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by demski 333   stoked to finally have all three of these  together - predates Hip hop graffit though the ;last one has a few very very early sydney piece

wonder how many editions there were. I got mine in 1999    but in 2015 I was looking at a wall in Sydney Australia thinking  "man that looks like espo's work"    and I turned aroun

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that looks pretty good for a euro book...

my advice is dont buy "graffiti NYC" it sucked

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^this is my favorite graf book of all time...first one i ever saw..the photographs are just amazing and the the writers put the handstyle on each pictures and its printed with the actual ink that they used..it also so great filler pics of doors and wall throught the city...just the best book about NYC writers that i know of.

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MILLION DOLLAR VANDAL - The Life and Crimes of Desa MTA

Published by AKA Projects, and designed by the ALSO KNOWN AS Crew, comes this all out assault to the senses. 'Million Dollar Vandal' is the uncensored story about the life and times of Brooklyn's prodigal son, Desa MTA. For the first time, we get inside Desa's head and his story gets officially told from the beginning. Exceptionally well written, this book chronicles in detail how Desa became the symbol of New York's war on graffiti during the 1990's, and details the repurcussions that came with being the NYC Vandal Squads public enemy number one. It's also an intimate look into his personal life, and reflects back on the milestones that formed the person he is today, including the death of VE (RIP), his near-fatal accident, and his tumultuous graffiti career being pursued by the Vandal Squad, and state prosecuters.

 

'Million Dollar Vandal' is full of cinematic-type landscape photos, exclusive action shots, and personal portraits that range from trains to tunnels, platforms to rooftops, and from the streets of New York to the house he lives in. Beautifully photographed and also designed by ALSO KNOWN AS, this book has all the attention to detail and amazing printing techniques you've come to expect out of that crew including fluroescent and metallic inks, amazing packaging, and enough eye candy to keep this book on your coffe table permenantly. As a FOURTHEHARDWAY.com exclusive, the first 250 copies are individually signed, and the first 100 orders come with an un-announced bonus compliments of Desa. A definite must have!

 

Hardcover, 8.25" x 10.25", 192 full-color pages, spot metallic and fluorescent inks, custom packaging. Individually Signed by Desa.

 

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ALSO KNOWN AS v1

12ozPROPHET presents ALSO KNOWN AS - a 190 page, full-color, perfect-bound, graffiti-obsessed, street culture bible. Its focus is on dear and dirty destruction; the glorious variety of fuck-you graffiti that offers no attempt to make friends. Each copy of ALSO KNOWN AS VOLUME 01 is individually numbered and comes with a kiss-cut sticker sheet, a special fold-out poster, vinyl stickers, and much more. Instant classic status guaranteed.

 

Featuring:

Futura 2000, Kaws, Todd James aka Reas, Crude Oil, Ket, KR, Desa, Cope2, Jee, Ovie, Ghost, Miss17, 323, Skrew, PJay, Skuf, Jest, Earsnot, Seph, Zeus, Veefer, Cap, Os Gemeos, Dero, Noah, Virus, Rebel, Ces, Giant, Merz, Dalek, Crae, Hope, Dash Snow, Miguel Diaz de Lopez, Peter Sutherland, Raven, Demo, Presscott McDonald, Adorn, Peter Rentz, Evan Hecox, jeffstaple, John Duda, Steve Harrington, Kimou Meyer, Max Vogel, Ryan Waller, Harsh Patel, Marco Cibola, Noah Butkus, Pete Christofferson, Dan Funderburgh, Pres Rodriguez, Struggle Inc. & many more.

 

Softcover, appx 9" x 9", 190 full-color pages, kiss-cut sticker sheet, assorted vinyl stickers, 2 fold-out posters, and more. Individually numbered and specially packaged in resealable bag. Neutral cover version is part of an edition of 7000 copies.

 

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ALSO KNOWN AS v1.5

Packed with never-before-seen content, ALSO KNOWN AS Volume 1.5 - The Official Bootleg Series picks right up where the instant classic first volume left off. The all new and all exclusive contributions are artfully presented with more of the printing prowess that everyone has come to expect from the AKA Crew. Fueling the fire, ALSO KNOWN AS Volume 1.5 showcases the very best from vandalism to sneakers, and from art to more vandalism.

 

Spotlights: Ket, Desa, Earsnot, Reas aka Todd James, Kaws, Struggle Inc, KR, Barry Mcgee, Skuf, and more.

 

Softcover, appx 6.25" x 6", 94 full-color pages, assorted vinyl stickers. Specially packaged in silver foil bag.

 

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i was gonna get that aka book the other day. it was wrapped up so i didnt know what it was.

 

they should have had a display copy out. anyhow, i can guarantee you'll like it or i'll refund your money personally (assuming it's ordered off fourthehardway.com)

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i've been meanin to say that the flicks in there are so of my favorite photos...respect on the shots raven....the AKA series is the way graff books should be made..

 

autograf preview -> http://www.amazon.com/Autograf-York-Citys-Graffiti-Writers/dp/1576872033/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/105-6912357-5954027?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1188760363&sr=8-1

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graffit world didnt really impress me...it was mainly geared towards european street artists....the usa section was way to small...but if you wanna spend the cash...

 

yeah i thought that, there were so many more people they should of put in instead of the random artists

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