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The Center for Book Arts is pleased to announce that Oak Knoll Press has become the exclusive distributor of our vast collection of artists' books, exhibition catalogues and poetry chapbooks. Oak Knoll Press is the publishing division of Oak Knoll Books, a member of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers and the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America. For access to their site and to see a complete inventory of all our books, available for purchase Please click here.

The Artist Marketplace
The Center invites you to browse The Artist Marketplace, a new online platform featuring the work of our artist members. Shop the Artist Marketplace

artists' books

The Center for Book Arts publishes a special edition artist's book each year.

We are pleased to announce the availability of
Robert Bringhurst
New World Suite Number Three,
with a new binding structure created for it by Hedi Kyle.

click here for details!

Ana  Cordeiro, Pathern (2013) $350
Beatrice  Coron, Graines d'Ananar on the Rock (2013) $1200
Karen  Kunc, Incessant White Noise (2013) $700
Jason  Lujan, Study for Oriental (sketchbook version) (2013) $200
Chris  Perry, 136 Ripple: drain (2013) $1600
Kun Young  Chang, de (2013) $50
Matthew  Scott  Gualco, I Just Want to Title All of Cindy Sherman's Untitled (2013) $25
Thomas  Parker  Williams, Rhythm Grid (2013) $400
Frans  Baake, Aqq. (2013) $90

more artists' books
poetry chapbooks

The Center for Book Arts publishes chapbooks each year as part of the annual Chapbook Competition for writers. The chapbooks are designed, letterpress printed and bound by artists at The Center for Book Arts.

Sandra  Beasley, None In the Same Room: Poems from The Traveler's Vade Mecum (2013) $75
Harryette  Mullen, Broken Glish: Five Prose Poems (2013) $250
Phillis  Levin, Tabula Rasa (2012) $60
V. Penelope  Pelizzon, Human Field (2012) $75

more chapbooks

poetry broadsides

The Center for Book Arts publishes poetry broadsides in honor of readings by the author. Each edition is limited to 150 copies.

Mei-mei  Berssenbrugge, Hello, The Roses (excerpt) (2011) $20
Jessica  Elsaesser, Absurd Regrets (2011) $20
Elizabeth  Zuba, Untitled (2011) $20
Carl  Sesar, Word Painting (2011) $20

more broadsides

exhibition catalogs

Once Upon A Time, There Was the End (2014) $15
Once Upon A Time, There Was the End (2014) $20
Silence Unbound: The Artist's Lexicon in the Making (2014) $15
Silence Unbound: The Artist's Lexicon in the Making (2014) $20

more exhibition catalogs

other publications and works

2014 Calendar (2013) $5
Richard  Minsky, The Book Art of Richard Minsky (2011) $40
Douglas  Beube, Breaking the Codex (2011) $60


other items

CBA t-shirt $12
gift certificate
Tool Kit $40
CBA Apron $30


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