Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum (SM), 1971. First edition. Softcover 4to in plain white wrappers laid inside dust jacket printed in black and blue, with pages printed in black and white, and chapter dividers printed in blue. 230 pp. Text in Dutch, English, and German.
Catalogue for a traveling exhibition of concrete, visual, and sound poetry organized by the Stedelijk Museum in 1971. With contributions by over one hundred artists from Europe, North and South America, and Asia, including Augusto de Campos, Pedro Xisto, Adriano Spatola, Carlo Belloli, Claus Bremer, Décio Pignatari, Diter Rot, Daniel Spoerri, André Thomkins, Max Bense, Ferdinand Kriwet, Henri Chopin, Heinz Gappmayr, Öyvind Fahlström, John Furnival, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Mathias Goeritz, Herman Damen, Hans Clavin, Eugen Gomringer, Hansjörg Mayer, Michele Perfetti, Timm Ulrichs, Thomas Ockerse, Mirella Bentivoglio, Hiro Kamimura, Kawashima, and Emmett Williams among others. A comprehensive and beautiful survey which includes essays by Paul de Vree, Reinhard Döhl, and Bob Cobbing. Catalog design by Wim Crouwel and Jolijn van der Wouw at Total Design. Issued as SM Catalog No. 492.
Very good or better with light chipping along margin of dust jacket (now housed in a mylar jacket), and the usual age toning on account of the paper. Item #680