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artists' books in collaboration + artists’books by Clemens-Tobias Lange
  10 Nō Book
artists' book by Clemens-Tobias Lange,

  9 Kalumet
artists' book by Clemens-Tobias Lange,

  8 Shewa Ber : Mechachal
artists' book by Clemens-Tobias Lange,
84 pages
printed in 2011/2012, completed in 2013
Edition of 25 + 6 e.a. numbered and signed copies
  7 Ghiacciature I
artists' book by Clemens-Tobias Lange, poems by Domenico Brancale
Edition of 9 numbered copies + 1 e.a. signed by Brancale and Lange
- out of print -
  6 OnniSanti (AllSaints)
artists' book by Clemens-Tobias Lange
Edition of 15 numbered copies + 1 e.a.
and 3 copies : No 1/15, 2/15 and 3/15 with "Suite Libre"
  5 OHNE WOLKEN (Without Clouds)
artists' book by Clemens-Tobias Lange,
52 pages
30 numbered copies + 6 e.a. copies - comes in a transparent slipcase. Hamburg 2006-2007
  4 viaggiare
artists' book by Clemens-Tobias Lange
two poems: Domenico Brancale and Stefano Vinieri
Hamburg 2005
Edition of 11 + VI copies - out of print -
  3 MEXICO, Catalino's letters,
Stephan Köhler / Clemens-Tobias Lange,
2 x 44 pages.
Edition of 25 + X e.a. copies.
Hamburg, 2000, out of print
  2 Georges Adéagbo
The Story of the lion »Franchement«

7 folded sheets in folder. in Venezia/Hamburg, 1999
Total edition: 333 copies regular edition

Ed. de tête: Extra book by Adéagbo in 15 + 4 copies (out of print)
  1 Yoko Tawada, Ein Gedicht für ein Buch
A collaboration of the poet (Yoko Tawada), the artist Stephan Köhler and the bookdesigner Clemens-Tobias Lange. 44 pages. Photoemulsion and letterpress on handmade japanese paper. Bound in natural colour ray-skin (Galuschat) by Thomas Zwang.
Edition: 45 + XV e.a. - out of print -
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Gemeint ist das Unsichtbare, HAB / CTL-Presse 2012
Gemeint ist das Unsichtbare
Catalog 2012
in german language
poesia per i sensi - Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana BNM
Poesia per i Sens
catalog 2007
in italian language
Kleiner Katalog Künstlerbücher III, Ahrenshoop
Künstlerbücher III,

small catalog
Edition Hohes Ufer Ahrenshoop
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  8 Chinghiz Aitmatov, Das Lied des Akyn (The Song of the Rider)
First edition.
Edition of 100 + V copies
  7 Fernando Pessoa, Wahrheit und Aspirin, (Truth and Aspirin)
in Portuguese and german language. First edition of 24 of the poems and 6 new tranlations in german (by T. Eisermann and B. Baltrusch).
Award: winner of the first prize of the Walter Tiemann award 1998.
Edition of 145 + VII copies
  6r La Scuola Siciliana, (The Sicilian School )
2 volumes: Vol.1: 52 p. with seven original colour prints by CTL.
Vol. 2: 56 p., contains the german translation by Tobias Eisermann, Christoph Hoch und Bruno Lill and the italian critic edition of the poems.
Edition of 95 + VIII e.a. copies.
Regular edition: The copies numbered No. 26-95 are bound with fire-oxygenized copper panels. All the covers of the bindings of this volume of love-poetry went through a process of fire.


  6t La Scuola Siciliana, (The Sicilian School )
Edition de tête: The copies numbered No. 1- 25, are bound in original Muranoglass panels made by Seguso, mixed with vulcanic Obsidian from Sicily, the outside is rough, like the surface of a mountain, inside smooth and glossy.
  5 Shen Jiji , Die Geschichte des Fräulein Ren (The story of Miss Ren)
A chinese witch-fox tale from the Tang period. With 24 images by Clemens-Tobias Lange. Chinese and German language.
Edition of 115 + VIII copies.
Award : One of the best designed books of Germany,
Bronze medal “Schönste Bücher aus aller Welt“
  4 Cesare Pavese, Das Mysterium Die Musen Die Götter
3 parts of the volume »Dialoghi con Leucò«. Edition : 75 + V copies. Binding : spine in leather, by Christian Zwang.

  3 Italo Calvino , Die Unsichtbaren Städte (The invisible cities)
12 of the 55 "invisible cities" described by Calvino with 12 images by CTL 56 p. Text in the german translation.
Edition, 120 + V. copies
In german and italian language.
2 x 42 pages
Edition of 150 + V copies.
Award: One of the best designed books of Germany
    Libretti ctl
The Libretti are small, ctl-designed editions and artists' books for a reasonable price!
  7 »New Mexico, Catalino's Letters«
Photographs by Stephan Köhler; a small laserfacsimile from the Artists’ Book "MEXICO", (EDIZIONI CTL 2000),
2 volumes, 44p. per volume, 8x22 cm, Hamburg 2009
€ 35,-
  6t Albino Pierro, Curtelle a lu sóue, Messer in der Sonne (Knifes in the Sun)
ed de tête : artists’ book in 250 copies, 208 pages, 26 pages with images based on photographs by Clemens-Tobias Lange
€ 95,-
Award: one of the 50 best designed books from Germany 2003
  6p trade edition: pocket paperback edition of 750 copies
160 pages,  € 14,-
  5 Dimitris Lyacos, Nyctivoe regular edition, 2 volumes, each 48 pages. Vol. 1 Greek edition, vol. 2 german translation by Nina-M. Jaklitsch.
regular edition: 330 copies. 2 Vols.  € 25,-
  5t ed. de tête : 40 copies, numbered and signed, printed on Tyvec. The cover paper of the ed de tête has been painted by the artist with ashes and fixed. € 60,-
  3 Susanne Wenger, Transkreatürliche Osmosen
artists'book, 76 pages, silkscreen and Xeroxprints on english fine quality translucent paper. Edition: 550 copies,
regular edition: 425 copies € 40,-
  3t ed. de tête : 125 copies are numbered and signed by the artist, with a binding with traditional "kassai" from Zaire.
  2 Fernando Pessoa / Álvaro de Campos, Ich brauche Wahrheit und Aspirin
A small edition, containing all the poems of the main volume "Wahrheit und Aspirin" Portuguese and german language. 116 pages
Edition: 2.000 copies, Libretto 2 - out of print -
  1 Yoko Tawada, Ein Gedicht in einem Buch
A small experimental edition of the artists'book "Ein Gedicht für ein Buch". Xerox on translucent paper. 44p.
Edition: 1.000 copies. - out of print -
Award: one of the 50 best designed books from Germany 1996.

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    ’a camàsce - annual poetry publication (first editions)
In June ’03 the 3rd edition of »’a camàsce« has been designed and produced for the first time by CTL. Selection of the contributions Domenico Brancale who has published the first and the second edition.

  7 'a camàsce No 7, 88 +2 p, summer 2007, € 35,-  
  6 'a camàsce No 6, 64 p, summer 2006,  
  5 'a camàsce No 5, 48 p, summer 2005,  
  4 'a camàsce No 4, 48 p, summer 2004,  
  3 'a camàsce No 3, 64 p, summer 2003,
2003 'a camàsce contains publications by: Nino De Vita, Adriano Napoli, Franco Loi, Benjamin Florance, Tobia’ Eisermann, Arturo Federico, Roberto Roversi, Vitaniello Bonito, Giovanni Falsetti, Domenico Brancale, Giacinto Scelsi, Francis Ponge, Hervé Bordas, (all in italian language), and a conversation with Castor Seibel (in french language)
’a camasce no. 3 is including images by :
Marcello Tedesco, Hervé Bordas und Clemens-Tobias Lange
64 pages, Offset - und letterpress printed.
198 numbered copies and 16 e.a. copies