Mark Wagner

Smoke in My Dreams

Mark Wagner

Smoke in My Dreams



Edition Size



Collage, Hand-painting, Letterpress


Hand-sewn, Paper case


Artist Book


6.7 × 4.75 × 0.5 in


Bird Brain Press

$ 5,000.00


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Bibliotheque Nationale de France

Boston Athenaeum

Brooklyn Museum of Art

California State University, East Bay

Claremont Colleges Library

Florida Atlantic University (FAU), The Jaffe Book Arts Collection

Getty Research Institute

Harvard University, Fine Arts Library

Herzog August Bibiothek

Library of Congress (LoC)

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Asian Art, Arthur M Sackler Gallery

Swarthmore College

The New York Public Library (NYPL)

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

University of Delaware Library

University of Minnesota

University of Nevada, Reno

University of San Diego (USD)

University of Southern California (USC)

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Special Collections

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Walker Art Center

Yale University, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library

Smoke in My Dreams is the seminal work by writer, illustrator, and bookmaker Mark Wagner and his Bird Brain Press that was nearly a decade in the making. With the book, Wagner illustrates his desire to be able to smoke in his dreams – a safer option than while awake.