Köln: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König/Le Nouveau Musée, Editeur, 1989. First edition. 4to hardcover with a blue linen spine and red paper-covered boards with black lettering, laid inside a dust jacket printed in gray, blue, red, and yellow. With pages mostly printed in black, some in color. Text in English, German, and French. 206 pp. Inscribed, signed, and dated in ink inside blue rubberstamped rectangles on front endpaper.
Catalog raisonné surveying artists’ books and catalogs created by Lawrence Weiner between 1968–1989. A definitive reference, designed by the artist.
Ref. Goldstein, Ann, Donna De Salvo, eds.: ‘Lawrence Weiner: AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE 1960–2007.’ Los Angeles/New York, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles/Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, 2007, p. 370.
Dust jacket very good or better with trace amounts of rubbing, light creasing along extremities, a faint blue ink mark at lower front, and faint spotting to inside front flap. Book with a small stain at headband along crown, else near fine. Item #1018