Books by Carol Es

These are my Artists' books, handmade with love.

Shrapnel in the San Fernando Valley (Desert Dog Books): 372 pages, linen-covered hardbound memoir with custom foil stamping. Includes original painting, drawing, and cassette tape. Book size: 9 x 6 inches.

Edition: 30
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The Spark (Careless Press): 20 pages, hand bound in soft cover, printed with archival inks and select original art pages in a clamshell case. Includes animated movie on flash drive. Book size: 3.25 x 4.5 inches.

Edition: 20
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Carol Es une Monographie de Lignes (Careless Press): 153 pages, 65 B&W illustrations, hardbound letterpressed covers, and original colored pencil drawing in the front of every book. 8.5 x 8.5 inches.

Edition: 30
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Today's Quandary. (Careless Press): A little book about the process of creating Artists' books. 28 pages, letterpressed covers, saddle stitch, and an original colored pencil drawing in the front of every book. 8.5 x 5.5 inches.

Edition: 50
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Houses (Careless Press): Handmade by Carol Es. Stab bound, 20 pages, 6 x 9 inches.

Edition: 8
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Farber | Es (Chance Press): Neil Farber and Carol Es. Hand bound, 36 full-color pages.

Edition: 30
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Carol Es Catalog (Careless Press): Commercially printed, perfect bound, paperback, 27 pages. Full color images with essay, bio and artist's statement. 8.5 x 8.5 inches.

Edition: Open
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Inside/Outside (Art House Co-op): Hand embroidered cover, 40 page moleskin with handwritten text in pen and gouache art made as part of The Fiction Project for the Brooklyn Art Library. 8.25 x 5.25 inches.

Edition: Only one
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Monsters on Jasmine St. (Bottle of Smoke Press Press): Hand sewn, letterpress cover book of poems and full color illustrations. These come in 3 editions: paperback, hardcover and a small deluxe edition. 8.5 x 7 inches.

Edition: 86 in total
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Sketches (Chance Press): Hand sewn sketchbook which originally appeared in Scribbles in a Sandstorm. This is a private edition and includes a small original sketch of Dan. 5.5 x 3.75 inches.

Edition: 10
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Scribbles in a Sandstorm (Chance Press): Hardcover, hand bound, accordian Artists' book with removable spine, containing a 40" color panorama. On the flipside: a Gocco print, a letterpress print, as well as a bound-in sketchbook and an original signed sketch. 7 x 7 inches.

Edition: 20
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Horsebucket (Careless Press): Drawings from the artist's bedside sketchbook. Pages are individually typed on an old, Underwood typewriter, making each book unique. 24 B&W pages, letterpress covers, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, comes in a cute brown box with an antique label.

Edition: 50
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Sweetnsour Pie (Islands Fold): A deep and personal publication from Islands Fold, located on Pender Island in BC, Canada. 20 xeroxed b&w pg, 5 X 7.5 inches, die cut cover in a variety of colors.

Edition: 60
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All Done But None (Careless Press): Original handmade book on indecision offers up true-to-life stories as various options for the book's direction. These childhood tales include bad dreams, avoiding school, playing drums in a rock band, and revelations of a dysfunctional family life. Each book is handwritten and illustrated in watercolor and ink with 3 etching prints. 7 x 12 inches.

Edition: 20
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1-SELF (Careless Press): A handmade catalog and artists' book rolled into one. Title suggests dual meaning of both intimate self-expression and the artist's pattern-making background. Die-cut letterpressed cover, original watercolor, 14 archival full color images, original block prints, and essays. 8.5 x 8 inches.

Edition: 50
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MOMS: Carol's first artist's book ever. A 9-page original handmade book about moms created in 1975. It is drawn in pencil and crayon and bound in scotch tape. Every page has hand written text in pencil and illustrations with pencil and crayon. Approximate size is 5 x 6 inches.

Edition: Only One
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