a performance piece to possible sponsors. Pola-photo by F. Ehrenberg and R. Marroquin. Stamped "Archive copy." 1973

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Marroquin, Raul. Schuman, Marjo. Verhoeven, Anton, eds. Vandangos. News-sheet published by Agora (Maastrict), Dander (Maastrict); Jan v.Eyck Academy. Mentions BGP's UK distribution of Vandangos. 1974

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Mayor, David. curRent TiTlEs from BGP and Ass... Flier to announce publications

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Compiled by David Mayor. Action on Behalf of Milan Knizak. Newsletter. "Please help!" written in blue at top of 1st page. 1973

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Mayor, David. Schmuck BGP. Sheet to advertise advertising space in Schmuck Anthological. Stamped "Archive copy." 1973

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Mayor, David. Christmas Events (for Mick Gibbs). Stamped "Archive copy." "Event scores." 1971

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Mayor, David. object: david mayor. Photo: tony joseph. Dis/-(flux) press. Single sheet, mimeographed from electronic stencil. "Archive copy." 1971

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Mayor, David. object: david mayor. Photo: tony joseph. Dis/-(flux) press. Single sheet, mimeographed from electronic stencil. "Archive copy." 1971

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Schneemann, Carolee. From the liberated cock book for women and others. Americana I Ching Apple Pie. Broadsheet. Hand-colored and tea-stained. Edition of 60. Signed. 1972

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Schneeman, Carolee. From the Liberated Cock Book for Women and Others. Broadsheet. Mimeographed, hand-colored. Signed. Edition of 60. 1972

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Artist unknown. "A Reading from Parts of a Body House Book. Carolee Schneeman. c 1972

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Artist unknown. "Beau Geste Press announces the Publication of Parts of a Body House Book." Archive copy. c 1972

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Artist unknown. BGP announces the publication of Parts of the Body House Book by Carolee Schneeman. Stamped "Archive copy." c 1972

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Ward, Tony. BGP: Distributed by Other Books & So. BAAA. Flier to announce latest BGP and Arc Publications titles. c1976-77

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W.O.R.K.S. Immediate Gallery/W.O.R.K..S., Calgary, Canada. Flier to announce exhibition of BGP pubs. At the Immediate Gallery. Stamped "Archive copy." 1975

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Wright, F. Terry. BGP: A Community of Printers Duplicators & Craftsmen. Bookmark, visiting card. Stamped "Archive copy." 1973

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Wright, F. Terry. The Cartographers. By Woody Haut. Flier to announce the publication. Letter press. Stamped "Archive copy." 1973

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Wright, F. Terry. Quotation No. Quotation form for outside jobs produced by BGP. Stamped "Archive copy." 1972

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Series 3: Serials

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Dreck. Bits and pieces from the frontier. Artist publication. Wrappers. Staplebound, mimeographed, hand-painted cover. Jan. 1972

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Fluxshoe Add End A 72-73 Edition of 550. 1974

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Schmuck (Schmuck Anthological No.1) Artist publication. Wrappers. Plastic spine. Many fold-outs. March 1972

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French Schmuck (Schmuck Anthological No. 6) Tories object to "anarchist papers. Dossier Français. French Dosser. J.C. Lambert. Edition of 550. 1976

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Teutonic Schmuck (No. 7) Artist publication. Wrappers. Edition of 400. Dec. 1975

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Schmuck Iceland (Schmuck Anthological No. 4) Artist publication. Wrappers. Edition of 300. Hungarian Schmuck. 1972

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Thomas Alva Edison Centenary Issue. Commemorating The Ices-72 Brain Drain Music Train. Special limited ed. No. 02/120. 1972

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The Thomas Alva Edison Centenary Issue Commemorating the Ices-72 Brain Drain Music Train. Flier announcing the publication. Stamped "Good Grief!" and "Archive copy." 1972

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Series 4: Rubber stamps

Box 4, Folder 1

Artist unknown (Carrion, Ulisses). Argument. Rubber stamp. n.d.

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Box 4, Folder 2

Artist unknown. Original Beau Geste Press rubber stamp. Bristol Rubber Stamp Manufacturing Co. n.d.

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Box 4, Folder 3

Artist unknown. Original Beau Geste Press rubber stamp. (Sun and 2 fish). Bristol Rubber Stamp Manufacturing Co. n.d.

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Series 5: Flat files

Flat Print Box 5, Folder 1

BGP. Books and Anthologies of aRt by: 5-17 March 1976. Poster to announce exhibit of BGP publications at Galerie s:t Petri- Archive of Experimental and Marginal Art, Lund, Sweden. Edition of 500. 1976

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Flat Print Box 5, Folder 2

Humphrey is Here! being a broadsheet of thoughts gathered when BGP christened its M.A.N. two rev. letterpress cylinder. 1973

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Accession 1999-081

Box 6, Folder 1

Flyers n.d.

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Box 6, Folder 2

Posters, flyer, Leandro Katz postcard, Pepe Maya letter and poster, Cecilia Vicuna letter and book maquette 1973 and n.d.

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Box 6, Folder 3

Felipe Ehrenberg's Pussywillow prototype, cover layout, text, flyer, etc.

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Box 6, Folder 4

Correspondence between David Mayor and Felipe Ehrenberg, 30 letters, 4 postcards, and 1 strip of gelatin silver prints. 1971-1984

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